Actors/ Celebrities/ Personalities I've Met

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1.
William Shatner
Actor, Star Trek
William Shatner has notched up an impressive 50-plus years in front of the camera, most recently displaying comedic talent, and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise. Shatner was born in Côte Saint-Luc...
“ August 1996
Columbus, Ohio
Personal Appearance

October 2015
Columbus, Ohio
Comic-Con ” - Htos_Drol
 
2.
Richard Kiel
Actor, Tangled
Towering 7' 2" tall actor who has cornered the market on playing giants, intimidating henchman, bayou swamp monsters and steel toothed villains! Kiel worked in numerous jobs including as a night club bouncer and a cemetery plot salesman, before breaking into film & TV in several minor roles in the late 1950s / early 1960s...
“ October 2013
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
3.
Edward James Olmos
Edward James Olmos was born in Los Angeles, California, to Eleanor (Huizar) and Pedro Olmos, who was a mail carrier and welder. His family was of Mexican descent. If Olmos had followed the first love of his life, he would have been a professional baseball player. But by age 13, another love entered his life: rock music...
“ October 2014
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
4.
Walter Koenig
Walter Koenig has had a recurring role of the quintessential scoundrel Bester on the television series Babylon 5. He has been the "Special Guest Star" in twelve episodes and, at the end of the third season, the production company applied for an Emmy nomination on his behalf. He once again plays Bester in the spin-off series Crusade...
“ February 1998
Columbus, Ohio
Book Signing

October 2014
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
5.
“ October 2013
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
6.
Bo Derek
Actress, Tommy Boy
“ October 2013
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
7.
Edward Asner
Actor, Up
Ed Asner is a television legend, the winner of seven acting Emmy Awards (which puts him tied with Mary Tyler Moore, both of whom rank second to their "Mary Tyler Moore Show" co-star, Cloris Leachman who has nine). In all, he has been nominated 20 times for an Emmy Award, with 17 nods for a Primetime Emmy and three for a Daytime award...
“ October 2014
Los Angeles, Califonia
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
8.
Julie Newmar
Julia Chalene Newmeyer (Chalane was her mother's maiden name) was born on August 16, 1933 in Los Angeles, California. Her father was a one-time professional football player (LA Buccaneers, 1926), her mother was a star of the Follies of 1920. From an early age, Julie studied piano, dance and classical ballet...
“ October 2013
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
9.
“ October 2014
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
10.
Parker Stevenson
When Parker Stevenson was five years old his mother, who acted in numerous television commercials, took him to a filming session. This resulted in two small television appearances. However, Parker's father, an investment advisor, looked askance at the whole business, and although Parker appeared in a few play productions at Brooks School he had no intention of becoming an actor...
“ October 2013
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
11.
John Ratzenberger
Actor, Cheers
John started the improvisational comedy group, "Sal's Meat Market", in Bridgeport, Connecticut, while a student at Sacred Heart University, located in Fairfield/Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was later affiliated with the ensemble group, "The Downtown Cabaret". Coincidentally, he was a friend of Susan Ryan...
“ October 2013
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
12.
Larry Wilcox
Actor, CHiPs
Larry Wilcox grew up in Rawlins, Wyoming, with three siblings and raised by a single parent - his mother. He graduated and then went to the University of Wyoming and studied pre-med and then transferred to Cal State University Northridge in Southern California. His sister was tragically murdered by...
“ October 2014
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
13.
Nicholas Hammond
Nicholas Hammond was born on 15th May, 1950, in Washington DC. His parents, Col. Thomas W. Hammond and actress Eileen Bennett, married since 1945, already had one son, David (born in Paris in 1946). When Nicholas was 6 years old, the family moved to Europe. In 1959, his mother took him to see the musical "My Fair Lady" (with Julie Andrews) on stage in London...
“ October 2013
Los Angeles, Califonia
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
14.
E.G. Marshall
With over 150 Film and TV appearances to his credit, E.G. Marshall was arguably most well known as the imperturbable Juror No. 4 in the Sidney Lumet mystery 12 Angry Men. Some of his stand-out performances are in Creepshow, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, and Nixon. Marshall married three times and had seven children.
“ Early 1970's
Detroit, Michigan
Filming a Documentary on Greenfield Village ” - Htos_Drol
 
15.
Gary Lockwood
Gary Lockwood was born in Van Nuys, California. He attended the University of California at Los Angeles on a football scholarship. He began his career as a movie stuntman, and a stand-in for Anthony Perkins, prior to his acting debut in 1959 in an uncredited bit role in Warlock. He also appeared as a police officer in The Case of the Romantic Rogue...
“ November 1999
Las Vegas, Nevada
Star Trek Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
16.
“ November 1999
Las Vegas, Nevada
Star Trek Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
17.
Michael Forest
Actor, Cast Away
Six-foot-three and weighing in at a lean, mean 215, Michael Forest was a rugged-looking addition to the Roger Corman and Gene Corman's list of leading men during their 1950s heyday. Between Corman films, he was a stage actor who worked in Shakespearean plays and other legitimate productions as classy as his real name (Gerald Michael Charlebois)...
“ November 1999
Las Vegas, Nevada
Star Trek Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
18.
William Windom
A man of all mediums, this veteran, Manhattan-born character actor was named after his great-grandfather, Lincolnesque Congressman William Windom. Born in 1923, the son of Paul Windom, an architect, and the former Isobel Wells Peckham, Bill attended Williams College and the University of Kentucky, among others...
“ November 1999
Las Vegas, Nevada
Star Trek Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
19.
“ October 2014
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
20.
Luciana Carro
Luciana Carro is a Toronto-born actress known for her dramatic and comedic roles on American television and feature films. Carro began studying acting as a child and showcased her talent in a number of local productions. Her high school drama teacher Gerry Campbell, father of actress Neve Campbell...
“ October 2014
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
21.
“ October 2014
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
22.
“ October 2014
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
23.
Jay North
Jay North will forever be remembered for giving life to the comic strip hellion Dennis the Menace on TV. Humanizing this little tornado would not only be his treasure, it would be his torment. Born in 1951, Jay was first seen on TV in 1958 and moved eagerly to minor filming the next year. With over 500 children auditioning...
“ October 2014
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
24.
“ October 2014
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
25.
Ralph Macchio
Ralph George Macchio was born on November 4, 1961 in Huntington, Long Island, New York. He started out in various TV commercials in the late 1970s before appearing in the puerile comedy movie Up the Academy, then a regular role in 1980 on the television series Eight Is Enough followed by a decent performance...
“ October 2015
Columbus, Ohio
Comic-Con ” - Htos_Drol
 
26.
Lou Ferrigno
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...
“ October 2015
Columbus, Ohio
Comic-Con ” - Htos_Drol
 
27.
Jan-Michael Vincent
Actor, Airwolf
Virile, handsome and square-jawed youthful star of the 1970s and 1980s whose early potential at super-stardom fizzled out. Jan-Michael Vincent originally made a name for himself portraying rebellious young men bucking the system, as in Tribes, White Line Fever and Baby Blue Marine or as a man of action on either side of the law, as in The Mechanic, Vigilante Force and The Winds of War...
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
28.
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
29.
Ann Robinson
Growing up in the proverbial shadow of the studios, California native Ann Robinson acted in grade-school plays and later fibbed her way into the movie business as a stunt woman on movies such as Black Midnight, The Story of Molly X, and Frenchie. She was part of Paramount's golden circle of new stars in the early 1950s but had only one leading role at the studio...
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
30.
Fred Dryer
Actor, Hunter
Former College Football standout at San Diego State University where he played Defensive End. Was a first round Draft Pick of the New York Giants in 1969 where he played for 3 seasons before finishing his 13 year career with the Los Angeles Rams.
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
31.
Kelli Maroney
Kelli Maroney began her career acting and studying at the Guthrie Theater in her native Minneapolis, MN., then went to New York to study at the National Shakespeare Company Conservatory. Two weeks after she arrived in Manhattan, Kelli was cast as evil adolescent "Kimberly Harris" on the daytime soap opera...
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
32.
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
33.
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...
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
34.
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
35.
Alfonso Ribeiro
Alfonso Ribeiro was born in New York on September 21, 1971. Alfonso's family is from Trinidad & Tobago. Although rumor has been that he is of Dominican descent, he has stated in an interview that this is false. Neither he nor his family are from the Dominican Republic; they originate from Trinidad & Tobago...
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
36.
Patrick Duffy
Actor, Dallas
Youngest of 2 children, and only son born to Terrence and Marie Duffy. He is NOT related to Julia Duffy, of Newhart fame. Patrick was born in Montana, where his parents owned local taverns, and raised in Seattle since age 12. He wanted to become a professional athlete, and became a certified scuba diver while in his teens...
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
37.
Morgan Fairchild
Actress, The Seduction
This elegant lady defined the television version of the rich, sophisticated businesswoman who knows what she wants, and will do whatever it takes to get it. She was born Patsy Ann McClenny on February 3, 1950 in Dallas, Texas. She began acting as a child, when her mother enrolled her in drama lessons after she was too shy to give a book report in class...
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
38.
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
39.
Anne Lockhart
Actress, Tangled
Actress, writer, producer and director, Anne can look back over 100 years to trace her theatrical roots. She is the fourth generation of performers in her family to carry the Lockhart name. Daughter of actress June Lockhart, Anne follows her grandparents Gene Lockhart and Kathleen Lockhart as well as great-grandfather John Coates Lockhart...
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
40.
Judge Reinhold
Educated at Mary Washington College & North Carolina School of the Arts; performed at various regional theatres, including Burt Reynolds' Dinner Theater in Jupiter, Florida before getting national exposure on TV in the 1970s.
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
41.
Kent McCord
Actor, Adam-12
The son of Bert and Laura McWhirter, Kent Franklin McWhirter was born in Los Angeles on September 26, 1942. Planning to become a physical education instructor and football coach, he transferred from Citrus Junior College to the University of Southern California in 1961. There he met Ricky Nelson during a football game and they became good friends...
“ October 2015
Los Angeles, California
Hollywood Show Convention ” - Htos_Drol
 
42.
“ June 2016
Columbus, Ohio
CAPA Summer Movie Series ” - Htos_Drol