James Cameron, Academy Award winning director, producer, and writer, and Ed McMahon, world re-known host and announcer, will be roasted and honored at the Fourth Annual Tom Arnold Celebrity Roast this Friday, October 29, at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Proceeds will benefit the Kayne Eras Center, a school for developmentally disabled students, to benefit “At Risk” children.
The public is welcome to attend this charity fundraiser and tickets for the event start at $500 and are available by calling Blue Sky Concepts, Inc. at (310) 649-6239 or email: [email protected]
The Tom Arnold Celebrity Roast begins at 6:30pm with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and a live auction with Tom Arnold as the celebrity auctioneer. The Roast will begin at 9pm. The panel of celebrity roasters include Bob Saget and Phyllis Diller.
James Cameron has served as writer, producer, director, and/or editor on such films as THE TERMINATOR, RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD PART II, ALIENS, THE ABYSS, POINT BREAK, TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY, and TRUE LIES. His film TITANTIC won 11 Academy Awards and currently holds both the domestic and worldwide box office records for grossing over $1.8 billion at the global box office. His next film, Aliens of the Deep, is an IMAX film, being released in January 2005.
Ed McMahon enjoys a versatile, star-studded career and is one of America’s most recognizable personalities. For 12 years he hosted the popular syndicated show, ED MCMAHON’S STAR SEARCH, and for 30 years was announcer extraordinaire (and point man for many of Johnny’s jokes and patter) on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON. He has been the co-host of the annual JERRY LEWIS MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY TELETHON for the past 36 years.
The comedic evening will benefit the Kayne Eras Center in Culver City, CA. The Kayne Eras Center is a state certified, nonpublic school that provides an alternative to public school placement for children who are "at risk" of not succeeding in the mainstream because of disabilities or negative circumstances in which they live. Barbara Cull, who recognized the gap that existed in education resources and services for special needs children and their families, founded it in 1980.The evening will begin at 6:30pm with a reception, followed by a sit-down dinner and will include a live auction with Tom Arnold as the celebrity auctioneer. All of the proceeds raised from these donated items will go towards The Kayne Eras Center.