Yes, Lexi safely climbed into a helicopter at the end of Jurassic Park and popped up briefly in 1997's The Lost World: Jurassic Park, but what happened after that? What happened to actress Ariana Richards after she wiggled her way into our hearts like a spoonful of green JELL-O?
Turns out the actress embarked on a surprising new career path. Though her co-star Joseph Mazzello stuck to acting, Richards opted to chase another art form: Art. The actress-turned-painter has even received acclaim in her new day job, placing first in 2005's National Oil Painting Competition with Lady Of The Dahlias, seen below.
To find out how Richards spent her post-Jurassic days — and to discover the fates of The NeverEnding Story's Barret Oliver, Life Is Beautiful's Giorgio Cantarini, and 29 other child actors you likely forgot about — click through the gallery below!
GALLERY: What Happened to 31 Child Stars You Forgot About
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Acclaimed Italian cinematographer Tonino Dellie Colli was found dead in his Rome
apartment on Wednesday. He was 81.
Delli Colli worked on more than 130 movies, including The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and
Life is Beautiful, and worked with renowned directors Roman Polanski, Sergio Leone and
Delli Colli retired in 1997 after working on Roberto Benigni's Oscar-winning
film as director of photography.
He is survived by his son Stefano.
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