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Celebrities and their Amiga

In a recent issue of Amiga Active, Jason Compton bemoaned the absence of celebrity endorsements to promote the Amiga. Admittedly there have been very few over the past few years, but the Amiga has had more than first thought. Here are just a few...
 
Jakki Brambles Jakki Brambles
During the early 1990s BBC radio presenter, Jakki Brambles was hired by Indi Direct to promote their magazine adverts.
Bruno Brooks Bruno Brooks
In response to the Jakki Brambles deal (above), Calculus Computer Stores paid Radio DJ, Bruno Brooks to support their CD32 promotion during 1993.
Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke
Clarke is probably the most famous author in sci-fi history, writing the world famous 2001 novel. During the years he has mentioned on occasions that he used an Amiga to write and became his inspiration for an imaginary journey to Mars.
- Chris Evans
At the launch of the Amiga CD32 in 1993, Chris Evans squirted spectators with a water pistol.
Anyone want Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels? Please? Vinny Jones
Who's this? Why it's footballing hero Vinny Jones. This 1991 photo clearly shows Vinny getting fresh with an A500.
Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett
Terry, famous author, reveals his secret love for the Amiga, lovingly holding a 1993 copy of Amiga Action.
Tessa Sanderson Tessa Sanderson
Medal winner, Tessa Sanderson celebrates an Olympic deal with Commodore during 1990.
Andy Warhol Andy Warhol
As part of the demonstration of the A1000s ability, Commodore invited Andy Warhol to create a portrait of Debbie Harry, lead singer of Blondie using Island Graphics Graphicraft.  Click here to read an interview with Amiga World magazine.

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