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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. Columbia PicturesAs the actress reveals, people will often stop her to ask, "You look really familiar. Are you an actor? What you have been in?" The answers are surprising, and so are Sossamon's reasons for leaving the limelight. A Rising

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5 Roles That Turned Heath Ledger From Dropout To Legendary Actor

10 years ago, the world lost a rising star too soon, and in that time we have found new reasons to mourn the loss of a talented and heartwarming actor. Heath Ledger died ten years ago in an apparent overdose to prescription drugs that he had obtained in order to deal with mental health problems he had been suffering. We remember Ledger for his versatility as an actor, as he famously said "I feel like I am wasting my time if I repeat myself."In remembrance to his legacy, we'll look back at some of the most defining roles he