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94 Year Old Hollywood Publicist Will Compete In All 14 Events At Huntsman World Senior Games
Julian Myers, APR, Hollywood publicist, will compete in all 14 track and field events at the Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George, Utah, October 8-10. In past six years there he has won 46 medals.
and "will jog one-hundred miles from there for my hundredth in 2018. My wife and I invited 390 people
for dinner in 2008, and have started inviting 500 friends for March 4, 2018, to celebrate my then running one hundred miles around
my February 22nd birthday." said Myers.
Julian Myers Public Relations is still active in Los Angeles, where Myers began his public
relations career at 20th Century Fox, publicizing Elizabeth Taylor, John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe,
Clark Gable and other stars and films. He was the associate publicist for Marilyn. At 94 he is
thought to be the oldest still-active publicist in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences,
and has been teaching Entertainment Public Relations at UCLA Extension for 35 years and at
Loyola Marymount University for 21.
Amigo-Day is a world holiday Julian and his wife founded nine years ago and are striving
to establish, "with limited success so far," he says. "All there is to Amigo-Day is what its motto
suggests - 'Just greet anyone anywhere, your way, any month's first Sunday.' I wore my
Amigo-Day t-shirt at earlier Huntsman competitions. Amigo-Day has been on Voice of America
four times and occasionally covered in the print media, but so far is not widely practiced."
Julian Myers is producing his first movie, "Hopper's Nighthawks - Ninety Minutes and Nine Lives."
which he wrote with screenwriter Arlene Clendenin. It dramatizes the conflict between
Hopper and his artist wife, amid the revolutionary upheavals as America plunges into World War
II, in 1942, which is when the world-famous "Nighthawks"
He now wears a "NIGHTHAWKS - THE Movie" t-shirt while competing. He is seeking a
financing co-producer. "I guess that even when in the air high jumping or long jumping, I'm still a
publicist," Julian jokes. (Apparently "ESPN - The Magazine" agrees with him, because the
September 23,2012, issue has a full-page color photograph of him - thus attired - long jumping.)
Julian is at 310-827-9089, but doesn't carry this cell phone when mid-air during high jumping or
Contact: Patsy Myers for Julian Myers 310-827-9089
5757 West Century Blvd. Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90045