19 Famous Athletes and Celebrities Who've Run for Political Office (PHOTOS)

We've watched these famous faces snatch fictional criminals, play ball, and sing their hearts out, so when these headliners decided to run for office, they certainly snagged our attention. Even real estate tycoon Donald Trump has decided to throw his hat in the political ring, vying for the presidency in 2016 -- and pissing off a slew of people while seemingly exciting others. 

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Each of these 19 former athletes and actors went from performing before the cameras to politicking before them. 

 

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