70+ Celebrities Who Were in the Military People
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70+ Celebrities Who Were in the Military

List of Celebrities Who Were in the Military. Through the years many celebrities have served in the military. Some were drafted, others enlisted and some joined up multiple times. Many actors from the golden era of Hollywood served during World War II. The Vietnam war was also a popular era for famous people in the military.

Who is the most famous person who served in the military? Clint Eastwood tops our list. The “Unforgiven” actor served in the US Army during the Korean War. Eastwood almost died when he was involved in a plane crash. The plane landed in the ocean and Eastwood was able to swim to safety. Other actors who have served in the military include Bill Cosby, Paul Newman, Mickey Rooney and James Stewart.

Some surprising celebs also served in the military. Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia joined the US Army. He left the military 9 months later and instead enlisted in the Art Institute of San Francisco to study art. Other surprising military men include Tool front man Maynard James Keenan, comedian Drew Carey and rapper Ice-T.

Do you think that serving in the military gave these famous people the discipline they needed to succeed in their careers? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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    "Million Dollar Baby" director Clint Eastwood was drafted by the US Army during the Korean War.

    Age: age 84
    Birthplace: California, United States of America
    Profession: Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Politician, Pianist, Television producer + 5 more
    Institution: Los Angeles City College, Piedmont High School, Piedmont Middle School, Oakland Technical High School, University of Southern California
    Height: 6'3"
    Born: 1930
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