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Lucky Erwin More

“Luck” Photo by Erwin More of More Medavoy When I hear people talk about actors, I often hear “luck” referenced as a reason for their success. “Sure,” I say. But then, I define luck as being prepared when opportunity arrives. You may not create it exactly, but you sure as…

Learn from the Beatles

“What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create.” – Buddha   The Beatles Knew What It Took to Be an Actor There’s no shortage of takes on The Beatles and what they meant to music, culture, and even history at large. So forgive…

2016 year in review

What a year. I thought it would be interesting to see such a personal compilation of images representing national and global events, because it casts a new light of perspective on them. We all went through the same thing, but, in fact, we all experienced our own year while bearing…

Colorful planes

2016 has been a year of big strides for me. I have needed to do a lot of soul searching, planning, thinking and answering very difficult questions. I’ve dealt with adversity as well – but it has only made me stronger. Through all this, I realized that life is full…

David Foster

Recently, I wrote a post here on Medium about my relationship with my father, Mike Medavoy. While searching through my files for a copy of the speech I wrote for him, I stumbled upon a trove of the other letters and speeches I’ve written over the years. I was particularly…