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Irene Beddard
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a Native American actress, who has played many Native American characters in a variety of films, most notably Pocahontas in the 1995 film Pocahontas.

In 2012, she started "Sleeping Lady Films" and "Waking Giants Productions" with Canadian businessman Thom Denomme. The production companies, based out of Anchorage and Santa Fe, New Mexico, are dedicated to bringing stories that are both positive and inspirational from Indian Country to the world.

Bedard was born in Anchorage, Alaska, and is of Inupiat, Yupik, Inuit, Cree and Matis ancestry. Her first role was as Mary Crow Dog in the television production, Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee, which depicted the 1970s standoff between police and Native Americans, many of the Pine Ridge Reservation, at Wounded Knee, South Dakota. She is probably best known as the voice of the eponymous heroine in the Disney animated film Pocahontas and its direct-to-video sequel Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World. Bedard was also the physical model for the character. She appeared in a different take of the story in Terence Malick's 2005 film The New World, as Pocahontas's mother, Nonoma Winanuske Matatiske. Bedard attended The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she studied Musical Theatre. In 2005, she was cast in the television mini-series Into the West, portraying the half-Lakota, half-white adult Margaret "Light Shines" Wheeler.

Irene Bedard is known for bringing a powerful emotional presence to her characters. She was chosen in 1995 as one of People magazine's '50 Most Beautiful People'
Gale Olson
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was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its August 1968 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Ron Vogel.

Her mother was from New Zealand, and her father was in the United States Army. Gale grew up with five brothers and three sisters.
For a time, Gale worked as a Bunny at the Chicago Playboy Club.
Olson's daughter, Crystal McCahill, appeared on the November 9, 2008 edition of The Girls Next Door at the Hooters near Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, in a radio interview with Bridget Marquardt and McCahill's tryout effort for the 55th anniversary edition of Playboy in January 2009. McCahill is the May 2009 Playmate of the Month.
Brian Bonsall
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Bio coming soon.

C. Thomas Howell
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usually credited as C. Thomas Howell, is an American actor and film director. He starred in the films The Outsiders as Ponyboy Curtis and in The Hitcher as Jim Halsey. He has appeared in Soul Man, Red Dawn, Secret Admirer, Gettysburg, H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds, The Day the Earth Stopped and Gods and Generals.

Howell's showbiz debut was acting in the Brian Keith Show episode "The Little People" as a little boy whose ears are being checked out by a doctor. When he got older, he tried stunt acting like his father and worked on commercials for a while.[4] His first film appearance was in the 1977 made-for-television movie It Happened One Christmas. Following the movie, he tried rodeo riding for a few years. In 1982 he was originally a child stuntman in Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Also in ET, he played a very minor role, Tyler, who appears in the very beginning of the movie and near the end as a bicycle rider. Afterward, due to his handsome features, he was cast as the lead role in Francis Ford Coppola's The Outsiders, which earned him a Young Artist Award. Following The Outsiders, he became a teen idol, appearing in teen magazines like Tiger Beat and 16 Magazine, which referred to him as "Tommy" and

In 1984, he and Outsiders co-star Patrick Swayze reunited for Grandview, U.S.A., also with Jamie Lee Curtis, and Red Dawn with Charlie Sheen and Lea Thompson. Howell also had a pivotal role in Tank, with James Garner and Jenilee Harrison. In 1985, he again starred in the lead role in Secret Admirer, opposite Lori Loughlin and Kelly Preston. Howell was one of two final actors in the running to play Marty McFly in Back to the Future the other being Eric Stoltz, who was eventually selected. Michael J. Fox would later go on to replace Stoltz after filming had begun.

In 1986, he played a hitchhiker's target in the film The Hitcher, another of his successful movies. The sequel was released in 2003. Following that, he starred as a white student who pretends to be black in the poorly received Soul Man. In 1988, Howell played Arturo Toscanini in the story of the world renown conductor in Franco Zeffirelli's Il Giovane Toscanini with Irma Capece Minutolo and Elizabeth Taylor, which was one of his very first straight-to-video releases. Howell and Kelly Preston reunited as lovers in A Tiger's Tale.

At the end of the 1980s and beginning of the 1990s, Howell appeared in The Return of the Musketeers and Side Out. In 1993, he starred with Linda Fiorentino and Nancy Allen in the campy thriller Acting on Impulse. After several straight-to-DVD features and a starring role in That Night, he achieved success again in the movie Gettysburg, which was popular with history buffs and history classrooms. He started an interest in crime-thrillers after starring in Payback and playing serial killer Baby Face Nelson in a film of the same name. His made-for-television movie credits include Suspect Device, Sealed with a Kiss, Dads, and Dead Fire.

Howell returned to the theater in the 2000s in movies such as Asylum Days, the Gods and Generals prequel to Gettysburg, and The Hillside Strangler, playing a real-life serial killer. In 2004, Howell starred in Hoboken Hollow. He also became a supporter of the production company The Asylum, which produced his straight-to-DVD movies.

In 2005, he starred as a man who gets separated from his wife and child in H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds, one of three 2005 adaptations of the novel The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells. Because of its success, Howell directed and starred in a straight-to-DVD sequel War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave in 2008, which was heavily criticized. In 2005, he also reunited with his Secret Admirer co-star Lori Loughlin, when he had a recurring role on her television show Summerland as Zac Efron's father. After War of the Worlds, he later spent time directing unsuccessful straight to-DVD movies. In the same year as War of the Worlds 2, he directed and starred in The Day the Earth Stopped, a "mock-buster" intended to capitalize on The Day the Earth Stood Still. For these reasons, 20th Century Fox have threatened legal action against The Asylum, but no action has yet been taken. He also appeared as a doctor in The Poseidon Adventure an adaptation of the 1972 film of the same name. Coincidentally, his father's first stunt coordination was for the original movie, He briefly hosted a show on KLSX later that year. He appeared in the Western The Pledge.

Howell has been cast in The Amazing Spider-Man as a character called Ray. Further details about his character are being kept under wraps, but it is possible that he is playing Ray Cooper, a police officer who supports Captain George Stacy in the Spider-Man Comics ,

After filming The Outsiders, Howell starred in his own television series Two Marriages as a rebellious teenager, which ended after four episodes, After Two Marriages, Howell made guest appearances in shows like Moonlighting and The Hitchhiker. In 2000, Howell played a doctor stranded on a deserted island after a plane crash in Amazon. He initially turned down a guest role in ER after missing out on a role he wanted, but his wife signed him up after yet another offer.[8] Following ER, he guest appeared in 24. He appeared in five episodes of Criminal Minds on CBS as the serial killer George Foyet (The Boston Reaper, based on the Zodiac Killer).

Howell plays Dewey Dudek, an alcoholic police officer, in the L.A. police drama Southland - 2009-2010.

In 2011 He will star in Torchwood: Miracle Day.

Howell has worked with Francis Ford Copola many times and in other areas of making motion pictures including writing, producing, and directing.
Debbie Turner

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Debbie played Marta von Trapp in the 1965 Academy Award winning movie, The Sound of Music. Debbie has most recently been seen on "The Talk" with her Sound of Music siblings, twice on "Oprah" and several times on "The Today Show" and "Good Morning America". .

She grew up in a showbiz family and her sister, "Patty Turner" played Linda Dennison in the TV series, "Leave it to Beaver". Her sister, Michele continues to work in the industry in commercials and movies.

She is currently a successful, upscale floral designer since the 1990s and is internationally known for her floral arrangements and designing of events and weddings. In anticipation of the 50th Anniversary of The Sound of Music, Debbie designed a digital-impressionist artwork of The Sound of Music characters. She continues to make appearances in movies and television when the opportunity arises. In the fall of 2015, she, along with her Sound of Music siblings, were honored by Salzburg, Austria at the "Landestheatre", the site for the finale stage performance scene in the movie.
Kathy Garver
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an American film, television, voice-over and character actress of stage, most widely known for playing Uncle Bill Davis's (played by Brian Keith) teenaged niece, Catherine "Cissy" Davis, on the popular 1960s sitcom, Family Affair. Before that, she played a slave in The Ten Commandments. Garver authored The Family Affair Cookbook and has been a TV host (Backstage with Barry and Kathy).

While studying, Garver auditioned and won the role of Uncle Bill's teenaged niece, Catherine "Cissy" Davis, the eldest sibling on the original TV series Family Affair, for CBS in 1966. Garver, who'd been a fan of Keith's since she was 10 years old and had guest-starred on Crusader, a television series he had starred in. That one guest-role paid off and Keith himself was impressed to see her grow up and become the amazing young lady that she was. She also enjoyed the wonderful on- and off-screen chemistry with Keith. She would continue playing that role until its cancellation in 1971.

She continued to keep in touch or visit Keith until his death on June 24, 1997, where she attended the funeral. Garver appeared in the Christmas episode of the later revival of Family Affair. She guest starred on numerous television series, including ABC's short-lived The Bing Crosby Show in the 1964-1965 season. Garver also provided the voice of Firestar on the Saturday morning cartoon Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends. She also voiced Storm, as well as other female guest characters. In the 1990s Spider-Man cartoon series, she played the voice of Miss America. Garver's Family Affair co-star, Brian Keith, provided the voice of Uncle Ben Parker on the aforementioned Spider-Man series from the 1990s.

Garver was also the voice of Alice Mitchell in the Dennis the Menace cartoon special Mayday for Mother and Pepper in Chuck Norris: Karate Kommandos. Her other voice roles included the television series Fonz and the Happy Days Gang, The Tom & Jerry Kids Show, Droopy, Master Detective, The New Yogi Bear Show, The Richie Rich/Scooby-Doo Show and The All-New SuperFriends Hour, the cartoon special Marvin: Baby of the Year and the anime film JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.

Garver has also produced, narrated and written lyrics and composed the music for eight audio Beatrix Potter tales and eight Mother Goose based audiotapes for Smarty Pants Inc. Her Beatrix Potter tapes have sold over two million copies and have won numerous awards. Garver has also won two Audie Awards, one for her narration of The Worlds Shortest Stories, the other in 2004 for her direction of Amy Tan in The Opposite of Fate read by the author. She has recorded books for Brilliance Audio, Dove, Listen and Live and can be downloaded at the Timber Wolf Press website. Her voice has also been heard in the films Apollo 13 (which was awarded the Academy Award for sound), Ransom, Backdraft and Jingle All the Way which were all directed by Ron Howard.

Garver was a member of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women at UCLA. She lives in Hillsborough, California, with her husband David and son Reid. On June 26, 2008, she attended the Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony when Brian Keith was awarded a star posthumously; Garver gave a speech on his behalf.
Kent McCord

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is an American actor, best known for his role as Officer Jim Reed on the television series Adam-12.

He first appeared on television in 1962 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet. He became a close friend of Ricky Nelson and made a total of 44 appearances on the program over the next few years. He also landed small parts in three Elvis Presley films. He also appeared as a motorcycle courier in a McHale's Navy episode titled "Monkey Business 007" under the name Kent McWhirter.

After working in a variety of secondary roles, he got his big break in 1968 when he was given a lead role next to Martin Milner as rookie LAPD police officer James A. "Jim" Reed on Adam-12, a police drama television series created by Jack Webb. The popular show ran on NBC from 1968 to 1975. In the first season of Jack Webb's Dragnet 1967, he appeared twice. The first appearance, in the episode "The Big Explosion", saw him credited under his legal name. The second, in the episode "The Interrogation", McCord was credited under his stage name, and he played the role of a Los Angeles Police Department officer who had allegedly robbed a store while working an undercover narcotics detail fresh out of the police academy. McCord went on to appear five additional times in the second season, three times as unnamed officers and twice as his eventual Adam-12 character Jim Reed. He appeared one more time on Dragnet as Reed before the character became exclusive to Adam-12.

In 1972, McCord was elected to the National Board of Directors of the Screen Actors Guild and served on the board for 11 years. He served as the first national vice president[1] while on the National Board of Directors.

McCord appeared as a downed fighter ace on the 1970s series Baa Baa Black Sheep. In 1980, he played Troy on the short-lived series Galactica 1980. Two years later, Webb tabbed him for a new Dragnet series he was ready to launch, with McCord to play the partner to Webb's Joe Friday. Webb died in December 1982, however, before any of the episodes he wrote could be produced. In 1982, McCord played Mr. Unger on Airplane II: The Sequel, his only comedy role to date.

In 1989, he co-starred on the short-lived crime drama Unsub. He re-teamed with Martin Milner, his co-star in "Adam-12", in the cable TV-movie Nashville Beat (1990), originally shown on The Nashville Network (now Spike). In 1990, McCord appeared in the film Predator 2 as Captain Pilgrim. He appeared as Jack in Out for Justice (1991), and played John Reynolds in Return of the Living Dead 3 (1993)

From 1994-95, McCord played the recurring role of Scott Keller on seaQuest DSV. He appeared in three episodes of JAG, and, most recently, became a semiregular guest star on Farscape. He played two versions (one human and one alien appearing in the physical form of the human) of the same character, Jack Crichton.
Kristy McNichol
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Critically acclaimed actor Kristy McNichol is best known for her role as "Buddy" in the Spelling/Goldberg hit TV series "Family", where she won two Emmy awards, a critic’s choice award for best supporting actress and was nominated for a Golden Globe.

Kristy also starred in the hit movie "Little Darlings" with Tatum O'Neil which won her a People's Choice Award. Other TV credits include the Witt, Thomas; Harris hit series "Empty Nest".

Kristy's films include Neil Simon's "Only When I Laugh" with Marsha Mason which earned her a Golden Globe nomination, Alan Pakula's "Dream Lover" and Samuel Fuller's "White Dog". McNichol began her career with guest appearances on such popular TV series as" Starsky and Hutch", "The Bionic Woman"," Love American Style", " The Love Boat", "Golden Girls," and the list goes on. Her first role as a series regular came with the role of Patricia Apple in the CBS television series" Apple's Way".

McNichol began her feature film career in the Burt Reynolds comedy "The End" and went on to star with Dennis Quaid and Mark Hamill in "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia", "Two Moon Junction" with Louise Fletcher, "The Pirate Movie" with Christopher Atkins, "Just the Way You Are", "The Forgotten One", and "You Can't Hurry Love".

Her television movie credits include "Women of Valor", "Like Mom, Like Me", "Summer of My German Soldier", "Love, Mary", "My Old Man" "Blinded by the Light", "Children of the Bride", "Mother of the Bride" and "Baby of the Bride". Kristy's after school specials include: "Pinballs", "Fawn Story" and "Me and my Dad's New Wife".

TV specials: "I Love Liberty" with Martin Sheen, Two "Carpenters Christmas", "Donny and Marie Show", "The Osmond Telethon" and the "Jimmy and Kristy" TV special.

Kristy works with the Los Angeles Valley College benefiting their music programs and also volunteers at the "Emerald City" assisted living facility in Glendale CA.

Kristy McNichol hosted her own tennis tournament for three years benefiting the "Help Group" charity.

Kristy participated in several celebrity sport specials which include "Battle of the Network Stars 1", Battle of the Network Stars 2", "Challenge of the Network Stars", "Us against the World".

Kristy also performed voice characters in several animated TV series including "Extreme Ghostbusters and Steven Spielberg's animated "Invasion America".

Kristy McNichol also sang on the soundtracks of " The Pirate Movie" and "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" as well as the RCA Kristy and Jimmy McNichol album.

We can't leave out the "Kristy McNichol Doll" made by the Mattel Toy Company.
Jan Michael Vincent
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a retired American actor best known for his role as helicopter pilot Stringfellow Hawke on the 1980s U.S. television series Airwolf (1984-86) and as the protagonist of John Milius's 1978 surfing epic Big Wednesday.

Vincent was finishing a stint in the California Army National Guard when a talent scout was struck by his looks. His first acting job was in the movie The Bandits (aka Los Banditos), co-directed by and starring Robert Conrad, in 1967.

Vincents career took off in the late 1960s when casting agent Dick Clayton signed him to Universal Studios. He made a shirtless appearance on the Dragnet 1968 episode "The Grenade" as a muscular high school student who suffered an acid attack by a mentally unstable classmate (played by Mickey Sholdar). He also appeared in the Danger Island segments of Hanna-Barbera's The Banana Splits series as Link (1968-69). Finally, in the fall of 1969 Vincent had a starring role in the prime-time soap opera The Survivors, alongside Lana Turner and George Hamilton; however, the series was canceled at mid-season.

Vincent also performed in several movies in that period, such as the 1969 Twentieth Century Fox movie The Undefeated (as Bubba Wilkes) starring John Wayne, Rock Hudson, and Mexican actor Antonio Aguilar. His name appeared as Michael Vincent in the credits of the movie. Vincent guest-starred in two episodes of Bonanza (April 1969's The Unwanted as Rick Miller and The Arrival of Eddie as Eddie MacKay May 19, 1968, Season 9 credited as Michael Vincent).

Vincent appeared in one episode of Marcus Welby, M.D. as Richie, a teen with an alcohol addiction. He co-starred with Charles Bronson in the 1972 crime film The Mechanic. In 1970, he garnered critical praise for his role in the made-for-TV film Tribes also known as The Soldier Who Declared Peace in Europe and the UK, co-starring Darren McGavin, about a tough Marine boot-camp drill instructor dealing with a hippie draftee (Vincent), who will not play by the rules. Other notable films included the cult surfing film Big Wednesday with William Katt and Gary Busey; he also attracted attention giving a highly complex performance opposite Robert Mitchum in Going Home. In 1971 he appeared in the Gunsmoke episode The Legend.

In 1972 Vincent starred in a made-for-TV love story, Sandcastles, and in 1973 he starred in the Disney movie The World's Greatest Athlete, with Tim Conway and John Amos. He also starred in the 1974 romance Buster and Billie as the romantic antihero Buster Lane, where he startled audiences with his full-frontal nudity. In Hooper with Burt Reynolds, Vincent played a young stunt man. In 1975 Bite the Bullet found him sharing screen time opposite Gene Hackman, James Coburn, and Candice Bergen. He also starred in the cult classic trucker movie White Line Fever; in 1976's Baby Blue Marine, a war film directed by John D. Hancock, which also starred Glynnis 'Connor; and in the 1976 cult classic Shadow of the Hawk co-starring Marilyn Hassett. Vincent also appeared in Damnation Alley, based on Roger Zelazny's science fiction novel, in 1977.

In 1980, Vincent starred in the gang-themed drama Defiance, which received a limited release. In that film, he costarred alongside Danny Aiello as Manhattan residents who fight back against the gang members who terrorize their neighborhood. He also appeared in The Return, a science fiction film that was released directly to television and video. In 1981, he co-starred with Kim Basinger in Hard Country. Vincent starred in the 1983 action film Last Plane Out.

After the completion of his role in the 1983 television miniseries Winds of War, Vincent was cast as Stringfellow Hawke for the action espionage series Airwolf, in which he co-starred with Ernest Borgnine and is the role for which he is best known and remembered, as well as for his rate of pay. It was noted, at the time, that Vincent's salary for his work on Airwolf was the highest paid (rumored to be $200,000 per episode) of any actor in American television] While filming Airwolf, Vincent admitted to drug and alcohol problems for which he acknowledged seeking help.

After the end of Airwolf he found roles in smaller budget and lower exposure film projects.

1990s and 2000s
Vincent worked with Traci Lords in the 1991 suspense film Raw Nerve.

While in the hospital in 1996, Vincent was committed to a role in Red Line with Chad McQueen as Keller. He appeared in the film with a swollen face and scars, and still wearing the hospital ID bracelet.

In 1997, he had a small guest role on Nash Bridges, playing the title character's long-lost brother.

An exception to Vincent's post-Airwolf career was his cameo role in the critically acclaimed, independent film Buffalo '66, in 1998.

His most recent movie roles included the independent film White Boy, also titled Menace (for the U.S. video version), released in March 2002.
Jeff East
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an American actor. Beginning his professional acting career at the age of fourteen, East is known for his portrayal of Huckleberry Finn in the United Artists feature films Tom Sawyer (1973) and Huckleberry Finn (1974), as well as for his portrayal of a teenage Clark Kent in Alexander Salkind's Superman: The Movie (1978).

East's feature film credits include Flight of the Wolf (1974), Summer Of Fear aka "Stranger In Our House" (1978), Mary and Joseph: A Story of Faith (1979), Klondike Fever (1980), Deadly Blessing (1981), Up the Creek (1984), Dream West (1986), Pumpkinhead (1988), Another Chance (1989), and Deadly Exposure (1993).

Unbeknownst to East when the film was being made, his Superman dialogue was dubbed over by Christopher Reeve.

East also starred in the 1983 television film The Day After. His TV guest appearances include M*A*S*H ("Settling Debts"), Otherworld, and Shades of L.A.
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.
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.
Linda Blair
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Is an American actress. Blair is best known for her role as the possessed child, Regan, in the 1973 acclaimed blockbuster The Exorcist, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and two Golden Globes, winning one.

She reprised her role in 1977's Exorcist II: The Heretic, a controversial sequel .

She began her career as a six year old child model and started acting with a regular role on the short-lived "Hidden Faces" in 1968. Her first film role was in 1971's The Sporting Club. Blair was selected from a field of 600 applicants for her most notable role as Regan in The Exorcist. The role earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and an Academy Award nomination. She reprised her role in the 1977 sequel, Exorcist II: The Heretic. As the 1970s closed, she started to land good, demanding roles for which she was prepared, and stepped into the fast lane, for which she was not prepared. Blair encountered trouble as she was arrested and charged with drug possession and conspiracy to sell drugs: after trial, she was found not guilty of possession, but guilty of conspiracy to sell, leading her to get a reduced sentence of three years probation. Though she tried to act in film, Blair found it hard to restart her screen career and landed low grade films in the 70s and 80s. As she herself said in an interview, her career 'went down faster than the Titanic'.

Blair has since worked in numerous films, including the 1990 Exorcist spoof, Repossessed, and a cameo role in 1996's Scream. In 1997, she appeared in a Broadway revival of Grease. She was cast as a regular in the BBC television show, LA-7. She hosted Fox Family's Scariest Places On Earth.

More recently, Blair has become an animal rights activist and humanitarian, working with PETA, Feed The Children, Variety, the Children's Charity, and other organizations. Blair also devotes time to her non-profit organization, the Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation, which works to rescue abused, neglected and mistreated animals. She is a vegan, and has co-authored the book Going Vegan!.

She appeared in the 2009 documentary Confessions of a Teenage Vigilante, discussing her role as Brenda in 1984's Savage Streets. The documentary is included as a bonus feature on the 2009 DVD release of the film.

In late 2010 it was announced that Blair is in talks to return to horror films for the upcoming Cousin Sarah. Also in 2010 she appeared as herself on the cable series Pit Boss and Jury Duty.

All Linda's proceeds will go to charity.
Lyle Waggoner

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an American actor and former model, known for his work on The Carol Burnett Show from 1967 to 1974, and for playing the role of Steve Trevor and Steve Trevor Jr. on Wonder Woman from 1975 to 1979.

By the mid-1960s, Waggoner was appearing regularly in television and films, including an episode of Gunsmoke. He was a finalist for the title role in the TV series version of Batman, but lost the role to Adam West.

In 1967, he appeared in Catalina Caper (with Tommy Kirk, a former child actor trying to restart his career as a young adult), a film which would eventually be lampooned by Mystery Science Theater 3000. He also had a minor guest starring role in the Season 3 episode "Deadliest of the Species" of the TV series Lost in Space.

Waggoner became Playgirl Magazine's first male nude centerfold. Waggoner left The Carol Burnett Show in 1974 in the hopes of advancing his career as a lead actor. His spot on the show was filled by frequent guest star Tim Conway He has appeared on some of the show's reunion TV specials.

A year after leaving Carol Burnett, Waggoner landed the role of Steve Trevor for the pilot and first season of the television series Wonder Woman starring Lynda Carter. Initially set during World War II, when the subsequent two seasons advanced the timeline to the 1970s, Waggoner played Steve Trevor, Jr.

Waggoner also appeared in several TV movies and minor motion pictures during the 1970s and 1980s, often cast for “hunk” appeal. He has also made guest appearances on numerous television series including Charlie's Angels, The San Pedro Beach Bums, Happy Days, Mork & Mindy, The Golden Girls, Ellen, and most recently The War at Home. Waggoner has also played at least three different roles on The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, and Murder, She Wrote throughout their respective runs.
Mark Rothman
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Mark Rothman (born in Bronx, New York) is a noted and credited writer best known for having been involved with the creation and production of Laverne and Shirley.

He was also the head writer and show runner of numerous other shows including Happy Days and The Odd Couple. He was co-creator, co-executive producer, and a writer for the 1977 situation comedy Busting Loose and the 1978 situation comedy The Ted Knight Show. He also composed the theme song for Busting Loose.

He has written many screenplays and several plays, two of them, The Wearing of the Greens, and Who Wants Fame?, are very popular and have been well received by audiences and critics from coast-to-coast. He currently lives in Chicago. He enjoys producing and directing his work. In the spring of 2008, he appeared in the title role of a new musical, The Brain From Planet X in Los Angeles, where he and the show received unanimous raves.

He has two books which can be found at Amazon Kindle: "Show Runner", and "Show Runner Two". Both are collections of autobiographical essays.

In 2013 he had his first novel, "I'm Not Garbo," published. It is a fable about Hollywood in the 1930s.
Noah Hathaway

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an American actor and a former teen idol. He is best known for his roles as Atreyu in the 1980s film The NeverEnding Story and for portraying Boxey on the original TV Series Battlestar Galactica. His work in The Neverending Story made him particularly popular as a teen-aged celebrity.

He began appearing in commercials at age three, and later starred in several TV films and TV series. At the age of six he starred in Battlestar Galactica, portraying Boxey, where he received a nomination in the first Young Artist Awards

His most memorable role was Atreyu in the 1984 film The NeverEnding Story. He received his second Young Artist Awards nomination and won the award for Best Younger Actor in the 12th Annual Saturn Awards.

For the role Hathaway performs his own stunts; German director Wolfgang Petersen said:

I sought a good-looking boy of athletic build with the quality of fierce determination. The role requires the character to ride a horse expertly, fly on the back of a dragon, struggle through a swamp, clamber over rocks and fight a ferocious wolf-vampire.

Noah Hathaway replied

Well, what it was... Wolfgang Petersen was notorious for his actors doing their own stunts. His actors are always getting hurt, because he wanted... Audiences are very savvy, you can cut away and show the back of somebody and show the stuntman doing their stunt. And everybody knows that, so he wants his actors to do as much as they can for the realism of the movie. Accidents happen and actors aren't stuntmen. That's why they have stuntmen, because if someone gets hurt, they're "expendable". And some of the times, they're just more careful... I just ended up paying.

Later roles
In 1986 Hathaway starred in Troll, as Harry Potter, Jr. and in the television movie Casebusters, as Jamie. Hathaway did not return to acting until 1994, in the film To Die, to Sleep, in his first adult role.
Parker Stevenson
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Parker Stevenson is an American television and film actor. His first notable screen appearance was a starring role in the 1972 movie A Separate Peace.

After graduating from Rye Country Day School and Princeton University, he moved to Hollywood where he landed a role opposite Sam Elliott in the film Lifeguard.

Stevenson became well-known from starring with teen heartthrob Shaun Cassidy in the Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries series, which ran 1977-79 on ABC-TV. In 1983 he co-starred in the hit movie Stoker Ace as Burt Reynold's brash race-car driving arch-nemesis Aubrey James. In 1986, Stevenson starred as Billy Hazard in Book II of the TV miniseries North and South. He co-starred with his then wife Kirstie Alley, who portrayed his sister, Virgilia Hazard. He then starred on the short-lived TV series Probe in 1988. He was part of the original cast of Baywatch in the 1989 season, returning for the syndicated 1997 and 1998 seasons. He also had a recurring role as a computer tycoon on Melrose Place during the second season. In 1998 he starred in the film Legion.
Randolph Mantooth

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an American actor who has worked in television, documentaries, theater, and film for more than 40 years. After signing with Universal and moving to California, he slowly built up his resume with work on such dramatic series as Adam-12 (1968), Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969), McCloud (1970), and Alias Smith and Jones (1971).

This led to TV stardom on the popular Emergency! series in 1972. He was chosen to play a lead role as paramedic John Gage (opposite Julie London as Nurse Dixie McCall, Bobby Troup as Dr. Joe Early and Kevin Tighe as Roy DeSoto). The show aired six seasons (129 episodes) and six two-hour television movie specials. He earned further roles in two series. Mantooth portrayed Lt. Mike Bender on Operation Petticoat (1977) and as Eddie Dawkins on Detective School (1979). He was featured as a guest performer on episodic television. He appeared on several programs including Sierra, Cos, The Love Boat, Battlestar Gallactica, and Vega$

Mantooth has spoken regularly at Firefighter and EMS conferences and symposia across the United States, while maintaining an active acting career. He is a spokesperson for both the International Association of Firefighters [IAFF] and the International Association of Fire Chiefs [IAFC] for fire fighter health and safety, and honored over the years with numerous awards and recognition

Mantooth has appeared in numerous films and television series in lead and supportive roles including mini-series adaptations of Testimony of Two Men (1977) and a starring role as Abraham Kent in The Seekers (1979-80). Through the 1990s and 2000s he appeared in daytime soap operas, earning him four Soap Opera Digest Award nominations.

Emergency! (1972-1979)

Producer Robert A. Cinader saw Mantooth in a small role on The Bold Ones opposite Hal Holbrook that led to his decision to cast him as paramedic John Gage on Emergency! Mantooth and Kevin Tighe were part of a paramedic team assigned to Squad 51 of the Los Angeles County Fire Department Responding to accidents or dangerous rescues in an "emergency room on wheels" with directions via biophone from medical personnel back at the hospital, the paramedics performed Advance Lifesaving (ALS) techniques to stabilize injured, ill, and dying patients before transporting them to a medical facility.

To train for their parts, the actors, Mantooth along with Kevin Tighe, "...sat in on paramedic classes" (although they never took any written exams) "and rode out on extensive ride-a-longs with LACoFD" In an interview with Tom Blixa of WTVN, Mantooth said that the producer wanted them to train so that they would at least know the fundamentals and look like they knew what they were doing on camera. Mantooth mentioned that unless you take the written course you are not a paramedic and that "if anyone has a heart attack, I'll call 911 with the best of them". According to authors Richard Yokley and Roxane Sutherland who wrote the book, Emergency! Behind the Scenes, the show Emergency! is an important chapter in television history.

At the time of the show's world premiere in 1972, there were only 12 paramedical units in North America located in four municipalities. Ten years later, more than half of all Americans were within ten minutes of a paramedic rescue or ambulance unit, due to the influence of the show. The program introduced audiences from all over the world to the concept of pre-hospital care, along with fire prevention and CPR.

The show ran six seasons (129 episodes) with seven two-hour television movie specials including the pilot film (The Wedsworth-Townsend Act) with a national audience that averaged 30 million viewers each week. Mantooth directed two episodes of Emergency!; "The Nuisance" (1976) and "Insanity Epidemic" (1977), and also directed the television movie Greatest Rescues of Emergency (1978). Mantooth and Tighe did many of their own stunts in the early years with the rule of thumb, "if you could see our faces, it was us doing the stunts, if you couldn't, it was our stunt double." He was offered an opportunity after Emergency! went off the air to be an actual firefighter, but decided to continue with acting.

Nearly 30 years after Emergency! debuted, the Smithsonian Institution accepted Emergency! memorabilia into its American History Museum in the public service division and not entertainment on May 16, 2000. Items inducted at the Smithsonian included their uniforms, scripts, helmets, turnouts, biophone, and defibrillator.

In conjunction to the induction of the equipment from Emergency! at the Smithsonian, Project 51 was created in an effort to raise funds for a children's burn charity, and exhibit the restored squad around the country. Mantooth, along with Marco Lopez, Tim Donnelly, Ron Pinkard, and Mike Stoker embarked on a 10-city tour with the squad to raise funds for charity on their way to Washington, DD, with their final destination being the Smithsonian Project 51 folded after the equipment was inducted into the Smithsonian and the funds were distributed to burn centers, fire education projects, and museums.

In 2012, Mantooth and Tighe were presented with the traditional white leather cairns helmets by the Los Angeles County Fire Department as Honorary Fire Chiefs of the department. The honor was bestowed on the men for their contributions to the fire service and emergency medicine through educating and inspiring kids and adults to be firefighters, EMTs, or paramedics. The show contributed to the revolution in emergency medicine and mobile health across the country.

The series was placed into syndication in 1977 as Emergency! One to some local stations in the late 1970s. It was called Emergency! One because the show was still filming new episodes in the United States. After the show ended, the name reverted to Emergency! The show was sold overseas and aired in a number of countries, including Germany where it was renamed Notruf California, in addition to being dubbed in Spanish in the United States.

In the late 1990s and 2000s, Emergency! began airing cable and digital sub-channels networks that included TV Land, RTV, MeTV, and Cozi TV. Emergency! spun off an animated version called Emergency +4 aired on NBC Saturday mornings from 1973 to 1976, with Mantooth and Kevin Tighe voicing the animated characters of John Gage and Roy DeSoto.Starship Rescue aired in 1973 to promote NBC's fall lineup of Saturday morning programs focusing on Emergency! and Star Trek: The Animated Series and it was hosted by Mantooth and Tighe. Tighe and Mantooth also presented the work of firefighters and paramedics from the Los Angeles County Fire Department on the NBC Saturday morning's children's show, Go!.

Mantooth's and Tighe's likeness were used for games, puzzles, lunch boxes, action figures, and comic books connected to the show The comic books for Emergency focused on the primary actors from Rampart Hospital, along with Johnny and Roy. The four comic books, and four magazines, were issued by Charlton Comics in 1976 Some of the issues were drawn by John Byrne and Neal Adams. Emergency! +4 and Emergency! both had coloring books that were created to promote the show to young viewers using the likenesses of the five principal characters. Viewmaster released a series of reels that had film stills of the show arranged in a story or photo montage.

Mantooth and Kevin Tighe's characters John Gage and Roy DeSoto appeared on another Robert A. Cinader created show, Sierra. The show focused on National Park Service Rangers stationed in the Sierras. Mantooth and Tighe appeared in the episode, "Urban Rangers" Mantooth's character appeared on a crossover episode of Adam-12 called "Lost and Found".

The on-screen camaraderie between Mantooth and Tighe, as well as their friendship with both London and Troup, carried over to real life as well. Before London's and Troup's deaths, all four remained close friends after the series came to a close, and Tighe served as a best man at Mantooth's second wedding in 2002.

While talking with Tom Blixa of WTVN, Mantooth said that at first it was a little intimidating working with Robert Fuller, Bobby Troup, and Julie London, because they were all big stars but after doing a show with them for seven years they all became like family In the same interview while discussing happenings behind the scenes and blooper reels, Mantooth said there was "a lot of salty language though"..."and we learned every bad word from Julie London"..."I love her to death but she herself said 'I'm a broad" In a 2013 interview with the Tolucan Times, Mantooth said of his decades-long colleague, "Julie London was a mentor to all of us. She let the words work for her, rather than emoting; that's all anybody needed."
Robert Arensen
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is a producer/actor who's first love is acting. He has been in 30+ films and has worked with 2 of the Greatest directors in the world Martin Scorsese and Stephen Spielberg.

Though they were small rolls ( and no roll in either of their films is considered small ) he got to witness two of the greatest directors at work.

Robert's true passion is a Reader to the stars. He has read over 200 celebrities in private. ( secrets to remain secrets ).

Robert was a co-producer on Joe's War....with ED ASNER,ARMAND ASANTE,TOM SIZEMORE, ABOUT SOLIDIERS WHO RETURN HOME from the war with PTSD...He is very proud of that movie.

Has also worked with Dennis Hopper (sad to say ) his last film,Jacqueline Bisset,William Forsythe,RobertGuton, Kamal ,director of laugh killer laugh,,,and many others.
Sybil Danning
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known for her many roles in B movies, science fiction films, and action films.

Danning became an actress after leaving home about 1968 at the age of sixteen.

Danning made her film debut in 1968's Komm nur, mein liebstes gelein, portraying the legendary German mermaid "Lorelei" covered by only her long blonde tresses. The next year, she had a role in one of Robert De Niros first films, Sam's Song.

Danning next trained for three years with a drama coach in Munich. In 1972, she was in the cast of Bluebeard, along with Raquel Welch and Richard Burton, playing a high-caliber prostitute. The same year, she appeared in Eye of the Labyrinth, a giallo thriller.

Also noteworthy were her films The Three Musketeers and The Four Musketeers, again acting with Raquel Welch; both movies being produced by Ilya and Alexander Salkind.

In 1978, Danning moved to Hollywood, California, to further her career in American films. She left all her friends and family in Europe behind, and pursued her career with no contract, no agent, and no idea what the future would bring.

Danning portrayed an extraterrestrial Amazon named Saint-Exmin in the 1980 film Battle Beyond the Stars. This performance earned her "The Golden Scroll Award of Merit" from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films.The cheaply-made films Jungle Warriors, Panther Squad, and S.A.S. San Salvador followed in quick succession.

In 1983, Danning appeared on the cover of the August issue of Playboy magazine and in a nude Playboy pictorial inside.

Next, Sybil co-starred with Christopher Lee in Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf, playing Stirba, an evil werewolf queen. She began to guest-star in many American television series, notably A Man Called Sloane, Vega$, Simon & Simon, Masquerade, The Fall Guy, and V (The TV series). In 1986, Sybil was seen with the troubled rocker Wendy O. Williams in Reform School Girls, a campy "Women in Prison" film. After the sketch parody Amazon Women on the Moon, Sybil founded her own production company, "Adventuress Productions, Inc.", and that one produced L.A. Bounty, in which she starred and helped write the script.

Danning was the hostess of her own collection of 26 action-adventure films that bear the title Sybil Danning's Adventure Video for the "USA Home Video" company. She appeared at the beginning, spouted one-liners, introduced the video, and returned at the end to wrap it up. In 1989, Danning re-teamed with the producers of Bluebeard, The Three Musketeers, The Four Musketeers, and The Prince and the Pauper to play a succubus in the television series Superboy.

In 1990, Danning's acting career was cut short by an accident in a gymnasium while she was rehearsing a film stunt. For the next two months, she rested, while working with writers on her first screenplay-writing experience, but the pain worsened. Doctors misdiagnosed her condition as either a strained muscle or a damaged nerve, and they prescribed painkillers and massages. Finally, a surgeon, recommended by Jack Nicholson, discovered that Danning had two severely herniated discs, and put her into the hospital that same afternoon.

Danning underwent a series of epidurals, followed by traction. At that point, Sybil could not walk, and she was always either in bed or in a wheelchair. At first, she was determined to overcome her orthopedic problem without surgery, but the pain became too overwhelming. Sybil finally consented to a new microdissectomy technique on the day after Thanksgiving 1990. She spent the following year recovering and watched the duration of the Persian Gulf War from her hospital bed.

In 2003, Danning returned to public performances. She started by appearing in the fan memorabilia convention circuit, with appearances in California, Chicago, Illinois, Georgia, Michigan, Ohio, and New Jersey. The Chiller Theater in New Jersey included footage of Danning in her first appearance in its 2004 documentary, UnConventional.

The year 2007 marked Danning's return to the big screen, most notably in the film Grindhouse, in a faux trailer titled Werewolf Women of the SS. This was followed by her appearance in Rob Zombie's remake of Halloween.
Tammy Locke

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is an American actor and performer, known for her work as a child actor in The Monroes and other films and TV series.

She acted in The Voice of Charlie Pont (ABC, 1962)as Sally Laurents, the daughter of characters played by Robert Redford and Diana Hyland. She went on to play a similar role in 1965 melodrama Once a Thief as the daughter of Ann-Margret and Alain Delon and niece of Jack Palance, and early the following year played Tootie Smith in the ABC television comedy pilot Meet me in St. Louis.

In the 26-episode ABC television series The Monroes, which screened in 1966 and 1967, Locke, aged six, played Amy Monroe, the youngest of a group of siblings who had to care for themselves in northwestern Wyoming in the Wild West.She was described by the Christian Science Monitor as "an especially endearing little dumpling" for her performance in the series, which was filmed at 20th Century Fox television in Century City, California. Locke was unpredictable and "tumultuous" on set, giving a live frog as a gift to the show's hairdresser.[9] Filming Once a Thief she had objected to a scene where she comforted her wounded, blood-soaked and dying father, on the grounds that, "I've got new clothes on and my mother will be very mad if they get dirty". On one occasion she responded to directorial criticism by pulling on the director's beard.

Locke's final film appearance as a child actor was in Hang 'Em High which starred Clint Eastwood. Her acting work also included television commercials and voiceover recordings.
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
Trina Parks
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an American actress, vocalist, choreographer, principal dancer and dance instructor.

She is most famous for portraying Thumper in 1971's Diamonds Are Forever.
Tristan Rogers

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Rhonda Shear

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an American television personality, comedian, actress, and entrepreneur. She is best known for her role as a host of the USA Network's weekend B-movie show, USA Up All Night in the 1990s.

Shear earned titles in several beauty contests, including holding the titles of Miss Louisiana USA 1975 for Miss USA and that of Miss Louisiana for both the Miss World and the Miss International pageants. Among her other titles was Queen of the Floral Trail Society. While she sported the latter title, she posed for a picture in Playboy magazine; though she was fully clothed in the photo, the organizers were opposed to her appearance and rescinded her title.

Shear is best known for her role as a host of the USA Network's 1980s and '90s weekend B-movie show, USA Up All Night. From 1991 to 1998, she hosted in-studio and on-location segments that typically aired on Friday nights, replacing comedian Caroline Schlitt (the Friday night host for the show's first few years). She also occasionally hosted the show with her Saturday counterpart, Gilbert Gottfried, in addition to making cameos on his edition. Her trademark manner of speaking the show's title, by raising her voice an octave when saying the word "Up",

Shear made two subsequent nude appearances in Playboy: First, in their "Funny Girls" pictorial in June 1991, then in her own pictorial titled "Rhonda Is Up All Night" in October 1993.

Shear also co-starred in numerous sitcoms from playing the Fonz's girlfriend on Happy Days to the sexy neighbor on Married... with Children,
Ron Ely

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is an American actor and novelist born in Hereford, Texas. Ely is best known for having portrayed Tarzan in the 1966 NBC series Tarzan and for playing the lead role in the 1975 film Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze.

Ely obtained the role after playing various bit-parts, including an airplane navigator in the 1958 film South Pacific and a guest-starring role on Barbara Eden's first television series, the romantic comedy How to Marry a Millionaire. Ely's height (6' 4") and athletic build also won him the title role in the 1975 film Doc Savage, as well as various guest shots. In a 1978 Fantasy Island episode, for example, Ely portrayed Mark Antony in a Roman military short tunic and breastplate that displayed almost as much of his physique as his Tarzan costume had.

From 1960-61, Ely starred in the series The Aquanauts. In the 1980s, Ely hosted the musical game show Face the Music. Additionally, Ely hosted the 1980 and 1981 Miss America Pageants, replacing longtime host Bert Parks.

In the 1990s, Ely's roles included a retired Superman in the 1991 two-part episode "The Road to Hell" of the Superboy syndicated television series, and a big game hunter named Gordon Shaw in the 1992 episode "Tarzan the Hunted" of the syndicated Tarzan TV series (starring Wolf Larson).

In recent years Ely has embarked on a successful writing career and has penned two mystery novels featuring private eye Jake Sands: Night Shadows (1994) and East Beach (1995). Ely made appearances on popular TV shows, his most recent being Sheena and Renegade. He is now retired from acting.
The Amazing Kreskin

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is a mentalist who became popular on North American television in the 1970s. He was inspired to become a mentalist by Lee Falk's famous comic strip Mandrake the Magician which features a crime-fighting stage magician. He has always presented himself as an "entertainer," never as a psychic, who operates on the basis of suggestion, not the paranormal or supernatural.

From 1970 to 1975, Kreskin's television series The Amazing World of Kreskin was broadcast throughout Canada on CTV and distributed in syndication in the United States. The series was produced in Ottawa, Ontario at the CJOH-TV studios. An additional set of episodes was produced in 1975, billed as The New Kreskin Show. He appeared on The Tonight Show 61 times from 1970 to 1980. In the 1980s and 90s he came to prominence again through several appearances on Late Night with David Letterman and on the Howard Stern Show. In 2009 he became the first guest to make three appearances on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Though Kreskin makes "predictions", he does not claim to have paranormal or clairvoyant powers, and does not like to be considered a "psychic". One of his best known tricks is to find his own check for his current performance. If he does not find it, he does not get paid for that day. He instructs the audience to hide an envelope containing his paycheck, while he is escorted off stage and into seclusion by other members of the audience. He then re-emerges and hunts through the audience, almost always being able to ferret out the correct location. According to Kreskin, he has failed only ten times, or eleven, if you count his performance at Rockwell’s in Pelham, where he needed two attempts and a “rehide” of the check with an additional two attempts at finding the check/note.

He is still active as a live performer and appears regularly on WPIX in New York City, and annually on both the Fox News Channel and CNN to give his New Year's Day predictions for the coming year