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Posted: 1/27/2013 5:03:53 PM
Just read the double name post and it got me wondering about famous names.

I don't personally know anyone with a double name, but I do know a couple of "famous names". When I was a kid we lived next door to Ronald McDonald (many years before Macca's came into being) and a friends husband is Dean Martin.

Do you know anybody who has a famous name?


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Posted: 1/27/2013 5:51:59 PM
My FIL's name is Don Johnson!


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Posted: 1/27/2013 5:56:10 PM
I went to high school with a Charlie Brown and Winnie DePue.


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Posted: 1/27/2013 6:44:36 PM
Well, if anyone knows the name of the person that made "You are My Sunshine" famous and is credited with writing it, his name was Jimmie Davis and had been Governor of Louisiana for two nonconsecutive terms.

I currently know TWO other people named Jimmie Davis and spell it that way. I actually met the former governor Jimmie Davis when I was around 11. He was actually born and raised close to where I lived for 7 years while growing up. He died in 2000 at the age of 101.

Oh, and "You are My Sunshine" is one of Louisiana's TWO state songs. Actually there are 4 in all, one is a state march song and forgot what type song the other one is!

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Posted: 1/27/2013 6:49:37 PM
Not a famous name, but I knew a girl named Blue Green. Her name was Mary Blue, nicknamed "Blue" and married a guy with the last name "Green." She was "Blue Green."

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Posted: 1/27/2013 7:39:24 PM
I went to school with a Michael Jackson.

I worked with a Jaclyn Smith. (Purposely spelled that way, too.)

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Posted: 1/27/2013 7:49:45 PM
I went to high school with Diamond Neal.


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Posted: 1/27/2013 7:55:17 PM
Paul Newman, Jimmy Stewart, Jack Frost (I am not lying) he has a brother Dee, Katie Parry (not spelled the same as the celebrity).

ETA: My sister's friend went to prom with Paul Newman. She didn't think it was funny when we yelled OMG you're going to prom with PAUL NEWMAN!


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Posted: 1/27/2013 8:12:00 PM
I have a friend named Mark Fuhrman.


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Posted: 1/27/2013 8:58:13 PM
My dentist's name is Glenn Miller.


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Posted: 1/27/2013 9:02:28 PM
I drew up a car insurance policy for Cary Grant.


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Posted: 1/27/2013 9:09:58 PM
My maiden name is Smith....Jacqueline Smith. LOL Of course, I'm old enough that I wasn't named after Jaclyn Smith. I also went my Jaci (pronounced like Jackie).

When I was younger it bugged the crud out of me. In fact, in my early 20s I broke up with a guy that twice bought me her perfume because he thought it was the funniest thing....well, that and the fact he was a total loser!

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Posted: 1/27/2013 10:04:24 PM
I have a friend named "Helen Keller"

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Posted: 1/27/2013 10:16:48 PM
worked with a guy named Charlie Brown and a lady named Jan Brady. ds went to school with a guy named Jose Cuervo


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Posted: 1/27/2013 10:49:54 PM
I have a student this year named Kobe Bryant
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Posted: 1/27/2013 10:55:03 PM
I went to school with Cary Grant.

My son went to school with _____ snow white.

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Posted: 1/27/2013 11:02:38 PM
I remember....I worked with a Samantha Stevens, and she named her daughter Tabitha.
She had never watched Bewitched (no tv growing up) and somebody told her Tabitha would be a pretty name if she had a girl.UGH we tried to tell her about Bewitched, but she still named her daughter Tabitha.


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Posted: 1/28/2013 12:03:25 AM
I went to school with Robert Redford and Carmen Miranda.

I currently work with Andy Williams, Michael McDonald and Ann Taylor

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Posted: 1/28/2013 12:23:00 AM
I used to go to church with Steve Martin, and Mike Meyers. and although this is not a full celebrity name my friends maiden name was Heffner and now it is Hilton, two last names that are quite funny together.


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Posted: 1/28/2013 12:28:19 AM
I remember back when my kids were in school and a new dad came to a PTA meeting - James Bond.



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Posted: 1/28/2013 6:52:02 AM
My friend is Ed Koch. Like the former mayor of NY city

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Posted: 1/28/2013 6:54:46 AM
I had a high school teacher named Steve Martin.


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Posted: 1/28/2013 6:56:51 AM
One of my good friends is named Kristen Stewart, only she has two i's instead of and i and an e. She is not amused. Plus she works in a high school, so many people comment on it.


I just don't see why people think I'm too patronizing (that means I treat them as if they were stupid.)


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Posted: 1/28/2013 9:24:05 AM
My dh is Kenneth Cole.
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Posted: 1/28/2013 9:39:17 AM
I currently have a student named Taylor Swift! Poor thing.


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Posted: 1/28/2013 11:29:34 AM
I work for Dwayne Johnson, unfortunately not "The Rock".


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Posted: 1/28/2013 11:43:53 AM
I had a student named Denzel Washington (and yes, he was old enough that his parents had to have heard of the famous Denzel before they named their baby that!)


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Posted: 1/28/2013 11:49:45 AM
I went to school with David Frost, Carol Burnett and Julie Andrews. Not the celebs!

I work with Steve Perry! Unfortunately not the singer! LOL!


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Posted: 1/28/2013 11:55:43 AM
I'm married to Bradley Cooper.
The not so famous one.


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Posted: 1/28/2013 12:00:29 PM
We have a client who comes in named Loretta Lynn.

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Posted: 1/28/2013 12:08:08 PM
I work with a Heather Locklear. I know a Michael Jackson and James Brown. And I went to college with a Barbie Dahl.

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Posted: 1/28/2013 12:09:19 PM
My maiden name is Julia Roberts. Pretty Woman was released in 1990; I went to college in 1991. Julia Roberts was EVERYWHERE then. You can imagine how fun that was.

Before she became famous, I planned to keep my maiden name when I got married, but after a few years of dealing with that, I was THRILLED to take DH's name


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Posted: 1/28/2013 1:23:08 PM
The head of our diocese is Archbishop Michael Jackson!



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Posted: 1/28/2013 2:58:38 PM
A friend of mine had a baby recently and his 1st/middle name is Myles Austin kinda cute.

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