Young Artist Awards 1980

2nd Young Artist Awards 1980

Feature Film

Best Young Actor in a Major Motion Picture: Justin Henry - Kramer vs. Kramer

Best Young Actress in a Major Motion Picture: Diane Lane - Touched by Love

Television Special

Best Young Actor - TV Special : Michael Sharrett - Harvest - Faith For Today

Best Young Actress - TV Special:  Danielle Brisebois - Mom, the Wolfman and Me - Time-Life Television

Television Series

Best Young Actor in a Television Series:  Adam Rich - Eight is Enough - ABC

Best Young Actress in a Television Series: Quinn Cummings - Family - ABC

Best Young Actor - Daytime TV Series: Phillip Tanzini - General Hospital - ABC

Best Young Actress - Daytime TV Series:  Genie Francis - General Hospital - ABC

Comedy Performer

Best Young Comedian: Gary Coleman - Diff'rent Strokes - NBC

 Best Young Comedienne:  Kim Fields - The Facts of Life - NBC

Musical Recording Artist

Best Young Disc Artist - Male:  Christopher Cross - Ride Like the Wind - W.B

Best Young Disc Artist - Female:  Irene Cara - Fame - M.G.M.

Family Entertainment

Best Major Motion Picture for Family Entertainment:  Touched by Love - Columbia

Best TV Special for Family Entertainment:  Harvest - Faith for Today

Best TV Series for Family Entertainment:  Eight is Enough - ABC

Best After School Television Special: NBC Special Treat: A Little Bit Different - NBC

Best Family Music Album:  Fame - MGM

Special Award

Greatest Contribution to Youth Through Entertainment Media:  Carol Johnston