Athletes who've dabbled in acting

Published On: Jun 10 2011 03:41:14 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 02 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 -  Joe Namath
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Super Bowl III winning quarterback Joe Namath took time off from the NFL to make a memorable guest appearance in "The Brady Bunch." He also had small parts on shows like "The A-Team," "Fantasy Island" and "The Love Boat."

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