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    The 18 Actors You See In Every Christopher Guest Movie

    Christopher Guest loves a good improvisor, which is why his films are packed with the best of the best. Here are some of the actors you're sure to find in his mockumentaries.

    1. Christopher Guest

    MGM

    As Nigel Tufnel in This Is Spinal Tap.

    Sony Pictures Classics

    As Corky St. Clair in Waiting for Guffman.

    Warner Bros.

    As Harlan Pepper in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Alan Barrows in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Bros.

    As Jay Berman in For Your Consideration.

    HBO

    As Dave Chadwick on Family Tree.

    2. Fred Willard

    MGM

    As Col. on Military Base in This Is Spinal Tap.

    Sony Pictures Classics

    As Ron Albertson in Waiting for Guffman.

    Warner Bros.

    As Buck Laughlin in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Mike LaFontaine in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Chuck in For Your Consideration.

    HBO

    As Mike Morton on Family Tree.

    3. Michael McKean

    MGM

    As David St. Hubbins in This Is Spinal Tap.

    Warner Bros.

    As Stefan Vanderhoof in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Jerry Palter in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Lane Iverson in For Your Consideration.

    HBO

    As Keith Chadwick on Family Tree.

    4. Harry Shearer

    MGM

    As Derek Smalls in This Is Spinal Tap.

    Warner Bros.

    As Mark Shubb in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Victor Allan Miller in For Your Consideration.

    5. Catherine O'Hara

    Sony Pictures Classics

    As Sheila Albertson in Waiting for Guffman.

    Warner Bros.

    As Cookie Fleck in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Mickey Crabbe in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Marilyn Hack in For Your Consideration.

    6. Eugene Levy

    Sony Pictures Classics

    As Dr. Allan Pearl in Waiting for Guffman.

    Warner Bros.

    As Gerry Fleck in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Mitch Cohen in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Morley Orfkin in For Your Consideration.

    7. Parker Posey

    Sony Pictures Classics

    As Libby Mae Brown in Waiting for Guffman.

    Warner Bros.

    As Meg Swan in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Sissy Knox in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Callie Webb in For Your Consideration.

    8. Michael Hitchcock

    Sony Pictures Classics

    As Steve Stark in Waiting for Guffman.

    Warner Bros.

    As Hamilton Swan in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Lawrence E. Turpin in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Hate It Film Critic in For Your Consideration.

    9. Jane Lynch

    Warner Bros.

    As Christy Cummings in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Laurie Bohner in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Cindy in For Your Consideration.

    10. Jim Piddock

    Warner Bros.

    As Trevor Beckwith in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Leonard Crabbe in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Simon Whitset in For Your Consideration.

    HBO

    As Mr. Pfister on Family Tree.

    11. Jennifer Coolidge

    Warner Bros.

    As Sherri Ann Cabot in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Amber Cole in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Whitney Taylor Brown in For Your Consideration.

    12. Bob Balaban

    Sony Pictures Classics

    As Lloyd Miller in Waiting for Guffman.

    Warner Bros.

    As Dr. Theodore W. Millbank, III in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Jonathan Steinbloom in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Philip Koontz in For Your Consideration.

    13. Ed Begley Jr.

    MGM

    As John "Stumpy" Pepys in This Is Spinal Tap.

    Warner Bros.

    As Hotel Manager in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Lars Olfen in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Sandy Lane in For Your Consideration.

    HBO

    As Al Chadwick Jr. on Family Tree.

    14. Deborah Theaker

    Sony Pictures Classics

    As Gwen Fabin-Blunt in Waiting for Guffman.

    Warner Bros.

    As Winky's Party Guest in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Naomi Steinbloom in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Liz Fenneman in For Your Consideration.

    15. Don Lake

    Sony Pictures Classics

    As Phil Burgess in Waiting for Guffman.

    Warner Bros.

    As Graham Chissolm in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Elliott Steinbloom in A Mighty Wind.

    Not pictured: Love It Film Critic in Best in Show, Harvey Krupp on Family Tree.

    16. Linda Kash

    Sony Pictures Classics

    As Mrs. Allan Pearl in Waiting for Guffman.

    Warner Bros.

    As Fay Berman in Best in Show.

    17. Larry Miller

    Sony Pictures Classics

    As Glenn Welsch in Waiting for Guffman.

    Warner Bros.

    As Max Berman in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Wally Fenton in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Syd Finkleman in For Your Consideration.

    18. John Michael Higgins

    Warner Bros.

    As Scott Donlan in Best in Show.

    Warner Bros.

    As Terry Bohner in A Mighty Wind.

    Warner Independent Pictures

    As Corey Taft in For Your Consideration.

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