00s

She Was Hollywood's "It Girl," So Why Did Shannyn Sossamon Disappear?

As we've explained before, some actresses just seem to become mega stars one minute before vanishing from Hollywood without a trace.It's not a case of their careers fizzling out, so there must be something to explain their disappearing act.Shannyn Sossamon was one of the biggest names to hit the scene and then leave just a few years later. The actress had moved to L.A. to study dance, and was working as a DJ and model before she was discovered by a casting director.Her breakout role was as Lady Jocelyn, Heath Ledger's love interest in A Knight's

90s

'My Girl' Star Anna Chlumsky Opens Up About Leaving Hollywood Behind, And What Brought Her Back

Her performance in My Girl brought us all to tears, but when Anna Chlumsky started growing up, she realized that this may not be the life for her. She was only ten years old when she starred in My Girl, and while she believed her family "did everything right" it still was hard on her. Columbia Pictures"I didn't move to LA. I didn't go to parties and put shit up my nose. I stayed in school. I stayed around my parents, and my mum let me make my own decisions. So we did everything right, and it still kind

00s

His Sister Is Famous, But What Happened To The Kid From "The Kid?"

In the early 2000s, it seemed like Spencer Breslin was going to be around forever. The young actor was appearing in movies and TV shows left, right, and center, and there were no signs of him slowing down. His first big break was in the year 2000 in the Bruce Willis movie The Kid, where he played the 8-year-old version of Willis's character. Breslin was an automatic hit, with his comedic timing and squeezable face making him the perfect child star. DisneyThen Breslin found himself in a couple smaller roles before turning up again in 2002 in the Disney Channel

90s

You Remember Her From "That Movie, I Think" But Where Did Tabitha Lupien End Up?

She was only four years old when she got her big break, but this Canadian actress managed to become one of the most famous faces for a very short while. She is even a meme online! Tristar PicturesTabitha Lupien was chosen to star in the final film in the Look Who's Talking trilogy and play Julie Ubriacco, the daughter of none other than John Travolta and Kirstie Alley. TriStar PicturesThe final installment welcomed dogs to the cast, who obviously could talk to each other now that there were no more talking babies to deal with. Tristar PicturesAfter making her debut

90s

Hey, So Haley Joel Osment Is Still Hanging Around And He's Having A Time

We all remember Haley Joel Osment, right? He was the kid from Sixth Sense, Pay It Forward, and Secondhand Lions. Our hearts were totally ripped out when he died in Pay It Forward, and it's the first time I remember ugly crying during a film.Movie ForumsAt 12 years old, Osment was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role for Sixth Sense, where he uttered the iconic line "I see dead people."Movie ForumsIt seemed like Osmet was on track to become one of the best actors of his generation. He was

80s

Kirk Cameron Went From Teen Heartthrob To Controversial Minister, Here's Why Everyone Turned On Him

Kirk Cameron was one of the biggest stars of the 80s. He was on the cover of roughly 500 magazines a year and was the star of one of biggest TV shows on air, Growing Pains, which made everyone fall completely head over heels in love with him. LIFEHis fame helped him land a bunch of roles in movies, but they never became the huge hits that the studios hoped. In all honesty, several of his movies were actually total flops even though they starred one of the most popular actors around. ABCCameron started acting when he was only 13,

90s

Ready To Feel Old? Check Out What The Cast Of 'Fresh Prince' Look Like Today

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is hands down one of the funniest shows of the '90s, and one of the few sitcoms from that era we're happy to rewatch again and again.Despite the show's successful six-year run, only Will Smith managed to hang onto his star power through the years.So what have the rest of the cast been up to?Will Smith - The Fresh PrinceLet's get this out of the way, because we know you already know:After proving his acting talent on TV, Smith became box office gold with blockbusters like Independence Day, Bad Boys, and

80s

Elizabeth Shue Was One Of The Biggest Stars Of The 80s, But What Has She Been Up To Since?

After making us all fall in love with her in The Karate Kid and Adventures in Babysitting, Elisabeth Shue continued to be the first crush of basically every boy who grew up in the 80s. Her role in Cocktail solidified her status, and Back to the Future really confirmed what we had already known. Even though we all remember watching her as kids, how many of you know where she has ended up? Shue started acting as a teenager, and her role as Ali in The Karate Kid was her big break. It was a huge role for someone who

90s

You Guys, The Man Behind Barney Now Runs A Tantric Sex Company

If you're still holding onto fond memories of Barney the dinosaur, I suggest you stop reading this immediately. Every kid watched Barney growing up; it was almost like a right of passage. You knew the songs, you knew the characters, and you knew you wanted to be one of the kids who was on the show. Barney WikiThe man behind the suit, David Joyner, led a fairly normal life before becoming a childhood icon, though he did have some odd jobs. "I would stand in store windows and I would stand there as a mannequin, just frozen," he recalled. IMDbBut

Celebrities

Pauly Shore Was The Surprise Star of the 90s, But Where Has He Been Since?

Becoming a comedic legend isn't easy. Sometimes it happens when you're least expecting it. For Pauly Shore, it happened so fast that he almost missed it. Buena Vista PicturesIn the early 90s, Shore landed a coveted VJ spot on MTV. He managed to build his brand enough to secure himself a spot in the surprise hit Encino Man with Brendan Frasier. The movie became a huge hit (much to the surprise of everyone) and so suddenly Shore became a hot commodity. Buena Vista PicturesIt wasn't all simple for Shore. He had a lot of bad reviews and many movies flopped