This is a list of actors, writers, directors and producers that have dedicated their life to providing faith-friendly movies and TV series. These people have pioneered entertainment that helps humanity.
Greg Robbins is an American actor, writer and director. Originally stepped in front of the camera in 1984 playing a redneck thug in a made for TV movie, The Grand Baby (1985) (TV)_. Born in Glendale, California, Greg lived the first 13 years of his life in North Hollywood. He believed he would act for a living at a very young age...
Charles E. Sellier Jr.
Charles E. Sellier Jr. founder and president of Grizzly Adams Productions, Inc., was an acclaimed producer, writer and director in the independent film industry. Sellier skillfully pioneered market testing and "four-walling"--renting a theater to show his films, thereby enabling him to keep all the...
Rich Christiano was born October 2, 1956, raised in Waterloo NY, and graduated from St. John Fisher College in Rochester NY in 1978. He became a born-again Christian in 1980 at the age of 23 while living in North Hollywood, CA. Rich began his film career along with his twin brother Dave in 1985 when they produced a short Christian movie called "The Daylight Zone." Working together...
Born in Athens, Georgia as the middle of three sons to Larry and Rhonwyn Kendrick. Grew up in Smyrna, GA and graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor's degree in Communications. Worked as a Christian DJ for two radio stations before attending New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and being ordained into the ministry...
Hugh began acting in public in the third grade. When he was 8 years old, he told his father that he wanted to go to Hollywood and be an actor, but his father discouraged it. Until 1995, his acting venues had been limited to stage, with leads in such productions as "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum" (Marcus Lycus)...
Dave Christiano was born and raised in Waterloo NY and attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He became a Christian at the age of 22 while in Jonesboro. He received a Masters Degree at the University and then taught two years at San Antonio Junior College in Texas. At that time he began his filmmaking career as a writer...
David A.R. White
David A.R. White has been a working actor, director and producer in Los Angeles for twenty years. He was raised in a small Mennonite farming community outside of Dodge City, Kansas. At the age of 19, without knowing anyone, David moved to LA, and only six months after moving, landed a recurring role on the hit top 10...
Kyle Lawrence is a Director (DGC), Producer and Playback Coordinator (IATSE 669) in Vancouver, Canada. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Kyle began producing a television series at the age of 16 which was later picked up by multiple networks and aired around the world. Since moving to Vancouver...
Daniel Lusko was born December 26, 1983, in Pueblo, Colorado. His mother was a pianist and painter, and his father, worked as a pastor and radio executive. Daniel was always passionate about making movies, and decided to pursue filmmaking as a career at age 14. After high school, he went on to study film at The New York Film Academy (both screen writing and directing)...
Kevin Downes is a California native. He grew up in Visalia, just 3 hours north of Los Angeles where most of the Christian films he and his friends and co-workers have made were shot. Before writing and producing The Moment After, Kevin worked with David White on The Crossing and The End of the Harvest...
Downes holds both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from California Polytechnic State University. In the early 1990's, after a three year teaching stint in public education, Bobby spent much of the 90's leading teams of missionaries into more than 20 countries as an ambassador. Bobby has produced more than a dozen feature films for the faith market...
Since his break out starring role as 'Mac McDonald' in Sony Pictures "The Grace Card" where he received outstanding reviews in both "The Hollywood Reporter" and "Variety", Michael Joiner has starred and/or co starred in no less than 11 Movies, his career showing no signs of slowing down. Michael is also known as one of the worlds funniest clean comedians...
Dave Moody is a music artist, songwriter, producer and filmmaker with numerous industry awards and peer acknowledgments to his credit. As a member of The Moody Brothers, he earned two Grammy Award nominations in the '80s, and spent most of the '90s in Paris, France working for The Walt Disney Company...
An internationally known filmmaker and speaker, Phil Cooke has actually produced media programming in nearly 50 countries around the world. In the process, has been shot at, survived two military coups, fallen out of a helicopter, and in Africa, been threatened with prison. And during that time - through his company Cooke Pictures in Burbank...
Stephen Kendrick was born in Athens, Georgia. He has dedicated his life to serving Jesus Christ and to making Him known around the world. Stephen is a co-writer for the screenplays and books and the producer for the Kendrick Brothers' films. He has spoken to churches, conferences, and seminars around the nation...
Timothy A. Chey
Educated at Harvard University, USC Film School, and Boston University School of Law. Chey's work has been seen on E! Entertainment, The Wall Street Journal, The LA Times, VIBE TV, MTV, Daily Variety, Hollywood Reporter, TNT, USA Networks, the Dove Awards, MovieGuide Awards, People Magazine, and the New York Times...
Award winning actress & International model, Jenn Gotzon brings a natural radiance, emotional depth and transformative ability to the protagonist roles she plays on-screen revealing hope to the human condition. With 2 Oscar-Nominated films, under her belt, playing historical characters - Tricia Nixon in Ron Howard's "Frost/Nixon" & British captive Lydia in "Alone Yet Not Alone"...
Nancy Stafford was born in Wilton Manors, Florida, a suburb of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where she was raised in a Southern Baptist family home. She has starred in many TV shows, such as Riptide
, Remington Steele
, Scarecrow and Mrs. King
, Who's the Boss?
and Quantum Leap
. She also guest-starred on an episode of Magnum, P.I.
Waylon Kevin Sizemore is a small town guy who continues to stay true to his roots. Born and raised in the small town of Princeton, WV to a middle class family and one older brother, Sizemore was cast in a Maxwell House Coffee commercial his senior year of high school, and knew at that point he wanted to be an actor...
Rick has been in the movie business since the 1980's and has worked in every facet of stunts, from coordinating to performing. With a degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University, he is also highly qualified to design and build the machinery necessary to perform most any stunt a production requires...