Faith-Friendly movie/TV entertainment directors, writers, actors

by sandg1991 | created - 20 Jun 2011 | updated - 21 Feb 2017 | Public

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.

1. Greg Robbins

Actor | The Terminator

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 ...

2. Charles E. Sellier Jr.

Director | Silent Night, Deadly Night

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...

3. Rich Christiano

Producer | Time Changer

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 ...

4. Alex Kendrick

Actor | Courageous

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...

5. Hugh McLean

Actor | 7th Street Theater

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...

6. Dave Christiano

Writer | Pamela's Prayer

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 ...

7. David A.R. White

Producer | God's Not Dead

David A.R. White has been a working actor, director and producer in Los Angeles for over twenty years. He was raised in a small Mennonite farming community outside of Dodge City, Kansas.

At the age of 19, David moved to LA, and only six months after moving, landed a recurring role on the hit top 10,...

8. Kyle Lawrence

Producer | Logan

Kyle Lawrence is an award-winning director, producer and filmmaker. At the age of 16, Kyle began writing and producing a 26-episode half-hour television series, which was picked up and airing on TV around the world by the time he was 18.

Kyle grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and moved to Vancouver, ...

9. Daniel Lusko

Producer | King Lear

Daniel Lusko's passion for cinema started his film career at the age of 14, and by the age of 21 he was directing documentaries based on NY Times Bestsellers with world leaders such as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Lusko wrote and directed the action/thriller "Persecuted," which ...

10. Matthew Crouch

Producer | The Omega Code

Matthew Crouch is president of Los Angeles based film production company Gener8Xion Entertainment. His first feature as a Producer - The Omega Code (1999) Starring Casper Van Dien, 'Michael York' and Catherine Oxenberg- was the #1 grossing limited release film of 1999.

11. Kevin Downes

Actor | I Can Only Imagine

Kevin Downes is a California native. He grew up in Visalia, just 3 hours north of Los Angeles where he shot his early films with his brother, Bobby and friend, David A.R. White He met Jon Erwin, while performing in the movie, Courageous, and the two partnered up along with Andy Erwin to create Moms...

12. Bobby Downes

Producer | Like Dandelion Dust

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 several years leading teams across more than 20 countries as an ambassador.

In 1999, Bobby ...

14. Michael Joiner

Actor | The Grace Card

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...

15. Dave Moody

Producer | Season of Miracles

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 ...

16. Phil Cooke

Producer | Hillsong: Let Hope Rise

Phil Cooke is a filmmaker, media consultant, and founder of Cooke Media Group in Los Angeles, California. He's produced TV and film programming in more than 60 countries around the world, and in the process, been shot at, survived two military coups, fallen out of a helicopter, and in Africa, been ...

17. Stephen Kendrick

Writer | Courageous

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 ...

18. Ken Anderson

Director | Hudson Taylor

His mother died shortly after his birth.

19. Gary Wheeler

Producer | War Room

Gary Wheeler is a producer and director, known for War Room (2015), Christmas in the Smokies (2015) and The Trial (2010).

20. Timothy A. Chey

Producer | Fakin' Da Funk

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 ...

21. Jenn Gotzon Chandler

Actress | Frost/Nixon

Career break playing Pres. Nixon's daughter Tricia in 5-time Oscar Nominated "Frost/Nixon" launched Gotzon starring in many family films on Amazon winning awards for Doonby, God's Country, The Sacred Eternal, Julie and Jack. Award winning actress & International model, Jenn Gotzon brings a natural ...

22. Nancy Stafford

Actress | Matlock

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 (1984), Remington Steele (1982), Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983), Who's the Boss? (1984), Hunter (1984) and ...

23. Sandra Elise Williams

Actress | The Notebook

Sandra Elise Williams was born on October 12, 1964 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. She is known for her work on The Notebook (2004), The Shunning (2011) and Untouched (2017).

24. George D. Escobar

Producer | Alone Yet Not Alone

George D. Escobar is a producer and writer, known for Alone Yet Not Alone (2013), Come What May (2009) and The World We Make (2019).

25. Vanessa Ore

Actress | Imperium

Vanessa Ore is an actress and producer, known for Imperium (2016), The Vampire Diaries (2009) and FBI: Criminal Pursuit (2011).

26. Torry Martin

Actor | Boxed Lunch

Torry Martin is an actor and writer, known for Boxed Lunch (2008), Mister Scrooge to See You (2013) and Mustang Summer.

27. Rick Shaw

Writer | The Nanny

Rick Shaw is known for his work on The Nanny (1993), The Love Boat (1977) and G'Day LA.

28. Kevin Sizemore

Actor | Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462

Kevin Sizemore was raised in Princeton, WV and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, CA.

On the small screen, Sizemore is known as Anthony, the US Air Marshall on the Emmy nominated series Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462 (2015), as well as the hot headed Gary Humphrey on the series ...

29. Brad Heller

Actor | God's Not Dead 2

Brad Heller is an actor and producer, known for God's Not Dead 2 (2016), Moms' Night Out (2014) and Most (2003).

30. Rick Shaw

Stunts | Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie

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 ...



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