People

This section is all about people doing things in Dallas, Texas, with articles and event announcements on local lectures, art/literary/business panels, and Q&A sessions with prominent authors, lecturers, and academics. This section is also home to the “Fascinating People from Dallas, Texas” series, which is a bi-monthly bio, and interview with a person from or living in Dallas bringing value to our city. Subscribe to our RSS or get updates directly via email using our subscribe page to learn about people from Dallas, Texas, doing cool things!

TeamSeas – Saving The Oceans, Honoring A Friend

TeamSeas - Saving The Oceans, Honoring A Friend

- Every year, thousands of pounds of trash makes its ways into our oceans - This trash ends up affecting our marine life and water supply, and the problems gets worse and worse every year. Fortunately, someone decided to do something about it. Two well-known Youtubers, MrBeast and Mark Rober, decided to come together on […]

[INTERVIEW] Revisiting The 70s & 80s With Caddyshack’s Cindy Morgan For Retro Expo

[INTERVIEW] Revisiting The 70s & 80s With Caddyshack's Cindy Morgan For Retro Expo

In an exclusive interview with Cindy Morgan, we are throwing things back to the days of Caddyshack and Tron for her upcoming visit to Retro Expo.

[INTERVIEW] Francois Chau Talks Turtles, GI Joe, and Lost

[INTERVIEW] Francois Chau Talks Turtles, GI Joe, and Lost

Cowabunga! The Shredder, Francois Chau visits with ILID prior to Retro Expo!

[INTERVIEW] The Birds and Alien Star Veronica Cartwright Heads To Retro Expo

[INTERVIEW] The Birds and Alien Star Veronica Cartwright Heads To Retro Expo

Veronica Cartwright talks about her time with Alfred Hitchcock and what it was like filming for some of Hollywood's biggest hits ahead of her Retro Expo appearance.

[INTERVIEW] Valley Girl’s Deborah Foreman Returns To DFW

[INTERVIEW] Valley Girl's Deborah Foreman Returns To DFW

Valley Girl's Deborah Foreman speaks with ILID ahead of her Alamo Drafthouse Q&A and appearance at Dallas Comic Show.

[INTERVIEW] DFW Native Burton Gilliam Discusses Blazing Saddles And His Career

[INTERVIEW] DFW Native Burton Gilliam Discusses Blazing Saddles And His Career

Dallas native and Hollywood icon Burton Gilliam does an exclusive interview with ILID prior to the Dallas Comic Show.

[INTERVIEW] 10 Quick Questions With Sherilyn Fenn

[INTERVIEW] 10 Quick Questions With Sherilyn Fenn

Sherilyn Fenn has graced Hollywood since the 1980s, making a name for herself on and off screen. Starring in more than 123 shows and films, Fenn has left a lasting impact on the cinema industry. Some of her most memorable roles came in hits like Twin Peaks, Of Mice and Men, and Gilmore Girls. Off […]

[INTERVIEW] Charlie Brown’s Melanie Kohn Reflects On Her Time As Lucy

[INTERVIEW] Charlie Brown's Melanie Kohn Reflects On Her Time As Lucy

Voice actress Melanie Kohn, a Texas resident, has played a role that has influenced generations children and adults alike. Kohn is best known for voicing Lucy Van Pelt in many of the Charlie Brown animated shows and movies, including It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown! Kohn's sister voiced the character before she assumed the role […]

Cortina Jackson – Author of “On Earth As It Is In Hell” Talks About The Newly Released Audio Version of Her Groundbreaking Book

Cortina Jackson - Author of

Cortina Jackson is the author of "On Earth, As It is In Hell" and "The Sounds of Silence Are The Loudest". After our previous interview, ILiveInDallas.com caught up with Cortina to discuss her latest project of converting "On Earth…" into an audio book. DISCLAIMER: The following reflects the personal opinions and experiences of Cortina Jackson. […]

[INTERVIEW] Make Way For Prince Ali! Scott Weinger Visits With ILID

[INTERVIEW] Make Way For Prince Ali! Scott Weinger Visits With ILID

This week, fans across Texas received the devastating news that Dallas Fan Festival is now the latest entertainment victim claimed by Covid. After Fan Expo was postponed (and later canceled), many people held onto the hope that they would have a chance to see some of the scheduled talent appear at Fan Festival in October. […]