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The best Super Bowl 2012 celebrity cameos feature some of the most famous people in movies, sports, music, business and television today making appearances in Super Bowl XLVI ads. The celebrities making cameos in 2012 Super Bowl ads are a diverse group but all will share 30 seconds of fame for the hilarity (or failure) of their Super Bowl ads.

Like the 2011 Super Bowl ads, many of the top names set to appear in ads will be kept under wraps until the multi-million-dollar commercials air during the big game. Century 21 Real Estate for example has released teasers hinting that the likes of real estate mogul Donald Trump and Olympic athlete Apolo Anton Ohno will appear in the spots but have yet to release the full ad.

Honda took a similar approach when it quietly released a teaser in late January 2012 featuring actor Matthew Broderick waking up in a hotel room. The Internet started buzzing about a possible remake of his classic film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," a suspicion that was partly true and confirmed when the full commercial featuring Broderick enjoying a day off from acting, was released online.

Those two companies are just a small fraction of those who will reportedly use celebrities in their Super Bowl ads. Soccer stud David Bechham will endorse H&M, Adriana Lima will appear for Kia, John Stamos will tout Oikos Greek yogurt and William Shatner will be back as the Priceline Negotiator, just to name a few.

But just as no one knows if the New England Patriots or the New York Giants will win Super Bowl XLVI, which celebrity will have the best Super Bowl XLVI cameo is yet to be determined. Like always, the Super Bowl is sure to bring us a new group of sexy Super Bowl ads and a whole lot more.
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Matthew Broderick


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Matthew Broderick is an American actor who, among other roles, played the title character in the comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off, voice of the Adult Simba in the Disney animated film The Lion King, and portrayed Leo Bloom in the Hollywood and Broadway productions of The Producers. He has won two ...more

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Jerry Seinfeld


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Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for playing a semi-fictional version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he co-created and co-wrote with Larry David. For its final two seasons, they were also co-executive producers. Seinfeld ...more

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Clint Eastwood


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Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and politician. He rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy of spaghetti Westerns during the 1960s, and as antihero cop Harry Callahan in the five Dirty ...more

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Betty White


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Betty White Ludden, known professionally as Betty White, is an American actress, comedienne, author, producer, radio host, singer, and television personality. In 2013, the Guinness World Records awarded White with having the longest television career for a female entertainer. To contemporary ...more

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William Shatner


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William Shatner is a Canadian actor, singer, author, producer, director, spokesman, and comedian. He gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, Captain of the USS Enterprise, in the science fiction television series Star Trek, Star Trek: The Animated Series, ...more

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Will Arnett


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William Emerson "Will" Arnett is a Canadian actor and comedian . He is most well known for his many comedic roles, including George Oscar Bluth II in the Fox series Arrested Development and Devon Banks in the NBC series 30 Rock, for which he earned a combined five Emmy Award nominations. He also ...more

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Jay Leno


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James Douglas Muir "Jay" Leno is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, voice actor and television host. Leno was the host of NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno from 1992 to 2009. Beginning in September 2009, Leno started a primetime talk show, titled The Jay Leno Show, which aired ...more

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Adriana Lima


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Adriana Francesca Lima is a Brazilian model and actress is best known as a Victoria's Secret Angel since 2000, and as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics from 2003 to 2009. At the age of 15, Lima finished first in Ford's "Supermodel of Brazil" competition, and took second place the following year ...more

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