List of celebrities portrayed in video games

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This is a list of celebrities including actors, musicians, sportspeople and others who have been portrayed in video games.


Artist/Celebrity Video Game Band or Profession Year Portrayed
by themselves
Playable
characters
Ref.
50 Cent 50 Cent: Bulletproof
50 Cent: Blood on the Sand
Rapper, actor 2005
2008
☑Y
☑Y
Bruce Lee Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee Lives
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story
Bruce Lee: Quest of the Dragon
Bruce Lee: Return of the Legend
Bruce Lee: Iron Fist 3D
Martial artist, actor 1984
1989
1993
2002
2003
2008
☑Y
☑Y
☑Y
☑Y
☑Y
☑Y
Burt Reynolds Saints Row: The Third Actor
Carmen Electra Playboy: The Mansion Model, actress 2005 [1]
Drew Carey The Sims: House Party (cameo) Actor, comedian 2001
Gary Coleman Postal² Actor 2003 ☑Y
Hugh Hefner Playboy: The Mansion Businessman, TV celebrity 2005 [1]
Jesse James Tony Hawk's Underground 2 Television celebrity
Katt Williams Grand Theft Auto IV Comedian, actor 2008 ☑Y
Keith David Saints Row IV Actor
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson's Moonwalker Singer/Songwriter
Michael Jordan Michael Jordan: Chaos in the Windy City Basketball player
Mike Tyson Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!
Mike Tyson: Main Event (iphone, created by RockLive)
Boxer 1987
Phil Collins Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories Singer/Songwriter ☑Y [2]
Redman True Crime: New York City Rapper, actor 2005 ☑Y [3]
Ricky Gervais Grand Theft Auto IV Comedian, actor 2008
Shaquille O'Neal Shaq-Fu Basketball player
Slash Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver 2007 ☑Y ☑Y
Snoop Dogg True Crime: Streets of LA Rapper, actor 2003
Tom Arnold Playboy: The Mansion Actor, comedian 2005 [1]
Tom Morello Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave 2007 ☑Y ☑Y
Bret Michaels Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Poison, Bret Michaels Band 2007 ☑Y ☑Y
Steven Tyler Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Aerosmith 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
Joe Perry Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Aerosmith 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
Joey Kramer Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Aerosmith 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
Brad Whitford Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Aerosmith 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
Tom Hamilton Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Aerosmith 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
D.M.C. Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Run–D.M.C. 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
Jimi Hendrix Guitar Hero World Tour The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Jimi Hendrix 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
Ozzy Osbourne Guitar Hero World Tour Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
Billy Corgan Guitar Hero World Tour The Smashing Pumpkins 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
Ted Nugent Guitar Hero World Tour Ted Nugent 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
Travis Barker Guitar Hero World Tour Blink-182 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
Hayley Williams Guitar Hero World Tour Paramore 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
Zakk Wylde Guitar Hero World Tour Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
Sting Guitar Hero World Tour The Police, Sting 2008 ☑Y ☑Y
James Hetfield Guitar Hero: Metallica Metallica 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Lars Ulrich Guitar Hero: Metallica Metallica 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Kirk Hammett Guitar Hero: Metallica Metallica 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Robert Trujillo Guitar Hero: Metallica Metallica 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Lemmy Guitar Hero: Metallica Motörhead 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
King Diamond Guitar Hero: Metallica Mercyful Fate 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
John Lennon The Beatles: Rock Band The Beatles 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Paul McCartney The Beatles: Rock Band The Beatles 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
George Harrison The Beatles: Rock Band The Beatles 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Ringo Starr The Beatles: Rock Band The Beatles 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Johnny Cash Guitar Hero 5 Johnny Cash 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Shirley Manson Guitar Hero 5 Garbage 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Kurt Cobain Guitar Hero 5 Nirvana 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Carlos Santana Guitar Hero 5 Santana 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Matthew Bellamy Guitar Hero 5 Muse 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
David Bowie Lego Rock Band David Bowie 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Iggy Pop Lego Rock Band The Stooges 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Freddie Mercury Lego Rock Band Queen 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Brian May Lego Rock Band Queen 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Roger Taylor Lego Rock Band Queen 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
John Deacon Lego Rock Band Queen 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Damon Albarn Lego Rock Band Blur 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Graham Coxon Lego Rock Band Blur 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Alex James Lego Rock Band Blur 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Dave Rowntree Lego Rock Band Blur 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
David St. Hubbins Lego Rock Band Spinal Tap 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Nigel Tufnel Lego Rock Band Spinal Tap 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Derek Smalls Lego Rock Band Spinal Tap 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Taylor Swift Band Hero Taylor Swift 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Adam Levine Band Hero Maroon 5 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Gwen Stefani Band Hero No Doubt 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Tom Dumont Band Hero No Doubt 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Tony Kanal Band Hero No Doubt 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Adrian Young Band Hero No Doubt 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
David Lee Roth Guitar Hero: Van Halen Van Halen 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Eddie Van Halen Guitar Hero: Van Halen Van Halen 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Alex Van Halen Guitar Hero: Van Halen Van Halen 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Wolfgang Van Halen Guitar Hero: Van Halen Van Halen 2009 ☑Y ☑Y
Billie Joe Armstrong Green Day: Rock Band Green Day 2010 ☑Y ☑Y
Mike Dirnt Green Day: Rock Band Green Day 2010 ☑Y ☑Y
Tré Cool Green Day: Rock Band Green Day 2010 ☑Y ☑Y

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Playboy adds Carmen Electra and Tom Arnold to Adult Oriented Video Game Roster
  2. ^ Brian Ashcraft (November 2, 2006). "GTA Celeb Phil Collins Hasn't Played GTA". kotaku.com.
  3. ^ Redman Headlining True Crime news from 1UP.com