The 10 Best Underage Performances of 1990-1999

by albert-wayne | created - 20 Feb 2011 | updated - 20 Feb 2011 | Public

Personal nominees for the 10 best underage performances of the 90s.

1. Alisan Porter

Actress | Curly Sue

Alisan Porter was born on June 20, 1981 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Curly Sue (1991), Parenthood (1989) and Meet Dave (2008). She has been married to Brian Autenrieth since March 10, 2012. They have two children.

For Curly Sue

2. Amber Scott

Actress | Hook

Amber Scott was born on October 10, 1984 in the USA. She is an actress, known for Hook (1991), American Experience (1988) and The 64th Annual Academy Awards (1992).

For Hook

3. Anna Paquin

Actress | The Piano

Anna Paquin is the first millennial to have received an Academy Award nomination for acting, and the first to win.

She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1982, to Mary (Brophy), an English teacher from Wellington, New Zealand, and Brian Paquin, a Canadian phys-ed teacher. Anna moved to her ...

For The Piano

4. Charlie Korsmo

Actor | Hook

Charles R. Korsmo is an Assistant Professor of Law and the U.S. director of the Canada-U.S. Law Institute at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he teaches courses in corporate law, corporate finance, and torts. Korsmo's articles have appeared in the William & Mary Law Review ...

For Dick Tracy

5. Giorgio Cantarini

Actor | La vita è bella

Born and raised in Florence, Italy, Giorgio was the only child born to Rimazio and La Tina Cantarini. Soon after Giorgio, whose family nickname is Gio, celebrated his 5th birthday, his parents were separated and thereafter divorced. He presently resides with his father in Florence while his mother ...

For Life is Beautiful

6. Haley Joel Osment

Actor | The Sixth Sense

Haley Joel Osment is an American actor who has proven himself as one of the best young actors of his generation. He is the first millennial male to have received an Academy Award nomination for acting.

Osment was born in Los Angeles, California, to Theresa (Seifert), a teacher, and actor Eugene ...

For The Sixth Sense

7. Jonathan Lipnicki

Actor | Jerry Maguire

Jonathan was born in Westlake Village, CA to Rhonda and Joe Lipnicki. At the age of five Jonathan Lipnicki received global acclaim as he carried his own with Tom Cruise and Renee Zellweger in the Academy Award-winning film Jerry Maguire. After this breakout role, Jonathan had become a ...

For Jerry Maguire

8. Kirsten Dunst

Actress | Spider-Man

Kirsten Caroline Dunst is an American actress, who also holds German citizenship. She was born on April 30, 1982 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, to parents Inez (née Rupprecht), who owned an art gallery, and Klaus Dunst, a medical services executive. She has a younger brother named Christian Dunst, ...

For Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles

9. Macaulay Culkin

Actor | Home Alone

Macaulay Carson Culkin, one of the most famous American child stars, was born on August 26, 1980 in New York City, New York, USA, as the third of seven children of his father Kit Culkin (a former stage and child actor and also Macaulay's former manager) and mother Patricia Brentrup. He is the ...

For Home Alone

10. Miko Hughes

Actor | Kindergarten Cop

Miko started his acting career in a public service announcement when he was 22 months old and followed that up by appearing in his first feature film at 27 months old. Since that early start Miko has consistently been one of the busiest young actors in Hollywood. Miko is best known on film for his ...

For Mercury Rising