While working at an L.A. coffee shop, actor Patrick Burns proved to producer Dahlia Wilde that he could bring more than coffee to the table.
One day, Wilde sat in his section of the shop, and the two began to chat about acting. Further discussion about Burns’ experience in several commercials led Wilde to offer him an opportunity he couldn’t refuse: A chance at starting his own television series, The Patrick Burns Show, alongside Wilde and Larry King.
“I am being considered for a TV show with one of the best known journalists and players in the industry,” Burns said. He said he attributes much of his success to the experience he gained from working with Florida’s Model Placement Center, where he began his career.
“So many people just want to be a celebrity and don’t really bring anything to the table,” he told Model Placement Center staff. “You helped me to find what I brought to the table.”