‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ child star Lisa Jakub reveals the kind act that Robin Williams did for her

Are the kids alright? is Yahoo Entertainment’s video interview series exploring the impact of show business, from triumphs to traumas, on the development and well-being of former child entertainers. By the time that actress Lisa Jakub was 14, she had already appeared in movies like 1992’s Matinee and the TV series Night Court, and then … Read more

Soleil Moon Frye and Melissa Joan Hart explain the key to surviving and thriving in show business as a child performer

Are the kids alright? is Yahoo Entertainment’s video interview series exploring the impact of show business on the development and well-being of former child entertainers, from triumphs to traumas. Growing up in the entertainment industry doesn’t guarantee success — but it doesn’t guarantee failure, either. Actresses and real-life best friends Soleil Moon Frye and Melissa … Read more

Mayim Bialik reveals why she always felt ‘different’ growing up in Hollywood

Are the kids alright? is Yahoo Entertainment’s video interview series exploring the impact of show business on the development and well-being of former child entertainers, from triumphs to traumas. Even if she hadn’t entered the entertainment industry at a young age, Mayim Bialik would never describe her childhood as normal. “I don’t know if I … Read more

Disney’s Christy Carlson Romano talks child stardom, working with Shia LaBeouf

Are the kids alright? is Yahoo Entertainment’s video interview series exploring the impact of show business on the development and well-being of former child entertainers, from triumphs to traumas. Christy Carlson Romano laughs about it now: that time she dropped a lot of the cash she’d earned, starting as a teen on Disney shows like … Read more

‘ET’ child star Henry Thomas reveals why he left Hollywood for an Oregon farm

Are the kids alright? is Yahoo Entertainment’s video interview series exploring the impact of show business on the development and well-being of former child entertainers, from triumphs to traumas. When Henry Thomas phones home today, he’s calling his family on a picturesque farm in Oregon. “It’s about a half-hour between Portland and the coast,” the … Read more