Film & TV
Since the mid 1980’s right up to his inauguration as the 45th President Donald Trump has been a public figure in the fraternity of the film & TV industry. From cameo appearances to hosting his own reality TV show, Trump has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry. On the 16th of January 2007 Donald Trump received his Walk of Fame Star on Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, California. The star was issued in recognition, pronominally for his work as executive producer on the Miss Universe Pageant.
Donald Trump's first on screen appearance into the world of entertainment began with the cameo role in the 1989 "Ghosts Can't Do It” where Trump stared as himself. Donald Trump has made countless appearances in box office classics spanning over 20 years including Home Alone 2, Lost in New York, Eddie and Zoolander.
Trump's involvement in the entertainment industry had a lasting impact on popular culture. His larger-than-life personality and success in business provided inspiration for numerous fictional characters, parodies, and satirical portrayals. Throughout the 1990’s Trump made numerous guest appearances in a multitude of TV series. Most memorable appearances included the 1996 Season 4 episode “The Rosie Show” of the Nanny and the 1994 Season 5 episode "For Sale by Owner" of The Fresh Prince of Bell-Air. Trump also featured in the 1999 Season 2 episode "The Man, The Myth, The Viagra" of Sex and the City.
Trump's appearances in movies and TV shows also contributed to his brand image, as he became an instantly recognizable figure known for his signature hairstyle and assertive demeanor. The highlight of Trump’s TV career is undoubtable the success of Celebrity Apprentice where Trump hosted from 2004-2015. During the entirety of the Apprentice series Trump showcased his charisma and business acumen where he appears effortlessly natural as the commander in Trump Tower. Donald J. Trump also had a memorable short stint in the WWE. Trump’s billionaire status was the focal point when he faced off in a “Battel of the Billionaires Match” against Vince McMahon as manager for Bobby Lashley at WrestleMania 23.