Meeting your childhood idol can sometimes be a disappointment.
But when Tina Fey met Carrie Fisher, it was a dream come true. Ironically, Fisher played Rosemary Howard, Liz Lemon’s wacky childhood idol in the second season of NBC’s 30 Rock. And while she didn’t help Liz get her movie screenwriting career off the ground, she did help her realize her full potential as head writer of the sketch variety series TGS with Tracy Jordan.
Critics and viewers lauded Fisher’s guest-starring role in Season 2. … read more

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Actress Helen Mirren turns 70 on Sunday, July 26. Is it possible that she just keeps getting better and better each year? Here are some of the reasons we love her.
1. She clearly isn’t above having fun or being silly.
2. She’s a Triple Crown winner.
Mirren has won all three of acting’s top awards. She won an Academy Award in 2007 for her role as Elizabeth II in “The Queen,” a Tony this year for “The Audience,” and several Emmys for her TV portrayal of Detective … read more