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.

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Former NFL running back Jim Brown, a nine-time Pro Bowl selection and a three-time NFL MVP, also starred in movies. His resume includes "Rio Conchos" and "The Dirty Dozen."

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