Sports go Hollywood: Athletes’ best guest appearances of 2015
Tom Brady in 'Ted 2'
The New England Patriots QB made a cameo in Seth MacFarlane's 'Ted 2,' starring Mark Wahlberg and a grizzled teddy bear. Watch him in action here.
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Mark Cuban in 'Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!'
The Dallas Mavericks owner took a break from filming 'Shark Tank' to play the president of the United States in 'Sharknado 3.' Other athletes making cameos in the insta-cult classic included Brad Keselowski, Chad Johnson and Rick Fox. Watch Cuban at work here.
Eddie George in 'Chicago'
The former NFL running back has gone from the football field to the stage. He performed in 'Julius Caesar' at the Nashville Shakespeare Festival in 2012 and is making his Broadway debut as Billy Flynn in the musical 'Chicago' this winter. Watch him in action here.
J.J. Watt on 'New Girl'
The Houston Texans star and reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year showed off his musical and comedy chops during a guest spot on FOX's 'New Girl.' Check it out.
LeBron James in 'Trainwreck'
James played a sensitive, highly-entertaining version of himself in the summer hit movie 'Trainwreck,' starring Amy Schumer and Bill Hader. Turns out the Cavs star makes a pretty good straight man.
Tony Romo on 'The Late Late Show'
While injured for most of the NFL season, Cowboys QB Romo was still game for a sleepover with 'The Late Late Show' host James Corden. Watch Romo bust out the pajamas here.
Seattle Seahawks takes on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon'
Every week during the NFL season, 'The Tonight Show' hands out superlatives to the teams playing in Sunday night's game. This season, the Seahawks decided to turn the tables on host Jimmy Fallon. Watch the segment here.
NBA players on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'
For the past couple years, Jimmy Kimmel has aired a special NBA version of his famous segment 'Mean Tweets' during the NBA Finals. This year's participants included Draymond Green, Tony Parker, Reggie Miller and Steph Curry. Watch the segment here.
#ShaqtinaFall takes over 'Inside the NBA'
Shaquille O'Neal has yet to take over Hollywood ('Shazam'), but he did briefly take over the Internet when he hilariously fell live on 'Inside the NBA.' Props to Shaq for using the moment to procure some of the year's best memes.
Russell Wilson in 'Entourage'
The Seattle Seahawks QB was just one of many athletes to make an appearance in this year's 'Entourage' movie. Also making cameos: Mark Cuban, Rob Gronkowski, Ronda Rousey, Mike Tyson and more.
Dwight Howard on 'The Odd Couple'
The Houston Rockets center made a brief cameo on the CBS comedy 'The Odd Couple.' Former NBA star Chris Webber also made an appearance. Watch Howard here.
Nastia Liukin, Michael Sam and Victor Espinoza on 'Dancing with the Stars'
'Dancing with the Stars' featured three athletes during the show's two 2015 seasons. Gold-medal winning Olympic gymnast Liukin and Sam, the first openly gay football player to be drafted in the NFL, competed on the 20th season this spring, and American Pharoah's jockey Espinoza hoofed it for the Mirrorball trophy in Season 21. The most recent season also featured apaso doble with some 'Dancing with the Stars' NFL alumni.
Michael Del Zotto & Tyler Seguin in 'Goon: Last of the Enforcers'
Last summer, NHL players Del Zotto and Seguin filmed their roles for 'Goon: Last of the Enforcers,' which is due out in 2016. The film is a sequel to the 2011 movie 'Goon,' starring Seann William Scott.
Ronda Rousey in 'Furious 7'
In addition to an appearance in 'Entourage,' UFC star Rousey had a part in the latest installment in the 'Fast & Furious' franchise, including a role in this epic fight scene.
Marshawn Lynch on 'The League'
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch popped up in the season premiere of the FXX comedy 'The League.' Watch him in action here.
Jeremy Lin on 'Fresh Off The Boat'
The Charlotte Hornets point guard appeared on an episode of the ABC comedy 'Fresh of the Boat' in October. Shaq also made a guest appearance as the owner of a car dealership on the show this year.
Vernon Davis on 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?'
Davis, who was traded from the San Francisco 49ers to the Denver Broncos at midseason, brought the laughs during his appearance on 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?'
Rob Gronkowski on 'Celebrity Family Feud'
The tight end on the New England Patriots' Super Bowl-winning team brought the rest of the Gronk family to compete against former NFL QB Rodney Peete and his brood on 'Celebrity Family Feud' this past summer.
Chandler Parsons on 'Kirby Buckets'
The Dallas Mavericks star stopped by the Disney XD channel to hang out with the 'Buckets' crew.
Chris Bosh in 'Tall Justice 2'
The Miami Heat center came back for more justice in this sequel to his 2010 Funny or Die sketch, 'Tall Justice.'
Drew Brees on 'Running Wild'
The New Orleans Saints QB put his survival skills — and his crocodile-wrestling ability — to the test when he joined Bear Grylls on 'Running Wild.'
Jerry Rice on 'Hawaii Five-0'
The NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver hung loose with the gang on the CBS drama 'Hawaii Five-0' and talked about the Pro Bowl. Watch him in action here.
Jimmy Butler on 'Tanked'
The Chicago Bulls star got a custom boombox aquarium built on the Animal Planet reality show. Other athletes who have appeared on the show included Shaq, Dwight Howard, Marshawn Lynch and John Wall. Watch Butler here.
Aaron Rodgers on 'Celebrity Jeopardy!'
The Green Bay Packers QB outsmarted both 'Shark Tank' investor Kevin O'Leary and astronaut Mark Kelly to win an episode of 'Celebrity Jeopardy!' and $50,000 for charity.