Was It Wise? The 'Lake Placid' Star Bridget Fonda Left Her Acting Career For The Sake Of Family

Date May 20, 2019

Many celebrities of the 90s are ruling the Hollywood right now. Their hard work has totally paid off, and they are just reaping it.

But let's not forget the ones who deliberately chose their reward to be otherwise — peace from paparazzi.


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Jane Fonda's niece, Bridget became a sensation after her debut in The Godfather Part III. She later bagged many projects such as Single White Females, Singles, Point of No Return, and It Could Happen to You. The actress was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy for her brilliant performance in the movies, Scandal, and in The Gloaming.


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Family over profession

The last franchise that Bridget ever worked for was 2002s miniseries, Snow Queen. Shortly after completing the shoot, she fractured her vertebrae owing to a scary car accident. Her then-boyfriend, Danny Elfman stayed by her side as she recovered. She never returned to Hollywood despite being healthy in 2003. 


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As published by Closer Weekly, the main reason for her sudden departure from the film industry was family. Bridget got engaged to Danny in February 2003 and married him only months later. The couple started to live their lives away from the spotlight. The two of them don't even have an Instagram account yet.


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The pair's family

Danny and Bridget have remained incredibly private for the last decade. Though, their personal life has silently flourished. They have a son together named Oliver Elfman, who is reportedly 14 years old now. Bridget has evidently put her kid above everything else, even her shining career in Hollywood.


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The chances of her return to TV screens are slim to none. However, a talent like her can't stay in the shadows for long. Share this and be optimistic about a major comeback.