For everyone on the grind in the entertainment industry, Isaiah Mustafa
s story should be an inspiration. His "I'm on a horse" Old Spice commercial made him a media sensation, and on April 22 he will release his first film, Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family.
Mustafa landed the role when he talked to Oprah
via Skype in his bathroom. Mustafa explained how the commercial changed his life. Then, Tyler Perry
chimed in and said, "I just wanted to say you got the part. You did a great job."
Mustafa is a former NFL football player and has been in small roles on Ugly Betty
, Days of Our Lives
and NCIS: Los Angeles
Side note: I'm still wondering if those rumors of Mustafa dating Kathy Griffin
Check out the trailer to Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family.