I saw Sean Astin (goonies,lord of the rings, 50 first dates) on friday almost ran right into him litterly!
My daughter saw him that night at Space Mountain. He came in through the exit with atour guide, just as she was about to board SM. The CM's told her to wait and let Sean & Co board instead, so she got a good look at him. She was quite jazzed.
I saw him on a show and he actually said that he hates cursing and never curses outside of the show, they just make him so mad..
...Not sure if I'm gonna believe that...
I have watched the British Kitchen Nightmares and read his book, and they are totally different to what Fox does with him...I blame the Fox network for directing him specifically to be angry. He swears a lot in writing, sure, but he has a actual sense of humor and understanding and talks very eloquently actually besides his fondness for cursing. The Kitchen Nightmares BBC version is my favorite, he actually is sympathetic a lot to the people even if he has to get them to see they need to change, and he always discusses menu and their personal situations, tries to get them to work harder and be more successful, even if he gets mad...it's not him shouting the whole time. So part of the screaming thing is Fox making him more "extreme" as is their rather questionable network idea of entertainment.
I remember reading a magazine interview almost two decades ago with Billy Crystal & Rob Reiner who apparently are best friends. They said that one of the little games they play together when they are out and about is the "Jim game" in which they look for as many people as they can find who resemble someone famous. If they see somebody who looks like a famous person, but is obviously not them then they say it's their brother Jim. For example, if they saw a person who looked like Robin Williams they would say to each other, "Look, there's Jim Williams". If they saw someone who looked like Whoopi Goldberg they would say, "Look, it's Jim Goldberg." Gender made no difference. And if they saw a guy who looked like Jim Neighbors they would say, "Hey, it's Jim Neighbors."
A friend of mine and I thought this was hysterical, so on our next visit to Disneyland we decided to take a crack at the Jim game. We found "Jim Ritter", "Jim Cosby", and even a "Jim Schwarzenegger". I was about to point out a "Jim Young" from Crosby Stills Nash & Young when I realized it wasn't a "Jim", but the real Neil Young. He was as disheveled and wild-eyed as ever. I remember security watching him as he went into some of the shops.
That's my only celebrity sighting at Disneyland, not counting celebs who were there on business (i.e.-signings, taping of TV specials, etc.).
I was actually recognized once at the park about four years ago which totally caught me off guard.
It annoyed my kids because they wanted daddy to stop talking so we could move on to the next attraction.
Last edited by C. Andrew Nelson; 09-03-2008 at 01:36 AM.