The NFL Goes Hollywood

O.J. Simpson
Text: Josh Zembik
Photo: Neil Leifer/SI

O.J. Simpson

Before his various legal issues, O.J. Simpson was the best known NFL player to successfully transition to Hollywood. Besides portraying the stumbling Officer Nordberg in all three Naked Gun movies, Simpson also appeared in Roots, The Cassandra Crossing, Capricorn One, The Klansman and The Towering Inferno.

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