15 Celebs Who Suddenly Disappeared And What They’re Currently Doing

Over the years, many stars have risen to fame, but not all of them keep their glory forever. There are quite a large number of celebs who suddenly disappeared after their huge projects, leaving a lot of people wondering about where they are and how their lives are going on.
Every time we watch their movies or shows, we can’t help and want to know if they will ever appear on the screen again. So let’s uncover the mysteries today. Here is what these celebs who suddenly disappeared are currently doing.

1. Taylor Lautner

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Taylor Lautner became famous after his role as Jacob in the Twilight series. The last time we see him on the big screen is on the TV series Cuckoo in 2018. Nowadays he is living a lowkey but peaceful life. His fans can follow him on his Instagram account, which has 6 million followers and is still got updated pretty frequently.

2. Cameron Diaz

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Cameron Diaz starred in a lot of movies, but her last big project up until this point was the 2014 movie, Annie. After that, she seems to have retired. However, there is news about her upcoming movie with Jamie Foxx, so you can say she is back in the game.

3. Jack Nicholson

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Jack Nicholson is a legendary Hollywood actor. He also is one of the celebs who suddenly disappeared without a trait. The real answer behind his retirement is his health issues. He has memory loss and early onset of dementia, which made it almost impossible for him to keep acting.

4. Mara Wilson

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Matilda certainly deserves a special spot in our hearts, but we never see her on the big screen again. The actress who played Matilda, Mara Wilson, stayed off the radar from 2000 to 2011. During these years she ended up attending NYU and becoming a writer. Since 2012, she started to return to the big screen, featuring in many shows including the animated series BoJack Horseman.

5. Jet Li

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Jet Li is a great Chinese action movie star. He starred in the Expendables franchise and seemed like he quit acting for a while. The reason for his absence is that he is tired of all the heavy violence and wants to do something more. "I changed my mind and decided not to focus only on the movies. I want to help pay back my society," says Li. Most recently he appears in the live-action Mulan as the Emperor.

6. Josh Hutcherson

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Josh Hutcherson got famous after his role as Peeta in The Hunger Games franchise. Then he completely disappears from the silver screen. Hutcherson has continued working on lower-profile projects since then, but he showed no sign of wanting to step into the spotlight ever again.

7. Chris Tucker

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Chris Tucker is most well-known for his performance in the Rush Hour series. Nowadays he is a Christian and mostly a stand-up comedian. He got tired of the typecast foul-mouth character that Hollywood wanted him to be.

8. Frankie Muniz

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Frankie used to be one of the most successful child actors after his roles in the popular TV show Malcolm in the Middle. He has pretty much gone off the radar since then. However, his life is far from boring. Frankie has been a race car driver for a while, and he was also a drummer who played for a couple of bands. Nowadays he is a small business owner who owns an olive oil shop in Scottsdale, Arizona.

9. Duffy

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Duffy went through a very traumatic event of kidnapping and sexual assault and she had to spend years trying to deal with it. Thankfully she got onto her feet again and is tentatively making a return to the limelight.

10. Brendan Fraser

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Brendan Fraser came forward and told history about how he was molested by another man in Hollywood and got temporarily blacklisted when he tried to resist. He is coming back with the movie The Whale and everybody is really glad for him.

11. Gene Hackman

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Gene Hackman is the best on-screen Lex Luthor to date, but we haven’t seen him for quite a while. He left the business quietly and has become a novelist since then. The former actor has published a handful of books since his retirement.

12. Sean Connery

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Sean Connery told his friend Michael Caine that he would never make a film again after 2003. True to his words, we haven’t seen him since The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. The actor decided to retire with his dignity still intact.

13. Jack Gleeson

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Jack Gleeson is famously known for his role as king Joffrey in the popular HBO show Game Of Thrones. At the height of his acting career, he realized that he didn't enjoy it as much as he used to. So Gleeson decided to quit acting and enroll himself at Trinity College in Dublin instead. He is currently studying philosophy and theology.

14. Renée Zellweger

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Renée Zellweger has stepped away from the spotlight since 2010. She admitted that she was pushing herself and didn’t take time to rest between the projects, which made her got sick of her own voice. She chose to take a break and recover.

15. Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Similarly, Catherine Zeta-Jones also significantly decreased her workload to focus more on her family and her bipolar II disorder. However, she recently stars in Netflix's new series Wednesday, so you can say that she is back in action.
Do you wonder what other big celebs who suddenly disappeared are currently doing? If so, check out our previous post and find the answers!
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