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Christopher Guest has created his own brand of improvisational comedy with his mockumentary style films. He regularly works with the same group of actors, many of whom have been with him since his 1984 film, This is Spinal Tap for which Guest received acting and writing credits. This list of actors who have been in the most Christopher Guest movies has been ranked by number of appearances, then loosely ranked by fame.

Who are the actors who have appeared in the most Christopher Guest films? Michael McKean and Fred Willard top our list. Both actors have appeared in six different Guest projects including his 2013 HBO show "Family Tree." Christopher Guest also acts in six of his own projects including Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration.

Many famous actresses have also worked with Guest on several movies. Catherine O'Hara and Parker Posey have each appeared in four different films. Jane Lynch and Jennifer Coolidge, who play a lesbian couple in Best in Show, have been in three films directed by Christopher Guest.

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Michael McKean is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Actors in the Most Christopher Guest Movies
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1. This is Spinal Tap (1984) *Written/starring Guest – Directed by Rob Reiner
2. The Big Picture (1989)
3. Best in Show (2000)
4. A Mighty Wind (2003)
5. For Your Consideration (2006)
6. Family Tree (2013) *TV series

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Fred Willard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors in the Most Christopher Guest Movies
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1. This is Spinal Tap (1984) *Written/starring Guest – Directed by Rob Reiner
2. Waiting for Guffman (1996)
3. Best in Show (2000)
4. A Mighty Wind (2003)
5. For Your Consideration (2006)
6. Family Tree (2013) *TV series see more on Fred Willard
Christopher Guest is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors in the Most Christopher Guest Movies
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1. This is Spinal Tap (1984) *Written/starring Guest – Directed by Rob Reiner
2. Waiting for Guffman (1996)
3. Best in Show (2000)
4. A Mighty Wind (2003)
5. For Your Consideration (2006)
6. Family Tree (2013) *TV series

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Eugene Levy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actors in the Most Christopher Guest Movies
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1. Waiting for Guffman (1996)
2. Almost Heroes (1998)
3. Best in Show (2000)
4. A Mighty Wind (2003)
5. For Your Consideration (2006)

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