Home: Los Angeles, CA. Age: 72. Birthplace: Newberg, OR. Profession: Executive Producer, Director. Organization: Culver Studios. Significant other: My wife, Tanya. Alma mater: Stanford.
Current project: Becoming a race car driver. Recent professional development: Judy Justice, record breaking production. Latest accomplishment: Won an Emmy. Hobbies: Racing, reading, movie viewing, hiking. Last book read: The Secret of Light, by Walter Russell. Recently viewed and recommended: Saving Private Ryan. Recent unique acquisition: A race car.
Personality profile: Hard working with a sense of humor. What one word would your closest friend use to describe you? Quiet. Moral compass: The Golden Rule. How do you define a perfect friendship? Give and take. How do you define an ideal business relationship? Profitable. What is your greatest fear? Failure. What is your guilty pleasure? Judy Justice on Amazon Prime. What natural talent have you neglected? Public speaking. What is at the top of your bucket list? Surfing. How do you relieve stress? Napping. What is your go-to workout? Lifting weights.
What was your first paying job? Working on a farm. What was your favorite college course? Statistics. What book have you repeatedly read? Message of the Divine. What’s prominently featured on your home or office wall? A Formula 1 poster. Besides your parents, who has had the greatest influence on your life? Tanya, my wife. What’s the best advice you received in your career? Speak up. What modern technology innovation do you most appreciate? DaVinci Resolve. What is your favorite app? News. What is your go-to source of creative inspiration? Meditation. What world event has had the greatest influence on your life? The Vietnam War.
To start Crossfire again.
What change would you like to see in the world? I would love to see us solve the climate crisis. What message do you want to send out into the world? Stop over-heating.
What title would you choose for the movie about your life? Try Again. What actor would you choose to play you in the movie about your life? Tom Cruise. Who would you like to spend an evening with, in heaven? Jesus Christ. As a kid, what did you first want to be when you grew up? A performer. How would you choose to spend tomorrow, if you knew it was your last day on earth? With Tanya. What advice would you give your younger self? Marry Tanya.
Personal motto: Be your best. Personal mission: To make Tanya a star. Favorite quote: “Don’t step on toes.” Desired epitaph: Loved it.