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Who is Gillian Jacobs?

American actress and film director Gillian MacLaren Jacobs was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA, on 19 October 1982, meaning that Libra’s her zodiac sign. She’s appeared in more than 100 TV series and movies, and is probably known best for starring as Britta Perry in the critically acclaimed comedy “Community”, which Dan Harmon created, and which also starred Donald Glover, Danny Pudi and Joel McHale. It follows an attorney who’s been suspended and forced to attend a community college; the series aired from 2009 through 2015 and won 19 of its 90 award nominations.

Education and early life

Gillian was raised in Pittsburgh as an only child, solely by her mother Martina Magenau who worked at the Carnegie Mellon University’s alumni relations department; Gillian’s father, American investment banker William F. Jacobs Jr. divorced Martina when Gillian was two, and then wasn’t involved in her upbringing.

Gillian was an excessively shy child, and her mother thus enrolled her at an acting school when she was four years old; she went on to practice acting at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, and in her teens began performing at the Pittsburgh Public Theatre. Gillian studied at Mt. Lebanon High School, from which she matriculated in 2000, and she then enrolled at New York City’s prestigious Juilliard School, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2004.

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Roles in movies

Gillian made her debut film appearance in the 2005 comedy “Building Girl”, and gained recognition in 2008, when cast to play Cherry Daiquiri in the comedy “Choke”, which Clark Gregg wrote and directed, and which starred Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Houston and Kelly Macdonald. It follows a con-man who likes to go to restaurants and pretend that he’s choking, and the film won two of its nine award nominations. Gillian’s only three other film roles in the 2000s were in the 2008 drama “Gardens of the Night”, the 2009 mystery thriller “The Box” and the 2009 romantic comedy “Solitary Man”.

The year 2012 saw her play Tina in the comedy “Revenge for Jolly!”, directed by Chadd Harbold, and which starred Brian Petsos, Kristen Wiig and Elijah Wood; it follows a man and his cousin as they’re trying to find out who killed their dog. Gillian was then cast to appear in the 2012 adventure comedy “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World”, the 2013 comedy “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” and the 2013 horror comedy “Bad Milo”.

In 2014, she played one of the main characters Rose in the comedy “Walk of Shame”, written and directed by Steven Brill, and which also starred Elizabeth Banks and James Marsden. It follows a reporter who’s been robbed and left stranded in downtown Los Angeles after a one-night stand, and now has eight hours to get to the most important job interview of her career.

Gillian went on to star as Samantha in the 2016 comedy “Don’t Think Twice”, which was nominated for seven awards, and played the supporting character Tracy in the 2017 comedy “Lemon”, which won one of its nine award nominations.

The year 2020 saw her portray one of the lead characters Darkwood in the popular family fantasy comedy “Magic Camp”, which Mark Waters created, and which also starred Jeffrey Tambor and Adam Devine. It tells the story of Andy who’s begun working as a counselor at Magic Camp.

Gillian’s three most recent film roles have been in the action thriller “The Contractor”, the drama “The Seven Faces of Jane” and the animated adventure comedy “Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again” (voice role), all released in 2022.

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Roles in TV series

Gillian made her debut TV series appearance in the 2006 romantic comedy “The Book of Daniel”, created by Jack Kenny, and which stared Aidan Quinn, Susanna Thompson and Christian Campbell. It follows the life of Reverend Daniel Webster, and the series won a Silver Angel Award for National Television. The remainder of the 2000s saw Gillian appear in an episode of the action mystery “Traveler”, the science fiction mystery “Fringe” and the crime mystery “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”.

In 2013 and 2014, she voiced Sta’abi in the popular short animated action “Monsters vs. Aliens”, which starred Chris O’Dowd, Eric Edelstein and Diedrich Bader, and follows a group of human-friendly monsters as they’re defending Earth from invading aliens; the series was nominated for seven awards.

Gillian’s also known for playing the main character Mickey Dobbs in all the 34 episodes of the popular romantic comedy “Love”, created by Judd Apatow and Lesley Arfin, and which also starred Paul Rust and Claudia O’Doherty. It follows the life of a couple, the series aired from 2016 through 2018, and won one of its three award nominations.

Gillian’s three most recent TV series roles have been in11 episodes of the animated action adventure “Invincible” since 2021 (voice role),  10 episodes of the 2022 crime fantasy comedy “Batman: The Audio Adventures” (voice role), and all the seven episodes of the 2023 historical mini-series “Transatlantic” (lead role).

Other credits

Gillian wrote and directed the 2022 drama movie “The Seven Faces of Jane”, while she had previously directed an episode of the series “Signals”, “Shatterbox” and “Marvel 616”.

Some of Gillian’s recent talk-show appearances have been in “The Late Late Show with James Corden”, “Steve Varley Show” and “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen”.

Awards and nominations

Gillian won four of her nine award nominations – a 2010 Phoenix Film Festival Award for Acting Achievement, for “Nonames”, while she and her colleagues won a 2012 TV Guide Award for Favorite Ensemble and a 2012 Gold Derby Award for Ensemble of the Year, for their performance in “Community”.

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Love life and relationships

Gillian shies away from speaking about her love life in public, and hasn’t mentioned a single man, or perhaps a woman whom she’s been with, however, her fans believe that the popular actress is today taken, as there are rumors circulating the internet, claiming that Gillian’s in a relationship with American screenwriter, producer and director Christopher ‘Chris’ Storer, as the two have been spotted spending time together on multiple occasions; Chris is probably known best for producing eight episodes of the critically acclaimed comedy series “The Bear”, which has been airing since 2022, and has won 11 of its 33 award nominations.

Neither Gillian nor Chris have taken the time to address these rumors, thus not confirming nor denying them.

Gillian might be in a relationship as of April 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Gillian’s revealed that some of her family members were addicted to both alcohol and drugs while she was growing up, which is why she doesn’t drink alcohol or take drugs; she’s stated that her father was a drug addict, and that she developed the fear of becoming the same as well, after reading the 1971 book “Go Ask Alice”, which is about a girl who began using drugs aged 15.

Gillian was also accepted at both Northwestern University and Harvard, but chose to enroll at Julliard.

She’s revealed that she prefers theatre over TV.

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Gillian always wanted to have her ears pierced, but was too scared; she thus chose to do it on national TV, believing that she wouldn’t chicken out this way.

She and her family were robbed on a train in Italy when she was a child.

Gillian’s favorite actress is Margot Robbie, and some of her favorite movies include “The Wolf of Wall Street”, “I, Tonya” and “The Suicide Squad”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Gillian’s age is 40. She has blue eyes and blonde hair, is 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall and weighs around 120lbs (54kgs).

Gillian’s net worth’s been estimated at over $5 million, as of April 2023.

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How is Lucas Black doing now? About His Health and Net Worth

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Who is Lucas Black?

American actor Lucas York Black was born in Decatur, Alabama USA, on 29 November 1982, making Sagittarius his zodiac sign. He’s had roles in 28 TV series and movies, but is perhaps still known best for playing Frank Wheatley in the 1996 drama movie “Sling Blade”, which Billy Bob Thornton wrote and directed, as well as starred in alongside Dwight Yoakam and J. T. Walsh. It follows now adult Karl Childers who’s been hospitalized since his mother and her lover were murdered when he was still a child, while he’s now been released; the movie won 15 of its 30 award nominations, including an Oscar win for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published.

Early life and education

Lucas was raised in Speake, Alabama, alongside his two older siblings Lee and Lori, by their father Larry Black who worked at a museum, and mother Jan Gillespie who was an office worker; because Lucas respects his family’s privacy, not a lot else has been disclosed about them.

He was around eight years old when he fell in love with acting, and started appearing in plays performed at his elementary school; Lucas was 11 when he made his debut film appearance, playing Ebb in the critically acclaimed 1994 drama “The War”, directed by Jon Avnet, and which starred Elijah Wood, Kevin Costner and Mare Winningham. It follows a Vietnam veteran as he’s raising his sons, and the movie won one of its four award nominations.

Lucas then focused on his career in the film industry, but also continued his studies; he attended a local high school in Speake, where he played for the school’s football team Speake Bobcats; upon matriculating in 2001, he chose not to pursue a college degree.

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Roles in movies

Lucas played Burt DeLaughter in the 1996 historical drama “Ghosts of Mississippi”, directed by Rob Reiner, and which starred Alec Baldwin, James Woods and Whoopi Goldberg. It follows district attorney Medgar Evers who’s trying to bring a white racist to justice, after he killed a civil rights leader in 1963; the movie won two of its 13 award nominations, including two Oscar nominations for Best Make-up and Best Actor in a Supporting Role (James Woods).

A couple of Lucas’ following roles were in the 1998 science fiction mystery “The X Files”, and in 1999 the animated family drama “Our Friend, Martin” (voice role) and the crime comedy “Crazy in Alabama”.

In 2000, he portrayed Jimmy Blevins in the hit romantic western “All the Pretty Horses”, which Billy Bob Thornton directed, and which starred Henry Thomas, Penelope Cruz and Matt Damon. It follows the lives of two Texas cowboys, and the film won two of its 16 award nominations. Lucas played Oakley in the 2003 romantic adventure “Cold Mountain”, and the following year saw him appear in both the musical drama “Killer Diller” and the sports action “Friday Night Lights”. In 2006, he played the main character Sean Boswell in the critically acclaimed action crime thriller “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift”, directed by Justin Lin, and which also starred Zachery Ty Bryan and Shad moss. It follows a teenager who’s moved with his father to Tokyo, Japan and has become a drift racer; the film won one of its five award nominations.

Some of Lucas’ following notable performances were in the 2009 mystery “Get Low”, the 2010 drama “Tough Trade”, and the 2012 drama “Promised Land”.

He’s since appeared in three more movies: the 2015 action crime thriller “Furious 7”, the 2021 action crime thriller “F9: The Fast Saga”, and the 2022 adventure “Legacy Peak”; Lucas is currently shooting for the upcoming movie “Unsung Hero”.

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Roles in TV series

Lucas’ debut TV series role was playing the lead character Caleb Temple in all 22 episodes of the horror thriller “American Gothic”, created by Shaun Cassidy, and which also starred Gary Cole and Paige Turco. It follows the life of an evil sheriff with demonic powers, who’s only afraid of the boy whom he fathered through rape; the series aired from 1995 through 1998 and was nominated for six awards.

Between 1997 and 2000, Lucas appeared in two episodes of the adventure comedy “The Wonderful World of Disney”, and his following role came in 2014 through 2019 when cast to play Christopher LaSalle in 125 episodes of the popular crime action “NCIS: New Orleans”, which Gary Slasberg created, and which starred CCH Pounder, Rob Kerkovich and Scott Bakula. It follows the detective team NCIS, which investigates military-related crimes in the city of Big Easy – the series aired from 2014 through 2021, and won two of its eight award nominations.

Lucas has appeared in only one other TV series: while still shooting for “NCIS: New Orleans”, he reprised his role as Christopher LaSalle in four episodes of the crime action “NCIS”.

Other credits

Lucas received special thanks for the 2009 short documentary film “Making the ‘Fast’ Franchise”.

Some of his recent talk-show appearances have been in “Entertainment Tonight”, “First Class Fatherhood”, and “Icons Unearthed”.

Awards and nominations

Lucas has won three of his 13 award nominations, all in 1997 for “Sling Blade” – a Young Star Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Drama Film, a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor, and a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor,

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Love life and relationships

Lucas hasn’t shared many details about his love life with his fans, as he prefers to keep his wife and their three children away from media, but some things about them are still known.

He married American attorney Maggie O’Brien in a small, private ceremony on 3 July 2010, with only their closest friends and family members in attendance; not a lot else has been disclosed about Maggie, while it’s known that both she and Lucas are devout Christians. She gave birth to their daughter Sophie Jo in June 2011, and their son, whose name hasn’t been revealed followed in August 2013; Lucas and Maggie have another child, by his/her birthdate and gender haven’t been disclosed.

Lucas is yet to mention the women whom he had dated before he met Maggie; as of April 2023, he’s married to Maggie O’Brien, and they have three children together.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Lucas is physically highly active, as he often plays various sports with his friends, while his favorites are golf, basketball and football.

He was offered a role in the critically acclaimed 1998 romantic western movie “The Horse Whisperer”, which was nominated for an Oscar for Best Music, Original Song; Lucas turned the offer down because the producers had asked him to change his accent.

He hasn’t attended any acting school.

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Lucas and his wife go to church together at least once a week.

He’s quite active on Instagram, and is today followed by nearly 200,000 people, while he’s posted over 300 pictures and videos onto the social media network, most of which feature him spending time with his children.

Lucas is an avid fisherman.

His favorite actor is Tom Hardy, while some of his favorite movies include “Venom”, “The Dark Knight Rises” and “Legend”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Lucas’ age is 40. He has brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall and weighs around 160lbs (73kgs).

Lucas’ net worth’s been estimated at over $8 million, as of April 2023.

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What is Jasmine Guy doing now? About Her Age, Net Worth, Bio

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Who is Jasmine Guy?

American actress, singer and dancer Jasmine Guy was born in Boston, Massachusetts USA, on 10 March 1962, making Pisces her zodiac sign. She’s had roles in more than 80 TV series and movies, but is probably still known best for starring as Whitley Gilbert in all the 144 episodes of the comedy “A Different World”, which Bill Cosby created, and which also starred Kadeem Hardison and Lisa Bonet. It follows the students attending an historically Black University, the series aired from 1987 through 1993, and won 17 of the 28 awards for which it was nominated.

Jasmine is still highly active in the movie industry, and is currently shooting for the upcoming films “A Wesley Christmas Wedding”, and “Not Another Church Movie”.

Education and early life

Jasmine was raised in Atlanta, Georgia by her Caucasian mother Jaye Rudolph who was a high school teacher, and black father Reverend William Guy who was a pastor at the Friendship Baptist Church; Jasmine’s sister Monica Guy’s also an actress, but is perhaps only known for playing Danielle in the 1992 episode “Community Action” of the comedy series “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”.

Jasmine studied at Northside Performing Arts High School, and was into a number of activities during her time there, mostly acting and dancing. Upon matriculating in 1979, aged 17, Jasmine moved to New York City, and enrolled at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center.

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Roles in TV series

Jasmine’s debut TV series role was playing Dancer in two episodes of the 1982 musical drama “Fame”, and the remainder of the decade saw her appear in two other series: the crime action “The Equalizer”, and the drama “At Mother’s Request”.

From 1995 through 1997, Jasmine portrayed Kathleen in the popular family fantasy “Touched by an Angel”, which John Masius created, and which starred Jon Dye, Roma Downey and Della Reese. It tells the story of three angels who’ve been sent to Earth by God, the series aired from 1994 through 2003 and won 28 of its 88 award nominations. Jasmine could then have been seen appearing in an episode or two of the comedy “Malcolm & Eddie”, the drama “Any Day Now”, and the comedy “Ladies Man”.

In 2003 and 2004, she portrayed Roxy Harvey, one of the main characters in the fantasy comedy “Dead Like Me”, created by Bryan Fuller, and which also starred Ellen Muth and Callum Blue. It follows a temporary clerk who’s been killed by a toilet seat which fell from the space station Mir, and has now become a grim reaper; the series was nominated for 10 awards. Some of Jasmine’s roles in the remainder of the decade were in an episode or two of the animated adventure comedy “Cyberchase” (voice role), the family fantasy comedy “That’s So Raven”, and the comedy mini-series “Hillman College Reunion Week”.

Her following notable performance was playing Mattaline in three episodes in 2014-2015 of the romantic drama “If Loving You Is Wrong”, which Tyler Perry created, and which starred Edwina Findley, Heather Hemmens and April Parker Jones. It follows the lives of five married couples who live in the same street, and the series aired from 2014 through 2020.

Jasmine’s three most recent roles in TV series have been in the 2022 episode “Hot in Here” of the drama “Tales”, the 2023 episode “Wanna Get Away?” of the action “Chronicles of Jessica Wu”, and eight episodes of the 2023 comedy “Harlem”.

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Roles in movies

Jasmine made her debut film appearance in the popular 1988 musical comedy “School Daze”, which Spike Lee wrote and directed, and which starred Laurence Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito and Tisha Campbell. It follows a not-so-popular teenager who wants to join his university’s popular fraternity – the movie was nominated for an Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture.

Some of Jasmine’s following roles were in the 1989 family drama “Runaway”, the 1992 drama “Stompin’ at the Savoy”, and the 1995 romantic crime musical “Klash”. In 1999, she portrayed a supporting character in the family comedy “Madeline”, directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer, and which starred Frances McDormand, Nigel Hawthorne and Hatty Jones. It follows a young girl who’s trying to save her school from being sold – the film was nominated for five awards.

Jasmine appeared in only a couple of movies in the 2000s, with some of the most popular amongst these having been the 2000 drama “Diamond Men”, the 2006 comedy “The Heart Specialist”, and the 2008 romantic comedy “Tru Loved”.

The year 2014 saw her play Leah Grimes in the romantic comedy “Big Stone Gap”, written and directed by Adriana Trigiani, and which starred Ashley Judd, Patrick Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg. The film follows elderly woman Ave Marie Mulligan who’s learned a horrible secret about her family; it was nominated for a Casting Society of America Award for Outstanding Achievement in Casting – Low Budget Feature – Comedy.

Jasmine’s three most recent movie roles have been in the thriller “Vanished: Searching for My Sister”, the family drama “A Wesley Christmas”, and the drama “The Lady Makers”, all released in 2022.

Other credits

Jasmine received special thanks for the 2003 biographical documentary movie “Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty”, and the 2017 episode “Devil in a Red Suit” of the biographical crime documentary mini-series “Who Killed Tupac?”

She wrote three and directed one episode of the series “A Different World” from 1990 through 1992, and directed the 2020 short movie “American Leopard”.

Some of Jasmine’s recent talk-show appearances have been in “Tamron Hall”, “Start Your Day with Sharon + Mike” and “Red Table Talk”.

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Awards and nominations

Jasmine’s won six of the 10 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards for which she’s been nominated – six for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series from 1990 through 1995, all for her performance in “A Different World”.

Love life and relationships

Jasmine was quite close friends with the late American rapper and actor Tupac Amaru Shakur, the two having met when he made a guest appearance in the series “A Different World”; after Tupac was shot in 1994, he recuperated at Jasmine’s home. She was featured in his 1995 music video “Temptations”, and later helped write Tupac’s mother’s biography “Afeni Shakur: Evolution of a Revolutionary”; some people believe that the two might had been romantically linked, but this hasn’t been confirmed.

Jasmine exchanged vows with non-celebrity American Terrence Duckett in 1998, and she gave birth to their daughter Imani in 1999; Jasmine and Terrence divorced in 2008, with Imani staying with Jasmine.

She hasn’t spoken of her other relationships; Jasmine seems to be single as of April 2023, was married to Terrence Duckett, and has a daughter with him.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Jasmine supported Bernie Sanders in the 2016 US presidential election.

She enjoys being active on Instagram and has posted close to 100 pictures and videos, while she’s today followed by nearly 400,000 people on the social media network; most of Jasmine’s content features her during her everyday life.

She loves to travel and has been all around the world; Jasmine dislikes travelling alone, so often does it with her friends.

She’s a huge fan of the late singer Michael Jackson, and her favorite two songs are “Billie Jean” and “They Don’t Care About Us”.

Some of Jasmine’s favorite actresses are Halle Berry, Angela Bassett and Regina King, and her favorite movies include “Things We Lost in the Fire”, “Losing Isaiah” and “Solomon & Sheba”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Jasmine’s age is 61. She has brown eyes and hair, is 5ft 2ins (1.57m) tall and weighs around 110lbs (50kgs).

Jasmine’s net worth’s been estimated at over $4 million, as of April 2023.

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What is Sally Struthers doing now? Aka Caroline on Yellowstone

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Who is Sally Struthers?

American actress and activist Sally Anne Struthers was born in Portland, Oregon USA, on 28 July 1947, making Leo her zodiac sign. She’s appeared in more than 70 TV series and movies, and is probably still known best for playing Gloria Bunker Stivic in 184 episodes of the critically acclaimed comedy series “All in the Family”, created by Norman Lear, and which starred Carroll O’Connor, Jean Stapleton and Rob Reiner. It follows the life of a working class man, the series aired from 1971 through 1979, and won 67 of its 140 award nominations.

Sally’s still highly active in Hollywood, and is currently shooting for the upcoming movie “In-Security” and the series “Very Frightening Tales”. Unlike what’s widely believed to be true, she isn’t portraying Caroline Warner in the critically acclaimed western series “Yellowstone”, which has been airing since 2018, but the character’s rather portrayed by Jacki Weaver.

Education and early life

Sally was raised in Portland alongside her older sister Sue, by their father Robert Alden Struthers who was a surgeon, and mother Margaret Caroline (nee Jernes) who was a housewife; Sally’s maternal grandparents had moved to the US from Norway. Sally was nine when her father abandoned the family, and Margaret thus raised her two daughters by herself, working at Bonneville Power Administration.

Sally studied at a local high school in Portland, from which she matriculated in 1965; she then moved to Los Angeles, California, and enrolled at the Pasadena Playhouse College of Theatre Arts, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1969.

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Roles in movies

Sally’s debut film role was playing World’s No. 1 Fan in the 1970 musical comedy “The Phynx”, while some of her following roles were in the 1970 drama “Five Easy Pieces”, the 1972 crime action thriller “The Getaway”, and the 1974 drama “Aloha Means Goodbye”.

She began attracting attention in 1977, when cast to star as Janis Halston in the drama “Intimate Strangers”, directed by John Llewellyn Moxey, and which also starred Dennis Weaver and Tyne Daly. It follows a man who’s having problems at work, and has begun taking it out on his wife; the film was nominated for two awards.

Sally was then cast to voice Poison Ivy in the 1983 animated family fantasy “The Charmkins”, and her only three other movie roles in the ‘80s were in the 1984 family drama “The Secret World of the Very Young”, the 1985 animated family drama “The GLO Friends Save Christmas” (voice role), and the 1989 thriller “A Deadly Silence”.

What marked the ‘90s for Sally was perhaps playing Mrs Zelov in the thriller “The Others”, written and directed by Travis Fine, and which starred Jennifer Aspen, Derrex Brady and Bodhi Elfman; it follows the lives of three high school misfits.

Sally appeared in only a couple of movies in the 2000s, including the 2002 family drama “Becoming Glen”, the 2003 biographical drama “Baadasssss!”, and the 2006 romantic drama “What I Did for Love”.

The year 2017 saw her play Liam’s Mom in the comedy “The Relationtrip”, written and directed by C. A. Gabriel, and which starred Renee Felice Smith, Matt Bush and Nelson Franklin. It follows friends Beck and Liam who’ve gone on a ‘friend’ trip together, and are steadily falling for each other; the film won two of its five award nominations.

Sally’s three most recent film roles have been in the 2018 musical “Still Waiting in the Wings”, the 2018 musical comedy “Christmas Harmony”, and the 2019 short comedy “Friendly Neighborhood Coven”.

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Roles in TV series

Sally’s debut TV series role was playing various characters in seven episodes of the 1970 musical “The Tim Conway Comedy Hour”, and she then spent the ‘70s focused on shooting for the above mentioned series “All in the Family”.

From 1986 through 1988, she starred as Marsha McMurray Shrimpton in 52 episodes of the comedy “Nine to Five”, which also starred Rachel Parton George and Valerie Curtin, and follows the lives of three women; the series was nominated for three awards.

The ‘90s heard Sally voice characters in various animated series, such as the comedy “Tiny Toon Adventures”, the family comedy “Tom & Jerry Kids Show” and the short action “Wild West C. O. W. – Boys of Moo Mesa”.

From 2000 through 2007, she played Babette Dell in the critically acclaimed comedy “Gilmore Girls”, which starred Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel and Keiko Agena, and was created by Amy Sherman-Palladino. It follows the lives of a mother in her 30s and her teenage daughter, and the series won 24 of its 109 award nominations.

Sally’s since had only a couple of TV series roles, with her three most recent having been in two episodes of the 2016 comedy mini-series “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life”, two episodes of the 2021 drama “Around the Sun” and in the same year a voice role in two episodes of the short animated adventure “Summer Camp Island”.

Other credits

Sally sang the song “I Am Woman” in the 1973 musical comedy movie “Hotel Ninety”, the song “Temper Tantrums” in the 1984 family movie “The Secret World of the Very Young”, and various songs in three episodes of the comedy series “Gilmore Girls” from 2000 through 2007.

She received special thanks for the 2005 animated adventure comedy movie “Hoodwinked”.

Some of Sally’s recent talk-show appearances have been in “History of the Sitcom”, “What Happened Was”, and “Search It Up with Sienna”.

Awards and nominations

Sally’s won two of her 10 award nominations: a 1972 and 1979 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Comedy, both for “All in the Family”.

She was also nominated for four Golden Globes for Best Supporting Actress – Television from 1972 through 1977, all for her performance in “All in the Family”.

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Love life and relationships

Sally hasn’t shared many details about her love life, and there’s only a single man whom she’s been with, that the public knows about.

On 18 December 1977, Sally exchanged vows with American psychiatrist William C. Rader, who launched his career by treating eating disorders, and then went on to found several offshore clinics. In 1979, Sally gave birth to their daughter Samantha, who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in cognitive science in June 2001.

Sally and William divorced for unknown reasons on 19 January 1983, and although Sally hasn’t spoken of other men whom she’s dated, it’s believed that she was in a long-term relationship with an American businessman in the 1990s and 2000s, but this is yet to be confirmed by her.

Sally seems to be unattached as of April 2023, was married to William C. Rader and has a daughter with him.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Sally’s a philanthropist and activist, and was once a spokesperson for Christian Children’s Fund, today known as ChildFund.

She was interested in becoming a businesswoman for a while in the ‘80s, and was a spokesperson for International Correspondence School.

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The late American actor and producer Carroll O’Connor was Sally’s mentor and best friend; he passed away on 21 June 2001.

She was offered $1 million to pose nude for the magazine “Playboy” in the first half of the ‘70s, but refused.

Sally’s been a democrat since the launch of her acting career.

Her favorite actors are Brad Pitt and Clint Eastwood, while some of Sally’s favorite movies include “Meet Joe Black”, “The Bridges of Madison County” and “Gran Torino”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Sally’s age is 75. She has blonde hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 1in (1.55m) tall, and weighs around 130lbs (58kgs).

Sally’s net worth’s been estimated at over $6 million, as of April 2023.

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