JEFF LORCH (Reginald Block-Hunsleigh)
Jeff Lorch has worked with Robert Zemeckis in a motion capture project as Philippe Petit (precursor to the current film THE WALK); with Jon Gries in the indie hit “Pickin’ & Grinnin’”; and another the indie festival hit JONNY’S SWEET REVENGE, garnering 10 awards and counting, including best actor. TV: “Master of Sex”,“Criminal Minds”, “Whitney”, “Brothers & Sisters”, and “iCarly”. Theatre: Need to Know, Uploaded (Rogue Machine Theatre); A View From The Bridge, Rocket to the Moon, Of Mice and Men, Blue Dahlia (Pacific Resident Theatre); Modigliani (Open Fist); My Antonia (Rubicon). And many years of improv at Groundlings, iOWest, UCB. UCLA Alumni.
JASON WEISSBROD (Zorn Tappadapo)
Jason Weissbrod, a Los Angeles native, has been an actor in SAG since he was 16 years old and has appeared in many films, television shows, commercials and web series. He is also a Director, Producer and Editor. Jason has a deep love for filmmaking and the process of telling stories through a camera is one of the purest and compelling art forms. Jason also is the founder and head of the film department of a California Non-Profit Organization called Spectrum Laboratory, which creates original works of film and music with Artists in the Autism and Special Needs Communities. You can check out Jason and his work with Spec Lab online at www.speclabs.org
CREAGEN DOW (Ky Kittridge)
Creagen Dow is an American / Canadian actor, writer, producer who had a recurring role as Jeremiah Trottman on the Nickelodeon series Zoey 101. He has also guest starred on The Big Bang Theory, Rizzoli & Isles, Castle, Hot in Cleveland, CSI: NY and Entourage, to name a few. Creagen received a Best Supporting Actor award for his role in the feature film Hamlet’s Ghost and also appeared alongside Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn in Four Christmases, with Sean Astin in Amazing Love and was the voice of “Mullet Boy” in the film The Ant Bully. Creagen can also be seen in various television commercials including the GEICO Horror Movie – It’s What You Do campaign. Outside of his work in acting, Creagen has developed an application for iOS named GPS for Ingress and continues to develop more applications.
JOE CORTESE (Magnus Martindale)
Cortese, a Jersey boy, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater Communications from Midwestern College in Denison, Iowa, where he studied acting with Alfred Rusico. Joe did lead roles in many plays, with seasoned New York and Hollywood actors. Some of his theatre credits include Lenny in “Of Mice and Men”, Pozzo in “Waiting for Godot”, and Patsy in “Three Men on a Horse”, to mention a few. After graduation he headed to New York and at 22 years of age he started his career in Journalism on Madison Ave. as the associate fashion editor for Gentlemen’s Quarterly at Esquire. After a very creative working relationship with Esquire, he left in pursuit of a career in acting and writing. This pursuit eventually led him to the New York Theatre. Some of his New York credits include “Waiting for Lefty” Joe also starred in the original play “Golden Girl” portraying Clifford Odets, at Theatre for New City. Mr. Cortese spent two summers at The Eugene O’Neil playwright’s foundation in Waterford Connecticut. His early stage work eventually led to his first leading film role in the highly acclaimed cult classic, “The Death Collector” with Joe Pesci which eventually lead him to Hollywood where over the last 30 years he has established himself as an actor/writer. As an actor Joe Cortese has achieved success in film, television and theatre. Some of his films include starring roles in “Windows” with Talia Shire for UA, “Monsignor” which he starred in with Christopher Reeve for director Frank Perry and 20TH Century Fox, and “American History X” with Edward Norton for Warner Bros. In 2005 Joe starred in Paramount’s “Against the Ropes” with Meg Ryan, and Kerry Washington. Joe has received major accolades for his numerous top rated television projects including “The C.A.T. Squad”, a trilogy of two-hour movies for NBC and producer/director William Friedkin. The highly rated mini-series “Something’s Out There” for NBC, “Exclusive” with Suzanne Somers (ABC), “Assault and Matrimony” (NBC), “Just Life” with Victoria Principal (ABC), “Letting’ GO” with John Ritter (ABC), “Born to Run” (FOX), Sidney Sheldon’s mini-series “If Tomorrow Comes” (CBS) and Jackie Collins’ “Lady Boss” (NBC). Some of his more recent independent films are, “Doobious Sources”, “The Bronx Bull”, with William for director Martin Guigui. Abel Ferrara’s “Go Go Tales” with Willem De Foe and Bob Hoskins, which had its World Premiere at The Cannes Film Festival’ and later that year it had its American Premiere at the New York Film Festival at Lincoln Center. Joe won the Best Actor award for at The New York Hip Hop film festival for his starring role in the comedy, “Shut Up and Shoot,” and also starred in “You Got Nothin’”, for director Phillip Angelotti. Other outstanding performances include starring roles in Paramount’s home video movie “Malevolence” portraying a character based on James Earl Ray. “Lucky Town” with James Caan and Kirsten Dunst, “The Shipment” with Matthew Modine and Elizabeth Berkley, and” Ruby” with Danny Aiello. He also received kudos for his role as Johnny Roselli in HBO’s critically acclaimed movie, “The Rat Pack”.