10 Celebrities Who Left Hollywood And 5 Who Were Thrown Out

Fame and fortune aren’t forever. There are many stars that are lucky enough to have great careers and have good retirement years. There are some who have to struggle their entire lives to make it big before they call quits. And then there are those who make one big mistake of letting their egos get to their heads and one day the sins of their past come knocking.

There are many celebrities who have called quits on Hollywood while there are some who Hollywood willingly threw out. This was because of allegations or internal feuds.

1Amanda Bynes

She started out as a child star in the 90s before being cast in ‘All That’ and ‘The Amanda Show’. Both were pretty successful and gave her a ton of attention. From 2002 to 2010 she starred in a number of hit movies like ‘Big Fat Liar’, ‘What a Girl Wants’, ‘She’s the Man’, ‘Easy A’. But from 2010 she took a hiatus from acting due to personal and mental problems and a decade later she is fine without Hollywood.

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2Macaulay Culkin

He had one of the best child star careers in Hollywood with movies like ‘Home Alone’, ‘My Girl’, ‘Home Alone 2: Lost in New York’, ‘Richie Rich’, etc. But unfortunately, he wanted a break from acting and took time off from 1994 till 1998. Since his comeback, he did not delve back into mainstream Hollywood movies but started a musical career and does voice-over work.

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3Meg Ryan

She is best remembered for her role in ‘When Harry Met Sally’ along with Billy Crystal. This brought her widespread attention and her first Golden Globe nomination. She was also seen in other cult classic movies like ‘Sleepless in Seattle’, ‘You’ve Got Mail’, ‘Kate & Leopold’, ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’, etc. This established her as one of the most successful actresses in the 1990s and early 2000s. But recently she has given up acting and decided to become a director.

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4Daniel Day-Lewis

He is considered to be one of the greatest actors Hollywood has ever produced due to his intense method acting skills. It is a Hollywood fact that he would not break character while filming and takes around five years between movies. He has been in only 21 movies and in 2017 announced his retirement from acting.

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5Sean Connery

James Bond himself called quits on Hollywood when he suffered continued failure with his movies. From the ‘60s to the early 2000s he was one of Hollywood’s most successful and famous actors but then a string of flops made producers and directors lose hope in the actor and then in 2006 he announced his retirement from acting.

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