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Lloyd played Danny Torrance in "The Shining," but wasn’t able to land many roles after. (Although he did return to acting for a cameo in the 2019 sequel “Doctor Sleep.”) He is now a biology professor and is happy with his acting legacy: "I don't regret trying acting. When I decided to stop, I don't regret that either."
Danny Lloyd
You'll most likely recognize Wilson from her roles in early '90s family classics like "Mrs. Doubtfire," "Miracle on 34th Street," and the adaptation of the Roald Dahl book "Matilda." Eventually, she preferred writing to acting, she’s written a play called "Sheeple" and her memoir "Where Am I Now" was released in 2016.
Mara Wilson
In “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” Charlie Bucket was played by a young Peter Ostrum and it is his only credited role as an actor. These days, instead of working with chocolate, he works as a dairy veterinarian with Countryside Veterinary Clinic in Lowville, New York.
Peter Ostrum
Her character Sara in the 1987 comedy "Adventure in Babysitting" could be responsible for introducing a certain generation to Marvel's version of Thor, thanks to her obsession with him. She also made appearances in other great titles like "Back to the Future," "21 Jump Street," and "Parker Lewis Can't Lose" before deciding to leave acting full-time and attend law school.
Maia Brewton
Cohen was all over the place during the early '80 appearing in "Webster," "Little Shots," "The Facts of Life," and of course "The Goonies." With the help of his friend, "Goonies" director Richard Donner, Cohen learned about the business side of film and studied law at UCLA. In 2002, he co-founded his own law firm which specializes in the many legal aspects of film and TV.
Jeff Cohen