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31st Jan '18 8:39:36 PM ObsequiousEscargot
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* The film ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087212/ Ernie Kovacs: Between The Laughter]]'' features a scene where Edie Adams (portrayed by Melody Anderson) has a chance to see ''Creator/MaeWest''. Mae West is portrayed by the real ''Creator/EdieAdams''.

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* The film ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087212/ Ernie Kovacs: Between The Laughter]]'' features a scene where Edie Adams (portrayed by Melody Anderson) has a chance to see ''Creator/MaeWest''. Mae West is portrayed by the real ''Creator/EdieAdams''.[[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0010944/?ref_=tt_cl_t12 Edie Adams]].
31st Jan '18 8:31:59 PM ObsequiousEscargot
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* The film ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087212/ Ernie Kovacs: Between The Laughter]]'' features a scene where Edie Adams (portrayed by Melody Anderson) has a chance to see ''Creator/MaeWest''. Mae West is portrayed by the real ''Creator/EdieAdams''.
10th Dec '17 7:05:42 PM danlansdowne
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* PlayedWith in ''TheTheoryOfEverything''; after previewing the movie, Stephen Hawking gave permission for the filmmakers to use a version of his synthesized voice to replace the simulation they used.



* Astronaut Mae Jemison appeared in an episode of ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' as a transporter operator; this made her the first performer in the franchise's history to have actually been in space.

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Astronaut Mae Jemison appeared in an episode of ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' as a transporter operator; this made her the first performer in the franchise's history to have actually been in space.
** Stephen Hawking plays his Holodeck self in Data's poker game in "Descent"; this made him the only person in the franchise's history to play himself.
17th Sep '17 7:32:54 PM KYCubbie
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* Music/GeorgeHarrison's 1988 video for "When We Was Fab", a nostalgic look back at [[Music/TheBeatles Beatlemania]], features his former bandmate Music/RingoStarr, first as a personal assistant and then as a drummer (the latter being Starr's real-life role in The Beatles), and also former Beatles road manager Neil Aspinall holding up a copy of Music/JohnLennon's 1971 album ''Music/{{Imagine}}''. Rumors that Music/PaulMcCartney also appeared in the video have never been confirmed. The video also features several other cameos from music celebrities that don't fit this trope.

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* Music/GeorgeHarrison's 1988 video for "When We Was Fab", a nostalgic look back at [[Music/TheBeatles Beatlemania]], features his former bandmate Music/RingoStarr, first as a personal assistant and then as a drummer (the latter being Starr's real-life role in The Beatles), and also former Beatles road manager Neil Aspinall holding up a copy of Music/JohnLennon's 1971 album ''Music/{{Imagine}}''. Rumors that Music/PaulMcCartney also appeared in the video have never been confirmed. The video also features several other cameos from music celebrities that don't fit this trope.
17th Sep '17 7:32:20 PM KYCubbie
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* In Music/EltonJohn's 2001 video for "Original Sin", MandyMoore plays a bespectacled, ShrinkingViolet Elton fan in TheSeventies who shuts herself in her room as her father is setting up a camera for a family portrait in her living room. She falls asleep and dreams she is following the [[Music/GoodbyeYellowBrickRoad Yellow Brick]] [[Film/TheWizardOfOz Road]] to attend an Elton concert from the time period at the height of his success and flamboyance); though "Elton" is never seen, many celebrities (played by lookalikes) are in the audience. Mandy's character's father is played by Elton himself.

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* Music/GeorgeHarrison's 1988 video for "When We Was Fab", a nostalgic look back at [[Music/TheBeatles Beatlemania]], features his former bandmate Music/RingoStarr, first as a personal assistant and then as a drummer (the latter being Starr's real-life role in The Beatles), and also former Beatles road manager Neil Aspinall holding up a copy of Music/JohnLennon's 1971 album ''Music/{{Imagine}}''. Rumors that Music/PaulMcCartney also appeared in the video have never been confirmed. The video also features several other cameos from music celebrities that don't fit this trope.
* In Music/EltonJohn's 2001 video for "Original Sin", MandyMoore Music/MandyMoore plays a bespectacled, ShrinkingViolet Elton fan in TheSeventies who shuts herself in her room as her father is setting up a camera for a family portrait in her living room. She falls asleep and dreams she is following the [[Music/GoodbyeYellowBrickRoad Yellow Brick]] [[Film/TheWizardOfOz Road]] to attend an Elton concert from the time period at the height of his success and flamboyance); though "Elton" is never seen, many celebrities (played by lookalikes) are in the audience. Mandy's character's father is played by Elton himself.
12th Sep '17 6:43:26 PM Daylight
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* In-Universe example happens during the climax of ''Film/PeeWeesBigAdventure'', where his travailing all over the country to find his bike is made into an over the top action film. Peewee appears as a hotel check in clerk.
12th Sep '17 6:22:01 PM Daylight
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* At the end of ''Film/WhatsLoveGotToDoWithIt'', the real Music/TinaTurner is shown singing the iconic song during her first successful world tour of her hit album ''Private Dancer'' which the song is on.

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* At the end of ''Film/WhatsLoveGotToDoWithIt'', the real Music/TinaTurner is shown singing the iconic song during her first successful world tour of her hit album ''Private Dancer'' which the song is on.
12th Sep '17 6:19:19 PM Daylight
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* At the end of ''Film/WhatsLoveGotToDoWithIt'', the real Music/TinaTurner is shown singing the iconic song during her first successful world tour of her hit album ''Private Dancer'' which the song is on.
18th Jun '17 8:22:26 PM jormis29
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* In ''Film/{{Secretariat}}'', Penny Chenery, owner of the all-time great [[UsefulNotes/HorseRacing racehorse]], is played by Diane Lane. The real Chenery, in her mid-80s at the time of filming (more than 35 years after Secretariat's Triple Crown run in 1973), appears in a crowd scene at the Belmont Stakes, not far from Secretariat's cinematic connections.

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* In ''Film/{{Secretariat}}'', Penny Chenery, owner of the all-time great [[UsefulNotes/HorseRacing racehorse]], is played by Diane Lane.Creator/DianeLane. The real Chenery, in her mid-80s at the time of filming (more than 35 years after Secretariat's Triple Crown run in 1973), appears in a crowd scene at the Belmont Stakes, not far from Secretariat's cinematic connections.
21st May '17 9:01:48 PM FF32
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* At the beginning of ''Film/{{Wild}}'', Cheryl Strayed, played by Creator/ReeseWitherspoon, is dropped off by a truck driver played by the real Cheryl Strayed.
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