Photos with Gary Sax
BiographyPassaic, New Jersey, USA
Gary Sax has been involved in the film, television and entertainment industry for over 25 years as an actor, entertainer, director, producer and promoter. He graduated from the esteemed Center for Media Arts in New York City with an advanced degree in Television Production while also holding an Associate of Arts Degree in Education from the University of Florida. He also studied at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Institute also in New York City as well as the American Stage Conservatory in residence at Fairleigh Dickenson University in Teaneck, New Jersey under the tutelage of the respected and award winning actor, Paul Sorvino. Read more... During his tenure in the music industry, Sax, an accomplished saxophonist and performer, has worked in concert both as backup, opening act and promoter for some of the most well known artists of the early and recent rock era including...Joey Dee, Dick Dale, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, The Coasters, Mary Wilson, Air Supply, Junior Walker, The Shirelles, Sonny Turner, Johnny Rivers, The Association, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, The Crystals, Gary Puckett, Gary US Bonds, Johnny Maestro, Lou Christie, DJ Fontana, Marty Stuart, The Comets, and many others. His succession into the film and television industry first had him as an actor, working with such luminaries as Denzel Washington in "Heart Condition" and Tony Danza in "Who's the Boss". He also appeared in many stage productions including the lead in regional productions of "Grease" and "Bye Bye Birdie" as well as in an off Broadway version of Ipsen's, "Ghosts". In his pursuits behind the scenes and camera, he has worked as a producer, director, videographer, production manager, location manager, etc.. He was a co-producer on an Erica Estrada/Paul Smith vehicle entitled, "Caged Fury". He was also Associate Producer on the campy comedy, "South Beach Academy" starring Corey Feldman, James Hong and Al "Grandpa Munster" Lewis. Gary produced, wrote and directed the fifties style musical variety sitcom, "Harmony Street", which ran nationally on the Nostalgia Cable Network. Other productions include a short documentary, "Joe Franklin-Down Memory Lane" and a pilot for a series about disabled athletes entitled, "The Human Race" which was well received at the Paralympic Congress Disability Film Festival. Gary also brings with him a background as a teacher, coach and camp director. Other credits in front and behind the camera include... "Coco Bay Bed Race" with Dana Plato ("Different Strokes"), Spring Break, Spring Fever USA, Can It be Love, Smokey and the Bandit II and III, Porky's 2 and 3, etc..