15 Celebrities Who Will Never Make a Comeback in Hollywood!

13. Brooke Mueller

When Brooke Mueller married Charlie Sheen back in 2008, they were considered one of Hollywood’s golden couples. Unfortunately, after the couple’s crazy Christmas together in 2009 where Sheen was arrested, Mueller’s star began to fade. Information about numerous DUIs came to light and, since then, Mueller has been in and out of rehab regularly. Even after being involved in Paris Hilton’s reality show, “The World According to Paris,” Mueller continued her descent. We think she is so far gone that she will never make it back.

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  1. Kanjigator

    December 18, 2013 at 1:34 am

    “Struggled with addition for years”…?

    She’s no math genius, no doubt

    Moron…

  2. scouse66

    December 19, 2013 at 12:41 am

    I wouldn’t worry about Demi Moore. If she wants to do a film all she has to do is say so. Her absense from Hollywood has been on her terms. No need for a ‘comeback’. Hardly in the same league as most of the other people on this list.

  3. Stephen Boyle

    December 22, 2013 at 1:42 am

    Best thing that can happen to some of these people is being out of the “spotlight”…

  4. Mike Johnson

    December 22, 2013 at 10:28 pm

    I know one.. Dean Martin. . I think cause he died he won’t comeback. But you never know

  5. Run

    December 23, 2013 at 1:17 pm

    There are definitely some missing names.

    Vivica Fox (Soul Food); Amanda Bynes (What I Like About You); Pamela Anderson and David Hasslehoff (Baywatch); Isaiah Washington (Greys Anatomy); Fantasia Barrino (American Idol); Lela Rashon (Waiting to Exhale);

    AND…any BH 90210 or Saved by the Bell cast member not named Tiffany Amber Thiesen or Mario Lopez;

  6. Mejustmeagain

    December 24, 2013 at 12:42 am

    Mel gibson is in expendables 3. Not a huge comeback but itll be a hit

  7. PotterFan1029

    December 24, 2013 at 3:23 pm

    No need for such a negative article…

  8. Marcus Aurelius

    December 27, 2013 at 10:53 pm

    Macaulay Culkin and Haley Joel Osment come to mind. Elijah Wood, too, though not as bleak a future. Child stars who got ugly or creepy looking as adults generally fade into oblivion, drugs and alcohol.

  9. Jennifer

    December 30, 2013 at 5:01 pm

    Demi is fine, she’s the object of no one with half a brain’s pity. Ashton is a child, and thankfully, has moved on. That being said, this isn’t the nicest article, and lots are missing from the list. All I know is, as long as the Jacksons are banned from writing family tell all books, I’m happy!

  10. Cheryl J. Brock

    January 3, 2014 at 11:12 pm

    Never say never. Robert Downey Jr once would have made this list and his situation was about the same as Lindsay Lohan’s is now. I can’t help but hope for her situation to end the same as his has, But I am a sucker for a good redemption story.

  11. Junie

    January 4, 2014 at 7:11 am

    These people are still relevant.

  12. SalemHanna

    January 4, 2014 at 9:54 am

    I wouldn’t put money on Lindsey Lohan never making a comeback. Certainly not Demi Moore either. As someone else mentioned, Gibson will be in Expendables 3 this year and his last film was not The Beaver but the very entertaining How I Spent My Summer Vacation.

  13. SalemHanna

    January 4, 2014 at 9:55 am

    Mark Paul Gosselaar is one of the two main characters on Suits. I can’t say I watch it but I think it’s supposed to be popular.

  14. bjae

    January 5, 2014 at 4:17 pm

    He is not a child. U make people sick with tour age discrimination, looks, etc. Its an individual choice society morals standards on wrong values. Sexual, Looks, status on money and personal behaviorq. STOP persecuting aging people. U live u age. B thankful

  15. Harv Nettingham

    January 5, 2014 at 6:21 pm

    I think you mean Franklin and Bash.

  16. Jennifer

    January 6, 2014 at 10:09 am

    Not really sure what you’re trying to convey in your post, but, my saying Ashton is a child was in the maturity sense, not his age. The way he handled Demi in the end was very immature, which is why I said “thankfully he’s moved on.” You misunderstood my comment.

  17. MimiB

    January 8, 2014 at 10:30 pm

    And yet the gossip press still wastes everyone’s time with breathless reports and photos of the latest from these do nothing nobodies. I really, truly, wish they’d just be allowed to sink into obscurity, along with the Kardashians, of course.

    As for Demi Moore and Lindsey Lohan… they can’t get acting work, so much for them. Mel Gibson has gotten a couple of jobs, but no one will risk hiring him for anything substantial, which is too bad in a way as he’s still capable of good acting, but he’s box office poison. Also, he hasn’t recanted any of his misbehavior. Hollywood and fans forgive, but an effort has to be made.

  18. David Adler

    January 9, 2014 at 1:11 am

    Mel Gibson is one of the most successful actors and directors of all-time. He is probably worth a half billion dollars. He can do whatever he wants when he wants

  19. livvie21

    January 11, 2014 at 9:10 pm

    You seriously wrote CURT?

  20. annejyb

    January 12, 2014 at 9:22 am

    I’ve noticed that the lower the numbers in a countdown the more important the person. It’s more of a pity to see a celebrity we love going down to the path of oblivion.

  21. vilmux

    January 12, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    I don’t think, older and seasoned stars should be on this list – they had their time, their success; it should be for the celebrities who started strong and did not keep it up… I actually was looking for Amanda Bynes name

  22. Ghee Bouche

    January 13, 2014 at 12:01 am

    Ditto potter, enough negative ways in the world already. Perhaps the authors won’t be making it in the future either….

  23. mm

    January 13, 2014 at 1:05 am

    Seems like many of the people on this list are there because of battles with drugs and alcohol – and being in rehab. Most of them far too young for you to make these sort of judgements – many of the most talented artists, actors, musicians throughout history have fought their way back from addiction to achieve true greatness afterwards. This is a mean-spirited article hoping for the worst rather than recovery. Shame.

  24. Em

    January 13, 2014 at 3:32 am

    I beg to differ on Demi Moore. She’s becoming quite the tslk for staring in the movie LOL. I wouldn’t doubt her being in more movies.

  25. Jesse Rowland

    January 14, 2014 at 4:55 am

    Lindsay will definitely make a comeback
    .

  26. Deborah

    January 14, 2014 at 8:26 pm

    This is one of the meanest articles I have read. What right do you have to declare the future of another human being. I hope everyone of them prove you wrong.

  27. Warcat59

    January 14, 2014 at 10:33 pm

    I thought Doherty had died of an overdose a few years back. Guess I was wrong.

  28. Imma

    January 16, 2014 at 7:33 pm

    Fantasia just released a pretty good album and got 2 grammy nods. Mighy wantbto check your facts again.

  29. William Crowder

    January 17, 2014 at 8:14 am

    what happened tp reality? – desperate?

  30. Run

    January 19, 2014 at 2:00 am

    A lot of it is how we define “comeback”, and “relevant”.

    Those people I have listed may have worked recently, but they will likely never be as big as they once were.

    By your standards, many of the people listed by this site shouldn’t even be listed, so there’s got to be another standard – one I think is more in line with my thinking. Nobody claims that those other names are broke, or that they don’t still have relevant products. Its more the case that they won’t be the big stars they once were.

    I define comeback as the following: having once been an “A-Lister” – or something close to it – and commanded steady seven-figure earnings for more than two years, then fallen from the limelight involuntarily (i.e., drugs, crime, health issues, deteriorated beauty, etc.), only to reach similar or greater relevance than before experienced.

  31. Run

    January 19, 2014 at 2:14 am

    Fantasia’s biggest moment ever was her Idol win. Although talented, she just doesn’t have the charisma to be a Hollywood A-Lister.

    Her affair/scandal proved that. She doesn’t understand media or how to manipulate it, and its clear that she doesn’t have the right people around her…family, handlers, etc.

    No matter how many Grammy nods she gets, she’s never going to be in the same class with Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Rihanna, or Jennifer Hudson.

    And notice that they have all misstepped in some way – Keys had her own scandal…stealing someone’s husband – J-Hud has continued to live with her baby’s father unwed, Beyoncé and Jay-Z have behaved in almost narcissistic ways, and Rihanna is perceived in some circles as being “too loose”, to put it gently.

    But those stars turn that stuff into more fame and money, whereas Fantasia’s missteps (affair, suicide attempt, etc.) just leave people scratching their heads. She gets nothing positive out of anything she does.

    She just isn’t media candy and never will be. Some people have that extra “something” that keeps people interested, and some don’t.

  32. casprd

    January 23, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    I don’t know. Nat King Cole made a come back years after his death.

  33. Steven Ketza

    January 23, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    Mel Gibson and Demi Moore on this list…LOL

  34. Mike Brannon

    January 24, 2014 at 7:40 pm

    How did Robert Blake not make this list????

  35. Clay Millar

    January 24, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    what an idiot!!!

  36. Kady

    January 25, 2014 at 8:20 pm

    “Dancing Season with Dancing with the Stars”? Don’t think I’ve ever heard of that show.

  37. nicholasi

    January 25, 2014 at 11:30 pm

    Mel Gibson will be remembered long after most “celebs” have been flushed away, and it won’t be for his dumb negronwhitecopteam movies. Hail Mel!

  38. COMOJO

    January 26, 2014 at 1:18 am

    Mario Lopez hosted MTV’s dance crew and is currently the host of Extra. Fantasia is the star of one one of the Biggest broadway musicals right now.

  39. COMOJO

    January 26, 2014 at 1:20 am

    She is the star of After Midnight on broadway. It’s a huge hit.

  40. COMOJO

    January 26, 2014 at 1:21 am

    Word is that she may get a Tony.

  41. David Adler

    January 26, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    He doesn’t need a comeback. He’s been successful beyond anyone’s wildest imagination

  42. CarlyJ

    January 30, 2014 at 6:21 pm

    The only thing Chris Klein will be remembered for is being the biological father of Suri Cruise. Oh, wait–you mean that wasn’t confirmed to the public yet? (Now it is…)

  43. Kathleen

    January 31, 2014 at 8:08 am

    There never seems to be anyone, ever, who is incapable of making a comeback. It depends on many factors: whether people have straightened themselves out and prove it in their work, the willingness of their fans to give them another chance, and no way around this last: just plain luck.

  44. mmaohio33

    February 3, 2014 at 12:05 am

    This list is lame demi Moore can make a comeback you made no valid points at all.. nice writing

  45. disintelligentsia

    February 3, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    A small difference between Downey and Lohan. Downey has talent.

  46. no_srsly

    February 4, 2014 at 3:25 pm

    BANG ON! i love this list and totally agree with everyone one it ..and yes…there are some persons missing from the list!

  47. no_srsly

    February 4, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    well put! Anyone who thinks your entries are still relevant….must not agree with the above list either! ~giggle~

  48. Run

    February 6, 2014 at 3:24 am

    Suits is one of my favorite shows. MPG is not on it.

  49. Run

    February 6, 2014 at 3:30 am

    That’s why I EXCLUDED MARIO LOPEZ. You failed miserably to comprehend what I wrote above.

    I stated that all BH 90210 and Saved by the Bell cast members NOT named Tiffany Amber Thiesen or Mario Lopez should be on the list.

    Be sure you understand what you are reading before responding.

  50. Run

    February 6, 2014 at 3:37 am

    A true comeback for Fantasia would be for people to discuss her the way they were discussing her right after she won Idol, and that’s never going to happen.

    Fantasia is not a star, she’s a very talented, sometimes sexy, undereducated, uninformed train wreck waiting to happen.

    I laid it out above: the woman doesn’t “get it”! She is mistake-prone and undereducated yet has no understanding of how to grow her brand.

    She comes across as a ghetto simpleton, to be honest. She can be styled to look really pretty and has been blessed with a fantastic voice. Her problem is handling her personal life, keeping her money, keeping the right company, and giving interviews.

    I don’t think she will ever generate the buzz she had after Idol. That was her peak.

  51. Stanley Steamer

    February 6, 2014 at 10:11 pm

    Downey can act whereas Lohan is an average grade actress.

  52. Stanley Steamer

    February 6, 2014 at 10:11 pm

    True but his career is in the toilet.

  53. Stanley Steamer

    February 6, 2014 at 10:13 pm

    You sound like you want to give him oral.

  54. Stanley Steamer

    February 6, 2014 at 10:13 pm

    Demi is a has been. Name her last successful film.

  55. Stanley Steamer

    February 6, 2014 at 10:15 pm

    Considering he can have any woman he wants, I could never understand why he was with that old prune in the first place.

  56. Stanley Steamer

    February 6, 2014 at 10:18 pm

    The people you mentioned were never “A” list movie stars.

  57. Stanley Steamer

    February 6, 2014 at 10:22 pm

    J-Hud? Did you just make that up?

  58. Stanley Steamer

    February 6, 2014 at 10:25 pm

    Maybe because he has been missing for over 30 years.

  59. Stanley Steamer

    February 6, 2014 at 10:26 pm

    Wrong she is a has been. Name her last relevant film.

  60. David Adler

    February 6, 2014 at 10:31 pm

    Sounds like you have a very low IQ

  61. David Adler

    February 6, 2014 at 10:32 pm

    When you’re close to a billionaire and you are a senior citizen, who cares where your career is?!?!?!

  62. Jason Acquaviva

    February 6, 2014 at 10:34 pm

    Thats far from the truth. Who knows it takes one role. Ask John Travolta . Same talk about him in the 80′s and pulp fiction came out early 90′s. You dont know.

  63. Stanley Steamer

    February 6, 2014 at 10:37 pm

    The article is about celebrities who will never make a comeback in Hollywood. Who has a low IQ now pal?

  64. kidtrick

    February 6, 2014 at 10:38 pm

    Gibson can make it back with a good movie. He is a good actor so he can play different roles. Moore could make it back if she grows up and dates someone her own age. Watching her trying to fit in with teenagers is cringe worthy.

  65. David Adler

    February 6, 2014 at 10:41 pm

    Right. You’re making my point. It’s silly to include people so successful that comebacks don’t really matter.

  66. Stanley Steamer

    February 6, 2014 at 10:43 pm

    Too bad Justin Bieber wouldn’t fade into obscurity.

  67. Stanley Steamer

    February 6, 2014 at 10:48 pm

    If the benchmark of success is say ten million dollars, does that mean a celebrity only needs to make one big film to live on forever? Everyone gauges you by what you are currently doing not prior success. Gibson is filthy rich but he is fading into oblivion along with most people on this list.

  68. David Adler

    February 6, 2014 at 11:43 pm

    I’m dropping this. If you look at how many folks “liked” my comment, it seems most agree. Putting Mel Gibson in the same article with those people is like putting Michael Jackson in a Justin Beiber article. Apples and Oranges. I’m not sure what planet you live on, but on Earth, 58 year old multimillionaires and billionaires have earned the right to drift away. They require zero validation

  69. Stanley Steamer

    February 7, 2014 at 12:51 am

    I am not arguing with you but the article was about stars that are fading away. Sure he along with most of the people in this article have a degree of fame and fortune. No one requires validation once they reach a certain level of success BUT that is not what the article is about.

    True you cannot compare Michael Jackson a dead child molester to Justin Bieber a douchebag teen age star.

  70. David Adler

    February 7, 2014 at 1:12 am

    Oh boy… Ok.. We are not even in the the same universe. I defend Jackson. Sleazy accusers, no evidence, etc. I was speaking about their talent, stage presence and industry reverence. No comparison. But I can tell you have digested headlines and accepted them as what is. Your opinion of both Gibson and Jackson tell me that you’ve accepted the most sensationalized tabloid headlines, and formed your conclusions. We have no reason to be talking

  71. Stanley Steamer

    February 7, 2014 at 1:20 am

    No evidence? Yes it’s amazing what millions of dollars in hush money will do for you. Kind of like the hush money the catholic church pays to protect diddling priests. Gibson is a racist lunatic and it has been proven that is not opinion.

  72. David Adler

    February 7, 2014 at 1:24 am

    Oh but did he pay off the FBI? So let’s do the math. First accuser in 1993. And only one or two since- after the huge settlement.. Hmm. The priests on the other hand sometimes had 50 or more accusers… I guess Jackson was really good at keeping all of his victims under wraps. Because by all accounts, he surrounded himself with thousands of kids in his lifetime. Yet, we sit here 20 years later with an acquittal and two or three sleezy accusers.. Sorry your Catholic Church analogy doesn’t hold up.

  73. Stanley Steamer

    February 7, 2014 at 7:58 am

    Anyone can be bought for a price: FBI or whatever.
    If he did nothing wrong, why did he pay the kids anything?

  74. David Adler

    February 7, 2014 at 11:57 am

    Because his insurance company recommended settlement so he could get on with touring and recording. Again, I don’t debate issues with people who are just regurgitating the same old news soundbites. There’s more to the story than what you read in tabloids and the evening news. For example, did you know the father of that accuser wanted Jackson to fund a film for him and Jackson declined. Did you know there is a tape of the father planning extortion? Did you know that same father commited suicide within 2 months of Jackson’s death? Did you know that hundreds of kids that participated in the so called sleepovers denied any such activity

  75. Stanley Steamer

    February 7, 2014 at 11:21 pm

    If there was a tape planning extortion, he should have sued the father or at the very least paid them zero dollars. Bottom line, he was a fruitcake that had kids over to his house for so called “innocent” sleepovers. I blame the parents more so than Jackson but he should have known better.

  76. David Adler

    February 7, 2014 at 11:38 pm

    I agree whole heartedly that it was bizarre and opening himself up to problems. With that said, I truly believe his motives were good. We all tend to fixate on what we don’t have in life. Jackson had everything that this world had to offer except a thriving childhood. He became fixated on that. But by all accounts, he ‘d break down and cry at thought of children suffering. And backed that up wit hundreds of millions in donations. We’ll never know what happened behind closed doors. But I try to keep an open mind because he set himself up as a very easy target. That doesn’t mean he was guilty of any a use.

  77. David Adler

    February 7, 2014 at 11:39 pm

    I meant to say that it doesn’t mean he’s guilty of any abuse

  78. Stanley Steamer

    February 7, 2014 at 11:50 pm

    My mother always commented that he never had a childhood so I agree with your comments. Most of these child stars are effed up as adults and he was a prime example of one.

  79. Euripides

    February 9, 2014 at 4:56 am

    Wow, this is a little harsh. Pronouncing someone dead in advance seems cruel especially when some of these people must believe there is life left in their careers.

    I’m sure Mr. Fame10 Staff (what? No one wanted to put their name on this hatchet job?) got it right on at least a few of his (their?) victims, but there is no backlash if they are proven wrong.

    As someone who works in the industry, we never know if the current project will be our last until we decide to retire or finally get “the diagnosis”. I may never make another movie but then Mr Fame10 Staff may never write another article either!

  80. Mike Brannon

    February 10, 2014 at 3:32 pm

    Oh, so that whole “murdered his wife with an alibi that isn’t anywhere near believable” thing happened in the 80s?

  81. The Griffinator

    February 10, 2014 at 5:31 pm

    Doherty was on the tenth season of “Dancing Season with Dancing with the Stars”

    Umm.. what?

  82. MikeDDS

    February 13, 2014 at 6:05 pm

    Tom Green has a pretty good interview show on AXS TV. So screw you

  83. Chillycat2

    February 15, 2014 at 12:56 am

    Boom and there it is… You loons have 3 fall backs for literally every argument you are losing…Catholic priests bla blah…. Koch brothers blah blah blah or Bush!!! Seriously the article could be about hairstyles and you just can’t help yourselves!

  84. Stanley Steamer

    February 15, 2014 at 12:59 am

    Only a religious zealot for stick up for child molesting priests.

  85. Rumionemore

    February 16, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    My vote is for Charlie Sheen, who is a laughing stock, and hoped-for to be banished: any and all Kardashians. Mel will be back, and so will Demi. If people can forgive a pig like Bill Clinton (who acts like he’s a Hollywood star), then they can forgive Mel.

  86. Rumionemore

    February 16, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    About five years ago Lohan could have had it all. She was good-looking and talented. Now she’s brittle-looking and looks at least a decade older than she is. What production company would take a risk with her?

  87. Rumionemore

    February 16, 2014 at 7:47 pm

    Elvis, too. CBS didn’t even run news of his death until hours after it occurred because they thought he was a washed-up singer. His fans disagreed, and so did all other media.

  88. SalemHanna

    February 16, 2014 at 11:13 pm

    Maybe not a major studio but I bet a so-called ‘smaller’ production company (Miramax etc) making a film with an up-and-coming edgy director will one day throw her a lifeline, the same way Tarantino once threw Travolta a lifeline.

  89. Rumionemore

    February 17, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    It’s possible, but Travolta had been a major TV star whose career faded for awhile. He was offered a really juicy movie role, and he was set. Lindsey’s public presence has been built on PR set-ups: drunk driving incidents, perp walks and nudies in has-been publications. The Kardashians are sort of taking that track, too, because they are fading – traffic accidents, fights outside clubs, etc. You know, really classy stuff.

  90. margamoo

    February 18, 2014 at 2:34 am

    What happened to Michael Richards? Why is he not on this list?

  91. Theodore Terrd

    February 18, 2014 at 10:34 pm

    Yup–we will never hear about these celebs again….until the next article these idiot writers dream up. BTW–who has ever heard of ONE of these writers?

  92. rockycoffee

    February 21, 2014 at 9:31 am

    `maybe but hes still churning out good movies, i highly recommend how i spent my summer vacation, one of his best in years

  93. disqus_p0zdFdhtTX

    February 21, 2014 at 8:48 pm

    Do you really think half these people care…guessing they r still far frm lining up in food banks

  94. Goin Strongq

    February 23, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    Well, I knew (heard of) 4 of the 15, so the term “celebrity” has certainly been diluted.

  95. wadexyz

    February 24, 2014 at 4:19 am

    I love Tara Reid. But yes, I would imagine she’s done.

  96. SheriffOfHuddersfield

    February 25, 2014 at 12:27 am

    Gibson is in the new Expendables.

  97. Michael J. Cummings

    February 26, 2014 at 5:01 am

    ‘curt’ cobain? seriously?

  98. Marc Fleury

    February 26, 2014 at 8:20 pm

    I agree with most on this list but I don’t think Demi is done if she CHOSES to make a comeback. I’m pretty sure a comeback is up to her…the others on the list are probably out of luck whether they want it or not!

  99. shushtheyrewatching

    March 2, 2014 at 3:40 am

    These people arent failures. Theyve probably made more money in a year vs what i will make in a lifetime. Im the failure. Lol

  100. shushtheyrewatching

    March 2, 2014 at 3:45 am

    Ive struggled with it too. Maybe i belong on this list too. Lol

  101. shushtheyrewatching

    March 2, 2014 at 3:48 am

    I think you two are stalking each other. Its quite entertaining

  102. Trell Thomas

    March 2, 2014 at 1:39 pm

    So noone saw Horrible Bosses?

  103. JohnnyGonz

    March 3, 2014 at 11:27 am

    Horrible list at least 5 of these people will definitely make big comebacks

  104. johnwraith

    March 11, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    Gibson can act as well i wouldnt count him down and out

  105. Brandi H

    March 11, 2014 at 6:49 pm

    How does a person misspell Kurt Cobain? How?

  106. Bruce Nelson

    March 11, 2014 at 11:47 pm

    Next time, please give us an update on.William Hung. I like him better than. Some of these clowns.

  107. Bruce Nelson

    March 11, 2014 at 11:50 pm

    God hands fame and fortune to some. Lindsay Lohan almost had it all, except that she was nowhere in line to pick up her brains!

  108. Bruce Nelson

    March 11, 2014 at 11:52 pm

    Brooke Mueller should move in with that other loser – Lindsay Logan!

  109. Willard Shank

    March 15, 2014 at 8:11 pm

    Janice Dickinson can go around telling anyone who will listen that she was the “first supermodel” but that does not make it true. Suzy Parker was the first and best.

  110. josho

    March 17, 2014 at 12:03 am

    Leann Rimes just released a album that went straight gold in a couple of months but yea she is washed up. Fucking idiots! !!

  111. Leo Washington

    March 20, 2014 at 12:35 am

    who ever wrote this is an idiot.
    one word… FAIL!

  112. E B Dixon Jr.

    March 20, 2014 at 8:07 pm

    Agreed: The Right Part Forgives Decades of Wrongs;
    Travolta was done for Awhile Until Tarantino- after which he did some of his best work:

    Neil Patrick Harris
    Paula Abdul
    Drew Barrymore
    Ben Affleck (Gigli- Daredevil Anyone?)
    Alec Baldwin & Alec Baldwin & Alec Baldwin
    Mayim Bialik (Blossom?)
    Jimmy Fallon
    Betty White (as the last Golden Girl Standing has almost literally returned from the dead)

    NEVER SAY NEVER!

  113. OpposingVue

    March 24, 2014 at 1:59 am

    Agreed on NPH; personally, I think it was the appearance in the first “Harold & Kumar” film that really got him rolling again. However, as much as I like her, Mayim’s “comeback” has really been only one role. True, the role (and its series) is very hot, but she might be in danger of typecasting. As for Betty White, I would disagree. Yes, she has been in a lot of roles, but has any of them amounted to anything significant? How many of her recent series have been cancelled?

  114. OpposingVue

    March 24, 2014 at 2:03 am

    Billionaire? How do you figure that? Yes, some of his films have been very successful, but that doesn’t mean that he got very much of it, nor that he managed to keep it. Don’t forget that Hollywood lifestyles have extravagant costs. Add to that all the lawyers fees that he has had to pay out over the years for divorces as well as his criminal cases, then it might be asked just how much he has left.

  115. Nancy Hall

    March 25, 2014 at 5:51 am

    She was in Margin Call (2011) and she was great. What this article means is that she won’t be in any big, bloated overproduced blockbusters any more. Being in movies is another matter entirely.

  116. Nancy Hall

    March 25, 2014 at 5:52 am

    Most of these people were never “Hollywood” to begin with.

  117. David Adler

    March 28, 2014 at 8:40 pm

    I said a half billion. And do your home work. Gibson personally funded The Passion of the Christ because no studios wanted it. He made hundreds of millions on that one film.

  118. Daniel

    April 2, 2014 at 5:10 pm

    It’s news to me that mel Gibson career is over get the gringo was a good movie and he is in the new expendables

  119. Alan Seeger

    April 5, 2014 at 12:59 pm

    Kurt Cobain. Spellcheck fail.

  120. matthew rayner

    April 5, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    Mel Gibson is in expendables august of this year

  121. Mem

    April 6, 2014 at 8:06 pm

    *Kurt Cobain

  122. Gary Horaczek

    April 7, 2014 at 3:23 am

    No Michael Richards (Kramer on “Seinfeld”)?

  123. William Shakespeare

    April 8, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    The fact that you would even write an “article” like this proves you know nothing about “Hollywood” or the entertainment industry. Only death guarantees there will be no comeback. I’m not saying it’s likely for these people, of course, but *anything* is possible. It just takes the right project and anyone can come back from anything.

  124. seriously

    April 10, 2014 at 4:56 am

    YES!!! I need the fame 10 staff to stop trying to out people’s careers!!! People like who they like. Mel can make a movie tomorrow and I will go see it!! Annd the theater would be packed!!!! This list is over exaggerated!!

  125. Jacqueline R.

    April 15, 2014 at 5:48 pm

    She was also in Flawless, and gave a perfect performance. She’s a very good actress.

  126. Pork McShutty

    April 19, 2014 at 4:15 am

    This list is 90% women. Sadly it isnt a biased list, because the truth is men have a huge advantage in Hollywood. Female actresses face much stricter scrutiny as to age and looks. The only women immune from comeback glory tend to be actresses with musical talent (see Cher). Hollywood is mostly unforgiving towards women once the beauty fades.

  127. Tiffanie Thomas

    April 23, 2014 at 12:46 am

    GOD, is she UGLY!! i didn’t even like her, as Jenny Wilder, in the 9th season of Little House on the Prairie! ((i own the 9th season… NEVER liked Shannon, NEVER will like her, eather!!

  128. Larry Fein

    April 23, 2014 at 8:26 pm

    Lindsay Lohan hasn’t done anything beyond being tabloid fodder for a decade. Even before that, she was in forgettable pablum shows. A remake of “Herbie the Love Bug?” With her, it’s probably a different love bug.

    Mel Gibson has been bats__t crazy for years, but he’s got a core following that would go see him squirt ketchup on a hamburger.

    Janice Dickerson? Holy catfish – she makes Joan Rivers look natural.

    Shannen Daughtery jumped the shark when she started hawking career schools.

    And Courtney Love? When DID she have a career beyond being drunk and stupid?

  129. French Flies

    April 24, 2014 at 10:38 pm

    How awful and mean-spirited this is.Everyone here has name recognition and that’s all that Hollywood needs to bet on someone.

  130. DaveHolden

    April 25, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    Maybe wishful thinking on your part. People love Mel Gibson.

  131. Michael J. McDonald

    April 25, 2014 at 10:51 pm

    I agree. Mel is not done, and if he is it’s only because he wants to be done. Mel can still fill a theater. He a wonderful actor and I enjoy his movies !!

  132. tevra

    April 26, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    after that obnoxious Freddy got Fingered I was finished with Green and would never watch anything by him again

  133. tevra

    April 26, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    my dad and all his pals will watch anything Mel is involved with because they love his politics.

  134. Newbie

    April 28, 2014 at 1:39 pm

    The women I know didn’t watch him in the “Legal” movie series because he was a good actor. They watched him because they thought he was cute. Between age, alcoholism and his ugly personality now being stamped on his face, (one’s face, indeed, “freezes like that”) he has lost his looks.

  135. Newbie

    April 28, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    “Blossom” is a star on multi Emmy award winning comedy and has been for several years. Heard of The Big Bang Theory? It’s great!

  136. Shawn B. Bong Hits

    April 28, 2014 at 7:12 pm

    Kurt Cobain.

  137. Helen Suarez

    May 2, 2014 at 5:30 am

    How can u say that about Lindsey Lohan, does no one remember Robert Downey Jr being huge in the 80′s and then falling so far from grace he was literally unemployable, no one would touch him, even when he was sober because it always ended in a relapse and for insurance reasons as much as for all the other reasons it’s difficult to work with an addict, no one was willing to even try hiring him, no matter how good he was or how much potential he had in the past, but after almost 2 decades he has made not just a comeback, but one of the biggest comebacks I’ve ever seen!! He’s über famous again and in one of the most money making movie franchises out there, the dude is “Iron man” for god sake!!! Lindsey can still totally turn it around, even if she isn’t done with the drug/rehab rollercoaster yet, and she may actually be done, she has a new show and is trying to stay out of trouble, so it’s definitely possible, in Hollywood, anything is possible. I’m not a huge Linsey Lohan fan, but I am a huge fan or the comeback and of Robert Downey Jr, and I do remember that Ms Lohan’s acting was very good before she started with all the drug stuff, so she deserves the benefit of the doubt, the potential is there for a comeback, but she needs to get sober and get back to where her talents lie, then she has a very good chance of pulling a “Robert Downey Jr” and becoming marketable again!!

  138. Delores Pauldo

    May 4, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    No one said nothing about Rachel bilson who career has not taken off and her tv show have not made her comeback star.

  139. ken711

    May 6, 2014 at 7:03 pm

    There is gone and there is gone. Elizabeth Berkley’s career was supposedly killed by Showgirls. Her career after Showgirls has been nothing but supporting and guest roles but she is still working and working frequently. So while she is not the star everyone thought she would be, she is successful as a character actor.

    Then there is Kevin Costner who famously made some of the worst movies, critically and financially, in Hollywood such as The Postman and Waterworld. However he is now starring in two recent movies that are doing well.

    I would not be so quick to write off many of the celebrities listed here. Especially Mel Gibson who is like Costner, rich enough with a solid fan base who could still make a comeback.

  140. timbit_queen

    May 7, 2014 at 12:50 am

    We may not expect a comeback from Moore, but we want one!

  141. jackson carter

    May 8, 2014 at 10:09 pm

    Mel Gibson OMG he is the best and not just for those Lethal Weapon movies ;) Riggs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL he exposed the boy loving zionist fake jew trash that calls itself hollywood for what is it, chosen phonies in motion. If Mel had declared his love of Israel banged the war drum of Iran and cheering on the wiping out of the good people of palestine, well he could have raped murdered and even done cannibalism that night, case dismissed, fake jews @ work! When will Amerikkka wake up to what they are doing to you all. When? The planetary patriot is here!

  142. JoelinPDX

    May 11, 2014 at 1:34 pm

    You forgot to mention Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy layout. Ascendent stars don’t do nudie spreads any longer.

  143. Serolf Divad

    May 13, 2014 at 9:49 am

    All I can say is, if not for “The Expendables” this list could easily be twice as long, lol.

    Ok, one more thing: I’m pretty sure Demi Moore could snap her fingers and land a major role in a big budget film. Her low visibility of late is probably a personal choice. And as for Mel Gibson… well, there’s always “The Expendables IV.”

  144. sgakaz

    May 14, 2014 at 4:37 pm

    Should never say never Robert Downey jr would of been on this list a few years back

  145. sgakaz

    May 14, 2014 at 4:44 pm

    Should of read your comment first lol

  146. Sounjirah

    May 20, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    Same here. I always think of RDJr. when I think of LL. the only difference is that he was allowed the luxury of being out of the spotlight during his lowest lows unlike her. Mass media (Twitter, etc) makes that impossible. One can hope.

  147. KJ

    June 4, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    Mayim Bialik=Big Bang Theory and she left early on to get her degree, she has a PhD in something like neuroscience. Jimmy Fallon hosts the Tonight Show and is awesome. Neil=How I Met Your Mother.

  148. E B Dixon Jr.

    June 4, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    Mel is far from done people- quiet is not finished after his last few appearances / we should be happy he’s quiet – but he’s far from done.

  149. Sera Lockwood

    June 24, 2014 at 10:29 pm

    Kurt Cobain…… J/s

  150. penngos

    July 2, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    Are you nuts? Half of these people are STILL working in Hollywood, some of those BECAUSE they are infamous.

  151. Starland sound

    July 3, 2014 at 1:55 am

    Sorry, Mel is one of the greatest actors in hollywood… he will be back.

  152. jersey_skies

    July 3, 2014 at 10:59 pm

    Stupid article. Never say never.

  153. Rankin1

    July 7, 2014 at 3:12 am

    bURT REYNOLS, SCHWAARTEZEEN AND STALLONE AII finished!

  154. Lorraine Hopkins

    July 14, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    I believe her list are those actors who reemerged after a period of abscurity as ms. Bialic has

  155. Lorraine Hopkins

    July 14, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    That list were actors who made a comeback

  156. Erin

    July 15, 2014 at 4:24 am

    Janice Dickinson was not the first Super-Model. She was far from it.

  157. Danny SK Lum

    July 22, 2014 at 8:07 pm

    any of these actresses can revive their careers by showing pink

  158. Alexis

    July 23, 2014 at 4:58 am

    Yeah… it’s (K) urt Cobain.

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