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29 Ultra Famous Actors Who Appeared In Tiny Roles People Never Noticed Until Now

Lady Gaga was in The Sopranos?!?

Recently we asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what ultra famous celebs they were shocked to see in a movie or TV show. Here are just some of the submissions!

1. Steve Carell as a snooty waiter in Curly Sue:

Steve looking judgemental in a suit
Warner Bros.

"In 1991!!"

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2. Jon Favreau as a birthday party clown on Seinfeld:

Jon as a clown next to George
NBC

"In Seinfeld, there's an episode at a kids party where George knocks over a grandma and kids thinking there's a kitchen fire. The clown at the party is Jon Favreau. Watched that episode a dozen times before I realized."

phor89

3. Rami Malek as the pro-bending waterbender Tahno on Legend of Korra:

Rahno leaning in towards Korra
Nickelodeon

4. Emma Stone as a girl who plays a mean prank on Reese in Malcolm in the Middle:

Emma Stone on the phone and computer on her character's bed
Fox

"She and two other girls pull a horrible prank on Reese, and Lois absolutely destroys them. Funny watching her cry over stuffed animals knowing she’s now an Oscar winner."

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5. Bradley Cooper as a guy Carrie almost went home with on Sex and the City:

Bradley holds up a magazine with Carrie's face on it, asking "Is this you?"

6. Amy Schumer as Liz's stylist on 30 Rock:

Amy pulls back Liz's cheeks and says "I'm gonna get some tape"
NBC

"One line, but she was hilarious!"

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7. Olivia Rodrigo as one of Jess's students on New Girl:

arrow pointing to Olivia next to two other girls behind Nick in Jess's office on New Girl
Ray Mickshaw/Fox / courtesy Everett Collection

8. Pedro Pascal as Eddie, Buffy's acquaintance who got turned into a vampire she had to dust on Buffy the Vampire Slayer:

Buffy: "Recently voted most pathetic" Eddie: "Well, I'm lost, and I have a map, so..."
The WB

9. Octavia Spencer as the woman checking people into fights in Spider-Man:

Octavia tells Peter, "There's no featherweight division here, small fry"
Sony Pictures Releasing

10. Amy Adams as the purse salesperson Jim dated on The Office:

Amy next to Steve Carell as Michael
NBC

11. Jennifer Lawrence as a school mascot on Monk:

Jennifer dances as the mascot, then later takes the head off, saying, "I need a break"
USA

"She was the school mascot and took off her costume, and I was super surprised to see her underneath!"

ellie_koons

12. Ben Affleck as an unnamed basketball player in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie:

Ben says "Take it, man"
20th Century Fox

"The original Buffy The Vampire Slayer is STACKED! I watched it all the time as a kid and just recently saw it was on TV and decided to switch over to it. We’re talking Donald Sutherland, Luke Perry, David Arquette, Hillary Swank. But, perhaps my favorite is Ben Affleck as an unnamed basketball player."

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13. Luke Perry as Billy in The Fifth Element:

Luke holding up a gun
Gaumont Buena Vista International

"I JUST realized it last night while watching it for the 47th-ish time!"

kellig1985

14. Jason Seigel as a stoner at a party in Can't Hardly Wait:

Jason tells Jennifer Love Hewitt's character that Preston is tall
Sony Pictures Releasing

"He's one of the kids at the party. When Jennifer Love Hewitt asks about Preston, he says he's sort of tall with hair and wears T-shirts sometimes."

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15. Leslie Jones as a woman in the salon on Girlfriends:

Leslie Jones tells Maya that her professor is stupid and Maya's essay saved her life, so Maya asks how she got her essay
UPN

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16. Adam Scott as Griff Hawkins, head of the bullies, on Boy Meets World:

Adam Scott as Griff

17. Ryan Reynolds as the popular douchey guy Sabrina liked in the original Sabrina the Teenage Witch movie:

Ryan (as Seth) asks Sabrina how she likes Riverdale
Showtime

18. Scarlett Johansson as Alex's sister Molly in Home Alone 3:

Molly shouts that Alex slammed the toilet seat down on his "thing" again
20th Century Fox

19. Megan Fox as a makeup counter worker on What I Like About You:

Megan Fox talking to Amanda Bynes, AKA Holly
The WB

20. Alison Brie as Jackson's girlfriend on Hannah Montana:

Alison talking to Mitchell Musso, AKA Oliver
Disney Channel

21. Chris Evans as a high schooler who pulled a gun on his classroom on Boston Public:

Fox

"Those huge-legged ‘90s pants!"

ephemeralcreativity

22. Sebastian Stan as the Mad Hatter/Jefferson on Once Upon a Time:

ABC

"I was rewatching Once Upon A Time and realized Sebastian Stan plays the Mad Hatter AKA Jefferson. It’s funny too 'cause it’s probably the first thing I ever saw him in, but I totally forgot!"

princessjazmyn

23. James Earl Jones as one of the bombers in Dr. Strangelove

James Earl Jones on the plane radio as one of the bombers
Columbia Pictures

"He looks so young!"

colleend9

24. Regé-Jean Page as one of Bill and Fleur's wedding guests in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 1:

an arrow pointing to Regé-Jean Page in the background at the wedding behind Hermione and Molly
Warner Bros. Pictures

"I know it was a really small part and he didn't even have a line, but it was still cool going back and finding him."

snemotoc

25. Oscar Isaac as the photographer/male villain’s assistant in All About The Benjamins:

Oscar looking angry
New Line Cinema

"He dies shortly after showing up onscreen, but I definitely had no idea he was in the movie until I rewatched it recently."

ohdaskoo

26. Shailene Woodley as Felicity in Felicity: An American Girl Adventure:

Shailene as Felicity next to the character's mother and sister
Warner Bros. / Courtesy Everett Collection

"Shailene Woodley was in the American Girl Felicity movie and it took me years to connect that."

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27. Chadwick Boseman as a magician in Castle:

28. Brie Larson as Abed's girlfriend in Community:

Brie next to Abed
Justin Lubin / NBC / courtesy Everett Collection

"Her character is very fun, and she did a great job even though she only showed up in a few episodes."

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29. And finally, Lady Gaga as a "Girl at Swimming Pool #2" in The Sopranos:

Lady Gaga laughing on the bleachers at the pool
HBO

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Submissions have been edited for length/clarity.

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