Professional professional athletes are placed under a substantial spotlight, and typically when their sports profession pertains to an end, they miss out on the roar of the crowd and yearn for the appreciation.
For many years, many expert athletes have attempted to make the dive from sports to acting and make their name huge in Hollywood in addition to on the field– however not all have actually prospered.
Whether their sporting days ended due to injuries, retirement or a modification of profession course, professional athletes simply do not wish to stop amusing big audiences.
We chose to take a look back at 27 athletes who went on to deal with the entertainment industry, with some playing bit parts and others in unforgettable roles that made a much better name for themselves on the big screen- you’ll be surprised at a few of them!
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
“The Rock” signed up with the University of Miami’s champion team and later on played briefly in the Canadian Football League, however he quickly followed in his father’s footsteps (Rocky Johnson) and relied on pro wrestling. His first acting task was playing his daddy in an episode of That 70’s Show, and now he has actually starred in Fast and Furious in addition to the HBO series Ballers.