There's plenty of quibbling over whether stars truly are just like us, but in one thing we can be sure: Their affinity for Chuck Taylors transcends fame and fortune. Yes, those humble basketball sneakers made by Converse — rebranded into Chuck Taylor All-Stars in the 1920s after the Chicago shoe salesman who recommended a few style tweaks — are a perennial favorite of the celebrity set. Here, a sampling of the stars who have donned a pair of Chucks over the years. (Pictured: Actress Hailee Steinfeld at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in 2011.)CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images SAMMY DAVIS JR., 1957 Darlene Hammond/Getty Images ELLEN DEGENERES, 1996
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