Everyone’s Favorite ’80s Time Travel Trilogy back to the future Best remembered for starring famous names like Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd When Lee Thompson. But alongside these Hill Valley icons, there are plenty of other notable names you might not have known would be making an appearance in the film.
From prominent rock stars to pop star impersonators to unexpected western cameos, back to the future Not only is the movie home to beloved characters played by fan-favorite actors, but it’s a classic for breaking down the ultimate celebrity cameo in three films.
actor Billy Zane I remember playing for Caledon Hockley in the 1997s best. titanic, However, many people may not know that he made his debut as an actor. back to the future As one of Biff’s gang members. Alongside one with 3D glasses and one with a buzz cut that is naturally called a skinhead, Zane as Match.
Zane’s character, apparently nicknamed for the fact that he always had a match in his mouth, appeared in the first two films of the trilogy, launching the actor’s decades-long career. Did.
It’s rampaging in the futuristic Hill Valley as Michael J. Fox does double duty as Marty McFly and his future son Marty Jr. as Biff and Griff. Back to the Future II, There’s a special cameo from a pop culture legend you may have missed.
While at the cafe, a waiter digitally appeared on the screen, who happened to be an ’80s pop star. Michael jackson. The real King of Pop didn’t appear in the movie, but he was played by E Casanova Also known as the world’s greatest Michael Jackson tribute artist.
Dub Taylor, Pat Buttram, Harry Carey Jr.
If you happen to be a fan of old westerns, you might recognize names like Dam Taylor, Pat Buttram When Harry Carey Jr. However, you may have missed these actors’ special cameos. Back to the Future III.
Dub Taylor was known as Cannonball. wild bill elliot westerns In the 1940s, Pat Buttram was the Western actor best known for starting the Golden Boot Awards, and Harry Carey Jr. starred in the 1940s. John Ford Westerns. All three actors appeared in their third film as saloon oldtimers.
Eddie Van Halen
Known as the leader of a rock band Van Halen, Eddie Van Halen played a memorable and often overlooked role in Back to the Future. In the middle of the night, Marty shows up in George’s bedroom, dressed as an extraterrestrial, and blows a cassette labeled “Edward Van Halen” into his future father’s ear.
What many may not know is that, as reported on the star’s Futurepedia page, those blaring guitar riffs were written specifically for the film and performed without pay. provided by the locker himself. Fandom.com.
from Lord of the Ring To hobbit, The portrayer of Frodo has had a long and remarkable career, but that’s all Elijah Wood Debuted as an actor at the age of eight. Back to the Future II.
Wood’s first role was Back to the Future II, Wood’s character criticizes Marty for playing the arcade game Wild Gunman, credited as “Video Game Boy #2” during a scene in which Marty tries to impress two little boys with his gaming skills.
the bassist of red hot chili peppers Known as fleas, they made unexpected appearances in both Back to the Future II When Back to the Future III As a character named Douglas J. Needles, usually referred to as “Needles”.
In the second film, the musician-turned-actor played Marty’s future boss, disguising himself as the viewer and adding a number of prosthetic legs to his face to make him look older. I’m back for the third movie as the same character. Marty’s future takes a turn when he challenges Draghi to a race.
it is common sense Huey Lewis and the news was in charge of BTTF Impressive soundtrack with songs like “The Power of Love” and “Back In Time”. However, some may have forgotten that the group’s lead singer made a cameo appearance in the film.
Huey Lewis played judge during the singer’s uncredited cameo when Marty and his band, The Pinheads, auditioned for the rock version of “The Power of Love” for the school’s Battle of the Bands competition They were very rudely dismissed by. Robert Zemeckis It was added to the film as an inside joke.
Jason Scott Lee
Before martial artist/actor Jason Scott Lee memorable depiction Bruce Lee of Dragon: The Story of Bruce Lee And long after he called out to his beloved Lilo and Stitch Character David, he had a minor role in Back to the Future II As a member of the Griff crew.
Lee played Chester Noguera, nicknamed “Whitey” by the gang. Nogera said that unlike her grandfather, who wore 3D glasses, she didn’t wear anything specific to earn such a nickname, but Leave it to the beaver A reference to the sitcom bully character Hubert “Whitey” Whitney.
Mary Ellen Trainor
from Forrest Gump To the goonies To die hard, late character actress Mary Ellen Trainor has done it all in her 30-year acting career, including an uncredited cameo Back to the Future II for a very specific reason.
1989 was the year of Trainor sequels. Ghostbusters IIWhen Lethal Weapon 2, not only, BTTFMore Sequel by the film’s 20-year marriage to director Robert Zemeckis.
rock band known for top hats and long beards ZZ Top It has rocked stages around the world for over 50 years. Back to the Future III, The three original band members rocked the Old West.
The band later made several appearances in film and television, but in their first acting role, ZZ Top performed a country version of their song “Double Back” after joining director Robert Zemeckis at Town Dance. I made a cameo appearance in the scene. Plays the song from the last movie in the franchise.
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