Sometimes a small role can stand out. Meet the people that are able to make a splash with a small appearance.
Alfred Hitchcock made a cameo in each of the films he directed. This cameo from The Birds was accidental as he had forgotten that he was shooting and decided to walk his dogs.
Even though it was just a cameo in Star Trek, it’s actually an elaborate set up for his next movie Tyler Perry’s Star Trek: Madea Goes to Space.
Before returning to TV on Arrested Development, Jason Bateman made a cameo appearance in Dodgeball where he reprised his famous persona from ESPN 8: The Ocho.
In Cameron Crowe’s Singles, Tim Burton appears as the next Martin Scorsese.
He may not be a famous actor but Kurt Vonnegut has definitely made his mark on popular culture if only for the fact that he was in the classic movie, Back to School.
When he isn’t directing such films as Spider Man 3 and For Love of the Game, Sam Raimi makes cameo appearances in such films as Miller’s Crossing.
Eurotrip was a fun movie but the highlight had to be when Matt Damon sang the entire musical West Side Story.
Michael Bay doesn’t spend all of his time trying to figure out ways to make helicopters explode, sometimes he makes an appearance in a movie. When he appeared in Mystery Men he came up with the idea for Lionel Richie’s video “Do It to Me”.