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Buzz Pops and Celebrities go hand in hand. We will be part of the Hollywood Show on October 21, 2017 at the W Hotel in Los Angeles with a star studded line-up of some of our all time favorites.

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Valerie Harper
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Making people laugh is only one facet of Valerie Harper’s career, which extends from the stage to television and feature films.

A native of Suffren, New York — “I was born to suffer” — Harper began her career as a dancer with the corps de ballet at Radio City Hall during its spectacular heyday. She gradually moved into acting, working in everything from industrial shows to regional theatre to the Second City comedy troupe of Chicago. Eventually, she made it to Broadway in productions of Dear Liar, the Tony Award winning Story Theatre, Something Different and Metamorphosis. Stardom came with television, including four Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe for her work in “Mary Tyler Moore” (1970) and “Rhoda” (1974), in which the latter she played the title role. Harper has won Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year, and her Rhoda’s Wedding episode set that year’s ratings record. Since retiring Rhoda Morganstern to re-runs, Harper has been active on stage and in movies. Her feature films include Chapter Two (1979), Freebie and the Bean (1974) and The Last Married Couple in America (1980). In television she has starred on all three networks in movies of the week, including Farrell for the People (1982) (TV) (NBC), Don’t Go to Sleep (1982) (TV) (ABC) and An Invasion of Privacy (1983) (TV) (CBS).

Harper began as a dancer/chorus girl on Broadway in the late 1950s and early 1960s. She began with the musical Li’l Abner and went on to perform in several Broadway shows for Michael Kidd. Her Broadway shows included Wildcat, in which she performed with Lucille Ball; Take Me Along with Jackie Gleason; and Subways Are For Sleeping. In-between she was cast in Destry Rides Again but got sick and had to leave during rehearsals.

She can be seen as an extra in rock-and-roll promo films that featured such artists as Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers. In 2001, she starred in the Broadway production of Charles Busch’s The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife.Harper returned to Broadway in February 2010 starring as Tallulah Bankhead in Matthew Lombardo’s Looped at the Lyceum Theatre.

She also appeared in bit parts in several films[citation needed] beginning with Li’l Abner (1959), when she was a teenager, playing one of the Yokumberry Tonic wives. She broke into television with an episode of the soap opera The Doctors, “Zip Guns can Kill” and was an extra in Love with the Proper Stranger. She toured with Second City with Schaal, Linda Lavin and others, and with Schaal and Skitch Henderson did a New York City talk show. She appeared in Carl Reiner’s play Something Different in 1968,and the two did sketches on Playboy After Dark. Harper and Schaal moved to Los Angeles, California in 1968, and co-wrote an episode of Love, American Style.

Harper was doing theater in a small theater on Vermont Street in Los Angeles, where casting agent Ethel Winant spotted her and in 1970 called her in to audition for the role of the wise-cracking Jewish New Yorker Rhoda Morgenstern on the landmark CBS TV sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show. She co-starred from 1970 – 1974 and then starred in the spin-off series, Rhoda (CBS 1974-1978) in which her character returned to New York. She won four Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award for her work as Rhoda Morgenstern throughout this period. In 2000, Harper reunited with Mary Tyler Moore in Mary and Rhoda, a TV movie that brought their iconic characters back together again in later life. The first season of Rhoda was released on DVD on April 21, 2009 by Shout! Factory.

She was also nominated for a Golden Globe for “New Star of the Year” for her role in 1974’s Freebie and The Bean. Harper was a guest star on The Muppet Show in 1976, its first season.

Harper returned to situation comedy in 1986 when she played family matriarch Valerie Hogan on the NBC series Valerie.Following a salary dispute with NBC and production company Lorimar in 1987, Harper was fired from the series at the end of its second season. Harper sued NBC and Lorimar for breach of contract. Her claims against NBC were dismissed, but she prevailed in her claims against Lorimar. The series continued without her with the explanation that her character had died off-screen. In 1987, it was initially renamed Valerie’s Family and then The Hogan Family, as Harper was replaced by actress Sandy Duncan, who played her sister-in-law Sandy Hogan. NBC canceled The Hogan Family in 1990, but it was picked up by CBS for one more season.

Harper has worked almost exclusively in theater and television, but did have key supporting roles in Neil Simon’s Chapter Two in 1979 and Stanley Donen’s Blame It on Rio (1984) opposite Michael Caine. She has had roles in TV movies and guest spots on a number of series, including Melrose Place in 1998 and Sex and the City in 1999. Also in the 1990s, she advocated hormone replacement therapy for Eli Lilly and Company.

In the 1970s and 1980s, Harper was involved in the Women’s Liberation Movement and was an advocate of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Diahann Carroll

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an American television and stage actress and singer known for her performances in some of the earliest major studio films to feature black casts, including Carmen Jones (1954) and Porgy and Bess (1959) as well as on Broadway.

Julia (1968) was one of the first series on American television to star a black woman in a nonstereotypical role and was followed by her portrayal of Dominique Deveraux in the primetime soap opera Dynasty over three seasons. She is the recipient of numerous stage and screen nominations and awards, including the Golden Globe Award for “Best Actress In A Television Series” in 1968.

At the age of 18, Carroll got her big break when she appeared as a contestant on the Dumont Television Network program, Chance of a Lifetime, hosted by Dennis James. On the show which aired January 8, 1954, Carroll took the $1,000 top prize for her rendition of the Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein song, “Why Was I Born?” She went on to win the following four weeks. Engagements at Manhattan’s Cafe Society and Latin Quarter nightclubs soon followed.

Carroll’s film debut was a supporting role in Carmen Jones (1954) as a rival to the sultry lead character played by Dorothy Dandridge. That same year, she starred in the Broadway musical, House of Flowers. In 1959, she played Clara in the film version of George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, but her character’s singing parts were dubbed by opera singer Loulie Jean Norman.

She made a guest appearance in the series Peter Gunn, in the 1960 episode “Sing a Song of Murder”. She starred with Sidney Poitier, Paul Newman, and Joanne Woodward in the 1961 film Paris Blues.

In 1962, Diahann won the Tony Award for best actress (a first for a black woman) for the role of Barbara Woodruff in the Samuel A. Taylor and Richard Rodgers musical No Strings.

In 1974, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for the film Claudine.

Carroll is well known for her title role in the 1968 television series Julia, which made her the first African American actress to star in her own television series where she did not play a domestic worker. That role won her the Golden Globe Award for “Best Actress In A Television Series” in 1968, and a nomination for an Emmy Award in 1969.

Some of her earlier work also included appearances on shows hosted by Jack Paar, Merv Griffin, Johnny Carson, Judy Garland, and Ed Sullivan, and on The Hollywood Palace variety show.

In 1984, Carroll joined the nighttime soap opera Dynasty as the jetsetter Dominique Deveraux, half-sister of Blake Carrington. Her high-profile role on Dynasty also reunited her with schoolmate Billy Dee Williams, who briefly played her onscreen husband Brady Lloyd. Carroll remained on the show until 1987, simultaneously making several appearances on its short-lived spin-off, The Colbys. She received her third Emmy nomination in 1989 for the recurring role of Marion Gilbert in A Different World.

In 1991, Carrol played the role of Eleanor Potter, the wife of Jimmy Potter, portrayed by Chuck Patterson, in The Five Heartbeats, a musical drama film in which Jimmy manages a vocal group. In this role, Carroll was a doting, concerned, and protective wife alongside actor and musician Robert Townsend, Leon Michael Wright, and others. In a 1995 reunion with Billy Dee Williams in Lonesome Dove: The Series, she played Mrs. Greyson, the wife of Williams’ character.

In 1996, Carroll starred as the self-loving and deluded silent movie star Norma Desmond in the Canadian production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical version of the classic film Sunset Boulevard. In 2001, Carroll made her animation debut in The Legend of Tarzan, in which she voiced Queen La, an evil sorceress and ruler of the ancient city of Opar.

In 2006, she appeared in the television medical drama Grey’s Anatomy as Jane Burke, the demanding mother of Dr. Preston Burke. In December 2008, Carroll was cast in USA Network’s series White Collar as June, the savvy widow who rents out her guest room to Neal Caffrey.

Joel Weiss
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Amy Shiels

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Amy Shiels is best known for her work on the Showtime hit Twin Peaks playing Candie.

She has also appeared on the T.V. shows Detour, Love/Hate, Sticky among others. Amy has appeared in films like Slaughter, Citadel, and has lent her voice to many popular games including Call of Duty and Final Fantasy. This is Amy’s 1st autograph convention.

Angela Cartwright

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Angela was born in Altrincham, Cheshire, England and moved to Los Angeles, California with her family when she was three years old.

She quickly began working as a child fashion model and by the time she was four, she was well known among top photographers and appeared on numerous magazine covers and advertisements. At the age of three, she made her film debut in Somebody Up There Likes Me as Paul Newman’s daughter. Another role followed in the movie, Something of Value with Rock Hudson. At the age of four Danny Thomas signed Angela to play his daughter, Linda Williams on the hit television series Make Room for Daddy, later called The Danny Thomas Show. The series ran for seven years, during which time Angela starred in the Disney movie Lad: A Dog.

Following the Danny Thomas series, Angela was cast as Brigitta von Trapp in the legendary film, The Sound of Music. In 1965, she was offered the role of Penny Robinson in Lost in Space, a television show that ran for three years. She has guest starred in numerous television shows, commercials and movies. She married in 1976, raised two children Becca and Jesse and is a Grandmother of two.

Continuing to pursue her passion for art and photography, Angela authored Mixed Emulsions – Altered Art for Photographic Imagery, which explores her hand-painted photography and her unique altered-art techniques. Two more art books followed, In This House and In This Garden.

Angela also conceived and collaborated on The Sound of Music Family Scrapbook with her Von Trapp siblings from the film.

Angela continues to write articles on photo-art and altered-art techniques and self publishes Pasticcio Quartz, a Quality ART Zine published yearly. She has also pioneered and produced a clothing and jewelry line, Angela Cartwright Studio, which incorporates her hand painted art.ography images on natural, easy to wear art and accessories. Her art and photography has been licensed for numerous products and is exhibited and collected around the world.

Styling the Stars: Lost Treasures from the Twentieth Century Fox Archive is Angela’s award winning coffee table book released in 2014, which offers an exclusive glimpse inside Hollywood’s Twentieth Century Fox Studio archives. In celebration of the 2015 Lost In Space 50th Anniversary, Angela and Bill Mumy have collaborated on Lost (and Found) In Space, a pictorial memoir which offers never before seen photographs and personal tales of their unique experiences while filming the show. The release coincided with the Lost In Space BluRay release in Fall of 2015. Coming soon: On Purpose, a fantasy-adventure novel written by Angela and her Lost In Space co-star, Bill Mumy.

Barbara Bosson

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an American actress who has starred on television and in film.

Her first feature film was the crime thriller Bullitt (1968). She is well known for her roles in the 1980s NBC television series Hill Street Blues as the vulnerable Fay Furillo during the series’ first six seasons. She later went on to play the tough prosecutor Miriam Grasso on Murder One from 1995 to 1997, which earned her an Emmy Award nomination.

Bosson starred in the 1970s series Richie Brockelman, Private Eye as Sharon. Other roles include the series Hooperman and Cop Rock. Some of Bosson’s film appearances include her well-known role as Alex Rogan’s mother in the science fiction film The Last Starfighter (1984).

Bosson has made guest appearances on many series, ranging from Mannix, Crazy Like a Fox, L.A. Law, Civil Wars, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (in episode “Rivals” as Roana) and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.

Barbara Eden

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an American film and television actress and singer who is best known for her starring role in the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie.

Eden made featured appearances on television shows such as The Johnny Carson Show (as “Barbara Morehead” and “Barbara Huffman”), The West Point Story, Highway Patrol, Private Secretary, I Love Lucy, The Millionaire, Target: The Corruptors!, Crossroads, Perry Mason, Gunsmoke, December Bride, Bachelor Father, Father Knows Best, Adventures in Paradise, The Andy Griffith Show, Cain’s Hundred, Saints and Sinners, The Virginian, Slattery’s People, The Rogues, and the series finale of Route 66 playing the role of Margo. She guest starred in four episodes of Burke’s Law playing different roles each time. She was an uncredited extra in the movie The Tarnished Angels with Rock Hudson, in partnership with 20th Century Fox studios. She then starred in the syndicated comedy How To Marry A Millionaire Eden’s co-stars were Merry Anders, and Lori Nelson. After 39 episodes, Lori Nelson left the show and Lisa Gaye joined Barbara and Merry Anders from the 40th episode to the final 52nd segment.The show was based on the movie of the same name about 3 girls looking for millionaires to marry.

Discovery in the Hollywood sense came when she starred in a play with James Drury. Film director Mark Robson, who later directed her in the movie From The Terrace, had come to the play and wanted her for 20th Century Fox studios. Her screen test was the Joanne Woodward role in No Down Payment. Though she did not get the role, the studio gave her a contract. Eden did a screen test for the role of Betty Anderson in 1956 for the movie Peyton Place, though Terry Moore got the role. She had minor roles in Bailout At 43,000 Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? and The Wayward Girl and then became a leading lady in films and starred opposite Gary Crosby Barry Coe and Sal Mineo in A Private’s Affair and had a costarring role in Flaming Star (1960), with Elvis Presley.

The following year, she played in a supporting role as Lt. Cathy Connors in Irwin Allen’s Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, with Frankie Avalon playing the trumpet while she danced in one of many successful science fiction outings by the so called “Master of Disaster.” She starred in The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm a George Pal-directed Cinerama film for MGM, and another Irwin Allen production for 20th Century Fox Five Weeks in a Balloon (1962). Eden was also the female lead in the 1962 20th Century Fox comedy Swingin’ Along, starring the comedy team of Tommy Noonan and Peter Marshall, in their final joint screen appearance. She did a screen test with Andy Williams for the 20th Century Fox movie State Fair, but didn’t get the role.

Her last film for 20th Century Fox was The Yellow Canary (1963). She left Fox studios (due to budget cuts) and began guest-starring in shows such as Saints And Sinners and also doing films for MGM, Universal, and Columbia. She played supporting roles over the next few years, including The Brass Bottle, and the notable, if odd, movie 7 Faces of Dr. Lao, both with Tony Randall. In The New Interns, she co-starred with Michael Callan. She starred in the beach movie Ride the Wild Surf playing the role of Augie with Fabian.

Then she signed to become “Jeannie,” a genie in a bottle rescued by an astronaut in the television sitcom I Dream of Jeannie. She played this role for five years and 139 episodes. Eden also played Jeannie’s sister in nine episodes and Jeannie’s mother in two.

After that, Eden did an unaired pilot, The Barbara Eden Show, and another pilot, The Toy Game. She also began starring in and sometimes producing a string of successful made-for-TV movies, making at least one a year for one of the networks and they all were top-rated.[citation needed] Her first TV movie was called The Feminist And The Fuzz. Although best known for comedy, most were dramas, as when she starred with her “Jeannie” co-star Larry Hagman in A Howling in the Woods (1971). She starred in The Woman Hunter (1972) with Robert Vaughn, an earlier co-star from Gunsmoke. In The Stranger Within (1974), Eden plays unwitting housewife Ann Collins, who becomes one of many earthling women that are extraterrestrially impregnated. Like the mother-to-be in Rosemary’s Baby, Ann develops unusual prenatal cravings (in this case, coffee grounds instead of blood-rare meat). The screenplay was written by Richard Matheson and directed by Lee Philips.

Eden played Liz Stonestreet, a former policewoman now private detective investigating the disappearance of a missing heiress in a critically acclaimed TV movie Stonestreet: Who Killed The Centerfold Model? (1977) co starring Louise Latham, James Ingersoll, Elaine Giftos, Ann Dusenberry. and Sally Kirkland. She played Lee Rawlins, a woman who worked at a department store, in the ABC TV movie The Girls in The Office (1979) and starred in and co-produced with her own production company (MI-Bar Productions) the NBC TV movie romantic comedy The Secret Life Of Kathy McCormick (1988) about “a simple grocery clerk, finds her way into her local high society and the life of a wealthy suitor who thinks she’s a stockbroker.” In addition, she starred in and produced the romantic comedy TV movie Opposites Attract (1990) co-starring John Forsythe, their first joint screen appearance since her guest-starring role in a 1957 episode of his Bachelor Father TV series.
I Dream of Jeannie

Eden starred in I Dream of Jeannie as Jeannie, a genie set free from her bottle by astronaut and USAF captain (later major) Anthony Nelson, played by Larry Hagman (played by Wayne Rogers in I Dream of Jeannie: 15 Years Later). She was initially passed over for the role as she was blonde and of small stature, but Sidney Sheldon called on her when he was unable to find a suitable brunette to play the part. I Dream of Jeannie was a mild success in the ratings, and it ran from 1965 until 1970, and during this time Eden was nominated twice for Golden Globe Awards. She later reprised her Jeannie role in two made-for-TV reunion movies (I Dream of Jeannie: 15 Years Later in 1985 and I Still Dream of Jeannie in 1991), and in the last scene of the theatrical movie A Very Brady Sequel. She also has played Jeannie in many TV commercials (AT&T, Lexus, Old Navy). I Dream of Jeannie has gone on to international
Eden has been married three times. She met actor Michael Ansara in October 1957, as part of a blind date arranged by her studio and publicist Booker McClay. They married in St Nicholas Church in Hollywood January 17, 1958. Eden had difficulty conceiving and her first pregnancy in 1961 ended in miscarriage. Her son, Matthew Ansara, was born Sunday, August 29, 1965, shortly after 11 episodes of the first season of I Dream of Jeannie were filmed. To conceal her obvious pregnancy the directors of the show covered her with veils, and filmed only above her waist. Her third pregnancy in 1971 ended in a stillbirth. Ansara and Eden divorced in May 1974.

In 1978 she starred in the feature film Harper Valley PTA based on the popular country song. This led to a namesake television series in 1981; in both the movie and the TV series, she played the show’s heroine, Stella Johnson. The show won 11 of its 13 time slots during its first season. It was a comedy version of Peyton Place with Anne Francine playing wealthy villain Flora Simpson Reilly. In one episode Stella dressed in a blue and gold genie costume and in another she played both Stella and her cousin Della Smith (similar to Jeannie’s evil twin-sister character). The show Harper Valley PTA began January 16, 1981, and was renamed simply Harper Valley when the show began its second season on October 29, 1981. The show ran until August 14, 1982, producing 29 episodes for NBC and Universal MCA, which were rerun in 2000 by TV Land.

From April 3 through September 16, 1984, Eden starred in the Lee Guber and Shelly Gross national production of the John Kander and Fred Ebb Tony Award-winning musical comedy Woman Of The Year, playing the role of Tess Harding Craig with Don Chastain playing Sam Craig and Marilyn Cooper playing Jan Donovan. Jef Billings made her costumes. In 1987 she was in the TV special The Great American Quiz Show with Tony Randall, Isabel Sanford, Marc Price and John Davidson. In 1989 she starred in the TV movie Brand New Life, with Don Murray, which continued as a limited run series of the same name. Then in 1990 Eden had a recurring role of a billionairess seeking revenge against JR Ewing in five episodes of the final season of Dallas, playing the captivating character Lee Ann De La Vega, reuniting her with her I Dream of Jeannie co-star Hagman. In her final episode the character admits that her maiden name was “Lee Ann Nelson,” which was a production gag as “Nelson” was the surname of Hagman’s character, and Eden’s character’s married name in I Dream of Jeannie.

In 1991 she starred in the stage play Same Time, Next Year with Wayne Rogers and reprised her most famous role of Jeannie in a TV movie of the week. In 1993 she starred in an 11 city national tour of the play Last Of The Red Hot Lovers with Don Knotts. She also made three guest appearances in the last few seasons of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch as the evil family matriarch, Great Aunt Irma.

Eden is also a singer, and has starred in many musical comedy stage plays like Nite Club Confidential, playing the role of Kay Goodman in 1996, The Sound Of Music, Annie Get Your Gun , South Pacific with Robert Goulet, The Pajama Game with John Raitt, and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes playing Loreli Lee with Rita McKenzie, and has been a musical guest star in over 50 variety TV shows, including 21 Bob Hope specials, The Carol Burnett Show, The Jonathan Winters Show, The Jerry Lewis Show, This is Tom Jones show, Tony Orlando and Dawn, and Donny and Marie. She released an album entitled Miss Barbara Eden in 1967, for the record label Dot Records. She also recorded 3 songs in 1978 for the Harper Valley P.T.A. Soundtrack.

On November 17, 1988, she received the honor of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame sidewalk for her contributions to television at 2003 Hollywood Boulevard.

From 2000 until 2004 she starred in the national touring production of the play The Odd Couple…The Female Version, playing the role of the neat one, Florence Unger, with Rita MacKenzie playing the role of Olive Madison.

In March 2006 Barbara Eden reunited with her former I Dream Of Jeannie co-star Larry Hagman for a publicity tour in New York City to promote the first season DVD of I Dream Of Jeannie. They appeared together on such shows as Good Morning America, The View, Martha, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, and Showbiz Tonight.

Also in March 2006 Hagman and Eden reunited onstage for the play Love Letters at the College of Staten Island in New York and at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. This was Eden’s first visit to the Academy since appearing in The West Point Story in 1956. It was also the first time the two had acted together since appearing on the TV series Dallas in 1990.

Eden’s most recent work was starring in the play Love Letters with Hal Linden, and a guest-starring role on the Lifetime series Army Wives, written and produced by her niece, Katherine Fugate.

In December 2008 she began filming the TV Movie Always and Forever for the Hallmark Channel that was shown in October 2009.

In April 2009 she began hosting a national touring production of Ballroom With A Twist a live theater show from Louis Van Amstel of Dancing with the Stars.

On May 7, 2009, she appeared on Fox News Channel’s Hannity, as a member of the “Great American Panel”.

In July 2010 it was confirmed Barbara Eden has created a memoir. Eden wrote a tell-all memoir called Jeannie Out of the Bottle, which describes Eden’s public and private tragedies that came with her Hollywood fame.

Barrie Chase

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an American actress and dancer originally from Long Island, New York.

When she was six, her father, writer Borden Chase, moved the family to California so he could start his screenwriting career. She grew up in Encino, and studied ballet. She abandoned her dream of being a ballerina in New York to stay in Los Angeles.

She danced on such live TV programs as The Colgate Comedy Hour and The Chrysler Shower of Stars. It was while she was working as Jack Cole’s assistant choreographer at MGM that Fred Astaire asked her to be his dancing partner on An Evening with Fred Astaire. She made four television appearances as Astaire’s partner in his television specials between 1958 and 1968. Chase also danced alongside Astaire on the television program Hollywood Palace in 1966. During this period, she also dated Astaire, who was a widower. She appeared on the syndicated talk show version of The Donald O’Connor Show.

Chase worked in the chorus of many Hollywood musicals, including Hans Christian Andersen, Brigadoon, Call Me Madam, Deep in My Heart, Kismet, Les Girls, Pal Joey, and two Fred Astaire films, Daddy Long Legs and Silk Stockings. She appeared in White Christmas (starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen) as the chorus girl with the famous line, “Mutual, I’m sure.”

Other film and television roles included The George Raft Story; the beating victim of a sadistic Robert Mitchum in the thriller Cape Fear; and the dancing, bikini-clad girlfriend of Dick Shawn’s maniacal character in It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963). She played Farida in the 1965 film, The Flight of the Phoenix (starring James Stewart and Richard Attenborough), in a dream sequence. The same year she appeared on an episode of Bonanza, playing a saloon dancer who longed to be a ballerina.

Bernie Kopell
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is an American television character actor who is probably best known for his role as Dr. Adam Bricker (“Doc”) in The Love Boat. He also portrayed Alan-a-Dale in When Things Were Rotten, Jerry Bauman in That Girl, Siegfried in Get Smart, and Louie Pallucci in The Doris Day Show.

Kopell also played several characters on the hit sitcom Bewitched including the witches’ Apothecary, and the warlock Alonzo in episode # 239, “The Warlock in the Gray Flannel Suit.” He played a director in an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents (“Good-Bye George,” original air date December 13, 1963). About this same time, he guest starred on Phil Silvers’s unsuccessful sitcom The New Phil Silvers Show on CBS. He had a cameo as a patient in the Scrubs episode, “My Friend the Doctor”, as well as an episode of the Disney Channel Original Series, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. He also portrayed a plastic surgeon who gave Ed Brown a facelift on Chico and the Man.

Kopell’s role as Doc on The Love Boat was parodied in a humorous cameo appearance on Late Show with David Letterman in 1995. Two entries in that night’s Top Ten List poked fun at The Love Boat, one at the Doc character specifically. The camera cut to Kopell, who was sitting in the audience, and he stormed out of the theater.

Kopell made a cameo appearance in the 2008 film adaptation of Get Smart. Recently he has been seen in television advertisements for Nasalcrom, carefully enunciating the product’s name and assuring viewers “that’s right, it’s a spray”.

Kopell has also appeared as guest star in the Monk episode “Mr. Monk and the Critic”, playing Mr. Gilson, the restroom attendant. Kopell also guest starred in a 2009 episode of My Name is Earl entitled “Pinky.”

Kopell has performed in the theater and played the lead role in the off Broadway production of “Viagra Falls” in 2010.

Betty Thomas

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an American actress and a director of television and motion pictures. She is known for her Emmy-award winning role as Lucy Bates on the television series Hill Street Blues.

Thomas came to her entertainment career by a circuitous route. While working as an artist and school teacher she became a waitress at The Second City to earn extra cash for a trip abroad. While waiting tables Thomas was encouraged to try out for the troupe, and subsequently joined the company She was praised for her brassy and outspoken performances; she also worked with several up and coming Second City alumni, most notably Bill Murray When The Second City opened a Los Angeles branch, Thomas moved west.

Upon her arrival in Los Angeles Thomas received many bit parts in low-budget films like Chesty Anderson, USN (1976), the Robert Zemeckis film Used Cars (1980) as well as sketch comedy films like Tunnel Vision (1975), and Loose Shoes (1980) the latter of which featuring Second City classmate Bill Murray. She appeared in the 1989 film Troop Beverly Hills, starring Shelley Long.

While Thomas had been building her career in comedy, her breakthrough role as an actress came when she was cast in the dramatic role of police officer (later Sergeant) Lucille Bates on the TV series Hill Street Blues (1981-87). Over the course of the series her character goes from inexperienced rookie to confident sergeant. She received seven.

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After making several other acting appearances Thomas was given the chance to direct episodes of Hooperman and the premiere episodes of Doogie Howser, M.D. in 1989. She went on to direct episodes of Arresting Behavior and several episodes of the HBO series Dream On, the latter of which earned her an Emmy for best director.

In 1992 Thomas took the next step in her directing career with her feature debut Only You. A slight, playful romantic comedy; Only You was a departure from Thomas’s experience on Hill Street Blues or her subsequent television directing. Some said that Thomas was chosen to direct due in part to the film’s plot in which a man is on a hapless quest to find the perfect woman would be considered inherently sexist without a female director.

Three years following the release of Only You Thomas directed The Brady Bunch Movie (1995). A satirical vision of the 1970s television series The Brady Bunch. The Brady Bunch Movie was a box office hit with $46,576,136, nearly quadrupling its $12,000,000 budget. The Brady Bunch Movie remains one of the highest-grossing films directed by a woman.

She followed The Brady Bunch Movie with other successes, including Private Parts (1997), Dr. Dolittle (1998), 28 Days(2000), and John Tucker Must Die (2006). 2009’s Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel became the first female-directed picture to gross more than $200 million and made her the most successful woman director to that time at the box office. In 2012, Thomas directed a low-budget online series called Audrey for the WIGS YouTube channel.

Bill Macy

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an American television, film and stage actor.

Macy is best known for playing Walter Findlay, the long-suffering husband of the title character on the 1970s television situation comedy Maude, starring Beatrice Arthur. He also was an original cast member of the long-running theatrical revue Oh! Calcutta! He has made more than 70 appearances on film and television, including a memorable role as the co-inventor of the ‘Opti-grab’ in the 1979 Steve Martin comedy The Jerk, and as the head television writer in My Favorite Year (1982). His other film credits have included roles in Death at Love House(1976), The Late Show (1976), Serial (1980), Movers & Shakers (1985), Bad Medicine (1985), (1986) Tales from the darkside Sibling Rivalry (1990), The Doctor (1991), Me, Myself and I (1992), Analyze This (1999), Surviving Christmas (2004), and The Holiday (2006).

He appeared in the popular television movie Perry Mason & The Case Of The Murdered Madame (1987) as banker Richard Wilson.

He appeared occasionally on Seinfeld as one of the residents of the Florida retirement community in which Jerry Seinfeld’s parents lived. He also appeared on the short-lived sitcom Back to You. Macy portrayed a demon in a guest appearance on Millennium He made a guest appearance as a patient on Chicago Hope and as an aging gambler on the series Las Vegas.

Bill Mumy

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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.

Charles Haid
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an American actor and director, with notable work in both movies and television. He is best known for his portrayal of Officer Andy Renko in Hill Street Blues.

Haid was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Grace Marian (n�e Folger) and Charles Maurice Haid, Jr. He attended Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University), where he met Steven Bochco. He was associate producer of the original stage production of Godspell in 1971, which was developed at CMU.

Haid’s acting credits include the 1976/1977 police drama series Delvecchio as Sgt. Paul Schonski, the 1980s police drama series Hill Street Blues as Officer Andy Renko, and the 1980 movie Altered States as Dr. Mason Parrish. In 1984, Haid was cast as “The Fatman” (or just “Fats” in the never released movie The House of God. In 2004�2005, Haid played C. T. Finney, a corrupt New York police captain, on the sixth season of the NBC show Third Watch. Haid provided the voice of the one-legged rabbit “Lucky Jack” in the 2004 Disney animated film Home on the Range. Twenty years earlier, Haid had voiced main character “Montgomery Moose” in the pilot episode of The Get Along Gang, produced by Nelvana. He was replaced by Sparky Marcus for the subsequent series.

His directing credits include an episode of ER that earned him a Directors Guild Award, and DGA nominations for the TV movie Buffalo Soldiers and an episode of NYPD Blue. He was a regular director on the FX series Nip/Tuck. He has also directed for the FX series Sons of Anarchy and AMC’s Breaking Bad. He is a regular director for the CBS series Criminal Minds, for which he also portrayed serial killer Randall Garner (a.k.a. “The Fisher King”).

Chester Rushing
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Chester Rushing is an actor and musician best known for his role of Tommy H. on Netflix critically acclaimed series, Stranger Things.

His work spans such films as, Cold Moon, My Father Die, “The Duel, Don’t Look in the Basement 2, and Believe Me. Chester has also appeared on the hit show NCIS: New Orleans and South of Hell. When Chester is not filming he tours with his band Chester Rushing performing hits from his album, “Halfway Across the Stars”, produced by Ryan Greene. His original music has been remixed by several DJs across the globe including the hit single, “Paint the World”, which reached #2 on the Italian EDM charts

Chuck Negron
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He eventually joined singers Danny Hutton and Cory Wells to found Three Dog Night in 1968; the group became one of the most successful bands of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

The rock and roll lifestyle took its toll on Negron, and by the time Three Dog Night disbanded in 1976, Negron had a serious heroin addiction which began in the early 1970s. In July 1975, the British music magazine, NME, reported that Negron had been arrested for cocaine possession in Kentucky.

He overcame his addiction in September 1991 and embarked on a solo career, recording three albums: Am I Still In Your Heart (1995), Joy to the World (Christmas CD – 1996) and Long Road Back (1999). His fourth solo effort was a double CD set titled Chuck Negron – Live In Concert, recorded at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and released on Sindrome Records, with sidemen Richard Campbell on bass guitar, Danny Mishkit on guitar, keyboards and saxophone, Frank Reina on drums and Terence Elliott on lead guitar.

He also wrote a 1999 autobiography, Three Dog Nightmare. In the book, Negron attributes his recovery from heroin addiction to his turning to God in desperation, after dropping out of over 30 drug treatment facilities.

Chuy Bravo

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a Mexican-Americanactor and entertainer. He was the sidekick of host Chelsea Handler on the talk show Chelsea Lately during its run from 2007 to 2014.

On the show, he usually relayed comedic relief and was the topic of many of her jokes.

Bravo began acting in the early 1990s. He appeared in the films The Honeymooners (2005) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007).

Clark Brandon

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an American actor. His most notable roles were as Max Merlin’s apprentice Zachary Rogers in the CBS series Mr. Merlin and as Sean Fitzpatrick, the older brother, in the CBS series The Fitzpatricks.

He also starred with Jim Varney in the 1989 comedy film, Fast Food. Brandon also directed three films: Dark Secrets (1992), Skeeter (1993) and The Last Road (1997)

Darby Hinton
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an American actor and filmmaker initially cast in commercials when he was six months old. From 1964 – 1970 he portrayed Israel Boone, a son of American pioneer Daniel Boone, on the NBC adventure series Daniel Boone, with Fess Parker in the title role.

He also co-starred as Simon Graham in the two-part 1968 episode, Boomerang, Dog of Many Talents of NBC’s Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color, with Darren McGavin, Patricia Crowley, and Russ Conway.

Darby Hinton was also a godson of actor Charlton Heston and former Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Winthrop Paul Rockefeller, son of former Arkansas Governor Winthrop Rockefeller. Hinton was a Bel Air Road friend and neighbor of Zsa Zsa Gabor and former president Ronald Reagan, and childhood friend of Jon Provost of the Lassie series.

Hinton’s acting debut at the age of six months old was in the arms of Jayne Mansfield in the TV show “Playhouse 90”. In 1962 he played Jafar Mainwaring, a child character in the 1962 film Hero’s Island. In 1963, he was cast in an uncredited role in Walt Disney’s Son of Flubber and as Rocky in the episode “Getting Ed’s Goat” of CBS’s sitcom, Mr. Ed, starring Alan Young and Connie Hines. Shortly before he was cast as Israel Boone, Hinton appeared as Benjie Diel in the 90-minute episode “The Ben Engel Story” of ABC’s western series Wagon Train. He went on to appear in numerous features and television shows. One day his mother dropped him off at Twentieth Century Fox (dressed in knee high socks and a lederhosen) to audition for a role in The Sound of Music, and the boy unintentionally got lost. He wandered into the wrong line of kids; by the time his mother found him Darby had turned in his lederhosen for a coonskin cap to play Fess Parker’s son Israel, on “Daniel Boone”, for the next six years.

He appeared in fifty-one Daniel Boone episodes beginning with the September 24, 1964, premiere, “Ken-Tuck-E”, a reference to Kentucky, the setting of the series. Patricia Blair played his mother, Rebecca Boone; Veronica Cartwright, his sister, Jemima Boone. Ed Ames and Dallas McKennon co-starred as the Cherokee tribesman Mingo and innkeeper Cincinnatus. Hinton’s last Daniel Boone roles, filmed when he was twelve, were in the 1969���� – 70 season: “A Very Small Rifle”, “The Road to Freedom”, “The Printing Press”, “Target Boone”, “Hannah Comes Home”, and “Sunshine Patriots”

After Daniel Boone, Hinton acted only occasionally, with appearances as Hal Parker in “This Will Really Kill You” (1970), of NBC’s The Bold Ones: The New Doctors, as Tom Woods in “Legacy of Fear” (1971) of ABC’s Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law, appeared in an episode of “The Big Valley” which also included a young Richard Dreyfus, as James Scott in “How to Steal a Submarine” (1975) of CBS’s Hawaii Five-O, starring Jack Lord, and as Buddy Moran in “Beauty Knows No Pain” (1981) of CBS’s Magnum, P.I., starring Tom Selleck. In 1982 and 1983, he appeared in two episodes of ABC’s The Fall Guy starring Lee Majors. From 1985-86, Hinton was cast as the second “Ian Griffith” on NBC’s daytime soap opera Days of our Lives. He was named in the starring role of Cody Abilene in the 1985 Andy Sidaris film, Malibu Express.

In 1988, Hinton appeared in the first episode, “Road Ranger”, of the short-lived NBC series The Highwayman, starring Sam J. Jones. Hinton’s later appearances were on NBC’s Hunter, starring Fred Dryer, and CBS’s Knot’s Landing. He also appeared in the 1991-92 series P.S. I Luv U starring Greg Evigan and Connie Sellecca. He guest starred too on Fox Television’s Beverly Hills, 90210 in the role of a physician. His last screen appearances were on March 16, 1999, in the episode “Career Day” of the Warner Brothers series Rescue 77 and as Mikey’s father in the 2003 film Just for Kicks.

David Harris
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an American television and film actor, most notable for his portrayal of Cochise, a young gang member, in the 1979 film The Warriors.

He has appeared as a supporting actor in a number of films and television series, and commonly plays police officers and military personnel.

His first role came in the 1976 television film Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys, in which he co-starred as Haywood Patterson. He followed this up with a number of supporting roles until 1979, when he appeared as Cochise in The Warriors, the role for which he is best remembered. He also appeared in the Robert Redford film Brubaker the following year. Throughout the 1980s, he appeared in a number of fairly high-profile films, and in the 1990s, he did mostly television work. His last film and television roles were both in 2001, but he lent his voice to The Warriors video game in 2005, reprising his role as Cochise. In 2012, he played in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Debbie Turner
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she was active in television and commercials.In 1965 she won the role of Marta Von Trapp in The Sound of Music. Shortly after the film’s debut, she left the film industry and returned to school to complete her education.

As an adult, she pursued interior design in Beverly Hills and Newport Beach, California, eventually opening a floral and event design company now known as “Debbie Turner Originals.” That business encompassed a wide range of design styles, of which the initial focus was floral arrangements and events coordination. Since the early 1990s, she has been designing collectible Santa Claus Dolls as well. Her company was awarded the title “Preferred Florist” for the Republican National Convention held in Saint Paul, Minnesota in September 2008.

Though not currently active in the film industry, she regularly visits with her Sound of Music family and has made a number of television appearances, including The Oprah Winfrey Show where she discussed the 45th anniversary of The Sound of Music.

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Deborah Richter is an actress and writer, known for “Cyborg” (1989), “Promised Land” (1987) and “Square Dance” (1987).

She was previously married to Charles Haid. who was best known as Police Officer ‘Andy Renko, on the hit 80s series, Hill Street Blues (1981). Deborah also appeared in the show occasionally as Renko’s wife ‘Daryl Ann’ and they later married in real-life. Popular Dutch indie band Daryll-Ann got their name from Deborah Richter’s character on Hill Street Blues.” The bands first album was named “Renko”, after another Hill Street Blues character, played by Charles Haid, who was her husband in the series (and later on in real life).

Deborah still works in entertainment and looks forward to her Hollywood Show signing convention debut with her “Hill Street Blues” co-stars in October.

Deborah Van Valkenburgh
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Deborah Van Valkenburgh is a Los Angeles-based Actress, Singer, Artist and Writer working in all manner of media including TV, Film and Theatre across the globe.

Deborah graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y. with a BFA in Painting & Drawing. However, performing has always been an integral facet of her creative repertoire. As a teen in Upstate New York she performed in coffee houses with the folk band Spur Of The Moment and during college she sang locally in a duo popularly known as The Myrtle Avenue Watermelon.

She made her professional debut on Broadway in the revival of HAIR. This was swiftly followed by Deborah’s memorable performance as “Mercy” in Walter Hill’s cult classic The Warriors then 5 years as “Jackie Rush” on the hit TV sitcom Too Close For Comfort. Extensive Film and Television credits also include Rob Zombie’s The Devil’s Rejects, The Trials Of Cate McCall (opposite Kate Beckinsale), the award winning short film Broken Hart, Albert Pyun’s Road To Hell (for which Deborah won the 2012 PollyGrind Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress), Walter Hill’s Streets Of Fire, William Friedkin’s Rampage, Criminal (with John C. Reilly & Diego Luna), Free Enterprise (opposite William Shatner), Mean Guns, Brainsmasher: A Love Story, A Bunny’s Tale (starring Kirstie Alley), the Sci Fi Channel miniseries Firestarter 2: Rekindled (with Malcolm McDowell), horror anthology series Monsters, and a m’lange of guest-starring roles on such shows as Touch (with Kiefer Sutherland), Castle, The Event, Law & Order: Los Angeles, Ghost Whisperer, Criminal Minds, The Unit, Without A Trace, Cold Case, The Shield, ER, Mystery Woman, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Throughout her career, Deborah has appeared on a wide array of stages across the country performing in such notable venues as TOSOS, Geva Theatre Center, Manhattan Theatre Club, San Diego REP, The Old Globe Theatre, South Coast REP, The Blank Theatre Company, The Matrix, The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, LATC, Arizona Theatre Company and Portland Center Stage. Acclaimed Productions include Amy and David Sedaris, The Book Of Liz, Steve Martin’�s Picasso At The Lapin Agile, the World Premiere of Ruby’s Bucket Blood, The Beauty Queen Of Leenane, Dancing At Lughnasa, Burn This, The Goat, Company, Tamara, The Heidi Chronicles, Pump Boys & Dinettes, and Livin’ Dolls by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman. Deborah continued her musical escapades in the early 90’s as a featured vocalist for Peter Tork: A Likely Story and acoustic band DB HOUSE at a variety of legendary clubs like The Roxy, At My Place and Coconut Teaszer.

Don Murray
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is an American actor. Don Murray’s role as Beauregard “Bo” Decker in Bus Stop (1956) marked his film debut.

He starred alongside Marilyn Monroe, who played Cherie, his love desire. His performance as the innocent cowboy who is determined to get Cherie was well received, and he was nominated for a BAFTA for Most Promising Newcomer and for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

In 1957, he starred as reserved, married bookkeeper Charlie Sampson in The Bachelor Party. The same year he starred in one of his most successful roles, that of Johnny Pope in the drama A Hatful of Rain. Despite director Fred Zinnemann’s intention to typecast the actor as the comical brother Polo, Murray insisted on playing the lead. Thus he portrayed Johnny Pope, a morphine addicted Korean War veteran. The film was one of the first to show the effects of drug abuse on the addicted and those around him.

He starred as a blackmailed United States senator in Advise & Consent (1961), a film version of a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Allen Drury. The movie was directed by Otto Preminger and cast Murray opposite Henry Fonda and Charles Laughton. He also co-starred with Steve McQueen in the film Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965) and played the ape-hating Governor Breck in Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972).

In addition to acting, Murray directed a film based on the book The Cross and the Switchblade (1970) starring Pat Boone and Erik Estrada.

Murray starred with Otis Young in the ground breaking ABC western television series The Outcasts (1968–69) featuring an interracial bounty hunter team in the post-Civil War West.

In 1979, he starred as Sid Fairgate on the long-running prime-time soap opera Knots Landing. He also scripted two episodes of the program in 1980. However, in 1981 Murray decided to leave the series after two seasons to concentrate on other projects, although some sources say he left over a salary dispute. The character’s death was notable at the time because it was considered rare to “kill off” a star character. The death came in the second episode of season three, following season two’s cliffhanger in which Sid’s car careened off a cliff. To make viewers doubt the character would actually die, Murray was listed in the newly created credit sequence for season three; that the character survived the plunge off the cliff (thus temporarily reassuring the viewers), but died shortly afterwards in the hospital. Although he effectively distanced himself from the series after that, Murray later contributed an interview segment for Knots Landing: Together Again, a non-fiction reunion special made in 2005.

Donna Loren
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is a singer and actress. A very prolific performer in the 1960s, she was the Dr Pepper spokesperson from 1963-1968, prolific vocalist on ABC-TVs Shindig, and a cast member of the American International Pictures Beach Party movie series..

Loren regularly performed live, and appeared on numerous variety and musical shows. She guest starred on episodic television series including Dr. Kildare, Batman, and The Monkees. In 1968.

Loren performed in amateur talent shows from the early age of six and, in 1955, sang on a radio commercial for Meadow Gold Ice Cream appearing with Dick Beals, who was famous for playing the character of Speedy Alka Seltzer. In the same year, she was a frequent performer on the music radio series Sqeakin Deacon with James Burton (who she would work with many times throughout her career). By 1956, she was performing with The Moppets Group and also recorded a single I Think Its Almost Christmas Time (Fable)On her tenth birthday, Loren appeared on The Mickey Mouse Club on the Friday Talent Round-Up Day, performing the songsI Didnt Know the Gun was Loadedand Pennies from Heaven Loren continued to perform and record through the late 1950s and early 1960s, with her songs released on Skylark and Ramada, as well as the American Publishing Companys new label Crest. Her first two efforts for that label, Hands Off, written by Billy Page, arranged by his brother Gene Page, and Glen Campbells m So Lonely were produced by Jimmy Bowen another person who would play a significant role throughout Lorens career and were recorded at Gold Star Studios. It was also at Crest that she began to use the professional name Donna Loren, having previously recorded under the names of Donna Zukor (Moreys pen-name and Donnas legal name), Donna Dee, and Barbie Ames. On television, Loren appeared on Playhouse 90 episode. In the Presence of Mine Enemies (1960), featuring Robert Redford.

In 1963, Loren signed a contract with Dr Pepper as the Dr Pepper Girl to promote the drink to a younger demographic. National exposure via radio, print, television and personal singing appearances followed.

One of her first appearances for the company was co-hosting with Dick Clark an ABC television one-hour special, the Dr Pepper-sponsored Celebrity Party, which included performances and/or appearances by (Beach Party alumni) Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, John Ashley, Deborah Walley, and Dick Dale, as well as Nick Adams, The Beach Boys, Bobby Pickett, Johnny Crawford, James Darren, The Challengers (with whom Loren performed Won’t You Come Home Bill Bailey), Dick and Dee Dee, Duane Eddy, Shelley Fabares, Connie Francis, Jill Gibson, George Hamilton, Bobby Hatfield, Jan & Dean, Jack Jones, Trini Lopez, Johnny Mathis, Bill Medley, Wayne Newton, Nino Tempo & April Stevens, Paul Petersen, Tommy Sands, Nancy Sinatra, James Stacy, Connie Stevens, Bobby Vinton, and Miss Teen America (which was also hosted by Dr Pepper).

Loren made hundreds of public and performing appearances for the company; these appearances, along with many more performances in her capacity as a singer and actress proved she was the consummate entertainer. Loren appeared at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, with Dick Clark and Loren as host and hostess for winners of a large Dr Pepper promotion. The first prize was three days at the Fair, including a picnic for the winner and up to 50 friends, accommodation, spending money, and a 1964 Comet Caliente. In the same year, Loren was part of Clarks Caravan of Stars 22-city Summer tour,whose line-up during the tour included Lou Christie, Mike Clifford, The Crystals, Dean & Jean, The Dixie Cups, The Drifters, Fabian, Bobby Freeman, The Hondells, Brian Hyland, The Jelly Beans, The Kasuals, Major Lance, George McCannon III, Gene Pitney, The Premieres, The Reflections, The Rip Chords, Round Robin, The Searchers, Dee Dee Sharp, The Shirelles, The Supremes, Johnny Tillotson, and The Velvelettes. Among her other appearances were the Teen Fair of Texas, which was held at the Joe Freeman Coliseum in June, 1964 both appearing at the Dr Pepper Booth and in a series of day and evening stage shows;the opening day party for Academy of Electro Systems on July 12, 1964 in Houston, Texas.

In July, 1966 Lorens filming of Dr Pepper print and television ads in Galveston made the front page of The Galveston News. She was joined by Dick Clark, who was there to also film for Where the Action Is One of her last appearances for Dr Pepper was on September 14, 1968, at an Open House for the new Mid-Continent Bottlers, Inc. plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she performed and appeared at an autograph party. A full page advertisement/congratulations to the Bottlers from Dr Pepper featured Loren with the note Petite and lovely Donna Loren, nationally famous radio television and recording star, will entertain you with an exciting show.

Away from Dr Pepper, Loren was a regular performer at concerts and shows during much of the decade throughout the country. These included at the teenage nightclub The Million Cellars (with Glen Campbell also on the bill) and performances at the Pasadena Teen Dances, and concerts and shows with other performers such as Bobby Sherman at Rock N Roll City. Other performances were at Indiana Universitys Little 500 race weekend in May, 1965; the line-up also included Bob Hope and The Kingsmen. On April 7, 1967 Loren performed at the Greater Los Angeles Press ClubHeadliner of the Year awards, where Ronald Reagan was recognised as the states outstanding newsmaker for 1966,and on May 13, 1967 Loren crowned Teen Safety Queen at the Municipal Auditorium in Dodge City.

Challenge Records In the same year that she began with Dr Pepper, Loren signed with Challenge. She release six records there regarded as some of her best early showcases and of the then fifteen year olds already well-developed and mature vocal depth I’m Gonna Be Alright, subsequently re-released in 1963 as an A Side, withJohnnys Got Something) (1962), On the Good Ship Lollipop (B Side:If You Love Me (Really Love Me), and (Remember Me) m the One Who Loves You (B side: Dream World) (1963). Loren said of her early recording, Somehow I had a knowledge in me that came through my voice and therefore more mature songs were chosen and adapted for recording.

In 1964 Loren began appearing in the American International Pictures Beach Party series, for which she is particularly fondly remembered. Lorens first appearance in Muscle Beach Party was supposed to be a promotion for Dr Pepper (a sponsor of AIP), but her role in this picture was expanded and she became the quintessential musical moment. In the film, Loren sang Muscle Bustle with Dick Dale. In an article reporting the singers debut Dr Peppers Donna Gets a Movie Part appearing in the Galveston Daily News, the author wrote It didn�t take long for Donna, Dr Peppers new singing star to make her mark. She has a feature singing part in the movie that also stars Jody McCrea, Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Morey Amsterdam, Don Rickles, John Ashley, Buddy Hackett and several newcomers to the screen] The debut was heavily promoted by the company. In the same newspaper, for example, advertisements for a Muscle Beach Partyorganized by Dr Pepper Bottling Co. of Galveston and held at the State Theatre appeared, where patrons would screen the film and receive Dr Pepper, a gesture on the part of the firm to have the public see Donna Loren, Dr Peppers new singing star. The release of the single Muscle Bustle, written by Brian Wilson, Gary Usher, and Roger Christian would be Lorens final recording for Challenge (B Side: How Can I Face the World.

Loren would then appear in Bikini Beach (singing Loves a Secret Weapon), and Pajama Party Among the Young)An article regarding the release of Pajama Party described the amazingly-voiced Donna Loren, seventeen-year-old songstress who made her debut in Muscle Beach Party and who makes a bigger impression each time she sings. She will be seen and heard next in Beach Blanket Bingo. She appeared in her most well-remembered role in the series in the fifth film Beach Blanket Bingo in 1965, performingIt Only Hurts When I Cry�, which some regard as her signature tune. The film resulted in Lorens first album, Beach Blanket Bingo. Loren told Adam Gerace of the recording of the album: I worked for 14 hours straight. The album was completed in that sessionThe album was released on Capitol Records (which Loren had signed with in 1964), produced by Dave Axelrod, and arranged and conducted by H. B. Barnum.

Loren also appeared in another AIP Beach Party film, Sergeant Deadhead, where she sang Two Timin Angel. The film starred other regular Beach Party actors, including Frankie Avalon, Deborah Walley, Harvey Lembeck, John Ashley, Bobbi Shaw, and Buster Keaton.

At Capitol, Loren released many of her well-known songs including the well-received Blowing Out the Candles and (B Side) Just a Little GirlÃ� (1964),which were produced by Axelrod and arranged and conducted by Barnum, So, Do The Zonk (B Side: New Love from her LP) (1965),Call Me (B Side: mokey Joe, (1965), and In late 1964, the Hollywood Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists Guild named Loren one of its Deb Stars, an annual award given to up-and-coming performers, who were the likeliest candidates for motion picture and television stardom in the coming years. Othermost likely star candidates of 1965Ã� were Janet Landgard, Margaret Mason, Tracy McHale, Mary Ann Mobley, Barbara Parkins, Laurie Sibbald, Wendy Stuart, Beverly Washburn, and Raquel Welch. Loren was also nominated for a 1965 Photoplay Gold Medal Award for Most Promising New Star (Female) Donna Loren performing “Wishin’ and Hopin'” on Shindig.

Loren was the featured female vocalist on Shindig, which premiered on September 16, 1964. The series has been described as different from previous U.S. rock ‘n’ roll programs. It featured non-stop music that, in most cases, was only interrupted by the commercial breaks, and most of the top American and British rock/pop acts of the mid-1960s appeared on Shindig! These included The Beatles (from England) in October 1964. Loren appeared on the first show, along with host Jimmy ONeil, and appearances by Sam Cooke, The Everly Brothers, The Righteous Brothers, The Wellingtons, Jackie and Gayle, Bobby Sherman, The Blossoms, Alan Sues, and the Shindig dancers. Other performers included Glen Campbell, Tina Turner, and James Burton. Loren has referred to her enjoyment of the series, telling Adam Gerace The microphone that I used was the greatest. I loved the sounds that came out. She said during a radio interview with Bulldog Bill Feingold on KNews Radio (Palm Springs, CA) on November 11, 2009 of her professional work on Shindig, It was fantastic. It was really the highlight of my life. Loren was able to perform a wide range of material both in solos and work with other performers. These included (many are on You Tube) “Wishin and Hopin” (her first song on the series), “ShakinÃ�All Over”, “Goldfinger”, “Ain That Loving, You, Baby”, “Too Many Fish in the Sea”, “Boys”, “I am Ready”, “Rock Me in the Cradle”, “Cycle Set”, “African Waltz”, “Its Alright”, “The Boy from New York City”, “The Way of Love”, “Down the Line”, “Thats What Love”, “Where Have All the Flowers Gone”, “With the Wind & the Rain in Your Hair”, and “Personality”. Loren sang on 26 shows, and was a well-known member of the cast. She also appeared in the live theatre show Shindig.

In 1966, Loren became a co-star with Bobby Rydell on The Milton Berle Show, a variety series hosted by Berle and co-starring Irving Benson. The signing of Loren and Rydell was widely reported at the time. The series was subsequently aired for a short 13 weeks.

Loren guest starred on a seven-part Dr. Kildare in 1965 as Anna Perrona, a young woman in need of dialysis treatment. In 1966, she played Susie in two episodes of Batman The Joker Goes to School, He Meets His Match, the Grisly Ghoul, for which she is well remembered. In a guide to the weeks television, her character was described as Aiding The Joker is Donna Loren, a frisky cheerleader. Lorens kiss with Batman co-star Burt Ward (Robin) was reportedly accompanied by a flood of mail.Loren also guest starred on The Monkees (episode: Everywhere a Sheik, Sheik, 1967) as Princess Colette, who Davy is set to marry; and on Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1968) as Anna Kovach, who hides a romance from her family. She also appeared on The Mothers-In-Law in 1968.

Loren made hundreds of appearances on numerous variety, music and game shows. Many of these wes This Song, The Red Skelton Show (singing Johnny One Note andThe Way of Love] Hollywood A Go-Go, Top 40!, 9th Street West, Groovy, Boss City, Where the Action Is, Nightlife, Celebrity Game, The Dating Game, The Joey Bishop Show, The Steve Allen Show, The Pat Boone Show (including an episode co-hosted by Milton Berle), The Woody Woodbury Show, and week-long stints on The Hollywood Squares. She also appeared on New Talent in Young America in January 1965, a special where Youthful artists making great strides in the field of music are showcased in this hour-long Special.

On March 11, 1968, Two for Penny aired on The Danny Thomas Hour. The series was an all-purpose hour hosted by Danny Thomas. Presentations included musical programs, comedy and variety hours, and filmed dramas. Loren starred as Greek-American Penny Kanopolis, whose brothers (Michael Constantine and Lou Antonio) try to organise a courtship and marriage to Yani (Gregory Razaki), even though she is already dating another boy, the non-Greek David (Bill Bixby). Danny Thomas played the family priest This was a pilot for Lorens own series, produced by Thomas and Aaron Spelling and was aired on NBC as a one-hour special.

From 1967-1968, Loren recorded with Reprise, releasing s Pretend (B Side: Once Before I Die, again produced by Jimmy Bowen, and arranged by Don Peake, and s Long as m Holding You (B Side: Such a Shame, produced by Mike Post. The recordings have been calledexceptional showcases for Loren.

Ed Asner
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is an American film, television, stage, and voice actor and former president of the Screen Actors Guild, primarily known for his Emmy Award-winning role as Lou Grant on both The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off series, Lou Grant. In 2009, he starred as the voice of Carl Fredricksen in Pixar’s award-winning animated film, Up. In early 2011, Asner returned to television as butcher Hank Greziak in “Working Class”, the first original sitcom on cable channel CMT.

Following his military service, Asner joined the Playwrights Theatre Company in Chicago, but left for New York before members of that company regrouped as the Compass Players in the mid-1950s. He later made guest appearances with the successor to Compass, The Second City, and is considered part of The Second City extended family. In New York, Asner played Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum in the acclaimed Broadway revival of Threepenny Opera, and began to make inroads as a television actor. Asner playing his most famous role, as Lou Grant in Mary Tyler Moore.

Before he landed his role with Mary Tyler Moore, Asner guest-starred in such television series as NBC’s The Outlaws (1962), in the series finale of CBS’s The Reporter, Mission: Impossible and The Invaders.

Asner is best known for his character Lou Grant, who was first introduced on The Mary Tyler Moore Show in 1970. In 1977, after the end of the Mary Tyler Moore show, Asner’s character was given his own show, Lou Grant, which ran from 1977-1982. In contrast to the Mary Tyler Moore show, which was a thirty minute comedy, the Lou Grant show was an hour long award-winning drama about journalism. (For his role as Grant, Asner is the only actor to win the Emmy award for a sitcom and a drama for the same role.) Other TV series starring Asner in regular roles include Thunder Alley, The Bronx Zoo, and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.

Asner was acclaimed for his role in the miniseries Roots, as Captain Davies, the man who kidnapped Kunta Kinte and sold him into slavery, a role that earned Asner an Emmy Award, and for a similarly dark role as Axel Jordache in the mini-series Rich Man, Poor Man. In contrast, he played Pope John XXIII in Papa Giovanni: Ioannes XXIII, an Italian miniseries for RAI.

Asner has also had an extensive voice acting career. He provided the voices for J. Jonah Jameson on the 1990s animated television series Spider-Man, Hudson on Gargoyles, Jabba the Hutt on the radio version of Star Wars, Master Vrook from Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and its sequel, Roland Daggett on Batman: The Animated Series, Cosgrove on Freakazoid!, Ed Wuncler on The Boondocks, and Granny Goodness in various DC Comics animated series. Asner has also provided voice-over narration for many documentaries and films of social activism.

More recently, Asner provided the voice of Carl Fredricksen in the 2009 Pixar film Up. He received great critical praise for the role, with one critic going so far as to suggest “They should create a new category for this year’s Academy Award for Best Vocal Acting in an Animated Film and name Asner as the first recipient.

He has appeared in a recurring segment, on Jay Leno’s The Tonight Show, entitled “Does This Impress Ed Asner?”

He was recently cast in a Country Music Television comedy pilot, Regular Joe.

In 2001, Asner was the recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award.

Asner has won more Emmy Awards for performing than any other male actor (eight, including five for the role of Lou Grant). In 2003, he was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame.

In July 2010, Asner completed recording sessions for Shattered Hopes: The True Story of the Amityville Murders which is a forthcoming documentary on the 1974 DeFeo murders in Amityville, New York. Asner serves as the narrator for the film, which covers a forensic analysis of the murders, the trial in which 23-year old DeFeo son Ronald DeFeo Jr., was convicted of the killings, and the subsequent “haunting” story which is revealed to be a hoax. In January 2011, Asner took a supporting role on CMT’s first original sitcom “Working Class”.

A prominent member of the Democratic Socialists of America, Asner served two terms as president of the Screen Actors Guild, .

Edd Byrnes
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an American actor known for his starring role in the television series 77 Sunset Strip. He also was featured in the 1978 film Grease as television teen-dance show host, Vince Fontaine, and a single-charted recording artist with “Kookie, Kookie — Lend Me Your Comb” (with Connie Stevens).

His time enduring and most famous role was as Gerald Lloyd “Kookie” Kookson III, on the ABC television detective series 77 Sunset Strip. He played a continually hair-combing serial killer in the pilot, Girl on the Run, but he was so popular (a national teen sensation) that the producers brought him back the following week as a regular cast member in the role of a chrome-plated hot rod driving, hipster-talking (“Kookie-talk”) parking valet and sometime pro-private investigator. Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. explained the situation to the audience.

Kookie’s recurring character different, exciting look to which teens of the day related – the valet parking attendance who constantly combed his piled-high, greasy-styled teen hair, often in a windbreaker jacket, who worked part-time at the so-called Dean Martin’s Dino’s Lodge restaurant, next door to private investigator agency at 77 Sunset Strip frequently acted as an unlicensed, pro-detective who helped the private eyes (Zimbalist and Roger Smith) on their cases based upon “the word” heard from Kookie’s street informants. Kookie called everybody “Dad” (as in “Sure thing . . . Dad.”), and was television’s homage to the Jack Kerouac style of cult-hipster of the late 1950s. To the thrill of teen viewers, Kookie talked a jive-talk “code” to everyone, whether you understood him or not, and Kookie knew better than others “the word on the street.” Some say the Kookie character borrowed much from James Dean’s “Rebel”, and was the progenitor to The Fonz of the Happy Days series (switch hot rod for motorcycle; same hair, comb and a leather jacket).

Kookie’s constant on screen tending of his ducktail haircut led to many jokes among comedians of the time, and resulted in the 1960 charted ‘rap’ style recording (8 weeks), “Kookie, Kookie–Lend Me Your Comb”, recorded with actress and recording artist Connie Stevens, and which reached #27 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song also appeared on the Edd Byrnes album, entitled (what else) “Kookie”. He and Stevens appeared together on ABC’s The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom. During the run of the 77 Sunset Strip series, Byrnes, as the “Kookie” character, was an extremely popular celebrity (Elvis Presley-level national attention), and Byrnes received fan mail volume that reached 15,000 letters a week, according to Picture Magazine in 1961, and rivaled most early rock recording stars in the day.

Byrnes walked off the show in the second season demanding a bigger part and bigger pay, to which the producers eventually agreed.

Owing to restrictions in his Warner Brothers television contract, he was forced to turn down film roles in Ocean’s Eleven (1960), Rio Bravo (1959), North to Alaska (1960) and The Longest Day (1962). However he appeared in the Warners films Darby’s Rangers (1957) (replacing Tab Hunter), Marjorie Morningstar (1958), Up Periscope and Yellowstone Kelly (both in 1959). Byrne tested for the role of John F. Kennedy in PT 109 but the President preferred Cliff Robertson, who was eventually cast for the role.

Though a popular celebrity, and yet not a particularly gifted actor, the years of unfortunate “Kookie” typecasting led Brynes to ultimately buy-out his television contract with Warners to clear his way for films though it was accomplished too late to allow Byrnes to capitalize on feature-length cinema projects based upon his established television series fame. Post Warner Bros

Byrnes travelled to Europe where he made several films. He was featured as one of the convict commandos in 1964 in Roger Corman’s The Secret Invasion. In 1965 he played Dick Martin in Beach Ball, then returned to Europe for several spaghetti westerns. Since then he has appeared in many television programs and movies. He played the role of the Dick Clark-like dance-show host Vince Fontaine, host of National Bandstand, in the 1978 movie Grease, and Ross Coleman in 1989 in Troop Beverly Hills.

As a tribute to his enduring celebrity and his iconic “Kookie” character, Edd Byrnes has ranked #5 in TV Guide’s list of “TV’s 25 Greatest Teen Idols” (23 January 2005 issue).

Byrnes wrote an autobiography in 1996 entitled Kookie No More.

Eddie Deezen
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Eddie Deezen has been making cameo appearances in movies such as Grease, 1941, War Games, and Spy Hard since the seventies. He was the ultimate geek before geek was cool.

Eddie Deezen as Melvin in Wargames You may be thinking to yourself, “Hey, I recognize that guy. What an egghead!” Although Eddie is a typcast nerd on the screen, in reality he is a movie star living in , California.

Eddie Deezen is one of those actors that you’ve probably seen or heard many times, but never knew by name. He appears in feature films and TV shows and lends his voice to cartoons and commercials. Though his roles are sometimes small his characters leave a lasting impression. His scene in War Games in particular is one of those that every viewer remembers. he was also in POLAR EXPRESS.

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an American actor. He played Bob Morales in the 1987 biopic La Bamba. He also appeared in the PBS drama American Family and in the Showtime series Resurrection Blvd. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Lt. Tony Rodriguez on NYPD Blue and Joseph Adama in the science fiction television series Caprica.

His first professional performances were in theater and television in New York. His first film was Bad Boys (1983), about teenagers in juvenile correction facility. Morales appeared in a 1985 episode of the TV series Fame. He co-starred with Burt Lancaster in the 1986 NBC miniseries On Wings of Eagles, playing the Iranian Rashid, the hero of a true story about Ross Perot. Morales also appeared in Miami Vice, The Equalizer, and 24.

He played Bob Morales, the real-life ex-convict and biker half-brother of 1950s rock and roll singer Ritchie Valens, in La Bamba (1987).

Some of his other roles have reflected his socio-political interests, such as The Burning Season in 1994, My Family/Mi Familiain 1995, The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (1997) and Southern Cross (1999) In the latter three films, as well as in others such as Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989) and Rapa Nui (1994), Morales saw increased amounts of screen time, starting with a role in the Pauly Shore film In The Army Now (1994). He portrayed a police officer in the film Dogwatch (1996) and Father Herrera in The Virgin of Juarez (2006)

In the 1990s, he guest-starred on episodes of The Outer Limits, Tales from the Crypt, and two shorter-lived series, L.A. Doctors and The Hunger. He appeared in a two-part episode of Family Law in 2000. He was part of the main cast of the long-running series NYPD Blue for three and a half seasons, from 2001 to 2004, as the head of the 15th precinct detective squad.

He played a drug dealer named Lulu in the 2002 film Paid in Full. In 2005, he was a voice actor in the video game True Crime: New York City, playing Sgt. Victor Navarro.

Morales was cast in the film American Fusion (2005) and on June 19, 2006, he joined the cast of the Fox series Vanished, as FBI agent Michael Tyner; the series ran for one season. In 2007, Morales appeared in an episode of the USA Network drama series Burn Notice, as a Cuban shopkeeper being shaken down for “protection” money by local criminals. In early 2008, Morales had a role in the CBS drama Jericho, as Major Edward Beck. He appeared in all seven episodes of the shortened second season That same year, he appeared in Kill Kill Faster Faster, a film noir based on the novel of the same name by Joel Rose.

In May 2008, it was announced that Morales would play the role of Joseph Adama in the science fiction television series Caprica – Syfy’s prequel to the series Battlestar Galactica. The series, though highly anticipated, only ran for one season in 2010.

In March 2015 Robert Rodriguez cast him as Lord Amancio Malvado for the horror drama series From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series.

George Wyner

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an American film and television actor. Wyner graduated from Syracuse University in 1968 as a drama major, and was an in-demand character actor by the early 1970s.

To date, Wyner has made guest appearances in over 100 television series and co-starred in nine. He is probably best known for his role as ADA Bernstein on the series Hill Street Blues. He is also noted for memorable roles in films such as Spaceballs, American Pie 2 and Fletch.

Wyner was introduced to producer Steven Bochco while appearing in Bochco’s short-lived 1976 series, Delvecchio. This led to the role as Irwin Bernstein in Hill Street, and to roles in 4 subsequent Bochco productions: Doogie Howser, M.D., Brooklyn South, NYPD Blue and L.A. Law. Additionally, Wyner has appeared on the following programs for Hill Street’s production company, MTM: Rhoda, The Bob Newhart Show, The White Shadow, WKRP in Cincinnati and Newhart.

Harry Goaz
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an American actor best known for his roles as Deputy Andy Brennan in the TV drama series, Twin Peaks (1990-1991, 2017), and as Sgt. Knight in the NBC TV series, Eerie Indiana (1991-2).

Goaz first met David Lynch while driving him to a memorial tribute to Roy Orbison where Lynch decided to cast him for the role of Deputy Andy Brennan in the TV series Twin Peaks He followed up Twin Peaks with Eerie Indiana, a paranormal TV show created by Joe Dante. Goaz has also taken roles in independent films, such as Steven Soderbergh’s The Underneath.

Howard Hesseman
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an American actor best known for playing disc jockey Johnny Fever on WKRP in Cincinnati and schoolteacher Charlie Moore on Head of the Class.

Hesseman is known for his role as anti-disco disc jockey John “Dr. Johnny Fever” Caravella on the television sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati from 1978–1982, a role Hesseman prepared for by working as a DJ in San Francisco at KMPX-FM for several months. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 1980 and 1981 for his portrayal of Fever. Hesseman is also remembered for his role as teacher Charlie Moore on the ABC series Head of the Class from 1986 to 1990. He also played Sam Royer, the man who married Ann Romano (Bonnie Franklin) on One Day at a Time.

Hesseman made several appearances as a member of the group therapy ensemble on The Bob Newhart Show.

In 1995, Hesseman played the principal role of the Marquis de Sade in Quills at the Geffen Playhouse in Westwood, California, which included one scene in which he was fully naked. In 2001, Hesseman had a role on three episodes of That ’70s Show. In 2006, he appeared in three episodes of the ABC television series Boston Legal playing the unorthodox Judge Robert Thompson, as well as an episode of House. During his appearance as Judge Thompson, Hesseman paid homage to his role as a teacher in his earlier ABC series by hearing a court case while sitting atop the judge’s bench, just as the character of Mr. Moore taught his class atop his desk.

In 2007, he played The Chemist on HBO’s John From Cincinnati. He has guest starred as an announcer at a horse track on Psych, in the episode “And Down the Track Comes Murder.” Hesseman guest-starred on the 2007 season premiere of NBC’s ER, playing a man tripping on magic mushrooms who may or may not have been an orthopedic doctor from another hospital.

Hesseman starred in The Sunshine Boys at the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park, Kansas, from September to November 2010.

In February 2011 he had a guest role as Dr. Elliot D. Aden in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode titled “Turn On, Tune In, Drop Dead” from season 11 (episode 16). Dr. Aden was head of Department of Defense project called Stonewall at W.L.V.U., which did research in fringe psychological concepts such as E.S.P. and out of body experiences.

Film appearances He has also appeared in numerous films, including About Schmidt, All About Steve, Amazon Women on the Moon, Americathon, The Big Bus, Billy Jack, Clue, Crazy for Christmas, The Diamond Trap, Doctor Detroit, Flight of the Navigator, The Great American Traffic Jam, Gridlock’d, Heat, Honky Tonk Freeway, Inside Out, Jackson County Jail, Little Miss Millions, Martian Child, Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Smart Story, My Chauffeur, One Shoe Makes It Murder, Out-of-Sync, “Petulia”, Police Academy 2, The Princess Who Never Laughed, Private Lessons, The Rocker, Rubin and Ed, Shampoo, Silence of the Heart, Steelyard Blues, The Sunshine Boys, Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo, This Is Spinal Tap, and Tunnel Vision. He voiced Munchie in the second sequel to Munchies, Munchie Strikes Back.

Don Sturdy Under the alias of Don Sturdy, Hesseman made some television appearances including one episode of Dragnet in 1968 in which he portrayed a hippie named Jesse Chaplin who was the editor of an underground newspaper. In this Dragnet episode, his character was a panelist on a TV opinion show opposite Sgt. Friday and Officer Gannon.

He played a bit part in two final season episodes of The Andy Griffith Show. In the episode, “Sam for Town Council,” Hesseman has an exchange with Emmett Clark (Paul Hartman), who is running for town council against Sam Jones played by Ken Berry. Hesseman plays a character named Harry seen preparing fishing tackle outside a sporting goods store and complaining to Emmett how poor the fishing has been at a nearby fishing spot. Emmett promises to stock the pond with big perch in exchange for Harry’s vote. Harry agrees and wears a campaign button supporting Emmett in the race. In the episode “Goober Goes to an Auto Show”, Hesseman, also credited as Don Sturdy, plays the Counterboy, serving hot dogs and root beers to Goober and his old trade school rival Roy Swanson, played by Noam Pitlik, who later became better known as Mr. Gianelli on The Bob Newhart Show.

James Darren
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an American television and film actor, television director, and singer.

Darren began his career as a teen idol, having been discovered by talent agent and casting director Joyce Selznick. This encompassed roles in films, most notably his role as Moondoggie in Gidget in 1959, as well as a string of pop hits for Colpix Records, the biggest of which was “Goodbye Cruel World” (#3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1961). It sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc. Another sizeable hit was “Her Royal Majesty” (#6 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1962). He is also featured in one of the Scopitone series of pop music video jukebox films (“Because You’re Mine”).

Darren’s role in the 1961 World War II film The Guns of Navarone was an attempt to break out of his teen image. He was the singing voice of Yogi Bear in the 1964 animated film, Hey There, It’s Yogi Bear!, on the song “Ven-e, Ven-o, Ven-a”. Prior to that, he was the singing and speaking voice of “Jimmy Darrock”

on an episode of The Flintstones. He then achieved success co-starring as impulsive scientist and adventurer Tony Newman in the science fiction television series, The Time Tunnel (1966-1967). In the 1970s Darren appeared as a celebrity panelist on Match Game.

Later Darren had a regular role as Officer James Corrigan on the television police drama T.J. Hooker from 1983-1986. Subsequently he worked as a director on many action-based television series, including Hunter, The A-Team, and Nowhere Man, as well as dramas such as Beverly Hills, 90210 and Melrose Place.

In 1998 he achieved renewed popularity as a singer through his appearances on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in the role of holographic crooner and advice-giver Vic Fontaine; many of his performances on the show were re-recorded for the album This One’s From the Heart (1999). The album showed Darren, a close friend of Frank Sinatra, comfortably singing in the Sinatra style; the 2001 follow-up Because of You showed similar inspiration from Tony Bennett.

James Sikking

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an American actor known for his Emmy-nominated role as Lt. Howard Hunter on the 1980s NBC TV series Hill Street Blues.

He also starred on the ABC TV series Doogie Howser, M.D. as Dr. David Howser and on the short-lived 1997 CBS drama series Brooklyn South as Captain Stan Jonas. All three series were co-created by Steven Bochco. Sikking did the voice of General Gordon on the short-lived 1998 cartoon series Invasion America.

His film work includes The Competition, Outland, Up the Creek and Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, as well as a minor (but crucial) part, as a cynical hitman, in the earlier Point Blank. Sikking’s film career started in 1955. Sikking starred in the 1992 Fox Network TV movie Doing Time on Maple Drive. He has made guest appearances on many TV series including Perry Mason, Rawhide, Bonanza, The Outer Limits, General Hospital, The Rockford Files, The Bob Newhart Show, Hogan’s Heroes, Rich Man, Poor Man Book II, Hunter and Batman Beyond.

Sikking was born in Los Angeles. His mother, Sue Sikking (née Paxton), was a founder of Santa Monica’s Unity-by-the-Sea Church. Sikking graduated from UCLA in 1959 and attended the University of Hawaii. He has two brothers, Tom and Art, and a sister, Joy. He is married to Florine Sikking, a cookbook author. They live in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles.

Jerry Mathers

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This is an example of the endearing words said by Jerry “The Beaver” Mathers, who has become an American icon.

Born on June 2, 1948 in Sioux City Iowa, Jerry’s television and show business career began at the tender age of two when he did a Pet Condensed Milk commercial with Ed Wynn on the “Colgate Comedy Hour.” He continued to work on many of the early ’50’s live television shows and in 1954, he made his movie debut co-starring with Linda Darnell in “This Is My Love.” He then caught the attention of Alfred Hitchcock who signed him for the 1955 film, “The Trouble with Harry,” starring John Forsythe and Shirley MacLaine in what was her very first film role. The budding young actor next appeared in two Bob Hope movies, “The Seven Little Foys” and “That Certain Feeling.” Two movies with Alan Ladd followed, “The Deep Six” and “Men of the Fighting Lady.”

It was in 1957 however; with the debut of the series “Leave It To Beaver” that Jerry entered the hearts and homes of America. An immediate success, the show gained national attention and ran for six seasons, totaling 234 episodes. When it celebrated its 50th anniversary on October 4, 2007, the show became the longest running scripted show in television history. This year in 2017, the show is celebrating its 60th anniversary! Currently shown on Me-TV and in countries throughout the world, “Leave it to Beaver” has made Jerry an American Icon.

His television movie, “Still the Beaver”, was one of the top ten movies of the week for 1982 which led to the development of a new series entitled “The New Leave It To Beaver.” Jerry successfully completed filming 108 episodes which were syndicated and aired in all major domestic and foreign markets. As well as starring in the series, Jerry also directed multiple episodes. Mathers has a high “Q” rating for name and face recognition and is known by people throughout the world.

Joanna Cassidy
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is an American film and television actress. She is known for her role replicant Zhora in the Ridley Scott’s film Blade Runner (1982).

She also has starred in films such as Under Fire, The Fourth Protocol, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Package, Where the Heart Is and Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead, ‘Vampire in Brooklyn and Ghosts of Mars.

In 1968, she landed a bit part in Bullitt. Following her divorce in 1974, Cassidy decided to move to Los Angeles in a bid for an acting career.

Cassidy started her acting career appearing in television series such as Mission: Impossible, Starsky & Hutch, and Taxi. She had a small role in the 1976 film Stay Hungry, an offbeat film about bodybuilding that was the film debut of Arnold Schwarzenegger. She co-starred in the 1978 film Our Winning Season. Her first regular role was as sheriff’s pilot Morgan Wainwright in the 1979 action-adventure series 240-Robert, though the series only lasted for two abbreviated seasons. Afterwards, Cassidy continued to appear in guest roles in series such as Dallas, Falcon Crest, as well as a regular role in the short-lived 1983 sitcom Buffalo Bill (for which she earned a Golden Globe Award).

In 1982, Cassidy had her first major feature film role as the replicant Zhora in Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner. The following year, she co-starred in Under Fire with Gene Hackman and Nick Nolte. She continued to appear in both films and television, and co-starred in the television miniseries Hollywood Wives (1985), The Fourth Protocol (1987), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), The Package (1989), Where the Heart Is (1990), and Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead (1991). In 1993, she co-starred with Dudley Moore in the sitcom Dudley, but the series only lasted for six episodes. She also appeared opposite James Garner, playing his ex-wife, in the 1994 television movie The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A. Her other screen credits from this era include Barbarians at the Gate (1993), the 1993 miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s The Tommyknockers, and Wes Craven’s Vampire in Brooklyn (1995). Cassidy also provided the voice of Inspector Maggie Sawyer in the WB’s series Superman: The Animated Series, and had recurring guest roles on television shows such as L.A. Law, Melrose Place, Diagnosis: Murder and The District.

Since 2000, Cassidy has appeared in the 2001 film Ghosts of Mars directed by John Carpenter, and had a recurring role as Margaret Chenowith on the HBO drama series Six Feet Under for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award. In 2004, she also guest-starred in two episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise as T’Les (the Vulcan mother of Enterprise crewmember T’Pol) and she also had a recurring role as Beverly Bridge on the series Boston Legal in 2006. She also voiced the villainess, Hecubah, in the computer game Nox (2000) as well as once again voicing the character of Maggie Sawyer in the 2002 video game Superman: Shadow of Apokolips.

In the spring of 2007, Cassidy donned Zhora’s costume once more, 25 years after the release of Blade Runner, in order to recreate a climactic scene from the film for the fall 2007 Final Cut release of the film. In the original 1982 release, a stunt performer played out Zhora’s death scene, with the physical differences between the performer and Cassidy very evident (including the stuntperson wearing a different wig). For the Final Cut, Cassidy’s head was digitally transposed onto footage of the stunt performer, making the death scene fit continuity. According to the DVD featurette, All Our Variant Futures, it was Cassidy herself who suggested this be done; she is captured on video making the suggestion during filming of a retrospective interview related to Blade Runner.

In the second season of the NBC series Heroes, she is seen in a photo of the twelve senior members of the show’s mysterious company. Beyond appearances in photographs, the actress first appeared as Victoria Pratt in the tenth episode of season two, “Truth & Consequences”, during which her character was killed off.

In 2008-2009, Cassidy appeared in episodes of Ghost Whisperer, Desperate Housewives, Law & Order: UK, and was also seen in the recurring guest role of Amanda Hawthorne, the mother-in-law of Jada Pinkett Smith’s eponymous character in the medical drama Hawthorne.

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Jodi Lyn O’Keefe is an American actress and model, who at age 17 portrayed Cassidy Bridges on TV’s ‘Nash Bridges’. She is also known for her role on ‘Prison Break’ as Gretchen Morgan.

Midway through her junior year of high school, O’Keefe left school to star on the soap opera ‘Another World’, playing Marguerite “Maggie” Cory. She then got a role on ‘Nash Bridges’ playing Cassidy, the daughter of Don Johnson’s title character. O’Keefe made her big screen debut in 1998 in ‘Halloween H20: 20 Years Later’ and later starred in such films as ‘The Crow: Salvation’, ‘Whatever It Takes’ and ‘Devil in The Flesh 2’. In 1999, she co-starred in the teen film ‘She’s All That’ as the mean-hearted Taylor Vaughan alongside Freddy Prinze Jr and Rachael Leigh Cook. When asked if it was hard to play her character, a high school prima donna, she replied, “Everybody knew a Taylor Vaughan in high school. Working in show business, you meet girls like that every day.”

O’Keefe kept on filming both movies and Nash Bridges until the series ended in 2001. Later films have included ‘Out for Blood’, in which she played a vampire named Layla Simmons and Venice Underground. In 2005, she appeared for three episodes in the first season of ‘Boston Legal’. O’Keefe was also in ‘3 Doors Down’ video “Let Me Go, alongside Jesse Metcalfe. In 2007, Jodi joined the cast of ‘Prison Break’.

Jodi appeared in episodes of the television series ‘Charmed’, ‘The Evidence’,’Two and a Half Men’, ‘The Big Bang Theory’, ‘Dharma & Greg’ and ‘Tru Calling’.

In 2009 she appeared in the standalone add-on of the video game Command & Conquer Red Alert 3: Uprising. On August 14, 2010, O’Keefe appeared as Kylie Burch in the Hallmark Original Movie Class. She also appeared in the web series ‘Soul Fire Rising’ as Lilith Reborn for three episodes. On September 19, 2011, O’Keefe had a guest role as Isabella in the ‘Two and a Half Men’ Season 9 episode “Nice to Meet You, Walden Schmidt”. Jodi appeared in the January 26, 2012 episode of ‘The Finder’ as Lisa and Mandy. She also appeared as “Emily Bennett” in the thriller ‘Exposed’. In 2012, Jodi launched her own jewelry line along with her clothing line, ‘Queen George Clothing’. Since June 2013, O’Keefe did a photo shoot for NOH8 campaign.

In January 2014 Jodi joined the cast of VH-1’s ‘Hit The Floor’. Jodi plays Lionel Davenport, the estranged wife of Pete Davenport (played by Dean Cain), the former All-Star who coaches the Los Angeles Devils basketball team. That same year Jodi was cast in the recurring role as “Dr. Jo Laughlin” in the sixth season of the CW series ‘The Vampire Diaries’. She’s appeared in 23 episodes from 2014-2016.

Joe Spano

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an American actor who came to prominence through his role as Lt. Henry Goldblume on Hill Street Blues. Spano is now best known for his work on NCIS as FBI Special Agent Tobias C. Fornell.

He moved to Hollywood in the late 1970s, landing guest shots on TV and bit roles in American Graffiti (1973) and The Enforcer (1976).

In Hill Street Blues he played Henry Goldblume during the entire seven-year run of the series, first as a detective sergeant, later as a lieutenant. Goldblume was one of Hill Street Precinct Captain Frank Furillo’s trusted junior officers, serving at times as a hostage negotiator and gangs relations officer. The character was sympathetic to crime victims, sometimes coming in conflict with his duties as a police officer. Spano was one of many actors appearing through each episode, which typically had several interwoven story lines.

After Hill Street Blues ended, Spano won recurring roles in television police shows Murder One (1995) and NYPD Blue (1993), again as a detective, and has appeared regularly in 27 television movies and 20 television shows like The X-Files (episodes Tempus Fugit and Max), Mercy Point and Amazing Grace. Spano won the Emmy award in 1988 for Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series for a role he played in an episode of Midnight Caller. He has appeared in 27 feature films, including working alongside Tom Hanks in Apollo 13 and Richard Gere and Edward Norton in Primal Fear. His credits are often confused with Australian actor Joseph Spano. They are not related.

He is a veteran stage actor on the east and west coasts. Spano made his Broadway debut in 1992 in the Roundabout Theater revival of Arthur Miller’s The Price, with Eli Wallach, which was nominated for a Tony for Best Revival. West coast stage credits include Eduardo Pavlovsky’s Potestad, and David Mamet’s Speed-the-Plow and American Buffalo, for which he was awarded an LA Drama Critics Circle Award. At the Rubicon Theater in Ventura he has played General Burgoyne in Shaw’s The Devil’s Disciple, Greg in A. R. Gurney’s Sylvia and Vladimir in Waiting for Godot. He is a member of the Antaeus Theater Company and a founding member of three other theater companies. He played a seductive vampire in the cult musical Dracula: A Musical Nightmare in a small LA theatre. He also appeared in the TV movie Brotherhood of Justice with Keanu Reeves and Kiefer Sutherland.

Spano has been a recurring character in NCIS since its premiere episode, “Yankee White”, playing FBI Special Agent Tobias Fornell, the FBI counterpart to NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, portrayed by Mark Harmon. The on-screen rapport between the two actors has made Spano much more visible to viewers than his number of actual screen appearances would suggest. Spano is best known for straight dramatic roles but, in NCIS, has adapted to the comedic/drama style of the show. Spano’s character, Fornell, holds rank in the FBI equivalent to that held by the NCIS main character, Gibbs. Thus Spano is given key lines and comic moments as a foil for Gibbs and, in some episodes, equal screentime with the main lead.

Joyce Bulifant

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an American televisionactress, notable for her sunny “little girl”-like Southern lilt of a voice. She was a frequent panelist on the television game shows Chain Reaction, Match Game, and Password Plus.

One of Bulifant’s earliest roles on television was as a dancer on Arthur Murray’s Dance Party (1950-1960)] She also played Timmie Barnes in Too Young to Go Steady (1959), Mary Gentry in Tom, Dick and Mary (1964-1965)Marie Slaughter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970-1977), Peggy Wilson on Love Thy Neighbor (1973), Lois on It’s a Man’s World (1962-1963), Marsha Patterson on The Bill Cosby Show (1969-71), Marjorie Martin on Big John, Little John (1976-1977), and Alice Wurlitzer on The Bad News Bears (1979-1980) She was heard as the voice of Queen Vanda on the syndicated cartoon series Sport Billy (1982).Bulifant was seen on Channing, Empire, and The Virginian. She played an intended murder victim in a 1961 episode (“An Attractive Family”) of Thriller. She played innocent defendant “Nancy Banks” in the Perry Mason 1963 episode “The Case of the Ice-Cold Hands”, the second of her two appearances on that show.

In 1963, she appeared in an episode of The Real McCoys. She later had a role as Miriam Willoughby on Flo, appeared in the movie Airplane!, and as the mother of David Spade’s character on Just Shoot Me!, as well as guest roles and as a guest panelist on game shows.

Bulifant, who has been described as “naturally funny” was the original choice for the role of Carol Brady on ABC’s The Brady Bunch, but the part ultimately went to Florence Henderson.

Julie McCullough
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is an American model, actress and stand-up comedian. She was Playboy magazine’s Playmate of the Month for February 1986, and played the role “Julie Costello” on Growing Pains in 1989-90.

McCullough worked as a model in her teens before moving to California. In 1984, McCullough graduated from high school and was living in Allen, Texas, when a photographer approached her to pose for Playboy magazine. She became a Playboy model appearing in four issues: February 1985 (on the cover and as part of a “Girls of Texas” pictorial), February 1986 (as Playmate of the Month), September 1986 (on the cover and as part of a “Farmer’s Daughters” pictorial) and October 1989 (a post-Growing Pains compilation of her first three shoots with extra pictures).

In 1989, officials of North Carolina’s Azalea Festival stripped Julie McCullough of her crown as Azalea Queen of Wilmington, because of controversy surrounding her appearance as a Playboy centerfold.

McCullough found work in a number of television and film projects. Her work included Max Headroom, The Golden Girls, a role in the 1987 film Big Bad Mama II co-starring Angie Dickinson, Superboy and the 1988 horror movie remake The Blob. She starred in the syndicated adventure series Robin’s Hoods as Stacey Wright with singer-actor Rick Springfield. Robin’s Hoods lasted one season on television.

Growing Pains

Julie McCullough landed the role of nanny Julie Costello on the television show Growing Pains in 1989. She appeared in eight episodes until she was fired in 1990, which allegedly stemmed from series star Kirk Cameron’s conversion to evangelical Christianity, a conversion that, according to The E! True Hollywood Story episode focusing on the show, served to alienate him from his fellow cast members, as he did not invite any of them to his wedding. Though Cameron reports that he did not call for her to be fired in his 2008 autobiography Still Growing, and the show’s producers have claimed that Julie’s character was never intended to be a permanent character, the long-told story is that Cameron called for McCullough’s termination because of his objections to her having posed nude in Playboy, accusing the show’s producers of promoting pornography. A decade later, Cameron apologized to his TV family for some of his prior behavior due to his lack of maturity. He reportedly did not reconcile with McCullough, however, who claims that Cameron refused to speak to her during a later encounter, and who remains critical of him, stating that she lost a lot from the public criticism she endured from the controversy. Although McCullough herself is Catholic, she has criticized the evangelical television programming Cameron has produced, which she has viewed on one occasion, saying on her MySpace page:

He thinks if I read science books that I’m going to hell. [I would] rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints … the sinners are much more fun. And a lot more interesting than some book-burner who is still having growing pains. I am at peace with God. Kirk thinks people like me are going to Hell, if I do then at least I’ll go well informed and well read.

After the Growing Pains scandal, McCullough made several television appearances on Beverly Hills, 90210, Jake and the Fatman, Harry and the Hendersons and Drexell’s Class.

McCullough now works as a stand-up comedian, and has performed at the Hollywood Improv, the Palms Hotel and Casino, and the Laugh Factory.

McCullough has appeared on the E! reality show The Girls Next Door. She appeared in “Under the Covers”, the ninth episode of the first season, which aired in October 2005, and “May the Horse Be With You”, the second episode of the third season, which aired in March 2007.

Kay Lenz
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is an American actress. A former child performer, Lenz has worked primarily in television and has won two Emmy Awards.

Lenz began working as a child actress, appearing in such television shows as The Andy Griffith Show (under the stage name Kay Ann Kemper), Opie’s Group (1967) as well as in stage productions. She made a brief appearance in the film American Graffiti (1973) as one of the girls at the dance. She achieved recognition for her title-role performance as the free spirit who captivates William Holden in Breezy, directed by Clint Eastwood. She made guest appearances in The Streets of San Francisco, Gunsmoke, MacGyver, McCloud, Cannon, and Petrocelli, and played a lead role in the film White Line Fever (1975) before being cast in the miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man in 1976, for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award. She reprised her role for the sequel, Rich Man, Poor Man Book II (1976). Since the 1980s, she has played guest roles in numerous television series. In 1984 she appeared in Rod Stewart’s music video for the song “Infatuation”. She won an Emmy in 1989 for Midnight Caller.

Kimmy Robertson
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an American actress best known for her role as Lucy Moran in the TV series Twin Peaks. She was married to John Christian Walker from January 18, 2003 to September 27, 2004.

Originally a ballerina, she found success as an actress. Her high pitched voice has also served her well in animated cartoons, having featured on animated shows as Batman: The Animated Series, The Critic, The Tick and The Simpsons and movies such as Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. From 1993 to 1995, Robertson voiced Penny on 2 Stupid Dogs’ Secret Squirrel segments.

Robertson performed a short spoken-word segment on Roger McGuinn’s 1990 album Back from Rio.

In 2011, she started playing Penny Wise on the long-running radio series Adventures in Odyssey.

Konrad Sheehan
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Konrad literally fell into the motion-picture industry in 1978, as a stuntman by performing a stair-fall for Rose Gregorio in “Eye’s of Laura Mars” starring Faye Dunaway.

When Konrad met Walter Hill for the part as a gang member in the “Punks” for “The Warriors,” Walter asked him if he could skate. Of course, he said “YES!!!;” even though he couldn’t. Nevertheless, Konrad acquired a pair of skates, and spent the whole summer of ’78 in Central Park at the band shell near 72nd street practicing. During that time, skating on the streets was not popular. One night while doing a non-stop 25 mile skate from Mt. Vernon, N.Y. to White Plains, N.Y. and back, a cop car pulled along side of him and asked him to pull over, and he said: “I can’t.” At that time, he had the mind-set that once he began skating, he didn’t want to stop. The cop asked him three times to pull over. After the third time, Konrad told him “I can’t; because, I’m skating for a record.” The cop drove away and let him go. However, if the cop asked him what the record was, Konrad would have told him that… “I’m skating to my friends house for a Led Zeppelin album.” This is a true story. About a week later, after his scenes in “The Warriors” wrapped, Konrad remembers working in Coney Island (about a mile away from “The Warriors” set) doing stunts for Lee Strasberg in “Boardwalk.” He was asked by Marcelino Sanchez (Rembrandt) to stop by the set; but, he chose not to; because, he didn’t want Walter to see him dressed as an 80 year old man.

Lana Wood
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the younger sister of actress, Natalie Wood. Her first major role was at age 9 in the John Wayne western The Searchers. She was a regular on the soap opera Peyton Place.

She is best known for her role as Plenty O’Toole in the 1971 James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever. She appeared in a number of small films and television guest roles throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

As an infant, Wood appeared in Driftwood (1947), but her scene was deleted from the final version of the film. Lana’s first credited film role was in director John Ford’s western classic The Searchers (1956), which stars John Wayne and also features Wood’s sister Natalie; Lana and Natalie play the same character at different ages, with similar amounts of screen time. Natalie’s stage name was Wood, given to her by the producer of her first film. Maria was asked under what last name Lana should be credited, and Maria agreed it would be best if she could be credited as “Wood,” like her sister. As a child, she also made guest appearances in Playhouse 90 (1957), The Real McCoys (1958), and appeared in the films Marjorie Morningstar (1958) and Five Finger Exercise (1962).

Early in her adult career, Lana played bit parts in Natalie’s films; but, in the 1960s, her own career took off. One of her roles was in the beach party film The Girls on the Beach (1965). After appearing in the short-lived drama series, The Long, Hot Summer, she landed the role of Sandy Webber in the prime-time soap Peyton Place, which she played from 1966 to 1967.

In 1971, Wood appeared in the April 1971 Playboy issue, along with her poetry. Even though Natalie strongly disapproved of Lana’s posing nude, the publicity was a major reason for her being cast as Bond girl Plenty O’Toole in Diamonds Are Forever (1971). In a scene with Sean Connery, she appeared wearing only a flimsy pair of see-through panties.

Wood has more than 20 other films and over 300 television shows to her credit, including The Fugitive, Bonanza, Mission: Impossible, Police Story, Starsky and Hutch, Nero Wolfe, Fantasy Island, and Capitol. Some of her other film roles have been in the Disney film Justin Morgan Had a Horse (1972) and the western Grayeagle (1977). After appearing in the horror film Demon Rage (1982), she retired from acting, concentrating on her career as a producer.

In 1984, Wood published the controversial tell-all book Natalie, A Memoir by Her Sister, which reached number three on The New York Times Best Seller list. In 2004, she produced the biopic The Mystery of Natalie Wood. She recently returned to acting and has several projects in production. Lana is a character in the 2009 Steve Alten book Meg: Hell’s Aquarium.

Lark Voorhies
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an American actress who rose to fame playing Lisa Turtle in Saved by the Bell, for which she was nominated for the Young Artist Award four times, winning in 1990 and 1993.

She also portrayed the role as a regular on Good Morning, Miss Bliss. In May 2001, Voorhies started the Beverly Hills-based production company, You Soy Productions, which is developing Voorhies’ film entitled, The Hope for Pandora’s Box as of 2012.

Voorhies made her acting debut at the age of two. Though photogenic, she was shy, and her mother put Voorhies’ acting career on hold until she was more comfortable in front of the cameras. Later, at the age of fourteen, Voorhies reappeared on an episode of Small Wonder in 1988. In June of that same year, she landed the recurring role of Lisa Turtle in Good Morning, Miss Bliss and appeared in thirteen episodes from 1988 to 1989. She remained as the same character, as did Zack, Screech, and Mr. Belding, after Disney dropped the series and it was picked-up and re-tooled by NBC and renamed Saved by the Bell. The characters Miss Bliss, Mylo, Mikey, and Nicky were dropped. During its first season on NBC 1989-1990, the characters Kelly Kapowski, A.C. Slater, and Jessie Spano were added. The setting was also changed from John F. Kennedy Junior High in Indianapolis to Bayside High School in Los Angeles.

Voorhies has since appeared in several television sitcoms and soap operas. She played the role of single mom Wendy Reardon on Days of Our Lives from 1993 to 1994. On The Bold and the Beautiful Voorhies played the role of amiable intern fashion-designer, Jasmine Malone beginning in January 1995. She was released from her contract in November 1996 when her role required her to act in sex scenes, which the actress refused to do citing her religious beliefs as a Jehovah’s Witness. She returned in April 2004 when Jasmine Malone returns to L.A when Eric and Stephiane hire her to work as a designer in the basement at Forrester Creations. She decided to renew her contract when the show offered to sign her to a one-year deal and departed the show again in July 2004 when her character Jasmine took a job at Forrester International in Europe, courtesy of Eric Forrester.

In 1995, Voorhies guest-starred in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Life Support”. During the same year, Voorhies guest-starred in the season 6 episode of Family Matters, entitled “Home Sweet Home,” as Eddie’s upstairs dream girl. She has continued to act in various roles since then, such as In the House, in which she played the girlfriend-turned-wife of Alfonso Ribeiro’s character, Dr. Max Stanton. Previously, she played Ribeiro’s love interest twice on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Besides sitcoms, Voorhies also appeared in movies and direct-to-video films. In 2001, Voorhies played a major role in the film How High as Lauren, a Harvard student. She was involved in a 1990 movie adaptation of the book The Black Man’s Guide to Understanding Black Women, and played Ana Smith in the 2008 movie entitled The Next Hit.

Lee Meriwether
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an American actress, former model, and the winner of the 1955 Miss America pageant. She is perhaps best known for her role as Betty Jones, Buddy Ebsen’s secretary and daughter-in-law in the long-running 1970s crime drama Barnaby Jones.

The role earned her two Golden Globe Award nominations in 1975 and 1976, and an Emmy Award nomination in 1977. She is also known for her role as John Schuck’s long-haired wife, Lily Munster, in the 1980s sitcom The Munsters Today, as well as for her portrayal in 1966 of Catwoman in the film version of Batman and a co-starring role in science fiction television series, The Time Tunnel. Meriwether had a recurring role as Ruth Martin on the daytime soap opera All My Children until the end of the series in September 2011.

Leif Garrett

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an American singer, actor and television personality. He became famous in the late 1970s as a child pop star and teen idol.


In the first few years of his career Garrett performed under the name of “Leif Per”; however, casting agents found the name difficult to pronounce (Per is pronounced the same as “pair” or “pear”). In 1971, Garrett received a check in the mail incorrectly addressed to a “Leif Garrett”. After Garrett and his mother undertook research on the name, they found that the name “Garrett” held connotations of strength, so the name stuck.

Acting career

Garrett and his sister Dawn Lyn worked a variety of small acting jobs. They co-starred in the horror movie Devil Times Five as juvenile mental patients who almost innocently go on a murder spree at an isolated ski resort. Dawn and Leif also guest-starred in an episode of Gunsmoke as well as Wonder Woman.

Garrett’s more notable performances include the breakthrough role of Jimmy Henderson in Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969); the protagonist’s son Mike Pusser from the Walking Tall movies (1973, 1975, 1977) and the recurring role of Zack Russell on the ABC TV series Family. Leif also played the role of Leonard Unger, the son of Felix Unger (Tony Randall), on the ABC series The Odd Couple, a part that previously was played by Willie Aames.

In the fall of 1975, Garrett, at fourteen, appeared in the role of Endy Karras in a 12-week CBS drama series Three for the Road, with Alex Rocco as his father, Peter Karras, and Vincent Van Patten as his older brother, John Karras. The story line is that of a father and two sons, grief-stricken over the death of their wife and mother sell their house, buy a recreational vehicle, and roam throughout the United States. Garrett’s appearance in the program triggered a response from teenage girls and led to his first appearances in teenage magazines, such as Tiger Beat. Garrett also played alongside Lee Van Cleef in two Spaghetti Westerns shot in Israel: God’s Gun and Kid Vengeance (it). Garrett also starred in the film Skateboard.

In the 1980s, Garrett returned to acting, appearing in a small role as Bob Sheldon in the 1983 Francis Ford Coppola film The Outsiders. In 1985 he starred in Shaker Run as a mechanic and in Thunder Alley as the lead singer of a pop band that is torn apart by drugs. Other notable Leif Garrett movies from the decade include Delta Fever and the horror film Cheerleader Camp.

Music career

In autumn of 1976, Garrett signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records and recorded his first album, Leif Garrett. The album was released in 1977, and his first four singles charted modestly on the US Billboard Hot 100. All of these hits were covers of late 1950s and early 1960s hits such as “Runaround Sue” and “The Wanderer.” In mid-1978 he signed with Scotti Brothers Records and recorded his second album, Feel the Need. Its first single, “I Was Made For Dancin'”, reached #10 on the US Hot 100 and #4 on the British chart in early-1979. It became his greatest hit in both the US and the UK. However, subsequent singles failed to crack the Top 20 in either country. Nevertheless, Garrett continued to record, releasing the albums Same Goes For You (1979), Can’t Explain (1980) and My Movie of You (1981) in quick succession.

1990 – 2005
In the mid-1990s, Garrett returned to acting and singing, appearing in the 1995 low-budget horror film Dominion, touring with The Melvins and recording vocals for their cover of “Smells Like Teen Spirit” on The Crybaby (2000). In 1998, a greatest hits compilation, The Leif Garrett Collection, was released. Garrett, however, has stated: “My former record label was bought out. The label was started by me meaning my music started it, funded it. And then it was bought out by some company that released the Greatest Hits Collection. Not only have I not seen any royalties from that, but they wanted me to promote it, the compensation being a couple of CDs.”

In 1999 he formed the band Godspeed with Christopher Wade Damerst and Michael Scott (The Distortions, Deadtime Stories). They recorded a three-song EP on Garrett’s own label, Tongue and Groove Records, and debuted on The Rosie O’Donnell Show, but broke up after only a few performances.

Garrett’s stage work includes playing the title role in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and, in late 2000, appearing in the National Theatre of the Deaf’s production of A Child’s Christmas In Wales. He also appeared in summer stock at The Barn Theatre’s production of Old Timer in 2001. In the same year, he voiced himself in the animated television series Family Guy episode “The Thin White Line”.

In 2003, Garrett appeared as himself in the David Spade film Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star. He also co-wrote and sang “Former Child Star” for the film’s soundtrack and was one of the singers of “Child Stars on Your Television”, which played over the ending credits.

2006 – present

In September 2006, Garrett appeared on the celebrity edition of Fear Factor. He won the grand prize of $50,000. On New Year’s Eve 2006, Garrett first appeared in Las Vegas with retro act Original Idols LIVE!, hosted by Barry Williams. The show also featured the Bay City Rollers, Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods and The Cowsills, with selected appearances by Merrill Osmond, Tony DeFranco and Danny Bonaduce.

In August 2007, Country Music Television (CMT) cast Garrett in the short-lived Ty Murray’s Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge, among nine celebrities appearing on the show. However, he quit after one episode, citing soreness and lack of desire to continue.

In November 2007, Garrett released the album Three Sides of…, which constituted songs he recorded with his current band F8 and his 1990s band Godspeed as well as some new songs.

Garrett toured South Korea in May 2010, with shows in Seoul and Busan. This marked the 30th anniversary of Garrett’s first performance in Korea in June 1980. He embarked on another tour of the country in 2013.

In the early 2010s, Garrett began collaborating with punk rock artist and songwriter Craig Else. . The two have also recorded a cover of Neil Young’s “Old Man”.

Beginning in 1979, Garrett dated English actress Nicollette Sheridan; the two split six years later Two decades later, Garrett credited Sheridan for helping him at the start of his career, and said of her “She’s a special person in my life

Lenny Von Dohlen
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an American film, television and stage actor, known for his performance as architect Miles Harding in the film Electric Dreams and as the orchid-growing agoraphobic Harold Smith in the television series Twin Peaks.

Lenny Von Dohlen’s film debut was in Academy Award-winning Tender Mercies, starring Robert Duvall, written by Horton Foote and directed by Bruce Beresford in 1983. In 1984, Von Dohlen played the lead role in the cult film MGM/UA’s Electric Dreams. Other roles include: Under the Biltmore Clock (1985); Dracula’s Widow (1987); Blind Vision (1992); Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992); Jennifer 8 (1992); Ed Zwick’s Leaving Normal (1992) and the title role in Billy Galvin (1986) opposite Karl Malden.

He played one of the villains in Twentieth Century Fox’s Home Alone 3 (1997). He has appeared in acclaimed independent films such as Tollbooth (1994), Bird of Prey (1996), One Good Turn (1996), Entertaining Angels (1996), Cadillac (1997) and Frontline (1997). In 2007, he appeared in Beautiful Loser, playing the role of Reggie as an adult, and in Teeth, a Sundanceand Berlin Film Festival Dramatic Competition nominee. In 2010, he played Elder Daniel in Downstream and in the same year he played Sheriff Jack Carter in a short film called Night Blind (2010). In 2012/13, he was seen in Camilla Dickinson and White Camellias.

In 2015, Lenny Von Dohlen played the title role of legendary film director Oskar Knight in Near Myth: The Oskar Knight StoryVon Dohlen’s first television role was in NBC’s Emmy-award winning Kent State (1981). Others include Don’t Touch, directed by Beau Bridges; The Equalizer; Tales From the Darkside; Miami Vice; thirtysomething (1987); The Lazarus Man (playing John Wilkes Booth), Picket Fences (playing the gay brother of Marlee Matlin’s character (1992)); as the diabolical Mr. Cox in a recurring role on The Pretender (1999); Chicago Hope (1994); and Walker, Texas Ranger (1996). He also appeared in the Masterpiece Theatre presentation of Eudora Welty’s The Ponder Heart (2000) on PBS. In 2010, for its homage to Twin Peaks, Von Dohlen appeared in USA Network’s show Psych in the episode Dual Spires, playing Sheriff Andrew Jackson joining a cast reunion including Sheryl Lee.

In 1992, he also played a government agent of a future fascist state in the BBC’s Red Dwarf series V, episode 6, Back to Reality.

Liane Curtis

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an American film and television actress and musician.

She has garnered a cult following after starring in such B grade theater and video releases as Critters 2: The Main Course and Girlfriend from Hell as well as smaller roles in higher profile classics such as Sixteen Candles and her feature film debut Baby It’s You directed by John Sayles.

Baby It’s You (1983) as Jody, High School Girl
Sixteen Candles (1984) as Randy
The Brother from Another Planet (1984) as Ace
Hard Choices (1985) (uncredited) as Maureen
The Best Times (1985) TV series as Annette Dimetriano
The Equalizer as Elaine (1 episode, 1987)
Married… with Children as Debbie (1 episode, 1987)
21 Jump Street as Lauren Carlson (1 episode, 1987)
Knots Landing as Young Karen (1 episode, 1987)
Kenny (1988) …. Sharon Kay
The Bronx Zoo as Joanie Barris (1 episode, 1988)
Critters 2: The Main Course (1988) as Megan Morgan
Girlfriend from Hell (1989) as Maggie
Kojak: None So Blind (1990) (TV) as Lorraine
WIOU as Trudy (10 episodes, 1990�1991)
Queens Logic (1991) as Cashier
Reason for Living: The Jill Ireland Story (1991) (TV) as Lori
Rock ‘n’ Roll High School Forever (1991) as Stella
Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue (1991) as Mona
Exclusive (1992) (TV) as Carol
Benny & Joon (1993) as Claudia
Erotique (1994) as Murohy (segment “Let’s Talk About Love”)
Trial by Fire (1995) (TV) as Doreen
Soundman (1998) as Kate
ER as Mrs. Shayotovich, Fossen’s Neighbor (2 episodes, 2001)
The Failures (2003) as Samantha Kyle
Threat Matrix as Counter Waitress (1 episode, 2003)
Line of Fire as Hooker 2 (1 episode, 2003)
Have Love, Will Travel (2007) as Beverly
Sons of Anarchy as April (1 episode, 2008)
Angel Falls in Love as Aunt CoCo (2011)

Lisa Marie
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an American model and actress.

Marie went on to appear briefly in Let’s Get Lost, Weber’s documentary on the life of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker, and had a small role in Woody Allen’s film Alice. In 1989 she appeared on Malcolm McLaren’s song “Something’s Jumpin’ in Your Shirt” from his 1989 album Waltz Darling.

Marie met film director Tim Burton at Starbucks in New York on New Year’s Eve in 1992 when she had just quit modeling for Calvin Klein, and Burton had been having difficulty in his four-year marriage. According to a Boston Herald article, they claimed to have bonded over mutually witnessing two UFO sightings in California. She was engaged to him from Valentine’s Day 1993 to 2001 and appeared in small roles in most of his productions made during this time.

Burton abruptly ended their relationship following the premiere of 2001’s Planet of the Apes, which he directed. Marie had a small role in the film, while Burton’s new girlfriend Helena Bonham Carter was one of its lead actresses.

Marie has appeared in numerous magazines including Maxim and Esquire. She’s also had her own photographs exhibited and published in magazines; Vanity Fair ran photos side by side that Marie and Burton each took.

In 2015 Marie starred in the critically acclaimed horror film We Are Still Here with Barbara Crampton, Andrew Sensenig, Larry Fessenden, Monte Markham, and Susan Gibney.

Loni Anderson

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is an American actress who played the role of Jennifer Marlowe on the television sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati.

Anderson’s most famous acting role came as receptionist Jennifer Marlowe on WKRP in Cincinnati. Her pinup photo in a bikini became one of the best-selling wall posters of the 1970s. She and Burt Reynolds made one film together, the 1983 stock-car racing comedy Stroker Ace.

Shortly after her divorce from Reynolds, she appeared as a regular in the final season (1993 – 1994) on the NBC sitcom Nurses. Anderson portrayed actress Jayne Mansfield in a made-for-TV biopic with Arnold Schwarzenegger as her husband, Mickey Hargitay. She teamed with Lynda Carter in a 1984 television series, Partners in Crime.

Anderson made a series of cameo appearances on television shows in the late 1990s and early 2000s, such as the Spellmans’ “witch-trash” cousin on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and Vallery Irons’ mother on V.I.P.

Lou Diamond Phillips

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is an American actor and director. His breakthrough came when he starred as Ritchie Valens in the biographical drama film La Bamba (1987).

Phillips was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and won an Independent Spirit Award. He made his Broadway debut with the 1996 revival of The King and I, earning a Tony Awardnomination for his portrayal of King Mongkut of Siam. Phillips’ other notable films include Young Guns (1988), Young Guns II (1990), Courage Under Fire (1996), Che (2008) and The 33 (2015).

The first low-budget film in which he starred was called Trespasses. Phillips’ big break came with the starring role in 1987’s La Bamba, in which he played early rocker Ritchie Valens. Prior to his cinematic breakthrough, he starred in the Miami Vice episode “Red Tape” (March 13, 1987), portraying detective Bobby Diaz.

In 1988, Phillips co-starred with Edward James Olmos in the inner-city high school drama Stand and Deliver, in a role for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture”. He plays Angel David Guzman, a cholo gangster who is inspired by his math teacher, Jaime Escalante, to excel at calculus. Working to master the subject, he develops a friendship with his teacher. Stand and Deliver was filmed before La Bamba, but it was released a year later. In 1988 and 1990, Phillips co-starred with Emilio Estevez and Kiefer Sutherland in the Western films Young Guns and Young Guns II, in which he plays Jose Chavez y Chavez, a historical Old Westoutlaw.

In 1996, Phillips made his Broadway debut as the King in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II’s The King and I. Phillips won a Theatre World Award and was nominated for both a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for his performance.

In 1998, he starred as Cisco, the counterpart of the main character Melvin Smiley (played by Mark Wahlberg), in the comedy-action movie The Big Hit.

He later featured a minor role in the TV sitcom George Lopez (2002-2004) as George Lopez’s half-brother.

Phillips starred in four episodes of the radio series The Twilight Zone: Vol. 1, “A Kind of a Stopwatch”; Vol. 3, “The Parallel Vol. 10, “Miniature”] and Vol. 12, “Long Live Walter Jameson”

He also played a role in the first season of the TV series 24 as secret government agent Mark DeSalvo, opposite former Young Guns star Kiefer Sutherland. Phillips played the recurring role of FBI agent Ian Edgerton in the television series Numb3rs. Edgerton is an FBI tracker and sniper who works as an instructor at Quantico FBI Academy when he is not working a case in the field. Phillips won the second season of the NBC reality series, I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!,

Phillips had a recurring role as Colonel Telford in the Stargate Universe television series during its two-season run on the SyFy channel 2009-2011. He played the would-be commander of the Destiny expedition, who is left behind when an accident launches an unsuspecting crew into deep space. The commander works from Earth to bring the crew home, often coming into conflict with the shipborne command characters.

In June 2012, Philips began co-starring in Longmire, about a modern-day sheriff played by Robert Taylor. Phillips plays Henry Standing Bear, a Native American, who is Longmire’s good friend-often helping him with cases and in dealing with the reservation police who do not respect or like outsiders, especially other law enforcement.

In 2016, Philips portrayed serial killer Richard Ramirez in The Night Stalker.

Mackenzie Phillips
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an American actress and singer best known for her roles in American Graffiti and as rebellious teenager Julie Cooper Horvath on the sitcom One Day at a Time.

She is more recently known for her role in the Disney Channel science fiction show So Weird.

Phillips was 12 when the filming of American Graffiti began, and 14 when the movie was released. She was cast as Carol Morrison, a young girl accidentally picked up by hot rodding teenager John Milner. Because of California state law, producer Gary Kurtz became Phillips’ legal guardian during the filming.

Phillips gained stardom in the 1970s, when she played boy-crazy teenager Julie Cooper Horvath on the long-running television show One Day at a Time, for which she earned $50,000 a week. During the show’s third season in 1977.

From the mid-1980s to the early 1990s, Phillips performed with a re-formed version of The Mamas & the Papas known as The New Mamas and The Papas.

In 1999, Phillips co-starred with Cara DeLizia in the Disney Channel series So Weird, playing a fictional rock star coincidentally named Molly Phillips. She was mother to Fiona, played by Cara DeLizia, and Jack played by Patrick Levis. In the third season, Fiona was replaced by Alexz Johnson, and Molly became a sort of mother to her. She sang original songs written by show producers Jon Cooksey and Ann Marie Montade. In 2002, she appeared in the Disney Channel original movie Double Teamed. Phillips has since guest-starred on episodes of ER, Without a Trace, 7th Heaven, and Cold Case.

Marc Copage

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Marc Copage was born in Los Angeles, California, He is an actor, known for Julia (1968), The Kid (2000) and The Wave (1981).

In 1968, the sitcom Julia became the first TV series with a Black woman in the leading role. The barrier-breaking show, which aired for three seasons, starred Diahann Carroll as a widowed nurse and newcomer Marc Copage as her young son.

Mario Della Casa
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My name is Mario A.C. Della Casa, and it is my very special privilege to make the I Dream of Jeannie Bottle. is THE ORIGINAL Jeannie Bottle site, where all your wishes have been coming true for many years!

One of my fondest and earliest memories is watching the show while it was originally aired in black and white. Some things just stay with you for life, and Jeannie is one of them.

From that day on, I was hooked!!! I Loved Jeannie, but even more….


I knew that I probably wasn’t the only one who might want a Jeannie bottle of my very own, so I decided to make other fans’ dreams come true by making them! The look of amazement when friends and family would walk into my home and discover Jeannie’s Bottle sitting right there on my fireplace mantel is something I still get a kick out of every single time it happens! It’s truly unbelievable.

As a fellow I Dream of Jeannie fan I am sure you can understand that there will be no better feeling than to hold your very own Jeannie bottle for the very first time, pulling off the top and making that first wish! It’s a major rush!

I am certain I speak for all fans of I Dream of Jeannie when I extend a personal “Thank you” to those who gave us the passion to believe that wishes DO come true – the stars of show:

Ms. Barbara Eden (Jeannie, & Jeannie’s Evil Sister), Mr. Larry Hagman (Major Anthony Nelson), and Mr. Bill Daily (Major Roger Healy) of I Dream of Jeannie. To these superior talents, I offer Jeannie Bottles as a tribute to their artistry.

I believe the world would be a better place, if everyone’s wishes came true. I believe in my own small way I am helping dreams & wishes come true when I create this stunning magical bottle.

As an artist I find it a very rewarding challenge to be able to create such a masterpiece. A lot of time, thought, dedication and LOVE goes into making each one, its truly a work of art.

My Gallery Bottles are handcrafted and created in BRASS so they will last forever and will NOT BREAK! They really are truly outstanding, and even Ms. Barbara Eden, Mr. Larry Hagman & Mr. Bill Daily Own My Collection!

On a personal note, what I do is more than just making a bottle. It’s all about having you hold it – making all those childhood dreams and heart filled wishes you ever wanted to make. To have your mind and soul slip back in time and actually re-live those happier days.

Most of all, I want to bring back Magic into your lives. My reward is watching that smile appear on your face, believing that wishes DO come true. If this is accomplished, then one of my own wishes have come true.

That said, I would like to thank all of those who believed in me and helped grow to what it is today: The Most Beautiful Lady I know, who just so happens to be My Mother Mrs. Pina Della Casa, my entire family, my children/dogs Jake & Babygirl, my very dear friends Joel McLaughlin (webmaster), Michael L. Edmonds (, Patterson Lundquist (, Carrie Peterman (, Herbie J Pilato (Bewitched Forever), Leah Henry (, James Comisar, ( and the lovely Ms. Valerie Moseley (Icons International). I also express my deepest appreciation to SONY Pictures Entertainment.

Marta Kristen
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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.

Megan Gallagher
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an American theater and television actress. Having studied at the Juilliard School under the supervision of John Houseman, Gallagher began her career on stage, and has appeared in several Broadway theatre productions, winning a Theatre World Award for her role in A Few Good Men.

From there, Gallagher moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting in film and television; after making a screen debut in George Washington, she graduated to recurring roles in Hill Street Blues and China Beach, and starring roles in The Larry Sanders Show and Millennium. The role of Catherine Black in the latter series had specifically been written with Gallagher in mind.

before being cast in the 1989 Broadway production of Aaron Sorkin’s A Few Good Men. Her portrayal of LCDR JoAnne Galloway in the latter production earned her a Theatre World Award, and an Outer Critics Circle Award In 1993.

Gallagher’s television debut was in the miniseries George Washington. She gained the lead role in the pilot At Your Service, and a guest spot in the first episode of L.A. Law. She then went on to appear as a series regular towards the end of Hill Street Blues’ run,before going on to play a recurring role in China Beach; she still maintains a friendship with China Beach co-star Robert Picardo. Gallagher’s role of Catherine Black in Millennium had been written by creator Chris Carter with her in mind specifically, as he had been impressed with her work as Jeannie Sanders on The Larry Sanders Show.Gallagher was also keen to work with Carter, having admired his creation of the character Dana Scully for The X-Files, whom she saw as a positive example of an intriguing female character on television.Gallagher also appeared in the legal drama Suits, acting alongside her Juilliard classmate Wendell Pierce.

Michael Beck
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an American actor, perhaps best known for his role as Swan in the 1979 film, The Warriors.

Beck is known predominantly for his roles as “Swan” in the action film The Warriors (1979), “Sonny Malone” in Xanadu (1980), “Lieutenant-Commander Dallas” in Megaforce (1982), and as “Koda” in Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1982). Beck also appeared in other movies such as Warlords of the 21st Century, The Last Ninja, The Golden Seal (as an evil poacher), “Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story” (as Clarence Carnes), “Rearview Mirror”, the 1984 TV movie “Blackout”, and Wes Craven’s Chiller (as a cryonically suspended sociopath). He read for, but did not get, the role of Sir Lancelot in John Boorman’s movie Excalibur. Michael starred in a short-lived television series, Houston Knights (1987), in the role of “Sgt. Levon Lundy.” More recently, Beck starred in television shows JAG, Robin’s Hoods, Walker Texas Ranger (in the episodes Flashpoint and A Difficult Peace), “In the Heat of the Night (TV Series), and as the Mars-born terrorist-turned-cyborg assassin “Abel Horn” in the science fiction TV series Babylon 5 1994 episode “Spider in the Web”, and as “Mr. Jones” in the spinoff series Crusade (episode The Well of Forever).

Michael has narrated numerous audiobooks of John Grisham’s novels.

Michael Link

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Michael Link was born on June 12, 1962 in Provo, Utah, USA. He is an actor, known for Julia (1968), Stowaway to the Moon (1975) and ABC Afterschool Specials (1972).

1977 – Police Story (TV Series) – Jed Caulder
1975 – Three for the Road (TV Series)
1973-1975 – ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) – Alvin / Joey
1975 – Stowaway to the Moon (TV Movie) – Eli ‘E.J.’ Mackernutt Jr.
1972 – The Courtship of Eddie’s Father (TV Series) – Bruce
1971 – The Bob Hope Show (TV Series)
1968-1971 – Julia (TV Series) – Earl J. Waggendorn
1967 – The Felony Squad (TV Series) – Jackie Lasher
1968 – The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) – Himself/Singer

Michael Warren
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an American TV actor and former college basketball player, best known for playing Officer Bobby Hill on the NBC television series Hill Street Blues.

Warren would go on to work as an actor in television. In addition to his starring role on Hill Street Blues he had an earlier role on The White Shadow, a co-starring role on the CBS series City of Angels, a recurring role on the Showtime series Soul Food, and as a guest star as Jason on Marcus Welby, M.D

Before Hill Street Blues, in 1974 he played the role of park ranger P. J. Lewis on the NBC adventure series Sierra, and in 1979, he starred as police officer Willie Miller on the CBS crime drama Paris, the first effort by Hill Street Blues executive producer Steven Bochco. He guest starred in “In the House” opposite LL Cool J as Debbie Allen’s ex-husband. He also guest starred on the Fox sitcom Living Single as Khadijah’s father, and later portrayed Joan’s father on the UPN/CW sitcom Girlfriends. Warren played Darrin Dewitt Henson’s boss on the Showtime show, Soul Food, in which he played hustler-turned-entrepreneur, Baron Marks. He had a recurring role on the ABC Family series, Lincoln Heights, as Spencer Sutton, Eddie’s father.

Warren appeared as Virgil Tibbs’ former longtime police partner, Matthew Pogue on the episode of In the Heat of the Night “The Hammer and the Glove” in 1988. In 1996, he was on the Early Edition episode Hoops. In 2002, he appeared in “Normal Again”, an episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as a psychiatrist trying to convince Buffy Summers she is delusional.

His film work includes 1976’s Norman… Is That You? with Redd Foxx and Pearl Bailey and as basketball player Easley in the 1971 film Drive, He Said directed by Jack Nicholson.

Molly Hagan

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Molly Hagan was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Mary Elizabeth (nee Henslee) and John Robert Hagan. She was raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana and attended Northwestern University. Hagan played ‘Diana Luna’ alongside Chuck Norris on the 1985 cult action film “Code of Silence”.

She has made appearances in films such as “Some Kind of Wonderful” and most notably as the young ‘Miss Ellie Ewing’ in the television movie “Dallas: The Early Years”(a prequel of the long-running soap opera “Dallas”) and she has appeared in several other television series, including the 1980s situation comedy “The Golden Girls”.

She starred in the cult series “Herman’s Head” which ran on Fox from 1991 to 1994. She portrayed ‘Angel’, one of the four characters inside ‘Herman’, and represented his sensitivity. She was in two episodes of the detective mystery series ‘Columbo’, namely “Murder, Smoke and Shadows” (1989), and “Butterfly in Shades of Grey” (1994).

Molly also appeared twice on “Murder, She Wrote” (in two different roles). In the end of the second season of “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”, she played a young ‘Vorta’ called ‘Eris’ in “The Jem’Hadar”. She appeared in three episodes of the third season of “Becker”, she also appeared on “Seinfeld” as ‘Sister Roberta’, the Latvian Orthodox novice that Kramer nearly took from the church, and a cooking teacher on “Friends”.

She played a trailer trash mother in a Jerry Springer-based movie, “Ringmaster” oppisite Jamie Presley. She played ‘Ms. McAllister’ in the 1999 movie “Election” opposite Matthew Broderick and also played ‘Coach Crenshaw’ in “Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch”.

Molly played Emma Roberts’s mother in the Nickelodeon series “Unfabulous” from 2004 to 2007. She also made a guest appearances in many television series, such as “Charmed”, “Bones”, “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Desperate Housewives”, “Ghost Whisperer”, “Cold Case”, “Private Practice”, “The Closer”, and “NYPD Blue”. Hagan also appeared in Disney Channel Original Movie “Princess Protection Program” in 2009, and had another guest appearance in an episode of the Disney Channel sitcom “Liv and Maddie”.

In 2014, Molly was cast as the lead character’s mother in The CW series, “IZombie”, based on the DC Comics.

She co-starred in Clint Eastwood’s “Sully”, and guested in “Big Little Lies”, “Jane The Virgin”, “True Detective”, “Castle”, and numerous roles.

Upcoming parts include: “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders”, “The Orville”, & the “Dark Web”.

Nancy Allen
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an American model and actress.

Allen began an acting and modelling career as a child, and from the mid-1970s appeared in small film roles, most notably the anchor of Robert Zemeckis’s ensemble comedy I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978). A pivotal supporting role in Carrie (1976) brought her recognition, and after marrying the director Brian De Palma, she appeared in several of his films, including Dressed to Kill (1980) and Blow Out (1981). Her subsequent films include Strange Invaders (1983), The Philadelphia Experiment (1984), Poltergeist III (1988), Limit Up (1990), Out of Sight (1998), and the RoboCop trilogy.

Allen’s first major film role was very small, playing Nancy, Jack Nicholson’s nervous date, in The Last Detail (1973). This inspired her to move to Los Angeles, and try for larger parts. She scored the role of Chris Hargensen in director Brian De Palma’s horror film Carrie (1976) opposite Sissy Spacek, Amy Irving and John Travolta, as the title character’s chief nemesis.

Allen next appeared in the role of Pam Mitchell in Steven Spielberg’s I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978), which was director Robert Zemeckis’s first feature film. She then played Donna Stratton in another Steven Spielberg film, the high profile comedy 1941 (1979) opposite Tim Matheson, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd and John Candy.

Although, she received a Razzie nomination for her performance as Liz Blake, a prosperous call girl who dabbles in the stock market, in the murder/horror film Dressed to Kill, Allen was also nominated for a Golden Globe for New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture Female.

Known for taking risky roles in the 1970s and 1980s, she played prostitutes several times, participating in racy sex scenes or appearing nude.

In 1983, Allen starred as supermarket tabloid reporter Betty Walker in Strange Invaders, written by Bill Condon and co-starring Paul LeMat and Michael Lerner.

That same year, two of Allen’s films were released, The Buddy System opposite Richard Dreyfuss and Susan Sarandon and The Philadelphia Experiment opposite Michael Paré. For her role in the latter, Allen was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Actress. She also hosted the documentary Terror in the Aisles (1984), which presents clips from various horror features, including Dressed to Kill and Carrie. Paul Bartel’s Not for Publication and Sweet Revenge, an action caper about white slavery with Gina Gershon and Martin Landau, followed thereafter.

Allen played the police officer Anne Lewis in the science fiction/action classic RoboCop (1987) opposite Peter Weller in the title role. The film, which was the Hollywood debut of Dutch director Paul Verhoeven, did extremely well at the box office. Allen was nominated for another Saturn Award for Best Actress.

After the success of RoboCop, Allen starred in Abel Ferrara’s The Gladiator (1987) and as Patricia Wilson-Gardner in Poltergeist III (1988) opposite Tom Skerritt, Lara Flynn Boyle and Heather O’Rourke, who died before production was completed. Allen reprised her role as Officer Lewis in RoboCop 2 (1990) alongside Weller. In order to make her character tougher and more involved in the physical action, she studied martial arts and participated in police training. That same year, Allen toplined Richard Martini’s Limit Up. As commodities trader Casey Falls, Allen showcased her comedic abilities. The lighthearted romp also featured Danitra Vance and blues icon Ray Charles. In 1990, Allen also had the distinction of starring in the first ever original film made for the Lifetime television network: the highly rated Memories of Murder.

She married comedian Craig Shoemaker on September 6, 1992. Allen played Officer Lewis a third time in RoboCop 3 (1993) and was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. For her third performance as the feisty cop, she worked to soften the usually tough-as-nails demeanor of the character: “You do your job and you become more confident with yourself. Therefore, you don’t have to prove yourself to anyone and basically deny your womanhood. (It’s) not a dirty word. It’s actually an asset. And that’s what I wanted to show – to loosen her up in that way.” The same year, Allen also appeared with Linda Fiorentino in Acting on Impulse. She and Shoemaker divorced in 1994.

Allen has appeared in a number of documentaries about her most famous films, including Dressed to Kill, Carrie, the RoboCop trilogy and Poltergeist III.

She had a small but notable role as Midge in the crime thriller Out of Sight (1998) starring George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez, which was directed by Steven Soderbergh. She also played Rachel Colby in the horror film Children of the Corn 666: Isaac’s Return and Madge in the comedy-thriller Kiss Toledo Goodbye with Christopher Walken (both released in 1999). Secret of the Andes with David Keith and Jerry Stiller, was released in 2000.

Her television guest appearances include roles on Touched by an Angel, The Outer Limits, The Commish, Judging Amy and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Nathan Jung
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Nathan Jung (born in Bakersfield, California) is a Chinese American actor and stuntman. Due to his height, he has usually been cast in “heavy” or “enforcer” roles.


Jung played the character of Genghis Khan on Star Trek: The Original Series in the episode, “The Savage Curtain” (1969), an axe-wielding villain named “The Dark Rider” who fought David Carradine in the TV series Kung Fu on the episode “Arrogant Dragon” (1974), and appeared opposite Bruce Lee as a Tong Enforcer in Lee’s only pure acting (and non-martial arts) role on the TV show Here Come the Brides, in the episode “Marriage, Chinese Style” (1969). Jung also played Saburyo, Helen Funai’s cousin on an episode of Sanford and Son entitled “Home Sweet Home” (1974).

Nathan has been on a number of other TV shows including General Hospital (as Won Chu), Starsky and Hutch (as “Itchy” in the episode “Nightlight” (1976)), M*A*S*H (as the Korean Man), The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (as Kahuna), Manimal (as Tang), Magnum P.I. (as Yaikra), The A-Team (as Chi), Falcon Crest (as Chao-Li’s cousin), The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (as Cho-Lin), Hunter (as the henchman “Mongol” that goes toe-to-toe against Fred Dryer), Riptide (as Kona, Al Leong’s colleague), Joe Forrester, and The New Mike Hammer.

Nathan Jung has also appeared in the TV shows Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (in two episodes – “Chi of Steel” (1995) and “Illusions of Grandeur” (1994) – as “Jzuk-Mao”), Martial Law (as the villain Wen in the Martial Law pilot episode, “Shanghai Express” (1998)), as well as Highway to Heaven (as Yoji), Burke’s Law, Dear John and Tour of Duty.


Jung has acted in the films Surf Ninjas (as Leslie Nielsen’s henchman, Manchu), as the henchman Bulkus in John Landis’s first film, Kentucky Fried Movie (in the Enter the Dragon spoof segment entitled A Fistful of Yen), as The Wing Kong Hatchet Man in Big Trouble in Little China, as the Bonsai Club Manager in Showdown in Little Tokyo, and also appeared in films such as Sam Raimi’s Darkman (as the Chinese Warrior), The Shadow (as the Tibetan Kidnapper), American Yakuza (as The Big Yakuza), Beverly Hills Ninja (as the Fisherman), Corvette Summer (as the bouncer that roughs up Mark Hamill’s character) and more.

Jung has also acted in Asian American independent films such as Justin Lin’s Finishing The Game (as Bob, the Nazi villain that faces off against Roger Fan’s Breeze Loo) in the “Fists of Fuhrer” segment that was directed by Evan Jackson Leong (Director of the film Linsanity: The Movie) and Juwan Chung’s Baby (as the Restaurant Guy in a scene opposite David Huynh, who played the title character).

Patrick Owsley
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You’ve seen the work of Pop Culture Cartoonist PATRICK OWSLEY in comic books, on DVD/Blu-ray packaging, CD covers, t-shirts…everywhere!

Patrick Owsley’s clients include: Hanna-Barbera (The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, Scooby-Doo), The Simpsons (Bongo Comics), DreamWorks (Underdog, Tennessee Tuxedo, Mr. Magoo, Rankin/Bass’ Frosty the Snowman and Jackson 5, Felix the Cat, Rocky and Bullwinkle), Warner Bros. (Looney Tunes: Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck), Cartoon Network, Disney, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Archie Comics, Golden Books, Spumco, Funko, Applause, Miser Bros. Press, Peanuts Worldwide, Sesame Street, Nickelodeon, and many private art commissions! Patrick and his wife, Leslie, live in Woodland Hills, CA with their dog, Mickey

Robert Broski
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an actor, known for Linclone (2014), Wigs (2014) and Trip to the Moon (2018).

Robert Broski is known for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in many film and T.V. shows notably Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Linclone, Wigs, among others. He is best known for his portrayal of the the Woodsman in the 2017 revival of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks. His infamous line “Got a light?” is now part of pop culture history.

Trip to the Moon: Retrograde (Short) (filming) – Abraham Lincoln – 2018
Trip to the Moon (filming) – Abraham Lincoln – 2017
Rumspringa (Short) (post-production) – Grandpa Amos – 2017
U.S. Grant: American Warrior (TV Movie) – President Lincoln – 2017
Twin Peaks (TV Series) – Woodsman – 2016
Pee-wee’s Big Holiday – Abraham Lincoln – 2014
Wigs (TV Series) – Abe – 2014
The Haunted Hathaways (TV Series) – Abraham Lincoln – 2014
Linclone (Short) – Abraham Linclone – 2013
L.A. Macabre (TV Series) – Smiley – 2013
Therapy (Short) – Abe – 2012
The Caretaker: I Have Become Almost Invisible, to Some Extent Like a Dead Man. (Video short) – Abraham Lincoln – 2010
Frace Bedell (Short) – Abraham Lincoln – 2010

Robert Clohessy

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Robert Clohessy (born June 10, 1957) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Correctional Officer Sean Murphyon the HBO prison drama Oz from seasons 3-6.

Also Warden Boss James Neary on the HBO crime drama Boardwalk Empire for the first two seasons and Lieutenant Sid Gormley on police drama Blue Bloods. Clohessy has had recurring roles in daytime dramas All My Children Boy Meets World, and Guiding Light. In primetime, he has become known for his multiple regular turns as police officers and other law enforcement officials, creating parallels between his acting career and upbringing by his policeman father. The first of such roles was in the seventh and final season of Hill Street Blues, as Officer Patrick Flaherty. The following season, Clohessy was cast as the new co-star of Pat Morita on the ABC detective series Ohara, playing Lt. George Shaver.

He later joined the cast of the HBO prison drama Oz as Correctional Officer Sean Murphy. However, in between these roles, Clohessy had a supporting role as Thomas Smaraldo on NBC’s comedy/drama Tattingers (1988-89), and soon after appeared in a starring role on NBC’s short-lived comedy One of the Boys (1989). Clohessy co-starred on the Neal Marlens/Carol BlackABC sitcom Laurie Hill in 1992, playing a stay-at-home freelance writer. In 2008, Clohessy had a regular role in the short-lived Fox show New Amsterdam. He won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire.

In feature films, Clohessy played a supporting role in Across the Universe, playing the part of Jude’s long-lost father. He played Jack Parker in The Crimson Mask. His largest big budget film role was opposite Ryan Gosling in The Place Beyond the Pines. Onstage, he played Mike in the Broadway Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Pal Joey, from November, 2008 through February 2009. In 2012 he had a cameo in the film The Avengers.

Robert Colbert
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is an American actor most noted for his leading role portraying Dr. Doug Phillips on the TV series The Time Tunnel and his two appearances as a third Maverick brother in Maverick.

Colbert first acted when he was a soldier based on Okinawa. He was a Clerk Typist with a Military Police unit who worked as a disc jockey for Radio Free Asia in the evenings. A woman in Air Force Special Services heard his voice and recruited him to act in a performance of The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial.Hooked on acting Colbert returned to the US and acted on stage where he was noticed by Mickey Shaughnessy who recommended him to a talent agency.

Colbert appeared in a number of minor films, including Have Rocket, Will Travel starring the Three Stooges and was signed to a contract with Warner Bros. and subsequently cast in the feature film A Fever in the Blood (1961) along with many guest appearances on television series.

In 1961 Colbert was forced by the studio to dress exactly as lookalike James Garner had in Garner’s earlier role of Bret Maverick to play a character called “Brent Maverick.” Thinking of the inevitable comparisons to Garner that were bound to ensue, Colbert famously said to his bosses, “Put me in a dress and call me Brenda, but don’t do this to me!”[citation needed] Colbert played the part in two episodes and was not called back for the following season since the studio decided to alternate new episodes featuring only Bret and Brent’s brother “Bart Maverick” (Jack Kelly) with reruns starring the popular Garner during the series’ fifth and final season.

In 1966-67 Colbert played the part of Doug Phillips in the Irwin Allen science fiction TV series, The Time Tunnel, the second lead in a show about two time travelers.

Colbert also appeared as the character Stuart Brooks, (original cast member), on the TV soap opera The Young and the Restless from 1973 to 1983. His character Stuart Brooks died off-screen sometime before his wife Liz Foster returned to town in 1984. Stuart’s young son-in-law, Snapper Foster, was played by a then unknown David Hasselhoff.

In 1981, Colbert and Robert Culp were suggested by CBS as possible replacements for Larry Hagman on Dallas after Hagman decided to hold out for more money (like his friend Carroll O’Connor had successfully done in 1974) but Hagman returned to the series.

Colbert was married to dancer/songwriter Dotty Harmony in 1961 for 15 years. Harmony wrote for Metric Music with Sharon Sheeley and had songs recorded by Rick Nelson. They have two children Cami and Clay. Cami is married to film maker Jon Freeman (Flesh Wound Films) who produces the highly successful “Crusty Demon” series of DVDs.

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an American film and television actor whose career began in the late 1950s.

In the 1960-1961 television season, Perry portrayed attorney Jim Harrigan, Jr. on Harrigan and Son. He guest-starred on numerous American television seriesfrom the 1950s through the 1980s. His first television appearance was as Ted Jarvis in the 1958 episode “Paper Bullets” of the syndicated crime drama, U.S. Marshal. He appeared with James Coburn and John Dehner in the 1960 episode “Friend of the Family” of The Texan He co-starred in the 1963-1964 series Arrest and Trial as Detective Sergeant Dan Kirby.

One of his best-known roles was that of Captain John Christopher in NBC’s Star Trek episode “Tomorrow Is Yesterday”. Other television series in which he appeared include Emergency!, Love, American Style, The Andy Griffith Show, Ironside, The F.B.I., The Eleventh Hour, The Munsters, Barnaby Jones, The Facts of Life, Adam- 12 and Falcon Crest.

Perry starred in two popular American International Pictures (AIP) horror films featuring the vampire character, Count Yorga. In Count Yorga, Vampire (1970), he portrayed Dr. James Hayes, the protagonist who uncovers the true nature of Yorga (but is attacked and killed by Yorga’s brides). However, Perry returned as a different lead character in the sequel, The Return of Count Yorga (1971) as Professor David Baldwin.

Rosey Grier

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an American actor, singer, Protestant minister, and former professional American football player. He was a notable college football player for The Pennsylvania State University who earned a retrospective place in the National Collegiate Athletic Association 100th anniversary list of 100 most influential student athletes.

As a professional player, Grier was a member of the New York Giants and the original Fearsome Foursome of the Los Angeles Rams. He played in the Pro Bowl twice.

After Grier’s professional sports career, he worked as a bodyguard for Robert Kennedy during the 1968 presidential campaign and was guarding the senator’s wife, Ethel Kennedy, during the Robert F. Kennedy assassination. Although unable to prevent that killing, Grier took control of the gun and subdued the shooter, Sirhan Sirhan.

Grier’s other activities have been colorful and varied. He hosted his own Los Angeles television show and made approximately 70 guest appearances on various shows during the 1960s and 1970s. In 1979 Grier appeared on season three/episode 14 of The Love Boat.

Grier is known for his serious pursuit of hobbies not traditionally associated with men. He has authored several books, including Rosey Grier’s Needlepoint for Men in 1973. Grier became an ordained Protestant minister in 1983 and travels as an inspirational speaker. He founded American Neighborhood Enterprises, a nonprofit organization that serves inner city youth. He was also a featured speaker at the 1984 Republican National Convention; during its evening session on August 20, 1984, he endorsed President Ronald Reagan for re-election Professional football career.

After playing on the defensive line on the Penn State University football team, Grier was drafted as the 31st overall pick in the third round of the 1955 NFL Draft by the New York Giants. He played with the Giants from 1955 to 1962, during which he led the team to a NFL Championship in 1956 and the Eastern Conference Championship in 1958, 1959, 1961 and 1962. Grier was selected for the Pro Bowl in 1956 and 1960, and was named All-Pro at the defensive tackle position in 1956 and 1958-1962.

Grier was then traded in July 1963 to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for defensive tackle John LoVetere and a high future draft pick. He was part of the “Fearsome Foursome”, along with Deacon Jones, Merlin Olsen, and Lamar Lundy considered one of the best defensive lines in football history. His career ended in 1967 due to a torn Achilles tendon. Despite being the oldest member of the Fearsome Foursome, Grier is the last surviving member following the death of Deacon Jones on June 3, 2013.

Sacks with Rams: 1963 (6), 1964 (6.5), 1965 (1.5), 1966 (7).


After his retirement, Grier hosted the Rosey Grier Show on KABC-TV, a weekly half-hour television show discussing community affairs in Los Angeles.

Grier served as a bodyguard for his friend, United States senator and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy. He was guarding Ethel Kennedy, the Senator’s wife, who was then expecting a child, the night that Kennedy was assassinated in Los Angeles in 1968. Grier and Olympic decathlon gold medalist Rafer Johnson heard shots fired ahead of them. As Grier caught up he saw men wrestling with gunman Sirhan Sirhan. Grier jumped into the fray. Grier states, “So I see George Plimpton has the gun pointed at his face, and I’m concerned that it is going to go off, so I put my hand under the trigger housing and I pulled back the hammer so it couldn’t strike. I wrench the gun from Sirhan. I find the pin and I ripped it out and held it. Now I have the gun in my hand, so I shove it in my pocket.” Grier later said, “I grabbed the man’s legs and dragged him onto a table. There was a guy angrily twisting the killer’s legs and other angry faces coming towards him, as though they were going to tear him to pieces. I fought them off. I would not allow more violence.”

In December 1968, he accompanied Bob Hope on “Operation Holly,” Hope’s 1968 USO tour, Grier performed alongside headliner Ann-Margret and others personnel at the U.S. bases at Long B�nh, Cam Ranh Bay, Da Nang, Chu Lai, and Phu Cat, as well as aboard the carriers USS Hancock and USS New Jersey, and at Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base and U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield in Thailand, along with stops in South Korea and Guam

Grier has appeared in a number of films and television shows. One of the first football stars to successfully make the transition to acting, he made about 70 television guest appearances. They include a role as one of the security contingent in “The Brain Killer Affair” episode of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964), as well as a cameo playing an athletic trainer in an episode of I Dream of Jeannie. He became a regular cast member, starting in 1969, on the series Daniel Boone, Make Room for Granddaddy, and The White Shadow. In one White Shadow appearance, he donned his No. 76 Los Angeles Rams jersey from his NFL playing days.

Grier sang the song “It’s All Right to Cry” for the children’s album and TV program Free to Be… You and Me. Grier appeared on the television game show Match Game 74 as a panelist. Grier starred in films including Desperate Mission (1969), Carter’s Army (1970), Skyjacked (1972), The Thing with Two Heads (1972), The Treasure of Jamaica Reef (1975), The Glove (1979), Roots: The Next Generations (1979) and The Seekers (1979). Grier appeared in the 1974-1976 NBC TV series Movin’ On with Claude Akins; it was filmed in Grier’s home state of Georgia. He appeared, during its third season, in an episode of Quincy, M.E., called “Crib Job,” in which he played himself as the director of a group called Giant Step, and two episodes of Kojak, one in the third season and one in the fourth season, as a bounty hunter called Salathiel Harms. He also appeared on an episode of CHiPs during its first season in 1977. He played a distraught motorist who, during a routine traffic stop, proceeds to destroy his car in frustration by pulling it apart piece by piece. Grier also guest-voiced a 1999 episode of The Simpsons entitled “Sunday, Cruddy Sunday”.

Sherilyn Fenn
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an American actress. She came to attention for her performance as Audrey Horne on the 1990 cult TV series Twin Peaks (1990-1991, 2017) for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award.

She is also known for her roles in Of Mice and Men (1992), Boxing Helena (1993) and the television sitcom Rude Awakening (1998-2001).

Fenn began her career with a number of B-movies, including The Wild Life (1984, opposite Chris Penn), the 1986 skater film Thrashin’ (opposite Josh Brolin and Pamela Gidley), the 1986 teen car action and revenge fantasy The Wraith (alongside Charlie Sheen and opposite Nick Cassavetes), the 1987 horror film Zombie High (alongside Virginia Madsen), and the Beauty and the Beast-inspired erotic movie Meridian. She had a part in the 1985 cult teen-comedy Just One of the Guys in which she tries to seduce a teenaged girl who was disguised as a boy, played by Joyce Hyser. Fenn starred alongside Johnny Depp in the 1985 short student film Dummies, directed by Laurie Frank for the American Film Institute. Fenn and Depp dated for three and a half years, subsequently getting engaged. In 1987, she joined Depp in a season-one episode of 21 Jump Street called “Blindsided”.

Fenn won her most famous role and made an impression on the public when she was cast by David Lynch and Mark Frost as the tantalizing, reckless Audrey Horne, a high school femme fatale, in the critically acclaimed TV series Twin Peaks. The series ran from 1990 to 1991, and the character of Audrey was one of the most popular with fans, in particular for her unrequited love for FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper (played by Kyle MacLachlan) and her style from the 1950s (with her saddle shoes, plaid skirts, and tight sweaters). Fenn reached cult status with a scene in which she danced to Angelo Badalamenti’s music and a scene in which she knotted a cherry stem in her mouth. “With Sherilyn Fenn, Twin Peakscame on and effortlessly destroyed every other show’s sexuality”, said James Marshall, one of her cast-mates Speaking in September 1990, Fenn pointed out: “Audrey is a woman-child who dresses like the girls in the ’50s and shows her body. But she’s daddy’s little girl at the same time.” In the show’s second season, when the idea of pairing Audrey with Cooper was abandoned, Audrey was paired with other characters like Bobby Briggs (played by Dana Ashbrook) and John Justice Wheeler (Billy Zane). About Audrey, Fenn said:

Shortly after shooting the Twin Peaks’ pilot episode, David Lynch gave her a small part in Wild at Heart, as a girl injured in a car wreck, obsessed by the contents of her purse, alongside Nicolas Cage and Laura Dern. The film won the Golden Palm Award at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival. “David’s direction was, Only think of this: bobby pins, lipstick, wallet, comb, that’s it.’ It’s very abstract.” “I just pictured her being able to do this,” said Lynch of her scene, “she’s like a broken China doll.”David Lynch, who once described Sherilyn Fenn as “five feet of heaven in a ponytail” (quoting from a 1958 record by The Playmates), said to Banner, who used that description as the title of his article, “She’s a mysterious girl and I think that actresses like her who have a mystery – where there’s something hiding beneath the surface – are the really interesting ones.””He’s very creative and unafraid of taking chances,” she said of the director. “I really respect him. He’s wonderful.”Also during this period, Fenn appeared on the cover and in a nude pictorial in the December 1990 edition of Playboy magazine.

Shirley Jones

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an American singer and actress of stage, film and television. In her six decades of show business, she has starred as wholesome characters in a number of well-known musical films, such as Oklahoma! (1955), Carousel (1956), and The Music Man (1962).

She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing a vengeful prostitute in Elmer Gantry (1960). She played Shirley Partridge, the widowed mother of five children in the situation-comedy television series The Partridge Family (1970-€“74), which co-starred her real-life stepson David Cassidy, son of Jack Cassidy.

Jones impressed Rodgers and Hammerstein with her musically trained voice and she was cast as the female lead in the film adaptation of their hit musical Oklahoma! in 1955. Other film musicals quickly followed, including Carousel, April Love (1957) and The Music Man, in which she was often typecast as a wholesome, kind character. However, she won a 1960 Academy Award for her performance in Elmer Gantry portraying a woman corrupted by the title character played by Burt Lancaster. Her character becomes a prostitute who encounters her seducer years later and takes her revenge. The director, Richard Brooks, had originally fought against her being in the movie, but after seeing her first scene told her she would win an Oscar for her performance. She was reunited with Ron Howard (who had played her brother in The Music Man) in The Courtship of Eddie’s Father (1963). Jones landed the role of a lady who fell in love with the professor in Fluffy (1965). She also has an impressive stage, including playing the title character in the Broadway musical Maggie Flynn in 1968.

In 1970, after her film roles dwindled, and after turning down the role of Carol Brady on The Brady Bunch, a role that ultimately went to her best friend, Florence Henderson, Jones was more than happy to be the producers’ first choice to audition for the lead role of Shirley Partridge in The Partridge Family, an ABC sitcom based loosely on the real-life musical family The Cowsills. The series focused on a young widowed mother whose five children form a pop rock group after the entire family painted its signature bus to travel. She was convinced that the combination of music and comedy would be a surefire hit. Jones realized, however, that:

The problem with Partridge though it was great for me and gave me an opportunity to stay home and raise my kids when my agents came to me and presented it to me, they said if you do a series and it becomes a hit show, you will be that character for the rest of your life and your film career will go into the toilet, which is what happened. But I have no regrets

During its first season, it became a hit and was screened in over 70 countries. Within months, Jones and her co-stars were pop culture television icons. Her real-life twenty-year-old stepson David Cassidy, who was an unknown actor at the time, played Shirley Partridge’s eldest son, Keith, and became the hottest teen idol in the country. The show itself also spawned a number of records and songs performed by David and Shirley. That same year, “I Think I Love You” reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 music chart, making Jones the second person, after Frank Sinatra, and the first woman to win an acting Oscar and also have a No. 1 hit on that chart.

By 1974, the ratings had declined and the series was dropped from the prime-time lineup after four seasons and 96 episodes. Though Jones was outraged about the series’ cancellation,[citation needed] she held the show together. It was one of six series to be canceled that year (along with Room 222, The F.B.I., The Brady Bunch, Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law, and Here’s Lucy) to make room for new shows.

Shirley Jones’ friendship with David Cassidy’s family began in the mid-to-late 1950s, when David was just six, after he learned about his father’s divorce from his mother Evelyn Ward. Upon David’s first meeting with Shirley before co-starring with her on The Partridge Family, he said, “The day he tells me that they’re divorced, he tells me, ‘We’re remarried, and let me introduce you to my new wife.’ He was thrilled when her first film, Oklahoma! (1955), had come out; and my dad took me to see it just see her, and I go, uh-oh, it doesn’t really quite register with me, ’cause I’m in total shock, because I wanted to hate her, but the instant that I met her, I got the essence of her. She’s a very warm open, sweet, good human being. She couldn’t have thawed it for me – the coldness and the ice—any more than she did.” Shirley was shocked to hear her real-life stepson was going to audition for the role of Keith Partridge. David said, “At the auditions, they introduced me to the lead actress (Shirley Jones) ’cause they had no idea, they had no idea. So I said, ‘What are you doing here?’ She looked at me and said, ‘What are you doing here?’ And I said, ‘Well, I’m reading for the lead guy.’ I said, ‘What are you doing here?’ She said, ‘I’m the mother!'” Cassidy discussed his relationship with his stepmother on the show: “She wasn’t my mother, and I can be very open, and we can speak, and we became very close friends. She was a very good role model for me, watching the way, you know, she dealt with people on the set, and watching people revere her.” After the show’s cancellation, Cassidy remained very close to his half-brothers and the rest of his cast mates, especially Shirley.

Cassidy appeared on many shows alongside his stepmother, including A&E Biography, TV Land Confidential, and The Today Show, and he was one of the presenters of his stepmother’s Intimate Portrait on Lifetime Television, and the reality show pilot In Search of the Partridge Family, where he served as co-executive producer. The rest of the cast also celebrated the 25th, 30th, and the 35th anniversaries of The Partridge Family (although Cassidy was unavailable to attend the 25th anniversary in 1995 owing to other commitments). In addition, Jack Cassidy’s death in 1976 drew Jones and Cassidy closer as Shirley’s three children and stepson mourned their father.

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Susan Backlinie

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is a former actress and stuntwoman. She is known for her role as Chrissie Watkins, the first victim in Steven Spielberg’s 1975 blockbuster Jaws.

Along with being a stuntwoman specializing in swimming work, she was also an animal trainer.

Backlinie also appeared in Spielberg’s film 1941 parodying her role in Jaws. Instead of being attacked by a shark during a midnight swim, she’s “picked up” by a Japanese submarine. Backlinie also appeared in the film The Day of the Animals, regarded by some as a Jaws clone about nature gone bad.

When Jaws co-star Richard Dreyfuss saw a daily of her performance of being attacked by the shark, he told her it absolutely terrified him.

She appeared in her own pictorial (“The Lady and the Lion”) in the January 1973 issue of Penthouse magazine.

Tahnee Welch

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Tahnee Welch is an American actress and the daughter of actress Raquel Welch.

Her film career began in Italy starring opposite Virna Lisi. Returning to the U.S., she starred in Ron Howard’s ‘Cocoon’ and its sequel ‘Cocoon: The Return’, in which she portrayed a beautiful alien. Returning to Europe, she continued working mostly in Italian and German film and televison productions. She has also appearaed in American independent pictures ‘I Shot Andy Warhol’, ‘Sue’, and ‘Search and Destroy’. She also played the role of Catherine Powell in the 1966 video game ‘Ripper’. In 1995, Welch graced the cover and pages of the November ’95 issue of Playboy magazine. Welch also appeared in American Vogue, Italian Vogue, British GQ, Interview, French Marie Claire, Italian Moda and German Bunte magazines.

Taurean Blacque

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an American television and stage actor, best known for his role as Detective Neal Washington on the series Hill Street Blues.

He also appeared in Lou Grant, CHiPs, The Golden Girls, L.A. Law, General Hospital, The Larry Sanders Show, NYPD Blue(S04E16), Six Feet Under, Sons of Anarchy, 24, and Once Upon a Time

Blacque was born in Newark, New Jersey. Before appearing on television, Blacque trained and performed at the New Federal Theatre in New York, a theater founded to provide opportunities to minorities and women Early in his acting career, Blacque began making guest appearances in sitcoms such as What’s Happening!!, Sanford and Son, The Bob Newhart Show, The Tony Randall Show, Good Times, and Taxi, and auditioned for permanent roles on others, including Venus Flytrap on WKRP in Cincinnati, eventually played by Tim Reid.

In 1981 he joined the cast of the police drama Hill Street Blues, staying with the show throughout its run, which ended in 1987. While appearing on that show, he was nominated in 1982 for the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, but lost to fellow HSB actor Michael Conrad, in the only year in which all the nominees in a category came from the same series His theatrical career continued during his run on the show, winning him an NAACP Image Award of Best Actor (Local) in 1985 for his role in Amen Corner In 1986 his stage roles included the male lead in the musical Don’t Get God Started during its initial six-week summer run in Beverly Hills.

After Hill Street ended, Blacque moved to Atlanta, Georgia, to provide a better home for his children; in his new home, he has focused on theatrical work while making occasional guest appearances on television. Notable stage performances include Stepping Into Tomorrow with Yolanda King in 1987 and a 1988 revival of Ceremonies in Dark Old Men. Television work included a pilot, Off-Duty, for CBS, in which Blacque once again played a police officer; the show was not picked up by the network Blacque also had a small role in Disney’s animated film Oliver & Company In 1989, he portrayed Henry Marshall on NBC’s Generations. Film work in this period included a lead role in the 1989 science-fiction film DeepStar Six.

Tawny Kitaen
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an American actress, Kitaen began her acting career in 1983 with a minor role in the television movie Malibu.

In 1984, she starred as the title character of the erotic-adventure movie The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik-Yak, also called Gwendoline. She also co-starred in the movie Bachelor Party as the bride-to-be of a young Tom Hanks, and was the star of the 1986 horror movie Witchboard.

Kitaen appeared in several videos in the 1980s for the band Whitesnake, including the hits “Here I Go Again”, “Still of the Night”, “Is This Love,” and “The Deeper The Love.” She was then dating Whitesnake’s lead singer, David Coverdale, to whom she was later briefly married.

She had recurring parts on multiple television series such as Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and co-hosted America’s Funniest People from 1992 to 1994.

Kitaen was also in 19 episodes of the TV series The New WKRP in Cincinnati from 1991 to 1993 as a night-time DJ named Mona Loveland; in the show, her night-time program was called Midnight With Mona.

Kitaen also appeared in Seinfeld, once, as Jerry’s girlfriend in the episode “The Nose Job”.

Ted White
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an American stuntman and actor who is best known for having doubled for John Wayne, Fess Parker, Clark Gable, Lee Marvin, and Richard Boone.

He then pursued a stuntman/acting career. In Sands of Iwo Jima (1949), White was approached because of his Marine Corps background when they needed a consultant for the layout of the island. That was when White met John Wayne and began doubling for him in 1952.

White has had minor roles in several western films and in such television series as Daniel Boone, Hunter, Magnum, P.I. and The Rockford Files, usually in tough-guy roles such as police officers or hired thugs. He has also worked in Gone in 60 Seconds, Silverado, Major League, Starman, and Tron.

In 1984, White played hockey masked serial killer Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, after the director needed a large man for the part. White reluctantly accepted because he needed the money. Uneasy about playing one of the most infamous murderers in screen history, White asked not to be credited on screen for his part. He was later credited for the archive footage of him as Jason that was used in the seventh Friday film.

White became infuriated with director Joseph Zito for being insensitive to the pain actress Judie Aronson was experiencing when she was out on the raft filming her nude death scene, where she developed hypothermia and started crying from the pain brought on by the cold. This angered White to the point that he threatened to quit. Zito complied because he did not have the time or resources to find another stuntman White’s size. Despite his initial distaste for the role, he is considered by many fans to have been one of the best Jasons.

White was offered the role of Jason for Friday the 13th: A New Beginning and Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives, but turned them down. The roles ultimately went to stuntmen Tom Morga and C. J. Graham, respectively.

Terry Michos
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an American actor known for his role in The Warriors, Grease and more.

In his earlier years Terence (Terry) Michos enjoyed a successful Broadway, film and television acting career which included lead roles in “Grease” both on Broadway and the National Touring Company, Paramount Picture’s “The Warriors”, a CBS Movie of the Week, The Great Skycopter Rescue, the Universal Pictures / CBS miniseries “The Contender”, various guest starring roles in television series such as McClain’s Law, Simon and Simon and Romeo and Juliet for Public Television.

After working as an actor Terence made his mark in the field of communications where he served as Communications Director for U.S. Congresswoman, Nan Hayworth’s Washington D.C. and district operations and later served in a similar role for NYS Assemblyman, Kevin Byrne.

Before his position with Congresswoman Hayworth, Terence served for sixteen years as News Director and news anchor for NewsCenter 6 and Cablevision News of the Hudson Valley. During that time he helped lead those news operations to a New England Cable Television Award (NECTA), nine Cable Ace nominations, the first ever Associated Press nomination for best local news in New York State and anchored a public affairs political show that was seen throughout seven counties in Hudson Valley, much of Connecticut, the Bronx and Brooklyn and was shown on a variety of cable outlets including C-Span and C-Span 2.

Terence and his wife Carmen live in Poughkeepsie, New York and are the parents of four grown children.

Tiffinni Saint Ranae
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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 an 8 octave powerhouse range recently toured with her 4 piece back up band/to 12 piece orchestra and dancers and has special legendary guest stars who appear with her often on stage! Tiffinni has appeared in Something About Mary in an office scene ( rice a roni discussion), as a cheerleader and sports reporter in Oliver Stones Any Given Sunday at the orange bowl and pro player stadium, as a school girl graduating from a fancy prep school in Wild Things, as the pink parachutist in The Cutaway ( parachutist movie ) 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 . Also and Avid skater .Tiffina ( Tiffinni Saint Ranae ) has been in stunt training in parkour and with new cinematic techniques for a fun action film .She is a designer and tech inventor who often help with Animal and safe wildlife rescue endeavors.

Tiffinni Saint Ranae is an actress, director, and writer, known for: A Knight’s Name, The Armani Arms,Vision Works, Pop Up Book, Her Leading Men , Exertion, Real Icon Tv, Fabulon and The Planet Cafe (2017), How Much I Feel: Oil Tycoon (2016), Calantis (2016), & Cutaway.

She is also a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumental, a playwrite, inventor, designer, & model, who also, often times, does her own choreography.. Tiffinni is filmscore member now scoring a fun all ages video game and is Winner of Several Songwriting Awards

Tim Matheson
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an American actor and television director. He is perhaps best known for his portrayals of the smooth-talking Eric “Otter” Stratton in the comedy film National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978) and of Vice President John Hoynes in the NBCdrama The West Wing.

He has had a variety of other well-known roles, including providing the voice of the lead character in the animated series Jonny Questand for playing President Ronald Reagan in a television film adaptation of 2015 novel Killing Reagan that premiered on October 16, 2016.

At age 13, Matheson appeared as Roddy Miller in Robert Young’s CBS nostalgia comedy series Window on Main Street during the 1961-1962 television season. In 1964, he provided the voice of the lead character in the animated series Jonny Quest. He also supplied the voices of Sinbad Jr. the Sailor in the 1960s Hanna-Barbera animated series Sinbad Jr. and his Magic Belt and Jace in the original animated series Space Ghost. In addition, he played the role of the oldest son, Mike Beardsley, in the film Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), which starred Lucille Ball and Henry Fonda.

In 1976, Matheson appeared with Kurt Russell in the 15-episode NBC series The Quest, the story of two young men in the American West seeking the whereabouts of their sister, a captive of the Cheyenne. In 1978, he co-starred in National Lampoon’s Animal House opposite John Belushi; the following year, he appeared opposite Belushi again in Steven Spielberg’s 1941. Matheson starred in the comedy films Up the Creek (1984) and Fletch (1985).In 1969, Matheson joined the cast of NBC’s television western The Virginian in the eighth season as Jim Horn. He had a guest role in the 14th episode of the second season of Night Gallery, in the story “Logoda’s Heads”. In the final season of the television western Bonanza in 1972-1973, Matheson played Griff King, a parolee who tries to reform his life as a worker at the Ponderosa Ranch under Ben Cartwright’s tutelage. He portrayed a young motorcycle cop, Phil Sweet, in the film Magnum Force(1973). Matheson also appeared earlier in the CBS situation comedies My Three Sons and Leave It to Beaver. In 1975, he guest starred in CBS’s short-lived family drama Three for the Road.

Matheson appeared in the film To Be or Not to Be (1983) starring Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft. He and Catherine Hicksplayed Rick and Amanda Tucker, who operate a detective agency in Laurel Canyon in CBS’ Tucker’s Witch, which aired during the 1982-1983 season. In 1989, he starred in the short-lived sitcom Nikki and Alexander produced by Reinhold Weege.

Matheson, along with business partner Dan Grodnik, bought National Lampoon in 1989 when the magazine was facing financial decline. They were unable to reverse the magazine fortunes, however, and sold it in 1991. He also had a recurring role as Vice President John Hoynes on The West Wing. His work on The West Wing earned him two Primetime Emmy award nominations.

In addition to playing Sheriff Matthew Donner in the short-lived Wolf Lake, he has directed episodes of Third Watch, Ed, The Twilight Zone, Cold Case, Without a Trace, The West Wing, Psych, The Good Guys, Shark, White Collar, Criminal Minds, Suits and Burn Notice (on which he also performed in a recurring role).

In 1996, Matheson took on the role of a con man who claims to be Carol Brady’s thought-to-be-dead husband in A Very Brady Sequel. he appeared in the movie Van Wilder (2002), playing the father of the title character, who was inspired by his own character in Animal House; Matheson’s character even makes a veiled reference to the fun times he had had at Dartmouth, where the fraternity upon which Animal House is based is rumored to have “had a strong tradition of existence”. He appeared in the auto-racing film Redline. He also appeared in a Volkswagen commercial in 2008.

In 2009, Matheson directed the pilot episode of Covert Affairs, premiered on USA Network in 2010. Matheson also directed the pilot episodes of The Good Guys (2010) for the Fox Network, Criminal Behavior (2011) for Lifetime, and “Wild Card” (2011) for USA Network. He played Dr. Brick Breeland on Hart of Dixie from 2011 to 2015.

Tommy Kirk
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Kirk was discovered by talent agents at the age of thirteen. Hired by Walt Disney Productions, he was cast as a clean-cut teenager in The Hardy Boys serial feature which was aired in the The Mickey Mouse Club television series in 1956 and 1957.

Kirk played Joe Hardy opposite Tim Considine as older brother Frank Hardy in two serials: The Mystery of the Applegate Treasure (September 21, 1956 – February 1, 1957), based on the book The Tower Treasure, and the original story The Mystery of Ghost Farm (September 13 – December 20, 1957).

Kirk went on to starring roles in a succession of successful Disney feature films, in both dramatic and comedic settings. He played Travis Coates in Old Yeller (1957), an adventure story about a boy and his heroic dog. He then played a dog himself in The Shaggy Dog (1959), a comedy about a boy inventor, Wilby Daniels, who is repeatedly transformed into an Old English Sheep Dog under the influence of a magic ring. He had a more straightforward role as middle son Ernst Robinson in another adventure film, Swiss Family Robinson (1960). Kirk then played the “scrambled egghead” student inventor Merlin Jones in two comedies, The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964) and The Monkey’s Uncle (1965). Other major Disney roles for Tommy Kirk included that of college student Biff Hawk in The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) and its sequel, Son of Flubber (1963), and as Grumio in the fairy tale fantasy Babes in Toyland.

In several of these films, Kirk played the older brother of child actor Kevin Corcoran, better known as Moochie. Veteran actor Fred MacMurray starred in at least four of Tommy Kirk’s films, The Shaggy Dog , The Absent-Minded Professor, Son of Flubber, and Bon Voyage!. Annette Funicello played Kirk’s girlfriend in the two Merlin Jones films and the girl Wilby passes over in The Shaggy Dog. MacMurray once reportedly gave Kirk “the biggest dressing-down of my life” during the filming of Bon Voyage!, one that Kirk says he deserved.[3] But Kirk maintained good relationships with his fellow actors. “Tommy played my brother in a lot of films and put up with a lot of things that I did to him over the years,” Corcoran says in a commentary on the DVD release of Old Yeller. “He must be a great person not to hate me.” Tim Considine calls Kirk “a monster talent”.

He played in several of the 1960s beach party films and teen movie films, notably in American International Pictures’ Pajama Party (taking Frankie Avalon’s usual lead role opposite Annette Funicello while Avalon only appears in cameo role), The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (with Deborah Walley), and later in the independent It’s a Bikini World (paired again with Walley). He starred in Village of the Giants (1965) and appeared in a cameo in AIP’s spy-spoof film, Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine. In 1966, Kirk starred in The Unkissed Bride (Mother Goose a Go-Go). He costarred with “Batgirl” Yvonne Craig in AIP’s Mars Needs Women, released in 1968. He appeared with Lyle Waggoner in the beach movie/crime comedy Catalina Caper (1967), which along with Village of the Giants were eventually lampooned on Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Disney legend

Tommy Kirk was inducted as a Disney Legend on October 9, 2006, alongside his old co-stars Tim Considine and Kevin Corcoran. His other repeat co-stars, Annette Funicello and Fred MacMurray, had already been inducted (in 1992 and 1987, respectively). Also in 2006, the first of Kirk’s Hardy Boys serials was issued on DVD in the fifth “wave” of the Walt Disney Treasures series.

Tony Dow

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an American film producer, director, sculptor, and television actor.

Dow is best known for his role in the television sitcom Leave It to Beaver, which ran in primetime from 1957 to 1963. Dow played Wally Cleaver, the elder son of June (played by Barbara Billingsley) and Ward Cleaver (played by Hugh Beaumont) and the brother of Theodore “Beaver” Cleaver (played by Jerry Mathers).

Dow was a Junior Olympics diving champion He won the role of Wally Cleaver in a casting call with almost no previous acting experience

Dow acted in the series until it ended in 1963. After that, he appeared in the television series My Three Sons, Dr. Kildare, Mr. Novak (five episodes in three different roles), The Greatest Show on Earth, and Never Too Young. From 1965 to 1968, he served in the National Guard, interrupting his acting career. On his return to acting, he was a guest star in the television series Adam-12, Love American Style, Knight Rider, Square Pegs, The Mod Squad, The Hardy Boys, and Emergency!.

During the 1970s, Dow continued acting while working in the construction industry and studying journalism and filmmaking.

In 1987, he was honored by the Young Artist Foundation with its Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement Award for his role as Wally Cleaver.

Dow’s most recent screen appearance was in the 2003 film Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star

Tony Perez

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a film and television actor. Perez was born in Portsmouth, Virginia. He is best known for portraying Officer Mike Perez on Hill Street Blues from 1981 to 1985.

He also appeared in Lou Grant, CHiPs, The Golden Girls, L.A. Law, General Hospital, The Larry Sanders Show, NYPD Blue(S04E16), Six Feet Under, Sons of Anarchy, 24, and Once Upon a Time

Scarface (1983)
Blow (2001)
Right At Your Door (2006)
Close Range (2015)

Troy Byer

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Troy Byer an American film director, screenwriter and actress.

Byer began her acting career with a role on the children’s program Sesame Street when she was just four years old. After landing a bit part in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Cotton Club (1984), Beyer moved to Los Angeles, where she became a regular on the ABC prime-time soap opera Dynasty in 1986, playing Jackie Deveraux, the daughter of Diahann Carroll’s character Dominique Deveraux. She went on to earn ShoWest’s Newcomer of the Year Award for her leading role in the feature Rooftops (1989).

Since then, Beyer has acted in features such as Disorderlies (1987), Weekend at Bernie’s II (1993), Eddie (1996) starring Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Altman’s The Gingerbread Man (1998) starring Kenneth Branagh and Robert Downey Jr., and John Q, (2002) starring Denzel Washington.

But it was in 1997 that she put her writing skills to use, making her screenwriting debut with B*A*P*S, starring Halle Berry. Unhappy with how her script had been changed during the course of filming, the following year she decided to direct her next screenplay, Let’s Talk About Sex (1998), also playing a starring role. Beyer made a trailer and took it to the Sundance Film Festival, where she handed it out to film executives. The film was quickly picked up by Fine Line Features. She next wrote and directed Love Don’t Co$t a Thing (2003) for Warner Brothers, based on the hit 1987 movie Can’t Buy Me Love.

Byer appeared in music videos for Prince’s songs “Sexy MF” and Biz Markie’s 1991 minor hit single “What Comes Around Goes Around”.

Walter Olkewicz
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an American actor who played Marko in Wizards and Warriors and Coach Wordman in Making the Grade.

He also guest-starred in many TV shows including Night Court, Seinfeld, ER, and Who’s the Boss?, and was a semi-regular on Dolly Parton’s 1987-88 variety show Dolly!. He also played Jacques Renault on Twin Peaks.

Veronica Cartwright
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an English-born American actress who has worked mainly in American film and television. As a child actress she appeared in supporting roles in The Children’s Hour and The Birds.

She is perhaps best known for her roles in the science fiction films Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and Alien (1979), for which she won a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Her career as a child actress began in 1958 with a role in In Love and War. Among her early appearances was a semi-regular part in the television series Leave It to Beaver (as Beaver’s classmate Violet Rutherford) and an episode of The Twilight Zone “I Sing the Body Electric” (1962). She guest starred twice in 1963 in NBC’s medical drama about psychiatry, The Eleventh Hour, in the episodes “The Silence of Good Men” and “My Name is Judith, I’m Lost, You See.” Cartwright appeared in the films The Children’s Hour (1961) and Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds (1963), which were both highly successful. She was cast as daughter Jemima Boone in the first two seasons of NBC’s Daniel Boone from 1964 until 1966, with co-stars Fess Parker, Patricia Blair, Darby Hinton, Ed Ames, and Dallas McKennon . She was the youngest actress to win an Emmy for “Tell me not in Mournful Numbers.”

during the late 1960s. She continued to work and achieved two of her biggest successes with Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and Alien (1979), the latter performance winning her a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was originally cast as Alien’s heroine Ellen Ripley, but director Ridley Scott switched her role with Sigourney Weaver’s just prior to shooting the film.

Other film roles include: Spencer’s Mountain with Henry Fonda and Kym Karath (1963), Inserts (1976), Goin’ South (1978), The Right Stuff (1983), Flight of the Navigator (1986), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Money Talks (1997), Scary Movie 2 (2001), Kinsey (2004) and Straight-Jacket (2004).

A frequent performer in television, she has played guest roles in such series as The Mod Squad, Miami Vice, Baywatch, L.A. Law, ER, The X-Files, Chicago Hope, Will & Grace, Touched by an Angel, Judging Amy, Six Feet Under, The Closer, and “Law & Order: SVU”. Cartwright has received three Emmy Award nominations, one for her work in ER in 1997, and two for her work on The X-Files in 1998 and 1999. Veronica Cartwright also starred as Mrs. Olive Osmond in the made for TV film Inside the Osmonds.

She co-starred in the fourth version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Invasion (2007). She appears on the cover art for the Scissor Sisters’ 2006 single “I Don’t Feel Like Dancin'” as well as on their second album Ta-Dah.

Ed Marinaro


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a former American Footballplayer and actor. In 1971, he finished as a runner up to Pat Sullivanfor the Heisman Trophy, and from 2010–2011 starred in the football comedy series, Blue Mountain State.

He is best known as a regular cast member on “Hill Street Blues”, playing Officer Joe Coffey for five seasons, 1981-1986.

Marinaro played college football at Cornell University where he set over 16 NCAA records. He was the first running back in NCAA history to run for 4,000 career rushing yards and led the nation in rushing in both 1970 and 1971.

Marinaro was runner-up to Pat Sullivan for the Heisman Trophy in 1971, the highest finish for an Ivy League player since the league de-emphasized football in the mid-1950s. Princeton’s Dick Kazmaier won the award in 1951 when the Ivy was still considered a major football conference. Marinaro won the 1971 Maxwell Award and the UPI College Football Player of the Year as the top player in college football. He holds two NCAA records: most rushes per game in a season (39.6 in 1971) and career average carries per game (34.0, 1969–71).

He went on to play professional football for six seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets and Seattle Seahawks, appearing in Super Bowl VIII and Super Bowl IX with the Vikings. He scored 13 touchdowns over his career.

Marinaro was inducted in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1991After leaving football, Marinaro became an actor. He has been a cast member on a number of television series, including Laverne & Shirley and Sisters. He joined the regular cast of Hill Street Blues in 1981 playing officer Joe Coffey until 1986. He also appeared in the 2006 film Circus Island.

Marinaro played the head football coach for three seasons on Spike TV’s comedy, Blue Mountain State.

James Remar

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an American actor and voice actor. He played Richard, the on-off tycoon boyfriend of Kim Cattrall’s character in Sex and the City, Ajax in The Warriors (1979).

He also played as homicidal maniac Albert Ganz in the thriller 48 Hrs. (1982), gangster Dutch Schultz in The Cotton Club (1984), Lord Raiden in Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997), Giuseppe Salvatore in The CW TV series The Vampire Diaries, Jack Duff in Miracle on 34th Street (1994), and Harry Morgan in the Showtime TV series Dexter.

Remar has spent the majority of his film career playing villains. He portrayed the violent and sexually aggressive character Ajax in the cult film The Warriors (1979), and the murdering sociopath Albert Ganz in the hit 48 Hrs. (1982). (Both films were directed by Walter Hill and co-starred David Patrick Kelly, whose character is named Luther in both). Remar also played real-life 1930s-era gangster Dutch Schultz in The Cotton Club (1984).

In contrast to these roles, Remar starred in the film Windwalker (1980) as the young Cheyenne Windwalker, for which he spoke his lines in the Cheyenne language. He also portrayed a gay man in the film Cruising (1980). In the same year, Remar had a cameo in the Western The Long Riders (1980); his character faced David Carradine’s character in a bar fight over a woman Remar’s character was married to.

He was the star of the 1986 film Quiet Cool (1986) and was cast as Corporal Hicks in the science-fiction/horror film Aliens (1986), but was replaced by Michael Biehn shortly after filming began, due to Remar’s having a drug problem. For several years, the reason behind his dismissal was reported as “creative differences” with director James Cameron. At least one piece of footage featuring Remar made it into the final version of the film: when the Marines enter the processing station, and the camera tilts down from the Alien nest, though Remar is not seen in close-up. He is also filmed from the back as the Marines first enter the compound on LV-426 and when “Hicks” approaches the cocooned woman, again filmed from the rear so the viewer is unable to tell it is Remar and not Michael Biehn.

He played Quill, one of the main villains in The Phantom (1996). He appeared in Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997), the sequel to the film Mortal Kombat (1995), taking over the role of Raiden from Christopher Lambert. He then followed this with a role in the direct-to-video science fiction movie Robo Warriors (1996). Other films include Psycho (1998), in which he played the patrolman, Drugstore Cowboy (1989), Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990), Wedlock (1991), Boys on the Side (1995), The Quest (1996), Rites of Passage (1999), Hellraiser: Inferno (2000), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), Fear X (2003), Blade: Trinity (2004), The Girl Next Door (2004). He played a brief role as General Bratt in the prologue of Pineapple Express (2008). He also had a role in the horror movie The Unborn (2009), alongside C.S. Lee, who portrays Vince Masuka in Dexter).

Remar was featured in the film X-Men: First Class (2011) and voiced the Autobot Sideswipe in the film Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), replacing Andr� Sogliuzzo. He was also cast in the heist film Setup (2011) and starred in the film Arena (2011).

Remar played two different, unrelated characters in Quentin Tarantino’s film Django Unchained (2012) his first character, Ace Speck, is killed near the beginning of the film by lead character, King Schultz (played by Christoph Waltz); Remar’s second character, Butch Pooch, kills King Schultz near the end of the film. He starred, alongside Emma Roberts, Lucy Boynton, and Lauren Holly, in the thriller film The Blackcoat’s Daughter (2015


Remar’s television appearances include the series Miami Vice, Hill Street Blues, Sex and the City (as the on-again, off-again boyfriend of Kim Cattrall’s character), Tales from the Crypt, Jericho, Third Watch, Justice League Unlimited, and Battlestar Galactica. He also appeared as a possessed mental patient in the X-Files ninth-season episode “Daemonicus”. He starred as Tiny Bellows on the short-lived television series, The Huntress (2000�2001). He appeared in the miniseries The Grid (2004) as Hudson “Hud”, the love interest of Julianna Margulies’ character. He had a recurring guest role in the 2006 television series Jericho on CBS. Remar guest-starred in the CBS crime drama Numb3rs, playing a weapons dealer who later turns good and helps the FBI.

From 2006 to 2013, Remar co-starred in Dexter on Showtime. Remar was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Dexter Morgan’s adoptive father, Harry Morgan.

In 2010, he played guest roles as Giuseppe Salvatore in The CW series The Vampire Diaries and as James Ermine, a general for Jericho, a black-ops military contractor, on FlashForward

Pat Boone


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is an American singer, actor, and writer. He was a successful pop singer in the United States during the 1950s and early 1960s..

His hit songs were cover versions of black R&B artists’ hit songs, when parts of the country were racially segregated and black musical artists were not played on white radio stations. He sold over 45 million albums, had 38 Top 40 hits and appeared in more than 12 Hollywood movies. Boone’s talent as a singer and actor, combined with his old-fashioned values, contributed to his popularity in the early rock and roll era.

According to Billboard, Boone was the second biggest charting artist of the late 1950s, behind only Elvis Presley but ahead of Ricky Nelson and The Platters, and was ranked at No. 9behind The Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney but ahead of artists such as Aretha Franklin and The Beach Boysin its listing of the Top 100 Top 40 Artists 1955-1995.Boone still holds the Billboard record for spending 220 consecutive weeks on the charts with one or more songs each week.

At the age of twenty-three, he began hosting a half-hour ABC variety television series, The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom, which aired for 115 episodes (1957-1960). Many musical performers, including Edie Adams, Andy Williams, Pearl Bailey and Johnny Mathis made appearances on the show. His cover versions of rhythm and blues hits had a noticeable effect on the development of the broad popularity of rock and roll. During his tours in the 1950s, Elvis Presley was one of his opening acts.

As a prolific author, Boone had a No. 1 bestseller in the 1950s (Twixt Twelve and Twenty, Prentice-Hall). In the 1960s, he focused on gospel music and is a member of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

He began recording in 1954 for Republic Records. His 1955 version of Fats Domino’s “Ain’t That a Shame” was a hit. (Domino complimented Boone’s rendition.) This set the stage for the early part of Boone’s career, which focused on covering R&B songs by black artists for a white American market. Randy Wood, the owner of Dot, had issued an R&B single by the Griffin Brothers in 1951 called “Tra La La-a”a different song than the later LaVern Baker oneand he was keen to put out another version after the original had failed. This became the B side of the first Boone single “Two Hearts Two Kisses”, originally by the Charms – whose “Hearts Of Stone” had been covered by the label’s Fontane Sisters. Once the Boone version was in the shops, it spawned more covers by the Crewcuts, Doris Day and Frank Sinatra.

A No. 1 single in 1956 by Boone was a second cover and a revival of a then seven-year-old song “I Almost Lost My Mind”, by Ivory Joe Hunter, which was originally covered by another black star, Nat King Cole.

According to an opinion poll of high school students in 1957, the singer was nearly the “two-to-one favorite over Elvis Presley among boys and preferred almost three-to-one by girls..During the late 1950s, he made regular appearances on ABC-TV’s Ozark Jubilee, hosted by his father-in-law.

Boone cultivated a safe, wholesome, advertiser-friendly image that won him a long-term product endorsement contract from General Motors during the late 1950s, lasting through the 1960s. He succeeded Dinah Shore singing the praises of the GM product: “See the USA in your Chevrolet…drive your Chevrolet through the USA, America’s the greatest land of all!” GM had also sponsored The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom. In the 1989 documentary Roger & Me, Boone stated that he first was given a Corvette from the Chevrolet product line, but after he and wife started having children, at one child a year, GM supplied him with a station wagon as well.

Many of Boone’s hit singles were covers of hits from black R&B artists. These included: “Ain’t That a Shame” by Fats Domino; “Tutti Frutti” and “Long Tall Sally” by Little Richard;[7] “At My Front Door (Crazy Little Mama)” by the El Dorados; and the blues ballads “I Almost Lost My Mind” by Ivory Joe Hunter, “I’ll be Home” by The Flamingos and “Don’t Forbid Me” by Charles Singleton. Boone also wrote the lyrics for the instrumental theme song for the movie Exodus, which lyrics he titled “This Land Is Mine.” As a conservative Christian, Boone declined certain songs and movie roles that he felt might compromise his beliefsincluding a role with sex symbol Marilyn Monroe. In one of his first films, April Love, the director, Henry Levin, wanted him to give co-star Shirley Jones a kiss (which was not in the script). But, since this would be his first onscreen kiss, Boone said that he wanted to talk to his wife first, to make sure it was all right with her

He appeared as a regular performer on Arthur Godfrey and his Friends from 1955 through 1957, and later hosted his own The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom, on Thursday evenings. In the early 1960s, he began writing a series of self-help books for adolescents, including Twixt Twelve and Twenty. The British Invasion ended Boone’s career as a hitmaker, though he continued recording throughout the 1960s. In the 1970s, he switched to gospel and country, and he continued performing in other media as well.

In 1959, Boone’s likeness was licensed to DC Comics, first appearing in Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #9 (May 1959) before starring in his own series from the publisher which lasted for five issues from September 1959 to May 1960 In the 1960s and 1970s the Boone family toured as gospel singers and made gospel albums, such as The Pat Boone Family and The Family Who Prays. In the early 1970s, Boone founded the record label Lion & Lamb Records. It featured artists such as Pat, The Pat Boone Family, Debby Boone, Dan Peek, DeGarmo & Key, and Dogwood.

In 1978, Boone became the first target in the Federal Trade Commission’s crackdown on false claim product endorsements by celebrities. He had appeared with his daughter Debby in a commercial to claim that all four of his daughters had found a preparation named Acne-Statin a “real help” in keeping their skin clear. The FTC filed a complaint against the manufacturer, contending that the product did not really keep skin free of blemishes. Boone eventually signed a consent order in which he promised not only to stop appearing in the ads but to pay about 2.5% of any money that the FTC or the courts might eventually order the manufacturer to refund to consumers. Boone said, through a lawyer, that his daughters actually did use Acne-Statin, and that he was “dismayed to learn that the product’s efficacy had not been scientifically established as he believed.

Later career

In 1997, Boone released In a Metal Mood: No More Mr. Nice Guy, a collection of heavy metal covers. To promote the album, he appeared at the American Music Awards in black leather. He was then dismissed from Gospel America, a TV show on the Trinity Broadcasting Network. After making a special appearance on TBN with the president of the network, Paul Crouch, and his pastor, Jack Hayford, many fans accepted his explanation of the leather outfit being a “parody of himself”. Trinity Broadcasting then reinstated him, and Gospel America was brought back.

In 2003, the Nashville Gospel Music Association recognized his gospel recording work by inducting him into its Gospel Music Hall of Fame. In September 2006, Boone released Pat Boone R&B Classics – We Are Family, featuring cover versions of 11 R&B hits, including the title track, plus “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag”, “Soul Man”, “Get Down Tonight”, “A Woman Needs Love”, and six other classics.

Ed Begley Jr.


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an American actor and environmentalist. Begley has appeared in hundreds of films, television shows, and stage performances. He is best known for his role as Dr. Victor Ehrlich, on the television series St. Elsewhere, for which he received six consecutive Emmy Award nominations.

Begley’s numerous works in television and film include one of his earliest appearances as a guest actor on Maude. He had recurring roles on Mary Hartman, 7th Heaven, Arrested Development, Meego and Six Feet Under and starring roles in Stephen King’s Kingdom Hospital, St. Elsewhere, and Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central). He has played significant roles in the mockumentary films Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration. Additionally, Begley played Viper pilot Greenbean on the original Battlestar Galactica TV series, Boba Fett in the radio adaptation of Return of the Jedi, and Seth Gillette, a fictional Democratic U.S. senator from North Dakota in the television drama The West Wing. In 1995, he played The Riddler’s boss in Batman Forever but is uncredited[citation needed]. Since 2000, he has been a member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

In 1996, Begley appeared in a TV movie called The Late Shift, where he played real-life CBS executive Rod Perth. Perth himself appears briefly in a cameo role (as a man Howard Stringer mistakes for Perth in the CAA lobby). Begley Jr. and Perth share an extraordinary physical resemblance, something the film makers milk for humor in the scene.

He has guest-starred on shows such as Scrubs, Boston Legal, and Star Trek: Voyager (Future’s End, parts I and II). He had a recurring guest role in season three of Veronica Mars. Most recently, he appeared in the 2008 HBO film Recount, which profiled the 2000 Presidential Election and its aftermath, which was decided by the state of Florida’s electoral votes.

Elisabeth Röhm


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a German-American television and film actress. She is best known for playing Assistant District Attorney Serena Southerlyn in the American TV series Law & Order and Detective Kate Lockley in the TV series Angel.


40+ year serial entrepreneur and out of the box thinker.

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