Dee Wallace chats about BUPPALAPALOO – her new therapeutic teddy bear – Exclusive Interview

BuppaLaPaloo Bear logo | ©2015 Dee Wallace

Dee Wallace is primarily known to the world as an actress – above all as the mom in E.T., but also as the mother in CUJO, a reporter investigating werewolves in THE HOWLING and more recently recurring as the Blutbad (werewolf) mother of Monroe (series regular Silas Weir Mitchell) on GRIMM and as Willie Sterling on THE WHISPERS.  However, Wallace has many other aspects to her life. In addition to being a mother, she’s been a dancer, a teacher and is still a practicing life coach. Now Wallace is adding toy creator and children’s book author to her resume with […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Dee Wallace gets GRIMM again

Dee Wallace guest stars on GRIMM on NBC | © 2014 NBC/Scott Green

Even big bad Blutbads have mothers – at least, they do on GRIMM. In tonight’s episode, NBC, Friday at 9 PM, we meet the parents of the wolflike Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) when he decides to ask an important question of his beloved Rosalee (Bree Turner), who is a foxlike Fuchsbau. In other words,Monroe is planning to marry outside of his Wesen species, which may cause his parents to growl a little bit. Monroe’s mother is played by Dee Wallace, who previously played a werewolf in THE HOWLING, was the mom in E.T. and has many other roles to her […]Read On »

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Blu-ray Review: THE HOWLING COLLECTOR’S EDITION

THE HOWLING Blu-ray | ©2013 Scream! Factory

Rating: R Stars: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan, Christopher Stone, Belinda Belaski Writers: John Sayles and Terence H. Winkless based on the novel by Gary Bradner Director: Joe Dante Distributor: Scream! Factory Suggested Retail Price: $29.99 Release Date: June 19, 2013 While AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON gets kudos as the ground-breaking werewolf movie from 1981 (and rightfully so, because it’s a great movie), some people forget that THE HOWLING came out in 1981 and was just as ground-breaking and entertaining. The two films work in tandem as great examples of excellent genre filmmaking from two rising directors of […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: HANSEL & GRETEL star Dee Wallace gets her witch on

Dee Wallace in HANSEL AND GRETEL | ©2012 The Asylum

With roughly 196 acting credits, Dee Wallace is an incredibly busy actress that’s always working. Just in the last two years she’s navigated from guest appearances on TV shows like BONES, WAREHOUSE 13 and SWITCHED AT BIRTH to such recent films. independent films like THE JAZZ FUNERAL, THE MARGARINE WARS and CRY OF THE BUTTERFLY. She has also played many iconic heroic characters in her career. She likely will forever be most identified with her role as the single mom in E.T. – THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL but she’s also famous for (among other characters) her intrepid reporter checking out werewolves in […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Dee Wallace looks back on E.T. – THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

Drew Barrymore and Dee Wallace in E.T. THE EXTRATERRESTRIAL | ©2012 Universal Home Entertainment

Since its release in 1982, E.T. THE EXTRATERRESTRIAL has become – both artistically and commercially – the gold standard for the oft-referred-to, seldom truly applicable “film for all ages.” Directed and produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Melissa Mathison, the film is the story of a little alien who becomes separated from his exploratory team and is helped in his quest to go home, first by grade-schooler Elliott (Henry Thomas), and eventually by Elliott’s entire family, including older brother Michael (Robert MacNaughton), little sister Gertie (Drew Barrymore) and single mother Mary, played by Dee Wallace. To commemorate E.T.’s thirtieth […]Read On »

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