The Best of Donald Trump’s TV, Movie and Music Video Cameos

It’s not an act! After winning the electoral vote on Tuesday, November 8, Donald Trump will begin his role as 45th president of the United States on January 20, 2017. Before the real-estate mogul dipped into politics, however, he had dabbled in acting. The future ruler of the free world has had his fair share of on-screen cameos, from television to blockbuster movies and even music videos. Watch the video above to see some of his best! 

“On Our Own” (1989)

Video star! Trump made a cameo in Bobby Brown’s “On Our Own” music video, which was created for the Ghostbusters II soundtrack. In the clip, he can be seen walking out of his eponymous Trump Tower.


Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) 

In this sequel to the 1990 original, Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) is by himself for Christmas for the second time. After accidentally ending up in NYC instead of Florida, he uses his father’s credit card to find refuge in the Plaza Hotel. As he’s basking in its glory, he asks Trump, who owned the hotel at the time, where he could find the lobby. 

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York 1992
'Home Alone 2: Lost in New York' (1992).

The Little Rascals (1994)

In this cult classic, the father of Ivanka, Tiffany, Barron, Eric and Donald Jr. plays dad to Alfalfa’s arch-nemesis, Waldo. In the middle of the ever-important go-cart derby, he says to his son, “Waldo, you’re the best son money can buy.

The Little Rascals, 1994
'The Little Rascals' (1994).

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1994)

In season 4’s “For Sale By Owner” episode, Trump is interested in buying the Banks’ Beverly Hills estate. His then-wife, Marla Maples, appears by his side as his fame makes Alfonso Ribeiro’s Carlton Banks pass out. 

Donald Trump, Will Smith, and Marla Maples on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Donald Trump, Will Smith, and Marla Maples on 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.' Warner Bros./ Courtesy: Everett Collection.

The Nanny (1997)

Fran Fine (Fran Drescher) uses the wealthy Trump to make her rich love interest Mr. Sheffield jealous. As she is about to introduce Trump to Sheffield, she realizes she most likely doesn’t have to: “What am I talking about? All you handsome zillionaires know each other.” 

Fran Drescher and Donald Trump on The Nanny.
Fran Drescher and Donald Trump on 'The Nanny.' CBS / Courtesy: Everett Collection

NightMan (1997)

The villain morphs into the 70-year-old's body to rob a bank in 1997’s NightMan, a superhero television series that lasted for two seasons on WGN network. 

NightMan, 1997
'NightMan' (1997).

WrestleMania 23 (2007)

In a staged set-up “Battle of the Billionaires” showdown, Trump faced his real-life rival, WWE chairman Vince McMahon. Each person had a real fighter to represent them. Trump came out on top and shaved McMahon's head in front of 80,103 fans. 

WrestleMania 23 2007
'WrestleMania 23' (2007).

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