09/18/2012 11:54 am ET | Updated Sep 18, 2012

19 Comedians And Actors With Hidden Talents (PHOTOS)

The people who make us laugh on stage, on TV and in movies don't spend all their time working on their wit. Some of them have hidden talents or hobbies that might surprise you (or at least make you think).

From musical instruments picked up in childhood to obsessions with crossword puzzles, sailing and unicycling, we found 19 comedians and comedic actors who have revealed their not-so-secret side projects and talents. Some of them even found the time to join punk and new wave bands in the 80s (we're looking at you, Gervais and Ferguson).

Click through the slideshow to see each person's talent and vote for the most surprising ones!

Funny People, Hidden Talents


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