‘Survivor’ celebrities: 31 famous faces and well-known figures who played the game

While “Survivor” originally started as a show about a group of strangers who had no knowledge of each other before the game, things have changed a bit in the years since. Starting in Season 11 (“Guatemala”) with ex-NFL quarterback Gary Hogeboom, the show has featured notable figures from the world of sports and entertainment, some of whom are identifiable by other castaways on the island with them. Below you can tour our gallery of the 31 celebrity cast members who had some level of fame prior to playing “Survivor.”