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Old 07-25-2008, 12:35 PM   #21
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And we have George Lucas,Laci Peterson, the Gallo Family and then there is ME

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Old 07-25-2008, 12:37 PM   #22
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I'm not as close as when I lived down in St. Paul but Prince is from St.Paul.
Or formerly known as... or is he again... I don't know.

Prince lived in Minneapolis. He and my dad went to the same high school. Central. A few years apart, though.

Ashton Kutcher went to my high school. Cedar Rapids Washington.
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Old 07-25-2008, 12:40 PM   #23
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Quite a few people were born/live in the city I was born in, San Diego. One that comes to mind is Robert Hays, from the movie "Airplane."

Vista, California is where I consider home. The only celebrity I know from Vista is Gary Puckett, from Gary Puckett and the Union Gap. The Official Gary Puckett Union Gap Website Gary Puckett Bio. He lives in Florida now.

Pageland, South Carolina, where I live now, is home to Brooklyn Dodger player Van Lingle Mungo. Van Lingle Mungo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia He was known as much for his exploits off the field as on. One of the main streets in Pageland is Van Lingle Mungo Blvd.

Marshville, North Carolina is not where I live, but where I go to church and shop. It is the birthplace of Randy Travis.

I lived a year in Independence, Missouri, home to President Harry S. Truman.

I know it said one at a time. I hope you don't mind I listed them all together, in the interest of time and space.

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Old 07-25-2008, 12:46 PM   #24
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My wife grew up with and went to school with Amy Poehler.

From the town that I grew up we had:

Christa McAuliffe

Ron Burton, former NFL running back for the Boston Patriots, 1960 to 1965 (I was very good friends with 2 of his sons).

Roger Clemens

Rich Gedman

KC Jones

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Old 07-25-2008, 12:47 PM   #25
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Massachusetts.

John Adams
John Quincy Adams
Benjamin Franklin
John Hancock
JFK
RFK
Paul Revere
The Stanley brothers (Stanley Steamers)
Ben Afleck
Matt Damon
Jo Dee Messina
Aerosmith
Emeril Legasse
Rocky Marciano
Tom Glavine

I know I'm missing some. No offense to anyone.
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Old 07-25-2008, 12:49 PM   #26
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I am not offended that you did not list me Andy.
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Old 07-25-2008, 12:50 PM   #27
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Batman & Mr. Mom - Michael Keaton!

Pittsburgh, PA (Coraopolis really)

The first celeb I ever served at the hotel I worked in. I "freaked" when I made an ID and asked my friend to take the table because I couldn't handle it!! Duh

OMG! It's Batman!
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Old 07-25-2008, 12:52 PM   #28
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Being from this area, there are a lot - here are a couple from me -
Sis went to school with Kathy Ireland. There were way too many famous folks when I lived in SB, but so many had moved there after they'd gotten their props. Dad built many homes for them.
From where I live now, within 20 miles or so, Julia Childs was born. Now THAT's a celeb!
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Old 07-25-2008, 01:00 PM   #29
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Billy Joel hasa few houses on the Island. ( long island).He grew up one town over from where I grew up.
I remember when I was a kid, riding my bike in front of his house, hoping he would come out, we'd become friends, let me write with him, and Id become rich and famous. Problem was, he moved from that house 1 year earlier . Im surprised the current owners didnt call the cops

Ralph Maccio ( The Karate Kid) Lives a a town over. Our kids were in the same school when younger, and attended a few B-day parties together.

Many Others on the east end/ Hamptons ( many seasonal though) But I know Diana Ross, Paul Simon, Christie Brinkley, Howard Stern, Steven Spielberg....the list goes on
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Old 07-25-2008, 01:18 PM   #30
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Michael Waltrip
Daryl Waltrip
Dale Jarrett
Ned Jarrett (father)
Glen Jarrett (good friend and brother of Dale)
Junior Johnson

...to name a few and yes, I live in NASCAR Country
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