A list of unknown actors who are freaking great and deserve to have their own shows on TV!
D.C. Douglas was born in Berkeley, California, but lived throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. With a family history that included the circus, vaudeville and burlesque, D.C. fell into theatre at an early age. After high school he moved to Los Angeles to study under Estelle Harman (former head of talent for Universal)...
“ Always good in every part he gets. Also not scared of Tea Party! TeaPartyPSA.com - brilliant! ” - JabbaCritic
“ If you ever saw him on "Bob" back in the 90's you'd know he deserves to have his own sitcom. ” - JabbaCritic
“ Saw her improv show in Hollywood. She is brilliant! MUST get her own show! ” - JabbaCritic
Raven-haired, suavely handsome and prolific actor Alec Baldwin was born on April 3, 1958 in Massapequa, New York, and is the oldest, and easily the best-known, of the four Baldwin brothers in the acting business (the others are Stephen Baldwin
, William Baldwin
and Daniel Baldwin
). Baldwin is the son of Carol Newcomb (Martineau) and Alexander Rae Baldwin...
“ I know, I know. But 30 Rock is ending! Give him his own show!!! ” - JabbaCritic
Edie McClurg began her performing career at age five with the oxymoronic Kansas City Rhythm Kids. She retired when the dance teacher was arrested on a morals charge for "dating" the tall and lissome, yet underage, star dancer in the troupe. That girl's big number culminated with a back-bend where Edie drank a soda upside down (of course)...
“ It's about time she gets hers. Seriously! ” - JabbaCritic
Colin Andrew Mochrie was on born Nov. 30, 1957, in Kilmarnock, Scotland. His father, an airline maintenance executive, moved the family to Montreal, Canada, in 1964, and finally to Vancouver in 1969. When asked about his childhood, he said he tended to be a bit of a loner because of moving around so much...
“ Wanna see him as one character for 30 minutes! LOL! ” - JabbaCritic
“ Like JP Manoux, DC Douglas and John Fleck - always good in everything he does. ” - JabbaCritic
“ The BEST actor most people have never heard of! ” - JabbaCritic
J.P. Manoux grew up on the beaches of Santa Barbara, California, the oldest of seven. He was involved in children's theater productions and took tap-dancing lessons before attending the Thacher School in Ojai, California. Curiously, that tiny boarding school would provide no less than three doctors for NBC's long running hospital drama ER
and Leland Orser
“ It's just a matter of time before he's on his own major network show. ” - JabbaCritic
“ Already famous but needs to have a show where he's the main guy. ” - JabbaCritic
Dominic Edward Cooper was born and raised in Greenwich, London, England. His mother, Julie (Heron), is a nursery school teacher and a keen theater-goer. His father, Brian Cooper, is an auctioneer. They divorced when Dominic was age 5. His maternal great-grandfather was film enthusiast E.T. Heron, who published The Kinematograph Weekly...
“ When his film career slows down, they should snatch him up for a series. He can do almost anything. ” - JabbaCritic
Rufus Sewell was born on the 29th of October 1967 in Twickenham, England. His mother, Jo, was Welsh, and was an artist and painter. His father, Bill, was an Australian animator who died when Rufus was 10. He has one brother, Caspar. He attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama and left in June of 1989 after completing three years of training...
“ Britain knows what to do with him. USA - give him a damn show! ” - JabbaCritic
Ciaran Hinds was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on February 9, 1953. He was one of five children and the only son. His father was a doctor who hoped to have Ciaran follow in his footsteps, but that was not to be. It was his mother Moya, an amateur actress, who was the real influence behind his decision to become an actor...
“ Has had several shows... DESERVES TO ALWAYS HAVE A SHOW! Phenomenal actor! ” - JabbaCritic
“ SNL and 30 Rock prove it: Needs own show! ” - JabbaCritic
Scott Adsit performed on the mainstage of Chicago's Second City, between 1994 and 1998, and, alongside Saturday Night Live
's Rachel Dratch
and Tina Fey
, was one of the driving forces behind such groundbreaking revues as "Pinata Full of Bees" and "Paradigm Lost". An in-depth look at his craft is available in the PBS documentary...
“ If they remake Love Boat or Mary Tyler Moore Show - He's our new Gavin MacCLoud! ” - JabbaCritic
“ Actually - he's gonna be on a new NBC show! One down! ” - JabbaCritic