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List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 4:45 am

Came across this http://www.kontain.com/mcclure/#entries/entry/4976
the guy posts his photos of famous people he has met including Pam Anderson, Clinton and a list of others. Apparently it's a sport called "star f***king* Hope i put enough stars in that word.

Ive met:
Bono (i worked in his bar)
The Edge (same as bove)
Joshua Jackson (in the gym)
Marcus Schenkenberg (elevator)
Tyra Banks (parks in the same garage as me)
Leonardo Di Caprio (parks in same garage as me)
Geraldo Riveria (street)
Uma Thurman (twice, once looking into our company office and 2nd time in Create & Barrel)

I have photos with none of them  Smile
 
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 4:49 am

Most famous people I met were from Germany:

Jürgen Klinsmann (on my airplane)
Eva Herrmann
Franziska van Almsick (on my airplane)
Dietrich Genscher (on my airplane)
Richard von Wiezsäcker
Hugo- Egon Balder
Bernahrd Hohecker (on my airplane)
The Jakob Sisters (with their dogs)

That's about it.

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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 5:27 am

Barack Obama (actually met him at a rally here in Philadelphia and got an autograph)

Ed Rendell (Governor of Pennsylvania - met him when I was like 7 and he was Mayor of Philadelphia, and yes he still remembers me)

Bill Clinton (met him the day before he became President)

Will Smith (middle school math teacher went to HS with him and bought him in for show and tell although we were a little old for show and tell)

Lou Dobbs (interned for him)

Anderson Cooper (passed him in the halls of CNN numerous times)

Larry King (briefly introduced to him)

Ted DiBiase (AKA - the Million Dollar Man - from wrestling) - met him at Sam's Pizza in North Wildwood, NJ

Booker T ( [of pro wrestling fame] met him and Rob Van Damme at a rest stop along the PA Turnpike while I was comping home with my parents from visiting a ocuple schools)

R. Lee Ermey ("Full Metal Jacket, Mail Call - worked on his security detail at a World War 2 airshow at Reading Regional Airport. Have several autographs, a challenge coin, a picture with him and his personal business card)

Tracy Morgan (SNL - performed at my school and signed autographs afterwards)

Matisyahu (Hasidic Jewish Reggae/rapper - performed at my school, got him to sign a CD for me [kinda helped that I was President of the Hillel chapter on campus])

I think that's about it, but if I think of others, I'll post them.

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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 5:35 am

Polly Holiday (actress)- I met her in a bookstore in Birmingham.

Billy Wilder (movie director)- I was introduced to him at an event in Atlanta. I'm sad to say that at the time, I had no idea at all who he was.
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 6:05 am

This could be interesting, quite a few of these are brief chats, I don't have any on speed dial! Some of these are probably only known to Brits!

Liev Schreiber - same flight
Queen Latifah - AA Flagship Lounge LAX
Reese Witherspoon - same flight
The Queen - came to visit my school
Margaret Thatcher - ditto
Prince Andrew - ditto
Prince Charles - ditto
Tony Blair - ditto
John Major - ditto
Sir Garfield Sobers - ditto
John Madejski - ditto
Simon Weston - ditto
Sir Steve Redgrave - Henley Regatta
Matthew Pinsent - Henley Regatta
Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber - a former neighbour of sorts
Ice T - was walking down Lexington Avenue right next to jim (he had some slutty woman just ahead of him) when some weirdo started talking nonsense to him. After he went away we both looked at eachother and said a 'WTF' type comment simultaneously.
Joe Strummer - his daughters were at school with me. My father and him got on pretty well.
Jonny Wilkinson - his school was a regular on the circuit against us and I was injured that week so volunteered to assist with the teams that came to visit us. He was captain of the 1st XV so I met them off the bus. The next time I saw him was on TV playing for England in the Five Nations when I was getting changed at the gym. I almost had a heart attack!

One of my maths teachers played rugby for England, at the time he was my maths teacher. It was kind of weird being taught algebra by a guy who I'd watch score a try live on TV a couple of days before!

I'm sure there are a few more I've forgotten...

Have been on quite a few flights with famous people (Cliff Richard, Anne Robinson, Joan Collins to name a few) but never spoken to them. My father and I almost ran Mick Jagger over as he used to live near us.

[Edited 2008-11-25 22:08:56]
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 6:29 am



Quoting Fbgdavidson (Reply 4):
Liev Schreiber - same flight
Queen Latifah - AA Flagship Lounge LAX
Reese Witherspoon - same flight
The Queen - came to visit my school
Margaret Thatcher - ditto
Prince Andrew - ditto
Prince Charles - ditto
Tony Blair - ditto
John Major - ditto
Sir Garfield Sobers - ditto
John Madejski - ditto
Simon Weston - ditto
Sir Steve Redgrave - Henley Regatta
Matthew Pinsent - Henley Regatta
Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber - a former neighbour of sorts
Ice T - was walking down Lexington Avenue right next to jim (he had some slutty woman just ahead of him) when some weirdo started talking nonsense to him. After he went away we both looked at eachother and said a 'WTF' type comment simultaneously.
Joe Strummer - his daughters were at school with me. My father and him got on pretty well.
Jonny Wilkinson - his school was a regular on the circuit against us and I was injured that week so volunteered to assist with the teams that came to visit us. He was captain of the 1st XV so I met them off the bus. The next time I saw him was on TV playing for England in the Five Nations when I was getting changed at the gym. I almost had a heart attack!

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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 6:56 am

I real can't recall meeting many famous people:

Rob Schneider- I meet him at my cousin's wedding, he was with a tall woman as his date. Me and my girlfriend went up to him to say hi, and ended up having a drink with him.

Apart from that I have only meet famous mexicans:

Luis Perez (Soccer player who plays for Monterrey)- He was in the table next to mine last weekend in a nightclub.

Facundo (Has a hilarious comedy show)

"Perro" Bermudez (Mexican soccer commentator)

etc
 
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:07 am

DocLightning.

Sabena332.

Speedbirdie.

Myt332.

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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:20 am

I've met two famous people:

1) Cher I've met her multiple times in person on her tours--1999 in Indianapolis, 2000 in Denver, and 2003 in Fort Wayne, IN (my hometown). She's involved in the cause of craniofacial anomalies in children ever since her role in The Mask as the mother of a boy with a craniofacial condition. This cause is very dear to my heart.

2) Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II I was living and studying in London for 3 years (2004-2007). On October 22, 2006, I was on a King's College London chaplaincy retreat in Great Windsor Park west of London. When we went to the Sunday morning Eucharist in a little stone chapel out there, Her Majesty happened to be there. I got to speak to her and bow to her and shake her hand! I also met some of her entourage. She drives her own Jaguar estate (station wagon)!

I can say I've met the Queen of England before I've ever met any of my own Presidents!

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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:31 am

-Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn (Were filming the movie "Housesitter" in the town where I grew up. Kurt Russell was there too but I didn't meet him)

-Rita Rudner (comedienne)- In the town I grew up there's a performing arts centre that when I was young attracted lots of big names in music and comedy. Now, thanks to bigger and better venues in the Boston area it largely gets lesser-known acts and country music (which would qualify as a lesser-known act in Greater Boston)

Through my job at an airline I met the following
-John Malkovich
-Renée Zellwegger
-Jane Seymour
-Paul McCartney and Heather Mills (shortly before their divorce)
-David Blunkett (former Home Secretary)
-Jude Law

On my days off I missed George H. W. Bush and former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell.

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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:54 am

I have met-

James Earl Jones: Albany, NY maybe 5? years ago for some small Little League function at Hudson Valley Community College.

Carlos Alazraqui and Cedric Yarbrough: The two cast members of "Reno 911!" came to my campus in October to play a show. During the show I requested they do impressions of Jerry Seinfeld, then met them afterwards.

Paula Abdul: She was on my JFK-LAX flight on November 7th. I saw her sitting at the gate, and I was thinking to myself- "is that Paula?" My friend Alyssa didn't believe it when I told her, so I got a picture:

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Keyshia Cole (the female rap artist) was also on the flight, but I didn't get to talk to her or anything.
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 8:01 am

I got all of you beat!

Not only did I get to meet, but I got to party with the World Famous Superfly in his "lair", Bangkok! It was an honor to see the "Master Hog Slayer" in action.

Now go cry in your beer you miserable peasants!!!
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 8:31 am

Quoting WILCO737 (Reply 1):
The Jakob Sisters (with their dogs)

My deepest sympathy.

Mostly Germans here as well:

Siegfried Lenz - one of the most well-known German contemporary authors ("German Lesson" ...). A couple of fellow students and I once had the idea to initiate a benefit reading on behalf of the Janusz Korczak orphange in Warsaw. What a gentleman. The only famous head who ever gave me a friendly pat on the back (which was a little too strong actually).

Günther Grass - another author, winner of the Nobel Price in Literature ("The Tin Drum" ...). His son visited the same Gymnasium / secondary school.

Rudi Carell - a TV host. Came to visit my primary school.

Pres. Clinton - actually, I didn't really meet him but saw him in front of the Red Town Hall in Berlin.

Christiane Paul - an actress. Saw her once at a café in Berlin ... and ... and I believe she responded on my ad when I wanted a shared flat in Berlin. That was of course before she rose to fame. She had a flat in Pankow back then, her freezer was covered with post-it notes, and she told me she was studying medicine (which Christiane Paul did). Later I decided I wanted a flat just for me, not a shared one. Rats.
I'm not entirely sure, but I had a deja vu experience when I went to a cinema to see "Life is all you get" / "Das Leben ist eine Baustelle".

Moritz Bleibtreu - an actor ("Run Lola, run") - met him at a party in Hamburg before he got famous.

Daniel Brühl - another actor ("Good Bye, Lenin") - met him twice in Berlin. Apparently he lives in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg area, where I lived too. The first time I literally ran into him when he left a house.

Jürgen Trittin - former Federal Minister for the Environment. Lives in the above mentioned district. Saw him a couple of times at a farmer's market. Never bothered him, so I can only claim I saw him.

Wolfgang Thierse - former President of the Bundestag (the Federal Parliament). Lives - guess where. Saw him (nothing more) bicycling.

Saw a couple of politicians more at the Reichstag Building, most notably former Chancellor Schröder.

Dean Wareham - musician from NYC, founder of Galaxie 500 and Luna. He joined us at our table to light up a cigarette and have a beer before he entered the stage. No one bothered him, which is good.

[Edited 2008-11-26 00:35:29]
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 8:47 am

My list:

Nelson Mandela
Julia Roberts
Thomas Klestil ( former Austrian President)
Heinz Fischer ( current Austrian President)
3 different Austrian chancellors ( Victor Klima, Alfred Gusenbauer, Werner Feyman)
Boris Becker
Oliver Kahn ( and the rest of the Bayern Munich squad from 2006-07)
Jari Kurri and Sami Kappanen ( Finnish Icehockey players)
Shaggy
and many many more I have check-in during the last years.  Smile
 
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 9:04 am

Al Trautwig - He is a famous spots announcer and a dog lover. Years ago I was walking my St Bernrad and he came up to me and commented on how beautiful my dog was

Jumbo Eliot - Former Guard for the New York Giants and Jets. He went to the same high school I did. I got his autograph when he came back to the school and met his former teachers.

Gotten autographs from Tiger Woods, Gary Carter, Mike Piazza, and David Wright.

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Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:21 am

Charlize Theron - walked and talked with her in an airport once
Matt Damon - same flight (resisted the urge to Maaaatttt Daaaaaaaamon him haha)
Will Smith - talked to him while he was filming Hancock
John Rhys Davies - had a long talk to him about all sorts of things in an airport
Green Day - airport
Black Eyed Peas - talked to all of them in an airport
Sir Edmund Hillary - airport, said hi
Stephen King - airport
Sam Neill - taxi stand
Wayne (Buck) Shelford - family friend
Lawrence Dallaglio - airport
Daniel Vettori - went to school with him
Billy Connolly - airport
and various other less famous celebrities  

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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:49 am



Quoting San747 (Reply 10):
Paula Abdul: She was on my JFK-LAX flight on November 7th. I saw her sitting at the gate, and I was thinking to myself- "is that Paula?" My friend Alyssa didn't believe it when I told her, so I got a picture:

Awesome!  bigthumbsup 
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Quoting Fridgmus (Reply 11):
Not only did I get to meet, but I got to party with the World Famous Superfly in his "lair", Bangkok! It was an honor to see the "Master Hog Slayer" in action.

Thanks, I am flattered.  Smile



Famous folks I've met;

President Bill Clinton
President George H. Bush
Vice President Al Gore
Bill Bradley
Senator Barbara Boxer
Senator Diane Feinstein
Willie Brown
Gavin Newsome
Congressman Harold Ford - distant relative
Congressman Harold Ford Jr. - distant relative
Fyfe Symington
Geddy Lee
Alex Lifeson
Gino Vannelli
Werid Al Yankovic
Steve Urkel
Fridgmus
Clint Eastwood at his restaurant in Monterey
Andre Agassi
Pat Benatar
Sergio Mendes
Burt Bacharach
Gary Numan at the Fillmore
George Clinton - history of Funk class in college
Kim Fields - on a Pan Am 747-100
Kate Segal - on a Pan Am 747-100
Steve Walsh of Kansas
Phil Ehart of Kanses
Steve Smith of Journey
Dick Hyman
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 12:49 pm

I've met some famous public speakers:

Maura Cullen- I got to go on stage with her and talk about my life. Very nice lady and one of my favorites.
http://www.sjti.org/images/faculty/Maura-Cullen.jpg

Jay Zarr- High Impact Training speaker. Had him for a workshop and it was one of my favorites.
http://www.highimpacttraining.net/photos/heads/jzarr.jpg

Ellen Gootblatt- Very famous around the NYC area for speaking relationships, sex, etc
http://www.uic.edu/depts/owa/graphics/gootblatt.JPG

Dr. Dean Kohrs- Came to my college last year and was full of informartion needed for getting into college.

Hulk hogan- Met him at PIT while boarding my flight to MCO.

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Wed Nov 26, 2008 12:59 pm



Quoting Superfly (Reply 16):
Sergio Mendes

That's going back a ways! My parents were fans and I grew up listening to Him and Brazil 66! bigthumbsup 

Damn Superfly, you're just full of great memories!

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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 1:04 pm

I used to freelance at events for a very well known image library that begins with a G so my list is longer than I can be bothered to write out.

Favourite: Cameron Diaz

Least Favourite: Russell Brand
 
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 1:15 pm

I've been lucky to meet quite a bit as well, some of my favorites:

Celebs
*Drew Carey (outside the Ritz in Washington DC....unbelievable nice, humble person)
*Martin Sheen
*Jerry Springer

Sports
*Derek Jeter (Ritz in San Juan, PR, funny story)

Music
*Meatloaf (singer in Rapid City, SD)

Politicians
*President Bush (somewhat)
*Madeline Albright
*Newt Gringich
*James Carville
*Countless Congressmen and Senators since I was working as press on the Hill

Media (just a few, as I am media)
*Helen Thomas
*David Gregory
*George Stephnolopous (sp?)

That's just a sample, but was fun to rethink. Most of them wer ereally nice people, going out of the way to please us. Drew Carey played a joke on me, as have members of Congress. Derek Jeter stopped for our photos...etc.

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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 1:35 pm

Most of these aren't well known outside of the UK, but the following are people that I've known personally:

Julie Walters (lives in same village and has been family friend for over 10 years)
Jodie Kidd (lives in same village)
Alvin Stardust (lives next door)
Sue Barker (lives in same village)
Robbie Williams (used to live in same village, played golf with him)
Greg Rusedski (played golf with)

In terms of having met on the odd occasion, too many to list. I get into the executive and tunnel areas at different football grounds on most weekends, so have met plenty of football players, staff and referees. Also been backstage at the MOBOs this year.
 
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 2:02 pm

Bette Davis
Warren Beatty
Jimmy Carter
Howard DiSilva
Laine Kazan
Linda Grey
Sir Paul M.
Princess Caroline
Dustin Hoffman
MI Gov Jennifer Granholm
MI Gov Jim Blanchard
MI Sen. Carl Levin
MI Sen. Debbie Stabbinow
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Werner Klemperer (aka Col. Klink)
Maurice Sendak
Gloria von Thurn u. Taxis
Kitty Carlisle Hart
Bruce Vilanch
Hank the Duece (Henry Ford II)
Al Franken
Patti Lupone
Arlene Francis
Kay Ballard
Mandy Patankin

I'm sure there are more...The more important question is: Am I (was I) on their list of people they have met?
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:12 pm

I've met:

Bill Clinton on the street in Berlin. He was walking into a bookshop to present his new book. That was back in 2003, I think.

NH Governor John Lynch. In Concord, NH.
 
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Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:24 pm



Quoting WILCO737 (Reply 1):
The Jakob Sisters (with their dogs)

who are they?....am i related to them?  Wink

You guys sure have met a lot of people!! I need to get out more.

For me.... umm.

Angela Baron
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Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:39 pm

Met:
Oliver North - Booksigning and preaching at my church
Fred Barnes - Booksigning and preaching at my church

Seen:
Some king from Uganda (forgot his name and the region) - Addressed the church about the progress we were making in his kingdom through our mission work.
Billy Boyd - Sang at Heinz Hall in a Lord of the Rings Trilogy Soundtrack concert (which was AWESOME!!!!!)
Yolanda Martin - Chatting with coworkers in LAX
All of the Seahawks '07-'08 - Ok, so I saw their HA 763 take off from PIT... Big grin
John McCain - Rally
Cindy McCain - Rally
John Pippy - Rally
Mark Mustio - Rally
Sarah Palin - Rally
Todd Palin - Rally
Two of Palin's kids - Rally
Melissa Hart - Rally
Sean Hannity - Rally
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:46 pm

Neil Simon
Marsha Mason
Clamma Dale (opera singer)
Elton John
Billie Jean King
Clint Eastwood
Martina Navratilova
Senator Jeff Bingaman
Senator Pete Domenici
Senator John Kerry
Senator John Tunney
President Richard Nixon (shook his hand when I was a little boy)

I saw the back of Dennis Leary's head yesterday (book signing in Boston)
 
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:53 pm

something like this...

Marco Andretti
Mario Andretti
Michael Andretti
Christina Applegate
Adrienne Barbeau
Joy Behar
Tom Bergeron
Joseph Biden
Boy George
Tom Brokaw
Jackson Browne
Sam Brownback
Linsey Buckingham
Marc Bulger
Barbara Bush
George HW Bush
George W Bush
Laura Bush
Belinda Carlisle
Helio Castroneves
Sam Champion
Stockard Channing
Cher
Kirin Chetry
Hillary Clinton
William Clinton
Anderson Cooper
Katie Couric
Chris Cuomo
Deborah Cox
Jim Cramer
Sheryl Crow
Candy Crowley
Ann Curry
Michael Damien
Dana Delany
Patrick Dempsey
James Denton
Elizabeth Dole
Robert Dole
Jim Edmonds
Melissa Etheridge
Will Farrell
Harvey Fierstein
A.J. Foyt
Mick Fleetwood
Dario Franchitti
Al Franken
Crystal Gayle
Charles Gibson
Whoopi Goldberg
Al Gore
Tipper Gore
Kathy Griffin
Sean Hannity
Elizabeth Hasselbeck
Kitty Carlisle Hart
Mary Hart
George Hamilton
Don Henley
Sam Hornish
Bruce Hornsby
Julianne Hough
Hugh Jackman
Shawn Johnson
Cherry Jones
Ashley Judd
Tony Kanaan
Julie Kavner
Stacy Keach
Christianne Klein
Richard Kind
Dennis Kucinich
Tony La Russa
David Letterman
Lorie Line
Cindy Lauper
Matt Lauer
Andie MacDowell
Ann Margret
Cameron Mathison
John McCain
John McVie
Elaine Mellencamp
John Mellencamp
Michael Moore
Terry Moran
Bill Murray
Brian Doyle-Murray
Stevie Nicks
Barack Obama
Michelle Obama
Donny Osmond
Sarah Palin
Danica Patrick
Katy Perry
Joy Philbin
Regis Philbin
Lou Diamond Phillips
Joe the Plumber
Albert Pujols
Bobby Rahal
Graham Rahal
Bonnie Raitt
Dan Rather
Burt Reynolds
Robin Roberts
Bill Richardson
Al Roker
RuPaul
Diane Sawyer
Boz Scaggs
Willard Scott
Sherri Sheppard
Brooke Shields
Gene Simmons
Sue Simmons
Slipknot
Jean Smart
Harry Smith
Kate Snow
Jill Sobule
Stephen Sondheim
George Stephanopoulos
John Stewart
Martha Stewart
Tom Tancredo
Tommy Thompson
Tina Turner
Elizabeth Vargas
Bruce Villanch
Marcia Wallace
Rusty Wallace
Barbara Walters
Kurt Warner
Oprah Winfrey
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Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:56 pm



Quoting YooYoo (Reply 24):
who are they?....am i related to them? Wink

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_sO98ANvpEpI/RnuoWqoWchI/AAAAAAAAAbc/dcEW7Kr6b2c/46.JPG

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Wed Nov 26, 2008 4:07 pm



Quoting Winglet (Reply 5):
WOW! Are you MI6?  

Funny you say that  Wink I went to a fairly high profile school and our headmaster was very well connected, so we got the members of the royal family and big wigs from the armed forces and government over pretty regularly. Especially in my final couple of years and at that time I was one of the students selected to meet and often have lunch, dinner with some of these visitors.

Quoting Stlgph (Reply 27):
something like this...

If only I thought to keep an alphabetised spreadsheet and add to it whenever I met someone well known I could have saved myself about 20mins trying to think back.

Quoting NWADC9 (Reply 25):
Some king from Uganda (forgot his name and the region) - Addressed the church about the progress we were making in his kingdom through our mission work.

That famous, eh?
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 4:10 pm

I have met:

Ernest Borgine Tom Selleck Ted Nuget
Hugh Hefner
Bobby Seale (Black Panthers)
John Elway
Mario Andretti
Jack Rousch (famous if you are into car racing or P51s)
Kelvin Natt (A great Denver Nuggets player in the 1980s)


John Elway and Kelvin Natt lived in my parent's neighborhood when I was a kid and they were cool about showing us neighborhood kids some moves. Another great old Denver Bronco lived nearby too, Steve Watson, he isn't really famous, but was a great guy.

Quoting NWADC9 (Reply 25):
Sean Hannity - Rally

Lucky.... I always wanted to hang out with Rush Limbaugh.

Quoting YooYoo (Reply 24):
and a lot of NHLer's

I never hung out with any NHLers, but I have hung out with Doug Ross, he was on the 1976 US Olympic hockey team. His son now playes for the Flyers.

Quoting Superfly (Reply 16):
George Clinton - history of Funk class in college

That is cool. You had some real B.S. classes in college didn'y you?

Did he bring along "sir nose devoid of funk" and the "starchild"???
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 4:10 pm

Rudy Giulianni (IS 24 Staten Island, NY)
Jon Bon Jovi ( He gave me my College Diploma, great key note speech)
Muhammed Ali (Washington monument, 1982?)
Geraldo Rivera (He used to come into the pet store I worked at in College)
David Schwimmer (just a couple months ago in Hoboken, NJ, he was at the 3 C's bar)
Chaz Palmineri (Newark Airport)
Lou Pinella (He used to live near me when I was a kid, I met him at my Dentist office and he also spoke and handed out awards at my yearly Little League Dinner)

Yogi Beara (at his Museum at Montclair State University, onboard a PA L-1011- 500 in 1982 or '83 flying TPA-EWR)
George Steinbrenner (onboard a Pan Am L1011-500 TPA-EWR 1982 or '83)
Bobby Brown and
Whitney Houston
(Newark Airport)
Charlie Murphy (onboard CO 757-300 LAS-EWR July '07)
Peter Max (Newark Airport)
Hootie and the Blowfish (whole band) while walking around the Magic Kingdom, Spring '94 or '95
Senator Charles Schummer (Carmine's, Upper West Side)

There are a few others, but these are who I can think of off hand.
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 4:20 pm



Quoting WILCO737 (Reply 28):

i can't see you picture so i did my own search. I hope i'm not realated !!  Wink
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 4:54 pm

This has been done here a couple times before. I tried a search by every possible relevant keyword and got nothing. I even typed in the exact title of this thread and searched front to back and got nothing. Great search function!

Said hello to a very long list including Ronald Reagan, Spider Sabich and Claudine Longet a week or two before she killed him, Elvis, Ray Kroc, Kenny Loggins and Chuck Noll and some fifty or so others I can't recall in one sitting.

Had at least a brief conversation with Jimmy Doolittle, Colonel Tom Parker, Kirk Douglas, General Chuck Yeager, T. Claude Ryan, Angie Dickinson, Chuck Berry and a blonde who was way too young to have been Maybelline, John Matuszak, Joe Piscopo, Gordo Cooper.

More than one conversation with Bob Hope, John Denver, Bill Lear and Dr. Armand Hammer.

My wife has an interesting list too, including General Tom Staffford, Marty Robbins, L. Ron Hubbard and Red Skelton.
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 5:41 pm

I have only got to met a few. Other people I have met but dont consider them famous like Senators and Congressmen.

President Bush (Help in his running for re-election in 2004 and got to meet him in Battle Creek, MI)

Tracy Morgan (In PHX getting ready to get on the same flight with HP)

Cheech Marin (From Cheech & Chong getting on the same flight from LAX-LIM-GRU on RG)

Richard Kiel (From various movies but most known as Jaws in 2 James Bond movies. He lives 20 min from my house and actually see him often)

John Tesh (Pianist)

Switchfoot (Band)

Ted Lilly (Professional baseball player with the Chicago Cubs. When he was with the New York Yankees was my off season pitching coach in High School)
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 5:43 pm

Mr. Fred Smith Owner Fed EX ! Awsome guy .
Robert Crandell CEO AMR
Capt.Suzanna Darcy-Hennemann Cheif Boeing test Pilot 777-200LR
Chew Choon Seng Singapore Airlines CEO
Donald Rumsfeld DEFSEC ( A handshake count for a meeting?)
Chuck Yeager WWII , Korea Multi Ace P51 / F86 !
USN Commander Randy Cunningham Viet Nam war Ace F-4 Now in Jail .. sad.
LTC. David H .Hackworth Author , Hardcore Army veteran and great American patriot.

Sen John McCain
Cindy McCain

Dave Mustain / Mary Freidman
Billy Gibbons ZZ Top
Paul McCartney
Dude from Deaf Leopard
Ted Nugent
Ray Manzarek Organ player for the Doors ..
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 5:56 pm

I've met 5 current and former US Senators:
John Kerry
Pete Domenici
Jeff Bingaman
John Edwards
Max Cleland

I can only think of 3 celebrities right now, but I'm sure there's been more:
Kurt Russell
Goldie Hawn
Cesar Millan (The Dog Whisperer)
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 6:17 pm

Famous airline people:

Herb Kelleher
Colleen Barrett
Gary Kelly

Famous sports people:

Steve Alford
Kirk Ferentz
Bob Sanders
Dallas Clark
Donovan McNabb
Greg Olsen
Brendan Ayanbadejo
Fred Miller
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 6:36 pm



Quoting Winglet (Thread starter):
I have photos with none of them Smile

Missed that part...don't want to post a ton, but some pictures with the famous people. I have met...a sample if you will

Drew Carey..so nice.


President Bush (background first in the White House east room


President Bartlett (Martin Sheen)


Madeline Albright


Jerry Springer


James Carville


George Stephnolpous (ABC News)
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 6:44 pm



Quoting Fridgmus (Reply 18):
That's going back a ways! My parents were fans and I grew up listening to Him and Brazil 66!

I still listen to his music. Saw him in concert back in 2004..
The guy hasn't aged at all. He is in his late 60s now and still has young, hot & sexy female lead vocalist and the rest of his band is awesome.
I met him during an autograph session after a show and he signed an 8track tape and reel to reel tape of his 'Stillness' album.

Quoting Falstaff (Reply 30):
That is cool. You had some real B.S. classes in college didn'y you?

Did he bring along "sir nose devoid of funk" and the "starchild"???

No he was solo this time. He came and lectured to the class.


I forgot to mention, I met Nina Hartley.
She came and lectured then did a strip tease in my 'Variations In Human Sexuality' class.  Cool
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 6:53 pm

Herb Kohl (Wisconsin Senator)
Tommy Thompson (Former Wisconsin Governer)
Bo Ryan (Wisconsin Basketball)
Alando Tucker (Phoenix Suns)
Michael Finley (San Antonio Spurs)
Barry Alverez (Wisconsin Athletic Director - 3 Time Rose Bowl Winner)
Metallica
Billy Joel
Elton John
John Edwards
John Kerry
Howard Dean

Thats all I can think of at this time....
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:05 pm

Brad Garrett -- get this... my fiancee is related to him! I saw him in person at the Tropicana Resort in Atlantic City. He was doing a stand-up show at one of the theaters there. We went back stage to his dressing room, and then we all went to the Palm Restaurant to have dinner, for which Garrett paid...

I met Julie Bologna (local weather girl from Pittsburgh - WPXI 11). I did an apprenticeship at my high school, which involved a tour of the Channel 11 studio at Pittsburgh.

I also saw Bill Cowher while I was about to take a tour of Three Rivers Stadium back in 1997 with my 7th Grade class... He was headed into the Steelers offices (I think), near the room where the 4 Lombardi trophies were.
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:09 pm



Quoting PlateMan (Reply 38):
Madeline Albright

James Carville

Drew Carey..so nice

George Stephnolpous (ABC News)

Awesome, you've met some cool people.  Cool
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:17 pm

Ive met one Royal

Prince Michael of Kent at brooklands Museum the Royal Patron.

TIFF NEIDEL Former racing driver and Fith gear Presenter.
V.B.H. Vicky Buttler Henderson Fith Gear Presenter.
James May Top Gear Presenter (Captain Slow)
The Stig Top Gear"s Mystery Drive

Concorde Crews
John Cochrane Test Pilot RIP
Peter Baker Concorde Test Pilot
Al Smith Concorde Test Pilot
Mike Bannister Last Cheif Concorde Pilot for BA
Christopher Orlebar Concorde Senior 1st officer wrote the Concorde Story Book was with him last sunday.
Barbara Harmer BA Lady Concorde Pilot
John Tye Concorde 1st officer also with him last Sunday.

Chris Barrie Comedian other wise known as Arnold J Rimmer from Red Dwarf.
Bernie and Leepu of Discovery Chanel Chop Shop fame.

Loads of Motor racing people and Scores of other test Pilots to many to Name
 
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:37 pm

I forgot one,

Billy Joel

My Wife and I met Billy Joel in San Francisco, we happened to be standing with him in line and had no clue who he was. We had about a 10 minute conversation with him having no clue who he was, that was until a Woman and her husband rudely interupted our conversation and asked him for his autograph. She went on about how big of a fan she was, my Wife and I were amazed we had been talking to him for ten minutes (my Wife talks to everyone, very friendly) and had no clue who he was.

Billy Joel today looks nothing like the Billy Joel of the '80s and '90s, he looks like a Wall Street Investment banker rather than a world famous musician.
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:42 pm

Elle Macpherson, came into a shop which my girlfriend worked in, she is smoking hot.
Simon and Jasmin Le Bon, shopping in the same sports shop as me
David Bowie and Iman, came into the office I used to work in for a wander about
Liz Hurley, on a tube in London of all places.
Rod Stewart and Rachel Hunter, served them in a supermaket just after they gor married
Rachel Hunters sister, sat in a hot tub with her new years eve many moons ago
Kate Winslet at a rugby game at the Stoop in London, had a good chat didn't realise who she was until my friend asked for an autograph
Crown Prince Haakon and Mette Marit of Norway.
Johan Lomu, super guy, damn shame his career was cut short.
Colin Meads the greatest rugby player of all time
Sean Fitzpatrick, best ever All Blacks captain
Carlos Spencer the dick who lost NZ the 2003 Rugby World Cup
Denny Hulme, NZ's first and so far only F1 world champion.
Plus a lot of other rugby players and racing car drivers.
 
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:34 pm

Ruby Wax - Comedian

Tessa Sanderson - Former Olympic Athlete

Gordon Kaye - Was in a famous BBC show called Allo Allo and he was also my neighbour
in West London.

Stephen Gately ( Boyzone ) - In Business class on an Aer Lingus flight years ago.

Diana Princess of Wales ( RIP ) at the Great Ormond Street Hospital years ago when my mate was in hospital.

Mary McAleese - Current Irish President . I used to book all of her travel arrangements when she was a Prof at Queens University Belfast.

Kate Adie- BBC News reporter in all the troubled spots - Was a neighbour also.

Bob Friend - Sky News presenter ( RIP ) - Lived round the corner from me in West London.

Five Star - A pop group in the 80's. I met all of them and got their autographs

Tim Vincent - Former BBC Blue Peter presenter - I sold him a ticket once when I worked at Olympic Airways .

Richard Branson - He flew Olympic LHR-ATH years ago when I worked there.

Jeremy Spake - From Airport BBC program. His office was next to ours in Terminal 2 LHR

Wendy Richards - Actress in BBC EastEnders soap. She was on the same cruise ship as me some years back.

Paul McGrath - Former Irish football player - He was at a function I was at in Dublin.

And the best of all ::

Ross Kemp . A former actor in Eastenders and more recently did a program on gangs. I met him in the BMI lounge in LHR and we chatted for half an hour. He is a gentlemen and I would love to meet him again someday.
 
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Thu Nov 27, 2008 12:23 am

Christopher Reeve (he came into the bar where i was working and he sat and had a beer with me; nice guy)
Robert Shaw; Nick Nolte; Jackie Bissett...they were filming "The Deep" in Bermuda and would party at the bar every night. Shaw was delightful. Nolte was a pig.
Yanni (after a concert in Manchester, NH)
Nancy Kerrigan and Jerry Solomon (her agent and now husband)
The Two Ronnies (on a BA flight many many moons ago)

Can't think of any more....
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Thu Nov 27, 2008 12:27 am



Quoting PlateMan (Reply 38):
George Stephnolpous (ABC News)

George Stephanopoulos  Big grin
 
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RE: List The Famous People You Met

Thu Nov 27, 2008 12:28 am

Add Frankie Boyle to my list. Met him after seeing his show this evening. Very funny bloke!

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