Stephen King has a cameo in IT CHAPTER TWO (2019), the latest film adaptation of one of his novels.
Just how many cameos has King done over the years? Well, according to stephenking.com, he has made 22 of them.
Welcome back to MOVIE LISTS, that column that looks at lists of odds and ends in movies. Up today, the movie and TV cameos of Stephen King.
Here’s a brief look at those 22 appearances:
KNIGHTRIDERS (1981) – Hoagie Man- the first one, in this creative actioner written and directed by George A. Romero.
CREEPSHOW (1982) – Jordy Verrill – one of my favorites. King gets turned into a plant by a meteor. Again, directed by George Romero, and King wrote the screenplay. One of my favorite horror movies from the 1980s.
MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE (1986) – Man at Cashpoint (uncredited)
CREEPSHOW 2 (1987) – Truck Driver
PET SEMATARY (1989) – Minister
THE GOLDEN YEARS (TV show) (1991)- Bus Driver
THE STAND (TV miniseries) (1994) – Teddy Weizak
THE LANGOLIERS (TV miniseries) (1995) – Tom Holby
THINNER (1996) – Dr. Bangor
THE SHINING (TV miniseries) (1997) – Band Leader
STORM OF THE CENTURY (TV miniseries) (1999) – Lawyer/Reporter – uncredited
FRASIER (2000) – Brian – in the episode “Mary Christmas” of this classic TV show.
THE SIMPSONS (TV series) (2000) – Himself in the episode “Insane Clown Poppy”
ROSE RED (TV mini series) (2002) – Pizza Delivery Guy (uncredited
KINGDOM HOSPITAL (TV series) (2004) – Johnny B. Goode
FEVER PITCH (2005) – Himself
GOTHAM CAFE (2005) – Mr. Ring
DIARY OF THE DEAD (2007) – Newsreader
SONS OF ANARCHY (TV series) (2010) – Richard Bachman, The Cleaner – in the episode “Caregiver” – probably my favorite Stephen King cameo of all time. His “cleaner” makes bodies disappear. This guy would have been right at home on the set of BREAKING BAD.
UNDER THE DOME (TV) (2014) – Diner Patron in the episode “Heads Will Roll”
MR. MERCEDES (TV) (2017) – Diner Patron
IT CHAPTER TWO (2019) – Shopkeeper
And there you have it. A brief look at the TV and movie cameos of Stephen King.
As always, thanks for reading!
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