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Birth Place: Profession: executive, producer

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Orestes Matacena was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Known for making audiences laugh, Matacena began his acting career in comedies like "Diggstown" (1992). He also appeared in the TV movie "The Take" (USA, 1989-1990). He also appeared in the Jim Carrey smash hit action film "The Mask" (1994). during these yearsHe also starred in the TV movies "A Kiss to Die For" (1993-94), "Greyhounds" (CBS, 1993-94) and "Motorcycle Gang" (Showtime, 1993-94). Recently, he tackled roles on "Action" (Fox, 1999-2000). He also appeared in the Rene Lavan drama "Bitter Sugar" (1996). Matacena most recently acted in the Will Smith blockbuster comedy adventure "Wild Wild West" (1999).

Orestes Matacena was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Known for making audiences laugh, Matacena began his acting career in comedies like "Diggstown" (1992). He also appeared in the TV movie "The Take" (USA, 1989-1990). He also appeared in the Jim Carrey smash hit action film "The Mask" (1994). during these yearsHe also starred in the TV movies "A Kiss to Die For" (1993-94), "Greyhounds" (CBS, 1993-94) and "Motorcycle Gang" (Showtime, 1993-94). Recently, he tackled roles on "Action" (Fox, 1999-2000). He also appeared in the Rene Lavan drama "Bitter Sugar" (1996). Matacena most recently acted in the Will Smith blockbuster comedy adventure "Wild Wild West" (1999).

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1985:
Served as president, Tri-Star Pictures
1989:
Handed the presidency of Tri-Star to Jeff Sagansk in return for a coproate title of executive of Columbia Pictures Entertainment
1990:
Left Tri-Star at the end of year 9date approximate)
1992:
Announced first film as producer, "Deagner Sign"
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Named president and CEO of New Regency Productions
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wife:
Jean Matalon. Second wife.
companion:
Shawna Reininger. Former publicist. In late 1980s served as Tri-Star's senior vice president of publicity and promotion.
wife:
Danielle Matalon. Third wife.

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mother:
Charlotte Matalon. Former journalist. Covered the Middle East for Motion Picture Almanac in the 1960s and 70s.
brother:
Amnon Matalon. Exhibitor. Based in Israel.
brother:
Roy Matalon. Exhibitor, film executive.

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