Bodhi Elfman

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Bodhi Elfman
Born Bodhi Pine Saboff
(1969-07-19) July 19, 1969 (age 45)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Film Actor, Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Spouse(s) Jenna Elfman (1995-present; 2 children)

Bodhi Pine Elfman (born Bodhi Pine Saboff on July 19, 1969)[1] is an American actor and the only child of Richard Elfman and Rhonda Joy Saboff.

Career[edit]

Elfman has had film roles in Mercury Rising, Collateral, Godzilla and Armageddon, and smaller parts in The Mod Squad, Keeping the Faith, and Gone in 60 Seconds.[1][2][3][4][5]

Elfman starred in the UPN television series Freedom, alongside Holt McCallany, Scarlett Chorvat and Darius McCrary, and in Pirates of Silicon Valley alongside Noah Wyle and Anthony Michael Hall.[6][7] He appeared in the short-lived ABC television series, Hiller and Diller; and guest-starred in an episode of Sliders,[8][9] and was part of recurring cast of Touch. Elfman also guest-starred in his wife's television show Dharma & Greg, playing a performance artist who asks Dharma to be a part of his living display gallery.[10]

In 2012, Elfman and his wife, Jenna, started their podcast, Kicking and Screaming by Jenna and Bodhi Elfman.[11]

In 2015, Elfman started His Directed, Produced & written His Film, A Dalmatian Story Starring Joseph Boyce & Alexander Gould

Personal life[edit]

Bodhi Pine Saboff (Elfman) was born in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of actor/director Richard Elfman and Rhonda Joy Saboff, grandson of author Blossom Elfman, and nephew of composer Danny Elfman.[12] In February 1991 he met actress Jennifer Mary Butala during an audition for a Sprite commercial.[13] Four years later they were married on February 18, 1995. Bodhi is of Jewish heritage and his actress wife, Jenna Elfman,[14] was raised Catholic. When they met he was a practicing Scientologist. Jenna became a Scientologist after her husband introduced her to its teachings. As of this date, both are active Scientologists.[15] Jenna Elfman credits Scientology with sustaining their marriage.[16]

In 2000, Bodhi and Jenna Elfman bought a 5,000-square-foot (460 m2) home in the Hollywood Hills from Madonna, for $4 million.[17] Their first child, son Story Elias Elfman, was born on July 23, 2007.[14] Their second son, Easton Quinn Monroe Elfman, was born on March 2, 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Feran, Tom (March 25, 1998). "Wes Craven to Produce TV Series". The Plain Dealer. p. 2G. 
  2. ^ Wirt, John (April 10, 1998). "Mercury Rising drags on and on with little going for it". The Advocate (Capital City Press). p. 19. 
  3. ^ Johnson, Malcolm (March 26, 1999). "The Odd Squad: Claire Danes Makes Wrong Move". The Hartford Courant (The Hartford Courant Co.). p. F3. 
  4. ^ "Guest spots keep star busy". Buffalo News. May 14, 2006. 
  5. ^ Ryon, Ruth (November 12, 2000). "'Dharma' Follows the Material Girl". Los Angeles Times. p. K.1. 
  6. ^ McDonough, Kevin (October 27, 2000). "'Level 9' should be promptly deep-sixed - 'Freedom' is just another fascistic future drama". Charleston Daily Mail (Charleston Newspapers). p. 5D. 
  7. ^ Jicha, Tom (June 20, 1999). "Pirates of Silicon Valley Does Not Compute". Sun-Sentinel (Sun-Sentinel Company). p. 4. 
  8. ^ Pergament, Alan (June 8, 1998). "Real Actors Help 'Sliders' Slip Ahead of Spielberg's - Animated 'Invasion America'". The Buffalo News. p. A11. 
  9. ^ "Q & A: Your Questions". The Dallas Morning News. February 1, 1998. 
  10. ^ Malleck, Bonnie (November 13, 2001). "Frasier Marathon runs a full two hours". The Hamilton Spectator. p. D08. 
  11. ^ "Rockin’ Libsyn Podcasts: Kicking and Screaming by Jenna and Bodhi Elfman". February 8, 2013. 
  12. ^ "'Dharma & Greg' Star: Latter-Day Flower Child". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. October 1, 1997. 
  13. ^ "Jenna Elfman's Winning Formula: Hard Work That's Fun". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. November 25, 1997. 
  14. ^ a b The Associated Press (July 30, 2007). "Jenna Elfman Gives Birth to a Son in LA: Jenna Elfman and Husband Welcome First Child, a Son Named Story Elias, Her Publicist Says". ABC News. Retrieved 2008-02-25. [dead link]
  15. ^ "Opposite Daffy - Jenna Elfman Ducks the Notion of Easy Laughs". Buffalo News. November 21, 2003. 
  16. ^ Strauss, Gary (July 4, 2005). "Stars unleash their passion: What happens when a Hollywood star spouts off about religion?". USA Today (Gannett Co. Inc.). Retrieved 2008-02-25. 
  17. ^ Reuters (November 12, 2000). "Madonna sells Los Angeles home for $4 million". CNN (Time Warner). Retrieved 2008-02-25. 

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