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Actors/actresses associated with cities

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Twirling Time, Sep 4, 2019.

  1. Regan MacNeil

    Regan MacNeil Well-Known Member

    There's no point in arguing this anymore. Agree to disagree.

    EDIT: And my argument is for Chicago not Seattle or San Diego or Hawaii.
  2. JRoyal

    JRoyal Well-Known Member

    You brought up San Diego over Seattle, too, which is absurd. I said he's a guy who you can associate with a lot of places. He's a bit of a vagabond.
  3. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    I would have said the entire state of Georgia. smokey and the bandit, deliverance, sharkey's machine, the Longest Yard, Gator..
  4. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    don't forget Darien, Connecticut, where the first Cannondball Run randomly ended. I'm guessing a screenwriter hailed from there? It always struck me as funny.

    EDIT: Way Back When... 1979
  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Thought it ended in Long Beach - began in Darien - where the actual Cannonball began.
  6. Junkie

    Junkie Well-Known Member

    Unless you ask LeBron, in which case it's Akron. He hates Cleveland.
  7. maumann

    maumann Well-Known Member

  8. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

  9. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Cannonball Run was also filmed in part in Georgia. There really is something about Reynolds having the pull to make movies in a region where not a lot of films were made once upon a time. Most of the movies I cited above could have been made anywhere, but shooting them in the South really gave them some character (and great character actors) they wouldn't have had otherwise. Throw in White Lightning, WW and the Dixie Dancekings, Hooper.
  10. swingline

    swingline Well-Known Member

    Ah, a WW reference. Love it.
  11. Tweener

    Tweener Well-Known Member

    Palm Springs. No question.

    Also, Vince Vaughn and Chicago.
  12. justgladtobehere

    justgladtobehere Well-Known Member

    Chicago could have a ton. The Cusacks, Piven, all the actors from Steppenwolf. Matthew Broderick would get an honorable mention.
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