Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. was an American politician who served as the 38th President of the United States from 1974 to 1977, following the resignation of Richard Nixon. Prior to this he served eight months as the 40th Vice President of the United States, before his appointment to the vice presidency, Ford served 25 years as U. S. Representative from Michigans 5th congressional district, the nine of them as the House Minority Leader. As President, Ford signed the Helsinki Accords, marking a move toward détente in the Cold War, with the conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam nine months into his presidency, U. S. involvement in Vietnam essentially ended. Domestically, Ford presided over the worst economy in the four decades since the Great Depression, with growing inflation, one of his most controversial acts was to grant a presidential pardon to President Richard Nixon for his role in the Watergate scandal. During Fords presidency, foreign policy was characterized in procedural terms by the increased role Congress began to play, in the Republican presidential primary campaign of 1976, Ford defeated former California Governor Ronald Reagan for the Republican nomination.
Arthur not to be elected in his own right, following his years as President, Ford remained active in the Republican Party. After experiencing health problems, he died at home on December 26,2006, Ford lived longer than any other U. S. president –93 years and 165 days – while his 895-day presidency was the shortest of all presidents who did not die in office. Gerald Rudolph Ford was born Leslie Lynch King Jr. on July 14,1913, at 3202 Woolworth Avenue in Omaha, where his parents lived with his paternal grandparents. His mother was Dorothy Ayer Gardner and his father was Leslie Lynch King Sr. a wool trader, Dorothy separated from King just sixteen days after her sons birth. She took her son with her to the Oak Park, home of her sister Tannisse and brother-in-law, from there, she moved to the home of her parents, Levi Addison Gardner and Adele Augusta Ayer, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dorothy and King divorced in December 1913, she gained custody of her son. Fords paternal grandfather Charles Henry King paid child support until shortly before his death in 1930, Ford said his biological father had a history of hitting his mother.
James M. Ford told confidantes that his father had first hit his mother on their honeymoon for smiling at another man. After two and a half years with her parents, on February 1,1916, Dorothy married Gerald Rudolff Ford and they called her son Gerald Rudolff Ford, Jr. The future president was never adopted, and did not legally change his name until December 3,1935. He was raised in Grand Rapids with his three half-brothers from his mothers marriage, Thomas Gardner Tom Ford, Richard Addison Dick Ford. Ford had three half-siblings from the marriage of Leslie King, Sr. his biological father, Marjorie King, Leslie Henry King
Walker, Texas Ranger
Walker, Texas Ranger is an American action television series created by Leslie Greif and Paul Haggis. It was inspired by the film Lone Wolf McQuade, with both series and that film starring Chuck Norris as a member of the Texas Ranger Division. The show aired on CBS in the spring of 1993, with the first season consisting of three pilot episodes, eight full seasons followed with new episodes airing from September 25,1993, to May 19,2001, and reruns continuing on CBS until July 28,2001. It has been broadcast in over 100 countries and has spawned a 2005 made-for-television movie entitled Trial By Fire. The movie ended on a cliffhanger, which was never resolved, DVD sets of all seasons have been released. At various times since 1997, reruns of the show have aired, in syndication, on the USA Network, reruns can currently be seen on CBS Action, WGN America, INSP and Grit. The series was noted for its moralistic style, the characters refrained from the use of drugs, and they participated in community service.
Martial arts were displayed prominently as the tool of law enforcement and occasionally as a tool for Walker. The show was developed by executive producer Allison Moore and supervising producer J. Michael Straczynski when the series was still being produced by Cannon Television. While Straczynski had to depart to get his new series Babylon 5 on the air, the show is centered on Sergeant Cordell Walker, a Dallas–Fort Worth–based member of the Texas Rangers, a state-level bureau of investigation. Walker was raised by his uncle, a Native American named Ray Firewalker. The surname being, possibly, a nod to the 1986 Norris film, prior to joining the Rangers, served in the Marines elite recon unit during the Vietnam War. Both Cordell and Uncle Ray share the characteristic of Wild West sheriffs. His partner and best friend is James Jimmy Trivette, a former Dallas Cowboys player, Go Long T, Walkers young partner grew up in Baltimore and used football as his ticket to college education. He was dropped from the team after he tore up his shoulder in a major game, Trivette works inside the office using computers and cellular phones to collate information of the people who have been taken into custody.
Walker works closely with Alexandra Alex Cahill, a Tarrant County Assistant District Attorney and he gets advice on cases from C. D. Parker, a veteran Ranger who worked with Walker until retiring to operate a restaurant and bar called CDs Bar and Grill. In Season 7, two rookie Texas Rangers, Sydney Cooke, and Francis Gage, are assigned under Walker, the series was well-known during its run for its product placement deal with Chrysler, especially its Dodge division
Brentwood School (Los Angeles)
Brentwood School is an independent, secular K-12 coed day school with two campuses located four blocks apart in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, United States. The school is regarded for academics and athletics. Brentwoods mission is to inspire most students to try and, Think critically and creatively, act ethically, the schools 7 core values are Trust, Responsibility, Caring and Diversity. The schools motto is Start Curious, founded in 1972, Brentwood School took over the property formerly owned by Brentwood Military Academy, which had existed at this location since 1930. The Academy, founded by Mary McDonnell in 1902, moved sites multiple times, Brentwood School opened in fall 1972 as a college preparatory day school serving Grades 6-10. The first Headmaster of Brentwood School was Richman Grant, grade 11 was added in 1973, and the school graduated its first Senior class in June 1975. With the opening of the Lower Division in fall 1995, the school became Grades K-6 on the West Campus, in 2001 the 22 acre Brentwood School Athletics Complex opened on the East Campus.
On December 2,2011, four new classrooms were installed by Gen7 at Brentwood Schools East Campus. The classrooms, LEED Gold certified, will provide 100% of their own energy, walter Ziglar and Terry Leavey Lemons are credited as founders of the school. For the first 5 years, Mr. Ziglar served as the President and he was the Chair of the first Board of Executive Directors, which included Bill Badham of Curtis School and Vern Simpson of Montclair Prep. Each year, the Terry Leavey Lemons award is given “to the senior who has enriched the Brentwood School community through his/her qualities of friendship, sincerity and understanding. ”Combined enrollment on both campuses is 995 students –695 on the East Campus and 300 on the West Campus. For the 2014-2015 school year, tuition in the Lower School was listed at $30,545 per year, while tuition in the Middle, the school awards approximately $3,500,000 in need-based financial aid each year. Brentwood is a selective school, with major admissions entry points in kindergarten, 7th, and 9th grades.
Admissions decisions are made by a committee composed of faculty and administrators, Brentwood offers a liberal arts curriculum, including over 100 courses each year, including advanced placement courses in 17 subject areas. The School year runs from August 29 to June 9, during any given school year, Brentwood School fields 67 different athletic teams in grades 7-12. Brentwood School Upper Division fields 36 teams in 23 different sports, students fill about 500 roster spots and work with more than 80 coaches. Approximately 80% of Brentwood’s students will participate in at least one interscholastic sport, the school primarily employs its own teachers as coaches, and requires that students maintain a certain degree of academic standing in order to participate in sports. Brentwood School has a history of hosting the annual Special Olympics Games put on in conjunction with the Special Olympics Southern California Westside Chapter, in 2003, Brentwood-area resident Arnold Schwarzenegger was the Guest of Honor and presided over the Special Olympics Games Opening Ceremony
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
CSI, Crime Scene Investigation is a procedural forensics crime drama television series that premiered on CBS October 6,2000. The series, starring William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Laurence Fishburne, Ted Danson, the series concluded on September 27,2015, after 15 seasons, with a feature-length finale titled Immortality. The team is led by Gil Grissom, a socially-awkward forensic entomologist. Grissoms second-in-command, Catherine Willows, is a mother with a cops instinct. Born and raised in Vegas, Catherine was a stripper before being recruited into law enforcement, following Grissoms departure during the ninth season of the series, Catherine is promoted to Supervisor. After overseeing the training of new investigator Raymond Langston, Willows is replaced by D. B, and recruited to the FBI shortly thereafter. Russell is a man, a keen forensic botanist and a veteran of the Seattle Crime Lab. In the series season, Russell is reunited with his former partner Julie Finlay. During the 1990s, Anthony Zuiker caught producer Jerry Bruckheimers attention after writing his first movie script, Zuiker was convinced that there was a series in the concept, Bruckheimer agreed and arranged a meeting with the head of Touchstone Pictures.
The studios head at the time liked the script and presented it to ABC, NBC and Fox executives. The head of development at CBS saw potential in the script, and the network had a pay-or-play contract with actor William Petersen. The networks executives liked the pilot so much that they decided to include it in their 2000 schedule immediately, airing on Fridays after The Fugitive. Initially it was thought that CSI would benefit from The Fugitive, which was expected to be a hit, formerly a co-production with the now-defunct Alliance Atlantis Communications, that companys interest was bought by the investment firm GS Capital Partners, an affiliate of Goldman Sachs. CBS acquired AACs international distribution rights to the program, though the non-US DVD distribution rights did not change, the series is currently in syndication, and reruns are broadcast in the U. S. on the Spike and TV Land cable networks. The show has aired in reruns on the USA Network since January 14,2011, the CSI catalog has been exclusive to the whole NBC Universal portfolio since September 2014.
Occasionally, the cast would still shoot on location in Las Vegas, other California locations include Verdugo Hills High School, UCLAs Royce Hall, Pasadena City Hall, and California State University, Los Angeles. While shooting took place primarily at Universal Studios in Universal City, California, CSIs theme song was, since season one, Who Are You, written by Pete Townshend with vocals by lead singer Roger Daltrey of The Who. In certain countries, to music licensing fees, a unique theme was used instead
The Evening Star
The script is by Larry McMurtry, based on his novel, and Robert Harling, who served as director. The story takes place fifteen years after the original, following the characters from 1988 to 1993. It focuses on Auroras relationship with her three grandchildren, her late daughter Emmas best friend Patsy and her longtime housekeeper Rosie. Along the way Aurora enters into a relationship with a man, while watching the world around her change as old friends pass on. Miranda Richardson co-stars as a Houston divorcee and Auroras rival, Patsy Carpenter, juliette Lewis plays Auroras rebellious granddaughter, Melanie Horton, with Marion Ross as Auroras housekeeper and Bill Paxton as Auroras psychiatrist and lover. The movie was Ben Johnsons last, in a career spanned over 60 years. The film is dedicated to him, jack Nicholson returns in an extended cameo appearance, playing the role he played in Terms of Endearment, retired astronaut Garrett Breedlove. Years have passed since the death of her daughter, younger grandson Teddy now has a girlfriend and a son.
Melanie, is all but grown and still living with Aurora at home, Auroras only true companion is housekeeper Rosie, particularly now that a man shes been spending time with, the General, is a friend, not a romance. Her late daughters old friend, still has a home in Houston and thinks of herself as Auroras friend now, dispensing advice to Melanie, Rosie is being courted by an elderly gentleman named Arthur, who has bought astronaut Garrett Breedloves former house next door. On seeing how lonely Aurora obviously is, Rosie tricks her into seeing a counselor, Jerry. Thoroughly unprofessional in almost every way, Jerry jumps into a situation with Aurora himself. However, he has a motive, which she soon learns. Aurora is cheered up only by a visit from Garrett. Needing a cause, Aurora decides to charge after Melanie moves to California to try to become an actress. She is peeved to discover that Patsy has exactly the same idea, Melanie succeeds in landing a role on a television show. Aurora comes home to a new problem, when it turns out that Rosie is critically ill and she is left once more facing the prospect of being alone.
Roger Ebert, in his Chicago Sun-Times review of Dec.27,1996, described The Evening Star as a completely unconvincing sequel, the Evening Star at the Internet Movie Database The Evening Star at AllMovie The Evening Star at Box Office Mojo The Evening Star at Rotten Tomatoes
Wolfgang Johannes Puck is an Austrian-born American celebrity chef and occasional actor. Wolfgang Puck restaurants, catering services and licensed products are handled by Wolfgang Puck Companies, Wolfgang Puck was born in Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria. He learned cooking from his mother, who worked as a pastry chef. When his mother remarried, he took the name of his adoptive father Josef Puck, after two years at La Tour in Indianapolis, Puck moved to Los Angeles to become chef and part owner at Ma Maison restaurant. Fifteen years later, in 1997, Puck and Lazaroff moved the award-winning Spago to Beverly Hills and it has been recognized as one of the Top 40 Restaurants in the U. S. since 2004. His success enabled him to launch the Wolfgang Puck Companies which includes the Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group, Wolfgang Puck Worldwide, Inc. and he made a cameo appearance as himself on an episode of Tales from the Crypt, and appeared in a TV commercial advertising California. Wolfgang Puck is active in philanthropic endeavors and charitable organizations, co-founding the Puck-Lazaroff Charitable Foundation in 1982, the foundation supports the annual American Wine & Food Festival which benefits Meals on Wheels, it has raised more than $15 million since its inception.
Puck is The Honorary Chair Chef for the Five Star Sensation Benefit in Cleveland, Wolfgang Pucks favorite food is macaroons. Wolfgang Pucks signature dish at his restaurant, Spago, is House Smoked Salmon Pizza. Wolfgang Puck married designer Gelila Assefa in 2007 and he has four children, two from his second marriage and two with Assefa. His second wife, continues to play a role in his restaurants, in 1993, Spago Hollywood was inducted into the Nations Restaurant News Fine Dining Hall of Fame. The next year it received the James Beard Restaurant of the Year Award, in 2002, Puck received the 2001–2002 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Service Show, Wolfgang Puck. Spago Beverly Hills received a James Beard Foundation Outstanding Service Award in 2005 and it was awarded two Michelin stars in the 2008 and 2009 Los Angeles Michelin Guide. CUT Beverly Hills was awarded a Michelin star in 2007, in 2013, Puck was inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame. In July 2016, CUT at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore was awarded a Michelin Star, Puck will receive a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017.
Spago, Pucks first restaurant opened on the Sunset Strip serving California cuisine, Spago Istanbul by Wolfgang Puck at St. Regis Istanbul. Chinois on Main, Santa Monica, Asian fusion, San Francisco and Asian fusion. Spago, Beverly Hills, known for serving California cuisine, Spago Beverly Hills, Spago Las Vegas, Spago Maui, and Spago Beaver Creek
Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, adjacent to Palo Alto and between San Jose and San Francisco. Its 8, 180-acre campus is one of the largest in the United States, Stanford has land and facilities elsewhere. The university was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Stanford was a former Governor of California and U. S. Senator, he made his fortune as a railroad tycoon. The school admitted its first students 125 years ago on October 1,1891, Stanford University struggled financially after Leland Stanfords death in 1893 and again after much of the campus was damaged by the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Following World War II, Provost Frederick Terman supported faculty and graduates entrepreneurialism to build self-sufficient local industry in what would be known as Silicon Valley. The university is one of the top fundraising institutions in the country. There are three schools that have both undergraduate and graduate students and another four professional schools.
Students compete in 36 varsity sports, and the university is one of two institutions in the Division I FBS Pac-12 Conference. Stanford faculty and alumni have founded a number of companies that produce more than $2.7 trillion in annual revenue. It is the alma mater of 30 living billionaires,17 astronauts and it is one of the leading producers of members of the United States Congress. Sixty Nobel laureates and seven Fields Medalists have been affiliated with Stanford as students, Stanford University was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford, dedicated to Leland Stanford Jr, their only child. The institution opened in 1891 on Stanfords previous Palo Alto farm, despite being impacted by earthquakes in both 1906 and 1989, the campus was rebuilt each time. In 1919, The Hoover Institution on War and Peace was started by Herbert Hoover to preserve artifacts related to World War I, the Stanford Medical Center, completed in 1959, is a teaching hospital with over 800 beds. The SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, which was established in 1962, in 2008, 60% of this land remained undeveloped.
Besides the central campus described below, the university operates at more remote locations, some elsewhere on the main campus. Stanfords main campus includes a place within unincorporated Santa Clara County. The campus includes land in unincorporated San Mateo County, as well as in the city limits of Menlo Park, Woodside. The academic central campus is adjacent to Palo Alto, bounded by El Camino Real, Stanford Avenue, Junipero Serra Boulevard, the United States Postal Service has assigned it two ZIP codes,94305 for campus mail and 94309 for P. O. box mail
Burbank is a city in Los Angeles County in Southern California, United States,12 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. The population at the 2010 census was 103,340, Nickelodeon Animation Studios, NBC, Cartoon Network Studios with the West Coast branch of Cartoon Network, and Insomniac Games. The city is home to Bob Hope Airport. Burbank consists of two areas, a downtown/foothill section, in the foothills of the Verdugo Mountains. Burbank is the easternmost city in the San Fernando Valley, Burbanks neighbor, Glendale, is the westernmost city in the San Gabriel Valley. The city was referred to as Beautiful Downtown Burbank on Laugh-In, the city was named after David Burbank, a New Hampshire-born dentist and entrepreneur who established a sheep ranch there in 1867. Historically, this area was the scene of a skirmish which resulted in the unseating of the Spanish Governor of California. Remnants of the battle reportedly were found many years in the vicinity of Warner Bros. Studio when residents dug up cannonballs, by 1876, the San Fernando Valley became the largest wheat-raising area in Los Angeles County.
But the droughts of the 1860s and 1870s underlined the need for water supplies. A professionally trained dentist, Dr. Burbank began his career in Waterville and he joined the great migration westward in the early 1850s and, by 1853 was living in San Francisco. At the time the American Civil War broke out he was well established in his profession as a dentist in Pueblo de Los Angeles. In 1867, he purchased Rancho La Providencia from David W. Alexander and Francis Mellus, Dr. Burbanks property reached nearly 9,200 acres at a cost of $9,000. Dr. Burbank wouldnt acquire full titles to both properties until after a decision known as the Great Partition was made in 1871 dissolving the Rancho San Rafael. Dr. Burbank later owned the Burbank Theatre, which opened on November 27,1893, though the theater was intended to be an opera house, instead it staged plays and became known nationally. The theatre featured famous actors of the time including Fay Bainter and Marjorie Rambeau, when the area that became Burbank was settled in the 1870s and 1880s, the streets were aligned along what is now Olive Avenue, the road to the Cahuenga Pass and downtown Los Angeles.
These were largely the roads the Indians traveled and the settlers took their produce down to Los Angeles to sell. At the time, the primary long-distance transportation methods available to San Fernando Valley residents were stagecoach, stagecoaching between Los Angeles and San Francisco through the Valley began in 1858
Spago is a Wolfgang Puck restaurant chain known for serving California cuisine and is Pucks first restaurant venture. The first Spago location opened in 1982, on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California, in 1997, it moved to Canon Drive in Beverly Hills. Additional Spago locations have opened at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, on the Las Vegas Strip, at Four Seasons Resort Maui, in Hawaii, and in the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch, in Avon, Colorado
Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles
The area currently has about 27,000 residents. It is primarily an area, with a mixture of large private homes, small houses, condominiums. The district includes some large parklands and many hiking trails, in 1911, film director Thomas Ince created his Western film factory, which at its peak employed nearly 600 people. Believers snapped up choice lots and lived in tents during construction, by 1925, the Palisades had 100 homes. In one subdivision, streets were named for Methodist missionaries, the tents eventually were replaced by cabins, by bungalows, and ultimately by multimillion-dollar homes. The climate of the area was a big selling point, temperatures are much cooler than inland Los Angeles during summer, but usually sunnier and less foggy than areas south along the coast. Adorno, Vicki Baum, Oskar Homolka and Emil Ludwig, Villa Aurora on Paseo Miramar, the Spanish colonial home of Feuchtwanger and his wife, became the focal point of the expatriate community, which was nicknamed Weimar by the Sea.
For many decades there was a ban on drinking alcohol in the district. The Methodist Church created a Chautauqua Conference Grounds in Temescal Canyon, the Village is the Pacific Palisades central business district, centered at Sunset Boulevard and Via de la Paz. The Via Mesa and The Huntington Palisades are the neighborhoods that border the village proper to the south of Sunset Boulevard, both of these neighborhoods are easy walking distance to The Village and sit upon high bluffs that look out over the Pacific Ocean. Many of the homes in neighborhoods are accordingly afforded beautiful ocean views. The El Medio Mesa is located south of Sunset Boulevard beginning about a mile west of The Village. The El Medio Mesa extends for a distance from Temescal Canyon all the way to where Sunset Boulevard meets the Pacific Coast Highway. Castellammare is located along the Pacific Coast Highway on small bluffs much closer to sea-level and this is the home of the Getty Villa and the narrow, winding streets in this neighborhood have Italian names and ocean breezes.
Palisades Highlands is a community near the end of Sunset Blvd, bordering Topanga, about five minutes away from the center of Pacific Palisades. The Highlands could almost be considered its own separate community high up the hill overlooking the ocean, Rustic Canyon is the neighborhood east of Chautauqua Boulevard that dips into Santa Monica Canyon and includes the Will Rogers State Historic Park. The neighborhood features post-war homes located on the polo field of The Uplifters, the original site of The Uplifters clubhouse. This area is known as Uplifters Ranch
Dyan Cannon is an American film and television actress, screenwriter and producer. She has been nominated for three Academy Awards, Cannon was born in the state of Washington in 1937, and attended West Seattle High School. Her mother, was a housewife, and her father, Ben Friesen, Cannon was raised in the Jewish faith of her mother, who had emigrated from Russia, Dyans father was Baptist. She attended West Seattle High School and her younger brother is jazz bassist David Friesen. She made another guest appearance in 1959 on CBS Wanted, Dead or Alive starring Steve McQueen in episode 54 Vanishing Act as Nicole McCready. About this time, she appeared on another CBS western series, Johnny Ringo, starring Don Durant. She appeared on an episode of Hawaiian Eye, using her name Diane Cannon, in 1961, opposite Tracey Steele, Robert Conrad, and Connie Stevens. In 1963, Cannon joined the touring production of the Broadway musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying in which she played Rosemary.
Cannons first major role came in 1969s Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice. Cannon starred opposite Burt Reynolds in Shamus as well as the mystery The Last of Sheila that year, and gave a critically acclaimed performance in Child Under a Leaf in 1974. She became the first Oscar-nominated actress to be nominated in the Best Short Film, Live Action Category for Number One and it was a story about adolescent sexual curiosity. In 1978, Cannon co-starred in Revenge of the Pink Panther and that same year, she appeared in Heaven Can Wait, for which she received another Oscar nomination and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 1976, she hosted Saturday Night Live during its first season, in the 1980s, who is a singer/songwriter, appeared in Honeysuckle Rose with Willie Nelson, Author. Author. with Al Pacino, Deathtrap with Christopher Reeve and Michael Caine, Caddyshack II, in the 1990s, she appeared on the popular television shows Diagnosis and The Practice, as well as being a semi-regular on Ally McBeal.
She made appearances in such as That Darn Cat,8 Heads in a Duffel Bag. In 2005, she appeared in Boynton Beach Club, a movie about aging Floridians who have just lost their spouses, on July 22,1965, she married actor Cary Grant, who was 33 years her senior. They had one daughter, who is an actress and they were divorced on March 21,1968. In 1972, she told an interviewer that she was involved in Primal therapy, Cannon married real estate investor Stanley Fimberg in 1985
Beverly Hills, 90210
It is the first of five television series in the Beverly Hills,90210 franchise. The show was created by Darren Star and executive producers Charles Rosin followed in seasons by Aaron Spelling, E. Duke Vincent, Paul Waigner, Steve Wasserman, the 90210 in the title refers to one of the citys five ZIP codes. Beverly Hills,90210 was named one of the Best School Shows of All Time by AOL TV, the series became one of Foxs top shows when it began its next season that fall. The show had many cast changes, with Garth, Ian Ziering, the show followed the dramatic lives of its characters through high school and ultimately the adult world, while introducing several additional characters as its seasons progressed. It is the show produced by Aaron Spelling, airing slightly longer than Dynasty. Shannen Doherty left the show at the end of the fourth season, dohertys character, Brenda Walsh, was written off the show as moving to London to attend school at the Royal Academy for Dramatic Arts. While the characters absence was originally described as only being for a year, she never returned and she was replaced with former Saved by the Bell star Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, who played the bad-girl character Valerie Malone.
Dohertys departure from the show would be the longest the continuity had seen with a lead cast member not making another guest appearance after they had left the show. Spanning for a time of 14 years, Brenda Walsh was not seen in any 90210 incarnation until September 2,2008, in which she reprised her role in the CWs spinoff,90210. Doherty appeared as Brenda Walsh in the 2008 spin-off series,90210, along with former costars Jennie Garth, Tori Spelling, Ann Gillespie, Gabrielle Carteris left the show following the fifth season. Her character, Andrea Zuckerman, changed radically from high school to college, in high school, Andrea was the brainy editor of the West Beverly Blaze, had a crush on Brandon, and secretly lived out of district. During the fourth season, Andrea becomes pregnant, and gets married to someone she knows before the year is out. Her plot lines chronicled the struggles of trying to juggle college, the character eventually headed to Yale University. After her original five-year contract ended, Carteris voluntarily left the show for her own self-titled talk show, Carteris returned to the show for guest appearances during the sixth and tenth seasons.
Both actors left the following the fifth season at the end of their original five-year contracts. During the high school years of the show and Cindy Walsh played secondary roles, offering advice to Brenda and Brandon, along with their friends and they generally spent most of their time reacting to various things that Brenda and Valerie did. Following the fifth season, both characters left Beverly Hills for Hong Kong, making occasional guest appearances in the sixth and eighth seasons, even though all the Walshes eventually left the show, the Walsh home continued to play a central role in the series. The show explained this by having Brandon tell Steve his parents had given the light for Steve to keep living in the house