- June 28th, 2012
- PAPA News
Los Angeles Lakers guards Andrew Goudelock and Darius Morris will ride in this year’s parade, and veteran actor Jeffrey Tambor will perform a comedy set during the Palisades Rocks the Fourth concert and fireworks.
Morris, a Los Angeles native who attended Windward H.S. in Mar Vista, recently completed his rookie season with the Lakers, appearing in 20 games. The young point guard holds the single-season assists record at the University of Michigan. Goudelock also just completed his rookie season and appeared in 40 games for the Lakers. A four year starter at the College of Charleston, Goudelock averaged 23.4 points per game and was the fourth highest scorer in the nation. Lakers fans are excited about the bright future of this young guard duo.
Proud Palisades resident Tambor served as Fourth of July Parade Grand Marshal last year, and this year will perform a comedy set prior to the fireworks. The veteran actor has earned deep respect (and multiple Emmy Award nominations) for being one of the most versatile and accomplished character actors in film and television. Tambor’s unforgettable roles in such popular programs as “The Larry Sanders Show” and “Arrested Development” reveal his unique comedic gifts, while his roles in films such as “And Justice for All” and “Meet Joe Black” display the depth of his dramatic sensibilities. He has been accorded numerous honors for his professional work, including six Emmy nominations and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as being nominated for a Television Critics Association Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Comedy Series. Tambor has recently finished filming the features “Untitled Phil Spector Biopic,” opposite Al Pacino, and he will next be seen on the small screen in the NBC TV Comedy “Next Caller Please.” Jeffrey will also lend his voice to a Disney animated film called “Cinder Biter.”Continue reading