Sure, Death Stranding is all about community and connection, but we'd be lying if it wasn't supremely obvious that there were a ton of Hideo's famous friends scattered in it as well. We're all familiar with the Kojima and Mikkelsen bromance of legend, but that's far from the most notable instance where someone from the silver screen pops up in the game, in our opinion. Here's a full list of all the Death Stranding celebrity cameos for those with a discerning eye for the glitterati. 

Death Stranding Celebrity Cameos List

Kojima's veritable vanguard of mates would likely have been obvious to anyone who's kept up with a lick of the trailers or the promotional material for the game. However, actors and performers aren't the only famous individuals that he's included in Death Stranding. There's quite the spread of well-known figures, ranging from games industry greats to fashion designers. We've listed off the celebrity cameos below, along with who they appear as in the game.

  • Conan O'Brien (Wandering MC)
  • Daichi Miura (The Musician)
  • Edgar Wright (Thomas Sutherland)
  • Errolson Hugh (Alex Weatherstone)
  • Lea Seydoux (Fragile)
  • Geoff Keighley (Ludens fan)
  • Guillermo del Toro (Deadman)
  • Nicholas Winding Refn (Heartman)
  • Hermen Hulst (Craftsman)
  • Troy Baker (Higgs)
  • Hirozaku Hamamura (Collector)
  • Junji Ito (Engineer)
  • Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Film Director)
  • Lindsay Wagner (Amelie and Bridget)
  • Mads Mikkelsen (Cliff)
  • Margaret Qualley (Mama)
  • Manabu Makime (Novelist's Son)
  • Norman Reedus (Sam Bridges)
  • Sam Lake (Veteran Porter)
  • Tommie Earl Jenkins (Die-Hardman)
  • Tommy Wirkola (Phillip North)

Now that we have our full list of Death Stranding celebrity cameos at your disposal, try and see if you can spot them all in the game! You might not be aware of some of the more international picks like Manabu Makime, novelist extraordinaire, or Norwegian film director Tommy Wirkola, but this is as good a chance as any to check their work out. If you need a hand with anything else in Death Stranding, please feel free to browse the tips and tricks that we've compiled to make trekking across America a whole lot easier: