Who is the most famous person you've ever met?

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Ancient Hippy Profile
Ancient Hippy answered

Many years ago, in between marriages, I dated a young lady that was in a lot of TV commercials and eventually landed rolls in prime time dramas.

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Ancient Hippy
Ancient Hippy commented
I was 35, she was 20. It was fun but the age difference was kind of deterring to any long term thing. She was only 8 years older than my son at the time.
Lard Ass
Lard Ass commented
Eh... don't see age difference as such a big deal...creeps some people out, but ya know
Ancient Hippy
Ancient Hippy commented
Well, I was already established in life with a house, two kids and a good job. She was just starting her career and was carefree.
Ray Dart Profile
Ray Dart answered

David Frost (TV personality)

Bernard Law Montgomery (British Fieldmarshall in the second World War)

Gerry Adams (IRA and Sinn Fein leader)

Robert Maxwell (Media tycoon and crook)

Katie Sagal (Actress from "Married with Children") - I didn't know it was her until afterwards when someone told me. She'd been guest speaker at a function in LA in a hotel I was staying at.


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Rooster Cogburn , Rooster Cogburn, answered

I met John Wayne in 1970 in Chu Lai, Vietnam. Great man. Have his autograph framed and it hangs in my Daughters office.

PJ Stein Profile
PJ Stein answered

Do you know the song "Wishing Well" by Terrance Trent D'arby that came out in 1987? When in junior high/high school, he was just called Terry Darby.

dragonfly forty-six Profile

Marlee Maitlin. She showed up one day because we had children on the same soccer team. Didn't know it was her, but I was reading an InStyle magazine. She said, I think I'm in there dressed up as Lucille Ball for Halloween. She was. I found her to just be a regular Soccer mom. Very unpretentious. She's married to a firefighter.

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Arthur Wright , Florida Paralegal with a BS degree in Social-Psychology, answered

When I was a Federal Officer in the SWUS I have  met every US POTUS since Nixon except Obama  and I don't want to. Many actors and actresses, Kings, Queens, Princes, Princesses, Duchesses, Dukes and just about everyone in between and many many sports figures when I played and when I was 5 and 6.

Cookie Roma Profile
Cookie Roma answered

Back in the late 60s I got to meet and downs a couple of hours with the group The Monkees. 

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Davy Jones was my first crush. I was about 5 years old.
Cookie Roma
Cookie Roma commented
It's funny but Davy Jones was always my favorite. After meeting them, not so much. Then Mickey became my favorite.
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Didge Doo answered

There have been a few who were well-known in Oz, and a few who should have been well-known, but the most interesting by far was a cabinet minister to the Shah of Iran back in the days before Khomeini and his thugs turned the country into a theocracy.

I was providing communications for the Shah's Australian visit and spent several hours with the minister. He was easy to talk to and very knowledgeable.

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DDX Project answered

The first time I met Elon Musk was informally at Santana Row. He pulled up and parked right next to me. Came out and said "Hey, nice car". (Model S at that time) Had some nice small talk as we were heading to the same restaurant. By the looks of him I wouldn't be surprise if he hadn't slept for the past 2 days. My aspiration was off the charts for the entire week after that before coming back to normal again.

I met plenty of people with less recognizable names unless you're the type of person that's curious about the things around you. Larry Page, Sergey Bin, Linus Torvald, Bjarne Stroustrup, Sandy Lerner, Eric Schmidt, Jeff Weiner, Frank Blake, Carol Tome,Evan Williams, Mark Zuckerburg .etc.etc

Mostly famous nerds =).

LiftedTruck Redneck Profile

My brother and I met a couple of players from the Detroit Red Wings hockey team when we were younger. Other than that, I don't remember meeting anybody else famous.

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