Film and Theater Entertainers

by RichMeehan | created - 21 Jun 2012 | updated - 22 Jan 2013 | Public

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1. Ralph Cole Jr.

Actor | Snowfall

Ralph Cole, Jr. is an award winning actor with phenomenal comic timing. The hilarity all started at Burbank Hospital in California where his intern father proudly assisted in the delivery. From that event on, equally encouraged by his school teacher mom, Ralph was destined to become an energetic ...

was cast as Chinese in L.A.'s Young Actor's Theater production of Flower Drum Song performed at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. During his four years at Claremont's Pomona College, Ralph continued to pursue his theatrical delights and enthusiastically graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.

landed his first children's theater show where he earned his Equity card.

Off-Broadway and regional theater

Ralph performed stand up at local New York city venues as well as performing comedy improvisation

NAACP Theater Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Playhouse's Friend's Recognizing Entertaining Drama (FRED) Award for Most Entertaining Actor

2. Jodie Bentley

Actress | Modern Family

Torn between cardiology and acting at the age of seventeen, Jodie made her decision after receiving early acceptance and a hefty scholarship to NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. She packed her bags, and moved from New Bedford, MA to New York City to study acting at the Stella Adler Conservatory ...

At ten years old, Jodie landed her first professional role as one of the Snow Children in 'Carousel' at The Zeiterion Theatre

toured with 'The Story of Anne Frank'

worked with many hot new theater companies, booking original roles in new plays and musicals all over the city

She recreated the role at Cortland Repertory Theatre to rave reviews

3. Jasper Cole

Actor | American Horror Story

As a veteran character actor with over a 100 TV/film credits, Jasper continues his villainous streak having co-starred in the box office smash hit film, The Purge: Anarchy as a "Homeless Man" produced by Michael Bay and Jason Blum, in Captured, as "Shelly" starring Brittany Curran and Kristin Prout...

co-writing and co-starring in the hit play, Willow Springs Now, which toured for two years and brought him into the Hollywood spotlight. Jasper quickly went to work appearing in dozens of theatrical productions

4. Cerris Morgan-Moyer

Thor: Ragnarok

Cerris Morgan-Moyer was born on July 20, 1973 in Truro, Cornwall, England. She is known for her work on Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Black Panther (2018) and The Mummy (2017).

Attended Central School of Speech and Drama.

Is a member of the Nomad Theatre Company, Los Angeles.

Member of the Faux-Real Theatre Company, New York.

Performed several seasons with Gorilla Repertory Theatre in New York

5. Ozzie Stewart

Actress | Pariah

Ozzie Stewart is an actress and producer, known for Pariah (2011), The Americans (2013) and In Montauk (2012).

Off-Broadway: Jose Rivera’s ‘Sonnets of an Old Century’, ‘This Isn’t Working, ‘Unveilings’. Presently working on a play ‘Birmingham Reunion’ which is presently in readings for 2013 Off Broadway production.

6. Sean Brosnan

Actor | My Father Die

Sean Brosnan is the son of Cassandra Harris (d. 1991) and Pierce Brosnan, who was married to Cassandra from 1977 until her death on 28 December, 1991. He has a half/adopted sister and half/adopted brother, Charlotte Brosnan and Christopher Brosnan (daughter and son of Cassandra and Dermot Harris, ...

Sean auditioned for the British Shakespeare Company and earned the role of Romeo in their staging of Romeo and Juliet. The play ran for over a year and toured England and Scotland.

7. Angela Sauer

Actress | Jane the Virgin

Angela Sauer was born as Angela Karin Ferrante Sauer. She is an actress and writer, known for Jane the Virgin (2014), Get Shorty (2017) and Masters of Sex (2013).

Won the Excellence in Theatre Award from Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre

8. Rolando Zee

Actor | One Face of Obamacare

Rolando Zee now resides in North Hollywood via Phoenix, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and San Diego.

Rolando's goal is to become an accomplished Film and TV actor. Rolando is a member of SAG and AFTRA. Rolando is also an EMC Equity Member Candidate working towards membership with AEA.

Rolando has received ...

received the ZONI theatre Award for outstanding lead actor

9. Sarah De La Isla

Actress | Mono

Sarah De La Isla is an actress, known for Mono (2016), The Aerial Girl (2011) and Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk (2017).

Sarah grew up in theater and had many leading roles including The Mother in The Yellow Boat, Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz and flew as Peter in Peter Pan (National Youth Theatre award for Best Actress).

10. Vivian Kerr

Actress | Castle

Vivian Kerr was born as Vivian Marie Kerr. She is an actress and writer, known for Castle (2009), Masters of Sex (2013) and New Girl (2011).

Nominated for a 2011 Ovation Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play

11. Carmel Savage

Actress | The Void

Carmel Savage is a professional Film & Television actress. Born in Australia, Carmel's early performing ambitions leaned toward the theater and after a string of successful lead performances, she was awarded the Dux of Theater for her graduating year.

After traveling the world, Carmel began studying...

performed in several local theatre productions and eisteddfods. Carmel's passion for acting continued through Drama and Theatre Arts subjects which saw her star in several public performances and presented with the prestigious Dux award upon graduating.

12. Kari Nissena

Actress | Hollywood Inc.

An award-winning American actress, Kari Nissena has performed extensively on both stage and screen. Covering just about every corner of the industry, she has acted in Film, Television, Theater, Radio, Commercials, Voiceover, and more.

With hundreds of acting jobs to her credit, She is known for her ...

Kari Nissena has performed in hundreds of productions, and has had an extensive career on both the stage and screen.

13. Cecelia Specht

Frost/Nixon

Cecelia Specht is proud to be apart of the Star Trek legacy - early on in her career while earning her SAG status she appeared in several episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise in the uncredited role of Operations Division Crewman. Specht's costume from the episode "In a Mirror, Darkly, Part II" was ...

Trained in the theatre, Cecelia did two seasons of Summer Stock

14. Floyd Richardson

Actor | The Box

Floyd Richardson began his acting career in Omaha, Nebraska during the early 70's. He has studied film and theater for many years. His first film credit was a short written and directed by Roberto Bentivegna entitled The Mirakle. He has had some success and got his first big credit in Richard ...

Studied theater at Hardin-Simmons University

15. Melissa Anschutz

Actress | Bestseller

Melissa majored in Theatre with a minor in literature at CMU and WMU, but believes that study can only polish, not make you an actor. She feels the ability to separate from reality and become someone else for a glimpse is the truth in the craft. Among various Theatre credits, her last to date was ...

Melissa majored in Theatre with a minor in literature at CMU and WMU, but believes that study can only polish, not make you an actor

16. Denise Gossett

Actress | Get the Gringo

Denise has been an actress in Television & Feature Films for over 20 years! She can most recently be seen in the Tom Hiddleston movie "I Saw the Light", the Mel Gibson starring Feature Film "Get The Gringo" and the Morris Chestnut movie "When the Bough Breaks". In addition to her acting career, ...

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theater

numerous roles

17. Christian Rodrigo

Actor | Snatch

Christian Rodrigo is a Spanish Actor born in Barcelona, who is recognized internationally as a fresh, unique, creative, generous, passionate and extraordinary performer.

He is based in Los Angeles, specialized in acting on camera with experience in 10 feature films, around 40 short films, several ...

Thanks to his performance in the play "Carlota i la Dona de Neu", (when he was 16 years old) he was hired to become a member of the CC Sants Theater Company, a semi professional theater company based in Barcelona.

He studied performing arts at the Colegi del Teatre de Barcelona, one the most well known Acting Schools in Barcelona.

18. Cory Blevins

Actor | Get Shorty

Cory Blevins was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He grew up surrounded by the auto industry, but began performing on stage while studying at Western Michigan University. After graduation, he attended the MFA program at Florida State University/Asolo Conservatory for Acting. While earning his ...

began acting in plays during high school and then continued studying theatre at Western Michigan University. While earning his MFA at FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Acting, he was cast in the Volker Schlöndorff film Palmetto starring Woody Harrelson and Elisabeth Shue. During his third year he studied Shakespeare in London

19. Angel Fajardo

Actor | Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury

Angel Fajardo is an actor, known for Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury (2011), Black Hearts (2013) and Southland (2009).

studied at the Manhattan Edge Studio and with the acclaimed, LAByrinth Theater Company.

20. Drew Phillips

Actor | Grace Period

Drew Phillips is an actor and director from southeast Minnesota. He received a Bachelor's Degree in theatre from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and has studied improv at Improv Olympic in Chicago and is a Conservatory graduate of Second City Los Angeles. He has also studied with Howard Fine ...

He has performed with The Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre in Alaska,

Improv Olympic in Chicago, and Second City-Los Angeles.

He is a founding member of the now defunct Los Angeles theatre group, LOOSE CANNONS

bachelor's degree in theatre from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

21. Gregory Blair

Actor | Garden Party Massacre

Award-winning actor/writer/director/producer Gregory Blair was born and bred in Southern California. He studied throughout Los Angeles--including UCLA--as well as abroad at Cambridge University. He is the recipient of a Geoffrey Award for Best Character Actor, an EOTM Award for Best Director and a ...

studied theater at various locations throughout Los Angeles

22. Andrew Tiernan

Actor | 300

Andrew Tiernan trained at the Drama Centre London. His earliest break came in 1991, when he was cast in Derek Jarman's Edward II (1991), at the same time he was cast as DC Rosper in the award winning television series Prime Suspect (1991), alongside Helen Mirren, Tom Bell and Tom Wilkinson. He then...

Studied at the Drama Centre London

His first taste of acting was in the Birmingham Youth Theatre and National Youth Theatre

23. Rachel Adkins

Actress | Treat or Eat

Rachel Adkins is an actress, known for Treat or Eat (2010), Fresh Skweezed (2012) and As Long as You're Here (2014).

been on stage since she was 5 years

In the Summer of 2010 Rachel auditioned for the National Tour of Les Miserables in New York and was one of the final girls called back to meet with the creative team. Rachel was not cast, but went on to have an incredible year in the Memphis area.

24. Renee Daw

Renee' Daw was born and raised in Alaska and resides in Los Angeles. Being raised in a military family she learned how to shoot, fish, and camp in all sorts of weather. At the young age of 10 she started pursuing acting and was steadily involved in community theatre and later attending The Academy ...

Renee started acting at the age of 10 in theater and musical theatre. One of her special interests is performing in improve groups

She has been seen in many plays and films throughout the Anchorage, Alaska area.

Training with the American Academy of Dramatic Arts

25. Tom Shafer

Super 8

Who in their right mind would be crazy enough to walk away from a stable and successful career in IT to pursue "the actor's life?" Apparently, Tom Shafer is.

It all started a few years ago when Tom volunteered to be in a student film. That first performance in front of a camera was a mind-opening ...

active in local theatre

26. Todd Hughlett

Actor | Reset

Todd Hughlett is known for his work on Reset (2017), The Third Wheel (2014) and Elvira's Movie Macabre (2010).

"I started finding hobbies, one of which was community theatre. Theatre gave me something in my life that I had never really had before that point, a sense of purpose. Here I had found a never ending source of challenges that would require unending growth and learning."

27. Erik Mueller

Veep

The son of an artist and a dancer, Erik grew up surrounded by creative people in a New Jersey art colony. As a small child, he started making and acting in his own movies and convinced all his friends to join in. His most recent project is the web series "Wall Geek." Erik's character, Daniel, is a ...

numerous theater roles

28. Marie Del Marco

Actress | Fresh Off the Boat

Marie Del Marco was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Fresh Off the Boat (2015), Blunt Talk (2015) and Stitchers (2015).

At the age of 4, Marie met the Three Stooges at a circus in Chicago and two years later she performed on stage herself for the first time.

29. Lindsay-Elizabeth Hand

Actress | Cruel Children

Lindsay-Elizabeth Hand is a SAG-AFTRA actress, an award-winning screenwriter, and the Owner and Founder of Edge In Motion Productions, a full-service production company specializing in comedic TV Pilots and viral internet content. She is a passionate content creator who has a hand in every aspect ...

Her latest project is creating her own theatre company here in NYC - Edge In Motion!

30. Melissa LeEllen

Actress | Odd Brodsky

Born and raised in Aiken, South Carolina. Melissa LeEllen spent her early years creating short skits and dances for family and friends and performing at her local church organization. Melissa was raised by her grandparents and vividly remembers watching soap operas with her grandmother and falling ...

Her abilities landed her the leading roles in high school productions and work in local theater playhouses.

31. Chip Carriere

Actor | Superstition

Chip Carriere is an actor and Louisiana-native based out of the artistically-diverse New Orleans area. He can be seen in both film and television projects, including Focus (Warner Brothers, 2015); the follow up sequel, Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser (Sony Television, 2015); the comedy, Nigel and Oscar...

Chip was involved in theater and vocal groups

32. Hazel Dolphy

Producer | Shield

Hazel Dolphy was born on December 10, 1978 in Jamaica. She is a producer and actress, known for Shield, Spiderific (2013) and Happiness Is Vanished (2011).

33. Keith Rafalko

Actor | Shuddersome: Nursery Rhymes

Keith Rafalko is a professional actor who grew up in Paterson, New Jersey. As a young boy Keith performed in various on stage school and city dramas showing a love for the art early in life. Keith had studied the craft of acting during his late teen years and since has continued to study and ...

trained..Action Theatre Conservatory

34. Elizabeth Sekora

Actress | I Am Here... Now

Elizabeth Sekora is an actress, known for I Am Here... Now (2009), Phantasie (2009) and The Last Night (2010).

has been in many shows

35. Wendell Charles NeSmith

Director | My Salvation

Wendell spent his younger years moving around Indiana, South Carolina, and Georgia. At the age of fourteen he moved to Perth, Western Australia. Since then he has been back to the USA twice. He now lives in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, but has moved throughout Melbourne, Bacchus Marsh, ...



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