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LOOK: 10 Pinoy child stars, then and now

They were once the brightest child stars of their generation. However, they chose to leave the limelight and pursue a different path. Some of them picked up where their studies left off while some are old enough to be parents now!  

Goyong / Steven Claude Goyong
Then: Eat Bulaga’s That’s My Boy runner up in 1998
Now: 21-year-old student and basketball enthusiast 

Tom Taus
Then: Prince Cedie of the 1996 film
Now: Pursuing a musical career and touring the Philippines as a DJ 

Lady Lee
Then: Little Miss Philippines 1990 first runner-up
Now: Nurse and a mother of a seven-year-old kid; she recently appeared on Eat Bulaga as a guest judge. 

RR Herrera
Then: Multi-awarded child actor including Best Child Performer in the 1988 Metro Manila Film Fest and 1989 FAMAS
Now: Motivational speaker and executive of a training company; with him in the photo is his son with Carelle Mangaliag

Serena Dalrymple
Then: Face of a popular fast food commercial
Now: 24 years old and recently earned her Master’s Degree in International Business in London 

LA Lopez
Then: Child actor, singer, commercial model (including one of a DOH commercial)
Now: 28-year-old Pastor 

Jiro Manio
Then: Best known for his award-winning performance in Maryo J. delos Reyes’ Magnifico  
Now: Father of two kids


Atong Redillas
Then: Featured in about 40 films in the 80s to 90s; Camille Prats’ escort in Little Miss Philippines pageant in 1990.
Now: Professor in UP Manila 


Kathleen Go Quieng
Then: Co-star of Aiza Seguerra and RR Herrera in Eh Kasi Bata  
Now: 30 years old and recently finished her Master’s Degree in Communication 

Eunice “Charming” Lagusad
Then: “Charming” of the Princess Charming TV series
Now: 16-year-old student