For every actor with rock star dreams (we're talking to you, Billy Bob Thornton), there are a dozen pop stars who want to try their hand at acting. J. Lo and Harry Connick Jr. are two with some movie successes under their belts ... and Jessica Simpson? Well, she's trying.
Take our quiz on 18 musicians turned thespians, and see if you can add "pop culture expert" to your own bag of tricks.
Pop Stars Turned Actors
True or False: 'Selena' was J. Lo's first movie role.
True or False: Janet Jackson has been nominated for an Oscar.
How many big-screen releases has Beyoncé been in?
Which was the name of Jessica Simpson's 2007 box office dud?
- 'Blonde Ambition'
- 'Blonde and Blonder'
- 'Blonde Girl's Bluff'
- 'Flying Blonde'
Which profession did Justin Timberlake have in his first movie role?
- Makeup Artist
How many Golden Globes has Madonna been nominated for?
Which award-winning actress has Mark Wahlberg NOT acted with?
- Diane Lane
- Julianne Moore
- Hilary Swank
- Reese Witherspoon
Which animal did Mandy Moore voice in 'Dr. Dolittle 2'?
Which teen thriller marked Usher's big-screen debut?
- 'The Faculty'
- 'I Know What You Did Last Summer'
- 'Scream 2'
- 'Teaching Mrs. Tingle'
Tim McGraw's first acting role was in a movie written and directed by which former child star?
- Macaulay Culkin
- Jodie Foster
- Fred Savage
- Ricky Schroder
Jack White plays which music legend in 'Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story'?
- Johnny Cash
- Jerry Lee Lewis
- Elvis Presley
- Hank Williams
Which A-list actor does NOT appear in Norah Jones' acting debut?
- Matt Damon
- Jude Law
- Natalie Portman
- Rachel Weisz
True or False: 'Be Cool' was Andre 3000's first big-screen role.
In which raunchy teen comedy does Christina Milian appear?
- 'American Pie'
- 'Dude, Where's My Car?'
- 'Harold & Kumar Go to the White Castle'
- 'Not Another Teen Movie'
Which is JoJo's real first name?
Big Boi has starred in a movie with which other rapper, besides Andre 3000?
- LL Cool J
Which former pop star appears in Aaron Carter's first starring vehicle, 'Popstar'?
- Bobby Brown
- David Cassidy
- Donny Osmond
- Donnie Wahlberg