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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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Where did Jean-Hugues Anglade appear cameo in Léon: The Professional?

Jean-Hugues Anglade is listed to appear cameo in Léon: The Professional but I can't spot him. Which scene(s) can he be seen in?
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Love, Victor: Love, Simon Jacket Reference

In Season 1, Episode 8 of Love, Victor, Simon (from Love, Simon) makes a cameo. He gives Victor his jacket and sais this: "Bram said he would burn it if I wore it one more time" I know ...
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Does Stan Lee's cameo in Iron Fist have any meaning?

In the Netflix series Iron Fist we have this Stan Lee cameo in the final episode. Does this have any meaning, or is it just random like some other of Stan Lee's cameos? Did the other netflix marvel ...
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For which future movies did Stan Lee finish his cameo?

Now we all know the great Stan Lee is no more. I am wondering if he has already finished cameos for future Marvel or other movies.
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Did Felix Leiter ever show up in the Brosnan era?

Was there ever an actor in the Pierce Brosnan era of James Bond in the late 1990s, who played Bond's steadfast ally in the CIA, Felix Leiter, for even the quickest cameo? By the first Brosnan film, ...
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What was the briefest cameo ever?

A cameo is when a well-known actor or a celebrity plays a small part in a movie not about them. That can be very brief; as an example, the famed Robert Redford appears in Avengers: Endgame for about ...
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Why was there a cameo of Garret Morris in Ant-Man?

Why was there a cameo of Garret Morris in Ant-Man? How is he related to anything in the movie?
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Leonard Nimoy Cameo in Super 8

According to the following article, Leonard Nimoy, an actor like many has worked with JJ Abrams on other Bad Robot Productions, has an un-credited cameo in the film Super 8. J.J. Abrams has ...
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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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Is there any cameo from previous Step Up films in Step Up: High Water?

I recently finished 2 seasons of Step Up: High Water and I was wondering if I can spot any cameo from Step Up film series in it but failed to do so. Step Up have a trend of cameos of characters from ...
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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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Which bystander did Post Malone play as?

In the credits to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, it is listed that Post Malone voice acted one of the Brooklyn bystanders. My question though is, which one?
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What cameos has Stan Lee had?

It's well known that Stan Lee has had many cameo appearances. He has been in every Marvel Cinematic Universe film, played himself on The Simpsons, and even appeared in Princess Diaries 2. How many ...
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Why did they put Stan Lee in Teen Titans Go! To the Movies?

Why did they put Stan Lee into DC’s Teen Titans Go! To the Movies?
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Who was the Arrested Development Character in Avengers: Infinity War?

So while watching the credits to Avengers: Infinity War I noticed a special thanks to 20th century fox for An Arrested Development Character but I did not see a name for the character in the thank you....
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Why was there no Stan Lee cameo in Deadpool 2?

Stan Lee didn't appear in Deadpool 2. Is there a public reason for this? He did appear in the first installment, so Deadpool being Deadpool probably isn't it.
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Where is William Finley in Wise Blood?

IMDb has William Finley listed as 'Man (uncredited)' in the cast list for Wise Blood. I have scoured this film in an attempt to find where he appears. I've tried to look at everyone in backgrounds of ...
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Two different cameos of Martin Scorsese in Taxi Driver

In the movie Taxi Driver, we see Martin Scorsese in two different cameos. The most prominent one being Travis's passenger. This role is credited as "Passenger Watching Silhouette" and we do have a ...
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Why did Michael Bay have an insignificantly small role in Coyote Ugly?

In 2000's film Coyote Ugly Michael Bay has a small cameo as a photographer. The photograph taken by him was important later in the film but what was the reason for having Michael Bay doing that ...
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Why was Gigi Hadid uncredited for 10 episodes of Silent Witness when she appeared?

Looking at Gigi Hadid's IMDb page, I noticed she'd been in 10 episodes of Silent Witness (a BBC drama). Is it normal for a celebrity to make appearances like this uncredited? I know normally that ...
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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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How do Stan Lee's random appearances work in the 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 is seen ...
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What did the "Young Turks" bit on Money Monster mean?

At one point in 'Money Monster', there's a brief clip of Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks. He says Is that supposed to mean anything? Is he talking about Kyle? I don't get it. Most of the other lines ...
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When is an actor's appearence considered a cameo?

What are the "guide lines" to define an actor appearence as a cameo? Are there some specs to define it? For example, max time on screen, max scene, max lines...
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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 Lee ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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, ...