Some of your best actors are usually known for their ability to pull off memorable filming feats, but I bet you never thought some of these screen heroes could sing.
Yeah, some of them have strong pipes and know how to create stirring melodies that will leave you totally gobsmacked!
Here are 10 actors that you didn’t know could sing.
Until La La Land, not many (outside lovers of Broadway shows) knew the British-born had singing talent.
Stone had been doing it just before the popularity of La La Land, and it was on one of her features on the Broadway that she got noticed for her singing talents.
It was on this occasion that the makers of La La Land picked for the leading female role in La La Land.
Did you know that Winslet once had a chart-topping song named “What If?” The song was made for the animated film, Christmas Carol and it took top position on music charts in Ireland, Austria, and Belgium.
She even went further to win the 2002 OGAE singing contest.
You probably know him as the angry, badass Marvel hero, Wolverine but Jackman also has a fantastic voice. From his spectacular performance in Les Miserable to the Greatest Showman, there is no doubt that the man who played the Marvel Beast some musical super power too.
And for his singing talent, he WAS nominated for a Grammy and also won two Tony awards.
Although he probably failed as ‘The Joker”, Leto is a wonderful musician and perhaps the most successful actor with musical talent on this list.Jared Leto is the lead singer of the band, Thirty Seconds to Mars, raking millions in Record sales.
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Did you know Swayze wrote and sang the worldwide hit, “She’s like the Wind”? The song which was written for the film “Dirty Dancing” was a sensation then, and now.
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Popularly known for her role as “Bridget Jones.”
Renée Zellweger is one of the few Academic Award winners on this list who has singing skills.
Zellwegger was reported to have done her singing in Chicago (She won a golden ball for her performance) even the crew didn’t know she could sing.
Apart from being a successful actress, Hathaway is a music powerhouse with her featuring in a couple of successful musicals with “Les Miserables” being the most popular which earned her an Oscar.
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You might know her as the wife of Mr. Cosby on the Bill Cosby Show, but Before breaking into TV, Phylicia Rashad had featured in several musicals which performed considerably well.
Also, she released a disco album titled “Josephine Superstar” while she was working under the name of “Phylicia Allen’.
If you’ve only seen Anna Kendrick in just drama and movie roles, then you might be missing something about this multi-talented actress. From her performance in the musical “Pitch Perfect,” then you would know that “gal got damn good vocals.”
Before Hollywood fame, Kendrick worked more on stage as a kid and landed a Broadway role at just the age of 13.
She is said to be a powerful singer although she is yet to appear in a lot of musicals. Her one-time performance in “Into the Woods” was just enough to convince her fans and even her husband testifies to the power of her voice.
So, it is no surprise she will be featuring in her first major musical in Mary Poppins Returns.