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Photos: Hollywood celebrities playing Disneyland

Movie stars, TV actors, rock singers, models and professional athletes are just like you and me. They want to take their family and friends to Disneyland for a day of fun. But it’s not always so simple when you’re better known than Mickey Mouse.

Pictures: See celebrities at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure

To avoid the hassle of overzealous fans and ubiquitous paparazzi, celebrities trade VIP treatment on the front row of the Anaheim theme park for a few snaps on Disneyland rides and with Disney characters who appear in celebrity magazines and on entertainment shows.

Disneyland often hosts red carpet movie premieres, star-studded attraction debuts, and big-production special events that draw dozens of celebrities to the park.

Here’s a list of the stars you’ll see visiting the happiest place on earth in our photo gallery:

* Talk show host george lopez on the Matterhorn roller coaster.

* Star “Green Hornet” Seth Rogen cruises on the Storybook Land Canal Boats with Pinocchio.

* Talk show host Stephane Colbert features Mickey Ears with Goofy Pilot.

* Singer Christina Aguilera howls with delight at Dumbo the flying elephant.

* Star of “High School Musical” Vanessa Hudgens arm in arm with Donald Duck.

* Pop singer justin bieber and “American Idol” host Ryan Seacrest put on 3D glasses for “Captain EO” by Michael Jackson.

* basketball star Kobe Bryant celebrates a Los Angeles Lakers championship with Goofy.

* “Project Runway” host and model Heidi Klum and her singer husband, Sealin a crazy jungle animal face painting on Dumbo the flying elephant.

* The cast of “Lost” glides through another dimension on the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror ride.

* “Glee” star Matthew Morrison shares a grim smile with Captain Hook as he co-stars Chris Colfer poses with his doppelganger, Pinocchio.

* “National Treasure” star Nicholas Cage looks slightly undead in front of the Haunted Mansion.

* Singer no doubt Gwen Stefani and rocker-husband Gavin Rossdale of Bush aboard a pink cup of tea with their family.

* Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong with a singer girlfriend Sheryl Raven dive on the Matterhorn.

* “Friends” stars Courtney Cox and Lisa Kudrow at the premiere of Finding Nemo Submarines.

* “Pirates of the Caribbean” star Orlando Bloom at the Disneyland premiere for “At World’s End”.

* Supermodel Christie Brinkley with her daughters at Miley Cyrus’ Sweet 16 birthday party.

* “Pirates of the Caribbean” star Johnny Depp side by side with an animatronic Jack Sparrow inside the famous Disneyland ride.

* Actress Kate Hudson blast aliens on the Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters ride.

* Actress Keira Knightley on the red carpet of the premiere of “Pirates of the Caribbean”.

* Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy in the passenger seat of an Autopia car.

* Star of “Desperate Housewives” Teri Hatcher on the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

* New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning rides the Astro Orbitor with his wife, Abby.

* Former Disney star Lindsay Lohan and girlfriend Samantha Ronson celebrate Halloween at Disneyland.

* Star “The Office” Steve Carell tries to remove the sword from the stone in Fantasyland.

* “Megamind” star Will Ferrell looks downright grumpy sitting in a cup of tea with the Mad Hatter.

* The Jonas Brothers perform during a Christmas special in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle.