Actor-writer Brian Bloom buys in Encino area

Actor and writer Brian Bloom has bought a house in the Encino area for about $1.2 million.

The gated, Zen-inspired property is on a knoll with grounds developed over a 30-year period that feature mature trees, a waterfall, a fountain, a deck and black-bottom pool.

The one-story house, built in the early 1960s, contains nearly 2,400 square feet of living space with three bedrooms, four bathrooms, formal living and dining rooms, a breakfast room and a den. The kitchen and bathrooms have been remodeled.

Bloom, 41, co-wrote "The A-Team" (2010) and played the character Brock Pike in the film. He also appeared in "Smokin' Aces" (2006) and "Once Upon a Time in America" (1984). He does voice-over work for numerous video games and animated television series.

Gary Krieger of Ewing & Associates, Sotheby's International Realty, was the listing agent. Pat Phillips of Rodeo Realty's Encino office represented Bloom.

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