Michael Gross Charms On and Off Screen

Photo courtesy Universal Pictures La Cañada Flintridge resident Michael Gross stars in “Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell,” the sixth film in the franchise, due for release May 1. He has embraced his fan-favorite character, who is a supporting or lead character in every film in the franchise as well as the TV series.
Photo courtesy Universal Pictures
La Cañada Flintridge resident Michael Gross stars in “Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell,” the sixth film in the franchise, due for release May 1. He has embraced his fan-favorite character, who is a supporting or lead character in every film in the franchise as well as the TV series.

Depending on the time of year, you can find him in the bleachers at La Cañada High School volleyball matches or on set in a South African desert.
In between, you might happen to see Michael Gross ordering his decaf cappuccino from Constellation Coffee on Foothill Boulevard, or possibly at a local Planning Commission meeting regarding a development in his neighborhood. In his round glasses and absent facial hair, you may have to double-take to recognize him as the actor behind Steven Keaton from the sitcom “Family Ties” and Burt Gummer from the cult-favorite “Tremors” franchise. Continue reading “Michael Gross Charms On and Off Screen”

LCF’s Bassett Stars in Ground-Breaking ‘Black Panther’

Photo courtesy Matt Kennedy, Marvel Studios
La Cañada Flintridge’s Angela Bassett (right) plays Queen Ramonda alongside Letitia Wright in “Black Panther,” which has earned almost $422 million.

La Cañada Flintridge resident Angela Bassett plays an important part in the success of “Black Panther,” the Disney-Marvel superhero epic that has inspired rave reviews from critics and audiences since its Feb. 16 release.
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