Top 15 Black Actors Who Play Athletes In Film

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Common

Scoring on both the field and in the department of love, Common starred with Queen Latifah in the rom-com Just Wright in 2010. 

This wouldn't be his last time acting in a sports flick when he went from playing to coach in The Odd Life of Timothy Green in 2012.

(Photo: David Lee/ Fox Searchlight Pictures)

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