Bizarre Acting Roles by 20 Famous Musicians
Blue in Training Day (2001)
Like his pal Willie Nelson, Snoop almost always plays some version of himself onscreen, but he played it serious as a wheelchair-bound drug-dealer-turned-informant in this intense bad-cop drama that won Denzel Washington an Oscar.
Ford Prefect in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
The erudite erstwhile Black Star MC's boyish face, genial demeanor and soulful eyes have also made him a reliable character actor, including as present-day Hobbit Martin Freeman's sidekick in this adapatation of Douglas Adams' absurdist spacefaring yarn.
Samurai in Camouflage in Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
Long before The Way of the Iron Fist, the Wu-Tang mastermind briefly appeared as one of Forest Whitaker's samurai brethren, as well as heading up the haunting soundtrack to Jim Jarmusch's urban spin on Yojimbo-style cinema.