Category Archives: Actors

Actor behaving badly

Actor Thomas Gibson reportedly kicked a writer on the set of his series, Criminal Minds. As a result, he was suspended from work and has now been fired. Acting requires big personalities, and sometimes results in big egos, but a propensity … Continue reading

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Are you a considerate stage parent?

We can all share a casting office horror story. Parents who try to psych out the competition before other children go into the audition rooms.  Moms or dads who talk loudly and disrupt another child’s focus as they are mentally preparing … Continue reading

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Is acting your child’s passion?

“Follow your Dreams.”  The goal of parents who want their children to eventually settle into fulfilling careers is to find what they are passionate about and blanket themselves with a cloak of fulfillment.  Does a child know their true adult … Continue reading

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Common sense child protection

One of our purposes on our forum is to protect the safety and welfare of child actors. We give parents information, then it’s up to you to use it if you decide it’s right for your child and your family. … Continue reading

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Cameron Thor sentenced

We discussed the arrest of acting coach Cameron Thor for kidnapping and assaulting a young teen girl whose family he had befriended at the time of his arrest last August.  Now he has been sentenced to six years in prison … Continue reading

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CD Workshops Part 2 – Why are parents obsessed with them?

Yesterday we discussed the workshop controversy. Given that they don’t usually offer the results parents want or expect, why are so many parents determined to sign up their children? They don’t have decent representation. Their agents can’t get them the … Continue reading

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Taxes and Investments

Taxes, Coogan, and earnings.  We often get questions about how to handle and manage your child’s money.  For detailed answers we always send members to Bizparentz, where you can find information about Coogan and trust accounts and taxes and other financial … Continue reading

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