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Andrew Heffernan has been acting since 1993. Past roles include title roles in HAMLET, MACBETH, and HENRY V (Harlequin Theater), Claudio in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (South Coast Rep), Valentine in TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA (San Jose Rep), and the one-man shows LITTLE MAN and MAD IN CRAFT (self-produced). TV/Film: JAG, SEVEN DAYS, MODERN FAMILY, HIGHWAY, THE FIX. He is a graduate of Penn State University’s MFA program.
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Gildart Jackson, a Beverly Hills Entertainment Lawyer turned actor recently starred as Ian Carlyle in the Freeform hit “The Bold Type”.
Jackson is most recognized for past television roles such as ‘Gideon’ on the cult-series “Charmed,” ‘Simon Prentiss’ on “General Hospital” and Giles the Butler/Host of ABC’s hit reality-competition series “Whodunnit?”
His favorite movie role is in the critically acclaimed feature film, “YOU” directed by his wife, Melora Hardin (“Transparent”,“the office”).
Recent LA theater was “Class” at The Garry Marshall Theater (Scenie Award, Best Actor; Broadway World, Best Performance).
Jackson resides in Los Angeles with Melora and their two daughters.
Corby Gallegos is a theatre director for unruly teenagers, and has been a member of multiple improv groups in the Los Angeles area. He currently does voiceover for video games, and is the founding member of a really cool Johnny Cash cover band. Corby was trained at CalArts, The Groundlings, and most recently the BGB Studios in Burbank. Corby thinks that it feels strange to refer to himself in the third person.
STEVEN ALAN GREEN
Multi-award winning comedian and filmmaker Steven Alan Green is part of the original Comedy Store stable of comedians and writers. New York born and Hollywood raised, Steven has written jokes for Jay Leno, Arsenio Hall, Roseanne Barr and Jimmy Walker. His trademark “farewell performances only” stand-up act garnered him great attention on the London comedy scene throughout the Nineties. In 2000 Steven created and produced the first of 3 “High On Laughter” comedy galas which included guest star George Wendt, benefitting a drug and alcohol charity launched by Princess Diana. The 3rd and last one took place at The London Palladium, featuring the best of American and British stand-up comedy (Including Zach Galifianakis, Bobcat Goldthwait, and Jim Gaffigan) and honoring comedy icon Jerry Lewis. The unexpected international news making events of that evening led to his much lauded one-man show “I Eat People Like YOU for Breakfast!” followed by interest from Hollywood to develop his life-story into a movie. Steven has appeared on Conan as an actor and hosted South Park Weekend on Paramount Comedy Channel in England. Steven Alan Green was the voice of American television on the Paramount Comedy Channel in the UK, promoting Everybody Loves Raymond, South Park, and Trailer Park Boys. In 2007 Steven wrote and directed the multi-award winning short “Little Things”, which he’s currently developing for a feature film.
Leah Finity was born and raised in the Appalachian mountains of Virginia. She’s been performing for two decades and expanded into writing for stage and screen in 2019. Two of her favorite stage roles have been Ronald in Constellations, and the Duchess in The Duchess of Malfi. Leah plans to bring one of her plays, Two Blind Bitches, to the Fringe next year. Her favorite thing is making creative stuff with creative people.
Sherrick O’Quinn is an actor and writer working in film, theater, and voiceover. He has performed in theater productions in his hometown of Louisville, Ky as well as Los Angeles. Sherrick was a college athlete and educator before pursuing acting full-time. His film credits include roles in films featuring Oscar and Emmy nominated actors Jon Voight, James Caan, Mickey Rourke, Tony Hale, Melanie Griffith and Carrie Preston and several award-winning short films. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Dramatic Arts where he obtained his MFA in Acting. Sherrick is based in Los Angeles, California.
Jesse Janzen grew up in a small town in Virgina where, at a young age, he fell in love with acting. At 16 he mounted a production of True West with his best friend and has been producing ever since. He broke into film acting in his twenties and jumps between theater and film- writing, directing, and performing. Highlights were playing Iago in Othello and Bobby Gould in Speed the Plow. Jesse can be seen on Hulu as the villain in First Date, and he’ll be mounting his original play It’s Only Monsters next year.
Howard just wrapped Season 2 on Millennials for AMC’s #allblknetwork playing Mr. O’Dell alongside Aaron Grady and others as well as Coach Parker in Netflix’s Colin in Black & White for Ava DuVernay.
Elle Engelman is a South Florida Girl at heart and an LA Lady by soul. From one coast to another, she loves spending her day on the sand. A performing & healing artist, Elle enjoys being a catalyst for others to bring alignment, empowerment, and play into their lives through reiki and yoga. Elle is a graduate of University of Central Florida’s BFA Musical Theatre/Dance Minor and Second City Hollywood’s Conservatory Program. You can connect with her on Instagram — @elle.engelman
Caroline Le Duc is an actress, writer, and artist based in Los Angeles. As a multidisciplinary artist, who works both in front and behind the camera, she is most drawn to work that defies genres.
Deeply influenced by her environment, travel continues to be a constant force that informs her work. She wrote and acted in the short film “Lola Sans Marco” which was shot in the south of France and screened at the Cannes Film Festival. While time spent in Greece shaped her as a screenwriter in the upcoming feature film “The Three Dimitri’s”. You can also watch her play Carrie, the explosive, sentimental, bi-curious sister of Sue in the film “The Accidental Death of Joey by Sue” which had its world premiere at HBO’s NYILFF and received acclaimed reviews in Variety and the Huffington Post. She has acted in countless plays, numerous films and had her work as a writer funded and produced. She pursued her formal education at Columbia College Chicago and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. After graduating, she went on to study with South Coast Repertory Theatre’s Professional Conservatory followed by intensive improv training with the Groundlings Theatre.
David (Rabbi) is beyond excited to be a part of this wonderful cast and to be at the Hollywood Fringe for the second time. The last time he was here was in 2018 when he played Roberta and various characters in The Dead Guy. David is originally from Louisville, KY and moved out to big ole Los Angeles to attend Cal State LA. He earned his MFA in Television, Film, and Theatre in the Acting Option from Cal State in August 2021 with his thesis production of his one-man play Two Lives in One Lifetime. Currently, he is working, writing, and collaborating and trying his best to survive the zombie pandemic.
JOHN WALLACE COMBS
John has been acting for fifty years on Wash. D.C., New York and Los Angeles stages, as well as regionally around the country. He has appeared on L.A. stages in Sunday Dinner, The Metromaniacs, All My Sons, An Ideal Husband, Peace In Our Time, Twelfth Night, The Constant Wife, 15 Men in a Smoke Filled Room, The Real Inspector Hound, Stories from the Zone, Mr. Pim Passes By, Opening Night, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily, Separate Tables, A Shred of Evidence, The Love List, and Hellman V. McCarthy, Sunny Afternoon, Meantime at HoJo’s, Being at Home with Claude, A Midsummer Nights Dream, I Never Sang for My Father, Liberty Inn, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Arcadia, A Lie of the Mind, The Smartest Man in the World, The Bay at Nice, Trial By Jury, The Man Who had All the Luck, and Louis Slotin Sonata. John has also appeared on many television shows in both New York and Los Angeles, including Gaslit, Hunters, General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, Sneaky Pete, Law and Order, Weeds, Judging Amy, Crossing Jordan, Family Law, LA Dragnet, The District, Eagleheart and more. John has also acted in many commercials and films. Thank you to Dick Van Dyke and Lucille Ball! Grateful for it all, especially to be working with such a talented group!!