Celebrity Chicago

Chicago is a vibrant city that has attracted celebrities and movie makers over the years. Chicago’s most well known resident is, of course, Oprah Winfrey who maintains both her home and production studios in Chicago. Other famous residents include John Cusack and his sister Joan Cusack. You could have seen Vince Vaughn or Jennifer Aniston about Chicago last year while they were filming the movie The Break Up. Other popular movies filmed in Chicago include:

Celebrity Chicago
While You Were Sleeping
Ocean’s Eleven
My Best Friends Wedding
The Blues Brothers
The Weather Man
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
When Harry Met Sally
Backdraft

Since we opened in 1986, River North Hotel has been fortunate enough to have some celebrities call our hotel home during their visit to Chicago. Some of our famous guests have included:

Eddie Money – veteran Rocker
Joan Jett – of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts fame
The Village People
Weird Al Yanovich
Morris Day and the Time
Butch Patrick – the bleoved Eddie Munster ftom the Munsters

Post a comment and tell us about your celebrity encounters in Chicago!


One Response to “ Celebrity Chicago ”

One of my favorite underrated movies of 2006, Stranger than Fiction, is set in Chicago. While I’m not sure if the entire movie was filmed in Chicago, one of the minor characters resides of the famous corncobs of Marina City.


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