Darth Vader Super Bowl commercial: What happens to child stars in ads?

5. Jodie Foster – Coppertone (1965)

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Actress Jodie Foster arrives for the Giorgio Armani Prive Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2011 fashion collection in Paris Jan. 24, 2011. She got her start in TV via a Coppertone ad as a toddler but has since gone on to win two Academy Awards in her varied and successful movie career.

Actress Jodie Foster made her TV debut in a Coppertone commercial as a toddler on a boat with her family. She'd go on to hawk toothpaste and the GAF View Master, a kind of stripped down, pre-Internet pictorial experience (see below). But of course, the versatile actress went on to a sparkling movie career that has included "Taxi Driver" and "Silence of the Lambs" and has earned her two Academy Awards. So child pitchmen sometimes go on to great things on the screen.

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