Dearon "Deezer D" Thompson, who played nurse Malik McGrath on the long-running NBC medical drama ER, died on Thursday at the age of 55. Thompson's brother Marshawn told TMZ that the actor was found unresponsive in his Los Angeles home. The family believes he died of a heart attack — he previously underwent open-heart surgery […]
Olivia Wilde, Patrick Dempsey and Neil Patrick Harris are among a group of actors appearing in a new PSA for the First Responders First fund on World Health Day.
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City leaders cautioned the public against making preliminary judgements about the fatal shooting of “ER” actress Vanessa Marquez.
Vanessa Marquez, a series regular actress on NBC’s hit drama “ER” from 1994-1997, was shot and killed by a South Pasadena PD officer during a welfare check early Thursday afternoon. During the welfare check at the 1100 Block of Fremont Avenue, Marquez was having seizures and possibly suffering from mental health issues, Lieutenant Joe Mendoza of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau told TheWrap. After more than 90 minutes of officers trying to convince an uncooperative Marquez to seek care, Mendoza says the actress and South Pasadena resident pulled out a weapon and pointed it at police officers.
Vanessa Marquez, an actress best known for her role as a nurse on “ER,” was shot and killed by South Pasadena police on Thursday, authorities confirmed on Friday. Officers were called to Marquez’s home in the 1100 block of Fremont Avenue by a landlord to check on her welfare. When the officers arrived around 12 […]
The 52-year-old actress and Clooney portrayed one of the most beloved TV couples as Dr. Doug Ross and nurse Carol Hathaway on the medical drama.
In a candid interview, William H. Macy walked us through some of the most memorable roles in his wide-ranging movie and television career.
Fifteen years later, Anthony Edwards reminisces about the death of his "ER" character, Dr. Mark Greene, in the penultimate episode of the show's eighth season.
Former ER star Noah Wyle was the latest celebrity to dive deep into his ancestry on “Who Do You Think You Are?” Sunday night’s episode followed Noah’s search for answers about his relatives during the Civil War. He had gotten information from his uncle that his family used its wealth to avoid fighting in the war, but Noah discovered otherwise.
Ellen and wife Portia de Rossi were returning home when their dogs got frisky and she fell into a wall. Pretty gnarly. But it's not like she got hit by a bus.
Whether it’s National Drink Beer Day (Sept. 28), National Drink Wine Day (Feb. 18), National Wine Day (May 25), National Mojito Day (July 11), or just the end of a really long day at work, sometimes there’s nothing more satisfying than enjoying an alcoholic beverage with a friend. Or, if you feel like staying in, with your couch and your favorite TV character, many of whom like to imbibe from time to time. Here are 21 characters from television past and present whom we’d like to share a drink with.
While the official origins of April Fool’s day still remain a mystery, there is no doubt that people have embraced April 1st as a fun-filled day of practical jokes, pranks, and hoaxes. And several television shows have delighted viewers by paying homage to the day with special “April Fool’s”-themed episodes.
On Tuesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, George Clooney stopped by to talk about his upcoming film Hail, Ceasar. However, Jimmy Kimmel was more interested in reuniting him with his ER castmates. The two started a sketch in a hospital set but nobody else from the popular show appeared. Unfortunately, Jimmy explained that they were all unavailable. So, they found another famous TV doctor to join in. That was Dr. Gregory House himself, Hugh Laurie. Jimmy played the part of a patient with an unknown illness. ...
Viewers loved Private Practice and Gossip Girl, but they loved Moonlight more in its first (and only) season. The short-lived paranormal romance starred Alex O’Loughlin as a private investigator turned vampire.While fans gave L.A. Doctors the 1999 PCA over future heavy hitters Felicity and Dawson’s Creek, this CBS medical drama, which starred Ken Olin and Matt Craven, ended after one season.The people have spoken! For the past 40 years, fans have called the shots for the People’s Choice Awards. TV fans have until an hour into CBS’s broadcast on Jan. 6 to cast their votes for Favorite New TV Comedy and Favorite New TV Drama at PeoplesChoice.com.
The “code black” in Code Black is a hospital alert that medical emergencies have reached critical mass, that every professional is needed, red alert, sound the alarm, beep-beep-beep, help!!! This is the atmosphere this new medical drama, premiering Wednesday night on CBS, tries to sustain for a full hour. It wants to evoke that sense of non-stop crisis, and it’s willing to sacrifice believability and good writing in the service of frantic pacing. Marcia Gay Harden, an Oscar-winning actor capable of great subtlety, is forced, as the marquee star here, to set the tone and reduce her skill set to yelling, running down hospital corridors, and occasionally looking like a tired, sad puppy dog.
Going into the 47th Primetime Emmy Awards — held twenty years ago this month on Sept. 10, 1995 — there were two letters on everyone’s lips: ER. The medical drama had premiered the previous year on NBC to instant acclaim and monster ratings. (Along with Friends, it created the network’s once-mighty, now-retired “Must See TV” Thursday night brand.) Creatively, the show also left a seismic imprint on the television landscape, shaking up the conventional visual language of the primetime medical drama through lengthy, Steadicam-assisted takes and high-intensity pacing.