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Listen to this Penn alum ask Taylor Swift out on a date

The last time we checked in with Penn alum Hollywood actor Alex Weber (C’09, Lacrosse), he had a cameo on “The Young and the Restless”. Recently, Alex has starred in a commercial that needs your vote …and he made a music video for Taylor Swift that you’ll want to check out after the jump! Alex […]

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Their creative anti-twitter song

12 DT vlogs and 2 years later, it’s official. Ben Naecker (C’09, Water Polo) and Blake West (W’09, Jazz Combos), the Penn alumni friends who moved to Austin to pursue music and swore that “real jobs were not my forte” have split up because of “real jobs”. After the jump watch their final episode where: […]

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This “Gifted” Penn Alum schools actor Patrick Wilson

Over the past couple of years, Doctor Zach Lutsky (C’97) appeared on the Dr. Oz show, was the medical consultant for “Miami Medical” and “ER“, and even had an acting cameo on a TV show. Recently, Zach has been working on the new CBS show “A Gifted Man” (debuts tonight at 8 pm) as the […]

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So you wanna be a Hollywood agent? Listen to this Penn alum’s advice

Recently at a Los Angeles Penn event, I bumped into Penn alum Rob Golenberg (W’87, ZBT).  Rob has been in the Hollywood biz now for over 20 years now and is currently the VP and Head of TV Literary and Packaging at the Gersh Agency.  (I’ve known about Rob for years now because some Penn […]

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Penn Alum is Blowin Up in Hollywood

The news from “Glee” is not getting our starter actress Jess Garvey (C’09) down. Jess has already shot “Blowin Up”, a TV pilot described as “Entourage” meets “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” that is being shopped around for development season. Her role: “Camilla- bubbly, positive and spoiled. Sincere in her convictions which are usually 95% […]

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THE most important concept for a Hollywood writer

Last time we checked in with aspiring LA TV writer Rob Forman (W’06), he taught us all about “spec scripts” and what you do with them once you’re done in order to pursue a Hollywood career. After his summer hiatus, Rob has now returned back to work as a writers assistant on “Army Wives” and […]

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