WILLIE GARSON (WILLIE)
On the small screen, Willie Garson stars as Mozzie in the hit USA Network series, White Collar. The talented Garson is rarely at a loss for work, appearing in over 250 TV episodes of a wide variety of programming, and over 70 feature films. His unorthodox bald and bespectacled look won over fans on "Sex and the City," where he played Carrie's gay best friend, Stanford Blatch. He is also well known as Henry Coffield on "NYPD Blue" and recently re-teamed with HBO and David Milch on "John From Cincinnati". IMDB TWITTER FACEBOOK FAN PAGE
PATRICK BREEN (PATRICK)
Mr. Breen's interest in the tangible arts dates back to fourth grade when an astute curator scooped up his "COLLAGE OF EYES", an Warwellian dreamscape of ocularity excised from magazines and crudely Elmered onto construction paper, and included it in a prestigious Staten Island art show of 1969. It was at that show where, though it was mostly hidden behind a door in a hallway between galleries, the poignant metaphor of his searching and curious boyhood soul hung, which forty years later finds expression in the gallery he now operates with Willie Garson. He supports is art "habit" through sporadic acting engagements such as the recent Broadway productions of The Normal Heart and Next Fall. He has appeared in the occasional film, Ishtar, Galaxy Quest, The Bleeding House, Men in Black, Just a Kiss, Cirque Du Freak. And some TV: Nurse Jackie, The Good Wife, Sex and The City, Will and Grace, Kevin Hill, 21 Jump Street and Gimme a Break. IMDB
MISSI PYLE (NADINE SEASON 2)
Missi Pyle was born on November 16, 1972 as Andrea Kay Pyle in Houston, Texas and was raised in Memphis, Tennessee. The daughter of Linda and Frank Pyle, she has four older siblings, sisters Debbie and Julie, and brothers Sam and Paul. Pyle attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated in 1995. Since then, Pyle has had a significant career in many films and television series. She has also established in parallel a singing career as a member of the band Smith & Pyle with actress Shawnee Smith.
Pyle has started an acting career playing a minor role in comedy film As Good as It Gets starring Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt. Her following notable roles were in science fiction parody film Galaxy Quest, Home Alone 4 where she played her first role as a villain, Tim Burtonfilms Big Fish and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring Johnny Depp and Christopher Lee, Just My Luck starring Lindsay Lohan, andSoccer Mom where she had a double role. Pyle has also played guest roles in many television series such as Mad About You also starringHelen Hunt, Frasier, Friends in the episode "The One with Ross's Teeth", Ally McBeal, three episodes of Two and a Half Men, three episodes of Boston Legal, Grey's Anatomy, two episodes Heroes and two episodes of The Mentalist. Pyle is also an occasional voice actress, and has voiced characters in one episode of series Family Guy and two episodes of American Dad!.
Pyle began a career as a singer when she met Shawnee Smith in 2007 while filming an ABC comedy pilot. Pyle stated that her dream was to be in a rock band, and Smith gave her the opportunity by creating the country-rock band Smith & Pyle in Los Angeles, California. Their debut album "It's OK to Be Happy" was recorded in Joshua Tree, California and was released in 2008 under their own record label when they became business partners. Their first live performance was in Texas on January 18, 2008 and since then, the band performed in many other states, especially in West Virginia, until May 29, 2010 in California. In 2011, the actresses officially disbanded before their second album was completed. IMDB TWITTER FACEBOOK FAN PAGE
ELISA DONOVAN (NADINE SEASON 1)
Elisa’s film career began when she played the role of Amber in the Paramount Pictures feature-film Clueless. She went on to play Amber for three seasons in the follow-up television series.
Currently, Elisa stars as “Gayle” in the popular NBCUniversal Digital series In Gayle We Trust. In Gayle We Trust has been an unprecedented success for the studio, garnering over 24MM views. Gayle marks the first time a network digital series has been renewed for a third season, which begins shooting July 2011. Following season 3 of Gayle, Elisa will begin shooting the TV movie The 12 Wishes Of Christmas. IMDB
FRANCESCA FAUCI (FRANNY)
STEVE BLOEM (HUNTER)
SUZY NAKAMURA (SAINT ANNE)
LAURA HARRIS (ESTER)
Born to public school teachers in Pacific Northwest Canada, Laura Harris began acting professionally in CBC radio dramas at an early age. With a taste for quirky, character driven material, Harris is known for playing 1930's starlet "Daisy Adair" in Showtime's cult hit Dead Like Mewith Mandy Patinkin and Callum Blue. Film work includes Robert Rodriguez's The Faculty, Christopher Guest 's A Mighty Wind and Chris Smith's comedic thriller _Severance (2006)_ with Toby Stephens and Tim McInnerny. Recently voicing the role of "Kitty Pryde" in Joss Whedon's Astonishing X-Men: Unstoppable, other television work includes Showtime's The Outer Limits, CTV's Defying Gravity with Ron Livingston and a SAG nominated turn in FOX's runaway hit 24 starring Kiefer Sutherland. In her personal time, Laura is active in the food justice community, recently receiving a full scholarship for University of California, Berkeley to study social ecological systems design. She splits her time between Los Angeles and the Bay Area. IMDB
KAREN AUSTIN (MACHIKO DEWITT)
Masters Degree from Northwestern University in Dramatic Literature. B. A. in Theatre from Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Virginia in Theatre and Philosophy. Shakespeare at St. Anne's Oxford, England with Hugo Dyson. Member Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Lead Performance, NUTS. One daughter, Olivia born in 1989. IMDB
RENEE ALBERT (AKIKO DEWITT)
Renee Albert was born in Duluth, Minnesota. Her mother was a Medical Transcriptionist and her father was an Industrial Arts Teacher. She is an alumni of The Second City in Chicago. Other theater credits include The Goodman Theatre (Chicago) and Brave New Workshop (Minneapolis). She is a founding member of the Hollywood Accordian Club. IMDB
DAN FAUCI (MR G)
Dan Fauci is the creator of the following workshops: Mastery of Self Expression, Leadership and Creativity, the Abyss, and Samurai. Dan founded The Actors Institute, a school for professional actors, in 1975. Within ten years, the Institute grew to include branches in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, Vancouver, Austin, Montreal, Toronto, London, Bristol, Paris and several cities in Israel. Dan left the Institute in 1987, branching off into producing. His first production was Looking Glass, an Off Broadway production about Lewis Carroll. Dan then partnered with Ted Danson and in two years produced three movies for television: When the Bough Breaks (NBC), We Are The Children (ABC), and Follow Your Heart (which Dan co-wrote for NBC), and created and produced the seriesDown Home (NBC) starring Judith Ivey.
After four years as an independent producer, he went to work for Paramount Pictures, heading comedy development. Over the next twelve years as Senior Vice President, he produced over 100 comedy pilots, half of which went to series. The most successful was Frasier, which won five Emmys for best comedy. Other shows he developed were Becker, Clueless, Girlfriends, Lateline, and Sister, Sister.
Dan is also an artist who has shown his photographs at Paramount Studios and had his collages displayed at the Gallery Luisotti in Los Angeles. He is currently in a group show at the Shoshana Wayne Gallery in Los Angeles and his work has been seen in group shows all over the world. He is currently working on a book on creativity, a novel, and continues to lead his workshops in Los Angeles and New York. IMDB