Young Artist Awards 1981

3rd Young Artist Awards 1981

Feature Film

Best Young Motion Picture Actor:  Ricky Schroeder - The Earthling - Filmways

Best Young Motion Picture Actress :  Kristy McNichol - Only When I Laugh - Columbia

Television Special

Best Young Actor in a Television Special:  Scott Baio - Stoned - ABC

Best Young Actress in a Television Special :  Dana Hill - Fallen Angel - CB

Television Series

Best Young Actor in a Television Series:  Timothy Gibbs - Father Murphy - NBC

Best Young Actress in a Television Series:  Danielle Brisebois - Archie Bunker's Place - CBS

Daytime Series

 Best Young Actor in a Michael Damian - The Young and the Restless - CBS

Best Young Actress in a Becky Perle - The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam! - NBC

Comedy Performer

Best Young Comedian: Motion Picture or Television: Scott Baio - Happy Days - ABC

Best Young Comedienne: Motion Picture or Television: Kim Fields - The Facts of Life - NBC

Musical Recording Artist

Best Young Musical Recording Artist - Male: Lionel Richie - Endless Love - Mercury

Best Young Musical Recording Artist - Female: Little Miss Piggy - The First Time It Happens - Atlantic

Best Family Entertainment

Best Motion Picture : Raiders of the Lost Ark - Paramount

Best Motion Picture: Fantasy or Comedy : Clash of the Titans - M.G.M.

Bestelevision Special : The Wave - T.A.T. Communications / ABC

Best Television Series : Father Murphy - NBC

Best Children's Television Series: ABC Weekend Special: The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County - ABC

Special Award

Former Great Child Star Award:  Patsy Garrett