CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls native who became an actor will live on in a film being released five years after he died. 

Guy Adkins, who grew up in Chippewa Falls before acting in Chicago and New York, died of colon cancer in 2010 at age 41. The movie “The David Dance,” in which he stars, began showing Monday night at the Micon Cinemas downtown budget theater in Eau Claire and is being viewed on the independent film circuit.