9:30 Coffee Break: Actors Turned Musicians

Jenny Lewis
Jenny Lewis' pokes fun at her childhood acting career in her her "She's Not Me" video (Warner Bros.)

In a new video for "She's Not Me," Jenny Lewis pokes fun at her childhood acting career including spoofs of her appearances in The Golden Girls, Troop Beverly Hills, Pleasantville and an '80s Toys "R" Us commercial – and it's hilarious. Among Lewis' celebrity co-starts in the video are Feist, Girls' Zosia Mamet and Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen (past) and Vanessa Bayer (present).

It turns out there are a lot of musicians that got their start as actors, whether it was on The Mickey Mouse Club, Degrassi or a commercial spot here and there.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear by actors turned musicians? Send us your requests.

Songs Played

Jenny Lewis - "She's Not Me"
She & Him - "In the Sun"
Coconut Records - "West Coast"
Janet Jackson - "That's the Way Loves Goes"
William Shatner - "Common People"

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