We've compiled a list of 10 unforgettable DJ cameos in movies and TV shows that showcase the vibrant presence of electronic music artists in popular culture.
From unexpected appearances to thrilling performances, these cameos not only surprise and delight fans but also highlight the growing influence of DJs in the entertainment industry. So, grab your headphones, hit play, and join us as we explore these memorable moments where beats meet the screen!
- Tiësto in “It’s All Gone Pete Tong” (2004): The Dutch DJ and producer made a cameo in this comedy-drama film about the life of a DJ who goes deaf.
- Paul Oakenfold in “The Rules of Attraction” (2002): The English DJ and producer appeared as a DJ in this dark comedy-drama film based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis.
- Deadmau5 in “Gossip Girl” (2009): The Canadian DJ and producer made a guest appearance in the Season 3 episode “Rufus Getting Married,” where he performed at a party.
- Calvin Harris in “Entourage”(2015): The DJ, producer and model ads a new skill to his record!
- Daft Punk in “Tron: Legacy” (2010) : The iconic French duo Daft Punk made a fleeting guest appearance. Sporting their signature helmets, the duo is visible near the conclusion of the film, performing as DJs at the End of Line Party.
- DJ AM in “Entourage” (2010): Season 3, Episode 11 ‘What About Bob?’
- DJ AM in “Iron Man 2” (2010) : In this sequence, Robert Downey Jr., embodying Iron Man, can be seen dancing while donning his suit of armor.
- Skrillex in “Wreck-It Ralph” (2012): The American DJ and producer made a brief animated cameo in this Disney film, where he was seen DJing at the fictional “Fix-It Felix Jr.” 30th-anniversary party.
- Carl Cox in “Human Traffic” (1999): The British DJ and producer appeared as himself in this cult classic film about a group of friends experiencing the UK club scene.
- Steve Aoki in “Arrow” (2013): The American DJ and producer made a cameo in the Season 1 episode “The Huntress Returns,” where he played himself DJing at the nightclub owned by the main character, Oliver Queen.