‘Ira Finkelstein’s Christmas’ star visits West Seattle’s Avalon

A postscript to the West Seattle shoots for “Ira Finkelstein’s Christmas” – Alki last weekend and Beach Drive yesterday – two photos just came in from Avalon proprietor Mary Palmer, who says: “We thought we would share a couple of photos with you. David DeLuise came into our restaurant to relax after a day of filming ‘Ira Finkelstein’s Christmas’ and to celebrate a crew member’s birthday.” That’s Mary at right, with Avalon partner Deborah Breuler at left. If the name sounds familiar, yes, he’s the 39-year-old son of the late comic legend Dom DeLuise, and couldn’t resist a bit of clowning at Avalon:

Avalon’s been open four months now, in the Luna Park business district. (Driving by this afternoon, we noticed it looks like their patio’s open – a few tables of diners were out in the sunshine!)

ADDED 1 AM SUNDAY
: Avalon sends word another of the movie’s stars, Elliott Gould, came in Saturday night:

3 Replies to "'Ira Finkelstein's Christmas' star visits West Seattle's Avalon"

  • DTK May 1, 2011 (9:02 am)

    “Star?”

    • WSB May 1, 2011 (9:23 am)

      If you have a notable role in a production, whether it’s a high-school play or a movie (independent or otherwise), you’re one of its stars.

  • 35this35mph May 1, 2011 (7:55 pm)

    Well David sure looks like Dom when he’s mugging for the camera, and Elliott Gould is a bonafide “star” by any measure!

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