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Adelaide Clemens

Camilla Dickinson

Adelaide began working as an actress in Australian television and first came to prominence when she was featured as Harper in the critically acclaimed series Love My Way, which earned her a Graham Kennedy Award nomination for Most Outstanding New Talent in 2008. Since then, Adelaide Clemens has quickly established herself as one of today’s most exciting new faces on the small and big screen. Adelaide recently completed filming the third series of Rectify, the first wholly owned Sundance Channel scripted production. She recently wrapped the Independent film The Automatic Hate where she plays the female lead opposite Joseph Cross, Deborah Ann Woll and Richard Schiff for director Justin Lerner. Adelaide was recently seen in the HBO-BBC miniseries, Parade’s End in the role of Valentine, opposite Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall. Clemens also led the successful franchise thriller, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, for director Michael J. Bassett, which is an adaptation of the horror video game and a sequel to the film Silent Hill. The film’s plot follows teenager Heather Mason (Clemens), who discovers, on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, that her presumed identity is false and, as a result, is drawn to an alternate dimension existing in the fictional American town of Silent Hill. The film stars Kit Harington and Sean Bean. Screening at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, Clemens was seen in the independent feature film No One Lives, along with Luke Evans and Derek Magyar, directed by Ryuhei Kitamura. In summer 2013, Clemens claimed a supporting role in Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel set in the moneyed society of 1920 Long Island, New York. Clemens plays Katherine, sister of Tom’s mistress and Myrtle’s sister (Isla Fisher). Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan starred in the Warner Bros 3-D feature. Clemens’ additional credits include the Australian thriller, Wasted on the Young, which was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2010 and the independent features films Vampire, which was screened at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and X-Men Origins: Wolverine starring Hugh Jackman. Furthermore, Clemens co-stars in Generation Um, alongside Keanu Reeves. On the small screen, Clemens was seen in an episode in the Emmy-winning miniseries The Pacific for HBO, produced by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg.

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Samantha Mathis

Rose Dickinson

A native of New York City, Samantha Mathis has crafted a distinguished career in television, film and theatre. On the small screen, Samantha is currently shooting FX’s The Strain. She was recently seen in AMC’s Line of Sight where she stars along side David Morrissey. Prior to that she was on CBS’ Under the Dome as the recurring role of Alice Calvert. Samantha’s television credits also include the highly acclaimed TNT miniseries Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King. Also on TNT, she starred opposite Rob Lowe, Andre Braugher and Donald Sutherland in Salem’s Lot. She was also seen in the series First Years, the telefilm Collected Stories for PBS, the critically lauded miniseries The Mists of Avalon, the Hallmark Channel movie A Stranger’s Heart and Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom’s For One More Day. In 2011, Samantha was seen in the Lifetime Network TV movie, Unanswered Prayers, based on the hit Garth Brooks song of the same name. Other TV credits include: Grey’s Anatomy, NYC 22, Law and Order: SVU, The Good Wife and HBO’s critically acclaimed Curb Your Enthusiasm. Samantha burst onto the film scene in Pump Up The Volume opposite Christian Slater, followed by the film The Thing Called Love alongside River Pheonix, directed by Peter Bogdanovich. Additional film credits include The Punisher, Attraction, The Simian Line, American Psycho, Broken Arrow, The American President, How to Make an American Quilt, Jack and Sarah, Little Women, This is My Life, The Music of Chance, Touched and Atlas Shrugged: Either-Or, based on Ayn Rand’s novel. Samantha’s indie film credits include Believe in Me; Local Color; The New Daughter opposite Kevin Costner; Order of Chaos; Lebanon, PA; and playing alongside Kathy Baker, Clea Duvall and Bradley Whitford in Fathers and Sons. She was recently seen in the indie Affluenza. In 2002, Mathis made her Broadway debut in Arthur Miller’s The Man Who Had All the Luck opposite Chris O’Donnell. She has also made stage appearances starring opposite Tony Award-winner Linda Lavin in Collected Stories at the Geffen Playhouse and Fortinbras at the Signature Theater in New York. She was most recently seen on Broadway in Moises Kaufman’s 33 Variations, alongside Jane Fonda and Colin Hanks, a role she reprised in Los Angeles with Fonda at the Ahmanson Theater in 2011.

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Gregg Sulkin

Frank Rowan

Gregg was born and raised in London, England. He is a multi-hyphenated actor who has showcased his talents across the board in the entertainment industry. He made his acting debut in 2005, starring as Bernie Rubens alongside Helena Bonham Carter, in the coming-of-age dramedy Sixty Six about a boy's Bar Mitzvah that looks set to be a disaster, since it coincides with the 1966 World Cup Final. Following the film's success, Sulkin landed his first series in the Disney Channel UK comedy As The Bell Rings and was featured in a two-part episode of the CBBC children's sci-fi show The Sarah Jane Adventures – Series 3: The Mad Woman in the Attic. Sulkin is best known for his role on the Emmy Award-Winning Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place, portraying Mason Greybeck, the werewolf boyfriend of Alex Russo, played by Selena Gomez. Simultaneously, he starred as Will Wagner in the Disney Channel original movie Avalon High, opposite Britt Robertson. In fact, Sulkin's addition to Wizards of Waverly Place led to the ratings sky-rocketing and after 4 successful seasons, the record-breaking series finale scored a viewership of 9.8 million. Immediately following the finale, he joined the casts of two ABC Family shows — the hit teen drama Pretty Little Liars, in which he portrayed the fan favorite character of Wesley Fitz, and the comedy Melissa and Joey. In 2011, Sulkin received the "Rising Star" award at the EuroCinema Hawaii Awards for his starring role in White Frog, a controversial independent coming-of-age film with Tyler Posey and Harry Shum Jr. He recently starred in Fox Searchlight's Another Me, directed by Isabelle Coixet and co-starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Sophie Turner, which premiered at the 2013 Rome Film Festival. Sulkin is currently starring as Liam in MTV's Faking It, which won a Teen Choice Award for "Choice TV Breakout Show" in August. He was seen on the big screen in the Kevin Asch directed Affluenza, opposite Nicola Pelz, and in Lifetime's A Daughter's Nightmare, opposite Emily Osment. Gregg also stars in the Reg Traviss directed crime-thriller Anti-Social, in which he has the lead role of Dee, a graffiti artist. He can soon be seen in the much anticipated thriller Don't Hang Up, in which he plays the lead role of Sam Fuller. An avid sports fan, Sulkin grew up loving and playing professional soccer for the London club teams Queens Park Rangers and West Ham United. When he isn't acting, Sulkin loves attending L.A. Galaxy games and playing impromptu pick-up games with his friends.

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Cary Elwis

Rafferty Dickinson

Cary made his cinematic debut in 1984 in Marek Kanievska’s film Another Country, based on the award-winning play by Julian Mitchell. It was at that time that Elwes caught the eye of the director of The Royal Shakespeare Company, Trevor Nunn, who chose him to star in the highly acclaimed historical epic Lady Jane. This, in turn, led to Elwes being picked by Rob Reiner to star in his classic fairy tale The Princess Bride. The following year, Elwes joined a prestigious cast in the Academy-Award-winning film Glory directed by Ed Zwick. Soon after, in 1990, Elwes worked with director Tony Scott on his action-filled blockbuster Days of Thunder with Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. Elwes went on to star in the comedy Hot Shots for director Jim Abrahams in 1991. Soon thereafter he worked with Francis Ford Coppola in his Academy-Award-winning thriller Bram Stoker’s Dracula. In 1993, Elwes starred in the title role of Robin Hood for Mel Brooks in his comedy classic Robin Hood: Men in Tights. Traveling to India in 1994 Elwes teamed up with director Stephen Sommers for his adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. He then appeared in Jan de Bont’s blockbuster Twister; the comedy hit Liar, Liar and the successful suspense thriller Kiss the Girls directed by Gary Fleder for which he was nominated for a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor. In 1999, Elwes was nominated for a Golden Satellite Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for his portrayal of Colonel James Burton in The Pentagon Wars directed by Richard Benjamin. Elwes then worked with NASA to portray famed Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins in HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries From the Earth to the Moon produced by Tom Hanks. After that Elwes portrayed famed theater and film producer John Houseman for Tim Robbins in his ensemble film Cradle Will Rock. Months after that he worked with John Malkovich and Willem Dafoe in the Academy-Award-nominated Shadow of the Vampire. In 2001, he traveled to Berlin to work on Peter Bogdanovich’s The Cat’s Meow portraying the doomed movie mogul Thomas Ince. Shortly afterward Elwes began work on the acclaimed NBC Television movie Uprising directed by Jon Avnet. In 2004, he starred in Lions Gate’s horror–thriller Saw, which, at a budget of a little over $1 million, grossed over $100 million worldwide. That same year he received great praise with his portrayal of serial killer Ted Bundy in the A&E Network film The Riverman, which became one of the highest rated original movies in the network’s history and garnered a prestigious BANFF Rockie Award nomination. The following year, Elwes played the young pope in the CBS television film Pope John Paul II opposite Jon Voigt again. The TV film was highly successful not only in North America, but also in Europe, where it broke box office records in the late pope’s native Poland and became the first film ever to break $1 million in three days. In 2007, he starred alongside Jane Fonda in Garry Marshall’s Georgia Rule. In 2009, he played the role of Pierre Despereaux, an international art thief, in the fourth-season premiere of Psych for the USA network. In 2010, Elwes reprised his role of Dr. Lawrence Gordon in Saw 3D, the last of the Saw franchise. The following year he was chosen by Ivan Reitman to play Natalie Portman’s love interest in his romantic comedy No Strings Attached. That same year, he and Garry Marshall teamed up together again when he joined the ensemble of romantic comedy New Year’s Eve opposite Robert de Niro. In 2012 he appeared in Robert Zemeckis’s motion-capture adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol portraying five roles. That same year he was chosen by Steven Spielberg to appear in his motion-capture adaptation of Belgium artist Hergé’s popular comic strip The Adventures of Tintin. He also appeared in the independent drama The Citizen. This year he has completed three movies: the ensemble drama Sugar Mountain directed by Richard Gray, and the dramas H8RZ directed by Derrick Borte and The Greens Are Gone directed by Peer Pedersen opposite Catherine Keener. Elwes released his first book, a memoir, titled As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of The Princess Bride, which debuted at #3 on the New York Times Bestseller list, #5 on the Wall Street Journal Bestseller list and at #20 on USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list. The title remained on the New York Times Bestseller list for 11 weeks straight and continues to captivate readers.

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Colby Minifie

Luisa Rowan

Colby stars as Camilla’s best friend and sister to Frank. The New York-based actress has appeared in the Broadway production of The Pillowman, and off-Broadway productions of Punk Rock, City Of, Close Up Space, Landscape of the Body, and Dark at the Top of the Stairs. Her film credits include Deep Powder, Beware the Gonzo, The Greatest, The Winning Season, On Women Who Validate Themselves Through Sex, Breathwork, Weekend Away, No More, and Civil War. Minifie has appeared on television in Black Box, The Michael J. Fox Show, The Blacklist, Glee, Nurse Jackie, Law & Order: SVU, and Law & Order.

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Margaret Colin

Mona Rowan

Margaret is excited about playing title role in the Long Wharf production of The Second Mrs. Wilson, by Joe DiPietro, beginning rehearsal in April 2015. She has worked on Kelly and Cal, an independent film which premiered at the Austin film festival, You Better Be Funny coming out this spring, and awaiting release of The Broken Ones. Recently, she travelled with LA Theatre Works to China for the production of The Pentagon Papers. Last on Broadway in The Columnist, by David Aubern, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer. She recently appeared in the Tony Award-nominated revival of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia playing Lady Groom, and can be seen playing Eleanor Waldorf on the hit television series Gossip Girl, now on Netflix. Colin’s feature films include Unfaithful, First Daughter, Blue Car, The Devil’s Own, Independence Day, True Believer, Three Men and A Baby, Adventures of Sebastian Cole, the recently completed Backwards, and The Missing Person starring opposite Oscar nominees Michael Shannon and Amy Ryan. She has also played series leads in television’s Now and Again, Chicago Hope, Foley Square, Sibs and The Wright Verdicts, among others. Colin’s extensive theatre credits include her critically acclaimed role on Broadway in Old Acquaintance (Roundabout), Jackie (Theatre World Award as Jackie Kennedy Onassis) and A Day in the Death of Joe Egg. Other New York theatre appearances include Defiance (Drama Desk nomination), Aristocrats (Drama Desk nomination), Sight Unseen and Speaking in Tongues. Colin played Gertrude at the Public Theatre Shakespeare in the Park production of Hamlet. At MTC in Taking Care of Baby.

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Camryn Manheim

Pamela Stephanowski

Camryn can be seen on CBS/Amblin’s series Extant alongside Halle Berry. She also recurs on the CBS Emmy-nominated Drama Person of Interest. Prior to that, Camryn played A.D.A. Kim Mendelsohn on the David Kelley series Harry’s Law. She also portrayed Delia Banks, the resident skeptic on the CBS drama Ghost Whisperer. Manheim spent eight years playing defense attorney Ellenor Frutt on the Emmy Award-winning drama The Practice. Her portrayal of the feisty defense attorney garnered her an Emmy Award in 1998 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, and in 1999 she won a Golden Globe Award for her work in the same role. In 2006, Manheim was nominated once again for an Emmy and Golden Globe for her portrayal of Gladys Presley in the CBS miniseries Elvis. Her other film and television credits include: The L Word (Showtime), Without Men, Twisted, Scary Movie 3, i, Happiness, The Laramie Project, The Road to Wellville, Eraser, Two and a Half Men, Will and Grace, Chicago Hope, Ally McBeal, How I Met Your Mother, Thin Ice, Slipstream (written and directed by Anthony Hopkins), and An Unfinished Life, where she shared the screen with Robert Redford. She recently completed the feature films Jewtopia and The Hot Flashes. In 1999 Manheim fulfilled a lifelong dream and became a New York Times best-selling author when her book Wake Up, I’m Fat! was published by Broadway Books.

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Robert Picardo

Mr. Stephanowski

Robert graduated from Yale, then studied acting at Circle in the Square in New York. He appeared in David Mamet’s Sexual Perversity in Chicago and The Primary English Class with Diane Keaton. In 1977, he made his Broadway debut in the comedy hit Gemini with Danny Aiello and, in 1978, he played the coveted role of Jack Lemmon’s son in Bernard Slade’s Tribute, which he later recreated in the Los Angeles production. Other West Coast theater includes Beyond Therapy, Geniuses, The Normal Heart (for which he won a Drama-Logue Award), The Waiting Room, Lend Me a Tenor, A Class Act, On the Twentieth Century (Ovation Award nomination), Broken Glass, Cabaret, Twelve Angry Men (2014 NAACP Award for best revival) and Enter Laughing: The Musical. On television, Picardo earned an Emmy nomination for his role as Mr. Cutlip on The Wonder Years and The Founders Award from Viewers for Quality Television for his combined work on The Wonder Years and his starring role as Dr. Richard on the acclaimed Vietnam drama China Beach. In 1995, he premiered as the holographic doctor on Star Trek: Voyager, a role played for seven years and 172 episodes (two of which he also directed). Picardo has guest-starred on countless television series including Taxi, St Elsewhere, LA Law, Home Improvement, The Outer Limits, Ally McBeal, Frasier, Crossing Jordan, Stargate SG-1, Cold Case, The Closer, Smallville, Supernatural, Pushing Daisies, Chuck, CSI:NY, Justified, United States of Tara, Bones and The Mentalist. He also starred as Commander Woolsey in the fifth season of Stargate Atlantis. Picardo has appeared in over two dozen feature films. He has a role in the upcoming Coen Brothers comedy Hail Caesar!

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Salvator Xuereb

Jacques

Salvator, who plays Rose’s French lover, was born in New York City of French parents, and grew up between New York and France. He initially went to NYU to study business, but soon realized he could no longer ignore his love for acting. He quit NYU and began to take acting class from Robert Modica in NYC, and then later Bill Trailer in Los Angeles. Xuereb has been in numerous films including Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Big Stan, and Killing Zoe as well as TV shows such as Dexter, House, Justified, 24, The Event, Revenge, Men of a Certain Age, and The Glades. His stage credits include No Exit, 7 Redneck Cheerleaders, and Love Bites at the Elephant Theater Company in Hollywood, as well as It’s Just Sex at the Two Roads Theater in Studio City. Xuereb has written and directed two short films as well as a one-act play, and written two screenplays. He is married to writer Nikki Toscano of ABC’s Detroit 1-8-7.

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Lenny Von Dohlen

Bill Rowan

Lenny made his film debut in the Academy Award-winning Tender Mercies (1983), starring Robert Duvall, followed by the leading role in Electric Dreams (1984). Other starring roles quickly followed: Under the Biltmore Clock (1986) (TV), Blind Vision (1992), Jennifer Eight (1992), Edward Zwick’s Leaving Normal (1992), David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992), and the title role in Billy Galvin (1986), opposite Karl Malden. He played one of the bumbling bad guys in Twentieth Century Fox’s Home Alone III, and appeared in highly regarded independent films such as Bird of Prey (1995), One Good Turn (1996), Entertaining Angels (1998), Cadillac (1997), Frontline (1994), Tollbooth (2004), Teeth (2006), Downstream (2007), Beautiful Loser (2008), Night Blind (2009) and Regrets of White Camellias (2010). Von Dohlen made his television debut in NBC’s Emmy Award-winning Kent State: The Day the War Came Home, and has appeared in some of television’s most highly regarded shows, such as thirtysomething, Grand, Picket Fences, Chicago Hope, The Lazarus Man, The Pretender, CSI: Miami and Don’t Touch, directed by Beau Bridges. However, he is probably best known for having created the agoraphobic orchid-growing Harold Smith in David Lynch’s cutting-edge series Twin Peaks. He appeared in Masterpiece Theatre’s presentation of Eudora Welty’s The Ponder Heart on PBS, directed by Martha Coolidge. And he was seen guest starring as Sheriff Andrew Jackson on Psyche in a sly tribute to the revolutionary series Twin Peaks. Von Dohlen is also an accomplished and versatile stage actor, having created roles in New York and played regionally, among others, Hamlet, Romeo, Father Flynn, Voltaire, and Don Quixote.

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Rachel Grate

Pompilia

Rachel has been acting on stage and on screen since the age of three. She booked her first commercial at the age of five in a spot for Disneyland, which was soon followed by a dozen national commercials. She was part of a loop troop, dubbing voices for many Warner Brothers and ABC films, acted with George Clooney in the NBC series ER and received a Young Artists Award nomination for Best Actress in a Drama Series. A graduate of the University of California, Irvine, Grate has been seen on television recently in NCIS, NCIS LA, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, The Young and the Restless, Judging Amy, and Strong Medicine. She starred in CBS and Don Bellisario’s critically acclaimed prime-time drama First Monday, aside Joe Mantegna and Linda Purl. She appeared in Showtime’s Dill Scallion and Lifetime’s Mockingbird Don’t Sing. Rachel starred in the short film Shoot the Moon, that has screened all over the country, as well as in Europe and Asia. She recently voiced a supporting role for Crest Animation and Lionsgate Family Entertainment’s next 3D animated feature, Norm of the North, scheduled for release in the summer of 2012. Grate recently branched into producing, completing two shorts in 2011. She also volunteers with the nonprofit organization Cooking with Gaby, teaching healthy living habits to young people and their parents.

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