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Monthly Archive: February 2010

Thursday

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February 2010

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Billy Miller Interview: Actor Discusses His Roles on 'All My Children' and 'The Young and the Restless'

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Billy Miller

Born on September 17, 1979, Texas native Billy Miller’s first breakout role on television was the character of Richie Novak, Annie Chandler’s murdering, blackmailing brother on the ABC daytime drama All My Children. Ironically, his first appearance on the show was as a bartender, an interest the actor has kept over the years. Miller went from All My Children to the CBS soap The Young and the Restless in 2008 and is the fourth contract actor to play the charmingly sexy, but seriously flawed Billy Abbott, son of the late John Abbott and Jill Foster Abbott. “I think all womanizers […]

Saturday

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February 2010

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Carolyn Hennesy Interview: 'General Hospital' Star on Her Latest Book 'Pandora Gets Heart'

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Carolyn Hennesy

Carolyn Hennesy is probably best known as the sarcastic no-nonsense legal shark Diane Miller in the ABC daytime drama General Hospital. She also appears on the Wednesday night ABC sitcom Cougar Town, as scene-stealing Barb, the “Cougar Goddess,” who dishes up advice night and day on how to land a boy toy. Hennesy writes when she’s not acting and has penned a series of books primarily aimed at tweens, but are enjoyed by all ages. They are based on the Greek mythological character Pandora – a 13-year-old Pandora brings a box containing all of the evil and misery in the […]

Friday

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February 2010

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Mark Pellegrino Interview: Star of the ABC series 'Lost' and the CW Series 'Supernatural'

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Mark Pellegrino

One of the busiest actors in television today is Mark Pellegrino, a forty-four year old Los Angeles native who has been in the entertainment business since the late 1980s. In March of 2009, Pellegrino was cast as the mysterious Jacob in the ABC series Lost, for an appearance in the last episode of the fifth season. He is back on the show for the sixth and final season. Lost will air it’s last episode on May 23, 2010. “Lucifer’s myth is pretty well known and pretty saturated in our culture you know” Only a month after he was hired for […]

Thursday

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February 2010

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Melora Hardin Interview: 'The Office' Star releases Debut Album 'All the Way to Mars'

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Melora Hardin

Born in Houston, Texas on June 29, 1967, Melora Hardin is the daughter of actor Jerry Hardin and retired actress/acting coach Diane Hill Hardin. She is probably best known to millions of television viewers as Michael Scott’s boss, Jan Levinson on NBC’s comedy series The Office and also as Monk’s deceased wife, Trudy, on USA’s comedy-drama Monk. Hardin began her acting career as the young star of Thunder (1977-1978), which aired on Saturday mornings and featured a black stallion that was always there to rescue members of the family in times of trouble. “Then one day I was driving and […]