Award-Winning Actor to Present Secrets to Success

Emmy award-winning actor Bill Oberst Jr. will share his surprising secrets to success in a free talk, titled “Still Waiting for my Closeup: How I Made 100 Movies Without Really Trying,” at 7 p.m. March 18 in Baldwin Auditorium.

Oberst, also called “Hollywood’s B-Movie King,” has performed starring roles in “Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies,” “Take This Lollipop,” and more. CNN calls him an, “emerging horror icon,” and Famous Monsters magazine says he is, “the Kevin Bacon of horror.”

The funny, inspirational talk mixes Oberst’s hilarious stories of a working actor’s life in the Hollywood trenches with clips from his starring roles. Through it all, Oberst teaches the audience how to build their own personal brand and the secrets of relentless self-promotion.

For more information, call 660.988.9099 or email