...from earliest meeting to most recent.
George Lindsey quickly became an icon on television in the 1960's playing the part of 'Goober Pyle" on the "Andy Griffith Show". He replaced Jim Nabors who portrayed "Gomer Pyle" who ran the "fillin station" on "The Andy Griffith Show". As Jim Nabors was tapped for his own show "Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C."...
TV sportscaster known as a smart interviewer with encyclopedic knowledge and a devilish sense of humor.
Richard Philip Lewis was born on June 29, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York City and raised in Englewood, New Jersey. He went to Dwight Morrow High School (where John Travolta
went a few years later). He graduated from Ohio State University in 1969 with a degree in marketing and communications. He wrote an ad copy in New Jersey while also writing jokes for comedians such as Morty Gunty
“ Former head coach of the Buffalo Bills (American-football team) ” - GreggEns
“ Director, 'Nuclear Secrets' (BBC) ” - GreggEns
Nick Nolte was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Helen (King) and Franklin Arthur Nolte, who worked in irrigation pump sales. He has German and British Isles ancestry. Nolte began his career on stage at the Pasadena (California) Playhouse and in regional theatre productions. His breakthrough role was in the TV mini-series Rich Man, Poor Man
“ Dr. Wade on 'St. Elsewhere' ” - GreggEns
As the short, hypertensive male counterpart of the stellar husband-and-wife comedy team "Stiller & Meara", Jerry Stiller and wife Anne Meara
were on top of the comedy game in the 1960s, a steady and hilarious presence on television variety, notably The Ed Sullivan Show
, on which they appeared 36 times...
Comedienne Anna Meara was born September 20, 1929, in Brooklyn, New York, to Mary (Dempsey) and Edward Joseph Meara, who were both of Irish descent. She and her husband, Jerry Stiller
were members of the improvisational company, the Compass Players, which later became SCTV
. They performed as a duo under the name "Stiller and Meara"...
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa got his first big break as an actor when he was cast in Bernardo Bertolucci
's The Last Emperor
. A US Army brat, he was born in Tokyo and lived in various cities while growing up. His father was in the army, stationed at Ft. Bragg (NC), Ft. Polk (LA) and Ft. Hood (TX). His mother was an actress from Tokyo...
Alena discovered acting at 12, and has since played the lead many shorts, including "Resurgence," for which she won a regional Best Actress award. In 2010, she was cast as Frances Fisher's (Titanic) pregnant teen flashback character in "Sedona: The Movie." She gravitates toward emotionally-driven roles, where she often discovers the unexpected.
Born in California, Robert Shields literally ran away from home and joined the circus as a young boy. He studied mime in Paris and, eventually, became a street mime performer in San Francisco. He met Lorene Yarnell Jansson
and formed the "Shields and Yarnell" mime duo. They played stages, worldwide, and appeared in TV and film productions...