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Last Tuesday

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Hailing from Harrisburg, PA (rather than sunny California as their music may recommend), the caffeinated Christian pop-punkers of Last Tuesday first rallied together in 1999 around catchy hooks, hopeful lyrics, and their beliefs in God. Though lineup adjustments plagued Last Wednesday (sometimes jumping between trio and quartet position) over time, they still were able to build a solid following through continuous touring and a lively live present. They released two full-lengths — 2001’s Dear Jessica and 2004’s Interruptions and Convictions — and divide an record with Curbsquirrels (2002’s Structure) via Dug Information before inking a cope with Mono vs. Stereo system. Last Tuesday’s positive phrases, duel vocal strike, and melodic leanings coupled with a far more intense sound because of their third studio record and label debut, Fix. Made by Relient K’s Matthew Thiessen and Joe Marlett (blink-182, Foo Fighters), the record was released in-may 2005 towards the compliment of critics and supporters alike. Become EVERYTHING YOU Believe implemented in August of another year. By the end of 2006, nevertheless, the only staying primary member, vocalist/guitarist Steve Gee, announced he’d be departing Last Wednesday to focus on married life. The rest of the users — bassist Carl Brengle, drummer Chris Murk, and bassist Ben Hannigan — continued for just one last tour in early 2007 (without Gee) before tossing within the towel once and for all.

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Music Songs Have You Seen Me?, Today Was Long, Beat Dependant, Become What You Believe, Can You Hear Me?, This Is the Way, All These Things, Deal With It, Selfish Dreams, The Stand, Question The Answers, Armchair Sanctuary, Everything So Far, I'll Never Understand, We Can't Afford, Resolve, Empty, You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive, Late Night News, You Got Me, Blind Leading The Blind, 1999, Giving Up, Carry On, Wake Me Up, The Mission, Glass Eye, My Last Regret, Moving On, Bonus Track 1, And So It Goes, Have A Nice Day
Albums Become What You Believe, Dear Jessica, Resolve, Distractions and Convictions


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#Fact
1 Turned down the role of Janet in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975).
2 Was in the running for the role of the mother in Poltergeist (1982) which went to JoBeth Williams.
3 Had to withdraw from Performance (1970) due to an injury before shooting began.
4 Tuesday was born on a Friday.
5 Actor Anthony Perkins and actress Dina Merrill (both of whom were co-stars) are Weld's third cousins.
6 Weld and her Wild in the Country (1961) co-star Hope Lange both portrayed the character of Selena Cross; Weld in the movie sequel Return to Peyton Place (1961) , Lange in the original film Peyton Place (1957).
7 In 1971 the 8th Street Playhouse in New York's Greenwich Village hosted a Tuesday Weld Film Festival.
8 Weld lives in Aspen area and has turned down work for over 10 years. Her major agents still send her scripts weekly, but she is writing and close to her daughter and granddaughter. She is offered "mother roles" on hit series, but looks better than her years. [June 2010]
9 First cousin of ex Governor William Weld of Massachussetts and both their lineages precede the founding fathers. The Weld name is on more buildings at Harvard in honor of her family establishing the University and is one of the most important family lineages in America.
10 Sold her homes in New York in Manhattan, and beach house in Montauk and is now living in Colorado near Aspen.
11 Was considered to play Mrs. Lovett in a film version of the musical "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street", but she passed on the role as time went on. When it was finally made in the 2000s, the role went to Helena Bonham Carter.
12 Born at 01:34 AM (EWT).
13 In Tiny Tim's recording of George M. Cohan's song "Then I'd be Satisfied with Life" (on his 1968 album "God Bless Tiny Tim"), he changes the line "If Hettie Green would only be my wife" to "If Tuesday Weld would only be my wife".
14 The first year she was on the set of The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959) she was mobbed so much by the press that she finally cut them off entirely. After that her name was seldom mentioned when the show was written about.
15 1958 Deb Star.
16 Refused to screen test (as did Natalie Wood) for the part of Daisy Buchanan in the 1974 remake of The Great Gatsby (1974).
17 Donald Fagen mentions her in his song "New Frontier" on the album "The Nightfly": "Introduce me to that big blonde/She's got a touch of Tuesday Weld."
18 Singer Walter Egan recorded "Tuesday Weld", his self-penned tribute to the actress, on his 1980 album "The Last Stroll".
19 Graduated from Hollywood Professional School in 1960 and was the class valedictorian.
20 Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 32, a son Patrick H. Moore on February 26, 1976. Child's father was her 2nd ex-husband, Dudley Moore.
21 Gave birth to her 1st child at age 23, a daughter Natasha Harz on August 26, 1966. Child's father was her 1st ex-husband, Claude Harz.
22 Turned down the films Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969), True Grit (1969) and Cactus Flower (1969).
23 When asked by a reporter what drove her into seclusion in the 1970s, she answered, "I think it was a Buick."
24 She was director Roman Polanski's first choice for the title role in Rosemary's Baby (1968) because he thought her pure, American looks would contrast well with the film's dark undertones. The studio preferred Mia Farrow, however, who had become a star on the enormously popular night-time soap opera Peyton Place (1964). A few years later, Polanski wanted her to star in his film version of Macbeth (1971). She lost the part when she refused to do a nude sleepwalking scene. The role was eventually played by Francesca Annis.
25 Turned down the role of Bonnie in Bonnie and Clyde (1967).
26 Was considered for the title roles in Lolita (1962) and Norma Rae (1979).
27 Featured on the cover of the album "Girlfriend" by Matthew Sweet. [1991]


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chelsea Walls 2001 Greta
Intimate Affairs 2001 Sasha
Feeling Minnesota 1996 Nora Clayton
Falling Down 1993 Mrs. Prendergast
Chillers 1990 TV Series Jessica
Heartbreak Hotel 1988 Marie Wolfe
Something in Common 1986 TV Movie Shelly Grant
Circle of Violence: A Family Drama 1986 TV Movie Georgia Benfield
Scorned and Swindled 1984 TV Movie Sharon Clark
Once Upon a Time in America 1984 Carol
The Winter of Our Discontent 1983 TV Movie Margie Young-Hunt
The Rainmaker 1982 TV Movie Lizzie
Author! Author! 1982 Gloria Travalian
Thief 1981 Jessie
Madame X 1981 TV Movie Holly Richardson
Serial 1980 Kate Linville Holroyd
Mother and Daughter: The Loving War 1980 TV Movie Lillie Lloyd McCann
Who'll Stop the Rain 1978 Marge Converse
A Question of Guilt 1978 TV Movie Doris Winters
Looking for Mr. Goodbar 1977 Katherine
F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood 1975 TV Movie Zelda Fitzgerald
Reflections of Murder 1974 TV Movie Vicky
Play It As It Lays 1972 Maria Wyeth Lang
A Safe Place 1971 Susan / Noah
I Walk the Line 1970 Alma McCain
Pretty Poison 1968 Sue Ann Stepanek
Cimarron Strip 1968 TV Series Heller
The Crucible 1967 TV Movie Abigail Williams
Lord Love a Duck 1966 Barbara Ann Greene
The Cincinnati Kid 1965 Christian
I'll Take Sweden 1965 JoJo Holcomb
The Fugitive 1964 TV Series Mattie Braydon
Mr. Broadway 1964 TV Series Emily
Soldier in the Rain 1963 Bobby Jo Pepperdine
The Greatest Show on Earth 1963 TV Series Louisa Johansen
The DuPont Show of the Week 1963 TV Series Elsie Brinkmann
The Eleventh Hour 1963 TV Series Denise Dunlear
The Dick Powell Theatre 1962 TV Series Stacy Palmer / Leslie Clark
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis 1959-1962 TV Series Thalia Menninger
Ben Casey 1962 TV Series Melanie Gardner
Route 66 1962 TV Series Miriam Moore
Naked City 1962 TV Series Ora Mae Youngham
Adventures in Paradise 1962 TV Series Gloria Dannora
Bachelor Flat 1961 Libby Bushmill / Libby Smith
Bus Stop 1961 TV Series Cherie
Follow the Sun 1961 TV Series Barbara Beaumont
Wild in the Country 1961 Noreen Braxton
Return to Peyton Place 1961 Selena
Zane Grey Theater 1960 TV Series Beth Lawson
The Tab Hunter Show 1960 TV Series Ginny
High Time 1960 Joy Elder
Sex Kittens Go to College 1960 Jody
The Millionaire 1960 TV Series Beth Boland
Because They're Young 1960 Anne Gregor
77 Sunset Strip 1959-1960 TV Series Kitten Lang / Barrie
The Private Lives of Adam and Eve 1960 Vangie Harper
The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet 1958-1959 TV Series Connie / Cathy / Ricky's Girlfriend
The Red Skelton Hour 1959 TV Series Starlet
The Five Pennies 1959 Dorothy Nichols - Age 13
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! 1958 Comfort Goodpasture
Goodyear Playhouse 1957 TV Series
The Wrong Man 1956 Giggly Girl (uncredited)
Rock Rock Rock! 1956 Dori

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I'll Take Sweden 1965 performer: "Give It to Me" - uncredited
The 31st Annual Academy Awards 1959 TV Special performer: "Almost in Your Arms Love Song from Houseboat"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Women I Love: Beautiful But Funny 1982 TV Movie Herself
The 50th Annual Academy Awards 1978 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
The Dick Cavett Show 1971 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1963-1971 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
The 36th Annual Academy Awards 1964 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Sound Effects
The Bob Hope Show 1961-1964 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
What's My Line? 1962 TV Series Herself - Mystery Guest
The 33rd Annual Academy Awards 1961 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
The Annual National Sports Awards 1961 TV Special Herself - Presenter
The National Sports Awards 1961 TV Special Herself - Presenter
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show 1960 TV Series Herself
About Faces 1960 TV Series Herself
Hedda Hopper's Hollywood 1960 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Juke Box Jury 1959 TV Series Herself
The 31st Annual Academy Awards 1959 TV Special Herself - Performer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Making the Boys 2011 Documentary Herself
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 1999 TV Special documentary Herself (uncredited)
The Beatles Anthology 1995 TV Mini-Series documentary Dori
Our Time 1985 TV Series Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1981 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Most Annoying Fake Accent: Female Thief (1981)
1960 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Most Promising Newcomer - Female The Five Pennies (1959)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1985 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Supporting Actress Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
1984 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special The Winter of Our Discontent (1983)
1983 ACE CableACE Awards Actress in a Theatrical or Non-Musical Program The Rainmaker (1982)
1981 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst Actress Thief (1981)
1981 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst On-Screen Couple Thief (1981) · James Caan
1978 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Supporting Role Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
1973 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Play It As It Lays (1972)
1960 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female New Personality 4th place.

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1968 NYFCC Award New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress Pretty Poison (1968)

TitleSalary
Wild in the Country (1961) $50,000
High Time (1960) $25,000
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1958) $350 per week
Rock Rock Rock! (1956) $400

#Quote
1 [About her mother] I hated Mama. I didn't feel really free until she died. Otherwise her death really didn't affect me much. Mama is already back here wandering around doing something. I hope as a puppy dog.
2 [About "Pretty Poison"] Don't talk to me about it. I couldn't bear Noel Black even speaking to me. When he said 'Good morning,' it destroyed my day.
3 [In a 1972 interview] I don't like interviews because your brain can be picked. That's not nice anywhere - even in a living room.
4 [After being asked why she turns down sure hits like "Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice"] It reeked of success. I may be self-destructive, but I like taking chances with movies. I like challenges, and I also like the particular position I've been in all these years, with people wanting to save me from the awful films I've been in... I think the Tuesday Weld cult is a very nice thing.
5 [Asked about a 1971 Tuesday Weld Film festival] I was astonished. That's an honor usually reserved for someone like Garbo or Bogart.
6 [on Sue Lyon] I don't think of her as an actress or otherwise. She just doesn't occupy that much of my mind. I don't know her.
7 [on her reputation as a "wild child"] As a teenager, I was a wreck. I drank so much I can't remember anything.
8 It seems the brighter you are, the deeper the hole you get into.
9 [about Elvis Presley] He walked into a room and everything stopped. Elvis was just so physically beautiful that even if he didn't have any talent . . . just his face, just his presence. And he was funny, charming, and complicated, but he didn't wear it on his sleeve. You didn't see that he was complicated. You saw great needs.
10 I do not ever want to be a huge star. Do you think I want a success? I refused Bonnie and Clyde (1967) because I was nursing at the time but also because deep down I knew that it was going to be a huge success. The same was true of "Bob and Carol and Fred and Sue" or whatever it was called [Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)]. It reeked of success.

#Trademark
1 Curvaceous figure
2 Platinum blonde hair and green eyes

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