EXTRA,  FEATURES,  Features,  January 2023

H2O to Hollywood: swimmers turned movie stars

Swimmers have lit up the silver screen right from the early days of Hollywood. Michael Renouf shines the spotlight on five stars of the pool who went on to enjoy successful acting careers.

In the 2000s the athletes of choice for movie directors have often been MMA fighters, but in the early days of Hollywood it was stars of the pool who lit up the silver screen.

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