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Actors, Producers, Directors and other Entertainers Page 2

 


Edwina Booth

Edwina Booth was an actress in the 1930's.  Her real name was Constance Woodruff, great grand daughter of President Wilford Woodruff.   She was a virtual unknown when MGM chose her for the female lead in the early talkie adventure film "Trader Horn" (1931). While shooting that film on location in Africa, Booth suffered heatstroke and numerous tropical maladies that left her disabled for years. In a highly publicized lawsuit she accused MGM of reckless endangerment but ultimately settled for a paltry $45,000. After three minor roles in B pictures, Booth never worked in films again. (bio by: Robert Edwards)  


Wilford Brimley

He was born in Salt Lake City, but his family moved to California.  In the 1950s, his family belonged to the Santa Monica Stake.  He entered films in the 1960s as a cowboy stunt man.  He achieved star status in the 1980s with such films as The Thing (1981), Hotel New Hampshire(1984), The Natural (1984) and Cocoon (1986). For a time, he worked as the commercial spokesperson for the Quaker Oats company. LDS audiences might know him best from Brigham City. Currently he can be seen on television as the spokesperson for Liberty Medical Diabetic Supplies.

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Erin Chambers

Erin was in the movie "The Singles 2nd Ward" as the red head that was getting married to Kirby Heyborne's character. She has also been on ER, Bones, Days of Our Lives, Without A Trace, Drake and Josh. and more, see the IMDB link to the right www.imdb.com  

A.J. Cook

Before taking up acting, A.J. danced competitively in the styles of tap, jazz and ballet since the age of 4. Later in high school, she taught dance. She also performed in her high school plays, including Romeo & Juliet.  She went on at 17 years old to act in a MacDonald’s commercial. After that, the rest was history. Her first official acting job was in the 1997 film Laserhawk, although her first prominent movie role was her portrayal of Mary Lisbon in The Virgin Suicides.  In 2001 A.J. married long-time boyfriend Nathan Andersen, whom she had met in her college film class at Utah Valley University. On September 13th, 2008, A.J. gave birth to their first son, Mekhai Allan Andersen.   A.J. Cook is a devout Mormon, and a member of the Church of Latter-Day Saints.  http://ajcook.fan-sites.org

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Keene Curtis

He is best know for his work on Broadway. He played Daddy Warbucks in Annie, and Albin in La Cage Aux Folles. He also appeared in Nightwatch, You Can't Take It With You and Hamlet. He has also appeared in more than forty television dramas and sitcoms. He had recurring roles on M*A*S*H*, E.R., Star Trek: Voyager,Caroline in the City and Cheers. He was also a series regular on Touched by an Angel, Amanda's by the Sea,Modesty Blaise and Strange New World.
Source: Bucks County Playhouse

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Tony Award-Winning Actor Keene Curtis Dead at 79 By Kenneth Jones, Playbill Online, 15 Oct 2002

 

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