Sneak Peek! Child Stars: Then & Now

Find out where Kirk Cameron, Blossom's Mayim Bialik, the Charles in Charge girls and more child stars are in this excerpt from PEOPLE's new book, in stores June 23!

KESHIA KNIGHT PULLIAM

Now: A Spelman College grad, Pulliam, 30, has a recurring role on the TBS sitcom Tyler Perry's House of Payne. In an effort to shed her "little girl" image, she posed for a swimsuit spread in Black Men magazine in '04 and vamped in a video for rapper Chingy.