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Theatre alums, former students, mentioned in round-up of MI-influenced TV...
Detroit Free Press
"You haven't lived here until ... you watch Michigan-influenced TV"
by Zlati Meyer
Entertainers who have shared an affiliation with Wayne State University are noted among a list of Michigan-influenced television shows. Lily Tomlin, who attended Wayne State University, was a cast member of Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In. WSU graduate S. Epatha Merkerson appeared in the original Law & Order series. And radio personality Casey Kasem hosted America’s Top 10 on TV and was the voice of Shaggy for the animated series Scooby-Doo. Also mentioned is WSU theatre alum Larry Joe Campbell '99, former theatre student Tom Skerritt, actor Chad Everett who is a 1960 alum of WSU communication and actor Tim Meadows who is a former WSU communication student.