The 12 best music videos featuring Hollywood stars

As Courteney Cox hangs out in her LA pad in Kodaline's new video, we take a look at 11 more great actor cameos in music videos

Remember how Monica kept trying to get her dancing on TV during Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve? Well, she’d be proud of the fact that she’s finally made it into a music video.


OK, it’s really Courteney Cox who’s having a rockstar moment — but there’s basically no difference between Friends and reality, right?

The actress has popped up in Irish rock band Kodaline’s new video Love Will Set You Free (at about two minutes 40), co-written by her fiancé, Snow Patrol singer Johnny McDaid. Cox also directed the video in which the band hang out in her (extremely nice) LA pad.

2. Christopher Walken, Fatboy Slim “Weapon of Choice”

Who knew Walken’s weapon of choice would be his dancing skills…

3. Daniel Radcliffe, Slow Club “Beginners”

It’s quite strange seeing Harry Potter in a brightly-hued Hawaiian T-shirt and a five o’clock shadow…

4. Courteney Cox, Bruce Springsteen “Dancing in the Dark”

Kodaline isn’t Courteney’s first music video appearance. In her pre-Friends era, she was swaying her hips with Springsteen in the dark…

5. Andrew Garfield, Arcade Fire “We Exist”

The Spider-man actor traded in his red and blue suit to play the more emotional role of someone exploring their gender identity…

6. Aubrey Plaza, Father John Misty “Hollywood Forever Cemetery”


Smoking, throwing décor, eating flowers and hitting singer Josh Tillman, the Parks and Recreation actress carries on her dark side, nose all crusty with blood…