Five More Famous Actors Who Play Guitar!

1. Steven Seagal

Take a deep breath before attempting to recite this dudes accomplishments. Steven Seagal is an American action film star, writer, producer, martial artist, guitarist… and deputy sheriff?! All very cool stuff, but for the sake of this post, we’ll focus on Officer Seagal’s guitar chops.

Let’s just say, wow! Seagal is a blues guitar Jedi master! Not only can he flow on the soulful blues licks, but he can also make a great guitar face! Steven is an ultra professional guitarist and without any Hollywood special effects, he can play. He also has a collection of very cool guitars. You might just catch him playing a vintage Gibson Firebird, Les Paul Custom, ES-335, Flying V, Fender Telecaster or Strat.

Check out this clip of Steven “Stevie Ray” Seagal on a Russian TV show called “ProjektorPerisHilton” from October, 2009:

2. Johnny Depp

If you’re old enough to remember the 80s, you’d remember the next actor-guitarist on our list as the popular teen idol from the hit FOX TV show, 21 Jump Street. Johnny Depp is also known for being an American movie actor and musician known for his portrayals of quirky characters like Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, Edward Scissorhands, Raoul Duke in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and Ichabod Crane in Sleepy Hollow. As a guitarist, Depp was also a member of P, a group that featured Butthole Surfers singer Gibby Haynes and Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Here’s a clip of Johnny Depp performing live:

3. Hugh Laurie

High Laurie is an English actor, comedian, writer, and musician. You probably know him as Dr. Gregory House on the TV series, House, M.D. But did you also know that by the age of 16, young Hugh began strumming the guitar? Hugh is also an accomplished pianist, saxophonist and harmonica player.

Check out the clip below of Hugh Laurie riffin’ on a Gibson Flying V on an episode of House!

4. Kiefer Sutherland

Keifer Sutherland is a Canadian actor, producer and director, best known for his portrayal of Jack Bauer on the Fox TV series 24. Kiefer is also a musician, and collector of Gibson guitars. He also co-owns Ironworks Studio in Los Angeles, California and continually records and produces artists when not busy having Chloe get the President on the line.

Have a look at the video below where Kiefer shows off some tasty guitar chops while sitting in with
Kiefer Playing guitar, TY, DEB by katyb

5. Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe is an English actor, best known for playing Harry Potter in the Harry Potter Film Series. Daniel has also been known to mess around a bit on guitar. No doubt that whatever musical journey Daniel pursues, when he reaches for his favorite axe, his mates; Ron, Hermione and Hagrid will be there to help him avoid he who should not be named.

Check out the video below of Daniel Radcliffe on acoustic guitar and…. wait a minute. Did someone say “EXPELLIARMUS?” this is not actually Daniel Radcliffe, but rather Tom Felton aka Draco Malfoy!

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