Debbie Allen is a legendary choreographer, actress, director, producer and one of the most powerful executives in Hollywood. And she accomplished all of this while overcoming her industry’s sexism, racism and now ageism. We catch up with this force of nature and discover her secrets to success, as well as her greatest source of pride.
Fashion consultant and TV host Tim Gunn talks to Growing Bolder about his life in fashion and why he never expected to become a TV star at the age of 50. Plus, get his pep talk for redefining your life at any age with courage and confidence.
Chances are, when you think of Judy Collins, you immediately think of her legendary career, but hers is also a story of resilience, compassion and candor. Find out why she’s passionate about sharing her struggles to help others overcome their own obstacles in life.
Carl Reiner is a living legend who has entertained audiences since World War II. Now in his mid-90s, he’s still as creative and vibrant as ever, and he’s also teaching us all a valuable lesson in the art of longevity.
His life journey has taken him from the projects of New York City to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. We catch up with the legendary Little Anthony and discover how he’s survived some tough hardships, including battling depression, to emerge happy, healthy and still just as passionate about music in his 70s.
Ken Jeong always wanted to be a comedian, but he focused on his studies and it paid off. Despite becoming a successful physician, his dreams never died. So, he decided to go for it, and that paid off, too, in a big way!
Barry Gordon called him the unsung hero of Motown. King Errisson went from the depths of poverty in his native Bahamas to being considered one of the greatest percussionists in the world, recording with artists like Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and Diana Ross. He takes us on his inspirational and exciting journey through life.
Louie Anderson is one of the most beloved comedians of his generation, but it’s his role as Christine, the matriarch of a family on the hit FX series “Baskets,” that’s earning him some of the highest praise and acclaim of his career. As he celebrates turning 64, he explains how he remains as passionate and excited about working and creativity as he’s ever been.
Susan Silver was a trailblazer when she began her writing career in 1971 at “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” A female comedy writer in an industry overwhelmingly dominated by men, she is looking back on her fascinating and at times frustrating career in her new book, “Hot Pants in Hollywood.”
Charlotte Stewart, who played the beloved and wholesome teacher Miss Beadle on the Little House series, rips the petticoats off her “good girl” image and reveals that in her real life, things weren’t so G-rated. From road trips with Jim Morrison to partying with Bill Murray, she’s dishing the dirt and explaining how it’s never too late for any of us to start over again.