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30 Actors in Actually Decent Bands

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0859 -- Pictured: Kevin Bacon during a performance of "Tom Petty T-Shirt" on April 26, 2018 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images)

Many actors have a passion for playing music. Perhaps this comes from the same love and talent for performing that inspired their acting. You might be surprised to learn that many actors have also performed in bands, taking that passion to the stage and recording studio. Some formed groups pre-fame and never abandoned their music. Others undoubtedly use their silver screen success to push side careers in music — sometimes with, let’s say, questionable results. 

Whatever the case, exploring bands that have included a notable actor in their line-up yields some wild and wonderful results. Here are 30 movie stars who’ve given professional music a shot.