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24 surprisingly good acting roles by musicians

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Kid Rock in Joe Dirt

David Spade’s beloved comedy, Joe Dirt, riffed on American redneck culture, and fittingly, it also starred an American dirtbag icon: Kid Rock. Armed with a bandana and a sleeveless plaid shirt, Rock plays a barely literate bully—and while it might not have been his most challenging role, it’s one he inhabited perfectly. (Though we would never knock Rock’s literacy levels. “Bawitaba” is totally a real word.)