Cynthia Brian has been a garden aficionado since she was a little girl. Born on a farm in the Napa Valley, the eldest of five children, she was a 4-H'er who raised chickens and sheep, drove tractors and picked fruit to finance her college education. Named The Outstanding Teenager of California, she was a teen ambassador to Holland for eighteen months, working as a foreign correspondent.

Cynthia's passion for traveling and people is matched by her enthusiasm for acting and modeling, which she has done professionally for twenty-five years as a SAG/AFTRA performer of films, TV, commercials and print ads. She currently hosts two TV series, Live Your Dreams and The Business of Showbusiness, and a personal growth radio program. Her book The Business of Showbusiness has served as a popular guide for thespians. Through her company, Starstyle Productions, Cynthia offers private success coaching and dynamic presentations. Cynthia and her daughter, Heather Brittany, also cohost TV's and radio's Animal Cuts.

Cynthia, a California certified interior designer and professional member of ASID and IDS, is also president of Starstyle Interiors and Designs, an interior and garden design firm. Her designs have been featured in books, magazines, newspapers and television shows.

Cynthia is the author of A Gardener's Calendar and the books Be The Star You Are!, 99 Gifts to Living, Loving, Laughing, and Learning to Make a Difference (Ten Speed Press) and Miracle Moments. Her syndicated column, "Business Bytes," is read in newspapers worldwide.

Cynthia also founded the 501(c)(3) charity Be The Star You Are!, providing positive-message books, audiotapes, videotapes and music to other charities and those in need of tools for daily living (

Cynthia gardens on four acres and plays with her animal menagerie including poultry, goats, rabbits, horses, dogs, cats and birds on the mini-farm she shares with her husband and two children in Northern California. To book Cynthia as an actress, spokesperson or speaker contact:

Starstyle Productions
P.O. Box 422
Moraga, California 94556
Web site:

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