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...