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Actor Kevin Costner stops in for a cheeseburger in downtown Roanoke


By Brie Jackson - email

ROANOKE, VA (WSLS) - People at a popular Roanoke eatery got quite the surprise visit on Wednesday.

Actor Kevin Costner stopped in for a quick bite to eat at the Texas Tavern. Cooks at the tavern said Costner sat on stool number 10 near the end of the bar and ordered a large cheeseburger with everything on it, hot dog chili and a lemonade.

Texas Tavern cook, Randy Dodd, spoke with the actor. He said Costner signed his hat and even signed an autograph for Dodd's wife Vicky.

Roanoke Police Officer Tim Donathan gave Costner a courtesy ride through the Star City.

The movie star turned singer was in Roanoke for his concert at the civic center. Costner and his band, "Modern West," performed on Wednesday night.

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