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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with Tom Wright

Published: Saturday, May 24, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT
Tom Wright

Bartlett resident Tom Wright, 66, was shopping at Fox River Harley-Davidson in St. Charles when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Lansing, Michigan

Pets? A beagle-whippet named Rose, rescued from Anderson Animal Shelter

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Ben Gazzara

First job? Mowing lawns. “You Grow It; We Mow It.”

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A lawyer. I became a newspaper editor.

A movie you’d recommend? “Goodfellas”

Favorite charity? Lupus Foundation of America

What game show would you be on? “Truth or Consequences”

Favorite local restaurant? The Filling Station in St. Charles

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I got yelled at by Katharine Hepburn on Sunset Boulevard in 1966. My brakes were squealing at a stop sign, and she yelled at me to get them fixed while I had my wife and daughter in the car. 

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