He was a next big thing that would take over for DeNiro, Pacino, Nicholson....now he's not done done mainstream in 10 years except a couple of Ocean's 11/13 series films. He's a voice actor now.
Christian Slater died, Colin Farrell died too but that was due to a sex tape I think, my guess is Russel Crowe wanted out of the spotlight or got some type actors delima where he wants his work to mean something and be profound Indy spree.
who else has surprisingly just gone bye bye for no apparent reason?
I thought Leonardo Dicaprio was falling like some of these guys, he was on his way to being a mega star even when he was in Growing Pains. And than What's Eating Gilbert Grape. After that you didn't here much about him for like 4-5 years and than BAM Titanic and The Man in the Iron Mask. Even those were '97 & '98 and there was a few years were he kind of disappeared again (at least from major movies). I thought he may be out of the major movie gig and than BAM again "Gangs of New York" in 2002 and he hasn't looked back
On the thought of actors who were supposed to turn into big stars, I read somewhere that in the late 80s that Harry Hamlin was supposed to be the next big thing.... He does a lot Lifetime movies, or at least the ones my wife watches