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Actress Jennifer Grey played one of the most iconic roles of the ’80s in hit movie Dirty Dancing. Indeed, she even earned a prestigious award nomination for her performance as Frances “Baby” Houseman. But whereas her face was once instantly recognizable, few would know what she’s doing now. Indeed, she described the exact reason her career took such a dramatic turn.

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Hollywood can sometimes be a fickle beast. Indeed, actors can be shining stars one minute, riding the crest of a wave. But a bad choice of role or critical panning can be their undoing. However, it wasn’t the cutthroat nature of the movie industry that so adversely affected Jennifer Grey’s career.

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