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Michael Bolton surprised "Saturday Night Live" viewers in 2011 with his impressive comedic skills playing Captain Jack Sparrow alongside The Lonely Island's Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer.

The hilarious musical spoof not only exposed the singer's sense of humor, it opened the door for a multitude of small screen opportunities almost immediately.

"I did 'Two and Half Men' shortly afterwards," Michael told Access Hollywood in a new interview, of one of the opportunities the "Jack Sparrow" digital short (that now boasts upwards of 99 million views on YouTube) helped create. "You suddenly get on the radar ...

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