News Roundup: 90210, One Tree Hill, Gossip Girl and More

4 01 2010
  • I really liked this tweet from Tristan Wilds (Dixon, 90210).
  • Michael Steger (Navid, 90210) is now on Twitter. Wilds and Matt Lanter (Liam, 90210) both confirmed it. Added him to the Twitter Directory.
  • Jessica Walter (Tabitha, 90210) will star in a TV Land show called Retired at 35.
  • I Want To Marry Ryan Banks, starring Jason Priestley (Brandon, Beverly Hills 90210), Emma Caulfield (Susan, Beverly Hills 90210) and Cameron Bancroft (Joe, Beverly Hills 90210) is referenced in an article on The Bachelor.
  • Thank you to Anthony for confirming that Caulfield is on Twitter. Added her to the Twitter Directory.
  • Stephanie Beacham (Iris, Beverly Hills 90210) appears on the UK’s Celebrity Big Brother. In the interview, she also talks about recovering from cancer. Thank you to Kendal for sending me the article.
  • A new One Tree Hill Connection podcast features an interview with Bethany Joy Galoetti (Haley, One Tree Hill).
  • PEOPLE.com has an interview with Leighton Meester (Blair, Gossip Girl) about her music career.
  • Josh Schwartz (creator, Gossip Girl) says he’s happy his other show Chuck isn’t competing against GG. More brief GG talk here.
  • Sebastian Stan (Carter, Gossip Girl) will star in a film called The Apparition.
  • James Van Der Beek (Dawson, Dawson’s Creek) has joined the cast of Mercy, which also stars Michelle Trachtenberg (Georgina, Gossip Girl).
  • Kerr Smith (Jack, Dawson’s Creek) appears in a group video interview about Life Unexpected.
  • Mischa Barton (Marissa, The O.C.) will appear on an episode of Law & Order: SVU.




Fun Fact

16 08 2009

Occasionally, bit actors will end up playing different roles on the same show.

Here’s a few interesting examples, all from Beverly Hills 90210.

DAVID GAIL

Role 1: One episode as Tom, a bellhop that helps Brenda when she can’t afford a hotel room (season 1).

Role 2: Seven episodes as Stuart Carson, Brenda’s boyfriend/fiance (season 4).

RANDY SPELLING

Role 1: Three episodes as Kenny, Andrea’s assistant at the Beverly Hills Beach Club (season 3).

Role 2: Eleven episodes as Ryan Sanders, Steve’s brother (several seasons)

Bonus Role: The real-life son of 90210’s executive producer, Aaron Spelling, and sister to Tori Spelling (Donna)

CLIFF DORFMAN

Role 1: One episode as Michael, a guy who tries to hit on Kelly at a Halloween party–the same episode where a different guy tries to rape her (season 2)

Role 2: One episode as a photographer (season 4)

Role 3: Four episodes as Joe Patch, Kelly’s rapist (seasons 9 and 10)

Bonus Role: Co-starred in Friends Til the End with Shannen Doherty (Brenda)

JOSIE DAVIS

Role 1: One episode as Madeline, a lesbian with whom Steve and Brandon try to date (season 8 )

Role 2: Ten episodes as Camille Desmond, David’s girlfriend and Donna’s business partner (season 10)

This is by no means a comprehensive list–just some of my favorite examples!








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