Justin Pierce
Actor, professional skateboarder
Justin Pierce
Justin Charles Pierce was an English-born American actor and skateboarder, known for his role in the 1995 feature film drama Kids.
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Boys hoops: Proviso West hands No. 10 Glenbard West first loss
Chicago Times - about 1 year
Proviso West led Glenbard West by five points at halftime Friday, but the Panthers knew they had to do something to slow down Justin Pierce. The Glenbard West senior scored his team's first 19 points and had 21 of the Hilltoppers' 28 first-half points. After halftime, Proviso West was able to impede...
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Boys hoops: No. 10 Glenbard West 14-0 after win vs. Oak Park
Chicago Times - about 1 year
Justin Pierce first served notice back in November, opening the season with consecutive 36-point outings to get Glenbard West off to a fast start while some of its dual-sport athletes were winning a state championship in football. The calendar has turned, the Hilltoppers are whole, they have still...
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Arizona Solar Policy Fight Heats Up As Utility Admits To Funding Nonprofits' Campaign Ads
Huffington Post - over 3 years
WASHINGTON -- Arizona's largest utility admitted this week that it had paid a national conservative group to run anti-solar ads, after denying earlier in the year that it was funding the campaign. The Arizona Public Service has been pushing the state's public utility commission to change a state policy that currently allows homes and businesses with their own solar power systems to sell the excess energy they generate back to the grid. The policy, known as net metering, has been in place in Arizona since 2009, and according to solar advocates in the state, it has helped create a boom in the demand for rooftop solar. APS is trying to change the policy by increasing prices for solar customers, based on the argument that those users aren't paying their fair share for use of the grid and other infrastructure. Solar proponents say the proposed changes to net metering could essentially "kill rooftop solar in Arizona." The debate over the policy has split along some interesting political ...
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Big Ten Preview: Leaders - Play.it USA
Google News - over 5 years
I 18 sack concessi sono roba da top team e motivo di orgoglio per il centro Peters Drey, la RG Ken Plue e il LT Dennis Kelly; discorso a parte meritano Rick Schmeig, che prenderà il posto della LG Justin Pierce, mentre la RT Nick Mondek è pronto per un
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Quartzsite wants case heard in federal court - Today's News-Herald
Google News - over 5 years
At Monday's hearing, prior to invoking the privilege to take the case to federal court, the attorney representing the town, Justin Pierce, of the firm of Jackson Lewis, told Bartlett the town had filed a response to the restraining order
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Venable | Justin Pierce's move to Venable continues to receive media coverage - Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
Google News - over 5 years
Venable recently announced that Justin Pierce rejoined the firm as a partner in the trademarks, copyrights, and domain names group after serving as the Head of Trademarks and Brand Protection for Sony Ericsson. The announcement was featured in the
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Moxie Days 5K, Worumbo race - Times Record
Google News - over 5 years
Justin Pierce, Lisbon, 22:48, 80. Adele Werner, New Gloucester, 22:48, 81. Lee Smith, Virginia Beach, Va., 22:49, 82. Olivia Schmidt, Bowdoin, 22:51, 83. Ken Crawford, Westwood, Mass., 22:52, 84. Kristina Dube, Lewiston, 22:55, 85
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Wahoos' relay teams impress head coach in Key West - Sun-Sentinel
Google News - over 5 years
The mixed relay team of Tanner Fuller, Jett Hollister, Emily Deem, Grace Cozad, Monica Cozad and Paul Vowles placed first in their category, while the mixed relay team of Drew Mukaddum, Cash Hollister, Justin Pierce, Simone Pierce, Francisco Sarmiento
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Jewett City's LaBossiere homers, strikes out 13 in little league 9-10 softball - Norwich Bulletin
Google News - over 5 years
WILLIMANTIC — Justin Pierce hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to lead Moosup to a victory over Willimantic. Marcus Robinson had a pair of hits and Calia Marsan scored two runs for Moosup. Isaiah Adams struck out five batters for Willimantic
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Top 10 awards for 2011 graduates at Madrid-Waddington Central School - WatertownDailyTimes.com
Google News - over 5 years
■ The Champion-Hobkirk American Legion Post 420 award, in memory of World War II veteran Ernest W. Blair, funded by his grandson, Dr. Mark Blair, was given to Justin Pierce, Kurtis Lanning, Andrew Higgins and Quinlan Shoen. ■ The Daniel Parker Rose
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Hundreds of seniors throughout county to pick up diplomas at ceremonies ... - North Country Now
Google News - over 5 years
Valedictorian Justin Pierce and salutatorian Shelby MacIntosh will address their classmates. Principal Joseph Ruddy and school board vice president Douglas McKnight will preside over the awarding of diplomas. The high school band will perform for the
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Sports briefs; June 14, 2011 - Times Record
Google News - over 5 years
Drouin tripled and singled with two RBIs, Caleb Hall had a two-run single, Chris Giroux an RBI double and Ryan Freeman, Justin Pierce and Desmond Babbidge a single each. Trevor Bernier went the distance for the Elks, with six strikeouts, five walks and
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Mid-coast area track; June 2, 2011 - Times Record
Google News - over 5 years
(tie) Cameron Langlois (Scar), Justin Pierce (MA) and Trey Watson (SV), Ht. — 5-08. Pole vault — 1. Cam Ramich (Lisb), 2. Spencer Harriman (GNG), 3. Jason Stevenson (MCS), 4. Jese Lowell (GNG), 5. (tie) Talin Rowe (GNG), Luchmoch Bol (SP) and Dylan
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Escaping his 'comfort zone:' How an experience in Rio and a Vince Lombardi ... - Arizona Capitol Times (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
Justin Pierce remembers when the calls started coming in. Former House Speaker Kirk Adams had officially announced his resignation and the precinct committeemen for Legislative District 19 were beginning their search for a
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Cowboy shooter camp starts Saturday - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Google News - over 5 years
Special shoots this summer include the Summer Solstice Shoot (June 17-19) and the Alaska State SASS Championship Shoot/Justin Pierce Memorial Shoot (July 8-10). For more information, call GHSS president Carol Howard at 488-0792
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Justin Pierce
    TWENTIES
  • 2000
    Age 24
    On July 10, 2000, Pierce was found hanging in his room at the Bellagio Hotel by hotel security.
    More Details Hide Details His death was determined to be a suicide. Two suicide notes were reported to be found which have not been released to the public. The following day, a Catholic memorial service for Pierce was held at St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in Manhattan's Little Italy.
    On July 10, 2000, Pierce committed suicide in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    More Details Hide Details Pierce was born in London, England to a Welsh mother and an Australian father, Pierce was brought up in the Marble Hill section of New York City. Pierce's mother and adoptive father divorced when he was 15. After his parents' divorce, he began stealing cigarettes and food and skipping school in favor of skateboarding. Pierce soon quit school and moved out, staying in a "warren of rooms" in a basement of a building on 176th street, that was "teeming" with fellow skaters. Pierce was later arrested for the possession of marijuana and heroin under his pants in a police road search.
  • 1999
    Age 23
    In 1999, Pierce married stylist Gina Rizzo in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    More Details Hide Details He had two pit bull dogs, Isis and Mr. Jones.
  • 1997
    Age 21
    Pierce also appeared in television movies including 1997's First Time Felon.
    More Details Hide Details He also starred alongside Ice Cube and Mike Epps in the film Next Friday as Roach. Pierce's last on screen appearance was in the 2002 film Looking for Leonard, which was released after his death. The film was dedicated to his memory.
    He would go on to appear in the 1997 film A Brother's Kiss as the young Nick Chinlund.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1995
    Age 19
    While skateboarding in Washington Square Park, Pierce was discovered by film director Larry Clark, who cast him in his controversial 1995 film Kids.
    More Details Hide Details After the success of Kids, Pierce won an Independent Spirit Award for his portrayal of Casper, the profane and drug-addicted skateboarder friend of Telly (Leo Fitzpatrick), and relocated to Los Angeles.
    He is best known for his roles as Casper in the 1995 film Kids and as Roach in the 2000 film Next Friday.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1975
    Born
    Born on March 21, 1975.
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