Athletes who've dabbled in acting

Posted: 4:41 PM EDT Jun 10, 2011   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Mar 16, 2015

College basketball greats Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Michael Jordan are just some of the athletes who've also challenged themselves on the set, making appearances in movies and television shows. As you get ready for some tourney action, check out some more.

acting athletes - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
1 / 38
Kris Connor/Getty Images

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who won three consecutive NCAA championships with the UCLA Bruins and went on to win a record six NBA MVP awards, also had acting roles in the movies "Game of Death" and "Airplane." Take a look at other athletes who've dabbled in acting.

 
Advertisement

Latest From The Newsroom

U.S. and World News

  • Gilbert Flores

    Bexar County Sheriff via CNN

    Texas police review videos of fatal shooting

    A second video shows a Texas man with "something in his hand" before he was fatally shot by deputies, Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau said Wednesday.

    "We believe it was a knife," the sheriff told reporters.

    The video, filmed by a neighbor, shows s...

Advertisement
Advertisement