Celebrities I have Met in Person

by ombuddy88 | created - 04 Jul 2012 | updated - 04 Jul 2012 | Public

1. Jimmy Carter

Actor | The American President

Jimmy Carter was born on October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia, USA as James Earl Carter Jr. He has been married to Rosalynn Carter since July 7, 1946. They have four children.

2. Joe Namath

Actor | C.C. & Company

The son of a steel worker from Beaver Falls, Pa., Joseph William Namath (Joe Willie) came from the rich football tradition that is in Pennsylvania. After starring for Paul 'Bear' Bryant's Alabama Crimson Tide teams in the 1960s, Namath was drafted by both the National Football League's (NFL) St. ...

3. Muhammad Ali

Actor | The Greatest

Muhammad Ali beat more champions and top contenders than any heavyweight champion in history. He defeated heavyweight kings Sonny Liston (twice), Floyd Patterson (twice), Ernie Terrell, Jimmy Ellis, Ken Norton (twice), Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman and Leon Spinks. He defeated ...

4. Willis Reed

Self | Four Square Miles to Glory

Willis Reed was born on June 25, 1942 in Hico, Louisiana, USA as Willis Reed Jr. He has been married to Gale Kennedy since August 20, 1983. They have two children.

5. Hank Aaron

Actor | MacGyver

Baseball's all-time home run king, Hank Aaron did more than hit home runs. Sure, Aaron led the National League (NL) four times, he also was a two-time batting champion and led the league in RBIs four times and runs scored three times. He won the NL's Most Valuable Player award in 1957 and has a ...

6. Kirk Douglas

Actor | Spartacus

Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born on December 9, 1916 in Amsterdam, New York. ...

7. Bobby Richardson

Self | 1958 World Series

Bobby Richardson was born on August 19, 1935 in Sumter, South Carolina, USA as Robert Clinton Richardson.

8. Perry Como

Soundtrack | The Perry Como Show

In a singing (and sometimes acting) career that spanned over six decades, the name Perry Como has come to mean that warm, smooth, easy-listening, general-audience, slow-flame romance that characterized popular music in the 1940s, '50s and '60s. It has also come to represent an overall good feeling....

9. Newt Gingrich

Producer | We Have the Power

Newt Gingrich was born on June 17, 1943 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA as Newton Leroy McPherson. He is a producer and actor, known for We Have the Power (2009), Parks and Recreation (2009) and Murphy Brown (1988). He has been married to Callista Gingrich since August 18, 2000. He was previously ...

10. Anita Bryant

Actress | Drugs Are Like That

Anita Bryant was born on March 25, 1940 in Barnsdall, Oklahoma, USA as Anita Jane Bryant. She has been married to Charlie Dry since 1990. She was previously married to Bob Green.

11. Bobby Vinton

Soundtrack | Blue Velvet

Bobby Vinton was born on April 16, 1935 in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA as Stanley Robert Vintula Jr. He has been married to Dolly Dobbins since December 17, 1962. They have five children.

12. Pee Wee Reese

Self | The Colgate Comedy Hour

Pee Wee Reese was born on July 23, 1918 in Ekron, Kentucky, USA as Harold Henry Reese. He was an actor, known for The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950), General Electric Theater (1953) and 1949 World Series (1949). He was married to Dorothy Walton. He died on August 14, 1999 in Louisville, Kentucky.

13. Ken Boyer

Self | Home Run Derby

Ken Boyer was born on May 20, 1931 in Liberty, Missouri, USA as Kenton Lloyd Boyer. He died on September 7, 1982 in St. Louis, Missouri.

14. Robert F. Kennedy

Writer | The Missiles of October

Robert Francis Kennedy (1925-68), US politician, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the third son of Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy and wife Rose Kennedy. He studied at Harvard and at Virginia University Law School, served at sea (1944-46) in World War II, was admitted to the bar (1951), and ...