Athletes who've dabbled in acting

Published On: Jun 10 2011 01:41:14 PM PDT   Updated On: Mar 17 2016 11:00:00 PM PDT

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. As you gear up for another day of tourney action, check out some more.

acting athletes - Ronda Rousey
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Ronda Rousey, a bronze medalist in judo at the 2008 Summer Olympics, was the undefeated UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion before taking the first loss of her career in a November 2015 upset to Holly Holm. The mixed-martial arts trailblazer has also ventured into acting, appearing in the movies "The Expendables 3," "Furious 7" and "Entourage," and will star in a planned remake of the 1989 Patrick Swayze movie "Road House."


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