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Celebrating 20 Years Since 'Sex And The City' Premiere! 20 Major Celebrities You Completely Forgot Appeared On The Show

Date June 8, 2018

It's been 20 years since the premiere of the hit TV show Sex and the City. Sure, we remember the main casts – Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis – but what about the minor characters?

Some guest stars who were not really huge in terms of fame back then have gone on to become major stars. You know most of them today, but did you remember when they were on SATC?

1. Matthew McCaunaghey

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In one of the episodes, he played himself and met with Carrie (SJP's character) as a potential backer for her movie.

2. Vince Vaughn

He was Keith Travers, a house sitter who pretended to be a big Hollywood Agent.

3. Carrie Fisher

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She played herself. She was Keith's boss and caught he and Carrie Bradshaw in bed together.

4. David Duchovny

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He played Carrie's high school ex-boyfriend who was in a mental hospital.

5. Jennifer Coolidge

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The party girl who seemed to be at the edge of a post-breakup breakdown.

6. Justin Theroux

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He played two different characters on the show. One as Stanford's friend and the other as a fiction writer that Carrie dated.

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7. Lucy Liu

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She played herself – a potential client of Samantha's.

8. Tony Hale

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One of the photographers who stared dumbstruck as he tried to take nude photos of Samantha.

9. Jon Bon Jovi

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He was a therapy patient who Carrie dated for a bit before realizing he lost interest in women soon after sleeping with them.

10. Kat Dennings

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An obnoxious teenager who hired Samantha to plan her party.

11. Alanis Morissette

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The ex-girlfriend of Carrie's bisexual boyfriend Mark.

12. Nathan Lane

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He played Bobby Fine. A pianist who got married to a woman despite people believing he was gay.

13. Bobby Cannavale

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One of Samantha's love interests with a 'funky spunk'.

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14. Alan Cumming

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He played Oscar, a fashion figure helping Carrie prepare for a runway show.

15. Elizabeth Banks

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She played the wife of a man who Charlotte was interested in before realizing he was married.

16. Jim Gaffigan

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He played Doug, one of Miranda's love interests.

17. Andy Cohen

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He had a brief appearance as a shoe salesman.

18. Bradley Cooper

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This was his first ever acting credit. He dated Carrie for one night.

19. Chandra Wilson

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She was briefly on the show as a cop who demanded that Samantha stopped passing out flyers about her cheating boyfriend.

20. Will Arnett

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His character and Miranda once dated. 

Did you spot any other famous guest star we missed? Let us know in the comments.

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