Born Again Actors: Alternative Hollywood Careers - Movies In Focus
It’s no secret that many actors feel they were born to act; that they wouldn’t know what they’d do if they couldn’t go on set or grace the silver screen any longer. Actors such as former child star turned cinematic chameleon Daniel Radcliffe have gone on record recently saying they’d be bereft if they were told they couldn’t act any longer, and cannot imagine another career path. Some, such as former comedian Kevin Hart, took a different road before finding their calling in life. To celebrate the release of Hart’s latest hit comedy, Central Intelligence, which is available on Digital Download now and Blu-ray & DVD from 24th October, we take a look at actors who took a slightly different path on the road to superstardom. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Hart’s co-star in Central Intelligence and all round big screen titan, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson started out his career as a WWE wrestler, having played American Football to national championship level. From 1996 – 2004 Johnson was a major figure on the WWE circuit. A study in the art of multi-tasking, Johnson enjoyed an overlap between his wrestling and film career, making his feature film debut in 2001’s The Mummy [...]