It would be kind of weird writing about myself in the 3rd person, So I will open my head and use my own voice. Think of this as a voice over while looking at my picture.
Who am I? I’m a Hollywood Actor that....
A guy who’s in his 40’s still waiting for his life to be a sitcom. I fear of becoming a stereotype...avoiding "the Fall back plan" of becoming a real estate agent or a private trainer. A 40 some dad living in a suburban Connecticut with my wife and son and daughter. Just a white guy mowing my lawn and flipping burgers on the grill. I dreamed of the day of opening a show on Broadway now I’m doing children's theatre. I used to sit on the fringes of Hollywood and Silverlake and wonder if I can still make it has a hipster and trade off between a mustache or beard. My life now resembles a mix of Judd Apatow’s “this is 40”... and "Mr.Mom" or maybe its "Tootsie."
A wonderlust of Life and adulthood and its growing list of responsibilities and awkward moments. In all of this, it’s amazing that i fall asleep at night. I truly understand the phrase “when you have kid’s of your own.” Deep down and on the surface I am blessed and ecstatic of the way my life is.
When I have my own moments away from all of that I take Pictures and love to travel. It's my way of looking at the world and capturing the moment documenting the things that move me. I also Teach. I am a firm believer of Education in the arts and keeping theatre programs thriving in our schools.
Education and Background
I am dedicated to my craft, and take pride that I have studied with some of the best in the business: Robert Carnegie at Playhouse West, Laura Gardner at Howard Fine, and Daniel Henning at The Blank Theatre Company. More recently I studied with Eddie Kehler at The Actors Studio, and improv classes at UCB in hollywood and introductory workshop with Lesley Kahn also at Steppenwolf Theatre West with Shannon Cochran. I also had the honor of being invited to be a working observer at the distinguished The Actors Studio in Los Angeles where I attended sessions under the direction of the late Martin Landau and Mark Rydel as well as the same in NYC. I have received an invitation to audition for membership. I will be applying for my masters in Theatre/drama Education.
In this business you are often asked “what is your brand”. As much as I hate that question Ill answer, I am a bit of Ben Stiller mixed with Paul Rudd with the intensity of a young Andy Garcia. I am the guy thats going to sell the diapers, stand in the middle of the yard with my shirt off with a dad bod watering the lawn. I can be that criminal in “Law and Order”, the funny teacher on “The Goldbergs” or the neurotic patient on “Grey’s Anatomy”. Then again, I’m a trained actor so I say I can do anything!
I am writing One hour drama pilot
"Kiss me Goodbye"
Its about widowed father trying to get on with his life, raise his 3 children and step back into a career a year after his wife dies. Like all magical relationships she's still hanging on to him in the afterlife or is it a projection of her in his mind. It's about life, love, dealing with grief, growing up and dealing with the past present and taking it day by day.
It's a "Six feet under" meets "Parenthood" meets "This is Us”
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