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Bill Cobbs and friends host fundraiser for Cheryl R. Brown, 47th Assembly District Candidate

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Cheryl Brown's friends and supporters are hosting a fundraising dinner for her campaign for the newly-formed 47th Assembly District on May 19th at 6:00 p.m. at Mouton Foods located at 6830 Airport Drive, Riverside, California.

Bill Cobbs, veteran actor and acting coach, says he is happy to support his friend Cheryl Brown. Cobbs played Devaney, Whitney Houston’s persistent manager in “The Body Guard”, Reginald, the night watchman in “Night at the Museum” and has appeared in over 100 films. Cobbs was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, where his parents were hard-working people who instilled a sense of self-reliance and humility in him. One of his first acting jobs was in the Ossie Davis play "Purlie Victorious". His first television credit was in "Vegetable Soup" (1976), a New York public television educational series, and he made his feature film debut in The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) in 1974. In his free time Cobbs enjoys music, reading, and playing his drums. Bill Cobb’s latest film is “OZ, the great and Powerful”, a prequel to “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” and it will be released in 2013. Cobbs is also an acting coach and interested in helping others that are pursuing a career in acting. He is a resident of the Inland Empire.

As host of the event, Celebrity Chef Mouton will providing an array of Cajun cuisine at his new showroom space in Riverside. Renowned artists Charles Bibbs, and Synthia SAINT JAMES will be contributing items for the silent auction.

For more information call Anna Wenger, 951.682.2664.

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