9 country music stars who made the jump to acting

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Dolly Parton

Known as the "Queen of Country Music," Dolly Parton has had a prolific acting career alongside her music career. She has appeared in numerous films, including "9 to 5," "Steel Magnolias," and "Joyful Noise."

Willie Nelson

The legendary country singer-songwriter Willie Nelson has also made a mark in acting. He's appeared in films such as "The Electric Horseman," "Honeysuckle Rose," and "The Dukes of Hazzard."

Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire is not only a successful country music artist but also a talented actress. She starred in her own sitcom, "Reba," which ran for six seasons. Additionally, she has appeared in films like "Tremors" and "The Little Rascals."

Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw has ventured into acting alongside his successful music career. He's appeared in films such as "Friday Night Lights," "The Blind Side," and "Country Strong."

Kris Kristofferson

Before gaining fame as a country music icon, Kris Kristofferson established himself as a talented actor. He has appeared in numerous films, including "A Star Is Born," "Convoy," and "Blade."

Dwight Yoakam

Dwight Yoakam is known for his distinctive voice in country music, but he's also made a name for himself in acting. He has appeared in films like "Sling Blade," "Panic Room," and "Logan Lucky."

Johnny Cash

The legendary Johnny Cash also dabbled in acting throughout his career. He appeared in films such as "Five Minutes to Live," "The Pride of Jesse Hallam," and "Stagecoach."

Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn, one of the leading ladies of country music, has also acted in films. She starred in the biographical film "Coal Miner's Daughter," based on her own life, which earned her critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination.

Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers, known for hits like "The Gambler," also had success in acting. He starred in several TV movies based on his song "The Gambler" and appeared in films such as "Six Pack" and "Wild Horses."