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Q: Actors ( Answered 3 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Actors
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Celebrities
Asked by: jcshammer-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 18 Oct 2002 15:30 PDT
Expires: 17 Nov 2002 14:30 PST
Question ID: 83241
Whatever happened to Adam Nathan?  Appeared in Parting Glances,
Amateur Hour, Streets of Gold, video Bad, and I remember him in some
boot ads.
Subject: Re: Actors
Answered By: shananigans-ga on 19 Oct 2002 07:30 PDT
Rated:3 out of 5 stars
Hi jcshammer,

I did a search on google for '+Adam +Nathan +actor' and here's what it
came up with.

'Video Universe' has Adam Nathan appearing in two films in the 1980s,
"I was a Teenage TV Terrorist" in 1987 and "Parting Glances" in 1986.
You can purchase both these films from Video Universe; "Parting
Glances" is available on video and DVD, "TV Terrorist" is available on
video in English and also with Spanish subtitles. The URL is:

No other sites found via this search strategy could tell me anything
more than this.

Searching for "+Adam +Nathan +amateur +hour" gave quite an interesting
"Amateur Hour" and "I was a Teenage TV Terrorist" appear to be the
same film!

"Two runaways find work in a sleazy New York TV station and try to
clean up programming" is how summarises "Amateur
Hour", while CD Now summarises the plot of "I was a Teenage TV
Terrorist" as follows: "Two high schoolers, Paul (Adam Nathan) and
Donna (Julie Hanlon) steal a camera and run away to work in Paul's
father's TV station -- where their kleptomania continues. Their
supervisor is out of any mental bounds, and after several offshoots in
many directions the couple decides to form a terrorist group to clear
the airwaves of pollution. By then, the various offshoots have grown
into a tangled underbrush that takes a heroic and long, discursive
effort to trim into an ending"

The CD Now page:
The My Video Store page:

The CD NOw reviewer gave the film one star out of five, incidentally.

My Video Store has a write up on "Streets of Gold", and I was
surprised to see it starred Wesley Snipes. I'm guessing he's going to
want that one hidden! The page is here, if you're interested:

I tried '+Adam +Nathan +Streets +Gold' in the google engine and again
came up with very few relevant hits. None of the sites told me
anything more than that Nathan had appeared in "Streets of Gold",
"Parting Glances" and "TV Terrorist". There was no biographical
information available at all, unfortunately.

Searching for '+Michael +Jackson +bad +video +adam +nathan' reveals
that, as you already know, Adam Nathan played 'Tip' in Michael
Jackson's "Bad" video clip (1987), which was directed by Martin

I tried searching for '+Adam +Nathan +19--' (every year from 1988 to
2002) and did not come up with any results for the man you are
interested in. Nor did '+Adam +Nathan +"where are they now?" "

It appears that you are possibly the only person wondering what Adam
Nathan is doing - I found no fan sites asking the same question - and
that the people who know 'where he is now' don't want the information
publicised on the internet.

I am posting this as an answer in the hope that I can at least save
you any more hours of fruitlessly searching the web for references to
Adam Nathan - I assure you, I'd already spent a good three hours on it
before I 'locked' the question.If you could recall what brand of boot
he was advertising (or details of what the ad campaign looked like,
for example) and post this under a request for clarificiation I would
be more than happy to help you further. Sorry not to have found you a
conclusive answer - I'll bet that if one's been publicised, it's not
online and it didn't receive much media attention. You can of course
choose to reject my answer, and I fully understand if you feel the
need to do this.


Incidentally, a search for '+Adam +Nathan +boot' turned up this photo
of an Adam Nathan who is the owner of Release Records. Seeing as your
Adam was in MJ's film clip I thought maybe it's him (it's a very very
long shot, but anyhow...). The picture is here:
jcshammer-ga rated this answer:3 out of 5 stars
Didn't find out anything new - I'd already come up with all that info.

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