Jordan Clarke lived a working actor’s dream, going from primetime bit player to beloved, award-winning star of Guiding Light, playing Billy Lewis for many years. He was also a part-time handyman. In his latest feature, BuzzFeed's David Kushner recounts his relationship with Clarke as a handyman over the past few decades.
"Fixing things had a tangibility that, after all these years reading lines, he craved. He savored the satisfaction of making a new cabinet and seeing it being used in someone’s home. There were no lights shining down, no directors giving him orders, no egotistical co-stars. There was just him, a hammer, and a problem to solve. 'As wonderful as acting is,' he told me, 'this is more satisfying.'"
Where Are They Now: Former Guiding Light actress Sonia Satra
Sonia Satra is perhaps best known for her life as a soap opera star, having appeared in both Guiding Light (Lucy) and One Life to Live (Barbara). However, she is now known for her role in the world of fitness.
Former General Hospital actor John Stamos breaks his silence as a DUI arrest
Police pulled over the 51-year-old General Hospital (Blackie) alum in Beverly Hills on Friday evening after receiving several calls about a possible drunk driver. They then transported Stamos, who was driving alone, to the nearby Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for observation "due to a possible medical condition." There, he was arrested and issued a citation for DUI and was released to the care of the hospital.
"Thanks to everyone for their love & support," Stamos tweeted. "I'm home & well. Very appreciative of the BHPD & Cedars for their care."
Stamos is scheduled to answer to the DUI charge at a hearing in Los Angeles on September 11.
Jerry Penacoli thanks President Obama: You ‘Saved My Finances and My Life’
During an interview with entertainment news program Extra, correspondent Jerry Penacoli thanked the president for his healthcare law, which he says “pretty much saved my finances and my life” during his battle with cancer.
The former Days of our Lives (Miles) actor suffered from stage 3 melanoma and early-stage thyroid cancer. But he was able to pay for treatments thanks to a provision in the president’s healthcare law that lifted lifetime caps on insurance benefits.
EastEnders star Danielle Harold confirms exit from soap
Danielle Harold has confirmed she's leaving the show. The 23-year-old has played Lola Pearce since July 2011, but she admitted she's looking forward to trying new things.
Speaking to the Mirror, Harold said: "I've had the most amazing time at EastEnders having been involved in some exciting story lines, including giving birth in a live scene.
Emmerdale's Pasha Bocarie signs new contract, staying for another year
Bocarie will now appear as Rakesh Kotecha until at least summer 2016.
Game of Thrones finale brings disturbing deaths, big changes for Season 6
[Warning: Spoilers ahead for Sunday's Game of Thrones finale, "Mother's Mercy."]
Jon Snow's (Kit Harington) journey came to an end, when he was betrayed by the Night's Watch, who executed him Julius Caesar-style, each of the mutineers stabbing him while saying "for the Watch." The cruelest cut came when Jon's squire Olly (Brenock O'Connor) took part.
Remembering the one, the only, The American Dream Dusty Rhodes
Virgil Runnels Jr. is dead, but his American Dream will live forever. Dusty Rhodes reached the top of the pro wrestling mountain, one of the best all-time. He’s easily pegged for the Mt. Rushmore of pro wrestling’s most charismatic and most inspirational.
Watch a WWE special tribute to Dusty Rhodes below: