Country Stars Who Have Acted
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.
To earn inclusion on this list of country stars who have acted, a singer must show a commitment to to the craft. A single credit for ‘Pure Country’ is good enough to call George Strait an actor, but not Darius Rucker, who played 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.