Friday, June 01, 2007

BRBTV birthdays for June

- Robin Mattson, the second and perhaps liveliest Gina DeMott-Capwell-And-On-And-On on "Santa Barbara," turns 51 on June 1.
- David Haskell, the long-suffering Nick Hartley on "SB," was born on June 4, 1948 and died on August 30, 2000.
- Colleen Camp, the original Kristin Shepard on "Dallas," who also turned up as Bonnie Lane in the "Dukes of Hazzard" episode "Trouble at Cooter's," turns 54 on June 7.
- Alexis Smith, such a scene-eater as Lady Jessica Montford on "Dallas," was born on June 8, 1921 and died on the day after her birthday, 1993.
- Andrew Stevens, that young upstart Casey Denault on "Dallas," turns 52 on June 10.
- Adrienne Barbeau, the sultry voice of Catwoman on "Batman: The Animated Series," turns 62 on June 11.
- Jenilee Harrison, the slightly ditzy Jamie Ewing on "Dallas," turns 47 on June 12.
- Waylon Jennings, our "Dukes of Hazzard" balladeer, was born on June 15, 1937 and died on February 13, 2002.
- Eileen Davidson, the last Kelly Capwell on "Santa Barbara," turns 48 on June 15.
- Aron Kincaid, the creepy Killer Croc on "Batman: The Animated Series," turns 67 on June 15.
- Joan Van Ark, Lucy's mom Valene Ewing on "Dallas" and its spinoff "Knots Landing," turns 64 on June 16.
- Nedra Volz, our bright and feisty Miz Tisdale on "Dukes," was born on June 18, 1908 and died on January 20, 2003.
- Leigh McCloskey, who is a BRBTV triple-shot as Mitch Cooper on "Dallas" and both Zack Kelton and Ethan Asher on "Santa Barbara," turns 52 on June 21.
- Paula Irvine, who played the second Lilly Light Blake on "SB," was born the same year as BRB and turns 39 on June 22.
- Ted Shackelford, who was Gary Ewing on "Dallas" and its spinoff, "Knots Landing," turns 61 on June 23.
- Pamela Bellwood, whom we saw flip that lightswitch on "Dynasty" more times than we care to count, turns 56 on June 26.

Happy birthday to all!!

BRBTV News Blog Blip: Former "Dynasty" diva Joan Collins joins the catfighting cast of the British soap opera "Footballers Wive$" for its fifth and final season; the show has its season premiere next Wednesday, June 6, at 8 p.m. on BBC America.

Another BRBTV News Blog Blip: As long as we're talking "Dynasty" ... former series writer Frank Furino, who also did work on "The Colbys" and "Dallas," reminisces a little on his TV-writing days, including a scene from "Dynasty," for The (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun.

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