15 Stars Who Left Hollywood To Start New Careers

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Is the allure of fame and fortune enough for every established Hollywood star? According to these individuals, it’s a bit overrated. Here are 15 stars who traded in their established status in Hollywood to pursue new careers that may surprise you.

Geena Davis

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Following the cancellation of Commander-In-Chief in 2006, actress and archery athlete Geena Davis slowed her career down to launch The Geena Davis Institute on Gender In Media. The organization’s aim is to “spotlight gender inequalities at every media and entertainment company.” Davis has returned to acting sporadically since her three year hiatus, mostly on television.

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  1. says:

    i thought this article was about celebrities who left Hollywood to start new careers. Careers on Pause is more like it…..misnomer

  2. says:

    I’m not sure how much credibility this article actually holds considering it stated Mara Wilson starred in “Miracle on ’31st’ St” lol.

  3. says:

    Didn’t know gene Hackman retired !!

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