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Peter Ostrum

What he’s known for: “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”

His job after fame: Veterinarian

He was the boy who found the last golden ticket in the classic 1971 movie “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” with Gene Wilder. The then-12-year-old Ostrum played Charlie Bucket in the beloved musical movie, which was his first — and last — film! He decided to leave his acting career behind became a large-animal veterinarian.

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