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who have you come across in rl, that shares their name with someone famous?

54 replies

beachlover · 24/02/2008 22:00

through work ive met a,
fred west
pamela anderson[poor love she was not blessed in the looks department]
peter o'toole
jeffery archer

just thinking who else ......

OP posts:

FAQ · 24/02/2008 22:01

Neville Chamberlain


buickmackane · 24/02/2008 22:01

Christopher Penn


oliviaelanasmum · 24/02/2008 22:01

My nan's maiden name was Grace Kelly.


schneebly · 24/02/2008 22:02

I know a Stephen King


Carmenere · 24/02/2008 22:02

A lovely PR bloke who had the very unfortunate name of Alan Partridge ahaaa


LyraSilvertongue · 24/02/2008 22:03

I went to school with a Tina Turner.


Ecmo · 24/02/2008 22:03

there was a girl at my school called Mona Lisa


mynaughtylittlesister · 24/02/2008 22:05

My friend has a DH called Mick (Michael) Jackson and he sister is (honestly) called Janet, although saying that she is now married so has a different surname.

Have to say that Michael and Janet Jackson were not famous when my friends DH and sister were born!


Charliechange · 24/02/2008 22:05

friend from Uni is married to Tom Jones


bookwormmum · 24/02/2008 22:06

My ex bf who shares his name with a former prime minister of Rhodesia and the real name of the actor who plays Harold Bishop in Neighbours. I also had a boss years ago with the same name .


beachlover · 24/02/2008 22:06

grace kelly, how cool is that!

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oooggs · 24/02/2008 22:06

my friends dh is called Paul Newman


Judd · 24/02/2008 22:06

Sam Fox was at Sixth Form with me.


fugitall · 24/02/2008 22:07

dd went to school with James Herbert. He's 12!


MissingMyHeels · 24/02/2008 22:07

I know a Paul Macartney


WendyWeber · 24/02/2008 22:09

One of our neighbours has a daughter called Samantha Fox


Hulababy · 24/02/2008 22:09

My name is the same as an actress who was in Emmerdale and did Strictly Dancing.

DGH has had a few clients with famous names.


beachlover · 24/02/2008 22:09

dh works with a anne robinson

OP posts:

Heated · 24/02/2008 22:16

Mundane ones only:
Anne Robinson
Geraldine James
Grace Jones
Trevor Macdonald
George Michaels
Michael Jackson (no sister called Janet but he did name his fish after the 'real' MJ's family & songs!)
Tom Paine
John Keats

Oh and a boy at school called Charles Angelis who used to be called Charlie's Angels.


MsHighwater · 24/02/2008 22:18

I know a Gordon Brown who has a dp called Sarah.

used to know a Pamela Anderson

know a James Cameron (Titanic director)

know a Vivian Leigh (with a different spelling)

Had a colleague called her dd Holly Hunter.


bookwormmum · 24/02/2008 22:19

My mind has gone blank now .


Lubyloo · 24/02/2008 22:22

Kelly Rowland.

Michael Owen. A load of us were going out for a meal and Mike had booked the table in his name. When we got there there was no table for us as they thought it was a wind up


DaphneHarvey · 24/02/2008 22:22

My first serious boyfriend was Mark Hamill.


kayzisbroody · 24/02/2008 22:25

I know a Neil Armstrong. He is named after the astronaut.


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