Athletes are as big a draw, if not bigger, than any celebrity out there. Which is why they are routinely cast in movies and television, despite what is normally considered a complete lack of acting ability. When it comes down to it, an actor's job is to put asses in the seats, and who knows how to put asses in the seats better than a professional athlete?
Whether playing extremely unconvincing versions of themselves, or a different character altogether, a good cameo by an athlete is usually a memorable moment. Some cameos are surprisingly good and others definitely fall into the "so bad they're good" category.
Let's take a look at the 50 best athletes cameos ever.