Celebrities I've met personallyby overtheedge27 | created - 05 Mar 2012 | updated - 7 months ago | Public
I'm aware there are a lot of comedians on the list. I like to go to comedy clubs.
1. Tyson Gay
Tyson Gay was born on August 9, 1982 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.
Went to church and high school with Tyson
2. Billy West
Actor | Futurama
Billy West was born on April 16, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as William Richard West. He is an actor, known for Futurama (1999), Space Jam (1996) and The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991). He is married to Violet West.
Met him several times at Dragon*Con
4. Ashley Judd
Actress | Double Jeopardy
American actress and political activist Ashley Judd was born Ashley Tyler Ciminella on April 19, 1968, in Granada Hills, California. She grew up in a family of successful performing artists as the daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd and the sister of Wynonna Judd. While she is best known ...
Met her at Keenland outside of Lexington, KY
Writer | A Doonesbury Special
Garry Trudeau was born on July 21, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA as Garretson Beekman Trudeau. He is a writer and producer, known for A Doonesbury Special (1977), Tanner '88 (1988) and Alpha House (2013). He has been married to Jane Pauley since June 14, 1980. They have three children.
Editorial cartoonist convention
Clay Martin Croker was the son of Marion Winchell Croker (1924-2004) and Ouida Thelma Martin (1925-2017). He showed talent for drawing at a very early age; no blank piece of paper stayed that way long. His first love was of dinosaurs, then Godzilla, Gamera, Ultraman and eventually comic book ...
Actor | White House Down
Ben Mankiewicz was born on March 25, 1967 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for White House Down (2013), The Practice (1997) and Extra Points (2018). He has been married to Lee Russo since December 12, 2013. They have one child. He was previously married ...
8. Kenny Rogers
Soundtrack | Faster
Born in Texas, the fourth of eight children, singer Kenny Rogers grew up in a poor area of Houston where his father worked in a shipyard and his mother in a hospital. He became the first member of his family to graduate from high school. He took an interest in singing while quite young and as a ...
He frequently shows up at the theater where I work.
10. Dana Snyder
Dana Snyder is an actor, comedian, producer, writer and voice actor originally from Easton, PA. He is most known for voicing Master Shake in Aqua Teen Hunger Force and The Alchemist in The Venture Bros, both on Adult Swim. He's voiced a megalomaniacal egg, an evil bunny, a galactic gangster ...
By far, one of the nicest celebrities I've ever encountered.
11. Jeremy Hotz
Actor | Speed 2: Cruise Control
Jeremy has performed standup comedy in Canada for over a decade. He has received a Gemini award nomination for the writing of his very own CBC-TV comedy show. He has numerous TV appearances as an actor and standup in Canada. He was on the writing staff of The Jon Stewart show and was an industry ...
12. Scott Thompson
Actor | The Kids in the Hall
Scott Thompson was raised in Brampton, Ontario. He is the second oldest of four boys (the others are Craig, Derek and Dean). At 19, Scott got involved in an educational program called "Canada World Youth", and spent some time in the Phillipines. After CWY, Scott enrolled in York University but, in ...
13. Kevin McDonald
Actor | The Kids in the Hall
Born in Montreal Canada. Drama major at Humber College, but kicked out for only being good at comedy. Enrolled in an improv class and met Dave Foley. They began working as a comedy team while employed as movie ushers. In 1984 they merged with another comedy team and formed The Kids in the Hall.
14. Jasmine Guy
Actress | Harlem Nights
Actress-dancer-director Jasmine Guy has enjoyed a diverse career in television, theatre and film. She began her professional career at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. Jasmine starred on Broadway in the original productions of Beehive and Leader of the Pack, and reprised hit...
15. Don Most
Actor | Happy Days
Don is probably best known for his co-starring role as Ralph in the long running television series "Happy Days". During this time, he worked with such emerging talents as Ron Howard and Garry Marshall. Recently, Don was seen in a recurring role on the hit TV show - "Glee", as well as starring roles...
16. Anson Williams
Actor | Happy Days
Anson Williams was born on September 25, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Anson William Heimlich. He is an actor and director, known for Happy Days (1974), Baywatch (1989) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993). He has been married to Jackie Gerken since 1988. They have four children. He was ...
17. Peter Mayhew
Peter Mayhew was born on May 19, 1944 in Barnes, London, England, to Constance Elizabeth (Yeates) and Walter Henry Mayhew. Later resident in Texas, this former resident of Yorkshire, England, was working as a hospital attendant at the King's College Hospital in London when film producer Charles H. ...
Again, he frequently shows up at Dragon*Con. The poor guy looks worse for wear every year.
18. Howard Hesseman
Actor | WKRP in Cincinnati
Howard Hesseman has been a leading counter-culture figure since the late 1960s. He was a member of the improv group, "the Committee", for ten years in the sixties and seventies. He has been a character actor for many years on different television shows since the 1960s, and took small parts in The ...
19. Harry Shearer
Actor | The Simpsons
Harry Shearer was born in 1943 in Los Angeles, California. His film debut was with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953), followed by The Robe (1953). Probably best known for his Saturday Night Live (1975) gigs, his NPR satire program "Le Show" and The Simpsons (1989)...
He was doing a special screening of his documentary, The Big Uneasy.
20. Bert Kreischer
Actor | The Shield
Spent six a half years at Florida State University. In 1997, Rolling Stone Magazine published "The Undergraduate", a 6-page article about him. Rolling Stone Magazine named Bert the "Number One Partier in the Nation". Oliver Stone optioned the writes to his life, book deals were offered, and a local...
I had the honor of being one of his main targets at a comedy show. Needless to say, he had me in stitches.
21. Aurelio Voltaire
Animation_department | Odokuro
Voltaire is often referred to as a modern day renaissance man having achieved success in the fields of animation, toy design, comics, books and music.
Voltaire (full name, Aurelio Voltaire Hernandez) emigrated to the United States from Cuba as a small child. His family eventually settled in New ...
Does concerts at Dragon*Con every year. Nice guy.
22. Will Vinton
Producer | Claymation Easter
Will Vinton was born on November 17, 1947 in McMinnville, Oregon, USA as William Gale Vinton. He was a producer and director, known for Claymation Easter (1992), Martin the Cobbler (1977) and Moonwalker (1988). He was married to Gillian Allred and Susan Shadburne. He died on October 4, 2018 in ...
He held a lecture at my school on claymation. I got to have lunch with him.
23. Alton Brown
Writer | Good Eats
Alton Brown was born on July 30, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Good Eats (1999), Cooking Thin (2001) and School Daze (1988). He has been married to Elizabeth Ingram since September 29, 2018. He was previously married to Deanna Brown and Unknown.
Met him at a book signing in Atlanta
24. Paul Dini
Writer | Batman: The Animated Series
Paul Dini was born on August 7, 1957 in New York City, New York, USA as Paul McClaran Dini. He is known for his work on Batman: The Animated Series (1992), Batman Beyond (1999) and Lost (2004). He has been married to Misty Lee since October 30, 2005.
Actor | Summer of Sam
Evander Holyfield is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 2011. He reigned as the undisputed champion at cruiserweight in the late 1980s and at heavyweight in the early 1990s, and remains the only boxer in history to win the undisputed championship in two weight classes. ...
27. Phil LaMarr
Actor | Pulp Fiction
A Los Angeles native, Phil is a graduate of Harvard-Westlake School, Yale University and The Groundlings Theater and is perhaps best known as one of the original cast members of MADtv (1995) and as Marvin in Pulp Fiction (1994).
In addition to numerous appearances on stages across the country, in ...
28. Rob Paulsen
Actor | Animaniacs
Rob Paulsen was born on March 11, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Robert Fredrick Paulsen III. He is known for his work on Animaniacs (1993), Pinky and the Brain (1995) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012). He has been married to Parrish Todd since 1983. They have one child. He was previously ...
30. John DiMaggio
Actor | Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet
John DiMaggio was born on September 4, 1968 in North Plainfield, New Jersey, USA as John William DiMaggio. He is known for his work on Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet (2020), Disenchantment (2018) and Historical Roasts (2019). He has been married to Kate Miller since October 22, 2014.
31. 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 "The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) Show" co-star, Cloris Leachman who has nine). In all, he has been nominated 20 times for an Emmy Award, with 17 ...
Genuinely a gracious individual.
32. Chris Kattan
Actor | A Night at the Roxbury
Christopher Lee Kattan was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to model Hajni Joslyn and actor Kip King. Chris moved to Mt. Baldy when he turned five, and resided there until the age of fifteen, when he moved to Bainbridge Island, Washington for high school.
After he graduated from high school, Chris ...
33. Jim Breuer
Actor | Half Baked
Jim Breuer was born on June 21, 1967 in Valley Stream, Long Island, New York, USA as James E. Breuer. He is an actor and producer, known for Half Baked (1998), Titan A.E. (2000) and Zookeeper (2011). He has been married to Dee Breuer since August 28, 1993. They have three children.
34. David Koechner
Actor, writer and producer David Michael Koechner was born in Tipton, Missouri, to Margaret Ann (Downey) and Cecil Stephen Koechner, who ran a turkey coop manufacturing business. He is of German, Irish, and English ancestry. An alumnus of Chicago's Second City Theater, Koechner got his first break ...
35. Jeff Garlin
Actor | Curb Your Enthusiasm
As a multi-talented comedian who encompasses writing, producing, directing, acting and performing stand-up comedy, Jeff Garlin has honed a successful career that started at Second City in his hometown of Chicago. Influenced by the comedians of his childhood (such as Richard Pryor, Woody Allen, and ...
36. Dave Foley
Actor | The Kids in the Hall
Dave Foley dropped out of an alternative high school to do stand-up comedy. He met Kevin McDonald at an improv class and, while employed as movie ushers, they began working as a comedy team. In 1984 they merged with another team to form "The Kids in the Hall". Foley made his film debut at 22 as the...
37. Jeffrey Ross
Actor | The Wedding Ringer
Jeff Ross is an actor, writer, director, producer, and comedian, originally from Newark, New Jersey. Despite being a shlub, Ross has accomplished a lot in his life. He's done everything from roasting almost dead guys at the Friars Club, to playing a dead guy on a 2003 episode of the smash hit TV ...
He roasted me at the now closed Atlanta Improv.
38. John Melendez
Actor | Dude, Where's My Car?
After 15 seasons on The Howard Stern Radio Show (1998), John Melendez is in his fourth season on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992). Besides being the show's nightly announcer, Melendez regularly appears in the show's comedy sketches and does correspondent pieces.
Melendez, who began with ...
Met him at the Punchline in Atlanta. Got to have a few beers with him after the show.
40. Erick Avari
Actor | Mr. Deeds
Erick Avari was born on April 13, 1952 in Darjeeling, India. His credits include leading roles in films from Kevin Reynolds' cult classic The Beast of War (1988) to commercial megahits such as Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996), The Mummy (1999) and Planet of the Apes (2001). His comedic ...
41. Caroll Spinney
Actor | Sesame Street
Caroll Spinney was born on December 26, 1933 in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA as Caroll Edwin Spinney. He was an actor, known for Sesame Street (1969), The Muppet Movie (1979) and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009). He was married to Debra Spinney and Janice Spinney. He died on ...
42. Terry Jones
Writer | The Meaning of Life
Terry Jones was born in Colwyn Bay, North Wales, the son of Dilys Louisa (Newnes), a homemaker, and Alick George Parry Jones, a bank clerk. His older brother is production designer Nigel Jones. His grandparents were involved in the entertainment business, having managed the local Amateur Operatic ...
43. Joel Pett
Joel Pett was born on September 1, 1953 in Bloomington, Indiana, USA. He has been married to Lucy A. Ferguson since May 29, 2004.
44. Jeff Richards
Actor | The Barry & Ro Show
Jeff Richards attended Las Lomas High School. One of his first jobs was at a Walnut Creek plumbing company. He left California to attend the University of North Carolina. After leaving the school, Richards traveled across the country as a stand-up comedian. Once he performed at a 13 year-olds ...
45. Doug Walker
Writer | The Nostalgia Critic
Doug Walker was born in Naples, Italy; and because his father was in the Navy, lived in many different places across the United States when he was growing up. He went on to study film at Northern Illinois University, majoring in communications.
After college, he worked as an illustrator and started ...
47. Bill Tush
Actor | The Bill Tush Show
Was my boss for a very brief period.
48. Joey Fatone
Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Joey Fatone was born on January 28, 1977 in Brooklyn New York, to Phyllis and Joseph Anthony Fatone, who is an actor and musician. He is of Italian descent. At age 13, his family moved down to Orlando Florida. After graduating from high school, he started to work at Universal Studios. There, he met...
49. Brian Henson
Producer | The Muppet Christmas Carol
Brian Henson was born on November 3, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA as Brian David Henson. He is a producer and actor, known for The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992), Labyrinth (1986) and Muppet Treasure Island (1996). He has been married to Mia Sara since April 6, 2010. They have one child. He ...
50. Tory Belleci
Visual_effects | Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Tory Belleci started working for Jamie Hyneman in 1994 after graduating from San Francisco State University. Tory began working as a gopher, running errands and cleaning the shop before moving up the ranks.
In a few years time Tory started work at Industrial Light and Magic building models for films...
51. Carey Means
Actor | Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Carey Means has been the voice of Frylock on the Adult Swim TV show Aqua Teen Hunger Force (aka "Aqua TV Show Show"). His career also includes having been in the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus and the Atlanta Opera Chorus. He has also performed on stage at the Georgia Renaissance festival as Sir...
52. Scott Adsit
Actor | Big Hero 6
Scott Adsit performed on the mainstage of Chicago's Second City, between 1994 and 1998, and, alongside Saturday Night Live (1975)'s Rachel Dratch and Tina Fey, was one of the driving forces behind such groundbreaking revues as "Pinata Full of Bees" and "Paradigm Lost". An in-depth look at his craft...
55. Lee Crowe
Visual_effects | Osmosis Jones
Lee Crowe was born and raised in the Atlanta area. After getting her BA in Art from LaGrange College in Georgia, she went to Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario, and then moved to L.A. Her first animation job was at Tom Carter Productions with story artist Floyd Norman and production supervisor ...
57. Ron White
Actor | Horrible Bosses
Ron White was born on December 18, 1956 in Fritch, Texas, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Horrible Bosses (2011), Sex and the City 2 (2010) and Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie (2003). He has been married to Margo Rey since October 13, 2013. He was previously married to Barbara Dobbs ...
59. George Pérez
Writer | Young Justice
An American artist and writer in the field of comic books, George Perez is most well known for his work with Marv Wolfman on the New Teen Titans and the reinvention of Wonder Woman in the 1980s. A career that spans some 40 years, Perez is one of the most recognizable and prolific artists in the ...
61. Robert Kelly
Actor | Good Luck Chuck
Robert Kelly, Boston native, now resides in New York City. Stand-Up comedian that tours the country Nationwide performing at Clubs and colleges. Has been doing stand-up comedy for over 10 years now. Went on a USO Tour with Colin Quinn in Kuwait and Afganastan to peform for our troops. Can be heard ...
62. Bill Farmer
Actor | A Goofy Movie
Bill Farmer was born on November 14, 1952 in Pratt, Kansas, USA as William Robert Farmer. He is an actor, known for A Goofy Movie (1995), Sam and Max Hit the Road (1993) and Space Jam (1996). He has been married to Jennifer Wynne Farmer since June 2, 1984. They have one child.
64. Butch Patrick
Actor | The Phantom Tollbooth
In 1960, a young 7-year-old named Patrick Lilley went on an Amos Carr photo shoot with his little sister. She was the subject but it was "Butch's" head shot that would wind up in the Hollywood Blvd. window! Utilizing his nickname and real first name, his agent Mary Grady and his mom Patti created ...
Actor | Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Charles Fleischer was born on August 27, 1950 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is an actor, known for Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and Zodiac (2007). He has been married to Sheryl Stressman since 1977. They have two children.
66. Steve Whitmire
Actor | Fraggle Rock
Steve Whitmire was born on September 24, 1959 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Steven Lawrence Whitmire. He is an actor, known for Fraggle Rock (1983), The Muppets (2011) and The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992). He has been married to Melissa Whitmire since June 1978.
67. Emilio Delgado
Actor | Sesame Street
Emilio Delgado is an actor and singer, best known for his 44 years in the role of "Luis" on Sesame Street from 1971-2015 and has the unofficial distinction of having played the same role on U.S. television longer than any other Mexican American actor. He was born in Calexico, California and spent ...
68. Bob McGrath
Actor | Follow That Bird
Bob McGrath was born on June 13, 1932 in Ottawa, Illinois, USA as Robert Emmett McGrath. He is an actor, known for Follow That Bird (1985), Sesame Street (1969) and Sesame Street, Special (1988). He has been married to Ann Logan Sperry since June 14, 1958. They have five children.
69. Roscoe Orman
Actor | Follow That Bird
Roscoe Orman was born on June 11, 1944 in Bronx, New York, USA as Roscoe Hunter Orman. He is an actor, known for Follow That Bird (1985), The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999) and Striking Distance (1993). He has been married to Kimberley LaMarque Orman since December 28, 2012.
73. Kevin Conroy
Actor | Batman: The Killing Joke
Kevin Conroy was born on November 30, 1955 in Westbury, New York. At age 17, Kevin earned a full scholarship to attend Juilliard's drama division, where he studied under actor John Houseman. In 1978, after graduating from Juilliard, he toured with "The Acting Company", Houseman's acting group, and ...
74. Donal Logue
Actor | Blade
Donal Logue's versatility and talent makes him one of the most well respected and beloved actors today. Born in Ottawa, Canada, Logue moved all over the United States, from the Boston area as an infant to various towns on the Mexican border. He returned to Boston to attend Harvard University, where...
77. Karan Ashley
Actress | Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie
Karan Ashley has had a career that has span over 20 years.. She was born in Odessa, Texas and raised in Dallas, Texas. She began her entertainment career as a child singer in the girl group KRUSH. They were signed to Perspective, A&M Records and had their first single, "Let's Get Together" on the ...
Jason David Frank is well-known for his role of Tommy Oliver in the long-running family television show Power Rangers. He is the voice of Emissary in Transformers: Titans Returns and brings Bloodshot to life in the highly-anticipated project Ninjak vs.the Valiant Universe. Always one looking for ...
79. Cary Elwes
Actor | Saw
Cary Elwes was born in Westminster, London, England, the third son of interior designer/shipping heiress Tessa Georgina Kennedy and the late portrait painter Bede Evelyn Dominick Elwes. He is the brother of producer/agent Cassian Elwes and artist Damian Elwes. He was raised in London and attended ...