Sharrie Williams, author of The Maybelline Story, is an original descendant of the Maybelline family. Her Great uncle, Tom Lyle Williams, founded the Maybelline Co in 1915 and sold it in 1967. Sharrie shares her family's photos, stories and vintage Maybelline ads.
Brian Dietzen, David McCallum, Pauley Perrette, Mark Harmon, Sean Murray, Cote de Pablo, and Michael Weatherly attend CBS' "NCIS" celebration of their 200th episode on January 3, 2012 in Valencia, California.Mark Davis/Getty Images -
If you have followed my blog, you know who Mabel and Chet are. If not, here's what you've missed.
Tom Lyle Williams, sister Mabel, (Maybelline's namesake,) married Chet Hewes and had
three children.Shirley, Tommy and Joyce.
Tommy grew up, married Mary Lee, had Trudy..... Trudy grew up, married Keith Dietsen and had Brian.....
Brian was such a cute kid, Hollywood took a glance, and.....
cast him as Jimmy Palmer, on NCIS. However, "When Brian auditioned for the part, he was almost turned down because the casting director said he was too good looking. Brian convinced them he could play nerdy. Maybe that's why he wears those goofy glasses." (story from Brian's aunt, Linda Hughes.)
NCIS just celebrated it's 200th episode.
Chuck the Movie-guy talks to Brian Dietzen who plays Jimmy Palmer on NCIS at the William S. Paley
Paleyfest TV Festival.
Brian, here's to another 200 episodes on NCIS...
And top it all off, Mark Harmon's mother, Elyse Knox was a Maybelline Model... Small world!! So now you know what you missed!!!!
Stay tuned for more fascinating news from The Vintage Maybelline Docu-Blog.