GARY NESTERUK was born in Brackenridge, Pennsylvania. He began studying piano at age seven, and in 1976 completed an MA in Music Performance at Indiana University in Indiana, Pennsylvania. Since 1979, he has resided in Santa Monica, California, working as a freelance musician. In addition to touring and live performance, he has worked in television such as Twilight Zone and Third Rock from the Sun. His film credits include Norma Jean and Marilyn, Jennifer Eight, Species, The Island of Doctor Moreau, Set It Off, and Rounders.