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Gender FEMALE
Industry Non-Profit
Location Ohio, United States
Introduction Other favorites, Astronaut, Jim Lovell/Shannon Lucid (tie); Athlete, retired professional Australian surfer Cheyne Horan; Car, red Chrysler Sebring convertible; Color, red; Dessert, Frisch's strawberry pie (which it no longer makes); Doll, Skipper, of course! (particularly the 1968 Twist N Turn, 1970 Living, 1987 Jewel Secrets and 1989 Cheerleader Teen); Play, Jesus Christ SuperStar/Mamma Mia! Man of La Mancha/The Music Man/1776! (tie); Sitcom, Dharma & Greg (1997-2002)/My Family (2000-?)/WKRP in Cincinnati (1978-1982) (tie); Sound, jet cruising at 30,000 feet/ bobwhite call (tie); Vacation spot: Huntington Beach, CA
Interests Favorite TV series, 1st, Battlestar Galactica (1978-1979); 2nd, Everwood (2002-2006); 3rd, The Flintstones (1960-1966); 4th, The Cape (1996-1997)/Jericho (2006-2008 (tie); 5th, Bonanza (1959-1973)/The Waltons (1972-1981)/Heartland (tie), 6th; Lost in Space (1966-1968)/Quantum Leap (1989-1993)/SeaQuest (1993-1996)/Early Edition (1996-1999)/Star Trek Voyager (1995-2001) (tie)
Favorite Movies All-time favorite, Apollo 13 (1995); Favorite sci-fi, Contact (1997); Favorite musical, The Music Man (1962); Favorite family film, Beauty and the Beast (1991); Favorite adventure film, The Day After Tomorrow (2004); Favorite comedy, What’s Up, Doc? (1972)/The Full Monty (1997)/Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) (tie); Favorite old movie: Lost Horizon (1937); Favorite Western, The Lone Ranger (2013); Favorite TV movie, Deadman’s Curve (1978); Favorite Christmas movie, White Christmas (1954)/The Homecoming (1971)/The Gathering (1977)/Karroll's Christmas (2004)/Serendipity (2001) (tie); First movie I ever saw on the big screen, Mary Poppins (1964)
Favorite Music 1960s, Jan & Dean; 1970s, John Denver; 1980s, The Go-Gos; 1990s, Smashmouth; currently, The Bacon Brothers; all-time favorite song, Tailspin, by Los Straightjackets
Favorite Books All-time favorite novel, The Copper Crown, by Patricia Kennealy Morrison (1984); Children’s novel, Snowbound with Betsy, by Carolyn Haywood (1962)/ Storm from the West (The Battle of Wednesday Week), by Barbara Willard (1963)/The Diamond in the Window, by Jane Langton (1962) (tie); Science fiction novel, The Stand, by Stephen King (1980)/Alas, Babylon, by Pat Frank (1959)/The Beginning Place, by Ursula LeGuin (1981) (tie); Regular novel, Flight of the Falcon, by Wilbur Smith (1980)/Christy, by Catherine Marshall (1967)/A Town Like Alice, by Nevil Shute (tie); Young adult novel, A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L’Engle (1962)/Briar Rose, by Jane Yolen (1993) (tie)