A native of Southern California, Ken developed a passion for acting in his youth and enjoyed a successful career in episodic television. Ken was a highly profiled model in national campaigns including, “Bugle Boy,” “The Gap,” “Versace,” “Caboo Club” and “Yukon.” Ken formed Initiate Productions in 1998 to develop and produce multi-genre films in house, and to collaborate with other co-producing entities. The principle goal was to create a bold new approach to filmmaking and resource established and emerging media outlets.
In 2000, Ken began financing and developing films including the short western, “The Last Outlaws,” which screened in the festival circuit. In early 2008, Ken stumble across two new interesting film projects adding to their collection. The first was a surreal comedy entitled “The Smell of Success,” and the second was a coming of age film entitled, “Stay Cool.” Ken appeared as an actor in both films, enhancing his more than twenty-year performance career, while on set daily throughout film serving above the line as Executive Producer. “The Smell of Success” was accepted into the 2009 Sundance festival while “Stay Cool” was highlighted in the 2009 Tribecca Film Festival. Both films have highly anticipated releases scheduled for Summer 2011.
Aside from his evolving work in the entertainment industry, Ken follows his daughter’s equestrian show jumping career and for some years was internationally renowned for restoring vintage and classic cars, in 2006, winning the coveted Pebble Beach Concourse del Elegance. ‘first in class’