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I Quit: Actors Who've Had Enough Of Acting

08/17/2011 02:32 pm ET | Updated Oct 17, 2011

We all know the adrenaline rush that comes along with walking into your place of work and declaring that you're done for good. Whether you're throwing your black waiter apron to the floor solo or urging others to follow suit (à la "Jerry Maguire") that feeling of freedom and fear is a classic one -- but it doesn't seem to happen quite the same in Hollywoodland.

While some actors stick to their last words, for most, declaring 'I Quit' seems to be a melodramatic way of staying relevant. From Taylor Momsen and Amanda Bynes to Joaquin Phoenix and Alec Baldwin, those jaw-dropping words don't seem to have much resonance. But hey, they're actors, should we blame them?

Celebrities Who Have Given Up Acting
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