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  • George Bush - Back in March of 2002 my family and I had tickets to the afternoon performance of "The Producers". Matthew Broderick and Nathan lane were in their last week of their contract and were leaving. Little is written about this but to actually see the two of them in the show was rare. At most performances one or the other was off. A Saturday matinee meant that we'd see one at least. To our surprise after being seated in the fifth row there was no insert in the playbill to say who was out. How could this be? Just before the lights went down there was a commotion in the back of the theater. Lo and behold, George and Barbara Bush were escorted by Secret Service to their seventh row seats, right behind us. Broderick and Lane gave great performances and after intermission when George and Barbara came back to their seats the audience applauded. So thank you, George. Because of you we saw Lane and Broderick together.
    Steve M. - Posted: August 23, 2007

  • Ken Stabler - I had walked into a sports bar in Birmingham, Alabama, had sat down at the bar and looked around and, lo and behold there sat Ken Stabler...famous quarterback. I asked him if he was gonna be there for a few minutes so I could run home and get my framed photo of him as a QB for the Alabama Crimson Tide...as I lived nearby. He said he would wait and when I came back he had joined some acquaintences in a booth. When he saw me he waved for me to come over and he stopped his conversation he was having and pulled out a Flair pen and autographed the photo after asking me how I wanted it made out. He chatted about the photo and the opponent they were playing when it was made. "Snake" is truly a down-to-earth big name. I'll never forget his friendly manner to a fan.
    David - Posted: August 23, 2007

  • John Wayne - My aunt is the biggest John Wayne fan there is (as am I)! She and my uncle were living in L.A. at the time (this event happened in the late '60s or early '70s). They were eating in a restaurant when in comes John Wayne and his party. My aunt was absolutely thrilled! While she worked up the courage to talk to him, my uncle excused himself to go to the men's room. As he took care of business, in walks the Duke wearing his big ten-gallon cowboy hat. He put the hat on a rack and entered a stall. Now my uncle is a very honest, very good man, but I guess we all have a little bit of larceny in us. You guessed it, he walked out with big John's hat. The hat is one of my aunt's most prized possessions! My aunt wrote to him and apologized profusely, offering to return the hat. He responded personally and very politely that he was glad to have fans as devoted as her and that she could keep the hat. In fact, he invited her to meet with him and personally autographed it for her! He was a true gentleman!
    G.M. - Posted: August 23, 2007

  • Jimmy Stewart - While on vacation in Hollywood.I purchased a map of the stars at the farmer's market. The four of us proceeded to follow the route. Just passed Lucy's house and low and behold, the door opens and out comes Jimmy Stewart. He goes over to his flowers in the front yard. My wife Bonny urges me to ask him if we can take a picture with us. I said don't bother him. She insisted. So she asked and he agreed. I have the pictures. What a nice man.
    djaconetta@verizon.net - Posted: August 23, 2007

  • Leonard Nimoy - Back in the summer of 1987, the cast and crew of "3 Men and a Baby" were filming in Toronto. Since my mother was a Tom Selleck fanatic, we ended up following the crew around the city from location to location. They had just wrapped a scene and broke for dinner. We were the only ones there. We got awesome pics and autographs from Ted Danson and Steve Guttenberg (No Tommy that day) who were both sooooo nice to us all. Being Star Trek nerds, we were waiting for Spock to come out. Sure enough, he made an appearance and signed autographs coming in and out of dinner. My youngest brother Jordan was so small Spock didn't see him but when he did, he got a one on one picture with him as he was sitting in his limo. Definitely a classy guy and a memory I will never forget!!
    Justin D. Toronto, Canada - Posted: August 23, 2007

  • Charles Grodin - Sometime in the 1980's I was on line for a weiner at Nathan's in Yonkers and so was Charles Grodin. For a change, I didn't bug a celebrity because he was with a kid. I'm usually awful. They have lots of pinball and video games there - PP
    - Posted: June 16, 2007

  • Hank Aaron - Over Christmas break I went to my uncle's house in Augusta, Georgia and since he co-owns Hank Aaron BMW I got to play 2 rounds of golf with Hank Aaron. I also got a signed baseball and rookie card - no joke.
    Chris - Posted: June 16, 2007

  • Jim Henson - In December of 1989, I was Christmas shopping in Manhattan and I was passing by the CBS building. Walking past me in the street in the other direction, with the snow cascading from the sky, was a lanky, full-bearded fellow with some familiarity. I doubled back and had the courage to politely tap him on the shoulder. He turned around. It was the "Muppet Master" himself, Jim Henson! He was a such a gentleman (I swear he sounded like Kermit) and was willing to give me an autograph. But neither of us had a pen! But he was so enamored of my gushing, he shook my hand and if he saw me in the future, he would give me his signature. Wouldn't you know that the great legend would pass away prematurely a mere six months later. Now I never walk without a pen or a spare post-it...
    KBS - Posted: June 16, 2007

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