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#1 David Calson

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Posted 24 May 2008 - 04:15 PM

Saw an interview last night on nightline. Said he didn't do it for long, right your own punchlines.
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#2 Saul Rodgar

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Posted 24 May 2008 - 08:19 PM

Saw an interview last night on nightline. Said he didn't do it for long, right your own punchlines.


I read somewhere that he was a carpenter when they discovered him. Talk about a non-sequitur early career . . .
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#3 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 25 May 2008 - 12:45 PM

He was married with 2 kids by the time he became Han Solo, guess he had to do SOMETHING between bit TV parts to make ends meet.

I know a guy who's a contractor between 2nd AC gigs. He makes so much from contracting that he has to turn down a lot of AC jobs.
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#4 Chris Keth

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Posted 25 May 2008 - 10:42 PM

He was married with 2 kids by the time he became Han Solo, guess he had to do SOMETHING between bit TV parts to make ends meet.

I know a guy who's a contractor between 2nd AC gigs. He makes so much from contracting that he has to turn down a lot of AC jobs.


Good contractors make serious bank. I know one that specialize in green luxury building that drives a Bentley (powered by natural gas).
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#5 Luc Allein

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 10:02 PM

He taught himself carpentry. He just hung around the library and rented books about it and then bullshitted his way through all his early work, ha ha. I read this Playboy interview with him from a couple years ago and it was awesome. He seems like a helluva guy.

I know somebody that just worked with him on something and said he sure likes his Scotch. A lot.




A REAL lot.
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#6 Michael Lehnert

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Posted 10 July 2008 - 09:02 PM

And not just that, I can tell you!

Nevertheless, he isn't drinking (and not alot smoking ;) ) on set, unlike some DoPs do ...

Good to hear that carpentry is still the better career for filmpeople. :D
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