Catching up with a few former child stars
Sunday, September 7, 2003
WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Five former kid performers appear as in "Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star." But what else have they been up to?Corey Feldman
n Formerly: Mouth in "The Goonies" (1985), Teddy in "Stand By Me" (1986), Edgar in "The Lost Boys" (1987)
The latest: Plans to direct and star in a new horror film "Nightmare Carnival"; acting in upcoming Wes Craven-directed thriller "Cursed"
Formerly: Eldest son Greg Brady on TV's "The Brady Bunch" (1969-1974)
The latest: Stars in "Viva Las Vegas," a live song-and-dance show at the Suncoast Resort in Las Vegas Sept. 26Leif Garrett
n Formerly: Teen heartthrob singer of 1978 cover "Runaround Sue" and "I Was Made for Dancin'" (1979).Acted in the films "Kid Vengeance" (1977) and "The Outsiders" (1983)
The latest: Promoting new DVD for 20th anniversary of "The Outsiders"; recording music for a new album
Formerly: Danny on "The Partridge Family" (1970-1974.)
The latest: Co-hosts daytime talk show "The Other Half"; co-hosts morning radio program "The Jamie and Danny Show" on KYSR-FM in Los Angeles; developing couple's-advice TV show with wife GretchenDustin Diamond
n Formerly: Screech on "Saved by the Bell" (1989-1993)
The latest: Tours as a stand-up comedian; auditioning in coming months for regular role on "Saturday Night Live"; recording an album with his band Salty the Pocketknife
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