03:06 PM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 03/31/2014 10:00AM
Over nine seasons, How I Met Your Mother has acquired an impressive list of celebrity guest appearances.
There was Britney Spears as the dippy dermatologist's assistant obsessed with Ted (Josh Radnor). There was Bryan Cranston as the architect whose buildings always seemed to resemble – how shall we put this delicately? – male anatomy. Even Jane Seymour ditched Dr. Quinn's period attire for the sexy style of Marshall's (Jason Segel) cougar law school professor whom Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) just couldn't tame.
But there's a much smaller circle of stars who've managed to do something even more unique: play themselves. Some became part of long-running gags, others only filmed one-off appearances – but all were legen–wait for it–dary.
Originally posted 06/18/2013 11:55AM
The athlete and the actress introduce their 4-week-old daughter
Originally posted 05/23/2013 02:45PM
The couple confirm to PEOPLE that they welcomed daughter Emerson Jay, a.k.a. Emme, on Tuesday in Cleveland
Originally posted 05/22/2013 11:20AM
After welcoming a daughter, Swisher is on paternity leave from the Cleveland Indians for one to three days
Originally posted 01/14/2013 11:45AM
The couple, due in May, jokes to PEOPLE that their baby girl has been "really into mayonnaise"
Originally posted 11/12/2012 05:25PM
"Words can't describe how blessed we feel to be expanding our family," the couple share
Originally posted 09/20/2012 06:00AM
Joanna Garcia Swisher and her Animal Practice costars Bobby Lee, Tyler Labine and Kym Whitley stepped out to celebrate their new show at the Pooches and Press event Tuesday in Beverly Hills.
Swisher's plus one was her rescue dog, Cooper, which she owns with her husband, New York Yankee Nick Swisher. While enjoying the soiree, an on-site pet psychic told the actress her beloved pooch has "a human soul," an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
Besides having their fortunes told, the pets at the party indulged in doggy facials, massages and pet-friendly Sprinkles cupcakes.
– Melody Chiu
Originally posted 02/10/2012 05:55AM
It was date night for Joanna Garcia and her New York Yankee hubby Nick Swisher at Beacher's Madhouse in L.A. The couple had a front row table, which they shared with close friend Jamie-Lynn Sigler. They were in good moods, sipping cocktails and enjoying the burlesque show. Garcia especially seemed to love when drag queen Vicky Vox gave a male audience member a lap dance to Rihanna's hit "S&M."
Otherwise, Garcia and Swisher mingled with friends, got into the music and even shared an affectionate moment with Swisher giving his wife kisses on the cheek. Says an onlooker: "They both seemed incredibly happy and in love."
Originally posted 12/11/2010 08:30PM
It was a home run kind of night for New York Yankees outfielder Nick Swisher and actress Joanna Garcia as they became man and wife in front of family and friends on Saturday.
The bride wore an ivory, strapless, drop-waist ball gown and veil by Monique Lhuillier, and the groom wore a tux by Burberry London.
They celebrated into the evening at the Breakers Hotel & Resort in Palm Beach alongside all-star guests including Garcia's castmates, Cameron Diaz and Swisher's Yankee teammates Alex Rodriguez and Johnny Damon. Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Reba McEntire and Lance Bass were all part of the wedding party.
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