Best Unexpected (And Some Expected) Movie Cameos (27 PICS)

Posted in INTERESTING       6 Oct 2021       2616       1 GALLERY VIEW

“She’ll always be Leia, but I always remember and enjoy her shockingly meta cameo in Scream 3. Bianca Burnette: [sourly] I was up for Princess Leia. I was this close. So, who gets it? The one who sleeps with George Lucas.”


“Aretha Franklin, 1979 (‘The Blues Brothers’).”


“In It Chapter Two (2019), during the Stephen King cameo scene in the antique store, the license plate hanging on the wall behind him is the same as the one from Christine (1983)”


“In Liar Liar, 1997, Jim Carrey makes a cameo in his own movie as fire marshal Bill, a character he invented when he was on the show “In Living Color”.”


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“In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), a shot from Season 2 Episode 1 of Community can be seen on Uncle Aaron’s TV, in which Troy, played by Donald Glover, is in his room wearing Spider-Man pajamas. Donald Glover played Aaron in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017).”


“In Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), these rebel soldiers are played by Mark Hamill’s children. From left to right; Nathan Hamill, Chelsea Hamill, and Griffin Hamill.”


“In This Is This End Michael Cera asked Rihanna if he could actually slap her butt in a scene to which Rihanna agreed as long as she could slap him harder in the face.”


“Stephen Colbert had a few second, non-speaking cameo in ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ (2013)”



“Avengers Endgame – Stan Lee’s cameo in the movie, his outfit was based on his real-life wardrobe from the 1970s. Looking fly in the movies and real life.”


“In Hook (1991) actress Glenn Close has a cameo as the pirate who gets thrown in the “Boo Box” by Captain Hook.”


“Impractical Jokers: The Movie — 2020. Will Ferrell makes a cameo without any lines & zero reference. I did a double-take and had to rewind!”


“I will never be as cool as David Bowie taking off his sunglasses in Zoolander.”



“Peter Billingsley of A Christmas Story (1983) fame cameos as a worker elf in the 2003 Christmas comedy Elf. It would have been funnier if Billingsley played a bitter store elf instead but this is a fun nod nonetheless.”


“In Forrest Gump (1994), the girl on the bus who refuses to let Forrest sit next to her is played by Elizabeth Hanks, the daughter of Tom Hanks.”


“Lebron showing off the acting chops in Trainwreck.”


“When Jordan Peele’s Get Out released in (2017), viewers expected his friend Keegan Michael-Key to cameo. He did… as one of the NCAA prospects in Rose’s Bing search.”



“Cate Blanchett has an uncredited role at the beginning of Hot Fuzz!”


“Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) had a cameo appearance from Bebe Neuwirth, who played Aunt Nora in the original 1995 movie. Neuwirth plays the stressed-out aunt of Judy and Peter, who intended on turning their mansion into a bed and breakfast. She’s now the owner of her own restaurant called Nora’s.”


“In Enchanted (2007), Robert’s secretary is played by Jodie Benson, the voice actress for Ariel from The Little Mermaid (1989).”


“In The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), at the end of the movie, Will Smith, who plays Chris Gardner, walks past the actual Chris Gardner whose life the movie is based on.”



“In the Mamma Mia movies (2008 & 2018), Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson from ABBA have cameos in both movies.”


“Ahmed Best, the actor for Jar-Jar Binks, has a cameo in the club scene of Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002).”


“Sarah Michelle Gellar in She’s All That (1999). Gellar agreed but had one particular demand, which was that she didn’t want to have any speaking lines. The director agreed, leading to her silent appearance.”


“Steven Spielberg and Dan Aykroyd have been friends for decades, and even swapped cameo roles in the 1980s. Spielberg appeared as a ticket agent in ‘The Blues Brothers’ (1980), and Aykroyd had a brief appearance in ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’ (1984).”



“I recently rewatched “That Thing You Do!” (1996) for the 100th time and just now realized that Bryan Cranston has a brief cameo.”


“In How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Director Ron Howard cameos as one of the villagers.”


“In Maleficent (2014), the young Aurora was played by Angelina Jolie’s daughter Vivienne. The 5-year-old got the part because she was the only child who wasn’t terrified of Jolie in her Maleficent makeup. Several other younger children auditioned and wouldn’t go near her.”




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Gerald 1 year ago
Stephen King and Dean R. Koontz appeared in cameo roles in almost all of the movies which were made from the books they have written.
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