10 Famous stars who have kind of disappeared from hollywood
Actors do earn big bucks, yet behind that face of a character onscreen lies another personality that may be undergoing some personal upheaval or emotional trauma in life. It could well be the reason why despite earning in millions, some actors have either taken a sabbatical or disappeared altogether from public life. Some have also retired in favor of family and children. Here are 10 of the most famous celebrities who have disappeared from Hollywood.
1 Mara Wilson
She was the child star of popular movies Mrs. Doubtfire and Matilda. But, Mara Wilson left acting when she was 13. Apparently, she did not like the script of drama film Donnie Darko, a psychological horror film in 2001. Mara said in 2012 that acting wasn’t any fun.
2 Phoebe Bella Cates
We all knew and loved Phoebe Cates as the quintessential cute gal of popular movies in the late 80’s such as Gremlins, Drop Dead Fred and the TV series Lace. A Juilliard School of Acting pass out, Cates worked as a model when she was 15 and debuted in films at 17. She retired from her movie career in 1994 aged 31 to look after her three children.
3 Bridgette Fonda
Granddaughter of iconic actor Henry Fonda, Bridgette Fonda stared in popular movies such as Jackie brown, Point of no return and The Godfather III. After her role in the Snow Queen of 2002, she has never appeared in a single Hollywood film ever since. She was just 39 at the time.
4 Macaulay Culkin
After his phenomenal success as a child star of the Home Alone series, one would think that Macaulay Culkin would have progressed onto a Hollywood career. Unfortunately that was not to be. Since 1994 flop Richie Rich, Culkin has never done any notable roles apart from making small appearances in movies now and then. In 2014 he was busy promoting his band ‘The Pizza Underground’.
5 Rick Moranis
Remember funny man Rick Moranis in the movies Honey I shrunk the kids And Ghostbusters. It was sad to see Rick leaving films after the death of his wife. His latest tryst with Hollywood was lending his voice for Disney movie sequel Brother Bear 2 in 2006.
6 Thora Birch
Thora Birch was the female star of Oscar winning movie American Beauty in 1999. She again appeared in cult movie Ghostworld in 2001. However we have never seen her again in any noteworthy role since then.
7 Hayden Christensen
He made it big with the role of Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars prequels Episode II Attack of the clones and Episode III Revenge of the Sith. The Canadian actor has not been seen been seen in any major role till date.
8 Meg Ryan
She indeed was the perfect American sweetheart of feel good Hollywood films such as Sleepless in Seattle and You’ve Got Mail. Meg Ryan was never seen in a movie role from 2009. In 2015, she made an appearance in The Fan Girl. Meg took a sabbatical in order to concentrate on her family.
9 Jack Gleeson
The Game of Thrones actor has recently left the glamour world to become a student as he is now finishing his graduation. He liked to act while growing up as he thought it was interesting, but now he feels that the show business is too tough for him. Let’s just whether he would return or not after graduation!
10 Mike Myers
Funny man Mike Myers, star of Austin Powers and Wayne’s World was the voice of Shrek. However he seems to have disappeared from Hollywood altogether. He made a fleeting appearance in Inglorious bastards but has not been seen in any major roles since then.