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All too often, a performer gets it into their head that now they've reach some margin of fame in a band, they can also act! Some make the leap ok like Will Smith, others like Vanilla Ice are best left forgotten.

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Notable Acting Credits
Comments & Submittor Name
Phil Collins Hook When Peter Banning (played by the late Robin Williams) calls for an investigation on his missing children, Phil appears as the Chief of London Police. - Chowder
Sheena Easton An episode of "Miami Vice" She played the abused wife of Ted Nugent. - Opie M.
Ted Nugent Two episodes of "Miami Vice" He played the abusive husband of Sheena Easton. - Opie M.
Mary J. Blige Rock of Ages, Black Nativity, Empire, The Ghost Whisperer Blige held her own well. - Piper
Sarah Shannon (Velocity Girl) The Adventures of Pete & Pete Sarah played as a grocery clerk who sells one of the Pete's some expired food so he can fake an illness, in the episode "Sick Day," and actually insisted that her uniform contains a nametag with her real name. - The Skuz
Barry McGuire The President's Analyst He played, what else, a folk singer. - Opie M.
INXS Dogs in Space  - Roadrunner
George Harrison Electronic Music Documentary I was earning my college degree in computer + info science. As a pre-rec for taking classes in computer art, movie making and sound audio manipulating we had to take a course in Art + Music of the Post WWII era. George Harrison of the Beatles narrated a film describing how he and his mates created their records from scratch and how today with computer technology it's mostly "push button, a little too easy". Well, we need to know how it's been done before so we can utilize the technology today. After all, the Beatles were the first to utilize looping and backwards messages (whoooooo, Lord it's the Devil - NOT ; ) ). Also, George released "Wonderwall", an album marrying electronics and Asian instruments (did somebody bring up Peter Gabriel?) and he issued "Electronic Sound" which featured just himself and a synthesizer. He pioneered in these innovations so that makes him as good a narrator for this docu as anyone. Still, everyone seems to think he's just a guit-tahr man. - Beatle Baby
B. B. King Into the Night He plays a busker in a parking lot in a cameo appearance. Also, he performs the opening title song. This cult classic has a galaxy of stars including the now better known Jeff Goldblum and Michelle Pfeifer as well as seasoned veterans like Dan Ackroyd and even David Bowie (surprise!). If you ain't seen this movie yet I STRONGLY recommend you do so. This is big time entertainment, it's what action films ought to be. Go and see it.. - Get Up And GO GO GO GO...
Howie Dorough (Backstreet Boys) Arthur It's Only Rock N Roll Lent his voice to the series. - Celesste
Taylor Swift The Giver as Rosemary - iceicebaby
Hawk Nelson TV show American Dreams and the remake of Yours, Mine, and Ours They played The Who in American Dreams (and performed "My Generation" and released the cover on the Special Edition of their debut album, Letters to the President) and a party band in the remake of Yours, Mine, and Ours. - JeReMy
Esther Ofarim 11 Uhr 20, Exodus I love this singer and I think she's a really good actress too - Lyric
Kiss Kiss Meets The Phantom Of The Park This movie was horrible. - G
Europe On The Loose The members of the band Europe have roles as themselves in this time-forgotten film. - G
Dave Grohl Tenacious D The Pick Of Destiny Foo Fighters frontman was The Devil in this absurd mockumentary. - G
Bowling For Soup A few odd movies This band has made a bunch of odd cameo appearances in a lot of movies though they usually play themselves or a fictional band. - G
David Bowie Absolute Beginners Set in the 1960s probably with scooter 'gangs'. Bright colours, e.g. Bowie in a glitzy blue (if I remember correctly) dancing on a the keys of typewriter singing the title song. Debut of Patsy Kensit. Entertaining. - James Joyce
David Bowie Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence Quite good WW II drama set in a Japanese POW camp. Also starring Tom Conti - James Joyce
Sascha Tukatch (Platinum Blonde) War of the Worlds Eye For An Eye Sacha appears as a biker whose body is posessed by an alien presence. He eventually gets asassinated by the alien's own weapon. - Celeste

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