In 2008 he signed a deal with Gotham Books to write a tell all behind the scenes book about Saved By The Bell which was released in 2009 under the name Behind The Bell.

Diamond is to star in the animated film Hamlet ADD which comes out later this year.

Mara Wilson is most famed for her role as Matilda in 1996. She won three awards for her performance including the Saturn Award for the Best Performance by a Younger Actor.

After her last film in 2000 Wilson reportedly said she didn't want to be famous and disappeared from the movie scene. In 2005 she did however appear in the stage show of Cinderella in Texas. She has reportedly graduated New York University's Tisch School of Arts.

Haley Joel Osment first starred in Forest Gump and won Young Artist Award for Best Performance by an Actor Under 10 in a Motion Picture.

Osment then went on to star in The Sixth Sense for which his performance as Cole Sear won a staggering 16 awards including the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor.

He went on to win his second Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in 2001 for his role in A.I.

In 2006 Osment was arrested for DUI and drug possession and was sentenced to three years probabtion, 60 hours in an alcohol rehabilitation and education programme, $1,500 fine and was ordered to attend at least 26 Alcoholic Anonymus meetings over a six month period.

Now Osment mostly features in the video game series Kingdom Hearts as the voice of Sora.

Finally, a child star that hasn't fallen in to drugs or alcohol and still has a thriving film career. Dakota Fanning first shot to fame after starring in I Am Sam. The actress won four awards for her performance and saw her nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award. Being seven-years-old at the time made her the youngest nominee ever.

She then went on to star in War of the Worlds four years later and won three awards for her performance including the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor.

Fanning went on to win the Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Award for Favourite Movie Actress for her role in Charlotte's Web and the Young Artist Award of Best Performance In A Feature Film (Comedy or Drama) Leading Young Actress for The Secret Life of Bees.

Fannings recent roles in the Twilight Saga and The Runaways have gained her recognition as a serious actor and have helped her transition from child actor to well praised movie star.

Fanning will be hitting out screens at the end of this year, continuing her role as Jane in the Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 and we can't wait!

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Cara Mason

 


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