08/03/2012 05:09 pm ET

Olympians On TV: The Best Guest Appearances And Cameos (VIDEOS)

They can sprint, swim, vault and spike, but can Olympians act?

The switch from gold medals to scripted TV guest appearances isn't uncommon for Olympians. After rising to the national celebrity status that comes with being a star at the Olympics, many athletes get offers for magazine covers, advertising deals and TV appearances and cameos.

Gymnast Kerri Strug took to "Touched By An Angel" and "Clueless," tennis player Serena Williams guest starred on "ER" and "Law and Order: SVU" and basketball legend Kobe Bryant acted in "Moesha" and "Sister, Sister."

From Nastia Liukin to Michael Jordan, here are clips of some of the most memorable Olympians' TV appearances:

Olympians On TV

Which Olympians from London 2012 would you like to see in a TV appearance?