Phoenician Clake Riedy reminisces on growing up with Steven Spielberg

It's hard to imagine that there's anyone out there who doesn't know something about Steven Spielberg — if only through movies like "Close Encounter...

November 19, 2022
3:26 AM

It's hard to imagine that there's anyone out there who doesn't know something about Steven Spielberg — if only through movies like "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," "E.T.," "Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark" and now "The Fabelmans," Spielberg's semi-autobiographical film that focuses in part on the filmmaker's childhood in the Valley.Around here, you can find a few folks who know a little more — assuming their recollections are sound.The Spielbergs lived in Phoenix for seven years, first arriving when he was 10 years old.