publication date: Tuesday, December 20, 2011 (part of Winter 2012)

category: Movies

clue: Once known for raunchy comedy like Raw, he now makes family movies like Dr. Dolittle.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Ryan Dunn

Crossover Celebrities: For some artists, it's about following their creative muse. For others, it's all about the money. These entertainers were strongly associated with one genre, but now only seem interested in another.

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