Wrestlers have been making cameos in movies for years, as early as the French Angel and as recently as Roman Reigns keeping his cousin Dwayne company in Hobbs And Shaw. Ox Baker tried to keep Snake from escaping New York. Even Hulk Hogan made a brief appearance in Gremlins 2. Hogan, of course has tried on more than once occasion to transition his wrestling superstardom over to the movies. It worked, but nowhere near the levels that he had hoped. Wrestling fans adore The Immortal One, but he never seemed to overcome looking like Hulk Hogan. Perhaps if shaved his head like the Rock….?

In either event, Hogan wasn’t the only one in his day, before it or after it that tried their hand in movies and television. Even for superstars who absolutely adore being in the ring, the equation is an easy one – make a huge amount of money for a few days’ worth of work and take no bumps or make that same amount of money in a few years’ time loading up that bump card. Some guys make a smash in Hollywood and seldom look back, but most always return to their roots, even when their megastars like John Cena or a certain Great One.

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10 They Live (Rowdy Roddy Piper)

Leave it to the Hot Rod himself to wind up delivering one of the most quotable action lines of all time – “I’ve come here to kick ass and chew bubble gum, and I’m all out of bubble gum.” Shortly after his “retirement” match

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