Steven Seagal considering run for Arizona governor

After starring in action films and launching his own reality television show, actor Steven Seagal might have a third act in mind: Running for governor of Arizona.

The “Under Siege” actor said in an interview with local news outlet KNXV-TV that he’s open to the idea.

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“I suppose I would remotely consider it but probably I would have a lot more other…a lot of other responsibilities that may be more important to address,” he said.

Seagal said he had discussed the possibility with Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the conservative star with whom he’s teamed up to launch a reality television show, “Steven Seagal — Lawman: Maricopa County." Seagal is active in conservative politics, and appeared at a Tea Party conference in Arizona early last year.

Seagal said that he sees border security as the biggest issue facing the nation today, adding that it's a "tremendous oversight by the current administration. ... I think that it’s a crime."

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is term-limited and due to step down at the end of this year, but she's left the door open to challenging the state law that would prevent her from running for a second full term.