Barry William Blenkhorn grew up in Santa Monica, California and, after he turned 4 years old, he became one of those annoying kids who were bound and determined to get into show business. He was neighbors with actor Peter Graves
whom he idolized and asked for advice on how to become an actor and his response was that he just thought about it...
“ met barry after a theater show he did in st.paul mpls. he was a great actor. ” - bedlum
Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan
). Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, an Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born artist (from Cincinnati...
“ met all 5 kids at the 2011 wizard com in Chicago , all of them where great. ” - bedlum
The former child actor Paris Themmen was born on June 25th, 1959 in Boston, Massachusetts, the self-proclaimed "Hub" of the Universe, to classical musicians. Young Paris first appeared on stage in 1965, while his parents were performing in summer stock in Michigan. After the family returned to New York...
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...
“ met at wizard com 8 times ” - bedlum
Jim Henson never thought that he would make a name of himself in puppetry; it was merely a way of getting himself on television. The vehicle that achieved it was Sam and Friends
, a late-night puppet show that was on after the 11:00 news in Washington DC. It proved to be very popular and inspired Jim to continue using puppets for his work...
“ met at an airport restraint going back to my home. story below. ” - bedlum
Frank Richard Oznowicz was born in Hereford, England to puppeteers Frances and Isidore Oznowicz. His family moved to Montana in 1951, eventually settling in Oakland, California. As a teenager, he worked as an apprentice puppeteer at Children's Fairyland amusement park. He is one of the primary puppeteers...
“ Met at an airport when i was traveling, him and jim where at one of those restraints eating and i could not help but know the voice of jim henson as it sounded just like kermit. and franks was close to.. it was uncanny, so i asked them and sure enough. i was right. thats when i met the two...great guys. ” - bedlum
With an almost unpronounceable surname and a thick Austrian accent, who would have ever believed that a brash, quick talking bodybuilder from a small European village would become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, marry into the prestigious Kennedy family, amass a fortune via shrewd investments and one day be the Governor of California!...
“ met in mpls during the shooting of jingle all the way. ” - bedlum
Anthony Michael Hall
Anthony Michael Hall was born in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. His parents are Mercedes Hall
, an actress-blues and jazz singer, and Larry Hall, who owned an auto body shop. His stepfather is a show-business manager. His sister, Mary Christian
, is also a performer. He has Irish and Italian ancestry...
“ wizard com 2011. ” - bedlum
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
“ wizard com 2011 ” - bedlum
“ was my music teacher in highschool, private school in litchfeild CT. ” - bedlum
Don Messick is a legendary voice actor who spent his entire adult-hood in entertainment. He started out wanting to be a ventriloquist. Thankfully for cartoon lovers that career didn't pan out. How do you think his potential career would've stacked up against Edgar Bergen and later, Paul Winchell? No matter...
“ 4 conventions and int he parking lot at the filming of mall rats. ” - bedlum
The Pretty Reckless Who You Selling For Between 2013 and 2015, The Pretty Reckless traveled the globe touring in support of their second album, the raucous, roaring, Catholic guilt-inspired Going To Hell. A bruising blend of ferocious rock and roll and inky blues, the album debuted in the Top 5 on the Billboard Top 200 and spun off three No...
“ Her parents knew one of my moms best friends who ended up getting married. taylor's parents where there at the wedding and her mom was just a few weeks away to giving birth to taylor. so you could say i met her before she was born. LOL I found out years later about this whole thing.. and i figured it was a cool little story. ” - bedlum