Ann Jillian - Wikipedia. For Jillian's eponymous television series see Ann Jillian (TV series). Ann Jillian (born January 2. American actress. She is best known for her role as Cassie Cranston on the 1. It's a Living. Jillian was raised as a devout Roman Catholic.
Jillian appeared as Dainty June in the Rosalind Russell- Natalie Wood 1. Gypsy. She had several television appearances in the 1. Hazel (1. 96. 5- 6. Twilight Zone episode . In 1. 98. 3, Jillian was honored by the Young Artist Foundation with its Former Child Star ! She took a department store job and studied psychology, but heeded the advice of casting director Hoyt Bowers and Walt Disney who had told her, . After appearing with Mickey Rooney in the play Goodnight Ladies in Chicago, the producers cast Ann Jillian to appear in the original company of Sugar Babies on Broadway with Mickey Rooney and Ann Miller in 1.
Ann Jillian : Motivational Keynote Speaker. Ann Jillian, a three-time Emmy & Golden Globe Award winning actress and singer, has been performing for over forty years.
Though she had nearly two decades' worth of film and television credits already, she first came to national prominence in the 1. It's a Living. She was last to be signed onto this series and received last place billing. The show aired for two seasons on ABC before being cancelled due to low ratings and was sold into syndication for the burgeoning cable television market. Toward the end of her time on the series for the ABC run, she portrayed Mae West in a 1. The supporting cast included James Brolin, Piper Laurie and Roddy Mc. Dowall. Jillian was nominated for a lead actress Emmy and Golden Globe for her performance.
Mom with Michael Keaton and Teri Garr. The same year, she appeared in the mini- series Malibu, starring Kim Novak, Eva Marie Saint and James Coburn. That fall she starred in her own sit- com, Jennifer Slept Here, in which she played a ghost in a variation on The Ghost & Mrs. By this time, It's a Living had become a surprise success in syndication. Dunaway and Vereen were nominated for Golden Globes, and Jillian and Burton were nominated for Emmys.
Bob Hope selected her to appear in six of his TV specials, including two entertaining U. S. She displayed her athletic abilities on three Battle of the Network Stars specials and a Circus of the Stars special and appeared in the charity extravaganza Night of 1. Stars. She guest starred in TV specials for Don Rickles (1. David Copperfield (1. The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast for Mr.
T (1. 98. 4). In 1. The Red Queen to Carol Channing's White Queen in an all- star television musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. The same year, the producers of It's a Living made the relatively unheard- of decision to resume production of the series, by then three years off the air, for first- run syndication, and Jillian was contractually obligated to return to the series. In 1. 99. 4, she played the mother of an unborn child with a heart defect in Heart of a Child. Personal life. She has continued to act, with ten TV movie roles throughout the 1. TV and film credits have been sporadic since the late 1.
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She resides with her family in the Greater Los Angeles Area. Prior to resuming production on It's a Living in 1. Jillian (then 3. 5) made headlines when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and she became a vocal advocate for cancer research and prevention. Leaving It's a Living after the 1.
Her suffering with cancer was chronicled in the top- rated 1. TV film, The Ann Jillian Story, in which Jillian portrayed herself. Jillian received her third Emmy Award nomination, for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special, and won a 1. Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini- Series or Motion Picture Made for TV.
Published on Jul 1. Official Music video for RITUAL's debut single, Breathe, available here for free: http: //makelifearitual.
Featuring the BREATHE collection, available now, here: http: //www. All Music and Fashion by Jillian Ann & Cassidy Haley A RITUAL production in collaboration with Branam Enterprises. Directed by Jean Renard. Produced by RITUAL and Branam - http: //www. Kristy Ferell & Mathieu Leopold Production Supervised by. Jesselynn Desmond. Ric De La Rosa. Maria Teresa Chavez.
Director of photography / Steady cam by Thor Wixom - http: //www. Edited by Thor Wixom and Cassidy Haley.
Original music by Jillian Ann and Cassidy Haley as RITUAL - http: //www. Make. Life. ARITUAL. Assistant Camera/ Focus Puller Charles Houle. Lighting design Jean Renard.
Location, staging, Rigging and lighting provided by Branam Enterprise. VFX by Jon Deboise Casting by Jillian Ann. Starring: Jillian Ann - http: //www. Cassidy Haley - http: //www. Alicia Vigil Alex Williams. Kaley Victoria Rose.
Colin. Inobe Nicole. Viva Glam. Emma Lee. Chanon Finley. Alexandria Mathews - http: //www. Ulorin Vex - http: //www.
Hair by Marc Anthony. Make Up by Julie Bee @ MUSE MUA - http: //www. Cherry Skulls. Styling assistance by. Ferriss Mason. Isa Gordan. Head rigger - Eddie Diaz. Set design & build - Eddie diaz.
Mathieu Leopold. Rob Newman. Danny Yanez. Chris Paytonadditional lighting by. Jimmy Dukewith onset lighting by Joe Lester & Todd Alter. Additional Assistants Lauren Jones Lori Forbes.
Sakura San. Special thanks to everyone who helped out on this video. We had so many amazing friends who totally went above and beyond to make this happen.