In 1979 with his Detroit friends, Sam Raimi
and Rob Tapert
, Bruce Campbell raised $350,000 for a low-budget film, The Evil Dead
, in which he starred and co-executive produced. Completed piecemeal over four years, the film first gained notoriety in England where it became the best-selling video of 1983...
“ First ran into Bruce when I was an extra in the first Spider-man movie. We were standing in line when I saw him coming out of his trailer. I said, "hey Bruce Campbell!" He says, "that's right baby." We gave him a lot of *beep* calling him Ash from the crowd, and making a sign that said Groovy. He hated us.
After that we went to book signings and appearances every chance we could to give him *beep* He still hates us. ” - trust_in_leary
Adam Richard Sandler was born September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York, to Judith (Levine), a teacher at a nursery school, and Stanley Alan Sandler, an electrical engineer. He is of Russian Jewish descent. At 17, he took his first step towards becoming a stand-up comedian when he spontaneously took the stage at a Boston comedy club...
“ Came by with his wife and kids to see Bee Movie at the theater where I worked. He asked me if we had milk. Sadly I couldn't help him.
I also saw him playing basketball at Pepperdine once. Apparently he does that a lot cause he lives in Malibu. ” - trust_in_leary
As a multi-talented comedian who encompasses writing, producing, directing, acting and performing stand-up comedy, Jeff Garlin has honed a successful career that started at Second City in his hometown of Chicago. Influenced by the comedians of his childhood (such as Richard Pryor
, Woody Allen
“ Came by the theater. He was cool. Hung out for a bit and *beep* with us popcorn monkeys. ” - trust_in_leary
Michael Rooker was born in 1955 in Jasper, Alabama. When he was 13 his parents divorced and he went with his mother to live in Chicago. He caught the acting bug while attending college, and began appearing in local stage productions. On first breaking into film, his intensity and "don't-mess-with-me" good looks were highlighted to chilling effect as the title character in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
“ Met him after a convention where he was plugging The Sixth Day. He was awesome. ” - trust_in_leary
Kevin Patrick Smith was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, to Grace (Schultz) and Donald E. Smith
, a postal worker. He is very proud of his native state; this fact can be seen in all of his movies. Kevin is of mostly German, with some Irish and English, ancestry. His first movie, Clerks
, was filmed in the convenience store in which Smith worked...
“ Saw him speak at a con back in '99 maybe. Got a bunch comics signed. He was a dick, berating question askers for interrupting him and what not. I think he's much cooler now 'cause he smokes a gang of weed. ” - trust_in_leary
“ Met him at an X-Files con in like '97. Got some *beep* signed. ” - trust_in_leary
“ Met him at the same X-Files con. Got some *beep* signed by him too. ” - trust_in_leary
“ Did a Rooney video in '04 or '05. Me and my buddy Anthony were two of maybe five guys that were there with 150 hot chicks. The band was cool. ” - trust_in_leary
“ She's Robert "Carmine" Schwartzman's mother, and was hanging out at the video shoot we did. She took a liking to Anthony. We joked that he could be Carmine's new stepdad. ” - trust_in_leary
Haley Joel Osment
Haley Joel Osment is an American actor who has proven himself as one of the best young actors of his generation. He is the first millennial male to have received an Academy Award nomination for acting. Osment was born in Los Angeles, California, to Theresa (Seifert), a teacher, and actor Eugene Osment
. His sister is actress Emily Osment
. His ancestry includes English, German, and Irish...
“ Saw him the first time at the Vans store in the Eagle Rock Plaza back in the day when we were kids.
Recently he came by the Gap where I currently work. Bought a bunch of pants. He was nice. ” - trust_in_leary
Tobias Vincent Maguire was born in Santa Monica, California. His parents were 18 and 20, and not yet married, when he was born. His mother, Wendy (Brown), did advertising, publicity, and acting in Hollywood for years as she coached and managed Tobey. His father, Vincent Maguire, was a cook and sometimes a construction worker...
“ Gave him *beep* at the Spider-man and Seabiscuit shoots. At Spider-man a big group of teen girl extras shouted, "Toby we love you," getting waves in return. This prompted us guys to shout, "Toby we love you too!" Everybody laughed and he looked embarassed. We did the same thing when were extras in Seabiscuit. ” - trust_in_leary
An internationally famous and well respected bodybuilder / actor, Lou Ferrigno first appeared on TV screens in 1977 as the musclebound The Incredible Hulk
, the alter ego of meek scientist Bruce Banner. Ferrigno was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1951 and as a child suffered from an ear infection that resulted in permanent partial hearing loss...
Raised on Manhattan's Upper West Side (his father was a dentist with a thriving practice in Harlem), Evans began his show-business career as a teenage radio act or. After flopping in his first attempt at movie acting, he took a job promoting sales of ladies' slacks for Evan-Picone, the clothing company founded and run by his brother...
Tahj Mowry, born in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, is known for playing the young prodigy on the Disney sitcom, Smart Guy
. He is the son of Darlene Renee (Flowers), who eventually ended up managing the siblings' early career, and Timothy John Mowry, a police officer and a veteran of the war. His mother is of Afro-Bahamian descent and his father...
“ Came into the Gap with her adorable little girls. Really nice but seemed kind of jittery and on edge. ” - trust_in_leary
Keke Palmer was born Lauren Keyana Palmer in Robbins, Illinois--a small town 20 miles south of Chicago-- to Sharon and Larry Palmer, both former actors. Palmer showed vocal promise as a five-year-old, when she belted out "Jesus Loves Me" in her church choir. A year later the singer-actress had a solo in her kindergarten play but...
“ She came into the Gap not too long ago. She was really sweet. Cool girl. ” - trust_in_leary
Willem Dafoe was born in Appleton, Wisconsin, to Muriel Isabel (Sprissler), a nurse, and Dr. William Alfred Dafoe, a surgeon. He is of German, French, English, Irish, and Scottish descent. In 1979, Dafoe was given a small role in Michael Cimino
's Heaven's Gate
from which he was fired. His first feature role came shortly after in Kathryn Bigelow
's The Loveless
Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter
, and has been seen in mostly supporting roles, often portraying psychologically unstable characters...
Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Chris Parnell enrolled at Germantown High School where he took drama and auditioned for every play. In 1985, when he was a senior at Germantown, he was voted "Most Talented" by his classmates. Right after graduating high school, Chris attended North Carolina School of Arts in Winston-Salem...
Born in Salem, Oregon, Justin Kirk spent his childhood in Union, Washington, where he attended grade school on a Native American reservation. Kirk knew from the age of 3 that he wanted to perform, and he made his acting debut at seven in a local college play. At 12, he moved with his mother to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and attended the Children's Theater School throughout high school...
“ My friend Jason's uncle Herman and his band were playing at Mr. T's and *beep* Uncle Andy from Weeds was there. Random. ” - trust_in_leary
“ She lived across the street from me when i was in high school. She's kind of a bitch. Her husband was cool.
They moved to Pasadena so I see her from time to time. She used to come into the Three Dog Bakery, and now comes into the Gap. ” - trust_in_leary
“ He got off the plane I was waiting to board in the Burmingham airport. ” - trust_in_leary
A seemingly overnight success with his own TV series, "Titus", Christopher at age 35 struggled to reach that peak. His series is based on his life. His father was a womanizing beer guzzling salesman. Living with his father, he endured a series of stepmothers until, at age 12, he decided to run away from home...
“ When we got to LAX after seeing Kanye in Birmingham, we saw Titus. He walked by us on his cell phone, I gave him a, "Hey Titus." Big smile, peace sign, cool dude. Super tight pants. ” - trust_in_leary
Anjelica Huston was born on July 8, 1951 in Santa Monica, California, to prima ballerina Enrica "Ricki" (Soma) and director and actor John Huston
. Her mother, who was from New York, was of Italian descent, and her father had English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish ancestry. Huston spent most of her childhood overseas...
“ Me and Anthony were walking down Hollywood Blvd. when she came out of some screening at El Capitan Theater. We tried to get her attention, but she totally ignored us, so Anthony shouts, "Fine. *beep* you then!" That made her turn. It made the big black dudes in suits hse was with turn too, but we went ninja mode, and escaped detection. ” - trust_in_leary
“ He used to come by the movie theater all the time. ” - trust_in_leary
Jorja Fox has become a familiar face by playing major roles in three of the most successful television dramas in history: ER
, The West Wing
and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
. As a teenager, Fox had a career as a fashion model. She then turned to formal study of the acting craft at the Lee Strasberg
Institute in New York...
“ She came into the Three Dog Bakery once. Super hot! ” - trust_in_leary
Jasmin St. Claire
Jasmin St. Claire shot to fame as "America's Most Controversial Sex Symbol" after appearing in the top-selling adult films of the late 1990s. She created an outlaw rock star image that at times scandalized the adult industry. Her acerbic humor and willingness to mock her own porn stardom made her one of the highest rated guests on Howard Stern's radio show and related broadcasts for E...
“ She had a signing table at a con I went to. Boner central! ” - trust_in_leary
“ One Saturday night in high school, some friends come pick me up, and we decide to crash a party we hear across the canyon from my house. It's awesome. Tons of booze and eats. The place is full of super hot chicks with tit jobs and random ass people. We see Colin Malone pictures and articles and what not on the walls, and make the connection that were at his pad, and all these people are his sleazy friends. I got wasted on SoCo and ended up naked in the hot tub with people taking pictures with me. Ran into Colin again a few months later down at the train station and jogged his memory about that night. "Oh yeah the hot tub kid. You're a legend man!" My mother would be proud. ” - trust_in_leary