"I've always worked hard and played hard and I'm sure I'll be cleaning up my act in the future," Douglas told UK's Daily Mirror after being diagnosed with throat cancer. (Photo by Chad Buchanan/Getty Images, AP Photo/Dave Allocca, StarPix)
They've Gotten a...In honor of Fall, we're taking a closer look at the celebrities who have turned over a new leaf either in respect to their career or their personal life.
From rapper to dapper and awkward to angelic, we've gathered your favorite redeemed stars in one place. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images, Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for IMG, Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Joaquin Phoenix:...Ok, so Joaquin may still be puffing on cigarette, but that doesn't mean the "I'm Still Here" mockumentary star hasn't changed.
Last year Joaquin was bearded, spacey and rapping all kinds of nonsense. In his more recent public appearances the actor has been clean-shaven, polite and lucid. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI, AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Kelly Osbourne: ...Take the color black out of the wardrobe of "The Prince of Darkness'" daughter and she is barely recognizable.
Kelly Osbourne has traded in her goth-punk look for a more natural appearance and dropped from a size 14 to a size 2 and credits the dramatic transformation to exercise and cutting junk food from her diet. (AP Photo/Shawn Baldwin, AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Michael Douglas:..."I've always worked hard and played hard and I'm sure I'll be cleaning up my act in the future," Douglas told UK's Daily Mirror after being diagnosed with throat cancer. (Photo by Chad Buchanan/Getty Images, AP Photo/Dave Allocca, StarPix)
Drew Carey: Chun...The newest "Price Is Right" host shocked his audience after showing up to the set 70 to 80 pounds lighter than the previous season. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images, Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Nicole Richie: W...Nicole Richie was once a boisterous accessory that Paris Hilton toted around with her. Today, Richie has distanced herself from the party scene in which Paris still revels and enjoys being a mom to Harlow and Sparrow, a fiancee to rocker Joel Madden and a fashion designer. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images, AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
Robert Downey Jr...From an orange jumpsuit to a respectable khaki ensemble, former Hollywood bad boy Robert Downey Jr. returned to fame in a big way.
Playing the lead, Tony Stark, in the "Iron Man" franchise has rocket-launched Downey's career into another galaxy. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Brandy Norwood: ...Hit records and TV show "Moesha" put Brandy on top in the '90s. But a car deadly accident in late 2006 pulled her way down.
Now, the singer/actress is back in the spotlight as a competitor on "Dancing with the Stars." (AP Photo/Lucas Jackson, ABC)
Britney SpearsBritney has had more ups and downs than a rollercoaster, but the key to Spears' success is that she always tried again. And sure, maybe her 2007 MTV VMA comeback didn't leave us saying, "Gimme More," but it did have us talking.
Rumor has it Britney Spears is in the studio working on new music. And maybe even more exciting - "Glee" will be honoring the precocious pop star on next week's episode. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)
Kanye West: Conf...After a very public controversy with Taylor Swift at the VMA’s last fall, Kanye is back in full force. He’s apologized to Swift via Twitter and song and is ready to return to the spotlight. His album, Dark Twisted Fantasy, is set to drop this November. West performed a new song, "Runaway" at this year’s VMA’s and plans to release a 40 minute short film based on the film. 2009 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on September 13, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images) Makes a guest appearance during a Jay-Z concert at Yankee Stadium, Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
Steven Tyler: Ar...Tyler’s recent battle with prescription pill addiction paired with his constant feuds with fellow Aerosmith band members has put him under public scrutiny recently. After Aerosmith was forced to cancel a summer tour after he fell off the stage during a performance and broke his left shoulder, things were looking down for Tyler. He is now on the right track to regain his place in Hollywood as it was just announced that he will be joining Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson on the "American Idol" judge’s panel this fall. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
Balthazaar Getty...The "Brothers and Sisters" actor has definitely turned over a new leaf this fall, reuniting with his wife Rosetta after a very public affair with actress Sienna Miller.
Getty and his wife recently spoke with Harper’s Bazaar about the renewal of their marriage and the turmoil it has endured.
"It was a very challenging time for everybody involved, but I loved and missed my family too much not to make it work. Rosetta is understanding enough and spiritual enough to let us try," Getty said." "In a way it — I don't know. . . I feel like we're better than we've ever been." (Photo by Michael Caulfield/Getty Images)
David Arquette: ...A former heroine addict, David Arquette has been clean since 1997 and has put his time, effort and money toward a good cause.
Arquette serves as Chair of the Entertainment Council for Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)