But my manager insisted I take 6 Gil Bellows was cast as Billy Thomas, Ally’s ex-boyfriend-turned boss, but before he really locked down the role he had to read alongside Calista Flockhart to make sure the two had good chemistry. He wanted to use the dancing baby to explore Mc Beal’s ticking biological clock and was often applauded for using dramatic fantasy sequences.Little did the producers know that these two actors had previously worked together! “We use fantasy elements in the show, and what better biological clock than to see this little baby who comes in as an apparition and haunts her,” said Kramer.Things change so quickly in Hollywood: The highest-grossing movie slips down the list. So every now and then it's fun to look back and say, "Hey, remember when..."Things change so quickly in Hollywood: The highest-grossing movie slips down the list. So every now and then it's fun to look back and say, "Hey, remember when..."Five years ago this week--in Dec.
This role came during a time when his career was arguably at its lowest, but the producers wanted his credentials as a Golden Globe winner to bring up their sagging ratings.
Unfortunately, he ended up being fired from the show after he was arrested on a drug-related charge.
2006--Nicole Richie made headlines for a new romance with... Better known to me at the time as "That guy from Good Charlotte," Joel had recently split with Hilary Duff (remember when they were a couple?!
); Nicole was dating around (helloooo, Brody Jenner!
The rewritten version introduced Josh Groban and gave him a much-needed platform to get his name out.
His role in that episode led to his first three interviews ever! This is a pretty incredible accomplishment considering each script is about 60 pages long.
“David sent the  script and offer to me through my agent. Kelley then drew on his former experiences as a lawyer to develop 3 David E.
I refused to read the script for fear I might really like it. Kelley knew what he wanted when it came to the opening theme song of the show.
He had his heart set on Vonda Shepard’s cover of the 1962 Bert Berns song, “Tell Him,” but Shepard and her manager wanted him to choose her original song, “Searching My Soul.” Eventually, Kelley changed his mind, but not after he sped up the song and cut it down to one minute.