Profiles

 


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Name:
Danny Lippin
Position:
Danny London
Address (Hometown):
Westbury, Long Island
Education:
Eulalie Noble, THE ACTORS STUDIO in New York
Special Skills:
Baseball, softball, table tennis
Memorable Moment:
Spending the day with Joe DiMaggio.
Previous Position:
AWAKE AND SING, COMEBACK LITTLE SHEBA, CHICAGO CONSPIRACY TRIAL, TSURIS, BRILLIANT TRACES
Other Fun Facts:
Captain of THE NO HOME BUMS – a softball team with my friends that has been together for 20 years.

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Name:
Sharon Swainson
Position:
Allie London
Address (Hometown):
Virginia
Education:
Executive M.B.A., Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA   *Beta Gamma Sigma (honors recognition) , B.A., English, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, Comedy Improv, ImprovOlympic West, Voice Over, Kalmenson & Kalmenson, Strasberg Method, Kirk Taylor, Scene Study, Ivana Chubbuck Studios
Special Skills:
Southern/country accent, French accent, spokesperson, stunts, precision driver, writer, play football, runner, eating food and drinking wine, speak a little French
Memorable Moment:
Eating a brownie with chocolate ice cream and whipped cream
Previous Position:
Television: House MD, One On One, The District, The Parkers, Hack;  Film: The Sickle, The Hit, The Italian Job, Waist Deep; Theater:  played Sheyla Duvall in HELLO HERMAN play at Edgemar Center for the Arts; Voiceover:  played three characters in The Primordials podcast series; Commercials:  AT&T, Verizon, Audi, Ford, Hometown Buffet, Castrol Motor Oil, Toyota, PNC Bank; Sports Reporter/Co-Host: ESPN and BET; ESPN – “Radical Outdoor Challenge” series, “Scholastic Sports America” series, “Kinney Cross-Country Championship” show, “Pop Warner Super Bowl” show; BET – MLB World Series and All-Star Games specials, NBA World Championships specials, NBA All-Star Games specials, “Strike Zone” series, and many others
Other Fun Facts:
I am a breadaholic. There, it’s out!

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Name:
Michael Patrick McGill
Position:
Larry
Address (Hometown):
Appleton, Wisconsin
Education:
B.A. in Radio-TV-Film from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh; in L.A., Groundlings School of Improv, Jack Stehlin, Alfred Molina, Richard Kline
Special Skills:
Delegating Authority, Passing The Buck, Eating Baked Goods, Channel-Surfing
Memorable Moment:
The birth of my son Jake on October 1st, 2010
Previous Position:
Mulligan, Bloodshot, Shameless, Harry’s Law, Medium, Sons of Tucson, Hawthorne, Private Practice, The new Adventures of Old Christine, Lie to Me, Monk, Raising the Bar, Southland, ER, Bones, Wizards of Waverly Place, Boston Legal, Lincoln Heights, Entourage, Passions, NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, The Office, Scrubs, My Name Is Earl, Everybody Hates Chris, Two and a Half Men, CSI, Desperate Housewives, The Practice, NYPD Blue, Charmed, Without a Trace, Malcolm in the Middle, Angel, The District, JAG, Just Shoot Me, Touched by an Angel
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Lynne Connor

 

Name:
Lynne Conner
Position:
Jeanette Fofana
Address (Hometown):
Native of Los Angeles
Education:
  • Alumni of Inner City Cultural Center
  • Bill Duke Actors Bootcamp Hollywood
  • Richard Lawson Studios Filmmaking Course
  • Actors Certified Training on camera techniques
  • Stuart K. Robinson’s Commercial Workshop
Special Skills:
  • Publicist for Theatre and Film Events
  • Costume Designer (I had my own clothing line, my mother and sister are also fashion designers).
  • Mother of 13 children (twice married) and blessed with a BIG HEART
Memorable Moment:
Accepting the award for Best Actress in a play. Spending time with my family and my 100 year young grandmother.
Previous Position:
  • Kodak Commercial
  • Penitentiary II
  • Johnson Family Dinner & Johnson Christmas Dinner
  • Tribes (a play written and directed by George C. Wolfe)
  • Bow Wow Club by Levy Lee Simon
  • Kontrolled
  • 2 Live
  • UnConfessed
  • A Tale of Two Dragons
  • A Reason To Stay
Other Fun Facts: I started acting in college and then moved to New York to gain more experience. After marriage and children, I put my acting on the shelf for approx. 15 years to raise my children. I rekindled my career the past six years, I have been able to do numerous theatrical productions, commercials, short films and/or web-episodes. I feel very blessed and honored to be able to pursue my dreams again. I am very passionate about the arts and I believe we can heal through sharing our stories, history and culture.

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Name: Jessica Tomé

Position:
 Gabby

Address (Hometown): New York City

Education: BA Communications & Media Studies, Fordham University. 

PREVIOUS POSITION: Gabby's quite the multi-tasker. While on General Hospital, she managed a medical center. She went onto All My Children and the new online soap series Breaking Point. In 2011, her film FIG was awarded HBO's Grand Prize with a broadcast deal. Also in 2011, she wrapped the FOX/Vin Diesal pilot "The Ropes.

Special Skills: Feisty Spanish Speaker, Love to Cook Italian and Puerto Rican meals, and watching movies is the only way to get my mind off anything!

Memorable Moment: My mom’s reaction when I handed her my Bachelor’s Degree and behind her smiling and snapping photos was my beautiful nephew, Damien

Previous Position: ABC’s General Hospital and The Forgotten, The Chelsea Handler Show, America’s Most Wanted, Films: Bottom Out, UnReal, Out of The Fire, East LA, FIG. Theater: Close But No Cohiba, Lauren Martin, Celestial Flesh, The Killing Kompany. Webisodes: The UnEmployment of Danny London, The In-Conceivables.  Commercials/Industrial Film: Mazda, Office Depot, Sherwin Willimans, Revlon/MTV, Ethics: The Logic of Right, Vitae Care. Host: Girl Please! CharlieNotes, HMI: The Slice, Street Smarts.

Other Fun Facts: A-type, Snorts when laughing, Can say numbers one thru 10 in Chinese, a creature of habit-in need of spontaneous friends!


Ernest Harden Jr.

 

Name:
Ernest Harden Jr.
Position:
Todd
Address (Hometown):
Detroit, Michigan
Education:
BA in theatre from Michigan State University
Special Skills:
Memorable Moment:
Previous Position: White Men Can’t Jump, The Young and the Restless, An American Carol, Transporter 2, Hollywood Homicide, The Bernie Mac Show, The Parkers, The Jeffersons, Three Days of the Condor, White Mama,…and a whole lot more!
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Celine Lozier

 

Name:
Céline Lozier
Position:
Iris "Angelica" Brimstone
Address (Hometown):
E-ville
Education:
Fencing and Drums
Special Skills:
Cooking – enjoy making Virgin Bloody Marys, Deviled Eggs & Tiger’s Blood Snow Cones
Memorable Moment:
Putting random items from the Grocery Store into the Carts of OTHER Shoppers (Last Week) and SWITCHING the Salt and Sugar at the Babysitter’s House (This Week)
Previous Position:
  • Ursula the Soul-Collecting Octopus (Lead) "The Little Mermaid" Community Children’s Theatre, Spring 2008
  • Jealous Queen "Fairest of Them All" (Lead) "Snow White" Community Theatre, In Production
Other Fun Facts:
  • Love playing with my Black Cat Voldemort
  • Favorite Song: "Thriller" (Michael Jackson)

Brigitte Lozier

 

Name:
Brigitte Lozier
Position:
Viola "Angelique" Brimstone
Address (Hometown):
E-ville
Education:
Aikido, Choi Kwang Do, Bando Thaing and Drums
Special Skills:
Make and Sell Voodoo Dolls
Memorable Moment:
Setting off the Smoke Detector with the candles on my Grandmother’s Birthday Cake
Previous Position:
  • Maleficent the Evil Enchantress (Lead) "Sleeping Beauty", Community Children’s Theatre, Fall 2008
  • The Queen of Hearts (Lead) "Alice In Wonderland" Community Theatre, Spring 2010
Other Fun Facts:
  • Love to eat Rye Bread and watch my FAVORITE Movie "The Bad Seed" EVERY Friday Night.
  • Favorite Song: "Everybody Wants To Rule The World" (Tears For Fears)

Alize Lozier

 

Name:
Alizé Lozier
Position:
Effie "Angel" Brimstone
Address (Hometown):
E-ville
Education:
Archery and Drums
Special Skills:
Ouija Board Champion
Memorable Moment:
Wearing my Mom’s Red High-Heels and chasing our neighbor’s dog Toto around the yard when I was 5.
Previous Position:
  • Cruella De Vil (Lead) "101 Dalmatians" Community Children’s Theatre, Spring 2008
  • Lady Tremaine the Wicked Step-mother (Lead) "Cinderella" Community Theatre, Fall 2009
Other Fun Facts:
  • Enjoys playing "Jaws" at the Community Pool

  • Favorite Song: "So Cruel" (U2)

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Name:
Teruko Kataoka
Position:
Rika
Address (Hometown):
Tokyo Japan
Education:
Meisner Technique, Groundlings
Special Skills:
Dancing (Latin, Japanese Traditional, Jazz), Kung Fu, Singing, Golfing, Surfing
Memorable Moment:
The night view from the Empire State building when I first came to the States.
Previous Position:
A National Commercial (Beverage)

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Name:
Stacy Snyder
Position:
Carol
Address (Hometown):
Tucson, AZ
Education:
Chapman University, B.F.A. Theatre Performance
Special Skills:
Painting, American Sign Language, Yoga, Power Tools
Memorable Moment:
Standing at the top of St. Paul’s Cathedral and looking out over all of London.
Previous Position:
One Day (Season Two), Lend Me a Tenor, See How They Run

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Name:
Matt Braaten
Position:
Elmer
Hometown:
Minnesota
Education:
BA in English/Drama St. Olaf College, Second City Training Center
Special Skills:
Music (Singer/Songwriter)
Memorable Moment:
Almost being Ryan Seacrest’s side kick
Previous Position:
According to Jim, Boston Legal, Commercials, Equity Plays, Indie Films
Other Fun Facts:

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Name:
Susyn Elise Duris
Position:
Miriam
Address (Hometown):
Williamsburg, VA
Education:
BA Economics, University of Colorado. Kimberly Jentzen, Joel Asher, Richard Seyd, Harvey Lembeck Comedy Workshop, Annie Grindlay, Joe Anthony.
Special Skills:
Accents include: Southern, Midwestern, Northeastern, Polish and Russian. Animal Handler. Plays Clarinet and Xylophone. ESPN junkie. Shopping. Cooking. Writing. Tutoring. Swimming. Tennis. Golf. Charity Work.
Memorable Moment:
Celebrating my 15th wedding anniversary!
Previous Position:
Boston Legal. General Hospital. Big Shots. Coach Carter. Inspecting Carol. 12 Angry Women. Easy Virtue. Time Warner Cable commercial. The Music Man. Oklahoma!
Other Fun Facts:
Her dog, Folsom, is an animal actor. Has lived in all four time zones of the contiguous United States. Just bought a Wii, which she absolutely loves!

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Name:
Colette Freedman
Position:
Franny London
Address (Hometown):
New York
Education:
B.A. Haverford College, M.A.T. Colgate University
Special Skills:
All Sports: (All American Athlete lacrosse, field hockey) Computers, Artist.  Novelist. Hebrew. Internationally produced playwright. Award winning commercial director.  www.curtainrise.com
Memorable Moment:
Selling my first book
Previous Position: An internationally produced playwright with over 30 produced plays, Colette was voted “One of 50 to Watch” by The Dramatist’s Guild. Her play Sister Cities was the hit of the 2008 Edinburgh Fringe and earned five star reviews: It has been produced around the country and internationally, including Paris (Une Ville, Une Soeur) and Rome (Le Quattro Sorelle). She has co-written, with International bestselling novelist Jackie Collins, the play Jackie Collins Hollywood Lies, which is gearing up for a National Tour. In collaboration with The New York Times best selling author Michael Scott, she published the thrillerThe Thirteen Hallows, (Tor/Macmillan). Her play The Affair is opening in Italy in 2013 and her novel The Affair (Kensington) is coming out February 2013. 
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