The chances of starring in a single movie or TV show are slim. You have a better chance of winning the lottery than finding consistent work as an actor, let alone fame. So it’s not surprising that some of our favorite movie actors moved on to traditional jobs after fame.
10 celebrities with normal jobs
Korsmo was the epitome of the “child”
Vitar became famous early on for his role in the incomparable baseball film The Sandlot as Benny the Jet. He got parts in the sequels to Mighty Ducks, NYPD Blue and Chicago Hope. Something about acting in shows about the boys in blue must have got under Vitar’s skin. He joined the LA Fire Department after retiring from acting.
Austin St. John
Despite the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ instant success, the show wrote out three characters for wage disputes prior to season two. St. John the Red Ranger among them. He worked as a medic in Washington DC before retiring to the comic convention.
David Lee Roth
After leaving Van Halen, Roth drove to 911 in ambulances to become a licensed paramedic in New York. He eventually got back together with Van Halen for their 2007 tour, but he shared The Guardian in 2012“I’ve probably had over 200 emergency calls on my ticket in the last six years alone. I live a very different life than music. “
Taran Noah Smith
The home improvement kid who wasn’t Jonathan Taylor Thomas started Smith vegan food company called playfood. They make dairy-free nut-based alternatives to cheddar cheese, cream cheese, and sour cream.
Chunk from The Goonies struggled to find acting work after charming the world with his truffle shuffle. But he was more interested in the business side of the acting world. Cohen was an entertainment lawyer. Do you think judges ever ask to see him shuffle?
Gene Wilder’s co-star in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory was a talented actor but had no passion for the entertainment industry. He became a veterinarian in New York State.
Embodiment of the uncomfortable puberty, Owens had roles in four films within a year, including american cake, I can not wait any longer, and She is all that. After puberty, acting dried up. He worked as a server before finding his second act as a photographer.
In a life-imitating art turnaround, Estrada switched from a motorcycle cop in CHiPs to a real-life police officer in Idaho. You have to believe that drivers are thrilled when Estrada overtakes them.
The famous actress retired in 2014 based on the movie ‘Annie’. While she now calls motherhood her main occupation, she has also written two health books.
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