A brief appearance or voice part of a known person in a TV show or film, typically unnamed or appearing as themselves.

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What was the first movie where a recognizable newscaster played himself / herself?

Newscasters occasionally appear as themselves in movies, and recite fictitious news to move the movie's story along. For example, Matt Lauer has appeared as himself recently in both Zoolander 2 and ...
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Uncredited roles? Why do some actors go uncredited? [duplicate]

I noticed on some shows on IMDB actors are listed, but as uncredited, especially for major actors. Is this to do with the Screen Actors Guild, or for other reasons? Peter Capaldi went uncredited for ...
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How many adaptations of his books has John le Carre appeared in?

In the recent BBC TV series adaptation of John le Carre's novel The Night Manager, the man himself made a cameo appearance in one of the scenes, placing his seal of approval on the adaptation. The ...
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Why does Stan Lee make a cameo in The Princess Diaries 2?

Transcription: Why did Stan Lee make a cameo in The Princess Diaries 2? Was this foreshadowing Disney buying Marvel? Is Princess Mia going to be an Avenger? So many questions We all know Stan ...
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Did wrestler Kurt Angle play a cameo role in Atonement (2007)? [closed]

See here, this person looks like Kurt Angle acting as interviewer in Atonement (2007): I googled kurt angle atonement 2007 but it didn't help me. So did he really do a cameo in the movie or not?
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How much is Stan Lee paid for his cameos in MCU films?

I have done some research for a question similar to this (but fundamentally different from it) on SF&F, but I couldn't come up with any specific numbers. The Screen Actors Guild requires that ...
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Why did Peter Jackson and Cate Blanchett take small uncredited roles in Hot Fuzz?

So, it's no big secret, but Peter Jackson and Cate Blanchett were both in Hot Fuzz. Peter Jackson plays the guy who stabs Nick Angel in the hand and thus is in the movie for mere seconds. Cate ...
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Why do directors make cameo appearances in their movies?

This is something very common, that we all have been seeing since as long as we can remember. This question stemmed from my recent re-watching of Django Unchained, where Quentin Tarantino makes a ...
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Are there any uncredited cameos in The World's End?

Hot Fuzz featured at least two big names in uncredited cameos (Peter Jackson as the guy in the Santa suit who stabbed Nicholas Angel in a flashback sequence, and Cate Blanchett as Angel's ex-...
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How does stan lee's random appearance work in Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Stan lee's cameo in the Marvel Cinematic Universe are as follows - In Iron Man (2008) Stan lee appears with three blonds to resemble Hugh Hefner. In The Incredible Hulk (2008), Lee ...
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Why doesn't Stan Lee make a cameo appearance in X2?

Stan Lee always make a cameo appearance in the Marvel films based on the characters he helped in re-creating. With this in mind, was there any particular reason why he missed X2: X-Men United, X-Men ...
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Why does Stan Lee play random extras in Marvel films?

While looking at the cast of The Incredible Hulk I say Stan Lee was cast as: "Milwaukee Man Drinking From Bottle" I've noticed he plays an extra in the Iron Man, X-Men, Spider Man films as well ...
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Why was Stephen Colbert's cameo in The Office done entirely by webcam?

In the U.S. series The Office episode entitled Here Comes Treble Stephen Colbert plays the role of "Broccoli Rob", a Cornell alum and a Capella who competes with Andy for the lime light. However, ...
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Was there an uncredited Adam Sandler cameo in Doctor Who: The Big Bang (S5 E13)

I'm not sure if this is episode is new enough to warrant a spoiler block, but because it's the series finale, I'll add one anyway. In Doctor Who series 5 episode 13: The Big Bang, At The camera ...