Special Report

Movie Stars Successfully Transitioning to TV

Source: Courtesy of Showtime Networks

Don Cheadle
> Notable movies: Hotel Rwanda (2004), Avengers franchise
> Notable TV series or miniseries: House of Lies (2012-2016), Black Monday (2019-2021)

Source: Courtesy of Netflix

Drew Barrymore
> Notable movies: Never Been Kissed (1999), 50 First Dates (2004)
> Notable TV series or miniseries: Santa Clarita Diet (2017-2019), The Drew Barrymore Show (2020-2021)

Source: Courtesy of American Broadcasting Company

Geena Davis
> Notable movies: Thelma & Louise (1991), A League of Their Own (1992)
> Notable TV series or miniseries: Grey’s Anatomy (2014-2018), Commander in Chief (2005-2006)

Source: Courtesy of Netflix

Jane Fonda
> Notable movies: Klute (1971), Coming Home (1978)
> Notable TV series or miniseries: Grace and Frankie (2015-2022), The Newsroom (2012-2014)

Source: Christopher Polk / Getty Images

John Travolta
> Notable movies: Pulp Fiction (1994), Saturday Night Fever (1977)
> Notable TV series or miniseries: American Crime Story (2016), Die Hart (2020)

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