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Disney Stars All Grown Up

See how these Disney stars have grown from their childhood days

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    Although Britney Spears is notorious for being labeled as 'crazy' when shaving her head in 2007, she started off as a Disney sweetheart in The Mickey Mouse Club. She was on the TV Series from 1993-1994, and continued on to pursue her singing career. You can catch Britney Spears on the judge panel in the new season of The X-Factor premiering Septmeber, 2012.

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    Brenda Song, or better known as London Tipton, gained her popularity from The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and The Suite Life on Deck. Brenda Song also earned the title of playing the longest continuous female character. Song has also appeared in The Social Network, where she played Andrew Garfield's on-screen obsessed girlfriend.

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    Today, Anne Hathaway, can be seen wearing cat ears, while fighting villains alongside Batman in The Dark Knight Rises. But Anne Hathaway's acting debut began with Disney playing Princess Mia in The Princess Diaries.

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    The Disney factory has done a good job creating heart-throbs, and proof of it is with Ryan Gosling who started his career in The Mickey Mouse Club. His next film, The Place Beyond the Pines, will be released on Sep 7th, 2012.

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    Alyson Michalka is most popular for her role on Disney's, Phil of the Future. After graduating from Disney, Alyson Michalka has appeared in Easy A alongside Emma Stone and in the CW TV series, Hellcats

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    What if Chrtistina Aguilera wasn't famous today? Christina started off her career in The Mickey Mouse Club, but almost didn't make the cut because she was too young. Since the TV series ended, Christina Aguilera has grown into the superstar she is today. Her most recent work is judging for The Voice and is currently working on a new record.

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    David Henrie kick started his acting career on Wizards of Waverly Place playing the on-screen brother of Selena Gomez. His most recent film is voice acting in the film, The Secret World of Arriety.

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    Danielle Panabaker's Disney work includes various TV movies, such as, Stuck in the Suburbs, Sky High, and Read it and Weep. You can catch her in her latest film, Piranha 3DD which was released this year.

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    What's the sitch? Christy Carlson Romano or better known as the voice of Kim Possible, and the on-screen sister of Shia Labeouf in Even Stevens earned her fame through Disney. Christy Carlson Romano has moved away from acting in major roles, as her most recent film, Infected, was released in 2011.

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    Demi Lovato was acting in her childhood, but it wasn't until she landed the female lead role in Camp Rock alongside the Jonas Brothers, where she gained popularity. From there, Demi Lovato continued her Disney career in her own show, Sonny With a Chance. In 2011, the TV series ended due to Demi checking into rehab for bulimia and self-injury. Since her recovery, Demi Lovato has grown and left Disney. Her most recent album, Unbroken, was released in 2011. Demi Lovato will also be added to the judged panel in the new season of, The X-Factor premiering in September.

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    Believe it or not, Justin Timberlake's early days wasn't with N'Sync, but with Disney in The Mickey Mouse Club. After the TV series ended, Justin Timberlake continued on to worldwide fame. His new film, Trouble with the Curve will be released on September 21st, 2012.

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    Hilary Duff gained popularity on her show, Lizzie McGuire where she became a role model for teens everywhere. The series lasted from 2001-2004. Since then, Hilary Duff has been in various movies. Most recently, she starred in, She Wants Me, and wrote a book titled, Elixir which was released in 2010.

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt was added to the Disney family where she landed a role in the show, Kids Incorporated, from 1989-1991. Since her childhood Disney days, Jennifer Love Hewitt gained success as she grew as an actress. Her most recent TV series is titled, The Client List, which is still currently airing.

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    It's hard to picture a sweet, innocent Lindsay Lohan, but you can watch her in The Parent Trap with her "twin" sister, where she began her career as a child sweetheart. Lindsay Lohan's other Disney work includes Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Freaky Friday, and Herbie: Fully Loaded.

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    Lucas Till's Disney career was short, where he landed a role as Miley Cyrus' love interest in the Disney film, Hannah Montana: The Movie. Since then, Lucas Till gained more popularity and he most recently played Havok in, X-Men First Class in 2011.
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    Remember when Miley Cyrus didn't have a blonde boy cut? She was leading a double life as Miley Stewart and Hannah Montana on her Disney show, Hannah Montana. Since the series' completion, her most recent film, LOL, was released this year.

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    Zack and Cody -- or actually known as Dylan and Cole Sprouse, earned the title of starring in the longest TV series under Disney with their shows The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005-2008) and The Suite Life on Deck (2008-2011). After wrapping up the series, the two have enrolled in college, and have stayed under the radar to focus on their studies.
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    Raven Symone is most known for her show, That's So Raven, and for her role as Galleria in, The Cheetah Girls. After her Disney days, Raven Symone took a break from acting on the big screen, where her most recent work includes voice acting in the recent Tinkerbell movie franchise. In March of 2012, Raven Symone made her broadway debut in the show, Sister Act

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    The Disney sweetheart, Selena Gomez, recently wrapped up her role as Alex in, Wizards of Waverly Place, where she gained instant popularity and success. She is most recently known for being Justin Bieber's girlfriend, voice acting in Hotel Transylvania, as well as releasing a single, Hit the Light with her band, The Scene.

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    Shia LaBeouf starred in his own show, Even Stevens from 2000-2003, and then in Holes after finishing the TV series. Shia LaBeouf has grown from his Disney days into a respected actor. Watch out for his new film, Lawless, set to be released on August 31, 2012.

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    No, Vanessa Hudgens didn't gain popularity from her nude photos, but with her role as Gabriella in High School Musical. After completing the third movie, Vanessa Hudgens moved away from Disney, and her most recent film is Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.

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    Zac Efron took teenagers by surprise when playing Troy in High School Musical, and instantly became popular. Zac Efron recently starred in The Lucky One, and his new movie The Paperboy is set to release in October, 2012.

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