Featured Doodles #5: Television and Movies
Posted at 12:40 PM (PDT) on Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Click on their names to view their doodles and read the text on their doodle pages for lots of info plus links to their websites.
Patricia Arquette: For her work as the psychic Allison DuBois in MEDIUM, she's won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress (2005) and received nominations for another Emmy (2007), a SAG Award (2006, 2007) and Golden Globe Awards (2006, 2007, 2008).
Candice Bergen: Award-winning actress best known for her roles as MURPHY BROWN (1988-98) and Shirley Schmidt in BOSTON LEGAL (2005-08).
Jeff Bridges #1: Star of countless films including THE LAST PICTURE SHOW, THUNDERBOLT AND LIGHTFOOT, STARMAN, THE VANISHING, THE BIG LEBOWSKI, THE FABULOUS BAKER BOYS, SEABISCUIT, THE DOOR IN THE FLOOR, SURF'S UP and... coming soon... IRON MAN and HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS AND ALIENATE PEOPLE with Simon Pegg, Kirsten Dunst, Megan Fox, and Gillian Anderson.
Jeff Bridges #2
Bobby and Jamie Deen: Paula Deen's sweet, funny, and charming sons ...and stars of THE FOOD NETWORK'S Road Tasted show. Their brand new cookbook, Y'all Come Eat was published on April 1, 2008.
Paula Deen: Who would ever think that a housewife from Albany, Georgia, with no formal training in food would become one of the country's most beloved celebrity chefs? Everyday, hordes of fans from across the country line up outside The Lady & Sons, Paula Deen's restaurant in Savannah, to catch a glimpse of TV's (FOOD NETWORK) most approachable chef. In June 2007, she won two Daytime Emmy Awards (Outstanding Lifestyle Host and Outstanding Lifestyle Program) for Paula's Home Cooking.
Ellen DeGeneres: Host of The Ellen DeGeneres Show (winner of nine Daytime Emmy Awards). She has also hosted the Academy Awards and the Primetime Emmy Awards... and she's the voice of DORY in FINDING NEMO!
Portia de Rossi: Nelle Porter in ALLY McBEAL, Lindsay Bluth Fünke in ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT and, most recently, Olivia Lord in NIP/TUCK.
Lucas Grabeel: Ryan Evans (Sharpay's brother!) in Disney Channel's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, and HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2 (HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3 is coming soon) and as Ethan Dalloway in the third and fourth installments of HALLOWEENTOWN HIGH and RETURN TO HALLOWEENTOWN. He has made TV guest appearances on BOSTON LEGAL, SMALLVILLE, TIL DEATH, and VERONICA MARS.
James Hampton: Has been appearing in television shows and films since 1964! THE DORIS DAY SHOW, F TROOP, THE LONGEST YARD, POLICE ACADEMY 5: ASSIGNMENT MIAMI BEACH, SLING BLADE. In TEEN WOLF, he played Harold Howard, father of Scott (Michael J. Fox), the basketball playing teen wolf. He reprised his role in TEEN WOLF TOO with Jason Bateman.
Goldie Hawn: ROWAN & MARTIN's LAUGH-IN made her very popular. And then she won an Oscar for her major movie debut, a supporting role in CACTUS FLOWER (1969, with Walter Matthau and Ingrid Bergman). She went on to star in THERE'S A GIRL IN MY SOUP, BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE, THE SUGARLAND EXPRESS, SHAMPOO, PRIVATE BENJAMIN (2nd Academy Award nomination), SEEMS LIKE OLD TIMES, SWING SHIFT, OVERBOARD, BIRD ON A WIRE, HOUSESITTER, THE FIRST WIVES CLUB, and THE BANGER SISTERS.
Steven-Charles Jaffe: Producer of MOTEL HELL, NEAR DARK, THE FLY II, GHOST, STARK TREK VI: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY, STRANGE DAYS, THE WEIGHT OF WATER, and K-19: THE WIDOWMAKER. He has a new feature documentary about cartoonist/illustrator Gahan Wilson called Gahan Wilson: Born Dead Still Weird.
Scarlett Johansson: Rose to fame with her role in THE HORSE WHISPERER. Her performance as Grace earned her a Hollywood Reporter Young Star award. She subsequently gained critical acclaim for her roles in GHOST WORLD, LOST IN TRANSLATION and GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING, the latter two earning her Golden Globe Award nominations. She was also nominated for Best Actress for both films at the BAFTAs, and won Best Actress for LOST IN TRANSLATION. In 2005 she starred in Woody Allen's MATCH POINT which led to her fourth Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Her other films include THE NANNY DIARIES, THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL, and coming soon, VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA.
Jay Leno #1: The Tonight Show!
Jay Leno #2
Tina Majorino: Made her feature film debut playing the daughter of Meg Ryan and Andy Garcia in WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN. Shortly afterwards, she starred opposite Ray Liotta and Whoopi Goldberg in CORRINA, CORRINA followed by ANDRE with Keith Carradine as her father. A year later, Tina starred with Kevin Costner, Jeanne Tripplehorn, and Dennis Hopper in WATERWORLD. She also played the role of Deb in the surprise smash hit, NAPOLEON DYNAMITE. She was regular on the television series VERONICA MARS as Cindy 'Mac' Mackenzie and also played the role of Heather Tuttle in HBO's BIG LOVE.
Max Makowski: He will direct the bigscreen adaptation of the 1970s TV series KUNG FU which revolved around a Shaolin monk forced to flee to the Wild West, where he used his martial arts skills to fend off various evildoers. It will be shot entirely in mainland China. He is also working on writing and directing a Universal film based on the Japanese movie SHINOBI, a Studio Canal film based on LE PROFESSIONNEL, and he has rewritten the screenplay for the bigscreen version of HAWAII FIVE-O.
Danica McKellar:Best known for her role as WINNIE COOPER in the television show THE WONDER YEARS and as the author of the national best-seller Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle-School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail. Her acting credits include HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, INSPECTOR MOM, STRONG MEDICINE, NYPD BLUE, NAVY NCIS, KING OF THE HILL, and THE WEST WING.
Simon Pegg: Best known for his starring roles in Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, and for the British sitcom Spaced.
Stellan Skarsgard #1: Award-winning Swedish actor, famous for his roles in the films BREAKING THE WAVES (Jan Nyman), GOOD WILL HUNTING (Prof. Gerald Lambeau), KING ARTHUR (Saxon Warlord Cerdic), and THE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN TRILOGY (Bootstrap Bill).
Stellan Skarsgard #2
Mikey Teutul: The youngest son of Paul Teutul, Sr. and younger brother of Paul Teutul, Jr., chief designer and fabricator at ORANGE COUNTY CHOPPERS, the focus of The Learning Channel's reality television series AMERICAN CHOPPER. Mikey is the show's Comic Relief.
Lea Thompson: BACK TO THE FUTURE (Lorraine Baines McFly), SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL (Amanda Jones), the television series CAROLINE IN THE CITY (Caroline Duffy), Lifetime's FOR THE PEOPLE (Chief Dep. Dist. Atty. Camille Paris). Between 2005-2008, she has appeared as Cathy Davis (a.k.a. Agent Jane Doe) in all nine of Hallmark Channel's JANE DOE original movies.
Sela Ward: Best known for her award-winning television roles as free-spirited Teddy Reed on SISTERS (1991-96) and single mother Lily Manning on ONCE AND AGAIN (1999-2002). She is also noted for her portrayal of Richard Kimble's murdered wife in the Oscar-nominated film version of THE FUGITIVE. She won two Emmy awards for her work on SISTERS and ONCE AND AGAIN (plus a Golden Globe), and a CableACE Award for her role as Jessica Savitch in ALMOST GOLDEN (1995).
Sela Ward (envelope)
Robert B. Weide: Executive producer and the principal director of CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM. He's been the recipient of repeated Emmy nominations for his work on the show, and won an Emmy in 2003 for one of the episodes from its third season. "Curb" also received the Golden Globe Award in 2003 as Best Television Comedy Series. His first feature as director, HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS & ALIENATE PEOPLE, should hit theaters sometime in 2008. It is based on the best-selling comic memoir by Toby Young and stars Simon Pegg (''Shaun of the Dead,'' ''Hot Fuzz''), Kirsten Dunst, Jeff Bridges, Danny Huston, Megan Fox, Gillian Anderson, and Max Minghella.
Robin Williams #1: Signed 4x6 Glossy
Robin Williams #2: Academy Award-winning actor and comedian with a career that spans over three decades. He won an Oscar for his performance as psychologist Sean Maguire in GOOD WILL HUNTING, and garnered previous Academy Award nominations for his work in THE FISHER KING, DEAD POETS SOCIETY, and GOOD MORNING, VIETNAM. He has also received six Golden Globe awards, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award. Additionally, he shared the National Board of Review Best Actor Award with Robert De Niro for AWAKENINGS, and, in 2004, he received the prestigious Career Achievement Award from the Chicago International Film Festival.