10 Celebrities Who Quit Hollywood Forever

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Being a celebrity has its perks- the fame, the fortune, the ability to own an action figure version of yourself (or if you're WIll Smith, an entire room full of tiny, plastic you).

But there are- unlikely as it may seem- some downsides to being a household name. And so there are celebrities who give up on the "being famous" thing altogether, retiring to a life of quiet dignity among regular folk. At least until someone makes a list article about them.

So here for your enjoyment are 10 big names who achieved fame, only to say, "yeah, nah."

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