Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Muse Watson Biography (1948-)
Born in July, 1948, in Alexandria, LA; married. Education: Attended Louisiana Tech University and Berea College. Addresses:
Agent-- Greater Vision Artists, 9229 Sunset Blvd., Suite 320, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Manager-- Dorothea Sargent and Co., 4737 Lankershim Blvd., Suite 208, North Hollywood, CA 91602. Publicist-- Henry Penner, 3244 Rowena Ave.,Suite 1, Los Angeles, CA 90027. Career: Actor. Ragtime on the River (comedy troupe), Chattanooga, TN, founder, then producer and director of productions on river boats. Berea College, Berea, KY, teacher of reading and writing in literacy outreach program; Georgia State Penitentiary, acting teacher. Worked in purchasing at plants in Oak Ridge, TN; worked as a driver for film production companies, later purchased trucks to lease to filmmakers. Awards, Honors: Grand Jury Award (with others), Sundance Film Festival, ensemble acting, 2000, for Songcatcher.
Addresses: Agent: Greater Vision Artists, 9229 Sunset Blvd., Suite 320, Los Angeles, CA 90069.; Manager: Dorothea Sargent and Co., 4737 Lankershim Blvd., Suite 208, North Hollywood, CA91602.; Publicist: Henry Penner, 3244 Rowena Ave., Suite 1, Los Angeles, CA90027.
- Birth Details
- July, 1948
- Alexandria, Louisiana, United States
- Police officer, Black Rainbow, Anchor Bay, 1990
- Guardian, The Handmaid's Tale(also known as Die Geschichteder Dienerin), Image Entertainment, 1990
- First drifter, Sommersby, Warner Bros., 1993
- Herman Zimmer, The Journey of August King, Miramax, 1995
- Hank Corrigan, Something To Talk About(also known as Grace under Pressure and The Power of Love), Warner Bros., 1995
- Ketcham, Assassins(also known as Day of Reckoning), WarnerBros., 1995
- Henry Andrews, Rosewood, Warner Bros., 1997
- Store clerk, Lolita, Samuel Goldwyn, 1997
- Benjamin Willis and fisherman, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Columbia, 1997
- Trenton Fraser, Acts of Betrayal(also known as True Blue),New City Releasing, 1997
- Daryl, If I Die before I Wake, Kushner-Locke International, 1998
- Captain, Shadrach, Tidewater Pictures, 1998
- Benjamin Willis and fisherman, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer(also known as I Know What You Did Last Summer 2), Columbia, 1998
- C. W. Niles, From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money, Miramax, 1999
- Klansman, Austin Powers II: The Spy Who Shagged Me, New Line Cinema, 1999
- Parley Gentry, Songcatcher, Trimark, 1999
- Sheriff Billy Ray Barnwell, Morgan's Ferry, Artist View Entertainment, 1999
- Captain Walters, The Art of the Bullet, Creative Light Worldwide,1999
- Also appeared as Lucas in Chattahoochie.
- Vrsac, Blind Vengeance, USA Network, 1990
- Guy, Leave of Absence, NBC, 1994
- D.A. Robert Stubbs, Justice in a Small Town(also known as HardEvidence and Ordinary Heroes: The Sandra Prine Story), NBC, 1994
- Bartender, The Birds II: Land's End, Showtime, 1994
- Father, Gramps(also known as Lethal Intent), NBC, 1995
- Whitley, Tecumseh: The Last Warrior, TNT, 1995
- Tom Pendel, Tad, The Family Channel, 1995
- Deputy Jim Keller, Heartwood, The Family Channel, 1998
- First Baker cop, The Break Up, Cinemax, 1998
- Todd, All the Rage(also known as It's the Rage), Cinemax, 2000
- Patrol officer, "The Debt," Matlock,1993
- Security man, "The Dare," Matlock,1994
- Wash Sutpen, "Damned If You Don't," American Gothic, CBS, 1995
- Dawkins, The Lazarus Man, TNT, 1996
- Admiral Arthur Fessenden, "Innocence," JAG, CBS, 1998
- Freddie Forbes, Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1998
- Also appeared as Rudy, The Young Indiana Jones, CBS; appeared on Saturday Night Live, NBC.
Other Television Appearances
- Appeared as doctor, I-40 Paradise, TNN.
- Stunt performer for Separate But Equal, ABC.
- Appeared as Jack in Charlie's Aunt, as Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls, as Cervantes in Man of La Mancha, as Benedict in Much Ado about Nothing, as Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet, and as Jack in Song of the Whippoorwill, all Oak Ridge Playhouse, Oak Ridge, TN;appeared as Cervantes in Man of La Mancha, as the title role in Hamlet, as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, and as Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream, all Chattanooga Little Theatre, Chattanooga, TN;appeared as Brick, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Jack, Charlie's Aunt, both Summer Arena Theatre; as captain of the Uglies, The Wizard of Oz, Henrietta Child Children's Theatre; as Joe, Shadow Box,Tennessee Performing Arts Center; as young Willie, Humbug and Holly, Tidewater Dinner Theatre; as Pale, Burn This, Centre Stage, in South Carolina; as Otho Turner, later Jed Willis, Wilderness Road, outdoor production; and in A Streetcar Named Desire.
- Director of Lonestar, Tennessee Performing Arts Center, and Ain't Misbehavin', Bessie Smith Foundation; producer, Passionella, Summer Arena Theatre.
Official Web Site, http://www.musewatson.com.
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