May Covers: '95 - '09
WHO Annette Bening, 31 and Warren Beatty, 58
WHY The couple joined Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson in sharing the stories of how they met and fell in love.
NOTABLE QUOTE "I know he says that he fell in love instantly, and I was certainly struck by the guy," said Bening. "But I was thinking about the job. I didn't feel I would spend the rest of my life with him."
WHO Teri Hatcher, 31
WHY The Lois & Clark star was hitting the big screen in 2 Days in the Valley and Heaven's Prisoners with co-star Alec Baldwin.
NOTABLE QUOTE "I've been reading a lot of women writers lately and seeing a lot of films directed by women. I find it really inspiring and empowering. And I just wrote my first script for Lois & Clark- well my first script ever."
WHO Pierce Brosnan, 44 and Keely Shaye Smith, 33
WHY The new father was starring in Dante's Peak, Tomorrow Never Dies and a re-make of The Thomas Crown Affair.
NOTABLE QUOTE "Life's so full-professionally, emotionally, family-wise. I don't know how the hell I'm juggling it."
WHO Sandra Bullock, 33
WHY The accomplished actress had produced her first full-length feature, Hope Floats.
WEARING A Calvin Klein top and Donna Karan pants.
NOTABLE QUOTE "I'm more proud of Hope Floats than anything else. It's unlike anything I've ever done."
WHO Calista Flockhart, 34
WHY The Ally McBeal star was appearing in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream with Michelle Pfeiffer and Kevin Kline.
WEARING A Cynthia Rowley dress.
NOTABLE QUOTE "That's so in my nature. If somebody tells me not to do something, I'll do it faster, louder and bigger than ever."
WHO Heather Locklear, 38
WHY The Spin City star talks about her move back to L.A. and about being a rock star's wife.
WEARING A Celine top.a
NOTABLE QUOTE "Drinking tequila and partying backstage-it doesn't really work once you're a mom. These days I'm drinking Ovaltine instead.”
WHO Renee Zellweger, 32
WHY The actress, who won a Golden Globe for Nurse Betty earlier that year, was starring in Bridget Jones's Diary.
WEARING A Sonia Rykiel top.
NOTABLE QUOTE "When you refuse to move your mental parameters, things get smaller. Stop learning-oh, bore me!"
WHO Sela Ward, 45
WHY With big changes in her life, the Once and Again actress shared her ups and downs.
WEARING A Sportmax top, Jil Sander pants, DKNY belt, Sage necklace and a David Saity cuff.
NOTABLE QUOTE "At times it seems like my life is about 100 miles an hour. There's so much going on. But by the time I'm 60 I'll welcome just sitting on the porch and just swinging. No regrets."
WHO Renee Zellweger, 34
WHY The actress had two films coming out: Down with Love and Cold Mountain co-starring Nicole Kidman and Jude Law.
WEARING A Chanel jacket and Vince tank top.
NOTABLE QUOTE "The biggest joy for me is that people in movies can see what I do. I mean, the fact that Shirley MacLaine knows I'm alive on this planet-and that my job finds me in Rome, where I can drink the world's best coffee-is pretty great."
WHO Jennifer Garner, 32
WHY The Alias star was appearing on the silver screen in 13 Going on 30.
WEARING A Max Mara halter top and Earl Jean denim jeans.
NOTABLE QUOTE "Getting dressed up and going to awards shows isn't a pain to me. Sometimes celebrities forget how lucky they are. Fame can be overwhelming, but I want to make sure that every now and then I enjoy the moment."
WHO Teri Hatcher, 40
WHY The Desperate Housewives actress recently won a Golden Globe for her role as Susan Mayer on the hit TV show.
WEARING A Versace gown, and Graff bracelet and earrings.
NOTABLE QUOTE "Hollywood doesn't really give you a chance to be somebody else. Yet they have, to me. I'm getting a rare opportunity to shift a little bit. I was always cast as the glamorous girl, the bitchy girl, the sexy girl. I've never gotten to play the vulnerable girl next door, the one you root for."
WHO Debra Messing, 37
WHY After eight years on the set of Will & Grace the actress talks about bidding adieu to the show.
WEARING A Prada dress, Cathy Waterman earrings and Tiffany & Co necklace and bracelet.
NOTABLE QUOTE "This is such a dense time emotionally. I'm going to be inconsolable on that last night. It's going to be ugly, but all great things have to come to an end."
WHO Jennifer Garner, 35
WHY Garner was starring in both The Kingdom and the Oscar-winning film Juno.
WEARING A Roberto Cavalli dress.
NOTABLE QUOTE "I love my job so much that I'd always assume work would continue to be as important to me. But I don't want to miss a second with Violet. I'm the one who misses her like a love-struck teenager."
WHO Carrie Underwood, 25
WHY The Grammy winner answered questions from her fans.
WEARING A Tommy Hilfiger dress, LAI belt, Me & Ro pendant and David Yurman earrings and necklace.
NOTABLE QUOTE "I kind of have two lives. There's 'Carrie Underwood,' the singer who walks the red carpets. Then there's 'Carrie,' the girl in sweats sitting home watching TV with her dog. I'm 'Carrie' 90 percent of the time."
WHO Jennifer Garner, 37
WHY The famous mom will be starring in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past this month and This Side of the Truth in September.
WEARING A Calvin Klein dress and Cartier bracelet and ring.
NOTABLE QUOTE "It's the morning combo of nursing and trying to get Violet to preschool that's such a challenge. [Husband] Ben [Affleck] will do the school run. He dresses her and does her hair. It's pretty funny."