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Celebrity/athlete from your town


By hwyhed

73 days ago



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    #51 72 days ago

    Bruce Springsteen's sister Pam went to my high school. She was a grade younger, but I had a class with her.

    This pic is from my high school yearbook. This was around the time "Darkness on the Edge of Town" was released.
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    #52 72 days ago

    Mario Andretti lives in Nazareth PA, about 13 miles from me.
    Sightings are common!
    I have spoken to him several times over the years.
    He's a good guy.

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    #53 72 days ago
    Quoted from ODENONMYSIDE513:

    Roger Staubach
    Charles Manson
    Pete Rose
    Steven Spielberg
    Bootsy Collins
    Gary Owen
    Brian Pillman

    A few more:
    Neil Armstrong
    Peter Frampton (not originally, but lives here now)
    Nick Lachey
    Carmen Electra
    Jerry Springer
    President William Howard Taft
    Dan Patrick
    Natalie Portman
    Sara Jessica Parker
    George, Nick & Rosemary Clooney (from just across the river, but we've adopted them)

    #54 72 days ago
    Quoted from electricsquirrel:

    Mario Andretti lives in Nazareth PA, about 13 miles from me.
    Sightings are common!
    I have spoken to him several times over the years.
    He's a good guy.[quoted image]

    Did you evet ask him if he has his own Pin?

    #55 72 days ago
    Quoted from RTS:

    Bruce Springsteen's sister Pam went to my high school.

    Sleepaway camp!

    #56 71 days ago

    Saw him at the butcher shop not so long ago.

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    #57 71 days ago

    You grew up in WV? She was born and went through high school in Fairmont, WV.

    Wade

    #58 71 days ago

    We don't have many... Charleston has 50,000 people.

    Mary Lou Retton (Born and went to school in a nearby town)
    Randy Moss (Born and went to school locally)
    Jennifer Garner (grew up locally and graduated from my neighborhood high school. Occasionally seen around today.)
    Jerry West (the NBA logo)

    Wade

    #59 71 days ago
    Quoted from RTS:

    Bruce Springsteen's sister Pam went to my high school.

    I 'm curious to see you yearbook pic
    and what your hair style was?!?

    #60 71 days ago

    From Dearborn,mi. Joe hamood back in 1967 played basketball for the ABA Houston Mavericks(at that time before it turned into NBA).He played 4 years in college for the Houston Cougars.RIP Joe..Sadly he died in a car accident in 1970 at the age of 26.He was a great basketball player.

    And THE CHIEF Robert Parrish Boston Celtics owns a home here in Shreveport,La. he comes to visit his sister.He came to my brothers shop and they took pics together.My brother said he was the nicest athlete he ever met,Very kind and he wasn’t a show off.

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    #61 71 days ago

    Joe Dumars of the Detroit Pistons lives here in Natchitoches,La. it’s his hometown that’s where he’s from,Me and my brother asked him if it was ok to take a pic with him and said “no pics or autographs”I told him that’s good I hate the Detroit Pistons anyway..haha!!!

    Also, I’ve met Kirk Gibson(My favorite baseball player)He”s from Detroit,Mi. Coolest guy I ever met!! I asked him what was it like in 1984 when you hit that home run during the World Series against the San Diego Padres?? He said jokingly “I had to hit a homerun or Sparky Anderson would kick me in the nuts!!” Haha!! That was a great year man I wish there was a time machine.

    #62 71 days ago

    Bruce Boxleitner and for 2 years,
    Dave Kingman went to my high school. I lived a block away from Liz Glazowski.

    #63 71 days ago

    I'll go with the town where I grew up:

    Jerry Seinfeld
    The various Baldwin brothers. Went to school with Stephen
    Mobster Roy DeMeo. Went to school with his son.
    Joey Buttafuoco
    Ron Kovic
    Brian Setzer, Slim Jim Phantom, Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats
    Dee Snider of Twisted Sister
    Helen Slater
    Steve Guttenberg
    Jessica Hahn
    Former NY Ranger Rob O'Gara. Went to school with his father, who was crazy into hockey.

    #64 71 days ago
    Quoted from jibmums:

    I'll go with the town where I grew up:
    Jerry Seinfeld
    The various Baldwin brothers. Went to school with Stephen
    Mobster Roy DeMeo. Went to school with his son.
    Joey Buttafuoco
    Ron Kovic
    Brian Setzer, Slim Jim Phantom, Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats
    Dee Snider of Twisted Sister
    Helen Slater
    Steve Guttenberg
    Jessica Hahn
    Former NY Ranger Rob O'Gara. Went to school with his father, who was crazy into hockey.

    Roy Demeo is my mother’s 2nd cousin,That guy was truly evil man!! His motto was “no body no murder” he would bring a guy to his warehouse shoot him in the head and then hang him upside down in a bathroom to drain all the blood out of his body then chop him up in pieces.He was called the “Gambino Chopper”

    #65 71 days ago

    Benjamin Orr
    Jim Lovell
    Alan Ruck
    Ransom Olds
    Bill Hufsey

    #66 71 days ago

    Josh Duhamel...
    And oddly enough wiz kalifa was born here.

    That’s it!

    #67 71 days ago

    We don’t have too many in our town.
    Katharine Hepburn used to rent a home in my town many years ago.
    Joe Pesci lives a few miles away.

    My NJ office is in Asbury Park so sometimes I’ll see Springsteen, Bon Jovi and even Max Weinberg.

    #68 71 days ago
    Quoted from pinwiztom:

    I 'm curious to see you yearbook pic
    and what your hair style was?!?

    That's for a different thread. It was so long ago, the senior class pictures were still black & white.

    Merv Griffin, Kris Kristofferson, Alicia Silverstein (Clueless) and Peter Thiel (co founder of PayPal) also all went to my high school.

    #69 71 days ago
    Quoted from pinmike:

    Roy Demeo is my mother’s 2nd cousin,That guy was truly evil man!! His motto was “no body no murder” he would bring a guy to his warehouse shoot him in the head and then hang him upside down in a bathroom to drain all the blood out of his body then chop him up in pieces.He was called the “Gambino Chopper”

    Yeah, I forgot all about the DeMeos until a couple years ago when I saw the movie "The Iceman" where he was played by Ray Liotta. Then I read all about his criminal escapades on Wikipedia. Chilling.

    #70 71 days ago
    Quoted from jibmums:

    Yeah, I forgot all about the DeMeos until a couple years ago when I saw the movie "The Iceman" where he was played by Ray Liotta. Then I read all about his criminal escapades on Wikipedia. Chilling.

    My mother told all kinds of stuff about him and none of it was good.We saw the film and my mother told me ray liotta was the wrong guy to describe Roy and his crimes it was way worse than that.The Gambino family relied on Roy when someone had to disappear.

    #71 71 days ago

    Here’s another pic of the Chief,Hes good friends with my both my brothers.When he comes to visit they all go out to dinner together and they play a few games of basketball.I asked my brother what was it like trying to take a jump shot against the Chief?ha! He said every shot he tries to take or make the Chief blocks it or takes the ball away..Haha!!! A true Legend man!!

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    #72 71 days ago

    Went to school with (played bball with a few times)

    Shaun Alexander running back for the Seahawks!

    Nick Clooney

    One of the guys in 98°

    Probably others lol

    I've worked with or met many others when I worked on TV shows and movies

    #73 71 days ago

    Joe Keery, (yes, the guy from Stranger Things.) He grew up about 5 minutes from where I am right now.

    #74 71 days ago

    John Cena. His brother is a cop here and rest of family still lives in town.

    #75 71 days ago

    Don Mattingly(Donny Baseball - Yankees)
    Bob Griese(NFL - Dolphins now an announcer)
    Michael Rosenbaum(Smallville actor)

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    #76 34 days ago
    Quoted from dc2010:

    Went to school with (played bball with a few times)
    Shaun Alexander running back for the Seahawks!
    Nick Clooney
    One of the guys in 98°
    Probably others lol
    I've worked with or met many others when I worked on TV shows and movies

    Dam boone county and their homer refs!!
    Best fern creek football team had to travel in state semis to Boone and couldnt overcome Alexander and the officials. He was awesome though.

    #77 34 days ago

    Tulsa, Oklahoma:

    Bill Hader
    Garth Brooks
    Tony Randall
    Paul Harvey

    Tony Casillas
    Steve Largent
    Wayman Tisdale
    Spencer Tillman
    Bill Goldberg

    #78 34 days ago

    Hope Solo went to and graduated from the same high school I went to. Couple of years before me, but met her once when she came back. Too bad she is nuts, a great soccer player

    #79 34 days ago

    Ain't got nobody famous around these parts unless you count Emma down at the diner. She had a chicken that only had 1 leg. Poor thing would dance around all day and folks got pretty worked up over it. Then there is Bruce down by the river. His old hound ran off and got all the way to Chiquwa county before they found him.

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