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!

CHAD ALLEN

Now: After a tabloid published photos of Allen kissing another man in 1996, he eventually came out on his own. "I was tired of lying," he says. Now living in L.A. with his partner of four years, Allen's since starred in the Tony-nominated The Little Dog Laughed, appeared in a series of made-for-TV films and just completed the romantic comedy For Better or for Worse.