Jason Beghe and Scientology
Jason Beghe is an actor best known for his roles in the television program To Have & to Hold and the movie G.I. Jane. He's had several recurring roles on TV shows.
Once a prominent celebrity Scientologist, Beghe left Scientology in 2007. In early 2008, he began to speak publicly about Scientology's abuses, most notably through videos made by Mark Bunker of Xenu TV. He has asked Scientology to turn over his auditing files to him.
When did Jason Beghe join Scientology?
Beghe became involved in Scientology in 1994. He told Celebrity magazine that, while studying with acting teacher Milton Katselas, he asked two of his classmates, Mary Thompson and Bodhi Elfman, about Scientology. Thompson gave him a copy of What is Scientology?, and Beghe asked Elfman to bring him to the Celebrity Centre, where he signed up for the Purification Rundown and the TRs & Objectives Course.
What level has Jason Beghe reached in Scientology?
According to Scientology service completions lists, he completed several services in 1994, including the PTS/SP Course and the Grades. In 1995, he completed the Key to Life Course and the Life Orientation Course. He also attested to Clear in 1995. In 1996, he did two of the extremely expensive Ls, L11 and L12. He also began attesting to OT Levels in 1996. He attested to OT III in 1997 and completed the Route to Infinity Course. Completions records show two repeats of the PTS/SP Course, one in 2000 and one in 2002. In 2003, he attested to OT V.
Has Jason Beghe received any special recognition in Scientology?
Does Jason Beghe promote Scientology?
While he was a member, he promoted Scientology through their official publications, especially Celebrity magazine. He was listed as a Patron of the IAS (the International Association of Scientologists); Patron status indicates a donation of $40,000 or more.
Since 2008, he has spoken out to educate others about Scientology's abuses.
Is Jason Beghe involved with any Scientology front groups?
I haven't seen any evidence that he is or was.
More Information about Jason Beghe and Scientology:
Jason Beghe on Scientology, Village Voice
Ex-Scientologist Rips Church, New York Post
Beghe Wants Scientology Records, FOX News