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VFT:LA 05/2017 Guest Series event w/ Mykelti Williamson, Actor

Thu 11 May

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Actor MYKELTI WILLIAMSON (Forrest Gump, Con Air, Three Kings, Fences

ABOUT MYKELTI WILLIAMSON: Mykelti Williamson is most remembered for his role opposite Tom Hanks as Private 'Bubba' Blue in the 1994 Oscar Winning film Forest Gump.  But he has had a long and storied career that started in the late 1970's.  This includes several military roles; Colonel Horn in Three Kings, Corporal Christy in Buffalo Soldiers, and Admiral Chernow in the TV Series Designated Survivor.  He recently turned a powerful performance (opposite Denzel Washington) as a war hero with Traumatic Brain Injury in the critically acclaimed Fences, a film he personally screened for VFT members earlier this year. Williamson's long resume includes a major arc on Justified and a Series Regular role on Boomtown,  TV series' created by our recent guest Graham Yost.  He is also known for his roles in Michael Mann's Heat, Ali, Lucky Number Slevin and the TV Series 24.  

DATE:

Thursday, May 11, 2017

TIME:

6:30-7pm CHECK-IN /  7-9pm MEETING /  9-11pm COCKTAIL/NETWORKING

LOCATION:

Hollywood American Legion Post 43 (2035 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068)