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Award-winning actress Tippi Hedren dishes about working with Alfred Hitchcock and Charlie Chaplin in this candid interview. Hedren also offers advice about keeping wild animals as pets. This lovely actress, best known for her work in two Alfred Hitchcock thrillers, The Birds and Marnie, devotes considerable time to animal rights activities and other important causes. Film critic Diana Saenger from Classic Movie Guide joins in the fun. Hedren earned a Golden Globe for her performance in T
The former New York fashion model was making her debut as an actress in a starring role in The Birds, and such high praise from the enigmatic master of cinema shock and suspense was rare indeed.'
The Countess From Hong Kong with Marlon Brando and Sophia Loren, directed by Chaplin, in what was to be the "Little Tramp's" final film.
The three films, back to back, were an auspicious start for the Minnesota girl of Scandinavian parentage. Between over twenty films and numerous television appearances, she's been involved in a wide variety of humanitarian and environmental causes, almost overshadowing her screen work.
Perhaps Tippi Hedren's most unique endeavor is being "den mother" and close friend to sixty-odd big cats - lion, tiger, leopard, cougar, serval and an African elephant at The Roar Foundation's Shambala Preserve near Acton, California. The high desert game preserve is home to the felines and pachyderms and was first established as an African-type set for the motion picture, Roar, which Tippi co-produced and starred in with her daughter, film actress Melanie Griffith.
Tippi continues to work frequently in motion pictures, theatre, episodic and cable television, and her contributions to world cinema have been honored with a numerous amount of awards, too many to mention here.
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The Wildcat Sanctuary
Actress/animal activist Tippi Hedren discusses her experience in such films as The Birds, Marnie and The Countess from Hong Kong as well as her passion for the Shambala Preserve project during this repeat episode. She also reveals what it was like working with legendary directors Alfred Hitchcock and Charlie Chaplin and why she became involved in animal rights activities. During the live chat, listeners will be brought up to date on Tippi’s exciting projects, which include SIX upcoming n
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the cult film The Birds, actress Tippi Hedren reveals how director Alfred Hitchcock not only made her a star, but ultimately vindictively ruined her career. This Q&A, moderated by well-known radio talent Dan McGrath, took place at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs, California. Among Hedren's proudest accomplishments (in addition to her daughter, Academy Award-winning actress Melanie Griffith), is founding The Roar Foundation in 1983 to supp
On “Inside Out LIVE! With Traci S. Campbell” Legendary actress Tippi Hedren, star of two of Alfred Hitchcock’s most famous films, “The Birds” and “Marnie” candidly shares her experiences with the famous movie director and producer. And, she shares her deep passion for helping and rescuing the beautiful wildcats that are housed at her famous Shambala Preserve (www.shambala.org). Her love of animals lead her all the way to Congress to successfully get a
"BTR Staff Pick"-The former New York fashion model was making her debut as an actress in a starring role in The Birds, and such high praise from the enigmatic master of cinema shock and suspense was rare indeed.' The Countess From Hong Kong with Marlon Brando and Sophia Loren, directed by Chaplin, in what was to be the "Little Tramp's" final film. The three films, back to back, were an auspicious start for the Minnesota g
Tippi Hedren discusses her experience as an actress in such films as "The Birds," "Marnie" and "The Countess from Hong Kong" as well as her important work with the Shambala Preserve project. What was it like working with legendary directors Alfred Hitchcock and Charlie Chaplin? What motivated her to become involved in animal rights activities? Tippi answers these questions and more in this special MAHQ interview.
Today on the BeachLifestyle Radio Show, Host Neil Haley will interview Long-time Emmy-Winning Actress Mariette Hartley! Mariette Hartley is an Emmy Award-winning and five times nominated) Best Actress. She has established herself as an enduring star on stage, in five television series, countless television movies, and more than a dozen feature films. Her adventurous stage career has embodied the works of Chekhov and Shakespeare as well as musicals, and she has shared the stage with such notables as Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy and Charlton Heston. Her tireless efforts in helping humanity through myriad charitable involvements has not only distinguished her career from its early beginnings, but has made her one of the top motivational speakers in the country. One of the last young performers chosen by MGM Studios to be groomed for motion picture stardom, Hartley conquered Hollywood in Sam Peckinpah's classic Ride the High Country. Her subsequent starring roles included Alfred Hitchcock's psychological thriller Marnie, with Sean Connery and Tippi Hedren; Skyjacked, with Charlton Heston; and Improper Channels, opposite Alan Arkin, for which she was nominated for a Genie Award (Canada's equivalent of the Oscar) for Best Performance by a Foreign Actress. More recently, Mariette played Courtney Cox’s mother in the FX series “DIRT”, guest starred on Saving Grace, Grey’s Anatomy and Cold Case. She recently starred in Hallmark Channel's Meet the Santas, and she currently has a recurring role on Law & Order: SVU.
Movie Addict HQ explores renewed interest in Alfred Hitchcock after the release of two new films about the legendary Master of Suspense. Also, Tippi Hedren talks about working with Hitchcock. Plus film historian James Colt Harrison and entertainment journalist Diana Saenger engage in a spirited discussion about Hitchcock’s greatest films and the reasons for his success. Although Hitchcock passed away over 30 years ago this month, his filmmaking genius continues to fascinate movie fans. D
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Today's guests include the following:
Tara Cassmann from Tippi Toes Dance. A former elementary teacher, Tara talks about the challenges of running a home-based business and her personal passion with teaching dance. For more information, go to www.tippitoesdance.com.
Dr. Dennis Gallenberg and Dr. Kimberly Gallenberg from Barrington Oaks Veterinary Hospital. Opening BOVH in April of 1986 after spending time in other veterinary hospitals, the Gallenberg's share their story of how they reached 27 years in business.
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Rose Marie most famous role was television comedy writer Sally Rogers on the CBS situation comedy The Dick Van Dyke Show. She later portrayed Myrna Gibbons on CBS's The Doris Day Show and was also a frequent panelist on the game show Hollywood Squares. Next we have Harlan Boll joining us, he currently sits on the Board of Directors, Event committees and Advisory Boards for various charities including; The Actors Fund of America (Actorsfund.org), The Roar Foundation/Shambala Preserve (Shambala.org) and The National Association to PROTECT Children (Protect.org). A partial list of recent clients include a who's who of classic Hollywood: Carol Channing, Esther Williams, Tippi Hedren, Richard Sherman, Rose Marie, Rip Taylor, Florence Henderson, JoAnne Worley, Jerry Herman, Julie Newmar, Alison Arngrim, Christine Devine, Mary McDonough, Charles Fox, Dee Wallace, Phyllis Diller, Michael Learned, George Chakiris, Bob Hope & Bob Hope Enterprises, Inc. and the estate of the late fashion designer and critic Mr. Richard Blackwell, as well as the world famous Magic Castle and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).
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