Spokane is a nice city to live in. In fact, it is home to many celebrities from Hollywood and sports. When you walk by the streets of that city, you will immediately recognize famous people from Spokane. Don’t forget to say hi since the people there are pretty friendly and they won’t hesitate to greet you back. Here are some of them:
Craig T. Nelson
Craig T. Nelson is a character actor who has gotten some prominent roles in Hollywood. Perhaps, he is best known for being the superhero Dad in the Incredibles superhero movie and its sequel. He is also recognized as “Steven” in the 1982 hit horror movie, The Poltergeist. My Name is Earl is known as one of the funniest comedies of all time on the small screen and Craig played a major part there when he played the Warden. Perhaps, none of his roles are more iconic than playing Hayden Fox in Coach as he also won an Emmy for his excellent portrayal.
John Stockton is an NBA Hall of Famer. He is the Utah Jazz’ all-time leader in assists and steals. It is unlikely anybody will even come close to achieving his stats for the Utah Jazz. Along with Karl Malone, he formed one of the league’s most feared dynamic duos in the 1990’s. He reached the NBA Finals once but failed to capture the NBA Championship as his team fell to Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls. He was recently named one of the NBA’s 50 greatest players of all time.
Julia Sweeney is one of the most popular comediennes of all time. She is a mainstay on Saturday Night Live playing a variety of characters. In addition, She also played one of the iconic characters in Stuart Little, “Mrs. Keeper.” She currently stars in two hit TV sitcoms, “Work in Progress’ and “Shrill.” She also served as a consultant for popular TV shows “Sex in the City” and “Desperate Housewives.”
Kitty is a best-selling author who has written several autobiographies of famous people such as Oprah Winfrey, the Bush Family, and the Reagan family. Readers love how she does not shy away from giving juicy details about all the celebrities she loves. Her words are pretty controversial that she is aware there is a strong possibility that she may be on the wrong end of a lawsuit. Some of her words on her books can rub some people the wrong way but she does not mind.
Tom Sneva is a race car driver who won the Indy 500 in 1983. 22 years later, he was introduced to the Motorsports Hall of Fame. He is known for his relentless approach for race cars. He knows that it is never wise to give up. After all, he won the Indy 500 after years of being a runner up. He knows he needed to learn his lessons in order to come out on top and that is exactly what he did.