Ernie Lively

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Ernie Lively
Born Ernest Wilson Brown, Jr.
(1947-01-29) January 29, 1947 (age 71)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Residence Heber City, Utah
Occupation Actor, acting coach
Years active 1975–present
Spouse(s)
Elaine (McAlpin) Lively (m. 1979)
Children Blake Lively
Eric Lively

Ernie Lively (born January 29, 1947) is an American actor and coach, and the father of actress and actor Blake and Eric Lively.

Life and career[edit]

Lively was born Ernest Wilson Brown Jr. in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Beatrice Gray (Walton) and Ernest W. Brown Sr.[1]

Lively may be best known for his roles in Passenger 57, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. In the latter two films, he played the father of a character played by his own real life daughter, Blake.

Personal life[edit]

In 1979, Ernie Brown married talent manager Elaine (née McAlpin) Lively, and took her surname. They are the parents of Blake and Eric Lively, both actors. Ernie is stepfather to Elaine's children from her previous marriage: Lori, Robyn and Jason Lively.[citation needed]

He resides in Heber City, Utah with his wife. In 2003, Ernie suffered a heart attack. In November 2013, Ernie was treated with stem cell therapy as part of an experimental retrograde gene procedure.[2][3]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Russell, Doris McAlpin (22 January 1990). "McAlpin(e) genealogies, 1730-1990: Alexander McAlpin of South Carolina and Georgia and his descendants, plus other McAlpin(e) families of North America". Gateway Press – via Google Books. 
  2. ^ Whitehurst, Lindsay (November 27, 2013). "Dad of 'Gossip Girl' star gets experimental therapy in Utah". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved December 3, 2013. 
  3. ^ Lee, Esther (November 27, 2013). "Blake Lively's Dad Has Heart Operation, Says She Wants "30 Kids"". Us Weekly. Retrieved December 3, 2013. 

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