The instances of athletes turned actors isn’t quite as rare as you may think. Matter of fact, it happens a lot.
For example, did you know that Don Gibb, who played Ogre in Revenge of the Nerds, also played for the San Diego Chargers? Some of our most loved Hollywood legends started their lives as athletes. Some of them, you will be very familiar with, and some of them may stump you.
If you’re looking for a good read, and a few things you may not know about a few people that you may know, then you’ve come to the right place. Here is a quick collective list of five athletes that successfully made the jump from sports to Hollywood. [Read more…]