Jump to content

people you know that have a famous name


Eye

Recommended Posts

The guy I replaced as sports editor of our college paper was named Gregory Peck. (He once got a letter to the editor about a column of his with the PS: "Say Hi to John Wayne and Jimmy Stewart."

One of the medical students on my service in the hospital this past year was also Gregory Peck. That guy's everywhere - and he graduates med school next week! Better still, one of his classmates is LaToya Jackson... I :censored: you not.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Replies 56
  • Created
  • Last Reply
There was the kid a few grades ahead of me that use to go to my school, and he was the paper boy, his name was michael/mike myers.

Forgot about that one. I have a coworker named Michael/Mike Myers.

I go to school with a kid named Austin Powers, Everyone laughs when they call his name. He has Austin Powers glasses too. I think he lives in my neighbor hood.

DRew

Link to comment
Share on other sites

A lot of those names are fairly common, and you're bound to know somone by that name, eventually.

The company I used to work for had 24,000 employees, seven of which were named Mike Smith.

None of those were the same Mike Smith I went to high school with.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I worked with a guy Robert Smith, who was not the lead singer of the band The Cure.

I used to play cricket with a guy Paul Kelly, which is also the name of one of the (AFL MVP Award) Brownlow Medallists and the name of one of my favorite musicians.

As in Paul Kelly and Messengers? There's a name I haven't heard in a while.

Actually, two very good music references in this one.

Yep, the same. He still plays occasionally.

But not with the Messengers any more.

As for Robert Smith, Vandy, unless the Robert Smith who played for the Vikings was a 40 year old White Australian guy with Red hair, then no, it was someone else.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

A kid at a local high school has the name Arsenio Hall. I announced at basketball games and it was tough not to say his name like it was said at the beginning of the Arsenio Hall Show.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I have a good friend, Steve Miller. He is also a musician (indie hip-hop) and therefore had to pick a stage name. Unsung - check him out on MySpace.

I also went to high school with a kid named Corey Hart. Not sure if he wore his sunglasses at night or not.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I think, ladies and gentlemen, I may have upped the ante.

Today I had an appointment at an office, and they listed the staff on the In/Out board.

There, in all his glory was Pat Cummings.

So I nodded to it to the receptionist. "Pat Cummings, I know a Pat Cummings from America. (pause) He's a Graphic Designer." (Do a member search for "pcgd")

The receptionist said "Pat's not in, she has Friday's off."

In these forums, there's virtually no more famous a name.

OK, perhaps Creamer. Maybe Mings, I don't know.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

The receptionist said "Pat's not in, she has Friday's off."

I'm a boy...

Yeah, I know YOU are, but the lady with the same name as you apparently isn't.

Are you sure either way?

21m.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.



×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.