Top 4 Celebrity Comeback Stars

Everyone knows working in Hollywood is not an easy task. One day you are the A-list celebrity and on the other day, you might be just another dead star. Some of them manage to come back while some of them are not lucky enough to make a comeback. Here are 4 celebrities who managed a comeback to the limelight.

1) Robert Downey, Jr.

18 Sep 2011, Los Angeles, California, U.S. --- Sep. 18, 2011 - Los Angeles, California, U.S. - GLEE Actor DARREN CRISS at the 63rd Prime Time Emmys held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. --- Image by © Lisa O'Connor/ZUMA Press/Corbis

Robert Downey, Jr. is the undisputed king of the comeback stars. He became popular in 1980’s with his roles in movies like Weird Science and Less Than Zero. But in late 1990’s to 2001 he was arrested and sentenced to prison several times for possessing cocaine, heroin, and marijuana, which ended up his acting career completely. However, he went to rehab and clean up his previous acts. And Now he is the household name for his role as Iron Man in Iron Man films.

2) Neil Patrick Harris


In 1980’s Neil Patrick Harris was popular for his role as a genius teenage doctor on the TV show Doogie Howser, M.D. After the show, one knew where he went away. He again got the spotlight when he appeared on the TV show  Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. And he became famous when he played the role of sex-crazed Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother.

3)  Betty White


Betty White is the living legend. She is the first woman to win an Emmy as a game show host and the first woman to produce a television sitcom. In 2000’s  Betty White lost all her spotlight and was out off seen, but she did her magical comeback in 2010 as a host of a Saturday Night Live show.

4) Drew Barrymore

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Everyone has their own share of up and downs in life. Drew Barrymore got addicted to drugs when she was just 14 years old. At one point everyone was skeptical about the return of this star. But she did manage to make a comeback  after going to rehab twice.

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