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5 of the most talented stars under 20 

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When it comes to winning, age ain’t nothing but a number. Here are some of Hollywood’s most talented stars under 20 

Hailee Steinfeld (19)

Most Important Role: Mattie Ross in True Grit.

What You Should Know: They say good things come to those who wait, but Californian Hailee Steinfeld had an Oscar nomination by the age of 14 for her performance in the Coen brothers’ 2010 hit True Grit. 

What’s Coming Up? Term Life with Vince Vaughn and Pitch Perfect 3.

Fun Fact: Hailee is a platinum-selling pop star and an ambassador for fashion label Miu Miu.

Chloë Grace Moretz (19)

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Most Important Role: Kicking ass as Mandy Macready / Hit Girl in Kick-Ass.

What You Should Know: Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Chloë started out as a model before getting her first acting role in the TV show, The Guardian, at the age of seven.

What’s Coming Up? She’ll be raising hell in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and will be starring in 2017’s The Little Mermaid. 

Fun Fact: She was considered for the role of Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games before Jennifer Lawrence took the role. 

Tom Holland (19)


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Most Important Role: As Peter Parker / Spider-Man in the upcoming Captain America: Civil War film.

What You Should Know: The British actor was spotted while taking hip hop dance classes in Wimbledon. He went on to make a name for himself in the West End show Billy Elliot the Musical before moving into film in 2010. 

What’s Coming Up? An as yet untitled Spider-Man reboot in 2017. 

Fun Fact: He’s the first non-American actor to play Spidey. 

Joey King (17)

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Most Important Role: Greta Grimly in Fargo (TV series)

What You Should Know: Joey started acting professionally at the age of four, landed her first lead role at nine and at 17, she already boasts an impressively long CV most experienced actors can only dream of. 

What’s coming up? She’ll be battling aliens this year in Independence Day: Resurgence.

Fun Fact: Her father Terry was an arm-wrestling champion and was a consultant in this capacity for Sylvester Stallone.

Elle Fanning (17)

Most Important Role: Starring alongside Angelina Jolie as Aurora in Maleficent

What You Should Know: Dakota Fanning’s younger sister started acting at the ago of three, playing the younger version of her sister’s character Lucy in I Am Sam. At the age of 17 (she turns 18 in April) she is well on the way to making a name for herself in Hollywood, recently starring in the Oscar-nominated Trumbo.  

What’s Coming Up? Elle has five films scheduled for 2016 including a starring role in Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn’s new film The Neon Demon. 

Fun Fact: She was only three and a half years old when she attended her first Hollywood premiere.

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