Stephen Blackehart

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Stephen T. Blackehart
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Born Stefano Brando
(1967-12-01) December 1, 1967 (age 47)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor

Stephen Blackehart (born December 1, 1967) is an American actor and producer from Hell's Kitchen, New York. It has been reported that Blackehart was born in New York City as Stefano Brando and is the son of the late actor Marlon Brando.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

A graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Blackehart is most known for playing Benny Que in the cult classic film Tromeo and Juliet, though he has also acted in many other B-movies, such as Rockabilly Vampire, Retro Puppet Master and 100 Million BC.

In addition to his film work, Blackehart has acted in such TV series as Grey's Anatomy, The Big Apple, and as Lt. Pa'ak in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He was a regular on the BBC's The Tromaville Cafe, where he originated the role of Felix, the French Trickster.

In 2004, Blackehart produced Jenna Fischer's mockumentary film LolliLove, and was among the first ever producers to make extensive use of social networking sites like MySpace to aggressively promote a feature film.[citation needed] It was subsequently picked up for distribution by Troma and garnered DVD Talk's distinction as a "Collector's Series" disc immediately upon its video release.[4] [5] It was also voted #2 by the editors of Amazon in their list of Best DVDs of the Year - Comedy, and completely sold out of all copies within the first day of release.[6]

In 2008 and 2009, he produced hit comedy web series PG Porn and Humanzee! for filmmaker James Gunn.

In November 2014, he published a collection of novellas entitled A Stranger to the Darklands and Other Tales.[7]

Selected filmography[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Love Life as Big as the Legend
  2. ^ Film legend Marlon Brando dies
  3. ^ Tyrkus, Michael J. (2000). Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. Gale / Cengage Learning. ISBN 978-0-7876-3187-1. 
  4. ^ Bill Gibron (February 9, 2006). "LolliLove Review". DVD Talk. Retrieved February 18, 2009. 
  5. ^ Geoffrey Kleinman. "The Best Films Not in Theaters in 2005". DVD Talk. Retrieved February 18, 2009. 
  6. ^ Amazon Editorial Staff (2006). "Best DVDs of the Year So Far - Comedy". Amazon.com. Retrieved February 18, 2009. 
  7. ^ ISBN 978-1502970510

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