01:59 AM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 01/20/2014 04:30PM
You might recognize actress Valerie Cruz from her recurring roles on True Blood, Dexter, Homeland and Nip/Tuck, on which she starred opposite TV hunks Julian McMahon, Michael C. Hall, Jimmy Smits and Alexander Skarsgard.
Her latest role, as FBI Agent Gina Mendez on FOX's hit series The Following – it returned for its second season Sunday night – adds to her impressive resumé. It also officially places the 37-year-old stunner one degree closer to Kevin Bacon. She's also working on a new Amazon series called Bosch based on the Michael Connelly books.
Here are five "degrees" to get you closer to knowing all about Cruz:
Originally posted 12/08/2013 02:45PM
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick's daughter Sosie Bacon has been named Miss Golden Globe 2014 and her parents are beyond thrilled.
"I'm very, very proud of my little girl," Bacon, 55, told PEOPLE at Friday's American Hustle after party presented by Peggy Siegal and OPI in New York. "I'm proud of her 365 days a year, and Kyra and I will be even more proud of her on that night."
Sosie, a 21-year-old actress, will assist hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey on stage during the Golden Globe ceremony, which will be presented live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 12.
Originally posted 10/04/2013 09:00AM
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Originally posted 06/26/2013 01:00PM
Talk about passion!
Actress Natalie Zea and her longtime boyfriend Travis Schuldt are engaged.
After 10 years together, the couple – who met when they costarred on the soap opera Passions – are making it official after a proposal in Kauai, Hawaii.
"He wanted to make sure he gave the car a thorough test drive before he bought it," Zea, 38, tells PEOPLE.
Originally posted 01/23/2013 01:20PM
He plays a former FBI agent on the trail of a serial killer in his new series The Following, but in real life Kevin Bacon has more pressing cases to solve – like the mysterious origins of his beloved dogs Lilly and Rocky.
The actor, 54, was so curious about the breeds of the rescue dogs he shares with his wife, actress Kyra Sedgwick, and their two children that he set up his very own doggy DNA lab with a kit he purchased online.
"We did DNA testing, which is fun and something that just became possible," he tells PEOPLE. "What you do is swab the cheek of a mutt and you send it in. What comes back is what breeds are in the animal, which is really cool."
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