Everybody loves a celeb who manages to climb back on top; their stories offer all the gossipy drama of a scandal with the added benefit of a happy ending. But which celebs have had the greatest success stepping out of the shadows and back into the spotlight? Check out our run-through of the stars who've come back the best.
10. Stephen Dorff
Though his filmography is full of modest hits ("Backbeat"), indie flicks ("I Shot Andy Warhol") and "Blade," Stephen Dorff was a heartthrob in the late '80s and early '90s who was often touted as the next big thing. Professionally speaking, Dorff didn't score that big thing until "Somewhere," the Sofia Coppola movie that hits theaters Dec. 22. At last, Dorff is earning critical praise and making good on the promise he's held for years.