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Steve Guttenberg: It's Real Interesting Subject Matter

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Steve Guttenberg co-stars in ‘Affluenza’ as a wealthy man whose life is about to change…and not for the better.

Fun facts about Steve Guttenberg: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American actor and comedian. He became well known during the 1980s after a series of starring roles in major Hollywood films, including Diner, Cocoon, Three Men and a Baby, Police Academy, and Short Circuit.

2) Guttenberg's first credit (after an uncredited bit part in Rollercoaster) was the starring role in the 1977 California high school comedy The Chicken Chronicles. The picture, set in Beverly Hills in the Spring of 1969, was not a big box-office success, but did become a cult classic after extensive showings on premium cable networks in the United States. He also did a cameo appearance in the 1978 film The Boys From Brazil, based on the Ira Levin best seller.

3) Guttenberg's television films include the critically acclaimed Miracle on Ice (1981), To Race the Wind (1980), Something for Joey (1977) and the controversial nuclear holocaust picture, The Day After (1983). Prior to becoming well known, Guttenberg played the title role in the short-lived 1979 sitcom Billy as a teenage boy with a Walter Mitty complex. In 1980, a Coca-Cola commercial featured him trying to help a non-English-speaking woman whose car stalled. They share a common bond in their love of Coke.

‘Affluenza’ is now playing at the Laemmle Music Hall…and it's available On Demand.


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