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Young Hollywood stars shine at River Oaks party with boat rides in mammoth swimming pool

Young Hollywood stars shine at rockin' party at River Oaks mansion

Steele party, Country singer Justin Myers with Nashville singer and Blue Sky cast member Genevieve Allen
Country singer Justin Myers with Nashville singer and actress Genevieve Allen. Photo by Emile Browne
Steele party, Joshua Diaz
Joshua Diaz. Photo by Deidre Welch Allen
Steele party,Dalton Gray and Major Dodson are being given a boat ride across the Van Dykes pool by property manager Harold Robinson with other guests
American Horror Story's Dalton Gray and The Walking Dead's Major Dodson take a boat ride on the mammoth swimming pool at the home of Gene and Astrid Van Dyke. Photo by Emile Browne
Steele party, Actress Katy Harris The Leftovers
Actress Kay Harris, a co-star in The Leftovers. Photo by Deirdre Welch Allen
Steele party, Tama Lundquist, Astid Van Dyke and Paula Mott
Tama Lundquist, Astrid Van Dyke, Paula Mott. Photo by Emile Browne
Steele party, Giovanni Silva, Mykle McCoslin
Giovanni Silva, Mykle McCoslin. Photo by Deirdre Welch Allen
Steele party, Zach Person
American Idol's Zach Person thrilled the crowd with a sizzling rendition of "The Star Spangeled Banner." Photo by Emile Browne
Steele party, Genevieve Allen, Karen Steele
Genevieve Allen, Karen Steele. Photo by Deirdre Welch Allen
El Meson chef Pedro Garcia and Food Network's Nancy Manlove at Steele party
El Meson chef Pedro Garcia and Food Network's Nancy Manlove. Photo by Deidre Welch Allen
Steele party, Big Sky cast
Cast members of the western Big Sky. Photo by Emile Browne
Steele Party, Dalton Gray
Dalton Gray. Photo by Deirdre Welch Allen
Steele party, Country singer Justin Myers with Nashville singer and Blue Sky cast member Genevieve Allen
Steele party, Joshua Diaz
Steele party,Dalton Gray and Major Dodson are being given a boat ride across the Van Dykes pool by property manager Harold Robinson with other guests
Steele party, Actress Katy Harris The Leftovers
Steele party, Tama Lundquist, Astid Van Dyke and Paula Mott
Steele party, Giovanni Silva, Mykle McCoslin
Steele party, Zach Person
Steele party, Genevieve Allen, Karen Steele
El Meson chef Pedro Garcia and Food Network's Nancy Manlove at Steele party
Steele party, Big Sky cast
Steele Party, Dalton Gray

What: Fifth annual Steele Red Carpet Party.

Where: River Oaks home of Astrid and Gene Van Dyke.

The scoop: For her fifth annual party, benefiting the Military Warriors Support Foundation, publicist Karen Steele gathered a hot group of young Hollywood actors and musicians at the Van Dyke's spectacular River Oaks home, where guests enjoyed boat rides skippered by Gene Van Dyke in the mammoth swimming pool, believed to be the largest home pool in America.

Star sightings included Katy Harris, who plays Violet on HBO's The Leftovers, Major Dodson (Sam on The Walking Dead), Dalton Gray (Mike on American Horror Story), American Idol's Zach Person, The Food Network's Nancy Manlove, David Born (The Duel), Genevieve Allen (Big Sky), Gary Takacs (The Girl's Guide to Depravity) Brandon Buttrey (his zombie apocalyse film Range 15 is n theaters next month, actor and Army reservist Giovanni Silva (Olympus Has Fallen), Joshua Diaz (USA's Queen of the South), and cast members of a new show, Dreamsville.

A special moment came when Person, Allen and John Hogan and Maria Moss of the duo Hogan & Moss surprised Regina Garcia, the wife of El Meson chef Pedro Garcia, with a rendition of "Happy Birthday," which she marveled was the best she ever heard. Person also thrilled the crowd with his electric guitar version of "The Star Spangled Banner." 

Guests noshed on tapas from El Meson prepared by chef Garcia, spicy cheesecake tarts from Hotel Icon chef Laura Trigo, Whole Foods fig cakes and artichoke fritters, Cru Wine Bar's Champagne Bar, Karbach's craft beers and Lola Savannah's Southern Pecan coffee and iced coffee.

Who: Spotted in the crowd were Tyson Faust and Tena Lundquist Faust, Gary Becker, Tama Lundquist, Marge Lundquist, Paula Mott, Rose Johnson, and Barbara Davis. 

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