Stars who walked away from Hollywood

Posted: 7:05 PM EDT Jul 15, 2014   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT May 23, 2016

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.

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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."

 
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