St. John's Confidential File

Elijah Rock Makes You Laugh And Cry

HELLO AMERICA!—Be on the lookout for Elijah Rock who is an astounding, compelling serious actor, singer and comedian. He is one of those gifted artists who arrived in Hollywood unafraid of hard work and a since of reality that it takes to be successful in the toughest game in the world. MSJ: Looking at your reel, you have an enormous rage...

Blake Abramovitz Play Full Of Laughs

HELLO AMERICA!—The most gratifying realization is when an actor is not facing a camera or a theatre audience, he if talented enough there is time to write. And this is what actor Blake Shields Abramovitz has done.  His play “Double Bind” directed by Aaron Lyons is making a big theatrical splash at the Asylum Theatre onSanta Monica BoulevardinLos Angeles. This...

Marilyn Horne A Woman-Singer For All Time

HELLO AMERICA!—It was fantastic to connect with acclaimed singer and legendary Metropolitan Opera star Marilyn Horne again after so many years. We both attended U.S.C. and during those years featured in the production of “Carmen Jones” under the grueling baton of director-producer Otto Preminger. It was wonderful to find that the lady hasn’t changed much at all. She is...

Stan Shaw On The Discovery Of Self

HELLO AMERICA!—Theater and film actor Stan Shaw is an actor who is never satisfied when approaching the creation of any character he is asked to play. He claims that it is the joy of discovery that makes the process worthwhile. MSJ: I’ve seen you in so many films and television stories during the years and you appear totally involved with the...

Louis Gossett, Jr. Speaks About Hollywood

HELLO AMERICA!—Many-times honored for his work in films and television, Louis Gossett, Jr. speaks out about an industry he has loved most of his life and career. The actor made his debut on Broadway in Lorraine Hansberry's play "A Raisin in the Sun" in 1959, since that time, there have been numerous other awards bestowed on Gossett. MSJ: Today, there...

Steven F. Proctor: Air Planes Are His Passion

HELLO AMERICA!—There are so many things one can say about the current generation of creative artists in Hollywood but when an actor’s list of interests include the building of classic airplanes, that is something to explore. MSJ: Steve, you are recognized for your short story writing as well as your work in the theatre and films, what inspired you to...

Scherrie Payne Even More Supreme Fishing

HELLO AMERICA!—Usually when the Payne sisters (Scherrie and Freda) leave Hollywood they are heading for Europe or some other exotic trip to shake hands with their many fans over the years.  This time they landed in Indian Shores, Florida which is off of Tampa. Scherrie who is applauded throughout Europe for her shows which includes music from the past as...

Ray Reynolds: A Man Glowing In Light Of Truth

HELLO AMERICA!—What makes Hollywood or Los Angeles so unique is that It is a meeting place of all types of gifted, creative people who hunger to create magic with either their presence on screen, music, art or creating a new world in script form in hopes the entire globe might applaud their attempt.  Ray Reynolds is one of those...

Sue Ane Langdon: Alone But Hopeful

HELLO AMERICA!—My dear friend Sue Ane Langdon shot to fame in the early 1950s appearing with such stars as Elvis Presley, Henry Fonda and Glenn Ford. She married wonderful, level headed Jack Emrek who helped to keep her existing in the real world.  He died in 2010 and suddenly Sue Ane had to take hold of her life alone,...

Nichelle Nichols Speaks Out About “Star Trek”

HELLO AMERICA!—The first time I met Nichelle Nichols was on the campus of The University of Southern California (USC) We were both playing tennis, she was quite good, I was not at my best, but she laughed at all of my attempts to return the ball over the net consistently. Even though Nichelle was rather special, she could have...
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