The San Fernando Valley has probably been home to more celebrities from various fields than anywhere on Earth.


Of course, from the motion picture industry, but also from the literary field, science, technology, sports, music and business, to name a handful.

Do you recognize any of these people or characters?

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Don_Drysdale Clark_Gable Bob_Hope_Image Michael_Jackson

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Tom_Selleck Susan_Sontag Ritchie_Valenz John_Wayne

From L to R: Steve Allen, Gene Autry, Lucille Ball, Bugs Bunny, Don Drysdale, Clark Gable, Bob Hope, Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe, Jack Oakie, Ayn Rand, Robert Redford, Tom Selleck, Susan Sontag, Ritchie Valens, and John Wayne.

Quite a group of folks, huh? There are literally hundreds of additional celebrities that were born, attended school, lived, and worked in the San Fernando Valley.

For more information, please contact us at (818) 347-9665 PST, email at celebrities@TheMuseumSFV.org or Contact page.

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PLEASE JOIN US for The Museum's Grand Opening Event in Northridge!

Saturday, November, 8th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

18860 Nordhoff St., Suite 204 Northridge, CA 91324-3885

(Cross Streets - Southeast corner of Nordhoff St. and Wilbur Ave.)

FREE to the general public

Exhibits, special programs, food/beverage, prizes and much more!

Program with dignitaries begins at 5:00 pm

RSVP by 11/6/14 to events@TheMuseumSFV.org or contact The Museum at (818) 347-9665

Parking in the lot and surrounding streets; not metered.


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