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Dorky celebrities

So I have this crazy plan after hearing that actor Vin Diesel, of the Chronicles of Riddick, is a DnD nerd who plays a half-orc barbarian. My plan is to run a party of A- and B-list celebrities in a module one day, as a kind of a nerdy dream team.

So far, I've picked Vin Diesel and Wil Wheaton (of Star Trek: The Next Gen fame).

Are there any other DnD playing famous actors (and the like) out there that you guys can think of? Because you generally need at least four players...

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etrangere
Jun. 1st, 2004 12:43 pm (UTC)
You should read more Dork Tower, they made a hillarious serie of comic once about Vin Diesel, Robin Williams and another actor I can't remember of all playing RPG together.

lukeii
Jun. 1st, 2004 12:48 pm (UTC)
Wasn't Diesel trying to get Dame Judy Dench to play with him? Did he succeed? Maybe we can assume he did, so she's the 'new' player who isn't really all that into it...
lukeii
Jun. 1st, 2004 12:52 pm (UTC)
Mike Myers also enjoyed playing Dungeons & Dragons when he was young. His gaming experiences later inspired his "Saturday Night Live" character, Lothar of the Hill People.

Cut and paste from some website... If it's on the web, it MUST be true...
meleah
Jun. 1st, 2004 01:21 pm (UTC)
You could wargame with Bowie.
bonesinger
Jun. 1st, 2004 02:15 pm (UTC)
Wow.
Now that sounds scary.
hermia8
Jun. 1st, 2004 02:23 pm (UTC)
happy birthday beautiful :)
unsworn_nomore
Jun. 1st, 2004 02:26 pm (UTC)
Happy happy happy happy birthday! Birthday!
There's always Matthew Lillard (Scooby Doo, Scream, Hackers). Besides, I've always wanted him and Josh to meet :)
baralier
Jun. 1st, 2004 03:39 pm (UTC)
Re: Happy happy happy happy birthday! Birthday!
Why? To make sure they're not the same person?

:-)
unsworn_nomore
Jun. 2nd, 2004 05:06 pm (UTC)
Re: Happy happy happy happy birthday! Birthday!
Among other reasons :)
arcanumveritas
Jun. 1st, 2004 03:00 pm (UTC)
Robin Williams was a warhammer player not a DnD player ... from what I heard ...

Michelle Phifer (sic) was the DnD player

punk_rock_nerd
Jun. 1st, 2004 03:30 pm (UTC)
I can't think of any DnD-playing famous people. I'm sorry.

Unless you count me, because I'm going to be a famous B-grade celebrity. Like Bruce Campbell.

And happy birthday, hon.
gadge
Jun. 1st, 2004 07:22 pm (UTC)
Quentin Tarantino, apparently.
ex_delve955
Jun. 1st, 2004 08:02 pm (UTC)
Gina Gershon and Elizabeth Berkeley both played DnD, apparently the star of Showgirls was once an elven assassin.

"hey, honey, chant some of that babyfat off and you can come back in a thousand years."
morgan303
Jun. 1st, 2004 08:19 pm (UTC)
David Bowie plays Warhammer 40K (he has an Eldar army...picture *that*...). But I'm sure you could persuade him to play DnD with you, if you dangled some cocaine on a stick...
taavi
Jun. 1st, 2004 09:35 pm (UTC)
Dork Tower
the run of dork tower comics about it was called "the league of extraordinary gentle-gamers".
Hippo Birdie Two Ewes.
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