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From the world of cameras to ordinary life.  How do actors who have left the industry cope today?

From the world of cameras to ordinary life. How do actors who have left the industry cope today?

In a world where the spotlight and red carpets seem to define success, there are people who have decided to take a different path. Here are 7 actors who decided to change their profession

Aleksandra Woźniak

Known primarily for the iconic “The 13th Precinct”. In her career, she also appeared in the TV series “Złotopolscy”, “Kryminalni” and “39 and a half”. In 2020, she announced to the media that she was ending acting for good. She decided to become a therapist and today runs her own office.

Aleksandra Woźniak as Kasia from ‘The 13th Precinct’

Gwyneth Paltrow

The Oscar winner for her role in “Shakespeare in Love”, also well known for her appearances in Marvel, in 2020. She focused on growing her company Goop, which offers health and wellness products and services. Goop has become controversial partly because of the unusual and exclusive health care methods promoted there.

Daniel Day-Lewis

an actor of extraordinary talent and winner of many of the biggest awards in the industry. Day-Lewis gave up acting for some time after his role in “The Boxer” in the 1990s and decided to become a shoemaker. However, after a few years, Martin Scorsese persuaded him to return. The current break from acting in films has been going on since 2017. Although there is occasional speculation about his return to acting, at the moment he is officially retired.

Janusz Rewiński

He is a true legend thanks to his appearances in such cult films as “Kiler” and “Ryś”. after quitting acting, he chose a life away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Today he runs his 12-hectare farm.

Freddie Prinze Jr.

Freddie Prinze Jr., after years of starring in hit films for teenagers, including “Scooby-Doo”, where he played the role of Fred Jones, found his new passion in cooking. His interest in cooking is not just a whim. In 2016, he published the book “Back to the Kitchen”, in which he shares 75 family recipes, showing his culinary skills and describing his personal stories related to food.

Mike Vitar

Mike Vitar doesn’t have many roles under his belt, but his case is so interesting that he deserves to be on this list. After ending his acting career at a young age, Vitar joined the Los Angeles Fire Department, where he has served as a firefighter for many years. His decision to change his profession resulted from his desire to help others.

Lucyna Winnicka

He has had outstanding roles in films such as “Mother Joanna of the Angels”, “The Train” and “The Teutonic Knights”. Despite a successful career, Lucyna decided to abandon acting in the 1970s to become a writer and traveler, writing for, among others, “Przekrój” and “Literatura”. Thanks to her expeditions outside our country, she became interested in Eastern philosophy, which resulted in the establishment of an organization under the name

Lucyna Winnicka in the film 'Train'Lucyna Winnicka in the film ‘Train’ photo dir. Jerzy Kawalerowicz, prod. ‘Kadr’ Film Team

Source: Gazeta

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