TITLE

Reginald VelJohnson says he shed pounds to get different acting roles

PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Jet;09/07/98, Vol. 94 Issue 15, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Reginald VelJohnson who stars as Carl Winslow in the television comedy `Family Matters' and worked on losing weight to gain roles other than `heavyset characters.' Comments from VelJohnson; Questions people ask since he lost weight.
ACCESSION #
1154887

 

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