Geena Davis

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Geena Davis is most notably known for her role in the children’s movie ‘Stuart Little’, but she also boasts of an Oscar win, ‘Thelma and Louise’, ‘A League of Their Own’, under her belt. She had hit Hollywood gold. But she gradually faded out of movies to focus on personal projects.

Doris Day

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Doris Day was at the top of her game in the 60’s and 70’s. She starred alongside some of the biggest names in Hollywood and was the singer in Big Bands. But the fame and fortune have a way of getting to people. She had 4 failed marriages which took a toll on the actress, and ultimately she retired from the public eye.

Bridget Fonda

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Being the niece of the famous Jane Fonda, Bridget also took a liking to the craft of her aunty and soon became a sought-after star in the 90s. However, as is the case with marriage and kids, they seem to take away female actresses from the big screen. Bridget’s last appearance was 2002 movie ‘Snow Queen.’

Lark Voorhies


Lark played the role of the chipper Lisa Turtle on ‘Saved by the Bell’, which made her a household name in the early 90s. She left the limelight shortly after the show wrapped. But in more recent times made headlines for her bizarre change in appearance due to Lupus.

Danica McKellar

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While some might not even know or remember that name, but young Danica played the role of Winnie Cooper in ‘The Wonder Years’! In many cases, child stars go on to pursue acting as a career, but Danica had other interests entirely. After leaving TV, she went on to study mathematics and has since written books for young girls that encourages girls to learn the subject.

The Olsen Twins

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, collectively known as the Olsen twins, were the “it” girls of the 90’s. They started their acting careers as toddlers and have several tv shows and movies under their collective belts. After leaving acting early on, Mary-Kate suffered from Anorexia Nervosa but has now thankfully bounced back.