Eight singers who became actors
The world of entertainment, it is known, has very thin boundaries.
There are several actors able to range between various disciplines showing acting skills as well as singing.
In fact, there are many singers who have chosen to try an acting career, obtaining in many cases considerable success and transforming their character into an icon of the show at 360 degrees. In this article we will focus on eight artists whose acting careers have left, or are leaving, a significant trace in the world of cinema.
Eight singers who became actors
The world of entertainment, it is known, has very thin boundaries. There are several actors able to range between various disciplines showing acting skills as well as singing. In fact, there are many singers who have chosen to try an acting career, obtaining in many cases considerable success and transforming their character into an icon of the show at 360 degrees. In this article we will focus on five artists whose acting careers have left, or are leaving, a significant trace in the world of cinema.
Mariah Carey is an American singer-songwriter, actress and record producer. She made her film debut as an opera singer in the film "The Bachelor", along with Chris O'Donnell and Renée Zellweger. She had her first starring role in the film "Glitter" (2001), in which she plays a singer who breaks into the music industry in the 1980s. The film was a failure to the point that Carey earned a Razzie Award as worst lead actress for her performance. She then appeared in "Precious" (2009), a film based on the novel Push (1996), playing the role of a social worker; this time the film was successful enough to win awards at both Sundance Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival. She has also lent her voice to characters in some films, such as "LEGO Batman - The Movie."
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First time Rihanna in a movie was an appearance
cameo, but later had some much more important acting roles.
Among the most famous films in which she starred we remember Battleship (the cast in
photo) and Ocean's 8, but her best performances were in the role of
Marion Crane, in the television series Bates Motel.
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In 2001 she founded a distribution company
Cinematic called J.Lo Inc. The distribution chain has produced and
Distributed some films starring Lopez herself, including The
Cell, The Wedding Planner, and Maid in Manhattan. Jennifer Lopez has widely
demonstrated her acting skills in films such as The Second Act,
Hustlers or Selena. In 2022 her latest film Marry Mewas released.
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Ludacris is an American rapper and actor born
on 11 September 1977 in Champaign, in the State ofIllinois, in USA, became
Famous as a singer thanks to hits like Yeah! with Usher. Among the films he has
interpreted, we remember the saga of Fast and Furious, The Ride, Show Dogs, RocknRolla,
Hustle & Flow and End of the Road. In 2023, the release of
Fast X, that adds a new chapter to the saga of Fast and Furious.
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Awkwafina, pseudonym of Nora Lum is an actress,
American comedian and rapper of Chinese and Korean descent. Achieved success
Thanks to his viral rap song "My Vag", Awkwafina he went on to
She embarked on an acting career, playing successful roles in Raya, The
Last Dragon, Ocean's 8, Shangi-Chi, The Legend of the Ten Rings. Awkwafina ha
won the Golden Globe as the first Asian-American actress in history for the her interpretation in The Farewell.
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Willard Carroll Smith II is an actor and rapper
American. Initially known by the stage name "Fresh Prince" he was part of a hip-hop duo with his childhood best friend, becoming
Then one of the best actors of our generation, playing roles in
films that have become a great success. From the American sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air to films of the likes of Robot, Men in Black, Focus and Hancock, just to name a few.
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Zendaya 's career began in
Disney, in which to be appreciated were above all his dancing skills and
singing; She starred in a sitcom called Shake It Up next to Bella Thorne. In a short time
Zendaya's career as an actress has taken a significant step forward: among her
Most successful roles include The Greatest Showman, the television sitcom
Euphoria and Spider-Man: No Way Home and Dune.
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Beyoncé Knowles is a singer, songwriter, dancer,
Director, producer and musician. In addition to the enormous success achieved in the
Mondo Musica, in her 19-year career has acted in roles of great
success in films such as The Lion King, Cadillac Records, Dreamgirls and The
Pink Panther. In 2019 he directed Homecoming on Netflix, a
Documentary about her legendary performance at the 2018 Coachella .