PEOPLE Magazine 40th Anniversary

Adam Is the New Mick & 7 More of Today's Throwback Stars

We're marking our milestone with a look back at classic Hollywood stars – from Farrow to Jagger – and their contemporary counterparts


Then: O'Neal made history at the 1974 Academy Awards when she nabbed the top honor at 10 years old for her supporting role opposite dad Ryan in Paper Moon.
Now: Wallis set a record of her own when, at age 9, she became the youngest actress to ever receive an Oscar nod for her role in 2012's Beasts of the Southern Wild. And with parts in 12 Years a Slave and the upcoming Annie, her child star status is only rising.