Blog and Site update!
Hope you had a pleasant weekend. I'll get right to it:
Edward Asner (Jabba the Hutt in the ROTJ radio drama) reminder. Asner has only a few shows left in The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial left in Los Angeles (March 1 - 5). The production which has been on an all-city tour is produced by LA Theatre Works which has enjoyed a great following via radio broadcasting of their performances.
The productions have starred numerous Star Wars alum:
Jerry Hardin, Philip Proctor, Raphael Sbarge, Robert Machray, Simon Templeman, Samantha Bennett, Carolyn Seymour, Arye Gross, William Morgan Sheppard, Martin Jarvis, Ed Begley Jr., Yeardley Smith, Adam Arkin, John Lithgow, André Sogliuzzo, Natalija Nogulich, Alistair Duncan, David Warner and David Clennon.
LA Theatre Works at Skirball Cultural Center 2701 Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles
Wed through Friday at 8 pmSat 3 pm Sunday 2:30 pm$25 - $45
The tour will be resumed in April of 2007.
Ayesha Dharker is filming Outsourced in Mumbai, India as well as The Contest. Both are due out this year (2006). Outsourced is a comedy starring Vince Vaughn. Two workers try to get their jobs back after they have been outsourced. Dharker plays Asha in the upcoming film.
The Contest is a comedy starring Indian comedic actress Shabana Amzi.
Dharker's latest release, Colour Me Kubrick, also starred the late William Hootkins (Jek Porkins) and was released late last year (2005).
Nick Jameson (voices characters, including Palpatine, in 19 different Star Wars video games and voice Palpatine in Star Wars: Dark Empire the audio book) reminder. Jameson will once again star as Yuri Suvarov the Russian President in the TV series 24, the episode airs on March 6, 2006.
Liam Neeson (Qui-Gon Jinn - PT) reminder. Neeson is lending his voice talents to PBS's Eugene O'Neill: A Documentary Film. This airs on your local PBS station on March 29, 2006.
Updates to existing actors in the STAR WARS ACTORS DATABASE
Clint Bajakian (update - Bio; Awards)
Guy Boyd (update - Theatre)
Jeff Coopwood (update - bio pic)
Ayesha Dharker (update - Film; TV)
Joel Edgerton (update - bio (thanks Joel!); Film)
Nonnie Griffin (update - bio and character pics; Theatre; Radio)
Roger Guenveur Smith (update - Theatre)
James Earl Jones (update - Live Performances)
George Lucas (update - Awards: National Technical)
Natalie Portman (update - Awards: ShoWest)
John Ratzenberger (update - Live Performances)
Robin Sachs (update - bio pic)
James Arnold Taylor (update - Video Games: Ratchet & Clank) (Thanks to DarthCharlie32!)
Jim Ward (update - Ratchet & Clank) (Thanks to DarthCharlie32!)
Newly added actors:
Thanks to Convention-Guests for the following:
STAR WARS ACTOR CONNECTIONS
Care Bears II: A New Generation (Film)
Pulp Fiction (Film)
The Batman (TV)
Samurai Jack (TV)
Ratchet & Clank (Video Games)
Clockwork Sniper #2 (Thanks to Tanya!)
The Darkness (Thanks to Bonnie Burton's ongoing series!)
Ethan and the Ewoks (name only and they are now Ethan and the Ewox)
Lemon Demon #2 (Thanks to Michael!) and screenshots for #1 and #2
TV K-R Robot Chicken (big thanks to John at Obroa-Skai.com for finding #1-9!)
My own father supplied (inadvertantly) this LIFE reference during the move this week into their new home. Thanks dad!
John from Obroa-Skai sent this reference in last week. OS Wars
Lincoln (for the holiday )
As always, enjoy!
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