Donald Trump: 18 Memorable Cameos, From 'Home Alone 2' to 'Sex and the City'

2:31 PM 3/10/2016

by Meena Jang and Natalie Stone

From Pizza Hut commercials to appearances on 'The Little Rascals' and 'Zoolander,' the businessman-turned-GOP-candidate has an extensive list of onscreen credits.

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  • Ghosts Can’t Do It

    1989

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    In Trump's cameo, he and Katie Scott (played by Bo Derek) are in a business meeting where Katie is receiving help from her husband Scott, who is a ghost only she can see. Trump won the Razzie award for worst supporting actor for playing himself in the fantasy film.

  • Donald Trump Board Game

    1989

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    In 1989, Trump appeared in a commercial advertising his Donald Trump Board Game, which featured a cameo of Phil Hartman. "My new game is Trump: The Game," the businessman said in the 30-second advertisement.

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    1992

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    In the sequel to the original 1990 film Home Alone, the presidential hopeful appeared in a short scene in which he tells Macaulay Culkin's character, who is lost inside New York's Plaza Hotel (then owned by Trump), how to get to the lobby.

  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

    1994

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    In an episode titled "For Sale by Owner," Trump, appearing as himself, visited the Banks family and was mistaken as a potential buyer of their Bel-Air mansion. Upon seeing him walk through the front door, Carlton (Alfonso Ribeiro) screams in excitement, "It's the Donald! Oh my god!" while Hilary (Karyn Parsons) tells him, "You look much richer in person."

  • The Little Rascals

    1994

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    Trump made a special appearance as Waldo's (Blake McIver Ewing) dad in the family comedy. In his cameo, he tells Waldo over the phone, "You're the best son money can buy."

  • Pizza Hut Commercials

    1995, 2000

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    Donald Trump appeared in numerous Pizza Hut commercials in the 1990s, taking bites out of stuffed crust pizza both alongside his ex-wife Ivana Trump and in the sky on a private jet to promote the pizza chain.

  • The Nanny

    1996

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    Trump channeled his business leader self when he appeared on comedic TV series The Nanny in 1996, in which he picked up his phone and told the caller, "I told you not to call me on this line again!"

  • The Associate

    1996

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    Trump appeared alongside Whoopi Goldberg for a second time in The Associate, the 1996 comedic film about making it on Wall Street, in which the businessman plays himself.

    See it start at 1:54 below.

  • Eddie

    1996

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    In the 1996 film Eddie, which tells the story of a New York limo driver (Whoopi Goldberg) and devout New York Knicks fan who wins an honorary coach contest, Donald Trump plays his businessman self.

    See it start at 2:42 below.

  • The Drew Carey Show

    1997

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    In the season two episode "New York and Queens" of The Drew Carey show, Drew Carey, Ryan Stiles, Christa Miller and Diedrich Bader's characters run into Trump on the street while stuck in a bad traffic jam in the middle of New York City. In the scene, he offers the group of friends free tickets to his box seats at the Yankees game.

  • Suddenly Susan

    1997

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    In an episode titled "I'll See That and Raise You Susan," the business mogul played a poker game with Judd Nelson and John McEnroe's characters.

    See it start at 0:42 below.

  • Spin City

    1998

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    In a 1998 episode of Spin City, Trump appeared opposite star Michael J. Fox, who introduces the businessman with mentions of his two best-selling books, The Art of the Deal and The Art of the Comeback.

    See it start at 1:21 below.

  • Sex and the City

    1998, 1999

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    Trump made multiple cameos on the series, including the season two episode "The Man, the Myth, the Viagra" in which Trump's friend (played by Bill McHugh), who is over 70 years old, attempts to seduce Samantha (Kim Cattrall).

    See it start at 1:02 below.

  • Zoolander

    2001

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    The business mogul was one of many celebrity cameos that appeared in the Ben Stiller-directed film. On the red carpet, Trump (playing himself) praises Stiller's fictional character, telling reporters, "Without Derek Zoolander, male modeling wouldn't be what it is today."

  • The Job

    2001

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    In an episode of the TV series titled "Elizabeth," Trump made a cameo as the owner of the restaurant at which Elizabeth Hurley (playing herself) and Denis Leary's character dine at.

    See it start at 0:23 below.

  • Two Weeks Notice

    2002

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    The Donald appeared in a scene of Two Weeks Notice as himself in 2002. He hassles George Wade (Hugh Grant) at a cocktail party just before Wade is enchanted by Lucy Kelson (Sandra Bullock).

    See it start at 1:12 below.

  • McDonalds

    2002

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    The former Apprentice star appeared in a McDonald's commercial about the chain's dollar menu. In the spot, he marvels over the low cost of a Big N' Tasty.

  • Century 21

    2012

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    Trump appeared in Century 21 Real Estate's Super Bowl XLVII ad in 2012, in which he negotiated a deal with a Century 21 agent.

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