With a career spanning nearly 50 years in show business and over a hundred roles, Alda might be best known for her performances in The Deer Hunter as Steven's wife, 'Angela', as well as for the cult classic Mommie Dearest, as loyal Crawford housekeeper 'Carol Ann', and Amityville II: The Possession. She has also won a Clio and is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Additionally, Alda has appeared on numerous television programs, such as Cold Case, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and as a featured character on the Ron Perlman / Linda Hamilton TV series, Beauty and the Beast, as well as commercials and stage work.
Hassan Johnson is an American actor/producer from Staten Island, NY. His most noted performance was appearing on the critically acclaimed HBO program The Wire as Roland "Wee-Bey" Brice. Hassan's first professional role was in Spike Lee's film Clockers where he played the role of Skills. This veteran actor has appeared in movies ”Brooklyn’s Finest”, “Belly”, “The Devil’s Owen”. Other notable credits include: a reoccurring role as Darnell Thibeaux on ER, Beamer in Brooklyn's Finest, Mark in Belly, and a significant role in the motion picture In Too Deep. TV: Person of Interest, Good Wife, Dark Blue, Justified, New York Undercover, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Numb3rs, Entourage. He has also worked on numerous video sets including Mya’s music video for “Fallen”, Killarmy’s ”Fair, Love & War”, The Roots music video for “Break You Off”, GZA’s video for “Knock Knock”, Obie Trice‘s ”Snitch”, Jay-Z‘s “Anything”, 50 Cent‘s “Just a Lil Bit“ and opposite Jennifer Hudson in "No One Gonna Love You."
Sonja O'Hara is an up and coming actress both in the indie film world and Off-Broadway. Sonja has appeared on stages in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and throughout the U.S. She was born & raised in a fishing village in Nova Scotia, Canada and currently resides in Brooklyn. Sonja attended The New York Conservatory For Dramatic Arts. She has starred in two films that have screened at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner: 2013's Town Red and 2009's Norman Normal: A Modern Metamorphosis. Notable theatre credits include lead roles in the New York premiere of Tennessee Williams' "These Are The Stairs You Got To Watch" and a workshop of Norman Mailer's "The Deer Park" which was produced by the Pulitzer prize winning author himself. Other starring film credits include: The Victorville Massacre, For The Children, Coffin World and Rambler. Many of her films have toured the festival circuit. For more information visit Sonja's official site: www.sonjaohara.com or check her out on IMDb.
Jay Gillespie was born in Dallas, Texas. He attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and studied at Playwright's Horizons. His first film was O Beautiful (2002) was official selection at the Sundance FIlm Festival. Jay starred in director Tim Sullivan and Eli Roth's hit horror film 2001 Maniacs opposite Robert Englund and played Pin Head in Hellraiser: Revelations. Jay recently played a young version of Val Kilmer in the 2014 film: Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story. Off-Broadway, Jay originated the role of Max in the play WTC View (opposite Michael Urie) and reprised the role in the film of the same name. Jay can be seen starring in the upcoming films: Lifetracker and Crazy Town (starring "Blade Runner" actress Sean Young). For more credits, you can view Jay on IMDb.
Jaspal was recently selected out of 15,000 applicants to be part of ABC's
"Fresh Faces" for their upcoming talent diversity showcase. Jaspal will be making his television debut as Joel on HBO's The News Room on the season two premiere. He is an established New York stage actor and recently he played Joshua in the New York Times critically acclaimed play Job by Thomas Bradshaw at the Flea Theater. The show was chosen by Time Out New York as one the Ten Must See Shows in New York for 2012. Additionally, he has starred opposite Tony Nominated actress Condola Rashad in a workshop of "Otherland" directed by David Staller. Jaspal would like to thank his agency Innovative Artists.
Karin Agstam is a New York based actress and artist who hails from the North of Sweden. Karin studied drama at the Lee Strasberg Institute. Her credits include appearances in Men in Black 3, Ugly Betty, Fringe, Gossip Girl, One Life to Life, Anatomy of a Snowfall. Karin is a a founding member of Black Light Lab Theatre Company and was last seen in the Off-Off Broadway play "David's Redhaired Death". Karin is also a professional model who has modeled worldwide and was a Muse Model on project Runway. Karin studied art at the Sorbonne University in Paris, and completed her bachelors degree in Media and Communications at Stockholm University. For more information visit Karin's official site: www.karinagstam.com
Katie Morrison came to New York after graduating from Miami's New World School of the Arts with a BFA in Acting. After several years producing and acting in Off-Broadway theatre she decided to focus exclusively on TV and ﬁlm; during this period, she acted in several television shows including the Sciﬁ Channel's School Spirits and the Discovery Channel's Deadly Sins as well as over 25 commercials and a number of short ﬁlms. In 2013, Katie starred as the lead in two feature ﬁlms, Imagine I’m Beautiful and Unnerved which are both due to premiere in 2014. You can keep updated with Katie's work at www.KatieMorrison.net.