Hugh Hefner was also an actor.

Well, kind of. Okay, the late Playboy founder, who died Wednesday at age 91, mostly played himself onscreen. But his appearances, most of them cameos, brought delight to audiences worldwide.

Onscreen, Hef was typically accompanied by his gaggle of girlfriends. He also made frequent appearances on the E! reality show The Girls Next Door, which mostly concentrated on his live-in beauties Holly Madison, Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett and Bridget Marquardt.

Hugh Hefner, The House Bunny

Sony Pictures

Hugh Hefner, Entourage


Hugh Hefner, Sex and the City


Hugh Hefner, The Simpsons


Hugh Hefner, Curb Your Enthusiasm


Hugh Hefner, Beverly Hills Cop II

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Hef also appeared on reality shows such as Wilkinson-Baskett's Kendra and Kendra on Top and The Surreal Life.

He also had cameos on BlossomRoseanneThe SimpsonsThe Fresh Prince of Bel-AirSex and the CityCurb Your Enthusiasm and Entourage, as well as movies such as The House BunnyHistory of the World: Part IBeverly Hills Cop II and Miss March.

His supporting role as himself in the latter film, an R-rated comedy, earned Hef a Razzie nomination in 2010. He "lost" to Billy Ray Cyrus for Hannah Montana: The Movie.

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