|Don Charles McGovern
Don McGovern is an Actor,Writer and Music Industry Insider and in his extra time follows his interests as a Stuntman in the film and television business.
Don has appeared in many films and television shows as an Actor or Stuntman. Don studied acting extensively with Master Acting Coach Roy London. Some of Don's Alumni from London's class are Brad Pitt,Sharon Stone,Gina Davis, Hank Azaria and Julie Warner.
Don has written several film projects and created television projects that are either in development or being produced.
Don has worked with notable Hollywood power houses Sylvester Stallone, Hulk Hogan, Bruce Willis, Nicolas Cage, Wesley Snipes, Jet Li and many others.
Don worked in the Music Industry in the capacity of A&R Exexcutive and Executive producer and Manager.
Don was road manager for teen idol music sensation "Tiffany". and was responsible for finding One of Tiffany's biggest hits, "Could've Been" and the record went on to become M.C.A's biggest seller for that year and was followed by a stellar performance by Carrie Underwood on American Idol.
Don has stunt doubled for Sylvester Stallone in several of Stallone's films and was thrown out of the ring by Hulk Hogan in Rocky III.
Don holds Black Belts in Tang Soo Do Karate, Kung Fu San Soo and is an accomplished Boxer/ Kickboxer and trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and is an avid M.M.A (Mixed Martial Arts) Practitioner.
Don was cast as a Kling On in "Star Trek III" and had to deliver his lines to Christopher Lloyd in "Kling On" dialect.
Don played the Prison guard in "Demolition Man" who confronts Snipes as Snipes frees himself from the wheel chair engaging Don in a ferocious fight.
Don and his twin brother were cast as evil,ruthless characters, "The Others" in a season finale episode of the hit television series "LOST".
Don was cast as "Smoke" in the Mega hit Feature film,"Con Air".
Born in Whittier, California, Bob Hilgenberg began his career as writer/performer with The Groundlings and Second City, LA. It was at The Second City where he met and began writing with fellow performer Rob Muir. The newly formed writing team quickly transitioned into feature film writing, with a series of comedy rewrites and pitch sales, all at major studios.
Most recent projects include, The Untitled Molly Shannon Project (2013) at Walt Disney Pictures, The Family Circus (2011) a live action comedy for 20th Century Fox and Walden Media. Meet The Haunteds (2011) with director Steve Carr and Cowboys and Aliens Platinum Studios. An unannounced feature project for Sony Pictures Animation. Walt Disney's Tinkerbell And The Great fairy Rescue released in 2010.
Other recent assignments include the comedy, I Love You Again, for New Line Cinema. Their original screenplay, Scared Guys, is at Sony Pictures with Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions. Bob and Rob did rewrites on Stuck On You for the Farrelly Brothers, and they wrote Father Knows Best for Nickelodeon/Paramount. Their original screenplay, Small World, is in active at Fox.
A turning point for Bob & Rob was in 2005, when they were hired to write Monsters Inc. 2 and Toy Story 3 for Walt Disney Pictures. It was their introduction to the world of animated feature films...they were hooked!
Other assignments include the comedy, I Love You Again, for New Line Cinema. Just prior to their assignments at Disney, they wrote the first draft of the Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo family comedy "Yours, Mine & Ours" for MGM/Paramount. Off the success of that script, they set up another project at MGM, an original screenplay, "Infantile", which they sold on a pitch and was recently picked up by Disney in turn-around.
Their original screenplay, "Scared Guys", is active at Sony Pictures with Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions, attached. Bob and Rob did rewrites on "Stuck On You" for Twentieth Century Fox, and they wrote "Father Knows Best" for Nickelodeon and Paramount. Their original screenplay, "Small World", is in active development at Fox 2000.
In 2003, they wrote and directed their award winning, comedy short film, Hiding In Walls", which starred Jane Lynch (Glee, 40 Year Old Virgin) and Danny Trejo, (Machete, Spy Kids). The film satirizes Bob & Rob's adventures as Hollywood Screenwriters. Their television writing includes the produced pilot "Grown-Ups", for Columbia/Tri-Star Television. The comedy sitcom starred, Sam Seder, Julie Warner, Farah Forke, Michael Weatherly and Pat Finn.
When Bob & Rob are not writing, they like to sit around and talk about how similar their names are.