Next month, actor Alan Thicke will be reprising his role on the daytime drama series, The Bold and the Beautiful
Thicke first appeared on the popular soap opera in August 2006 as Rich Ginger, a controversial talk show host who interviewed Donna Logan (Jennifer Gareis) after she became the spokesmodel for Forrester Creations. This year, Thicke's Rich will have Stephanie (Susan Flannery
) and Phoebe Forrester (MacKenzie Mauzy
) on his talk show as part of the duo's effort to promote the latest product from Forrester Originals.
The 60-year-old actor taped his segment for The Bold and the Beautiful
on June 20. On the same day, 16-year-old R&B singer Li'l Keesha also graced the set with her presence, filming her scenes as an up-and-coming artist under Boldface Records, a label run by Constantine Parro (Constantine Maroulis
). Li'l Keesha's episode aired on Monday.
Alan Thicke should not have much trouble reprising his role, as he has much experience in the talk show business. In the early 1980s, he hosted his own Canada-based talk show, The Alan Thicke Show
. Following its success, Thicke was recruited to do an American late night talk show entitled Thicke of the Night
, which, unfortunately, failed to defeat its major competitor, The Tonight Show
. During the 1990s, he landed hosting gigs for several beauty pageants and game shows, including the television version of Pictionary
. His most recent stint as a host was for NBC's Celebrity Cooking Showdown
Out of all his acting projects, Alan Thicke is most known for his portrayal of Dr. Jason Seaver on ABC's hit family series, Growing Pains
. The series ran from 1985-1992.
Apart from acting in both television and film, Thicke has also tried his hand in music composition. His most notable compositions include the original themes for Wheel of Fortune
and The Diamond Head Game
, the theme music for the third and final season of CBS' The Joker's Wild
, the theme for Diff'rent Strokes
and the theme for The Wizard of Odds
, which he also sang.
The Bold and the Beautiful
episode wherein Thicke guest stars will air on August 6.
-Lisa Claustro, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: soapcentral.com, soaps.com
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