A few people that were born in Duluth or grew up here have gone on to major success in their careers and some have become pretty famous. If we had a Walk Of Fame here these names could be part of the landscape.
THAT is how I remember Burt Reynolds. Svelte, sexy, debonair, composed and yummy. Smokey and the Bandit is an all time favorite movie. He and Sally Fields had great chemistry. Last night while watching Fast N' Loud I saw Burt as he is now and I was shocked!
Let's face it -- as much as we identify with celebrities, we don't really know them. That's why public meltdowns, where they show their peevish, arrogant and sometimes crazy sides, are so darned fascinating. When this happens, our perception of celebs can change forever. Think about it -- will you ever be able to watch 'Braveheart' again without recalling Mel Gibson's racist rants? We think not.
Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Samuel L. Jackson
Known For: Appearing in more than 100 movies, most notably 'Pulp Fiction,' the 'Star Wars' prequel trilogy and 'Snakes on a Plane,' being an avid golfer, and his hilariously and famously foul mouth