Havertown is a city that is situated in suburban Philadelphia, Delaware County. Havertown is surrounded by affluent towns on its three sides which are Ardmore, Broomall, and Haverford and Upper Darby. The Main Line is close to the area and it gives you access to various offerings including first-class shopping, schools, and even bike trails apart from others.
Below we take a look at the famous people from Havertown, PA.
Howard Benson– He is an American multi-instrumentalist and a music producer. In the years 2007 and 2008, he was nominated for the award of the producer of the year. Benson studied engineering at Drexel University and while studying there he took a yearlong break. He used that time to enroll at the Performing Arts Philadelphia College to study composition. After graduation and years of working for Garrett AiResearch in Los Angeles, he went back to the Drexel University for a teaching job. Frequently, with his band, they used to play in Hollywood Clubs that are small. It was during one time when they went to the studio with a producer that he got inspired to be a record producer himself.
Leo Burt – Burt is famous for the wrong reason in that he was prosecuted in relation to his involvement in the Sterling Hall bombing that occurred on the 24 August 1970. The bombing occurred at the Wisconsin University, Madison campus and it led to the killing of a physics researcher by the name of Robert Fassnacht while several others got injured. The reported role of Leo Burt in the bombing involved not only making but also planting the bomb.
Ross Katz – He is an American screenwriter, film producer and of course film director. Before becoming a film producer, Katz served at 94 WYSP FM located in Philadelphia as a rock DJ. It was while he was an assistant to Ted Hope that Hope encouraged him to try a career in film production. Since then he has managed to produce numerous films including Jim Fall’s Trick, his first effort, together with the Laramie Project, and Taking Chance apart from others. Katz has been able to co-produce two film works which are In the Bedroom and Lost in Translation nominated in the category of the Academy Award Best Picture.
Tom Verica – He is an American television director, actor, and producer. One of his acting role or work he is best known for include in the film the American Dreams (2002-2005) where he acted as Jack Pryor. As a director, one of his famous works includes dramas of Shonda Lynn Rhimes. He also co-executively produced Scandal, a political thriller series.