Actor/director Terry Serpico enjoys success in the South

When “Army Wives” wrapped in 2013, the production office locked its doors and the actors and crew moved on to other projects. But Serpico stayed.

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About Terry Serpico

The Southeast Film Guide is a resource guide featuring articles, location information, bios and support services specifically written for film industry professionals. In the article, Actor/Director Terry Serpico Enjoys Success in the South by one of the Charleston area’s freelance feature writers, Patra Taylor, readers learn how the actor discovered Charleston SC while filming the seven seasons of Army Wives, an American drama television series that followed the lives of four army wives, one army husband, and their families. Serpico played Lt. Col. Frank Sherwood in the popular series that was filmed on location in and around Charleston, the nation’s top tourist destination.

The Southeast Film Guide

Published annually, the Southeast Film Guide is the region’s premiere location and film resource guide. Tommy Melton is the publication’s creator, publisher and editor. Taylor serves as the publication’s chief contributing writer.

Quote from the Southeast Film Guide: “From the onset of the Golden Age of Cinema in the early years of the 20th century, South Carolina has boasted its share of big screen credits. With location, location, location being the three primary factors production companies used during this era to select sites for their films, South Carolina boldly put its multi-dimensional face forward.”


Author: Patra Taylor

A freelance writer for three decades, Patra Taylor is currently a regular columnist and features correspondent for the Charleston Mercury. In that capacity, she has interviewed numerous Charleston celebrities along with a few national figures including FOX News political commentator, Tucker Carlson; Washington, D.C. insider-turned-winemaker, Bear Dyke; and country music singer/songwriter, Philip Claypool. She is also a regular contributor to Charleston Style and Design and the Southeast Film Guide.

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