10 famous actors who starred in movies without appearing in the credits

The world of cinema is ruthless, and you have to combine luck and perseverance to succeed in reaching the top. But even once famous, certain actors decide from time to time to play more secondary roles, even to appear only a few seconds the time of quick cameos, even if it means not even appearing in the end credits. Here are 10 examples selected by us.

Chris Evans (Don’t Look Up)

We start with the most recent case from the list: the stealthy, yet very funny appearance of MCU Captain America Chris Evans, in Netflix’s satirical comedy Don’t Look Up. Barely recognizable, there he plays a director who talks about his new film about … a comet that is going to crash into the Earth. A funny situation, since a comet is really heading towards our planet.

Don Cheadle (Ocean’s Eleven)

Cult film if there is one, Ocean’s Eleven sees (more or less) criminals allying themselves to organize the robbery of a casino. But one of them, played by Don Cheadle, is not credited. In question, a quarrel between the actor and the production: shis name was not visible enough on the poster according to him, so he decided that it should be completely withdrawn.

Carrie Fisher et George Lucas (Hook)

Believe it or not, but the two figures entwined and levitating above the ground following the passage of Tinker Bell in Hook are played by George Lucas and Carrie Fisher. The first is obviously the creator of the mythical saga Star Wars, the second, one of its most famous characters, Princess Leïa. A most discreet and unexpected cameo.

Bruce Willis (Expendables)

Action star Bruce Willis makes a very quick appearance in the first installment of The Expendables. We see him as “Monsieur Chapelle”, who finds the character of Arnold Schwarzenegger in a … chapel, in order to give him the mission to overthrow a General.

Arnold Schwarzenegger (Private)

Arnold Schwarzenegger, in fact, made an appearance in a 1973 film, Private. He accompanies there, the time of a scene, the gangster Marty Augustine, a violent man and in search of 355,000 dollars. With his bodyguard called Hood at his side, he has enough to intimidate his enemies.

Olivia Williams (X-Men: The Final Showdown)

British actress Olivia Williams, notably seen in The Sixth Sense, appears in the post-credits scene of X-Men: The Final Showdown as Doctor Moira MacTaggert. She takes care of a patient who appears to be Professor Xavier, who is believed to be dead. Spoiler: we will learn later that it was his twin brother.

Clint Eastwood (Casper)

The fantasy comedy about the famous ghost Casper allows us to catch a glimpse of the great actor and director Clint Eastwood in his own role. In the scene where Doctor James Harvey’s face repeatedly changes in front of his mirror, he is indeed the first person he takes the form of.

Cate Blanchett (Hot Fuzz)

Cate Blanchett appears hardly recognizable in Hot Fuzz, in 2007. The one who interprets Galadriel in The Hobbits and The Lord of the Rings here performs a very quick cameo as Jeannine, a member of the forensic science present at a crime scene. One cameo among many in Edgar Wright’s detective comedy.

Sean Connery (Robin Hood, prince of thieves)

The very first James Bond, Sean Connery, agrees to take part in the opening scene of the Robin Hood from 1991 as Richard the Lionheart, the King of England, on condition of not being credited in the credits. He receives a fee of 250,000 dollars, which he donates in full to charities in his country of origin, Scotland. An initiative to applaud.

Edward Norton (Kingdom of Heaven)

Another king, finally, in the person of Baudoin IV, known as “Lepreux”, in the historical film Kingdom of Heaven. The feature film follows the adventures of a bastard blacksmith who ends up being involved in the Crusades and defending Jerusalem. If the king appears several times, Edward Norton, his interpreter, suggests to the production not to mention his name to see if the spectators will recognize him. Nice shot!

And if you’re curious, check out these 10 other famous actor cameos!

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