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Hollywood Celebrities Who Are Also Hardcore Gamers

You’ll recognize all the entertainers on our list, but what you may not know is that these celebrities have an addiction. Whether its pinball, roleplaying games, or building their own gaming machines — these celebs are hardcore gamers!

10. Jack Black

Jack Black
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Jack Black is known for his comedic performances in movies such as School of Rock, Nacho Libre, and Shallow Hal, as well as serious roles such as King Kong. When he’s looking for serious fun, Jack likes to play Scramble and Marble Madness, and he’s proud of beating Project Gotham Racing. He’s also starred in many games such as Brutal Legend.

9. Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson
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Rosario Dawson is known for her roles in movies such as Rent, Sin City, and Eagle Eye. She also voiced Batgirl in the Lego Batman Movie. She’s voiced numerous games such as Dying Light2: Stay Human, NBA 2K20, and Dishonored 2. She regularly plays The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros.

8. Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn
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Olivia Munn is known for her roles in X-Men: Apocalypse, and playing Sloan Sabbith on TV’s The Newsroom. She’s also voiced numerous animated projects. She also cohosted the G4 show called Attack of the Show! She has a rep for all-nighters playing CoD: Modern Warfare 3. Munn also loves to play Rock Band. She describes an ideal night as having “a case of Pabst Blue Ribbon and playing Guitar Hero until three in the morning.”

7. Donald Faison

Donald Faison
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Best known for his role as Dr. Christopher Turk on TV’s Scrubs, Donald Faison says he has “always played video games.” Now, he’s passed on that love to his kids. Donald loves racing games like Forza Motorsport and competing online. He takes his favorite games with him on the go with his iPad such as Real Racers 3 and CoD: Ghosts.

6. Ice-T

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Most kids today probably know Ice-T from the TV show Law & Order: SVU. But fans of ’80s and ’90s hip-hop know him as a hard-core rapper. Ice-T grew up playing games on Atari and Sega consoles. These days, he enjoys playing Call of Duty with Snoop. He’s also done voice work on games like GTA: San Andreas and Gears of War 3.

5. Henry Cavill

Henry Cavill
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Best known for his role as Superman in Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Justice League, it’s not surprising Henry Cavill is a gamer. Rumor has it, that he was so into playing World of Warcraft, that he almost ignored the call offering him the role in Man of Steel. He loves playing The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and was famously a super fan of Witcher 3: Wild Hunt before he landed the lead role of Geralt in the Netflix television adaptation.

4. Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez
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Best known for co-starring in the Fast and The Furious franchise, Michelle Rodriguez grew up playing DOOM. Now, she loves to play Call of Duty. She has also lent her voice to several video games such as True Crime: Streets of LA, Driv3r, Halo 2, Fast and Furious Crossroads, and more.

3. Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel
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You might be surprised to learn that Vin Diesel has been playing Dungeons & Dragons board games for over twenty years. Not only that, the reason he founded the development company Tigon Studios in 2002 was because he was tired of the poor quality of most movie-based video games. Vin enjoys playing Call of Duty console games, MMOs, and RTS on PC.

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2. Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis
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Known for her role as Jackie on That ’70s Show, you might think Mila Kunis would be a Super Mario World kind of player. But no, she is known for spending lots of time playing World of Warcraft! I bet you didn’t see that one coming. She says she now plays less time-consuming games like Call of Duty. What?

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1. Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L Jackson
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One of the most effective actors today, known for playing badass characters, Samuel L. Jackson has lent his voice to numerous video games including GTA San Andreas, Afro Samurai, Iron Man 2, and LEGO Star Wars 3. Growing up, he played games like Pong and Space Invaders. These days, he loves playing shooters. His favorites are the GTA, Fallout, and CoD series.

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