A man robbed of his name and his dignity strives to win them back, and gain the freedom of his people, in this epic historical drama from director Ridley Scott. In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius (Richard Harris) throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus (Russell Crowe) is...
James Burrows, Director: Cheers. James Burrows was born on December 30, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA as James Edward Burrows. He is a director and producer, known for Cheers (1982), Will & Grace (1998) and Taxi (1978). He has been married to Debbie Easton since 1997. He was previously...
I find this is what Wikipedia is fantastic at. Getting sucked into a Wikipedia hole leads me to all sorts of things I didn’t know or care about, and then I click a link and bam there’s another page of stuff I didn’t know or care about. But I can’t stop...
Thomas Edisons first light bulbs didnt last very long. He eventually made a bulb with a bamboo fiber filament which could survive 1200 hours, pretty good even by todays standards for incandescent bulbs.
Despite having a 40 year acting career Jodie Foster only hosted Saturday Night Live one time, when she was 14 years old, just after Taxi Driver came out.
Don Pardo, the original announcer, is credited with 727 episodes.
Lenny Pickett, the original band leader has 416 episodes.
Darrell Hammond is the longest running regular cast member with 401 episodes and he also took over announcing duties after Pardo died at the age of 96.
Kenan Thompson is the second busiest actor with 344 episodes spread out over 17 years.
Seth Meyers has 255 episodes to his name. Fred Armisen is at 238 but he's still a regular and may pass Seth Meyers if he gets another season.
GE Smith, the other band leader, has been in 195 episodes between 1979 and 2000.