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Peyton Manning

HE'S NOT A REAL ACTOR

... Says Brett Ratner

3/21/2014 9:22 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Peyton Manning will never be taken seriously in Hollywood ... despite the fact he's made a bazillion commercials ... at least, according to mega-director Brett Ratner

Ratner -- who directed the "Rush Hour" flicks -- was leaving Craig's in L.A. last night when we asked if he'd ever consider Peyton for a role in his movies ... since guys like Jeremy Piven say Manning's developed a great reputation as a commercial actor. 

But Brett was quick to shoot it down -- telling TMZ Sports he just doesn't think Peyton's got what it takes to make the jump to the big screen. 

For the record ... Brett Favre pulled it off in "Something About Mary" ... Terry Bradshaw was in "Failure to Launch" and of course, Dan Marino had a huge role in "Ace Ventura."

Sorry Peyton ... Hollywood's a brutal town.  

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8 COMMENTS

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1.

Butthead    

Oh yeah.. This guys an expert on " Good Acting". News flash buddy... Your moving weren't all that hot!

152 days ago
2.

Vote2012    

Mannings never saw a commercial they would not be in, they are profiteers who continue to build that bank account for several lifetimes. It's all about the money with Mannings it has nothing to do with the acting or products.

152 days ago
3.

Kay    

AND who is Brett RATner? Never heard of him. BUT I've sure heard of PEYTON MANNING my Colts hometown boy. Go Peyton!!!

152 days ago
4.

tophat    

OK, I know who Peyton Manning is and what he has done... who is this other guy?

151 days ago

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