Vanessa Marcil – born Vanessa Sally Ortiz; October 15, 1968, is an American actress. She is best known for her television roles as Brenda Barrett on General Hospital, Gina Kincaid on Beverly Hills, 90210, and Sam Marquez on Las Vegas.
Sykes’ television career stalled for a period, although she made a successful comeback as host of Today with Des and Mel with Des O’Connor in 2003. On 12 May 2006, ITV announced that the show would be one of a number to be axed in a “painful, but utterly necessary” move.
Sykes’ other work for ITV has included hosting shows The Vault (2003–2004), Celebrities Under Pressure and The British Soap Awards
Sykes appeared as a guest panellist on Loose Women in October and November 2005 and later returned as a guest anchor in October 2008 and May 2009.
From 2006 to 2009, Sykes regularly filled in for Paul O’Grady as presenter of The Paul O’Grady Show when O’Grady was unable to appear. She presented the show on eleven occasions.
Sykes was the presenter of the daytime series Gene Detectives for BBC One. In 2008, Sykes was a judge on ‘The Sofa Factor’, an item for GMTV, where viewers sent in short clips and the winner got to present TV Pick of the Day and win a trip to Las Vegas.
Geena Davis is an American actress. Davis has received numerous accolades for her acting work in both film and television, and is noted for her portrayals of strong and authentic female characters as well as her involvement in advocacy for women in the industry.
Having graduated with a bachelor’s degree in drama from Boston University in 1979, Davis signed with New York’s Zoli modeling agency and started her career as a model. She made her acting debut in the film Tootsie, she starred in the thriller The Fly, which proved to be one of her first box office hits. While the fantasy comedy Beetlejuice brought her to international prominence, the drama The Accidental Tourist earned her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. That same year, she also starred in Earth Girls are Easy, which was not a box office success. She cemented her leading actress status with her performance in the road film Thelma & Louise , receiving a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Davis’s roles in the box office failures Cutthroat Island and The Long Kiss Goodnight, both directed by then-husband Renny Harlin, were followed by a lengthy break and downturn in her career.
Betsy Ann Brandt is an American actress. She portrayed Marie Schrader in Breaking Bad and co-stars in the CBS sitcom Life in Pieces.
Born in Michigan in 1973, Betsy studied acting at the Moscow Art Theater Institute at Harvard and the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow.
Betsy began acting in short films in the late 1990’s. She has appeared in dozens of TV shows and movies including the 2012 film Magic Mike and episodes of the TV series CSI, Boston Legal, and Private Practice. She currently appears as Annie Henry in the NBC sitcom The Michael J. Fox Show.
Betsy is married and has two children.
Kirstie Alley was born on January 12, 1951 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Kirstie Louise Alley. She was previously married to Parker Stevenson and Robert Alley.
Caroline Rhea, born April 13, 1964 is a Canadian stand-up comedian and actress who is best known for her role as Hilda Spellman on the ABC show Sabrina the Teenage Witch.