Celebrity Livewire June 2003


Scientologist Celebrities at psychiatry protest
Anti-psychiatry billboard
Annual APA Convention Protest

Celebrities were out in force to speak out against coercive psychiatric drugging of children at the annual American Psychiatric convention, held in San Francisco.
Actresses Kelly Preston, Kirstie Alley, Jennifer Aspen and Lynsey Bartilson and eight hundred marchers protested psychiatry’s use of teachers to identify children as “mentally disordered” and forcing parents to drug them as a requisite for educational services. The protest attracted nationwide media attention.  



Scientologist celebrity Alison Monro
Monro

Lead Singer/Songwriter Alison Monro of her band Monro has placed a featured song for a movie soundtrack of the film The Job. The film is due out this summer and stars Daryl Hannah, Brad Renfro and Dominique Swain. Alison wrote the song in collaboration with Ric Roccapriore, which was produced by Randy Cash of Elektra Records.
Monro is playing in local clubs in Los Angeles and has released its first CD. The band will be participating in the Battle of the Bands in Malibu in early summer.


Scientologist celebrity Elisabeth Moss
Elisabeth Moss

Actress Elisabeth Moss is currently playing the title role of Franny in Richard Nelson’s “Franny’s Way” at the Geffen Playhouse. She also just completed filming Ron Howard’s The Missing, with Cate Blanchett and Tommy Lee Jones. She can be seen starring in Virgin, premiering at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Elisabeth also just completed her fourth season on the NBC Drama The West Wing, playing the daughter of Martin Sheen’s President.



Scientologist celebrity Tyler Hynes
Tyler Hynes

Canadian Actor and Gemini Award-nominee Tyler Hynes won a supporting lead role in the feature film The Last Sign. To be filmed in Montreal, Canada, the film stars Andie MacDowell and Tim Roth. Tyler plays the son of Andie’s character.



Scientologist celebrity Catherine Bell
Catherine Bell

Actress Catherine Bell starred in Bruce Almighty, with Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston and Morgan Freeman. It opened #1 in the box office at over 85 million dollars, and after 3 weeks already earned a spot in the top 100 grossing movies. Catherine is pictured at the premiere with Jim Carrey.



Scientologist celebrity Rob Meister
Rob Meister

Musician Rob Meister played bass on the album Hardbite, by Estonian artist Endel Rivers, which shot to #2 on the Guitar9 Rock/Fusion chart for 30 days. Also performing was Frank Zappa’s former keyboardist, Alan Zavod.



Scientologist celebrity Shellah Garrett
Shellah Garrett

Actress Shellah Garrett recently starred as Kate in a modern version of Shakespeare’s classic “The Taming of the Shrew,” set in Chicago in the 1920’s. The comedy played to sold-out houses at the Little Fish Theatre in California, to rave reviews.



Scientologist celebrity Ole Boskov
Ole Boskov

Danish singer/songwriter Ole Boskov, a vocalist in the Hymn of Asia concert on L. Ron Hubbard Way, recently released a solo CD called “Songs in Black and White” singing 12 original songs about love and life.





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