Film, Television, Theater

First appeared on television as a teenager, on The Howard Miller Show Chicago; 5 decades on T.V.

  Professional Training:

  • California State University, Northridge (Film, T.V., Radio major -- Los Angeles, CA)
  • New York Academy of Theatrical Arts (Phillip Nolan, New York City,
  • The Actor's Studio (Uta Hagen, New York City)
  • Studio One (Chicago)
  • Virgil Frye's Acting class (Hollywood, CA)


Feature Film:

  • "Toys Are Not for Children" (comedic role. SHB Productions — New York City)


T.V. Commercials:

  • Get Set Hair Setting Lotion (Vic Haboush Productions - Hollywood, CA)
  • Ice Blue Secret deodorant (Hollywood, CA)
  • Formosa Springs Club Ale (Kane, Light and Gladney Advertising)
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken (Hollywood, LA)
  • Anacin (Hollywood, CA)
  • Excedrin (Hollywood, CA)
  • Red Star Flour (New York City)
  • Dixie Cola (U.A.E.)


T.V.:

  • "Starsky & Hutch" (Hollywood, CA)
  • "General Hospital" (New York City)


Theatre:

  • Hair (Sheila) [no nudity]
  • Once Upon a Mattress (Winifred)
  • Helen Keller (Helen Keller)
  • Room Service (Hilda)
  • The Man Who Came to Dinner (Penelope)
  • David and Lisa (Lisa)
  • Pajama Game (Gladys)
  • Diary of Anne Frank (Anne)
  • and many dozens more. EXTENDED LIST UPON REQUEST


FILM, TELEVISION AND THEATRE: PRODUCTION


T.V. Commercials Co-Produced:

  • "Masafi" bottled water (U.A.E.) This won a "CLIO" award (the 'Oscars' of commercials)
  • "Arts and Gems" (U.A.E.)
  • California Raisins (production assistant) This commercial won a "CLIO" award.


News:

  • Iran/Iraq war (news producer- 1981) with NBC (New York City)
  • Falcon Films (1981) (Dubai)


Television Production —Assistant Director / Production Assistant:

  • The Bing Crosby Christmas Special (assistant to Art Fisher, Director — Hollywood, CA)
  • "The Sonny & Cher Show" (assistant to Art Fisher, Director — Hollywood, CA)
  • "Monsanto Presents Mancini"" (Henri Mancini T.V. Special - Hollywood, CA)


Short Films Produced:

  • "Charlie's Chase" (starring actor — Charlie Martin Smith)
  • "This is Your Life, Murray"
  • "From Bach to the Beatles"
  • "A Long Night's Journey into Day"


Documentaries Produced:

  • Alcoholism Documentary (with Mercedes Cambridge - Fenton McHugh Prods. - Chicago)
  • "Freedom"newspaper/magazine (Hollywood, CA)
  • Convention for Peace & Social Reform - (cinematographer, Nutsy Shwere - Anaheim, CA )
  • "Chick Corea" and "Return to Forever" Jazz Concert (Anaheim, CA)


Dinner Theatre

  • Hair (Max Fiske's Dinner Theatre — Chicago)


Script-writing (Theatre and Film)

  • "Make Me a World" — produced at Crossroads Theatre, Hollywood, CA.
  • "The Sheikh and I" — (contracted with Robert Evans Productions [of Paramount Studios])
  • "Our Amerikan Summer" — (SHB Productions, New York City) 

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RESUME' - Film / Television Production & Performance

 SPECIALIZED FILM/TV EDUCATION 

· California State University, Northridge (Mass Communications / Radio-Television-Film)  

· New York Academy of Theatrical Arts (studied with Diretor Phillip Nolan) New York City

· The Actor's Studio (studied with Uta Hagen) New York City

· Studio One, Chicago

· Virgil Frye's Film/ TV workshop, Hollywood, CA


FILM, TELEVISION AND THEATRE PRODUCTION

T.V. Commercials Co-Produced:

· "Masafi" bottled water (U.A.E.) This won a "CLIO" award (the 'Oscars' of commercials)

· "Arts and Gems" (Dubai, U.A.E.U.A.E.)

· California Raisins (production assistant) This commercial won a "CLIO" award.

· Dixie Cola (Dubai, U.A.E.)

News:

· Iran/Iraq war (news producer- 1981) with NBC (New York City)

· Falcon Films (1981) (Dubai)

Television Production -Production Assistant / Assistant to Producer/ Assistant to Line Producer/ Assistant Director:

· The Bing Crosby Christmas Special (assistant to Art Fisher, Director — Hollywood, CA)

· "The Sonny & Cher Show" (assistant to Art Fisher, Director — Hollywood, CA)

· "Monsanto Presents Mancini"" (Henri Mancini T.V. Special - Hollywood, CA)

Short Films Produced:

· "Charlie's Chase" (starring actor — Charlie Martin Smith)

· "This is Your Life, Murray"

· "From Bach to the Beatles"

· "A Long Night's Journey into Day"

Documentaries Produced:

· Alcoholism Documentary (with Mercedes Cambridge - Fenton McHugh Prods. - Chicago)

· "Freedom"newspaper/magazine (Hollywood, CA)

· Convention for Peace & Social Reform - (cinematographer, Nutsy Shwere - Anaheim, CA )

· "Chick Corea" and "Return to Forever" Jazz Concert (Anaheim, CA)

Dinner Theatre

· Hair (Max Fiske's Dinner Theatre — Chicago)

Script-writing (Theatre and Film)

· "Make Me a World" — produced at Crossroads Theatre, Hollywood, CA.

· "The Sheikh and I" — (contract with Robert Evans Productions [of Paramount Studios])

· "Our Amerikan Summer" — (SHB Productions, New York City)


FILM TELEVISION THEATRE PERFORMANCE

Feature Film:

· "Toys Are Not for Children" (comedic role. SHB Productions — New York City)

T.V. Commercials:

· Get Set Hair Setting Lotion (Vic Haboush Productions - Hollywood, CA)

· Ice Blue Secret deodorant (Hollywood, CA)

· Formosa Springs Club Ale (Kane, Light and Gladney Advertising)

· Kentucky Fried Chicken (Hollywood, LA)

· Anacin (Hollywood, CA)

· Excedrin (Hollywood, CA)

· Red Star Flour (New York City)

· Dixie Cola (U.A.E.)

T.V.:

· "Starsky & Hutch" (Hollywood, CA)

· "General Hospital" (New York City)

Theatre:

· Hair (Sheila) [no nudity]

· Once Upon a Mattress (Winifred)

· Helen Keller (Helen Keller)

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· Room Service (Hilda)

· The Man Who Came to Dinner (Penelope)

· David and Lisa (Lisa)

· Pajama Game (Gladys)

Diary of Anne Frank (Anne) …and many dozens more. EXTENDED LIST  

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To pay for college tuition, SaLee' worked in the Arts

During college, SaLee' worked as a Fashion Model in New York City

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Still in college, she also worked in Hollywood - acting in film, T.V., theater & 8 T.V. commercials

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She worked as a Casting Director in a New York Theatrical Agency, at age 17 - pretending she was 23

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In college, she wrote & sold one screenplay & a book of poetry

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She continued as an artist, drawing portraits in a French restaurant, & selling her art in galleries

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She also composed a soundtrack for a film, sang at a restaurant & photographed weddings

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