Interview by Paul Salfen
Courtney Gains first achieved success during the 1980s with a variety of roles in films such Children of the Corn (1984), Back to the Future (1985), Can’t Buy Me Love (1987), Colors (1988), The ‘Burbs (1989) and Memphis Belle (1990). His most recent credits include Sweet Home Alabama (2002), Benny Bliss and the Disciples of Greatness (2009) (which he also produced), Faster (2010), L.A.Noir (video game) , _Field of Lost Shoes and Fun House Massacre. Here he talks to Paul Salfen about his acting career and working with the iconic women of QUEEN BEES.
In addition to his film work, Gains has guest-starred on several notable television shows including Seinfeld (1989), Monk (2002), In the Heat of the Night (1988), Tales from the Crypt (1989), ER (1994), JAG (1995), Nash Bridges (1996), Charmed (1998), Alias (2001), The Guardian (2001) (recurring role), _”My Name Is Earl” (2005)_, Bones , The Middle, and Mini -Series Texas Rising.
Gains has also worked as and acting coach and a musician. He once performed live on stage with Phish and has a solo album. He release an EP with his band Ripple Street in 2013 and a Full LP is coming out in 2016.
With over 100 credits to his name in a wide variety of roles, Gains celebrates 30 + years in the film and television business.