Hollywood is a tough place and business so be in. One day you are on top of the world, making more money than you know what to do with, and the next moment the phone stops ringing and the money dries up. Sometimes, though, celebrities just do not want to be in the limelight anymore, or decide to use their funds to pursue other avenues. For fans, it is always hard to have a favorite actor and then suddenly not see them in anything anymore. The faces of some of these men and women guided generations, while some were forgotten and are now being revived. An example of someone we never thought we would not see on the screen is Cameron Diaz – she was in everything at one point! It does not matter if you were considered a-list or not, Hollywood is a fickle place. There are more actors on here than we ever imagined possible, some we forgot how much we loved, and others that we are not counting off just yet.
Tobey has been in the acting game for a very long time. However, it was not until he played the role of Spiderman that he shot to true superstardom.The last Spiderman movie he was in came out in 2012, since then we have not seen his face very much at all, leaving fans scratching and wondering where he has been. Tobey certainly does not need to work as the Spiderman movies had him seeing endless cashflow, but he has also been behind the curtain so to speak, doing voice roles and not much else.
For a very long time there, everywhere we looked we would see Cameron Diaz. Her starring roles in There’s Something About Mary, In Her Shoes, the Charlie’s Angels films, and The Holiday, to name a few, made her a household name. However, her last film role was in 2014 in the film Annie and nothing since. She decided to quit acting and focus on her personal life. She married Benji Madden and decided that acting was behind her.
Monique actually won an Academy Award in 2009 for her role in the film Precious. So it does beg the question – where did she go? Unfortunately, rumor has it that she let her ego get away from her thanks to the Oscar and was being very difficult to work with. Her attitude made it so that directors stopped calling and she no longer was offered roles. She tried to play the Hollywood game of fire, and she ended up getting burned.
The oldest Jonas Brother disappeared from the limelight after his initial success with his brothers and subsequent reality show with his wife, Danielle. The two have led a pretty quiet life, raising their two daughters and putting all of their focus on their family. Thankfully, there is a comeback in the works for the Jonas Brothers and so we may have not seen the last of Kevin, although he is definitely the quietest one of the bunch.
Jack Nicholson worked for most of his 80 something years on this earth. He has won Academy Awards, BAFTA Awards, Golden Globes, Grammys, and Screen Actor Guild Awards – the man was tired. In terms of funds, he is covered as thanks to his endless acting he is worth over $400 million. He does not need to work another day in his life and will probably decide to do just that. We are just sad we do not see him around anymore.
The 90s were Lara’s brightest years. Her shining roles were as Donna Hayward in Twin Peaks, and The Practice which she was on from 1997 to 2003. She had a small role in the second Men In Black film, but her career went rather stagnant thereafter. She has taken lower roles to make money and keep herself relevant but sadly we do not hear about her anymore, Hollywood has had enough of her it seems.
Heigel shot to fame with the role of Izzy in Grey’s Anatomy. She has also been in several romantic comedies thereafter. The reason we do not hear about Katherine is because she decided to accuse the Knocked Up production of being misogynistic as well as calling out the Grey’s Anatomy production. Needless to say, the word in Hollywood was that she was a pain and that she should not be hired. She has not worked since 2008 and it seems like she will not be either.
Jonah was on top of the world for many years, co-starring with Leonardo Dicaprio in The Wolf of Wallstreet, Brad Pitt in Moneyball, and films such as Superbad, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall. It was after these huge films that Jonah took a turn with some bad career decisions, such as smaller films and voice roles. He may be doing this on purpose but his most recent project was for Netlix on their show Maniac, alongside Emma Stone.
During the 90s, Jennifer was the girl everyone wanted to be or date. Her role as Sarah Reeves in Party of Five solidified her stardom. She was the classic good girl next door in I Know What You Did Last Summer, and was showing no sign of going anywhere. However, eventually her star faded and when she wanted it back she tried her hand in smaller television roles that had her seeing minimal success. She is now more focused on her family.
How can we forget Austin Powers! Mike Myers was the classic comedic actor who was a brilliant master of disguise. However, it was one movie, The Love Guru, that did so poorly in 2008 that it seemed to effectively end his career. He will always be loved by his fan base but in terms of working again in Hollywood, that remains to be seen. At least we will always have Shrek and Austin, and he will always have is $175 million net worth.
Another 90s starlet to the list. Meg Ryan was on top of the world with her roles in Sleepless in Seattle, When Harry Met Sally, and You’ve Got Mail. In the early part of the 2000s however, she decided to take some roles that were not the best decision for her and affected her career negatively. She is now more focused on indie films but her career will never be the same.
Mira was doing very well in her Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion days, but has since fallen. She has been in smaller productions but nothing big. Now we know that the real reason she never got the bigger roles was due to the fact that the infamous Harvey Weinstein blacklisted her from major motion pictures because she denied his advances and filed a harassment claim against him. That is angering to hear and we hope she can recover her career anyway.
Ashley Judd had fallen into the same predicament as Mira Sorvino. Her career was promising and bright in the 90s and early 2000s. However, when she wanted to get more roles and take her career further, she was thwarted by Harvey Weinstein as well. Ashley refused to take what Harvey was offering and so he blacklisted her as well. We are not sure what he said to get them blacklisted but now that he is not in the picture anymore there is hope.
Men and women every where lost their minds over Phoebe Cates in the 1980s. Her appearance in Fast Times at Ridgemont High practically made the movie the success that it was. Phoebe took on other roles in the 80s and early 90s but her career faded fast. It seems that Phoebe retired from acting and wanted to focus on her family with husband, fellow actor, Kevin Kline. She did take a part in the film The Anniversary Party, but her role was small and she only did it as a favor to the director.
Jack Gleeson played one of the worst roles on the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. His role as Joffrey Baratheon was hated by most and so when he was killed, it was not a sad day for fans. What was interesting is that after his role as Joffrey, Jack did not return to acting. He said that he did not want to act anymore but to pursue college and another path for him.
We know and love Alyson from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the American Pie films, and How I Met Your Mother. Her television roles made the 90s and early 2000s what we know and love. However, when she married her co-star, Alexis Denisof, and started having kids, she decided to take a step back and relax as she raises her kids. Her net worth is a comfortable $30 million, so she does not have to work if she does not want to.
The sad case of child star in Hollywood growing up to be incredibly troubled. Amanda was on Nickelodeon shows, romantic comedies, and chick flicks galore. Her star was high in the sky when she had a fill mental breakdown in 2010. Amanda went away from the spotlight after a series of disturbing tweets and an appearance that made her look downright troubled. She is now seeking treatment and we hope to see her again in the future.
For the longest time, Eddie was Hollywood’s golden god. He was on SNL, starred in films where he played all of the characters practically (the Nutty Professor, anyone?), as well as voiced the beloved Donkey in the Shrek films. His net worth is a huge one, $120 million to be exact, and that should definitely keep him afloat, but his acting career may have seen its very last day.
We got to know Mischa as Marissa Cooper on the show The O.C. She was all the rage in 2003 when the show was on the air and for the following three years. That year she was also named the It Girl by Entertainment Weekly. However, the role on The O.C. was too bright it seems as nothing would bring her back to that level and interest in her waned. She then got into some trouble and ended in rehab, all of which ended up hurting her career irreparably.
Freddie was the prince we all wanted to have in our lives but never could. The 90s were very good to him, with roles in films like I Know What You Did Last Summer, as well as voiceover roles that made him very wealthy. It was on the set of the show 24 alongside Kiefer Sutherland that Freddie decided to step away from Hollywood. He is now happily working in the culinary realm and living his best life with wife Sarah Michelle Gellar and their children.
Kel, of Kenan and Kel on Nickelodeon seemed to have vanished into thin air. He was on the small screen until 2003 when SNL replaced him with none other than his old costar, Kenan Thompson. There is no love between Kenan and Kel now. Kel still takes the odd acting job in television shows for children and smaller b-level roles. Perhaps he will see a second wind to his career.
Kelly was introduced to us when we laid eyes on her in the film Top Gun. Sadly, she is another example of how rough Hollywood can be. She had a bad experience on the set of the film Cat Chaser in 1989 and decided to stop acting altogether. She did minor acting gigs throughout the years but it was theater acting that ended up being her real passion and that is where you can find her to this day.
Leelee was one of those actors you were sure would make it for a long time. However, despite her riveting role in the film Deep Impact, and Joan of Arc, she decided she did not want to have acting be her main focus. In 2012, she was quoted as saying that she does not act anymore. When she was asked why she no longer acts, she said, “I am just focused on my kids. I think that’s mainly why I stopped… Also, 90% of roles involve so much sexual stuff with other people, and I don’t want to do that.”
Nikki was a sort of one hit wonder but we were surprised to see that. Nikki played the starring role of Tracy Turnblad in the 2007 remake of Hairspray. She co-starred alongside big names like John Travolta, Zac Efron, and Queen Latifah. After the film she went to get her cosmetology license to become a professional makeup artist. Hollywood was not as kind to her as they should have been.
Paz was on the hit show Boardwalk Empire for two of its seasons. She was on the right road to success but it was also at that time that she decided to turn down a few roles that would have made it for her. Since Boardwalk Empire, Paz was in a disaster of a film that did not help her career one bit. It also did not help that her behavior off screen was leaving a lot to be desired.
Mean Girls was the peak for young Jonathan Bennett. He was the cute guy in the movie and everyone thought so, so what happened? Bennett essentially vanished from the limelight. Well, Bennett actually went off to become a spin instructor in Los Angeles. He has been on screen again and is now hosting Halloween Wars and Cake Wars on the Food Network. Little by little he is getting back in the game.
Gene is a legend in Hollywood so this is the case of someone who just got tired. Hackman has won two Academy Awards in his career and is now enjoying the fruit of his labors and is in blissed retirement. Now, Hackman focuses on writing rather than acting which (no surprise here) he has been able to be very successful with. He has published five books in the last 20 years.
The 90s were all about Jonathan Taylor Thomas. He was the voice behind little Simba in the original Lion King, Played the role of Randy Taylor in the hit sitcom Home Improvement, and was a teen heartthrob that made every girl blush as she saw his face on the cover of every magazine. Then, Jonathan stopped working. He said that he got tired from working as an actor as he had been working since he was 8 years old. He went on to graduate from none other than Harvard University.
There was a time when it seemed like Adrian was everywhere, and maybe he was but that was short-lived. He played the role of Anne Hathaways boyfriend in The Devil Wears Prada, but it was his role as Vincent Chase in the hit HBO series Entourage that put him on the map. The last time we saw him was in 2015 in the Entourage movie, but nothing since. His career seems to have stalled.
Sally Field is an icon so the fact that you do not hear of her today has nothing to do with her career ending. She has been in films like Lincoln, Spiderman, Mrs. Doubtfire, Steel Magnolias, Forrest Gump and so many more. She has won two Academy Awards, two Golden Globes, three Emmys, and one SAG. Need we say more? She has stepped back from acting every single moment because she has earned herself some relaxation.
Martin Lawrence had a television show named after him, that is how bright his star used to be! In the 90s and early 2000s he was in many big hit films like House Party, and Bad Boys. However, Martin always struggled with him mental health and after a series of breakdowns on movie sets, he was deemed to difficult to work with and so roles started drying up. His violent outbursts were too much for any director to take on.
Aaron Eckhart was at the top of his game in the mid 2000s with his role as George in the film Erin Brockovich. It was in 2006 that he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his work in Thank You For Smoking. He went on to be in blockbusters like Batman’s The Dark Knight, and Olympus Has Fallen. However, since those films Aaron has not been in the spotlight and we miss him!
Dourdan is known to most as the man who spent the most amount of time on the show CSI. He played the role of Warrick Brown for no less than eight seasons of the show. Dourdan’s character’s life was turbulent, and his real personal life was too. After leaving the show, Dourdan got into a lot of legal trouble due to his substance abuse issues as well as forced to file for bankruptcy seeing he owed $1.7 million.
Ronda Rousey had a good thing going with her UFC fighting and her acting. She had roles in films like The Expendables 3, Furious 7, and was on SNL as a host. However, when her UFC winning streak was broken, Ronda took a step back from the limelight to deal with it all. She tried to come back in 2018 in the film Mile 22, but unfortunately the film did not do well in the box office.
Randy Quaid, brother of fellow actor Denis Quaid, is known mainly for his roles in the National Lampoon films, as well as his role in Brokeback Mountain. It is his personal life that got him into a heap of trouble. Quaid has not been on screen since 2009 but has made headlines after moving to Canada to avoid legal action from his arrest for providing a fake credit card to pay a $10,000 bill.
Carey Mulligan’s career is an interesting one. She shot to fame with her 2009 role in the film An Education. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in that film. She took smaller roles in other films but it was her portrayal of Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby that she is mainly known for. She has since married and welcomed a child, keeping her star in the background until she is ready to come back full-time.
Alex’s career was at an all time high when he was in films like Magic Mike. Unfortunately, it was on this film’s set that he also managed to get into a fight with fellow megastar Channing Tatum. He was not the most loved on the set after that and his reputation had also taken a hit as a result. It also did not help that his girlfriend at the time accused him of physically abusing her.
The film Adventureland was our introduction to Jessie Eisenberg. His portrayal of Mark Zuckerberg in the hit film The Social Network also garnered him a lot of praise. However, Jessie decided to take a break from acting for quite some time thereafter. He has since slowly come back into the acting fold but chooses his roles very carefully, always preferring the more indie roles to the major blockbusters. Acting runs in this family’s blood, his sister was also in front of the small screen.
Winning an Academy Award does not always mean that your career will be brighter after. The perfect example of that is actress Patricia Arquette. She won an Academy Award for her role in the 2014 film Boyhood. After her win, though,, she did not have any other major roles to call her own. It probably did not help that at her Oscar acceptance speech she called out Hollywood for being unequal toward women.
We all knew Allison Mack from her role as Chloe Sullivan on the 2001 series Smallville. She was the sweet best friend on the show and had the total look of innocence. However, in reality she was far from innocent. Her career never recovered after the end of the show and Mack found herself in the middle of a cult called NXIVM. She has since been arrested, in April 2018, and will likely spend the next many years in prison!
Rick Moranis is a Hollywood icon but one we have not heard from in a long time. At the height of his career he made us laugh through his roles in Spaceballs, Ghost Busters, The Flinstones, and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. The reason his career ended so abruptly had more to do with his personal life as his wife of many years passed from breast cancer and he was left to raise him kids. He decided it would be his main focus and took a step back from acting for good.
Billy had a huge role in the mega hit film Titanic in the late 90s. However, he never got a role as big as that afterwards despite being known for that one. He did have a small role in the film Zoolander 2, but that is all his credits really entail other than very minor roles that he had to take in order to live as a working actor. You have to do what you have to do, it seems.
The beautiful Andie MacDowell was a huge star in the 80s and 90s. She started her career with a role in the iconic film Sex, Lies, and Videotape back in 1989. She continued her winning streak with roles in Groundhog Day, Green Card, and Four Weddings and a Funeral. She also modeled for L’Oreal and Calvin Klein and is their spokesperson to this day. In terms of film roles, however, Andie has not been in any major role since the 90s.
Emilio Estevez was one of the stars in the 80s classic The Breakfast Club. He was also in the film Mighty Ducks. The reason he is on this list is because he has not done much after these jobs and pretty much disappeared from the front of the camera. Since 1986, however, Emilio has not left Hollywood but rather went into directing. He was the directorial mind behind shows like CSI: NY, Cold Case, The Guardian, and Close to Home.
The 90s were kind to Wesley Snipes, who was in hit films like Jungle Fever, Blade, White Men Can’t Jump, and To Wong Foo. Unfortunately, his career did not survive his three-year prison stint for tax evasion. After Snipes left prison, he tried to get back into acting and did manage to snag a role or two but they were small and Hollywood had already pretty much written him off.
Sean Connery is a film legend and chose to end his career rather than have it ended for him. However, we will always have his incredibly long list of films which include a total of seven Bond films! Throughout his career he has won three Golden Globes and one Academy Award. Connery told the world that he was retiring from acting back in 2003 and really meant it. He has not been on the screen since that announcement.
Dave Chappelle may not be at the height of his career anymore but he is showing signs of a return just in the last couple of months. He got his start on Mel Brooks’ film Robin Hood: Men in Tights all the way back in 1993. He was in many other films, but it is his comedic skills and shows that made a mark on his audience. Today, you can find Dave on Netflix, doing his own comedy specials.
Remember Lark? She played the role of Lisa in Saved by the Bell! While the world loved her as that role, she has hardly been seen since the show ended all those years ago. Lark was said to have chosen a path out of Hollywood, focusing on her art and painting. In recent years, though, Lark has been in small roles to try and put her feet back into the acting world.
Our favorite snobby sister! Karyn Parsons played the role of Hillary on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air alongside Will Smith. After her longtime role on the show, Karyn decided to quit acting and focus her attention on her passion for philanthropy. Karyn spends her time at her non-profit called Sweet Blackberry, which aims to educate kids about little known African American movers and shakers. From actress to founder, we like the sound of that.
Geena was on top of the world in the 80s with her roles in Beetlejuice, Thelma & Louise, and A League of Their Own. She has been in both film and television, with small screen roles in Grey’s Anatomy and Commander in Chief. Geena has also won herself both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe – she is doing just fine. If we do not hear from Geena now it is because she has earned herself a break.
Mara Wilson is one of the only child stars out there who managed to stay pretty normal despite Hollywood. In her youth she was in films such as Mrs. Doubtfire and Matilda. After these films, however, Mara decided to quit acting and focus on having a normal life. She quit acting in 2000 and has most recently published a book called Where am I Now? True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame.
Macaulay Culkin was just 12 years old when he hit the stars with his role as Kevin in the film Home Alone. He was known as the top-earning child actor in Hollywood quite some time. In addition to the Home Alone films, he was in Richie Rich, My Girl, and The Nutcracker. After these films, however, he stepped back and took control of his life from producers and his parents.
Renée Zellweger has been in and out of the spotlight for most of her career, going back and forth with her desire for the attention. She hit her pique with her role as Bridget Jones in the various films, as well as her dancing number in the film Chicago. She has not been in a film since 2010 but has worked in television in recent months thanks to Netflix convincing her to do so.
Ariana Richards is best known for her role as Lex Murphy in the 1993 film Jurassic Park. After her role as Lex, she spent some time on television show sets, like The Golden Girls, Empty Nest, and Boy Meets World. Ariana turned her attention to her other passion – painting. She has been focused on her art since her acting career ended when she was a young woman.
Robert Blake started his acting career as a child all the way back in 1939. His debut role was in the film Bridal Suite. Robert worked as an actor all the way up until 2001 when a real life drama stopped everything for him and his career. He was accused of killing his wife Bonnie Lee Bakley! While he was found not guilty, his career never recovered and he has since removed himself from the public eye.
Elizabeth Hurley is one of Hollywood’s most beautiful women, if you ask us. She shot onto the scene in films like Bedazzled, and her role as Vanessa Kensington in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. She was also thrust further into the public eye as Hugh Grant’s love interest. Since the 90s, Hurley has focused more of her time raising her son and has only recently returned to the acting scene in the television show The Royals.
Dylan and Cole Sprouse are known mostly for their show The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. They worked for Disney for years before they finally said it was enough and wanted to pursue academia by attending NYU. Since college, Dylan opened his own bar in Brooklyn, while Cole did go back to acting for both television and film, his latest being the film Five Feet Apart.
Debra Winger was in films like Terms of Endearment, An Office and a Gentleman, and Shadowlands. She was nominated for an Academy Award for each of these films yet never won a single one. After many years of acting, Winger decided to take a prolonged break from Hollywood. She decided to shift her focus to theater acting and did so for many years. She has been in small roles on television in the last few years but is steadily retiring.
Josh Saviano was a one hit wonder but it was of his own desire. Josh played the role of Paul Pfieffer on the classic show The Wonder Years. He quit acting after his time on the show and wanted to lead a normal life, which he did. Josh went to Yale University and later became an attorney. While that is not as fascinating as acting, it is exactly what he wanted to do.
There has been an evolution to Taylor Momsen. She started out as a child actor in films like How the Grinch Stole Christmas as Cindy Lou, and later landed the role of Jenny Humphrey on the hit television show Gossip Girl. However, Taylor quit acting in 2011 to follow a musical path and chose to become the lead singer of a band called The Pretty Reckless. They did not hit the same heights as Gossip Girl, but at least she is doing what she loves.
Shelley Duvall is synonymous with Hollywood. Her acting chops have been praised by critics and fans alike for years. One of her most recognizable roles is that of Wendy Torrance in the 1980 horror movie The Shining. Shelley retired from acting in 2002, leaving no trace. She reappeared in 2016 when she went on Dr. Phil to discuss her struggles with mental health. She is still struggling with her health today.
Another child actor for the books. Nick Stahl started his acting career when he was just 13 years old. He was in the film Man Without a Face alongside Hollywood heavyweight Mel Gibson. He was also in films like Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, and Bedroom. Since then, though, Nick has found himself in a decline due to his substance abuse issues, to which he followed up with other legal woes.
For much of the late 90s and 2000s, Catherine Zeta-Jones was hard at work. Her most notable roles were in The Mask of Zorro, Chicago, and The Entrapment. She won an Oscar during that time which further helped her career. However, in 2011 she entered rehab for depression and mental health issues following the stress of her husband’s cancer diagnosis and treatment. She has since bounced back and is leading a quieter life with her family, attending the occasional red carpet.
Other than being Jane Fonda’s niece, Bridget is an actress in her own right. She started her acting career in movies like It Could Happen to You, and Single White Female. By 2002, however, Bridget had enough of acting and retired. She has since been focusing on her family, whom she has with Danny Elfman, a musical composer who is also no stranger to Hollywood. We are probably not going to be seeing her on the screen anymore.
Chuck Norris is more than just an actor. However, that is what he is mostly known for – his role as Walker Texas Ranger. He is also a very accomplished martial artist, and successful author. He has not been on-screen very much in recent years but do not think he is not busy. He has published six books, and released an additional two video games. He is as well rounded as it gets in Hollywood.
Joe Pesci is a Hollywood legend. He has worked with equally legendary people like Martin Scorsese in films like Goodfellas, Raging Bull, and Casino. You also remember that he played the role of one of the home invaders in the Home Alone films. It was in 1999, though, that Joe decided to put Hollywood behind him. He did not like the public eye or the world of acting, so he put it behind him.
Actress Rene Russo is still a household name, even though we do not see her that often on the screen anymore. She has been acting since she was nine years old and has been in films like Ransom, In the Line of Fire, The Thomas Crown Affair, and most recently in the 2019 film Avengers: Endgame, where she played Thor’s mother, Frigga. She has been open about her own struggles with mental health, but has said that her stepping away from acting for a bit has more to do with the fact that she is tired!
SNL cast member and resident comedian Dana Carvey plays a mean version of George W. Bush. He was also in the hit film Wayne’s World alongside Mike Myers. His acting career stalled soon after Wayne’s World so Dana decided to take some time for himself. This turned out to be smart as he also happened to have had a heart attack at same time. The surgeon actually bypassed the wrong artery in his heart, and he therefore needed to go in again. Needless to say, Dana sued the hospital for negligence.
Child actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen spent their entire childhood in front of the camera. They got their start as little Michelle Tanner on Full House, and followed that up with a series of films that would build their movie empire. The twins have quit acting in the last decade as they wanted to focus on their other passion – fashion. They launched their clothing line, The Row, a few years ago and seen it grow to great success.
Michael Schoeffling will always be known as the heartthrob of Sixteen Candles. He was also in films like Mermaids, and Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken, but that was it. Michael left Hollywood behind him and is currently living in Pennsylvania and works has a carpentry business. He decided that his true path is the one without the paparazzi and crazy fans, just his wife and his children and the quiet of the outdoors.
We know Stacey Dash thanks to her role in the film Clueless, as Cher’s best friend. Stacey never got a footing in Hollywood and after her time on Clueless she decided acting was just too tough. She switched directions and went down the road of political activism. She has had small parts on television shows sprinkled in there over the years but has reconciled with the fact that her acting days are numbered.
We all know and love Sarah Michelle Gellar from her Buffy the Vampire Slayer days. She was also a part of the great cast in both Cruel Intentions, and I Know What You Did Last Summer. However, over the years acting had become less and less important to Sarah. She is now far more focused on her company, Foodstirs, which is all about sustainable baking products. She is also still married to fellow actor Freddie Prinze, Jr. and is mother to two kids.
Matthew Fox was one of the beloved faces on Party of Five and the iconic show Lost. He disappeared from the scene for a very long time, with his last film appearance being in 2015. Fox got himself into some legal trouble as well which did not help his career, but it seems as though we may have no seen the last of him. He is living in Oregon where he is trying to sell his home.
Calista Flockhart is known better under the name Ally McBeal. She was on the show for much of the 90s, followed by one film and then crickets. She has appeared on television shows in recent years, much to the surprise of her fans, but she has mostly focused on her marriage to fellow actor Harrison Ford, and raising their son. Not everyone wants to be in the spotlight for the duration of their lives, and Calista is one of them.
Dominic Monaghan played the role of one of the hobbits in the Lord of the Rings films, as well as on the television show Lost. When Lost went off the airwaves in 2010, Dominic also went off the air. The actor has since tried to revive his career, with minimal success. However, he does not seem to mind the quieter life and is biding his time until the next big role.