Olivia Jane d'Abo (born January 22, 1969 in London, England) is an English actress and singer-songwriter. She has numerous supporting roles, particularly in science fiction, cartoon, horror-thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime-drama television programs and movies, such as Star Trek: The Next Generation (1992), The Legend of Tarzan (2001), The Twilight Zone (2002), Conan the Destroyer (1984), The Wonder Years (1988-1992), Greedy (1994) and Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2002-2005). Will be playing the ex-wife of Sheriff Jack Carter on Sci-Fi Channel's Eureka.
She is perhaps best known for her role as "Karen Arnold" on The Wonder Years. She played a hippie character who later moved to Alaska. She was in the main cast of the show in the first four seasons before leaving to pursue other projects.
D'Abo was married to music producer and songwriter Patrick Leonard, from whom she is now estranged. She has one child, son Oliver William d'Abo, born in November 11, 1996.
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Ultimate Avengers (also known as Ultimate Avengers: The Movie) is a direct-to-DVD animated film based on the Marvel comic book The Ultimates. This is one of two Marvel Comics properties to be released by Lions Gate Entertainment on DVD. The sequel, Ultimate Avengers 2, features the Black Panther. The DVD was released on February 21, 2006 in America, and in Europe on October 2 2006. It has been rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for stylized action violence. It made its television debut on April 22, 2006 on Cartoon Network, though slightly edited for time and content.
The movie has recently been released in a box set called Marvel Animated Features Collector's Gift Set which also includes a copy of the Ultimate Avengers 2 and The Invincible Iron Man films along with a collector's Iron Man bust.
When a nuclear missile was fired at Washington in 1945, Captain America managed to detonate it in the upper atmosphere. But then he fell miles into the icy depths of the...,
Soccer Dog: The Movie is a 1999 film that follows a dog who has an uncanny ability to play soccer. It was produced for less than $700,000 (US) and has grossed over $25,000,000 (US) worldwide.A man misses his days of soccer, so he adopts an orphan in order to play the sport with him. After he brings the orphan home, the man learns that the orphan isn't interested in soccer. His new son, Clay, finds a stray dog and tries to hide it in his bedroom. Clay's father thinks that Clay is not feeling welcome, so he comes into Clay's bedroom to find he was hiding a dog. In the middle of the soccer season, Clay's dog, Lincoln, plays for the team when a team member gets hurt. Lincoln scores a goal minutes afterwards. At the end of the season, the team wins the championship. Lincoln's original owners take their dog back, but Clay gets a puppy at the end.
The movie generated one sequel, 2004 in film's Soccer Dog: European Cup.
Bolero is a 1984 film starring Bo Derek, and written and directed by her husband John Derek. The film centers on Bo Derek's sexual awakening and her journey around the world to pursue an ideal first lover who will take her virginity.
Bo Derek's 1979 film 10 had made her a sudden superstar; the film had prominently used Ravel's Boléro music piece as a lovemaking theme. It was said that the title of the Bolero film was an attempt to leverage audience recognition of this, five years later.
Bolero was released with no MPAA rating; its nudity and sexual content—including nude scenes of Olivia d'Abo, who was 14 or 15 at the time of filming—disqualified it from a "R" rating. At the time of release the NC-17 rating had not yet been established and the only higher rating being X, John Derek decided to released the film unrated. The film's tagline is "An adventure in eXtasy."
The film was thrashed by the critics; it was nominated for nine Golden Raspberry Awards and won six, including "Worst...,
Olivia d'Abo was born in London, Greater London