Celebrities I've Met, Seen, Or Saw Live

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Dave Foley
Dave Foley dropped out of an alternative high school to do stand-up comedy. He met Kevin McDonald at an improv class and, while employed as movie ushers, they began working as a comedy team. In 1984 they merged with another team to form "The Kids in the Hall". Foley made his film debut at 22 as the lead in the Canadian film High Stakes.
 
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Kevin McDonald
Born in Montreal Canada. Drama major at Humber College, but kicked out for only being good at comedy. Enrolled in an improv class and met Dave Foley. They began working as a comedy team while employed as movie ushers. In 1984 they merged with another comedy team and formed The Kids in the Hall.
 
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Mark McKinney
Mark was born to Russell, a Canadian diplomat, and Chloe, an architectural writer, McKinney. Since his dad was a diplomat Mark and his siblings spent most of their childhood traveling with him. Mark's younger brother, Nick, is also a comedian and appeared on the short lived Comedy Central sketch comedy show The Vacant Lot...
 
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Scott Thompson
Scott Thompson was raised in Brampton, Ontario. He is the second oldest of four boys (the others are Craig, Derek and Dean). At 19, Scott got involved in an educational program called "Canada World Youth", and spent some time in the Phillipines. After CWY, Scott enrolled in York University but, in his third year...
 
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Rupert Grint
Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint was born in Harlow, Essex, England, the elder son of Joanne (Parsons) and Nigel Grint, who dealt in memorabilia. The first of 5 children, Rupert has one brother and 3 sisters. His brother James was born when Rupert was a year old, Georgina and Samantha were born in 1993 and 1996 respectively, and last, but not least, Charlotte, who was born in 1999...
 
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Michelle Branch
Music Department, American Pie 2
Michelle Jaquet DeSevren Branch was born in Phoenix, Arizona on July 2nd 1983. Michelle was born seven weeks early weighing only 3lbs 11oz, and says she was eager to get into the world. Her whole life she has loved music, listening to The Beatles since she was in the womb. At the time of her birth, her family were living in Flagstaff...
 
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Paul Teutul Jr.
Paul started working summers in his father's steel business (Orange County Ironworks) at the age of 12. In high school, he was involved with a Board Of Co-operative Educational Services (BOCES) program which allowed him to improve his metalworking skills. After graduation he joined Orange County Ironworks full time...
 
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Michael Teutul
Michael (Mikey) Teutul, the youngest son of Paul Teutul Sr. is clearly the funniest of the Teutuls to appear on American Chopper. Often laughed at and ridiculed by his father and brother (Paul Jr.), Mikey seems to take it all in stride.
 
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John Turturro
Highly talented, lightly built American actor who always looks unsettled and jumpy has become a favourite of cult/arthouse film aficionados with his compelling performances in a broad range of cinematic vehicles. Turturro was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Italian-American parents, Katherine, a jazz singer...
 
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Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon was born in 1974 in Brooklyn, New York, to Gloria (Feeley) and Jimmy Fallon. He is of Irish, German, and Norwegian descent. He was raised in Saugerties, New York, which is in upstate New York. He has performed stand up, impressions and characters across the country, in some of the biggest comedy clubs...
 
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Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox was born Michael Andrew Fox on June 9, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to Phyllis Fox (née Piper), a payroll clerk, and William Fox. His parents moved their ten-year-old son, his three sisters, Kelli Fox, Karen, and Jacki, and his brother, Steven, to Vancouver, British Columbia...
 
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Billie Joe Armstrong
Billie Joe Armstrong was born in Piedmont, California, a small town surrounded by the city of Oakland, and was raised in Rodeo, California, the youngest of six children of Ollie (Jackson) and Andrew "Andy" Marsicano Armstrong. His father worked as a jazz musician and truck driver for Safeway Inc. to support his family...
 
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Mark Brunetz
From Cleveland native to Los Angeles celebrity designer, Mark Brunetz has carved out a name for himself in home renovation and reality television. Most recognized as the Emmy® Award winning co-host of Style Network's top-rated franchise Clean House, Mark has collaborated with Hollywood's A-list, launched...
 
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Lisa Arch
The very funny, talented, and beautiful Lisa Kushell is best known for her role(s) in the third Season of the FOX Sketch comedy show MADtv. Lisa has also appeared in films such as Billboard Dad, "National Lampoon's Attack of the 5 Ft. 2 Women and Legally Blonde. She can also be seen on Oxygen's Pajama Party...
 
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Richie Cannata
Richie Cannata (b. March 5, 1948) in NYC, is an acclaimed musician who is also a successful record producer. As a member of "The Billy Joel Band" from 1975-81, he contributed immensely to such landmark albums as "The Stranger", "52nd Street" and "Glass Houses". His specialties are the keyboards, the clarinet...
 
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Eren Cannata
Eren Cannata's natural talent and genuine artistry has made him one of the most promising up and coming artists today. Bringing universal appeal to his music and performances, he will undoubtedly sustain widespread success in the industry for decades to come. Growing up in a musical household, his talent has been evident from a young age...
 
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Chieli Minucci
Soundtrack, Bowfinger
Chieli Minucci is widely known as the leader of the Grammy-nominated contemporary jazz group Special EFX, which formed in 1982. Minucci & Special EFX have recorded a combined 25 CDs, 8 of those being solo releases. Also known as a composer for television and film, Minucci was nominated for 10 Daytime Emmy Awards and has won three, in 1998, 2007, and most recently in 2008.
 
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Matt Lauer
Matt was educated at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio where he majored in communications. He was hired for internship and quit school in 1979 - four credits shy of graduation. Matt later obtained the degree in 1997 by writing a paper on work experience and delivering the commencement address. Matt's first wife was Nancy Alspaugh...
 
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Joe DeRosa
Joe DeRosa is an accomplished comedian, who has become a regular on "The Opie and Anthony" radio show and Fox News' Red Eye w/Tom Shillue. DeRosa has had two Comedy Central specials and has made guest appearances on FX's Louie and HBO's Bored to Death. He is a co-author of the book, "Cheat: A Man's Guide to Infidelity"...
 
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Dean Obeidallah
Born in the great State of New Jersey, Dean's comedy comes in large part from his unique background of being the son of a Palestinian father and a Sicilian mother. Dean, an award winning comedian who was at one time a practicing attorney, has appeared on ABC's "The View," Comedy Central's "Axis of Evil"...
 
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Timmy Williams
Timmy Williams was born on April 10, 1981 in Watertown, South Dakota, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for The Whitest Kids U'Know (2007), The Civil War on Drugs (2011) and Now Hiring (2014). He has been married to Kristin Schuth since May 22, 2009. He also knows his way around the bedroom.
 
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Josh Blue
Actor, Blue
Perhaps best known as the comedian who puts the cerebral in cerebral palsy, Josh Blue exploded onto the national comedy scene capturing the laughter and admiration of millions as the winner of NBC's Last Comic Standing. Most recently, Josh debuted a new one-hour Showtime special Josh Blue: Sticky Change, and a 2009 outing of Comedy Central Presents: Josh Blue, receiving rave reviews from fans and critics alike...
 
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Idina Menzel
Actress, Frozen
 
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“ Went to high school/college with him. ” - creamconecoffee
 
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Pete Seeger
Sixteen-year-old Pete Seeger enrolled at the Avon Old Farms School in Connecticut and then decided to become a hermit. His life since then has been one social cause after another, buoyed by an almost indefatigable career as a self-described "sing-along leader." During the 1930s he attended Harvard...