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You’ve probably seen him on TV or heard his voice. He’s an actor, voice-over artist, model, and so much more. We talked about his career change from being a teacher to acting. We talked about what it was like to go on a date with cameras following him and even the doctor’s office!
Some of the places you might recognize him from:
⚡️ Chicago PD
⚡️ Chicago Med
⚡️ American Greed
⚡️ House Detective
⚡️ “Christmas is Cancelled” with Dermot Mulroney
⚡️ “Reveler” Shudder TV
⚡️ “Being Ian” Thomas Pace Productions
⚡️ ”Silent as a Grave” BP Productions
Also in this episode:
- Taking an Uber to the hospital when he was having a heart attack
- Dating in your 70s
Watch the YouTube video:
“It’s gonna take a while. Right? And, and it’s doing that, and it’s funny because you are starting a new career, and you’re learning, even at this age, it’s gonna take a while.” Gary Scott Thomas
“I never had anything to do with a stage at all, all the way through high school.” ~Buzz Leer
“I haven’t had as much, uh, opportunity in TV, and that’s what I’m waiting for. I’m just waiting for that moment when they’re gonna give me that opportunity.” ~Buzz Leer
Currently in Los Angeles, represented for TV/Film by Carole Dibo Talent Management, Taylor Talent Services for Commercial, Host… Represented in Chicago by Gray Talent Group (TV/Film)10 Management Agency and Looks Pro Models Chicago, IL, The Block Agency, Nashville, Moore Creative, Minneapolis, Betty’s Talent, Miami ….I am currently a working actor, model, voice-over artist, live event host. Moving to Chicago 6 years ago, my recent Chicago live theatre credits include; Citizen / Townsperson, AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at The Goodman Theatre, Doc Gibb OUR TOWN, Jamie I SAW MY NEIGHBOR ON THE TRAIN AND DIDN’T EVEN SMILE, and Swifty Lazar / Mike Wallace FROST/NIXON at The Redtwist Theatre. Alice Cooper in WAYNES WORLD and the Narrator in OFFICE SPACE at The Uptown Underground Theatre. TV credits include NEXT, Fox TV, Guest Star, Chicago PD, Guest Star, several national/local commercials, and infomercials, and was the Host of HGTV’S HOUSE DETECTIVE for five seasons (65 episodes). Multiple Short and Feature Films, including the most recent low-budget SAG Film, BEING IAN, Supporting Actor, and upcoming Supporting Role in SILENT AS THE GRAVE.
A Minneapolis, MN native and a graduate of The University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND ( BFA Degree/ Acting / Communication).