Connecting Patricia Arquette and Pat Sajak

Patricia Arquette American actress (born 1968)
Arquette then appeared in Martin Scorsese's '' Bringing out the Dead'', based on the novel by Joe Connelly.

Martin Scorsese American filmmaker
The series stars Bobby Cannavale as Richie Finestra, founder and president of a top-tier record label, set in 1970s New York City's drug-and sex-fueled music business as punk and disco were breaking out, all told through the eyes of Finestra trying to resurrect his label and find the next new sound. Filming began on July 25, 2014. Co-stars include Ray Romano, Olivia Wilde, Juno Temple, Andrew Dice Clay, Ato Essandoh, Max Casella, and James Jagger.

Ray Romano American stand-up comedian and actor
On December 13, 2003, Romano was a guest star, sending a birthday card to Bob Barker for Barker’s 80th birthday on the 27th "Million Dollar Spectacular" special of the CBS game show '' The Price Is Right''.{{citation needed|date=July 2020}}

Bob Barker
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Patricia Arquette American actress (born 1968)
In 1988, Arquette played the daughter of Tess Harper in '' Far North.'' Her roles in the early 1990s were in low budget and independent films, including ''Prayer of the Rollerboys'' (1990) as love interest of Corey Haim's character, '' The Indian Runner'' (1991), which was the directorial debut of Sean Penn; and the drama '' Inside Monkey Zetterland.'' In 1992, she won a CableACE Award for Best Lead Actress in a Mini-Series for her portrayal of a deaf girl with epilepsy in '' Wildflower,'' directed by Diane Keaton and also starring Reese Witherspoon.

Reese Witherspoon American actress and producer
In the first, she was cast in James L. Brooks' '' How Do You Know,'' in which she played a former national softball player who struggles to choose between a baseball-star boyfriend (Owen Wilson) and a business executive being investigated for white-collar crime (Paul Rudd).

James L. Brooks American filmmaker
However the show was one of the beneficiaries of network president Fred Silverman's "rural purge"; executive Bob Wood also liked the show and moved it into a better timeslot.

Fred Silverman
Silverman also oversaw the hiring of Pat Sajak as the new host of ''Wheel of Fortune'' in 1981, a position Sajak holds to this day on the syndicated version that started in 1983, although Silverman himself objected to Sajak's hiring.

Patricia Arquette American actress (born 1968)
Arquette portrayed Tilly Mitchell in the Ben Stiller-directed Showtime miniseries '' Escape at Dannemora'', which premiered on November 18, 2018.

Ben Stiller
In 2008, Stiller directed, co-wrote, co-produced, and starred in the film '' Tropic Thunder'', with Robert Downey Jr. and Jack Black; Stiller had originally conceived of the film's premise while filming ''Empire of the Sun'' in 1987.

Robert Downey Jr. American actor (born 1965)
Before the end of his first season on ''Ally McBeal'', over the Thanksgiving 2000 holiday, Downey was arrested when his room at Merv Griffin's Hotel and Givenchy Spa in Palm Springs, California, was searched by the police, who were responding to an anonymous 911 call.

Merv Griffin American talk show host, singer, and game show producer
The show became a phenomenon when, on September 19, 1983, a nighttime version hit the syndication market with Pat Sajak and Vanna White as host and hostess.
The well-attended service included Nancy Reagan; Arnold Schwarzenegger, who gave the eulogy with Tony Griffin; Maria Shriver; and various actors, television stars, employees, and friends, including Pat Sajak, Vanna White, Alex Trebek, Dick Van Dyke, Jack Klugman, Dick Van Patten, Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, Ryan Seacrest, Johnny Mathis, Catherine Oxenberg and Casper Van Dien.

Patricia Arquette American actress (born 1968)
In the film, she plays Olivia Evans, a single mother who raises her two children mostly alone with the sometimes assistance of their father (played by Ethan Hawke).

Ethan Hawke American actor, writer, and director (born 1970)
In 1989, Hawke made his breakthrough appearance in Peter Weir's '' Dead Poets Society'', playing one of the students taught by Robin Williams as a charismatic English teacher.

Robin Williams
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The film is set in 1965 during the Vietnam War, with Williams playing the role of Adrian Cronauer, a radio shock jock who keeps the troops entertained with comedy and sarcasm.

Adrian Cronauer American radio personality and lawyer (1938–2018)
Cronauer left Saigon in 1966, but subsequent DJs continued to use his signature greeting, including Pat Sajak.

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