Lisa Valentine Clark: LDS Actress from Chatbooks Ad

Lisa Valentine Clark: LDS Actress from Chatbooks Ad

Lisa Valentine Clark is a Mormon actress who is probably most famous for her main role in the Chatbooks commercial that went viral on YouTube because of how humorously it captured what it’s like to be a stay at home mom. In the video, she plays a very humorous...
The Hey Joe Show: Mormon Celebrities in the Philippines

The Hey Joe Show: Mormon Celebrities in the Philippines

Brigham Young University recently made a video about the Hey Joe Show, a “multi-platform social media group dedicated to celebrating and exposing Filipino culture to a global audience” according to the Hey Joe Show about page. BYU’s mini-documentary...
Lucky Blue Smith

Lucky Blue Smith

Lucky Blue Smith’s modeling career began at age 12 after he and his three sisters were scouted by the director of Next Models LA. He followed his agent’s advice to change his hair color to platinum blonde, and quickly after that began growing into an icon...
7 Mormons with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

7 Mormons with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

This article, “7 Mormons with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame” by Jamie Armstrong, appeared in the online edition of LDS Living.com. 1. Laraine Day LDS actress Laraine Day played roles opposite of Hollywood’s most iconic leading men, including Cary...
Ellen Wheeler

Ellen Wheeler

Ellen Wheeler Ellen Wheeler is a Mormon born in Hollywood but raised in Cedar City, Utah.  She’s been a member of the church all her life.  Currently living with her husband and children in New York. In 1986 she won the Daytime Award Emmy   for...
Paul Walker

Paul Walker

Paul Walker Paul Walker best known for The Fast and the Furious film series of movies  “The guys I respect are the guys who manage it well. You hear about the scandal in the industry. I was raised Mormon, and I went to Christian high school, and I thought it...
Rick Thomas

Rick Thomas

Rick Thomas The truth is there is room for a little bit of everything on the strip, and no one knows that better than Thomas.  He’s performs a family-friendly show that manages an innuendo or two but doesn’t embarrass his Mormon upbringing. from...
Rick Schroder

Rick Schroder

Rick Schroder “Schroder is … a religious man; four years ago, he converted to Mormonism, joining his wife, who was already a member.” Source: East Valley Tribune, 26 Sep 2004 Rick Schroeder joined the Church in Pacific Palisades Ward in the...
Ken Sansom

Ken Sansom

Ken Sansom Very talented in the commercial voice work and acted in some 20 movies. He was also the voice of “Rabbit” in the “Winnie the Pooh” cartoons. “Sansom and Then Some” was the name of a KSL radio program he did in the...
Aaron Ruell

Aaron Ruell

Aaron Ruell Aaron Ruell was born and raised in the San Joaquin Valley of California. He discovered still photography and filmmaking in high school, which led him to Brigham Young University’s film school. Ruell is primarily a writer and director and his work...
Kelly Packard

Kelly Packard

Kelly Packard Kelly Chemane Packard was born in Glendale, California, and grew up in Arizona. She later moved to Canyon Country, California. Packard began her career in television commercials at the age of 8 before going on to win the title of Miss California Pre-Teen...
Moroni Olsen

Moroni Olsen

Moroni Olsen  June 27, 1889 – November 22, 1954 Moroni Olsen was born in Ogden, Utah to Mormon parents who named him after the prophet Moroni. After having worked on Broadway he made his film debut in a 1935 adaptation of The Three Musketeers. He later played a...
Gerald “Jerry” R. Molen

Gerald “Jerry” R. Molen

Gerald “Jerry” R. Molen He began his film career in 1957 in the transportation department of Republic Studios.  He worked as transportation coordinator on such critically acclaimed films as the Academy Award winning Ordinary People.  He worked as unit...
Matthew Modine

Matthew Modine

Matthew Modine He was raised in a tight-knit Mormon family, which was forced to move every couple of years because his father worked as a drive-in movie operator. All of the children worked in the drive-ins. After seeing a documentary about the film Oliver!, Modine...
Kieth Merrill

Kieth Merrill

Kieth Merrill Kieth won the Academy award in 1973 for his documentary feature titled The Great American Cowboy. He was nominated again in 1997 for his documentary short subject Amazon. He is voting member of the Academy and was once offered half a million dollars to...
Ryan Little

Ryan Little

Ryan Little Ryan Little is the award-winning director of films such as “Out of Step” (2002) and “The Last Good War” (1999). Little was born in Canada and attended the prestigious film school at Brigham Young University. During the 1996-1997...
Glen Larson

Glen Larson

Glen Larson He is most famous for creating great television in the 1980s: The Six Million Dollar Man (1973), Battlestar Galactica (1978), B.J. and the Bear (1978), Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979), Magnum P.I. (1980), The Fall Guy (1981), and Knight Rider...
Gary Kurtz

Gary Kurtz

Gary Kurtz  Gary Kurtz (born July 27, 1940 in Los Angeles, California) is a film producer whose list of credits includes American Graffiti, Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back. He later produced The Dark Crystal and Return to Oz after departing from the Star Wars...
Gordon Jump

Gordon Jump

Gordon Jump Alexander Gordon Jump April 1, 1932 – September 22, 2003 Gordon is best known as the clueless radio station manager Arthur “Big Guy” Carlson in the TV series WKRP in Cincinnati and the incompetent “Chief of Police Tinkler” in...
Dean Jagger

Dean Jagger

Dean Jagger (1903-1991) Actor In 1940, he played the title character in Brigham Young Frontiersman.  In 1949, he won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for his role in Twelve O’clock High. In 1954, he played the beloved General Waverly in White...
Lincoln Hoppe

Lincoln Hoppe

Lincoln Hoppe Lincoln is an actor and has appeared in movies and television: Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed, Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration, The R.M   Served a full-time mission for the LDS church in Portugal, Lison North...
Jared Hess

Jared Hess

Jared Hess He is the writer and director of Napoleon Dynamite.  Even before it’s release Napoleon Dynamite had garnered a huge cult following.  There are dozens of websites devoted to the film.  Also, when a film that only cost $200,000 gets nominated for the...
Eric Hendershot

Eric Hendershot

Eric Hendershot Filmmaker and Writer  Hendershot has resisted the tug to make films warranting an “R” rating, a move which would advance him in Hollywood. Instead, he has concentrated on writing and producing films meant for family consumption. At...
Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl Katherine Heigl was born to a Mormon family in Washington, D.C. November 24, 1978. Katherine is the youngest of five children. Growing up, her life was much like many American families. Her parents moved the family several times before settling in New...
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