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19th Jan '18 5:20:47 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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* Sixth Doctor Creator/ColinBaker is ''also'' a big fan of ''Doctor Who'' before and after his run -- and ''still watches the show'' to this day. He's gone on record saying that [[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E9TheEmptyChild "The Empty Child"]]/[[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E10TheDoctorDances "The Doctor Dances"]] are the best episodes of the series.

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* Sixth Doctor Creator/ColinBaker is ''also'' a big fan of ''Doctor Who'' before and after his run -- having been a regular viewer ever since the First Doctor's tenure and ''still watches the show'' to this day. He's gone on record saying that [[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E9TheEmptyChild "The Empty Child"]]/[[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E10TheDoctorDances "The Doctor Dances"]] are the best episodes of the series.
15th Jan '18 4:46:29 PM twilicorn
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* Keith Scott was an enthusiast of Jay Ward cartoons and wrote a book about the history of ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle''. He eventually became the voice of Bullwinkle in the LiveActionAdaptation.
** Creator/RobertDeNiro was a fan of the show and not only did he get to play Fearless Leader, but he also co-produced the film.

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* Keith Scott was an enthusiast of Jay Ward Creator/JayWard cartoons and wrote a book about the history of ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle''. He eventually The same year, he became the voice of Bullwinkle in [[Film/TheAdventuresOfRockyAndBullwinkle the LiveActionAdaptation.
2000 film version]].
** Creator/RobertDeNiro was a fan of the show and not only did he get to play Fearless Leader, Leader in that same film, but he also co-produced the film.it.



* Miranda Ram-Nolte got a chance to be a voice actress via Make-A-Wish Foundation. She appeared in two films in 2011: ''WesternAnimation/BarbiePrincessCharmSchool'' and ''WesternAnimation/TwinkleToes'', both times as [[TheDanza characters named Miranda]] who [[InkSuitActor resemble her]] and [[RecurringExtra don't do much except hang around and comment on the action]]. [[TearJerker Shortly thereafter, Miranda died at the age of 19]].
** This was not the only time Make A Wish would do this for fans of cartoons. A girl named Katelin who was a fan of ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' appeared in the episode "Clean Slate", and a teenager named William Walter Thompson appeared in the ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' episode "Wally T".


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* The Make A Wish Foundation often grants their beneficiaries minor roles in movies and TV shows.
** Miranda Ram-Nolte got to appear in two films in 2011 - ''WesternAnimation/BarbiePrincessCharmSchool'' and ''WesternAnimation/TwinkleToes'' (both times as [[TheDanza characters named Miranda]] who [[InkSuitActor resemble her]] and [[RecurringExtra don't do much except hang around and comment on the action]]) [[BittersweetEnding before dying at the age of 19]].
** A girl named Katelin who was a fan of ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' appeared in the episode "Clean Slate", in which she asked the title character for an autograph.
** William Walter Thompson was another one of these, appearing in the ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' episode "Wally T".
** The ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' episode "Root Beer Guy" had a minor background character who was voiced by another Make A Wish benificary.
** ''Film/MuppetsFromSpace'' did this for an 11-year-old Make A Wish recipient named [[http://www.muppetcentral.com/articles/tributes/kristina.shtml Kristina Donnelly]]. She played a sheep in the opening breakfast scene.
13th Jan '18 3:35:08 PM nombretomado
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* KeithOlbermann has one of the largest collections of baseball cards in the world (over 35,000) and had his first baseball book published when he was 14. He's now a consultant for Topps and writes an official blog for MLB (oh, and does [[Series/CountdownWithKeithOlbermann that other thing]]).

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* KeithOlbermann Creator/KeithOlbermann has one of the largest collections of baseball cards in the world (over 35,000) and had his first baseball book published when he was 14. He's now a consultant for Topps and writes an official blog for MLB (oh, and does [[Series/CountdownWithKeithOlbermann that other thing]]).
6th Dec '17 7:40:17 PM freyalorelei
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* Missie Good was a ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'' fan. She wrote some ExpandedUniverse novels and two episodes of the actual series (season six's "Coming Home" and "Legacy").

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* Missie Melissa Good was aka "Merwolf" is a ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'' fan. fan known for her popular fan fic and uberfic. She wrote some a short story in an ExpandedUniverse novels collection and two episodes of the actual series (season six's "Coming Home" and "Legacy").
6th Dec '17 12:48:28 PM jenngra505
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** On Valentine's Day 2015, [[Creator/{{Nintendo}} Nintendo of America]] tweeted Chuggaaconroy a picture of {{Franchise/Kirby}} giving his trademark smile with the caption "I have absorved your friendship!".

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** On Valentine's Day 2015, [[Creator/{{Nintendo}} Nintendo of America]] tweeted Chuggaaconroy a picture of {{Franchise/Kirby}} giving his trademark smile with the caption "I have absorved "I've absorbed your friendship!".
3rd Dec '17 1:23:43 PM nombretomado
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* KeithOlbermann has one of the largest collections of baseball cards in the world (over 35,000) and had his first baseball book published when he was 14. He's now a consultant for Topps and writes an official blog for MLB (oh, and does [[CountdownWithKeithOlbermann that other thing]]).

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* KeithOlbermann has one of the largest collections of baseball cards in the world (over 35,000) and had his first baseball book published when he was 14. He's now a consultant for Topps and writes an official blog for MLB (oh, and does [[CountdownWithKeithOlbermann [[Series/CountdownWithKeithOlbermann that other thing]]).
1st Dec '17 3:39:54 AM jormis29
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* After making ''Troops'', Kevin Rubio went on to write ''Star Wars'' comics and work on episodes of ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars''.

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* After making ''Troops'', ''Film/{{Troops}}'', Kevin Rubio went on to write ''Star Wars'' comics and work on episodes of ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars''.
28th Nov '17 10:30:29 AM Flame
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* Atsuhiro Inukai, the lead actor of ''Series/KamenRiderBuild'' is ''[[Series/KamenRiderKabuto Kabuto]]'' fan. Sento Kiryu is slightly childish InsufferableGenius to Tendou's [[AGodAmI god]] one.
29th Oct '17 5:02:47 AM jormis29
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** Similarly, [[Series/{{Chuck}} Zachary Levi]] stated in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79ia4UL2N8o this]] making-of video for ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'' that getting to play the hero in a Disney film is like a dream he's still scared he'll wake up from.

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** Similarly, [[Series/{{Chuck}} Zachary Levi]] Creator/ZacharyLevi stated in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79ia4UL2N8o this]] making-of video for ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'' that getting to play the hero in a Disney film is like a dream he's still scared he'll wake up from.
29th Oct '17 12:04:25 AM lillolillo
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* Sterling Gates was a comic fan from a very young age, and a huge Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} fan since he read ''Comicbook/CrisisOnInifiteEarths''. In 2008 he got to write her solo book, penning a critically acclaimed and comercially successful run. Since then he has written a good number of comics, often featuring Supergirl, and even one episode of ''[[Series/{{Supergirl 2015}} her show]]''.

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* Sterling Gates was a comic fan from a very young age, and a huge Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} fan since he read ''Comicbook/CrisisOnInifiteEarths''. ''Comicbook/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths''. In 2008 he got to write [[ComicBook/Supergirl2005 her solo book, book]], penning a critically acclaimed and comercially successful run. Since then he has written a good number of comics, often featuring Supergirl, and even one episode of ''[[Series/{{Supergirl 2015}} her show]]''.
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