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By definition, actors are detached from their jobs. They're like chameleons who can transform into another person during work hours, then shrug that person off like a sweater at the end of the day. But not always.
Sometimes playing a role will mess an actor up so completely that they're never quite the same again. They're not necessarily better or worse. They're just ... different. Permanently.
What is this, some sort of star trek?
These people didn’t walk away from fame. They walked toward something much wilder.
Turns out some famous people actually DO deserve your standom.