Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson never dreamed that he would grow up to be a television personality. Besides having guested on shows such as "The Big Bang Theory" and "Stargate: Atlantis," he is the host of the National Geographic Channel's "StarTalk."
"For me growing up, the night sky was at the local planetarium," says Tyson, 56, who ...Read more
Best known for her work on "Melrose Place," "Baywatch" and "North Shore," Brooke Burns says she was lucky enough to experience travel from an early age. Born in Texas, Burns moved to Europe with her family when she was a teenager. After living in France, Italy and Germany, Burns returned to the United States and launched her acting career. Burns...Read more
Journalist Mariana van Zeller and celebrity chef Michael Voltaggio star in the Travel Channel series, "Breaking Borders." In each episode, the duo travels to a different country and reports on the differences -- and similarities -- of various cultures. Asked what they've taken away from their travels, Voltaggio says, "Don't judge a book by its ...Read more
"There is nothing I love more than to travel," says actress Bellamy Young, who portrays the first lady of the United States of America, Melody Grant, on the ABC drama "Scandal." "I want to see everything before my hips stop working. If I had two months off, I would work my way right around the world. That's what I would do. I always have a ...Read more
Salvador Paskowitz is the screenwriter for new film "The Age of Adaline," which stars Blake Lively and Harrison Ford. If he were to script his own past, he couldn't have made up his fascinating family background, he says. Raised by bohemian parents, Salvador and his siblings were raised in a camper on a beach in Southern California. His father -...Read more
Born in New York, actor Eddie Kaye Thomas has adjusted to living in Los Angeles where he moved to launch his acting career, though he admits it wasn't easy. Thomas, who may always be remembered for his role in the "American Pie" films, is now one of the stars of the CBS drama, "Scorpion." Thomas says he's one of the few people he knows who is ...Read more
For a generation of fans, Jason Hervey will be remembered as Fred Savage's obnoxious older brother, Wayne, on "The Wonder Years." While Hervey has continued to act, he has built a career behind the scenes as a producer. His latest project is WGN America's docudrama "Outlaw Country," which he created and executive produced. "People are often ...Read more
James Wilder may best be known for his acting skills ("Melrose Place," "Murder One," "Equal Justice"), but he's also an architect and designer whose work was featured on HGTV. Wilder designs leather jackets. And he can still juggle things on fire, like he used to when he was a teenage street performer. Wilder, 46, costars in the upcoming indie ...Read more
Hanged for the FewJames T Carpenter
A label Billor has fled for the last ten years. Flandism is the most radical and rigid sect of Monidism, a sect that sometimes alienates its followers like Billor or angered kings like Merkvor.
Billor and four others are recruited by King Merkvor to find Weslin, ...
Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Page Kennedy is based out of Los Angeles these days, though he has spent a good chunk of time filming in Canada. "I really like Canada," says Kennedy, 38. "I was most recently in Vancouver in the summer filming 'Backstrom.' There's so much to do. They had the Shakespeare Festival, which was a lot of fun. The...Read more
On the new USA Network drama "Dig," Ori Pfeffer portrays Golan Cohen, a tough detective with the Israeli National Police. One of the things that the Israeli actor enjoys the most about the series is that it films in many different locations. "There's one scene that explains it best," says Pfeffer, 39. "The walk to the apartment was shot in ...Read more
Andrea Navedo is bicoastal these days. She works in Los Angeles, where she portrays Xiomara Villanueva on the CW series "Jane the Virgin," but every two weeks, she flies home to New York to spend time with her husband and children. "My kids are 10 and 7 now and I would love to travel with them more," says Navedo, who also stars in the film "...Read more
Best known for playing hotshot attorney Mike Ross on the USA Network series, "Suits," Patrick J. Adams is also an avid photographer who enjoys photographing his travels. The Canadian actor phoned for this interview just a few days after his last trip. "I was just in Mexico and Brazil," says Adams, 33. "I was in Brazil for a guys' trip. We did a ...Read more
As attorney Howard Hamlin on AMC's new hit series, "Better Call Saul" -- a spinoff of "Breaking Bad" -- Patrick Fabian gets to chew up the scenery. "It's a dream role," says the actor, who was born in Pittsburgh but now calls Los Angeles home. "The show is so well written that sometimes I can't believe I'm being paid to be in it."
An avid ...Read more
After retiring from a 12-year football career in the NFL, Thomas Q. Jones has reinvented himself as an actor. He currently stars opposite Gabrielle Union in the BET series "Being Mary Jane." "I'm very adaptable and I like to work," says Jones, 36. "When I played football in school, I took academics very ...Read more
Best known for playing Greg Brady on "The Brady Bunch," Barry Williams is back on television with "A Very Barry Branson." In the new Great American Country series, Williams welcomes viewers into his home life in Branson, Missouri, and to tag along as he puts together his '70s-style musical variety show.
"Branson is located in southwest Missouri...Read more
"I grew up in the Valley and had the opportunity to travel a lot with my family," says actress Dominik Garcia-Lorido, 31. "I really enjoy it, whether it's with my family or for work. I'm not high maintenance when it comes to travel." The daughter of actor Andy Garcia, Dominik Garcia-Lorido remembers visiting her father at work. This included a ...Read more