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By Nate Millado

July 23 is Gorgeous Grandma Day—yes, that's a thing!—and these five lovely ladies show why such a holiday exists. They're accomplished award winners—and red carpet head-turners—but let's not forget their off-screen roles: as Nana and Lolly. Join us in a tribute to our five fave glam-mas.

Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne with white hair black sweater and pearls on The Talk

The Talk co-host Sharon Osbourne showing off her new platinum ’do.

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The tart-tongued Talk co-host, 67, gushes about being "a nana to three angels" Pearl, Andy, and Minnie (son Jack's daughters). "You can spoil, you can indulge," Sharon Osbourne said on The Talk in 2011, "and then say, 'Okay, now let your parents be the ones to teach you right from wrong. I'm not. What do you want? Have it!'" Osbourne received the best 67th birthday present last October, when Jack, daughter Kelly, and granddaughters Andy and Minnie all surprised her on The Talk. A visibly verklempt Sharon choked up and said, "I am the luckiest old bitch in the world!"

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Rita Moreno

Justina Machado and Rita Moreno at 2017 Emmy Awards

Rita Moreno strikes a pose as One Day at a Time co-star Justina Machado looks on at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.

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She's a rare EGOT winner—having won a competitive Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony—but Rita Moreno, 88, is equally proud of another "G" title: grandmother. Her two grandsons, Justin and Cameron, are "the light of our lives," she once told GRAND magazine. "These little boys are our hearts and souls. They are the air we breathe." And though she might be a little different from the sassy, super-flirty abuela she plays on One Day At A Time, there's no mistaking that both Moreno and ODAAT's Lydia adore their families.

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Christine Baranski

Christine Baranski in suit and heels on the Colbert set

Christine Baranski makes an entrance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

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Not many nanas can rock pearls and power suits the way Christine Baranski, 68, does on The Good Fight. Then again, not every grandma is as "cool" as Baranski, who told Live With Kelly and Ryan that she took her grandsons to their first New York Rangers game. "That is the thing to do with little boys—a hockey game," she said, "because they can make a mess on the floor, and have popcorn, and shout, and scream. It was so much fun." Baranski has been "blissfully stuck" with her three grandsons during quarantine, gardening, baking with them, and introducing them to Bach.

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Marie Osmond

Marie Osmond with sparkly cowboy hat and guitar on The Talk

Marie Osmond in an all-musical, holiday-themed episode of The Talk.

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The multi-hyphenated megastar, 60, has worn many hats over a storied decades-long career—singer, dancer, actor, The Talk co-host—but there's one coveted title that Marie Osmond relishes more than any—being a mother to her eight children and grandma to six. As she put it on her official Instagram account earlier this year, "Being surrounded by family and dear friends is my greatest blessing and I never take it for granted. Also, I believe what my dad taught us, 'If you can get along with your family, you can get along with anyone!'"

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Lesley Stahl

Lesley Stahl

Veteran news journalist and 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl.

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The 60 Minutes correspondent, 78, wrote the book on grandparenting—literally! In 2016, Lesley Stahl penned Becoming Grandma, where she reveals that she was "jolted, blindsided by a wallop of loving more intense than anything I could remember or had ever imagined" after the birth of her first granddaughter. During her 40-plus years of broadcast journalism, Stahl has covered hard news from Watergate to Guantanamo. But when her two grandkids, Jordan and Chloe, call her "Lolly," Stahl turns to mush. "When you are a grandmother, something gets disabled—the ability to say 'no,'" she once said. "I was in a bookstore with my granddaughter and she kept saying, 'I want dat, I want dat, I want dat' and I bought her all those 'dats.'"

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Originally published in Watch! Magazine, January-February 2020.

Natasha Leggero

Natasha Leggaro in a champagne-colored dress.

Elizabeth, Broke

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Natasha Leggero is hilarious as Elizabeth, a woman learning the price of finding herself without a trust fund at her disposal—and living in the home of her younger sister (Pauley Perrette). Leggero embraces the character's duality—she is by turns snobby and humble—with utmost believability and humor.

Kyle Gallner

Actor Kyle Gallner in a black shirt and jeans.

Eric Fisher, Interrogation

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Kyle Gallner introduces a gripping intensity to this true-crime drama, playing a man who spends more than 20 years in prison fighting his conviction for brutally murdering his mother. As the show jumps back and forth in time, Gallner is equally at ease acting as Fisher at various stages of his life.

Leo Sheng

Leo Sheng in a burgundy suit.

Micah Lee, The L Word: Generation Q

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Leo Sheng joins the ensemble, playing a brilliant, vulnerable professor of social work. It's impossible not to root for him as he negotiates the fraught dating scene in Los Angeles.

Kiara Barnes

Kiara Barnes of soap opera The Bold and the Beauti

Zoe Buckingham, The Bold and the Beautiful

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This woman's got "daddy issues." As Buckingham, Kiara Barnes embodies obsessive intensity, using any means possible to get what she wants. A triple threat, the actress, musician, and model has also appeared on The Price Is Right.

J. Alex Brinson

J. Alex Brinson in a gray plaid suit.

Luke Watkins, All Rise

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A brilliant bailiff with his eye on a law degree, Watkins is brought to life by J. Alex Brinson as a charming and integral part of this ensemble. His chemistry with Jessica Camacho's Emily is reason enough to tune in.

Maya Lynne Robinson

Actress Maya Lynne Robinson on the red carpet in a red dress.

Michelle Taylor, The Unicorn

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Playing a mother of four, Maya Lynne Robinson wins hearts urging her widowed friend Wade (Walton Goggins) to get on with dating. She's impatient, hilarious, and a woman you'd always want in your corner.

Matthew Atkinson

Matthew Atkinson from soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.

Thomas Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful

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The scheming heir apparent to a world-renowned fashion house, he grew up watching his parents' marriage fall apart because of the sultry Brooke Logan. Of course he finds himself in love with Brooke's daughter.... We can't look away.

Tanya Rivero

CBSN anchor Tanya Rivero.

Anchor, CBSN

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Named to her position last fall, Tanya Rivero earned notice on the 24/7 live news streaming service with her coverage of the Mueller Report and one of the first national interviews with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The former professional dancer is as confident reporting on Wall Street as she is on politics.

Jonny Beauchamp

Actor Jonny Beauchamp.

Jorge/Ginger Lopez, Katy Keene

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By day, Jorge works at his family's bodega. At night, this singer who once dreamed of a Broadway career transforms into the drag queen Ginger. Jonny Beauchamp inhabits both characters with heart and grit, and as Ginger he's downright glamorous—and destined for fame.

Nimrat Kaur

Actress Nimrat Kaur on the red carpet.

Tasneem Qureshi, Homeland

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She's back! After playing a member of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence in season four, Nimrat Kaur reprises her role for the final season of Homeland. Calculating and without compunction, her character is a worthy nemesis to Carrie (Claire Danes).

David Begnaud

CBS News correspondent David Begnaud.

Lead National Correspondent, CBS This Morning and Anchor of CBS News Radio Reporter's Notebook

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David Begnaud's tenacious reporting has been featured across the news division. With coverage of stories like Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico, for which he spent more time on the island than any other network correspondent, and the shooting at Orlando's Pulse Nightclub, Begnaud has earned numerous awards and the audience's trust.

Beth Mowins 

Sports reporter Beth Mowins.

Play-by-Play Announcer, The NFL on CBS

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The first woman to provide play-by-play commentary for The NFL on CBS, this 28-year sports veteran covered college sports before making the leap to professional football. Beth Mowins combines her knowledge with a preternatural instinct for the game, covering the 2019 season with former NFL player Tiki Barber.

Jessica Camacho

Actress Jessica Camacho in a floral top and white pants.

Emily Lopez, All Rise

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She was the bounty-hunting Gypsy on The Flash; now she's playing the other side of the law as a fiercely determined L.A. public defender. While her personal life may get the most of her, Emily's a master of the courtroom, and Jessica Camacho commands the screen.

Sean Dominic 

Actor Sean Dominic of soap opera The Young and the Restless.

Dr. Nate Hastings, The Young and the Restless

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Taking over the role of Dr. Hastings last spring, Sean Dominic is winning audiences' hearts. He's Genoa City's top physician, but hasn't been so lucky in love. How is that possible? We're rooting for him and the mysterious newcomer Amanda Sinclair (Mishael Morgan).

Adriana Diaz

CBS News Correspondent Adriana Diaz.

CBS News Correspondent

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Fluent in Mandarin as well as French, Adriana Diaz was CBS News' Asia correspondent based in China before moving to Chicago, where she has reported on stories including the city's gun violence epidemic and the Flint water crisis. Her intelligent assessment of world events is a wake-up call when she fills in on CBS This Morning.

Manuel Bojorquez

Manuel Bojorquez of CBS News.

National Correspondent, CBS News

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The Miami-based reporter's work is seen across all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. Manuel Bojorquez's contributions to a story about an Arkansas tornado earned him and his team the Edward R. Murrow Award. As a solo investigator, he has reported extensively from Latin America and the south, covering topics including Pope Francis' visit to Mexico.

Theo Germaine

Theo Germaine from TV comedy Work in Progress.

Chris, Work in Progress

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In this half-hour comedy created by Chicago improv masters Abby McEnany and Tim Mason about a 45-year-old self-identified fat queer dyke (McEnany), Theo Germaine is a revelation as Chris, a sexually explorative trans man and Abby's love interest.

Izzy Diaz

Izzy Diaz of TV show Broke

Luis, Broke

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As the fastidious, perfectly attired, and endlessly loyal assistant to Javier, who suddenly finds himself living with his sister-in-law (Pauley Perrette), Izzy Diaz is as deft an actor as his character is at handling whatever life throws at him.

Roxy Sternberg 

Roxy Sternberg sitting on a rooftop ledge.

Agent Sheryll Barnes, FBI: Most Wanted

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As an ex-NYPD detective, Roxy Sternberg's character knows her way around the streets. Fierce and loyal, Barnes is someone you want on your side, and Sternberg is a rising star we want to watch.

Rachel Smith

Entertainment Tonight correspondent Rachel Smith.

Correspondent, Entertainment Tonight

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The former Miss USA credits her work ethic to an early job interning for Oprah Winfrey's company, Harpo Productions. Whether covering the red carpet or interviewing celebrities like Kim Kardashian West and Dua Lipa, Rachel Smith brings her sparkle and smarts to ET as its newest correspondent.

Jay Feely

NFL on CBS analyst Jay Freely.

Analyst, The NFL on CBS

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The former kicker played 14 years in the NFL. After his playing career ended, Jay Feely joined CBS Sports as an analyst for college football. In his current role as an NFL on CBS analyst, he has covered multiple Super Bowls and AFC Championship Games; this season, he continues to bring his game to The NFL on CBS from the booth.

Caleb Castille 

Actor Caleb Castille on the red carpet.

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& Christopher Meyer

Actor Christopher Meyer on the red carpet.

Ron and Derek Garland, Tell Me A Story

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This duo doubles the suspense level of the fairy tale anthology's second season, playing brothers up to no good. Castille's smarter, more dominant character, Ron, may run the show, but as a pair they wholly own their scenes.

Photography by Tom Corbett.

Looking for unique ways to woo your sweetheart? From culinary classes and wine tasting to Sin City adventures, get Valentine's Day inspired by your favorite CBS stars.

Sean Murray in Las Vegas.

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Step right up for fun and games

Sami Gayle in front the Ferries Wheel in Coney Island.

Photography by Adrienne Raquel.

Hit the boardwalk, share cotton candy, and ride the ferris wheel!

Sami Gayle in Coney Island, New York.

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Life's a beach!

Wilmer Valderrama on the beach.

Photography by Nino Muñoz.

Spend a day at the beach and catch some waves. If you're in cold weather take this opportunity to get away and savor a warm day.

Wilmer Valderrama Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Love song

Alex O'Loughlin playing the guitar on the beach.

Photography by Emily Shur.

Serenade your sweetie.

Alex O'Loughlin in Kona, Hawaii.

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Dreamy destination

Violett Beane standing at the foot of a pier in Maine.

Photography by Christopher Ross.

Pack your bags and have an adventure. Get away this Valentine's Day and go somewhere you've never been before. Be spontaneous!

Violett Beane in Portland, Maine.

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Music to our ears

Matt LeBlanc standing in front of a juke box.

Photography by Peter Yang.

Keep it low-key and hang out with your BFF. Valentine's Day is also a day to enjoy the company of friends.

Matt LeBlanc at Cadillac Jacks vintage diner in Los Angeles.

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Grape expectations

Christine Baranski in the Tuscan countryside.

Photography by Christopher Ross.

Go wine tasting and take in the gorgeous scenery.

Christine Baranski in Tuscany, Italy.

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Let sparks fly

Thomas Sadoski making a fire.

Photography by Christopher Ross.

Make a fire, cozy up, and cuddle.

Thomas Sadoski in upstate New York.

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Rocky mountain high!

Matthew Gray Gubler on the ski slope.

Photography by Christopher Ross.

Grab your skis or snowboard and adventure down a mountain together. Hello, feel-good endorphins!

Matthew Gray Gubler in Park City, Utah.

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Row, row, row your boat

Chris O'Donnell rowing a boat in front of a castle.

Photography by Cliff Lipson.

Take them to a castle and watch fairytales come true together!

Chris O'Donnell at Ashford Castle in Ireland.

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A spot of tea

Lucy Liu drinking a cup of tea in bed.

Photography by Ruven Afanador.

Good morning! Surprise her with breakfast in bed. There's nothing like being pampered!

Lucy Liu at The Carlyle in New York City.

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Happy hour

Paget Brewster, Kirsten Vangsness, and A.J. Cook enjoying martinis.

Photography by Matt Hoyle.

Girls just have wanna have fun! Meet up for drinks with your best girlfriends.

Paget Brewster, Kirsten Vangsness, and A.J. Cook in Washington D.C.

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Night out on the town

Christopher Jackson in a tux and fedora hat.

Photography by David Needleman.

"Pick you up at 8?" Meet for the first time again. Make it a romantic date night. Get a few drinks and remember how you fell in love.

Christopher Jackson in New York City.

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Shop till you drop

Allison Janney and Anna Faris shopping in Paris.

Photography by Patrick Demarchelier.

Grab your mom and go shopping. Treat yourself!

Allison Janney and Anna Faris in Paris.

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Picnic perfect

Brian Dietzen with a romantic picnic spread.

Photography by Ian Derry.

Grab a blanket, pack lunch, and have a picnic. Simple and romantic, show your lovebug that this day is to be spent just with them.

Brian Dietzen in London.

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Natural beauty

Emily Wickersham frolicking in the forest.

Photography by Christopher Ross.

Enjoy nature and frolic in the woods.

Emily Wickersham in Sonoma, California.

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Ticket to ride

Alex O'Loughlin on a motorcycle.

Photography by Nino Muñoz.

Take out your leather jacket and show off your rugged side.

Alex O'Loughlin on Oahu, Hawaii.

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Workout buddy

Shemar Moores sitting on a yoga mat.

Photography Kwaku Alston.

Nothing like a good sweat session with your sweetie to start off the day right!

Shemar Moore in Maui.

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Bear necessities

Patricia Heaton surrounded by lots of teddy bears.

Photography by Andrew Eccles.

Surprise your sweetheart with a bunch of cuddly teddy bears!

Patricia Heaton in Los Angeles.

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Chic romantique

Beth Behrs posing in front of the Parisian skyline.

Photography by Patrick Demarchelier.

Escape to the City of Light. J'adore!

Beth Behrs in Paris.

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Joy ride

LL COOL J standing in front of a porsche.

Photography by Cliff Lipson.

Take a drive down memory lane.

LL COOL J in Beverly Hills.

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Express yourselves

Jay Hernandez in Mexico.

Photography by Derek Blanks.

Explore a different part of the world together, like caliente Cancún in the Mexican Riviera.

Jay Hernandez in Mexico.

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Disco ball

Sonequa Martin-Green leaning against a disco ball.

Photography by Marie H. Rainville.

Get dressed up and go out dancing!

Sonequa Martin-Green in Los Angeles.

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Hit the links

Chris O'Donnell golfing.

Photography by David Needleman.

Take the afternoon off to play a round or two of golf.

Chris O'Donnell in Newport Beach, California.

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Foodie fun

Sami Gayle holding a whisk.

Photography by Timothy Kuratek.

Whip up a delicious meal or dessert. Even better, take a cooking class together!

Sami Gayle at L'École Valrhona Brooklyn culinary school in New York City.

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Be our Valentine

Sean Murrray standing in the "O" of the LOVE art installation.

Photography by Tom Corbett.

Make memories! What's not to love about this perfect photo op?

Sean Murray in Las Vegas.

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