Slideshow: 15 Portraits from ‘The Hollywood Show,’ in Chicagoland on March 23 & 24, 2019

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Tony Dow and Jerry Mathers of TV’s ‘Leave it to Beaver.’

CHICAGO – The TV, movie and entertainment world is coming back to Chicagoland with The Hollywood Show on March 23rd and 24th, 2019, at the Hyatt Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Ill. The event gives fans and admirers an opportunity to meet and get pictures with celebrities and take advantage of vendors offering show business memorabilia.

Prominent film actor John Cusack (“Say Anything,” “Love and Mercy”) will make his first Chicago appearance at The Hollywood Show (Saturday the 23rd only). For nostalgists, Russ Tamblyn and George Chakiris of “West Side Story” (1961) are appearing. This year’s show will also focus on some of the biggest TV shows in history, as Richard Thomas (John-Boy from “The Waltons”), Loretta Swit (M*A*S*H), Shirley Jones (“The Partridge Family”) and Dawn Wells (Gilligan’s Island) are set to appear. Also in attendance will be Nell Campbell (Columbia in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”) and local Chicago treasure Tim Kazurinsky (Police Academy), among other big names. Click here for a complete list. is at The Hollywood Show every year, and photographer Joe Arce took these Exclusive Photos at the March of 2018 gathering. Click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through the slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All photos © Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for

  1. HOLLYSHOW1: Tony Dow and Jerry Mathers of TV’s ‘Leave it to Beaver.’
  2. HOLLYSHOW2: Linda Blair of ‘The Exorcist.’
  3. HOLLYSHOW3: Irene Bedard, the voice of Walt Disney’s ‘Pocahantas.’
  4. HOLLYSHOW4: Debbie Turner, Marta in ‘The Sound of Music.’
  5. HOLLYSHOW5: Randolph Mantooth of TV’s ‘Emergency.’
  6. HOLLYSHOW6: Kristy McNichol, 1970s icon of TV’s ‘Family’ and ‘Little Darlings.’
  7. HOLLYSHOW7: Lyle Waggoner of ‘The Carol Burnett Show.’
  8. HOLLYSHOW8: Noah Hathaway of ‘The Never Ending Story.’
  9. HOLLYSHOW9: 1970s heartthrob Parker Stevenson of ‘The Hardy Boys.’
  10. HOLLYSHOW10: Brian Bonsall was Andy Keaton on TV’s ‘Family Ties.’
  11. HOLLYSHOW11: Sybil Danning, sex symbol of ‘Amazon Women on the Moon.’
  12. HOLLYSHOW12: Trina Parks, 1st African American Bond Girl in ‘Diamonds Are Forever.’
  13. HOLLYSHOW13: 1960s sitcom star Tammy Locke (‘The Monroes’).
  14. HOLLYSHOW14: The Funny Bunny: Julie McCullough of ‘Growing Pains’ and Playboy Mag.
  15. HOLLYSHOW15: Kent McCord from TV’s ‘Adam-12.’

The Hollywood Show will take place March 23rd and 24th, 2019 (March 22nd is a non-celebrity preview night) at the Hyatt Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel, 6350 North River Road, in Rosemont, Illinois. Click here for more details and ticket information. senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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