05/06/2014 12:37 pm ET Updated May 06, 2014

8 Celebs Who Gave Up Hollywood For A Higher Calling

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Breaking news: Being a celebrity isn't the most important thing in the world. While some actors would have you believe that the universe revolves around their star power, others have left the biz for more fitting vocations. Maybe it's because the immense pressure of a life in Hollywood finally got to them, or maybe it's because they just realized they were sick of having to get a blowout to run to Walgreens.

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