Many celebrities as a kid have acted in films and serials but have their comeback to acting once again? Here are ten celebrity career comebacks.
Neil Patrick Harris
Many years ago, the name Neil Patrick Harris was not known to most people. If he ever came on the screen, they would know him as, Doogie Howser, where he played a teen doctor in his early career. Neil seemed to disappear as the show ended, but now he is back in our lives by coming in the serial ‘How I Met Your Mother’, where he played, Barney Stinson. The character is known and loved by many people. He has also made appearances in reality shows, movies, and so on.
2. Michael J. Fox
In the 1980’s, he was the most loved character and was a star for the classics- ‘Teen Wolf’ and ‘Family Ties’. He was very likable by the public. He returned in the 21st century, and once again, he was likeable as he maintained his presence, and worked his best.
When Rob Lowe was younger, he was a big star on the silver screen. He was good with his acting and he seemed untouchable. Controversies began in the late 80’s about his sex tape which lowered his image in front of the public. After a decade, he was back. He was the headlining star of his own show and was accepted by many.
Paula Abdul released her albums in the early 1990’s, which were a hit and allowed her to reach the top. Eventually, she even earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. After a few years, she took a break. She came back by being a judge on American Idol, which turned out to become a popular show, making her comeback strong in the industry.
Drew Barrymore became famous after she worked in the film ‘E.T’ which stayed on the top for eleven years, making it the highest grossing movie. She also did many other movies; later she got addicted to drugs bringing her career down. Then, she came back in the 90’s and showed how powerful she was in acting. She was also nominated for the Golden Globe Awards.
Ellen DeGeneres was a lead in a sitcom in the 90’s and it was a huge hit. She was also a stand-up comedian. After some years, her popularity started fading away. In 2003, she came back by giving the voice for Dory in ‘Finding Nemo’, and now has her own show which is a no. 1 hit. She is loved and adored by millions.
When Jason Bateman was young, he too came in many popular films and shows, one being ‘Teen Wolf.’ In the 90’s, he began to disappear. But then, he was back in the 21st century by being a part of ‘Arrested Development’ and now also works in various films.
In the 70’s, he was a big movie star. He acted in movies like ‘Grease’, ‘
Carrie’, ‘Saturday Night Fever’, and so on, becoming known internationally. Then slowly his fame started decreasing. But now, he is back in films, making his name once again.
One of the biggest pop stars of the 90’s was Britney Spears and she was unstoppable. She made one song after the other, and album after album. Somewhere down the 90’s, she started suffering as she started having a mental breakdown, and her career took a turn for the worse. But then, she was back with a bang in 2012, making hit albums and music.
Robert Downey Jr.
When he appeared in movies, he was said to be one of the great actors of that generation. He was also nominated for an Oscar award in the 90’s. While the media gave him the fame, they also took it away by publicizing about his drug problem. He later came back and showed off his acting skills in ‘Sherlock Holmes’, and the most loved superhero film, ‘Iron Man.’