Brushes With Fame
Kittitas County’s Celebrity Connections
Kittitas County boasts a wealth of people with name recognition across the region, the country and in some cases the world. Here are just a few.
Jerry Morris“Earl the Barber” on Northern Exposure TV series
Jerry Morris (b. 1945) lives just outside of Roslyn. In five episodes he played Earl the Barber for the wildly successful TV series Northern Exposure, filmed in Roslyn. He was also a frequent background extra in some 50 episodes. He was the owner of the real barbershop used in the television series. Jerry is also an author. His book Before the Last Storyteller’s Gone is a collection of upper Kittitas County stories based on regional folklore. Retired now, Jerry is writing a sequel to his book and working now and then in the Cle Elum-Roslyn area. (Northern Kittitas County Tribune file photo.)
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