There was a time when if you wanted to make it in Hollywood you had to be a triple threat. What that means is, you had to be good at singing, dancing, and acting. To be good at just one of the three limited your job opportunities by one-third. In the fifties or sixties, if you were not a triple threat, you weren’t working. Though, over time, Hollywood has made it less essential, it can still really help with your climb to stardom, as you will see from the following examples. Here are 15 celebrities who are triple threats. A few you know, a few might surprise you.
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