Talk show host Rusty Humphries tries out acting in ‘Flicka 2′
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Local radio talk show host Rusty Humphries plays an equestrian competition announcer in “Flicka: Country Pride,’ a straight-to-DVD film starring country star Clint Black and actress Lisa Hartman Black (”Knots Landing”) It came out May 1.
“It was interesting watching how they make movies,” said Humphries, who is heard from 3 to 6 p.m. on 640/WGST-AM and has his separate own syndicated show at night as well. “I had a crew of people following me. Two makeup artists and a hair person and a clothing person. It was weird!”
He got involved through an old friend, Michael Damian, best known for his soap years on “The Young the Restless” and his one pop hit, a cover of “Rock On.” He directed “Flicka” in Vancouver last year.
Humphries now has the acting bug and is getting involved in an Adam Sandler film “Grown Ups 2.” “Films are fun,” he said. “I’ve always done different things. I’ve done acting in plays.”
He’s a bit of an eclectic. He has own brand of beef jerky, too. (I’ve tried it.