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Photos: Hollywood celebrities on vacation at Disney World

March 03, 2011|By Brady MacDonald | Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
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Movie stars, TV actors, rock singers, fashion models and professional athletes need a vacation just like everybody else. But when you're more famous than Mickey Mouse, it's not as easy to blend in with the crowd -- even at Disney World.

Photos: See celebrities at the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's Animal Kingdom

To navigate the vast resort and avoid hassles from overzealous fans, celebrities trade front-of-the-line VIP treatment from Disney World for a few snapshots inside the Orlando theme parks that show up in celebrity magazines and on entertainment shows.

Here's a who's who list of the stars you'll see visiting the Most Magical Place on Earth in our photo gallery:

* Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen hug former "Full House" co-star John Stamos in front of Cinderella Castle.

* "Hannah Montana" star Miley Cyrus spins on the teacups.

* "Star Wars" creator George Lucas squares off for a light-saber battle with Jedi Mickey.

* Singer Britney Spears takes a spin on Tomorrowland Speedway with her children.

* Rapper Sean Combs (a.k.a. Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, Diddy) takes his family for a ride on Tomorrowland Speedway.

* "Teenage Dream" singer Katy Perry strikes a playful pose with Minnie Mouse.

* Singer Christina Aguilera goes incognito with Sorcerer Mickey at the former Disney-MGM Studios.

* Celebutante Paris Hilton rides Big Thunder Mountain with sister, Nicky.

* Tennis star Serena Williams receives an armed escort from Darth Vader and a "Star Wars" storm trooper.

* "Kill Bill" actress Uma Thurman sports a pirate's headscarf with Minnie Mouse.

* Comedian Chris Rock visits Disney's Hollywood Studios with his family.

* "The Mummy" actor Brendan Fraser scowls next to Cinderella's wicked stepmother.

* Supermodel Christie Brinkley strikes a pose with Mickey Mouse.

* Olympic snowboarder Shawn White screams for joy on the Expedition Everest roller coaster.

* "Jersey Shore" star Pauly D shares a laugh and a ride on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

* "Green Hornet" star Seth Rogen rides on Expedition Everest.

* Rocker Jon Bon Jovi looks tough with a leather-clad Goofy at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

* "Single Ladies" singer Beyonce Knowles looks like a princess beside Jasmine, Belle and Cinderella.

* Singer Jessica Simpson gets an escort from a tuxedo-wearing Mickey Mouse, Goofy and Donald Duck.

* Jonas Brothers singer Joe Jonas and "Twilight" star Ashley Greene at Space Mountain.

* "Transformers" star Megan Fox and actor-husband Brian Austin Green snap a self-portrait with their cellphone camera in front of Cinderella Castle.

* Miami Heat basketball star Dwyane Wade shoots hoops with a sporty Mickey Mouse.

* "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart barely contains his bemusement as he poses with Donald Duck and Minnie Mouse in "Star Wars" attire.

* Injured pop singer Justin Bieber (with a busted foot) strikes a pose with Aladdin.

* Singer Mariah Carey in her Christmas best with a top-hat-wearing Mickey Mouse.

* "30 Rock" star Tina Fey shares a chocolate shake with Goofy at the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater.

* Country musician Brad Paisley hangs out with a witchy Minnie Mouse during Halloween.

* "Mission: Impossible" star Tom Cruise and his family draw a crowd of onlookers in front of Cinderella Castle.

* Talk-show host Tyra Banks with a bevy of Princess Tianas in front of an iridescent castle.

* New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees celebrates his Super Bowl win with a sporty Mickey.

* NASCAR racing champ Jeff Gordon takes a spin on the Magic Carpets of Aladdin ride.

* Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers celebrates his Super Bowl win at the Magic Kingdom.

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