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. . . . . . . . Where Are They Now? . . . . . . . . Hello fans, Tiffany Brissette entered the spotlight when she was just 2 years old. Her mother signed her up for pageants and talent competitions, and this exposure led to television voice-over work and a bunch of commercial appearances. Brissette earned child star status when she played the role of Vicki the Robot on Small Wonder, but after the series was canceled, Brissette pretty much disappeared from the acting scene. So, where is she now? Keep on reading to find out! Take care, Melissa A Handy-Dandy Gizmo For Your Cell Phone Just $5.99... ---- --DEAD OR ALIVE? See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper": --Dana Elcar: He played Peter Thornton in the TV series "MacGyver" and Colonel Lard in the TV series "Baa Baa Black Sheep", among many roles --Lloyd Nolan: He appeared in "Ice Station Zebra", "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn", "The Lady in the Lake", "Earthquake" (in Sensurround) and a lot of other movies, he played Dr. Chegley on the TV series "Julia" --Jean Smart: She played Charlene on the TV series "Designing Women" (Answer at the bottom) * TIFFANY BRISSETTE BIRTH DATE: December 26, 1974, Paradise, California CLAIM TO FAME: Brissette is best known for her role as V.I.C.I. the Robot (aka Vicki Lawson) on the sitcom Small Wonder. FAMILY LIFE: Sorry, no info found. INFO: Brissette's first acting role was in the 1983 film Heart Like a Wheel opposite Bonnie Bedelia and Beau Bridges. Following this, she appeared on the show Webster before landing the role of V.I.C.I. the Robot in the syndicated series Small Wonder in 1985. Brissette remained on the show until it was canceled in 1989, and went onto other acting roles. She appeared on the TV show Parker Lewis Can't Lose, in the 1990 television movie Beanpole, and on the series Equal Justice in 1991. Continued below.... * TRIVIA: Holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California. One of her favorite hobbies is horseback riding. Has worked as a youth counselor at the Solana Beach Presbyterian Church in San Diego, California. Did voiceovers for McDonald's, the California Dental Association, and the telefilms A Woman Called Golda and Marco Polo. Beat out Candace Cameron Bure and Heather O'Rourke for the role of Vicki The Robot on Small Wonder. Was involved in a couple of telethons for the Variety Club Telethon and Shriners Telethon, causes which aid very sick children and children at burn centers. WHERE IS SHE NOW: Since 2007, Brissette has worked as a nurse in Boulder, Colorado. She has also worked as a nanny, and has explored other hobbies, including running, dancing, and horseback riding. Video Clips of Tiffany Brissette * CREDITS: "Equal Justice" .... Katie Rogan (7 episodes, 1990-1991) "Parker Lewis" .... Annie Ricker (1 episode, 1991) - Heather the Class (1991) TV episode .... Annie Ricker Beanpole (1990) (TV) .... Alice Gillette "Teen Win, Lose or Draw" (5 episodes, 1989) "Small Wonder" .... Vicki the Robot (96 episodes, 1985-1989) "Fox's Fun House" (1 episode) - Episode dated 7 November 1988 (????) TV episode "The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin" (1987) TV series .... Safety Tips Officer (unknown episodes) "New Love, American Style" (1 episode, 1986) - Love and the Doll (1986) TV episode "Webster" .... Kathy (3 episodes, 1984-1985) - Strike Up the Band (1985) TV episode .... Kathy - The Uh-Oh Feeling (1985) TV episode .... Kathy - Too Much Class (1984) TV episode .... Kathy The Ewok Adventure (1984) (TV) (voice) (uncredited) Heart Like a Wheel (1983) .... Little Shirley "Marco Polo" (1982) TV mini-series (unknown episodes) A Woman Called Golda (1982) (TV) (voice) To see Then & Now pictures of Tiffany Brissette, visit: * --Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE Dana Elcar - DEAD (Pneumonia) Born: 10/10/1927 Died: 06/06/2005 Lloyd Nolan - DEAD (Cancer) Born: 08/11/1902 Died: 09/27/1985 Jean Smart - ALIVE Born: 09/13/1951 * WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK... 7/15 -Hank Cochran, 74, American country music singer-songwriter, pancreatic cancer. -Peter Fernandez, 83, American voice actor most notable for Speed Racer, lung cancer. -Billy McKinney, 66, American politician, member of Georgia House of Representatives. 7/14 -Yuri Chernichenko, 80, Russian journalist and politician. -Mike Kerruish, 61, Manx politician and chief judge. -Sir Charles Mackerras, 84, American-born Australian conductor, cancer. -Madalina Manole, 43, Romanian pop singer, apparent suicide. -Fabio Pillar, 50, Brazilian actor and theatre director. -Valerie Watts, 67, British bassoonist, breast cancer. 7/13 -Vernon Baker, 90, American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient. -Ken Barnes, 81, British footballer, lung cancer. -Gilly Coman, 50, British actress (Bread), suspected heart attack. -Dave Cox, 72, American politician, member of the California State Assembly (1998?2004), state senator (2004?2010), prostate cancer. -Nino Defilippis, 78, Italian cyclist. -Gene Goodreault, 92, American football player (Boston College), after long illness. -Alan Hume, 85, British cinematographer. -Jayne Peters, 55, American Mayor of Coppell, Texas, apparent suicide. -Manohari Singh, 79, Indian saxophonist, heart attack. -George Steinbrenner, 80, American baseball team owner (New York Yankees), heart attack. 7/12 -Gunter Behnisch, 88, German architect. -William C. Folak, 71, American bartender, heart attack. -Olga Guillot, 87, Cuban singer. -Karl-Heinz Heimann, 85, German sports journalist, publisher and chief editor (kicker), after short illness. -James P. Hogan, 69, British science fiction author. -Henryk Jankowski, 73, Polish Roman Catholic priest. -Tuli Kupferberg, 86, American poet, cartoonist and musician (The Fugs). -Paul Locatelli, 71, American educator, Chancellor (2008? 2010) and President (1988?2008) of Santa Clara University, pancreatic cancer. -Thomas Morahan, 78, American politician, member of the New York State Assembly (1981-1982); State Senator (1999-2010), leukemia. -Paulo Moura, 77, Brazilian saxophonist and clarinetist, lymphoma. -Lucia Muresan, 72, Romanian actress, after illness. -Pius Njawe, 53, Cameroonian journalist and activist, car accident. -Harvey Pekar, 70, American comic book writer (American Splendor) and music critic. -Mau Piailug, 78, Micronesian navigator. -Bernardino Rivera Alvarez, 85, Bolivian Roman Catholic prelate, Auxiliary Bishop of Potosi. *********************************************************** End of WHERE ARE THEY NOW-

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