11 Ridiculous Cameos By Real People In Their Own Biopics

We know cameos happen all the time -- celebrity buddies will pop up in each other's movies, or someone stopping by a film set will appear in a scene, or someone is just desperate for cash.

Then there are the times when someone will appear in a movie about about their life, resulting in a next-level cameo and a delightful little Easter egg. For example ...

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In Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Johnny Depp plays Raoul DukE, aka Hunter S. Thompson, and during a flashback scene at a Jefferson Airplane show, he

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In The Wire, Jay Landsman (played by Delaney Williams) is based on retired Baltimore County Police sergeant Jay Landsman Sr. ... ...who plays Dennis M

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In Erin Brockovich, the title character is played by Julia Roberts ... ... while the real Erin Brockovich makes a cameo appearance as a waitress named

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While Miles Teller plays David Packouz in the biographical comedy drama War Dogs ... .. the real Packouz makes a cameo appearance in a retirement home

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In the TV show A Series of Unfortunate Events, Patrick Warburton plays author Daniel Handler's pseudonym character, Lemony Snicket ... .. while the re

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While there are many real-life cameos to be found in the biographical drama United 93 ... ... the most notable cameo is that of Ben Sliney, the FAA op

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In The Right Stuff, legendary pilot Chuck Yeager plays a barman at the Happy Bottom Riding Club... . offering whiskey to a NASA recruiter and an Air F

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In Catch Me If You Can, real con artist Frank Abagnale Jr. plays a French COp... ... arresting his fictional self in a twist of irony. The biopic chro

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In Oliver Stone's 1991 thriller JFK, the real District Attorney and conspiracist Jim Garrison ... .s. plays Chief Justice Earl Warren, the man who pub

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While Woody Harrelson plays Hustler creator Larry Flynt in The People VS. Larry Flynt... wisH WAS MORNISSEY the real Flynt plays the judge who sentenc

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Entry by Andrea Meno

In The Wolf of Wall Street, the real Jordan Belfort gives a cameo performance at a conference ... elcc ... ultimately introducing his new and improved

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