Here's what your favorite stars from the 70's are up to

By Lyra Radford | August 11, 2017


For some, the 1970s seems like it passed in the blink of an eye, but it’s been actually decades and looking back on the on screen idols of the times and what became of them can be fun...

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Pictured here is Meryl Streep in the 1970s. Source: Pinterest

Many of them are still working today and have reached levels of fame no one could have seen coming back in the 70s. Others switched professions or retired altogether. Names like Jane Fonda and Sean Connery remain big, but then you realize you haven’t seen them in awhile. Come take a look at what some of your favorite stars of the 1970s have been up to since then.

Melissa Gilbert

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Child actress Melissa Gilbert won the hearts of many playing Laura Ingalls Wilder on the show Little House on the Prairie. She also starred in many other things while working on the show, she was a very busy popular actress at a young age. Since then, she has taken to writing, producing, and even politics. In 2016, she ran for U.S. Congress in Michigan's 8th congressional district and she won the Democratic primary but was forced to drop out due to health issues.