The Hollywood Show Meeting with Antonio Sabato Jr., Tracey Gold, Charles Shaughnessy, Chris Atkins and Ed Furlong

I had my first opportunity to go to The Hollywood Show last weekend. It took place at The Marriott Hotel in Burbank this year. Being a newbie to this event, I was impressed at how organized it was and the number of celebrities who came was awesome. Of course, these are the celebs that I grew up with in the ’80s and ’90s

The first familiar face that I spotted was Antonio Sabato Jr. from Melrose Place. Antonio was there with his mom which I thought was sweet. I started conversing with him and did I say I felt like we’re old friends? A total nice guy. I remember him vividly on his signature Calvin Klein humongous billboard on Times Square and of course, the ’90s hit show  Melrose Place. Recently, he was also on Hot in Cleveland on “Dancing Queens” episode. So upon talking to him and requesting if he can be with me in the photo, he said, “Check the photo first and if you need a retake let me know.” So after the photo shoot we reminisced about the ’80s and ’90s era. The conversation went well. I had to stop because I was holding up a line of excited fans.

Antonio Sabato Jr. at the Hollywood Show

Follow Antonio on twitter @antoniosabatojr

Antonio Sabato Jr.

Next up was Tracey Gold from Growing Pains. Tracey is a darling. She looked so good in a fuchsia pink raffled top and a black blazer. She was so sweet to have a photo with me. I should also mention that I’ve also watched her sister Missy when she was in the TV show Benson. Tracey also appeared in Celebrity Wife Swap early this year.

Tracey Gold at the Hollywood Show with Ruchel Freibrun

Tracey Gold from Growing Pains. Follow Tracey on Twitter @TheTraceyGold

Charles Shaughnessy as Maxwell Sheffield from the show, The Nanny. Charles recently had a reunion with Fran Drescher on TV land’s hit show Happily Divorced. Charles is a sweet guy, very easy to talk to and a truly down to earth person.

Charles Shaughnessy at the Hollywood Show

Follow Charles on Twitter @C_Shaughnessy

Charles Shaughnessy

Thanks Charles for promoting my blog on your Facebook page

Christopher Atkins from The Blue Lagoon and The Pirate Movie was my first celeb crush. I remember going to my friend’s house in the early ’80s and watching The Blue Lagoon on Betamax. It was a special treat to have a photo with him. It sure was a trip down memory lane.

Christopher Atkins

Follow Chris Atkins on Twitter @RealChrisAtkins

Edward Furlong from Terminator 2 Judgement Day and Pet Sematary Two. I’m a big fan of Terminator movies. Who’s not? So I had to stop to have Edward have a photo with the kids.

Edward Furlong

Twitter @EdFurlong

Overall, it was an exciting experience. I definitely recommend a visit to the Hollywood Show when the next one comes to town.

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  1. WOW! I am soooooo jealous 🙂 Wish I could have gone with you…it was crazy weekend for us. Love, love, love all of your pictures!!!

  2. Only one I recognized was Antonio SJr. The rest I have no idea who they are.

  3. patty monilla says:

    ruchel! you lucky girl you! antonio? wow! love love the pictures..keep it coming…wish i could have met them too…

  4. patty monilla says:

    i know all of them. i especially love ” mr sheffield” as fran drescher would roll out of her tongue. but didnt he also star in days of our lives or one of those soaps before “the nanny”…..thanks ruchel. maybe next event..

  5. ok Patty. Next event.

  6. Am I the only one who remembers Antonio as Jagger from General Hospital. OMG, he was a hunka, hunka burnin’ love.


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