3 Prime-Time TV Actors Who Were Also Rock Stars

During the 1970s, pop artists often balanced TV stardom with hit singles. The era also saw the rare emergence of rock stars on television.

Ellen Foley:  Foley, known for her duet with Meat Loaf, transitioned from Broadway to music. She appeared in TV series like "Night Court."

Danielle Brisebois: Brisebois, once seen on "All in the Family," later focused on music, co-writing hits and joining the band New Radicals.

Ann Magnuson: Magnuson, known for "Anything but Love," balanced her acting with a music career in the avant-garde duo Bongwater.