Dale Earnhardt was an expert at navigating the curves of a racetrack and an occasional star of the entertainment world. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Talladega 500" (CBS, 1985-86) and "International Motorsports Hall of Fame" (The Nashville Network, 1990-91). Earnhardt launched his entertainment career by acting in films like the Burt Reynolds action movie "Stroker Ace" (1983). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "A Phyllis George Special (03/08/95)" (The Nashville Network, 1994-95) and "NASCAR at 50: Good to Go" (TBS, 1997-98). He also lent his voice to "King of the Hill" (Fox, 1996-2009). Earnhardt was most recently credited in "Spike TV 52 Greatest Drivers" (Spike TV, 2003-04). Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "NASCAR: 50 Years on the Fast Track Starring Brooks & Dunn" (1997-98), "Wonders of Wildlife Honors: Concert For Conservation" (The Nashville Network, 1999-2000) and "Sports Illustrated's Night of Champions" (NBC, 2001-02). Earnhardt passed away in February 2001 at the age of 50.