28 Actors Who Were Incredible Athletes

Being a professional athlete places people in a unique spotlight. The roar of the crowd and the adulation is hard to give up once their careers end. The only way to keep that juice flowing for some is to stay in the public eye by becoming an actor. Some athletes, like pro wrestlers, were already hams, and acting came easy to them. Others had to work at it and some failed miserably. Here is a list of some legends of fields and screens.