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  • Film/TV
    Bruckheimer is an American film and television producer. He has been active in the genres of action, drama, fantasy and science fiction. His best known television series are “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” while some of his best-known films include “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Black Hawk Down,” “Pearl Harbor,” “Flashdance,” “Top Gun,” and much more.
  • Film/TV
    Joan Ganz Cooney is an American television producer. She is one of the founders of the Children's Television Network (CTW), the organization famous for the creation of the children's television show Sesame Street, which was also co-created by her.
  • Film/TV
    George Gray attended high school in Tucson and graduated from the University of Arizona. After working as a sketch and stand-up comedian, Gray's first television hosting gig was for "FXM Friday Nights." He also co-hosted the long-running series "Movies For Guys Who Like Movies."
    After previously appearing with a group of rotating auditioning announcers, Gray officially became the fourth regular announcer on "The Price Is Right" in April 2011.
  • Film/TV
    Dan Hicks has been a sportscaster with NBC Sports since 1992. Hicks has served as lead play-by-play host for golf since 2000. He also has covered 11 Olympic Games.
  • Film/TV
    Kourtney Kardashian is an American television personality, fashion designer, and model. In 2007, she and her family were commissioned to star in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
  • Film/TV
    Greg Kinnear is an American actor and television personality. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in “As Good as It Gets.” Kinnear has appeared in many popular films, including “Sabrina,” “You've Got Mail,” “Friends,” “Little Miss Sunshine,” and much more.  A few of his most recent well known films include “The Last Song,” and “Heaven is for Real.”
  • Film/TV
    Michael Landon was an American actor, writer, director and producer.  He is known for his roles in "Bonanza', "Little House on the Prairie" and "Highway to Heaven."
  • Film/TV
    Tamika Sonja Lawrence is a Grammy-winning recording artist, songwriter, and Broadway, television and film actor.
  • Film/TV
    Peter Murrieta is an American television producer and writing, is best known for his work on the Disney Channel sitcom Wizards of Waverly Place, in which he served as head writer and executive producer during the first three seasons. He went on to win two Emmy Awards.
  • Film/TV
    Craig T. Nelson is best known for his Emmy-Award-winning role as Hayden Fox on the TV series “Coach.” His most recent films include The Proposal, The Incredibles and Wonder Woman.
  • Film/TV
    Valerie Perrine is an American actress and model and was photographed as a model for a pictorial layout in the May 1972 issue of Playboy magazine, later appearing on the cover in August 1981.
  • Film/TV
    Caroline Rhea is a Canadian stand-up comedian and actress who was the original host of the reality television show The Biggest Loser on NBC.