Now that we had the Oscars last night, it is time to gather a list of games that enhanced their storytelling by featuring real-life actors, actresses and other celebrities—not just as voice actors, but sometimes even as the main characters.

Chow Yun-fat as Inspector Tequila in Stranglehold

Bruce Lee as himself in Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

Burt Reynolds as himself in Saints Row: The Third


Shaquille O'Neal as himself in Shaq-Fu

Tia Carrere as Ari in The Daedalus Encounter


Christopher Lloyd as Drew Blanck in Toonstruck

Ricky Gervais as himself in Grand Theft Auto IV


Ozzy Osbourne as himself in BrĂĽtal Legend

Snoop Dogg as an unlockable character in True Crime: Streets of L.A.


Ellen Page as Jodie Holmes in Beyond: Two Souls

Year by year, the number of these games increases exponentially. If we didn't include your favorite, make sure to post them below with visual support.


sources:, Craiglovespepsi's LP, Saint Row: The Third Pimps and Gimps trailer, Hardcoregaming101, pheedbaq's LP, cubex55's LP, d1ceBLN's LP, Double Fine, GamesStation1987,