Marshall Stedman was an American stage and silent screen actor/director, playwright and drama teacher. Edward Marshall Stedman Jr. was born in Bethel, the son of Edward Sr. and Eliza Putnam Stedman. His father was a decorated naval officer who at the time of his death in 1939 had been the oldest surviving graduate of the United States Naval Academy and one of only three retired naval officers who saw service during the American Civil War. Stedman received his early education in Chicago at South Division High School and the Harvard Preparatory School before attending Colorado College in Colorado Springs. Marshall Stedman began his theater career at around the age of eighteen with William Morris’ stock company playing Bob Appleton in Ludwig Fulda’s three-act drama The Lost Paradise, Ned Annesley in Sowing the Wind, a four-act play by Sydney Grundy, he joined E. H. Sothern for two seasons and went on to star in a number of one-act plays and tour in Shakespearean repertoire productions. For some years around 1900 Stedman lived in Gilpin County, Colorado with his father, sister Agnes, grandmother Miriam, uncle Josiah Stedman and his wife Myrtle.
News reports of the day indicated his family was involved in a mining venture near America City called the Charlemagne Lode. In 1906 Stedman was named head of the drama school at the Chicago Musical College, a position he would hold for some four years, he spent a season in vaudeville before venturing into film work as a director with Essanay Studios and the Selig Polyscope Company, as an actor, director and producer. Several years Stedman returned to teaching as a drama instructor with the Eagan School of Drama and Music in Los Angeles. In the years that followed, Marshall Stedman would continue to teach and write, he played a number of villain roles in films made by Hobart Bosworth and returned to the stage in community theater productions performed by his students in plays he wrote. In the late 1920s Stedman founded the Marshall Stedman School of Drama and Elocution in Culver City, California. On January 13, 1900, Marshall Stedman married in Chicago Myrtle C. Lincoln, a young actress not yet seventeen.
Lincoln Stedman, their only child, was born in 1907 and would go on to have his own career in Hollywood. Stedman and his wife separated around 1919 and a divorce soon followed, he married Rieka Kulaars, a native of The Netherlands. Marshall Stedman died at the age of 69 on December 1943, in Laguna Beach, he was survived by his son Lincoln. What a Kiss Can Do: And Other Recitations for Children, 1925 Readings and Encores for Children and Grown-Ups, 1926 Readings and Sketches for Boys, 1927 Monologues and Different, 1927 Samanthy's Suitors: A Character Sketch for a Lady, 1928 Clever Monologues, 1928 Sure-Fire Monologues, 1928 Loving Lunatics: A Farce Comedy in One Act, 1929 The Missionary to Zulu Land: A Farce Comedy on One Act, 1929 Tonic: A farce in One Act, 1929 Out of the Storm: A play in One Act for Two Women, 1929 Unique Monologues and Recitations for Children, 1929 Mr. Santa Claus: A Play in One Act, 1930 Marshall Stedman's New Book of Readings and Monologues, 1931 Speakin' Day: A Comedy of School Days in One Act, 1931 A Shot in The Dark: A Comedy Mystery-Drama in One Act, 1931 The Bloom of Youth: A Farce Comedy in One Act for Three Women, 1931 The Hoodooed Hindu: A Farce Comedy in One Act, 1931 Readings and Recitations for Special Days, 1931 Fifty-Fifty: A Comedy Drama in One Act, 1931 Clever Sketches for Short Casts, 1932 Twelve Little Plays for Two Little Players, 1932 The Old Bachelor's Christmas: A Dramatic Reading, 1932 Stedman's Readings and Monologues for Children: A Collection of Forty-Eight Readings, Recitations, Play-O-Logues and Novelty Acts, 1932 Thirty-Two Readings and Play-O-Logues for Grown-Ups, 1934 Amusing Monologues, 1940 Eight Two Character Stunt Plays, 1946 Myrtle and Marshall Stedman pose on skis near the mining town of American City, April 1, 1900 Denver Public Library Digital Collection Marshall Stedman on IMDb
Lee Jeloscek is an Australian journalist. Jeloscek is a former reporter for Seven News in Sydney and avid Port Adelaide Football Club supporter. Jeloscek has been a reporter with Seven News since 2003, he worked before becoming a court reporter for Seven News in Sydney. His career began in 1999, he maintained his position there for nearly five years. As part of a team of four Seven journalists, Jeloscek won the prestigious Walkley Award for Television News Reporting, for a story on NSW Government support of ethanol. In 2014, he was nominated for a Kennedy Award in the category of outstanding political reporting. While In 2016, he became the first Sydney journalist to do a live cross from inside a bus. Jeloscek grew up in Australia, he married Sally Cummine on 4 October 2015 in New South Wales. They met in 2010 at NSW Parliament House. On 19 May 2011, Jeloscek was hung up on during a phone interview with popular shock jock Ray Hadley on Sydney radio station 2GB. Hadley took offence that Jeloscek wanted to correct something he asserted was suggested on-air before the interview began, Hadley cut off Jeloscek mid-sentence telling his listeners: No hang on.
Whoa, whoa, whoa! Listen! Listen! Listen! Listen to me! Listen to me! Listen to me! Goodbye Lee. You seem to forget, Lee, it's the Ray Hadley morning program... Chief of staff to Finance Minister Greg Pearce, Jo McCafferty, was involved in an altercation with Jeloscek at a drinks function in which a "dishevelled" McCafferty called Jeloscek a "bottom feeder"; the incident related to a recent Seven News story criticising Greg Pearce