Child Stars of the ’70s – Where Are They Now?

If you grew up in the 1970s, you saw many of these child actors in appearance after appearance on all the hot shows of the day, as well as on the big screen. Many worked nonstop—for example, from the time Kim Richards was six to the age of 16, she had over 40 credits, with regular roles in no less than four TV series, as well as starring roles in several Disney films. If the names Lance Kerwin, Kristy McNichol and Adam Rich ring a bell, read on to see these familiar faces and find out what happened after they grew up. ~Alexandra Heilbron

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  1. James • October 12, 2019 @ 7:21 AM

    He was already using drugs in 1975.

  2. Ann Weston • October 13, 2019 @ 5:54 PM

    It is a real shame he took the drugs route. Wish he had got married and had a family. Think that might of been nice for him and hislife might have turned out differently.

  3. Ann • October 13, 2019 @ 5:58 PM

    I read that he had girl friends that he went out with for about six years but he never married any of them. I know that one sadly died but I wish he could have found someone nice to make a life with and not get involved with drugs.

  4. Jess • October 16, 2019 @ 12:15 PM

    Now his primary interests are chasing the dragon, snorting coke and hitting the crack pipe. He is talented but is letting it go to waste. He needs a handler that can get him back on track as a singer and actor. Its never too late especially if your gifted with god-given talent. A close friend.

  5. Michael • October 20, 2019 @ 8:08 PM

    Brandon has been clean for decades and helps others rehabilitate. He was married and has children.

  6. Gil • October 21, 2019 @ 9:14 AM

    Who are you all talking about? The comments for this photo gallery seem to be going on every page but sounds like Leif Garrett? I know one of his girlfriends died of something hereditary.

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