Evan Rachel Wood

Evan Rachel Wood
Wood had a home birth with her son Jack, and publicly thanked Ricki Lake, creator of the documentary The Business of Being Born, for inspiring her decision. In May 2014, Wood and Bell announced that they had separated after 19 months of marriage. After her split from Bell, Wood dated The L Word actress Katherine Moennig. In January 2017, Wood became engaged to her Rebel and a Basketcase bandmate, Zach Villa. In September 2017, they called off the engagement. In 2016, Wood told a Rolling Stone reporter that she had been raped. She said she had been raped twice, "many years ago."

Giancarlo Canavesio

The film is directed by Abby Epstein and executive produced by Ricki Lake, the filmmakers behind the hit film "The Business of Being Born". In 2013, Mangusta Production formed a new online digital platform, Mangu.tv, which has four categories of content. The site also hosts an online magazine called Ideas with original articles also aggregated around four categories: Drugs & Medicines, Sex & Love, Freedom & Society and Life & Death. Mangu.tv's mission statement is: "We believe there is something broken with the way we have been approaching drugs, sex, death and politics.

Ricki Lake (TV series)

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* Ricki Lake is also mentioned in the Kesha and Nicki Minaj remix of Britney Spears' "Till the World Ends", referring to Lil' Kim being at the height of her career when Ricki Lake was on air. * In the fifth episode of the VH1 reality/comedy series This Is Hot 97, Cipha Sounds mentioned that he had a crush on Lake and her show. He also noticed an intern who wore the same attire Lake wore on her show, leading him to believe that she was the real Ricki Lake. * NYC-based stand-up comedian Matt Smith McCormick produces & hosts a comedy show called "Go Ricki!", where sets & stories are inspired by topics of Ricki Lake.

Hairspray (1988 film)

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The disc included an audio commentary by John Waters and Ricki Lake and a theatrical trailer. It was released on Blu-ray on March 4, 2014. * Cross-dressing in film and television * Racial integration * African-American Civil Rights Movement in popular culture * Multiculturalism * Ricki Lake as Tracy Turnblad, an optimistic, aspiring teenager who hopes to dance on a TV show as well as promote integration. * Divine as Edna Turnblad, Tracy's kind, plus-sized mother who is ashamed of her obesity. Divine also plays Arvin Hodgepile, the rival TV station owner who is against racial integration for his studio. * Debbie Harry as Velma Von Tussle, Franklin's wife and Amber's mother.

Serial Mom

Serial Mom is a 1994 American black comedy crime film written and directed by John Waters, and starring Kathleen Turner as the title character, Sam Waterston as her husband, and Ricki Lake and Matthew Lillard as her children. Patty Hearst, Suzanne Somers, Joan Rivers, Traci Lords, and Brigid Berlin make cameo appearances in the film. The film was released theatrically in the United States on April 13, 1994 to mixed to positive reviews from critics, but was a box office bomb, grossing nearly $8 million from a $13 million budget.

Grantly Dick-Read

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Read * Pregnancy Today article * Pinter & Martin, Grantly Dick-Read's publishers * New General Catalog of Old Books and Authors * Natural Childbirth: A Documentary Record of the Birth of a Baby on Discogs

Mrs. Winterbourne

Winterbourne' is a 1996 American romantic comedy/drama starring Shirley MacLaine, Ricki Lake, and Brendan Fraser. It is loosely based on Cornell Woolrich's novel I Married a Dead Man, which has already been filmed in Hollywood as No Man of Her Own (1950) starring Barbara Stanwyck, and in Hindi as Kati Patang (1970) starring Asha Parekh. The film was shot on location in and around Toronto, Ontario including Eaton Hall in King City, Ontario. It was the final production of A&M Films. On her 18th birthday, Connie Doyle (Ricki Lake) meets lowlife Steve DeCunzo (Loren Dean). She moves in with him and winds up pregnant. He kicks her out when she won't get rid of the baby, denying responsibility.


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Vernon-Williams * Ricki Lake as Pepper Walker * Traci Lords as Wanda Woodward * Kim McGuire as Mona "Hatchet-Face" Malnorowski * Darren E. Burrows as Milton Hackett * Susan Tyrrell as Ramona Rickettes * Iggy Pop as Belvedere Rickettes * Kim Webb as Lenora Frigid * Stephen Mailer as Baldwin * Alan J. Wendl as Toe-Joe Jackson * Jonathan Benya as Snare-Drum * Jessica Raskin as Susie Q * Troy Donahue as Mr. Malnorowski * Mink Stole as Mrs. Malnorowski * Joe Dallesandro as Mr. Hackett * Joey Heatherton as Mrs. Hackett * David Nelson as Mr. Woodward * Patricia Hearst as Mrs.

Elisabeth Bing

Elisabeth Dorothea Bing (née Koenigsberger; 8 July 1914 – 15 May 2015) was a German physical therapist, co-founder of Lamaze International, and proponent of natural childbirth. She trained as a physical therapist in England after fleeing Nazi Germany due to her Jewish ancestry. Her hospital work there made her interested in natural childbirth, and she taught it to parents in the United States after she moved there in 1949. To promote natural childbirth methods, she co-founded the American Society for Psychoprophylaxis in Obstetrics (now Lamaze International), made several TV appearances and radio broadcasts, and wrote several books on the subject.

The Ricki Lake Show

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The Ricki Lake Show (also known as Ricki or The New Ricki Lake Show) is an American first-run syndicated talk show hosted by Ricki Lake. The series also marked her return to talk television after leaving the genre in 2004. After several years of considering coming back to daytime with a new talk show, Lake signed on as both host and producer with 20th Television for this project, which debuted in United States and Canada on September 10, 2012, and began taping episodes on July 25, 2012, at the Culver Studios. The show is co-produced by both Twentieth Television and Monet Lane Productions.

Bradley method of natural childbirth

The Bradley method of natural childbirth (also known as "husband-coached childbirth") is a method of natural childbirth developed in 1947 by Robert A. Bradley, M.D. (1917–1998) and popularized by his book Husband-Coached Childbirth, first published in 1965. The Bradley method emphasizes that birth is a natural process: mothers are encouraged to trust their body and focus on diet and exercise throughout pregnancy; and it teaches couples to manage labor through deep breathing and the support of a partner or labor coach.

Drop Dead Diva

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Fox, Tony Goldwyn, Elliott Gould, Nancy Grace, Kathy Griffin, Tim Gunn, Jasmine Guy, Deidre Hall, Valerie Harper, Gregory Harrison, Natasha Henstridge, Howard Hesseman, Star Jones, Kim Kardashian, Rami Kashou, Ricki Lake, Sharon Lawrence, Mario Lopez, Chad Lowe, MacKenzie Mauzy, Abby Lee Miller, Seamus Dever, Liza Minnelli, Tyler Jacob Moore, Mark Moses, Mary Mouser, Kathy Najimy, Kelly Osbourne, Jake Pavelka, Teri Polo, Susan May Pratt, John Ratzenberger, Crystal Reed, LeAnn Rimes, Romy Rosemont, Tony Sears, Chelsea Staub, Cybill Shepherd, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, James Snyder, Patti Stanger, Wanda Sykes, Lee Tergesen, Jennifer Tilly, Gina Torres, Steve Valentine, Nia Vardalos, Dylan Walsh, Barry

Let It Shine (2017 TV series)

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Ricki Lake was the guest judge for the first live show, Ashley Roberts for the semi-final and Peter Kay for the final. The show was won by the band Five to Five who won the part as the band in the new musical The Band which began touring in September 2017. The show's title comes from Take That's 2007 single "Shine". Amber Riley, Lulu, Ricki Lake, Ashley Roberts and Peter Kay acted as guest judges of the competition, respectively. Busted, Beverley Knight, Melanie C, Olly Murs and Kaiser Chiefs performed with the contestants split into groups as part of the second round of the competition, which was filmed at MediaCityUK, Salford in November 2016.

Gameshow Marathon (U.S. TV series)

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The US version was produced by FremantleMedia North America and Granada America and was hosted by Ricki Lake and announced by Rich Fields. In the US, the series only aired for a single season, while in the UK a second season aired in 2007, this time entitled Gameshow Marathon and hosted by Vernon Kay. This program was recorded at Stage 46, CBS Television City in Los Angeles, CA, USA. The seven-part game show tournament featured celebrity contestants Lance Bass, Paige Davis, Tim Meadows, Kathy Najimy, Leslie Nielsen, and Brande Roderick.

Derek Hough

For season 13, he was partnered with actress and TV host Ricki Lake, known playing the original Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray. Lake scored consistently high the whole season and ended up in third place. For season 14, Hough partnered with television personality Maria Menounos. In week seven, the couple earned the first 30 of the season and topped the leader board the first time in the season. The couple made it to the semi-finals but were eliminated after they finished at the top of the leader board. Menounos became the second celebrity in Dancing with the Stars history to be eliminated on a night where she came in first place with the judges (the first was Willa Ford in season three).

Hairspray (2007 soundtrack)

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"Mama, I'm a Big Girl Now", is performed by each of the three women most famous portraying Hairspray's main character, Tracy Turnblad: the 1988 film's Ricki Lake, the Broadway production's Marissa Jaret Winokur, and this film's Nikki Blonsky. Harvey Fierstein, who played Edna in the original Broadway production, also has a vocal cameo at the end of this track. Several of the songs from the Broadway musical had their lyrics altered and/or verses removed for use in the film version. These songs include "(The Legend of) Miss Baltimore Crabs", "Welcome to the 60s", "Big, Blonde and Beautiful", "Without Love", "(It's) Hairspray", "You Can't Stop the Beat", et cetera.

Shirley MacLaine

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Winterbourne (1996), with Ricki Lake and Brendan Fraser; Rumor Has It… (2005) with Kevin Costner and Jennifer Aniston; In Her Shoes (also 2005), with Cameron Diaz and Toni Collette; and Closing the Ring (2007), directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Christopher Plummer. MacLaine has also appeared in numerous television projects, including an autobiographical miniseries based upon the book Out on a Limb; The Salem Witch Trials; These Old Broads written by Carrie Fisher and co-starring Elizabeth Taylor, Debbie Reynolds, and Joan Collins; and Coco, a Lifetime production based on the life of Coco Chanel.

Hairspray (2007 film)

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A special version of "Mama" was recorded for the film's end credits in May 2007, during the final score recording process, which featured vocals from each of the three women most famous for portraying Tracy Turnblad: Ricki Lake from the 1988 film, Marissa Jaret Winokur from the original Broadway cast, and Nikki Blonsky from the 2007 film. Harvey Fierstein, who portrayed Edna as part of the original Broadway cast, has a brief cameo moment in the end credits version of "Mama" as well.

Last Exit to Brooklyn (film)

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* Stephen Lang as Harry Black * Jennifer Jason Leigh as Tralala * Burt Young as Big Joe * Peter Dobson as Vinnie * Jerry Orbach as Boyce * Stephen Baldwin as Sal * Jason Andrews as Tony * James Lorinz as Freddy * Sam Rockwell as Al * Maia Danziger as Mary Black * Camille Saviola as Ella * Ricki Lake as Donna * Cameron Johann as Spook * John Costelloe as Tommy * Christopher Murney as Paulie * Alexis Arquette as Georgette * Mark Boone Junior as Willie * Rutanya Alda as Georgette's mother There had been several attempts to adapt Last Exit to Brooklyn into a film prior to this version.

Inside Monkey Zetterland

* Steve Antin as Monkey Zetterland * Patricia Arquette as Grace * Sandra Bernhard as Imogene * Sofia Coppola as Cindy * Tate Donovan as Brent Zetterland * Rupert Everett as Sasha * Katherine Helmond as Honor Zetterland * Bo Hopkins as Mike Zetterland * Ricki Lake as Bella the Stalker * Debi Mazar as Daphne * Martha Plimpton as Sofie * Robin Antin as Waitress in Canters * Frances Bay as Grandma * Luca Bercovici as Boot Guy * Chuck Grieve as Guy at Taco Stand * Lance Loud as Psychiatrist * Nicholas Matus as Young Monkey * Chris Nash as Policeman * Lou Pearlman as Warden / Observation Psychiatrist (as Louis J.

Cabin Boy

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* Chris Elliott as Nathaniel Mayweather * Andy Richter as Kenny * David Letterman as Old Salt In Fishing Village (credited as Earl Hofert) * Mike Starr as Mulligan the Giant * Jim Cummings as the Floating Cupcake (voice) * James Gammon as Pappy * Brion James as Big Teddy * Brian Doyle-Murray as Skunk * Ritch Brinkley as Captain Greybar * Melora Walters as Trina * Russ Tamblyn as Chocki (Shark Man) * Bob Elliott as William Mayweather * Ricki Lake as Figurehead The movie received mixed reviews from critics, with Rotten Tomatoes maintaining Cabin Boy with a 46% "rotten" rating based on 26 reviews.

Dancing with the Stars (U.S. TV series)

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Other celebrities, most often those who are associated with the world of dancing, former professional dancers, and past contestants have appeared as the fourth judge or in absence of one of the main judges, including Paula Abdul, Donnie Burns, Nick Carter, Cher, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Michael Flatley, Kevin Hart, Jessie J, Rashad Jennings, Baz Luhrmann, Ricky Martin, Idina Menzel, Abby Lee Miller, Mandy Moore, Olivia Newton-John, Kenny Ortega, Donny Osmond, Pitbull, Redfoo, Alfonso Ribeiro, Robin Roberts, David Ross, Shania Twain, and Zendaya. Color key: A total of 309 celebrities have appeared in the 27 seasons of the series.

John Waters

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, episode "Ghosts" Quetzalpocetlan * The Daily Show * Dinner for Five * The Colbert Report * The Graham Norton Show * Graham Norton's Bigger Picture * The Graham Norton Effect * The Henry Rollins Show * Last Call with Carson Daly * The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson * Late Night with Conan O'Brien * Late Show with David Letterman * The Late Show with Stephen Colbert * Politically Incorrect * Real Time with Bill Maher * Ricki Lake * The Roseanne Show * Shootout * So Graham Norton * The Tonight Show with Jay Leno * V Graham Norton * RuPaul's Drag Race * I Love the '70s * "The Creep", a song and music video by The Lonely Island, shown on Saturday Night Live * Q&A * The

Loving Leah

Loving Leah began as a play by P'nenah Goldstein and was brought to Hallmark by Ricki Lake, who appears in a minor role in the film. Goldstein also wrote the screenplay and "saw it in a way like Moonstruck or Crossing Delancey." To prepare for her role, lead actress Lauren Ambrose spent time with women of the close-knit Hasidic community. Jake Lever (Adam Kaufman) is a successful cardiologist living in the upscale Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. When he dozes off at the hospital where he works, he dreams that his brother, Benjamin, tells him that they are okay.

Baby Cakes (film)

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* Ricki Lake as Grace * Craig Sheffer as Rob Harrison * Nada Despotovich as Keri * John Karlen as Al * Betty Buckley as Wanda * Cynthia Dale as Olivia * Ricki Lake as Grace * Craig Sheffer as Rob Harrison * Nada Despotovich as Keri * John Karlen as Al * Betty Buckley as Wanda * Cynthia Dale as Olivia