Steven graduated Cum Laude from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communications, focusing on film studies, journalism and theatre arts. Dubbed a "prolific" writer by Hollywood icon Kenneth Johnson (The Incredible Hulk, V, The Bionic Woman, Alien Nation), Steven has been honored by the Arkansas College Media Association for his story writing prowess. He has also received recognition for his dramatic writing from the Eerie, Shriekfest and Screamfest horror film festivals. Publications include: Carroll County News, Saline Courier, Forum, Echo and Moroch.
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Actor John Gavin passes away at the age of 86. According to his wife's manager Budd Burton: "He died this morning after a long illness." Gavin was best known by genre film fans for his role of Sam in Alfred Hitchcock's classic horror flick Psycho (1960).
Gavin was even considered to replace model turned actor George Lazenby as James Bond before Sean Connery agreed to return as 007 in Diamonds Are Forever (1971).
Far more than a thespian, Gavin served as President Ronald Regan's original Ambassador to Mexico. Gavin's other Silver Screen credits include Imitation of Life (1959), Spartacus (1960) and Midnight Lace (1960).
Gavinalso guest starred on many popular television shows including The Love Boat (1977), Hart to Hart (1980) and Fantasy Island (1978 & 1981). TMZ reports that Gavin died via complications brought on by pneumonia and leukemia.