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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.
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I was hoping that Kirstie Alley was back... See more (42 total) »

Cast

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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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21 out of 38 people found the following review useful.
I was hoping that Kirstie Alley was back..., 7 March 2005
Author: atrac from United States

...but unfortunately with this first episode of "Fat Actress," I don't think that she is. Overall, it just wasn't very funny. Moreover, I thought it was embarrassing for her. The jokes were forced, the plot was dental floss thin, and when my TiVo cut off the last minute of this show, I was relieved! I'm very happy that Kirstie Alley is able to make fun of her own weight. And I'm glad that she appears to be on the road to getting down to a more "comfortable" weight. But the show really missed the boat on what makes her story interesting.

Honestly, I think a reality show about her battle with losing weight would have been a HECK of a lot more interesting than a fictional comedy about the same topic.

Kirstie, I love you, but I hope you can come up with something better to bring back your career.

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