Top Ten actor turned politicians

1 Ronald Reagan:

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Went from the star of Bedtime for Bonzo to the fall of the Berlin Wall as US president.

2 Arnold Schwarzenegger:

The Terminator actor from Austria became governor of California.

3 Clint Eastwood:

Tough guy star of the Dirty Harry movies was elected mayor of Carmel, California.

4 Sonny Bono:

Cher's singing partner was mayor of Palm Springs before his death in a skiing accident.

5 Shirley Temple:

Child star of the 30s became US ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia.

6 Glenda Jackson:

The star of Women in Love has been a Labour MP at Westminster since 1992.

7 Fred Thompson:

Star of Die Hard 2 was a US senator from Tennessee.

8 Jerry Springer:

The TV chat show host served for one year as mayor of Cincinnati.

9 Roseanne Barr:

The actress and comedian was the 2012 presidential nominee of the Peace and Freedom Party.

10 Fred Grandy:

Love Boat's Gopher, of Iowa, was in US House of Representatives.

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