Tag Archives: acting

The Time I Met Michael Jordan

Posted on August 16, 2017

Long time readers of this blog know that before becoming an eBay seller, I was an actor. I did mostly commercials and industrial sales & training films.  And when there were no steady gigs, I was happy to get a job as an extra on a commercial. Extras are those people who walk around in Continue Reading »

Playing Santa Claus Can Be a Tough Job

Posted on December 13, 2016

Back in my acting days, I played Santa Claus a lot. I played at private parties, guest appearances at stores and even in Chicago’s Christmas Parade down Michigan Avenue. That was the high point of my career. About a million screaming kids and moms and dads cheered for me, or rather, cheered for my red suit. Continue Reading »

Stick him on a half apple and hit him in the face with a baby – the not so glamorous life of a TV and film actor

Posted on December 2, 2013

Lights! Camera! Action! I was an actor for 20 years before I became an eBay seller. I had some success in commercials. I was the dancing husband in a Payless Shoes commercial, the frustrated business traveler unable to phone home because he didn’t have Call Waiting and the mushroom loving dad for Brown’s Fried Chicken Continue Reading »