Athletes who've dabbled in acting

Published: Jun 10 2011 04:41:14 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 18 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

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. Take a breather from tourney action and check out some more.

acting athletes - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
1 / 38
Allen Fredrickson/Reuters

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

Advertisement

Rick's Zany Facts & Wacky News

Zany Facts: Cartoons

Zany Facts Cartoons

Zany Facts for Thursday 09/25/14

Zany Facts: Disney

Zany Facts Disney

Zany Facts for Wednesday 09/24/14

View More Zany Facts
Advertisement