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February 2002


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Constance Marie latino girl

First TV show of the cultural American network  PBS, American Family tells the life and its evolutions of a latino family living in Los Angeles. What could be more natural to thus meet there actors exclusively coming from the latino community, Constance Marie first.

The ex-Nikki Alvarez in Santa Barbara plays Nina Gonzalez, the family daughter, plagued between her desires of a lawyer career in Washington and the education of her nephew within her family.

The show began on last 23 January and is already announced as the great success of the mid-season, being addressed to a certainly targeted public, but very faithful to its roots. A return also to a regular role for Constance Marie, since the sitcom Union Square in 1997.

Randy Vasquez at Court

Other winner of the television mid-season : Randy Vasquez, who was the police officer Ramon Fonseca, brother of Angel Ramirez, in 1989 in Santa Barbara. After having played during two seasons the legist assistant of the JAG in the show likewise titled, he is this time Miguel Mora, Court lawyer in the new show of CBS, First Monday. The first episode of the show has been aired on last 15 January in the United States.

Bye bye Sheena !

Bad news on the other hand for John Allen Nelson (ex-Warren Lockridge)... After two seasons and 35 episodes, Sheena, the heroic-fantasy show will definitively disappear from the American screens on February 23. John Allen Nelson played there the hunter Matt Cutter since the first episode, aired on syndication on October 7 2000.


On stage
Mark Hutter exposed

Mark Hutter (ex-Mel Stock, Victoria's cocaine addict agent in 1987-1988) currently shoots, under the direction of Misti Barnes, the movie Exposed. The release is planned for the summer in the United States.

Paul Johansson hostage

In theatres this month in the United States, John Q, the last film of Nick Cassavetes, with Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall AND Paul Johansson. The ex-Greg Hughes of Santa Barbara plays there Tuck Lampley, one of the protagonists of this story of hostage taking in a hospital which badly turns. The film, whose date of release is February 15 in the United States, is awaited for March 6 on the French screens.

Santa Barbara online
A new Webring Santa Barbara

Second of the history of internet (the first being unfortunately at random for several months), a new Webring Santa Barbara made its appearance during January. A direct and fast manner to discover in some clicks the majority of the best sites on the web devoted to the show and its actors. A simple way also for the webmasters of sites to make their work known and to welcome some new fans on their pages...

Happy birthday this month to...

02 : Kim Zimmer (Jodie Walker)

13 : Richard Eden (Brick Wallace)

19 : Stephen Nichols (Dr. Skyler Gates)

20 : Peter Love (Ric Castillo)

       Marj Dusay (Pamela Conrad n°3)

25 : Téa Leoni Duchovny (Lisa DiNapoli n°2)

26 : Margarita Cordova (Rosa Andrade)

27 : Stoney Jackson (Paul Whitney)

29 : Phyllis Frelich (Sister Sarah)