Question: Is it true that a lot of celebrities hang out in Larchmont Village?
Answer: Larchmont is part of Los Angeles, and as such, celebrities can be spotted strolling along Larchmont Boulevard almost as often as, say, at the Grove by CBS / Fairfax Avenue / 3rd Street.
Media reports of recent celebrity sightings in Larchmont Village:
June 10, 2019
Miss Universe and model Olivia Culpo picking up a Maxim magazine from the Above the Fold newstand.
Upon seeing it by the Rite Aid, she hopped out of the vehicle and went straight for a copy.
According to Olivia’s social-media posts, the guy at the stand yelled at her.
Olivia is the hottest woman of the year, according to Maxim magazine!
March 25, 2019
James Van Der Beek and son Joshua
February 12, 2019
Angelina Jolie and daughter Vivienne. (source: metro.co.uk)
December 22, 2018
Manny Pacquiao arrives at his “Hancock Park” home to prepare for his January fight against Adrien Broner in Vegas. It’s a five-bedroom house on the 500 block of North Plymouth Boulevard, three blocks east of Larchmont.
April 13, 2011
Bill Maher at Prado Restaurant (real-time source: owner)
In May 2009, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was spotted with new girlfriend Lulu Parker at Chevalier’s Books. The mayor’s official residence is in nearby Windsor Square and he reportedly visits the the Sunday farmers’ market in Larchmont from time to time.
Joe Jonas and girlfriend Camilla Belle had lunch at the French eatery Cafe du Village one Sunday afternoon (February 22, 2009).
Eric Dane (McSteamy on Grey’s Anatomy) and Rebecca Gayheart adopted a dog on Larchmont Boulevard in the fall of 2008. (Photo)
Actress Soleil Moon Frye (Punky Brewster) co-owns The Little Seed, a really cool eco-friendly baby store.
George Takei (Sulu on Star Trek) lives in the Hancock Park area and keeps a postal office box for his company at the Village Mail-Call where it’s said that he picks up his own mail.
Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao arrived at his new Hancock Park home on September 13, 2009.
September 26, 2009. Don Johnson had lunch outside Le Petit in Larchmont, according to The Insider.