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I'm Mark & I've Been a Fame fan since 1982. This blog is dedicated to the incredibly talented cast of the show and is a place to share music, videos and pictures. To contact me please send emails to: mark1814uk@googlemail.com

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Friday, 19 June 2015

Holiday Time Again


We're off on holiday for a couple of weeks.

Kids From Fame Media will return with all new posts on 1st July.

If you want a daily 80s fix then our sister site Top of The Pops 80s is still posting, with albums, single reviews, tour programmes, interviews, magazine, remixes, fanzines from the biggest 80s stars.

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Best Wishes,

Mark

Happy Birthday Erica Gimpel



Happy 51st Birthday to Erica Gimpel for June 25th.

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Debbie Allen Grey's Anatomy Season 11 Episode 24


Debbie Allen Grey's Anatomy Season 11 Episode 24. It's the season finale, will Catherine and Richard make it up the aisle? (Spoiler Alert!)



Robert Romanus 100 Child Stars Interview

 
Robert Romanus 100 Child Stars Interview
 

Friday, 12 June 2015

Debbie Allen Grey's Anatomy Season 11 Episode 23


Debbie Allen Grey's Anatomy Season 11 Episode 23. It's the day of Catherine's  Wedding but this wouldn't be Grey's with disaster striking!


Kidds For Kids In Africa 1985 Nia Peeples & Billy Hufsey



In June 1985 a group of Kids and actors playing Teenagers got together to record a Famine relief record called "Love's Gonna Fin d A Way". Nia Peeples and Billy Hufsey were part of the group.


 
 

Lee Curreri E's After The 80s


Lee Curreri E's After The 80s Interview.

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Monday, 8 June 2015

I Love The 80s Fame Featurette.


In the 90s the BBC broadcast a 10 part series "I Love The 80s" with each episode looking at a different year of the decade.

The first part "I Love 1980" featured a segment on the Fame TV show and movie and had brief interviews with Lee Curreri, Carlo Imperato and Irene Cara.

This  video is now updated with a higher quality video.

 
 

Janet Jackson Ebony / Jet Interview 1986

 
Janet Jackson Ebony / Jet Interview 1986 on her Control album and what went wrong with her marriage to James Debarge.
 

Friday, 5 June 2015

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Picture of the Week


Valerie Landsburg and Michael Delorenzo deleted Scene from "Fame looks at The Music of 1983" Concert where they perform "Every Breath You Take".

Jesse Borrego Acting Workshop 2015


Jesse Borrego Acting Workshop 2015


Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Danny DeBergerac - Full Episode


3rd June is the 30th Anniversary of the U.K. broadcast of "Danny De Bergerac" from Season 4.
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Nia Peeples - Home By The Sea 2014


Nia Peeples - Interviews about her Home By The Sea where she has downsized to live in a trailer and the community she lives  2014



Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Irene Cara - Fame European TV performance


Irene Cara - Fame - European TV performance from 1980. This must have the worst backing dancers ever! Keep your eyes peels at 4.24 on the video where Irene smacks the annoying male dancer in red, in the face. All are totally professional though and carry on dancing!



Michael Cerveris - NY Stage and Film Dailies Interview 2014


Michael Cerveris - NY Stage and Film Dailies Interview 2014

Monday, 1 June 2015

Fame News

 
It's a shorter Month again as we head off on holiday. So there's no real theme just a collection of video material I had on the computer, ranging from interviews, acting clips etc.. 
 
Janet's Back!
 
Rumours have been going round that Janet Jackson was working on a new album. Janet quashed those rumours a few months back when she stated if she was doing something new we would hear it from her lips first. Last month the rumours started again that Janet would release a new album on July 10th on Atlantic records. Then cryptic messages started to appear on Twitter from Janet's long time musical collaborator Jimmy Jam fuelling speculation that indeed something was going to happen. Then on May 16th, Janet's 49th birthday she made a statement via a video. Indeed she is working on a new album, tour and movement for 2015. Seems like there could be a new Rhythm Nation in the pipeline!
 
   

 
 
Eric Pierpoint has a new novel titled "The Secret Mission of William Tuck".
 
A 12-year-old boy is given the power to change the tide of the Revolutionary War. William Tuck is set on justice. For his brother killed by British soldiers, for his friend Rebecca's father held prisoner by the redcoats, and for the countless other rebel Americans struggling beneath the crushing weight of British rule.
 
 
The book will be available from 1st September.
 
 
 


Michael Cerveris has been Nominated for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his role in "Fun Home" which he is currently appearing in on Broadway,  for the 2015 Tony Awards.  The awards take place on June 7th. Good luck Michael.





Sadly Anne Meara who played Sherwood in the original Movie died aged 85 on May 23rd.

Read New York Times Article


Erica Gimpel posted on Facebook on what would have been Gene Anthony Ray's 53rd birthday on May 24th.

Hello Beautiful People,

 There are moments in life that make you pause and as this day May 24th comes to a close I am reminded that Gene Anthony Ray would have b
een 53 today... I thought about the qualities I admired in Gene... his fearlessness in his expression as a person, in his dancing and his raw fierce talent... I am grateful I got to share some moments in this life with him...

 Today I also want to mention and honor the passing of Ann Meara and acknowledge the great gift she gave to our world... Her depth, her heart, her humor and her humanity always resonated in her work . When I saw the scene with Anne Meara and Gene Anthony Ray in the film version of FAME they blew me away... Their raw presence on film together was truly powerful...
In honor and remembrance... Peace.




Debbie Allen will not only guest star and direct "Grey's Anatomy" next season but she will also join the creative team as Executive Producer for Season 12 of the show, as well as continue to direct other Shondraland shows "How to get away with murder" and "Scandal".

Debbie Allen and Shondra Rhimes also appeared together on the recent "Essence" cover. He's a behind the scenes video for that shoot.  



Have a great month,

Mark

Debbie Allen Greys Anatomy Season 11 Episode 19



Debbie Allen Greys Anatomy Season 11 Episode 19. With Debbie Allen making a dramatic entrance via helicopter the Penis is in good hands!!!


June 2015 Calendar


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