Athletes who've dabbled in acting

POSTED: 02:41 PM MDT Jun 10, 2011    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MDT Mar 18, 2014 

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 - Alex Karras
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Alex Karras (right) was a former football player best known for playing with the Detroit Lions from 1958–1962 and 1964-1970. He also acted, including the role of "Mongo" in "Blazing Saddles" and George Papadapolis in TV's "Webster."


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