Can actors really call themselves stars if they haven't dabbled in at least one other field during their rise to fame?
It's quite common for celebrites to add new projects to their resumé that fans may be a bit shocked to see. And, for actors it's quite often music they decide to get into.
Some are successful -- Will Smith and Jamie Foxx -- creating iconic hit songs. Others aren't so lucky.
Then there are also those who fall somewhere in between, brief careers that either land them a hit or some form of notoriety.
From Eddie Murphy to Jasmine Guy, here are a few actors turned musicians who fall into that middle category.