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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Figure skater Michelle Kwan -- who won nine U.S. titles, five world championships and two Olympic medals -- made appearances on "The Simpsons," "Family Guy" and "Arthur," provided one of the voices in "Mulan II" and had a minor role in "Ice Princess."

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