Former members of the armed forces answered questions and told stories about their experiences during a panel Friday, marking some Veteran’s Day celebrations at Washington University.
A walk along the Delmar Loop will provide you with a whole who’s who of famous St. Louisans: Scott Joplin, Chuck Berry, T. S. Eliot—the list goes on. But there are also plenty of younger, more contemporary celebrities who are from St. Louis. Here, Cadenza looks into some celebrities whose St. Louis roots aren’t so well-publicized.
If you are a fan of “The Office,” you know Ellie Kemper as Erin, Dunder Mifflin’s receptionist. She also happens to be the granddaughter of Mildred Lane Kemper, namesake of the Mildred Kemper Art Museum. Most recently, Ellie plays Claire in Sofia Coppola’s new movie “Somewhere,” and the role should gain her national attention.