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 - Jason Lee
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Jason Lee was a professional skateboarder before taking up acting. He's appeared in movies like "Chasing Amy," "Almost Famous" and "Alvin and the Chipmunks," but is most well-known for the sitcom "My Name is Earl."

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