30 Icons You Never Knew Served In The Military

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Human beings are extremely versatile and it's true that there is more than what meets the eye. You may meet someone and have a completely inaccurate idea about who they are and what they represent. 

Hugh Hefner is known as the founder of the iconic magazine, Playboy. But before embarking on his journey in the world of sex and journalism, he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1944. Source: WorldLifestyle

 And today, we're going to introduce to you a different side to those iconic celebrities who you have come to know and love, simply because they're famous and or great at what they do. What side is that? A patriotic one where they have done their country proud by serving in the U.S. Military. 

Morgan Freeman

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Morgan Freeman had always dreamed of being a famous actor, yet put those dreams on hold to join the U.S. Military after high school. In fact, he turned down a scholarship to study drama at Jackson State University in order to serve. He trained as a pilot fighter but after some time, realised that he wasn't all too interested in the career, thus he left the Air Force and focused solely on acting.

Jimi Hendrix

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This iconic rock n' roll singer spent time in the U.S. Military, but not necessarily for his patronage. By doing so, he was able to escape prison time for driving stolen cars. After one year of service, he was discharged for an injury which was then the beginning of his extremely successful singing career.