Actors who quit Hollywood in a blaze of glory read more
For many people, the idea of being a working, recognized, well-compensated Hollywood actor is a dream gig worth chasing to the grave, existing somewhere near the pinnacle of American achievement. That's the dream, anyway. The reality can be a lot darker. You don't hear much about the actors who got a taste of that good life and ended up throwing it away. These once-well-known thespians pushed their lives, their careers, and sometimes the law to the limit, going out in a blaze of glory, whether they liked it or not. Let's take a closer look at the real-life stories no cinematic screenplay could hope to touch.