Top 10 Athletes who became Hollywood Actor

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, May 31st, 2015 | 0
  1. Dwayne Johnson

Sports Role: Wrestler (1995-2004) and (2011 – Present)

Actors: 1999 – Present

This American starting his career as a Wrestler and become the world greatest Wrestler within short time and be popular with THE ROCK. He is the 8 time WWE champion and 2 times Intercontinental Champion.He have also 2 World Championship as well and 6 Triple Crown Championship holder. The Rock was starting this Filmography career with Beyond the Mat (1999) and so far he have acting 30 films, his last movie is Furious 7 (2015) and upcoming movie is San Andreas (2015).

Dwayne Johnson

  1. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Sports Role: Bodybuilder (1965 to 1980)

Actors: 1970 – Present

At the beginning of the career, this American was a Bodybuilder and was played for Austria since 1965 to 1980. In this period Schwarzenegger 8 Mr. Olympian and all are in a row. 3 Mr. Universe Pro. (In a row) and one Mr. Universe Amateur at 1967. He is the 6 personal record holder so far in the Word Bodybuilding arena. This athletes have so far acting 36 films since 1965. His first movie was Hercules in New York (1970) and last activity was at Terminator Genisys (2015, Upcoming). Last released movie was The Expendables 3 (2014)

  1. J.” Simpson

Sports Role: NFL Player (1968-1979) and (2011 – Present)

Actors: 1999 – Present

Played with 2 team in the professional NFL career. First time with Buffalo Bills ((1969–1977) and second time it was with San Francisco 49ers (1978–1979) almost won all of the trophy at NFL career and one of the richest player in his time. He was started his film career at 1968 with TV Episode Ironside. And thus far Simpson is acting more than 30 TV episode and films. His last activities in Hollywood at 2006.

  1. Bob Uecker

Sports Role: Baseball (1956 – 1967)

Actors: 1980 – 1992

The baseball living legend Bob Uecker was played his professional career with Milwaukee Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, and Philadelphia Phillies and at the last with Atlanta Braves. In his colorful career he was also a wrestling commentators, Uecker was starting his acting career in 1980’s with Mr. Belvedere and finished the film career with baseball based film Major League.

  1. Carl Weathers

Sports Role: Football Player (1970 – 1974)

Actors: 1973– Presents

Started the career as a football player at 1970 and played at the Canadian Football league with Oakland Raiders. In his career he retired from football at 1974 and turned into the Hollywood film industries. Act in the Magnum Force in 1973 was his first film. And his last released film was at 2012 named American Warships. So far Weathers was act 30 films and his one of the best acting movie is Rocky series

  1. Jim Brown

Sports Role: Football Player (1957 – 1965)

Actors: 1964– Presents

Former NFL player have been play with Cleveland Browns. In his 9 years career have won all of his career. His field position was fullback. Turned into the filmography at 1964 with Rio Conchos and his last released film was at previous year named Draft Day, which is directed by himself.

  1. Jason Lee

Sports Role: Skateboarder (1980 – 1990)

Actors: 1989– Presents

45 years old former Skateboarder was played his career in the first time with Skateboard. After retired from Skateboard he turned into himself at acting with Video Days film. Which was released at 1991. His this American’s last released movie was Tell. And upcoming movie is Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip. Also 2 in hand and is in progress Mallrats 2 and Kubrick.

  1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Sports Role: Skateboarder (1980 – 1990)

Actors: 1989– Presents

NBA player Abdul-Jabbar was played his pro career with Milwaukee Bucks in the season of 1969–1975at his career first installment and in the second instalment he was played for Los Angeles Lakers since 1975- 1989. In progress he had madden his daunt at film industries with Bruce Lee’s film Game of Death at 1972. His last released movie is Airplane, released at last season

  1. Alex Karras

Sports Role: NFL Player (1958 – 1970)

Actors: 1972– 1984

Alex Karras was the professional NFL players at the starting of his career. Played with Detroit Lions (1958–1962, 1964–1970)in his career 2 installment. At 1972 acting in his first film Hardcase and last released film wasAgainst All Odds (1984)

  1. Terry Crews

Sports Role: NFL Player (1991 – 1997)

Actors: 1997– present

Crews have played 32 matches in his NFL career and have 57 tackles from his position role and assists 38 in his 5 year short NFL career. Coming in the acting after retired from NFL and Battle Dome was his fist movie and he is 2 time golden Globe title winner.

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