Here's the guest list and their credentials shown on www.hollywoodshow.com.
We will include photos that we have with our amazing guests very soon. Check back with us, to see some of the behind the scenes photos we got with these legends, as we hosted them in the greenroom as the tried to get a break during the days of autographing and photographing from the crowds of adoring fans! Security and crowd management had to be upped immediately due to the overwhelming lines of fans crowding the Westin's lobby, with lines reaching out into the parking garage!
We'll get our photos posted as soon as we can, and in the meantime, consider joining us in April for the next Hollywood Show, with a guest list being announced soon!
Hope to see you there! (We'll be posting an opportunity for a new intern to join us, so brush up on your photography and social media skills, everyone!)
Alan & Cheryl
Hollywood Show - January 23rd - 25th 2015 Attendee's List
The Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel
5400 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
NEW an American actress. She is best known for having played the title role in the film Annie (1982). Quinn was in the Broadway company of Annie before moving on to the title role at age 10 in the film production of Annie (1982). Quinn attended Oak Knol... an American actress. She is best known for having played the title role in the film Annie (1982).
Quinn was in the Broadway company of Annie before moving on to the title role at age 10 in the film production of Annie (1982). Quinn attended Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child in Summit, NJ and graduated in 1989. Quinn also graduated from Drew University in 1994, receiving a BA (with Honors) degree. She worked for a short time as a translator, but took a role in the touring company of Fiddler on the Roof Quinn performed in the National Tours of Peter Pan, in Fiddler on the Roof and in Saturday Night Fever as Annette.
Quinn hosted Generation Gap, an interactive sitcom used to teach kids how to resolve conflicts. It was written and directed by filmmaker Edna Harris and aired on PBS in 2004. Quinn played a minor role in the 2009 film Multiple Sarcasms, starring Timothy Hutton and Mira Sorvino.
Al Corley is an American actor, singer and producer. In the late 1970s, he worked as a doorman at Studio 54. He would later appear in a VH1 Behind the Music special on Studio 54 to recount his experiences. Corley is best known as the first actor to play Stev... is an American actor, singer and producer. In the late 1970s, he worked as a doorman at Studio 54. He would later appear in a VH1 Behind the Music special on Studio 54 to recount his experiences.
Corley is best known as the first actor to play Steven Carrington on the 1980s soap opera Dynasty. After that, Corley acted in fourteen movies, then produced five. Corley left Dynasty at the end of the second season in 1982 after complaining about Steven's "ever-shifting sexual preferences" and wanting "to do other things." The character was recast in 1983 with Jack Coleman, the change in appearance attributed to plastic surgery after an oil rig explosion Coleman remained on the show until 1988, but Corley returned to the role of Steven for the 1991 miniseries Dynasty: The Reunion when Coleman was unavailable due to scheduling conflicts
He was also known as a singer in the 1980s. His 1984 New Wave single "Square Rooms," from his debut album of the same name became a number one hit in France (in 1985), also reaching #6 in Switzerland, #12 in Italy (in 1985), #13 in Germany #15 in Austria and #80 in United States. The same year, he released "Cold Dresses," which was also a big hit in France, reaching #5. His second album, Riot of Color was released in 1986, and a third album, Big Picture followed in 1988.
NEW is an English-born American actress primarily known for her roles in movies and television. Cartwright is best known as a child actress for her role as Brigitta Von Trapp in the film The Sound of Music, as Danny Williams's stepdaughter Linda in the 1... is an English-born American actress primarily known for her roles in movies and television. Cartwright is best known as a child actress for her role as Brigitta Von Trapp in the film The Sound of Music, as Danny Williams's stepdaughter Linda in the 1950s TV series Make Room For Daddy (a role she played from 1957 to 1964), and as John & Maureen Robinson's middle child, Penny, in the 1960s cult sci-fi U.S. television series Lost in Space.
She made her first film appearance at three years old. Moving as a young child to the US, Cartwright appeared for seven seasons in the TV series Make Room For Daddy. During her tenure there, she had a wonderful on- and off-screen relationships with Danny Thomas and Marjorie Lord. She was reunited with both Thomas and Lord for the 1970 remake, Make Room For Granddaddy. After the series was cancelled Cartwright remained on good terms with Thomas until his death on February 6, 1991.
Her trembling vocal delivery was put to good use when she played the excitable young Penny Robinson in the hit TV series Lost in Space (1965-1968). She made appearances on several TV shows including My Three Sons, Adam-12, and The Love Boat.
She also appeared in several films, most notably in the role of Brigitta von Trapp in The Sound of Music (1965). She later appeared in Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979), directed by Lost in Space producer Irwin Allen. She was given a small speaking role in the 1998 Lost in Space theatrical remake. She was in the television movie High School U.S.A. (1983).
Angie Dickinson is an American actress who has appeared in more than 50 films and starred on television as Sergeant Leann "Pepper" Anderson in the successful 1970s crime series Police Woman. In 1953, she placed second in a beauty pageant. Soon after her first marria... is an American actress who has appeared in more than 50 films and starred on television as Sergeant Leann "Pepper" Anderson in the successful 1970s crime series Police Woman.
In 1953, she placed second in a beauty pageant. Soon after her first marriage to Gene Dickinson she decided to pursue a career in acting. She studied the craft and a few years later was approached by NBC to guest-star on a number of variety shows, including The Colgate Comedy Hour. She soon met Frank Sinatra who became a lifelong friend. She would later play Sinatra's wife in the film Ocean's Eleven.
On New Year's Eve 1954, Dickinson made her acting debut in an episode of Death Valley Days. This led to other roles in such productions as Buffalo Bill Jr, eight episodes of Matinee Theatre, City Detective, Gray Ghost, General Electric Theater, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, Broken Arrow, Meet McGraw (twice), Northwest Passage, Gunsmoke, The Virginian, Tombstone Territory, Cheyenne, Meet McGraw, The Restless Gun, Perry Mason, Mike Hammer, Wagon Train, Men Into Space, and a memorable turn as the duplicitous murder conspirator in a 1964 episode of the classic The Fugitive series with David Janssen and fellow guest star Robert Duvall. In 1965, she had a recurring role as Carol Tredman on Dr. Kildare.
 Film career
Dickinson's film career began with small roles in Lucky Me (1954) with Doris Day, The Return of Jack Slade (1955), Man with the Gun (1955) and Hidden Guns (1956). She had her first starring role in Gun the Man Down (1956) with James Arness, followed by the Sam Fuller cult film China Gate (1957), which depicted an early view of the internal conflicts in Vietnam.
Casting directors began noticing her enigmatic charisma and her ironic, albeit seductive, delivery - at once femininely fluttery, yet undeniably edgy. She was armed with a fine physique, great legs, deepset brown eyes which could read as either warmly receptive or aloofly dismissive, and a striking, classical face which photographed as oval from the front but angular in profile.
In 1959, Dickinson appeared in Howard Hawks' Rio Bravo, in which she played a flirtatious gambler called "Feathers" who becomes attracted to the town sheriff played by Dickinson's childhood idol John Wayne. The film co-starred Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson and Walter Brennan. When Hawks sold his personal contract with her to a major studio without her knowledge, she was unhappy. Dickinson nonetheless became one of the more prominent leading ladies of the next decade, beginning with The Bramble Bush with Richard Burton and Ocean's Eleven with friends Sinatra and Martin, two films released in 1960.
These were followed by the political potboiler A Fever in the Blood (1961); a Belgian Congo-based melodrama The Sins of Rachel Cade (1962), in which she played a missionary nurse tempted by lust; and the European travelogue Rome Adventure (also known as Lovers Must Learn) in 1962; and Jean Negulesco's Jessica (1962) with Maurice Chevalier, in which she plays a young midwife who is resented by the married women of the town. Angie would also share the screen with friend Gregory Peck in the comedy-drama Captain Newman, M.D.
In The Killers, a film originally intended to be the very first made-for-TV movie but released to theatres due to its violent content, Dickinson reached the apex of her skills as a femme fatale. She is slapped by a villainous boyfriend, played by future U.S. President Ronald Reagan in his last movie role. This movie was directed by Don Siegel. It was a remake of the 1946 version based on a story by Ernest Hemingway.
Dickinson co-starred in the comedy The Art of Love (1965), in which she plays the love interest of both James Garner and Dick Van Dyke. She appeared in a star-studded Arthur Penn/Sam Spiegel production, The Chase (1966) along with Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall and others.
Dickinson's best movie of this era was arguably John Boorman's cult classic Point Blank (1967), a lurid crime drama with Lee Marvin as a criminal betrayed by his wife and best friend and out for revenge. Epitomizing the stark urban mood of the period, the film's reputation has grown through the years.
Westerns would continue to be a part of her work in 1969, when she starred in Young Billy Young with Robert Mitchum, and in Sam Whiskey, where she gave a young Burt Reynolds his first on-screen kiss.
In 1971, she played a lascivious high school teacher in the dark comedy Pretty Maids All in a Row with Rock Hudson. One of Dickinson's best-known and most sexually provocative movie roles became the tawdry widow Wilma McClatchie from the Great Depression romp Big Bad Mama (1974) with William Shatner and Tom Skerritt. Although well into her forties at the time, she appeared nude in several scenes, creating interest in the movie and a new generation of male fans for Dickinson.
Dickinson returned to the small screen in March 1974 to play lead in an episode of the critically-acclaimed hit anthology series Police Story. That one guest appearance proved to be so popular that NBC offered Dickinson her own television show which became a ground-breaking weekly police series called Police Woman; it would be the first successful hour-long dramatic tv series to feature a woman in the title role. At first, Dickinson was reluctant to accept the role, but agreed to do the tv show when she decided she wanted to be a household name.
In the series, she played Sgt. Leanne "Pepper" Anderson, an officer of the Los Angeles Police Department's Criminal Conspiracy Unit. The show became a significant hit, even reaching Number One in many countries in which it aired during its first year. It would run for four seasons and Dickinson would win a Golden Globe award, and receive Emmy nominations for three consecutive years.
Co-starring on the show was Earl Holliman as Sergeant Bill Crowley, Andersen's commanding officer, along with Charles Dierkop as investigator Pete Royster and Ed Bernard as investigator Joe Styles.
The success of Dickinson's Police Woman television show resulted in a number of female-starring series like Charlie's Angels, Wonder Woman, The Bionic Woman, and Cagney and Lacey during the 1970s and 1980s. In 1987, the Los Angeles Police Department awarded Dickinson an honorary doctorate, which led her to quip, "Now you can call me Doctor Pepper."
After appearing in the TV mini-series Pearl (1978), Dickinson returned to the big screen in Brian De Palma's thriller Dressed to Kill (1980). The role earned her a 1981 Saturn Award for Best Actress. The film featured Dickinson in a 35-minute sequence, dialogue free, being stalked through the maze of a New York museum and ending shockingly with her character's brutal murder.
Earlier that year, she had been the first choice to play the character Krystle Carrington on the television series Dynasty but she turned it down; the role instead went to Linda Evans.
After nixing her own Johnny Carson-produced prospective sitcom, The Angie Dickinson Show, in 1980 after only two episodes had been shot because she didn't feel she was funny enough, the private-eye series Cassie & Co. became her unsuccessful attempt at a TV comeback. She then starred in several TV movies such as, One Shoe Makes it Murder (1982), Jealousy (1984), A Touch of Scandal (1984), and Stillwatch (1987). She also had a pivotal role in the highly rated mini-series Hollywood Wives (1985), based on a novel by Jackie Collins.
In 1995, Sydney Pollack cast her as the prospective mother-in-law of Greg Kinnear in the romantic comedy Sabrina starring Harrison Ford, a remake of the Billy Wilder classic. She also played Burt Reynolds' wife in the thriller The Maddening and the mother of Rick Aiello and Robert Cicchini in the National Lampoon comedy The Don's Analyst. In 1997, she also seduced old flame Artie (Rip Torn) in an episode of HBO's The Larry Sanders Show called "Artie and Angie and Hank and Hercules."
During the first decade of the new millennium, Dickinson played an alcoholic, homeless mother to Helen Hunt in Pay it Forward (2000); the grandmother of Gwyneth Paltrow in the drama Duets (2000) and the mother of Arliss Howard in Big Bad Love (2001), co-starring Debra Winger.
Having appeared in the original Ocean's Eleven (1960) with good friends Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, four decades later she made a brief cameo in the 2001 remake with George Clooney and Brad Pitt.
An avid poker player, during the summer of 2004 she participated in the second season of Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown. After announcing her name, host Dave Foley said "Sometimes, when we say 'celebrity,' we actually mean it."
Dickinson is a recipient of the state of North Dakota's Roughrider Award.
In 1999, Playboy ranked Dickinson #42 on their list of the '100 Sexiest Stars of the Century'. And in 2002, TV Guide ranked her #3 on their list of the '50 Sexiest TV Stars of All Time', behind Diana Rigg and George Clooney (who tied for #1).
In July 2009, Dickinson starred in a Hallmark Channel film, Mending Fences.
Nominations in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress - Drama Series :
* 1975 - Police Woman
* 1976 - Police Woman
* 1977 - Police Woman
Golden Globe Award wins Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Drama Series :
* 1975 - Police Woman
Nominations in the category of Best TV Actress - Drama :
* 1976 - Police Woman
* 1977 - Police Woman
* 1978 - Police Woman
Ann Morgan Guilbert
1st Ever appearance SAT ONLY (born October 16, 1928), sometimes credited as Ann Guilbert, is an American actress who played hyperactive neighbor Millie Helper in 61 episodes of the early 1960s sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, and later Yetta Rosenberg, Fran Fineâ™s doddering g... (born October 16, 1928), sometimes credited as Ann Guilbert, is an American actress who played hyperactive neighbor Millie Helper in 61 episodes of the early 1960s sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, and later Yetta Rosenberg, Fran FineÃ¢ÂÂ™s doddering grandmother, in 56 episodes of the 1990s sitcom The Nanny. She began her career as a featured performer and singer in the Billy Barnes Revues of the 1950s and 1960s.
Guilbert was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Dr. Gerald Guilbert, a physician, and his wife, Cornelia. After The Dick Van Dyke Show, she made guest appearances in many other television shows, including Adam 12 (the premiere episode), as well as The Andy Griffith Show, Love, American Style, That Girl, Dragnet, Picket Fences, Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
She appeared in such feature films as A Guide for the Married Man, Viva Max!, Grumpier Old Men (as the mother of Sophia Loren's character), and Please Give, for which she received the CFA for Best Supporting Actress. In December 2004, she appeared in the reunion of The Nanny titled The Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember with Fran Drescher, Lauren Lane, Rachel Chagall and other cast members of The Nanny
a series regular on the HBO series "Getting On" with Laurie Metcalf. They just finished airing season 2 last month. She also did an episode of "Modern Family" last year, playing Eric Stonestreet's grandmother
NEW Cusack starred in her first film role in 1992, when she was cast in A League of Their Own, as Shirley Baker. She was in the 1996 comedy Multiplicity which starred Michael Keaton and Andie MacDowell. Also in 1996, she replaced Anita Barone on The Jeff... Cusack starred in her first film role in 1992, when she was cast in A League of Their Own, as Shirley Baker. She was in the 1996 comedy Multiplicity which starred Michael Keaton and Andie MacDowell. Also in 1996, she replaced Anita Barone on The Jeff Foxworthy Show until the series ended. In 1998, Cusack starred in Maggie on Lifetime Television. Cusack has made guest appearances in Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, One Tree Hill, Charmed, Ghost Whisperer, The Unit, Boston Legal, Bones, Frasier, Ally McBeal, Criminal Minds, and Private Practice, among others. In 2002, she guest-starred in the episode of Star Trek: Enterprise entitled "Carbon Creek". She had a small role in Grosse Pointe Blank, which starred her siblings John and Joan; appeared in the movie Accepted, in which she plays Diane Gaines, mother to the lead character played by Justin Long; and appeared in the film What Planet Are You From. She also co-starred in Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective as Melissa Robinson Ventura, the titular character's mother (replacing Courteney Cox from the original film). She also appeared in the SciFi TV show Lost Room as Helen Ruber
NEW an American actress best known for her role as Lisa Stemple on Mad About You, for which she shared a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy series. also Planet of the Apes (2001) and A League of Their Own (1992).... an American actress best known for her role as Lisa Stemple on Mad About You, for which she shared a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy series. also Planet of the Apes (2001) and A League of Their Own (1992).
Barry Van Dyke
1St Ever Appearance SAT ONLY an American actor and the second son of actor and entertainer, Dick Van Dyke, and nephew of Jerry Van Dyke. He has one older brother, Christian, and two younger sisters, Stacy and Carrie Beth. He is best known to audiences as Lieutenant Detective Ste... an American actor and the second son of actor and entertainer, Dick Van Dyke, and nephew of Jerry Van Dyke. He has one older brother, Christian, and two younger sisters, Stacy and Carrie Beth. He is best known to audiences as Lieutenant Detective Steve Sloan, a homicide detective and the son of Mark Sloan (played by Dick Van Dyke) on Diagnosis: Murder. In the show, the characters' relatives were frequently played by real-life family members.
Barry's TV debut was as Florian, a violin-toting nine-year-old in "The Talented Neighborhood" episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show alongside big brother Christian. He worked behind the scenes on subsequent ventures of his father, and has co-starred with him in two television series, The Van Dyke Show (which was cancelled after just five episodes) and Diagnosis: Murder, as well as subsequently becoming a star in his own right, building up an extensive filmography. He also wrote and directed several episodes of Diagnosis: Murder. After Diagnosis: Murder ended, Barry appeared in the Murder 101 television films, again alongside his father.
Barry's other television work includes a starring role in the short-lived Galactica 1980 as Lieutenant Dillon, and appearances in Remington Steele, The Love Boat, Magnum, P.I., The Dukes of Hazzard, as Ace Combat Pilot and former M.I.A. soldier St. John Hawke in the fourth and final season of Airwolf, The A-Team, Gun Shy, Murder, She Wrote, Mork & Mindy, and The Redd Foxx Show.
Bart Braverman is an actor who is well known for guest starring on many shows. He is probably best known today for his Match Game appearances. He has appeared on many popular shows including I Love Lucy (he played the shoeshine boy when Lucy was in Italy), Vega$ (w... is an actor who is well known for guest starring on many shows. He is probably best known today for his Match Game appearances. He has appeared on many popular shows including I Love Lucy (he played the shoeshine boy when Lucy was in Italy), Vega$ (where he played Dan Tanna's legman, Binzer), The West Wing, Seinfeld and M*A*S*H. He was also the voice of Puggsy on Fangface. His script, Season Tickets, is in pre-production as a feature film to be directed by his brother, filmmaker Chuck Braverman.
NEW an American actress and author. She is best known for her role as Thelma Ann Evans-Anderson, the middle child and only daughter of Florida and James Evans Sr. on the CBS sitcom Good Times (1974â“1979). She is the author of two books, Situations ... an American actress and author. She is best known for her role as Thelma Ann Evans-Anderson, the middle child and only daughter of Florida and James Evans Sr. on the CBS sitcom Good Times (1974â“1979). She is the author of two books, Situations 101: Relationships, The Good, The Bad & The Ugly, "
Stanis played the role of middle child Thelma Evans on Good Times from 1974 to 1979. After Good Times ended, she made appearances on several television shows, including The Cosby Show and What's Happening Now!!. She and former co-star Jimmie Walker lent their voices to a radio spot for AT&T. Stanis was most recently seen in a Nationwide Insurance commercial. Stanis has been featured in several promotions for the TV One network. She appeared in a "Thelma" promotion that aired on September 19, 2009 alongside actress Anna Maria Horsford in the "Battle of the Thelmas" that specifically aired their weddings from their prospective TV series (Horsford portrayed "Thelma Frye" in the TV series Amen). During the "Way Black Then" promotions in February 2010 (in honor of Black History Month), both she and Walker appeared on a 30 minute program Color TV to share their memories and thoughts on Good Times.
NEW an American actor, musician, pitchman, instrumentalist, voice-over artist and a figure in the science-fiction community. He is known primarily for his work as a child television actor. The red-headed Mumy came to prominence in the 1960s as a child a... an American actor, musician, pitchman, instrumentalist, voice-over artist and a figure in the science-fiction community. He is known primarily for his work as a child television actor.
The red-headed Mumy came to prominence in the 1960s as a child actor, most notably as Will Robinson, the youngest of the three children of Prof. John and Dr. Maureen Robinson (played by Guy Williams and June Lockhart respectively) and friend of the nefarious and pompous Dr. Zachary Smith (played by Jonathan Harris), in the 1960s CBS sci-fi television series Lost in Space.
He later appeared as a lonely teenager, Sterling North, in the 1969 Disney film, Rascal, and as Teft in the 1971 film Bless the Beasts and Children. In the 1990s, he had the role of Lennier in the syndicated sci-fi TV series Babylon 5, and he also served as narrator of A&E Network's Emmy Award-winning series, Biography. He is also notable for his musical career, as a solo artist and as half of the duo Barnes & Barnes.
He is well known as a player in the original Twilight Zone (1959 to 1964), especially in the episode "It's a Good Life" (November 1961), where he played a child who terrorizes his town with his psychic powers. Mumy also played the character of young Pip, a boy who enjoyed playing with his father but was always ignored, in the episode "In Praise of Pip" (September 1963), and the character of Billy Bayles, a boy who talks to his dead grandmother through a toy telephone, in the episode "Long Distance Call" (March 1961). He later played an adult Anthony, whose daughter (played by his daughter, Liliana Mumy) has similar powers, in episode "It's Still a Good Life" (February 2003) of the second revival of The Twilight Zone. Also, he wrote the episode "Found and Lost" in the second revival of The Twilight Zone.
In 1961. Billy played on Alfred Hitchcock presents TV series on episode Door without a key.". Also, in this episode is the actor who played his father on the Twilight Zone's episode of "It's a good life."
In 1963, at the age of eight, he appeared in Jack Palance's ABC circus drama The Greatest Show on Earth.
In 1964 he appeared as Richard Kimble's nephew in ABC's The Fugitive in the 15th episode entitled "Home Is The Hunted"; as Barry in the NBC medical drama The Eleventh Hour, episode "Sunday Father"; as himself three times in the ABC sitcom The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet; in the Disney film For the Love of Willadena; and as a troubled orphan taken home with Darrin and Samantha Stephens in Bewitched episode "A Vision of Sugarplums" (December 1964).
Mumy was the first choice for the 1964 role of Eddie Munster, but his parents objected because of the extensive make-up, and the role went to Butch Patrick. Mumy did appear in one episode as a friend of Eddie. Also in 1965, he guest starred on an episode of "I Dream of Jeannie" (Whatever Became Of Baby Custer?), as a neighborhood kid, who witnesses Jeannie's magic.
In 1973 he played a musician friend of Cliff DeYoung in the TV movie Sunshine, and later reprised the role in Sunshine Christmas.
In 1974 he played Nick Butler in the pilot episode of The Rockford Files.
He is well known as Will Robinson, a regular character in the television series Lost in Space (1965–1968), and as ambassadorial aide Lennier in the syndicated series Babylon 5 (1994–1998). Mumy has garnered praise from science fiction fandom for his portrayal of these two characters.
In 1996, he was a writer and co-creator of the show Space Cases, a Nickelodeon television show with themes similar to Lost in Space.
He played a Starfleet member in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Siege of AR-558" (November 1998). To his delight, he played a human character who assists Ezri Dax in turning cloaked Dominion mines against an army of Jem'Hadar.
Recent acting performances can be seen in a 2006 episode of Crossing Jordan and the Sci Fi original film A.I. Assault.
Mumy has narrated over 50 episodes of the Arts & Entertainment Channel's Biography series, as well as hosting and narrating several other documentaries and specials for A & E, Animal Planet network, The Sci Fi Channel, and E!. His voice over acting talents can be heard on animated shows like Ren and Stimpy, Scooby Doo, Batman: The Animated Series, Steven Spielberg's Animaniacs, Little Wizard Adventures, The Oz Kids and Disney's Buzz Lightyear of Star Command. He also voices dozens of national commercials, such as Farmers Insurance, Ford, Bud Ice, Blockbuster, Twix, Oscar Mayer, and McDonald's.
NEW an American actress most widely known for having played Sharona Fleming in the television series Monk. Born in Mountainside, New Jersey, Schram studied at the University of Maryland on a tennis scholarship and graduated with a degree in advertising ... an American actress most widely known for having played Sharona Fleming in the television series Monk.
Born in Mountainside, New Jersey, Schram studied at the University of Maryland on a tennis scholarship and graduated with a degree in advertising design. Having known for a number of years that she wanted to act, she pursued roles in both film and television as well as Broadway theater. The role that initially brought her note was Evelyn Gardner, the Rockford Peaches' right fielder, in the Penny Marshall directed film A League of Their Own. Schram's character was the focus of the now famous line uttered by manager Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks), "There's no crying in baseball!"
During 1993-95, she had a role in the original Broadway production of Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor.
In 2002, Schram landed a major role opposite Tony Shalhoub on the USA mystery series Monk. USA Network released her mid-way through the show's third season, stating they "decided to go in a different creative direction with some of its characters"; MSNBC reported that "some members of the series' supporting cast, including Schram, Ted Levine and Jason Gray-Stanford, attempted to renegotiate the terms of their contract" and cited Schram's departure as evidence of the industry's "hard line against raise-seeking actors who aren't absolutely essential to the show." Levine and Gray-Stanford remained on the show. Natalie Teeger, played by Traylor Howard, replaced her character as Monk's assistant. Schram returned to Monk for an episode during the show's eighth and final season entitled "Mr. Monk and Sharona
NEW is an American actor. Hopkins has appeared in more than one hundred film and television roles in a career of more than forty years, including The Bridge at Remagen, The Wild Bunch, The Getaway, American Graffiti, White Lightning, Radioland Murders, ... is an American actor.
Hopkins has appeared in more than one hundred film and television roles in a career of more than forty years, including The Bridge at Remagen, The Wild Bunch, The Getaway, American Graffiti, White Lightning, Radioland Murders, The Killer Elite, Midnight Express, More American Graffiti and A Small Town in Texas. When Gretchen Corbett left The Rockford Files television series in 1978, Hopkins as "John Cooper" replaced her character as Rockford's attorney for several episodes, arguably Hopkins' most memorable role in well over a hundred TV and movie appearances.
Bo Hopkins' first major role in a film was in White Lightning, a 1973 cult classic that also starred Burt Reynolds and Ned Beatty. Bo Hopkins played Roy Boone, Gator McClusky's (played by Burt Reynolds) sidekick during much of the film.
Jerry Reed played Bama McCall in the sequel to White Lightning called Gator. Jerry Reed and Bo Hopkins bore a striking resemblance to one another, hence they played brothers Joe Hawkins and Tom Hawkins in the film What Comes Around.
In 1981, he appeared in the first season of the prime-time drama Dynasty as Matthew Blaisdel. Hopkins' many guest appearances on television include episodes of Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The Virginian, Nichols, The Rat Patrol, The Mod Squad, Hawaii Five-O, Charlie's Angels, Fantasy Island, The A-Team, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, The Fall Guy, Crazy Like a Fox and Murder, She Wrote.
NEW an American actress and former fashion model, who has appeared in roles in TV shows such as Complete Savages, Two and a Half Men, According to Jim, and Ugly Betty. Kita's first role was as a news anchor in the 1991 movie Stealth Hunters. Kita's fir... an American actress and former fashion model, who has appeared in roles in TV shows such as Complete Savages, Two and a Half Men, According to Jim, and Ugly Betty.
Kita's first role was as a news anchor in the 1991 movie Stealth Hunters. Kita's first television appearance was in Fox's Masked Rider, from 1995 to 1996. She appeared as a series regular lead in all 40 episodes. Kita also portrayed a frantic stewardess in a music video directed by Mark Pellington for the British group, Catherine Wheel, titled, "Waydown" in 1995. Kita's character in it was spoofed by MTV's Beavis and Butthead in the episode "Womyn". In 1996, Kita also appeared in the film Barb Wire (1996) and guest starred on The Wayans Bros.. She also guest starred in Miriam Teitelbaum: Homicide with Saturday Night Live alumni Nora Dunn, Wall To Wall Records with Jordan Bridges, Stealing Time, Even Stevens, Felicity with Keri Russell, V.I.P. with Pamela Anderson, Girlfriends, The Sweet Spot with Bill Murray, and Movies at Our House. She also had recurring roles on the FX spoof, Son of the Beach from 2001 to 2002, ABC-Family's Dance Fever and Oxygen Network's Running with Scissors. Kita also appeared in the films Little Heroes (2002) and Rennie's Landing (2001).
Shooting "Ugly Betty" with Betty White
During this time, Kita guest starred on Method and Red and Quintuplets in 2004 and Two and a Half Men in 2005. She is most known for her breakthrough series recurring role as Mel Gibson's girlfriend in ABC-TV's Complete Savages from 2004 to 2005. Mel Gibson was executive producer and would cameo as Officer Steve Cox. Whenever he appeared, Kita would appear as Misty, his girlfriend doomed to die a horrible death at the end of every episode like Kenny in South Park, a comparison made by series director Mel Gibson during an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. These deaths included death by hot tub, death by eating too much turkey on Thanksgiving and death on a motorcycle without a helmet. She held the title of Miss Hawaiian Tropic Japan in 2004. She also appeared in Bad News Bears (2005) with Billy Bob Thornton and Greg Kinnear.
In 2005 to 2007, Kita continued work on Complete Savages. She also appeared in the independent films, Faith Happens (2006) and Falling (2008). In 2006, she was in the pilot for the television series Smith, with Ray Liotta and played a prison inmate in Pepper Dennis with Rebecca Romijn. Kita also shot a pilot with Tim Stack called The Probe (2006). In 2007, she appeared in an episode of Ugly Betty with Vanessa Williams, and had a role in the Adam Sandler and Kevin James film I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry. In 2008, Kita guest starred opposite James Belushi in According to Jim and played herself on an episode of The Jace Hall Show. She currently has two films in development, Something in the Night and Last Stop, and is a guest star in the 100th episode and series finale of Nip/Tuck.
NEW is an American actress and former child model. Lynley began her career as a child model under the name "Carolyn Lee", and when she started acting (after appearing on the April 22, 1957 cover of Life magazine at 15),she discovered that another actres... is an American actress and former child model.
Lynley began her career as a child model under the name "Carolyn Lee", and when she started acting (after appearing on the April 22, 1957 cover of Life magazine at 15),she discovered that another actress had already registered the name, so she modified it to the homophone "Carol Lynley".
Early on, Lynley distinguished herself in both the Broadway stage and Hollywood screen versions of the controversial drama Blue Denim (1959), in which the teenage characters played by Lynley and co-star Brandon De Wilde had to deal with an unwanted pregnancy.
In 1959, Lynley was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for "Most Promising Newcomer Ã¢ÂÂ Female".
Lynley appeared in the fourth season The Man from U.N.C.L.E. two-part episode, "The Prince of Darkness Affair".
In films, Lynley is known for her roles in Return to Peyton Place, Under the Yum Yum Tree, Bunny Lake is Missing, The Cardinal, Harlow and the original version of The Poseidon Adventure. Although in her role as a singer in the Poseidon film she performed the Oscar-winning song "The Morning After," Lynley's singing voice was actually that of studio singer Rene Armand.
She appeared in the pilot television movies for Kolchak: The Night Stalker and Fantasy Island. Her many other series appearances included The Big Valley, Mannix, It Takes a Thief, Night Gallery, The Invaders, Kojak, Hawaii Five-O and Charlie's Angels.
Lynley posed nude for the March 1965 edition of Playboy magazine.
Carole Ita white
NEW an American television and film actress Carole Ita White started appearing in episodic TV and small film roles in the early 1970s. Her first TV job was a made-for-TV movie, a western comedy called Evil Roy Slade, starring John Astin, Mickey Rooney, ... an American television and film actress
Carole Ita White started appearing in episodic TV and small film roles in the early 1970s. Her first TV job was a made-for-TV movie, a western comedy called Evil Roy Slade, starring John Astin, Mickey Rooney, and Milton Berle. The movie was written by producer and director Garry Marshall. Marshall cast her in a role on his series The Odd Couple.
She played "Big Rosie Greenbaum" on Laverne & Shirley. White landed the recurring role after an appearance as "Raunchy Girl 1" in the first season episode "Dating Slump". Big Rosie was first seen as a nemesis to the title characters during the second season in the episode "Bachelor Mothers". She continued to make appearances as Big Rosie during the second and third seasons of the show. Carole Ita White did not appear again until the seventh season, in an episode where Laverne and Shirley attend a high school reunion ("Class of '56").
White made guest starring appearances on such programs as Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, The Love Boat, Beverly Hills, 90210, The Wayans Bros. and Profiler. She appeared on several game shows, including The $20,000 Pyramid. She has continued to appear in small roles in films over the years, including Falling Down, The Witches of Eastwick, Grand Canyon, and The Fabulous Baker Boys.
Charlie Schlatter an American actor who has appeared in numerous TV series and films. He is probably best known for playing Dr. Jesse Travis over five seasons of Dick Van Dyke series Diagnosis: Murder and for starring in big screen comedy 18 Again!, opposite George Bu... an American actor who has appeared in numerous TV series and films. He is probably best known for playing Dr. Jesse Travis over five seasons of Dick Van Dyke series Diagnosis: Murder and for starring in big screen comedy 18 Again!, opposite George Burns. Since the early 1990s, Schlatter has been primarily a voice actor.
Schlatter was spotted by a casting director during a performance in 1988, and asked to audition for the Michael J. Fox drama Bright Lights, Big City. This led to his first film appearance, as the younger brother of Fox's character.
Charlie starred in 1988's Heartbreak Hotel (directed by Chris Columbus) where his character kidnaps Elvis Presley in an effort to make his mother (Tuesday Weld) happy. His most highly acclaimed role in an American film was in 1988 comedy 18 Again!. His 18-year-old character swaps body and mind with his 81-year-old grandfather, played by George Burns. His work in this film was described as "displaying enormous range and extraordinary skill as an actor in his comedic starring role".
Schlatter also starred in Australian romance The Delinquents (1989) opposite Kylie Minogue. In 1990, he was cast in the role of Ferris Bueller for NBC's sitcom Ferris Bueller, based on the John Hughes film Ferris Bueller's Day Off. In 1992, he co-starred in Sunset Heat with Michael Paré, Dennis Hopper and Adam Ant. In 1994, he appeared in Police Academy: Mission to Moscow as Cadet Kyle Connors.
In 1996, Schlatter began his role as Dr. Travis on the television series Diagnosis: Murder. His character was introduced as a comic relief character in the third season after Scott Baio's character moved to Colorado, and never returned. Schlatter remained with the show for the next five seasons, until the series was finally cancelled in 2001. During the series, he began writing episodes, such as "A Resting Place".
Schlatter was initially cast as Philip J. Fry, one of the main characters in animated series Futurama, which premiered in 1999.Due to a casting change, Billy West landed the role after auditioning for the part again. In early 2007, Schlatter appeared in the films Out at the Wedding and Resurrection Mary. In 2014 he appeared as guest star in the NCIS episode "Shooter".
In the early 1990s, as a voice actor, Charlie began playing character roles for many cartoon characters. Among his roles were Griff in Sonic the Hedgehog; The Flash in Superman: The Animated Series and The Batman; Jimmy Two-Shoes in the pilot of Jimmy Two-Shoes; Kevin Levin in Ben 10 (Not to be confused with Greg Cipes's portrayal in future series of the show.); Ace Bunny in Loonatics Unleashed; Hawk, Stingfly, and the Cannonball Brothers in A.T.O.M. (Alpha Teens on Machines); Tommy in Pet Alien; Sugarfoot, Boy, Chris, Willy/Gnome, Martin/Dwarf in Random! Cartoons; Cameron in Bratz, the title character in Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil and Doctor Mindbender and Wild Bill in the new TV series G.I. Joe: Renegades. Charlie also voiced Duman and currently Timmy in the Nickelodeon version of the Winx Club.
NEW She was just one of a myriad of beautiful, statuesque, bikini-clad blondes who pranced and romped about the sand and surf of the California shores in all those nostalgic beach party movies of the "swinging '60s". In the great perky tradition of fello... She was just one of a myriad of beautiful, statuesque, bikini-clad blondes who pranced and romped about the sand and surf of the California shores in all those nostalgic beach party movies of the "swinging '60s". In the great perky tradition of fellow blondes Sandra Dee, Linda Evans, Yvette Mimieux, and the late Sharon Tate, stunning Chris Noel did what she did best: distract male viewers from some of the silliness around her. However, she has been less remembered than the aforementioned lovelies, all of whom went on to bigger and better things in their careers. Chris took an entirely different route, altogether. She was born near the water in 1941, albeit a different beach locale--West Palm Beach, Florida, to be exact. She took the standard route--cheerleader, model, beauty pageant winner--that most gorgeous girls take when trying to crash Hollywood. The incredibly photogenic teen seemed tailor-made for the camera and, sure enough, by 1963, she was appearing in her first film, Soldier in the Rain (1963), starring Steve McQueen. After a few other minor efforts, Chris received her first "Annette Funicello"-like star billing in Beach Ball (1965), opposite Edd Byrnes, in the Frankie Avalon role. But, it was the specialty performers--The Supremes, The Four Seasons and The Righteous Brothers--who were noticed in that flick, not the actors. Wild Wild Winter (1966) provided Chris a second chance as a lead and she also booked a secondary femme part in Elvis Presley's Girl Happy (1965), but nothing much came out of them, either. Though Chris made appearances in such TV series as Perry Mason (1957), Bewitched (1964) and a few Bob Hope specials, she was not satisfied with her career...or her life.
A tour of a VA hospital in 1965 altered her destiny, forever. Based on her minor pin-up celebrity, Chris impulsively auditioned for the Armed Forces Network (AFN) and started hosting her own radio show for the GIs in Vietnam, frequently flying to that war-torn country and visiting remote areas considered too risky for Bob Hope's USO shows. She became the GIs' favorite sexy radio and show personality while putting her own life on the line. As it turned out, Vietnam veterans would become her prime mission and life's work long after the war. In the 1970s, Chris began to suffer from postwar trauma. Any attempt to resurrect her Hollywood career in the 1970s and 1980s would be short-lived due to her stress, ill health and depression. Moreover, her first husband, a Green Beret captain (they married in Vietnam) suffering from the same postwar syndrome as Chris, killed himself during the Christmas holiday season of 1969. Chris' two subsequent marriages also ended in divorce. Persevering, she ventured into the operation of shelters for veterans in Florida during the 1990s, becoming a durable symbol for those who fought the unpopular fight. Chris Noel--a remarkable, courageous lady who could have just rested on her laurels as another beautiful Hollywood face, but didn't. She deserves to be remembered better than she is.
NEW an American actress best known for starring in the television situation-comedy series Laverne & Shirley, in the role of "Shirley Feeney", and for her role as Laurie Henderson in the classic film American Graffiti. Williams began her professional car... an American actress best known for starring in the television situation-comedy series Laverne & Shirley, in the role of "Shirley Feeney", and for her role as Laurie Henderson in the classic film American Graffiti.
Williams began her professional career by landing national commercials, which included Foster Grant sunglasses and TWA. Her first roles in television, among others, were on Room 222, Nanny and the Professor and Love American Style.
She picked up important film roles early in her career: George Cukor's Travels with My Aunt (1972); as Ron Howard's high school sweetheart in George Lucas's American Graffiti (1973); and Francis Ford Coppola's The Conversation (1974). She auditioned for Lucas's next project, Star Wars, but lost the role of Princess Leia to Carrie Fisher.
She portrayed the loyal and fun-loving brewery worker "Shirley Feeney" in the sitcom Laverne and Shirley from 1976 until 1982. Although praised for her portrayal of Shirley, she left the show after the 2nd episode of the show's eighth and final season, after she became pregnant with her first child. Later she starred in the short-lived 1993-94 sitcom Getting By. She has guest starred on several television shows, including two episodes of 8 Simple Rules.
She has performed onstage in the national tours of Grease, Deathtrap and Moon Over Buffalo, and a regional production of Nunsense. She reunited with her L&S co-star Eddie Mekka in a November 2008 regional production of the RenÃÂ©e Taylor-Joseph Bologna comedy play It Had to Be You.
Williams made her Broadway debut as daffy "Mrs. Tottendale" in The Drowsy Chaperone at the Marquis Theatre on December 11, 2007, succeeding JoAnne Worley in the role originated by Georgia Engel.
She made a guest appearance on illusionist David Copperfield's first CBS TV special in 1978. She assisted Copperfield in the Zig Zag Girl and a length-wise sawing-in-half illusions.
Williams was executive producer on the successful Steve Martin comedy film Father of the Bride and its sequel
Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an American actress of stage, film and television. She has won eight Primetime Emmy Awards (more than any other performer) and one Daytime Emmy Award. She co-starred in the 1971 film The Last Picture Show for which she won th... (born April 30, 1926) is an American actress of stage, film and television. She has won eight Primetime Emmy Awards (more than any other performer) and one Daytime Emmy Award. She co-starred in the 1971 film The Last Picture Show for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Leachman's longest running role was the nosy, self-centered and manipulative landlady Phyllis Lindstrom on the 1970s TV series Mary Tyler Moore, and later on the spinoff series, Phyllis. She also appeared in three Mel Brooks films, including Young Frankenstein. She had a regular role on the last two seasons of The Facts of Life portraying the character Beverly Ann Stickle. In recent years, she had a recurring role as Lois's mother Ida Gorski on Malcolm in the Middle. She also starred in the roast of Bob Saget in 2008. Leachman was a contestant on Season 7 (2008) of Dancing with the Stars, paired with Corky Ballas. At the age of 82, she is the oldest contestant to have danced on the series. She currently stars as Maw Maw in the television comedy Raising Hope.
As Miss Chicago, Leachman competed in the 20th Miss America pageant and placed in the Top 16 in 1946. Leachman was the grand marshal for the 2009 New Year's Day Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena, California.She presided over the 120th parade, the theme being "Hats Off to Entertainment", and the 95th Rose Bowl game.
After winning a scholarship in the beauty pageant, Leachman studied acting in New York City at the Actors Studio with Elia Kazan. It was there that she met the first love of her life, Andrew Morgan. Leachman was a replacement for character Nellie Forbush during the original run of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific. A few years later, she appeared in the Broadway-bound production of William Inge's Come Back, Little Sheba, but left the show before it reached Broadway when Katharine Hepburn asked her to co-star in a production of William Shakespeare's As You Like It.
Leachman appeared in many live television broadcasts in the 1950s, including such programs as Suspense and Studio One. In addition she was cast as the adoptive mother of "Timmy" (Jon Provost) in the 4th season of "Lassie", and was not happy in the role. She was also one of the Raisonette Girls in the 1960s. She made her feature film debut as an extra in the 1947 film Carnegie Hall, but had her first real role in Robert Aldrich's film noir classic Kiss Me Deadly, released in 1955. Leachman was several months pregnant during the filming, and appears in one scene running down a darkened highway wearing only a trenchcoat. A year later she appeared opposite Paul Newman and Lee Marvin in The Rack (1956). She appeared with Newman again, in a brief role as a prostitute in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). She also appeared as "Judy" in Season one, Episode 2 of the TV series Adam-12.
She continued to work mainly in television, with appearances in Rawhide and in The Twilight Zone episode It's a Good Life. During this period, Leachman notably appeared on the popular anthology Alfred Hitchcock Presents in an engaging episode entitled "Premonition" opposite John Forsythe. Later in the decade, Leachman appeared as Ruth Martin, Timmy's adoptive mom, in the last half of season four (1957) of Lassie. Jon Provost ("Timmy Martin") said, "Cloris did not feel particularly challenged by the role. Basically, when she realized that all she'd be doing was baking cookies, she wanted out." She was replaced by June Lockhart in 1959. In 1959, she appeared in an episode of One Step Beyond titled "The Dark Room", where she portrayed an American photographer living in Paris. In 1960 she played Marilyn Parker, the roommate of Janice Rule's character, Elena Nardos, in the Checkmate episode The Mask of Vengeance. In 1966 she guest starred on Perry Mason as Gloria Shine in "The Case of the Crafty Kidnapper." In late 1970, Leachman starred on one episode of That Girl as Don Hollinger's sister, "Sandy".
Recognition and acclaim
Leachman has won numerous awards during her career. She won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in The Last Picture Show (1971), based on the bestselling book by Larry McMurtry. She played the high school gym teacher's neglected wife, with whom Timothy Bottoms' character has an affair. Director Peter Bogdanovich had predicted to Leachman during production that she would win an Academy Award for her performance. The part was originally offered to Ellen Burstyn, who wanted another role in the film.
Leachman has also won a record-setting eight primetime and one daytime Emmy Awards and been nominated more than 20 times for her work in television over the years, most notably as the character of neighbor/landlady/nosy friend Phyllis Lindstrom on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. The character was a recurring character on the program for five years and was subsequently featured in a spinoff series, Phyllis (1975ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â“1977), for which Leachman garnered a Golden Globe award. The series ran for two seasons. Its cancellation was partly due to the deaths of three regular or recurring cast members during its brief run: Barbara Colby, Judith Lowry and Burt Mustin.
Cloris Leachman as Phyllis Lindstrom, 1974.
In 1977, she guest starred on The Muppet Show, episode 2.24 (48th episode). In 1978, she won the Sarah Siddons Award for her work in Chicago theatre. In 1987 she hosted the VHS releases of Schoolhouse Rock!. In 1986, Leachman returned to television, replacing Charlotte Rae's character Edna Garrett as the den mother on The Facts of Life. Leachman's role, as Edna's sister, Beverly Ann Stickle, could not save the long-running series, and it was canceled two years later.
She has voice-acted in numerous animated films, including My Little Pony: The Movie as the evil witch mother from the Volcano of Gloom, The Iron Giant, and most notably as the voice of the cantankerous sky pirate Dola in Hayao Miyazaki's 1986 feature Castle in the Sky. Dubbed by Disney in 1998, Leachman's performance in this film received nearly unanimous praise. Leachman played embittered, greedy, Slavic Canadian "Grandma Ida" on the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle, for which she won two Emmy Awards, both for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (once in 2002, then again in 2006). She was nominated for playing that same character for six consecutive years.
Later television credits include the successful Lifetime Television miniseries Beach Girls with Rob Lowe and Julia Ormond. Leachman was nominated for a SAG Award for her role as the wine-soaked, former jazz singer and grandmother Evelyn in the Sony feature Spanglish opposite Adam Sandler and TÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â©a Leoni. She had replaced an ailing Anne Bancroft in the role. The film reunited her with her The Mary Tyler Moore Show writer-producer-director James L. Brooks. That same year she appeared with Sandler again, in the remake of The Longest Yard. She also appeared in Kurt Russell comedy Sky High as the school nurse with X-ray vision. In 2005, she guest starred as Charlie Harper's neighbor Norma in an episode (#3.9 "Madame and Her Special Friend") of Two and a Half Men.
In 2006, Leachman's performance alongside Sir Ben Kingsley and Annette Bening in the HBO special Mrs. Harris earned her an Emmy nomination for outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or TV movie as well as an SAG Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries. On May 14, 2006, she was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts from Drake University.
Leachman was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2011.
In 2011, Leachman was ranked #23 on the TV Guide Network special, Funniest Women on TV.
Mel Brooks films
Leachman has appeared in three Mel Brooks films. She played Frau BlÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â¼cher in Young Frankenstein (1974), in which the mere mention of her character's name elicits the loud neighing of horses (a homage to a cinematic villain stereotype). She also appeared in High Anxiety (1977) as the demented villainess, psychiatric nurse Charlotte Diesel, and as Madame Defarge in the segment of History of the World: Part I (1981) which parodied Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities.
She auditioned for a chance to revive her role from Young Frankenstein in the 2007 Broadway production opposite Megan Mullally (replacing formerly cast Kristin Chenoweth) and Roger Bart. However, Andrea Martin was cast in the role. Mel Brooks was quoted as saying that Leachman, at 81, was too old for the role. "We don't want her to die on stage", he told columnist Army Archerd, at which Leachman took umbrage. However, due to Leachman's success on Dancing with the Stars, Brooks reportedly asked her to reprise her role as Frau BlÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â¼cher in the Broadway production of Young Frankenstein after Beth Leavel, who had succeeded Martin. The Broadway production closed before this could be realized.
Dancing With the Stars
Leachman was a contestant on the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars, and was paired with Corky Ballas, the oldest of the professionals and father of two-time champion, Mark Ballas. Leachman is the oldest person to compete on the show to date.
Dame Joan Collins
SAT ONLY an English actress, author and columnist. Born in Paddington and brought up in Maida Vale, Collins grew up during the Second World War. After making her stage debut in A Doll's House at the age of 9, she was trained as an actress at the Royal Academy... an English actress, author and columnist. Born in Paddington and brought up in Maida Vale, Collins grew up during the Second World War. After making her stage debut in A Doll's House at the age of 9, she was trained as an actress at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London. After eighteen months at the drama school, she was signed to an exclusive contract by the Rank Organisation and appeared in various British films.
At the age of 22, Collins headed to Hollywood and landed sultry roles in several popular films, including The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955) and Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1958). While she continued to make films in the US and the UK throughout the 1960s, her career languished in the 1970s, where she appeared in a number of horror flicks. Near the end of the decade, she starred in two films based on best-selling novels by her younger sister Jackie Collins: The Stud (1978) and its sequel The Bitch (1979). Returning to her theatrical roots, she played the title role in the 1980 British revival of The Last of Mrs. Cheyney and later had a lead role in the 1990 revival of NoÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â«l Coward's Private Lives. In 1981, Collins landed Alexis Carrington Colby, the role for which she is perhaps best known, in the long-running 1980s television soap opera Dynasty.
By the time the soap opera had been cancelled, Collins followed in her sister's footsteps and published her first novel Prime Time (1988) which became a bestseller despite critical pans. Despite a protracted legal battle with Random House in 1996, she has since published many books: both fictional, non-fictional and autobiographical. Flamboyant in her personal life and in roles she pursues, Collins continues to act in theatre, film and television in a career that has spanned more than 60 years.
She made her feature debut as a beauty contest entrant in Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951) and had a number of other minor film appearances in the UK. She was next signed by 20th Century Fox in 1955 as their answer to MGM's Elizabeth Taylor. She actually screen tested for the title role in Cleopatra which eventually went to Taylor. According to an article in Picture Post, Collins was frustrated by her time at Rank. Collins told the popular Hulton Press Weekly 'they're always carrying on about there being no women of star material in England. They don't bother to build us up. They concentrate on building the men'. She made her Hollywood debut in Howard Hawks's Land of the Pharaohs (1955) and appeared in Island in the Sun (1957).
Collins was popular as a magazine pin-up in the UK throughout the 1950s and into the 1960s, with cover appearances on titles such as Span and 66.
Collins in Drive Hard, Drive Fast (1973)
Her notable guest appearances on American television during the 1960s and 1970s included Batman, The Virginian, Mission: Impossible, Police Woman and the notable Star Trek episode, "The City on the Edge of Forever".
In the 1970s, Collins made several films and then starred in the softcore film versions of her sister Jackie Collins's racy novels The Stud and The Bitch. The films were extremely successful financially. The Stud, made for $600,000 went on to gross over $20,000,000 internationally.
She also appeared in an all-star horror classic in Britain around this time. In the 1972 Amicus film adaptation of Tales From The Crypt, based on American E.C. horror comics from the 50s, Joan played a murderous wife in "And All Through The House" a story that originally appeared in the comic book The Vault of Horror #35 and was written and illustrated by Johnny Craig.
In 1981, Collins was offered a role in the second season of the then struggling new soap opera Dynasty (1981ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â“89) playing Alexis Carrington, the beautiful but vengeful ex-wife of tycoon Blake Carrington (John Forsythe). Her performance is generally credited as one factor in the fledgling show's subsequent rise in the Nielsen ratings to a hit rivaling Dallas.
In 1985, Dynasty was the #1 show in the United States, beating out Dallas which ranked at #2.For her portrayal of Alexis, Collins was nominated six times for a Golden Globe Award (every year from 1982 to 1987), winning once in 1983, the same year she was nominated for an Emmy as Best Actress in a Drama Series Upon accepting the award, Collins thanked Sophia Loren for turning down the part of Alexis. At the age of 50, Collins appeared in a twelve page photo layout for Playboy magazine shot by George Hurrell.
In 1983, Collins starred in Making of a Male Model with young model-actor Jon-Erik Hexum, and in 1984, played a soap star in The Cartier Affair with David Hasselhoff. In the same year, she also co-hosted the ABC-TV special Blondes vs. Brunettes. With Dynasty at the height of its success, Collins began producing and starred in the 1986 CBS miniseries Sins and Monte Carlo.
In the 2001 E! True Hollywood Story episode featuring Dynasty, former ABC executive Ted Harbert stated, "The truth is we didn't really believe that we had this thing done as a hit until Joan Collins walked down that courtroom aisle." Co-star Al Corley noted that Collins "just flew" in the role that was "tailor made...just spot on." In Dynasty producer Aaron Spelling's final press interview, he said of Collins: "We didn't write Joan Collins. She played Joan Collins. Am I right? We wrote a character, but the character could have been played by 50 people and 49 of them would have failed. She made it work."
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Joan Collins with Dynasty co-stars Stephanie Beacham and Emma Samms in London, 2009.
After the end of Dynasty in 1989, Collins took time off to be with her family. She rejoined her co-stars for Dynasty: The Reunion, a 1991 miniseries that concluded the series which had been left with a cliffhanger ending after its abrupt cancellation. In the 1990s, Collins made several guest star appearances on series such as Roseanne, The Nanny and Will & Grace while dabbling in films like Decadence and A Midwinter's Tale. She also appeared as the main characters of films such as Mama's Back and Annie: A Royal Adventure! (in the latter of which she plays the main antagonist, Lady Edwina Hogbottom) during this period. In 1994, at the age of 60, she launched her only exercise video, titled Joan Collins Personal Workout.
In 1990, Collins played Amanda in a revival of NoÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â«l Coward's Private Lives in the West End co-starring with Keith Baxter. She would later make her Broadway debut in the same play in 1992 starring opposite Simon Jones. In 1991 Collins also appeared in NoÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂƒÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚ÂƒÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â‚ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â‚ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â«l Coward's Tonight at 8:30and played eight different women in a series of one act plays written by Coward, including an elderly Victorian spinster. She also guest starred in six episodes of Aaron Spelling's short lived prime time soap opera Pacific Palisades in 1997. In 1990 also, Collins appeared in writer-director Michael Feeney Callan's television series, My Riviera, hosting friends around her home and favourite locales in the South of France. During the early 1990s Joan Collins twic Collins was chosen as the cover model for the relaunch of the popular celebrity magazine OK! when it changed from being a monthly to a weekly. In the spring of 2000, she completed an American tour of Love Letters with the likes of George Hamilton and Stacy Keach Jr. Additionally, she appeared in a West End production of Over the Moon with Frank Langella in 2000.
In 1999, Collins was cast in the video version of musical theatre show Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. She played two roles in this video: a pianist and Mrs. Potiphar, the wife of Egyptian millionaire Potiphar.
In 2000, Collins joined the cast of The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, a prequel to the 1994 Universal Studios live action film The Flintstones. She played the supporting role Pearl Slaghoople (Wilma Flintstone's mother)
In 2001, she costarred in the television film These Old Broads with Debbie Reynolds, Shirley MacLaine and Elizabeth Taylor. The film was written by Reynolds' daughter Carrie Fisher.
Collins at 2010 The Heart Truth
In 2002, Collins returned to soap operas in a limited run on the American daytime soap Guiding Light. She also appeared on South African television, depicting the role of South African journalist Jani Allan in a comedy spoof.In 2004 she appeared on a Dutch comedy film Alice in Glamourland (Dutch: Ellis in Glamourland) as a successful writer. Several months later she toured the United Kingdom with a revival of the play Full Circle. In 2005 she served as guest host of the popular British quiz show Have I Got News For You. In 2005, actress Alice Krige portrayed Collins in Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure, a fictionalised television film based on the creation and behind the scenes production of Dynasty.
In early 2006, Collins toured the United Kingdom in An Evening With Joan Collins, a one-woman show in which she detailed the highs and lows of her roller coaster career and life, directed by her husband Percy Gibson. In 2006, she reunited with her Dynasty co-stars for the non-fiction special Dynasty Reunion: Catfights and Caviar. Later that year, she began a tour of North America in the play Legends! with former Dynasty co-star Linda Evans, which concluded in May 2007 after a 30-week run.
In 2005, Collins joined the cast of the hit British television series Footballer's Wives for a limited run as a glamorous magazine mogul, named Eva de Wolffe. She also guest-starred in the BBC series Hotel Babylon in 2006 as a lonely aristocrat desperate for romance.
NEW an American actor, comedian, composer, musician, and baseball scout. David is also the Goodwill Ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. He is best known for his portrayal of Andrew "Squiggy" Squiggman on the situation comedy Laverne ... an American actor, comedian, composer, musician, and baseball scout. David is also the Goodwill Ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
He is best known for his portrayal of Andrew "Squiggy" Squiggman on the situation comedy Laverne & Shirley from 1976 to 1982, with sitcom sidekick Lenny (Michael McKean).
Lander's partnership with McKean began during their acting classes at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh where they developed the characters of Lenny and Squiggy. After Pittsburgh they teamed up in the Los Angeles-based comedy ensemble The Credibility Gap. The duo released an album as Lenny and the Squigtones in 1980 featuring Christopher Guest on guitar, credited as Nigel Tufnel, a name Guest would later reuse in the spoof rock band Spinal Tap. Lander and McKean also appeared together in the 1979 Steven Spielberg comedy 1941, and the 1980 Kurt Russell film Used Cars.
Lander has also appeared in numerous other TV shows and movies including The Bob Newhart Show, Barney Miller, Happy Days, Married... with Children, Twin Peaks, On the Air, The Weird Al Show, Mad About You, and The Drew Carey Show. His film roles were more sparse but still memorable; these included the part of a minor league baseball radio announcer in the film, A League of Their Own and a bit part of the minister officiating the marriage ceremony in Say It Isn't So. Lander created the starring role of the demented fast food franchise clown Bruce Burger in the cult film Funland directed by Michael A. Simpson.
Cartoon Voices: Tom and Jerry Kids: Bernie the Bird 101 Dalmatians the Series: Horace.
Lander also has experience as a voice actor, with a resume dating back to 1969 where he "dramatically reproduced" Elvis Presley quotations for the Pop Chronicles music documentary and 1970 when he was the voice of Jerry Lewis in the Filmation series Will the Real Jerry Lewis Please Sit Down. Later voice roles included The Big Bang, A Bug's Life, Oswald, Tom and Jerry: The Movie and the animated TV series Galaxy High as the six-armed Milo de Venus. He also reprised his role as Squiggy in the animated sitcom, The Simpsons. Lander also provided the voice of Smartass, the head weasel of Judge Doom’s Toon Patrol in the 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Lander reprised his role for Smartass on the related ride, but his character was renamed Wiseguy. He was credited as Stephen Lander in Boo, Zino and the Snurks. His latest voice role is that of Ch'p in the DC Comics animated movie, Green Lantern: First Flight. Lander had done the voice of "Henry the Penguin" during the four-year run of the cartoon Oswald, from 2001 to 2004. His distinctive voice was clear during the show's run.
Dick Van Dyke
1st Ever Appearance SAT ONLY He's acted, danced and sang his way through movies, television and the stage, making Dick Van Dyke an entertainment triple-threat long before Hollywood used such hyphenates. He even wrote in his memoir, “My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business��...
He's acted, danced and sang his way through movies, television and the stage, making Dick Van Dyke an entertainment triple-threat long before Hollywood used such hyphenates. He even wrote in his memoir, âœMy Lucky Life In and Out of Show Businessâ that his retirement plans have yet to work out.
Dick Van Dykeâ™s most critical career break came in 1960 when director Gower champion hired him as the male lead opposite Chita Rivera in the new Broadway-bound stage musical âœBye Bye Birdie.â He won a Tony for that performance and went on to star in the film version as well.
It was about a year after that that Van Dyke was starring in his own sitcom, in the role of TV comedy writer Rob Petrie on âœThe Dick Van Dyke Showâ. Van Dyke won three Emmy Awards as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, and the series received four Emmy Awards as Outstanding Comedy Series. More than 50 years later, the series remains revered by many critics as one of the most successful comedies of all time.
Internationally, Dick Van Dyke has become one of the most iconic names in motion picture and television history due to one unforgettable role, that of the Chimney Sweep, Bert, in the film musical, âœMary Poppinsâ co-starring Julie Andrews. The film has now become one of the most famous films of all time, and the song, âœChim Chim Cher-eeâ, one of the songs that Van Dyke performed in Mary Poppins, won the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Van Dyke went on to star in countless films, and then in 1968, he won the role of Caractacus Pott in the very successful musical âœChitty Chitty Bang Bang.â
Van Dyke never strayed too far from television though, for in 1993, along with his son Barry Van Dyke, he starred in the very popular television drama, âœDiagnosis: Murder.â That show ran until 2001.
Van Dykeâ™s life-long love of singing, especially acappella, has led to the formation of his singing group, The Vantastix. Started twelve years ago, âœjust for funâ, the guys have performed across the country at world class venues, and still, to this date they are known for recreating some of the most famous songs that were originated in productions starring Dick Van Dyke.
In 2013, Dick Van Dyke was the recipient of the 2013 SAG Life Achievement Award. The SAG Awards have become a very special event for Dick Van Dyke, for in 207, when presenting the same award to Julie Andrews, Dick met his future wife, Arlene Silver. They were married on February 29th, 2012 in Malibu, California.
With even more proof that Dick Van Dykeâ™s retirement plans have yet to work out, this past year, he recently joined the Malibu Playhouse as its creative executive producer. Dickâ™s wife, Arlene has also joined the Playhouseâ™s advisory board.
And as if that werenâ™t enough on August 28, 2014, Dick Van Dyke accepted the very prestigious Prince Rainier III Award which took place in Los Angeles in the presence of Their Serene Highnesses, The Prince and The Princess of Monaco.
Along with the myriad of honors that Dick Van Dyke has been awarded, he may be most proud of his tireless commitment to his work at The Midnight Mission, Los Angelesâ™ downtown shelter for the troubled and homeless.
I think all might agree, âœretirementâ is not in his future, and there is a vast international audience that is very happy about that.
an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, dancer, and producer with a career spanning seven decades. He is the older brother of Jerry Van Dyke and father of Barry Van Dyke. Van Dyke starred in the films Bye Bye Birdie, Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and in the TV series The Dick Van Dyke Show andDiagnosis: Murder. Van Dyke is a recipient of numerous awards in the entertainment industry, including five Emmys, a Tony, and a Grammy In 1995, he was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame. He received the Screen Actors Guild's highest honor, the SAG Life Achievement Award, in 2013 Van Dyke has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard
1st Ever Appearance an American actor known for playing Clark Kent's father Jonathan Kent in the ABC television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, and Charles Borden (a.k.a. The Official), head of The Agency, in the Sci-Fi television series The Invisib... an American actor known for playing Clark Kent's father Jonathan Kent in the ABC television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, and Charles Borden (a.k.a. The Official), head of The Agency, in the Sci-Fi television series The Invisible Man.
NEW an American actor most famous for his role as Carmine Ragusa on the sitcom Laverne & Shirley. After performing on Broadway in The Lieutenant, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award, he moved to Los Angeles. He landed the role of Carmine for Lav... an American actor most famous for his role as Carmine Ragusa on the sitcom Laverne & Shirley.
After performing on Broadway in The Lieutenant, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award, he moved to Los Angeles. He landed the role of Carmine for Laverne & Shirley in 1976, acting on the series until it was canceled in 1983. His recent television credits include 24, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Bold and the Beautiful, and as Detective Murdoch in the Fox television movie Catch Me If You Can. He had a small role in the 1992 film A League of Their Own credits list him as "Mae's guy in bar".
On stage, he has performed in Hairspray at the Luxor in Las Vegas, Nevada and in a national tour of Grease with Cindy Williams. Mekka returned to Broadway on July 15, 2008, starring in Steve Solomon's long-running comedy "My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm In Therapy!" at the Westside Theatre.
Mekka reunited with his Laverne & Shirley co-star Cindy Williams in a November 2008 regional production of the Renée Taylor-Joseph Bologna comedy play It Had to Be You.
In 2008, Mekka wrapped production in the independent film Code Enforcer. He stars opposite Erin Moran of Happy Days.
SAT ONLY His career began with King of the Gypsies (1978), earning a Golden Globe nomination for best actor debut. He starred as the protagonist in the 1980 dramatization of Willa Cather's 1905 short story, Paul's Case. He earned both a Golden Globe and Acad... His career began with King of the Gypsies (1978), earning a Golden Globe nomination for best actor debut. He starred as the protagonist in the 1980 dramatization of Willa Cather's 1905 short story, Paul's Case. He earned both a Golden Globe and Academy Award nomination for his supporting role in Runaway Train (1985). Through the 1990s and 2000s he maintained dramatic film and TV-movie roles while appearing in TV series. His TV work includes three seasons with the sitcom Less than Perfect and a recurring role on the NBC drama Heroes. His sisters Julia Roberts
Eric got his start on the now-defunct NBC daytime soap opera Another World originating the role of Ted Bancroft from February 14, 1977, to June 17, 1977.
Roberts received Golden Globe nominations for his early starring roles in King of the Gypsies (1978) and Star 80 (1983). He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1985 for his role as the escaped convict Buck in the film Runaway Train; the award went to Don Ameche in Cocoon. In 1987, he won the Theatre World Award for his Broadway debut performance in Burn This.
Roberts's other starring roles included Raggedy Man (1981), The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984), The Coca-Cola Kid (1985), Nobody's Fool (1986), Best of the Best (1989), By the Sword (1991), Best of the Best 2 (1993), The Immortals (1995), La Cucaracha (1998), Purgatory (1999), and Stiletto Dance (2001). He also had major supporting roles in the films Final Analysis (1992), The Specialist (1994), and Shannon's Rainbow (2009). He played the Archangel Michael in The Prophecy II (1997).
In 1996, he appeared in the Doctor Who Television film in the role of the fourth Master. As of 2011, he is the only American actor to play the role. When SFX listed previous Masters in Doctor Who, the magazine said of Roberts: "Out-acted by a CGI snake in the same production." In a darkly comic touch, the onscreen wife of Roberts' human character, who is killed by her newly possessed husband (who is taken over by the Master in the form of the above-mentioned CGI snake), is played by his real-life wife.
His recent projects include A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, DOA: Dead or Alive and Royal Kill. He appeared in The Dark Knight as Sal Maroni, a Gotham City Mafia boss who hires The Joker to kill the titular superhero and a renegade mob accountant.
Roberts co-starred on the ABC situation comedy Less than Perfect. He appeared in an episode of CSI: Miami as Ken Kramer, a murderer on death row convicted of killing a young couple. Another notable TV appearance was the episode "Victims" of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit where he played Sam Winfield, a former cop turned vigilante. In the same year, he was also guest starred on The L Word as Gabriel McCutcheon, the father of Shane McCutcheon. In early January 2007, Roberts starred in the two-part mini-series Pandemic as the mayor of Los Angeles.
Roberts voiced the Superman villain Mongul in the animated series Justice League, and reprised his role in Justice League Unlimited in the episode "For the Man Who Has Everything". He performed the voice of Dark Danny in Nickelodeon's Danny Phantom. He appeared in the first season of Heroes as Thompson, an associate of Mr. Bennet.He then reprised the role in the third-season episode "Villains" and in the fourth-season "The Wall".
Roberts appeared in The Killers music video for their song "Mr. Brightside" and "Miss Atomic Bomb" as well as in the music videos for Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" and "It's Like That". In 2006, he appeared in the video for Akon's "Smack That", featuring Eminem. In 2007, he appeared in the video for Godhead's "Hey You". He appeared as a panelist on the television game show Hollywood Squares. In February 2009, Oscar nominee Mickey Rourke, who starred with Roberts in The Pope of Greenwich Village, said he hoped that Roberts would soon be offered a role which would resurrect his career in the way that The Wrestler rejuvenated Rourke's.
He portrayed Seth Blanchard on the second season of the Starz series, Crash, from 2009. In 2009, Roberts appeared as himself in "Tree Trippers", a season five episode of Entourage. He is portrayed as a mushroom and drug fanatic as he gives the boys mushrooms and joins them to Joshua Tree National Park to trip as they contemplate Vince's next movie decision. It was announced in June 2010 that he would be joining the cast of the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless starting July 12.In 2010, he appeared in the action film The Expendables. Later that year, he appeared alongside Steve Austin and Gary Daniels, his co-stars from The Expendables, in the 2010 action film Hunt to Kill. December 2010 saw the premiere of the fourth season of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, which documented Roberts' struggle with dependency on medical marijuana. Roberts starred in the 2012 mystery thriller Deadline, playing the role of politically incorrect reporter Ronnie Bullock.
SAT ONLY is an American actor. A professional child actor since the age of six, he is best known for his roles in the feature films Yours, Mine and Ours, The Poseidon Adventure, Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies, and The Castaway Cowboy, as well as for his nume... is an American actor. A professional child actor since the age of six, he is best known for his roles in the feature films Yours, Mine and Ours, The Poseidon Adventure, Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies, and The Castaway Cowboy, as well as for his numerous guest-starring appearances throughout the 1960s and 1970s on such popular television series as Batman, Gunsmoke, The Flying Nun, Nanny and the Professor, The Brady Bunch, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, and Little House on the Prairie, among others.
Shea's brothers Christopher and Stephen both voiced Linus van Pelt for the Peanuts TV animation specials in the 1960s and 1970s, respectively.
NEW a British dancer and actress best known for portraying Jabba the Hutt's Twi'lek slave dancer Oola in the 1983 motion picture Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. She reprised the part fourteen years later, filming new scenes for the 1997 Special... a British dancer and actress best known for portraying Jabba the Hutt's Twi'lek slave dancer Oola in the 1983 motion picture Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. She reprised the part fourteen years later, filming new scenes for the 1997 Special Edition rerelease, and was the only performer from the original to do so.
Taylor was cast as Tantomile in the 1981 original London production of the musical Cats, during which she learned she had been cast as Oola for Return of the Jedi. She appeared in the 1998 TV movie version of Cats as Exotica, a character that was created specially for her and exclusively for the film.
Her brother, Benedict Taylor, played fighter pilot Bravo 2 in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.
NEW Francine Moved to Minneapolis, she got a job modeling sweaters for Jane Richards Sportswear and began traveling all over the U.S., ending up in San Francisco. Taking a modeling course at the "House of Charm" School and Agency, started her off on a..
Francine Moved to Minneapolis, she got a job modeling sweaters for Jane Richards Sportswear and began traveling all over the U.S., ending up in San Francisco. Taking a modeling course at the "House of Charm" School and Agency, started her off on a fabulous modeling career for all the department store ads (Macy's, Magnins, ect.) . But a new opportunity arose...the Miss San Francisco Pageant, which she entered and was Runner-up, only to take over the title because the winner got ill. The Maid of California Beauty Contest followed, which she was also Runner-up. By this time, Hollywood beckoned. She got a job as a showgirl at "Bimbo's" which was frowned upon by the modeling agency, but turned out to be the right choice for Francine as she met the lead singer star of the show, Mary Meade French, and she brought Francine to Hollywood and to her first agent.
A series of commercials followed: Chrysler, Betty Crocker, Valley Federal Bank, Chevrolet, and many more. She soon stared in her first feature called "Secret File Hollywood" which was premiered in her home town of Aurora for all the town to see. To this day, she says this was the biggest thrill of her life seeing the whole town, the press, her parents, grandparents, and all her friends, plus the high school band turned out at the airport to greet her. This was just the beginning though, as soon she was discovered by Jerry Lewis and six films followed, starting with "It's Only Money"," The Nutty Professor", "Family Jewels". "The Patsy", "Disorderly Orderly", and her last with him in 1982 where she plays a noble woman with a French accent from the 15th century called "Cracking Up". She also went on to star with Marlon Brando and David Niven in "Bedtime Story" for Universal Studios.
During this period, she also appeared in many Max Factor Cosmetic ads showing here and in Europe. Her makeup artist was Hal King who was Lucille Ball's makeup man all during the "Lucy" series. Francine's vast interest in nutrition put her on the covers of such national magazines as Let's Live, Fitness Plus, and others. Her appearances on fashion pages of the STAR, and National Enquirer have been numerous, and Mr. Blackwell's A-1 Dress List. She is also a gourmet cook and has hosted dinners for sometimes as many as 80-100 with such stars as Clint Eastwood, Peter Ustinov, Glenn Ford, Rex Harrison, and her many more. Her recipes have also appeared in both Hollywood movie magazines and health magazines.
Some of Francine's other credits are "Curse of the Swamp Creature" (now a cult film), "Tickle Me" with Elvis Presley, "Cannon for Corboda" (shot in Spain with George Peppard), George Stevens' "The Greatest Story Ever Told," "Sergeant Was A Lady for Universal, etc. She starred with Bob Hope and Eva Marie Saint in "School for Bachelors". As Venus De Milo on "Bewitched"; as the agricultural student all the men fell in love with on "Green Acres" Soon Irwin Allen, famous disaster film producer, discovered her talents and soon starred her in "Lost in Space" as the infamous Queen Niolani, "Land of the Giants" as Dr. North, "The Flood" as Robert Culp's girlfriend, "Time Traveler", a pilot for ABC which she played a scientist, "Luxury Liner" opposite Robert Stack, "Batman Soon Came Up" opposite Roddy McDowell (as Lydia Limpit) his girl . That got her a story in Saturday Evening Post and later she was known as one of the Bat Girls. "The Streets of San Francisco", "Columbo", "Kojak", "Wild Wild West", "Police Story", "Mission Impossible", "Riptide", and "Perry Mason" all followed.
Some of her other television shows were "Ohara U.S. Treasury" opposite David Janssen and "Police Story". On "Days of Our Lives" she played the notorious blackmailer Lorraine Temple, and on "General Hospital" Thelma, and infamous madam from Florida. She also starred in "Mama's Family", "Brothers", "Mr. Belvedere". "Matlock" opposite Andy Griffith, and she recently Guest Starred in "Beverly Hills 90210" and "Lois & Clark" (the new Superman) and "Marilyn Is Alive" Starring as Marilyn Monroe.
Sat Only 10am - 1pm Garry Marshall is one of Hollywoods most respected writers, producers and directors of television, film and theater. He has also helped launch the illustrious careers of many film and television stars and has created some of the most iconic characte... Garry Marshall is one of Hollywoods most respected writers, producers and directors of television, film and theater. He has also helped launch the illustrious careers of many film and television stars and has created some of the most iconic characters in modern entertainment.
Marshall has directed a number of memorable box office hits, including the classic romantic comedy Pretty Woman, starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. His long list of film directing credits includes The Flamingo Kid, starring Matt Dillon, which Marshall also co-wrote; Nothing in Common, teaming Tom Hanks and Jackie Gleason; Overboard, starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell; Beaches,starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey; Frankie & Johnny, pairing Michelle Pfeiffer and Al Pacino; The Other Sister, starring Diane Keaton, which he also co-wrote; Runaway Bride, which reunited Marshall with Gere and Roberts;The Princess Diaries and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, both starring Julie Andrews and Anne Hathaway;Raising Helen, starring Kate Hudson and Joan Cusack; the hit romantic comedy Valentines Day with a cast that included Jessica Alba, Bradley Cooper, Taylor Lautner, Queen Latifa, Jamie Foxx and Kathy Bates.
Most recently, Marshall assembled another unique and stellar ensemble cast for the hit comedy New Years Eve, which starred Halle Berry, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert DeNiro,
Jessica Biel, Sarah Jessica Parker and Zac Efron who all celebrated New Years Eve in their own eclectic and entertaining ways.
A Bronx native, Marshall began his career in television. He went on to create and executive produce some of the longest-running and most celebrated sitcoms in American television history, including Happy Days,Laverne & Shirley,The Odd Couple and Mork & Mindy.
Also known for his work as an actor, some of Marshalls notable film roles include the casino owner in Lost in America; the head of the network in Soapdish; baseball team owner Mr. Harvey in League of Their Own, directed by his sister, Penny Marshall; Mr. Gold in The Twilight of the Golds; and Irwin, in his sons directorial debut, Keeping Up with the Steins.
He has also made cameo appearances in a number of his own films and has guest starred on numerous television series.
In 1997, Marshall, together with his daughter Kathleen, followed his dream by building the Falcon Theatre, a 130-seat live theatre space in Burbank, California. The theatre has flourished since its opening.
Over the course of his illustrious career, Marshall has been the recipient of such prestigious awards as the American Comedy Awards Lifetime Achievement Award and the Publicists Guild Motion Picture Showmanship Award for Film and Television. In 1995, he was voted the Valentine Davies Award winner by the Writers Guild of America. In November 1997, Marshall was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Television Academy Hall of Fame. He was honored in 2002 by Washington, D.C.s National Italian American Foundation.
Adams Publishing released Marshalls autobiography Wake Me When Its Funny, which he wrote with his daughter Lori in 1995. In April 2012, Random House, Incs Crown division will release the much anticipated My Happy Days In Hollywood, a new memoir written by Marshall and Lori about his five decades in television and film.
1St Ever Appearance SAT 12-4 an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and music producer and the principal architect of P-Funk. He was the mastermind of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic during the 1970s and early 1980s, and launched a solo career in 1981. He has been cited... an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and music producer and the principal architect of P-Funk. He was the mastermind of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic during the 1970s and early 1980s, and launched a solo career in 1981. He has been cited as one of the foremost innovators of funk music, along with James Brown and Sly Stone. Clinton was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.
For a period in the 1960s Clinton was a staff songwriter for Motown. Despite initial commercial failure (and one major hit single, "(I Wanna) Testify" in 1967, as well as arranging and producing scores of singles on many of the independent Detroit soul music labels), The Parliaments eventually found success under the names Parliament and Funkadelic in the 1970s (see also P-Funk). These two bands combined the elements of musicians such as Jimi Hendrix, Sly and the Family Stone, Cream, and James Brown while exploring various sounds, technology, and lyricism. Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic dominated diverse music during the 1970s with over 40 R&B hit singles (including three number ones) and three platinum albums.
Clinton's efforts as a solo artist began in 1982. He is also a notable music producer who works on almost all the albums he performs on, and has produced albums for Bootsy Collins and Red Hot Chili Peppers, among others. Beginning in the early 1980s, Clinton recorded several nominal solo albums, although all of these records featured contributions from P-Funk's core musicians. The primary reason for recording under his own name was legal difficulties, due to the complex copyright and trademark issues surrounding the name "Parliament" (primarily) and Polygram's purchase of that group's former label Casablanca Records.
In 1982, Clinton signed to Capitol Records under two names: his own (as a solo artist) and as the P-Funk All-Stars, releasing Computer Games under his own name that same year. The single "Loopzilla" hit the Top 20 on the R&B charts, followed by "Atomic Dog", which reached #1 R&B and #101 on the pop chart. In the next four years, Clinton released three more studio albums (You Shouldn't-Nuf Bit Fish, Some of My Best Jokes Are Friends, and R&B Skeletons in the Closet) as well as a live album, Mothership Connection (Live from the Summit, Houston, Texas) and charting three singles in the R&B Top 30, "Nubian Nut", "Last Dance", and "Do Fries Go with That Shake?". This period of Clinton's career was marred by multiple legal problems (resulting in financial difficulties) due to complex royalty and copyright issues, notably with Bridgeport Music, who Clinton claims fraudulently obtained the copyrights to many of his recordings.
In 1985, he was recruited by the Red Hot Chili Peppers to produce their album Freaky Styley, because the band members were huge fans of George Clinton's and of funk in general. Clinton, in fact, wrote the vocals and lyrics to the title track which was originally intended by the band to be left as an instrumental piece. The album was not a commercial success at the time, but has since sold 500,000 copies after the Red Hot Chili Peppers became popular years later.
Though Clinton's popularity had waned by the mid-1980s, he experienced something of a resurgence in the early 1990s, as many rappers cited him as an influence and began sampling his songs. Alongside James Brown, George Clinton is considered to be one of the most sampled musicians ever. "Sure, sample my stuff…" he remarked in 1996. "Ain't a better time to get paid than when you're my age. You know what to do with money. You don't buy as much pussy or drugs with it – you just buy some."
In 1989, Clinton released The Cinderella Theory on Paisley Park, Prince's record label. This was followed by Hey Man, Smell My Finger in 1993. Clinton then signed with Sony 550 and released T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M. (The Awesome Power of a Fully Operational Mothership) in 1996, having reunited with several former members of Parliament and Funkadelic
1994 saw Clinton contribute to several tracks on Primal Scream's studio album Give Out But Don't Give Up. In 1995, Clinton sang "Mind Games" on the John Lennon tribute Working Class Hero. In the 1990s, Clinton appeared in films such as Graffiti Bridge (1990), House Party (1990), PCU (1994), Good Burger (1997), and The Breaks (1999). In 1997, he appeared as himself in the Cartoon Network show Space Ghost Coast to Coast. Clinton also appeared as the voice of The Funktipus, the DJ of the Funk radio station Bounce FM in the 2004 video game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, in which his song "Loopzilla" also appeared.
Rapper Dr. Dre sampled most of Clinton's beats to create his G-Funk music era. In 1999, Clinton collaborated with Lil' Kim, Fred Durst, and Mix Master Mike for Methods of Mayhem's single "Get Naked".
Displaying his influence on rap and hip hop, Clinton also worked with Tupac Shakur on the song "Can't C Me" from the album All Eyez on Me; Ice Cube on the song and video for "Bop Gun (One Nation)" on the Lethal Injection album (which sampled Funkadelic's earlier hit "One Nation Under A Groove"); Outkast on the song "Synthesizer" from the album Aquemini; Redman on the song "J.U.M.P." from the album Malpractice; Souls of Mischief on "Mama Knows Best" from the album Trilogy: Conflict, Climax, Resolution; Killah Priest on "Come With me" from the album Priesthood, and the Wu Tang Clan on "Wolves" from the album 8 Diagrams.
Clinton founded a record label called The C Kunspyruhzy in 2003. He had a cameo appearance in "Where Were We?", the season two premiere of the CBS television sitcom How I Met Your Mother, on September 18, 2006.
Clinton wrote "You're Thinking Right", the theme song for The Tracey Ullman Show. He appeared on the intro to Snoop Dogg's Tha Blue Carpet Treatment album, released in 2007. Clinton was also a judge for the 5th annual Independent Music Awards to support independent artists' careers
On September 16, 2008, Clinton released a solo album, George Clinton and His Gangsters of Love on Shanachie Records. Largely a covers album, Gangsters features guest appearances from Sly Stone, El DeBarge, Red Hot Chili Peppers, RZA, Carlos Santana, gospel singer Kim Burrell and more.
On September 10, 2009, George Clinton was awarded the Urban Icon Award from Broadcast Music Incorporated. The ceremony featured former P-Funk associate Bootsy Collins, as well contemporary performers such as Big Boi from Outkast and Cee-Lo Green from Goodie Mob
NEW is a Canadian actor. His most prominent role was in the American prime-time soap opera Dynasty playing the villainous Adam Carrington, son of Blake Carrington (John Forsythe) and Alexis Colby (Joan Collins). Thomson's earlier roles were in daytime s... is a Canadian actor. His most prominent role was in the American prime-time soap opera Dynasty playing the villainous Adam Carrington, son of Blake Carrington (John Forsythe) and Alexis Colby (Joan Collins).
Thomson's earlier roles were in daytime soap operas. His first main role was as young Michael Stewart, Jr. on the Canadian television serial High Hopes in 1978. He then appeared in the now defunct ABC daytime soap opera Ryan's Hope from 1981-82.
He debuted in Dynasty in 1982 and remained with the series until its cancellation in 1989. During the 1985-1986 season, Thomson also appeared in three episodes of the Dynasty spin-off, The Colbys.
After Dynasty ended, Thomson returned to daytime soaps. In 1990, he joined the now defunct series Santa Barbara (as the third actor to portray the character Mason Capwell). However, his commitment to Santa Barbara left him unable to reprise his role as Adam Carrington in the TV mini-series Dynasty: The Reunion in 1991 Thomson has also had roles on The Young and the Restless, Passions, the now defunct Sunset Beach, and in 2009 he appeared on Days of our Lives.
Thomson has appeared in eight different series produced by Aaron Spelling; Dynasty, Fantasy Island, Finder of Lost Loves, Glitter, The Love Boat, The Colbys, Beverly Hills, 90210 and Sunset Beach. He has also guest-starred in a variety of other series such as Murder She Wrote, Spider-Man, The Nanny, and Silk Stalkings.
In recent years, Thomson has reunited with his Dynasty co-stars in two non-fiction television specials in 2002, and Dynasty Reunion: Catfights and Caviar in 2006.
Also in 2006, Thomson had small roles in the feature films Poseidon (a remake of The Poseidon Adventure), and the Academy Award nominated Little Miss Sunshine.
NEW a Swedish-born American actress and singer, perhaps most notable for her roles as the second Billie Jo Bradley on Petticoat Junction (1965–1966), and as a regular cast member in the television series Hee Haw until 1992. Hutton attended Arlington H... a Swedish-born American actress and singer, perhaps most notable for her roles as the second Billie Jo Bradley on Petticoat Junction (1965–1966), and as a regular cast member in the television series Hee Haw until 1992.
Hutton attended Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth, Texas. Hutton has also appeared in Perry Mason, The Love Boat, and Murder Can Hurt You (1980).
Hutton has also appeared on such game shows as Match Game.
NEW an American actor and screenwriter, best known for playing the role of Steven Carrington in the 1980s prime time soap opera Dynasty, and for portraying Noah Bennet in the science-fiction drama series Heroes Coleman's first major role was in the soap... an American actor and screenwriter, best known for playing the role of Steven Carrington in the 1980s prime time soap opera Dynasty, and for portraying Noah Bennet in the science-fiction drama series Heroes
Coleman's first major role was in the soap opera Days of our Lives, where he appeared from 1981 to 1982 as the character of Jake Kositchek (aka The Salem Strangler). In 1982, he joined the cast of Dynasty when he took over the role of Steven Carrington, one of the first gay characters on television. Coleman played the role until 1988.
He was a regular on the short-lived series Nightmare Cafe (1992), and appeared on the miniseries Kingdom Hospital (2004). He made guest appearances in The Net, CSI: Miami, Nip/Tuck, Without a Trace, Diagnosis: Murder, and Entourage. He co-starred as Alyson & Amanda Michalka's father in the Disney Channel Original Movie Cow Belles.
He was nominated[clarification needed] for his performance in the play Stand-up Tragedy at the Mark Taper Forum, and won a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for his performance in Bouncers. He wrote the screenplays for Studio City, which he produced and acted in, and Can't Help Falling, which he hopes to produce.
Coleman was a main cast member of science-fiction series Heroes, where he played Noah Bennet (a.k.a. "The Man With Horn-Rimmed Glasses" or "HRG"). Coleman states about portraying the character, "It's a combination of the light and dark. I don't want to just be a moustache twirling villain."
Coleman appeared in an episode of The Mentalist in October 2010. He played the role of a wealthy, arrogant murder suspect named Max Winter.
He also played a patient named Joe Dugan (a campaign manager of a New Jersey senator) in the House episode of "Office Politics" in 2010.
In Hallmark Channelâ™s original movie Rock The House (2010), Jack Coleman played a lawyer named Max who finds a way to reconnect with his daughter and his old sense of joy when he gets back together with his music-making friends from his teenaged years.
Starting in November 2010, Coleman had a recurring role on The Office as Pennsylvania State Senator Robert Lipton, the love interest for both Angela Martin (Angela Kinsey) and Oscar Martinez (Oscar Nunez). He has appeared in the episodes "WUPHF.com", "Classy Christmas", "Michael's Last Dundies","Goodbye, Michael", "Jury Duty", "Fundraiser", "Free Family Portrait Studio" "New Guys", "Here Comes Treble", "The Boat", "The Whale", "Customer Loyalty" and "Vandalism".
From 2011 until 2012, he played a recurring character, Bill Forbes, on the third season of the CW drama The Vampire Diaries in the episodes "The Hybrid", "The End of the Affair", "Disturbing Behavior", "The Ties That Bind" and "Bringing Out The Dead".
In 2011, he appeared on the CBS drama Criminal Minds, playing Bill Rogers, a serial rapist, in the episode "Hope".
On July 22, 2012, it was announced that Coleman is joining the fifth season of Castle as a new antagonist for Stana Katicâ™s character Kate Beckett. He has appeared in the episodes "After the Storm", "Recoil", "In the Belly of the Beast" and "Veritas" playing Senator William H Bracken.
Jack Coleman joined USAâ™s Burn Notice as recurring. He will be a part of the USA Network dramaâ™s truncated (13-episode) seventh and final season. He will play Andrew Strong, a ranking CIA officer who has seen it all. Noble, but also obsessive at times, Strong is a relentless taskmaster who pushes Michael (Jeffrey Donovan) to do whatever it takes to complete the mission.
In 2013, he played the closeted gay husband Daniel Douglas Langston of conservative Vice President Sally Langston on Scandal.
In February 2014, he appeared in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 14 Episode 15 - "Love for Sale"
1St Ever appearance Sibbett started her acting career as Jane Wilson on the NBC soap opera Santa Barbara in 1986-87, for which she was nominated for a Best Newcomer Soap Opera Digest Awards. In 1989, she won the role of Laurie Parr on the CBS comedy The Famous Teddy Z, ... Sibbett started her acting career as Jane Wilson on the NBC soap opera Santa Barbara in 1986-87, for which she was nominated for a Best Newcomer Soap Opera Digest Awards. In 1989, she won the role of Laurie Parr on the CBS comedy The Famous Teddy Z, co-starring with Jon Cryer and Alex Rocco. The series lasted one season. In 1991, Sibbett was cast as status-conscious bombshell Heddy Newman on the Fox sitcom Herman's Head which quickly gained a cult following on the young broadcast network and lasted three seasons. Beginning in 1994, she played the occasional role of Carol Willick on Friends, a part-time stint that lasted until the end of the show's seventh season in 2001. During her Friends association, Sibbett had regular roles on the short-lived CBS sitcom If Not for You (1995), playing the jilted fiancee of her former Herman's Head co-star Hank Azaria, and in the second season of The WB's Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher (1997-98), playing school headmaster Dr. Katherine Emerson.
Sibbett has appeared in more than 200 episodes of multiple TV series, including 21 Jump Street and The Nanny. She starred in the 1998 movie Noah alongside Tony Danza and Wallace Shawn as well as in 1998's The Second Arrival, alongside Patrick Muldoon and Michael Sarrazin. She appeared in Dan O'Bannon's 1992 film The Resurrected. She co-starred with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in It Takes Two (1995),the telefilm, Au Pair (1999)
NEW an American actress and singer. Dubois is perhaps best known for her portrayal of the wise-cracking, gossip maven Willona Woods on the 1970s sitcom Good Times. She also co-wrote and sang the theme song of the sitcom The Jeffersons. She has appeared... an American actress and singer. Dubois is perhaps best known for her portrayal of the wise-cracking, gossip maven Willona Woods on the 1970s sitcom Good Times. She also co-wrote and sang the theme song of the sitcom The Jeffersons.
She has appeared in a number of other television programs (usually as a guest star), most notably in 1972, during the second season of Sanford and Son as Fred's old flame Juanita in an episode entitled "Sanford and Son and Sister Makes Three" (this appearance got her noticed by Norman Lear, and led to her being cast in Good Times and in films). She usually found herself playing roles which made her seem much older than she was. For example, when Good Times premiered in 1974 she was 29, a few years older than Jimmie Walker, while the show made her out to be much closer in age to Esther Rolle, who was 53 at the time. Also, according to most sources, Rolle enjoyed working with Du'Bois, just fine, despite a 25 year age difference. After Amos's father was killed on the series, Du'Bois's acting mentor didn't like the way the writers took the show to a different direction, hence, Esther left, making DuBois the defacto star of the series, alongside Walker. In 1970, Dubois played the part of a quarrelsome laundress alongside Carrie Snodgrass in the cult classic, "Diary of a Mad Housewife".
She co-starred in the movie I'm Gonna Git You Sucka and the sitcoms Moesha and The Steve Harvey Show. She played the grandmother on the hit show The Wayans Bros., and appeared in the 2003 movie Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. Among her other credits, she appeared in the 1969 made-for-TV holiday film J.T.. She also appeared in former Good Times co-star Janet Jackson's "Control" music video as her mother. She also appeared in Love of Life between 1970-1972 as Loretta Allen, years prior to starring in Good Times. Dubois won an CableACE Award for her work on the TV movie Other Women's Children based on the novel by Perri Klass, and she also two Emmy Awards for her voiceover work on the animated program The PJs.
1st ever Appearance eremy Howard was born on June 12, 1981 in Burbank, California, USA as Jeremy Patrick Howard. He is an actor, known for How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) and Galaxy Quest (1999). Bears a resemblance to Ryan St... eremy Howard was born on June 12, 1981 in Burbank, California, USA as Jeremy Patrick Howard. He is an actor, known for How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) and Galaxy Quest (1999).
Bears a resemblance to Ryan Stiles, a fact that was exploited on an episode of The Drew Carey Show.
Never auditioned for Men In Black 2 or The Haunted Mansion, but was brought directly on-board by Oscar winning FX wizard Rick Baker.
Deferred his college acceptance in April 1999 when he got Galaxy Quest and How the Grinch Stole Christmas within weeks of each other.
Appeared in his first national commercial at age 6.
Shaved off his eyebrows for the duration of production on "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" to help cut makeup time in half.
Has appeared in 40 plus commercials.
Was cut from the film "Bridesmaids" (2011).
NEW an American actor and stand-up comedian, known for portraying J. J. Evans on the television series Good Times, which ran from 1974 to 1979. While on the show, Walker's character was known for the catchphrase, "Dy-no-mite!", which he also used in his... an American actor and stand-up comedian, known for portraying J. J. Evans on the television series Good Times, which ran from 1974 to 1979. While on the show, Walker's character was known for the catchphrase, "Dy-no-mite!", which he also used in his mid-1970s TV commercial for a Panasonic line of cassette and 8-track tape players.
As a young man, Walker was a vendor at Yankee Stadium, starting with the 1964 World Series. He was given a silver dollar by Mickey Mantle, which he still has. Walker was very friendly with Gary Cohen, who went on to be operations manager at Yankee Stadium. In 1967, Walker began working full-time with WRVR, the radio station of the Riverside Church. According to an appearance on The Wendy Williams Show on June 27, 2012, Walker stated he has never been married and has never had any children.
Show business career
In 1969, Walker began performing as a stand-up comedian and was eventually discovered by the casting director for Good Times, after making appearances on Rowan & Martin's Laugh In and on the Jack Paar Show. He eventually released one stand-up comedy album during the height of his "Good Times" popularity: "Dyn-o-mite" on Buddah Records
During Good Times' 1974-ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â“75 season, Walker was 26 years old, though his character was much younger. (John Amos, the actor who portrayed Walker's father on Good Times, was in real life just eight years older than Walker.) Walker was 32 years old when the show ended its run at the end of the 1978-ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â“79 season.
He also starred in Let's Do It Again with Amos, and The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened with James Earl Jones.
Walker appeared on The Tonight Show and Match Game during the 1970s and early 1980s. He also appeared on the 1990 revival of Match Game and other various game shows during that era.
Walker has made guest appearances on Badge 373, The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, The Larry Sanders Show, Son of the Beach, The Drew Carey Show, The John Larroquette Show, In the House, Cagney & Lacey, The Fall Guy, Scrubs, Star Dates, Everybody Hates Chris, The George Lopez Show, Chelsea Lately and Lincoln Heights. He also appeared in films such as Airplane! and the parody Plump Fiction.
Aside from guest appearances, he starred in the short-lived television series At Ease in 1983 and Bustin' Loose in 1987.
In the 1990s, Walker returned to his radio roots hosting shows on WHIO, WOAI, WLS, and KKAR.
In 2010, Walker made a cameo appearance in the movie Big Money Rustlas. In 2011, Walker did a Syfy channel movie Super Shark.
Walker continues to tour the country with his stand-up comedy routine
Joey D. Vieira
NEW an American film and television actor. He began as a child actor using the professional name Donald Keeler as chubby, beanie-wearing farm boy, Sylvester "Porky" Brockway in the first several seasons (1954–1957) of TV's Lassie (retitled Jeff's Coll... an American film and television actor. He began as a child actor using the professional name Donald Keeler as chubby, beanie-wearing farm boy, Sylvester "Porky" Brockway in the first several seasons (1954–1957) of TV's Lassie (retitled Jeff's Collie in syndicated reruns and on DVD). Vieira borrowed the professional surname from his aunt, Ruby Keeler, star of numerous Warner Bros. musicals in the 1930s. Lassie won two Emmys during his run on the series. Vieira and costar Tommy Rettig jointly accepted the show's second Emmy at the awards ceremony in 1956.
Vieira infuriated producers of Lassie by showing up for work one day with his hair trimmed in the then popular buzz style. Max Factor quickly crafted a wig for Vieira and writers concocted a storyline in less than two hours. In a 1956 episode "The Haircut", Keeler enters a barber shop wearing the wig and exits with his buzz cut. He was given orders to never change his appearance again.
Other early TV appearances include The Pride of the Family, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Shirley Temple's Storybook, and My Three Sons. Film appearances include The Private War of Major Benson (1955) with Charlton Heston and The Patriot (2000) with [Mel Gibson]witch he played as peter howard. Vieira has also written, produced and directed.
In addition to being the nephew of Ruby Keeler, he is the brother of actor Ken Weatherwax, best known for portraying Pugsley Addams on the 1960s TV series The Addams Family
John Amos an American actor and former football player best known for his role as James Evans Sr. on the hit television series Good Times. His television work includes roles in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, the miniseries Roots, and a recurring role in The West W... an American actor and former football player best known for his role as James Evans Sr. on the hit television series Good Times. His television work includes roles in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, the miniseries Roots, and a recurring role in The West Wing. He has also appeared on Broadway and in numerous motion pictures in a career that spans four decades. He has received nominations for a Primetime Emmy Award and NAACP Image Award.
In 1967, he had signed a free agent contract with the American Football League's Kansas City Chiefs. Coach Hank Stram told John "you're not a football player, you're a man who is trying to play football." John approached Coach Stram with a poem he wrote about the mythical creature that passed the door of all players who are cut from the team. He read it to the team and received a standing ovation from all the players and coaches. Amos said Coach Stram pushed him in the direction of writing after he was released from training camp. He returned to the Continental League where he played that year with the Victoria Steelers.
Amos is perhaps best known for playing characters Gordy Howard (the weatherman on The Mary Tyler Moore Show) from 1970 until 1973 and James Evans, Sr. the husband of Florida Evans appearing three times on the sitcom Maude before continuing the role in 61 episodes of Good Times from 1974 to 1976. While playing an under-educated but hard-working middle-aged father of three on the show, in real life Amos was only 34 when the show began, only eight years older than the actor who played his oldest son (Jimmie Walker) and nearly 19 years younger than his screen wife (Esther Rolle). Amos, much like series' co-star Rolle, wanted to portray a positive image of an African American family, struggling against the odds in the ghetto of Chicago, but saw the premise slighted by lower comedy, and expressed dissatisfaction. Unhappy with the scripts and tension with producers, he was fired from the show after the third season. His character James Evans died in a car accident in the first episode of the fourth season, and the series continued for two-and-a-half more seasons without him. Norman Lear said Amos had become a disruption and Amos agrees saying he wasn't very diplomatic about the direction of the show. Amos disagreed about the writers staying with J.J.'s phrases, funny walk and "pigeon hats". His other screen children, Thelma, wanted to be a surgeon and Michael a Supreme Court Justice. Amos could see the comedy that could be generated from that but the writers wanted to stay with the J.J. bits.
Other television roles
He also portrayed Captain Dolan on the television show Hunter from 1984 to 1985. He co-starred in the CBS police drama The District and appeared in Roots as the older Kunta Kinte. In 1980, he starred in the TV film Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story.
Amos played the role of an Archie Bunker-style character for the 1994 sitcom 704 Hauser which was a modern spin-off of All In The Family, but this series was cancelled after only five episodes. He was a frequent guest on The West Wing, portraying Admiral Percy Fitzwallace. He played Buzz Washington in the ABC series, Men in Trees. Amos co-starred with Anthony Anderson in the TV series All About the Andersons in 2003. In 2010, Amos also appeared as recurring character, Ed, on Two and a Half Men.
He has guest-starred on a number of other television programs including The A-Team, The Cosby Show, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, In the House, Martin as Sgt. Hamilton Strawn (Tommy's father), Touched by an Angel, Psych, My Name Is Earl, and Lie to Me.
Amos has had roles in several films, such as Coming to America, Vanishing Point, American Flyers, The Beastmaster and Die Hard 2. He also starred in Let's Do It Again (1975) as Kansas City Mack with Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier. Amos was also featured in Disney's The World's Greatest Athlete with Tim Conway and Jan-Michael Vincent. He was also in Ice Cube's and Dr. Dre's video for Natural Born Killaz and played a police officer in The Players Club. Amos also co-starred with Sylvester Stallone in the 1989 movie Lock Up. In 2006, he played Jud in Dr. Dolittle 3.& "My baby Daddy". In 2012, Amos had a role in the movie Madea's Witness Protection, as Jake's Father.
John Heard In the 1970s, John Heard appeared on the stage, television and film. He appeared off-Broadway in 1974 in Mark Medoff's The Wager and at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in 1977 in a series of new plays. In 1979 he played Arthur Dimmesdale in a telev... In the 1970s, John Heard appeared on the stage, television and film. He appeared off-Broadway in 1974 in Mark Medoff's The Wager and at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in 1977 in a series of new plays. In 1979 he played Arthur Dimmesdale in a television production of The Scarlet Letter.
John won Obie Awards for his performances in Othello and Split in 1979-80. He was the male lead in the 1979 film Head Over Heels (which was renamed and rereleased as Chilly Scenes of Winter in 1982).
In 1981, he had the starring role of Alex Cutter in the film Cutter's Way. He played the lover of Nastassja Kinski, one of the main characters, in the remake of Cat People.
In 1984, he portrayed photographer George Cooper in C.H.U.D. (Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers) alongside future Home Alone co-star Daniel Stern. The Trip to Bountiful is a 1985 film in which he had a starring role. In Heaven Help Us (also known as Catholic Boys), John played as a monk named Brother Timothy in the 1985 comedy-drama film. In After Hours that same year, Heard was bartender Tom Schorr.
In 1988 he was seen in the film The Milagro Beanfield War. Later that year he had a notable role playing Paul, Tom Hanks's adult corporate competitor and jilted boyfriend of Elizabeth Perkins, in Big.
He co-starred with Bette Midler in Beaches in 1988, and played real-life Ku Klux Klan leader D.C. Stephenson in the TV-miniseries Cross of Fire in 1989. In 1991 he starred in Deceived (opposite Goldie Hawn) playing Jack Saunders. He also starred in Gladiator opposite Cuba Gooding, Jr.
In 1990, Heard starred in the philosophical film Mindwalk in which three characters from different socialitical and poetical backgrounds express their opinions on the human experience.'
John was featured in the hugely successful comedy Home Alone (and also starred in its 1992 sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York) and in Awakenings alongside Robert De Niro and Robin Williams.
Also in 1992, he played Daugherty in the film Radio Flyer. In 1993 he played FBI agent Gavin Verheek in The Pelican Brief. In 1994 he played the part of David Manning in the ABC miniseries Out on a Limb, which depicted Shirley MacLaine's written account, of the same name, of her journey toward acceptance of spiritual and extraterrestrial realities. He starred with Samuel L. Jackson in 1997's One Eight Seven and was featured in the 2000 miniseries Perfect Murder, Perfect Town.
He has had roles on The Sopranos as crooked cop Vin Makazian for which he received an Emmy nomination as outstanding guest actor, and on Battlestar Galactica as Commander Barry Garner.
He had recurring roles on CSI: Miami (as Kenwall Duquesne, father of Calleigh Duquesne) and Prison Break (as Frank Tancredi, Governor of Illinois and father of Sara Tancredi).
In 2006, he starred in the independent film Gamers: The Movie and had a part in the Touchstone Pictures movie, The Guardian. In 2007 he played the sheriff in the Denzel Washington-directed film, The Great Debaters.
John continues to be a sought after actor for many diverse roles.
NEW an American actor, best known to television audiences for playing the character of Jeff Colby in both the prime-time soap opera Dynasty and its spin-off series The Colbys throughout the 1980s. He is a veteran of daytime soaps, first appearing in Sea... an American actor, best known to television audiences for playing the character of Jeff Colby in both the prime-time soap opera Dynasty and its spin-off series The Colbys throughout the 1980s.
He is a veteran of daytime soaps, first appearing in Search for Tomorrow in the late 1970s. In 1981 he won the role of Jeff Colby in Dynasty, appearing in the very first episode, Oil, and remaining on the soap opera until the final episode, Catch 22 (1989). He returned to play Jeff one last time in the TV movie, Dynasty: The Reunion (1991). James was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his role in Dynasty (1985) and appeared at the 1986 ceremony along with Ed Begley, Jr., David Carradine, Richard Farnsworth, John Malkovich, Pat Morita, Edward James Olmos, and Bruce Weitz. The Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor Series, Miniseries or Television Film went to Olmos.
James returned to the genre playing Rick Decker on As the World Turns in 2003-2004. In May 2006, he was cast in the role of Dr. Jeff Martin (the first husband of Erica Kane played by series star Susan Lucci) on the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children. He began airing the following month. On July 15, 2008, James returned to As the World Turns, reprising the role of demented Dr. Rick Decker.
In film, James starred in Icebreaker (2000) with Sean Astin, Bruce Campbell, and Stacy Keach; in The Cursed aka Peril (2001) with Morgan Fairchild and Michael Pare; and in Lightning: Fire from the Sky (2001) with Jesse Eisenberg, Stacy Keach and John Schneider. He also produced and starred in Illegal Aliens (2007), which would be Anna Nicole Smith's last movie. All four movies were directed by David Giancola. James has recently starred in the Giancola documentary, Addicted to Fame (2012), about the making of their film Illegal Aliens.
James married Denise Ellen Coward in 1989, a model Runner-up for Miss World 1978.
His daughter Laura James won America's Next Top Model,
SAT 12-4 only a retired American professional basketball player, actor and talk show host. He was the first player in NBA history to play on three different championship-winning franchises, as well as the first player (and only one of two, the other being Tim Dunc... a retired American professional basketball player, actor and talk show host. He was the first player in NBA history to play on three different championship-winning franchises, as well as the first player (and only one of two, the other being Tim Duncan) in the NBA to win a championship in three different decades.
After being drafted in the first round out of Georgia Tech in 1986, the 7'0 (2.13 m) Salley played both power forward and center for the Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, Panathinaikos BC and Los Angeles Lakers. He was a long-time host of the former Fox Sports Net show The Best Damn Sports Show Period.
Salley was drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the 1986 NBA Draft out of Georgia Tech. After joining the Pistons, he became close friends with Adrian Dantley, who taught him proper nutrition, how to exercise, and how to conduct himself off the court. Salley, for his part, called Dantley "The Teacher." Salley would become good friends with comedian Eddie Murphy and made several appearances at comedy clubs in the off-season. In 1989 and 1990, he played on two Pistons NBA championship teams. He is among the Pistons' all-time leaders in blocked shots.
Under the coaching of Chuck Daly, Salley was part of the Pistons era that featured three consecutive NBA championship finals. The team's defense oriented style of play earned them the nickname of the NBA's "Bad Boys", with Salley playing alongside Dennis Rodman, Bill Laimbeer, James Edwards, Joe Dumars, Isiah Thomas, Rick Mahorn and Dantley. After losing the 1988 NBA Finals in 7 games to the Lakers, the Pistons turned it around to sweep the Lakers in 4 games in 1989. Salley and the Pistons repeated in 1990 defeating the Portland Trail Blazers in 5 games. The Pistons' run came to an end when the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls swept them in 4 games in the 1991 Eastern Conference finals.
Salley was traded to the Miami Heat in 1992 and, a few years after that, was left unprotected by Miami in the 1995 expansion draft. Following a short stint with the inaugural Toronto Raptors team where he received little playing time, he negotiated a buyout of his contract.
Free of his Raptors contract, Salley signed with the Chicago Bulls, where he played with Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Toni KukoÄ, and former Pistons teammates Dennis Rodman and James Edwards. The Bulls of 1995-96 achieved a record-breaking 72-win season, ending with victory in the NBA championship. After the championship, Salley retired. In 1996 Salley came out of retirement to join the Greek team Panathinaikos BC for a few games.
In 1999, Salley joined a Lakers team led by Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant. He saw little action for the Lakers en route to their first of three consecutive NBA championships from 2000â2002. In 2000 he retired again following the first Lakers championship season after proudly proclaiming that he had won "four championship rings, with three different teams, in three different decades and two different millenniums."
Salley advertising for an electric shaver before a 2008 USC-UCLA game.
John Salley had a role in Bad Boys and Bad Boys II, as a thick-glassed computer hacking nerd who gets out of jail because he helps crack files for the Miami Police Department. In 1996, Salley appeared as a veteran basketball player alongside Whoopi Goldberg in the film Eddie, about a fan who takes over as coach of the New York Knicks.
In the fall of 1998, Salley hosted the game show I Can't Believe You Said That, which aired on the Fox Family Channel. During that time, he also guest-starred as a panelist on Hollywood Squares.
In 2001 he made an appearance in the Luther Vandross music video, "Take You Out".
In 2003, Salley appeared in the Showtime TV film Coast to Coast alongside actress Selma Blair.
In 2004 he was part of the panel of celebrity judges in the TBS Superstation show He's a Lady.
In 2005 he appeared in the television series Noah's Arc as Victor.
In 2006, Salley was named the Commissioner of the American Basketball Association.
In 2007, Salley appeared in the ABC reality television series Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, featuring a dozen celebrities in a stock car racing competition. In the first round of competition, Salley matched up against professional wrestler John Cena and tennis star Serena Williams. Salley also became the host of the BET show Ballers.
Salley joined the cast of the reality competition show I'm a Celebrityâ¦Get Me out of Here!, which premiered on June 1, 2009. He came in third place with Lou Diamond Phillips winner and Torrie Wilson runner-up. On the show he became friends with Patti Blagojevich who is the wife of Rod Blagojevich.
He also appeared in the movie Confessions of a Shopaholic in 2009 as a member of the shopaholic help group (interestingly playing a retired NBA player), and had a bit role as a pimp in the blaxploitation spoof Black Dynamite.
He was one of the hosts of The Best Damn Sports Show Period on Fox Sports Network. Salley hosted The John Salley Block Party, a radio morning show on Los Angeles station 100.3 The Beat from May 2005 - 2006.
For a short time, Salley provided analysis for NBC's NBA Showtime.
Salley appeared in the Disney Channel original movie, The Ultimate Christmas Present as a tall elf.
Salley hosted a podcast on Adam Carolla's ACE Broadcasting Network with sportswriter Kevin Hench entitled Spider and the Henchman.The show was canceled on March 18, 2011.
Salley has also hosted VH1's Basketball Wives.
In 2012, he appeared as a celebrity judge on RuPaul's Drag Race (season 4, episode 2).
On an episode of Bravo's Millionaire Matchmaker ("The NFL Kicker and the Workaholic", aired March 12, 2013), he acted as a consultant to Patti Stanger, to help one of her clients (an ex-NFL player) become less of a "playa" and find a woman to settle down with.
He is also ambassador for Operation Smile.
Jon Provost is a former child actor of film and television. He is best known for his role as young Timmy Martin in the CBS series, Lassie. At the age of four, Provost was cast in the film The Country Girl (1954), starring Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly. He then ap... is a former child actor of film and television. He is best known for his role as young Timmy Martin in the CBS series, Lassie.
At the age of four, Provost was cast in the film The Country Girl (1954), starring Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly. He then appeared in Back from Eternity (1956) with Anita Ekberg and Escapade in Japan (1957), again with Ekberg and an unknown (and uncredited) Clint Eastwood.
Provost as Timmy Martin in the television series Lassie, c. 1959
In 1957, Provost acquired the role of Timmy Martin in the CBS television series Lassie. He joined the show at the top of the fourth season as co-star to Tommy Rettig, Jan Clayton, and George Cleveland. Midpoint in the season, George Cleveland died and the show was completely revamped with Provost becoming the human star after the departures of Rettig and Clayton. Hugh Reilly and June Lockhart joined the show in 1958 as Timmy's parents (roles had been played by Jon Shepodd and Cloris Leachman). On December 25, 1958, Provost and Lassie were holiday guests on NBC's The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford. This was the only time of the five years that the Ford program ran that an episode actually aired on Christmas Day. Ford sang the carol "Some Children See Him" for the first time on this episode.
For seven seasons, 1957Ã¢ÂÂ1964, audiences grew to love Timmy and his adventures with Lassie. In 1964, however, Provost was fourteen and chose not to renew his contract though Campbell's Soup Company, the sponsor, wanted three more years. With Provost out of the picture, the format of the series was revamped. The Martins were sent to Australia to teach agriculture while Lassie was forced to remain in the United States because of quarantine regulations. Robert Bray was then cast as forest ranger Corey Stuart, Lassie's new owner from 1964-1968.
Provost's career as a television child star ended, and he left show business when he was eighteen. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and worked for a time in the field of special education.
In August 2008, Provost was honored with a "Lifetime Achievement Award" at the Pocono Mountains Film Festival.
June Lockhart is an American actress, primarily in 1950s and 1960s TV, but with memorable performances on stage and in film as well. She is remembered as the mother on two TV series, Lassie and Lost in Space. She also portrayed Dr. Janet Craig on the hit CBS tele... is an American actress, primarily in 1950s and 1960s TV, but with memorable performances on stage and in film as well. She is remembered as the mother on two TV series, Lassie and Lost in Space. She also portrayed Dr. Janet Craig on the hit CBS television sitcom Petticoat Junction from 1968-1970.
She made her acting debut opposite her parents in A Christmas Carol, in 1938.
She also played supporting parts in films including Meet Me in St. Louis, Sergeant York, and The Yearling. In 1946, Lockhart played the title role in She-Wolf of London.
In 1948, Lockhart won a Tony Award for Outstanding Performance by a Newcomer (a category that no longer exists) for her role on Broadway in For Love or Money. And in 1951, she starred in Lawrence Riley's biographical play Kin Hubbard opposite Tom Ewell. In the late 1950s she appeared in several popular television Westerns including: Wagon Train and Cimarron City on NBC and Gunsmoke, Have Gun ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ Will Travel, and Rawhide on CBS.
In 1958, she was the narrator for Playhouse 90 's telecast of the George Balanchine version of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker, featuring Balanchine himself as Drosselmeyer, along with the New York City Ballet.
Lockhart is best known for her roles as TV mothers, first as Ruth Martin, the wife of Paul Martin (portrayed by Hugh Reilly), and the mother of Timmy Martin (played by Jon Provost) in the 1954 hit CBS series, Lassie (a role that she played from 1958ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ64). She replaced actress Cloris Leachman. Lockhart then became Dr. Maureen Robinson, the wife of Professor John Robinson (portrayed by Zorro actor Guy Williams) in the 1965-68 hit series, Lost in Space. The science fiction program on CBS was popular, noted for the design of the sleek silver spacesuits, which Lockhart wore in many publicity photos.
The handprints of June Lockhart in front of Hollywood Hills Amphitheater at Walt Disney World's Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park.Lockhart appeared as Dr. Janet Craig on the CBS sitcom Petticoat Junction, after Bea Benaderet died during the run of the show, and as a regular in the ABC soap opera General Hospital during the 1980s and 1990s. She provided the voice of Martha Day, the lead character in the Hanna-Barbara animated series These Are the Days. Lockhart was the only actor or actress to have starred in three hit series during the 1960s.
In 1986, she appeared in the fantasy film, Troll. The younger version of her character in that movie was played by her daughter, Anne Lockhart. They had previously played the same woman at two different ages in a 1981 episode of the television series Magnum, P.I.. In 1991, Lockhart appeared as Miss Wiltrout, Michelle Tanner's kindergarten teacher on the TV sitcom Full House. She also had a cameo in the 1998 film Lost in Space, based on the television series she had starred in thirty years earlier. In 2002, she appeared in two episodes of The Drew Carey Show as Lewis's mother, Misty Kiniski.
In 2004, she voiced the role of Grandma Emma Fowler in Focus on the Family's The Last Chance Detectives audio cases. Lockhart starred as James Caan's mother in an episode of Las Vegas in 2004. Lockhart has since guest starred on episodes of Cold Case, in the 2007 ABC Family television movie Holiday in Handcuffs, and in the 2007 feature film Wesley.
Sat Only is a British former child actress, known primarily for her role as Jane Banks in Walt Disney's feature film adaptation of the Mary Poppins book series. Dotrice was born in Guernsey (one of the Channel Islands) to two accomplished stage actors. Her ... is a British former child actress, known primarily for her role as Jane Banks in Walt Disney's feature film adaptation of the Mary Poppins book series.
Dotrice was born in Guernsey (one of the Channel Islands) to two accomplished stage actors. Her career began on stage, and expanded into film and television roles, most notably starring as a young girl whose beloved cat magically reappears in Disney's The Three Lives of Thomasina and with Thomasina co-star Matthew Garber as one of two children pining for their parents' attentions in Poppins.
At age eight, Dotrice was hired in 1964 to appear in The Three Lives of Thomasina as a girl whose relationship with her father is mended by the magical reappearance of her cat. While Dotrice was in California, her father stayed in England where he was portraying King Learand Walt Disney personally took care of her family, often hosting them in his Palm Springs home. Dotrice took quickly to Disney as a father figure, calling him "Uncle Walt". She said the admiration was mutual: "I think he really liked English kids. He was tickled pink by the accent and the etiquette. And when I was being very English and polite, he would look proudly at this little charge who had such good manners."
Film historian Leonard Maltin said Dotrice "won over everyone" with her performance in The Three Lives of Thomasina, and she was signed to play Jane Banks (along with once and future co-star Matthew Garber as her brother, Michael Banks) in Mary Poppins. Disney's part-live-action, part-animation musical adaptation of the Poppins children's books by P. L. Travers starred David Tomlinson as a workaholic father and Glynis Johns as a suffragette mother who are too busy to spend any time with their children. Instead, they hire a nanny (Julie Andrews) who takes Jane and Michael on magical adventures designed to teach themand their parentsabout the importance of family. Poppins was Disney's biggest commercial success at the time and won five Academy Awards, making its stars world-famous. Dotrice and Garber were praised for their natural screen presence; critic Bosley Crowther wrote, "the kids ... are just as they should be," while author Brian Sibley said, "these charming, delightful young people provided a wonderful centre for the film."
Dotrice and Garber paired up a third time in The Gnome-Mobile (1967) as the grandchildren of a rich lumber mogul who stumble across a gnome forest and help to stop the gnomes from dying off. Starring Walter Brennan in a dual role, The Gnome-Mobile failed to perform on a par with Poppins at the box office, and Dotrice did not make another film appearance as a child.
After The Gnome-Mobile, "the kids" no longer kept in contact with each other. In an interview for the 40th Anniversary Edition DVD release of Mary Poppins, Dotrice recalled how she learned of Garber's 1977 death:
"I remember his mum, Margot, calling ... to let us know that Matthew had died. That was so unexpected. ... I wished I had picked up the phone over the years, I wished I had treated him more like a brother; but he's indelibly printed in all of our minds, he's eternal ... an amazing little soul."
Dotrice later appeared as Alex Mackenzie in The Thirty Nine Steps (1978) with Robert Powell and John Mills. The third film based on the John Buchan novel, this was her only feature film as an adult. According to Allmovie, Dotrice played "an imperiled heroine [who] was an invention of the Hitchcock version; the Buchan story is essentially 'boys only'.
Kathleen Beller Kathleen Beller started her career by appearing in several commercials. She debuted on television on 1971, taking over the role of 'Liza Walton Sentell' in the daytime soap opera, "Search for Tomorrow." Her film debut was a small role in 1974's "T... Kathleen Beller started her career by appearing in several commercials. She debuted on television on 1971, taking over the role of 'Liza Walton Sentell' in the daytime soap opera,
"Search for Tomorrow."
Her film debut was a small role in 1974's "The Godfather Part II" portraying an actress in a play that the young 'Vito Corleone' and 'Genco Abbandando' attended.
She played 'Betsy' in 1978's "The Betsy", starring Laurence Olivier, Tommy Lee Jones and Robert Duvall. She appeared in TV movies such as "Mary White" (1977) and "Are You in the House Alone?" (1978).
Kathleen continued a career on the big screen. Following a supporting role in the 1978 musical comedy "Movie Movie", she was cast as a cancer victim opposite Marsha Mason in the drama film "Promises in the Dark" (1979), that brought her a Golden Globe nomination.
In 1981 she co-starred with Mariette Hartley in the psychological thriller, "No Place to Hide", which sparked her first adult role and was in "Fort Apache, The Bronx" alongside Paul Newman. Plus doing television mini-series "The Manions Of America" and "The Blue And The Gray."
The following year, she played the female lead in the fantasy film, "The Sword and the Sorcerer" (1982) which was surprise hit at the box-office.
Kathleen is perhaps best remembered for her role from 1982 to 1984 as 'Kirby Anders Colby' in the television drama, "Dynasty."
After her run on the show ended, she starred again in a made-for-TV thriller, "Deadly Messages"(1985) and guest starred in numerous shows.
Kathleen also played 'Mary Caitlin Callahan' on the short-lived school drama, "The Bronx Zoo."
These days she's happily married to musician Thomas Dolby.
NEW (born November 14, 1928) is an American film, stage, and television actress from Hollywood, California. Kathleen's ambition as an actress came from two sources. She saw a film with actor Donald O'Connor which gave her the idea that "acting looked li... (born November 14, 1928) is an American film, stage, and television actress from Hollywood, California.
Kathleen's ambition as an actress came from two sources. She saw a film with actor Donald O'Connor which gave her the idea that "acting looked like fun." Also, her uncle, F. Hugh Herbert, was a playwright who authored Kiss and Tell and The Moon is Blue, among other titles.
She was discovered in a Little Theater production in 1948. Signed to a seven-year contract with 20th Century Fox, she made fourteen films for the studio. She appeared in five motion pictures for Universal Studios, including the cult film It Came From Outer Space. Released on May 27, 1953, the sci-fi feature was adapted from the writing of Ray Bradbury. It was Universal's first entry into the 3D-film medium.
She had scenes in "Ironweed," "Revenge," and "The Couch Trip," all of which were cut before their releases.
She considers The Glass Web (1953) with Edward G. Robinson her best film. Hughes credits actor Paul Henreid with giving her the major break in her career. This came when he chose her for the role of the stunning blonde in the movie, For Men Only (1952), which also is known as The Tall Lie.
By 1956 Kathleen was appearing in television series. She played in episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1956–1957), Telephone Time (1956), The Bob Cummings Show (1958), The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, 77 Sunset Strip (1959), Hotel de Paree (1959), Tightrope (1959), General Electric Theater (1960–1962), The Tall Man (1961), Bachelor Father (1962), Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1965), and I Dream of Jeannie (1967).
In 1962, Hughes played the role of murder victim Lita Krail in the 6th season, 1962 episode of Perry Mason, entitled "The Case of the Double-Entry Mind."
She played the recurring role of Mrs. Coburn on the television series The Ghost & Mrs. Muir. She appeared on M*A*S*H as Lorraine Blake, wife of unit commander Henry Blake, in a home movie she sent to him.
Her last television credit to date is for an episode of Finder of Lost Loves in which she played Edward's secretary
Kato Kaelin an American radio and television personality who gained fame as a witness during the 1994–1995 murder trial of O. J. Simpson. Kaelin was nicknamed "Kato" as a child after the character played by Bruce Lee in the television series, The Green Hornet... an American radio and television personality who gained fame as a witness during the 1994–1995 murder trial of O. J. Simpson.
Kaelin was nicknamed "Kato" as a child after the character played by Bruce Lee in the television series, The Green Hornet.He graduated from Nicolet High School in Glendale, Wisconsin, in 1977. He attended. but never graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. During his time at Eau Clairehe created his own talk show, Kato and Friends, and hosted "The Gameshow" on the campus television station, TV10. Kaelin eventually moved to Hollywood.
Kaelin came to notice for his role as a minor witness for the prosecution in the 1995 trial of O. J. Simpson for the murders of Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman In 1994, Kaelin was staying in a guest house on the Simpson property and was present at the compound on the night of the two murders on June 12; thus, he witnessed some of Simpson's movements before and after the time of the murders. Kaelin's story seemed to contradict Simpson's version of the events on some key points, as Kaelin testified that he could not account for Simpson's whereabouts between 9:36 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on the evening the murders took place, which the prosecution alleged occurred between 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. However, his sarcastic rambling and inconsistent testimony over four days made him a less-than-ideal witness. Prosecutor Marcia Clark had him declared a hostile witness.
Simpson's children reportedly mocked Kaelin as a freeloader. Kaelin received considerable media attention following his testimony. He was the subject of jokes by TV comedians, who made light of his surfer persona, lack of employment,
After Simpson was acquitted, the tabloid newspaper National Examiner published a cover story declaring "Cops think Kato did it!" featuring a photo of Kaelin shirtless. Kaelin sued the publisher, Globe Communications, for libel. A federal trial judge dismissed the case,
Prior to his involvement in the O.J. Simpson trial, he was in an early 1990s movie called Beach Fever, in which his character created a love potion with his friend and hit on girls at the beach. He also starred in a low budget horror movie Night Shadow (1989) and had a minor role in National Lampoon's Dorm Daze 2 (2006).
Kaelin appeared on the first episode of the Fox sketch comedy MADtv (October 1995) and made a cameo appearance on the HBO sketch comedy, Mr. Show with Bob and David during the show's first season (November 1995). In the episode titled "We Regret to Inform You", he shows up at lobotomized actor Borden Grote's party.
After the Simpson trial, Kaelin made numerous forays into reality television. He was in the 2002 series Celebrity Boot Camp. In 2004, he participated in the development of a 2004 reality show called House Guest, in which he would live in other celebrities' homes; that show never aired. He was seen on an episode of the E! reality series Sunset Tan, asking specifically for a "farmer's tan". He was also a guest player on the 6th episode of the Comedy Central series Reality Bites Back. In 2008, he was a contestant in the Fox Reality Channel show Gimme My Reality Show, in which minor celebrities competed to receive their own reality show
He also has worked as a host on television and radio. For a short time in 1995, he worked as a radio talk host on KLSX in Los Angeles, and provided online content for National Lampoon. From June 2005 to sometime in 2006, Kaelin co-hosted Eye for an Eye, a daytime TV court show syndicated in 34 countries. Kaelin is a recurring guest on the video game review show X-Play.
Recently, Kato was seen on the show Tosh.0 parodying the Keyboard Cat video titled "Keyboard Kato".
In 2010, Kaelin appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher, wearing a wig to play his younger self in a taped skit parodying 1990s television appearances by 2010 U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell Kaelin briefly made national headlines when he claimed he never told New York Post columnist Cindy Adams that O. J. Simpson definitely killed his wife. Kato said he has expressed his opinion before, that he thinks Simpson did it, but "I have no first hand knowledge
1ST Ever Appearance an American actress. She began her career as a child actress. In 1977, Michael Landon cast Katy as stuttering Anna who was abused by Nellie on Little House on the Prairie. Katy also starred in the "Little House on the Prairie" fourth season episode "...an American actress. She began her career as a child actress. In 1977, Michael Landon cast Katy as stuttering Anna who was abused by Nellie on Little House on the Prairie. Katy also starred in the "Little House on the Prairie" fourth season episode "I Remember, I Remember" with Matthew Laborteaux, playing young Caroline and young Charles, respectively. This episode aired on January 23, 1978 and is Production # 4016 She is probably best remembered for her roles as Heidi in The New Adventures of Heidi (1978) and as Lindsay Blaisdel in the television drama Dynasty (1981). She played Nettie in episode 21 (The Scavengers) of the ABC series How The West Was Won (1979). In 2001, she wrote and directed the 14-minute short titled The Pool Boy. Her most recent acting role came in 2004 when she guest-starred on an episode of television's Strong Medicine.
SAT ONLY an American actor, comedian, dancer, musician, screenwriter, director and producer. He is best known for his work as a regular cast member of the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series All That, his portrayal of Kel Kimble on the Nickelodeon sitcom Kenan &...an American actor, comedian, dancer, musician, screenwriter, director and producer. He is best known for his work as a regular cast member of the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series All That, his portrayal of Kel Kimble on the Nickelodeon sitcom Kenan & Kel, his role as Ed in the film and All That sketch Good Burger, as the voice of Dutch in the Disney XD cartoon Motorcity, and as the voice of Jay Jay in the Nicktoons cartoon Wild Grinders. Additionally, he co-hosted with Fredro Starr on the short-lived dance program Dance 360
Kel Mitchell and Kenan Thompson starred in the series Kenan & Kel from 1996â2000, as well as a 1997 major motion picture, titled Good Burger, which grew out of one of his sketches from All That. The duo also appeared together in an episode of Sister, Sister with Tia and Tamera Mowry, a few episodes of The Steve Harvey show, and they appeared in a special two-part episode of Cousin Skeeter. They were also featured in an episode of "Sabrina the Teenage Witch".
Outside of his ventures with Kenan Thompson, Mitchell provided the voice of a mild-mannered and playful dog named T-Bone in the children's cartoon series Clifford the Big Red Dog, alongside John Ritter, from 2000 to 2003. Additionally, he also made an appearance in the 2004 Kanye West music video All Falls Down as a luggage collecting valet. Mitchell co-hosted Dance 360 with Fredro Starr; the show lasted for only one season. In 2005, Mitchell portrayed Manny Sellers in the sitcom One on One with Kyla Pratt, and in 2007 Mitchell starred in BET's new series Take the Cake. Some of his other credits include Honeydripper and Mystery Men.
He auditioned for Saturday Night Live in 2003 but lost out to his Kenan & Kel co-star Kenan Thompson, who became the first cast member to be younger than the show itself (Thompson was born in 1978, three years after Saturday Night Live premiered on NBC).
Mitchell was the subject of a death hoax in 2006, when a rumor was spread around Myspace.
In March 2008, he filmed his writing and producing debut, Dance Fu, in which he also starred as the lead role. Also in 2008, Mitchell appeared in two Detroit-based stage productions, Affairs and Laundromat, the latter written by Carlos Faison and also starred comedian Buddy Lewis, Leanne "Lelee" Lyons of R&B group SWV, celebrity impersonator/stage actor Matt Macis, and accomplished vocalist and performer Lauren "Lexxi" Alexis. Mitchell was a part of G4's Attack of the Show!, playing various characters. He also has a recurring role on the PBS Kids show Curious George.
Sat Only an American actor, perhaps best known as the protagonist Peter from the horror film Dawn of the Dead, and as Roger Rockmore on the Nickelodeon television sitcom Kenan & Kel. He began acting in the 1970s, appearing in the 1976 film The Bingo Long Tra... an American actor, perhaps best known as the protagonist Peter from the horror film Dawn of the Dead, and as Roger Rockmore on the Nickelodeon television sitcom Kenan & Kel.
He began acting in the 1970s, appearing in the 1976 film The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings and the films The Wanderers and Dawn of the Dead. He also had roles in the films The Dentist (1996), From Beyond (1986) and Knightriders (1981). In 1995 he starred in an X-Files episode. In 2005, he played Charlie Altamont in the film The Devil's Rejects, starring opposite Sid Haig and Bill Moseley, as the adopted brother of Haig's character. Foree also played the role of Roger Rockmore, Kenan and Kyra's father on the Nickelodeon sitcom Kenan & Kel with Teal Marchande as his wife, Sheryl.
Foree's upcoming roles include Brotherhood of Blood and Brutal Massacre: A Comedy. He appeared in director Rob Zombie's 2007 film, Halloween, a remake of the 1978 horror film.
The horror film comedy Shaun of the Dead, has a subtle reference to him. The film's main character is an employee of "Foree Electronics".
Ken Foree appeared as himself in the 2008 novel Bad Moon Rising by Jonathan Maberry. Foree is one of several real-world horror celebrities who are in the fictional town of Pine Deep when monsters attack. Other celebrities include Tom Savini, Jim O'Rear, Brinke Stevens, James Gunn, Stephen Susco
Kim Darby Darby began acting at age fifteen and has appeared in many films and television shows. Her first appearance was as a dancer in the 1963 film Bye Bye Birdie. Among her best known roles are True Grit (1969) playing a fourteen-year-old when she was twen.. Darby began acting at age fifteen and has appeared in many films and television shows. Her first appearance was as a dancer in the 1963 film Bye Bye Birdie. Among her best known roles are True Grit (1969) playing a fourteen-year-old when she was twenty-one years old, Gunsmoke: (TV Series) "The Lure" episode, Better Off Dead (1985), and Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995). After she starred in True Grit, film critics predicted that she was at the beginning of a long career as a great actress. In fact, she has made almost no films of note since. This has caused some critics to put her in the same category as Bo Derek and Maria Schneider (in Last Tango in Paris), because all three actresses made spectacular splashes in their first films, but never acted in successful films again.
Her television roles included an appearance in the 1960s NBC series The Eleventh Hour, The Fugitive, Ironside and in the first season of Star Trek as the title character in "Miri". She appeared in the episode "'Tis Better to Have Loved and Lost" in the 1965 NBC sitcom The John Forsythe Show. She was cast as "Angel" in the classic two-part Gunsmoke episode "Vengeance." She appeared in the 1967 episode "Fair Ladies of France" of the NBC western series The Road West starring Barry Sullivan. She appeared in the 1972 movie The People, which also starred William Shatner, reuniting them from their Star Trek appearance.
Darby also had the central role of Sally Farnham in the 1973 made-for-TV horror film Don't Be Afraid of the Dark. Kim Darby has made numerous guest appearances, including in such TV shows as Crazy Like a Fox, The Love Boat, Riptide, and Becker. In the late 1980s she began to teach acting in the Los Angeles area and has been an instructor in the Extension Program at the University of California since 1992. Darby also appeared as a female convict in a 1999 program of the X Files, "Sein und Zeit" who falsely confesses to the murder of her son who disappeared under mysterious circumstances related to a current occurrence being investigated by Mulder and Scully. She continues to make guest appearances on television and to make occasional films.
Sat Only He showed an early aptitude for acting and in 1961 was cast in the role of Ritchie Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show. After the series ended in 1966, Larry Mathews left acting to pursue a more conventional childhood and graduated from the Universi... He showed an early aptitude for acting and in 1961 was cast in the role of Ritchie Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show.
After the series ended in 1966, Larry Mathews left acting to pursue a more conventional childhood and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1976.
Since that time, Mathews has returned to show business in a number of capacities, working with Danny Thomas Productions and Witt-Thomas-Harris on such series as I'm a Big Girl Now, Soap, and Benson
Leann Hunley an American Emmy Award–winning television actress. Although she has worked in numerous productions, she is perhaps best known for her recurring role as Anna DiMera on NBC's long-running Days of our Lives and for playing the role of Dana Waring on t... an American Emmy Award–winning television actress. Although she has worked in numerous productions, she is perhaps best known for her recurring role as Anna DiMera on NBC's long-running Days of our Lives and for playing the role of Dana Waring on the ABC primetime soap opera, Dynasty.
Her first television appearance was on Hawaii Five-O. She was a regular on The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo in 1979 and 1980. Her role as Anna Fredericks-DiMera on Days of our Lives from 1982 to 1986 would win her an Emmy award at the 13th Daytime Emmy Awards for best supporting actress in 1986. For the last three seasons of Dynasty she was Dana Waring, later Carrington, short-term wife to Adam Carrington. She played on Aaron Spelling's short-lived Models, Inc.. In the first season of Dawson's Creek (1998) she was Tamara Jacobs, a high school English teacher who has a tempestuous affair with one of her students. She also played Shira Huntzberger on the Gilmore Girls (2000).
After a 21 year absence from playing the role, Hunley returned on June 21, 2007 as Anna Fredericks DiMera. Hunley recurred on Days until early 2010.
NEW Easterbrook has become a familiar face to American audiences, with about a dozen feature films and over 300 television episodes to her credit. She first became famous as Rhonda Lee, the Marilyn-Monroe-like neighbor of Laverne & Shirley. But the role ... Easterbrook has become a familiar face to American audiences, with about a dozen feature films and over 300 television episodes to her credit. She first became famous as Rhonda Lee, the Marilyn-Monroe-like neighbor of Laverne & Shirley. But the role for which she is most widely known is that of Sergeant (later Lieutenant, then Captain) Debbie Callahan, the no-nonsense blonde bombshell in the popular Police Academy movie series. Among the television shows in which Leslie has appeared are Murder, She Wrote, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, Baywatch, Matlock, Hunter, and The Dukes of Hazzard. Soap opera fans will remember her as Devlin Kowalski from Ryan's Hope. More recently, she's been doing voice work, lending her vocal talents to Superman and Batman: The Animated Series.
Easterbrook's vocal talents led to her being chosen to sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl XVII and have landed her starring roles in musicals on Broadwayand throughout the country; she also recorded a song for the soundtrack of Police Academy: Mission to Moscow. She was also a frequent panelist on Match Game in the 1980s.
An accomplished sports shooter, Leslie has put together a video, Real Beginner's Guide to the Shotgun Sports, the first in a series designed to encourage and prepare non-shooters for their first shooting experience. Leslie serves on the board of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, and supports a number of children's charities including Girls, Inc., The Sunshine Kids and Variety Children's Charities. Easterbrook is an NRA member and has served on the board of directors of the California Rifle & Pistol Association.
In 2005, Leslie replaced Karen Black as Mother Firefly in Rob Zombie's The Devil's Rejects, the sequel to the 2003 horror movie, House of 1000 Corpses. Leslie's intense portrayal of Mother Firefly proved her to be an excellent actress and the definitive Mother Firefly as a result she has been dubbed "Unrecognised horror queen." Leslie was given the part of Mother Firefly but Leslie Easterbrook took the part and made it her own, giving the performance a disturbing edge that Karen Black lacked.In 2007, she played security guard Patty Frost in Rob Zombie's remake of Halloween. In 2008, she played as Betty in the thriller/horror film House.
SAT ONLY an American actress. Her most notable roles are as Jessica Baker in the Cheaper by the Dozen movies with Steve Martin, Lucy Miller in The Santa Clause 2: The Mrs. Clause & The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause with Tim Allen, Mertle Edmonds on the D.. an American actress. Her most notable roles are as Jessica Baker in the Cheaper by the Dozen movies with Steve Martin, Lucy Miller in The Santa Clause 2: The Mrs. Clause & The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause with Tim Allen, Mertle Edmonds on the Disney Channel original series Lilo & Stitch: The Series, Panini on the Cartoon Network original series Chowder and Wadi on another Cartoon Network original series The Secret Saturdays. Her father is actor Bill Mumy, famous for his roles in the classic science fiction TV series Lost in Space and Babylon 5.
Mumy has appeared in several motion pictures. Her most recent and notable film appearances are in Cheaper by the Dozen, Cheaper by the Dozen 2, The Santa Clause 2, as well as The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause. In 2002, Mumy played Audrey Fremont, the daughter of her father Bill's character Anthony, in a sequel to the classic The Twilight Zone episode "It's a Good Life" called "It's Still a Good Life".
Mumy provided the voice of Mertle Edmonds (Lilo's longtime ex-friend) on Stitch! The Movie and Lilo & Stitch: The Series, and voicing a character with a smaller role on American Dragon: Jake Long as Haley's rival at school. She is also the voice of Twinkle on Higglytown Heroes and the voice of Human Kimberly on Nickelodeon's Catscratch. Lesser roles included TV appearances playing young Donna on That '70s Show and guest starring in Scrubs as a girl at her birthday party (whose face J.D. daydreams of shoving into her cake). She also voiced Panini in the cartoon Chowder, airing on Cartoon Network and played Lula in The Cleaner in 2008. She also voiced a fiesty, fashionable, pink-loving, golden retriever puppy named Rosebud in the Disney movies Snow Buddies, Space Buddies, and Santa Buddies. In June 2012, Mumy started voice work as 'Beth' in Bravest Warriors, the new animated series created by Pendleton Ward,
Linda Blair an American actress.Blair is best known for her role as the possessed child, Regan, in the film The Exorcist (1973), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and two Golden Globes, winning one. She reprised her role in Exorcist II: The Hereti... an American actress.Blair is best known for her role as the possessed child, Regan, in the film The Exorcist (1973), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and two Golden Globes, winning one. She reprised her role in Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
She began her career as a six-year-old child model and started acting with a regular role on the short-lived Hidden Faces (1968-69) day time soap. Her first theatrical film appearance was in The Way We Live Now (1970). Blair was selected from a field of 600 applicants for her most notable role as Regan in The Exorcist (1973). The role earned her a Golden Globe and People's Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as an Academy Award nomination. She reprised her role in the sequel, Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977).Between these two films, she appeared in the TV movies Born Innocent (1974), Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975), and Sweet Hostage (1975) opposite Martin Sheen.
Blair's career took a new turn in the 1980s, as she starred in a number of low-budget horror and exploitation films, including Hell Night (1981), Chained Heat (1983) and Savage Streets (1984).
Blair has since worked in numerous films, including the Exorcist spoof, Repossessed (1990), and a cameo role in Scream (1996). In 1997, she appeared in a Broadway revival of Grease. She was cast as a regular in the BBC television show, L.A. 7 (2000). She hosted Fox Family's Scariest Places On Earth (2000-
Blair has become an animal rights activist and humanitarian, working with PETA, Feed The Children, Variety, the Children's Charity and other organizations. Blair also devotes time to her non-profit organization, the Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation, which works to rescue abused, neglected and mistreated animals. She is a vegan, and has co-authored the book Going Vegan!.
In 2008 she turned up at the 18th annual Malaga Fantasy and Horror Film Festival to accept a lifetime achievement award for her work in the horror genre.
In late 2010 it was announced that Blair is in talks to return to horror films for the upcoming Cousin Sarah. Also in 2010 she appeared as herself on the cable series Pit Boss and Jury Duty. She appears in the 2011 Rick Springfield documentary Affair of the Heart, and was a panelist in a 2011 episode of The Joy Behar Show.
Linda Kaye Henning
NEW Her earliest stage acting roles include: Roomful of Roses, The Reluctant Dragon, Rebel Without a Cause, Bus Stop, and Gidget. An early break in her career happened when she was cast as a dancer in the Columbia Pictures film Bye Bye Birdie (1963). She... Her earliest stage acting roles include: Roomful of Roses, The Reluctant Dragon, Rebel Without a Cause, Bus Stop, and Gidget. An early break in her career happened when she was cast as a dancer in the Columbia Pictures film Bye Bye Birdie (1963). She has appeared in numerous musicals including Carousel, High Button Shoes, Brigadoon, Best Foot Forward, and The Sound of Music. Linda's singing talent was, from time to time used on Petticoat Junction. Her rich deep alto range was a stark contrast to her high pitched speaking voice.
Henning made many TV appearances during the 1960s and 1970s on a wide variety of programs. She has appeared in guest roles in many network television shows, including The Beverly Hillbillies, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Mister Ed, Green Acres, Happy Days, The Ed Sullivan Show, Adam-12, Mork and Mindy, The Mike Douglas Show, and The Tonight Show. She provided the voice of Jethrine Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies, Jethro's sister, who was played by Max Baer, Jr., in drag during the 1962-63 season. She made dramatic appearances in Sliders, where she appeared in many episodes as Mrs. Mallory, Hunter and Capitol. She was popular in game show appearances including Password, Tattletales, Hollywood Squares, The Perfect Match, Showoffs, Password Plus, Family Feud, The Match Game, and Three for the Money, as well as becoming a substitute hostess on the 1974~1976 daytime edition of High Rollers.
Her most notable role was as Betty Jo Bradley in the CBS series Petticoat Junction, which ran from 1963 until 1970. She was only one of three cast members, along with Edgar Buchanan and Frank Cady, to remain throughout the show's entire run and appeared in all but one of the 222 episodes (the exception being the season 1 episode "Bobbie Jo and The Beatnik"). She was billed on the series simply as "Linda Kaye" and would occasionally sign her photos with "Linda Kaye" in quotations and then Henning, along with Betty Jo in parentheses â ["Linda Kaye" Henning (Betty Jo)]. Henning sang in some episodes. Linda often sang duets with co-star Mike Minor, who played Steve Elliott and married her character, Betty Jo, and later married Linda for real. Other episodes are particularly found in later years in which Henning and her television sisters (played by Meredith MacRae and Lori Saunders), would sing trios. The series was cancelled in 1970
NEW Fostered by former First Lady Nancy Reagan when he was a puppy, Little Bear, a rare Japanese Kai Ken has become an international movie star. In his first major lead role in the feature film “FIRST DOG” Little Bear starred as Teddy, the First Do... Fostered by former First Lady Nancy Reagan when he was a puppy, Little Bear, a rare Japanese Kai Ken has become an international movie star. In his first major lead role in the feature film “FIRST DOG” Little Bear starred as Teddy, the First Dog of the United States. Eric Roberts played his presidential master in the film, written, produced and directed by Bryan Michael Stoller. The film includes original songs by Dolly Parton. FIRST DOG went on to be one of the top family rentals at REDBOX and aired on FOX last Easter Sunday. Little Bear will soon be seen in his newest family film, THE AMAZING WIZARD OF PAWS being released this March. See the Trailer at: www.AmazingWizardofPaws.com
NEW After this feisty, kinetic, highly offbeat actress from Chattanooga, Tennessee, broke into TV in the 1980s, she immediately set herself apart from the norm with the mini-movie Bates Motel (1987). This rather inauspicious beginning would also set Lori... After this feisty, kinetic, highly offbeat actress from Chattanooga, Tennessee, broke into TV in the 1980s, she immediately set herself apart from the norm with the mini-movie Bates Motel (1987). This rather inauspicious beginning would also set Lori Petty off on a career as a fighter and a misfit, types for which she would be best known.
She spent her childhood traveling the U.S. with her father, a Pentecostal minister. Her keen talents first lent themselves toward being a graphic artist in Omaha, Nebraska, but an impulsive desire to act quickly took precedence, and soon she was off to New York, where she took acting classes and pounded the pavement for jobs. Going nowhere fast, she eventually headed for Los Angeles and finally found an "in." Following a number of mediocre TV roles, she won a bit of attention on the short-lived series Booker (1989) as a lippy secretary, then hit paydirt in secondary roles as an outrageous Cyndi Lauper wannabe in Cadillac Man (1990) and as Patrick Swayze's ex-girlfriend/waitress who hooks up with Keanu Reeves in Point Break (1991).
When her appearance in the 1992 women's baseball comedy drama, A League of Their Own, found Petty practically stealing the limelight from such screen heavies as Madonna and Geena Davis, casting agents took notice, and she subsequently landed roles in such high-profile releases as Free Willy (1993), Poetic Justice (1993), and the Pauly Shore comedy, In the Army Now (1994). Petty's solid dramatic performance as a lone female cop in the 1994 thriller, The Glass Shield, earned her kudos from the critics.
Lori then found her true calling as the bizarre cartoon heroine Tank Girl (1995), which was billed as "a post-apocalyptic comedy." The crop-haired, tough-as-nails actress has been taking it to the limit ever since!
In 1999, Petty portrayed "Noss" on the popular TV series, Star Trek: Voyager.
Petty is also known for providing the voice of the supervillain "Livewire" on the Warner Bros series "Superman: The Animated Series" and "The New Batman Adventures".
In 2003, she co-starred with Gina Gershon and Drea DeMateo as a member of a punk rock band in "Prey For Rock & Roll".
In 2008, Petty's directorial debut, "The Poker House" won awards at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The film is an autobiography which documents a painful day in her life as a teen raising her two younger sisters while living in their mother's whore/ poker house. The mother's pimp contemplates turning her out and rapes her at age fourteen. Strong in all aspects, she perseveres by going on to win her high school championship basketball game immediately after the incident.
In 2015 Lori will play 'Lolly' on episodes of the highly acclaimed TV series "Orange is the New Black".
NEW an American film and television actress, probably best known for her role as Bobbie Jo Bradley in the television series Petticoat Junction (1965Ã¢ÂÂ“1970), appearing in 147 episodes. She also appeared as Betty Gordon, one of Mr. Drysdale's se... an American film and television actress, probably best known for her role as Bobbie Jo Bradley in the television series Petticoat Junction (1965Ã¢ÂÂ1970), appearing in 147 episodes. She also appeared as Betty Gordon, one of Mr. Drysdale's secretaries in the last season of The Beverly Hillbillies.
She appeared in numerous small roles in film and television from her debut in 1960 until her retirement from acting in 1980. In addition to Petticoat Junction, she was a regular cast member on Dusty's Trail, a mid-1970s comedy television series starring Bob Denver. She appeared in the cult horror film Blood Bath (1966), credited as Linda Saunders. Because there was another "Linda" [Kaye (Henning)] credited on Petticoat Junction, Saunders officially changed her first name to "Lori" in the fall of 1965. Other films include: A Day at the White House (1972), Captive (1980), The Girls on The Beach, (1965) and Mara of the Wilderness (1965) with Adam West.
In her early television years, Saunders appeared five times as four different characters on "The Adventures of Ozzie And Harriet" as well as single-episode appearances in "Burke's Law" and "Bob Hope Presents The Chrysler Theatre."
Sat Only Lou Wagner was born in San Jose, California. He has the ability to take very little and turn it into a fortune. At 5' 2, Lou was told his chances for success in this business were slight. Upon arriving in Los Angeles, Lou banged his head against ev... Lou Wagner was born in San Jose, California. He has the ability to take very little and turn it into a fortune. At 5' 2, Lou was told his chances for success in this business were slight. Upon arriving in Los Angeles, Lou banged his head against every door in town trying to find an agent, and was always turned down because he was too short or looked too young. Finally, someone kiddingly said he should get a children's agentand, even though he was 25 at the time, could easily pass for a teenager; he went into Mary Grady's office- a leading children's agent- talked his way into an interview, and was signed that day!
It was that determination which showed Lou was not afraid start at the bottom in search of what he wanted---or afraid to go to the top. After getting an agent, Lou immediately went to the best theatre group in town and asked for a job- Paul Levit was running the prestigious Players Ring, and told Lou told him that he would work¦seven days a week, twelve hours a day for nothing, just for the opportunity to be around the very best! and Paul hired him on the spot. Lou became a jack of all trades, mailing programs, running lights, painting scenery, selling tickets, and all the while learning. From this initial exposure to the theatre, Lou landed a small part playing a leper.
His hard work and tenacity throughout this period began to pay off when Lou began to land a variety of smart-alecky little kid roles including parts on series such as Dragnet Lost in Space, and Mayberry R.F.D.. He also landed a choice role in the hit movie Airport, in which Lou, actually 29 at the time, played a 15 year old boy. After this, Lou began to land other, more substantial parts, such as starring roles on successful series' such as Macmillan and Wife ÃColumbo and Happy Days. This ultimately led to his big breakthrough as Lucius, the young idealistic ape in the widely hailed Planet of the Apesfilm and went on to recreate this role in 2 of the sequels: Beneath the Planet of the Apes and Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
During the second stage of his career, Lou devoted every dime he had towards studying. His list of teachers and coaches reads like a who's who of Hollywood, including: ÂSecond City James Frawley, Lou Antonio, Madeleine Sherwood, and Lee Strasberg.
This constant studying plus the continuous work and experience he was receiving, meant that Lou was ready when his next opportunity came along.
Riding high in the mid 1970s after completing the two sequels to the Planet of the Apes films, and having found some financial security through landing a choice commercial role as The Professor in the original McDonald Land commercials, Lou landed a small role on a new series called CHiPs as the loveable Whiz Kid mechanic and technician with the chip on his shoulder- because he was too short to become a cop- Harlan Arliss. Impressed with his work, and the public's response of the character, the producers of CHiPs expanded Lou's part, making him a regular on the show for five years, and eventually building whole stories and subplots around his character.
L.A. Law GirlfriendsMy Name Is Earl andRaising Hope, and has portrayed 2 different Ferengis in the Star Trek franchise: In 1992 he portrayed DaiMon Solok in the Star Trek: The Next Generation 6th season episode Chain of Command, Part I and in 1993 he portrayed Krax in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine1st season episodeThe Nagus
NEW (born Peggy Lynch, May 11, 1929) is an American actress, motivational speaker and radio host best known for her 1953 work as the model for Tinker Bell in the Walt Disney Pictures animated feature, Peter Pan. Born in Los Angeles, California, Lynch wo... (born Peggy Lynch, May 11, 1929) is an American actress, motivational speaker and radio host best known for her 1953 work as the model for Tinker Bell in the Walt Disney Pictures animated feature, Peter Pan.
Born in Los Angeles, California, Lynch worked under her real name as a dancer and actor in three of the Our Gang comedy shorts. She attracted the attention of Eddie Cantor, who cast her in the role of his teenaged daughter in the film If You Knew Susie and also gave her her stage name. She graduated from high school with honors while working on the film and would later graduate cum laude from Los Angeles City College.
Still a teenager, Kerry played the role of "Sharon" in one of the first network sitcoms, The Ruggles, on ABC-TV. The show's farewell episode at the end of its three year run featured Sharon's wedding and honeymoon. Kerry also appeared in two episodes of The Andy Griffith Show.
A voiceover performer with twenty-one dialects and forty-eight character voices, Kerry provided voices on 52 episodes of the groundbreaking children's television show, Clutch Cargo, including characters "Paddlefoot" and "Spinner". She provided numerous voices and live-action lead-ins for The New Three Stooges and Space Angel animated series for Cambria Productions.
Work with Disney
Kerry answered an audition call during the planning stages of the animated feature film Peter Pan. The audition, supervised by animator Marc Davis, required her to pantomime the motions that would be animated as Tinker Bell. She won the part and spent six months at the Disney Studios on a mostly empty soundstage pantomiming the part. The studios provided props, notably a giant keyhole mounted on a stand as well as a pair of giant scissors, used in the scene where Tinker Bell became trapped in a jewelry box.
Kerry was also the animation model and voice for the red-haired mermaid in the Neverland lagoon scenes. Disney Studios released the film at the time Marilyn Monroe began to make an impact, and an urban legend falsely attributes the Tinker Bell role to her.
SAT Only an American actress and author. She began acting at age 16 in a breakout role in Lipstick (1976) and received Best Supporting Actress Academy Award and BAFTA Award nominations for her role in Woody Allen's Manhattan (1979). She is also known for her... an American actress and author. She began acting at age 16 in a breakout role in Lipstick (1976) and received Best Supporting Actress Academy Award and BAFTA Award nominations for her role in Woody Allen's Manhattan (1979). She is also known for her roles in Personal Best (1982), Star 80 (1983) and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987).
Hemingway's first role was with her sister Margaux in the film Lipstick (1976). The movie was not considered especially good, but she received notice for her acting and was nominated as "Best Newcomer" for the Golden Globes Award that year.
Hemingway's most famous role was in Woody Allen's Manhattan (1979), a romantic comedy in which she plays Tracy, a high school student and Allen's lover. Just 16 during filming (within the film she is said to be 17), she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
In Personal Best (1982), she played a bisexual track-and-field athlete in a film noted for some explicit (by mainstream standards) lesbian love scenes. In connection with Personal Best, she appeared in a pictorial in the April 1982 issue of Playboy and was on the cover.
Hemingway in August 2014
She starred as Dorothy Stratten in Star 80 (1983), a film about the Playboy model's life and murder. Reports circulated for years that Hemingway had had her breasts enlarged to play the role of Stratten, but during a 2007 appearance on the late-night talk and variety show, Fashionably Late with Stacy London, she said she had had the surgery before Star 80. Her breast implants were removed years later after they had ruptured.
Hemingway was also featured in Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) as Lacy Warfield. Subsequently released additional footage showed an expansion of her role. It was released in a very rough edit with unfinished visual effects in a November 2006 deluxe edition DVD and as part of The Superman Ultimate Collector's Edition. She also co-starred in the 1991ÃƒÂƒÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚ÂÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â“93 ABC series Civil Wars. In 1996, she had a leading role in the British TV movie September, playing the wife of Michael York. In 1997, she played in "Road Ends" (Kat) with Dennis Hopper.
Hemingway has played a lesbian or bisexual woman in several films and television shows, including, Personal Best, The Sex Monster, In Her Line of Fire, and episodes of the TV series Roseanne ("Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and "December Bride") and Crossing Jordan. Hemingway, however, is not gay. She has said she formed a "big connection with the gay-and-lesbian community" after Personal Best and enjoys taking roles in "cutting-edge" productions.
NEW is an American film actor who has starred in a number of television shows. He is most widely known for his role as Dr. Zachary Smith's (played by Jonathan Harris) long-suffering space partner and adversary, Major Don West, in the cult 1960s TV series... is an American film actor who has starred in a number of television shows. He is most widely known for his role as Dr. Zachary Smith's (played by Jonathan Harris) long-suffering space partner and adversary, Major Don West, in the cult 1960s TV series, Lost in Space.
In 1959, after just three weeks in Hollywood, he landed a role in the CBS Four Star Television series Johnny Ringo, having played the character of Cully, the deputy, to Don Durant's character of Ringo. At this time, he changed his name to Mark Goddard at the suggestion of his friend and mentor, Chuck Connors. Goddard appeared as Norman Tabor in the 1960 episode "Surprise Party" of CBS's anthology series The DuPont Show with June Allyson.
Goddard was also signed for a role lasting three years in the TV show The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor, another series produced by Four Star Television. The Detectives was a hit series which ran on ABC and NBC from 1958-61, and starred movie actor Robert Taylor, along with actors Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, and Goddard as Detective Chris Ballard.
In 1963, Goddard appeared as Roy Mooney in the Perry Mason episode 180, "The Case of the Potted Planter". He appeared at the time with Keir Dullea as sparring college roommates in an episode of ABC's drama series Channing, costarring Jason Evers and Henry Jones. He was featured in the 1965 film A Rage to Live starring Suzanne Pleshette.
From 1964-1965, Goddard starred in another one-season CBS series, Many Happy Returns, in which he portrayed Bob Randall, the young husband of Joan Randall, played by Elinor Donahue, formerly of Father Knows Best and The Andy Griffith Show. The program starred John McGiver (1913-1975) as the head of the complaint department of a fictitious Los Angeles department store. Elena Verdugo and Mickey Manners were also in the cast.
Lost in Space
Goddard's next role was for the three seasons of the CBS television series Lost in Space (1965-68), playing Major Don West. There were two pilots shot for the series. The original 1965 pilot was much different from the pilot that aired and the episodes that followed in the actual series. There was a blossoming romance between Don West and Judy, the eldest daughter of the Robinson family, but it didn't extend further than the first season. By the middle of the second season, the show took on a more comic tone.
The plotlines increasingly centered around the mishaps of Dr. Zachary Smith (Jonathan Harris) and his friends who could always be counted upon to save him and all of the inhabitants of the Jupiter II the Robot (Bob May) and Will Robinson (Bill Mumy), the youngest of the three Robinson children. Castmates included Guy Williams, the former star of Zorro (1957-59), as Professor John Robinson and the credited star of the series; June Lockhart, the former star of Lassie (1959-64), as Dr. Maureen Robinson; Marta Kristen as elder daughter Judy Robinson, and Angela Cartwright (The Sound of Music as well as in all seven seasons of the classic 1957-64 Danny Thomas sitcom Make Room for Daddy), as young daughter Penny Robinson.
Goddard's on- and off-screen chemistry with Jonathan Harris had been very remarkable. After Goddard's best-known role on Space, Goddard remained very close to Harris. On June 14, 1995, he and the rest of his cast paid tribute to producer Irwin Allen who had died late in 1991. On October 16, 1997 (the same day the show's fictional Jupiter 2 spaceship was supposed to take off in the original episode), Goddard and the rest of the surviving Lost in Space cast also appeared on the inside cover of TV Guide, to promote the new Lost in Space movie while at the same time the Sci-Fi Channel had planned to do a Lost in Space marathon, according to the network. Goddard was grief-stricken when on November 3, 2002, his mentor and friend of 35+ years, Jonathan Harris, died. He, along with Harris and the rest of his cast were looking forward to doing the movie, Lost in Space: The Journey Home, which didn't come to fruition with NBC.
Goddard guest starred on series such as The Fugitive, The Mod Squad and The Fall Guy. At one point he moonlighted as a Hollywood agent. In 1976, he starred as politician Edward Fleming in the movie Blue Sunshine. In 1970, Goddard co-starred opposite Kent McCord, and Martin Milner, in a very poignant episode of the police drama Adam-12, in which he plays a friend of Pete Malloy (Milner) who is killed in the line of duty. The episode was entitled "Elegy For A Pig." He played a support role in a first season episode of Quincy M.E. as an attorney, about 1976. In 1978, Goddard starred with Liza Minnelli in The Act
He appeared as Ted Clayton on One Life to Live and Lt. Paul Reed on The Doctors. Later, Goddard starred as 'Derek Barrington' on General Hospital.
He made a cameo appearance in 1998, in the movie Lost in Space, as the general in charge of the Jupiter Mission, and superior officer to his former character, Major Don West.
NEW The naturally blonde-haired Kristen is best-known for her role as Guy Williams's and June Lockhart's beautiful daughter, Judy Robinson, in the television series Lost in Space (1965-1968). Marta played the part of the space family's eldest child, a ma... The naturally blonde-haired Kristen is best-known for her role as Guy Williams's and June Lockhart's beautiful daughter, Judy Robinson, in the television series Lost in Space (1965-1968). Marta played the part of the space family's eldest child, a mature "20-something woman" near the age group of the space pilot, played by Mark Goddard. Her mature role allowed adult form-fitting fashions and hairstyles, as shown in publicity photos of the TV series.
Kristen was born Birgit Annalisa Rusanen in Oslo, Norway, to a Finnish mother and a German soldier father who was killed during World War II. She was adopted in 1949 by an American couple from Detroit, Michigan and was renamed Marta. She moved to Los Angeles, California, with her family in 1959 and is a graduate of Santa Monica High School.
Her first success in acting was the role of Lorelei in the 1965 movie Beach Blanket Bingo. She would later star in Lost in Space and make numerous guest appearances on television shows. When her daughter was born in 1969 she began making television commercials and eventually appeared in more than 40. In recent years she has starred in the 1998 television movie Lost in Space Forever and had a cameo role in the 1998 movie Lost in Space. She also appeared in the A&E Biography Jonathan Harris, Never Fear Smith Is Here in 2002.
NEW • is an English-born, United States-based film, stage, and television actor, best-known for his roles as Michael Carrington in Grease 2 (1982) and as Miles Colby in The Colbys (1985â“87) and its parent show Dynasty (1985â“86). He has more than ... is an English-born, United States-based film, stage, and television actor, best-known for his roles as Michael Carrington in Grease 2 (1982) and as Miles Colby in The Colbys (1985â“87) and its parent show Dynasty (1985â“86). He has more than 70 film, stage and television credits. He starred in Ronald F. Maxwell's Gettysburg (1993) and Tom DiCillo's The Real Blonde (1987)
* Grease 2 (1982): Caulfield's first major movie role was Michael Carrington in the American musical film Grease 2 (1982) opposite Michelle Pfeiffer. Grease 2 is the sequel to the hit 1970s musical film, Grease (film), which starred John Travolta and Olivia Newton John. Grease 2 is set two years after its prequel, introducing a new group of T-Birds and Pink Ladies, the latter led by Michelle Pfeiffer. Caulfield's role is that of a clean-cut, debonair English student, who attempts to win the affections of Stephanie (Pfeiffer); this is difficult, for Michael is not a member of the T-Birds. Michael changes his image and, when not in classes, transforms himself into a "cool" alter ego, known as "The Cool Rider". The film was directed by Patricia Birch and featured Lorna Luft, Christopher McDonald, and Adrian Zmed.
* The Parade (1984) is set in a small rural Kansas town during the run-up to the Fourth of July celebrations. Each year the town holds its annual Fourth of July parade. For Rachel Kirby (Michael Learned), however, the holiday is marred by the return of her convict-cum-drifter husband, Matt (Frederic Forrest), who wants to become a part of the family once more. His arrival signals trouble - not only for Rachel - but her teenage daughter Tilda (Rosanna Arquette) and her mother (Geraldine Page).
* Electric Dreams (1984): the story of an artificially intelligent PC and its human owner, Miles Harding (Lenny Von Dohlen), who find themselves caught up in a romantic battle over a woman, Madeline Robistat (Virginia Madsen). Caulfield plays Bill, a handsome classical musician, and a second potential rival for hopeless architect, Miles. The title track, "Together in Electric Dreams", is performed by Giorgio Moroder and Phil Oakey. Moroder also has a cameo as a record producer. The film's moderate success was due, in part, to the escalating interest in Computer technology and Electronic music. The soundtrack also features Heaven 17 and the song "Video!" by Jeff Lynne.
* The Boys Next Door (1985): Caulfield and Charlie Sheen starred as two high school graduates who take a trip to Los Angeles. Of the two, Roy Olsen (Caulfield) is the more sullen and withdrawn, having almost surrendered to the idea of starting work in the local factory following graduation. His best friend, Bo Richards (Sheen) appears to share his friend's disillusionment with the world, but not to such a great extent. Arriving in Los Angeles, the murders soon begin as Roy is witness to a wealth he can never hope to obtain. Penelope Spheeris tackles subjects such as greed and envy, racism, homophobia and jealousy.
* The Supernaturals (1986): Caulfield appeared in The Supernaturals, a horror film which co-starred Talia Balsam, LeVar Burton, and Nichelle Nichols. Plot: one hundred years ago, deep in the sullen backwoods of the southern states, a Confederate town is held captive, the rebels forced to walk through a piece of woodland laced with mines. Wearing a Confederate outfit, Jeremy, a young boy is also forced to make the crossing. If they make it across the minefield the Union 44th will set them free. Only Jeremy and his mother survive, despite the latter stepping on a mine. Jeremy exhibits unearthly powers. Skip to circa 1986 when a platoon of soldiers are out on manouevres in the same backwater. They are the 44th, descendants of those who committed the atrocities. Trouble begins as, one-by-one, members of the 44th go missing. They lose radio contact. A strange fog rolls in, out of which appear the Confederate undead, seeking revenge on the descendants of the hated 44th. Caulfield plays Private Ellis.
* Dynasty & The Colbys (1985-87): For the remainder of the 1980s, Caulfield concentrated on various high profile TV projects, such as Dynasty and The Colbys, as Miles Colby. He played the same role in 1991 in Dynasty: The Reunion.
* Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1990): Robert Van Helsing (Bruce Campbell) is an incompetent descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, exploring the small town of Purgatory in search of his infamous ancestor. But Purgatory is inhabited by reclusive vampires (M. Emmet Walsh) et al., who prefer to take it easy and lounge around in sunglasses and sun cream - a protection against the sun's deadly rays. David Harrison (Jim Metzler) is an expert in the production of synthetic blood, and has been summoned by Jozek Mardulak David Carradine, as Purgatory's blood-making facility is not working. Harrison is unaware that Purgatory is populated by vampires, thinking his work as part of an official experiment, and ends up in a vampire civil war: the evil Shane (Caulfield) - another vampire elder - prefers the traditional ways of obtaining blood.
* Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1992): Waxwork II: Lost in Time reunited Caulfield with Campbell, Carradine, and Metzler. Waxwork 2 also featured Caulfield's real-life wife, Juliet Mills. Waxwork 2 is a series of short tales stitched together by a wraparound story and the original film. Caulfield stars in the Science fiction segment, in which a crew of astronauts find their space ship the target of aliens.
* Gettysburg (1993): Caulfield starred alongside Tom Berenger, Jeff Daniels, Sam Elliott, and Martin Sheen in Ronald F. Maxwell's 254 minute epic film, which co-starred Kevin Conway, C. Thomas Howell, Richard Jordan, James Lancaster, and Stephen Lang. The film recounted the Battle of Gettysburg that took place July 1â“3, 1863, as based on the book The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara. Caulfield played Colonel Strong Vincent, a lawyer who gained notoriety as an officer during the battle of Little Round Top. He successfully defended Little Round Top with his Union brigade, and was mortally wounded during the battle.
* Empire Records (1995): Caulfield starred alongside Rory Cochrane, Ethan Embry, Anthony LaPaglia, Debi Mazar, Brendan Sexton III, Robin Tunney, Liv Tyler, Johnny Whitworth and RenÃ©e Zellweger as Rex Manning, a sleazy has-been pop star, in Allan Moyle's film, Empire Records (1995).  Plot: Empire Records is a small, independent record shop managed by Joe (LaPaglia). His employees are all high-school students and young adults. The store is set somewhere in Delaware. Rex Manning is invited to the shop by Joe for an autograph signing session. A washed-up pop singer, Manning, who still believes he should be treated as a star, makes a move on the young Gina (Zellweger). This only adds to Joe's mounting problems, as the shop is in danger of being turned into a Music Town chain store and the staff have gambled and lost his savings at a Atlantic City casino, albeit in an unselfish final bid to save Empire Records. Caulfield provided vocals for the song "Say No More (Mon Amore)", which plays relentlessly in the shop prior to his arrival on Rex Manning Day. Initially, the movie fared moderately on a critical level and poorly on a commercial level, but has since garnered a cult status (the youngsters in the film being typically Generation X material).
* Prey of the Jaguar (1996): In 1996, Caulfield played the costumed avenger "The Jaguar". After his family is killed by drug dealers, Derek Leigh (Caulfield), an American cop and ex-military Special Operations agent, adopts the persona of vigilante superhero "Jaguar". He is inspired by a cartoon character invented and sketched by his late son. Leigh eventually exacts his revenge on the drug lord.
* Oblivion 2: Backlash (1996): In the City of Oblivion, a suave, yet lethal Bounty hunter named Sweeney (Caulfield) arrives to arrest the seductive outlaw Lash on multiple charges, including murder. Lash, who has just inherited a mine of Derconium, a valuable mineral, from Crowley in a card game, meets up with the brother of Jaggar, Redeye. Jaggar wants the mine for himself, so he can rule the galaxy. Thus ensues a fight over who will capture Lash: the Sheriff of Oblivion vs Jaggar vs Sweeney. Oblivion 2: Backlash is part Science fiction, part Western (genre), part Fantasy (genre). It is part of the B-movie horror production company, Full Moon Features aka Full Moon Entertainment. Oblivion 2: Backlash also features Andrew Divoff, Isaac Hayes, and Meg Foster.
* The Real Blonde (1997): Caulfield had a starring role in Tom DiCillo's The Real Blonde (1997) opposite Matthew Modine and Catherine Keener. Plot: Joe and Mary have been living together in Manhattan for six years. Joe is an waiter-actor, who has no agent or acting credits, but is extremely nevertheless ambitious. Mary works as a make-up stylist for hot fashion photographer Blair, and she pays most of the couple's bills. Joe finally lowers his standards and accepts a degrading bit-part in a Madonna (entertainer) video, while his friend and co-waiter Bob gets a high-paying job on a soap opera opposite siren Kelly. Caulfield played Bob, a pretentious British actor who sleeps with models and subsequently drops them for not being real blondes. He eventually finds "The Real Blonde" when he meets actress, Kelly (Hannah), his co-star on the soap opera. She, however, turns out to be equally pretentious, while Bob's girlfriend proper, Savannah (Wilson), is truly in love with him.
* The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997): Caulfield made a cameo appearance in the Bill Murray espionage spoof, The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997). He appears near the end of the film as a secret agent.
* Dazzle (1999) was a UK fantasy film, in which Caulfield played a widowed children's writer with writer's block; a fairy takes on human form and enters his life and that of his daughter.
* Overnight Sensation (2000): Caulfield had a role in this comedy about a young filmmaker's journey to seek success at the Sundance Film Festival.The film is set in Park City, Utah, where the Sundance Film Festival is held annually, and it explores the Park City experience.
* Caulfield's first TV role was playing a punk[clarification needed] in the soap opera Ryan's Hope, centered predominantly on the Ryans, a working-class Irish-American family. They own a bar where the show's characters interact. The family's dreams and ambitions sparked the stories. Caulfield starred in four episodes of Ryan's Hope in 1980.
* Till We Meet Again (1989): Caulfield joined Barry Bostwick, Bruce Boxleitner, Courteney Cox, Hugh Grant, Mia Sara and Michael York in the televised version of Till We Meet Again (1989), based on Krantz's novel. The two-part TV miniseries also starred his wife, Juliet Mills. Till We Meet Again revolves around the lives of three young women as they deal with various incidents around them and, during which, they find romance and become swept up in family intrigue. The film covers events from 1913-56: the music halls of Paris, Hollywood during the 1930s, World War II-torn England, and the vineyards in Champagne, France. Caulfield played Alain Marais.
* Casualty (2003-4): Played Jim Brodie (58 episodes).Caulfield's character, Jim Brodie, was a member of the A&E team. He had returned from America and the methods he had used during his time in the American ER system often clashed with the ideals of Harry Harper (Simon MacCorkindale). Brodie sacrificed his life to save another character. His final appearance in Casualty was episode #19.17; his last appearance as Brodie was in Holby City episode #7.11Photos
ONLY PREORDER will not be at show is an American actress and voice actress who is best known for portraying Marla Hooch in A League of Their Own, and the voice behind Judy Neutron in Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. Megan made her film debut... is an American actress and voice actress who is best known for portraying Marla Hooch in A League of Their Own, and the voice behind Judy Neutron in Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.
Megan made her film debut in Penny Marshall's A League of Their Own starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis and Lori Petty. Film critic Vincent Canby of the New York Times praised the film writing ""A League of Their Own" is one of the year's most cheerful, most relaxed, most easily enjoyable comedies. It's a serious film that's lighter than air, a very funny movie that manages to score a few points for feminism in passing." He went on to list Cavanagh as among "the excellent supporting players"as did film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum of the Chicago Reader.
Following her film debut, Cavanagh was cast in two Mel Brooks' comedies. The supporting roles were Broomhilde in Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) and Essie in Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995). Other films include supporting roles in Ivan Reitman's Junior (1994) starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito and Emma Thompson, and Disney's That Darn Cat starring Christina Ricci, Doug E. Doug.
She is the voice of Judy Neutron and Sasha Vortez in the Oscar-nominated animated feature Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, and Hilary Higgenbottom in The Mighty B!. She went on to voice the character of Judy Neutron in The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (TV series) and several TV movies including The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour, Jimmy Neutron: Win, Lose and Kaboom, and The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour 2: When Nerds Collide.
She voiced Slog in Tak and the Power of Juju.
Megan was featured in the short-lived second season of Bob (1993) and played the recurring role of Trudy McHale, who married Al Borland in the series finale, on the sitcom Home Improvement starring Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson and Earl Hindman (1998–99).
Openly lesbian, Cavanagh stars in Exes and Ohs, a lesbian comedy on Logo TV.
She appears in the American sitcom Friends as Luisa the ex-classmate of Rachel (Jennifer Aniston) and Monica (Courteney Cox) who works for animal control. She is only in one episode.
NEW an American actor. His career includes a leading role as Pete Cochran on the television crime drama The Mod Squad, which ran 1968 to 1973. Cole has appeared in numerous films and TV shows, beginning in 1961 with a role in the film drama, Forbid Them... an American actor. His career includes a leading role as Pete Cochran on the television crime drama The Mod Squad, which ran 1968 to 1973.
Cole has appeared in numerous films and TV shows, beginning in 1961 with a role in the film drama, Forbid Them Not. Other film credits include the role of Mark in the 1966 science fiction film, The Bubble, later re-titled Fantastic Invasion of Planet Earth, as Alan Miller in The Last Child (1971), which was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, and as Cliff Norris in Beg, Borrow or Steal (1973). He did a great deal of stage work after The Mod Squad went off the air, such as Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.
Cole has also appeared on Gunsmoke, in 1966, as Kipp. During the '70s, he had many guest appearances on Wonder Woman, The Love Boat, CHiPs, and so forth. In the 1980s and 1990s, he worked on a piece for HBO called Nickel Mountain. He also worked on shows such as Murder, She Wrote, Fantasy Island, and Diagnosis Murder. Later, Cole appeared in Stephen King's two-part made-for-TV movie It, which aired in 1990, as the older version of the disturbed Henry Bowers. In 1991, he joined the cast of ABC's General Hospital in the role of Harlan Barrett.
But it was his role as Pete Cochran, a troubled youth turned crime fighter in The Mod Squad (1968–1973), that made Cole an international celebrity. Cole's boyish good looks and brooding, deep-voiced personality meshed perfectly with his character's backstory—a ne'er-do-well son of wealthy parents who had evicted him from their home after he had stolen a car. Produced by Aaron Spelling and Danny Thomas, The Mod Squad resonated with counterculture-era viewers and ran for five seasons, during which a total of 123 episodes were produced.
According to TVGuide.com, Cole originally balked at the part of Peter Cochran when he realized he would be playing an undercover cop, saying, "I'm not going to take the part of a guy who finks on his friends!" He changed his mind, however, when he read the script and gathered the show's potential appeal.
Cole is also known for an embarrassing incident in 1973 which was broadcast live on Australian television during the annual TV Week Logie awards. Stepping on stage to accept an award, Cole – described in subsequent news articles as either drunk or "in a tired and emotional state"– gave a barely coherent "thank you" speech that ended with the actor saying, "Oh, shit." This was the first time this profanity had been heard on Australian television.
Cole went through treatment in the Betty Ford Clinic in the early 1990s to bring a drinking problem into remission.
Cole continues to act in various film and television projects, and played the character Charles Hadley in a 2006 episode of the NBC television series ER. Cole most recently made an appearance in the 2007 thriller Mr. Brooks as the attorney for Demi Moore's character of Atwood.
Michelle Johnson Michelle Johnson at the age of 17, and only two months out of high school in Phoenix, Arizona, Michelle was signed up by the director Stanley Donen for a supporting actress role with Michael Caine in the movie comedy Blame It on Rio. A tall, slender...
Michelle Johnson at the age of 17, and only two months out of high school in Phoenix, Arizona, Michelle was signed up by the director Stanley Donen for a supporting actress role with Michael Caine in the movie comedy Blame It on Rio. A tall, slender beauty, Michelle had finished high school one semester early, and she was preparing to move to New York City to begin her modeling career when Mr. Donen spotted a small photo of her in the fashion magazine "W".
Michelle has appeared in a number of roles over her career ("Far And Away", "Gung Ho", "Death Becomes Her", "Waxwork", "Dr Giggles"). She also appeared in television movies ("Dallas:War Of The Ewings") and television series, including a recurring role for one season of The Love Boat.
She is currently producing a new album of songs.
Murray Langston The Unknown Comic is the stage name of Canadian-actor and stand-up comic Murray Langston ), best known for his comic performances on The Gong Show, usually appearing with a paper bag over his head. Langston began his show business career in 1970 whe... The Unknown Comic is the stage name of Canadian-actor and stand-up comic Murray Langston ), best known for his comic performances on The Gong Show, usually appearing with a paper bag over his head.
Langston began his show business career in 1970 when he appeared on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, doing impressions of a fork, a tube of toothpaste and a grandfather clock. Later, at the suggestion of Redd Foxx, he teamed with comedian Freeman King, and, after appearing on several episodes of The Midnight Special, they were spotted by producers and soon became regular performers on The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour. Langston and King performed music and comedy sketches with the hosts and guest stars.
After more than 100 appearances with Sonny and Cher, Langston began to make appearances on other prime time television shows, including The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show, The Wolfman Jack Show, and The Bobby Vinton Show.
He worked with Joan Rivers, Red Foxx, Jim Carrey, Ruth Buzzi and many other comedians. Langston also created comedic situations for Candid Camera and appeared in several of his own segments.
Early in his career, Langston invested in a nightclub restaurant called "SHOW-BIZ", where several now-famous people worked as waiters and waitresses including Debra Winger, Michael Keaton - known as Michael Douglas at the time, David Letterman, Gallagher, Tim Reid, Freddy Prinze and Redd Foxx but the club closed within two years, taking his savings. Strapped for cash, he accepted an offer to appear on The Gong Show. However, he was reportedly embarrassed about appearing on the show, so with permission from the director, he put a paper bag over his head, fitted it with holes for his eyes and mouth, memorized a few old jokes, and burst onto the show as "The Unknown Comic". The character, a frenetic speed-jokester in smarmy attire, was a hit, and soon developed a cult following. The Unknown Comic (Langston) appeared on more than 150 Gong Shows and also entertained as a celebrity judge on a several other television shows. He also wrote for "The Gong Show" for a short time. Langston wrote several funny comedy set-ups for the show "Candid Camera", and appeared anonymously in some of the episodes, as well. Soon, he was appearing regularly in Las Vegas and made the rounds of many popular talk and variety shows. In the early '80s Langston revealed himself as the Unknown Comic on an episode of Real People (the bag on his head was pulled off by the show's hosts), as well at the conclusion of a match on the celebrity edition of the game show Bullseye.
Langston later produced The Unknown Comedy Hour for Playboy TV, followed by The Sex and Violence Family Hour, starring a very young Jim Carrey. He also wrote the screenplays for the films Night Patrol (1984), Up Your Alley (1988), and Wishful Thinking (1997), and was co-host of "The NEW Truth or Consequences" (1987).
He most recently reappeared as The Unknown Comic in the film Confessions of a Dangerous Mind;
Nichelle Nichols an American actress, singer and voice artist. She sang with Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton before turning to acting. Her most famous role is that of communications officer Lieutenant Uhura aboard the USS Enterprise in the popular Star Trek televi... an American actress, singer and voice artist. She sang with Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton before turning to acting. Her most famous role is that of communications officer Lieutenant Uhura aboard the USS Enterprise in the popular Star Trek television series, as well as the succeeding motion pictures, where her character was eventually promoted in Starfleet to the rank of commander. Her Star Trek character was groundbreaking in U.S society at the time, and civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. personally praised her work on the show and asked her to remain when she was considering leaving the series.
Her break came in an appearance in Kicks and Co., Oscar Brown, Jr.'s highly touted, but ill-fated musical. In the thinly veiled satire of Playboy magazine, she played Hazel Sharpe, a voluptuous campus queen who was being tempted by the devil and Orgy Magazine to become "Orgy Maiden of the Month." Although the play closed after its brief try-out in Chicago, in an ironic twist, she attracted the attention of Hugh Hefner, the publisher of Playboy, who was so impressed with her appearance that he booked her immediately at his Chicago Playboy Club. While still in Chicago, she performed at the "Blue Angel"& a production of Carmen Jones and performed in a New York production of Porgy and Bess. Between acting and singing engagements, Nichols did occasional modeling work.
In January 1967, Nichols also was featured on the cover of Ebony magazine, and had two feature articles in the publication in five years.
Nichols toured the United States, Canada and Europe as a singer with the Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton bands. . Prior to being cast as Lieutenant Uhura in Star Trek, Nichols was a guest actress on television producer Gene Roddenberry's first series The Lieutenant.
On Star Trek Nichols gained popular recognition by being one of the first black women featured in a major television series not portraying a servant; her prominent supporting role as a bridge officer was unprecedented. During the first year of the series, Nichols was tempted to leave the show, as she wanted to pursue a Broadway career; however, a conversation with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., changed her mind. She has said that King personally encouraged her to stay on the show, telling her that he was a big fan of the series. He said she "could not give up" because she was playing a vital role model for black children and young women across the country, as well as for other children who would see Blacks appearing as equals. It is also often reported that Dr. King added that "Once that door is opened by someone, no one else can close it again."
Former NASA astronaut Mae Jemison has cited Nichols's role of Lieutenant Uhura as her inspiration for wanting to become an astronaut and Whoopi Goldberg has also spoken of Nichols's influence. Goldberg asked for a role on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the character of Guinan was specially created, while Jemison appeared in an episode of the series.
In her role as Lieutenant Uhura, Nichols famously kissed white actor William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk in the November 22, 1968, Star Trek episode "Plato's Stepchildren". The episode is popularly cited as the first example of an inter-racial kiss on United States television.
The Shatner-Nichols kiss was seen as groundbreaking, even though the kiss was portrayed as having been forced by alien telekinesis. There was some praise and some protest. In her 1994 autobiography, Beyond Uhura, Star Trek and Other Memories, on page 197 Nichols cites a letter from one white Southerner who wrote: "I am totally opposed to the mixing of the races. However, any time a red-blooded American boy like Captain Kirk gets a beautiful dame in his arms that looks like Uhura, he ain't gonna fight it." During the Comedy Central roast of Shatner on August 20, 2006, Nichols jokingly referred to the groundbreaking moment and said, "Let's make TV history again ... and you can kiss my black ass!"
Despite the cancellation of the series in 1969, Star Trek lived on in other ways, and continued to play a part in Nichols's life. She again provided the voice of Uhura in Star Trek: The Animated Series; in one episode, "The Lorelei Signal", Uhura assumes command of the Enterprise. Nichols noted in her autobiography her frustration over this never occurring in the original series. Also, Nichols has co-starred in six Star Trek motion pictures, the last one being Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.
After the cancellation of Star Trek, Nichols volunteered her time in a special project with NASA to recruit minority and female personnel for the space agency, which proved to be a success. She began this work by making an affiliation between NASA and a company which she helped to run, Women in Motion.
Those recruited include Dr. Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut, and United States Air Force Colonel Guion Bluford, the first African-American astronaut, as well as Dr. Judith Resnik and Dr. Ronald McNair, who both flew successful missions during the Space Shuttle program before their deaths in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster on January 28, 1986. Recruits also included Charles Bolden, the current NASA administrator, and Lori Garver, the current Deputy Administrator
In 1994, she published her autobiography Beyond Uhura: Star Trek and Other Memories. In it, Nichols claimed that the role of Peggy Fair from the television show Mannix was offered to her during the final season of Star Trek but producer Gene Roddenberry refused to release her from her contract. Between the end of the original series and the Star Trek animated show and feature films, Nichols appeared in small TV and film roles. She portrayed a foul-mouthed madam in Truck Turner (1974) opposite Isaac Hayes - which was her only appearance in a blaxploitation film.
NEW an American actor and writer. He is best known for his character Xander Harris in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003) and Kevin Lynch in Criminal Minds (2007–present). Since 2014 he has been writing on the Buffy Season 10 c... an American actor and writer. He is best known for his character Xander Harris in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003) and Kevin Lynch in Criminal Minds (2007–present). Since 2014 he has been writing on the Buffy Season 10 comic book.
At the age of 25, Brendon decided to return to acting. He signed with a manager and obtained the role of Xander Harris on Buffy the Vampire Slayer three months later. He appeared in all but one of the 144 episodes in the series, and even shared the screen with his twin, Kelly Donovan, when his character was split in two in the fifth-season episode "The Replacement". Brendon has stated that he has only seen each Buffy episode once.
After the series ended in 2003, Brendon joined the cast of the Fox television pilot The Pool at Maddy Breakers. The series was not picked up by the network. In 2004, he co-starred in his first ABC Family movie, Celeste in the City. The following year, he returned to Fox as part of the cast of Kitchen Confidential, based on the book by chef Anthony Bourdain. Thirteen episodes were made, but the series was cancelled on December 9 of the same year, after the fourth episode aired with low ratings.
In 2006, he voiced Huntsboy #89 for season 2 of the animated series American Dragon: Jake Long. That same year, he reunited with his former Buffy the Vampire Slayer co-star Charisma Carpenter in the ABC Family TV movie Relative Chaos.
From July 26 through August 30, 2006, Brendon co-starred with Noah Wyle in the play Lobster Alice at the Blank Theatre Company in Los Angeles. He subsequently appeared in the Blank Theatre's annual Young Playwrights Festival and its productions of The SantaLand Diaries (November 20 – December 20, 2009), and Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them.
In 2007, Brendon began appearing on the TV series Criminal Minds in the recurring role of FBI technical analyst Kevin Lynch. He has appeared in episodes in each season since, through the tenth-season.
On September 29, 2010, he premiered his web comic Very Bad Koalas, co-created with animation director/producer Steve Loter. The comic follows the journey of two sheltered and innocent koalas experiencing a variety of people and places while on the run from the law in a 1958 Cadillac El Dorado.
On October 28, 2010, Brendon began a four-episode arc on ABC's Private Practice playing Lee McHenry, a mentally disturbed man who assaults Charlotte King.
On 2014, Brendon was part of a summit for writers of Buffy the Vampire Slayer comics, which included Joss Whedon, Jane Espenson, Drew Greenberg, Andrew Chambliss and the then-incoming Buffy writer Christos Gage. He is currently involved with the show's canonical comic book series Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten, on stories centering on his character.
It was announced on August 27, 2014 that Brendon will star in the new "Untitled Web Series About a Space Traveler Who Can Also Travel Through Time" feature film along with Sylvester McCoy, Robert Picardo, Mayim Bialik, Chase Masterson, Rosearik Rikki Simons, Travis Richey, Eric Loya, and Carrie Keranen
NEW an American actress best-known for her role as Claudia Blaisdel Carrington on the 1980s prime time soap opera, Dynasty. In her early days of acting she was credited as Pamela Kingsley. In 1974, she appeared in an episode of Paul Sand in Friends and ... an American actress best-known for her role as Claudia Blaisdel Carrington on the 1980s prime time soap opera, Dynasty.
In her early days of acting she was credited as Pamela Kingsley. In 1974, she appeared in an episode of Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers. Later in 1974, she appeared as Pamela Bellwood in an episode of Rhoda entitled 9-E is available.
Bellwood was an original cast member of Dynasty in January 1981, and was written off the series early in the third season in late 1982. She appeared once in March 1983 to help usher in Jack Coleman as a recast Steven Carrington, and later returned full-time in October 1983. Bellwood remained a key character for several seasons until leaving the series a final time in 1986 to become a full-time mother. Twenty years later in 2006, Bellwood appeared alongside her former Dynasty castmates in the non-fiction special Dynasty Reunion: Catfights & Caviar.
Bellwood posed for an eight page pictorial in the April 1983 edition of Playboy magazine.
Bellwood also appeared in such films as Two-Minute Warning, Airport '77 and The Incredible Shrinking Woman, as well as a number of TV movies.
Pamela Sue Martin Martin began modeling at 17, and appeared in the original film version of The Poseidon Adventure (opposite Gene Hackman) at the age of 19. During the run of Nancy Drew she appeared in a cover-featured pictorial in the July 1978 issue of Playboy magaz... Martin began modeling at 17, and appeared in the original film version of The Poseidon Adventure (opposite Gene Hackman) at the age of 19. During the run of Nancy Drew she appeared in a cover-featured pictorial in the July 1978 issue of Playboy magazine.
Martin portrayed feisty and spoiled heiress Fallon Carrington Colby on the ABC nighttime soap opera Dynasty from its debut in 1981 through the end of the fourth season in 1984. Martin left of her own accord and the character was "missing and presumed dead" Ã¢ÂÂ” the series recast the role with actress Emma Samms at the end of the fifth season in 1985. She hosted Saturday Night Live on February 16, 1985.
In 1984, Martin, who has long been involved in environmental causes, appeared in a public service announcement to help save pink dolphins in the Amazon River. The ad was directed by Clyde Lucas, who appeared on The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries.
Sat Only Parker Stevenson is an American television and film actor. His first notable screen appearance was a starring role in the 1972 movie A Separate Peace. After graduating from Rye Country Day School and Princeton University, he moved to Hollywood where... Parker Stevenson is an American television and film actor.
His first notable screen appearance was a starring role in the 1972 movie A Separate Peace. After graduating from Rye Country Day School and Princeton University, he moved to Hollywood where he landed a role opposite Sam Elliott in the film Lifeguard.
Stevenson became well-known from starring with teen heartthrob Shaun Cassidy in the Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries series, which ran 1977-79 on ABC-TV. In 1983 he co-starred in the hit movie Stoker Ace as Burt Reynold's brash race-car driving arch-nemesis Aubrey James. In 1986, Stevenson starred as Billy Hazard in Book II of the TV miniseries North and South. He co-starred with his then wife Kirstie Alley, who portrayed his sister, Virgilia Hazard. He then starred on the short-lived TV series Probe in 1988. He was part of the original cast of Baywatch in the 1989 season, returning for the syndicated 1997 and 1998 seasons. He also had a recurring role as a computer tycoon on Melrose Place during the second season. In 1998 he starred in the film Legion.
NEW Patti Pelton is a producer and actress, known for A League of Their Own (1992), Super 8 (2011) and Venice the Series (2009).... Patti Pelton is a producer and actress, known for A League of Their Own (1992), Super 8 (2011) and Venice the Series (2009).
SAT ONLY an American actress, producer and director. After playing several small roles for television, she was cast as Laverne DeFazio in the sitcom Laverne and Shirley. A ratings success, the show ran from 1976 until 1983, during which Marshall was nominate... an American actress, producer and director.
After playing several small roles for television, she was cast as Laverne DeFazio in the sitcom Laverne and Shirley. A ratings success, the show ran from 1976 until 1983, during which Marshall was nominated for a Golden Globe award for her performance three times.
She progressed to directing films such as Big (1988), the first film directed by a woman to gross in excess of $100 million at the U.S. box office, Awakenings (1990), which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture, and A League of Their Own (1992). In more recent years, she has produced Cinderella Man (2005) and Bewitched (2005), as well as episodes of According to Jim (2009). She most recently directed two episodes of the Showtime original series United States of Tara.
she moved to Los Angeles to join her older brother Garry Marshall, a writer whose credits at the time included TV's The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ1966).
One of her first jobs was for a TV commercial for a beautifying shampoo. She was hired to play a girl with stringy, unattractive hair, and Farrah Fawcett was hired to play a girl with thick, bouncy hair. As the crew was lighting the set, Marshall's stand-in wore a placard that read "Homely Girl" and Fawcett's stand-in wore a placard that said "Pretty Girl". Farrah Fawcett, sensing Marshall's insecurity about her looks, crossed out "Homely" on the Marshall stand-in placard and wrote "Plain".
Marshall first gained prominence as a television actress with a recurring guest role of Myrna Turner on The Odd Couple (1971ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ1975). In Marshall's ultimate appearance as Myrna Turner, Myrna married her boyfriend, Sheldn ("They forgot the 'o' on his birth certificate; legally, it's 'Sheldn'"), played by her then-real-life husband, Rob Reiner, and briefly introduced her brother and sister, Werner Turner and Verna Turner (played by, respectively, Marshall's brother, Garry, and her sister, Ronny). Before appearing on The Odd Couple, Marshall was considered to play the role of Gloria Bunker Stivic on All In The Family. She ultimately lost the part to Sally Struthers while her husband, Rob Reiner, was cast as Gloria's husband, Michael "Meathead" Stivic.
In 1974, James L. Brooks and Allan Burns, executive producers of the hit situation comedy, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, cast Marshall as Janice Dreyfuss, sister-in-law to Paul Dreyfuss (played by actor Paul Sand). In the series, Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers, Paul was a bachelor, who was a bass violinist for The Boston Symphony Orchestra. It aired on CBS-TV Saturday nights beginning September 14, 1974, as part of the powerhouse lineup of All In The Family, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Bob Newhart Show, and The Carol Burnett Show. Despite good reviews and decent ratings, it was canceled mid-season. Brooks and Burns, along with studio head Grant Tinker were so impressed with Marshall's comedic talent that the following season, they hired Marshall and actress Mary Kay Place to play Mary Richards' new neighbors (Paula and Sally Jo, respectively) on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, when Mary moved out of her old apartment into a high-rise. After appearing as "guest stars" on a few episodes of the series, Marshall and Place were slated to become regulars on the show when fate stepped in for both of them. First, Place was hired by Norman Lear for the role of Loretta on the syndicated comedy, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.
Garry Marshall, who was the creator and part-time writer for the hit TV series Happy Days with Ron Howard and Henry Winkler cast Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams to guest on an episode of that show. The installment, titled "A Date with Fonzie", aired on November 11, 1975 and introduced the characters LaVerne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney (played by Marshall and Williams, respectively). In that episode, Laverne and Shirley were a pair of wise-cracking brewery workers, who were dates for Fonzie (played by Winkler) and Richie (played by Howard). The pair were such a hit with the studio audience that Garry Marshall decided to co-create and star them in a hit spin-off, Laverne and Shirley (1976ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ1983). The characters of Laverne and Shirley also appeared in five more episodes of Happy Days.
In 1983, while still filming Laverne and Shirley, Marshall guest-starred on Taxi in a cameo appearance as herself. In the Taxi episode "Louie Moves Uptown", Marshall is turned down for residency in a new high-rise condo in Manhattan. The Laverne and Shirley episode "Lost in Spacesuits"is referenced in the scene.
Because male actors such as co-star Ron Howard and husband Rob Reiner later became directors, and at the encouragement of her brother, Marshall became interested in directing. She directed two episodes of Laverne and Shirley and other TV assignments. She soon moved on to theatrical films, her first film being Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986) starring Whoopi Goldberg. Marshall has directed several successful feature films since the mid-1980s, including 1988's Big starring Tom Hanks (the first film directed by a woman to gross over US$100 million), Awakenings (1990) starring Robin Williams and Robert De Niro, A League of Their Own (1992) with Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Madonna and Rosie O'Donnell, and The Preacher's Wife (1996) starring Denzel Washington and Whitney Houston.
In 1991, she was awarded the Women in Film Crystal Award. She lent her voice to Ms. Botz a/k/a Ms. Botzukowski, the "babysitter bandit", on the first produced episode of The Simpsons, and played a cameo role as herself in HBO's series Entourage.
NEW an American actor and singer. He is best known for his work as a child and teenager, both in the Broadway musical Raisin (based on the Lorraine Hansberry drama A Raisin in the Sun) and as Michael Evans, the youngest child of Florida and James Evans ... an American actor and singer. He is best known for his work as a child and teenager, both in the Broadway musical Raisin (based on the Lorraine Hansberry drama A Raisin in the Sun) and as Michael Evans, the youngest child of Florida and James Evans Sr. on the CBS sitcom Good Times from 1974-1979.
In 1975, Carter recorded an album called When You're Young and in Love. The title song, along with another called "Extra, Extra" were hits at disco clubs and charted #10 and #12 respectively
NEW Robert Arensen is an actor with just finishing a movie with tom Sizemore and William Forsythe in laugh killer laugh ! He has been vice-president joe Biden body double he has appeared in Dennis hoppers last movie. Last film festival among other movie... Robert Arensen is an actor with just finishing a movie with tom Sizemore and William Forsythe in laugh killer laugh ! He has been vice-president joe Biden body double he has appeared in Dennis hoppers last movie. Last film festival among other movies also will be staring in a soon to be released reality show Teamster boss USA .. But his true gift is reader to the stars he has read many hollywood stars , but it's. Secret as too who they are Back by popular demand . Robert can also be seen in joe ciminera tales from the dark . And will be staring in a movie being shot in cork ireland called ... Control ...with top Irish producers and director Philip McCarthy and Marc Hughes
Studied acting from William hickey Hb studio New York worked on Dennis hoppers last. Movie With. Jackie. Bissett. Going to be a guest speaker at James dean memorial. has. Been. A. Reader to. The. Stars over 200 celebrity's Now. Devoting. All his Time. To. Hollywood. Las. Vegas. A ....licensend . Pilot. Actor. Former Stetson. Model Vice. President joe. Biden. Body. Double. several off broadway. Plays..
SAT Only (born August 15, 1923) is an American actress. As a child performer she had a successful singing career as Baby Rose Marie. A veteran of vaudeville, Rose Marie's career includes film, records, theater, night clubs, and television. Her most famous r... (born August 15, 1923) is an American actress. As a child performer she had a successful singing career as Baby Rose Marie.
A veteran of vaudeville, Rose Marie's career includes film, records, theater, night clubs, and television. Her most famous role was television comedy writer Sally Rogers on the CBS situation comedy The Dick Van Dyke Show. She later portrayed Myrna Gibbons on CBS's The Doris Day Show and was also a frequent panelist on the game show Hollywood Squares.
Rose Marie in her teenage years was a nightclub performer before becoming a radio comedian. She was billed then as "The Darling of the Airwaves." According to her autobiography, Hold the Roses, she was assisted in her career by many members of the Mafia, including Al Capone and Bugsy Siegel. She performed at the opening night of the Flamingo Hotel which was built by Siegel.
At her height of fame as a child singer (late 1929-1934), she had her own radio show, made numerous records, and was featured in a number of Paramount films and shorts. In 1929, the 5- or 6-year old singer made a Vitaphone sound short titled "Baby Rose Marie the Child Wonder," (now restored and available in the Warner Brothers DVD set of The Jazz Singer). For her first recording session, in 1932, she was accompanied by Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra. She continued to appear in films through the mid-1930s, making shorts and a feature, International House with W. C. Fields, for Paramount. Even as a ten-year-old in International House, Rose Maries singing had a maturity that was remarkable. She could punctuate a phrase with a lusty growl that would be remarkable in a singer twice her age.
TelevisionIn the 1960-1961 season, Rose Marie costarred with Shirley Bonne, Elaine Stritch, Jack Weston, Raymond Bailey, and Stubby Kaye in the CBS sitcom My Sister Eileen. She played Bertha, a friend of the Sherwood sisters, Ruth, a magazine writer, played by Stritch, and Eileen, an aspiring actress, Bonne's role.
After starring for all five seasons of The Dick Van Dyke Show (in the role originally played by Sylvia Miles in the pilot episode), Rose Marie co-starred on CBS's The Doris Day Show as Doris Martin's friend and co-worker, Myrna Gibbons. She later had a semi-regular seat in the upper center square on the original version of Peter Marshall's Hollywood Squares, alongside her friend and longtime Van Dyke co-star, Morey Amsterdam.
In the early 1990s, she had a recurring role as Frank Fontana's mother on the CBS sitcom Murphy Brown. She also played Roy Biggins's mother in the TV series Wings.
Rose Marie and Morey Amsterdam guest-starred together in a February 1996 episode of the NBC sitcom Caroline in the City, shortly before Amsterdam's death in October of that same year. She appeared with the surviving Dick Van Dyke Show cast members in a 2004 reunion special. Rose was especially close to actor Richard Deacon from that show,
She also appeared in two episodes of the NBC series The Monkees in the mid 1960s.
NEW an American dancer, stuntwoman, and actress. n her 20s, she moved to New York City and appeared in a number of Broadway shows, catching the eye of choreographer Bob Fosse who cast her as a replacement dancer in Pippin. She had a secondary lead in th... an American dancer, stuntwoman, and actress.
n her 20s, she moved to New York City and appeared in a number of Broadway shows, catching the eye of choreographer Bob Fosse who cast her as a replacement dancer in Pippin. She had a secondary lead in the stage version of the film Gigi in 1973, and later appeared in Mack & Mabel, and as Judy in the renowned "new New York cast" of A Chorus Line (when many of the original actors left the show in 1977). She was cast again by Fosse in his critically acclaimed 1978 dance concert/musical Dancin', which featured many of the top dancers on Broadway at the time
Bergman's movie career began in 1978 with a small role in the TV film How to Pick Up Girls. She followed this in 1979 with a noted appearance as a dancer in the Fosse film All That Jazz. In the 1980 movie Xanadu, she appears as one of the nine immortal Muses during the opening song "I'm Alive" by ELO as well as the final title number of Xanadu.
Bergman's participation in Xanadu also led indirectly to her eviction from her apartment in New York and her subsequent relocation to California. She had been subletting her apartment in New York in defiance of a clause in her agreement with her landlord, and during her four months in California for filming, he became aware of the situation. Bergman says that she never returned to New York, instead having friends pack and ship her clothes to her.
Her best-known role was playing Valeria opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1982 film Conan the Barbarian. She won the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Actress for her role in the film. Because no stunt women could be found to match her size, she learned to do all her own stunt work. She commented on the experience, "It was tough. I nearly lost a finger. Arnold smashed his head against a rock. But that was nothing compared to what the stunt men went through."
In 1985, she played a different character, Queen Gedren, in another Conanesque film, Red Sonja. She was offered the title role, but asked to play the villainess instead. After that, she appeared in a series of low budget films, such as 1987's Hell Comes to Frogtown. Her most recent work was in 2003, when at the age of 52, she appeared as a dancer in the film version of The Singing Detective.
Other appearances include a lunar base officer in the movie Airplane II: The Sequel, the music video "Heavy Metal Love" by the band Helix, and guest appearances on television, such as Hart to Hart and Moonlighting.
Sat Only Born in Toronto, Canada to a musician/conductor father, actress/singer mother, Shannon has two sisters who also enjoyed successful careers in show biz. She has traveled extensively throughout the world and never tires of experiencing new cultures, l... Born in Toronto, Canada to a musician/conductor father, actress/singer mother, Shannon has two sisters who also enjoyed successful careers in show biz. She has traveled extensively throughout the world and never tires of experiencing new cultures, languages, food, spending 2 ½ years playing the role of corporate wife in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Shannon majored in Theatre Arts; studied classical piano for 18 years, ballet and jazz classes. She loves playing tennis, dancing of all kinds, power-walking and cycling.
Shannon’s resume includes work in films, television, commercial, industrial films, print, and voice-over/narrations. In her early 20’s, she and a close friend did a song and dance act in nightclubs from LA to San Francisco. Shannon worked for 10 years at Hanna-Barbera where she created the voice of Wonder Woman for cartoons “Super Friends” and “Challenge of the Super Friends.” She also was the voice of Kim in “Valley of the Dinosaurs.”
The commercial field has always been a lucrative side of the business for Shannon. She has worked in dozens of commercials and was fortunate to be the ongoing spokesperson for several award-winning national ad campaigns.
Shannon occasionally mentors/coaches young performers who are eager to learn the business. It’s amazing how few recognize it is a business and not just a hobby.
Shannon does editing/proofing of print material, serves on the boards of non-profit organizations, and takes an active part in her community. She coordinates a park program for tennis players 50 and older, and chairs her high school class reunions.
Stephanie Beacham a British television, film and theatre actress. Making her film debut in 1971's The Nightcomers opposite Marlon Brando and becoming more well-known on British television in the BBC series Tenko (198184) and the ITV series Connie (1985), her worldwide... a British television, film and theatre actress. Making her film debut in 1971's The Nightcomers opposite Marlon Brando and becoming more well-known on British television in the BBC series Tenko (198184) and the ITV series Connie (1985), her worldwide breakthrough came as a result of playing the very bitchy and very rich Sable Colby in the ABC series The Colbys (198587) and in the final season of Dynasty (198889).
After many appearances in television series such as The Saint and Jason King, Beacham's first major film role was opposite Marlon Brando in 1971's The Nightcomers directed by Michael Winner. Beacham appeared nude in one scene, during the filming of which under the bed clothes Brando wore Y-fronts and wellington boots to ensure Winner did not film anything lower than was necessary. She was subsequently cast as Jessica Van Helsing in Hammer's Dracula AD 1972 alongside Peter Cushing.
Beacham's next role was as a repertory player with the Nottingham Playhouse, where she played several lead and feature roles, including the role of Nora in the Henrik Ibsen play A Doll's House. In 1973, she played Georgina Layton in Thames Television's first daytime drama Marked Personal. The same year, she made an Italian film; Si puÃƒÂ² essere piÃƒÂ¹ bastardi dell'ispettore Cliff? The film was released in the US in 1977 as Mafia Junction and in the UK as Blue Movie Blackmail. It was later released on home video, now retitled as Super Bitch as the producers of the film attempted to capitalise on the success of the Joan Collins film The Bitch. Other genre movies Beacham made included And Now the Screaming Starts (1973), House of Mortal Sin (1974), Schizo (1976) and Inseminoid (1981) a film she admits taking for the fee.
From 1981-82, Beacham featured as a member of the ensemble cast of the BBC series Tenko, a critically acclaimed series about a group of female prisoners of war held captive by the Japanese after their invasion of Singapore in 1942. Following this, Beacham won the lead role in the 13-part ITV drama series Connie (1985). Her roles in Tenko and Connie helped to springboard her into one of her most well-remembered roles, that of the devious matriarch Sable Colby on the television series The Colbys, for which she was paid a basic salary of Ã‚Â£25,000 per week. The Colbys was a spin-off of the opulent prime-time soap Dynasty which had been the highest rating programme in the USA that year. Beacham was cast opposite Charlton Heston as the tent-pole couple of the new show. The Colbys never experienced the success of its parent show and was cancelled after two seasons. In 1988, Beacham was invited to reprise the role of Sable on Dynasty, playing opposite Joan Collins in a season-long "battle of the bitches".
After Dynasty was cancelled, Beacham landed the lead role in the children's fantasy film The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, playing an evil governess. She was then cast in the series Sister Kate, taking the lead role as a nun taking care of children in an orphanage. The series lasted for one season and was cancelled in 1990, although she was nominated for a Golden Globe award. She then returned to Britain to play Mrs. Peacock in an ITV game show version of the board game Cluedo (1990). Reuniting with Dynasty producer Aaron Spelling, Beacham also had a recurring guest role in the popular teen drama Beverly Hills, 90210, playing Iris McKay, the estranged mother of Luke Perry's character. Beacham eventually appeared in at least six different television series produced by Spelling, including Dynasty, The Colbys, The Love Boat, Beverly Hills, 90210, Burke's Law, and Charmed. In 1993, Beacham signed on to play Dr. Kristin Westphalen in the NBC science fiction series seaQuest DSV, produced by Steven Spielberg. Her character was the chief oceanographer and medical doctor for the submarine seaQuest, however Beacham left the programme after its first series. Throughout the 1990s, Beacham continued to make guest appearances on television programmes, working in both the UK and the US. In 1996, she starred in the BBC wartime drama No Bananas which was set during the years of World War II.
In 2003, Beacham returned to the UK to take a role in the ITV prison drama Bad Girls. She played inmate Phyllida "Phyl" Oswyn for four years, partnered with Beverly "Bev" Tull (played by Amanda Barrie) as the "Costa Cons", first appearing in series five, until the final series in 2006. She also appeared in the 2006 movie Love and Other Disasters. She returned to stage work and toured the UK as a lead in the Noel Coward play Hay Fever. She competed in the 2007 series of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing with professional partner Vincent Simone; she was the first female celebrity voted out of the competition.
On 27 November 2008, it was announced that Beacham had joined the cast of ITV's Coronation Street portraying Martha Fraser, a love interest for Ken Barlow. She made her first appearance on 26 January 2009 her last appearance on 4 May 2009. Beacham was reportedly paid a six-figure sum for this 3-month stint
On 17 February 2010 Beacham appeared in the final episode of Material Girl broadcast on BBC One as Sylvie Montrose. On 3 April 2010, Beacham made a guest appearance in the long-running BBC1 hospital drama series Casualty as Monica Shapiro
1St ever Appearance a Danish actor, stuntman, bodybuilder and strongman competitor. Sven won Denmark's Strongest Man in 1983. Using his stature he often plays imposing giants and villains in his films who are somehow beaten by smaller opponents in a David and Goliath m... a Danish actor, stuntman, bodybuilder and strongman competitor. Sven won Denmark's Strongest Man in 1983.
Using his stature he often plays imposing giants and villains in his films who are somehow beaten by smaller opponents in a David and Goliath manner, but he has also played heroic characters such as Gunnar the legendary warrior in The Viking Sagas. His autobiography StÃ¦rk mand i Hollywood (Strong Man in Hollywood) was published on 26 October 2007, and was very well reviewed. The first printing of the book reportedly sold out in 24 hours
He is known for his frequent appearances in Arnold Schwarzenegger movies, like Conan the Barbarian, as the hammer-wielding Thorgrim; The Running Man, as the sympathetic bodyguard Sven; and in Predator, where he played a one-second role as a Russian military advisor ('Knock Knock'). Some of his other most memorable characters have varied widely, from the gritty boater wearing security guard La Fours in Mallrats, to the unbeaten fighting legend Tigris of Gaul in Gladiator, and the witty Lt. Michael 'Tank' Ellis, Ground Assault Unit in Captain Power, to the menacing alien villain Secundus in Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe, who is always hunting for the Anti-Life Equation without any success.
Thorsen has been credited in fifteen Arnold Schwarzenegger movies (as of 2006) (twelve as actor, three as stuntman or trainer), making him Schwarzenegger's most frequent collaborator. It began with Conan the Barbarian, when Schwarzenegger brought Thorsen and other of his bodybuilder friends (like Franco Columbu) with him to shoot the movie. Later, when Thorsen moved to the United States, he met Schwarzenegger again while he was acting in the movie Commando. Thorsen helped with some of the stuntwork in that movie, and quickly found work in many of the subsequent Schwarzenegger films.
In spite of Thorsen's thick Danish accent, his voice is almost never dubbed (an exception being Hard Target). Thorsen pursued his role as Tigris (of Gaul) in Gladiator for over a year, beating Lou Ferrigno for the part. The part won him two TAURUS World Stunt Awards in the ceremony's inaugural year.
Thorsen has founded various federations, including The Danish Bodybuilding Federation in 1979 and Cigar Night at Schatzi in Santa Monica, California along with Schwarzenegger. He has a black belt in Shotokan karate and holds championship titles
NEW an American actress and dancer best known for her film roles in Young Frankenstein; Close Encounters of the Third Kind; Oh, God!; Mr. Mom; After Hours; The Black Stallion; One from the Heart and Tootsie, for which she was nominated for the Academy A... an American actress and dancer best known for her film roles in Young Frankenstein; Close Encounters of the Third Kind; Oh, God!; Mr. Mom; After Hours; The Black Stallion; One from the Heart and Tootsie, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also had a recurring guest role on television's Friends.
Early in her career she was credited as Terri Garr, Terry Garr, Teri Hope, or Terry Carr. Her movie debut was as an extra in A Swingin' Affair (1963). At the end of her senior year in high school (at Magnificat High School) she auditioned for the cast of the Los Angeles Road Company production of West Side Story, where she met one of the most important people in her early career, David Winters, who became her friend, her dance teacher, and her mentor and cast her in many of his early movies and projects.
Garr began as a background dancer in uncredited roles for youth-oriented films and TV shows choreographed by Winters, including Pajama Party, a beach party film, the T.A.M.I. Show, Shindig!, Hullabaloo, and Movin' with Nancy, and nine Elvis Presley features (many of which were also choreographed by Winters, including Presley's most profitable film, Viva Las Vegas).
Teri Garr and Hector Elizondo on the set of Perfect Alibi with director Kevin Meyer.
Garr gave the following answer to a question in a magazine interview about how she landed the job in a Presley film: "One of the dancers in the road show of West Side Story, (David Winters) started to choreograph movies and, whatever job he got, I was one of the girls he'd hire. So he was chosen to do Viva Las Vegas. That was my first movie."
Her first speaking role in a motion picture was a one-line appearance as a damsel in distress in the Monkees film, Head (1968), written by Jack Nicholson. She landed her first significant motion-picture role in Francis Ford Coppola's The Conversation (1974). Her career breakthrough came in the Mel Brooks comedy Young Frankenstein (also 1974) as Inga. She appeared in a string of highly successful films, often playing a housewife. These films include Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Oh, God! (1977), The Black Stallion (1979), Mr. Mom (1983), The Sting II (1983), After Hours (1985), and Let It Ride (1989) with Richard Dreyfuss. Garr was nominated for an Academy Award for her supporting role as Dustin Hoffman's actress friend in Tootsie (1982).
She also appeared frequently on television. She began as a go-go dancer on several musical variety shows, along with friend Toni Basil, such as Shindig! and Hullabaloo. In 1966 Garr made one appearance on Batman (episode 7, uncredited). In 1968 she appeared in both The Andy Griffith Show and Mayberry R.F.D.and was in two episodes of It Takes a Thief. Also in 1968 she was featured as secretary Roberta Lincoln in the Star Trek episode "Assignment: Earth", designed as a backdoor pilot episode for a new series which was not commissioned. In the early 1970s, she was a regular cast member on The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour, dancing and acting in comedy sketches. She also had a recurring role as a ditsy policewoman on McCloud, and appeared on M*A*S*H, The Bob Newhart Show, The Odd Couple, Maude, Barnaby Jones, and Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers. She hosted Saturday Night Live in 1980, 1983, and 1985, and was a frequent visitor on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
As a recurring guest on Late Night with David Letterman, she was renowned for her unscripted banter with David Letterman, who once goaded her into showering in his office while the camera rolled. She landed a role as recurring character Phoebe Abbott in Friends, the estranged birth mother of Phoebe Buffay.
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NEW Tiffinni Saint Ranae - Actress & voiceover from theatre & major motion pictures who has starred in a few short indie films, award winning vocalist/songwriter/recording artist ,writer & producer. Tiffinni has recently toured with her 8 piece band and ... Tiffinni Saint Ranae - Actress & voiceover from theatre & major motion pictures who has starred in a few short indie films, award winning vocalist/songwriter/recording artist ,writer & producer. Tiffinni has recently toured with her 8 piece band and dancers and has special legendary guest stars who appear with her often on stage! Tiffinni has appeared in ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂSomething About MaryÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ in an office scene, as a cheerleader and sports reporter in Oliver Stones ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂAny Given SundayÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ, as a school girl graduating in ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂWild ThingsÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ as a parachutist in ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂCutawayÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ and has starred and co-starred in many indie short films. She is also a theatre and film writer and has a book of art, poetry and short stories. Recently she has been in the studio lending voice over to some animated projects and is in stunt training for a fun action film called ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂZiplineÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ!
NEW an American actress and daughter of actor and director Rob Reiner and Penny Marshall and granddaughter of comedian Carl Reiner Reiner has appeared in more than 30 movies, among them Apollo 13 and A League of Their Own. She also starred in the 1989 ... an American actress and daughter of actor and director Rob Reiner and Penny Marshall and granddaughter of comedian Carl Reiner
Reiner has appeared in more than 30 movies, among them Apollo 13 and A League of Their Own. She also starred in the 1989 film Masque of the Red Death in the role of Lucretia.
1st Ever Appearance SAT ONLY Marcil acted in a number of theatre productions before landing the role of Brenda Barrett on the soap opera General Hospital in 1992. She garnered three Daytime Emmy Award nominations (1997, 1998 and 2003) for her portrayal, winning in 2003 as Outsta... Marcil acted in a number of theatre productions before landing the role of Brenda Barrett on the soap opera General Hospital in 1992. She garnered three Daytime Emmy Award nominations (1997, 1998 and 2003) for her portrayal, winning in 2003 as Outstanding Supporting Actress. In February 1998, she was named Outstanding Lead Actress at the Soap Opera Digest Awards.
In 1994, she was cast in the Prince music video, "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World", and made People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful list the next year. She made her feature film debut in the 1996 film The Rock, in which she appeared opposite Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery and Ed Harris.
After six years on General Hospital, she left the show in 1998, to star in the made-for-television movie To Love, Honor and Deceive, and had a recurring guest role on the police drama High Incident produced by Steven Spielberg. Marcil joined the cast of Beverly Hills, 90210 in November 1998 as Gina Kincaid and remained with the show for one-and-a-half seasons. In 1999, she starred in two independent films: Nice Guys Sleep Alone with Sean O'Bryan and This Space Between Us with Jeremy Sisto.
She returned to General Hospital from 2002 to 2003, as Brenda Barrett. In 2001, she was initially cast to join NYPD Blue's ninth season as a new series regular, Det. Carmine Olivera. However, after her first appearance in "Johnny Got His Gold", the show decided to re-do the role and replaced Marcil with Jacqueline Obradors as Det. Rita Ortiz. Marcil did make one more cameo appearance as Det. Olivera in the 11th season episode "Shear Stupidity".
In 2001, Marcil was awarded the Sojourn Service Award and has supported Sojourn Services for Battered Women and their children by hosting charity events and making appearances on Wheel of Fortune, playing for funds for the organization. Through her fundraising efforts, she hopes to increase awareness of domestic violence and inspire battered women to take control of their lives.
Marcil starred in the NBC television series Las Vegas as Samantha Jane "Sam" Marquez. She has been featured in several Men's magazines, including Stuff, FHM, and Maxim. She was named No. 19 on Maxim's Hot 100 of 2005 list and was featured on the cover of the issue that included the list, as well as No. 92 in the 2006 FHM Hot 100 list.
In fall of 2008, Marcil guest starred on Lipstick Jungle, playing Shane's new talent manager. As of November 2008, she hosts and is the head judge of Lifetime's reality television show, Blush: The Search For the Next Great Makeup Artist.
On August 11, 2010, she returned to the role of Brenda Barrett on General Hospital in a full-time contract role.Marcil's return was much publicized due to the popularity of her character and 7-year absence from the show. After her one-year contract was up, she decided not to renew with the show. However, Marcil left the door open for a return in the future.
On March 5, 2013, the announcement was made that Marcil would return to General Hospital for a short visit in honor of the show's 50th anniversary. She made her on-screen return as Brenda on April 2, 2013.
NEW Victoria Rowell has been recognized by 193 members of Congress for advocacy on behalf of education, arts, foster and adoptive youth, parents, social workers and volunteers, and founded The Rowell Foster Children's Positive Plan, lasting twenty years,.. Victoria Rowell has been recognized by 193 members of Congress for advocacy on behalf of
education, arts, foster and adoptive youth, parents, social workers and volunteers, and founded
The Rowell Foster Children's Positive Plan, lasting twenty years, raising awareness and funds for
arts scholarships and college stipends. Victoria celebrated fifteen years of collaborative service
with The Annie E. Casey Foundation in 2014. UPS founder James E. Casey and his siblings
named the foundation in honor of their mother. The foundation's goals are to build better futures
for disadvantaged children and their families in the United States. The foundation is a regular
contributor to public broadcasting, including National Public Radio. Victoria is proud of her long
relationship with AECF. She is excited about new and on going relationships with RACE
FORWARD and Color Lines, a continued expression of her long term human and civil rights
advocacy with an emphasis on diversity in the work place and racial justice through research,
media, and practice.
Among many Commendations and two honorary doctorates from the University of Southern
Maine and Wheelock College in Boston, Massachusetts, Victoria has been an invited advocate
on Capitol Hill, a United States Conference of Mayors keynote speaker in Washington, D.C. She
was awarded the prestigious United Nations Association USA-Pacific, Los Angeles Chapter
Award in recognition of her contributions in education, human rights and world peace. Served on
the board of American for the Arts, Princeton University Center for African American Studies
Advisory (Eddie Glaude). Received The Black Women Physicians Award, The Madam C.J.
Walker Legacy Award, Walter Mosley Author of Distinction Award. Victoria has received many
arts awards and recognitions, including full scholarships to study classical ballet in New York City
at American Ballet Theater and School of American Ballet.
Victoria received multiple civic awards, including The Betty Shabazz/Black Administration In Child
Welfare ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂDove AwardÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ, The Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Woman in Achievement Award, The
LINKS, Inc. National (Elizabeth Catlette) Award for Exceptional Service to Youth. The Sojourner
Truth Black Education & Cultural History Award (Portland, Maine). The Whitney M. Young Jr.
Special Award. Court Appointed Special Advocates - Dallas, Texas Award, 100 Black Men
Education, Arts & Philanthropic collaborations include, The National Association of Counties Arts
Advocacy Award, The California Endowment, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Boston
Museum of Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The High Museum, The Roxbury Film
Festival, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Booker T. Washington High School, Bethune Cookman
College, Howard University, Spelman College, Tennessee State University Lifetime Achievement
Award, University Southern California/Annenberg, UCLA, Department of Children Services,
American Ballet Theater, Ballet Hispanico of New York, Havana, Cuba Biennial, The Robert
Wood Johnson Foundation, Hope Worldwide, The California Endowment, National Urban League
NYC Advisory, Jack & Jill, Inc., NISSAN, NIKE, AT&T, Capital Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, Jazz at
Lincoln Center, Metro Goldwyn Mayer, HBO, The Douglas Theater, TimeWarner/ESSENCE
Music Festival, SonEdna Foundation, The National Black Theater Festival, Mississippi State/John
Grisham Library, the National Book Fair, Washington, D.C., The Juilliard School of Music, The
Robey Theater, The Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts, Dance Theater of Harlem, The Portland
(Maine) School of Ballet, The Duke Ellington School of the Arts and more. Victoria has
participated in support of The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Spotlight Awards, The Los Angeles
Opera, The Tribeca Film Festival (jurist), American Federation of Radio Television Artists, Screen
Actors Guild and The Television Academy. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society/Philadelphia
Flower Show, The Boston Flower & Garden Show, The Portland (Maine) Flower Show, Laura
Turner Seydel/Captain Planet.
Some of VictoriaÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs most memorable personal experiences to date, in entertainment, include Milos
Forman, Alvin Ailey, Moses Gun, Patrick Demarchelier, Bruce Webber, Raven Wilkenson, Misty
Copeland, Frank Pacelli, Terri Lyne Carrington, Jan de Bont, Norma Donaldson, Eddie Murphy,
Dick Van Dyke, Denyce Graves, Jim Carey, Twyla Tharp, Aretha Franklin, Forest Whitaker, Lloyd
& Beau Bridges, Colleen Atwood, Anne Roth, Harry Lennix, Peter Medak, and Anthony Tudor.
Victoria as global research and humanitarian travels include Africa, Haiti, Jamaica, Russia, India,
Turkey, Cuba, Czechoslovakia and throughout Europe. Rowell has extensively documented her
research and experiences through photojournalism.
Healthcare: Victoria has spoken at the Association for Black Cardiologists, the National Dental
Association, received the coveted NAACP Roy Wilkins Humanitarian Award, the Marcus Garvey
Bridge Builder Diaspora Award with Professor David Dinkins. Honored by New Jersey
Association of Mental Health with Dr. James Nash (A Beautiful Mind) for mental health wellness.
Victoria has been invited to speak at the YWCA Rochester, NY residential facility for women and
families, The David and Margaret Home, St. Agnes Home/Hartford, CT, St. Anne as/Los Angeles.
She has spoken at multiple group homes, orphanages and housing facilities throughout the
United States, including Alaska and Hawaii and abroad. Victoria has been invited to speak at
juvenile detention centers, and Federal Correctional Institution/Danbury, Connecticut as well as
Her messaging includes a commitment to providing pathways to leadership development for
corporate leadership and students to impact their success in a multi-dimensional and culturally
Research shows that an actively engaged executive or student will greatly benefit from their
experiences and transfer those experiences into their chosen career with positive results and
company growth. Victoria provides a leadership arena for employees and students alike - a
platform to learn, articulate and demonstrate the skills needed to enhance company and school
campuses and community. Victoria as philosophy includes providing a plan of action to help meet
the needs of a diverse workforce in the future that will lead to major benefits for all involved.
Identified learning outcomes for conference participants:
1. The development of a personal leadership style
2. Creating a vision to implement a leadership plan of action
3. Learning effective leadership techniques
4. The exchange of leadership experiences to learn and/or adapt for effective use
Victoria is also published by Simon & Schuster for her novel series. As well, co-authored a
children as and family outdoors book, Tag, Toss and Run (40 Lawn Games) with an emphasis on
nature, conservancy and fitness. She has two adult children, Maya and Jasper.
Darrell Miller/Fox Rothschild LLP
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1st Ever Appearance SAT ONLY an American actor known for his parts in soap operas such as Dynasty and Days of Our Lives. Northrop is most known for his role on Days, playing the character of Roman Brady from 1981 to 1984 and from 1991 to 1994. In August 2005, Northrop returned ... an American actor known for his parts in soap operas such as Dynasty and Days of Our Lives.
Northrop is most known for his role on Days, playing the character of Roman Brady from 1981 to 1984 and from 1991 to 1994. In August 2005, Northrop returned to Days as a new character named Dr. Alex North. During this time the three actors who portrayed Roman Brady at one time all appeared. In both cases, he worked extensively alongside real life friend Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) and, again in both cases, his characters were "killed" when they fell from a cliff on a tropical island.
He is married to General Hospital and Port Charles star Lynn Herring.
NEW Dynamically entertaining heavyset US actor with piercing eyes, William Forsythe has a superb talent for playing some truly unlikeable and downright nasty characters that dominate the films in which he appears! If you're cast as the "hero" against For... Dynamically entertaining heavyset US actor with piercing eyes, William Forsythe has a superb talent for playing some truly unlikeable and downright nasty characters that dominate the films in which he appears! If you're cast as the "hero" against Forsythe's "villain", then you have your work cut out for you, as Forsthye's raw energy and menace on screen is second to none. He started out in a couple of minor film roles and guest appearance's in high-rated TV shows including CHiPs (1977), Hill Street Blues (1981) and T.J. Hooker (1982). He quickly moved into high-quality feature films, including playing a small-time hoodlum in Once Upon a Time in America (1984), an hilariously funny performance as a bumbling jail escapee alongside John Goodman in the knockout Raising Arizona (1987) and as a renegade soldier in Extreme Prejudice (1987).
The energetic Forsythe portrayed comic book villain "Flattop" in Dick Tracy (1990), was foolish enough to tangle with vengeful cop Steven Seagal in the hyper-violent Out for Justice (1991) and locked horns with ex-NFL linebacker Brian Bosworth in the biker action film Stone Cold (1991). With his expertise in playing icy villains, Forsythe was perfect to portray Prohibition mobster Al Capone in the short-lived '90s revival of the classic '60s crime show, The Untouchables (1993), and he continued the motif of playing edgy, nefarious individuals in the thought-provoking The Waterdance (1992), the oily film noir piece Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995), as real-life mobster Sammy Gravano, aka "The Bull", in Gotti (1996) and supporting another ex-NFL player's foray into film acting, when L.A. Raider Howie Long debuted in Firestorm (1998).
Forsythe has remained perpetually busy in the new century with a plethora of feature film, telemovie and TV series appearances, and developing a minor cult following amongst film fans for his attention grabbing dramatic skills - check out his performances in City by the Sea (2002), The Devil's Rejects (2005) and Halloween (2007