In commemoration of the 175th Anniversary of the Texas Revolution, Director Michael Cerny completed a series of sixty-second stories presented by well-known Texans that recall the many exceptional accomplishments made by other Texans and explore Texas history tid-bits.
Check out seven of these videos, featuring Texas native celebrities such as Chandra Wilson (Grey's Anatomy), Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory), former First Lady Laura Bush, Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers), Summer Glau (Firefly, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), Ricardo Chavira (Desperate Housewives) and former baseball pitcher Nolan Ryan as they celebrate Texas 175th Anniversary.
Houston native Chandra Wilson recounts the life of "Brave Bessie” Coleman, the first female pilot of African American descent.
Trivia: Chandra Wilson plays Dr. Miranda Bailey in the ABC television drama Grey's Anatomy, in which Summer Glau made a guest appearance in season eight as nurse Emily.
Houston native Jim Parsons discusses the beginning of the oil energy in Texas.
Trivia: Jim Parsons plays Sheldon Cooper on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, in which Summer Glau made a guest appareance in season two as herself.