There's a line from the movie Grey Owl, "A man becomes what he dreams, you have dreamed well." Sentimental… romantic… maybe? But applicable I think to a sixteen year old lad who is trying to find his way in life as he walks into a theatre arts lab in South London one night.
So began my career as an actor at The Oval House Theatre.
Even though I performed on stage in London, and grew up in and around the theatre scene of the late 60's and early 70's — I'm afraid it wasn't enough to leave a mark.
I got lucky when I came to America. I was all of 27 years old and landed my first audition — a series called 'Remington Steele'. Life was good. I felt I could be anything I wanted to be. And I wanted to be in the movies.
For me, acting is doing. My acting teacher Yat Malgram once said, "nothing comes from nothing." I've had the opportunity and the good fortune to be part of this exciting tradition for some time now. Acting allows me to explore new worlds, to discover characters by delving into their lives, and ultimately to become someone else entirely.
This website is a new beginning. Let's see where it takes us. To quote the last line of Lawnmower Man, "All the phones are ringing."