Author and Playwright
Anthony's interest in writing blossomed as editor of two independent periodicals, and his first published article (an interview with actor Martin Landau) was published in SFTV magazine. His work has also been published in issues of FILMFAX magazine. His stage play Bernard and Bosie: A Most Unlikely Friendship, has been performed in both England and the United States. He is co-author of the nonfiction books Merely Players, Pulling Faces, Making Noises, and Stories of the Theatre. Anthony is also co-wrote the defnitive theatrical memoir of actor Barry Morse, Remember With Advantages, and Valiant for Truth: Barry Morse and his Lifelong Association with Bernard Shaw. His latest effort is Converations at Warp Speed, a book of interviews with personalities associated with Star Trek, published by BearManor Media.
The Legacy of Actor Barry Morse
With co-author Robert E. Wood, Anthony is working to document, enhance, and maintain recognition of Barry Morse's contributions to the entertainment industry through publicity of his varied work in radio, television, and theatre as actor, director, and writer. In addition to their books, this includes establishment of the "Barry Morse Collection" in the L.W. Conolly Theatre Archive at the University of Guelph, near Toronto, Ontario, Canada - a respository of Morse papers, scripts, video, audio, memorabilia, theatre programmes, and more. A Memorial Bench in Barry's honor has also been placed in St. James's Place, Pall Mall, in London.
Anthony is a veteran of the United States Air Force, with tours of duty in Louisiana, Texas, and to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Belgium. At NATO, he was a Special Administrative Aide to the Senior American Logistician; where he organized conferences, meetings, and working groups at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), NATO Headquarters in Brussels, and various other member nations including Denmark, Canada, Luxembourg, Germany, and The Netherlands. He also served with the 23rd Tactical Fighter Wing in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm (the first Gulf War).
His professional and personal interests merged when he returned to his home state of Oregon, assuming the position of Wing Historian for the 939th Rescue Wing of the Air Force Reserve in Portland. Anthony is currently a Federal employee working in the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) field.