`House’ doc yearns for strike cure

first_imgLisa Edelstein of “House” will be giving thanks if the entertainment industry’s striking writers can settle their differences with producers so her show and others can resume production. “When we got the news that they were going back to the table \, I felt like about 1,000 pounds had been lifted from my shoulders,” she said when we chatted earlier this week. “It’s been a very sad month. I hope we come to a quick and reasonable resolution.” Lisa was particularly excited about episodes 13 and 14, which were supposed to air after the Super Bowl. But production on “House” was halted after episode 12 was completed. The 41-year-old actress first gained notice while still a teenager when she was known as “Lisa E” around the NYC club scene and dubbed a “celebutante” by Newsweek magazine. Diana Ross mourns her father, Fred, 87 Diana Ross took to the stage for a sold-out concert Tuesday night with a heavy heart. The singing legend learned that morning that her 87-year-old father, Fred Ross, had died. Diana, still a knockout at age 63, decided to go on with her show at the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk and brought her children onto the stage at the end. The former Supreme then flew to her hometown of Detroit to be with her family. She is the latest star to lose a parent in recent weeks – after deaths of Kanye West`s mother, the Osmond family’s patriarch, and Martha Stewart`s mother. Quaid twin babies in stable condition Thinking good thoughts on this Thanksgiving for the twin babies of Dennis Quaid and his wife, Kimberly, who are at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in stable condition. Thomas Boone and Zoe Grace, less than two weeks old, were mistakenly given a massive dose of a blood-thinning drug and are in neonatal intensive care. Cedars has issued a statement acknowledging the mistake and calling it a “preventable error.” The Quaids said through a representative that they are thankful for people’s concern and are hopeful their privacy will be respected during this difficult time. For more celebrity news, see Greg Hernandez’s blogs Hollywood Joe (blogs.dailynews.com/hollywoodjoe) and Out In Hollywood (blogs.dailynews.com/outinhollywood) 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREPettersson scores another winner, Canucks beat KingsBut that was long ago, long before she became known to viewers in recurring roles on “The West Wing,” “Ally McBeal” and “Felicity.” But the real high point has been playing Dr. Lisa Cuddy on the edgy medical drama. “It’s really fun to play a character for this long, and layers of the onion get peeled away, and you get to really explore somebody,” she said. And then there is her leading man, Hugh Laurie. “I love working with him,” she said. “He’s so talented and a hard worker. If you’re lazy at all, it really shows. You have to step it up with somebody like that. It’s great.” last_img