Movie buffs challenge each other to find the shortest path between an arbitrary actor and prolific character actor Kevin Bacon.
“But gosh, it would be just a great time for ‘West Wing’ now, for whoever is disillusioned by what’s going on today,” she went on. Believe me, I wish we could.” For the moment, however, she’s still not done with her current TV gig. to finish the last two episodes of the current season of “Mom” — a series that earned her two of her seven Emmys but currently, it’s on the bubble for renewal for a fifth season.
The game requires a group of players to try to connect any such individual to Kevin Bacon as quickly as possible and in as few links as possible.
In 2007, Bacon started a charitable organization called Six
“Those are the people you want working in Washington: People whose hearts are in the right place, people who reach across the aisle, people who want to do the right thing. She’s just begun rehearsals of “Six Degrees,” which begins previews April 5 at the Ethel Barrymore Theater ahead of an April 25 opening. However long “Mom” lasts, Janney’s in it for the long haul. Other than the theater, it’s the greatest job in Hollywood,” she said. It’s not the 18-hour days that I did at ‘West Wing.’ It’s a little bit of live theater, it’s a little bit of everything.
It allows me to use everything that I’ve been trained for. I’m proud of it, and I would happily do it as long as they invite me to do it.” This spring, though, she’ll transition from the rowdy recovering addict Bonnie, her character on “Mom,” to Ouisa, the wealthy New Yorker who, with her husband Flan (Hickey), becomes fascinated by a young man, Paul (Hawkins), who isn’t entirely what he seems.