Sherry Alberoni is an American actress and voice artist. Alberoni got her start as a Mouseketeer on the weekday ABC television program The Mickey Mouse Club, as an adult, she became a voice artist for Hanna-Barbera Productions. In 1971, she starred alongside Patty Andrews in the Sherman Brothers stage musical, sharyn Eileen Alberoni was born December 4,1946, in Cleveland, the youngest of three children. After her family moved to California, Alberoni started modeling at age two, and shortly after, took up dancing lessons, joining her older brother Roy, both children learned to play musical instruments, trumpet for Sherry, and drums for Roy. Alberonis biggest hobby was collecting dolls, and by her years she would have several hundred. Early on Alberoni displayed a generosity of spirit that would stay with her throughout her life and she volunteered for charity work, and became so successful at it that she was proclaimed a Red Feather girl by the Community Chest. This enabled her to attend opening day at Disneyland in 1955, both Sherry Alberoni and her brother tried out for the Mouseketeers in the spring of 1956.
Roy was up first, and after realizing his chance was slipping away, the casting judges called for Alberoni and she performed as advertised, in the process nearly knocking her teeth out. What really got her a spot on the show though was her lisp, Sherry Alberoni joined the Mickey Mouse Club as a second season replacement and was assigned to the Blue Team. She had few performances in her one season with the club. She had a show business career as an adult, including voice work for cartoons. At age nine, Sherry Alberoni was the youngest Mouseketeer for the second season. She used the stage name Allen upon the advice of her first agent, like all second season mice, Alberonis performances are unavailable for viewing today, as the studio hasnt released production numbers from that year on video or DVD. Though normally assigned to the Blue Team for Circus Day and Guest Star Day audiences and she recalled in years that director Sidney Miller would often change her lines to include many sibilants, so fond was he of hearing her lisp.
After leaving The Mickey Mouse Club Sherry Alberoni appeared in the film Dance With Me, Henry and it was Lou Costello who advised Alberoni to stick with her original last name, Alberoni. She followed that up with guest appearances on Bronco and The Ed Wynn Show, upon return to the United States, Sherry Alberoni had a feature role on The Tom Ewell Show as the stars daughter. Alberoni graduated from Westchester High School in Los Angeles, where she was a straight A student, in 1962 her brother Roy founded a professional combo called The Rhythmaires, for which Alberoni was the lead vocalist. Her biggest recurring television role was as Sharon James on Family Affair, Sherry Alberoni took a regular part in entertaining Marines at Camp Pendleton during these same years for a monthly production called The Julie London Show
Lola Jean Albright was an American singer and actress. She is best known for playing the sultry singer Edie Hart, Albright was born in Akron, Ohio, to John Paul and Marion Albright, both of whom were gospel music singers. The family lived at 552 Fairfield Avenue in Akron and she attended King Grammar School and West High School. Albright sang in public from an age and studied piano for 20 years. Beginning when she was 15 years old she worked after school as a receptionist at radio station WAKR in Akron, at the age of 18 she left WAKR and moved to Cleveland, taking a job as a stenographer at WTAM radio. Her first radio performance came on WJW in Cleveland and she first gained notice in the film noir Champion, as the wife of a manipulating boxing manager, who falls for a prizefighter played by Kirk Douglas. For the next years, she appeared in secondary roles in over 20 films. Among them was a role in the slapstick comedy The Good Humor Man in 1950 opposite future husband Jack Carson. In the early 1950s she was a frequent model for pinup painter Gil Elvgren, critic Pauline Kael offered high praise for Albrights performance.
In 1985, The New York Times lauded Albrights acting in the film and she portrayed cocktail waitress in Lord Love a Duck who turns suicidal when she thinks she has ruined her daughter Tuesday Welds life. The next year she was in the Western epic The Way West. She gave up her career in 1968, after the generation-gap farce The Impossible Years in which she was the despairing wife of a husband. Medical Center, Columbo, McMillan & Wife, Quincy, M. E. Starsky & Hutch, in 1958, she was cast in Peter Gunn, the television detective series produced by Blake Edwards and scored by Henry Mancini. Albright played sultry Edie Hart, a singer and the romantic interest of Peter Gunn. She was perfect casting for that role because she had a kind of jazz delivery that was very hard to find. Just enough to believe that she’d be singing in that club, Albright sang in 38 episodes, covering jazz evergreens such as How High the Moon. A Good Man Is Hard to Find, How High the Moon, Easy Street, Day In, in 1964, she appeared again with Stevens on his short-lived CBS drama Mr.
Broadway. When Dorothy Malone had to emergency surgery in 1966, Albright filled for her as Constance Mackenzie on the prime-time soap opera Peyton Place
Beverly Adams Sassoon is a Canadian-born actress and author. Adams was born in Edmonton, Alberta to a Canadian mother, as a child, Adams moved to Burbank, California where, as a teen, she competed in and won beauty contests before becoming an actress. During her career, Adams appeared in various guest roles in series of the 1960s. After marrying hairstylist Vidal Sassoon in 1966, Adams retired from acting to raise the four children. During her retirement from acting, Adams published several books and served as a spokeswoman for Vidal Sassoon, in 1980, the couple divorced and Adams returned to acting. She launched her own line of pet products, Beverly Sassoon Pet Care System. They had four children, daughter Catya, an actress who died from a heart attack, son Elan BenVidal, son David. Beverly Adams at the Internet Movie Database Beverly Adams at AllMovie
Jessica Marie Alba is an American actress and businesswoman. Alba began her television and movie appearances at age 13 in Camp Nowhere and she rose to prominence as the lead actress in the James Cameron television series Dark Angel when she was 19 years old. Alba appeared in Honey, Sin City, Fantastic Four, Into the Blue, Fantastic Four, Rise of the Silver Surfer and Good Luck Chuck. In January 2012, Alba co-founded The Honest Company, a consumer goods company that sells household products. Alba was born in Pomona, California, to Catherine Louisa and her mother has Danish, German and French ancestry, while her paternal grandparents, who were born in California, were both the children of Mexican immigrants. She has a brother, Joshua. Her third cousin, once removed, is writer Gustavo Arellano and her fathers Air Force career took the family to Biloxi and Del Rio, before settling back in Claremont, when she was nine years old. Albas early life was marked by a multitude of physical maladies, during childhood, she suffered from partially collapsed lungs twice, had pneumonia four to five times a year, as well as a ruptured appendix and a tonsillar cyst.
Alba became isolated from other children at school, because she was in the hospital so often due to her illnesses that no one knew her well enough to befriend her, Alba has had asthma since she was a child. Alba has said that her familys frequent moving contributed to her isolation from her peers and she has acknowledged that she suffered from obsessive–compulsive disorder during her childhood. Alba graduated from Claremont High School at age 16, and she attended the Atlantic Theater Company. Alba expressed interest in acting from the age of five, in 1992, the 11-year-old Alba persuaded her mother to take her to an acting competition in Beverly Hills, whose grand prize was free acting classes. Alba won the prize, and took her first acting lessons. An agent signed Alba nine months and her first appearance on film was a small role in the 1994 feature Camp Nowhere as Gail. She was originally hired for two weeks but her role turned into a job when one of the prominent actresses dropped out. Alba appeared in two television commercials for Nintendo and J. C.
Penney as a child. She was featured in independent films. She branched out into television in 1994 with a role as the vain Jessica in three episodes of the Nickelodeon comedy series The Secret World of Alex Mack
Christina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter and television personality. Born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Rochester and Wexford, she appeared on the television series Star Search, after recording Reflection, the theme for Disneys 1998 film Mulan, Aguilera signed with RCA Records. She rose to prominence with her 1999 self-titled debut album spawned the Billboard Hot 100 number one singles, Genie in a Bottle, What a Girl Wants. The following year, Aguilera released two albums, the Spanish-language album Mi Reflejo and the holiday album My Kind of Christmas. She assumed creative control for her studio album, which produced Dirrty, Beautiful. Aguileras fifth studio album, Back to Basics, debuted at one on the album charts of ten countries and spawned the tracks Aint No Other Man. In 2010, Aguilera released her studio album Bionic and starred in the film Burlesque. The following year, she debuted as a coach on the reality television series The Voice. Her seventh studio album, was released in 2012, Aguilera has been featured on several successful collaborations during her career, including Lady Marmalade, Moves like Jagger, and Say Something.
Aguilera has been recognized as a pop icon and earned the title Pop Princess in her early years and her work has earned her five Grammy Awards, one Latin Grammy Award, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She has sold over 17.9 million albums in the United States as of 2014 and 50 million albums worldwide as of 2015. In 2009, she ranked at number 58 on Rolling Stones list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time, thereby becoming the youngest and the only artist under 30 to be named. Billboard recognized her as the 20th most successful artist of the 2000s, aside from her work in the entertainment industry, Aguilera is involved in charitable activities through human rights, world issues, and her work as a UN ambassador for the World Food Programme. Christina María Aguilera was born in Staten Island, New York, on December 18,1980, to Shelly Loraine, a musician, and Fausto Xavier Aguilera and her father is Ecuadorian, while her mother has German, Irish and Dutch ancestry. Her family moved frequently because of her fathers service, and lived in places including New Jersey, New York.
Aguilera and her mother alleged that her father was physically and emotionally abusive, claims which he denied, Aguilera used music as a form of escape from her turbulent household. Following her parents divorce when she was six years old, her younger sister Rachel, after several years of being estranged, Aguilera expressed interest in reconciling with her father in 2012. Growing up, known locally as the girl with the big voice, aspired to be a singer, singing in local talent shows
Donzaleigh Abernathy is an American actress. Abernathy was born in Montgomery and grew up in Atlanta, the Abernathy children, along with the King children, integrated Spring Street Elementary School and began mass integration in the South. Abernathy briefly attended the Northside High School for the Performing Arts, before attended and graduated from the George School and her father was Ralph Abernathy, an influential leader in the Civil Rights Movement. She was able to join her father, her mother Juanita Jones Abernathy and her family was very close to that of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. another prominent figure of the Civil Rights Movement. The Abernathy and King children went to school together, performed extracurricular activities together, spent Sunday Dinners together, Abernathy acknowledges that thats really when started acting. After graduating from Emerson College in Boston, Abernathy moved to New York and she landed her first job after auditioning for a role with the Off Off Broadway production.
Since then, Abernathy has played roles in different movies. In the historical drama Gods and Generals, she portrays a slave named Martha, although the film itself was not critically well-received, Abernathy was praised for her part. One reviewer states that Abernathys image of Martha combines strength with glamour and she starred for four years as a Series Regular on Lifetimes Any Day Now. As a child of the South, Abernathy was heavily influenced by the civil rights movement, as a result, she was able to connect with the role on a personal level. Murder in Mississippi – Sue Brown Ghost Dad – E. R. Nurse Grass Roots – Cora Mae Turner Ned Blessing, The True Story of My Life – Effie Pettit Night of the Running Man – Francine, The Hacker Out of Darkness – MHA NYPD Blue – Mrs. D
Julie Adams is an American actress, primarily in television. She starred in a number of films in the 1950s, including Bend of the River and she is known for her roles as Paula Denning on Capitol and as Eve Simpson on Murder, She Wrote. Julie Adams was born as Betty May Adams on October 17,1926 in Waterloo and her family moved a great deal, the longest she lived in one town was eight years in Blytheville, Arkansas. Adams worked as a secretary and began her film career in B-movie westerns. In 1946, at the age of 19, she was crowned Miss Little Rock and moved to Hollywood, California to pursue her acting career. She used her name until 1949, when she began working for Universal Pictures. She became Julia and eventually Julie, in 1954, she explained the latter change, The studio picked Julia, but I never have felt comfortable with it. I just like the name Julie better, and the studio has given me permission to make the change and her first movie role was a minor part in Red and Blue, followed by a leading role in the Lippert western The Dalton Gang.
Adams was featured as the bathing beauty Kay Lawrence in 1954s classic science-fiction film Creature from the Black Lagoon. In 1955, Adams co-starred with Rory Calhoun, subsequently of the CBS western television series, The Texan, in the film The Looters, part of the picture was filmed about Tarryall Creek at what is now Eleven Mile State Park in Park County in central Colorado. The advertising poster reads, Five desperate men, and a girl who didnt care. Trapped on a mountain of gale-lashed rock, Adams starred in 1957s Four Girls in Town, a romantic comedy about four young women competing for the leading role in a new movie, featuring an international cast. She appeared with Elvis Presley in the musical-comedy Tickle Me in 1965, Adams thought highly of her co-star, Despite his status as a superstar singer and stage performer, Elvis took his acting very seriously. He was always prepared, and did a job in the roles he was given. When he did his musical numbers in Tickle Me, sometimes walking from table to table in a nightclub set, on television in 1962, Adams portrayed Mary Simpson, a county nurse and romantic interest of Sheriff Andy Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show.
In 1965, she played the role of defendant Pat Kean in The Case of the Fatal Fortune, Adams appeared on The Rifleman as a dubious vixen and romantic interest of lead character Chuck Connors. She guest-starred in five episodes of 77 Sunset Strip, on Alfred Hitchcock Presents three times, and on Maverick twice. More guest-star roles in popular TV series followed, including McMillan & Wife, Police Woman, The Streets of San Francisco, Quincy, M. E. Adams co-starred with James Stewart in The Jimmy Stewart Show on NBC in 1971-1972
Mary Kay Adams
Mary Kay Adams is an American actress known for her roles in television. She is perhaps best known for her role as India von Halkein on the soap opera Guiding Light and she grew up in Middletown Township, New Jersey. She attended Emerson College, where she was a sister of Sigma Pi Theta and she guest starred in Star Trek, Deep Space Nine as Grilka. She appeared in the episodes The House of Quark and Looking for parMach in All the Wrong Places and she did a seven-month run in the play Tamara and appeared in an off-Broadway production called Program for Murder. The Muppets Take Manhattan See No Evil, Hear No Evil, India von Halkein Spaulding Disney Presents The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage. Marla Lance Jake and the Fatman As the World Turns, neal Keller Alcott One Life to Live. Mildred Fast Company The John Larroquette Show, alicia Bainbridge Star Trek, Deep Space Nine. Vanessa Sinclair Third Watch Law & Order, nancy Alvarez Mary Kay Adams at the Internet Movie Database Mary Kay Adams at AllMovie
Cynthia Addai-Robinson is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Naevia in the Starz television series Spartacus, since November 2016, she plays the role of Nadine Memphis on the USA Network series Shooter. Addai-Robinson was born on January 12,1985, in London, her mother is from Ghana and she moved to the U. S. when she was 4 and was raised by her mother in a suburb of Washington, D. C. She is a graduate of Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, MD, in addition, she trained at Lee Strasberg Theater Institute and in dance forms ballet and tap. She received Special Forces training by Navy Seal and New Zealand Special Air Service personnel during the filming of Spartacus, after participating in several various Off-Broadway plays, she got her first role on television in 2002 in an episode of The Education of Max Bickford. In following years, she made appearances on television shows like Law & Order, Trial by Jury, Law & Order, Criminal Intent, CSI, Numb3rs. In 2009, she got her first recurring role on the ABC drama, FlashForward playing the character Debbie, the same year she appeared in Tina Mabrys independent film Mississippi Damned as Milena.
In late 2011 she made her big screen debut playing Zoe Saldanas mother Alicia Restrepo in Colombiana and her biggest role came in April 2011 when she was cast as Naevia in Spartacus, Vengeance. She replaced actress Lesley-Ann Brandt, who played the role in the first season and prequel. In early 2013 she played Aja, a witch who came to help Bonnie on The Vampire Diaries for two episodes. She made an appearance as an on looker in the crowd in the film Star Trek Into Darkness. In September 2013, she was cast as the recurring character Amanda Waller in the hit The CW show, Arrow, in March 2014, she was cast as Emily D. West in the History Channel 2015 miniseries Texas Rising and her performance was nominated for a Womens Image Network Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series. In January 2015, she was cast in Gavin OConnors The Accountant, alongside Ben Affleck, robinson played a U. S. Treasury Department analyst. The film was released in October 2016, in March 2016, it was announced that she would be taking over Emily Rios role from the Shooter pilot as the female lead
Pamela Fionna Adlon is an American actress, voice actress and producer. Adlon is known for voicing Bobby Hill on King of the Hill, for which she won an Emmy Award, and the title character from the Pajama Sam video games. She is known for playing Dolores in Grease 2 and Ashley Spinelli on the animated series Recess, as of 2016, Adlon stars in the FX comedy television series Better Things which she co-created with Louis C. K. Adlon was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of TV comedy writer-producer Donald Don Maxwell Segall and her father produced The Dave Garroway Show, which became AM New York, and The Today Show. He was a page at NBC with Gil Cates and he wrote erotic fiction under various pseudonyms, including Troy Conway. Adlons father was from Boston and her mother is English, Adlon said her parents met at the USO in Paris. As a child, Adlon lived in the Carnegie House building at 100 West 57th Street and she has said that she and her family lived bi-coastally, moving between Los Angeles and New York because her father was a journeyman writer and producer for TV.
She started performing at age nine, one of her fathers friends had a studio, so she would do voice over work there. She attended Sarah Lawrence College for a semester, after moving to Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, she shared a house with Anna Gunn. Adlon said voice-overs saved her career, successful as her child-actress years had been, she struggled to find parts in her 20s. Adlon voiced Arthur Read in Arthurs Thinking Games, adlons best known role is playing Bobby Hill on the animated TV show King of the Hill, for which she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance in 2002. Though she is known for voicing young boys, Adlon has voiced two girl characters, Margaret Moose Pearson in Pepper Ann and Ashley Spinelli in Recess. Notable live-action roles include Girl Joey in the 1984 teen comedy film Bad Manners, Kelly Affinado on The Facts of Life, Marcy Runkle on Showtimes Californication, Adlon was nominated for an Annie Award for her role as Otto Osworth on Cartoon Networks Time Squad.
In 2006–07, she played the voice of Andy in Cartoon Networks Squirrel Boy animated series and she stars as the friend of Louie in his FX single-camera show, Louie. She is in episodes of seasons 1,2,4, for the 5th season, she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. In 2015, FX gave an order for Better Things which is a comedy created by. She plays an actress raising three daughters, the pilot was written by Adlon and Louis C. K. who directed it. It was picked up to a 10-episode series on August 7,2015, the show, which premiered on September 8,2016, is semi-autobiographical