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Fat Actress: :  -- An actress (Alley, playing a version of herself) struggles to lose weight and revive her Hollywood career.

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Release Date:
6 March 2005 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
An actress (Alley, playing a version of herself) struggles to lose weight and revive her Hollywood career.
User Reviews:
Fat Actress is a BLAST! See more (42 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 9)

Kirstie Alley ... Kirstie Alley (7 episodes, 2005)

Bryan Callen ... Eddie Falcone (7 episodes, 2005)

Rachael Harris ... Kevyn Shecket (7 episodes, 2005)

Kelly Preston ... Quinn Taylor Scott (4 episodes, 2005)
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Series Directed by
Keith Truesdell (7 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Writing credits
Kirstie Alley (7 episodes, 2005)
Brenda Hampton (7 episodes, 2005)

Series Produced by
Kirstie Alley .... executive producer (7 episodes, 2005)
Stacy Brewster .... associate producer (7 episodes, 2005)
Tom Bull .... supervising producer (7 episodes, 2005)
Scott Butler .... producer (7 episodes, 2005)
Sandy Chanley .... executive producer (7 episodes, 2005)
Brenda Hampton .... executive producer (7 episodes, 2005)
Chris Olsen .... consulting producer (7 episodes, 2005)
Jeff Olsen .... consulting producer (7 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Original Music by
Eban Schletter (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Bill Sheehy (4 episodes, 2005)
Clyde W. Smith (3 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Film Editing by
Brent Carpenter (7 episodes, 2005)
Barry L. Gold (2 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Casting by
Vicki Huff (7 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Art Direction by
Michael DiMeo (7 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Joanne Baker (7 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Makeup Department
Cynthia Bachman Brown .... makeup supervisor (4 episodes, 2005)
Pamela Farmer .... key makeup artist (3 episodes, 2005)
Caroline Keenan .... key hair stylist (2 episodes, 2005)

Buffy Zerefski .... key makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Tom Bull .... unit production manager (7 episodes, 2005)
Andy W. Jones .... post-production supervisor (7 episodes, 2005)
Mark Reilly .... production supervisor (7 episodes, 2005)
Beth Anne Jones .... post-production supervisor (5 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Hansson .... first assistant director (7 episodes, 2005)
Violet Cazanjian .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 2005)
Simone Farber .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2005)

Nick Candy .... dga trainee day player (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Chris Hopper .... leadman (7 episodes, 2005)
Daniel Vincent Smith .... on-set dresser (7 episodes, 2005)
Mitch Thomason .... property master (7 episodes, 2005)

Aaron Dick .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Christopher T. Hannawalt .... swing (unknown episodes)
Kevin E. Vermeersch .... swing (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Chuck Buch .... sound mixer (7 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Stunts
Richard Burden .... stunt performer (1 episode, 2005)
Scott Cosgrove .... stunt performer (1 episode, 2005)
Jonathan Eusebio .... stunt performer (1 episode, 2005)
Tad Griffith .... stunt performer (1 episode, 2005)
Hiro Koda .... stunt performer (1 episode, 2005)
Brian Machleit .... stunt performer (1 episode, 2005)
Chris Palermo .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 2005)
Nancy Thurston .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 2005)
Steve Upton .... stunt performer (1 episode, 2005)
Aaron Walters .... assistant stunt coordinator (1 episode, 2005)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Rob Vuona .... camera operator (6 episodes, 2005)
Warren Yeager .... camera operator (4 episodes, 2005)
Richard Tibbetts .... gaffer (3 episodes, 2005)
Mike Law .... key grip (2 episodes, 2005)
Heather Lea .... first assistant camera (2 episodes, 2005)

Sean Haeseler .... electrician (unknown episodes)
Joseph Keppler .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Keith Morgan .... rigging gaffer (unknown episodes)
Chris Rauch .... best boy grip (unknown episodes)
Jaimie Trueblood .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Bill Dance .... extras casting (1 episode, 2005)

Kristan Berona .... extras casting (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tricia Yoo .... wardrobe / set costumer (4 episodes, 2005)
Dona Granata .... wardrobe consultant (3 episodes, 2005)
Angela Amaro .... wardrobe (2 episodes, 2005)

Tania Pacheco .... wardrobe production assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Randy Coonfield .... colorist (7 episodes, 2005)
Jeff Pierce .... on-line editor (6 episodes, 2005)
Michelle Walsh .... assistant editor (5 episodes, 2005)
Mickey Walsh .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2005)
 
Series Transportation Department
Mary Catando .... transportation captain (7 episodes, 2005)

Troy Flynn .... transportation (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Scott Cohn .... production accountant (7 episodes, 2005)
Matt Donnelly .... assistant: Sandy Chanley (7 episodes, 2005)
Hrag Gaboudian .... executive assistant / assistant: Brenda Hampton (7 episodes, 2005)
Kevin Hurley .... assistant to producers (7 episodes, 2005)
Kevin McAteer .... location manager (7 episodes, 2005)
Doug Shaffer .... production research (7 episodes, 2005)
Laura Bagano .... craft service (6 episodes, 2005)
Tommy Blatnik .... set production associate (6 episodes, 2005)
Peggy Cranford .... consultant: Kirstie Alley (6 episodes, 2005)
Jonathan London .... runner (6 episodes, 2005)
Alfonso F. Ruiz .... key assistant location manager (6 episodes, 2005)
Cynnie Troup .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 2005)
LeeAnn Vasquez .... assistant: Kirstie Alley (5 episodes, 2005)
Renee Olsen .... set production associate (4 episodes, 2005)
Sam Khatchadour .... assistant: Brenda Hampton (3 episodes, 2005)
Jo Lauricella .... assistant: Kirstie Alley (2 episodes, 2005)
Rick Poyner .... key assistant location manager (2 episodes, 2005)

Guin Dill .... animal trainer (unknown episodes)
Stephanie A. Purdy .... animal trainer (unknown episodes)
 

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17 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Fat Actress is a BLAST!, 14 March 2005
Author: slawking from United States

OK folks. I have been hearing about Fat Actress for about 6 months now and my expectations have been VERY low for this new comedy starring Kirstie Alley. However, SO FAR this series on Showtime has been the funniest new show of 2005.

Fans of Larry Davids "Curb Your Enthusiasm" will immediately warm to the situational disasters, misunderstandings, and pure dumb luck that help propel "Fat Actress" through its first episode. Aided by cameos from Hollywood folks such as John Travolta and others, Kirstie plays herself, spending much of her recent life lying on the bathroom floor eating chocolates, and crying at the ceiling. It is her sheer desperation,cell phone smashing conversations with her agent, and the ineptitude of others that help her to launch her "New Career"(despite all the "groceries in her trunk"). Enough said. I greatly look forward to episode 2 tonight. P.S. Larry David...you have really started something....(Hollywood Verite????)

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