Imagine becoming an action star who has struggled in the past even to get auditions, then attempting to land just a few gigs, or being cast on such a major broadcast television show that goes on to become a massive success with millions and millions of dedicated fans tuning in every week. Take into account voluntarily walking away from everything. Why? Actors are complex people, and they leave jobs for the very same reasons that non-actors leave jobs that are not Television shows they get such a good deal elsewhere were like that other show, but rather desiring to do films and shows, or maybe they're just frustrated with their current job and would like to start something different.

Actors leave Television programs for a variety of legitimate reasons. The ones who get too big for their britches are the most entertaining to watch, but sometimes the stress of acting life becomes too much for them, or they're given an offer they can't refuse. It's always a risk, and very few TV stars go on to have equally successful film careers.

Here are a few examples of television actors who attempted to leave the nest only to realize how fortunate they were:

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