A strong memorable role can easily become not only a triumph but also a curse that is difficult to get rid of.
We at Bright Side are remembering actors who delighted us but then disappeared from our view for many years. And, of course, we’ll tell you why it happened.
Dirty Dancing, 1987
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The film Dirty Dancing has become truly legendary, and so has the main character performed by Jennifer Grey. It seemed like the ideal beginning of a career, but the actress did not get truly famous.
Perhaps you’ve seen her on the screen since 1987, for example, in the series Friends and House M.D. You might not recognize her because of a nose job. “I went into the operating room a celebrity and came out a nobody,” Grey shared.