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Athletes Turned Actors

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    Jim Brown
    Athletics: NFL Running Back
    Acting: Running Man, Dirty Dozen, Any Given Sunday

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    Hulk Hogan
    Athletics: Professional wrestling
    Acting: Rocky II, Mr. Nanny

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    Bob Uecker
    Athletics: Before moving to the broadcast booth Bob player catcher in the majors
    Acting: Mr. Belvedere, Major League (known for the line "Juuuuuust a bit outside")

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    Ray Allen
    Athletics: NBA guard
    Acting: He Got Game

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    Howie Long
    Athletics: Oakland/L.A. Raiders Defensive Lineman
    Acting: 3000 Miles to Graceland , Broken Arrow

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Athletics: Lakers All-Star Center Acting: 3000 Miles to Graceland , Broken Arrow

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    Carl Weathers
    Athletics: Played in both the NFL and CFL
    Acting: Rocky, Predator

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    Fred Dryer
    Athletics: Played the NFL for the Los Angeles Rams
    Acting: Hunter, Cannon Ball Run II

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    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
    Athletics: Professional Wrestler
    Acting: Fast & Furious 6, The Mummy Returns

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    Terry Crews
    Athletics: NBA guard
    Acting: Everybody Hates Chris, The Expendables

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    Terry Bradshaw
    Athletics: NFL Quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers
    Acting: Failure to Launch, The Cannonball Run

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    O.J. Simpson
    Athletics: NFL Running Back with the Buffalo Bills
    Acting: The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, Roots

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