Where Are They Now - Friday, February 2, 2018
Remember Josh Saviano? AKA Paul Pfeiffer from the Wonder Years? AKA fake Marilyn Manson?
Well, Josh Saviano is the star of today's issue of Where Are They Now.
Let's see how Josh has been keeping busy.
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--DEAD OR ALIVE?--
See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper":
Barbara Barrie: She appeared in a number of TV series, including "Barney Miller", "Breaking Away" and "Suddenly Susan"
Marion Ross: Played Mrs. Cunningham on the TV series "Happy Days"
Polly Bergen: Actress and singer who co-starred in the original version of the movie "Cape Fear" and appeared in many other movies and TV shows, including being a panelist on the TV game show "To Tell the Truth"
(Answer at the bottom)
Learn More About Josh Saviano on Celebrity Nooz
March 31, 1976, White Plains, New York
Joshua David Saviano
CLAIM TO FAME:
His portrayal of nerdy Paul Joshua Pfeiffer, Kevin Arnold's (Fred Savage) best friend in the TV Show The Wonder Years.
He is married to an attorney named Jennifer Romer and they have a daughter named Noa.
Saviano's first TV appearance was in a commercial for Aim toothpaste. He also played Kid Belz in the 1988 movie The Wrong Guys and Max Plotkin in the made-for-TV movie Camp Cucamonga in 1990.
In 1989, he guest starred on the show The Ray Bradbury Theater and on Reading Rainbow and Fun House as himself.
Is an avid fantasy sports player.
Bart Simpson's best friend Milhouse Van Houten is based on his character from "The Wonder Years", Paul Pfeiffer.
It was widely rumored for awhile that he was actually shock rocker Marilyn Manson.
Once starred in a television commercial for the Oldsmobile Silhouette.
Was president of Sigma Nu fraternity at Yale University.
Majored in political science at Yale University.
Saviano graduated from Yale in 1998 and worked as a paralegal for a New York City law firm.
In 2011, he joined the law firm Morrison Cohen LLP as a Senior Counsel, and made Partner in 2013.
He left Morrison Cohen in 2015 to found two start-up endeavors: law firm JDS Legal and celebrity brand consultancy Act 3 Advisors.
WHERE IS HE NOW:
He returned to television in 2014 to play a lawyer on an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit; and he has returned multiple times on SVU as a recurring character.
2014-2016 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)...Don Taft
- Townhouse Incident (2016)
- Undercover Mother (2015)
- Producer's Backend (2014)
1988-1993 The Wonder Years (TV Series)...Paul Pfeiffer
1990 Camp Cucamonga (TV Movie)...Max Plotkin
1989 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series)...Willie
- Hail and Farewell (1989)
1988 The Wrong Guys...Kid Belz
To see Then & Now pictures of Josh Saviano, visit: Celebrity Nooz
--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--
Barbara Barrie - ALIVE
Marion Ross - ALIVE
Polly Bergen - DEAD
Born: 07/14/1930 Died: 09/20/2014
WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...
Pat Booth, 88, New Zealand investigative journalist.
Rasual Butler, 38, American basketball player (Miami Heat, New Orleans Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers), traffic collision.
Oscar Gamble, 68, American baseball player (New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, Philadelphia Phillies).
Haim Gouri, 94, Israeli poet.
Hwang Byungki, 81, South Korean gayageum player, pneumonia.
Leonid Kadeniuk, 67, Ukrainian cosmonaut (STS-87).
Leah LaBelle, 31, Canadian-born American singer (American Idol), traffic collision.
Anatoly Reznikov (ru), 77, Soviet animated film director (Leopold the Cat).
Sir Henry Brooke, 81, British lawyer and judge, Lord Justice of Appeal (1996-2006), complications from cardiac surgery.
Romano Cagnoni, 82, Italian photographer.
Hannah Hauxwell, 91, English farmer.
Vic Keeble, 87, English footballer (Colchester, Newcastle, West Ham).
Olavi Mäenpää, 67, Finnish politician.
Richard Murphy, 90, Irish poet.
Mark Salling, 35, American actor (Glee) and musician, suicide by hanging.
Clyde Scott, 93, American football player (Philadelphia Eagles, Detroit Lions) and hurdler, Olympic silver medalist (1948).
Kevin Towers, 56, American baseball executive (San Diego Padres, Arizona Diamondbacks), thyroid cancer.
Chintaman Vanaga, 61, Indian politician, heart attack.
Terry Van Ginderen, 86, Belgian children's TV host (Kom Toch Eens Kijken), theatrical producer and music producer, pneumonia.
Azeglio Vicini, 84, Italian football player (Sampdoria) and manager (Udinese, national team).
Ron Walker, 78, Australian businessman and politician, Lord Mayor of Melbourne (1974-1976), melanoma.
Paul Alcock, 64, English football referee, cancer.
Asmund Bjørken, 84, Norwegian jazz musician.
Ion Ciubuc, 74, Moldovan politician, Prime Minister (1997-1999).
Raphael Cruz, American acrobat and actor.
Gennady Kazmin, 83, Russian politician.
Rick McKay, 57, American filmmaker (Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There).
Francisco Núñez Olivera, 113, Spanish supercentenarian, world's oldest known living man.
Eddie Shaw, 80, American blues saxophonist, arranger and bandleader (Howlin' Wolf).
Jay Switzer, 61, Canadian television executive (Citytv), brain cancer.
Sir Cyril Taylor, 82, British educator.
Clive van Ryneveld, 89, South African cricketer.
Hassa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Emirati royal.
Neil Harris, 63, British musician (Sham 69), cancer.
Ernest Hawkins, 91, American football coach (East Texas State).
Claudia Look-Hirnschal (de), 56, German presenter, brain cancer.
Raymond Lory, 91, French politician.
Antônio Agostinho Marochi, 92, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Presidente Prudente (1976-2002).
Dharmasena Pathiraja, 74, Sri Lankan film director and screenwriter.
Robert Pincus-Witten, 82, American art critic, curator and art historian.
Julia Reyes Taubman, 50, American author, founder of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, cancer.
Coco Schumann, 93, German jazz musician.
Ousmane Seck, 79, Senegalese politician, Minister of the Economy and Finance (1978-1983).
Gene Sharp, 90, American political scientist and nonviolence advocate.
Ulysses Tanigue, 43, Filipino basketball player (Purefoods).
Kukupa Tirikatene, 83, New Zealand Maori arts, culture and language advocate.
Robert McCormick Adams Jr., 91, American anthropologist.
Niki Bettendorf, 81, Luxembourgian politician, MP (1990-2006).
Jerry Butler, 58, American pornographic film actor.
Peter Casey, 82, Irish horse trainer.
Chandrashekhar, 63, Indian actor, heart attack.
Maryo J. de los Reyes, 65, Filipino director (Magnifico), heart attack.
Grant Fell, 56, New Zealand bassist (Headless Chickens), cancer.
Royal Galipeau, 71, Canadian politician, MP (2006-2015), multiple myeloma.
Jeff Hunter, 91, American talent agent (Morgan Freeman).
Gurcharan Singh Kalkat, 91, Indian agricultural scientist.
Ingvar Kamprad, 91, Swedish businessman, founder of IKEA, pneumonia.
Jean-Claude Lattès, 76, French editor and writer.
Göran Nicklasson, 75, Swedish footballer.
Robert Parry, 68, American investigative journalist, complications of a stroke.
Edmundo Pedro (pt), 99, Portuguese politician.
Dennis Peron, 72, American cannabis and LGBT activist, lung cancer.
Tadashi Sawashima, 92, Japanese film director (Shinsengumi), multiple organ failure.
Jerry Sneva, 68, American racing driver (CART).
Mort Walker, 94, American comics artist (Beetle Bailey, Hi and Lois), pneumonia.
John Wall, 85, British engineer and inventor (Crayford focuser).
David Zard (it), 75, Italian record producer.
Kendall Carly Browne, 99, American actress.
Buzz Clifford, 76, American singer ("Baby Sittin' Boogie") and songwriter, complications of influenza.
José Gabriel Diaz Cueva, 92, Ecuadorian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Azogues (1968-1975).
Supriya Devi, 85, Indian actress (Meghe Dhaka Tara), heart attack.
Elizabeth Hawley, 94, American journalist and Himalayan expedition historian.
Joe M. Haynes, 81, American politician, member of the Tennessee Senate (1985-2012).
Von G. Keetch, 57, American religious leader, General Authority of the LDS Church (since 2015).
Jacques Languirand, 86, Canadian radio host, writer and actor (Mars and April), Alzheimer's disease.
Patricia V. Low, 76, American politician.
Floyd Miles, 74, American blues musician and singer.
Hiromu Nonaka, 92, Japanese politician, member of the House of Representatives (1983-2003), Chief Cabinet Secretary (1998-1999).
Francisco Savín, 88, Mexican conductor and composer (Xalapa Symphony Orchestra).
José Arturo Sierra, 72, Guatemalan judge, President of the Supreme Court (2013-2014), shot.
Michael Wright, 105, Hong Kong architect, Director of Public Works (1963-69).
Stacey Young, 52, British fashion model, brain cancer.
Isaiah Zeldin, 97, American Reform rabbi, founder of Stephen S. Wise Temple.
Igor Zhukov, 81, Russian pianist.