09/14/2012 11:03 am ET Updated Sep 14, 2012

Religious Celebrities: Stars Who Wanted To Become A Priest Or A Nun

In 1963, Dolores Hart, often dubbed the "next Grace Kelly," famously broke up her engagement with her boyfriend and quit Hollywood to become a nun -- all at age 24.

But the girl who gave Elvis Presley his first onscreen kiss isn't the only Tinseltown star to have seriously considered following a more holy path. A surprising slew of Hollywood notables have admitted to wanting to become a nun or priest in the past, from directors like Martin Scorsese and Michael Moore to screen sirens Anne Hathaway and Eva Mendes (!).