Biography for Alan Baltes
Alan Baltes was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and his family moved to Santa Barbara, California when he was 6 years old. He attended San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara, CA with classmates Cathy Ireland, Cady Huffman, Anthony Edwards, and Eric Stoltz. It wasn't until he met actor Don Stroud, that he became interested in acting. Alan attended a casting session with Don to help him read his lines and was noticed by the casting directors of the show "General Hospital". Alan ended up working 8 months on the show as a "Police Cadet McDonald" with fellow actors Mark Dacascos and Jack Wagner. Alan continued to work on various films, television shows, and commercials and also toured with the Native American Dance Theatre as Associate Producer. In 2002, Alan became interested in working on committees at the Screen Actors Guild, and began serving on the Screen Actors Guild Diversity Department Native American Caucus. Alan founded his company, AB Media LLC, in 2009 and also started writing for Clarity Digital Group as an Independent Journalist the same year.
Alan as a child visiting "Peanuts" creator Charles Shulz. Alan's Grandfather, Roman Baltes gave Mr. Shulz his first job as an animator at the St. Paul Pioneer Press in Minnesota. They remained good friends throughout their lives. At one point, Alan's Grandfather worked as an animator for Walt Disney Studios.
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