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September 22, 2005

Guest Lecture: Actor Michael Ironside to visit Gavilan College for Q & A forum

WHO: Actor Michael Ironside. A seasoned character actor with a devoted cult following, Michael Ironside has starred in more than 100 feature films and is regularly seen on television. Born in Canada, he studied at the Ontario College of Art and Canadian National Film Board. After working on numerous Canadian film and television productions, both in front of and behind the camera, he came to the fore in David Cronenberg's sci-fi hit Scanners, garnering a Genie Award for Best Supporting Actor. This success was followed by roles in Total Recall and Top Gun. His many films include The New Karate Kid, Fatherhood, Starship Troopers, The Perfect Storm and Crime and Punishment in Suburbia. In 1998, he wrote and directed The Arrangement. Aside from his regular appearances on the hit drama E.R., Ironside also recently starred on television in Outer Limits, as well as the mini-series Nuremberg, V and Seaquest DSV.

WHAT: Will be visiting the Gavilan College campus to participate in a question and answer session with film and theater students, and members of the community. Instructor Grant Richards invites everyone with an interest in film or acting to join his class in this event.

WHEN: Monday, October 3, 2005, from 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

WHERE: Gavilan College Theater, 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd.

DETAILS: This event is free and open to the public. On-campus parking is $.75. If you need an accommodation to participate, or have other questions, contact Grant Richards at (408) 848-4710.

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"I like to play bad guys, since good guys are always beaten up several times during the movie. Bad guys are beaten only once, in the end."

"I get to bring these misshapen, emotionally unbalanced people to life."


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