• Jared Leto acted in the television series My So-Called Life. This led to a film career, including a critically acclaimed portrayal of a drug addict in Requiem for a Dream. Leto is the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter of the rock band 30 Seconds to Mars.
  • Reba McIntire had her own show called "Reba" George Strait was in a movie called "Pure Country" Tim McGraw was in a movie also but can't think of it. +5
  • Jack White was in Cold Mountain and Walk Hard, where he played Elvis Elvis was in a few movies himself,cant remember any of the titles sorry
  • The Monkeys? My mom used to watch reruns of that.
  • Maybe you should specify before or after they became famous from music because there are far more musicians who have landed roles once they became famous.
  • Anthony and Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers were in Point Break, and Flea was also in The Big Lebowski, and, if memory serves, one of the Back To The Future films.
  • David Bowie was recently in "The Prestige" and has been in a whole load of other movies, although this is probably his best perfomance to date. Mick Jagger was in "Performance" and "Ned Kelly"; Tom Waits has been in "Down by Law" and "Cigarettes and Coffee" and other things; Bob Dylan was in "Renaldo and Clara". John Lennon starred in "How I Won the War". Jonathan Richman was in "Something About Mary".
  • Dwight Yoakam - -Slingblade, PanicRoom Desi Arnaz - - movies and "I Love Lucy" Jim Nabors - -Andy Griffith Show, Gomer Pyle Bjork - Dancer in the Dark Michelle Phillips ( from Mamas and the Papas ) in Knots Landing TV-show, I believe ,was the name of show Madonna -- up-for-discussion performances in some movies but I thought she was great in " Evita " Deborah Harry ( from Blondie) in the original John waters' film " Hairspray" [ along with Sonny Bono ] Cher - films Moonstruck; Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean; Silkwood Sting - film " Dune" Bette Midler The Rose and many more Peggy Lee - film Pete Kelly's Blues
  • Rick Nelson played Lil Ricky on the Ozzie and Harriet show.
  • Rick Springfield played Dr. Noah Drake and Eli Love On General Hospital. Ricky Martin played Miguel Morez On General Hospital. (Prior to "Livin' La Vida Loca") Vince Neil played singer Bobby Black in The Adventures of Ford Fairlane. Wayne Newton played Julian Grendel in The Adventures of Ford Fairlane. Gene Simmons appeared as DJ "Nuke" in the B horror flick Trick or Treat. Ozzy Osbourne also appeared in the film as a televangelist speaking out against the evils of heavy metal music. Alice Cooper appeared as himself in Wayne's World. He also played Vincent Raven in the movie Monster Dog.
  • Gene Simmons of KISS and his family starred in Family Jewels on TV David Cassidy was in the Partridge Family
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  • Rick Springfield was in General Hospital.
  • Fred Durst has taken up directing and has stared in a few films. Here is my take on crossovers. I think its okay for a musician to take up acting, if they can be convincing. However, for an actor trying to use their fame to become a musician is a bad idea.(e.g.Kevin Bacon, Lindsey Lohan, Hillary Duff, J.Lo, Don Johnson, and yes even David Cassidey)
  • Aerosmith on the Simpsons.
  • Bon Jovi was in Alli McBeal for a while.
  • The Monkees in the TV show The MOnkees, Mike Nesmith, Peter Tork, Davy Jones and Mickey Dolenz....The Beatles made a movie and a TV series...The Patridge Family characters were played by David Cassidy, Susan Dey who went on to LA Law, Shirley Jones who had made movies and was I think on Broadway, and Danny Bonnaduce who does all sorts of things now.
  • gene simmons in runaway randy travis in black dog hal ketchum in maverick reba mcintyre in tremors and reba ozzy osbourne in the jerky boys jon bon jovi in vampires los muertos mark collie in fire down below
  • Kenny Rogers - The Gambler Dolly Parton - 9 to 5 Dean Martin played P.I. Matt Helm in several movies starting with The Wrecking Crew. Kid Rock - played himself in a CSI episode
  • Randy Travis starred in Matlock Dolly in 9 to 5 The Monkeys in The Monkeys Bobby Sherman in Here Comes The Brides David Cassidy in The Pargrich (spelling) Family Elvis is 58 movies Jerry Reed in the Cannonball and Scooby-Doo
  • Mick Jagger as Ned Kelly:
  • Wierd AL- Simpsons and UHF. David Bowe in UHF, Zoolander.
  • Davy Jones from the Monkees was in an episode of the Brady Bunch where he played himself.
  • Stephen Van Zandt Guitarist for the E street Band Played Sivio in the Sopranos. Bada Bing

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