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SAM YOUNGHANS

EDUCATION

  • Georgia Military College - Milledgeville, Georgia 1 Year - Business Administration
  • Duquesne University - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1 Year - Business Administration
  • University of Miami - Coral Gables, Florida 3 Years - Liberal Arts: Commercial Art & Drama

HISTORY

  • SAM YOUNGHANS
    www.parsec-santa.com
    www.bogwig.com

    EDUCATION

    Georgia Military College - Milledgeville, Georgia 1 Year - Business Administration
    Duquesne University - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania               1 Year - Business Administration
    University of Miami - Coral Gables, Florida            3 Years - Liberal Arts: Commercial Art & Drama

    HISTORY

  • 2007-2010 Costa Mesa – Glendale
    Wrote a short story; published in 2009 - book titled “Horses with a Mission.” In 2009 the play “Cancel Christmas” was produced by the Ukiah Civic Light Opera and five other venues, two in Europe.
    Visit www.bogwig.com for more information on Cancel Christmas.

  • 2000-2006 Huntington Beach: Received a $17,000.00 Grant from Segerstrom & Sons and the Friends of Oasis Senior Center to teach teens and seniors drama. Play “Cancel Christmas” produced at the Eagle Rock Stage in 2006 and the Huntington Beach Playhouse in 2004. Wrote two screenplays, being handled by a Los Angeles Writer’s Guild Agent. Wrote a short story;  published in a 2006 in a book titled: “Angel Horses” Toured a two man version of Neil Simon’s  “Sunshine Boys.” Wrote play “Can You See Him Now?”
  • 2000-2006 Huntington Beach: Re-wrote Neil Simonís "The Sunshine Boys" for two actors. Directed the re-write and played the part of Willie Clark. Toured Orange County, LA County, Riverside County and Mojave County. Obtained a $17,000.00 Grant from Segerstrom & Sons and the Friends of Oasis Senior Center to teach teens and seniors drama. Wrote two screenplays, being handled by a Los Angeles Writer's Guild Agent.
  • 1991-1999 San Diego - Computer MIS for RF Industries. Actor. Wrote and published Childrenís Christmas story (Cancel Christmas). Produced Childrenís Play (Cancel Christmas) at the Patio Playhouse and San Diego Childrenís Museum
  • 1986-90 Los Angeles: Public Relations & Advertising, Elayne Blythe & Associates and The Film Advisory Board. Computer Consultant and Actor. Charter member of the Theatre of Note in Hollywood.
  • 1982-86 Bakersfield & Hollywood: Produced Country Western concerts. Worked as account executive, wrote copy and produced TV commercials for Impact Design Ad Agency. Entertainment coordinator for Buck Owensí Rodeo Days also sold ads for his program and for his Penny Saver (3 years) and The Jerry Lewis' Muscular Dystrophy Telethon (3 years). Acted in local TV commercials. Produced, directed and was emcee for a Male Burlesque show for Wild Billís Saloon (9months).
  • 1979-82 Hollywood: Promotion for Better Half Music Publishing Co. owned by Bob and Jackie Hilliard, writers of Our Day Will Come, Moonlight Gambler, Bouquet of Roses, Civilization, etc..
  • 1976-1979 Sonoma, California: Produced Concerts and festivals. Formed community service groups. Produced and directed an historical Pageant,"Saga of Sonoma". Produced Japanese cultural concert in San Francisco's Japan Center Theatre. Created the "Counterpoint Theatre" in an old winery. Taught acting. Wrote and produced Children plays for the Boys & Girls Club.
  • 1975 Los Angeles: Stage Manager and Artist Relations at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for Marathon Productions. Some Booking.
  • 1974 Beverly Hills: Agent for Foxx Talent Agency. Represented writer/director, Tay Garnett. Conceived and coordinated 90 minute Merv Griffin Show with Walter Pidgeon, Eve Arden, Lloyd Nolan and George Murphy, appearing to pay tribute to Tay Garnett.
  • 1971-74 San Francisco, Los Angeles and Mexico City: Artist Relations and PR for Marquee Enterprises,(Owners of the Circle Star Theatre, S.F.; the Valley Music Theatre, L.A.; the Mill Run Theatre, Chicago.) Worked with top recording artists and Las Vegas acts, also assistant to Donjo Medlivine, Owner/Producer
  • 1967-69 New York: Photographer for RCA Records. Studied Shakespearian Drama with Rafael Kelly.
  • 1961-66 San Francisco: Promotion and Photography. Coby Yee's Skyroom, Club 442.
  • 1956-59 Miami Beach: Publicity and photography for the following hotels: Lucerne, Versailles, Deauville, President Madison and the Singapore Hotel

ORGANIZATIONS

  • Culture and Fine Arts Commission, City of Sonoma - Commissioner, 3 years.

  • Sonoma Historical Society - Board of Directors, 2 years.

  • Valley of the Moon Boys Club - Board of Directors, 3 years.

  • Sonoma Depot Museum - Fund Raiser & Diorama Designer

  • "SAGA OF SONOMA" Pageant - Production Manager/Director/Lighting & Set Designer

  • Sonoma History Project - Executive Director and founder. Funded by a grant from "The California for the Humanities" -

  • Wizard Workshop - President & Founder- Community Service Organization and Theatre group.

  • Mini-Players - Founder and Instructor - Children's Drama Group.

  • Jerry Lewis' Muscular Dystrophy Telethon, Bakersfield - Entertainment Coordinator - 3 Years.

  • Buck Owens Charities (Rodeo Days) - Entertainment Coordinator & Fund Raiser - 3 Years.

OTHER PROJECTS

  • Conceived & coordinated a special Merv Griffen Show; "A Tribute to Film Writer/Director Tay Garnett". The following actors appeared on the show to pay tribute to Tay Garnett: Walter Pidgeon, Eve Arden, Lloyd Nolan and George Murphy.

  • Wrote lyrics to a song "TEXAS IS WHERE I WANT TO BE" and a Bicentennial speech, "HAPPY BIRTHDAY U.S.A.". Both were published and recorded by AAO Music. Letters of acknowledgment from President Gerald Ford; Doug Briscoe, Governor of Texas; and The USA Bicentennial Committee.

  • Constructed Counterpoint Theatre in an old winery in Glenn Ellen, California where a number of plays and concerts were performed.

  • Wrote, produced and directed children's play, CANCEL CHRISTMAS. Also produced by other theatre groups in the San Francisco bay area and Southern California. Published a book based on the play CANCEL CHRISTMAS.  Has written an animated screenplay from the book. Has also written other screenplays and has a Writer's Guild agent. 

  • Wrote, produced and directed local television commercials,

  • 2 short stories published in 2 books: "Angel Horses" 2006 - "Horses with a Mission" 2009.

  • Acted in Numerous plays. Theatre resume below.

Acting Resume 

                                                 
Hair: Lt. Brown
Eyes: Brown
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 163

Artist Management Agency
835 Fifth Avenue, Ste. 411
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 233-6655
Artist Management Agency
1800 East Gary, Ste.101
Santa Ana, CA 927051
(949) 261-7557 

New!! Visit the Sunshine Boys Page  Sam's Movie Credits

OPERA

The Festival Play of Daniel
Romeo & Juliet
Judas Maccabaeus

Super (Nobelman) -- LA Opera
Super (Butcher) -- American Ballet Theater
Super (Warrior) -- LA Opera

Cathedral of our Lady of the Angeles
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Cathedral of our Lady of the Angeles

THEATRE

Diary of Anne Frank Herr Kraler Costa Mesa Civic Play House
Daddy's Dying, Who's... Will? Buford (Daddy) Path Theatre, San Marcos
Titus Andronicus Marcus Andronicus Shakespeare Festival, SD
The Sunshine Boys Willy Clark Palomar College, San Marcos
Cabaret Herr Schultz Encore Dinner Theatre, Bakersfield
Cancel Christmas Santa Claus San Diego Children's Museum
Our Town Stage Manager (Narrator) CRS Theatre, Claremont Mesa
Foxfire Hector Nations Patio Playhouse, Escondido
Treasure of Sierra Madre Fred C. Dobbs Hilton Hotel, Bakersfield
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum Erroneous Encore Dinner Theatre, Bakersfield
Odd Couple Vinnie Patio Playhouse, Escondido
Merry Wives of Windsor Pistol Patio Playhouse, Escondido
Curious Savage Doctor Emmet Claremont Theatre
Time to Heal Priest/Doctor/ Mira Mesa Theatre
Vlad Mickey/Tucker/Bartender Theatrx, Escondido
Mornings at Seven Carl Theatrx, Escondido
Li'l Abner Hairless Joe/Butler/Scarsdale Carlsbad Playhouse, Carlsbad
A Horse of a Different Color Father Theatre of Note, Hollywood
Claim It Realtor & M.C. Variety Arts Theatre, L. A.
The Dancer Rental Agent Carson Theatre, Carson
Black Lives, White Lives Joe Rypins USC Theatre, Berkely - 
Junior The Old Ranger Renegade Theatre, Hollywood
Portraits Bagman/God/Man On The Street Gio's Cafe, Hollywood
Saga of Sonoma Count Harazsdty Vintage Festival, Sonoma
Light up the Sky Shriner Cocoanut Grove Playhouse, Coral Gables, Fl

FILM
 
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Mr. Billion
The Bellboy
Leprechauns
Time Rangers
The Waiting Room
Father, I Have Sinned
The Conversion

Cell-mate
Desk Clerk
Lead
Lead
Doctor
Priest
Street Person/ Executive
20th Century Fox
Paramount
Student-USC
Student-Sonoma State
Student - Palomar College
Student - Palomar College
Student-USC

  TELEVISION

Without Her consent
Surfside Six
Dillinger
Attorney
Acrobatic Diver
Arizona Trooper
NBC World Premiere Movie
Warner Bros.
ABC Movie of the Week

TRAINING

Sy Kramer (NYC & Hollywood) - Rafael Kelly (NYC ) - Bill Elliot (Hollywood) - Virgil Frye (Hollywood) - Herb Robins (Hollywood) - David Wright (San Diego-Old Globe Theatre) - Karin Calabro (Vocal, San Diego)

SPECIAL SKILLS

Dialects - Sing - Dance - Pool - Sailing (Licensed Captain) - Horseman.