Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 12-18
Aug. 12: Actor George Hamilton is 79. Actress Jennifer Warren is 77. Singer-guitarist Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits is 69. Actor Jim Beaver ("Supernatural") is 68. Singer Kid Creole is 68. Actor Sam J. Jones ("Flash Gordon") is 64. Jazz guitarist Pat Metheny is 64. Actor Bruce Greenwood (2009's "Star Trek," ''Thirteen Days") is 62. Country singer Danny Shirley (Confederate Railroad) is 62. Guitarist Roy Hay of Culture Club is 57. Rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot is 55. Actor Peter Krause ("Parenthood," ''Six Feet Under," ''Sports Night") is 53. Actor Brent Sexton ("The Killing," ''Deadwood") is 51. Actor Michael Ian Black ("Ed") is 47. Actress Yvette Nicole Brown (new "The Odd Couple," ''Community") is 47. Actress Rebecca Gayheart is 47. Actor Casey Affleck is 43. Actress Maggie Lawson ("Psych") is 38. Actress Cara Delevingne ("Paper Towns") is 26. Actress Imani Hakim ("Everybody Hates Chris") is 25.
Angela Bassett, Peter Krause, Connie Britton, Oliver Stark, Aisha Hinds, and Rockmond Dunbar star in the new FOX hit drama series “9-1-1.” The series has garnered high praise from viewers and FOX has just announced its renewal for a second season. The cast and producers recently met with members of the media to discuss the series’ premise and success.
LOS ANGELES Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon is yesteryears party game. The actor with the most impressive, wide-reaching connections these days, at least in the TV universe, may be Alexandria native and Gustavus Adolphus College graduate Peter Krause.
Executive producer open to more ‘Parenthood’ in the future
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Executive producer Jason Katims said he's still open to revisiting "Parenthood," but just not yet.
"I would see picking it up after much time has passed," he said Wednesday following a press event to promote his upcoming CBS medical drama "Pure Genius."
"It's got to start with a story you're burning to tell. When I get to that point where I say, 'I want to tell this story about the Bravermans.' ... then I'll go about the work of...