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5 Singers Who Gave Acting A Shot 

Harry Styles is best-known for being a part of the UK pop group – One Direction. After the band split, each member went their own way and signed up with different labels. Styles, too, released his first solo album earlier this year and the track, Sign of the Times, topped the charts. This Friday, however, fans will get to see Styles in a completely different avatar. Playing an important role in Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, Harry Styles will be keen to show his acting prowess. Will he impress? Well, we will let you know in our Dunkirk review; till then, have a look at more singers (especially pop artists) who tried their hand at acting.

Justin Timberlake 

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Timberlake was a part of the boy band NSYNC, when he began to act in Disney Channel Original film. Despite working in several movies, he is known for his role in the critically acclaimed drama – The Social Network.

Will Smith

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Not many may remember this, but Smith started his career as the MC of hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. Since he was bankrupt, he signed on with NBC to start a sitcom on him. Thus The Fresh Prince of Bel Air began and the rest, as they say, is history. 

Mark Wahlberg

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As the frontman for a group, Wahlberg was known as Marky Mark at the beginning of his career. He made a slow transition from music to movies, debuting with Renaissance Man. Today, he works as the lead actor in several projects.

Cher

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The Goddess of Pop won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1988. The Moonstruck actress managed to earn success in both films and music. Her biggest hits include Believe, If I Could Turn Back Time and Heart of Stone