HOME & GARDEN
August 17, 2010 |
Actress Jane Kaczmarek and actor Bradley Whitford have sold their Italian Renaissance Revival villa in San Marino for $6.2 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows, and Whitford has bought a house in Pasadena for $3.1 million. The 1924 mansion they sold sits on more than an acre with formal gardens, a swimming pool, a spa and a guesthouse. The 5,593-square-foot main house and the guesthouse total 6,769 square feet of living space. There are six bedrooms and six bathrooms total.
HOME & GARDEN
April 24, 2010
By day, her "Malcolm in the Middle" character, Lois, ruled the roost in an unkempt house on a suburban block. But after work, actress Jane Kaczmarek returned to an Italian Renaissance Revival villa in sedate San Marino more in keeping with her role as a judge on "Raising the Bar." Now Kaczmarek and actor Bradley Whitford have put the estate on the market at $6.7 million. The elegantly appointed 1924 mansion sits on more than an acre of land. Original formal gardens border the back lawn, which leads to a swimming pool, a spa, a secluded guesthouse and additional gardens.
September 12, 2008 |
It's a truism of the theater: Nuns are funny. Just ask Nicholas Martin, director of John Guare's "The House of Blue Leaves," the inaugural production of the newly remodeled Mark Taper Forum, reopening Saturday after a $30-million makeover. "It's true. No matter what you give a nun to do -- especially drinking a bottle of beer," Martin observes. During a recent rehearsal at the Taper, Martin is keeping track of a trio of very funny sisters, locked out on the roof of a Queens apartment building in a misfired attempt to get a better view of the visiting pope.
April 2, 2008 |
Ray Romano and Mike Royce, partners in the Emmy-winning "Everybody Loves Raymond," will write and executive produce a pilot, "Men of a Certain Age," for TNT, the network has announced. Romano also will star in the project as a divorced father and one of three longtime friends approaching midlife. The project is the latest in TNT's new push to expand its weekday prime- time schedule with original scripted dramas. The cable network has green-lighted "Raising the Bar," a Steven Bochco project starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Gloria Reuben and Jane Kaczmarek, and "Truth in Advertising," a series by the team behind its biggest hit, "The Closer."
January 25, 2008 |
Steven Bochco, one of television's most successful producers but absent from prime time since the spring of 2006, will return this year with a new legal drama for TNT. The cable channel said Thursday it has ordered 10 episodes of "Raising the Bar," a series about lawyers who went to school together but now find themselves working on opposite sides of the aisle. It will star Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Gloria Reuben, Jane Kaczmarek, Teddy Sears and Melissa Sagemiller. Bochco, 64, who created the series with David Feige, previously produced "Hill Street Blues," "L.A.
January 17, 2003 |
Jane Kaczmarek is no fan of unscripted series -- although she admits to having a weakness for "American Idol." But the star of Fox's "Malcolm in the Middle" will find herself Sunday night in what could be seen as TV's latest reality project: "When Husbands Collide." Both her real-life, off-screen husband, Bradley Whitford of "The West Wing," and her on-screen husband, Bryan Cranston, are competing against each other for a Golden Globe in the best supporting actor for television category.