22 Post-Fame Lives Of Ex-Celebs (That Are Better Than Fame)

The limelight isn't for everyone. Most of the time, people get caught up in the glitz and the glamour and the money and the drugs and then end up becoming former husks of themselves.

Other people look at all that shit, promptly turn around, and casually stroll to greener pastures in the other direction. We asked our readers to find those people, and gave money to the best submissions ...

Entry by Kevin King

Jack Gleeson, who played Joffrey Baratheon, everyone's favorite character to hate on Game of Thrones, announced in 2013 that he was retiring from acti

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This is Ghyslain Raza. The original Star Wars Kid. Raza made huge strides since his private video surfaced online. Today, he holds a law degree from M

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So what exactly happened to Steve Burns from Blue's Clues? Despite the popular belief that he died of a drug overdose, Steve actually left the show at

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CON Jason Everman is a fisherman from Alaska who moved to Seattle, became a member. of Soundgarden and Nirvana, and managed to get kicked out of both.

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CRACKEDCON Mike Vitar, who was Benny in The Sandlot and Luis Mendoza in The Mighty DucKS sequels, stopped appearing in TY shows and movies around 1997

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Remember the little girl who played the title role in Alfonso Cuaron's A Little Princess (1995) and Harrison Ford's daughter in Air Force One? PAMAYAN


OR PTIW Sports Canadian Tony Sports lilustrate 72 trated Mandarich was drafted by the Green TheNFL's Bay Packers, third Incredible overall in the 1989

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Remember Gary from Are You Afraid of the Dark? His real name is Ross Hull, and he grew up to be a successful meteorologist in Canada. Hull has a sense

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After playing Jake Ryan, every girls'crush in John Hughes' Sixteen Candles and a couple more roles, Michael Schoeffling quit acting for good to become

Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Jamie Walters Best known for his role as abusive asshole Ray Pruit in Beverly Hills, 90210' and the voice behind 1992's #1 hit song 'How to Talk to A

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TEFFRY BRISSETTE PR RYED THE ROBOT GURL BOGO OR SERLAL LODER In 1991, at age 18, she CHOSE to retire from acting, and she now works as a in Colorado.


In 1962, Pete Best was abruptly fired as drummer for The Beatles. As his former bandmates (and replacement Ringo Starr) became the biggest rock stars

Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Remember Danny Torrance from The Shining? Having no luck in future film roles, Dan Lloyd, the person behind Danny Torrance, decided to pursue a career

Entry by Kevin King

During the late 50's and early 60's, DOLORES HART was a young actress who starred in ten movies alongside actors such as Elvis Presley, George Hamilto


Heather Donohue, In 2012 she star of The Blair published a book, Witch Project, Growgirl, about her gave up acting to 666600 unlikely high-quality car

Joseph Run Simmons was a founding member of RUN-DMC, one of the most influential hip-hop groups of the 80s. The group disbanded in 2001 as Simmons h

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Angela Watson, whom you might recognize as a beauty pageant winner, who also starred in the TV series Step by Step, sued her parents for misuse of her

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CRACKED COR John Salapatek, infamous for his role as Isaac Chroner in Children of the Corn, hasn't stopped leading children. Now, instead of rallyin

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Noah Hathaway, who is known Atreyu in Never Ending Story as and Boxey in Battlestar Galactica, grew be absolute badass. up to an He designs, builds an

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In the 1980s, Phoebe Cates wore out the rewind button on your VCR with her topless scene in Fast Times at Ridgemont High. 1283 Blue Tree Cates left sh

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CRACKEDOON USMO Jim Nabors, the actor who played Gomer Pyle, had a successful career as a singer, recording 28 albums and numerous singles. In 2013, a

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Jonathan Lipnicki, who played George in Stuart Little and the kid in Jerry Maguire, has now grown up to be an MMA enthusiast with a purple belt in jiu