Pat Conroy is a Marine Brat. His father was a career Marine Corps Aviator.
Many of his books have been made into films: “The Water is Wide (Movie Version” Conrack”),” “Prince of Tides,” “The Lords of Discipline,” “Beach Music” & “Great Santini.”
He did not attend any schools overseas.
To read more about him go to Wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pat_Conroy.
FILM & TELEVISON ACTRESS
Patricia Richardson is a Navy Junior. A self-described “Navy brat,” her father was a Navy pilot. Richardson was born in Bethesda, Maryland, and moved with her family frequently during her childhood. Making new friends in every town forced her to be outgoing and sparked her early interest in acting.
Patricia Richardson plays Jill Taylor, the only woman in a household of men, on the television series “Home Improvement.”
For her work on “Home Improvement,” Richardson has been honored with two Emmy Award nominations as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She co-hosted the 1994 Emmy Awards and was nominated for a Golden Globe award in 1993 and 1994.
Info from tvplex.go.com/touchstone/homeimprovement/bios/richardson.html
ACTOR – DIRECTOR
Peter Weller attended Heidelberg High School (1962). His father was an Army Helicopter Pilot.
His best known role was that of the original Robocop.
Senator Phil Gramm is an Army Brat. He was born in 1942 on Ft. Benning, in Columbus, Georgia. He is the son of an Army Master Sergeant.
FILM ACTRESS & EX-WIFE OF ELVIS PRESLEY
Priscilla Beaulieu Presley was an Air Force Brat. Her step-father was an Air Force Major.
According to the book: “Child Bride -Priscilla Presley from Elvis’s teen lover to Michael
Jackson’s mother-in-law” Author Suzanne Finstad Copyright 1967 Crown Publishers, NY/NY
Priscilla Beaulieu grew up as an AF Brat attending junior high in the Del Valle Independent School District outside of Bergstrom AFB, Austin/TX. She attended High School at General H.H. Arnold High School in Wiesbaden, Germany from 1960 to 1963, leaving only eight weeks before graduation. The book also references the catholic girls’ school in Memphis she transferred to for her last 8 weeks of high school.