Jack Gleeson shot to fame for portraying the most loathed character, King Joffery, on HBO’s most iconic TV series, Game of Thrones. Jack later decided to step away from the spotlight to pursue his education in theology and philosophy.
Remember Uncle Charlie’s goofy yet adorable nephew from Two and a Half Men? Well, Angus T. Jones, popularly known as Jake Harper, quit acting for good and now works in a production company called Tonite.View this post on Instagram
COMO ESTAMOS HOJE? - Sim, este é o Jake Harper do seriado Two and a Half Men! Angus T. Jones, hoje com 22 anos, praticamente abandonou a carreira, estigmatizada sempre pelo personagem do seriado e por uma opção religiosa que, à época, fez com que emitisse declarações polêmicas e pedisse às pessoas que não assistissem ao seriado, apesar de ele participar do mesmo. Saiu na décima temporada, e hoje prefere uma vida longe dos holofotes. O seriado faz falta!
Frankie Muniz, better known as the most lovable middle child, from the hit TV show Malcolm in the Middle, quit acting and decided to live an adrenaline-fuelled life. He is now a race car driver.
Australian actress Portia De Rossi, better known for her role as Lindsay Bluth Funke in Arrested Development, quit acting to start her own art venture, General Public Art. She announced this shocking news in an interview with her wife, Ellen DeGeneres.
The Royal Tenenbaums’ actor Gene Hackman bid adieu to the showbiz in the early 2000s. After his last movie in 2004, Welcome to Mooseport, he decided to quit acting and dabbled in the art of writing. His fictional novel was well-received as well.
Travis Tedford, better known as the dorky kid Spanky McFarland from the famous movie Little Rascals, quit the glitz and glamorous life and moved to Texas in 2002 to pursue a career in marketing.
Portraying the iconic role of Charlie Bucket in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Peter Ostrum decided that he had had enough fame and decided to quit showbiz. He is now a veterinarian based in Upstate New York.
Cameron Diaz started her acting career with the movie The Mask in the early ‘90s and quit Hollywood in 2014 to pursue her career in writing for fitness. Diaz has written a handful of books that have been well received by many.
Danny Lloyd, the child from the horror cult The Shining, played Jack Nicholson’s son, Danny Torrace. Lloyd quit acting at quite an early age and now teaches biology in Kentucky.View this post on Instagram
Per la rubrica #ForseNonSapeviChe. . #Shining di #StanleyKubrick. . #DannyLloyd fu scelto per interpretare il piccolo #DannyTorrance tra 5000 suoi coetanei. All'epoca delle riprese, Danny aveva solo 5 anni. Stanley Kubrick, per non traumatizzarlo, decise di dire al piccolo Danny che quello che stava girando era un film drammatico. Inoltre, l'idea del dito Tony nacque proprio al piccolo attore durante il suo primo provino. L'attore ha dichiarato di aver visto il film a 16 anni ma non di esserne rimasto molto impressionato perché aveva vissuto il dietro le quinte. . #shining #stanleykubrick #dannylloyd #dannytorrance #forsenonsapeviche #cinemaworld
Michael Schoeffling was famous in the ‘80s and was the leading man in teen movies, like Sixteen Candles and Wild Hearts Can’t be Broken. Schoeffling quit his acting career to become a carpenter, and he now owns a woodworking shop.
Known for her role as Lisa Turtle in the famous TV show Saved by the Bell, Lark Voorhies quit acting to focus on the art of writing and painting. She revealed that her paintings are just for her and refuses to sell them.
Jeff Cohen, popularly known as or Chunk, the chubby kid from The Goonies, was one of the most popular child actors of Hollywood. Jeff eventually chose to live out of the spotlight and is currently a lawyer and a partner of a private firm.View this post on Instagram
Goonies never say die! But they do grow up ???? This is “The Goonies” cast NOW! Check out the link in our bio for the full video! . . . . #goonies #thegoonies #wherearetheynow #glowup #transformationtuesday #transformation #80s #90s #throwback #tbt #nostalgia #movies #film #seanastin #joshbrolin #thanos #avengers #deadpool #coreyfeldman #jeffcohen
Taylor Momsen is better known for her role as Jenny Humphrey from the Gossip Girl, the hit teen series. She also starred in the movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas and announced her retirement in 2011 to focus on her punk rock band, The Pretty Reckless.