David Hyde Pierce shines behind the chef star in 'Julia'
David Hyde Pierce returns to TV this spring playing a familiar part — an erudite man who adores fine food, wine and art. Pierce is playing Paul Child, husband and chief cheerleader of Julia Child, whose warbling, encouraging voice and able hands brought the intricacies of French cuisine to American home cooks through her TV series and books. “These are two people of great depth, of great complexity of character, who found each other, and I think we all are luckier for it,” said Pierce.news.yahoo.com
Martin, McDonald, Porter join stars in telethon for Ukraine
A roster of film, TV and theater all-stars — including Steve Martin, Annette Bening, Billy Porter, Audra McDonald, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Chenoweth, David Hyde Pierce and Rosie Perez — have signed up for a 10-hour telethon to raise money for the victims of the war in Ukraine.