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Is Lake Forest or Lake Bluff Home to a Future Oscar Winner?

Do you have videos from school plays, short films or home movies? Share them on Patch!

The Academy Awards can make a superstar out of an unknown. Take Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, who each won an Oscar for "Best Original Screenplay" for the film Goodwill Hunting in 1998.

From then on, the childhood buddies became household names. In fact, the Affleck-produced film Argo is up for seven awards at this year's 85th annual Oscars, airing at 6 p.m. Sunday on ABC.

A Star is Born

Every community, no matter how big or small, has star potential.

Oscar winner Marlon Brando once lived in Libertyville and attended Libertyville Township High School, according to his obituary in the Chicago Tribune. 

Actors Vince Vaughn and Lauren Holly are from Lake Forest. Beloved Brady Bunch dad Robert Reed was born in Highland Park.

Lake Forest and Lake Bluff has talent

Is there a future superstar in Lake Forest or Lake Bluff? Here's your chance to brag about it!

Upload your videos of your child's play, dance recital, YouTube video performance, anything that shows Lake Forest and Lake Bluff has talent!

Sharing your video on the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch is easy and free. 

  1. Register or log in to the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch
  2. Click on “Upload Photos and Videos”
  3. Select the file from your computer 
  4. Viola, your video is now shared with our readers!

Are you working on a screenplay? Writing a book? Making an independent film? Was your child in a commercial? Tell us about it!

Chris Antonson February 23, 2013 at 06:18 AM
Libertyville is trash... more like povertyville. Am i right or what?
gigi canavan February 23, 2013 at 04:28 PM
I think Deerfield will be the home to several oscar winner soon!
Natalie February 23, 2013 at 07:29 PM
No Chris, you're not right. Libertyville is not trash. It's quite a nice town. Why the need to put it down?

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