I had no idea!
While listening to NPR’s On The Media’s podcast this weekend, I learned that Harry Reid, senator of Nevada is mormon, which made me realize there were probably other famous mormons.
Ken Jennings, winner of 76 straight Jeopardy games
Aaron Eckhart, star of In The Company of Men, Erin Brockovich, Thank You for Smoking, and Dark Knight
Rick Schroder, from Silver Spoons and NYPD Blue.
Gladys Knight, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer
Mimi Parker, percussionist and singer of Low
Eni Faleomavaega, nonvoting delegate to the US House of Representatives (D-American Samoa)
Larry Scott, the first Mr. Olympia (1965) (seen on right)
…and a whole bunch of athletes that I’m not familiar with.
That’s a whole lot of very blonde people and Wilford Brimley and Gladys Knight.