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Forgotten actors and actresses

WHET to these bitches?

Lolita Davidovich

Denis Leary

Rene Russo

by Anonymousreply 34305/23/2020

It's not a comeback, it's a RETURN!

by Anonymousreply 106/12/2019

A significant role in the second biggest movie of all time just a couple of months ago. That's what happened to me, you bitch.

by Anonymousreply 206/12/2019

Rene Russo is still around

by Anonymousreply 306/12/2019

Lolita Davidivich was on Boardwalk Empire

by Anonymousreply 406/12/2019

Madeleine Stowe

Aidan Quinn

by Anonymousreply 506/12/2019

Not only was Rene Russo in The Avengers: Endgame as Thor's mother, she also gave a fantastic performance opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in "Nightcrawler" (2014).

by Anonymousreply 606/12/2019

r5 Aidan Quinn had a super cushy gig on Elementary (2012 - 2019). Of course, he's immortalised in "Practical Magic" for all eternity.

Madeleine Stowe... hasn't really done that well post-Revenge, has she?

by Anonymousreply 706/12/2019

Ellen Greene

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by Anonymousreply 806/12/2019

WEHT Alison Elliott?

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Meg Ryan

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David Caruso.

Nominally an actor.

by Anonymousreply 1106/12/2019

Linda Fiorentino -- she was kind of a big deal for awhile

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March 1995 (I only bought it for an interview with Stevie Nicks!)

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[quote]Despite Fiorentino’s best efforts to cash in on her Men in Black success, her popularity waned in the late 1990s when she appeared in Dogma and flops like Ordinary Decent Criminal, What Planet Are You From? and Where the Money Is. Her last two film credits came in 2002’s Liberty Stands Still and in 2009’s Once More with Feeling as she focused more attention on documentary work on topics like autism, juvenile diabetes and Italian American discrimination, [bold]none of which have seen the light of day.[/bold]


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by Anonymousreply 1406/12/2019

R14, I read somewhere (here?) that Linda was kind of difficult to work with and didn't make too many Hollywood friends.

by Anonymousreply 1506/12/2019

r15 Yup, found this in a thread from two years ago. I actually remember reading it at the time.

[quote]Linda Fiorentino is a prime example of this. To all the kids out there hoping to make it in Hollywood: yes, assholism can kill your career in an instant.

[quote]Everyone in Hollywood seems to have a story of her being a cunt, she must have been a true monster to work with.

The "official" Linda Fiorentino thread from a decade ago is pretty telling as well.

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Debra Winger

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Pola Negri

Anna Mae Wong

Royal Dano

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Shirley Maclaine

by Anonymousreply 1906/13/2019

Neely O'Hara

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by Anonymousreply 2006/13/2019

Absolutely not trying to defend Linda Fiorentino, whose cuntitude I can believe. But I do wonder how much of her drama had to do with being involved with fucked-up men. She was abused and controlled by her ex-husband, the director John Byrum - they weren't actually married very long, but they had been together as a couple for years prior to marrying. Then later she was apparently involved with Anthony Pellicano, and then a dirty FBI agent...

by Anonymousreply 2106/13/2019

Jeremy Sisto

by Anonymousreply 2206/13/2019

Isn't Jeremy Sisto one of the stars on FBI (CBS show? That's a good gig.

by Anonymousreply 2306/13/2019

Jesse L. Martin

by Anonymousreply 2406/13/2019

Matthew St. Patrick

by Anonymousreply 2506/13/2019

Chloe Webb

by Anonymousreply 2606/13/2019

Fiorentino was terrible in Dogma with her murmur-y delivery. Half the time I couldn't understand what the hell she was saying.

by Anonymousreply 2706/13/2019

Michael Pare’

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Raw Dawn Chong

by Anonymousreply 2906/13/2019

Donna Mills.

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G ...

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Sarah Lancaster

by Anonymousreply 3306/13/2019

WEHT Cassidy Rae, from Models Inc and a bunch of schlocky TV movies from the 90s?

by Anonymousreply 3406/13/2019

Jula Ormond

by Anonymousreply 3506/13/2019

Oh FFS.....JULIA Ormond

by Anonymousreply 3606/13/2019

Lolita Davidovich has been on the past few seasons of How To Get Away With Murder as well

by Anonymousreply 3706/13/2019

Jeff Fahey

by Anonymousreply 3806/13/2019

Julianne Phillips, Springsteen’s first wife. According to Wikipedia, hasn’t acted since 1997.

Other than that, every so-called forgotten actor I can think of turns out to be in some show I’ve never heard of, now in its ninth season. Seems like there’s work for everybody, somewhere. Nobody ever really slips into complete obscurity anymore.

by Anonymousreply 3906/13/2019

The official story with Madeleine Stowe was that she retired as she didn’t enjoy Hollywood and was talked out of retirement for “Revenge” and now has no desire to go back again.

by Anonymousreply 4006/13/2019

WEHT to... Oh dear

by Anonymousreply 4106/13/2019

Melinda Dillon is forgotten 364 days/year. According to IMDB she hasn't done anything since 2007 but was apparently in Adam & Steve in 2005.

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by Anonymousreply 4206/13/2019

We have had enough of that fried perm of a hairdo, and do not wish to be reminded of it again.


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Remember french sensations Isobel Adjani and Juliet Binoche ?

by Anonymousreply 4406/13/2019

Richard Dreyfuss

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by Anonymousreply 4606/14/2019

uh? R44, Adjani and Binoche are living legends in Europe, and they keep working. You know movies exist outside of Hollywood, right? (and thank God)

by Anonymousreply 4706/14/2019

Julianne Phillips was mentioned in a blind item on AGC, a couple of years ago...something bad allegedly happened to her (#metoo) either before or after her marriage to Springsteen and played a role in her shying away from Hollywood.

by Anonymousreply 4806/14/2019

Does anyone remember Dennis Cole? He was married to Jaclyn Smith when she was on Charlie's Angels. I think I remember their marriage ending very badly.

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Irene Cara. She had her moment, and then, POOF, she was gone.

by Anonymousreply 5006/14/2019

[quote]r49 Does anyone remember Dennis Cole? He was married to Jaclyn Smith when she was on Charlie's Angels. I think I remember their marriage ending very badly.

Was there some in-house Peroxide War??

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by Anonymousreply 5106/14/2019

Tom Hulce.

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Diana Canova

by Anonymousreply 5306/14/2019

Janine Turner

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Mira Sorvino Ashley Judd Uma Thurman

Oh wait a sec...

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Joan Fontaine

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Nancy McKeon and Haley Joel Osment

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Bette Davis

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Alfre Woodard, and I love her too.

by Anonymousreply 6006/14/2019

Elisabeth Bergner

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Jerry Houser - This guy was everywhere in the late 70s and early 80s.

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Dean Cain

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Brooke Shields

by Anonymousreply 6406/14/2019

Norma Desmond

Jane Hudson

Blanche Hudson

by Anonymousreply 6506/14/2019

Nita Naldi

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Traylor Howard

by Anonymousreply 6706/14/2019

R49, Dennis used to be Troy Donahue's stand-in.

by Anonymousreply 6806/14/2019

Gretchen Mol

by Anonymousreply 6906/14/2019

Amy Irving.

by Anonymousreply 7006/14/2019

Fuck everyone here is so ancient they name dead people. News flash. The majority of dead actors and actresses are forgotten. When I googled Gretchen Mol R69, I get previous Datalounge threads on forgotten and overhyped actresses. You old dudes eat your own shit. Maybe that's not so surprising.

It's a dumb category. I bet you old hags have done this a hundred times before.

by Anonymousreply 7106/14/2019

Clearly the original poster is not a sports fan. With regards to Denis Leary, I can’t watch any sports on TV without the constant Ford truck commercials voiced by Denis Leary. I hate, hate, hate hearing him constantly non-stop all the time. I wish he would disappear off the face of the Earth.

by Anonymousreply 7206/14/2019

r71 is a pissed off Gretchen Mol

by Anonymousreply 7306/14/2019

You eat your own shit R73?

by Anonymousreply 7406/14/2019

Haley Joel Osment played a tech billionaire on Silicon Valley...and he's fat.

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by Anonymousreply 7506/14/2019

^Great, now child actors are presented alongside dead people. How could it happen that they are no longer stars? Datalounge is for sure the site of wit and wisdom, original content and provocative opinions. Extra racist content on weekends!

by Anonymousreply 7606/14/2019

Remember Greta Sacchi? She always played the femme fatale in 1980 movies...

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I watched The Terror and didn't realize until the end that this was her.

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by Anonymousreply 7806/14/2019

After scaling the highest heights, and deciding herself to step aside, the lovely and talented Norma Talmadge took charge of her own exit quite elegantly when she'd had enough of Hollywood: [italic]Upon leaving the movie world, Norma Talmadge rid herself of all the duties and responsibilities of stardom. She told eager fans who were pressing her for an autograph as she left a restaurant, "Get away, dears. I don't need you anymore and you don't need me."[/italic]

by Anonymousreply 7906/14/2019

[quote]Remember Greta Sacchi?

It's SCACCHI. In addition to roles in English, she did a few roles in Italian, such as the excellent La ragazza nella nebbia with the incomparable Toni Servillo and La tenerezza.

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Claire Forlani

by Anonymousreply 8106/14/2019

Kathleen Turner

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Tom Berenger

by Anonymousreply 8306/15/2019

R71 seems triggered.

Greta Scacchi still turns up all the time on British TV. Janine Turner is a batshit right-wing Xtian freak and has a radio show in Texas last that I heard. Tom Hulce is a theater director now.

What happens to a lot of B/C-list actresses who has brief careers is that they marry well and get out of the business. They may not even do it intentionally, but they find some rich guy, marry him, and find that it's easier to pop out babies and enjoy the money rather than go slog through auditions, so they just drift away ( a lot of them seem to get religious somewhere along the line too). I've also been surprised at the number of well-known actors who were Canadian and when their period of fame in the US passed, they just went home and started working there. Despite Canada's position as the US TV/film industry's favorite backlot, they actually produce quite a lot of programming for themselves that we never see down here.

by Anonymousreply 8406/15/2019

Is Isabella Rosselllini remembered much these days? She was very well known here in the United States for her roles in White Nights, Blue Velvet, Death Becomes Her, and other movies. She's still active in the acting industry, but she no longer seems to have the same name recognition as before.

by Anonymousreply 8506/15/2019

Denis Leary was on Animal Kingdom last season in a wig

by Anonymousreply 8606/15/2019

Valerie Landsburg, Maureen Teefy, Kari Michaelson, Lara Jill Miller, Laurie Hedler, all the greats!

by Anonymousreply 8706/15/2019

R44 Juliette was in a movie last year called Let the Sunshine In. She is still kicking ass!

by Anonymousreply 8806/15/2019

R60 Alfre Woodard was just in a Netflix film this year called Juanita.

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Jonathon Schaech

by Anonymousreply 9006/15/2019

^shut up Franco, you dead!

by Anonymousreply 9106/15/2019

Lena Olin

Natasha Kinski

Kathleen Turner

Debra Winger

by Anonymousreply 9206/15/2019

R85 She isn't known by anyone under 30 years old.

by Anonymousreply 9306/15/2019

Shane West

by Anonymousreply 9406/15/2019

John Malkovich

by Anonymousreply 9506/15/2019

Kelly McGillis (or any female actress who worked alongside Tom Cruise)

by Anonymousreply 9606/15/2019

Mel Gibson

Jodie Foster

by Anonymousreply 9706/15/2019

Rachel Ward (Thorn Birds)

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Lionel Atwill

by Anonymousreply 9906/15/2019

Whatever happened to Eric Lively, the much hotter sibling of Blake Lively? Her career exploded and his just died. I really liked his looks.

by Anonymousreply 10006/15/2019

I haven't seen Madelyn Kahn in anything for a long time. She was so funny in a limited kind of way. Surely some series needs a zany grandma or high strung aunt?

by Anonymousreply 10106/15/2019

R101, google is your friend. RIP in 1999.

by Anonymousreply 10206/15/2019

The thing about Greta Scacchi is she was promoted as this sexy alluring young thing in the 80s. Well, good for her that she continues to act. There was a recent article where she said, people haven't given her a second look in the last 10 years which is okay with her. Unlike other actresses who go the plastic surgery route and try to look youthful to a scary degree or become reclusive, she's been aging gracefully and still works.

by Anonymousreply 10306/15/2019

Greta just transitioned from "hot babe" to character actress. She still works.

by Anonymousreply 10406/15/2019

What has Madelyn Kahn transitioned to. Is she ill?

by Anonymousreply 10506/15/2019

I thought Greta Scacchi had already?

by Anonymousreply 10606/15/2019

R105, same thing that Gilda Ratner transitioned into.

by Anonymousreply 10706/15/2019

What ever happened to Connie Sellecca from the 80s? And what about Anne Archer?

by Anonymousreply 10806/15/2019

Greta Scacchi is an interesting actress, and she walked away from a big Hollywood career (turning down BASIC INSTINCT.)

Without being condescending or critical, she says she just didn't like being a film star in America. It just wasn't her scene. "It didn't suit me."

I would guess she's one of those rare performers who isn't driven by a neurotic need for power, attention and/or money.

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I expected Canadian actress Deborah Kara Unger to do more big projects after THE GAME (1997). She's fabulous in it - grounded, strong, beautiful.

She's never stopped working, but she never became a star, exactly, either.

I lurv her.

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by Anonymousreply 11006/15/2019

Greta Scacchi was an arthouse favorite in the mid-80s, and worked with a bunch of well-regarded foreign directors, in projects that were admired by people in Hollywood. They would want to cast her in their projects, and the studios would always nix it, because she wasn't a name. She got fed up with losing parts and decided to mount a commercial offensive in the late 80s/early 90s, which began with Presumed Innocent. She then made a few other stabs at mainstream movies but none of them were successes - and during one of them, she met Vincent D'Onofrio and began a very messy relationship with him that quickly resulted in a baby. Between the relationship drama and pregnancy, she quickly lost the momentum Presumed innocent had given her and that was pretty much that. She was offered Basic Instinct, but saying she turned it down doesn't mean much, because every actress and their cat was offered it and turned it down. Even Emma Thompson!

Later on in the 90s, after her relationship with Vincent D'Onofrio was over, she married her first cousin, and had a son by him. They're still married, and I would bet this relationship is part of why she has preferred to keep things lower-key. Incidentally, she was at one time slated to play Elio's mother in Call Me by Your Name.

by Anonymousreply 11106/16/2019

Who is she though R111? I've never heard of her or any of the movies you mentioned, other than CMBYN.

by Anonymousreply 11206/16/2019

Beatie Edney

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Matthew Labyorteaux

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Rebecca De Mornay

by Anonymousreply 11506/18/2019

What ever happened to Ally Sheedy? She did High Art in 1998 which she received acclaim for. But I don't recall hearing about her since then.

What about Lea Thompson?

What about Melissa Gilbert?

by Anonymousreply 11606/18/2019

Kate Hudson.

by Anonymousreply 11706/18/2019

Rosemary Forsythe owns this thread

by Anonymousreply 11806/18/2019

[quote]r116 Ally Sheedy? ... Lea Thompson? ... Melissa Gilbert?

They all need to do some lame series together. Maybe they're triplets estranged since graduation, who now have to return home to care for a dying matriarch (some other loser actress).

Just thinking out loud here...

by Anonymousreply 11906/18/2019

Have you heard of [italic]the Player[/italic], r112? [italic]Emma[/italic]? [italic]Presumed Innocent[/italic]? She was. She was in big movies and small, arty movies.

by Anonymousreply 12006/18/2019

The late Robert Urich is forgotten.

by Anonymousreply 12106/18/2019

R118, WEHT Rosemary Forsyth? I liked her.

by Anonymousreply 12206/18/2019

You all forgot about Ann Turkel, didn't you?

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Aaron Eckhart.

Fell off the face of the Earth after the Dark Knight, even though that should have boosted his career significantly.

by Anonymousreply 12406/18/2019

Aaron Eckhart was in Sully and some other high profile movies

by Anonymousreply 12506/18/2019

Just another three name actress from the 80s/90s: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Come to think of it also Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary Beth Hurd and Mary-Louise Parker.

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Kate Hudson has like ten kids by ten different fathers and a yoga clothing line. Thank God CAA got into the branding/product merch game to give its fading starlets a source of income.

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TRIVIA: Mastrantonio was a last minute replacement for Robin Wright in ROBIN HOOD (1991)

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by Anonymousreply 12806/18/2019

R126, Where have you been? Mary-Louise Parker was the star of the show called Weeds, which ran for several years.

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Teresa Wright

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Oh, Teresa Wright! I had forgotten her. “Shadow of a Doubt” is terrific and I think it was Hitchcock’s favorite, too. And “The Little Foxes” and running away from Bette Davis’ scheming Regina. She was back in Broadway in the 1980’s in “Mornings at 7” which PBS broadcast. What a charmer.

by Anonymousreply 13106/20/2019

[quote]Irene Cara. She had her moment, and then, POOF, she was gone.

Yup, I came here to add her name.

by Anonymousreply 13206/20/2019

Theresa Russell

by Anonymousreply 13306/20/2019

Does Rene Russo qualify as forgotten? She used to star in every other movie released and then she just disappeared. It's like she fell off the face of the earth.

by Anonymousreply 13406/20/2019

R134 Rene was just in Velvet Buzzaw earlier this year.

by Anonymousreply 13506/20/2019

R135 Not only that, but she was also in the biggest film this year, for like 5 minutes or so, but still. Seriously though, wish she'd act more nowadays. Nightcrawler was one of my favorite films to come out in a very long time. Velvet Buzzsaw was OK, but disappointing in comparison.

by Anonymousreply 13606/20/2019

Can Russo act, though? I just thought she was very much like Andie McDowell, a beautiful woman of a certain age who played the romantic interest of the male star. This sort of casting raised her (and McDowell's) profile quite a bit because they were in big films, but they really didn't have much to do except look pretty. Once she aged out of that 'type', the offers inevitably dried up because she (like McDowell) really cannot act.

by Anonymousreply 13706/21/2019

I always thought of Russo as “the girl” in movies: wife or girlfriend to leading man, and not expected to be much more than that. In fact, one the film mags (not sure if it was “Premiere”, “Movieline” or “American Film”) mentioned Russo by name when it wrote about undemanding roles that are geared toward a certain level/tier of actress.

by Anonymousreply 13806/21/2019

Isn't Mel Gibson borderline forgotten?

by Anonymousreply 13906/21/2019

Karen Valentine, former Emmy winner and once the darling of the talk shows. When was she last seen in anything?

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Linda Kelsey. Played Billie Newman on LOU GRANT. Disappeared once the show ended.

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Judge Reinhold.

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Oh I got Lolita D mixed up with Gretchen M. It’s GM in boardwalk empire. They both were touted as the next hot stars at some point. I remember their covers on vanity fair.

by Anonymousreply 14306/21/2019

R143 I used to confuse Lolita D with Marcia Gay Harden. They looked similar to me back in the day.

What ever happened to Laura San Giacomo (or however it's spelled)?

by Anonymousreply 14406/21/2019

R144 She was fun in a kitschy way. I liked her roles in Pretty Woman and Just Shoot Me (and that Saving Grace show with Holly Hunter).

Lauren Lane (CC from The Nanny) has only made 3 projects since the 90s. One straight to video thing and two shorts that weren't really released. Anybody know why she suddenly stopped and left the industry?

by Anonymousreply 14506/21/2019

Gretchen Mol played Lucas Hedges' born-again mother (married to Matthew Broderick) in Manchester by the Sea (2016).

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What about Michael Pitt?

He was touted as the hot rising actors under 30 about 10 years ago along with Ryan Gosling. Gosling has become A-list and he sorta disappeared after Boardwalk Empire.

by Anonymousreply 14706/21/2019

R126 That ended seven years ago and I didn't have premium cable then.

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Alison Lohman from The Big Fish and White Oleander. She had potential but didn't seem ambitious enough.

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Mercedes Ruehl was omnipresent on network TV for a while almost out Jean Smart-ing her way into ubiquity and on faculty somewhere in NYC.

by Anonymousreply 15006/22/2019

R150 The Oscar curse?

by Anonymousreply 15106/22/2019

[quote]r149 Alison Lohman from The Big Fish and White Oleander. She had potential but didn't seem ambitious enough.

She married and had 2 kids after acted for over a decade, starting as a teen.

12 years is a long time to stay with one job for some people. But I liked her and would have enjoyed seeing her do more roles....if they were GOOD roles. It's not like there's a plethora of interesting parts for pretty blondes in Hollywood, so she might have eventually figured, "Why bother?"

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R152 I thought both her and Rachel Miner would be big one day but they are both practically forgotten.

by Anonymousreply 15306/22/2019

It looks like Rachel Miner was working up until recently, mostly bit parts in tv, but nothing since announcing she has MS. They are recent pictures of her and it looks like she's aged a lot.

by Anonymousreply 15406/22/2019

Alison Lohman had that wide-eyed look that could make you empathize with the character when they felt sad or happy. She was a competent actress, she could be cute and perky. I always felt she would have been perfect as Sookie in True Blood over the less attractive Anna Paquin.

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[quote]r153 I thought both her and Rachel Miner would be big one day but they are both practically forgotten.

What do you mean "forgotten"? We know who Alison Lohman is; a lot of people know who she is. She isn't on magazine covers or written up much these days, but it's not like after you make major motion pictures, the memory of you is suddenly ERASED when you move on.

This term first grated on me when I was watching a MYSTERY AND SCANDALS episode about Linda Darnell from the 1940s. A star doesn't make major films for Preston Sturges , Otto Preminger and Joseph Mankiewicz and then end up "forgotten". They may not be a household name, but most people who know anything about film, or originally saw their movies (even if just on TV) remember.

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Sandra Bernhard

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Oh, STFU R156. Lohman hardly works anymore and yeah, to most of the viewing audience, out of sight, out of mind.

by Anonymousreply 15806/22/2019

R155 Thanks for bringing up Anna Paquin. I used to get Anna, Allison, and Rachel confused all the time. They looked and acted similar back then.

by Anonymousreply 15906/22/2019

Does anyone remember Nancy Dussault?

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by Anonymousreply 16006/22/2019

[quote]r158 Oh, STFU. Lohman hardly works anymore and yeah, to most of the viewing audience, out of sight, out of mind.

And I'd agree. But because something's not on one's mind doesn't mean it's "forgotten".

People are misusing this word.

by Anonymousreply 16106/22/2019

So what term would you use for a person who would only be known by a specific generation and the handful of people in subsequent generations interested in cultural/entertainment history?

by Anonymousreply 16206/22/2019

The last time I saw Alison Lohman was in Drag Me to Hell. I found that movie scary as shit.

by Anonymousreply 16306/22/2019

^^ it was good. But like a lot of movies, the ending could have been a bit better.

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I haven't seen [italic]Drag Me to Hell[/italic], but like a reference to it on [italic]the Good Wife[/italic]. Eli Gold, a political operative, is intimidating a teenaged girl who's been spreading gossip about his candidate. When warning her how bad he'll make things for her, he asks: "Have you seen [italic]Drag Me to Hell?[/italic]" It's a favorite scene of mine from the series.

by Anonymousreply 16506/22/2019

Joan Allen

by Anonymousreply 16606/22/2019

r156: there, there, Allison...

by Anonymousreply 16706/22/2019

[italic]Goddamn it,[/italic] I'm not an ANOMALY just because I haven't somehow magically forgotten who ALISON LOHMAN is ! ! ! !

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by Anonymousreply 16806/22/2019

Denis Leary had a good show on cable, "Sex, Drugs & Rock'n'Roll". Unfortunately it was canceled after two seasons.

by Anonymousreply 16906/22/2019

Madeline Khan hasn’t been cast in anything for ages.

by Anonymousreply 17006/22/2019

[quote] John Malkovich

John Malkovich was in two of the most popular Netflix movies of the past several months, "Bird Box" and the Zach Efron Ted Bundy movie, "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile".

by Anonymousreply 17106/22/2019

Was the latter popular?

It was so shitty I turned it off. Made with no creativity whatsoever.

(I enjoyed BIRD BOX well enough, though.)

by Anonymousreply 17206/22/2019

Dwyer Brown. Had such a crush on him in the 80's

by Anonymousreply 17306/22/2019

[quote] What ever happened to Connie Sellecca from the 80s?

If you're ever up at 3 AM, you can probably catch Sellecca, her husband John Tesh, and her son Gib Gerard (Gil's his dad) hosting something called "Intelligence For Your Life". This show's either extremely annoying or fascinating, depending on how you look at it. Take a look -- I am not exaggerating when I say literally every other word out of their mouths is accompanied by "cool" graphics flying in and out of the green screen. It's enough to give you a seizure.

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R145 , Lauren Lane is a drama professor somewhere.

by Anonymousreply 17506/22/2019

Pia Zadora

by Anonymousreply 17606/22/2019

R174, Is Gib short for Giblet?

by Anonymousreply 17706/22/2019

Oh my God, R174, you weren’t exaggerating — I couldn’t make it through the first two minutes of that show. Don’t think I’ve ever seen anything so annoyingly busy.

by Anonymousreply 17806/22/2019

R172, it was shitty and got bad reviews, but apparently a lot of people watched it. The documentary "Conversations With a Killer: The Bundy Tapes", by the same producer/director, is much better.

by Anonymousreply 17906/22/2019

[quote] Madeline Khan hasn’t been cast in anything for ages.

Because she died in 1999. Hell, this is the 3rd time I've read something like this on DL (not necessarily this thread).

by Anonymousreply 18006/22/2019

r180, I suspect that was sarcasm....

by Anonymousreply 18106/22/2019

Why does Kahn look so thin in pics, tho?

by Anonymousreply 18206/22/2019

Bruce Willis

Billy Crystal

Omri Katz

Craig Bierko

Lucky Vanous

Matthew Fox

Scott Wolf

Christopher Meloni

Lee Tergesen

David Duchovny

John Enos III

Peter Krause


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Chevy Chase

Richard Dreyfuss

by Anonymousreply 18406/23/2019

Kate Nelligan. Is she still an actress?

Melina Kanekaredes (spelling?).

Juliana Margulies

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Amy Brenneman.

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Joey Heatherton

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[quote]Rene was just in Velvet Buzzaw earlier this year.

After her modeling career was over, Rene married well. For those who don't know, Rene was an extremely popular model in the 1970s. Does it matter if she's not working all the time? Her husband is Dan Gilroy, a director and producer. He directed "Nightcrawler".

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Simon McCorkindale. What happened to him? He was popular in the early 80s. Handsome. Kinda looked like the poor man's Michael York.

by Anonymousreply 18906/24/2019

He's dead, Jim, er, r189.

by Anonymousreply 19006/24/2019

Y'all want a forgotten actress?? I'LL GIVE YOU A FORGOTTEN ACTRESS!!

In college, I remember seeing two promo ads in the Hollywood Reporter for two different movies, both "introducing" Jennifer Inch.

Never heard of her since...tho in scrolling through imdb, I see she was in "Soft Touch II," "Physical Evidence," and "Screwballs" (as Student Getting Breast Exam)

She was also in some scandalous film called "Lady Libertine" in which she played a Victorian girl passing herself off as a boy ... though in reality they just made her look like Hayley Mills.

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[quote]r187 Joey Heatherton

What does someone like that live off now? If you did a somewhat decent amount of jobs, like she did, I wonder what your Screen Actors Guild pension is.

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Jane March

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Christine Belford — all over TV in the seventies and eighties (DL probably remember her best as on of Rose’s daughters on “The Golden Girls”).

by Anonymousreply 19406/24/2019

R194, Pamelyn Ferdin was another all over TV in the 1960s and 1970s.

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r195...she became an animal rights activist...the kookoo kind.

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[quote]Jane March

More trivia: Jane March was married to Steve Waddington, who's been in a bunch of things but is probably still best known as Daniel Day-Lewis's rival for Madeleine Stowe in The Last of the Mohicans. They eventually divorced and he recently married Hannah Murray, the actress who played Gilly on Game of Thrones (yes, he's old enough to be her dad).

[quote]Amy Brenneman.

She was in that CW show Reign, about Mary Queen of Scots. Her husband was the showrunner.

[quote]Juliana Margulies


by Anonymousreply 19706/25/2019

R191, you win.

Now I am busy googling Jennifer Inch.

by Anonymousreply 19806/25/2019

Sue Lyon

Ewa Aulin

by Anonymousreply 19906/25/2019

[R199] I researched Sue Lyon recently and fell down a racist rabbit hole of incels complaining that she married a black man. She’s a recluse.

by Anonymousreply 20006/25/2019

R193, It was probably co-starring in that movie with Bruce Willis' cock that curtailed her career.

by Anonymousreply 20106/25/2019

[quote]r20 I researched Sue Lyon recently and fell down a racist rabbit hole of incels complaining that she married a black man. She’s a recluse.

I think I read some interview with her estranged daughter, who states she's unpleasantly crazy.

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Siblings Marc and Lori Singer. I could care less about Lori, but Marc was hot in the early 80's.

by Anonymousreply 20306/25/2019

R203 OMG I never knew that mark and Lori were siblings. And he was incredibly hot!

by Anonymousreply 20406/25/2019

Marc was hot in his day but he’s morphing into Emperor Palpatine.

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R205 Horrifying! Aging is a bitch!

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Miriam Hopkins, and rightly so.

by Anonymousreply 20706/25/2019

I didn't know he was the brother of Lori Singer, they look nothing alike.

by Anonymousreply 20806/25/2019

Richard Hatch

by Anonymousreply 20906/25/2019

Richard Hatch died a couple of years ago. I mean the actor, not the Survivor winner.

by Anonymousreply 21006/25/2019

Keefe Brasselle

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Miles O'Keefe

by Anonymousreply 21206/25/2019

R9 beat me to it, but yesterday I watched this TERRIBLE gay movie called COUNTING FOR THUNDER (seriously, it's awful, don't watch it) and I couldn't figure out who the actress was playing the awful lead's sister so I looked it up...Alison Elliot. I don't think I'd seen her in anything since her Golden Globe nominated role in WINGS OF THE DOVE. Looks like she's been working here and there, but nothing I've seen.

by Anonymousreply 21306/25/2019

^^ THE WINGS OF THE DOVE is my favorite movie, and I used to think she was the weak link in it.

But now I think she's fine; the character of Millie isn't necessarily supposed to have a great deal of depth.

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She was really supposed to be the next big thing (Alison Elliot) ...she was also in BIRTH, one of my favorite movies. Maybe she just isn't ambitious? 34 credits in 30 years isn't a lot.

by Anonymousreply 21506/25/2019

Allison Elliott did get terrific reviews for “The Spitfire Grill”, and was an unusual choice for a femme fatale in Steven Soderbergh’s “The Underneath”. But “The Wings of the Dove” totally belonged to Helena Bonham Carter, who was outstanding.

by Anonymousreply 21606/25/2019

Revenge of the Nerds: Robert Carradine

The boat guy from Cocoon. Steve somethingorother.

by Anonymousreply 21706/25/2019

Most of the Baywatch actors

by Anonymousreply 21806/25/2019

Michael Moriarty and rightfully so, since he's an extreme right wing loon.

by Anonymousreply 21906/26/2019

Edward Furlong.

by Anonymousreply 22006/26/2019

Mary Beth Hurt.

by Anonymousreply 22106/26/2019

Subject of a fun DL thread, Diane McBain!

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It's a good thing Denis Leary is forgotten.

by Anonymousreply 22306/26/2019

r115, Rebecca recently was on, "Jessica Jones" playing a bitchy mother. She was good.

I'll vote for Alice Braga, the go to actress for futuristic movies: I Am Legend, Elysium, Repo Men and Predators.

by Anonymousreply 22406/26/2019

Except for 2015 she has been steadily working R224.

by Anonymousreply 22506/26/2019

r203, I looked up what Lori Singer looks like these days, and she and Darryl Hannah look like sisters:

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This thread is too long to check if someone's already mentioned it, but how the fuck is Rene Russo considered 'forgotten' when she was in the biggest film of the year (Avengers: Endgame) which is expected to become the biggest film OF ALL TIME.

If that's forgotten then I guess we're in bizarro world.

by Anonymousreply 22706/26/2019

Jeanne Crain

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R220 Edward was a wife beater. I think he was arrested for beating his wife, and that probably derailed his career.

by Anonymousreply 22906/26/2019

Edward Furlong may not be leading man, but he has consistently worked.

by Anonymousreply 23006/26/2019

R226, even when she was young and in her brief Hollywood heyday, Lori Singer was considered the poor man’s Daryl Hannah.

by Anonymousreply 23106/26/2019

Dominique Swain

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Tom Hulce

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Phoebe Cates

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Joanne Whalley

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Mickey Rourke.

by Anonymousreply 23607/01/2019

Did anyone mention Alison LaPlaca?

She used to be everywhere on tv!

by Anonymousreply 23707/01/2019

Cameron Diaz - did she really retire? I don’t even see pap pictures of her anymore.

by Anonymousreply 23807/01/2019

Mädchen Amick.

by Anonymousreply 23907/01/2019

Strangely I saw a photo of her the other day leaving after getting her nails done or something like that R238. In 2017 she said she retired from acting.

by Anonymousreply 24007/01/2019

As for (mainly) TV actresses: Patricia Richardson.

by Anonymousreply 24107/01/2019

Madchen Amick is on Riverdale and still looks great. I always liked her. She was perky, but not annoyingly so.

by Anonymousreply 24207/01/2019

What about Samantha Eggar? Whatever happened to her? I always felt like she was sorta like Diet Joan Collins.

by Anonymousreply 24307/01/2019

She retired in 2012 R243

by Anonymousreply 24407/01/2019

Eggar was on the bonus features of Criterion's release of The Brood a few years ago and looked absolutely beautiful. Aged, obviously, but she seems to have bypassed a lot of the usual nips and tucks and looks like a stunning older woman.

by Anonymousreply 24507/02/2019

Amick is one of the stars of Riverdale. Isn’t this a gay website? How does a gay man NOT watch Riverdale???

by Anonymousreply 24607/02/2019

Rebecca Gayheart

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Rebecca Gayheart was so likable to me. I'll always remember her performance in the 90's slasher Urban Legend. She was hysterical and scary in that with just the right amount of camp.

She was also great on Nip/Tuck as the blind girl Christian falls for. She was very moving on that show.

I think the whole "hitting a kid with her car" thing messed up her career a bit. Hey, at least she owned up to it. That shows character.

by Anonymousreply 24807/03/2019

R248 I became a fan of Rebecca when she played Dylan's wife on Beverly Hills 90210. I remember being quite sad when her character was killed off.

I just checked her IMDB page and she is in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.

by Anonymousreply 24907/03/2019

Gil Bellows

by Anonymousreply 25007/03/2019

That tape of Rebecca and Eric Dane didn't help her career.

by Anonymousreply 25107/04/2019

[quote]r248 Rebecca Gayheart was so likable to me.

The kid she ran over didn't think so.

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Laurie Prange

Joan Severance

Catherine Burns

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Robert F. Lyons

by Anonymousreply 25407/05/2019

[quote]R253 Catherine Burns.

She worked for many years in a good agent’s office in NYC. She was his assistant.

Maybe she does, still?

by Anonymousreply 25507/05/2019

John Savage. He was kinda cute.

by Anonymousreply 25607/06/2019

[quote]Joan Severance

I don't know if Joan still does any acting, but she did a beauty routine video for Vogue several months ago....and she's aging horribly! Her hair is now grey/white and she's got sunspots all over her arms and hands.

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258 replies, and no one's said Timothy Hutton?

by Anonymousreply 25807/06/2019

Trini Alvarado.

by Anonymousreply 25907/06/2019

Probably because he is working a lot R258.

by Anonymousreply 26007/06/2019

Meg Foster. What ever to her with those beautiful grey/aqua eyes?

by Anonymousreply 26107/07/2019

She never quite took off. She just didn't have "it", despite talent.

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Loretta Swit was the original Cagney in the Cagney & Lacey TV movie. Because Swit was still doing the last season of MASH they hired Meg to play Cagney for the TV series. CBS wanted Meg gone so their hired Sharon Gless for the second season to portray Cagney. At the time CBS thought Meg and Tyne Daly came off as "dykes."

by Anonymousreply 26307/07/2019

Meg Foster would perfect for a horror TV show. Ryan Murphy should put her in on AHS.

by Anonymousreply 26407/07/2019

Yikes, time has not been kind! She was so intriguing and beautiful when she was young.

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Holy shit, she looks like a zombie!

by Anonymousreply 26607/07/2019

I really want to know what happened to Meg Foster. It seems like more than just "well, she's gotten older." It looks like she went suntanning at some point in 1994 and didn't go back inside until 2008.

by Anonymousreply 26707/07/2019

Foster strikes me as a feminist who just said No to plastic surgery, etc. She's kind of like the American Charlotte Rampling, perhaps. (But even SHE had a LITTLE work done.)

She's apparently is in a series for Vimeo called A PLACE CALLED HOLLYWOOD.

[quote]Veteran actress Meg Foster is sensational as acting coach Beverly Bonds, who is a catalyst in the series, while Adetokumboh M'Cormack is a revelation as Hollywood agent Amos Williams. Cherie Johnson provides some much needed comic relief as Rosie.

There's that review and a promo clip here:

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Sian Barbara Allen...all over network television in the seventies, even played Anne Morrow Lindbergh in a TV movie about the Lindbergh kidnapping case.

Jeremy Northam...another posh UK actor who has seemingly disappeared from the Hollywood scene. He was talked about here more than once. Was rumored to be bisexual or gay.

Lisa Nicole Carson...voluptuous African American actress best known as the sidekick in Ally McBeal... I heard that she suffers from schizophrenia and is heavily medicated.

Haviland Morris from Gremlins II and Who’s That Girl...pretty much wiped the screen up with Madonna in that shitty star vehicle that was supposed to be a screwball comedy.

by Anonymousreply 26907/08/2019

Sian retired from acting in 1990 R269.

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[quote]r269 Haviland Morris

She's in an upcoming play at the Public Theater called THE MICHAELS:

[quote]Tony Award-winning playwright/director Richard Nelson returns to The Public with the world premiere of THE MICHAELS. Part of Nelson’s critically acclaimed RHINEBECK PANORAMA, which includes The Apple Family and The Gabriels, this new drama places the audience directly into the kitchen of Rose Michael, a celebrated choreographer. Dinner is cooked, modern dances are rehearsed, and the meal is eaten — all amidst conversations about art, death, family, dance, politics, the state of America, and how the world sees our country... and a host of everyday questions that make up the richness of ordinary life.

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Barry Brown, a talented actor who got some notice for the movie Bad Company (where he co-starred with a young Jeff Bridges)

He killed himself at age 27

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Along with Rebecca Gayheart, how about another forgotten actress who killed someone with a car:

Amy Locane

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Vilma Banky

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Whatever happened to Fay Wray?

Judith Ivey

Klinton Spilsbury

by Anonymousreply 27507/11/2019

Fay Wray had a long career and died when she was 96.

by Anonymousreply 27607/11/2019

Lillie Langtry, WEHT.

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Blair Brown

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Candy Clark

James Olmos

Vale Stauten

Castro Marks

Virginia Maine

Suzanne Daisome

Greg Bierko

Marcus Rayburn

Melanie Cyprus Hall

A Martinez

Sean Dwarkin

Susan Hull

Brendan Dunlevy

Alaine DuChamps

Brodie Monsieur.

by Anonymousreply 27907/11/2019

Blair Brown still works fairly often.

by Anonymousreply 28007/11/2019

Blair Brown was recently on Orange is the New Black for a few seasons. She played a character obviously based on Martha Stewart.

by Anonymousreply 28107/11/2019

Blair Brown is forgotten. Who was she? I never heard of her. She was briefly on the worst season of OITNB. The riot?

by Anonymousreply 28207/11/2019

Misty Rowe ... the Meryl Streep of her generation.

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She was on OITNB for more than just that one season, but was used most during that season (with the riot). I agree that one was the worst season, but Brown did a good enough job with her very broadly written character.

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Amy Locane is facing more jail time. The surviving family members of the women she killed during her DUI NJ prosecutors aren't giving up and pushing for her to serve more time. Not sure if she will ultimately or not since she's stayed out of trouble, did speaking engagements against and one of her kids is ill. Even if she gets off, she's going to have lots of a big legal bill to pay.

by Anonymousreply 28507/11/2019

Doh, that should be.

The surviving family members of the women she killed during her DUI and NJ prosecutors aren't giving up and pushing for her to serve more time. Not sure if she will ultimately or not since she's stayed out of trouble, did speaking engagements against drinking and driving and one of her kids is ill. Even if she gets off, she's going to have a big legal bill to pay.

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Sorry R284, my comment was a low blow. I was a big fan of Orange is the new black, BUT that season with the riot and Blair Brown was the last one I watched. I am not a fickle viewer, but it was way too badly written and realized, nonsensical bad work. Our darling girl was dead in the cafeteria and what they did after became pure shite. I don't what happens next. I just stopped at the end of a horrendous binge. Blair Brown was also terrible. Who the fuck is she? Because she sucked as the southern/sweet villainous Martha Stewart, Bad Actress.

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* I don't know what happens next.....

after the riot and the hostage taking and the cutesy beatings and nonsense deaths...all together in the boiler room. The very good main character actresses couldn't pull that crap OFF. Blair Brown is not a very good actress.

by Anonymousreply 28807/11/2019

Blair Brown is well-known in Broadway circles, if that matters. She's won two Tonys and has been in many popular shows.

by Anonymousreply 28907/11/2019

R287 I agree that the writing can be very frustrating on OITNB and probably it's biggest weakness. The Judy King character was poorly defined by the writers and I'm guessing she was instructed to play the role in the odd way that she did. It was very different than her usual acting style, which is good. I wouldn't rank her among the best actresses on that show, though.

The acting on the show is very good for the most part, but the writing is so uneven, it often does the actors no favors. What I probably like best is that they really cast outside of the box and give actors that often overlooked by other casting directors.

by Anonymousreply 29007/11/2019

Shannyn Sossamon. I just looked at IMDB and she still works regularly, though. Just seems like one of those actresses that was everywhere for a few years and then she disappeared.

by Anonymousreply 29107/11/2019

R290 I'm not exactly a big fan of Brown's, but she's been generally good in most of the stuff I've seen her in. She got a lot of critical praise for her work on the TV show "The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd" as well.

by Anonymousreply 29207/11/2019

She's terrible in Orange is the New Black. Just terrible. Kate Mulgrew has an over the top hard to believe crazy written character....she even fucks up the accent - but she makes it work, crazy beautiful heartbreaking cruel and bad acting. There was so much good work on that show I don't want to pick on some old TV star from the seventies Molly Dood. I wasn't even born then. If Blair Brown won two Tony awards - she must have been better once.

by Anonymousreply 29307/11/2019

So many of the actors (Haley Joel Osment, say) actually work. They just are on one of 1 billion TV shows out there. It's easy to miss them.

by Anonymousreply 29407/12/2019

Don’t you know who I am? Buy me a drink and I’ll masturbate you under the table.

by Anonymousreply 29507/12/2019

Jack Black

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I remember Meg Foster starred as Hester Prynne on the PBS version of "The Scarlet Letter" which I loved.

If I recall it was shot on videotape which didn't do it any favors visually.

I wish they would play it again!

by Anonymousreply 29707/12/2019

I remember that version of "The Scarlet Letter." John Heard played the minister who (spoiler alert) fathered her bastard child.

by Anonymousreply 29807/13/2019

Jack Benny. A household name for decades, forgotten today.

by Anonymousreply 29907/13/2019

Jack Benny has been dead for 45 years. Expecting many people to remember him today would be like expecting people in the 1970s to remember Minnie Maddern Fiske.

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Lots of celebs who have been dead for decades are still remembered. People still know who Clark Gable and Gary Cooper were, for example. Jack Benny was a huge star of his era but now nobody knows him unless they are elderly.

by Anonymousreply 30107/13/2019

R297 Yes, I remember that too. We watched it in one of my English classes in high school.

by Anonymousreply 30207/13/2019

Clark Gable and Gary Cooper starred in classic films that are still watched and discussed today. Benny did star in "To Be or Not to Be," but most of his other movies are forgotten today. He was huge on radio and later on television, but that was a very long time ago. Unlike Gable and Cooper, he was not a movie star.

by Anonymousreply 30307/13/2019

Tv stars from Benny's era are still known today, like Ed Sullivan and Jackie Gleason.

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Blair Brown has had a rather prolific career. One Trick Pony, Continental Divide (John Belushi’s next to last movie), Altered States, multiple Emmy nominee for Days and Nights of Molly Dodd. Played Jackie Kennedy in the miniseries Kennedy and a Tony winner. Hard to believe the above poster hasn’t heard of her.

by Anonymousreply 30507/13/2019

Has Gail O'Grady been mentioned?

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[quote]Tv stars from Benny's era are still known today, like Ed Sullivan and Jackie Gleason.

I would say that, among people who know anything about showbiz history, Benny is as well remembered as Ed Sullivan, and even Gleason, although Gleason might have a bit of an edge because of "The Honeymooners," a show as iconic as "I Love Lucy."

by Anonymousreply 30707/13/2019

Joanne Camp

Diane Venora

Amy Wright

Peter MacNicol

by Anonymousreply 30807/13/2019

R306 She has a recurring part of Criminal Minds.

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R306 She has a recurring part of Criminal Minds.

by Anonymousreply 31007/13/2019

Melanie Mayron

Susan Blakely

Kitty Winn

by Anonymousreply 31107/13/2019

Emily Lloyd

Brenda Vaccaro

Bridget Fonda

by Anonymousreply 31207/13/2019

R312 Bridget retired from films few years ago.

by Anonymousreply 31307/14/2019

Victoria Principal

by Anonymousreply 31407/14/2019

R313 Has she ever said why?

by Anonymousreply 31507/14/2019

^^not able to act?

by Anonymousreply 31607/14/2019

R315 she married Danny Elfman in 2003 shortly after her last movie. He’s a big composer so I’m sure he’s got plenty of money. She probably just got tired of competing for roles in cutthroat Hollywood.

by Anonymousreply 31707/14/2019

Merle Oberon.

by Anonymousreply 31807/15/2019

Peter MacNicol played Jonah's uncle in a few episodes of Veep.

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Bruno Campos.

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Freddie Prinze Jr

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R321 He's a lawyer now.

Several former actors are lawyers now: Teddy Dunn (Duncan from Veronica Mars), Staci Keanan (Nicole from My Tow Dads and Dana from Step by Step), and a few others I'm forgetting at the moment.

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R317 Actually, Bridget Fonda was all set to guest star on The Practice but got into a car wreck on the Pacific Coast Highway. The car flipped and she badly damaged her back. She's lucky she was able to walk again. The incident seemed to have made her realize what was important and she shortly thereafter married Danny Elfman (Eric Stoltz would never put a ring on it) and had a child. She's never acted since the accident.

I do wish she'd come out of retirement one day just as her aunt Jane did as I always enjoyed her performances even if the movies themselves weren't always that great.

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Maybe once her kids grow up and she gets bored, Bridget Fonda will come out of retirement and have a wonderful career again. She did have a knack for being really great in everything even if, as others have said, the films weren't always up to her level. That's a skill that can open doors for you and keep you employed forever.

What about Julia Duffy? I always found her hilarious, but she seemed to take a lot of heat after unsuccessfully replacing Delta Burke on Designing Women. It wasn't her fault. She was excellent, but the writing made her impossibly annoying and you couldn't relate to her. It's almost like they took Suzanne Sugarbaker and made her even more vapid and less human and gave it to poor Duffy.

by Anonymousreply 32507/21/2019

[quote]Maybe once her kids grow up and she gets bored, Bridget Fonda will come out of retirement and have a wonderful career again.

That's what I keep hoping.

Bonus would be that she'd have skipped that whole awkward stage of an actress's career where she's too old to be the ingenue but too young to be the mother.

by Anonymousreply 32607/21/2019

Very true. Fonda somehow never got typecast as an ingenue, so I can't even imagine the kinds of roles she'd be playing these days. This is usually when the roles for an actress like her get really good.

by Anonymousreply 32707/21/2019

Loved Bridget Fonda! Terrific in “Jackie Brown” and an endearing delight in “Singles”!

by Anonymousreply 32807/21/2019

Yes Singles was a great movie and she good in that and SINGLE WHITE FEMALE.

by Anonymousreply 32907/21/2019

R323 Jeff Cohen who played Chunk in The Goonies is a laywer. Lara Jill Miller from Gimme a Break has a law degree and she worked as lawyer in NYC for several years before she returned to entertainment industry as a voice actress.

by Anonymousreply 33007/22/2019

WHET Gene London?

by Anonymousreply 33107/24/2019

Megan Fox.

Ed Furlong.

Emily Procter.

by Anonymousreply 33207/26/2019

Emily Procter was terrible on CSI Miami

by Anonymousreply 33307/26/2019

Poppy Montgomery

by Anonymousreply 33407/26/2019

Mathew St. Patrick. I used to have a real crush on him during SFU.

by Anonymousreply 33507/26/2019

Kristoffer Tabori - he was gorgeous when he was younger. His mother was the actress Vivica Lindfors so he inherited her acting chops so I'm surprised he didn't continue acting.

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If only there was somewhere we could go to find out if he stopped acting R336.

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Real Andews from General Hospital.

by Anonymousreply 33807/30/2019

WEHT Moira Kelly?

by Anonymousreply 33908/15/2019

Eddie Kaye Thomas (Finch from the Pie movies)

by Anonymousreply 34005/22/2020

Fairuza Balk.

She started out as a kid actor in Return to Oz, Then in the 90's she was everywhere: The Craft, Things To Do in Denver When You're Dead, The Island of Dr. Moreau, The Waterboy, American History X,

Than POOF. My guess is that she was typecast as playing the dangerous/wacky/goth girl and when you're no longer a girl the roles dry up. I would love to see her in The Craft reboot though.

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Melinda McCraw

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R341 idk if they're true, but there were some blinds that indicated that she was crazy.

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