There's a long history of Nashville's biggest stars going to Hollywood for work in movies and television. Most recently, it's been Tim McGraw, Reba McEntire and Julianne Hough that have earned top billing on movie posters and in TV credits, but legends like Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell and Willie Nelson have dozens of movies in their resumes.

Pure Country made George Strait an actor, while Darius Rucker dabbled in the craft, playing a maitre d' in Shallow Hal. Scroll through to see the top actors and actresses in country music, including a few who've earned industry awards for their brilliant performances.