Hollywood's Most Popular Athletes-Turned-Actors

Terry Crews

Surprisingly, this MR. Muscle, Crew's first love was neither football nor acting, but art... Before earning his football scholarship to Western Michigan University as a defensive end, he earned an art scholarship. After retiring from professional football in 1997, Crews went to LA pursuing his acting career.


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The More You Know

  • 101 Dalmatians and Peter Pan are the only two Disney movies where both parents are present and at least one doesn't die.
  • Gone With the Wind’s fire scene is old sets being burned.
  • During the filming of The Grinch, Jim Carrey sought counseling from a Navy SEAL to learn torture-resistance techniques in order to handle the extensive makeup.
  • In Home Alone, Buzz's girlfriend is actually a boy in a wig. The director thought it would be too mean to ask a girl to be in the film this way.
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