Faces of the LAPD and the Barn

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Michael Chiklis
Actor, The Shield
Educated at Boston University's School for the Arts, majoring in acting, before moving to New York City. Michael has numerous theater credits including the roles of Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire and Touchstone in Shakespeare's As You Like It.
 
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Kenny Johnson
Actor, The Shield
Kenny Johnson is an American actor whose celebrated range, depth and sincerity has only been magnified by starring opposite Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe Award winners and nominees, such as Anthony Hopkins, Vera Farmiga, Holly Hunter, Juliette Lewis, Glenn Close, Forest Whitaker, Maria Bello...
 
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Catherine Dent
Actress, The Shield
Catherine Dent arrested audiences as "Officer Danny Sofer" in The Shield, playing a single woman in a world that understands brutality more than beauty. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and trained at the North Carolina School of the Arts, Dent made her film debut in 1994, playing Paul Newman's daughter-in-law in Robert Benton's Nobody's Fool...
 
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Walton Goggins
In the past few years, Walton Goggins has had pivotal roles in films by two of Hollywood's most important auteurs: Quentin Tarantino and Steven Spielberg. His integral role as 'Chris Mannix,' a southern renegade who claims to be the new sheriff of Red Rock in Tarantino's THE HATEFUL EIGHT, marks his second collaboration with the Academy Award-winning writer/director...
 
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David Marciano
Actor, Due South
Mr. Marciano is a professional actor, writer, director who has achieved considerable success in a vast career that has spanned over twenty five years. As a series regular Mr. Marciano has had the honor of working with such entertainment luminaries as Steven Bochco, who brought David into America's homes on a weekly basis in "Civil Wars" as the poet bicycle messenger, Jeffrey Lassick...
 
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CCH Pounder
Actress, Avatar
CCH Pounder (the CCH standing for Carol Christine Hilaria, her birth name). As can be said of other similarly styled actresses such as Alfre Woodard and Cicely Tyson, most of Pounder's characters are enriched with these same positive attributes and it is a testament to this actress' abilities that she continues on such a high plane in a nearly three-decade career...
 
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Paula Garcés
Paula Garces was born on March 20, 1974, in Medellin, Colombia. Her father was a fisherman, and her mother was a schoolteacher. At age 7 she relocated with her parents to New York City, where she resided primarily in Harlem. She she started acting in commercials hired by agent Diego Santiago, her father's best friend...
 
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Jay Karnes
Actor, The Shield
Jay Karnes was born in Omaha, NE and attended the University of Kansas, where he studied theatre, history, and political science. He has performed extensively in the regional theater, including in The Tempest, Two Noble Kinsman, Richard II, Macbeth, Coriolanus, Love's Labor's Lost, and Tom Stoppard's Arcadia...
 
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Benito Martinez
Benito Martinez is most widely recognized as David Aceveda, the character he portrays on the long running hit drama The Shield, winner of the Golden Globe for best drama. For his work as "David," Benito has received national and international attention, nominated for many acting accolades and has been recognized by the National Council of La Raza...
 
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Glenn Close
Six time Academy Award-nominated actress Glenn Close was born and raised in Greenwich, Connecticut. She is the daughter of Elizabeth Mary Hester "Bettine" (Moore) and William Taliaferro Close (William Close), a prominent doctor. Both of her parents were from upper-class northeastern families. Glenn...
 
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Michael Peña
Peña was born and raised in Chicago, to Nicolasa, a social worker, and Eleuterio Peña, who worked at a button factory. His parents were originally from Mexico, his mother from Charcas in San Luis Potosí and his father from Villa Purificación in Jalisco. After graduating from high school, he went to an open casting call for the Peter Bogdanovich feature To Sir, with Love II...
 
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Alex O'Loughlin
The Australian actor Alex O'Loughlin was born in August 1976. Alex started out his film career in 2004, when he starred in Oyster Farmer as Jack Flange. The following year, he returned to the big screen as Michael Carter in Feed, a movie that he also co-produced and helped write. Also released that year was a movie titled Man-Thing, in which Alex played Deputy Eric Fraser...
 
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Gareth Williams
Actor, The Cell
Gareth has been a professional, working actor for more than thirty five years, garnering roles in significant, major motion pictures as well as prestigious art house, independent films. He has over thirty films to his credit, often working alongside luminaries in the business such as Annette Bening...
 
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Frank Grillo
Actor, Warrior
The oldest of three children, Frank Grillo was born in New York City, to an Italian-American family. He grew up in upstate New York, and got his first taste of acting in high school where he was in many plays. Frank was also a gifted athlete and his dream was to play sports professionally. Frank graduated from New York University with a business degree.
 
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John Diehl
Performer whose career has spanned over 30 years. Particularly called upon to play various delinquents, wackos and psychos in his earlier years, he has matured into a fine screen character actor. His career began in the early 80s with a number of bit parts in movies such as Escape from New York with Kurt Russell...
 
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Reed Diamond
Diamond was born and raised in New York City. He attended school at UNC-Chapel Hill and then went on to study acting at The Juilliard School in New York. His professional career began in 1990 with his co-starring role in the movie Memphis Belle. Following that, he appeared on Broadway, and in many television movies, and guest-star roles on TV...
 
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Ric Drasin
In October 2012, Ric was awarded the Joe Gold Lifetime Achievement Award in Las Vegas at the World Gym convention. Ric was the first and only person ever to receive this award for his contributions to Bodybuilding, creating the famous Gold's Gym and World Gym logo and his talk show Ric's Corner which goes back to the history of the Golden Era of Bodybuilding.
 
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Omar McClinton
Visual Effects, Scary Movie 2
Omar was born on the south side of Chicago, Illinois in the summer of 1970. He started his entertainment career at 13 years old as a local commercial and industrial film actor. He has been featured in television commercials from 'Kraft Macaroni and Cheese', 'Chicago HMO' and 'The Wisconsin State Journal' to several industrial films for McDonald's television and the Chicago Public School Board...
 
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Aisha Hinds
When Aisha Hinds' junior high school tap dance instructor observed that she needed an outlet for expression that surpassed her tap shoes, she was guided to the High School of Performing Arts in New York - where her formal acting training began. Hinds' numerous television credits include a supporting role on "Detroit 1-8-7"...
 
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Nicki Micheaux
In addition to her unforgettable performances in Six Feet Under and Soul Food, Micheaux has held guest-starring and recurring roles on shows such as ER,NYPD Blue, The Practice, and The District. Micheaux's film credits include Ringmaster, The Replacement Killers, and the critically acclaimed independent Sweet Jane...
 
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Ray Baker
Ray Baker was born in Omaha, grew up in Colorado, and graduated from the University of Denver. In 1970 he moved to the East Coast, and began his acting career doing improvisational theater in Boston and New York. During 19 years in New York City, he appeared on Broadway in such productions as "Crimes of the Heart"...
 
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Esther Chae
Actress, S.W.A.T.
Esther K. Chae is an international award-winning actor/writer based in Los Angeles and New York. Her artistic work has been seen and heard in the US, Korea, Ireland, Australia, Canada and Russia. Her numerous credits as a performer include TV shows such as NCIS, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, The West Wing...
 
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Carl Weathers
Actor, Predator
Carl Weathers was born on January 14, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana. A famous and successful football star at San Diego State, he played with the Oakland Raiders and retired from the sport in 1974, in order to give full attention to his goal: to be a real actor. Weathers first played small parts in two blaxploitation flicks...
 
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Carlos Sanz
Actor, Crank
Carlos Sanz has worked with such notable film directors as Ron Howard, Andrew Davis and Alan Rudolf. He takes a stellar turn as the dandy mob boss Manuel Garza in the soon to be released roaring comedy Beer for My Horses starring Toby Keith, Rodney Carrington and Willie Nelson. He can be seen in the upcoming Lifetime movie Detention staring alongside Penolope Ann Miller...
 
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J.C. MacKenzie
J.C. MacKenzie was a student at Concordia University when he saw his first play. Within two years, he was accepted at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He has made over 150 appearances in films and television, and on stage. He is best-known for his role as "Ludlow" in Martin Scorsese's The Aviator...