Does anyone know if there have been any celebrities involved in Scouting?

I just want to show some of our younger Scouts, Cubs and Beavers that there have been celebrities who were Scouts.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Here are some famous eagle Scouts:

    Bill Alexander, U.S. Representative from Arkansas

    Gary Anderson, U.S. Representative from New York

    Charles Bennett, U.S. Representative from Florida

    William Bennett, Former Secretary of Education

    Bill Bradley, Pro basketball star and U.S. Sneator from New Jersey

    Milton Caniff, Comic Strip Artist "Steve Canyon"

    Willaim Dannemeyer, U.S. Representative from California

    Arthur Eldred, (First Eagle Scout)

    Gerald Ford, 38th President of the U.S.

    Murphy J. "Mike" Foster, Governor of Louisiana

    James Lovell - Astronaut

    Richard Lugar, U.S. Senator from Indiana

    Sam Nunn, U.S. Senator from Georgia

    Ellison Onizuka, Challenger Astronaut

    J.J. Pickle, U.S. Representative from Texas

    Samuel Pierce, Former Secreatry of HUD

    Harrison Salisbury, Pulitzer Prize winning Author

    Willaim Sessions, Former FBI Director

    Steven Spielberg, Film Director/Producer

    Wallace Stegner, Pulitzer Prize winning Author

    Percy Sutton, Chairman of CBS John Tesh, TV Celebrity

    James Stewart - Actor

    James Brady, Former Press Secretary to President Reagan

    William C. DeVries, M.D., Transplanted first artificial heart

    Walter Cronkite - Journalist, T.V. commentator

    J. Willard Marriott, Jr., President, Marriott Corporation

    H. Ross Perot, Chairman, EDS Corp.

    Daniel J. Evans, Former US Senator and Governor of Washington state

    Here are some famous Scouters that didn't make it to Eagle Rank:

    David Hartman, Actor (Life Scout)

    Henry "Hank" Aaron, Baseball Superstar (Boy Scout)

    Richard Gere - Actor

    Bruce Jenner - Olympic Gold Medal Decathlon (Cub Scout)

    Jim Morrison - Rock Legend (Boy Scout)

    Merlin Olsen, Actor, Sportscaster (Boy Scout)

    Eddie Rabbitt, Country/Western singer (Boy Scout)

    Richard Roundtree, Actor (Boy Scout)

    Alberto Salazar, 3-time winner, NYC Marathon (Life Scout)

    John Schneider, Actor/Singer (Cub Scout)

    Howard K. Smith, Former ABC-TV commentator (Boy Scout)

    Mark Spitz - Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer (Cub Scout)

    George Strait - Country/Western Singer (Cub Scout)

    Joe Theisman, Sportscaster, former NFL player (Life Scout)

    Peter Ueberroth, Former Commissioner of Baseball (Cub Scout)

    Paul Winfield, Actor (Cub Scout)

    Steve Young, NFL Quarterback

    Source(s): I too am an Eagle Scout as were all five of my sons.
  • 1 decade ago

    Steven Spielberg was an Eagle Scout

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    Neil Armstrong, Louis Freeh, and Mike Rowe too

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