THEY were the pint-sized actors who wowed us with their mature performances in iconic TV shows and films. But fame didn’t always bring these child stars a happy ending. Last weekend it was revealed former Flight of the Navigator star Joey Cramer was jailed for two years for bank robbery . The mugshot of the now 48-year-old is a huge contrast to the sweet kid who appeared in the 1986 sci-fi movie, in which Joe co-starred with a young Sarah Jessica Parker . After filming wrapped, Joey was bullied by his classmates and found a new group of friends – “misfits” who drank and smoked weed. He told The Daily Star : “I got into cocaine at a really young age, 14 or 15.” He went through rehab when he was 20 and stayed clean for a decade before falling off the wagon at 30. In 2016, when he was hooked on heroin and homeless, he robbed a bank in British Columbia, Canada, as a way to get into a correctional facility where he could get treatment. Joey spent two years in prison and is now relaunching his acting career. But he’s far from the only child star whose life… Read full this story
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