When it comes to the Academy Awards, the red carpet isn't only for the grown-ups. On a few select occasions some very talented young ones have gotten to take their walk in the Oscar spotlight.
Here's a look at some of the kids who have stolen the spotlight at the Academy Awards:
Hailee Steinfeld: She may be new on the Hollywood scene, but the teen has already gotten her day in glory at the 2011 Academy Awards. It was her role as Mattie Rose in the 2010 drama, "True Grit", that grabbed her a nomination for Best Supporting actress. She may not have walked away with the award, but she was by far the coolest kid on the 2011 Oscars red carpet in her pretty pink dress at the age of 15.
Ryan O'Neal, she was one of the hottest young talents in Hollywood. At the age of ten, the young actress became the youngest star to ever win an Oscar for her role as Addie Loggins in "Paper Moon". She accepted the prize in her adorable little tuxedo and gave one of the shortest acceptance speeches in Oscar history.
Abigail Breslin: The young star almost tied Tatum's O'Neal's record as the youngest Oscar winner when she was nominated for her role as Olive Hoover in "Little Miss Sunshine" in 2006. She may have lost the award to Jennifer Hudson, but she sure did look adorable in her cute pink floral gown.
Haley Joel Osment: The guy will always be known as the kid from "The sixth Sense". He was the star of the show at the Oscars in 1999 when he donned a tux to wait for the winner of the Best Supporting Actor to be announced. He may have lost the award, but he definitely was the winner for style that night!
Anna Paquin: She may be best known for her role as Sookie Stackhouse on HBO's "True Blood", but back in 1994 she was making headlines as the second youngest Oscar winner in history. At the age of eleven, she beat out her more experienced competition to walk away with the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. She sure looked adorable in her navy blue dress and matching hat!
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