Larry “Flash” Jenkins the world-class actor who was also an excellent writer and producer has died. It is believed he died from a heart attack on Thursday in Los Angeles at age 63.
He hit the TV screens as an actor and started his career as an actor in 1978 and his first movie was Crisis In Sun Valley.
He had an enviable career that he will be remembered for. He contributed to the film industry in diverse ways and enriched the industry with his talents.
He played memorable roles as an actor including his role in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in which he a parking garage attendant. In the movie, he went joyriding in a vintage Ferrari which belonged to Cameron’s father.
The start of the screens was born in 1955 n Long Island, N.Y. His acting career started when he began appearing on TV as a student on The White Shadow. Other shows he featured on include M*A*S*H, Finder of Lost, Bay City. Others are Lou, Blues and Grantand a whole lot of others.
Acting was not the only thing he did, he was also a producer and managed Gold Coast Productions and Flashworks Productions. Behind the scene as a producer, he was instrumental in the production of movies like Don’t Touch If You Ain’t Prayed and Sorority Sister Slaughter.
He got married and divorced on two occasions in 1991 and 2009 with Michele Jenkins (1984-1991) and Jean Coleman Jenkins (1997-2009)
Spectrum Global Agency has hinted that the producer, Jenkins was on a new movie project which was nearing completion. Jenkins left behind his son Jeffrey.
He was instrumental in his local church and helped to write and produce some gospel movies with the church.
Fans of the movie sensation have sent their condolences to the son and family via Twitter and these messages of condolence keep pouring in from stars in Hollywood and around the world. Fans keep mentioning ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ and “Fletch” as one of the movies they remember him for. Indeed he touched the entertainment and movie industry like an angel.
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