Any Anne of Green Gables fans?

I just ran into Gilbert in the street! I'm such a dork!



I've found SO many young women I meet have the same Gilbert love! He was seriously my first romantic ideal when I was a kid and I haven't yet given-up on finding a Gilbert.

He did Broadway a couple of years ago and I would see him around the community a lot.

Today I was walking down the street in the POURING rain, juggling my umbrella and stuff, and I see adorable guy with big dimples and it's Jonathan Crombie.

CanItBeChristine: (intending on giving him a casual HELLO! greeting as if they're old friends who just greet each other in the street and keep walking every day) HI!

Jonathan Crombie: (confused but very warm) Hi!

CanItBeChristine: We've met before...at Drowsy...and in Duane Reade...I'm a big big fan!

Jonathan: (very pleasantly shakes hand) Well, it's good to see you again!

I'm pretty sure I walked away while he was still talking...I think he was really confused.

Haha, I'm such a dork...but it's funny to think back to when I used to watch those movies all the time when I was a kid and think that one day I'd be running into him in the street like that...
ooooooooh I had the biggest crush on him when I was younger. That's so cool!!!!!
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LOVE Anne of Green Gables!! You're so LUCKY!!!! Gilbert what a hottie he was!!!!!!! Is he STILL HAWT?
LOVE Anne of Green Gables!! You're so LUCKY!!!! Gilbert what a hottie he was!!!!!!! Is he STILL HAWT?
Originally Posted by DEL2C

YES! He has not aged at ALL. I think he looks better now than he did back in the third movie. He looks like a college kid!
LOVE Anne of Green Gables!! You're so LUCKY!!!! Gilbert what a hottie he was!!!!!!! Is he STILL HAWT?
Originally Posted by DEL2C

This is from a couple of years ago when he was doing a show...my best friend from high school and I met him and giggled like seventh graders on our way home...haha...once again, I think Jonathan was confused...he has no idea what a big heartthrob he is to some people!!

Last edited by CanItBeChristine; 08-13-2009 at 03:04 PM.
That is such a great story. And kudos for just chatting it up.
I have to admit, i begged my parents to move to Prince Edward Island (PEI) forever. That never happened so then i was just insanely jealous of her lovely red hair and braids.

Here is a list of all his latest work: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0188592/

Glad to know other had a huge crush on Gilbert! (sigh)
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Last edited by CanItBeChristine; 08-19-2009 at 02:33 PM.
Hi,

I loved all the Anne (with an "E"!) of Green Gables books! My grandmother actually suggested them to me when I was around eight or nine years old. I also really enjoyed the series with Megan Follows that was shown on PBS. I bought the set of some of them on vhs. I should re-read them one day!

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Lucky girl! I had the biggest crush on Jonathan Crombie when I was a girl. In fact, I still cry when I watch Anne of Avonlea and Minnie May says, "Gilbert Blythe is dying." I've seen that movie about a hundred times and it still gets me.

*sigh*
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Ha ha ha to all of you! Gilbert teased Anne for having red hair, and I have red hair, too! So it's ME his character would love next after Anne.

(Can you tell I got a little bit crazy from loving this series?)
i heard music from the mini series the whole time reading this thread.



loved the books. loved the miniseries.

cried so hard when he proposed. perfect. *SWOON*
Oooooooooooooooh, love the books, loooooooooooved the series! Diana's hair and clothes! And Gilbert sooooooooooooooo cute! I can't believe you said hi! I would've died of embarrassment! lol!
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Ha ha ha to all of you! Gilbert teased Anne for having red hair, and I have red hair, too! So it's ME his character would love next after Anne.

(Can you tell I got a little bit crazy from loving this series?)
Originally Posted by ninja dog

Hahahaha.

My first name is Diana and I have curly dark hair...when I told Jonathan my name, I was half-expecting him to say, "And you have curly dark hair like Diana Barry!"

My friend and I can recite that whole scene before Diana's wedding..."I never flirted with him! Gil and I have only ever been good friends!"
OMG! I loved the books and the tv series! I always wanted to be anne and always wanted to live somewhere like that!

You lucky thing!
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Ha ha ha to all of you! Gilbert teased Anne for having red hair, and I have red hair, too! So it's ME his character would love next after Anne.

(Can you tell I got a little bit crazy from loving this series?)
Originally Posted by ninja dog

Hahahaha.

My first name is Diana and I have curly dark hair...when I told Jonathan my name, I was half-expecting him to say, "And you have curly dark hair like Diana Barry!"

My friend and I can recite that whole scene before Diana's wedding..."I never flirted with him! Gil and I have only ever been good friends!"
Originally Posted by CanItBeChristine
I love your giddy smile in the photograph.

"Look! It's me with Glibert!"
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I love those movies. So touching and beautifully made...
That's so cool Christine! This brings back such great memories. When I was in elementary school, we use to watch the Anne of Green Gables series in class! I absolutely fell in love with that show and looked forward to the days when we would watch. I think we watched one day a week or something like that and we would always be on pins and needles wondering what would happen in the next episode.

Also, I had a good friend named Diana that had thick dark curly hair, and she had a friend that had long red hair like Anne. All the kids would call them Diana and Anne, and I was a little jealous because I felt left out since Diana was my friend.
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Ha ha ha to all of you! Gilbert teased Anne for having red hair, and I have red hair, too! So it's ME his character would love next after Anne.

(Can you tell I got a little bit crazy from loving this series?)
Originally Posted by ninja dog

Hahahaha.

My first name is Diana and I have curly dark hair...when I told Jonathan my name, I was half-expecting him to say, "And you have curly dark hair like Diana Barry!"

My friend and I can recite that whole scene before Diana's wedding..."I never flirted with him! Gil and I have only ever been good friends!"
Originally Posted by CanItBeChristine
I love your giddy smile in the photograph.

"Look! It's me with Glibert!"
Originally Posted by ninja dog

LOL...the friend in the photo actually once said, "If I ever meet Jonathan Crombie and I get a picture with him, I'm going to blow it up and hang it up in my kitchen FOREVER!"

Who knew we'd actually GET that photo once...haha.
By the way...it's nice and surprising to learn this board has so many kindred spirits

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