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29 Guest Stars You Don't Remember From Veronica Mars

Sure, we all know that Amanda Seyfried, and Max Greenfield got their start on Veronica Mars, but did you know that several Oscar nominees, TV favorites, reality stars, musicians, and directors were also on the show at one time or another? P.S. Season 1 was by far the best when it comes to guest stars.

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1. Paris Hilton

Season 1, Episode 2Where You Know Her From: She was everywhere from 2001-2005Who She Played: Caitlin Ford, Logan Echolls girlfriend of one episode who he finds out is sleeping with one of the PCHers.
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Season 1, Episode 2

Where You Know Her From: She was everywhere from 2001-2005

Who She Played: Caitlin Ford, Logan Echolls girlfriend of one episode who he finds out is sleeping with one of the PCHers.

2. Melissa Leo

Season 1, Episode 3Where You Know Her From: The Fighter, TremeWho She Played: Julia Smith, formerly John Smith. Veronica helps student Justin Smith tracks down his dad, who it turns out, is now a woman.
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Season 1, Episode 3

Where You Know Her From: The Fighter, Treme

Who She Played: Julia Smith, formerly John Smith. Veronica helps student Justin Smith tracks down his dad, who it turns out, is now a woman.

3. Sam Huntington

Season 1, Episode 5 & 21Where You Know Him From: Detroit Rock City, SyFy's Being HumanWho He Played: Luke Haldeman, one of Logan's friends who, on a trip to Tijuana brings back a piñata full of steroids, that then gets stolen.
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Season 1, Episode 5 & 21

Where You Know Him From: Detroit Rock City, SyFy's Being Human

Who He Played: Luke Haldeman, one of Logan's friends who, on a trip to Tijuana brings back a piñata full of steroids, that then gets stolen.

4. Jane Lynch

Season 1, Episode 6Where You Know Her From: Glee, Party DownWho She Played: Lynch first appeared as Mrs. Donaldson, a teacher who isn't so pleased when Veronica wants to do a recount of the student votes. Lynch would later go on to work with Thomas in Party Down.
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Season 1, Episode 6

Where You Know Her From: Glee, Party Down

Who She Played: Lynch first appeared as Mrs. Donaldson, a teacher who isn't so pleased when Veronica wants to do a recount of the student votes. Lynch would later go on to work with Thomas in Party Down.

5. Jessica Chastain

Season 1, Episode 7Where You Know Her From: The Help, Zero Dark ThirtyWho She Played: Before taking on Bin Laden, Chastain played Veronica's neighbor Sarah Williams, a pregnant artist with a big secret.
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Season 1, Episode 7

Where You Know Her From: The Help, Zero Dark Thirty

Who She Played: Before taking on Bin Laden, Chastain played Veronica's neighbor Sarah Williams, a pregnant artist with a big secret.

6. Jonathan Bennett

Season 1, Episode 9 & 21Where You Know Him From: He's Aaron Freaking Samuels. Who He Played: Casey Gant, a rich kid who joins a hippie cult. His parents hire Veronica and her dad to bring him back (in order to get his inheritance).
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Season 1, Episode 9 & 21

Where You Know Him From: He's Aaron Freaking Samuels.

Who He Played: Casey Gant, a rich kid who joins a hippie cult. His parents hire Veronica and her dad to bring him back (in order to get his inheritance).

7. Aaron Paul

Season 1, Episode 11Where You Know Him From: Breaking BadWho He Played: Eddie Laroche, a strung out musician accused of being a serial killer loose in Neptune.
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Season 1, Episode 11

Where You Know Him From: Breaking Bad

Who He Played: Eddie Laroche, a strung out musician accused of being a serial killer loose in Neptune.

8. Anthony Anderson

Season 1, Episode 13Where You Know Him From: Scream 4, TremeWho He Played: Percy 'Bone' Hamilton, a music producer whose daughter goes missing.
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Season 1, Episode 13

Where You Know Him From: Scream 4, Treme

Who He Played: Percy 'Bone' Hamilton, a music producer whose daughter goes missing.

9. Leighton Meester

Season 1, Episode 14 & 21Where You Know Her From: Gossip Girl, The RoommateWho She Played: Leighton played Gossip Girl Carrie Bishop, who accuses her history teacher (played by Adam Scott), of an affair and getting her pregnant.
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Season 1, Episode 14 & 21

Where You Know Her From: Gossip Girl, The Roommate

Who She Played: Leighton played Gossip Girl Carrie Bishop, who accuses her history teacher (played by Adam Scott), of an affair and getting her pregnant.

10. Adam Scott

Season 1, Episode 14Where You Know Him From: Parks N Rec, Friends with KidsWho He Played: Mr. Rooks, the awesome history teacher that is accused of having an affair with Carrie Bishop.
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Season 1, Episode 14

Where You Know Him From: Parks N Rec, Friends with Kids

Who He Played: Mr. Rooks, the awesome history teacher that is accused of having an affair with Carrie Bishop.

11. Alyson Hannigan

Season 1, Episode 15 (and a few others)Where You Know Her From: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, How I Met Your MotherWho She Played: Trina Echolls, Logan's sister.
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Season 1, Episode 15 (and a few others)

Where You Know Her From: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, How I Met Your Mother

Who She Played: Trina Echolls, Logan's sister.

12. Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Season 1, Episode 18Where You Know Him From: Home Improvement, Your sisters wall circa 1996Who He Played: Ben, an ATF agent who is at Neptune high investigating Norris Clayton for the school bomb threats.
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Season 1, Episode 18

Where You Know Him From: Home Improvement, Your sisters wall circa 1996

Who He Played: Ben, an ATF agent who is at Neptune high investigating Norris Clayton for the school bomb threats.

13. Joey Lauren Adams

Season 1, Episode 18Where You Know Her From: Chasing Amy, Dazed and ConfusedWho She Played: Geena Stafford, the substitute journalism teacher who allows Veronica the freedom of press and subsequently gets fired for it.
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Season 1, Episode 18

Where You Know Her From: Chasing Amy, Dazed and Confused

Who She Played: Geena Stafford, the substitute journalism teacher who allows Veronica the freedom of press and subsequently gets fired for it.

14. Kevin Smith

Season 2, Episode 2Where You Know Him From: He's Silent Bob, and a pretty well known directorWho He Played: Duane Anders, the attention hungry gas station clerk who talks to the press about the bus drivers apparent suicide.
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Season 2, Episode 2

Where You Know Him From: He's Silent Bob, and a pretty well known director

Who He Played: Duane Anders, the attention hungry gas station clerk who talks to the press about the bus drivers apparent suicide.

15. Ari Graynor

Season 2, Episode 2Where You Know Her From: For a Good Time Call…, Whip ItWho She Played: Jessie Doyle, the daughter of the bus driver who took the bus over the cliff, who ask Veronica for help proving her dad didn't commit suicide.
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Season 2, Episode 2

Where You Know Her From: For a Good Time Call…, Whip It

Who She Played: Jessie Doyle, the daughter of the bus driver who took the bus over the cliff, who ask Veronica for help proving her dad didn't commit suicide.

16. Courtney Taylor-Taylor

Season 2, Episode 3Where You Know Him From: He's the lead singer of The Dandy WarholsWho He Played: A karaoke singer at Veronica's work who sings a soulful rendition of "Love Hurts," oh yeah, and his name is Courtney.
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Season 2, Episode 3

Where You Know Him From: He's the lead singer of The Dandy Warhols

Who He Played: A karaoke singer at Veronica's work who sings a soulful rendition of "Love Hurts," oh yeah, and his name is Courtney.

17. Joss Whedon

Season 2, Episode 6Where You Know Him From: He's the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Firefly and the director of The Avengers. Who He Played: Douglas, the employee of the month at a car rental counter that Veronica pries for information.
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Season 2, Episode 6

Where You Know Him From: He's the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Firefly and the director of The Avengers.

Who He Played: Douglas, the employee of the month at a car rental counter that Veronica pries for information.

18. Lucy Lawless

Season 2, Episode 11Where You Know Her From: Xena: Warrior Princess, Parks N RecreationWho She Played: Agent Morris, an FBI agent that is called in to Neptune to help track down Duncan.
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Season 2, Episode 11

Where You Know Her From: Xena: Warrior Princess, Parks N Recreation

Who She Played: Agent Morris, an FBI agent that is called in to Neptune to help track down Duncan.

19. Lucas Grabeel

Season 2, Episode 14Where You Know Him From: High School Musical, Switched at BirthWho He Played: Kelly Kuzzio, a closeted baseball player who is mugged and blackmailed.
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Season 2, Episode 14

Where You Know Him From: High School Musical, Switched at Birth

Who He Played: Kelly Kuzzio, a closeted baseball player who is mugged and blackmailed.

20. Kristen Cavallari

Season 2, Episode 14Where You Know Her From: She's Lauren Conrad's nemesis on Laguana Beach and The Hills.Who She Played: Kylie Marker, a Neptune cheerleader who publicly comes out as a lesbian after being blackmailed and threatened with being outed.
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Season 2, Episode 14

Where You Know Her From: She's Lauren Conrad's nemesis on Laguana Beach and The Hills.

Who She Played: Kylie Marker, a Neptune cheerleader who publicly comes out as a lesbian after being blackmailed and threatened with being outed.

21. Michael Cera

Season 2, Episode 16Where You Know Him From: Juno, Arrested DevelopmentWho He Played: Dean, a Hearst college student who leads Veronica and Wallace on a weekend tour of Hearst.
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Season 2, Episode 16

Where You Know Him From: Juno, Arrested Development

Who He Played: Dean, a Hearst college student who leads Veronica and Wallace on a weekend tour of Hearst.

22. Alia Shawkat

Season 2, Episode 16Where You Know Her From: Arrested Development, Whip ItWho She Played: Stacy Wells, a Hearst student who is drugged, raped, and has her head shaved. Ouch.
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Season 2, Episode 16

Where You Know Her From: Arrested Development, Whip It

Who She Played: Stacy Wells, a Hearst student who is drugged, raped, and has her head shaved. Ouch.

23. Rider Strong

Season 3, Episode 2Where You Know Him From: Boy Meets World, Cabin FeverWho He Played: Rafe, a student in Logan's sociology class that turns into a total psycho when doing the prisoners and guards experiment.
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Season 3, Episode 2

Where You Know Him From: Boy Meets World, Cabin Fever

Who He Played: Rafe, a student in Logan's sociology class that turns into a total psycho when doing the prisoners and guards experiment.

24. Rachelle Lefevre

Season 3, Episode 2Where You Know Her From: Twilight, Under the DomeWho She Played: Marjorie, a sorority girl who befriends Veronica when she "pledges" during rush week. Veronica later turns the sorority in for growing some very interesting plants in house.
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Season 3, Episode 2

Where You Know Her From: Twilight, Under the Dome

Who She Played: Marjorie, a sorority girl who befriends Veronica when she "pledges" during rush week. Veronica later turns the sorority in for growing some very interesting plants in house.

25. Armie Hammer

Season 3, Episode 3Where You Know Him From: The Social Network, Lone RangerWho He Played: Kurt, a football player with a heart of gold that hires Veronica to track down his missing playbook.
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Season 3, Episode 3

Where You Know Him From: The Social Network, Lone Ranger

Who He Played: Kurt, a football player with a heart of gold that hires Veronica to track down his missing playbook.

26. Patty Hearst

Season 3, Episode 8Where You Know Her From: You probably recognize the name from when she was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army and held captive in San Francisco for two months in 1974.Who She Played: Selma Hearst Rose, a trustee on the Hearst board who goes missing.
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Season 3, Episode 8

Where You Know Her From: You probably recognize the name from when she was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army and held captive in San Francisco for two months in 1974.

Who She Played: Selma Hearst Rose, a trustee on the Hearst board who goes missing.

27. Jamie Chung

Season 3, Episode 9Where You Know Her From: Once Upon A Time, The Hangover MoviesWho She Played: Chung plays a girl at a frat party (credited as "dancing girl") whose friend passes out, she's not very nice about it either.
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Season 3, Episode 9

Where You Know Her From: Once Upon A Time, The Hangover Movies

Who She Played: Chung plays a girl at a frat party (credited as "dancing girl") whose friend passes out, she's not very nice about it either.

28. Paul Rudd

Season 3, Episode 17Where You Know Him From: This Is 40, Our Idiot BrotherWho He played: Desmond Fellows, an aging rock and roller that comes to Hearst to give a benefit performance.
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Season 3, Episode 17

Where You Know Him From: This Is 40, Our Idiot Brother

Who He played: Desmond Fellows, an aging rock and roller that comes to Hearst to give a benefit performance.

29. Dianna Agron

Season 3, Episode 19 (also brief appearances in episodes 5 and 15)Where You Know Her From: Glee, I Am Number FourWho She Played: Jenny Budosh, a student in Veronica's criminology class who is also part of a rich kid clique who are creating fake ID's at Hearst.
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Season 3, Episode 19 (also brief appearances in episodes 5 and 15)

Where You Know Her From: Glee, I Am Number Four

Who She Played: Jenny Budosh, a student in Veronica's criminology class who is also part of a rich kid clique who are creating fake ID's at Hearst.

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