Scott Baio
Actor, television director
Scott Baio
Scott Vincent James Baio is an American actor and television director, best known for his roles as Chachi Arcola on the sitcom Happy Days and its spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi, the title character on the sitcom Charles in Charge and the main character in the musical Bugsy Malone. He is also known for his role as Dr. Jack Stewart in the medical-mystery-drama series Diagnosis Murder.
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Patriots Day review – gripping account of the Boston marathon bombings
Guardian (UK) - 2 days
The narrative pulse of this tense thriller about real-life events is strong enough to override Mark Wahlberg’s irritating heroics as a fictional cop It is easy to imagine an alternative universe in which there is an exciting film entitled Bowling Green, directed by Michael Bay. Ralph Fiennes gets to play a chuckling terrorist who detonates the gigantic bomb in Bowling Green, Kentucky in 2011, and then Peter Sarsgaard and Meryl Streep play the liberal media nabobs who conspire with the Obama White House to cover it up, getting amnesia pills in the water supply, pulping newspapers, changing websites. Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Baldwin and Scott Baio play three US Navy Seals whose wives were killed in the Bowling Green massacre; they accept a top secret terminate-with-extreme-prejudice mission – ’copter out to Kreplachistan where Fiennes is holed up in the Swedish embassy, having spent the host country’s entire UN aid budget on a state-of-the-art broadband connection for his internet porn. ...
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‘NEVER AGAIN!’: Scott Baio swears off Nordstrom after Ivanka snub
Yahoo News - 12 days
Conservative actor Scott Baio vowed to stop shopping at Nordstrom after President Trump attacked the luxury department store chain for dropping his daughter’s fashion line. According to Nordstrom, Ivanka Trump’s clothing line was yanked from the racks because it wasn’t selling well.
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Secret White House Tapes Leaked!
Huffington Post - 23 days
A recording between President Trump and his closest advisors has been leaked to the press. The tapes, which were recorded last week, reveal the process of how the Supreme Court Justice was picked. Here is part of the transcription: Reince Priebus: Okay. Is everyone here? Wait. Where is the President? Stephen Bannon: He's still in hair and make-up. It's a very long process. The make-up artist said that after two hours her hands start to cramp and it makes her cry. RP: So should we proceed anyway? I mean we're making the selection for the Supreme Court Justice just like we make every other decision. SB: No. I think we should wait. He likes to pretend... no believe... that he's running the country. Oh. Wait here he comes. Wow. I don't think I've ever seen a grown man skip before. RP: Do we really have to stand and salute every time he walks in? SB: Yes. And click your heels loudly. He believes that's in the constitution. Donald Trump: At ease, men! ...
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Stars Who Came to Donald Trump's Inaugural Events
ABC News - about 1 month
Caitlyn Jenner and Scot Baio are among those in the nation's capital.
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R. Kelly Confirms He's Not Performing At Inauguration With Odd Photo
Huffington Post - about 1 month
Looks like R. Kelly was pissed. The R&B singer responsible for classics like the “I Believe I Can Fly,” “Ignition (Remix)” and the rap opera “Trapped in the Closet” recently found himself embroiled in a debate over whether or not he’d be performing at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. Rumors started swirling on Tuesday evening, when a comedian tweeted that Kelly would be performing. BREAKING: R. Kelly confirmed to perform at inauguration. — Jonathan Torrens (@TorrensJonathan) January 11, 2017 Nipping that in the bud, Kelly responded to the rumors with the following tweet on Thursday evening: End. Of. Story. — R. Kelly (@rkelly) January 13, 2017 If it’s unclear as to why all of this is, well, fascinating, let’s break it down. Earlier this week, BuzzFeed published an unverified intelligence report indicating Russia has compromising information on Trump. Part of that information included alleg ...
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Twitter tries to list the things Trump finds overrated. You know, besides Meryl Streep.
Yahoo News - about 2 months
Meryl Streep winning an award is finally controversial.  The actress' speech as she accepted the Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award was the most talked-about of the evening, largely due to her acceptance speech. She used her time on the stage to celebrate diversity and champion the free press from being destroyed or silenced. You know, the sort of stuff Donald Trump struggles with. She also brought up  the infamous incident in which the president elect mocked a reporter with a physical disability.   SEE ALSO: Golden Globes 2017: The best and worst looks from the red carpet While many thought Streep's speech was powerful and saw it as a way to incite peace and unity among us, Trump did not see it that way. Like clockwork, he tweeted in the wee hours of the morning to express his disdain for Streep and her speech. In a series of tweets he called her a "Hillary flunky," denied ever mocking the reporter and called Meryl Streep, one of the best actress of all time, " ...
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Scott Baio says he was assaulted by the wife of Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer because he supports Trump
LATimes - 2 months
Actor Scott Baio contends he was assaulted by the wife of Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith over his support of President-elect Donald Trump. Authorities are now investigating, and Baio’s wife is coming to his defense. TMZ reported Thursday that Baio filed a police report over the Saturday...
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Celebrities Weigh in on Anti-Trump Protests
ABC News - 4 months
Katy Perry, Scott Baio and other weighed in on the post-election protests.
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Mindy Kaling, Patton Oswalt, Ice Cube, Scott Baio and more celebs show off their 'I Voted' stickers
LATimes - 4 months
Election day 2016 live updates: Big battleground state Florida very close Nov. 8, 2016, 6:16 p.m. The U.S. will elect its 45th president today. Here's what we're watching now: The race to 270: We've projected Hillary Clinton will win with 352 electoral votes. See all of our maps: State-by-state...
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Donald Trump Says It's 'Almost Like Cheating' For Beyoncé To Campaign For Hillary Clinton
Huffington Post - 4 months
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On Taylor Swift And Whether Famous People Owe Us Their Politics
Huffington Post - 4 months
A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on Jul 5, 2016 at 11:24am PDT You can be highbrow. You can be lowbrow. But can you ever just be brow? Welcome to Middlebrow, a weekly examination of pop culture. Here we are: just days away from the election, and stress levels on both sides are at an all-time high. Emails are leaking, polls are going up and down, Donald Trump is still Donald Trump. It’s not a great spot to be in.  In times of confusion and chaos, some are relying on what celebrities have to say to assuage their fears that the United States will become a flaming dumpster fire on Nov. 8. We want the same people who uplift and inspire us through acting and song to do the same on the political scene, lack of political experience and know-how be damned.  And they have. To name a few, Miley Cyrus has popped up in Virginia to campaign for Hillary Clinton, while Anne Hathaway showed up in Pennsylvania to stump for the Democrat ...
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Rihanna Throws Support Behind Hillary Clinton With Perfect Throwback Tee
Huffington Post - 4 months
Call it a statement tee!  Rihanna’s T-shirt put in work for Hillary Clinton on Wednesday night, just as the Democratic presidential nominee was taking on Donald Trump in the last debate.  The “Needed Me” singer wore a $35 gray Trapvillia shirt with a throwback picture of Clinton in a Yankees cap on it while heading out in New York City. The 28-year-old effortlessly completed her look with Timberlands, jean shorts and a Louis Vuitton x Frank Gehry box bag.  As Seen On @rihanna, Dropping Tonight during the Debate. — TRAPVILLA (@TRAPVILLA) October 19, 2016 Though the singer cannot vote (she’s from Barbados), Rihanna urged fans to register to vote during a concert in September. She capped off her impassioned speech by joking, “Hillary didn’t pay me to say that, I promise.”  Rhenna telling the girls to vote, put her in office tbh — emma (@robynsfenti) September 4, 2016 ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Scott Baio
  • 2016
    Age 54
    Also in 2016, he spoke at the opening night of the Republican National Convention following fellow celebrity speaker Willie Robertson, star of the show Duck Dynasty.
    More Details Hide Details In an interview with Ashley Webster, Baio described President Barack Obama as being "either dumb, a Muslim, or a Muslim sympathizer, and I don't think he's dumb".
  • 2012
    Age 50
    More recently, Baio endorsed Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney in 2012 and Donald Trump in 2016.
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    Baio was the star and producer of the Nick at Nite situation comedy See Dad Run, a show about a former actor's life as a stay-at-home-dad. The show debuted on October 6, 2012.
    More Details Hide Details Happy Days creator/producer Garry Marshall was a guest star in a November 2013 episode. That same month, Baio appeared as a guest star in the television program Sam & Cat (broadcast on Nickelodeon, the sister channel of Nick at Nite) as the police officer that arrested the girls.
  • 2007
    Age 45
    In July 2007, he told E!: Entertainment Television's Ted Casablanca that they were expecting a baby girl in December.
    More Details Hide Details Initially pregnant with twins, Renee lost one of the babies at 11 weeks gestation. Their daughter, Bailey, was born in 2007, five weeks premature. After testing false positive for a rare metabolic disorder, the family started the Bailey Baio Angel Foundation to provide financial support to other families who are dealing with metabolic disorders. Renee Baio was diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumor in June 2015. He is cousin of former actor Jimmy Baio, and first cousin once-removed of Vampire Weekend band member Chris Baio. Baio is a registered Republican and has described his politics as conservative. He campaigned for Ronald Reagan in his youth and attended Reagan's state funeral, when he was seated near former UK Prime Minister Lady Thatcher. He was quoted by the New York Daily News as saying "President Reagan made me feel proud to be an American. Today, I feel sadness."
    In 2007, shortly after the birth of their daughter, Baio married then-34-year-old Renee Sloan, whom he had met in the 1990s at the Playboy Mansion.
    More Details Hide Details Baio is stepfather to Renee's daughter, Kayln, born in 1989.
    In 2007, Baio starred in the successful VH1 celebrity reality series Scott Baio Is 45 and Single and its successor the following year, Scott Baio Is 46 and Pregnant.
    More Details Hide Details Baio was also the co-host of the VH1 reality show Confessions of a Teen Idol, in which former teen idols attempt to resurrect their careers.
  • 2006
    Age 44
    In August 2006, Baio was formally invited by the AIA Actors Studio to discuss his professional experiences in television and movies.
    More Details Hide Details He talked about his own acting career plus his recent forays into writing, directing and producing.
  • 2005
    Age 43
    In 2005, Baio played himself in the Wes Craven film Cursed.
    More Details Hide Details Baio was also in the Emmy Award-winning comedy series Arrested Development as the madcap Bluth family's serious but overpaid lawyer, Bob Loblaw (similar to "Ba-bla-bla", a running joke). He took over the role of the clan's legal counselor from former Happy Days co-star Henry Winkler in four episodes: "Forget Me Now", "Notapusy", "Mr. F" and "Making a Stand". The Online Film and Television Association nominated him as Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.
  • 2004
    Age 42
    2004 saw Baio participate in the making of Bob Clark's final feature film, Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2004).
    More Details Hide Details Though the film was universally panned by critics and nominated for four Razzie Awards, Baio had a highly positive experience making the film. In the documentary Clarkworld (2009), he described how he realized during production that Clark was the director/co-writer/co-producer of A Christmas Story (1983). Upon learning this, he immediately approached Clark and silently hugged him, much to Clark's astonishment.
  • 2001
    Age 39
    In 2001, Baio and then-girlfriend, Jeanette Jonsson, got engaged and were still discussing marriage in 2005.
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  • 1993
    Age 31
    Between 1993 and 1995, he portrayed Dr. Jack Stewart in the medical mystery series Diagnosis: Murder starring Dick Van Dyke.
    More Details Hide Details Baio was a guest-star on many series, including Full House, Touched by an Angel, Veronica's Closet and The Nanny. He was also in a number of television series and commercials. He also starred in several films on television and video releases such as Detonator, Bar-Hopping, Dumb Luck, Face Value and Danielle Steel's Mixed Blessings. Baio's other movies include the independent films Very Mean Men (2000), Face to Face (2001) and The Bread, My Sweet (2001). Very Mean Men was a comedy directed by Tony Vitale about a mob war between two families. Baio served as a co-producer with his older brother Steven on said film, and even played the crucial role of impetuous crime scion Paulie Minnetti, who unwittingly instigates the crime feud. Face to Face (renamed Italian Ties) was a comic drama directed by Ellie Kanner about three young men (Scott Baio as Richie, Thomas Calabro as Philly, and Carlo Imperato as Al) who kidnap their emotionally distant fathers for a weekend of genuine bonding. Baio co-wrote the screenplay with Jeffrey L. Gurian. The movie won the Audience Prize for Best Comedy at the Marco Island Film Festival, the Silver Screen Accolade in the Reno Film Festival, and the 10 Degrees Hotter Best Feature Award during The Valley Film Festival.
  • 1991
    Age 29
    In 1991, he joined Diana Muldaur and Ally Walker in the NBC Monday Night Movie Perry Mason and the Case of the Fatal Fashion, as a young prosecutor.
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  • 1987
    Age 25
    From 1987 through 1991, he was a director of the children's comedy series Out of This World.
    More Details Hide Details During the 1990s, Baio appeared in various television programs, including the short-lived Look Who's Talking small screen spin-off Baby Talk.
  • 1985
    Age 23
    In 1985, he was part of an ensemble cast for Alice in Wonderland, where he portrayed Pat the Pig.
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  • 1984
    Age 22
    From 1984 until 1990, Baio starred in the syndicated comedy series Charles in Charge.
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  • 1982
    Age 20
    That same year, he appeared opposite another popular teen actor, Willie Aames from the ABC series Eight Is Enough, in the 1982 film Zapped!, along with Heather Thomas and Felice Schachter, and recorded an album for RCA (he also recorded a second album The Boys Are Out Tonight the following year).
    More Details Hide Details One of the singles he released was titled "How Do You Talk To Girls." During this same period, he also starred with Danny Aiello and undertook the lead role of Francis Geminiani in the special HBO cable television presentation of Gemini, an adaptation of the Broadway comedy-drama Happy Birthday, Gemini by the award-winning playwright Alberto Innauranto.
    In 1982, Baio was in a spin-off of Happy Days entitled Joanie Loves Chachi with Erin Moran, which lasted only seventeen episodes.
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  • 1976
    Age 14
    In 1976, Baio played the title character Bugsy Malone in the cult children's gangster musical directed by Alan Parker, which also co-starred Jodie Foster.
    More Details Hide Details Baio and Foster later worked together again in the teen girl drama Foxes (1980), helmed by Adrian Lyne. When he was 16, Baio was cast as The Fonz's cousin Chachi Arcola on Happy Days. During his time on Happy Days, Baio earned two Emmy Award nominations, for his lead performances in the television movies Stoned (1981) and All the Kids Do It (1985). He won two Young Artist Awards during the Third Annual Youth in Film Awards (1980–1981) as Best Young Actor in a Television Special for Stoned and Best Young Comedian in Television or Motion Pictures for Happy Days. He also starred in the made-for-television youth drama specials The Boy Who Drank Too Much with Lance Kerwin and Senior Trip with Mickey Rooney.
  • 1960
    Age -2
    Born on September 22, 1960.
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