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These Celebrities Quit Hollywood Forever

April 5th, 2015 2:51pm EDT
10 Celebrities Who Quit Hollywood Forever
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."

Jack Gleeson

Jack Gleeson's a talented guy. Thi...
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'Mrs. Doubtfire' Musical In The Works?

January 25th, 2015 1:00pm EST
'Mrs. Doubtfire' Musical In The Works
A "Mrs Doubtfire" musical is in the works.

Composer Alan Menken revealed to Entertainment Weekly Radio that a musical based on the classic 1993 Robin Williams movie is in the early stages of development.

Menken said: "It's in its early stages, and that's probably all I can say, we're really enjoying working on it."

Harvey Fierstein, who starred in the original film as Williams' character's make-up artist brother, will reportedly pen the script for the musical.

In 2014, a sequel to the hit family film was in the works, with the late Robin Williams the only original cast member on board. ...
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Mara Wilson Thinks 'Mrs. Doubtfire' Sequel Is A Bad Idea

April 17th, 2014 10:26pm EDT
Mara Wilson
Mara Wilson, who played the adorable Nattie Hillard in 1993's Mrs. Doubtfire, thinks that the planned sequel to the film is a bad idea.

The film's star, Robin Williams, is reportedly back on board, and Chris Columbus is set to direct the sequel, which, we assume, sees Williams' out of work actor character Daniel Hillard finally with a steady job and grown kids.

So far Williams is the only cast member from the first film on board; and Wilson says that if she's contacted by producers she has no plans on returning for part two.

"For the record, no, I do not have anything to do with the Mrs....
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Former Child Stars Mara Wilson And Rick Schroder Discuss The Plight Of Today's Young Stars

May 30th, 2013 3:01pm EDT
Mara Wilson
Former child star Mara Wilson has given some insight into why so many young stars end up troubled after beginning their acting careers early in a new editorial for comedy website Cracked.com.

The recent troubles of such stars as Justin Bieber, Amanda Bynes and Lindsay Lohan inspired her article, "7 Reasons Child Stars Go Crazy (An Insider's Perspective), in which Wilson gives a detailed look behind the scenes at how kids are treated when they first enter the business. Ultimately most child stars crack when they're no longer the cute kid that everyone wants to see.

"It was generally a good...
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Witches, Werewolves And Warlocks Invade ABC Family's Ninth Annual '13 Nights Of Halloween'

October 17th, 2007 8:00pm EDT
13 Nights of Halloween
ABC Family has a frightful line-up of new programming for its ninth annual '13 Nights of Halloween' programming event. The new ABC Family original movie "Nature of the Beast" and the basic cable premieres of "An American Haunting" and "Boogeyman" will join other Halloween themed programming airing the 13 nights leading up to Halloween (October 19 - October 31).

ABC Family's new original movie "Nature of the Beast," premiering Sunday, October 21 (8:00 - 10:00 PM ET/PT) is a darkly wicked tale of one happy couple's road to wedded bliss. Julia and Rich are in the throes of planning the...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 24

July 24th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Happy Birthday to "The Ring" actress Daveigh Chase (1990), "Mrs. Doubtfire" actress Mara Wilson (1987), "X-Men 3" actress Anna Paquin (1982), "Firefly" actress Summer Glau (1981), WWE Diva Torrie Wilson (1975), singer/actress Jennifer Lopez (1969), "Melrose Place" actress Laura Leighton (1968), "The West Wing" actress Kristin Chenoweth (1968), actor Kadeem Hardison (1965), controversial baseball superstar Barry Bonds (1964), country singer Pam Tillis (1957), "Good Will Hunting" director Gus Van Sant (1952), "Wonder Woman" star Lynda Carter (1951), "Seinfeld" actor Michael Richards (1949), "...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 24

July 24th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Happy Birthday to "The Ring" actress Daveigh Chase (1990), "Mrs. Doubtfire" actress Mara Wilson (1987), "X-Men 3" actress Anna Paquin (1982), "Firefly" actress Summer Glau (1981), WWE Diva Torrie Wilson (1975), singer/actress Jennifer Lopez (1969), "Melrose Place" actress Laura Leighton (1968), "The West Wing" actress Kristin Chenoweth (1968), actor Kadeem Hardison (1965), controversial baseball superstar Barry Bonds (1964), country singer Pam Tillis (1957), "Good Will Hunting" director Gus Van Sant (1952), "Wonder Woman" star Lynda Carter (1951), "Seinfeld" actor Michael Richards (1949), "...
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