Stars who walked away from Hollywood

Published: Jul 15 2014 07:05:50 PM EDT   Updated On: Jan 20 2015 02:00:00 AM EST

More than a few stars have found success in Hollywood only to walk away at the peak of their fame. Click on for a look at some of them.

retired celebs - Phoebe Cates 1
1 / 35
Warner Bros. Pictures

Phoebe Cates was a major star in the 1980s, appearing in movies like "Fast Times at Ridgemont High," "Gremlins," "Private School" and "Bright Lights, Big City."

 
Advertisement

Latest From The Newsroom

U.S. and World News

  • Flooding in Austin, Texas, May 2015

    Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images

    May's rain enough to cover Texas in 8 inches

    So much rain has fallen this May on flood-ravaged Texas that it could cover the entire state with 8 inches of water, meteorologists say.

    And it ain't over yet.

    Every drop of rain these days is a drop too many in much of Texas, where 22 people have died...

Advertisement

Rick's Zany Facts & Wacky News

Zany Facts: Good Idea, Bad Idea Friday

Zany Facts Good Idea Bad Idea Friday

Zany Facts for Friday 05/29/15

Zany Facts: Trees

Zany Facts Trees

Zany Facts for Thursday 05/28/15

View More Zany Facts
Advertisement