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Face Time with Matt Duplack

Published: Friday, May 10, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Batavia resident Matt Duplack, 48, was eating a gyro at Bulldog’s Red Hots when he answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Batavia

Pets? A beagle named Abby

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Burt Reynolds

First job? Working on Kuipers Produce Farm. They had a produce stand where Windy Acres is now.

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A dad. And yes, I became a dad.

Favorite charity? American Cancer Society

A TV game show you would like to be on? “Name That Tune,” though it’s not on anymore.

Favorite local restaurant? Bulldog’s Red Hots in Batavia

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I was in a made-for-television movie “Coach of the Year” starring Robert Conrad. The whole sophomore football team and cheerleaders were in it. I was one of the football players. Even the kids from the St. Charles boys school on Route 38 – Illinois Youth Center – were in it. 

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