From Dismal Scientist to Japanese Film Star

From Dismal Scientist to Japanese Film Star 1

Nathan C. Berg

Nathan C. Berg, lyrical economist from Dallas, goes macro on screen in Japan.

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Nathan C. Berg

Nathan C. Berg, lyrical economist from Dallas, goes macro on screen in Japan.

Julian Wilson is a fictional American singer-songwriter and dessert chef living in Tokyo.

Nathan C. Berg is a professor of economics at the University of Texas at Dallas and a musician, working as a movie actor in Japan, portraying Mr. Wilson.

How did an American academic wind up starring in a forthcoming feature film overseas?

Mr. Berg, 37, says he met with the producers of the Japanese film, Golden Miracle, during a stint as a visiting researcher at the