Mara Wilson starred in classic films such as Matilda and Mrs Doubt, but where is the actress now?

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There’s no doubt about it, Matilda is one of the most iconic children’s films ever made, and Mara Wilson, the actress behind the little girl, quickly became a household name

Matilda was released in 1996 – how about that for nostalgia – and the actress who played the role was just nine years old when she was cast in the film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s book

Mara starred in the classics Miracle on 34th Street and Mrs. Doubtfire and quickly became a very famous child actor

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Mara, born in California, is now 33 years old and has moved on from her days as a child star

In a very rare television interview recently, Mara spoke about the pressures of fame at a young age

During a rare interview on Australian television network Today Extra, Mara said, “It hurt when adult critics said things against me It felt very unfair and very heavy I felt that the outside world was really putting a lot of pressure on me”

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The 33-year-old also talked about working with Danny DeVito, who played her father in the 1996 film Matilda

She said it was “really wonderful” and added that his family “took her under their wing like a second family”

She explained: “Danny and his wife Rhea let me come to their house

“They made sure that I was treated like a child too. I played with their children just like all the other children”

Since she was a child star, Mara has slipped from the spotlight and pursued creative projects She has published a book about what it was like to be a child star

The star also wrote Sheeple, which was produced for the New York International Fringe Festival

Mara can often be found on Instagram at her 118th birthdayTo show 000 followers a varied selection of snapshots, from their adorable cats Basil and Milo to film photos

After starring in the classic films we know Mara best for, the star became a voice-over actor in animation and fiction podcasts including BoJack Horseman and Welcome to Night Vale

Mara also runs a newsletter called Shan’t We Tell the Vicar? and regularly posts on Twitter to her 592000 followers

The child star tends to keep his personal life a secret and has not disclosed his relationship status

Matilda, Mara Wilson

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