Biggest Star Comebacks

Hit TV shows, Oscar nominations and critical buzz prove that Teri Hatcher, Matthew Fox and 10 other stars of the past are back and better than ever. By Caryn Midler


"If I'd known it would be this easy to resurrect my career just by getting fat, I would have done it three years ago," says Kirstie Alley (in 2005 and 1987), 54. After taking time off to rear kids William, 12, and Lillie, 10, the sitcom veteran (who starred in Cheers from 1987-1993 and Veronica's Closet from 1997-2000) debuts her Showtime series Fat Actress in March.