On occasion we've discussed celebrity numismatists such as James Earle Jones. Here's one who's just come out of the closet - actor David Spade. Here's an audio interview. Funny!
Before he hit it big with Saturday Night Live and scored hits with Tommy Boy and Black Sheep, David Spade was a coin collector, a hobby which didn't make him popular with the ladies. Spade, who co-stars with his SNL buddy in the box-office hit Grown-Ups, recalls other hobbies which also ensured that much of his childhood was a girl-free zone.
"I didn't know I was a nerd until I thought my uncirculated 1916-D Mercury Dime would be a panty-dropper, and it turned out not to be."
To read the complete article, see:
DAVID SPADE: COIN COLLECTOR!!
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