Wednesday, July 1, 2111

NFL and Hollywood Connection

Perhaps since movies and football began in the early 20th century and captured the fascination of the nation, there has been quite an interesting connection with the NFL and Hollywood. Both in football players acting in films and television and also in movies and television featuring football as a theme or even a small subplot.

Monday, April 11, 2022

Terry Crews and Fred Williamson in "Starsky and Hutch"

Fred the Hammer Williamson and Terry Crews had bit parts in the 2004 remake of Starsky and Hutch that starred Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller—

Williamson


Crews

Wilson and Stiller


 


Thursday, March 10, 2022

Trent Cole in Films

Eagles defensive end Trent Cole was a background player in two films—


 According to INDB:  Trent Cole, Actor: Band of Robbers. Trent Cole is an actor, known for Band of Robbers (2015), Social Nightmare (2013) and NFL Monday Night Football  



Monday, September 27, 2021

Pete Koch in Hollywood

 In 1986 Hoch was in Heat with Burt Reynolds—



Koch was "Swede" in Heartbreak Ridge—




He was "Claude Delancy" in Loverboy—


In all, Koch has 44 credits to his name according to IMDB.com

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story

Lionsgate released a preview of its upcoming film on Kurt Warner's life story entitled American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story.

It features Zachary Levi as Warner, Dennis Quaid as former St. Louis Rams head coach Dick Vermeil and Anna Paquin as Warner's wife, Brenda.









 

Sunday, June 6, 2021

Otis Sistrunk in Hollywood

Otis Sistrunk was a defensive lineman for the Oakland Raiders in the 1970s and was one of several Raiders who gave acting a go.

Otis played a short-order cook in the movie Carwash—



He was also an uncredited character called Cop Chasing Dan" iBabyface and he was in Doc Hooker's Bunch (a Western comedy) as a character named "Iron".

Sistrunk as "Iron"—