Celebrity Encounters

Celebs I've run into while living in LA.
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1.
Bette Midler
Multi Grammy Award-winning singer/comedienne/author Bette Midler has also proven herself to be a very capable actress in a string of both dramatic and comedic roles. Midler was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 1, 1945. She is the daughter of Ruth (Schindel), a seamstress, and Fred Midler, a painter...
“ My ultimate celebrity meeting. I met her on 12/8/13 after her 'I'll Eat You Last' show in LA and she signed my stage bill. She was a total diva which makes me love her even more. ” - natasha-bishop
 
2.
Bono
Soundtrack, Moulin Rouge!
Bono was born Paul David Hewson in Dublin, Ireland on May 10, 1960, to Iris (Rankin) and Brendan Robert Hewson. He has been the lead singer of the rock band U2 since 1976. U2 has won 22 Grammy Awards to date, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005. Lauded by fans and critics as an outstanding performer and songwriter...
“ Flew with him on his private jet for two shows in Vegas and met him at the after party. He gave me some strawberrys. Nice guy. ” - natasha-bishop
 
3.
Woody Harrelson
Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award winner Woody Harrelson was born on July 23, 1961 in Midland, Texas, to Diane Lou (Oswald) and Charles Harrelson. He grew up in Lebanon, Ohio, and, after receiving degrees in theater arts and English from Hanover College, had a brief stint in New York theater. He was soon cast as Woody on TV series Cheers...
“ Met him at the premiere of 'Out of the Furnace'. Really great guy. Even took a picture with me. ” - natasha-bishop
 
4.
George Clooney
Actor, Gravity
George Timothy Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Nina Bruce (née Warren), a former beauty pageant queen, and Nick Clooney, a former anchorman and game show host (who was also the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney). He has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Clooney spent most of this youth in Ohio and Kentucky...
“ Attended the premiere of August: Osage County ” - natasha-bishop
 
5.
Britney Spears
Soundtrack, Bridesmaids
Born to parents Jamie Spears and Lynne Spears, Britney is their second child of three. Her older brother, Bryan Spears, was born in April 1977 and her younger sister, Jamie Lynn Spears, was born in April 1991. They later moved to Kentwood, Louisiana. From a young age, Britney was always fixing to be a star with idols such as Madonna...
“ A couple of days after she shaved her head, her and her body guard were driving behind me on Ventura Blvd in Sherman oaks and the paparazzi swarmed both her car and mine. Kinda scarey - but made for a great story. ” - natasha-bishop
 
6.
Madonna
The remarkable, hyper-ambitious Material Girl who never stops reinventing herself, Madonna is a seven-time Grammy Award-winner who has sold over three hundred million records and CDs to adoring fans worldwide. Her film career, however, is another story. Her performances have consistently drawn scathing or laughable reviews from film critics...
“ Met her at the Kabbalah Center in LA. ” - natasha-bishop
 
7.
Seth Green
Seth was born Seth Benjamin Gesshel-Green in Overbrook Park, Philadelphia, to teachers Barbara (Gesshel) and Herbert Green. He has worked non-stop as an actor in film and television since he was seven. Seth and Matthew Senreich created/executive produced/wrote and directed the Emmy-winning, Robot Chicken...
“ He lived in my building for 6+ years. We were neighbors. ” - natasha-bishop
 
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“ I used to work for her. Really great lady - I was an assistant at her management company straight out of college. My first real gig. First time she called, I about fainted. She learned my name from day one and was always so respectful and nice. Even made me homemade cookies for Christmas. She also handed me my first platinum record on my 24th birthday. My goal when I moved to LA was to receive my first platinum by the age of 24 and go to the grammy's. MLE made it happen. ” - natasha-bishop
 
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“ I used to work for him. Awesome, awesome guy. He gave me my first Gold Record and included a personal note mounted in the frame thanking me for all the work I did for him. ” - natasha-bishop
 
10.
Ellen DeGeneres
Emmy-winning talk show host Ellen Lee DeGeneres was born in Metairie, Louisiana, a New Orleans suburb. She is the daughter of Betty DeGeneres (née Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer), a speech therapist, and Elliott Everett DeGeneres, an insurance agent. Her brother is musician and producer Vance DeGeneres. Her parents divorced when she was sixteen years old...
“ Met her at Melissa Etheridge's premiere of Live and Alone: the movie ” - natasha-bishop
 
11.
Adam Levine
Grammy-winning band Maroon 5's frontman Adam Noah Levine was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Patsy (Noah), an admissions counselor, and Fredric Levine, who founded the retail chain M. Fredric. Adam's father's family is Jewish, while Adam's mother is of half Jewish (her own father) and half German and Scottish (her own mother) ancestry...
“ I used to work for him. ” - natasha-bishop
 
12.
Morrissey
Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Davyhulme, Manchester, England, UK. At a very early age, he took an interest in writing. His top priority was poetry, though he would have his biography on James Dean, "James Dean Is Not Dead", published by his early 20s. His literary influences ranged from Oscar Wilde to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe...
“ I used to work for him. We had dinner at some small restaurant in Toluca Lake. It just stared at him the entire time. ” - natasha-bishop
 
13.
Kenny Loggins
Soundtrack, Top Gun
“ I used to work for him and we ate lunch together once at Baja Fresh. Random, I know. ” - natasha-bishop
 
14.
Jennifer Aniston
Actress, Friends
Jennifer Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow. Her father is Greek, and her mother was of English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian descent. Jennifer spent a year of her childhood living in Greece with her family. Her family then relocated to New York City where her parents divorced when she was nine...
“ My boss's wife was a head writer on friends. I got to go to a taping in the final season and hang out on stage while they were filming. I met her a second time at a Melissa Etheridge event. ” - natasha-bishop
 
15.
Matt LeBlanc
Actor, Friends
Matt LeBlanc was born on 25 July 1967 in Newton, Massachussetts. His mother, Patricia, is of Italian origin, and worked as an office manager, and his father, Paul LeBlanc, who was from a French-Canadian family, was a mechanic. After graduating from high school, he spent some time as a photo model in Florida before moving to New York where he took drama classes...
“ My boss's wife was a head writer on friends. I got to go to a taping in the final season and hang out on stage while they were filming. ” - natasha-bishop
 
16.
David Schwimmer
Actor, Friends
Born in New York and raised in Los Angeles, Schwimmer was encouraged by a high school instructor to attend a summer program in acting at Northwestern University. Inspired by that experience, he returned to Northwestern where he received a bachelor's degree in speech/theater. In 1988, along with seven other Northwestern graduates, he co-founded Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre Company.
“ My boss's wife was a head writer on friends. I got to go to a taping in the final season and hang out on stage while they were filming. I also met him in a grocery store. ” - natasha-bishop
 
17.
Matthew Perry
Actor, Friends
Matthew Perry was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, to Suzanne Marie (Langford), a Canadian journalist, and John Bennett Perry, an American actor. His ancestry includes English, Irish, German, Swiss-German, and French-Canadian. Perry was raised in Ottawa, Ontario, where he became a top-ranked junior tennis player in Canada...
“ My boss's wife was a head writer on friends. I got to go to a taping in the final season and hang out on stage while they were filming. He also photobombed a photo my friends and I were taking at a restaurant. ” - natasha-bishop
 
18.
Lisa Kudrow
Hardly the dumb blonde of Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, Lisa was born in Encino, California on July 30, 1963. Her mother, Nedra S. (Stern), was a travel agent, and her father, Lee N. Kudrow, was a physician. Her parents are both from Jewish immigrant families (from Belarus, Russia, and Hungary). Lisa was raised in Tarzana and played varsity-level tennis in high school and college...
“ My boss's wife was a head writer on friends. I got to go to a taping in the final season and hang out on stage while they were filming. I also met her a second time at the Outfest Film Festival. ” - natasha-bishop
 
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“ Met her after a play she did in LA. Really awesome lady and she told me I was pretty. ” - natasha-bishop
 
20.
Gavin DeGraw
Soundtrack, Safe Haven
“ Met him at the premiere of 'Out of the Furnace'. Fun guy - he insisted on giving me 3 high fives for some reason. ” - natasha-bishop
 
21.
“ Met him after a play he did in LA. He took the subway to his own show! And yes, LA does have a subway system. ” - natasha-bishop
 
22.
Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh was born to Korean parents in the Ottawa suburb of Nepean, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Oh Junsu, a businessman, and her mother, Oh Young-nam, a biochemist, were married in Seoul, South Korea. They both attended graduate school at the University of Toronto. Sandra began her career as a ballet dancer and eventually studied drama at the National Theatre School in Montreal...
“ She was on my plane going to Ft. Myers, FL and I met her at an Adele concert at the Greek Theatre and I saw her at my local grocery store. ” - natasha-bishop
 
23.
Justine Bateman
Actress, Family Ties
Bateman was born in Rye, New York. Her younger brother is actor/director Jason Bateman. Bateman played the role of superficial Mallory Keaton on the television sitcom Family Ties from 1982 to 1989, for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Bateman hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live during its 13th season in 1988...
“ She came into our office one and I ran into her at Whole Foods. ” - natasha-bishop
 
24.
“ Saw her driving in Encino, CA ” - natasha-bishop
 
25.
Kathy Najimy
Kathy Najimy was born and raised in San Diego, California. She is the daughter of Samia (Massery) and Fred Najimy, a postal worker, both of Lebanese ancestry. Kathy attended Crawford High School, and began her film career in the early 1990s, with several minor roles. Kathy got her breakthrough screen role as "Sister Mary Patrick" in Sister Act...
“ I met her at a Melissa Etheridge event. ” - natasha-bishop
 
26.
Johnny Galecki
John Mark Galecki was born in Belgium where his dad was stationed while serving in the U.S. Air Force. When he was 3 years old, his family moved to Chicago, Illinois, where he grew up along with his sister Allison (1980) and brother Nick (1982). His father then became a teacher for blind veterans in a VA hospital outside of Chicago. When Galecki was 16, his father died in an accident...
“ I met him at a Melissa Etheridge event. ” - natasha-bishop
 
27.
Henry Winkler
Henry Franklin Winkler was born on October 30, 1945, in Manhattan, New York. His parents, Ilse Anna Maria (Hadra) and Harry Irving Winkler, were Jewish immigrants who avoided the German Holocaust, moving to the US in 1939. His father was the president of an international lumber company while his mother worked alongside his father...
“ He came into our office and I said HI! ” - natasha-bishop
 
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“ Met her at an Adele concert at the Greek Theatre. ” - natasha-bishop
 
29.
Kate Walsh
Kate Walsh was born in San Jose, California, on October 13, 1967. She grew up partly in San Jose and partly in Tucson, Arizona, later attending the University of Arizona, where she got involved in regional theater. She later moved to Chicago where she began working with the Piven Theatre Workshop and...
“ I met her at an Adele concert at the Greek Theatre. ” - natasha-bishop
 
30.
Joe Jackson
Joseph Walter Jackson was born in Fountain Hill, Arkansas, to Crystal Lee (King) and Samuel Jackson, a schoolteacher. Raised during the Depression in Oakland, California, Jackson learned the importance of work at an early age. In the 1950s, he formed and played guitar with his band with his brother...
“ Saw him at the Sherman Oaks Galleria. ” - natasha-bishop
 
31.
Carrie Fisher
Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. She is an actress and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (aka Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi. Fisher is also known for her book...
“ She was having lunch with Matthew Perry when he photobombed a photo of my friends and I. ” - natasha-bishop
 
32.
James Gandolfini
James Gandolfini was born in Westwood, New Jersey, to Santa (Penna), a high school lunchlady, and James Joseph Gandolfini, Sr., a bricklayer and head school janitor. His parents were both of Italian origin. Gandolfini began acting in the New York theater. His Broadway debut was in the 1992 revival of "A Streetcar Named Desire" with Jessica Lange and Alec Baldwin...
“ Met him after a play he did in LA. ” - natasha-bishop
 
33.
Marcia Gay Harden
Actress, Into the Wild
Marcia Gay Harden was born on August 14, 1959, in La Jolla, California, the third of five children. Her mother, Beverly (Bushfield), was a homemaker, and her father, Thad Harold Harden, was in the military. The family relocated often -- she first became interested in the theater when the family was living in Greece...
“ Met her after a play she did in LA. ” - natasha-bishop
 
34.
Lea Salonga
Actress, Mulan
Lea Salonga began her singing career at the age of ten, when she recorded her first album, Small Voice. She also hosted her own musical TV show, "Love, Lea". She starred in "Miss Saigon" and was then offered the role of the singing voice of Jasmine in the Disney film Aladdin. She has continued to record albums. Lea has performed for Queen Elizabeth II, George Bush, and Bill Clinton.
“ Met her after a musical she did in San Diego. ” - natasha-bishop
 
35.
George Takei
Actor, Mulan
Although primarily known for playing Hikaru Sulu in the television series Star Trek and the first six features, George Takei has had a varied career acting in television, feature films, live theater and radio. He also is a successful writer and community activist. George Takei was born Hosato Takei on April 20...
“ Met him after a musical he did in San Diego and at a Prop 8 rally in LA. ” - natasha-bishop
 
36.
Tom Hooper
Tom Hooper was educated at one of England's most prestigious schools, Westminster. His first film, Runaway Dog, was made when he was 13 years old and shot on a Clockwork 16mm Bolex camera, using 100 feet of film. At age 18, he wrote, directed and produced the short film Painted Faces, which premiered at the London Film Festival; it was released theatrically and later shown on Channel 4...
“ Met him at the premier of Kings Speech at AFI. Really nice guy - stood around and chatted with me for a while about IMDb and how much he uses it. ” - natasha-bishop
 
37.
Woody Allen
Writer, Annie Hall
Woody Allen was born Allan Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, to Nettie (Cherrie), a bookkeeper, and Martin Konigsberg, a waiter and jewellery engraver. His father was of Russian Jewish descent, and his maternal grandparents were Austrian Jewish immigrants. As a young boy...
“ Saw him at the LAFF at a screening of To Rome With Love. ” - natasha-bishop
 
38.
Jack Black
Jack Black was born Thomas Jacob Black in Santa Monica, California, to Judith Love (Cohen) and Thomas William Black, both satellite engineers. He is of British-German (father) and Russian Jewish (mother) ancestry. Black attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a member...
“ Saw him at the premiere of Berny. ” - natasha-bishop
 
39.
Matthew McConaughey
American actor and producer Matthew David McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen (McCabe), is a substitute school teacher originally from New Jersey. His father, James Donald McConaughey, was a Mississippi-born gas station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business. He is of Scottish...
“ Saw him at the premiere of Berny. ” - natasha-bishop
 
40.
Shirley MacLaine
Actress, The Apartment
Shirley MacLaine was born Shirley MacLean Beaty in Richmond, Virginia. Her mother, Kathlyn Corinne (MacLean), was a drama teacher from Nova Scotia, Canada, and her father, Ira Owens Beaty, a professor of psychology and real estate agent, was from Virginia. Her brother, Warren Beatty, was born on March 30, 1937. Her ancestry includes English and Scottish...
“ Saw her at the premiere of Berny. ” - natasha-bishop
 
41.
Emma Stone
Actress, The Help
Emily Jean "Emma" Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Krista (Yeager), a homemaker, and Jeffrey Charles Stone, a contracting company founder and CEO. She is of Swedish (from her paternal grandfather), English, German, Scottish, and Irish descent. Stone began acting as a child as a member of the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix...
“ Saw her at the premiere of Paper Man. ” - natasha-bishop
 
42.
Nancy Wilson
Music Department, Vanilla Sky
Nancy Wilson was born in San Francisco, California and joined her sister Ann Wilson in the Seattle, Washington based hard rock-band Heart in the early-seventies. She sang lead vocals on the number one-hit "These Dreams" and on the top-twenty hit "Stranded". Ann performed on "The Battle of Evermore" on the Soundtrack of the film Singles with "The Lovemongers"...
“ Met her backstage at a Heart concert. ” - natasha-bishop
 
43.
Ann Wilson
Soundtrack, Shrek the Third
Singer, flute player, songwriter, and guitarist Ann Dustin Wilson was born on June 19, 1950 in San Diego, California. The daughter of a colonel in the Marine Corps, Wilson and her family moved around a lot, before eventually settling in the Seattle suburb of Bellevue, WA. Ann attended Interlake High School in Bellevue...
“ Met her backstage at a Heart concert. ” - natasha-bishop
 
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“ Met her at a surprise set she did at the Hotel Cafe. ” - natasha-bishop
 
45.
The Edge
Soundtrack, Gangs of New York
The Edge was born David Howell Evans, in Barking, Essex in 1961. When he was 2 the family moved to Dublin. During his childhood he learnt how to play the guitar and the piano. In 1978 the Edge became the guitarist and keyboardist of U2. The Edge is still in the group, who have conquered the world for nearly 30 years.
“ Flew with him on his private jet for two shows in Vegas and met him at the after party. ” - natasha-bishop
 
46.
Adam Clayton
He was born to Brian and Jo Clayton. His siblings are Sarah Jane and Sebastian Clayton - who maintains a website for him. Adam lived in Kenya for a short time when he was around two years old. He moved to Ireland when he was five. His father was a pilot for the airlines. Adam's mother was friends with Edge's mother...
“ Flew with him on his private jet for two shows in Vegas and met him at the after party. ” - natasha-bishop
 
47.
Larry Mullen Jr.
Lawrence Joesph Mullen was born in Artane Dublin Ireland in 1961. Studied with Ireland best known drummer Joe Bonnie who died in 1974. Sister Mary Mullen died as a child.
“ Flew with him on his private jet for two shows in Vegas and met him at the after party. ” - natasha-bishop
 
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“ I used to work for her. ” - natasha-bishop
 
49.
“ Friend of a friend. We had a few dinners together. ” - natasha-bishop
 
50.
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Dee Lohan was born in New York City on 2 July 1986. Her mother, Dina Lohan (née Donata Melina Nicolette Sullivan), is a former Wall Street analyst, and her father, Michael Lohan, is a businessman and former Wall Street trader. She has Irish, Italian, and German ancestry. Lohan began her career at age three as a model at the Eileen Ford Agency...
“ Met her outside of a movie theatre in Hollywood. ” - natasha-bishop
 
51.
Jamie Lee Curtis
Actress, True Lies
Jamie Lee Curtis was born on November 22, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of legendary actors Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. She got her big break at acting in 1978 when she won the role of Laurie Strode in Halloween. After that, she became famous for roles in movies like Trading Places...
“ Sat next to her at an Adele concert at the Greek Theatre. ” - natasha-bishop
 
52.
James Pickens Jr.
James Pickens Jr. was born October 26, 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio. While attending college at Bowling Green State University, Pickens began pursuing an interest in acting. He graduated from BGSU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1976. Afterwards, Pickens began work on the stage at the Roundabout Theatre in New York City...
“ Saw him buying milk at Ralph's. ” - natasha-bishop
 
53.
Christina Ricci
Actress, Sleepy Hollow
Precocious, outspoken child-teen starlet of the 1990s, Christina Ricci was born in 1980 in Santa Monica, California, the youngest of four children of Sarah (Murdoch), a realtor, and Ralph Ricci, a lawyer and therapist. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, and Scots-Irish descent...
“ Met her at Outfest Film Festival. ” - natasha-bishop
 
54.
Perez Hilton
Born in Miami, Florida, Mario is the son of Mario and Teresita Lavandeira. A proud Cuban-American, Mario was raised in Miami, Florida. He has one sibling, a younger sister, Barbara. Mario graduated With Honors from New York University. He received a B.F.A. in Drama from The Tisch School of the Arts in May 2000. Mario resides in New York.
“ Met him at an Amy Winehouse concert at SXSW and then again at a Prop 8 rally. ” - natasha-bishop
 
55.
Drew Barrymore
Producer, Donnie Darko
Since melting audiences' hearts - at the age of six - in Steven Spielberg's beloved sci-fi blockbuster, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Drew Barrymore has emerged as one of the most endearing and talented actresses of her generation. Drew Blyth Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, to actors John Drew Barrymore and Jaid Barrymore (née Ildiko Jaid Mako)...
“ Met her at a prop 8 rally. ” - natasha-bishop
 
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“ Met her a few times while working for Melissa Etheridge. ” - natasha-bishop
 
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“ Met her at the Rainbow Room on Sunset blvd after a Melissa Etheridge concert. ” - natasha-bishop
 
58.
Kathy Griffin
Kathy Griffin was raised in the near-west Chicago suburbs, in an Irish-American family. She has three older brothers and an older sister. When her parents retired to California, Kathy moved west with them after graduating from Oak Park River Forest High School and began trying to break into show business...
“ Met her at a Prop 8 rally. ” - natasha-bishop
 
59.
Emmy Rossum
It would seem that 2004, the year of her 18th birthday, will be remembered as pivotal for Emmy Rossum due to her appearance in two very different films, The Day After Tomorrow and The Phantom of the Opera. Emmy's performance in the latter film gained her a Golden Globe nomination. Emmanuelle Grey Rossum was born in New York City...
“ Met her at a Prop 8 rally. ” - natasha-bishop
 
60.
Joe Manganiello
Actor, Spider-Man
Joe Manganiello is an American actor. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Susan (Brachanow) and Charles John Manganiello, and has a younger brother, Nicholas. His father is of Italian descent and his mother has German/Austrian/Croatian and Armenian ancestry. Joe was raised in Mount Lebanon and attended Mount Lebanon high school...
“ Met him at an art opening at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. ” - natasha-bishop
 
61.
Stacy Keibler
Actress, WWE Raw
Although her career spans over two decades, Stacy Keibler continues to be the fresh-faced beauty that both film and television audiences adore. Stacy was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She began dancing when she was three-years-old and has a background in ballet, tap and jazz. Stacy went to school in Baltimore and was also one of Baltimore's first "Raven Cheerleaders"...
“ Met her at an art opening at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. ” - natasha-bishop
 
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“ Met her at an art opening at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. ” - natasha-bishop
 
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“ Met him at an art opening at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. ” - natasha-bishop
 
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“ Met him at an art opening at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. ” - natasha-bishop
 
65.
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973. His parents, Sheila Gail (Scott) and Ronald Gene Harris, were lawyers and ran a restaurant. He grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico, a small town 120 miles south of Albuquerque, where he first took up acting in the fourth grade. While tagging along with his older brother of 3 years...
“ Met him at an art opening at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. ” - natasha-bishop
 
66.
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...
“ Met him at an art opening at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. ” - natasha-bishop
 
67.
Rachel Griffiths
Actress, Blow
Her mother, Anna Griffiths, is an art consultant. Her uncle is a Jesuit priest. Has two older brothers. One brother, Ben, is a ski instructor. Lived on the Gold Coast, Queensland until age five, then moved to Melbourne. Attended Star of the Sea Catholic Girls' College, did well at school and learned ballet...
“ Met her at an art opening at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. ” - natasha-bishop
 
68.
Quinton Aaron
Quinton Aaron is best known for his portrayal of Michael Oher, aka Big Mike, alongside Oscar winner Sandra Bullock, in the Academy Award winning hit movie, The Blind Side, which has grossed over $300 million in U.S. box office alone. Aaron has guest-starred on many television shows including Law & Order: Special Victims Unit playing the son of Jill Scott...
“ Met him at an Oscar party the year Blind Side was nominated. ” - natasha-bishop
 
69.
Leonardo DiCaprio
Actor, Inception
Since the 2000s, DiCaprio has received critical acclaim for his work in a wide range of film genres. His subsequent films include The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), the biographical crime drama Catch Me If You Can (2002) and the epic historical drama Gangs of New York (2002) which also marked his first of many collaborations with director Martin Scorsese...
“ Saw him at a screening of Revolutionary Road. ” - natasha-bishop
 
70.
Kate Winslet
Actress, Titanic
Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut from Shakespearean tragedy to modern-day mysticism and erotica...
“ Saw her at a screening of Revolutionary Road. ” - natasha-bishop
 
71.
Kathy Bates
Actress, Titanic
Multi-talented Kathleen Doyle Bates was born on June 28, 1948, and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the youngest of three girls born to Bertye Kathleen (Talbot), a homemaker, and Langdon Doyle Bates, a mechanical engineer. Her grandfather was author Finis L. Bates. Kathy has English, as well as Irish...
“ Saw her at a screening of Revolutionary Road. ” - natasha-bishop
 
72.
Michael Shannon
Michael Corbett Shannon was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Geraldine Hine, a lawyer, and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor at DePaul University. His grandfather was entomologist Raymond Corbett Shannon. Shannon began his professional stage career in Chicago. His first acting role was in "Winterset" at the Illinois Theatre Center...
“ Saw him at a screening of Revolutionary Road. ” - natasha-bishop
 
73.
Kathryn Hahn
Kathryn Hahn was born in Westchester, Illinois, but her family then moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where she spent most of her time growing up. She is of German, Irish, and some English, descent. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in theater from Northwestern University. She later attended Yale, where...
“ Saw her at a screening of Revolutionary Road. ” - natasha-bishop
 
74.
Fabio
Actor, Zoolander
“ Met him at Whole Foods. ” - natasha-bishop
 
75.
Gavin Creel
Gavin Creel received his Broadway break when he was given the male lead, Jimmy Smith, in 'Thoroughly Modern Millie'. He starred opposite Sutton Foster.
“ Met him after he performed in Book of Mormon in LA. ” - natasha-bishop
 
76.
Jane Lynch
Actress, Glee
“ Met her at Outfest and saw her at the farmer's market in Sherman Oaks. ” - natasha-bishop
 
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“ Met him at Outfest. ” - natasha-bishop
 
78.
Colin Firth
Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's College) in Winchester...
“ Saw him at the premiere of Kings Speech. ” - natasha-bishop
 
79.
Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Roy Rush was born on July 6, 1951, in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, to Merle (Bischof), a department store sales assistant, and Roy Baden Rush, an accountant for the Royal Australian Air Force. His mother was of German descent and his father had English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. He was raised in Brisbane, Queensland, after his parents split up...
“ Saw him at the premiere of Kings Speech. ” - natasha-bishop
 
80.
“ Met her at a rally for her sister. ” - natasha-bishop
 
81.
Penélope Cruz
Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo Cruz, a retailer, and Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to focus her energies on dance...
“ Saw her at a screening of To Rome With Love. ” - natasha-bishop
 
82.
Alison Pill
Alison is a Canadian born TV, film and theater actress. She was born in Toronto, Ontario. Her father, who is Estonian, is a financier. She attended Vaughan Road Academy, and decided she wanted to be an actor when she was age 10. She was a member of the Toronto Children's Chorus and was chosen to narrate one of their performances. From there, she gained a job narrating children's audio books...
“ Saw her at a screening of To Rome With Love. ” - natasha-bishop
 
83.
“ Saw her at a screening of To Rome With Love. ” - natasha-bishop
 
84.
Jeremy Piven
Actor, Entourage
Born in Manhattan and raised in Evanston, Illinois, he is an alumnus of the Piven Theatre Workshop founded by his parents (Byrne Piven and Joyce Hiller Piven) and a one time Chicago stage actor.
“ Visited our office. ” - natasha-bishop
 
85.
Casey Affleck
An accomplished and striking performer, Academy Award® nominee Casey Affleck has established himself as a powerful leading man with performances in multiple upcoming projects. Affleck will next be seen starring opposite Michelle Williams in Manchester by the Sea. The film tells the story of an uncle (Affleck) who is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies...
“ Attended the premiere of 'Out of the Furnace' ” - natasha-bishop
 
86.
Zoe Saldana
Actress, Avatar
Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her father was Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican. She was raised in Queens, New York. When she was 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic where they would live for the next seven years...
“ Attended the premiere of 'Out of the Furnace' ” - natasha-bishop
 
87.
Forest Whitaker
Actor, Platoon
Forest Steven Whitaker has packaged a king-size talent into his hulking 6' 2", 220 lb. frame. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the 2006 film The Last King of Scotland, and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. He is the fourth African-American male to win an Academy Award for Best Actor...
“ Attended the premiere of 'Out of the Furnace' ” - natasha-bishop
 
88.
“ Met him at the premiere of his movie 'Out of the Furnace'. Super nice guy! ” - natasha-bishop
 
89.
Dermot Mulroney
Dermot Mulroney was born in Alexandria, Virginia, to Ellen and Michael Mulroney, a law professor at Villanova. Since being discovered at Northwestern University by a Hollywood talent agent 28 years ago, Mulroney has been seen in over 70 films. Mulroney is a classically trained cellist who began playing in Alexandria...
“ Attended the premiere of 'August: Osage County' ” - natasha-bishop
 
90.
Julianne Nicholson
Actress, Black Mass
Nicholson was born and raised in Medford, Massachusetts (outside Boston), and is the eldest of four siblings. She is the daughter of Kate (Gilday) and James O. Nicholson, Jr., and is of Irish heritage. Nicholson moved to New York which led to a modeling career in Paris. She attended Hunter College as a General Studies Major...
“ Attended the premiere of 'August: Osage County' ” - natasha-bishop
 
91.
Juliette Lewis
Juliette Lewis has been recognized as one of Hollywood's most talented and versatile actors of her generation since she first stunned audiences and critics alike with her Oscar-nominated performance as "Danielle Bowden" in Cape Fear. To date, she has worked with some of the most revered directors in the industry...
“ Attended the premiere of 'August: Osage County' ” - natasha-bishop
 
92.
Misty Upham
Actress, Frozen River
Misty Anne Upham, born in Kallispell, Montana, grew up in south Seattle, the fourth of five children. She began her career at the age of thirteen when she joined a community theater group, Red Eagle Soaring. What began as a summer workshop soon turned into a full-time job. By the age of fourteen she was writing and directing short skits and performing on tours throughout the northwest...
“ Attended the premiere of 'August: Osage County' ” - natasha-bishop
 
93.
Tracy Letts
Tracy Letts is the son of actor Dennis Letts and best-selling author Billie Letts, of "Where The Heart Is" and "The Honk And Holler Opening Soon" fame. Tracy is also the author of the stage play "Killer Joe", which ran off-Broadway in 1998 for nine months and starred Scott Glenn, Amanda Plummer, Michael Shannon, Sarah Paulson and Marc Nelson.
“ Attended the premiere of 'August: Osage County' ” - natasha-bishop
 
94.
John Wells
Producer, ER
“ Attended the premiere of 'August: Osage County' ” - natasha-bishop