Kevin Ariel Leo Lou Eric Karen Barry Lucy Robert Regan Janie Jonathan Vanessa Ahmed Nadine Harlie Niko Christopher Britain Lindsay Laura  

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Kevin made his film debut in 1989 in Lost Angels, starring Donald Sutherland. He also had a small role in Goodfellas as the brother of Henry Hill (Ray Liotta). After appearing in Billy Bathgate, Kevin turned his attention towards small-budget films, starting with Zebrahead.  During the independent film boom of the 1990s, he built a career playing quirky, unconventional characters in films such as True Romance, Living in Oblivion and Walking and Talking. He made a rare appearance in a big-budget blockbuster film with a small role in Bad Boys.  Kevin made his television series debut as a cast member of the short-lived Rhea Perlman sitcom, Pearl.

Kevin became well-known for his role as the slacker Eddie Finnerty on the sitcom Grounded for Life which ran for five seasons. After the show's cancellation, he returned to appearing in smaller film projects with the exception of a role in Martin Scorsese's The Departed as the drug dealing cousin of Leonardo DiCaprio's character.  Since the success of that film, he began to appear more regularly in high-profile films. He had roles in the Judd Apatow-produced film Superbad, and in Pineapple Express as one of the main villain's henchmen.  He also appeared in Ridley Scott's American Gangster as an informant for Russell Crowe's character.  He recently appeared in Please Give, Big Fan, and the Oscar-winning short film, The New Tenants.

Kevin’s recent TV credits include Damages, Fringe, Californication, Medium, Law & Order, Mercy and Law & Order: SVU

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From his portrayal of the quintessential All-American Brad Majors in The Rocky Horror Picture Show to the hilarious Mayor Randall Winston on ABC’s Spin City, Barry has had a successful career spanning all genres and mediums of show business.

Barry has had starring roles in many highly acclaimed television film and miniseries. He portrayed George Washington in the two-part Peabody award-winning CBS mini-series epic, George Washington. He won a Golden Globe for his performance as Lieutenant “Lady” Aster in ABC’s presentation of War and Remembrance.  He also starred in Moviola, Deceptions, A Woman of Substance, Murder by Natural Causes, Betrayed by Innocence, The Chadwicks, You Can’t Take it With You, Once Upon a Family, Red Flag, Uncommon Love, Body of Evidence, Addicted to Love, Parent Trap III, Hawaiian Holiday, The Great Air Race, Captive, Challenger, Scruples and ’Til We Meet Again, as well as Danielle Steele’s miniseries, Once in a Lifetime.  He starred in the ABC series Foul Play, and Dads, the Lifetime Special, Santa and Me and the science fiction thriller Tales from a Parallel Universe for The Movie Channel. 

He attended N.Y.U.’s Graduate School of the Arts and made his Broadway debut soon thereafter with the APA Phoenix Repertory Company in the title role in Sean O’Casey’s Cock-a-Doodle-Dandy. He was in the American premiere of Jean Genet’s The Screens. His first Tony nomination was for his characterization of “Danny Zuko” in Grease.  His second nomination was for his portrayal of “Joey” in They Knew What They Wanted. Barry won the coveted Tony for “Best Actor in a Musical” for his portrayal of The Robber Bridegroom, a role he originally created at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.  He performed in the all-star revival of She Loves Me at Town Hall and appeared at Lincoln Center in the New York City Opera Production of L’Histoire du Soldat. He was the “Pirate King” in the Joseph Papp productions of The Pirates of Penzanze in Los Angeles and Toronto.  In 1991, he returned to Broadway to star in Nick and Nora.

Recently, Barry has starred in the features Bedrooms, Together, Hannah Montana: The Movie (with Miley Cyrus), Evening (with Meryl Streep), Nancy Drew, and Skulls III.  Barry is starring in the upcoming features Home Run Showdown.  His most recent TV appearances have been on hit shows Nip/Tuck, ‘Til Death, Ghost Whisperer, Supernatural, Cougar Town, and Glee.

Barry has been very outspoken about his bout with prostate cancer several years ago. He has worked with many organizations and has spoken around the country as a prostate cancer survivor.  On behalf of the American Cancer Society, Barry received the “Courage Award” presented by President Clinton in recognition of his determination to reach others about the importance of early detection. Barry is also the recipient of the Gilda Radner Courage Award from the Roswell Institute in Buffalo, New York, where the PSA test was developed, and the Brooklyn Hospital Foundation Award in recognition of his extraordinary efforts to tell his personal story in the hopes of helping others.

Barry resides with his wife Sherri Ellen and their two children, Brian and Chelsea, and is an accomplished ceramic artist.  His work has been displayed in prominent galleries and he gives many of his pieces away to various charities around the country.
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Karen Black has over 150 film performances to her credit.  She was nominated for an Oscar and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Five Easy Pieces with Jack Nicholson.  She won another Golden Globe for her role in The Great Gatsby with Robert Redford and was nominated for a Golden Globe as Best Actress for John Schlesinger’s, Day of the Locust.  Karen has appeared in numerous other iconic films such as Easy Rider with Peter Fonda, Airport 1975 with Charlton Heston, Robert Altman’s, Come Back to the Five and Dime Jimmy, Jimmy Dean, Nashville which garnered her a Grammy nomination, and Alfred Hitchcock’s” Family Plot.”  Karen reached a new generation of fans more recently with her role as Mother Firefly in Rob Zombie’s, House of a 1,000 Corpses.

In March 2010, she won Best Actress at the Female Eye Festival for her role as a dysfunctional mother in Angela Garcia Combs’, Nothing Special, and won raves for her performance as a script guru in the just-released Blue Tooth Virgin.  Upcoming are roles in Repo Chick, directed by Alex Cox, produced by David Lynch, and Being: itW, itC and itS, co-starring with Terrence Howard, Alan Cumming and Debra Winger.  On TV, Karen recently appeared in HBO’s Funny or Die Presents,” & makes routine appearances on Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!

Karen launched her career in the theater with The Playroom which earned her a Drama Circle Critic’s Award.  She also created the role of Joanne in the original Broadway production of Come Back to the Five and Dime Jimmy, Jimmy Dean, and performed The Vagina Monologues off-Broadway and on tour.  She wrote two plays:  Mama at Midnight, which was directed by playwright Ernest Thompson at La Mama in New York, and Missouri Waltz, a drawing-room musical which was a hit at the Blank Theater in Los Angeles and The Capitol Theater in Georgia.  She also recently performed her new one-woman show, My Life for a Song, at the Metropolitan Room in New York, and The Gladstone in Toronto.

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Leo Fitzpatrick is most recognized for his breakout role in the Sundance-winning film Kids, and was a regular in the one hour Spike TV drama, The Kill Point, starring John Leguizamo and Donny Wahlberg. 

Leo can be seen as a Young Deputy in the true life tale of  Barbara Hoffman (played by Thora Birch) in the film Winter of Frozen Dreams.  Leo had two films at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival – Fay Grim and On The Road With Judas.  In Fay Grim, he played a young CIA agent opposite Jeff Goldblum and Parker Posey.  In the latter film, Leo co-starred opposite Aaron Ruell, Kevin Corrigan and Eddie Kaye Thomas.

Leo can also be seen in the Sundance-winning film, Personal Velocity, directed by Rebecca Miller, Todd Solondz’ film, Storytelling and Larry Clark’s, Bully.  He also co-stars in the indie film, How to Rob a Bank, alongside Gavin Rossdale, Erika Christensen, Nick Stahl, Anthony Anderson and David Carradine.

Leo has also been busy with television, where his credits include recurring roles on Sons of Anarchy, My Name is Earl, Carnivale, and The Wire.  His guest spots include Law and Order: Criminal Intent and The Practice.  Other film credits include Jack and Diane, El Camino and Serendipity.
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Ariel began her career at the age of four, when she starred as Ben Stiller’s daughter in Envy.  She then went on to work with Melissa Gilbert as her daughter in the television pilot, Then Came Jones. Ariel also starred in the feature thriller Dark Water, opposite Jennifer Connelly, earning her notable recognition. She also starred in the ABC drama, Invasion,as well as the sci-fi thriller feature sequel, Alien vs. Predator—Requiem.  She starred in the action film, Call of the Wild 3D, opposite Christopher Lloyd.  She also starred in the premiere of the CBS drama, NCIS: Los Angeles, starring LL Cool J and Chris O’ Donnell.  Ariel has made notable appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Last Call with Carson Daly, The View and Good Day LA.  She aspires someday to be a writer and director, as well as an actress. 

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Lucy’s breakout role was as series regular Dawn Tinsley on the acclaimed BBC show, The Office, with Ricky Gervais.  Since then, she has co-starred in Shaun of the Dead and appeared in The TV Set, Nicholas Nickelby, All About Steve and Garfield, among other films.  She has also appeared in numerous TV shows, including The Mentalist, Reaper, Californication, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Ugly Betty and Married Single Other.  

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Eric Price is a Milwaukee native. He is a graduate of Milwaukee High School of the Arts. Eric has performed as a professional actor/improv comedian since 1996 with such groups as ComedySportz, Second City, Upright Citizens Brigade and Improv Olympic. Eric was hired as a regular cast member on MADtv on Fox in its final season before being cancelled in 2009. He can also be seen as a regular on the hit Comedy Central show Reno 911. Eric can also be heard in many commercials and films including his voice-over work in this year’s Lionsgate film, Alpha and Omega, where he voices two characters.  Eric is very pleased to be part of such a stellar cast in Some Guy Who Kills People

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Lou Beatty Jr., a 30 year veteran of stage and screen is as busy as ever.  With more commercials than he can count, Lou continues to perform on stage, television and in film.  Recently shooting films Beyond the Farthest Star in Texas and The Black Dove in Ohio, Lou also found time to do stage plays, Howlin Blues and Dirty Dogs, North on South Central and Let Freedom Ring

Some of his TV credits include guest star roles on Boston Legal, NCIS, CSI: Miami, Cold Case, Without a Trace, Bones, ER, Eli Stone, West Wing, Charmed, Judging Amy and many more.  Lou’s other recent films include Fast & Furious 4, Cat City and Driftwood.
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Originally from the small town of Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, Christopher studied acting at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. After eight years in New York City as a member of the a capella quartet JQ and the Bandits and appearing in numerous Off and Off-Off Broadway shows, Christopher made the move to L.A. His most recent credits include Guest Starring roles on Castle, Bones, CSI:NY, Heroes, Cold Case, and a recurring role as Carl Revis on the new NBC hit, The Event.  His most recent film credits include Lions for Lambs directed by Robert Redford and Believers from the makers of the Blair Witch Project.  Along with being an actor Christopher can also be seen performing around the world with his Tribute to the Beach Boys, Surfin’ Safari, and his ukulele cover band, Uke Box Heroes.

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Niko Nicotera was born in Germany where he attended school on the American Military Bases abroad, his family later transferred to Italy before finally moving to England where Niko spent most of his adolescent and teen years nurturing his interest in theater and drama. After graduating from high school, Niko moved to London to attend The Academy Of Live and Recorded Arts, where he studied classical theater for three years, during which time he was selected to represent his school at the William Pole Festival for Classical Theater held at The Globe theater in London, and for the BBC’s yearly radio competition.  Niko graduated from theater school and went on to work in various TV and film productions for British and American TV before moving to Los Angeles where he now resides.

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Jonathan Fraser moved to Los Angeles after graduating from Indiana University with a degree in telecommunications and theater. Driven by his love for the dramatic process, he has primarily pursued a career in acting during his tenure here. His innate ability with technical matters and his hands on approach to life has also led him to work in a variety of jobs behind the camera.

Along with creating the Los Angeles-based short film festival “Short Mondays” in 2003, Jonathan has written, produced and acted in a number of short films. He directed his first short film Closure in 2004.  “Directing is an amazing and grueling process, and one I am not likely to do again in the near future.”

Jonathan has appeared in over two dozen television shows, including:  Frasier, King of Queens, Las Vegas, Without a Trace, Saving Grace, and most recently the hit FX show, Justified, with Timothy Olyphant.  Among the numerous films he’s worked on:  Swordfish, Hoboken Hollow, The Line, and Wrath of Cain. Jonathan is currently scheduled to begin working on the film Mafia with Ving Rhames and Matthew Modine.
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Britain, originally from Austin, Texas, has taught and performed at Improv Olympic  Los Angeles for many years.  He also likes to sell delicious and expensive macaroni and cheese.  His film and TV credits include:  Behind the Mask:  The Leslie Vernon Story, Monk, Crossing Jordan, The Office, ER, Related and The Jimmy Kimmel Show.

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Janie Haddad is a Los Angeles-based actress but occasionally does stints in New York City.  She has an MFA in Acting from SMU and stupidly ran a critically acclaimed theatre company in Hollywood with her drama school friends for five agonizingly hard and wildly fun years. She is half Lebanese and half Irish and was born in West Virginia and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. She is an avid vlogger and you can find My So Called Hollywood Life at  She is a frequent panelist on This Week In Mad Men, a popular, albeit slightly nerdy, video podcast found on iTunes that deeply delves into her second favorite TV show next to HBO's The Wire. You can find a complete list of Janie’s TV & film credits on IMDB. Some of Janie's interests include hearing intelligent political discourse, being conscientious of her fellow man and the human condition, responsibly produced food and cooking, acting in self-produced comedic web shorts, seeking inspiration by being surrounded by creative minds and occasionally achieving cleverness on Twitter at @janiehaddad.  She lives with her husband, Paul F. Tompkins, whom she loves dearly for too many reasons to mention here.

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His story? It's pretty simple.  Born in Ft. Benning, GA.  Raised in Northern Virginia.  Collegiate gymnast at Radford University.  Ex-Collegiate gymnast turns thespian.  Starving artist at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC.  Since arriving in Los Angeles, Regan performed on the stages of The Groundlings, Acme Comedy, HBO Workspace, Attic Theatre, West End Playhouse and the Zephyr.  However, his big break in the biz that is show didn't occur until the Omnipop Talent Agency took a chance on a guy whose biggest credit was that he once was on a set in which he thought he saw John Voight.  The rest is television history.

Regan’s long list of TV guest appearances includes Curb Your Enthusiasm, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Without a Trace, CSI, Gary Unmarried, Supernatural, Las Vegas, and Back to You, just to name a few.  He’s also had recurring roles on Reno 911, Sonny with a Chance, Titus, Once and Again, and Rodney.  A veteran of 100 plus commercials, Regan recently starred in famous campaigns for Capital One, Burger King, and Sobe Life Water.  He hosted two seasons of the Spike TV game show, Oblivious and three seasons ofAMC’s Cinemania and appeared regularly as a personality on AMC’s The Movie Club and PAX-TV’s Balderdash.   Regan also co-hosted GSN’s pilot of Annie Duke Controls the World and starred in the pilot of Craig Ferguson’s Really Big Improv Show for CBS.  In 2007, he starred in a season of the improv/sitcom hybrid, Halfway Home for Comedy Central.
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After graduating with a B.F.A in Theatre Performance from Miami University of Ohio, Lindsay moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in film and television. Soon after, she was cast as Christine Banks in Fox’s hit show Boston Public. After four episodes, David E. Kelley submitted Lindsay for Emmy consideration in the category of Outstanding Guest Star. This led to numerous other guest appearance on such shows as ER, Strong Medicine, Any Day Now, Popular, and the opportunity to originate the character of Susan Adamson on NBC’s popular daytime series Days of Our Lives.

Since then, Lindsay has continued to guest star in television, having gained most recognition from her roles on Nip/Tuck, Law and Order: SVU, CSI: NY, Joan of Arcadia, Cold Case, Big Love, Desperate Housewives, Scrubs, My Name is Earl and Bones.

Lindsay also appeared dancing opposite Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway in the Warner Brothers film, Get Smart. This year she has completed work on four films, including the lead role in controversial director Uwe Boll’s spoof movie, Blubberella.
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Robert E. Beckwith has lived and worked in Los Angeles for the past eighteen years as an actor, voice-over artist, and photographer.  You may recognize him from his recurring portrayal as the demented dermatologist, Dr. Johnson, on the hit TV show Scrubs.

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Ahmed Best began his career as a musician in New York City.  His first gig was with the underground acid jazz group The Jazzhole, which he played in, wrote for and produced.  He moved on to star in the Broadway musical Stomp.  After touring internationally with Stomp, George Lucas asked Ahmed to play the first live/animated character in a motion picture: Jar Jar Binks.  He appeared in all three of the Star Wars prequels.

Ahmed has voiced a number of animated features, including Kangaroo Jack 2 and the popular anime film Armitage.  His recent on-camera work includes the independent films Mother and Child (with Samuel L. Jackson, Naomi Watts and Annette Bening), 2001: Maniacs: Field of Screams and Poolboy.  On television, he has recurred on Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken, Cartoon Network’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush, guest starred on ABC’s Cougar Town and appeared in the NBC pilot, The Pink House.  Ahmed is also a regular ensemble performer at the Sacred Fools Theatre.

He won a 2009 Annie Award for his voiceover work on Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II and a GLAAD award for executive producing The DL Chronicles.  He has produced and directed internet videos for and commercials for The Body Factory, a health fitness store.  He also wrote and directed the indie sitcom This Can’t Be My Life, starring Lynn Wacor, Tracie Thoms and Rosario Dawson. 

Ahmed is currently working on a live internet show for Live Video and a sci-fi comedy pilot called The Nebula, which stars Ahmed along with Levar Burton, Wayne Brady, Tracie Thoms and Alphonso McAuley.
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Laura got her start as a stand-up comic before getting her big break writing for Saturday Night Live. She has since written for Dennis Miller Live, Will & Grace, Daria, Nick Swardson's Pretend Time and $#*! My Dad Says. In 2006, she created and starred in her own IFC sitcom, The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman, earning her a Satellite "Best Actress" nomination. Her on-screen TV credits include Will & Grace, The Daily Show, Lucky Louie, Dr. Katz, The Nanny and Mr. Show, among others. She has also appeared in a myriad of feature films, including Anchorman, Mama's Boy, Rebound, Kicking & Screaming, Shallow Hal and Must Love Dogs. Laura's book, Quick Shots of False Hope, was called "memorable, disturbing and darkly comic" by The New York Times Book Review.

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Vanessa Mizzone has been performing in Los Angeles as an actor and comedienne for the past 9 years, after moving from NYC.  She is an acting company member at Tim Robbins’ The Actors’ Gang, where she has performed in Blood! Love! Madness!, Drums In The Night, Pericles on The High Seas, as the Queen in Gulliver’s Travels, and Emily in Our Town.   She recently completed the Groundlings School Comedy Program and has her Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from UCLA.  Check her out on NBC’s Love Bites this upcoming January.

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Nadine has appeared on TV in Ten Things I Hate About You, Hannah Montana, and in the pilot of the ABC show, No Ordinary Family.  Her latest film role is in High School, starring Adrien Brody.

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Harlie played the lead anchor, Ginger Storm, on Disney’s Really Short Report, which ran on The Disney Channel to promote upcoming DVD releases.

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