Al Harrington made a powerful presence not just in the world of professional football, but also in the entertainment business. Harrington's early roles were in comedies like the Tom Hanks hit "Forrest Gump" (1994). He had an early role on the television special "CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade" (CBS, 1989-1990). He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "The Byrds of Paradise" (ABC, 1993-94). He also appeared in the TV special "Teens: What Makes Them Tick?" (ABC, 1998-99). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Escape From Atlantis" (Starz, 1996-97). Following that project, he worked on "Promised Land" (CBS, 1996-99) and "Family Law" (CBS, 1999-2002). Recently, he tackled roles on "Tucker" (NBC, 2000-01) and "Scrubs" (2001-2010). He also had a part in the TV miniseries "DreamKeeper" (2003-04). He also appeared in the thriller "The Fall of Night" (2008) with Bruce Michael Hall. Most recently, Harrington acted on "Hawaii Five-O" (CBS, 2010-).