Media obsessions and internet celebs come and go, but there’s one star who’s never, ever been far from the spotlight. Even today, the world is fascinated with child sensation Macaulay Culkin.

Even though he’s really only been in a handful of movies, the child superstar became a poster boy for multiple generations, one that still continues to capture our interest no matter what. In a sense, we’ve grown up with him as much as he’s grown up with us.