Celebrities Who’ve Made an Appearance on Call of Duty

Published 06/03/2021, 2:43 PM EDT


The Call of Duty franchise has gone through a series of changes over the years. Each title has taken the franchise to new frontiers, adding elaborate superstars from various parts of the world. This brought any epic crossovers, with various top-rated athletes, actors, and fighters making an appearance.

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These surprising cameos served as massive fan service, garnering unreal hype for the upcoming title. Here are the top 5 such historic moments from the last decade.

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5 prominent superstars who showed up in the Call of Duty franchise

There have been many superstars who crossed over into the gaming industry. This served as a great moment for both the studio and fans of both the games and entities. Here is the list of the top 5 celebrities who transcended their respective world and stepped into the world of Call of Duty.

Conor McGregor in Infinite Warfare

Former two-divisional champion, and iconic UFC star, Conor McGregor crossed over at the peak of his career back in 2017. Infinite Warfare may have gone on to become one of the most disliked trailers on YouTube, but this moment is historic.

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Infinite Warfare also featured Kit Harington

Kit Harington also featured in Infinite Warfare, which was released back in 2017. Kit was at the peak of his career with the Game of Thrones franchise winning fans the world over.

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Ron Perlman in Black Ops 3

Ron played the role of Hellboy in the celebrated franchise. In this title, he played the role of Floyd Campbell, who was a rising superstar in boxing. Things did not go well for the star when he went up against world champion Tony King, who cheated his way to attaining victory.

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Michael Keaton as Jason Hudson in Black Ops 2

Known for his acting prowess in iconic movies like The Shining, and 1980s Batman, Keaton has become a well-known figure in both the gaming and film industries. The actor played a key role of Jason Hudson in the mega-successful sequel Black Ops 2.

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 Kevin Spacey in Call of Duty Advanced Warfare

Veteran actor Kevin Spacey has proven his acting prowess throughout his career. His iconic performances in movies like Unusual Suspects, Seven, and popular TV show House of Cards have made him a household name. He featured in this version of Call of Duty as Jonathan Irons, CEO of a major corporation who lost his son at war.

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Which cameo was the most iconic in the franchise’s history? Let us know in the comments below.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and has been professionally writing since 2016 and has worked across many fields. He regularly keeps tabs on a wide range of professional esports like Dota 2, Valorant, CS and fighting games. He has been an ardent gamer since his childhood, and became a defender of the ancients in Dota 2 during his college days.

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