Arsenio Hall

By: Deborah Holmes Dobson (Hair Stylist)

I was working on the Arsenio Hall Show when southern California suffered the devastating Northridge Earthquake in 1994. A lot of the crew members were unable to make it into work, even if they had survived the quake, due to road closures and damaged homes. Ever thoughtful, Arsenio decided to shut down production for a week Continue reading

Katerina Graham, Humble Star

By: Essie Cha (Makeup Artist)

It was my first season on the Vampire Diaries, and we started shooting in the hottest time of year in Atlanta, Georgia. Overly hot and muggy when it’s not pleasant there. One day on location, we had an exterior shoot on, of course, the nastiest, muggiest day imaginable. During a scene with Kat, while a lens was being changed, I saw she was suffering from the heat and brought a fan to her. She took the fan from me, but whispered to me

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Ian the Grateful and Gracious

By: Essie Cha (Makeup Artist)

Ian Somerhalder is one of the hottest properties in acting right now. With multiple Teen Choice Awards, a Screen Actors’ Guild Award, and countless other accolades, you would think he would not need to take time to schmooze with the little people. I know personally that such is not the case. He stands up for us little guys, is very generous, always helping others, and generous with gifts. Most importantly, he finds joy in Continue reading