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Does anyone here live near someone famous?

Old 02-08-06, 01:18 PM
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Does anyone here live near someone famous?

I was thinking about this the other day. Within two miles of my house, I have:

1.) Isaac Hayes
2.) Joe Theisman
3.) Pau Gasol (Forward for the Memphis Grizzlies)
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Old 02-08-06, 01:20 PM
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1) Tom Watson
2) Willie Ames
3) George Brett
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Old 02-08-06, 01:23 PM
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3) George Brett
When I got out of college, my first apartment was on "George Brett Drive" in a complex owned by a former K.C. Royals' owner.
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Old 02-08-06, 01:26 PM
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Rizza/Rezza...some hip-hop dude that i dont pay attention to
Frank Vincent
a bunch of NY Giants
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Old 02-08-06, 01:26 PM
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Dave Grohl lives around the corner from me. Jim Morrison grew up on my street.
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Old 02-08-06, 01:26 PM
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Growing up we used to live less than a half a mile from Chris Mullin and Tim Hardaway. Always cool places to go for Halloween, or if you had a paper route. My parents now live pretty close to Ben Wallace. Don't know what it is with them and basketball players, but they've always had that sort of feeling. We also grew up very close to Paul Newman, Phil Donahue, and Martha Stewart.
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I used to live right down the street from Mary Kay. Then she died.
But there were always pink Cadillacs parked in front.
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Dustin Diamond lives about 10 mins from me, I see him at the grocery store every once in a while.
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Old 02-08-06, 01:27 PM
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When I was young, I used to live next door to Peter Stastny.

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Old 02-08-06, 01:30 PM
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Well, I live in NYC, so there are bound to be some around here ...
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Old 02-08-06, 01:33 PM
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This part of the country is chock full of famous people, mostly authors and artists. And, I'm famous, of course.
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Old 02-08-06, 01:35 PM
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Rizza/Rezza...some hip-hop dude that i dont pay attention to
The RZA from Wu-Tang?

For me, I live around a lot of politicians I guess.
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Old 02-08-06, 01:36 PM
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Harry Belafonte lived a few floors below me when I was growing up...
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Old 02-08-06, 01:41 PM
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My parent's last house was only a couple blocks from Doc Rivers and Carrot Top. The Carrot Top part is pretty sad, I know.
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Old 02-08-06, 01:56 PM
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Probably. John Glenn lives nearby, and I know Eric Clapton has a home here. None of these people would be caught dead in my neighborhood, however.
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When I was a kid, we lived in Abilene TX and Steve Martin had a house right on our street. It was right behind the hospital and off of a golf course. Not sure if he still has it our not though I would doubt it.

Now I live in DFW and am relatively close to two members of the Texas Rangers. Michael Young and Kevin Mench.

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Old 02-08-06, 02:56 PM
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Wouldn't be surprised if there were some hip hop artists around here.

Back in '92 Kevin McReynolds was traded from the Mets to Kansas City and he moved right next door to my parents. It was weird to look out the window and see him working in his garden.

Bo Jackson also lived right around the corner from them. My sister was driving my father's car with an Auburn sticker on the back. This guy pulls up and rolls down the window waving his hands trying to get my sister to roll down her window. She does and it's Bo saying, "War Eagle". My sister was dumbstruck.
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Old 02-08-06, 02:57 PM
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Several members of Slipknot live within a few miles. And there's an American Idol contestant (this season) who lives about a block away.
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Leeza Gibbons went to my high school, and her father has a junk shop near where I live. She and her dad came into a Waffle House one weekend morning around 8:30. She was dressed to the nines, and he looks like he always does, like one of those guys you see come into a Home Depot at five on a Saturday because they forgot to buy another box of screws or a sheet of plywood to finish the project they've been working on. Like they've been working in the yard all day. Nobody really paid attention to her while they were in there, but once they left, there was a certain "buzz" in the restaurant where everybody was talking about it.

Hey, I live in SC. That's all I've got.

You used see the Hootie boys every once in a while, but all but Soni don't live in Columbia anymore. He is very down to earth, though. Nice guy. Does a lot of work for the community.
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Old 02-08-06, 03:18 PM
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Jeff Daniels lives in the next town over.
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Sammy "The Bull" Gravano used to live down the block from me. Of course, since this is Staten Island, you can't swing a cat without hitting one of them.
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Old 02-08-06, 03:21 PM
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I live just a few hours away from kvrdave.
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Most of the Baltimore Ravens live in my area, and several of them frequent the barbershop above the liquor store that I... uh, frequent.
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