Tegan Summer

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Tegan Summer
Tegan Summer at a celebrity screening..jpg
Born(1972-05-14) 14 May 1972 (age 42)
London, England, United Kingdom
OccupationProducer, Screenwriter, Actor
 
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Tegan Summer
Tegan Summer at a celebrity screening..jpg
Born(1972-05-14) 14 May 1972 (age 42)
London, England, United Kingdom
OccupationProducer, Screenwriter, Actor

Tegan Summer (born 14 May 1972) is an English producer, screenwriter, and television and film actor. He currently resides in Glendale, California.

Prospect House Entertainment[edit]

With experience working both sides of the camera and the Atlantic, Summer founded Prospect House Entertainment[1] (PHE). He is currently CEO and writer | producer of PHE, a full service production company in Glendale, CA, focused on producing socially conscious and commercially-viable feature films, documentaries, and live film events. In its first development season, Prospect House Entertainment debuted with television shows for Fox Sports (Extra Time)[1] and talk show On the Bench for Setanta Sports, hosted by Sabra Williams.[2] Summer wrote and is the executive producer of Eve,[3] a documentary featuring Irene Cara and Miles Mosley that documents the lives of female teens and juvenile offenders involved in human trafficking.[1]

Prospect House Entertainment is set to shoot the psychological thriller, The Secret of Casa Matusita,[4] based on Peru’s notorious legend, starring A Clockwork Orange's Malcolm McDowell and X-Men's Bruce Davison; the Southern drama The Knights of Mary Phagan, with John Savage; [5] and is in development for the official Loretta Young biopic. [6] Prospect House Entertainment and Summer are Executive Producing Alfred Molina’s directorial debut, Sister Cities, [7] with an all-star cast that includes Molina, Liv Tyler, Academy Award nominee Jackie Weaver, David Oyelowo, and Emmy Award nominee Morena Baccarin.

Summer also created In Person - a series of Q&A film screenings and live celebrity tributes. [8] The 2014 season features Gary Oldman, Malcolm McDowell, sixteen stars of the James Bond franchise, including George Lazenby, the cast of the Star Trek movie franchise, and Loretta Young’s Centennial Tribute, featuring a multitude of classic and contemporary stars and directors celebrating the Oscar and Emmy Award winning actress. [9] [10] [11] Summer is on the Board of Directors for Glendale Arts [12] and the historic 1400-seat Alex Theatre.[13]

Early life[edit]

Born and brought up in London to Barbadian parents,[14] Summer's first screen roles were in Prime Suspect with Helen Mirren and EastEnders for the BBC.[15] Summer worked his way up to being one of the proud members of Action Time Television on television shows for Granada Television, Carlton Television, and the BBC. Summer is an alumnus of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts[16] in New York. He moved to Los Angeles and played C.C.H. Pounder's son in Lifetime's courtroom drama, For The People.[15] After other roles on network television and independent film, Summer was cast as a regular on the SyFy channel pilot, Saurian, and Lieutenant Ganzais on NBC's E-Ring.[15]

Recognition[edit]

With his fellow cast members, Summer was an Ovation Award Best Ensemble nominee, NAACP best supporting nominee,[17] and ensemble award winner for his roles with Danny Glover and Ben Guillory’s Robey Theatre Company, in the Haitian slave trilogy For The Love Of Freedom, playing Moyse, Toussaint Louverture’s nephew, and as alleged pedophile and rapist Jim Conley in the Southern race drama, The Knights Of Mary Phagan.[17][18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Prospect House Entertainment". Prospect House Entertainment Website. Retrieved 2008-03-25. 
  2. ^ Prospect House Entertainment at the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 25 March 2008
  3. ^ "Projects - Eve, with Irene Cara". Prospect House Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-03-25. 
  4. ^ Yeghiayan, Michael (2014-03-27). "Malcolm McDowell". Crescenta Valley Weekly. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  5. ^ "The Knights of Mary Phagan IMDb page". IMDb. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  6. ^ "Celebrating the legacy of Loretta Young.". The Crescenta Valley Weekly. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  7. ^ "Sister Cities IMDb Page". IMDb. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  8. ^ "ET Online". Entertainment Tonight Online website. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  9. ^ "Gary Oldman and Malcolm McDowell attend Prospect House Entertainment's "In Person" Series.". Veooz.com. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  10. ^ "Star Trek: Generations Q&A Celebrity Screening". StarTrek.com. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  11. ^ "Prospect House Entertainment Events". Prospect House Entertainment Official webpage. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  12. ^ "Glendale Arts Board of Directors". Glendale Arts Website. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  13. ^ "Alex Theatre Board of Directors". Alex Theatre Website. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  14. ^ "Tegan Summer, SAG, AEA, AFTRA". Official Tegan Summer site. Retrieved 2008-03-28. 
  15. ^ a b c Tegan Summer at the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 25 March 2008
  16. ^ "SPOTLIGHT 2007-08". American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Archived from the original on 2008-03-24. Retrieved 2008-03-25. 
  17. ^ a b Warfield, Polly (2003-07-17). "Backstage West". Theatre 68. Retrieved 2008-03-25. 
  18. ^ "The Knights of Mary Phagan". Showmag.com. 1998. Retrieved 2008-03-25. 

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