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Celebrity Birthdays, December 20

December 20th, 2007 3:00am EST
JoJo
Happy Birthday to teen singer JoJo (1990), Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson (1966), British folk singer Billy Bragg (1957), "The Practice" actor Michael Badalucco (1954), "Law & Order" creator Dick Wolf (1946), late "The West Wing" actor John Spencer (1946; d. 2005), KISS drummer Peter Criss (1945), and Blood, Sweat and Tears drummer Bobby Colomby (1944).
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That Was The Week That Was For Dec. 16-22

December 15th, 2007 8:25am EST
Shirley Temple
Entertainment highlights during the week of Dec. 16-22:

1933: Five-year-old Shirley Temple signed a movie contract with Fox.

1937: Disney released the movie ''Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,'' its first full-length animated film in color.

1957: The movie ''Bridge On The River Kwai'' premiered in New York.

1970: Elvis Presley paid a visit to President Nixon at the White House.

1973: Singer Bobby Darin died following heart surgery. He was 37.

1983: Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards married model Patti Hansen in Mexico, on his 40th birthday. Mick Jagger was...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 20

December 20th, 2006 3:00am EST
JoJo
Happy Birthday to teen singer JoJo (1990), Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson (1966), British folk singer Billy Bragg (1957), "The Practice" actor Michael Badalucco (1954), "Law & Order" creator Dick Wolf (1946), late "The West Wing" actor John Spencer (1946; d. 2005), KISS drummer Peter Criss (1945), and Blood, Sweat and Tears drummer Bobby Colomby (1944).
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'The West Wing' Series Finale To Air in May

January 23rd, 2006 11:51am EST
The West Wing
NBC just announced that The West Wing will conclude its run on Sunday, May 14, after seven seasons with an hour-long retrospective (7-8 p.m. ET) followed by a special series finale (8-9 p.m. ET). "We are proud to have had the opportunity to bring television viewers one of the most acclaimed series in television history," said Kevin Reilly, President, NBC Entertainment. "From the venerable, moving performances by the first-rate cast to the sterling creative team behind the camera, this series has left an indelible imprint on the landscape of television drama."

“The West Wing” has offer...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 20

December 20th, 2005 3:00am EST
JoJo
Happy Birthday to teen singer JoJo (1990), Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson (1966), British folk singer Billy Bragg (1957), disco singer Anita Ward (1957), "The Practice" actor Michael Badalucco (1954), Logan's Run actress Jenny Agutter (1952) Kiss drummer Peter Criss (1947), and late West Wing actor John Spencer (b. 1946, d. Dec. 16, 2005)
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NBC Mourns Passing of 'The West Wing' Star John Spencer

December 19th, 2005 11:17am EST
John Spencer
John Spencer, the Emmy-winning actor best-known for starring roles in such popular television series as The West Wing, and L.A. Law has passed away at 58 after suffering a heart attack in the morning of December 16.

The versatile character actor is perhaps best known for his role as Chief of Staff Leo McGarry on "The West Wing." His work on the show was rewarded with an Emmy Award win for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2002 and nominations in 2000, 2001, 2003 and 2004. He also has a Golden Globe nomination under his belt for his role as Leo. Earlier noted work inclu...
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