Actor gets home in Mar Vista

Medium 73ca5e1c2bcf22bc798c74907bdd31bc Heather Justine Thomas and James Peter McAdams Jr. bought a three-bedroom, two-bath home at 3509 Redwood Ave. in Mar Vista from Janet Ashikaga and Yosh Ashikaga for $640,000 on Oct. 25.

Yosh Ashikaga acquired the property in June 2003. The 1,210-square-foot house was built in 1941.

Ms. Thomas is an actress who appeared the movies Slaughterhouse of the Rising Sun , Reality World, Echo Park , and Mind Games. She was the producer of the documentary The Search for Michael Rockefeller

Ms. Ashikaga has been an editor for TV shows. Her works include "Scoundrels," "The Deep End," "Seinfeld" and "Frasier." She also acted for the TV series "Sports Night."

She won in the 1999 Emmy Awards in the "Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Series" category for "Sports Night". Also in 1992, 1994 and 1995 in the "Outstanding Individual Achievement in Editing for a Series - Multi-Camera Production" category for "Seinfeld."

Mr. Ashikaga has worked as a materials control coordinator at Los Angeles World Airports, which offers airport operation and maintenance services.

According to, there have been 218 home sales in Mar Vista during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $720,000.

Address: 3509 Redwood Avenue
Buyer(s): Janet Ashikaga and Yosh Ashikaga
Seller(s): Janet Ashikaga and Yosh Ashikaga
Sale date: Oct. 25, 2010