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If you've ever been fired, it probably wasn't a pleasant experience—but take heart from these eight celebrities rounded up by the Week . They, too, got canned, only to move on to bigger and better things: Jerry Seinfeld : He had a recurring role on Benson in the early '80s, and when he got fired from the ABC sitcom, no one even remembered to tell him. He decided then and there not to do another sitcom unless he had more control over the creative process, and the rest is history. Robert Redford : Before he was an actor, he worked at Standard »

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