Frank Cavestani

Brand X Frank Cavestani and Tally Brown in Everyone's Nurse

Frank Cavestani was born in New York City where his father worked at the famed Copacabana night club and his mother was a New York telephone operator. Frank won a scholarship to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and studied with Lee and Paul Strasberg. His professional career began after a lead actor in a play starring Shelley Winters broke his leg and Frank took over the leading role. He was the Award winning Producer/Director of "Operation Last Patrol," a one hour documentary about the exploits of fellow Vietnam veteran Ron Kovic, was Technical Advisor for Oliver Stone's "Born on the Fourth of July," Director of the prime time comedy series "Head of the Class" for ABC and has appeared in 21 films including "The China Syndrome" (1979), "A Few Good Men" (1981), "Born on the Fourth of July" (1989), "Apollo 13" (1995).

Frank was also instrumental in the founding of the now famous weekly newspaper the Los Angeles Weekly with publisher Jay Levin and movie actor Michael Douglas. Frank lives and works in Hollywood with his actress wife Jade Hykush and young daughter Samantha, his website Acting on the Web is his current successful project which he says is "designed to bring professional acting techniques to the masses."