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film producer

Harley Eugene Akers, American Film producer. Avocations: writing, painting, reading. M C. Entertainment chairman Multiple Sclerosis Man of Year, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, 1980; master of ceremonies Concert of Love, Riviera and Caesar's Palace hotels, Las Vegas, 1981, 82. Member SAG, Las Vegas Press Club, Kentucky Colonels (president 1985-1986), Saints andSinners (board directors since 1980).

Background

Akers, Harley Eugene was born on November 23, 1940 in Yuma, Arizona, United States. Son of Walter Henry and Lola May (Gayle) Akers.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Political Science, American University, Beirut, 1961.

Career

News anchorman, Station KLAS-television, Columbia Broadcasting System, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1973-1976;news anchorman, Station KNTV-television, ABC, Las Vegas, 1976-1980;actor, producer, Hanna-Epprect Agency, Las Vegas, since 1970;president, Narc Prodns., Las Vegas, since 1987. Publicity consultant Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) Grand Hotel, Las. Vegas, 1980-1982; dialogue coach Holiday Model Corporation, Las Vegas, 1980-1985.

Achievements

  • Avocations: writing, painting, reading. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: M-X Missile Notebook, 1980 (International Press award 1981). Playwright: Murder at the Bijou, 1988 (Critics Drama award 1988). Writer film script Narc, Narc, Who's There?, 1988.

      Appeared in television commercials including How the West Was Won, Southwest Gas Company, 1983 (Addy award).

Membership

Entertainment chairman Multiple Sclerosis Man of Year, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, 1980. Master of ceremonies Concert of Love, Riviera and Caesar's Palace hotels, Las Vegas, 1981, 82. Member Screen Actors Guild, Las Vegas Press Club, Kentucky Colonels (president 1985-1986), Saints and Sinners (board directors since 1980).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, painting, reading.

Connections

Married Marilyn Jean Peterson, September 10, 1960 (divorced June 1972). Children: Gregory Mark, Sean Michael. Married Jacquelyn Ann Brett, July 7, 1980.

father:
Walter Henry Akers

mother:
Lola May (Gayle) Akers

spouse:
Marilyn Jean Peterson

spouse:
Jacquelyn Ann Brett

child:
Gregory Mark Akers

child:
Sean Michael Akers