Certain actors are known for a specific role like Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green on Friends, Megan Mullally who portrays Karen Walker on Will & Grace, or Jim Parson’s Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory. Other guest star TV show actors seem to always be appearing in smaller roles in various TV shows.

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These are the guest star TV show actors we have seen numerous times in different TV shows over the years.

Jeff Goldblum

Jeff Goldblum is one of the most talented and well-known actors in the world. He is best known for his iconic leading roles in movies like Jurassic Park and Independence Day. He is also one of the guest TV show actors that seem to have appeared in everything. From the 1977 Starksy & Hutch TV series to Will & Grace, Friends, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, and Glee.

Carrie Fisher

Apart from being our favourite galactic princess, the late and great Carry Fisher also appeared in a few TV shows. Some of Carrie Fisher’s roles included:

  • Herself on The Big Bang Theory
  • Rosemary Howard on 30 Rock,
  • Arlene Cutter on Weeds,
  • She had a guest star appearance as herself in Sex and the City,
  • Pauline Kahn on Smallville.

Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller might not be known as a TV show actor, but he has made a guest star appearance on numerous shows. You may remember him as a guest star in these shows:

  • Barry on Frasier,
  • Tommy on Friends,
  • Garth Motherlovin voice-over on The Simpsons,
  • Jerry on The King of Queens,
  • Tony Wonder on Arrested Development.

Jon Lovitz

Who doesn’t love the Friends episode entitled “The One With The Stoned Guy”? Jon Lovitz is one of the many famous TV show actors to appear on Friends and he returns later as a blind date for Rachel. He has also appeared in roles like:

  • The Simpsons as various characters including Jay Sherman and Artie Ziff,
  • Gary Fogel on Seinfeld,
  • Just Shoot Me! as Roland Devereaux,
  • Rabbi Feiglin on New Girl.

Britney Spears

She had a few acting gigs, and Britney Spears is one of our favourites:

  • Amber-Louise on Will & Gace,
  • Abby (Stella’s receptionist) on How I Met Your Mother,
  • She had a guest star appearance on Glee as herself.

Which famous guest TV show actors do you notice in different shows all the time?

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