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"My dad was a Navy veteran and a dentist," the former Desperate Housewives star told PEOPLE of his father, Dr. James T. Denton, with whom he enjoyed camping in Tennessee when he was around 8 years old.
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Newborn Garth was probably too young to remember the time she fell asleep in her father John's arms, but luckily, this photo serves as an adorable reminder.
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Most kids would not be thankful their fathers put them to work during their first communion, but Marini was. "My father made me do a "Pièce montée, it's the cake we make for special occasions," he told PEOPLE. "I grew up in a bakery, so for me it was a great honor to make this cake! My father was my hero and I looked up to him my entire childhood; [he was] the man I wanted to become one day."
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The Big Bang Theory star mixed work and family fun for her appearance on Lifestyles of the Rich amp Famous at 18, when she and her father were able to enjoy some of the equestrian activities provided by the resort they stayed at during filming in Cork, Ireland.
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Sealed with a kiss! A s a 10-year-old, the singer happily ate up her father's affection while visiting with her relatives in Ventura, Calif. "We would go there on weekends for family beach days. It was so much fun cause I have a big family," she told PEOPLE, adding, "My dad is the greatest, sweetest and most caring father!"