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Actor Sean Patrick Flanery Pens Novel About Growing Up Near Houston

Sean Patrick Flanery, an actor you might know from his roles as Young Indy in the Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, and his roles in The Boondock Saints, Dexter and Powder, first fell in love with the stage while attending Houston’s University of St. Thomas. He’s also a writer, having penned his first novel, called Jane […]

Sean Patrick Flanery - Derek Stokely, Houston Public Media

Sean Patrick FlaneryJane Two Sean Patrick Flanery - Book Cover, an actor you might know from his roles as Young Indy in the Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, and his roles in The Boondock Saints, Dexter and Powder, first fell in love with the stage while attending Houston’s University of St. Thomas.

He’s also a writer, having penned his first novel, called Jane Two. It tells a coming-of-age story of a young boy named Mickey who’s growing up in a small town just outside Houston — just like Flanery’s own childhood.

He talked with Houston Public Media’s Ernie Manouse about he changed his process to become a writer. Flanery’s full interview will appear on an upcoming edition of InnerVIEWS on TV 8.

(Above: Actor and writer Sean Patrick Flanery talks with Ernie Manouse on the set of InnerVIEWS. Photo: Derek Stokely, Houston Public Media)

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Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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