Mini Bio (1)
More than 30 years of experience in television and film production. Doug is a writer/director/producer and actor.
In the summer of 1983 Doug started as the one and only intern/assistant producer to Charlie Rose when Charlie returned to television with his national show. Doug's responsibility was to research, greet, and host such political and journalistic luminaries as Colin Powell, Peter Jennings, then Vice President Bush, and Julian Bond.
From there Doug went on to writing, producing, and directing marketing and promotions campaigns at ABC, CBS and NBC. Doug also created and executed launch campaigns for Soapnet, UPN, and LOGO.
In 1991 Doug moved to Los Angeles to direct for the legendary ad men Ray Jacobs and Stefan Gerber - Doug's first assignments included directing such stars as William Shatner, Morgan Freeman, Halle Berrey, and Martin Sheen.
At the same time, Doug pursued an acting career with guest starring roles on Star Trek Voyager, The Drew Carey Show, The Huguley's, and Girlfriends and Chance in the ground-breaking LOGO show, Noah's Arc. His stage work includes the American premier of The Ice Pick, the Tony Award Winning South Coast Rep's premier of The Hollow Lands and the critically acclaimed production of The Bacchae, playing Dionysus, at the 2010 Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.
In 2006 he formed The Ogden Group Entertainment. Their first feature, Hot Guys with Guns, was released in April of 2014 by Wolfe. The main title song, Something to Shoot For, written and sung by Mervyn Warren was short-listed for nomination for the 2015 Oscars. The script for Hot Guys with Guns was included in the core collection at the Academy library.
Doug's second feature, From Zero to I Love You is in production and an original pilot called The Natural Order of Things is in preproduction.
Doug has served on several boards; Equality California, The Relational Center, The Celebration Theater, and currently on the board of Outfest.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: cs