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Where Are They Now - Friday, April 28, 2017

Hello fans,

Thank you for joining me this week! Based on my movie viewings over the weekend, I thought we would catch up with actor Jason Lively. He played Rusty Griswold in National Lampoon's European Vacation.

Time to catch up with Jason...

Take care,

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See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper":

Vincent Price: Star of countless horror movies, including "Pit and the Pendulum" and "The Abominable Dr. Phibes"

Johnny Whitaker: He was Jody in the TV series "Family Affair", also appeared in the movie "The Biscuit Eater" and the TV series "Sigmund and the Sea Monsters"

Ronald Colman: Silent movie star who later was equally successful in the sound era, starred in "The Prisoner of Zenda", "A Double Life" and other movies

(Answer at the bottom)

Jason Lively

Learn More About Jason Lively on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: March 12, 1968

CLAIM TO FAME: Known for his roles in National Lampoon's European Vacation and Night of the Creeps.

FAMILY LIFE: Lively is married and has two sons with wife Lani.

INFO: Lively started his career by appearing in the pilot episode of The Dukes of Hazzard when he was 10 years old.

His first film appearance was four years later in the 1983 film Brainstorm. That same year he also had another appearance in The Dukes of Hazzard.

His most recognizable roles came later when he played Rusty Griswold in National Lampoon's European Vacation, and Chris in Night of the Creeps.

After that, he appeared in the films Ghost Chase and Maximum Force. In 1993, he appeared in the video game Return to Zork, along with his sisters, Robyn Lively and Lori Lively.

TRIVIA: Is the brother of actors Lori Lively (b. 1966), Robyn Lively (b. 1972) and half-brother of actors Eric Lively (b. 1981) and Blake Lively (b. 1987).

Is the son of talent manager Elaine Lively and her first husband Ronnie Lively.

Reprised his role as Rusty Griswold in 2012 in a series of Old Navy holiday commercials featuring the Griswold family.

He lives with his family in Heber City, Utah, where he works for a computer company and is also owner and operator of Jimmy Crack Corn, a mobile roasted-corn business.

WHERE IS SHE NOW: Lively is currently filming Abilene and has another film in the works, The Possessed, which is in pre-production.


2017 The Possessed (pre-production)...Brian

2017 Abilene (filming)...Ike

1993 Return to Zork (Video Game)...Ben Fyshin

1992 Maximum Force...Rick Carver

1992 Gunsmoke: To the Last Man (TV Movie)...Rusty Dover

1991 Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever...Donovan

1990 Monday Morning...Chip Brooks

1989-1990 Mancuso, FBI (TV Series)...Justin Summers
- Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die: Part 2 (1990) ... Justin Summers
- Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die: Part 1 (1990) ... Justin Summers
- Classified (1989) ... Justin Summers

1987 Ghost Chase...Warren McCloud

1987 21 Jump Street (TV Series)...Davey Miller
- Next Generation (1987) ... Davey Miller

1986 Night of the Creeps...Chris

1985 European Vacation...Rusty Griswold

1979-1983 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)...Rod Moffet / Rudy
- The Boar's Nest Bears (1983) ... Rod Moffet
- One Armed Bandits (1979) ... Rudy

1983 Brainstorm...Chris Brace

1982 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)...Johnny Rollins
- Daddy, I'm Their Mama Now (1982) ... Johnny Rollins

To see Then & Now pictures of Jason Lively, visit: Celebrity Nooz


--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Vincent Price - DEAD (cancer)
Born: 05/27/1911 Died: 10/25/93

Johnny Whitaker - ALIVE
Born: 12/13/1959

Ronald Colman - DEAD (Infection)
Born: 02/09/1891 Died: 05/19/1958



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