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Christian Samuel Valenza was born in 1959 and raised as a single child till he was ten years old until Mom's Scottish Step-Father eventually provided some rivals to the clan. The early formative years were spent in a single plywood vacation home in Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey surrounded by lakes, forests and murky swampland and the only kid for miles during the school year. This was a kids paradise to create stories to entertain himself by trekking through Antarctica, fighting off the Japans conquest of the Pacific, exploring the Canadian Rockies with Lewis & Clark and developing new adventures for Star Trek (William Shatner of course).
The family eventually moved to a middle class neighborhood in Shore Hills, New Jersey. Children were in abundance and allowed the development of friendships that are relived at every high school reunion. Chris had the unique ability of taking the best from a bad scenario and made friends with everyone. This eventually developed him as a go between for the Jocks and the Druggies. His good nature personality and can do attitude presented him as a mediator to go to, when you wanted to get things done.
When he graduated High School in 1977, he lacked the funding to go to College and getting into trouble with the law a judge pointed a path to the United States Marines. Christian sailed around the world twice, became a technical adviser for Clint Eastwood, protected Americans in Embassies overseas, fought in two wars, married, completed College, divorced and finished his service by being promoted to the highest enlisted rank. In 2005 he retired after 27 years settle down back home in his native land of New Jersey.
In 1992, he returned to New Jersey via his beat up 1988 T-Bird and through the lack of viable radio stations, was forced to rekindle that creative process of his childhood adventures. He merged them with the real world experience of serving in the United States Marines. This integration allowed him to develop action and adventure dramas that are highly accurate, realistic gritty stories. Though currently employed with UPS as a Salesman, and remarried to a loving and beautiful wife Maria, he writes constantly improving his craft of screenwriting that was started back in 1992.
Angel in the Desert An action adventure set on the Tex/Mex Border seen through the eyes of a alcoholic Border Agent that has to redeem himself by saving an illegal immigrant's kidnapped infant from a Cartel Boss, who just happens to be the father.
Film by CBS Techincal Advisor
Film by Jay Weston Productions Techincal Advisor