New Animated Air New Zealand Safety Video Features Ed O’Neill

June 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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Following on the heels of their popular videos starring Lindsay Lohan and Richard Simmons, Air New Zealand has produced a new animated in-flight safety video featuring Ed O’Neill (Modern Family, Married With Children).  Hand-drawn and filmed during the process, the video depicts an airline safety pamphlet as it comes to life, and also includes appearances by New Zealand native Melanie Lynskey (Up in the Air, Two and a Half Men), Snoop Dogg and New Zealand’s famous All Blacks rugby team:


This is the latest in a series of popular YouTube videos produced by Air New Zealand.  Their “Bare Essentials” in-flight safety video was also a big hit (featuring the airline crew in nothing but body paint), and previous videos have starred David Hasselhoff and Air New Zealand’s former mascot, Rico, among others.  In fact, there a more celebrity cameos scattered throughout the new video, and one lucky winner who can identify them all will win a trip around the world via Air New Zealand’s social media hub,

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Christina Applegate, Julie Bowen Dish On Mutual TV Dad

June 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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Ed O’Neill’s daughters are doing all right for themselves.

Emmy contenders Christina Applegate (NBC’s Up All Night) and Julie Bowen(ABC’s Modern Family) both have called two of O’Neill’s characters dad. And like dutiful daughters, the women compared notes during The Hollywood Reporter‘s comedy actress roundtable.

“I grew up with Ed O’Neill andKatey Sagal as parents, so anything that I’ve done well or poorly you can blame pretty much on them,” said Applegate, who played daughter to O’Neill’s lovably crass Al Bundy on Married … With Children.

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Modern Family’s Ariel Winter, 14, Debuts Glam, Grown-Up Look

June 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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In Anaheim, Calif. on Wednesday, the Modern Family starlet stepped out for the Cars Land Grand Opening at Disneyland Resort clad in a very grown-up outfit. Sporting a super-short romper worn over a sheer black blouse, the teen showed off her legs while reaching new heights in sky-high wedges.

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Sarah Hyland of ‘Modern Family’ reveals kidney transplant at 21

June 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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Sarah Hyland has been keeping a pretty big secret for a very long time: The 21-year-old “Modern Family” actress has grappled with kidney disease since she was in single digits.

The good news? In April she got a kidney transplant, and now she’s sharing her story, via Seventeen and “Good Morning America.”

“My dad gave me a freakin’ kidney!” she told Seventeen, which features her on its June/July cover.


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English: Sarah Hyland at the World of Color pr...

English: Sarah Hyland at the World of Color premiere at Disney California Adventure Park, June 2010 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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