Bo Jackson: In The Movies


Few athletes can lay a claim to even approaching the popularity that Bo Jackson achieved during the late 1980s and early 1990s. The star athlete excelled on both the football and baseball fields and hist two-sport superstardom took the world by storm. Soon there were “Bo Knows…” this and “Bo Knows…” that commercials and advertisements every where. He was drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and passed up the opportunity to play professional baseball, only to sign a contract after being drafted by the NFL’s Raiders the very next year. He would only play for the Raiders in football, though in baseball he would see action with three different teams, the Kansas City Royals, the Chicago White Sox, and the California Angels. Following a severe hip injury that would result in hip replacement surgery, Jackson’s NFL career would be finished but he would continue playing baseball. After retirement from professional sports, Jackson dabbled in a number of things including acting, here is a look at his notable acting credits.

Diagnosis Murder – 1 episode

Moesha – 1 episode

The Chamber

The Sentinel – 1 episode

Fakin’ Da Funk

The Pandora Project

Also appeared as himself in a number of shows including

Pros vs. Joes

Married with Children – 1 episode

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman

ProStars

Big Bird’s Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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