The 25 best actresses under age 18

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Zendaya
Actress, Shake It Up!
Zendaya, which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona, was born in Oakland, California. She now lives in Los Angeles, California with her family and her dog, named "Midnight". She was a part of the California Shakespearian Theatre, where her mom worked as a House Manager. She would help out in the theatre and even got to do many plays after...
 
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Bailee Madison
This young actress has worked with a number of the industry's biggest stars in a variety of diverse and challenging roles. She won rave reviews and a Critics Choice Movie Award nomination for her powerful work on the feature film, Brothers, opposite Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal...
 
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Madison Pettis
From playing daddy's little girl as the daughter of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in Disney's hit film "The Game Plan", to playing a boy-obsessed high school cheerleader in Teen Nick's series, "Life With Boys", Madison Pettis has grown up in front of America's eyes. Madison began making her mark in both television and film at the age of 6...
 
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Peyton List
Actress, Jessie
Peyton is well-known for her roles on the hit Disney series Jessie and Fox's Diary of a Wimpy Kid film franchise. List most recently wrapped the teen comedy, The Outskirts, for director Peter Hutchings. Her other feature credits include Fox 2000's 27 Dresses and Summit's Remember Me. List has an array of television credits...
“ Peyton Roi List was born on April 6, 1998. She has a twin brother,Spencer. She plays Emma on the hit disney channel series "Jessie". Besides "Jessie", she has appeared in several movies such as "Diary of a Whimpy Kid" and "27 Dresses". ” - savannahgabrielle13
 
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Laura Marano
Actress, Austin & Ally
Laura Marano started acting in the theatre when she was five years old. She has done numerous plays at the Agoura Children's Theatre, and continued her acting in many national commercials. She is now starring in the new Disney Channel pilot, Austin & Ally, where she is playing the title character, "Ally Dawson"...
 
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Bella Thorne
Actress, Shake It Up!
Bella Thorne was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida, to Tamara (Beckett) and Delancey Reinaldo "Rey" Thorne. She has three siblings, Remy Thorne, Dani Thorne and Kaili Thorne, all of whom have also acted. She is of Cuban (father) and Irish, Italian, English, German, and Welsh (mother) ancestry...
 
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Skai Jackson
Actress, Jessie
Skai Jackson stars as the adorable "Zuri Ross" on the Disney Channel sitcoms Jessie, with Debby Ryan, and Bunk'd. Before that, we've seen her in small roles on Boardwalk Empire and Royal Pains, and even in the film, The Smurfs.
 
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G. Hannelius
Hannelius is an actress, singer, and budding fashionista. She can be seen starring on The Disney Channel's hit original series, Dog with a Blog. The show premiered in October 2012, and was watched by 4.5 million viewers. In February 2013, it was picked up for a second season. Born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Maine...
 
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Mia Talerico
Mia Talerico is the adorable baby Charlotte "Charlie" Duncan in Disney Channel's Good Luck Charlie. Her parents are Chris and Claire Talerico. She was born in Santa Barbara, California. Her infancy is seen in her character in the comedy series. Phil Baker, co-creator of the show, said that they talk to Mia's mom to know what Mia does and likes, and they incorporate them into their stories.
 
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Ciara Bravo
Ciara was born in Northern Kentucky on the 18 of March, 1997. She resides with her father, mother, sister and brother. In 2006, Ciara participated in the Mike Beaty Talent Expo held in Dallas, Texas. There she was discovered by talent managers, Frederick Levy and Bryan Leder of "Management 101." She has had early success with voice over work and local commercials.
 
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“ Lauren Boles was born on December 4, 2003.She has a younger sister, Ashley. She currently appears on the daytime soap opera "Days of our Lives" as Ciara. Besides "Days of our Lives", she has appeared on "Glee" and disney channel's "Austin and Ally" ” - savannahgabrielle13
 
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China Anne McClain
Actress, A.N.T. Farm
China Anne McClain comes from an artistic family. Her father, Michael McClain, is a music producer, vocalist, writer and sound engineer. His first production was on Beyonce's younger sister, Solange Knowles (Solo Star CD - track no.16 entitled Sky Away). China Anne's mother, Shontell, is also a vocalist and songwriter...
 
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“ Sierra McCormick was born on October 28, 1997. She appears on the disney channel hit series "ANT Farm"as Olive Doyle. She has also appeared on the hit game show "Are you Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" at age 10.She has been in several movies such as "The dog who saved Christmas" and "Ramona and Beezus" She has been on one episode of "Hannah Montana" and two episodes of "Jessie" ” - savannahgabrielle13
 
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Stefanie Scott
Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film and television Stefanie Scott is one of Hollywood's most promising young talents. With the recent release of Focus Features' and Blumhouse Productions' Insidious: Chapter 3, the third installment of the hit horror film franchise, Stefanie completed...
 
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Elle Fanning
Actress, Maleficent
Mary Elle Fanning was born on the 9th of April 1998 in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven J. Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and Channel Islander descent...
 
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Abigail Breslin
Academy Award-nominated actress Abigail Breslin is one of the most sought-after actors of her generation. Her unique and charismatic talents have contributed to her versatile roles in both comedy and drama. Most recently, Breslin starred in the first season of the horror-comedy series, "Scream Queens" opposite Emma Roberts...
 
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Sasha Pieterse
Sasha Pieterse was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, to acrobatic dancer parents. At 6 years old, Sasha got her start in television, co-starring as "Buffy" on The WB comedy series Family Affair, opposite Gary Cole. She now returns to series television playing Cole's daughter on Wanted...
 
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Olivia Holt
Actress, Kickin' It
Olivia Holt was born in Germantown, Tennessee to parents, Mark and Kim Holt. When she was only 3 years old, she started singing and acting on the stage. Besides acting and singing, she has been a competitive gymnastic for the past 5 years, and a competitive cheerleader for the past few years. At Christmas time, Holt moved with her family from DeSoto County to Los Angeles...
 
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“ Tiffany Espensen was born on February 10, 1999.She currently stars in the nickelodeon hit show "Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures".She has had guest appearences on "Hannah Montana","True Jackson,VP","NCIS" and "Zeke and Luther" ” - savannahgabrielle13
 
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Willow Shields
Willow Shields was born on June 1, 2000 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has a twin sister, actress Autumn Shields, and an older brother, actor River Shields. Willow got her first job in 2008, narrating the short film Las Vegas New Mexico 1875, the story of a dying gunfighter who returns home after 10 years to make peace with his wife and daughter...
 
21.
Joey King
Actress, The Conjuring
Joey King started acting professionally when she was four years old. A national spot for Life Cereal was Joey's first commercial. It has been said that Joey inherited the love of acting from her grandmother who used to perform in live theater. She has appeared in several television shows and movies of the week...
 
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“ Quvenzhane Wallis was born on August 28, 2003. She starred in the 2012 film "The Beasts of the Southern Wild". She was nominated for an OSCAR for best actress for her role in that.Although she didn't win, she was the youngest to ever be nominated. She is currently working on a project, "Annie" ” - savannahgabrielle13
 
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“ Caitlin Carmicheal was born on July 2, 2004.She has appeared in several television shows such as "Shake it Up", "iCarly","Hot in Cleveland","Dexter","CSI:Miami","Special Agent Oso" and "10 Things I Hate About You" ” - savannahgabrielle13
 
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“ Kaitlyn Maher was born on January 10, 2004.She appeared on "America's Got Talent"season three.
She appeared in "The Search for Santa Paws" as Quinn, alongside Madison Pettis and G. Hannelius. ” - savannahgabrielle13
 
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Sammi Hanratty
Sammi Hanratty has been acting for more than half her life. She's had the pleasure of working with some of Hollywood's biggest names including Academy Award winning director Robert Zemeckis, Simon West, Barry Sonnenfeld, Jim Carrey, Robin Wright, Gary Oldman, Cary Elwes, Ray Liotta, Cuba Gooding Jr, Jon Hamm, and Tim Allen...