Girl of the Week: Helen Dallimore

Helen Dallimore was born 31 October 1971 in Melbourne, Australia. She is an Australian actress, known best for portraying Glinda in Wicked.

Dallimore’s stage credits with the Tamarama Rock Surfers include August Strindberg’s Miss Julie. Her credits with the Sydney Theatre Company include: David Edgar’s Pentecost, The Unlikely Prospect of Happiness, Andrew Upton and Gale Edwards’ The Hanging Man, and “Miss Adelaide” in Guys and Dolls. She also created the role of “Simone” in Up for Grabs, later played by Madonna in the West End.

Dallimore made her West End debut as Glinda in the Original London Company of Stephen Schwartz’s hit Broadway musical, Wicked, originally opposite Broadway’s original Elphaba,Idina Menzel, and Kerry Ellis. Dallimore performed for the final time as Glinda in London on 14 July 2007 and was succeeded in the role by Dianne Pilkington. She also appeared in the comedy Boeing Boeing in Australia, and filled in for a sick cast member in the Sydney 2008 Wharf Revue. She is currently appearing in the ill-fated Ernest Hemingway musical Too Close to the Sun at the West End’s Comedy Theatre.

Secret Wish: That we can cast a spell for her to fall for us!


Girl of the Week: Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt was born in February 21, 1979. Ms. Hewitt is an American actress, voice actress, and singer-songwriter. Hewitt began her acting career as a child by appearing in television commercials and the Disney Channel series Kids Incorporated. She rose to fame in teenage popular culture via her roles in the Fox series Party of Five, as Sarah Reeves, and the films I Know What You Did Last Summer and its sequel, as Julie James.

Jennifer Love Hewitt portrays “Melinda Gordon” on CBS’ hit drama series, “Ghost Whisperer.” She plays a young newlywed who delivers messages from the dead to the living.

She most recently appeared in Twentieth Century Fox’s hit live action/CGI features, “Garfield ,” and “Garfield 2: A Tale of Two Kitties.” She was also recently seen starring in two independent features, “The Truth About Love ,” and “If Only,” which she produced with her production company Love Spell Entertainment.

She also starred in the DreamWorks action/comedy “The Tuxedo” opposite Jackie Chan as an intelligence agent who takes on a malevolent corporate mogul, and in MGM’s “Heartbreakers,” with Sigourney Weaver, Gene Hackman and Ray Liotta.

Hewitt received critical acclaim as the title role in the ABC Original Movie “The Audrey Hepburn Story,” based on the life of the Academy Award-winning actress.

She is also known to television audiences as “Sarah Reeves” from the award-winning drama series “Party of Five.”

Her career has been linked to box-office success with such films as “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” for which she won a 1998 Blockbuster Entertainment Award. She also starred in the film’s sequel “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer” and the comedies “Can’t Hardly Wait,” “The Suburbans.” and “Sister Act 2.”

Hewitt resides in the Los Angeles area.

She later began a relationship with Ghost Whisperer co-star Jamie Kennedy; the two were reported to be engaged July 21, 2009, but the couples’ representatives and Kennedy himself later stated that this had not happened.

Secret Wish: Recreate the “zipper” scene in Heartbreakers with us