Bob Paris is a screenwriter, novelist, memoirist, poet, actor, public speaker and retired pro athlete. He's the author of seven best-selling books and is an optioned screenwriter. He received classical theatre training in the advanced program at Stella Adler Conservatory, LA. He's appeared on Broadway as well as on network and premium cable television. He's been nominated Lecturer of the Year on the U.S. University speaking circuit. He's also a former Mr. Universe. He lives in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, Canada where he works as a screenwriter, novelist and poet.