Links to the past, with relevance today: The long-married actors also worked together several times. (Image via YouTube) THR: How crazy that Jean Smart had to be worried that her late husband Richard Gilliland, who died in March at 71, might not make the Emmys' in memoriam cut? Luckily, the Emmy-winning actress was not disappointed,…Read more
Dick Van Dyke Craves a Comeback, Jean Smart to ‘Frasier’?, Rick Schroder vs. Costco & More!
Links to the past, with relevance today: Taking it on the chim. (Image via Disney) WAPO: Dick Van Dyke is 95 and ... can't wait to get back onstage! “Oh, God, I knew I liked it, but I didn’t know how much I would miss it. I really miss getting up in front of an…Read more
Fonda Swears Off Sex, Shatner’s Embarrassed to Be 90, RIP Larry McMurtry & More
Links the past, with relevance today: Raising the Barbarella (Image via Harper's Bazaar) HARPER'S BAZAAR: Jane Fonda, at 83, is as slinky and fit as ever — and more importantly, she is mentally astute and more outspoken than most public figures allow themselves to be, putting her money where her mouth is. As her new cover…Read more
Richard Gilliland, ‘Designing Women’ Actor & Husband of Jean Smart Dies @ 71
Richard Gilliland, an actor best known for his stint as the love interest of Mary Jo Shively on Designing Women, died after "a brief illness" on March 18. Gilliland had been married to fellow Designing Women actor Jean Smart, 69, for nearly 34 years. Born January 23, 1950, in Fort Worth, Texas, Gilliland's first big…Read more
Designing Women on ‘Designing Women’ — A Mini-Reunion
Throw Back TV hosted a wonderful script reading of the Designing Women pilot, and then followed it up with a 23-minute, moderated chat featuring series stars Jean Smart and Annie Potts and creator Linda Bloodworth-Thomason. The NEW South! (GIF via GIPHY) The table read was to raise money for Color of Change and World Central…Read more
Past & Curious: Fonda’s Nips/Tucks, Prince Probe, ‘Designing’ Dish!
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