Clark County Celebrities
A dozen popes ago, the man who'd commanded Fort Vancouver received some serious papal recognition.
Author of hot trilogy chose school for its location, English studies
A literary mystery has been solved: We now know why Anastasia Steele was a student at Washington State University Vancouver.
Beat Frequency, the Vancouver musical duo competing on NBC’s “The Voice,” was eliminated from the competition Tuesday after battling with Laura Vivas, a solo artist.
Jonathan Jackson lands role in buzzed-about 'Nashville'
Pair selected for mentoring by Christina Aguilera on prime-time show
As Vancouver's Natasha Neuschwander and Shawn Lewis sang before a studio audience, pop veteran Christina Aguilera pressed down on the big red button in front of her and turned her chair back toward the stage, signalling that she would mentor the duo on NBC's television show "The Voice."
The Daytime Emmys showered "General Hospital" with five trophies, including best drama, while giving Regis Philbin a fond farewell as a departing talk-show host.
Long TV run to end for Bethany Joy Lenz
Dozens audition at Vancouver mall for chance to be on reality show
Scores of women lined up outside the Westfield Vancouver mall on Saturday morning for their chance to be a contestant on “America’s Next Top Model.”
The next contestants for “America’s Next Top Model” could be found in Vancouver on Saturday: Westfield Vancouver mall will host one of the few West Coast casting calls for the reality show’s 19th season.
'Dancing on the Edge' playing this week at Kiggins Theatre
A local project fueled by faith and stubbornness is paying off. Not in dollars and cents yet but in hearts won over.
Bring your ideas for the next episode
Join us for a live chat with Brighton West, producer and director of Vancouvria, a Vancouver-based spoof on the TV show Portlandia.
Vancouver singer says exposure, even if she was eliminated, may help her career
The morning after her tearful exit from “American Idol” was broadcast to the world, Vancouver resident Britnee Kellogg was back at work Friday at a local bank.
Britnee Kellogg goes from Portland auditions to TV show’s Hollywood round
Vancouver singer Britnee Kellogg won a ticket to Hollywood Wednesday night in the Portland audition round for TV’s “American Idol.”
Seth Aaron Henderson, winner of season 7 of ‘project runway,’ weighs in on ‘all stars,’ awaits debut of new line
Vancouver fashion designer Seth Aaron Henderson was in New York City during filming for the “Project Runway All Stars” premiere and saw portions of the episode unfold live. However, he didn’t know the results until he watched it on television like everyone else.
Eric Edelstein, 34, a Vancouver native and Hollywood actor, will guest star as the supernatural "Ogre" on tonight's (Friday, Jan. 13) episode of "Grimm," the NBC hit television series filmed in Portland.
The Columbian's Clark County Celebrities web page spotlights residents' brushes with fame, be they enduring, such as former Mousekeeter Cubby O'Brien's decades-long drumming career, or fleeting, such as a turn on "Wheel of Fortune."
Clark County is home to actors, including "One Tree Hill" star Bethany Joy Galeotti and "General Hospital" veteran Jonathan Jackson, authors such as Karen Kingsbury and Lisa Jackson and musicians ranging from Tom May to members of the band Enation. We've also got athletes -- NASCAR driver Greg Biffle grew up in Vancouver.
The area has had its share of reality television connections, as well. Locals have appeared on shows including "The Amazing Race," "Hell's Kitchen" and "Project Runway."
You'll find out more about the stars in our own backyard here on The Columbian's virtual Walk of Fame. If you have ideas about other local celebrities to include, contact our features department at email@example.com.