30 Celebrities You Might've Forgotten Were On "Veronica Mars"

You probably remember Amanda Seyfried as Lilly, but did you know that Paris Hilton, Joss Whedon, and Paul Rudd also appeared on the series?

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8. Leighton Meester

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And future Blair Waldorf was the student in question. It's worth noting that back in the days, she was already considered the "gossip queen" of Neptune.

10. Alyson Hannigan

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After she played Willow on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and before her part on How I Met Your Mother, Alyson guest starred several times on the show as Logan's sister.

16. Courtney Taylor

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His songs were used in several episodes of the show, and "We Used To Be Friends" was the song in the series' opening credits. It only seemed natural that The Dandy Warhols' lead singer would appear on the show. Of course, it's a karaoke scene.

17. Britt Daniel

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Neptune's karaoke scene was pretty impressive: Spoon's lead singer also stopped by to sing a cover of Elvis Costello's "Veronica."

19. Cress Williams

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He's mostly known for being Miranda Bailey's ex-husband on Grey's Anatomy. Here, he was Wallace's estranged dad. And this wasn't his last stint as a bad father, since he went on to play Vince Howard's ex-convict dad on Friday Night Lights.

20. Michael Cera and Alia Shawkat

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The young stars of Arrested Development both appeared in one episode of Season 2, as students of Hearst University. Alia Shawkat played a rape victim whose head was shaved, foreshadowing Season 3's main investigation.

21. Christine Estabrook

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She was Martha on Desperate Housewives, Marcy on American Horror Story's first season, and she's now playing Joan's mom on Mad Men. On VM, she was a fortune teller.

23. Rachelle Lefèvre

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If you're familiar with the Twilight trilogy or the shows Off the Map and Under the Dome (nobody's perfect), then you probably know her. On Veronica Mars, she played a sorority girl.

24. Chris Lowell

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Before playing Dell in Private Practice, Chris Lowell played Piz, a musician with a ridiculous name and Lego haircut who fell in love with Veronica in Season 3.

25. Joss Whedon

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This doesn't really come as a surprise, but the creator of Buffy was apparently a big fan of Veronica Mars. In Season 2, he made a cameo as a stuck-up employee of a rental car agency.

Correction: An earlier version of this post misidentified Jonathan Bennett as Adam Kaufman.