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Kid Actors In Hollywood

America Rules!

We're Pulling Down $3K/Week

7/4/2014 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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We've just seen the salaries for two young actors in Hollywood -- one 6 and one 13 -- and you better grab a cold one ... 'cuz it might ruin your 4th of July barbecue.

One of the actors is Nia Long's teenage son ... Massai Zhivago Dorsey Jr. ... who starred alongside his famous mom in "The Single Mom's Club."

According to his contract, 13-year-old Massai got paid the Screen Actor's Guild standard weekly rate of $2,921 plus 10%.

It gets even better for 6-year-old Bobbi Strayed Lindstrom -- whose mom is best-selling author, Cheryl Strayed.  Bobbi was hired for the upcoming movie, "Wild," and her contract pays a daily rate of $859 -- or almost $4,300 a week!

Guarantee these kids do NOT have lemonade stands this weekend.

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1.

Kobe_No_Means_No    

Wow, so all you haterz complain when the children making your iPhones get underpaid. Now when the children who act in the movies you watch get paid well you also complain. White people problems, seriously. Truth.

20 days ago
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tgrfan42069    

gotta love nepotism in hollywood..yet those same liberals bitch about corporations giving nice jobs to friends and family

20 days ago
3.

Swerve     

$3k/week? You need to do better Disney

19 days ago
4.

Reginaphalange    

Sonsa bitches!

19 days ago
5.

TuxThePenguin    

....seriously. a long stint in college, hard work and determination brings in the cash flow, too...only the success lasts as long as the desire to work for it does (unlike "child stars").

19 days ago
6.

CENSORMVSICK    

Money...money, money, money...

19 days ago
7.

01void    

Oh to be young again.

19 days ago
8.

toddpugz7111    

Corey Feldman has said many times that the #1 problem for child actors is the rampant pedophilia in Hollywood and how it is acceptable to many people there.

19 days ago
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txphotochic    

Whats sad the parents get to spend 85% of their salary.

19 days ago
10.

Bob    

Incredible. You mean the kids are getting SAG minimum scale on the SAG films they're working on?

You guys are retards.

19 days ago
11.

Jenners    

I don't care if the kids are paid one dollar or a million dollars a week. Hollywood is no place for children. It is a breeding ground for pedophiles. No decent parent would catapult their child into such a dangerous place as Hollywood. So, no it didn't ruin my 4th of July. If I were those parents, I would be setting up that lemonade stand NOW.

19 days ago
12.

GothamGirl    

When will parents learn? The number of child actors, that progressed to adulthood intact, you can count on one hand! It's sophisticated child abuse, look at the glaring results!!

19 days ago

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