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First celebrity you met

Post by Pbruno34 » November 5th, 2017, 7:54 am

I am sure this has been a prior thread but just thought I would put this out there. Just curious who was the first celebrity you ever met and how was your experience with him or her.

When I was a teenager, Bam Bam Bigelow did an appearance at a temple of all places. He had a Q&A and the pics and autos were free. He was very friendly and a real down to earth guy. Sad to see him go so early.

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Post by mrira » November 5th, 2017, 3:05 pm

My first wrestler was Shawn Michaels in 95. First celebrity was Kelly Clarkson in 04

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Post by Nicksfan23 » November 5th, 2017, 9:51 pm

my first celebrity meet was Jason Mewes at a Grand Union when he was at the pharmacy waiting to pick up a prescription.

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Post by adelta13 » November 6th, 2017, 10:55 am

Lynda Carter at the Orioles game

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Post by Greg2600 » November 6th, 2017, 11:13 am

Technically it was Robert Culp from I Spy and The Greatest American Hero. I say technically because I have no memory, but he was at an auto show in NY when I was like 6, and my father talked to him for 20 minutes about cars before realizing who it was. I guess he was paid to appear but nobody was even going up to him. After that, gosh, not sure, probably one of the NY Giants at training camp in 88-89 era.
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Post by Joresky » November 6th, 2017, 12:06 pm

My first celebrity was actor John De Lancie (Q in Star Trek The Next Generation) at a very small Star Trek convention in Laurel, MD in 1994.. I wasn't getting photo ops back then but I got an autograph from him that day

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Post by Cozmik » November 7th, 2017, 7:11 am

1978, I finagled my way into back stage passes for Journey. Steve Perry gave me a beer Really nice guy. Neal Schon, no so much.

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Post by oscargamble » November 8th, 2017, 11:25 am

would've been my first wrestling show, which surprisingly came to my local town, when I was about 10 or 11. Guys that ran the Montreal-circuit and I would watch every Sunday on TV station CFCF12. Guys I got autos from included Tarzan "the Boot" Tyler, Johnny War Eagle and Billy Two Rivers, Eduard Carpentier, Paul Leduc, Yvon Robert Jr. ... (I know, I know, I'm dating myself here...)

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Post by ICW » November 8th, 2017, 11:35 am

Marc Brown, author and creator of the "Arthur" children books. My parents took me to a book signing at F.A.O. Schwarz in NYC and it's one of my earliest memories. I still have two signed Arthur books and a picture with him.
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Post by CubsFanKEC1982 » November 25th, 2017, 12:01 pm

My first celeb to meet was Randy Franks, who guest starred on "In The Heat of the Night" at my 5th grade D.A.R.E. graduation.

First sports star was NBA player Popeye Jones.

First wrestler was Flash Flanagan. First wrestling personality you'd have heard of was Harvey Wippleman.

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Post by yosemitechris » November 25th, 2017, 1:19 pm

lorenzo lamas

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Post by Btvsp3 » January 6th, 2018, 9:30 pm

My first was technically Dan Lauria from The Wonder Years when I was a kid. My parents recognized him at an Applebee’s and had him sign a napkin since this was a time before smartphones. I don’t actually remember this but I did get a chance to meet him again last year.


The one I count as my first is stand up comedian Bo Burnham from The Big Sick back in 2010.

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