Just wondering...any of our members well known ( by that I mean famous..not well known by the coppers ) or know anyone famous??? My claim to fame used to know the british bulldog and (if you are into wrestling ) "The brick wall " wrestler is my little brother.
Started: 16th Oct 2006 at 00:25
I was into wrestling at one time, never met any, met the son of one of them though.
Replied: 16th Oct 2006 at 00:44
I saw the chuckle brothers once wen i was a kid,,does that count..lol
Replied: 16th Oct 2006 at 13:42
i sat next to clive hornby who plays jack sugden in emmerdale a few years ago on a flight back from tenerife thats my claim to fame lol
Replied: 16th Oct 2006 at 13:49
I had a cuppa with Pricess Ann once!
Also I'm sure when I was a carer in my teens I used to go to the British Buldogs granny.......she had dolls of them in her cabinet!! One proud grandma she was!
Replied: 16th Oct 2006 at 14:48
I have an uncle who used to be on the wigan rugby team, there is a picture on the site of him.
Replied: 16th Oct 2006 at 15:05
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I used to be the singer for Mentally Disturbed, played with Chumbawamba once... see pic in profile, i was 18 then doin 1st gig in Bolton.
Replied: 16th Oct 2006 at 16:12
my other half was mr wigan in the 80's does that count
Replied: 16th Oct 2006 at 17:54
my dad met wigan rugby s sean edwards when he was in his pram my dad knew his dad !!!!
Replied: 16th Oct 2006 at 18:01
My mothers uncle was Harry Walder the Wigan artist,A few years ago i went his house on Darlington st to move some stuff for his wife Connie, i couldn't believe the amount of paintings of Wigan and people in his front room it was stacked from top to bottom,i thought i might end up with a couple of originals for my trouble but got nowt only a brew.
Replied: 16th Oct 2006 at 18:05
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my partner is friends with kerry katonas mum sue. ive met brian and kerry loads of times
Replied: 16th Oct 2006 at 18:55
Barry Sheene, Carl Fogarty, Damon Hill, to name but a few, have all been fortunate enough to have made my acquaintance.
Replied: 16th Oct 2006 at 19:04
H.M. Queen Liz, invited my Mrs & Me to her garden party at Longford Hall in '77 for her silver jubilee
Replied: 16th Oct 2006 at 19:31
Anthony Reid & David Leslie (worked on their Primera`s when I was employed by Nissan Motorsport) Jason Plato, Will Hoy. Used to date some 'used to be funny' comedians sister from Bolton (who`s now married to my best mate) Also pulled a wheelie outside of this comedians sidekicks mums house on me raleigh burner, winded meself and his mom came to my rescue. Foggy`s already been mentioned but I used to valet his motors when I had my own valeting firm. But biggest star I know has to be r`maud, she does her bit for Homes under the hammer, but bloody curls up and dies when its ever repeated ont box
Replied: 16th Oct 2006 at 23:49
i forgot, but my brother in laws dad is cousin 2 shaun edwards, he went to shaun and heathers wedding
Replied: 17th Oct 2006 at 12:56
I had Brickwall to tea last week does this count (I'm his Mum and your's too)
Replied: 29th Oct 2006 at 17:14
love the posting from your mum,she must be very proud of you and bexie as for yours counting i think you must(or should) be top of the list.
Replied: 29th Oct 2006 at 20:57
Me and my Family had dinner a couple of times with Kate Moss's grandma a few years ago (poor love has died now) and 2 years ago I bought a dishwasher off Pete Dohertys mum who was a neighbour in Germany. Funny coincidence as now both the families are connected
Replied: 30th Oct 2006 at 09:54