We love watching our favorite actors and actresses in their roles on TV shows or in movies but we also love to see them play opposite popular musicians in music videos. Here's a list of our favorite music videos starring celebrities.
1. Courtney Cox in Bruce Springsteen's "Dancing in the Dark"
"Friends" and horror movie "Scream" star Courtney Cox starred in Bruce Springsteen's 1984 video for "Dancing in the Dark." Cox's role in the video is playing a fan in the audience of a live show that gets pulled on stage. Cox has some killer early 80's dance moves!
In 1991 the King of Pop was Michael Jackson and the king of children films was Macaulay Culkin. The young "Home Alone" star starred in Jackson's famous "Black or White" video appearing as a young son who makes his father angry by playing loud music.
3. Kristen Dunst in Savage Garden's "I Knew I Loved You"
In 1999 Savage Garden was one of the most popular bands on the scene and Kristen Dunst was one of the most popular teen actresses at the time. In the video for Savage Garden's "I Knew I Loved You" the lead singer of the band falls in love with Dunst, an unknown young woman on the subway, without even knowing her.
Enrique Eglesias had no idea while recording the song "Hero" that it would end up being one of the biggest songs of 2001, touching so many hearts during the 9-11 attacks. In the video, Mickey Rourke appears as the enemy Eglesias and his video love interest Jennifer Love Hewitt, are trying to escape from. Rourke is most recently known for his acting in "The Wrestler" and "Iron Man 2" and Hewitt is known for her role on the TV show "Party of 5" and horror movie "I Know What You Did Last Summer."
5. Nick Cannon in Mariah Carey's "Bye Bye"
Nick Cannon and pop diva wife Mariah Carey are happily married with twins now but in 2008 the two were a brand new couple. Cannon, a TV show host and actor, appeared in Carey's March 2008 music video for the song "Bye Bye" as her love interest. The two had a whirlwind romance and married after only a full month of dating.
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- music videos
- Bruce Springsteen
- Macaulay Culkin
- Michael Jackson
- Mickey Rourke