Celebrities/People with IMDB profiles, that I've seen in person.

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Sid Haig
Tall, bald and nearly always bearded, Sid Haig has provided hulking menace to many a low-budget exploitation film and high-priced action film. Sid Haig was born Sidney Eddie Mosesian on July 14, 1939 in Fresno, California, a screaming ball of hair. His parents, Roxy (Mooradian) and Haig Mosesian, an electrician...
“ Monster Mania CT 2009. He seemed like a really nice guy. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Robert Englund
Veteran character actor Robert Englund was born in Glendale, California, to Janis (MacDonald) and John Kent Englund, an aeronautics engineer. He has Swedish, Danish, Scottish, and English ancestry. Since 1973, Englund has appeared in over 75 feature films and starred in four TV series. He has starred alongside Oscar-winners Henry Fonda...
“ Monster Mania CT 2009. Got to listen to him talk and "hang out with him" at a bar in the hotel that the convention was held. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Chris Sarandon
The handsome, versatile, worldly-looking Chris Sarandon has played everything from vampires to Jesus Christ in magnetic performances that have not only been controversial but hard to miss. He was born and raised in Beckley, West Virginia. His mother, Cliffie (Cardullias), was born in Norfolk, Virginia...
“ Monster Mania CT 2009. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ My Creative Writing Professor at Western Connecticut State University. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Philip Glass
Music Department, The Truman Show
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Glass worked in his father's radio store and discovered music listening to the offbeat Western classical records customers didn't seem to want. He studied the violin and flute, and obtained early admission to the University of Chicago. After graduating in mathematics and philosophy...
“ Saw his "Day & Night" players perform some of his pieces in Metropolitan Museum. He sat out in the audience and as there was an intermission, me and my friend went up and graciously shook our hands as if he were appreciative of every one of his fans. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Bruce Campbell
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...
“ Monster Mania CT 2009. Saw him signing autographs...called my friend a bastard for skipping work. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Jason Mewes
New Jersey born and bred actor, who burst onto cinema screens in 1994, playing the grass smoking, fast talking, foul mouthed and over sexed,...but very likable "Jay" in Kevin Smith's hilarious low budget hit Clerks. The off beat & philosophical drug dealing characters of "Jay and Silent Bob" (Mewes and Smith) cropped up again in four more films directed by the talented Smith...
“ Monster Mania CT 2009. During a Q&A I asked him what the plans were for the then rumored Kevin Smith film "Red State". He said he didn't think it would happen. Lol. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ State local newscaster. I've probably seen him around a bunch. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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George W. Bush
Camera and Electrical Department, Journeys with George
The 43rd President of the United States of America, George Walker Bush (known colloquially as "W" to distinguish himself from his father, George Bush, the 41st president of the U.S.), was born two days after the national holiday of the Fourth of July, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut where his father was attending Yale College in the Class of 1949...
“ I was at the first game the New York Yankees had played since the 9/11 attacks. He gave a speech. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Ellen Sandweiss
Actress, The Evil Dead
Michigan native Ellen Sandweiss gained fame as one of the young cast members of The Evil Dead. She first began her association with The Evil Dead's director Sam Raimi and its star Bruce Campbell when she attended high school with them. Sandweiss appeared in some of Raimi's early Super 8 films...
“ Monster Mania CT 2009. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ Monster Mania CT 2009. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Betsy Baker
Actress, The Evil Dead
Betsy Baker was born in May of 1955 in Iowa. She had graduated with a combined degree in theater and classical voice from Michigan State University and embarked upon headline engagements throughout the south, including The Eden Roc in Miami Beach and other venues, with a group called Musicana. Betsy eventually found herself in Detroit...
“ Monster Mania CT 2009. All 3 women gave an audio commentary for "The Evil Dead" ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ Famous wax makeup artist, and a legend in classic horror. I've visited his museum and had a lengthy conversation with him at Monster Mania CT back in 2009. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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'Weird Al' Yankovic
Actor, UHF
Alfred Matthew Yankovic was born on October 23, 1959, in the Los Angeles suburb of Lynwood, to Mary Elizabeth (Vivalda) and Nick Louis Yankovic. He is of Serbian, Italian, and English descent. He first took up the accordion when a salesman came around to solicit business for a music school. His parents decided on the accordion because of polka king Frankie Yankovic (no relation)...
“ I've seen him perform in 2000, 2003, and 2007. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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John Saxon
John Saxon has appeared in nearly 200 roles in the movies and on television in a more-than half-century-long career that has stretched over seven decades since he made his big screen debut in 1954 in uncredited small roles in It Should Happen to You and George Cukor's A Star Is Born. Born Carmine Orrico on August 5...
“ Monster Mania CT 2009. He was there for the Nightmare on Elm Street reunion, but I was in awe that a living legend from so many other great films was right in front of me. A man who was Bruce Lee's co-star! ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Ronee Blakley
Robert Altman-leading lady Ronee Blakley came to prominence as the fictional country superstar Barbara Jean (a role that was originally offered to Susan Anspach), in Altman's Nashville. Her performance in the film won her a National Board of Review for Best Supporting Actress, and garnered Academy Award, BAFTA, and Golden Globe nominations.
“ Monster Mania CT 2009. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ Monster Mania CT 2009. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Amanda Wyss
Amanda Wyss was born and raised in Manhattan Beach, California, a cool coastal enclave south of Los Angeles. She was one of the five children of a contractor father and homemaker mother. Discovered by an agent as a teen while starring in the play, "The Bad Seed" at a local LA theatre, she went on to work in commercials and landed her first television role...
“ Monster Mania CT 2009. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ Monster Mania CT 2009. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Leslie Hoffman
Leslie grew up in the beautiful Adirondack Hamlet of Saranac Lake (population 5000) in Upstate New York. The Town is famous for being the original site of the National Vaudeville Artists Lodge which later was renamed the Will Rogers Memorial Hospital. As a child, she used to play at the William Morris Playground. Little wonder, she knew that someday she too would be an entertainer...
“ Monster Mania CT 2009. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ Monster Mania CT 2009. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ Work with him, lol. We both work at "The Haunted Graveyard", a Halloween trail located in Bristol, CT. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ Monster Mania CT 2009. Took a free picture with my friends and I. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Doug Walker
Writer, Kickassia
Doug Walker was born in Naples, Italy; and because his father was in the Navy, lived in many different places across the United States when he was growing up. He went on to study film at Northern Illinois University, majoring in communications. After college, he worked as an illustrator and started making YouTube videos for fun...
“ U-Con at the University of Connecticut. Got an autograph. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ Met him just walking around at Monster Mania CT. We had an already established online friendship. ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Pearl Jam
Soundtrack, Big Fish
 
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Tool
Soundtrack, Escape from L.A.
 
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Primus
Music Department, South Park
 
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Norman Bridwell
Born in Kokomo, Indiana on February 15, 1928, illustrator/cartoonist Norman Bridwell has written over 120 books on children's favorite "Clifford the Big Red Dog". He continues to write an average of 2 books a year. After being told his illustrations of Clifford were too ordinary, a critic suggested he write a story to go along with them to help to sell the illustrations...
 
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Bad Religion
Soundtrack, Clerks
 
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Betsy Palmer
Betsy Palmer was probably best known for playing Jason Voorhees' mother in the horror film Friday the 13th, but her career as an actress began many years before. Palmer was born Patricia Betsy Hrunek in East Chicago, Indiana, to Marie (née Love), who launched the Chicago Business College, and Rudolph Vincent Hrunek...
 
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Ricou Browning
Writer, Flipper
Born in Fort Pierce, Florida, Ricou Browning grew up in nearby Jensen Beach and got a career start diving and springboard diving in local water shows. By the time he was in his early 20s he was producing underwater shows at Weeki Wachee Springs and topside water shows at Rainbow Springs and other locations...
 
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Prince
Soundtrack, Batman
Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Mattie Shaw, a jazz singer and social worker, and John L. Nelson, a lyricist and pianist. His father's stage name was "Prince Rogers". His parents were both from African-American families from Louisiana. They separated during his youth...
 
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Conan O'Brien
Conan O'Brien grew up in a large, Irish Catholic family in Massachusetts. At an early age, he began a love of comedy and goofing off, this carried on when he entered the prestigious Harvard University, acting out many pranks in his time, as well as become the president of the Harvard humor magazine...
 
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Andy Richter
Writer, Conan
Andy Richter was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the second of four children of Glenda (Palmer), a kitchen cabinet designer, and Laurence R. Richter, who taught Russian at Indiana University. He was raised in Yorkville, Illinois. His parents divorced when he was four. Richter attended the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign and then moved to Chicago's Columbia College to study film...
 
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Jeffrey Ross
Jeff Ross is an actor, writer, director, producer, and comedian originally from Newark, New Jersey. Recent acting roles include Fox's one hour drama pilot "Boomerang", produced by John Wells. Jeff is the creator and star of "The Burn With Jeff Ross" on Comedy Central as well as a producer and star of that network's wildly popular celebrity roast franchise...
 
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Jimmy Vivino
Music Department, Conan
 
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Mark 'Love Man' Pender
Music Department, Conan
 
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Scott Healy
Music Department, Conan
 
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Colin Mochrie
Colin Andrew Mochrie was on born Nov. 30, 1957, in Kilmarnock, Scotland. His father, an airline maintenance executive, moved the family to Montreal, Canada, in 1964, and finally to Vancouver in 1969. When asked about his childhood, he said he tended to be a bit of a loner because of moving around so much...
 
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Brad Sherwood
Bradley Sherwood was born on the 24th November, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, and later, grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He began acting at the age of eight. He graduated from Wright State University with a BFA in Acting and, soon thereafter, took his talents to Hollywood. His first real role was on the sketch-comedy series The Newz...
 
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Bill Moseley
William "Bill" Moseley (born November 11, 1951) is an American film actor and musician who has starred in a number of cult classic horror films, including House of 1000 Corpses, Repo! The Genetic Opera and The Devil's Rejects. His first big role was in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 as Chop Top. On the HBO TV series Carnivàle...
“ Rock & Shock, 10/14/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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William Forsythe
Actor, The Rock
Dynamically entertaining heavyset US actor with piercing eyes, William Forsythe has a superb talent for playing some truly unlikeable and downright nasty characters that dominate the films in which he appears! If you're cast as the "hero" against Forsythe's "villain", then you have your work cut out for you...
“ Rock & Shock, 10/14/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Roddy Piper
Actor, They Live
Roddy Piper was born Roderick George Toombs on April 17, 1954 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He was a pro wrestler from 1973-1987 in the NWA, Pacific Northwest, California. He was a longtime mainstay in the WWF, and was one of the biggest "bad guys" in the WWF during the early '80s, before becoming a fan favorite in the late '80s...
“ Rock & Shock, 10/14/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Lance Henriksen
Actor, Aliens
An intense, versatile actor as adept at playing clean-cut FBI agents as he is psychotic motorcycle-gang leaders, who can go from portraying soulless, murderous vampires to burned-out, world-weary homicide detectives, Lance Henriksen has starred in a variety of films that have allowed him to stretch his talents just about as far as an actor could possibly hope...
“ Rock & Shock, 10/14/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Kane Hodder
Stunts, Se7en
“ Rock & Shock, 10/14/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Addy Miller
Actress, Dark Places
Addy Miller started her career as a child model at the age of four, acting later followed, but she didn't get her first big break until the age eight when she won the role of Young Lily (Dakota Fanning) in "The Secret Life of Bees". After setting foot on that set, she knew this was what she was meant to do with her life...
“ Rock & Shock, 10/14/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Gary Busey
A blond-haired, fair-complexioned actor with a toothy grin and capable of an unsettling glint in his eyes, Gary Busey was born in Goose Creek, Texas, and was raised in Oklahoma. He is the son of Sadie Virginia (Arnett), a homemaker, and Delmar Lloyd Busey, a construction design manager. He has English...
“ Rock & Shock, 10/14/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Jake Busey
Actor, Identity
Jake Busey is an American actor, musician and film producer. He is sometimes credited as "Jacob Busey". He is the son of actor Gary Busey. Busey was born in Los Angeles, and raised in Malibu, California. He spent his childhood on film sets and touring with bands in which his father played. He began...
“ Rock & Shock, 10/14/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Pixies
Soundtrack, Fight Club
“ Waterbury, 10/31/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Sean Astin
Sean Astin is well known for his film debut portraying Mikey in Steven Spielberg's The Goonies, for playing the title role in the critically acclaimed Rudy, and for his role as the beloved Sam Gamgee in the Academy Award winning trilogy, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King...
“ Super Megafest, 11/20/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Anthony Michael Hall
Anthony Michael Hall is an American actor, film producer, and director who starred in several teen-oriented films of the 1980s. Hall began his career in commercials and on stage as a child, and made his screen debut in 1980. His films with director-screenwriter John Hughes, beginning with the popular 1983 comedy National Lampoon's Vacation and the coming-of-age comedy Sixteen Candles...
“ Super Megafest, 11/20/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Patrick Stewart
Sir Patrick Stewart was born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, to Gladys (Barrowclough), a textile worker and weaver, and Alfred Stewart, who was in the army. He was a member of various local drama groups from about age 12. He left school at age 15 to work as a junior reporter on a local paper; he quit when his editor told him he was spending too much time at the theatre and not enough working...
“ Super Megafest, 11/20/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ Super Megafest, 11/20/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Tracey Gold
Actress, Growing Pains
Tracey Gold has virtually grown up on television. She made an auspicious television debut in the award-winning mini-series Roots. She also enjoyed seven years on the immensely popular ABC comedy series Growing Pains after which she returned to drama in more than 20 movies for television. Born in New York City and raised in Southern California...
“ Super Megafest, 11/20/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Sam Trammell
Actor, True Blood
An intelligent, highly-capable actor, Sam Trammell made inroads on the New York stage while building an intriguing career in mostly independent features. He attended Brown University where he gravitated to acting in his senior year. Trammell made his film debut as an intern at a tabloid TV talk show...
“ Super Megafest, 11/20/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Tia Carrere
Actress, True Lies
Tia Carrere was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. While attending Sacred Hearts Academy, Tia was discovered in a Waikiki grocery store and landed the female lead in the indie movie Aloha Summer. Although her passion has always been singing (grandmother Rae took Tia to her first singing lesson at age ten)...
“ Super Megafest, 11/20/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Ron Ely
Actor, Tarzan
The 15th screen Tarzan (if you don't count Gordon Griffith) was to have played a Tarzan impersonator in a projected Mike Henry television show, which never materialized. He had been tested fourteen months earlier when Henry got the part. Prior to Tarzan, Ron had numerous parts in movies and television...
“ Super Megafest, 11/20/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Peter Tork
Actor, Head
Performed as a folk musician in Greenwich Village and Los Angeles before being selected for the Monkees TV show. Made 58 TV episodes 6 albums, a TV special, and a movie before leaving the Monkees in 196 Released a solo single in 1982. Rejoined the Monkees for tours and an from 1986 to 1989. Released his first solo album, "Stranger Things Have Happened", in 1994
“ Super Megafest, 11/20/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ Super Megafest, 11/20/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ Live 12/27/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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“ Live 12/27/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Ghostface Killah
Soundtrack, Iron Man
Born and raised in the heart of Staten Island, New York, Ghostface Killah, born Dennis Coles, is a very well-known member of Wu-Tang Clan, the celebrated hip-hop group. Emerging from a childhood filled with poverty, he puts his all into his projects and everything he rhymes about basically stems from what he's seen and what he's been through in his life...
“ Live 12/27/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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U-God
Soundtrack, 8 Mile
“ Live 12/27/11 ” - joeymauro-1
 
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Inspectah Deck
Soundtrack, 8 Mile
 
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“ Gave a speech and held a discussion at my University. ” - joeymauro-1