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Jaclyn Smith

For more than 30 years Jaclyn Smith has held the public’s interest as an award winning actress, designer, and role model.

A native of Houston, Texas, Jaclyn put on her first pair of dancing shoes at the age of three. She studied drama at Trinity University and she was soon in productions of “Bye Bye Birdie”, “West Side Story”, and “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”. She left Texas to pursue her dream as a dancer. While in New York, an agent believed her classic beauty made her a natural for television cameras and Jaclyn Smith soon came into American homes as the Breck Girl, which led to relationships with Wella Balsam and Max Factor. While with Max Factor she developed a new scent, Jaclyn Smith’s California. Her signature scent won best mass-produced fragrance the year it was launched in 1989.

Jaclyn has compiled an impressive filmography of more than 50 films and TV appearances. In 1976 she starred as Kelly Garrett on “Charlie’s Angels”. Later, Jaclyn earned a Golden Globe nomination - and in 1989 she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

In 1985 Jaclyn pioneered the concept of celebrity branding with the introduction of her collections for Kmart. Since then, more than 100 million women have purchased merchandise bearing her name, and the brand continues to grow to include apparel, accessories, home furnishings, outdoor living and seasonal.

With her sincere desire to help consumers attain beautiful home décor at an affordable price, Jaclyn began working with one of the world’s largest home textile wholesalers, Trend /Fabricut on an exclusive fabric and trimming program in February 2007.

Along with her long-time friend and famed celebrity hair stylist, José Eber, Jaclyn created a new collection of hair fashions, STYLE by Jaclyn Smith in partnership with Paula Young which launched in October 2008.

In 2010 Jaclyn collaborated with her husband, Dr. Brad Allen, a renowned medical researcher, to develop a family of luxurious cleansers and moisturizers, and protective skin care products to work with her straightforward daily regimen – and to work in perfect concert with each other.

It is perhaps the dancer’s sense of balance which keeps the many facets of her life in harmony. Husband Brad, children Gaston and Spencer Margaret, as well as the newest addition, Spencer Margaret’s daughter Bea, keep her centered and serve as her inspiration. “That’s truly where my heart is”. Jaclyn shares, “I am honored to lend my name and support to this incredible organization. Caring for a critically ill child is a difficult journey that no one should every have to go through alone. Here to Serve provides a community of support that should be made available to all those in need, which is why I am proud to assist in the work they do.”

Shelley Morrison

New York-born character actress Shelley Morrison has had a long and varied career since the early 60s.

She started out on TV in such popular shows as The Farmer's Daughter (1963) and Laredo (1965), making a career out of an assortment of ethnic roles. In films she played Indian squaws in Three Guns for Texas (1968) and Mackenna's Gold (1969), as well as minor Hispanic roles in Castle of Evil (1966), Man and Boy (1971) and Troop Beverly Hills (1989). While most people remember her with fondness as the adorably shy but spirited "Sister Sixto" who had problems mastering English (Shelley did in real life as well, as Spanish is her native language) in The Flying Nun (1967) starring Sally Field, today's audiences have been relishing her turnabout performance as the vinegary El Salvadorean housekeeper, "Rosario", the only character who doesn't mince words with Megan Mullally's socialite boss in another sitcom Will & Grace (1998). Shelley is a multi-ALMA-award nominee for her work on Will & Grace.

Shelley's acting roots are firmly entrenched in the theatre, having performed, produced and directed hosts of plays over the years in Los Angeles, New York and abroad. Dampening the enjoyment of her renewed TV success, however, has been recent battles with breast and lung cancer, which is now in remission. Shelley joins Here to Serve sharing that “In the uncertain times we are living in now every opportunity to keep the candle lit by supporting this extraordinary organization is important.”

She and her husband non-fiction writer Walter Dominguez have two dogs, a chow-collie mix named Katie and a Skye terrier mix named Charlie.