Utah Celebrities
Boyd Payne

Tony Danzatony danza
Tony Costa/Outline

Full name Anthony Iadanza

Born 21 April 1951, Brooklyn, New York

Spouse Tracy Robinson Iadanza

Children Three

Education B.A., history, University of Dubuque, Iowa (on a wrestling scholarship)

Business
Former: New York Golden Gloves professional boxer with 12-3 record

Motion Picture
ActorAngels in the Outfield; Cannonball Run II; Going Ape!; The Hollywood Knights; I’m from Hollywood; The Joke; Mob Justice; She’s Out of Control; Truth or Die

Television
MoviesDead and Alive (also producer); Deadly Whispers; Doing Life (also producer); Freedom Fighter (also producer); Murder Can Hurt You!; Single Bars, Single Women; Wall of Tyranny; The Whereabouts of Jenny (also producer)
ProducerBefore They Were Stars (special); George
SeriesBaby Talk (voice, also director); Fast Lane Blues (pilot); Hudson Street (also producer); The Mighty Jungle (voice); Taxi; Who’s the Boss?
Specials99 Ways to Attract the Right Man (co-host); Battle of the Network Stars; Night of 100 Stars II

Theater
StageWrong Turn at Lungfish

Property Evergreen, Deer Valley

danza property

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Lex de Azevedolex de azevedo
Courtesy Lex de Azevedo

Full name Alexis King de Azevedo

Born 14 January 1943, Los Angeles, California

Spouse Linda de Azevedo (divorced in 1994), Peggy Davis de Azevedo

Children Two

Education B.A., piano, California State University Northridge; University of California Los Angeles; University of Southern California

Business
Former: A&R Director, Capitol Records (produced, arranged, and conducted for Bobby Gentry, The Lettermen, Laurindo Almeida, and others); founder, Embryo Music; director, Artists and Repertoire, Bonneville Broadcasting System; guest conductor, Utah Symphony, Pasadena Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, and (14 recordings) the London National Philharmonic Orchestra; published more than 40 choral works; produced more than 160 jingle packages for radio stations
Current: owner, Artists and Repertoire, Aubergine Records; president, Studio 1, and Azevedo Music

Motion Picture
ScoresAgainst a Crooked Sky; Baker’s Hawk; Brigham (remake of the 1940s Brigham Young motion picture); Dream Machine; The Swan Princess; Where the Red Fern Grows; 36 animated Bible Stories and American Hero Classics, Family Entertainment Network

Music
AlbumsMoab; Mountains; My Turn on Earth (Gold Record); Saturday’s Warrior (Gold Record); Wind River Suite; featured artist on 34 LPs
Producer: The Human Beinz: Nobody But Me; The Outsiders: Time Won’t Let Me

Television
ComposerThe Horror Show (movie); Rivals (movie)
Music-DirectorDick Van Dyke & Company; The Joey Heatherton Show; Ken Berry Show; The King Family (his mother was one of the King Sisters); Michael Jackson and The Jackson Five; The Osmonds; Robert Young; The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour; The Sonny Bono Show; episodes of California Fever, Cassie & Company, I Spy, Mayberry RFD, and Young Maverick

Property Big Cottonwood Creek, Holladay

de azevedo property

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William Devanewilliam devane
Neal Preston/Outline

Full name William J. Devaney

Born 5 September 1937, Albany, New York

Spouse Eugenie Devane

Children Two

Education American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York City

Motion Picture
ActorThe 300 Year Weekend; The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training; Butch and Sundance: The Early Years; The Dark; Family Plot; Hadley’s Rebellion; Honky Tonk Freeway; Irish Whiskey Rebellion; Lady Liberty (La Mortadella); Marathon Man; McCabe and Mrs. Miller; My Old Man’s Place; The Pursuit of Happiness; Report to the Commissioner; Rolling Thunder; Testament; Vital Signs; Yanks

Television
MiniseriesBlack Beauty; Chips; From Here to Eternity; Heavenly Curse; The War Dog; A Woman Name Jackie
MoviesThe Bait; Crime Club; Jane Doe; The Missiles of October; The Monroes; Night Watch; The Other Victim; Red Alert; Red Flag: The Ultimate Game; Rubdown; Shirts/Skins; Timestalker; Virus (Robin Cook); With Intent to Kill
NarratorThe Most Dangerous Game; Mysteries of the Ancient World (host)
SeriesThe Big Easy (pilot); From Here to Eternity; Knots Landing; Phenom
SpecialsBattle of the Network Stars; Fear On Trial

Theater
DirectorG.R. Point
StageAre You Now or Have You Ever Been?; The Changing Room; MacBird!; One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Property Sundance Recreational Resort, Sundance

devane property

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Mark Eatonmark eaton
Courtesy Utah Jazz

Full name Mark E. Eaton

Born 24 January 1957, Westminster, California

Spouse Marci “Mary” Teresa N. Eaton

Education Cypress College; University of California Los Angeles

Business
Former: Center, Utah Jazz; NBA All-Defensive, 1985-86, 1989; All-Star Game, 1989; second in the NBA in career blocked shots; registered agent, Mark Eaton Enterprises
Current: Trustee, Eaton Foundation (civic and social association), and Jeremy Golf & Country Club; treasurer, P.A.A.C. Incorporated (individual and family services)
Awards: NBA Defensive Player of the Year, 1985, 1989

Property Jeremy Ranch, Park City

eaton property

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Stein Eriksenstein eriksen
Courtesy Deer Valley Resort

Full name Stein Eriksen

Born 11 December 1927, Oslo, Norway

Spouse Françoise Eriksen

Children Four

Business
Former: School skiing competition beginning at seven years old; gymnastics; 1950 World Championshipships, Bronze Medal; 1952 Olympic Gold Medalist, Giant Slalom; 1952 Olympic Silver Medalist, slalom; 1954 World Championships, three Gold Medals, including slalom, Giant Slalom, and combined races (first Triple-Gold-Medal winner in alpine skiing history); director of skiing, Snowmass, Colorado; guest ski instructor, Sun Valley, Idaho; ski school director, Sugarbush, Vermont, Aspen, Colorado, Heavenly Valley, California, and Boyne Mountain, Michigan
Current: host, Stein Eriksen Lodge (named top U.S. mainland resort by Conde Nast Traveler, 1992); director of skiing, Deer Valley Resort; owner, apartment complex and three ski and clothing shops, Aspen, Colorado; endorser, Bogner, Kastle skis, Marker bindings, and Nordica boots; weekly Fox 13-TV ski report; line of outdoor clothing and accessories through Roper of Canada; co-host, Stein Eriksen Robert Urich Celebrity Ski Challenge

Property Thaynes Canyon, Park City

eriksen property

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Henry B. Eyringhenry eyring
©Busath Photography

Full name Henry Bennion Eyring, Ph.D.

Born 31 May 1933, Princeton, New Jersey

Spouse Kathleen Johnson Eyring

Children Six

Education B.S., University of Utah; M.S., Ph.D., Harvard University

Business
Former: Faculty, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University; president, Ricks College; director, Sunspring Group Incorporated
Current: Commissioner, LDS Church Educational System
AuthorGifts of Love

Religious
Former: general board, LDS Sunday school; LDS regional representative; LDS area presidency; LDS First Quorum of the Seventy; first counselor, LDS Presiding Bishopric
Current: LDS Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Property Maple Hills, Bountiful

eyring property

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