Celebrity Politicians by FlaxmanR

Question 6

He was the lawyer for Marie Ragghianti, a Tennessee parole board chair who had been fired for refusing to release felons who had bribed aides to the state’s governor to obtain pardons, and later played himself in a 1985 film of her story, his first acting role. What actor and politician is probably best known for a role he started playing in 2002 – several months before his Senate term ended?