Douglas Segal is a writer, producer, director, teacher, actor, musician and now author.
His feature film producing credits include City of Angels starring Meg Ryan and Nicolas Cage, which he developed and was instrumental in the iconic, multi-million selling soundtrack; Three Kings starring George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg directed by David O. Russell; and Bulletproof Monk starring Chow Yun-Fat and Seann William Scott.
In addition to writing and producing movies for Warner Bros., Disney and MGM, he has written, produced and directed television for Fox, The CW, Showtime, A&E, History, Discovery Channel, The Cartoon Network and others. The projects he has been involved in have been nominated for a Golden Globe Award, Grammy Award, People’s Choice Award and have won numerous Teacher Choice and Parent Choice awards.
Doug has also written and produced extensively for animation including a prequel to the classic film The Lion King for Disney and the classic Tom and Jerry Show for Warner Bros. His theatre credits include directing Gunplay starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dirtbags starring Melissa Joan Hart. He has also taught acting at the The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.
He is now grateful to be adding author to his resume, even if it took his wife getting hit by a bus to get there. Doug continues to work in the entertainment industry and lives in Los Angeles with his family.
Susan Segal is a wife, mother, personality, performer, host, teacher, and a newly inspired activist.
Discovered as a singing waitress in the Catskills, Susan began her career in broadcasting as a fashion reporter in New York on what was then Live with Regis and Kathie Lee. From there she went on to share her shopping and fashion secrets coast to coast on Good Day New York, The Vicki Lawrence Show, Hour Magazine and The Home Show. Then she and her husband, Doug, decided to load up their newly purchased Honda and head to Beverly…Hills, that is, swimming pools…movie stars.
Following the move to Los Angeles, Susan appeared on most of the iconic sit-coms, including Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Ellen, Murphy Brown, The Nanny, and Everybody Loves Raymond. Her film credits include Beautiful directed by Sally Field, Mad City directed by Costa Gavras, Beat Street directed by Harry Belafonte, and many independent films as well as a few never-to-be-seen television pilots. In addition, she has done numerous commercials and voice overs.
She has continued her career performing in cabarets as well as hosting and producing many live charity events. She has also taught teenagers acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York and most recently at Columbia College of Hollywood.
Then she was hit by a bus…