Dwayne Johnson Dwayne Johnson is arguably one of the most successful sports stars who transitioned to acting.
John Cena John Cena is another wrestler who has made a successful jump to acting
Dave Bautista Dave Bautista also started his wrestling career in 2000
Arnold Schwarzenegger Arnold Schwarzenegger is a household name as an actor at this point.
Jason Statham Jason Statham fans probably know him more for his roles in action films such as "The Meg," "Fast and Furious 7," and "The Expendables."
Terry Crew Terry Crews is another celebrity whose acting career has overshadowed his sports career.
Gina Carano Gina Carano was a professional mixed martial arts fighter for three years, but she is known as one of the pioneers of women's MMA.
Carl Weather Carl Weathers is another former sports star who appeared in "The Mandalorian."
Jean-Claude Van Damme If you have seen a Jean-Claude Van Damme movie, it is no surprise that he was a professional martial artist before he became an actor.
Lou Ferrigno Lou Ferrigno began his professional career as a bodybuilder in the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness's Mr. America and Mr. Universe title
Sonja Henie In 1924, Norwegian-born American figure skater Sonja Henie made her Olympic debut at the age of 11