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Buzz Kill

When hyped stars lose their sizzle - Touted as the next big thing, these actors quickly lost their luster

JASON PATRIC

IT 1991's Rush; a dalliance with Julia Roberts NOT IT Speed 2, Geronimo, The Alamo (see below)

JULIA ORMOND

IT Legends of the Fall led to plum roles in 1995's First Knight and the Sabrina remake NOT IT Both tanked

GRETCHEN MOL

IT Two-time Vanity Fair cover girl for Celebrity and Rounders in 1998 NOT IT Fox's girls club ran just twice

BILLY CRUDUP

IT Won Prefontaine biopic race in 1998 NOT IT Supporting roles (Big Fish); left pregnant Mary-Louise Parker

Originally posted Apr 23, 2004 Published in issue #761 Apr 23, 2004 Order article reprints
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