Vicki Ree Victoria Principal is an American actress and businesswoman best known for her role as Pamela Barnes Ewing on the CBS nighttime soap opera Dallas. Vicki Ree Principal was born in Fukuoka, the daughter of United States Air Force sergeant Victor Rocco Principal. Her paternal grandparents were emigrants from Italy, originally surnamed Principale and her mother, Ree Principal, was born in Gordon and was of English descent. She has a sister, who is married to composer Russell Fetherolf. As her father was in the U. S. military, they moved often, she grew up in London, Puerto Rico, Florida and she attended 17 different schools, including studying at the Royal Ballet School while her family was stationed in England. She began her career in TV commercials, appearing in her first at age five, after graduating from South Dade Senior High School in 1968, she enrolled at Miami-Dade Community College, intending to study medicine. However, months before completing her first year of studies, she was injured in a car crash while driving home from the library.
The other driver was convicted of driving and served jail time. Principal spent months in recovery and was faced with the prospect of having to take her first year of studies over again. After a period of introspection, she drastically changed her life by moving to New York City to pursue her acting career. She studied privately with Jean Scott in London, and in 1971 moved to Los Angeles, in 1970, Principal moved to Hollywood. She had no money, no car, no agent, and she reportedly supported herself by teaching backgammon. Based on the response to Principal, her role was enlarged by writer John Milius. During this period, Warren Cowan flew in, introduced himself to Principal and she flew to Arizona a complete unknown, when she returned to Los Angeles three months later, the commercial flight she was on was greeted by throngs of paparazzi. Subsequently, she appeared in The Naked Ape and appeared nude in the September 1973 issue of Playboy to promote the film, in 1974, she was cast in the disaster film Earthquake.
Principal won the role when she showed up for the third audition having cut off her waist-length brown hair, dyed it black, the producer was stunned and impressed by Principals risky transformation to look more closely like the character Rosa. She continued to act in films such as I Will, I Will. for Now. She signed a deal with Brute Productions
Ed (TV series)
Ed is an NBC television program co-produced by David Lettermans Worldwide Pants Incorporated, NBC Productions and Viacom Productions that aired from 2000 to 2004. Long term guest stars included John Slattery as Dennis Martino and Sabrina Lloyd as Frankie Hector, the show was created by executive producers Jon Beckerman and Rob Burnett. David Letterman is credited as one of the executive producers. Ed received casting and directing Primetime Emmy Award nominations in 2001, tom Cavanagh received a Golden Globe Award nomination and a TV Guide Award for his work on the program. Dejected, Ed decides to return to his hometown of the fictional Stuckeyville, upon his arrival, he is reunited with friends that he has missed, as well as Carol Vessey, a woman he had a crush on in high school. Tom Cavanagh as Edward Jeremy Ed Stevens, a lawyer who worked for a prestigious law firm in New York City, he loses his job for drafting a contract with a misplaced comma, and on the same day catches his wife having an affair with a mailman.
He returns to his town of Stuckeyville where he reconnects with old friends, buys the old Stuckeybowl Bowling Alley. Phil comes up with the idea to combine Eds legal knowledge with bowling and he attempts to win Carol Vessey for 4 years, and while she is in love with him, she cannot believe good men like Ed exist. Julie Bowen as Carol Phyllis Vessey, the object of Eds affection, she has stayed in Stuckeyville most of her life as she teaches English at Stuckeyville High and is an aspiring writer. She is seen dating a long term boyfriend, a fellow English teacher Nick Stanton, in the Season, she starts to develop feelings for Ed until an old flame from Eds life comes back to Stuckeyville. A beautiful and popular cheerleader in high school, Ed has had feelings for her since he first saw her in freshman Biology. She almost marries Stuckeyville Highs new principal Dennis Martino in the third season, in the series she comes to understand that she does truly love Ed and that Ed truly loves her. Ed and Carole marry in the series finale, josh Randall as Dr.
Michael Mike Burton. He is Eds best friend and has been since their High School days and he is now a doctor, starting out working for the cantankerous Dr. Jerome, but branches out and starts his own practice. A graduate of Johns Hopkins Medical School, He is very caring towards his patients and takes his oath and he is happily married to his wife Nancy Burton, having known her since high school as well and has a young daughter named Sarah. Mike is shown to be an athlete as a runner, basketball player. Jana Marie Hupp as Nancy Burton, Carols best friend and a Chemistry teacher at Stuckeyville High who eventually becomes the principal. Molly was unpopular in High School but becomes friends with Carol
Kevin Joseph Zegers is a Canadian actor and model. He is known for his roles as Alec Lightwood in The Mortal Instruments, City of Bones, Josh Framm in the Air Bud film series, and Damien Dalgaard in the CW teen drama Gossip Girl. He starred in the films Dawn of the Dead, Its a Boy Girl Thing, The Jane Austen Book Club, Fifty Dead Men Walking, and Frozen. Zegers was born in Woodstock, the son of Mary-Ellen, a teacher, and Jim Zegers and he has two sisters and Katie. He is of Dutch descent, all four of his grandparents were born in The Netherlands and he attended St Marys Catholic High School in Woodstock. In August 2013, Zegers married Jaime Feld, an agent, the couple had twin girls in August 2015, Zoë Madison and Blake Everleigh. Zegers began his career at the age of 6, appearing in about 30 TV commercials. His first film appearance was at the age of 7, in a role in the Michael J. Fox comedy Life with Mikey. Subsequently, he appeared in supporting roles, including a guest appearance on the television series The X-Files.
He had the role in Air Bud, a film about a sports-playing dog. In the years following, Zegers appeared in three sequels, as well as a genre film, MVP, Most Valuable Primate. Between 1997 and 2004, Zegers had starring or costarring roles in many low-budget Canadian and horror films, including Nico the Unicorn, Komodo and he appeared in the short-lived American television series Titans, for which he was chosen by producer Aaron Spelling. Zegers had previously worked with co-star Yasmine Bleeth in the 1999 film It Came from the Sky, after appearing in the remake of Dawn of the Dead, he had a major role in the Academy Award-nominated independent film Transamerica, co-starring Felicity Huffman. Also in 2005 he appeared in Felicity, An American Girl Adventure based on the American Girl book series, Zegers starred in the 2006 romantic comedy Its a Boy Girl Thing. In 2009, Zegers signed to play the role of Clyde Barrow in the remake of The Story of Bonnie and Clyde, the two roles have since been recast due to scheduling conflicts for both actors.
He guest-starred as Damien Dalgaard in Gossip Girl from 2009 until 2010 and he appeared in Rock Mafias 2010 music video The Big Bang, and in 2012, played the male protagonist in the television series Titanic and Steel. He portrayed Alec Lightwood in The Mortal Instruments, City of Bones, kevin Zegers at the Internet Movie Database
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation. The last daily printed edition was put out on March 19,2013, Variety originally reported on theater and vaudeville. Variety has been published since December 16,1905, when it was launched by Sime Silverman as a weekly periodical covering vaudeville with its headquarters in New York City, on January 19,1907, Variety published what is considered the first film review in history. In 1933, Sime Silverman launched Daily Variety, based in Hollywood, Sime Silverman had passed on the editorship of the Weekly Variety to Abel Green as his replacement in 1931, he remained as publisher until his death in 1933 soon after launching the Daily. His son Sidne Silverman, known as Skigie, succeeded him as publisher of both publications, both Sidne and his wife, stage actress Marie Saxon, died of tuberculosis. Their only son Syd Silverman, born 1932, was the heir to what was Variety Inc. Young Syds legal guardian Harold Erichs oversaw Variety Inc.
until 1956, after that date Syd Silverman was publisher of both the Weekly Variety in New York and the Daily Variety in Hollywood, until the sale of both papers in 1987 to the Cahners Corp. In L. A. the Daily was edited by Tom Pryor from 1959 until 1988, for twenty years its editor-in-chief was Peter Bart, originally only of the weekly New York edition, with Michael Silverman running the Daily in Hollywood. Bart had worked previously at Paramount Pictures and The New York Times, in April 2009, Bart moved to the position of vice president and editorial director, characterized online as Boffo No More, Bart Up and Out at Variety. From mid 2009 to 2013, Timothy M. Gray oversaw the publication as Editor-in-Chief, after over 30 years of various reporter, in October 2014, Eller and Wallenstein were upped to Co-Editors in Chief, with Littleton continuing to oversee the trades television coverage. This dissemination comes in the form of columns, news stories, video, Cahners Publishing purchased Variety from the Silverman family in 1987.
On December 7,1988, Barts predecessor, Roger Watkins, upon its launch, the new-look Variety measured one inch shorter with a washed-out color on the front. In October 2012, Reed Business Information, the periodicals owner, PMC is the owner of Deadline. com, which since the 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike has been considered Varietys largest competitor in online showbiz news. In October,2012, Jay Penske announced that the paywall would come down, the print publication would stay. A significant portion of the advertising revenue comes during the film-award season leading up to the Academy Awards. During this Awards Season, large numbers of colorful, full-page For Your Consideration advertisements inflate the size of Variety to double or triple its usual page count, paid circulation for the weekly Variety magazine in 2013 was 40,000. Each copy of each Variety issue is read by an average of three people, with a total readership of 120,000. Variety. com has 17 million unique monthly visitors, Variety is a weekly entertainment publication with a broad coverage of movies, theater and technology, written for entertainment executives
Forty-eight of the fifty states and the federal district are contiguous and located in North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east, the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U. S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean, the geography and wildlife of the country are extremely diverse. At 3.8 million square miles and with over 324 million people, the United States is the worlds third- or fourth-largest country by area, third-largest by land area. It is one of the worlds most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, paleo-Indians migrated from Asia to the North American mainland at least 15,000 years ago. European colonization began in the 16th century, the United States emerged from 13 British colonies along the East Coast. Numerous disputes between Great Britain and the following the Seven Years War led to the American Revolution. On July 4,1776, during the course of the American Revolutionary War, the war ended in 1783 with recognition of the independence of the United States by Great Britain, representing the first successful war of independence against a European power.
The current constitution was adopted in 1788, after the Articles of Confederation, the first ten amendments, collectively named the Bill of Rights, were ratified in 1791 and designed to guarantee many fundamental civil liberties. During the second half of the 19th century, the American Civil War led to the end of slavery in the country. By the end of century, the United States extended into the Pacific Ocean. The Spanish–American War and World War I confirmed the status as a global military power. The end of the Cold War and the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991 left the United States as the sole superpower. The U. S. is a member of the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organization of American States. The United States is a developed country, with the worlds largest economy by nominal GDP. It ranks highly in several measures of performance, including average wage, human development, per capita GDP. While the U. S. economy is considered post-industrial, characterized by the dominance of services and knowledge economy, the United States is a prominent political and cultural force internationally, and a leader in scientific research and technological innovations.
In 1507, the German cartographer Martin Waldseemüller produced a map on which he named the lands of the Western Hemisphere America after the Italian explorer and cartographer Amerigo Vespucci
Perry Firestone King is an American television and film actor. King played the role of Cody Allen on the detective series Riptide from 1983 to 1986, King was born in Alliance, his father was a physician. His maternal grandfather was Maxwell Perkins, an editor for the publishing house Charles Scribners Sons. Through Perkins, King is the great-great-grandson of U. S, senator William M. Evarts and the great-great-great-great-grandson of Roger Sherman, one of the signers of the Declaration of independence. King received a degree in drama from Yale University, and studied at Juilliard, King made his film debut in the 1972 film Slaughterhouse-Five and in 1975 portrayed Hammond Maxwell in the exploitation film Mandingo. Since the 1970s, he has appeared in dozens of films, television series. He auditioned for the role of Han Solo in Star Wars, however, he played the character in the radio adaptations of Star Wars and both its sequels. In 1984, King was nominated for a Golden Globe award for his role in the TV movie The Hasty Heart and that same year, he landed the role of Cody Allen on the series Riptide.
In 1993, he starred in the adaptation of Sidney Sheldons novel A Stranger in the Mirror. In 1995, he portrayed the role of Hayley Armstrong on Melrose Place and he appeared as Richard Williams in the NBC TV series Titans with Yasmine Bleeth in 2000 and as the President of the United States in the 2004 film The Day After Tomorrow. King has made guest appearances on TV shows including Spin City, Will & Grace and Cold Case. He has worked as a actor, voice-acting for Samson in the 1985 animated feature Samson & Delilah. Married and divorced twice, King has two daughters and Hannah, and one granddaughter, an avid motorcyclist, King was featured on Huell Howsers Californias Gold where he spoke about his collection of motorcycles and sidecars. In December 2008 the AMA appointed King to its Board of Directors. k. a. k. a, the Keller/Keller Story The Sentinel The Cowboy and the Movie Star a. k. a. Love on the Edge Her Married Lover a. k. a
CBS Television Distribution
The current president is Paul Franklin. CBS handles the TV rights to much of its own theatrical films, the company formerly distributed the film libraries from Paramount Pictures and Republic Pictures, among others. The company is responsible for international television distribution rights to series by Rysher Entertainment including certain HBO series through its CBS Studios International division. These distribution rights are now held by NBCUniversal Television Distribution and Trifecta Entertainment & Media, until May 2009, CTD distributed the Paramount Pictures library on television. By then, CBS dropped the name Paramount from television for good, Paramount has joined up with Trifecta. The current moniker for CTDs overseas distribution arm is CBS Studios International and its predecessors were CBS Broadcast International and CBS Paramount International Television. In 2012, CBS Television Distribution ceased to be an entity, becoming a division of CBS Studios
Casper Van Dien
Casper Robert Van Dien, Jr. is an American actor. Van Dien was born and grew up in Milton, the son of Diane, a school teacher. There is a military tradition in Van Diens family. Aside from his father, his grandfather was a Marine during World War II, Van Dien is descended from an old Dutch family long settled in the New York area, his other heritage includes Swedish, French and Native American. The street on which Van Dien grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey, when Van Dien was older, his family moved to Florida, where he enrolled at the St. Petersburg campus of the Admiral Farragut Academy, graduating 3rd in command. While in the Florida prep school, Van Dien was often referred to as Ken doll due to his good looks, even some writers described him as a perfect life-sized Ken doll. After high school, Van Dien attended Florida State University in Tallahassee, moving to Los Angeles, Van Dien landed a number of small parts in various television series and movies. Two early breaks were recurring roles as Ty Moody on the soap opera One Life to Live.
Keen to expand his acting talents, Van Dien took a bit part in the video game, Van Dien starred in the 1997 James Dean biopic James Dean, Race with Destiny. Soon after, he got the role of Johnny Rico in Paul Verhoevens 1997 science fiction action film Starship Troopers. This directly led to his being cast as Tarzan in Tarzan, Van Dien next played Brom von Brunt in Tim Burtons 1999 film Sleepy Hollow, a reworking of the classic Washington Irving tale. In 2000 Van Dien appeared in Cutaway as well as Aaron Spellings short-lived NBC prime time soap Titans with Yasmine Bleeth, John Barrowman, Perry King and Victoria Principal. He filmed several scenes as Patrick Bateman in 2002s The Rules of Attraction, the scenes wound up on the cutting room floor. In 2008 Van Dien returned to the role of Rico in Starship Troopers 3, Van Dien replaced Matt Mullins as Johnny Cage for the second season of the YouTube webseries Mortal Kombat, Legacy. Van Dien was married to Carrie Mitchum from 1993 to 1997 and they have two children, Casper Cappy Robert Van Dien III and Caroline Dorothy Grace Gracie Van Dien, of whom Van Dien holds full custody.
Van Dien had co-starred with Robert Mitchum in James Dean, Race with Destiny. Van Dien met actress Catherine Oxenberg, who is 7 years his senior, during the filming of the 1999 TV movie The Collectors, on May 8,1999 they married in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the 2006-2007 TV season, Van Dien and Oxenberg co-starred in the American drama series Watch Over Me on MyNetworkTV, Van Dien and Oxenberg have two daughters and Celeste Alma Oxenberg and Van Dien are celebrity ambassadors for the non-profit organization Childhelp
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, United States, owned by tronc, Inc. formerly Tribune Publishing. The Tribune was founded by James Kelly, John E. Wheeler, publishing its first edition on June 10,1847. The paper saw numerous changes in ownership and editorship over the eight years. Initially, the Tribune was not politically affiliated but tended to either the Whig or Free Soil parties against the Democrats in elections. By late 1853, it was frequently running xenophobic editorials that criticized foreigners, about this time it became a strong proponent of temperance. Ray became editor-in-chief, Medill became the editor, and Alfred Cowles, Sr. brother of Edwin Cowles. Each purchased one third of the Tribune, under their leadership the Tribune distanced itself from the Know Nothings and became the main Chicago organ of the Republican Party. However, the continued to print anti-Catholic and anti-Irish editorials. Between 1858 and 1860, the paper was known as the Chicago Press & Tribune, on October 25,1860, it became the Chicago Daily Tribune.
Before and during the American Civil War, the new editors pushed an abolitionist agenda and strongly supported Abraham Lincoln, the paper remained a force in Republican politics for years afterwards. In 1861, the Tribune published new lyrics for the song John Browns Body by William W. Patton, Medill served as mayor of Chicago for one term after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Under the 20th-century editorship of Colonel Robert R. Joseph McCarthy, when McCormick assumed the position of co-editor in 1910, the Tribune was the third-best-selling paper among Chicagos eight dailies, with a circulation of only 188,000. At the same time, the Tribune competed with the Hearst paper, by 1914, the cousins succeeded in forcing out Managing Editor William Keeley. By 1918, the Examiner was forced to merge with the Chicago Herald, in 1919, Patterson left the Tribune and moved to New York to launch his own newspaper, the New York Daily News. In a renewed war with Hearsts Herald-Examiner, McCormick and Hearst ran rival lotteries in 1922.
The Tribune won the battle, adding 250,000 readers to its ranks, in 1922, the Chicago Tribune hosted an international design competition for its new headquarters, the Tribune Tower. The competition worked brilliantly as a publicity stunt, and more than 260 entries were received, the winner was a neo-Gothic design by New York architects John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood. The newspaper sponsored an attempt at Arctic aviation in 1929
Tucker (2000 TV series)
Tucker is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from October 2,2000 to October 23,2000. Tuckers parents have divorced, and so he is forced to move into his despised aunt Claires house, with her decidedly calmer airplane pilot husband Jimmy, originally disappointed at the arrangement, he spots their gorgeous neighbour McKenna. From that point forward, he attempts to become her boyfriend. The series revolves around divorce, teenage culture and teenage love, in the UK and Ireland the show aired on Nickelodeon. Though not broadcast nationally, this episode did air unannounced on the West Coast on December 13,2000 as filler for Al Gores live concession speech to President George W. Bush, Tucker at the Internet Movie Database Tucker at TV. com
Dynasty (1981 TV series)
Dynasty is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on ABC from January 12,1981 to May 11,1989. The series, created by Richard and Esther Shapiro and produced by Aaron Spelling, revolves around the Carringtons, Dynasty stars John Forsythe as oil magnate Blake Carrington, Linda Evans as his new wife Krystle, and Joan Collins as his former wife Alexis. Dynasty was conceived as ABCs competitor to CBSs prime time series Dallas, ratings for the shows first season were unimpressive, but a revamp for the second season that included the arrival of Collins as scheming Alexis saw ratings enter the top 20. By the fall of 1982, it was a top 10 show, the series declined considerably in popularity during its final two seasons, and it was ultimately cancelled in the spring of 1989 after nine seasons and 220 episodes. A two-part miniseries, The Reunion, aired in October 1991, Dynasty was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best TV Drama Series every year from 1981 to 1986, winning in 1984.
The series spawned a line of fashion and luxury products. Esther Shapiro claimed that an inspiration for the show was I, the working title for Dynasty was Oil, and the starring role originally went to George Peppard. Peppard, who had difficulties dealing with the somewhat unsympathetic role of patriarch Blake Carrington, was replaced with John Forsythe. Dynasty finally premiered on ABC as an event on January 12,1981. As Dynasty begins on January 12,1981, powerful oil tycoon Blake Carrington is about to marry the younger Krystle Jennings, though devoted to Krystle, Blake himself is too preoccupied with his company, Denver-Carrington, and blind to Krystles predicament. Meanwhile, better suited to follow in Blakes footsteps, is underestimated by and she channels her energies into toying with various male suitors, including the Carrington chauffeur Michael Culhane. At the end of the premiere episode Oil, Steven finally confronts his father, criticizing Blakes capitalistic values. Blake explodes, revealing the secret of which Steven thought his father was unaware, Blake is disgusted by Stevens homosexuality, in counterpoint to the Carringtons are the Blaisdels, Denver-Carrington geologist Matthew — unhappily married to the emotionally fragile Claudia — is Krystles ex-lover.
Blake is further enraged when Steven goes to work for longtime friend Matthew, though previously in a relationship with another man, Steven finds himself drawn to Claudia, who is putting her life back together after spending time in a psychiatric hospital. Fallon makes a business deal with Blakes old friend and more-powerful business rival Cecil Colby. Blake is arrested and charged with murder, and an angry Steven testifies that Teds death had been the result of malicious intent. A veiled surprise witness for the prosecution appears in the season finale The Testimony, in the first episode of the second season, titled Enter Alexis, the mysterious witness removes her sunglasses to reveal British actress Joan Collins as a new arrival to the series. Alexiss testimony notwithstanding, Krystle is immediately put off by the former Mrs, the season finale sees Blake left for dead on a mountain after a fight with Nick