Archie, Hodor and Baby on screen, musicians off it

By Oojal Kour Dhanjal - May 22, 2018

Archie, Hodor and Baby on screen, musicians off it

Say hello to KJ Apa, Kristian Nairn and Ansel Elgort!

It’s tough to live two lives. More so, when you are an artist and active pursue two vocations. Actor-singers/musicians have it hard, having to schedule shoots and promotions around their films, but some of them make it look incredibly easy. Did you know these artists juggle both careers really well?

Ansel Elgort
Best known for: The Fault in Our StarsDivergent SeriesBaby Driver
Also is: A DJ and singer. As a DJ, his alias is Ansolo.
Fun facts: Played at the Electric Zoo Festival in 2014, the Ultra Music Festival in March 2015, opened some of The Chainsmokers shows, a NERVO show, and some with his friends Nicky Romero and Martin.Garrix.

Jamie Foxx
Best known for: Ray, Beat Shazam (TV show), Django UnchainedIn Living Color (TV)
Also is: A Recording Academy / GRAMMYs Award-winning musician, whose songs Unpredictable, Intuition, Best Night of my Life and Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses have topped US-Billboard-Charts.
Fun facts: Currently hosting a musical game show called Beat Shazam.

Zooey Deschanel
Best known for: Almost Famous, The Good Girl (TV), The New Guy, Elf and (500) Days of Summer
Also is: A singer, keyboardist, percussionist, banjo and ukulele player. In a band called She & Him with M. Ward.
Fun facts: She has received a Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media nomination for her song “So Long”, which featured in the Winnie the Pooh soundtrack.

Hugh Laurie
Best known for: Blackadder (TV), House M.D. (TV), Sense and SensibilityOne Hundred and One DalmatiansStuart LittleThe Borrowers.
Also is: an actively practising blues musician.
Fun facts: Has also released two blues albums, Let Them Talk and Didn’t It Rain. As an actor, has won three Golden Globes Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Kristian Nairn
Best known for: Playing Hodor in HBO’s Game of Thrones.
Also is: A progressive house DJ, and used to be the resident DJ of KREMLIN.
Fun facts: He toured with “Rave of Thrones” in the US and Australia in 2014.

K.J. Apa
Best known for: Playing Archie Andrews in the CW drama series Riverdale.
Also is: A musician and singer.
His nine-track debut album, The Third Room, was released back in 2011 when he was just 14 years old!


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