9 Stars Who Mysteriously Exited Hit TV Shows (PHOTOS)

Dan Clarendon

Television is known for being a tumultuous industry.

Sometimes, a departing TV star makes the reasons behind their exit abundantly clear. Katherine Heigl, for example, vociferously complained about her long hours on the set of Grey’s Anatomy. Other times, though, the circumstances aren’t so cut and dry.

In the gallery above, read about nine actors — including George Eads, who recently exited MacGyver — whose departures from popular shows were shrouded with mystery.

9 TV Characters Who Deserve Their Own Spinoffs (PHOTOS)

9 TV Characters Who Deserve Their Own Spinoffs (PHOTOS)

Characters from shows like 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Chicago Fire,' 'Modern Family,' and more.