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Donald James Adams "Don Adams"

Born: April 13, 1923
Died: September 26, 2005
Born in New York City, comedian Don Adams joined the Marines upon the outbreak of World War 2. After Guadalcanal, Adams saw little action due to a life-threatening bout of black water fever that kept him out of commission until the end of the war Don says that God answered his prayers and saved his life. He was the voice of Tennessee Tuxedo and Inspector Gadget in the cartoons, but he is most well-known for his role as bumbling Maxwell Smart, Agent 86, in the TV spy-show Get Smart! He won three Emmy Awards for that role. which was an Emmy record until Kelsey Grammer beat it in the 1990's. He also won a Clio award for a commercial that he directed in 1971. He is currently performing as the voice of Principal Hickey on ABC/Disney's PepperAnn.
Hussein Aidid
Current Leader of Somali

"One of the many oddities in this battered capital is that a son of Gen. Mohamed Farrah Aidid, the Somali faction leader who humiliated the United States in 1993, was a naturalized American citizen, not to mention a U.S. Marine.

But that bizarre footnote took on a new dimension last weekend after the general died of gunshot wounds he had received in battle. His clan elders, meeting behind closed doors, selected the same 33-year-old son, Hussein Mohamed Farrah, to become the new president of Aidid's self-proclaimed republic.

It was a strange choice, politicians here say. Until a year ago, Farrah was living an obscure and mundane life in a Los Angeles suburb, going to school part time and working as a clerk in the West Covina engineering department for $9 a hour. The closest he had come to his father's way of life was when he served as a corporal in the Marine reserves......"

Michael Anderson

Born September 21, 1973
Bronco's Running Back

"Anderson is a graduate of Fairfield Central High School in Fairfield, S.C., where he did not compete in sports. He played drums in the school’s marching band. Anderson spent four years in the United States Marine Corps upon completion of high school. Michael Moschello Anderson was born Sept. 21, 1973 in Winnsboro, S.C. He has two sons, Ritho (8) and Mike, Jr. (2)."
Courtesy nflplayers.com

Beatrice Arthur

PLEASE SEE MARINE RUMORS - SHE WAS NOT A MARINE ACCORDING TO HER OWN WORDS DURING AN INTERVIEW.

 


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