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Actor Dan Cortese has filed for divorce from his wife of 17 years.
Cortese began divorce proceedings at Los Angeles Superior Court last week (end27Nov11), according to filings obtained by TMZ.com.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Cortese put their marital home in Malibu, California on the market in June. »
Kirstie Alley has signed on to star in a brand new pilot for ABC. The actress, who has previously appeared in sitcoms Cheers and Veronica's Closet, will play the lead role in The Manzanis, a multi-camera family comedy written by Marco Pennette and Dave Flebotte. The sitcom is described as similar to 1990s series Roseanne, with Alley starring as a wife and mother whose family moves to a "repressed (more) »
- By Tom Eames
When Kirstie Alley stepped into the lead female spot on the hit sitcom Cheers, her fearless, bawdy, neurotic energy thwarted all predictions that she'd never fill Shelley Long's shoes. She even earned an Emmy. Since then, Alley has continued to catch the world off guard by segueing into feature films, both arty and mainstream (Deconstructing Harry, the Look Who's Talking movies), headlining popular post-Cheers series Veronica's Closet and making a name for herself as one of the most unapologetic of Scientology's brethren. Then, when her weight ballooned at age 53, she used her indomitable spirit to turn her bathroom-scale struggles into a new branch of her career: She's been a Jenny Craig spokesperson; invented her own weight-loss program, Organic Liaison; starred in a semiautobiographical Showtime sitcom, Fat Actress; and to show what it's like to be an overweight celebrity single mom of two teenagers — William True and Lillie Price »
- Margy Rochlin
3 items from 2011
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