New Kensington Native Lands Role on Hit Television Show
Biedka, Chuck, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
The son of a prominent Westmoreland County defense lawyer is scheduled to play a dangerous drug dealer on a hit television show Monday night.
New Kensington native Duke Christian George III, 33, who uses Christian George as his stage name, is scheduled to appear in an episode of CBS' "Hawaii Five-O."
It's not his first time acting for a TV show, but it's on a major show and George and his family hope the part will lead to other roles.
"I play a Mexican drug dealer," said George during an interview from Hawaii.
He'll appear in a segment near the middle of the episode, and will speak several lines before he is shot. Twice. In the chest.
Who did it?
"I don't want to spoil it," said George, who is the son of Duke C. George Jr. and former model Candy George of New Kensington. Christian is their only child.
"I told him as a defense attorney I have experience with the lifestyle," joked the elder George.
He said Christian has pursued acting and modeling since he was young. …