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Celebrity Villa Fans (updated)

Celebrity Villa Fans (updated)

Celebrity Fans:

Prince William

Actors:

Tom Hanks (actor - or should that be one of the most famous actors in the world?!)
Martin Shaw (actor)
Mark Williams (actor - you might have seen him in Harry Potter! and comedian from the Fast Show)
Brendan Gleeson, (actor, appeared in Braveheart, Troy, Kingdom of Heaven, 28 Days Later, Gangs of New York, Harry Potter films, AI...)
David Bradley (actor, Harry Potter, other films, tv and stage)
Pauline McLynn (actress. Played Mrs. Doyle in "Father Ted")
Ian Lavender (actor, best know as Private Pike in Dads Army)
James or Oliver Phelps (one of the twin Weasley brothers in Harry Potter - one is on the dark side and supports Blues)

Musicians:

Black Sabbath members Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, Tony Iomi
Brian Travers (UB40)
Several members of bands Duran Duran
Several members of Ocean Colour Scene
Nigel Kennedy (violinist)
Pete Way (bassist with rock band UFO)

Presenters:

Dr Carl Chinn MBE (local historian, tv and radio presenter)
Jonny Gould, (media radio/tv broadcaster and commentator)
Emma B (radio1 presenter)
Professor and guardian columnist Marcel Berlins.
Vassos Alexander and Phil Williams (both radio 5 live announcers)
Emma Griffiths, MTV presenter and model
Floella Benjamin (kids tv presenter back in the day)

Sports:

Ian Bell (Warwickshire and England cricketer)
Jim Lewis (owner of the late great Villa fan Best Mate)
Jane Sixsmith (England Olympic hockey player)

Mix:

Howard Hodgson (presenter, author, including best seller Six Feet Under)
Benjamin Zepphaniah (poet)
Mervyn King, (Governor of Bank of England )
David Cameron (leader of Conservative party)
Sir Digby Jones ex head of the CBI
Trade Union leader Bill Morris
Lord John Taylor (once briefly in the news when controversially deselected as a black Tory election candidate (Cheltenham, IIRC), also had a brief TV career as a "legal eagle")

Randy Lerner - some American businessman, apparently ;-)

Got any others?


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Sunday August 20 2006
Time: 3:33PM

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Once Villa start to be successful again I think we will see all sorts of celebs crawling out of the woodwork claiming to be life-long fans. Do you know there is a respected French rock band called Aston Villa? Seriously, they named themselves after the football team, if you don't believe me go to http://www.rfimusique.com/siteEn/biographie/biographie_6290.asp
Saurat
20/08/2006 15:47:00
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Emma Griffiths, a MTV Presenter and model
micsymmonds
20/08/2006 16:39:00
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Pete Way - bassist with Rock Band UFO various members of Neds Atomic Dustbin Jane Sixsmith - Hockey Player Floella Benjamin - One for the Playschool fans out there Ian "private Pike" Lavender
Bicks
20/08/2006 18:06:00
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J P Fear, famous football protestor and Doug-Ellis-pest. Someone told me he supported blues though but that could be wrong ;)
danvilla2
20/08/2006 19:11:00
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no danvilla2, it was that I enjoy the blues (music)... DOH!
The Fear
20/08/2006 21:06:00
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ME
Steve64k
20/08/2006 21:34:00
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Tom Hanks?
Bud
20/08/2006 23:26:00
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Can I add Doug Ellis to that list?
Bud
20/08/2006 23:27:00
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Sir Digby Jones ex head of the CBI.
Stevew
21/08/2006 07:39:00
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Ian Lavender (Pike from Dad's Army). Look at his scarf in the old episodes. He chose it because it was Villa's claret and blue.
VillaYamYam
21/08/2006 10:11:00
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