“The Office” is quite possibly one of the most iconic television shows of all time. There’s no shortage of memes, parodies, and quotable moments, but the sheer star-power in the series is a category all its own.
Principal cast aside, some big Hollywood celebs made some hilarious, heartfelt, and flat-out weird guest appearances over the show’s eight-year run. But with a whopping 188 episodes and nine seasons, it’s entirely possible that even the most dedicated Dunder Mifflin fanatics may have forgotten who played who (and we wouldn’t judge you for it).
Keep scrolling for a refresher on all the celebrities that guest starred in “The Office.”
Ricky Gervais played his iconic character on the show during season seven.
Some may be surprised to learn that the “The Office” we all binge on Netflix actually isn’t the first version of the show. The series originated in the UK with show co-creator Ricky Gervais starring as David Brent, a.k.a the British version of Michael Scott. Gervais reprised his role twice in season seven of the US version: once in a cold open where he befriend Michael outside an elevator, and a second as an applicant to Dunder Mifflin.
Warren Buffett made a sly guest appearance during season seven.
No one would blame you if you didn’t catch this one. Remember the man who tried to penny-pinch Dunder Mifflin during his job interview in season seven? Yeah, it was Warren Buffett, no big deal.
Idris Elba played a tough higher-up during season five.
Michael Scott definitely had a penchant for befriending the DM corporate higher ups, but Idris Elba’s Charles Miner proved to be a bit of a killjoy throughout season five with his stickler management style.
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