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Tom Hanks Watches Villa + Celeb Villa Fan List

The Villa world has gone Tom Hanks mad!!!

I tried to buy a couple of images from PA Images today but they`ve not loaded any up, so I`ll link out instead:

Mat Kendrick meets the actor: www.birminghammail.net

Images in the www.dailymail.co.uk

And ... www.avfc.co.uk

Image gallery: www.avfc.co.uk

And whilst we are at it, our celebrity Villa fan list:

Celebrity Fans:

HRH Prince William

Actors:

Tom Hanks (actor - or should that be one of the most famous actors in the world?!)
Martin Shaw (actor)
Ian Lavender (Pike!)
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)
Oliver Phelps (actor, twin from Harry Potter)
Pauline McLynn (actress. Played Mrs. Doyle in 'Father Ted')
Chris Marshall - My Family (the tall one), BT ads etc
David Moran, ex-Crossroads actor.
Nessa (Ruth Jones) from Gavin & Stacey!!!!!! (Yes we know Nessa was a fictional character!)
If we're going to go with fictional characters, Lenny Godber from Porridge! (One member noted in comments: Richard Beckinsale (Lenny Godber) was actually a Villa fan in real life.)

Musicians:

Black Sabbath members Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, Tony Iomi
Brian Travers (UB40)
Several members of Duran Duran including Roger Taylor.
Several members of Ocean Colour Scene
Nigel Kennedy (violinist)
John Lodge of The Moody Blues + we THINK Justin Hayward lead singer of the Moody Blues
Kingstanding lad (Atlantic Road) Steve Winwood of Spencer Davis Group + Traffic fame.
Phil Etheridge from The Twang
Pete Way (bassist with rock band UFO)
Colin Abrahall, lead singer of Brum punk rockers GBH.
Chris Storr (plays trumpet in the Jools Holland Band)
Several members of Napalm Death including lead singer Barney
Scott Gorham original Thin Lizzy guitarist
Khan Morbee - Lead singer of South African Alternative Rock Band - The Parlotones

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)
Matthew Bannister (radio 5 live?)
Emma Willis (was Griffiths), MTV presenter and model
Pete Colley - Sky Sports reporter
Floella Benjamin 80's TV Presenter
Radio Highveld DJ Brad Brown

Sports:

Ian Bell (Warwickshire and England cricketer)
Chris Woakes (Warwickshire cricketer)
Joe Calzaghe - former World boxing Champ
Jim Lewis (owner of the late great Villa fan Best Mate)
Lee Sharpe (?) ex Man Utd
Jane Sixsmith (England Olympic hockey player)
Justin Rose - Golfer
Tom Parsons - high jumper
Craig Kieswetter, Somerset/England cricketer

Mix:

PM David Cameron
Howard Hodgson (presenter, author, including best seller Six Feet Under)
Benjamin Zepphaniah (poet)
Jacqui Smith former MP for Redditch and former Home Secretary
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')
Sir Digby Jones, ex head of the CBI
Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England
Lee Child. (Author of books in the Pulp Fiction genre specifically know for his series of Jack Reacher books)




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 25 2012

Time: 10:49AM

Your Comments

Nice list. You have the legend that is Mervyn King twice though :-D
Lee282
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25/07/2012 11:13:00

Prince William and David Cameron celebrities ??? lmfao
astonmilan
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25/07/2012 11:25:00

Richard Beckinsale (Lenny Godber) was actually a Villa fan in real life.
astonmilan
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25/07/2012 11:30:00

We have some great celeb followers i mean Tom Hanks is a top bloke and a great actor really luv it he likes us, and black sabbath lol wow say no more ay, i ,luv the picture on matt kendricks page showing pictures of the match and there is a portland bloke sawing a tree stump and hoding it aloft like a trophy LOL weird but good
ClivetheVillan
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25/07/2012 11:52:00

ha, have amended on my list as above! lol
The Fear
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25/07/2012 13:51:00

Jacqui Smith is a prawn sandwich fan.
VillaWillRiseAgain
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25/07/2012 14:00:00

She isn't to be fair (and I hate being fair to politicians) she is a season ticket holder, or at least that is what I was told!
The Fear
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25/07/2012 14:33:00

http://www.avfc.co.uk/page/NewsDetail/0,,10265~2860196,00.html
mike_field
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25/07/2012 16:14:00

Simon Brotherton Radio 5 presenter is a Villa fan I believe.
WentToRotterdam
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25/07/2012 17:46:00

Royals = Prince William. Holte ender 1969 is also a celebrity, in his own household :-)
holte ender 1969
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25/07/2012 20:22:00

 

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