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71. Posted by Reece Sanford (Travel Guru 1368 posts) 11y

Oh and the guy who plays Pacey in Dawsons Creek i met him in the airport at LA or was in Vancouver

72. Posted by Jase007 (Travel Guru 8870 posts) 10y

Since it's 50% day and i've done 100% of that.
I'm bored (it's Wednesday and I thought i'd see what can be brought back from the grave) here are my list:

Prince Charles
Princess Royal (Anne)
Duke of Kent
Elton John
Boy George
Micheal Caine
Richard Attenburgh
Barry sheene

73. Posted by Clarabell (Travel Guru 1696 posts) 10y

Ooooh hark at you Jase, with all those fancy royalty etc- how d'you manage it?

Mine are unbelivably bad:

[*]Met Doctor Karl Kennedy from Neighbours. He is so HOT.
And also met Toady.

[*]I once nearly served Jarvis Cocker when working behind the bar at the Octagon in Sheffield.

[*]My ex went to school with Pete Doherty

[*]My brothers housemate's friend's step-mum's sister-in-law's cat once saw Craig from BigBrother1 at B&Q....

74. Posted by Jase007 (Travel Guru 8870 posts) 10y

Quoting Clarabell

Ooooh hark at you Jase, with all those fancy royalty etc- how d'you manage it?


There are loads more, I used to work at MTV in Camden town as a cook, and at BAFTA, The Royal Academy as silver servics and wine waitering.

75. Posted by Purdy (Travel Guru 3546 posts) 10y

I saw Sir Trevor McDonald meandering down a moving walk way early one morning in Nov 03 in Heathrow Terminal 1 - l was off to St Petersburg!

Tom from Big Brother series one (of the tent in the red shorts incident!) came into my old work place

Da from Give my Head Peace (Northern Irish) sort off scarcastic look at the troubles/peace process - compared at a work event which l was helping organise!

I nearly knocked over Viv Richards (cricketer) when he was playing at a charity Cricket match in my home village (l was running down a hill and couldnt get stopped!! I was 14 at the time!!)

76. Posted by Blitz198 (Full Member 99 posts) 10y

I've met Kelly Slater, Laird Hamilton, and Andy Irons, who are all pro surfers.

77. Posted by yolandac8 (Respected Member 159 posts) 10y

I met Kenneth Branagh back in 2001 when he was directing "The Play What I Wrote..." at London's West End. Every single journalist covering the opening night didn't recognise him, but I did (he had always a very peculiar way of walking), and I went after him. I just wanted to tell him just once in my life how inspiring he was, what a wonderful work he had been doing throught his professional life... And I did!!!! He was very kind to me and grateful. He has continued doing a great work ever since.

[ Edit: Edited at May 25, 2006 4:40 AM by yolandac8 ]

78. Posted by Jennifer G (Budding Member 725 posts) 10y

I was in entertainment industry where I met artistes from the Asia Pacific region and a couple from Hollywood (Micheal J. Fox, Tom Cruise...etc)

As for now, with my office at the KL Convention Centre, I get to meet those country's leader who came for the summit meeting.

79. Posted by mikeyBoab (Travel Guru 5077 posts) 10y

James Hetfield (singer of Metallica) looked at me at the 1993 concert in Bangkok.

80. Posted by aleah (Full Member 400 posts) 10y

Skin - the singer of Skunk anansie, saw her when she was buying shoes in London

Alois Vogl (German slalom ski racer)- did not know that he was famous, we talked at the bar, but I left, because he was really rude, realized he was sort of famous the next day when he won the slalom race in Wengen...what chance I missed ;)