A look at some engaging personalities featured during 2013's exclusive Breakfast With ... interviews.
Former Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Parnell has gone on to do a plethora of voiceover work as well as television and film roles.
Granddaughter of cosmetic mogul Estee Lauder, Aerin Lauder is creating her own brand and expanding way beyond lipstick and compacts.
Best known for her role in "Dances With Wolves," actress Mary McDonnell is tackling the bad guys on TNT's "Major Crimes."
Superb in "Saving Private Ryan," actor Ed Burns will be appearing in TNT's "Mob City" as Bugsy Siegel. In real life his father was a cop.
The award-winning actor, husband of Barbra Streisand and father of actor Josh Brolin, loves his hammock time.
Robert Gates, former secretary of defense and director of the Central Intelligence Agency, does not miss being in the loop.
Unlike on "Jeopardy!" Emmy award-winning game show host Alex Trebek gives the answers after the questions.
Pittsburgher and Poison’s lead singer Bret Michaels talks about his roots.
The former prime minister of Greece talks about his county's economic crisis and future potential.
A nice kid from the South Bronx, Colin Powell found his way into the highest levels of government and sees the Army as his second family.
The first feminist that best-selling cookbook author Ina Garten ever met was her husband, Jeffrey.
The "Touched By An Angel" producer and head writer is bringing the good vibes back to television.
The sexy, sultry, sensational actress is taking on the role of Donatella Versace in Lifetime's "House of Versace."
The best-selling author's first favorite book was one she found under the floorboards when she was a pre-teen.
The executive producer of PBS's "Masterpiece" talks about "Downton Abbey," her new book, pressure and motherhood.
The fashion expert went from a teen with social anxiety issues to a star on reality television. The road to success was bumpy at times.
The king of classic movies and host of Turner Classic Movies, Robert Osborne wants to know if there is a grand plan.
You can prevent and reverse heart disease, according to Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. Adopt a plant-based diet free of fats and dairy.
The "Arrested Development" actress talks about playing Lucille Bluth, keeping a straight face and working with her husband.
The official photographer at Woodstock remembers the golden age of flower power, peace, love and rock stars.
She played the perfect mother on television, but her own experience with her mother was far from nurturing.
The former model turned actress loves to work and has found beauty while being older than 50.
Steady, strong and always ready to make a play, the Steelers' Heath Miller has his hands full off the field with his three little children.
The actor, who appears in the film "The Way, Way Back," insists he will never marry.
Actress Taylor Schilling is going to prison (sort of). She plays the lead in the new original Netflix series "Orange is the New Black."
The actor's parents expected he might be a lawyer, but he loves playing a doctor on TV on "Royal Pains."
The actor famous for his roles in "Roots," and "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and hosting "Reading Rainbow," is now on "Perception."
The actress adopted her niece, conquered her self-esteem issues, kicked her marijuana habit and says everyone should sing.
The author of 14 books takes on Massey Energy in "The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption."
Radio and TV host Sean Hannity says the light goes on and he talks, but at home it's a different story.
Though she's been married 33 years, actress and activist Marlo Thomas never ever wanted to get married.
The actress, author and vegan is thrilled to be back together with her "Arrested Development" Bluth family.
Former TV bachelor and ER physician Dr. Travis Stork heads up a panel of peers to discuss health on the CBS daytime show "The Doctors."
Son of the late actor, Michael Landon Jr. confesses to being a little jealous of his father's "Little House on the Prairie" family.
Heart attack survivor Amy Heinl talks about her rare condition and changes everyone should make to be healthier and avoid heart disease.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hedrick Smith explains who stole the American Dream and remembers the first Earth Day.
Dutch model turned actress Famke Janssen speaks the language of filmmaking (along with German, French and English).
The actress is best known for the films she made with Alfred Hitchcock, but she says his obsession with her destroyed a promising career.
Multitalented, multiaward-winner Cher shares a little bit about her love of movies, her "strange" fame and more
Pittsburgh native Carolyn Miles talks about giving up a lucrative career in the private sector to work for Save the Children.
Syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker grew up with five different mothers. She says it made her a great observer of human nature.
The best-selling author says finding your authentic self is a luxury we all should try to indulge.
The Discovery Channel's Mike Rowe talks about his former hosting gig on "Dirty Jobs" and the Boy Scouts.
NAACP president Benjamin Jealous has much in common with President Obama: biracial heritage, Ivy League degree, community organizing start.
Dog cognition expert Brian Hare says the genius of dogs is their love of humans.
The real-life Broadway babe plays a Broadway babe on TV in the NBC hit "Smash."
Actor Steven Pasquale takes on two characters in one, playing a modern-day Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, in NBC's "Do No Harm."
British actress Lesley Nicol talks about her role as Mrs. Patmore on the "Masterpiece" period drama "Downton Abbey."
Dubbed "The Queen of Country," Reba McEntire has a new ABC show ("Malibu Country") and will soon have a new daughter-in-law, Kelly Clarkson.
A few bites from the 52 Breakfast With ... Q&A sessions Patricia Sheridan had with actors, authors, politicians and survivors.
The Countess Fiona Carnarvon is the real resident of Highclere Castle, the scene of the PBS series "Downton Abbey."
The winner of "RuPaul's Drag Race," Pittsburgh's Sharon Needles has found fame. Now she hosts her own horror film showcase.
1980s pop singer Cyndi Lauper is back with a very revealing memoir and a reality TV show, "Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual."
Christmas for actor Hugh Bonneville, Lord Grantham on PBS's Masterpiece period drama "Downton Abbey," is a big happy family day.
Andrew McCarthy talks about his one-time real fear of people and how writing and travel have changed him.
The youngest son of president Gerald R. Ford talks about his own life and his parents' legacy.
Actor Andre Braugher commands a sub on ABC's "Last Resort" but wouldn't want his kids to follow him into acting.
We still admire the cool demeanor of Capt. Sully Sullenberger, who made a perfect emergency landing on the Hudson River in January 2009.
Carrie Fisher has had a life worth writing about from her famous parents Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher to Star Wars.
Activist, journalist and best-selling author Barbara Ehrenreich is motivated by anger and curiosity.
Habitually Chic blogger and interior designer Heather Clawson adds another feather in her cap as author of "Creativity At Work."
Growing up in one of England's most palatial estates, Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill didn't like bringing friends home for tea.
Change your habitat, change your habit: That's just one idea presented by New York Times journalist Charles Duhigg.
Dr. Leonard Sax talks about the differences in boys and girls today, parenting in the cyber age and his books.
Marie Osmond talks about her new talk show, losing her son Michael, her crazy schedule and leaning on her faith when times are tough.
Number one nighttime radio host Delilah talks about her new book, "Arms Full of Love," her faith and Africa.
Elie Wiesel is known for his best-seller "Night," a haunting tale about surviving Auschwitz. His latest work of fiction is "Hostage."
Comedian and best-selling author Albert Brooks is convinced a woman will be elected president before a Jewish person.
The queen of daytime's reign may be over, but Susan Lucci is now hosting a show about real life soap operas called "Deadly Affairs."
Actor Tim Matheson talks about his new show "Hart of Dixie," vanity, acting and a childhood trauma.
Five-time Emmy-winning actor Kelsey Grammer has become synonymous with the role he played for two decades, Dr. Frasier Crane.
An actor since he was 12 years old, Paul Dano started his acting career on Broadway.
Actress Annie Potts became a television favorite in the sitcom "Designing Women," but before that she had appeared on the big screen.
Australian chef Curtis Stone dishes on food industry waste and the celebrity chef culture.
Summer is prime time for weddings, which means that Terri Orbuch, known as "The Love Doctor," gets lots of requests for advice.
The Dancing Classrooms founder talks about how ballroom dance can change the lives of children. He proved it with his "Dancing in Jaffa."
Award-winning actor of "Will & Grace" fame, Eric McCormack, returns to series television in the crime drama "Perception" on TNT.
Former Pennsylvania Govenor Ed Rendell talks about high-speed trains, his independence and his book, "A Nation of Wusses."
"Driving Miss Daisy," "The Shawshank Redemption" and "Million Dollar Baby" are just a few of Morgan Freeman's critically acclaimed roles.
She's adding star power to Lifetime channel's season four of "Drop Dead Diva." She plays the recurring role of Elisa Shayne on the series.
Melissa Etheridge talks love, fear, bullies and coming out with Patricia Sheridan.
Actor Billy Zane is best known for his role as Kate Winslet's self-centered fiance, Caledon Hockley, in James Cameron's "Titanic."
The actor best known for his evil character in the film "Titanic" talks about shaving his head, coming from a family of actors and alimony.
Viva Christo Rey! That is the rallying cry for the armies of freedom in the historical drama "For Greater Glory," which opens Friday.
The Academy Award-winnng director and producer has been in a long list of successful movies. He also is an accomplished musician.
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns changed the way audiences responded to the stodgy genre with his unique style.
CNN's award-winning interviewer Larry King of "Larry King Live" spent 25 years on the desk before he finally hung up his suspenders.
The historian and author of "Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life With John F. Kennedy" will speak here in October.
Before Tyler Perry's Madea, there was Vicki Lawrence's Thelma Harper, aka Mama, on "The Carol Burnett Show."
The prolific writer's novel "The Lucky One" has been turned into a movie starring Zac Effron. It opens Friday in theaters.
The television series "Lost" is where audiences found actor and former illustrator Michael Emerson.
Whether whispering to ghosts, fighting the tabloids or playing Audrey Hepburn, actress Jennifer Love Hewitt has a loyal fan base.
She has two films coming out: "The Five-Year Engagement" with Jason Segal and "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" with Ewan McGregor.
From high school teacher to waiter to award-winning actor, Jon Hamm has earned his way into the spotlight.
A petite powerhouse in the design world, Margaret Russell took the helm of the Conde Nast's venerable, international shelter magazine
She will always be known as the slightly prudish, preppy Charlotte on the HBO series "Sex and the City,"