Becoming a famous athlete is one thing and becoming an actor is another. Most people will choose only one of the two. But there are some athletes who went beyond the limit and combine the two. All in all, here are the top 6 athletes who featured in the movies.
6. Kevin Durant – “Thunderstruck”
Thunderstruck 2: The Revenge of Kevin Durant pic.twitter.com/YLWpFoK1Ca
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Kevin Durant is a basketball player for the NBA’s Golden State Warriors. The 2018 NBA Finals MVP has featured in movies for more than once. One of his well-known films where he was the main character is “Thunderstruck”. He also appeared in “Back for the Future” released in 2011.
5. Eric Cantona – “Looking For Eric”
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Not only did Eric Cantona become a successful footballer, but also an amazing actor. After football, Cantona focused his later career mostly as an actor in French cinema. His inner bad boy character must have pushed him a lot. Eric has appeared in many movies, but the most recent is “Anka” released in 2017. Other movies include Delit De Fuite (2014), Switch (2011). Marie et Les naufragés (2016), Porn in the Hood (2012), Death List (2009), etc.
4. Wilt Chamberlain – “Conan the Destroyer”
Arnold Schwarzenegger & Wilt Chamberlain in a still for CONAN THE DESTROYER(1984). pic.twitter.com/hTB7ZenZVu
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Wilt Chamberlain was an American basketball player. He remains the ONLY basketball player to score 100 points in a game. But in 1984, Chamberlain feature in a movie alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger. In the movie, “Conan the Destroyer”, Chamberlain acts as Bombaata.