Ten Male Movie Stars Who Are Also Professional Poker Players

Ten Male Movie Stars Who Are Also Professional Poker Players
Ten Male Movie Stars Who Are Also Professional Poker Players

Some of them have won Oscars, some have won Emmys, but all these ten movie stars have also won a few poker tournaments in their time. While some of them have only played in a few poker tournaments, some of these superstars have won hundreds…


Ten Male Movie Stars Who Are Also Professional Poker Players


Tobey Maguire - Professional Poker Player
Tobey Maguire – Professional Poker Player

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Wiki Info: Tobias Vincent Maguire is an American actor and producer. He began his career in the late 1980s. His first appearance in a feature film was a non-speaking part in The Wizard (1989). He is known for playing the title character in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man film trilogy, as well as for his roles in Pleasantville, The Cider House Rules and Wonder Boys to name but a few of his movie roles.

Ben Affleck - Professional Poker Player
Ben Affleck – Professional Poker Player

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Wiki Info: Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTA Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

James Woods -  Professional Poker Player
James Woods – Professional Poker Player

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Wiki Info: Woods has been nominated for two Academy Awards. The first was in the Best Actor category for Salvador (1986) and the second in the Best Supporting Actor category for Ghosts of Mississippi (1996).

Ray Romano -  Professional Poker Player
Ray Romano – Professional Poker Player

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Wiki Info: Raymond Albert Romano is an American stand-up comedian, actor and screenwriter. He is best known for his role on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, for which he received an Emmy Award, and as the voice of Manny in the Ice Age film series. He created and starred in the TNT comedy-drama Men of a Certain Age. From 2012 to 2015, Romano had a recurring role as Hank Rizzoli, a love interest of Sarah Braverman in Parenthood.

Matt Damon -  Professional Poker Player
Matt Damon – Professional Poker Player

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Wiki Info: Matthew Paige Damon is an American actor, film producer, philanthropist and screenwriter. He is ranked among Forbes magazine’s most bankable stars and is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. Damon has received various accolades, including an Academy Award from five nominations, two Golden Globe Awards from eight nominations, and has been nominated for two British Academy Film Awards and six Emmy Awards.

Rick Salomon -  Professional Poker Player
Rick Salomon – Professional Poker Player

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Wiki Info: Rick Salomon is mostly known for his relationships with various female celebrities, including E.G. Daily, Shannen Doherty, Paris Hilton, and Pamela Anderson. He is also known for winning $2.8 million in the 2014 World Series of Poker’s Big One for One Drop event!

Lou Diamond Phillips -  Professional Poker Player
Lou Diamond Phillips – Professional Poker Player

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Wiki Info: Lou Diamond Phillips is an American actor and director. His breakthrough came when he starred as Ritchie Valens in the biographical drama film La Bamba (1987). For the Academy Award-nominated Stand and Deliver (1988), Phillips was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and won an Independent Spirit Award.

Jason Alexander -  Professional Poker Player
Jason Alexander – Professional Poker Player

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Wiki Info: Alexander is best known for his role as George Costanza in the television series Seinfeld. Other well-known roles include Phillip Stuckey in the film Pretty Woman (1990) and the title character in the animated series Duckman.

Aaron Paul -  Professional Poker Player
Aaron Paul – Professional Poker Player

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Wiki Info: Paul began his career with roles in several music videos and guest roles in television, before taking minor roles in films such as The Last House on the Left and Mission: Impossible III. In 2007, he had a recurring role as Scott Quittman in the HBO series Big Love. Following his breakthrough, he began starring in films such as Need for Speed, A Long Way Down, and Exodus: Gods and Kings.

Kirk Acevedo -  Professional Poker Player
Kirk Acevedo – Professional Poker Player

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Wiki Info: Kirk M. Acevedo is an American actor. He is primarily known for his work on television for the portrayals of Miguel Alvarez in the HBO series Oz, Joe Toye in Band of Brothers, FBI Agent Charlie Francis in the science-fiction series Fringe, and Jose Ramse in 12 Monkeys, also an SF television series. His best-known films are The Thin Red Line, Dinner Rush and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.