Lindy West is a Seattle-based writer and performer whose work focuses on pop culture, feminism, social justice, humour and body image.
Currently a weekly columnist at The Guardian and culture writer for GQ, she was previously a prolific writer at feminist blog Jezebel.
She appeared alongside Dame Julie again in the 1967 film Hawaii, and was a regular on American TV series in the 1970s and 1980s such as Logan’s Run, but her career dwindled. She was just 20 when she married her first husband but the relationship fell apart within four years after she posed nude in Playboy. A Princeton graduate, he emigrated to Australia in the mid-1980s.
'He could play the dad...'''For House I also had a fake wallet with fake money in it, fake keys that didn't open anything and a fake watch that didn't tell the real time.All I can say right now is that there are things of my own I'm developing that I'm pretty excited about.'But he added: 'When you assume that the worst is going to happen, you're freed up from any anxiety about the when and the where of it.I imagine sportsmen come to a similar crossroads,' he said of taking a lead role in another major, ongoing series.'Maybe there'll come a day when (footballer) John Terry says, ''I'm not up for the full 90 minutes any more. Or perhaps I could just come on in the second half?'' The legs start to go and you realise you're feeling the pain a lot more.'He added: 'The big thing is that I'm a decade older than when I got that role.And having a very Presbyterian work ethic, I was determined never to be late, not to miss a single day's filming.
You wouldn't catch me phoning in to say, 'I think I may be coming down with the flu'.'If the opportunity presented itself, I'm not sure I'd either want or could physically do it.Dancing queen: At first, Oprah wanted to marry Stedman; he was reluctant, says Barbara.But after a while the balance of power shifted to Oprah.Age: 80Hailed as one of the finest character actors of his generation, Plummer’s career has spanned 60 years and embraced hundreds of prominent roles on stage and screen.But he has struggled to scale the highest peaks of his profession, never winning an Academy Award.Admitting she survived not only a brutal rape at the age of nine, but constant episodes of sexual molestation between the ages of 10 and 14, as well as a series of physical abuse, the star explained she had to believe in a 'power greater than herself' to get through the traumatic ordeal.