From show biz to the campaign trail: unconventional politicians
Volodymyr Zelenskiy played a president on popular Ukrainian TV series "Servant of the People" before he dramatmore
Before being elected U.S. president in 2016, Donald Trump was a real estate developer-turned-reality TV star amore
Bodybuilder and action movie superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger served as governor of California from 2003 to 201more
Actress and liberal activist Cynthia Nixon, who starred as Miranda in the "Sex and the City" television seriesmore
First a writer and performer on Saturday Night Live and then a political talk show host, Al Franken went on tomore
Comedian Beppe Grillo satirized the corruption of Italian politics before starting the anti-establishment Fivemore
WWF wrestler Jesse Ventura started in politics in 1990 when he was elected mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. more
Actor Clint Eastwood was elected mayor of Carmel, California, in 1986, before being appointed to the Californimore
Comic actor Jimmy Morales rose to fame in Guatemala starring on TV series "Moralejas" (Morals) alongside his more
Haitian-American hip-hop star Wyclef Jean registered to run in the 2010 presidential elections in Haiti beforemore
Cricket star Imran Khan was elected Pakistan's prime minister in July 2018, after serving two stints as membermore
Hollywood actor Ronald Reagan went on to serve first as California governor and then as U.S. president from 19more
Actress Stacey Dash, best known for her role in the movie "Clueless", went on to become a Fox commentator. Themore
Actor Kal Penn served off and on in U.S. President Barack Obama's administration as an associate director in tmore
Child actress Shirley Temple Black ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 1967, and was appointed U.S. ambassador more
Linda McMahon, former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO, ran unsuccessfully as a Republican candidate in 2010 more
One half of singing team Sonny and Cher, Sonny Bono was mayor of Palm Springs from 1988 to 1992. He was electemore
Singer and former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken ran for U.S. Congress as a Democrat in his home state ofmore
Before he became a television personality, Jerry Springer was first elected to Cincinnati City Council in 1971more
World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was elected to the Philippines House of Representatives in 2010, and in 2more
Award-winning British actress Glenda Jackson began her second career in politics in 1992 when she was elected more
Best known for his role on Law & Order, Fred Thompson was a U.S. senator for Tennessee from 1994 to 2003, and more
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