Clark Griswold himself coming to Michigan for ‘Christmas Vacation’ screening
DETROIT - You could watch one of the most popular holiday movies in cinematic history with Clark Griswold himself. Chevy Chase will be spending part of his Christmas vacation in Michigan. The actor will be at a screening of the 1989 holiday comedy film on Thursday, December 9 at the Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit at 6 p.m. They include one of the best seats in the house as well as a photo-op with Chase, COVID pending. Released in 1989, “Christmas Vacation” also stars Beverly D’Angelo, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki, Doris Roberts and Randy Quaid.mlive.com
Remember Ruby Sue from ‘Christmas Vacation’? Well, she now lives in Metro Detroit
DETROIT – You may remember Ellen Latzen from her childhood acting roles in “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” as Ruby Sue or even for her role in “Fatal Attraction.”Well, these days, Latzen, now 40, is enjoying life right here in Metro Detroit. Latzen is not from the area, but recently moved to Michigan for work and her relationship. But possibly her most memorable role was as Randy Quaid's daughter "Ruby Sue" in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Considered one of the greatest Christmas movies of all-time, this film still captures the hearts and funny bones of millions around the globe. She moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to attend the California College of Arts and Crafts, and eventually started working.