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JOHN P. CONNOLLY * (Geir Stirdson) John P. Connolly realized sometime during the past year that, much to his amazement, he is completing his fifth decade as a Professional Actor. Since 1971’s Ma Ubu in Ubu Roi, John has performed from Broadway (Pap, Big River) to LA (Winston Churchill, Only a Kingdom) and many of the lovely places in between. He’s premiered plays by David Mamet (Lakeboat), Thulani Davis (Ruby M), Richard Foreman (Golem), Tom Cole (Dead Souls), Jack Gelber (Big Shot), Luis Valdez (Bandido), Jeff Haddow (Chekov in Yalta), John Olive & Libby Larsen (Gift of the Magi), Lucky Gold (Sweet Basil), John Belluso (Gretty Goodtime), many more. Along the way he’s played Hamlet, Horatio, Banquo, Bottom, Autolycus, King Lear, Baal, Henry Higgins, three Females, a Crow, a Slow Loris and Sir Thomas More. Over 20 Films include: Clive Barker’s The Plague; Gil Cates’ Innocent Victims; Melanie Mayron’s Toothless; Adrian Lyne’s 9 ½ Weeks. Among Television’s blessings: “West Wing”, “Law & Order”, “Star Trek”, “Will & Grace”, “The Practice”, “Crossing Jordan”, “NYPD Blue”; legendary LAPD musical drama “Cop Rock”; starring in Billy Crystal’s pioneering HBO series “Sessions”; and ABC’s charming “Crash”. Most recently: Charley in the 70th Anniversary production of Death of a Salesman (EST- Santa Barbara); creaking burglar Selsdon Mowbray in Noises Off (Philadelphia’s wonderful Walnut St. Theater). Spouse, veteran casting director Bronni Stein: Vice-Chair, UCLA Film & Television Archive. Children: intrepid documentary filmmakers James and Rachelle. Granddaughter Luna Azeeza, age 6, is content just being amazing.
TAVIS DOUCETTE * (Sergeant Frank McKinely) Theater: Los Angeles: Mrs. Warren's Profession, A Noise Within; A Tale of Two Cities, A Noise Within; Arcadia, A Noise Within. New York: The Girl with her Hands in the Sand, NY Fringe; Some Are More Human, NY Fringe; One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Synapse Theatre Ensemble. Regional: A Midsummer Night's Dream, freeFall Theatre. National Tour: 'SWonderful: A Gershwin Musical, Maximum Entertainment. TV: "My Crazy Sex", "Usual Suspects", "Mountain Ave". Tavis is originally from Boston and studied Theatre Performance at Wagner College.
UNA EGGERTS * (Vigdis Geirdottir) Originally from Iceland, Una is thrilled to be a part of a show that celebrates the mysticality of her dramatically beautiful country. She worked in Iceland as an actress, singer, dancer, and television host for a few years before moving to New York to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, where she graduated top of her class. Recent credits include originating the role of Jayne Mansfield in Marilyn! The New Musical, narrating the LA Philharmonic show Maximus Musicus at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, and starring in the films “Gilded” and “Expiration Date”. A huge thank you to the wonderful creative team, as well as Michael, Richie, and Anthony. www.unaeggerts.com & @unnureggerts
SPENCER MARTIN (Private Fred LeFleur) Spencer Martin is a graduate of UCLA's department of Theater, Film and Television with an emphasis in Musical Theatre. Most recently, he performed in a staged reading of a new play by Scooter Pietsch, Lily and the Patty Melt Paradox, directed by Jason Alexander. Prior to that, he partnered with the Mayo Clinic and Anonymous Content, starring in a short film and ad campaign titled Road Trip. Recent previous credits include portraying the zany high schooler Freddy in Carrie (UCLA) and the outlaw Clyde Barrow in the musical Bonnie & Clyde (ACT III). Spencer would like to thank the team for creating this show, and he hopes all of you enjoy the performance.
BRYAN PORTER * (Lieutenant Marcus Jansen) Best known from "Dear White People", Bryan has had roles in productions distributed by Lionsgate ("DWP"), ABC ("In an Instant"), Disney ("Battle Universe"), BET ("Real Husbands of Hollywood"); and commercials for Target, Best Buy, Microsoft and others. As a voice actor, he has worked on several nationally distributed video games, commercials, and for Nickelodeon's "Paw Patrol". He honed his acting skills in over 40 professional stage productions around the country; Including Tony Award-winning venues like the Mark Taper Forum, Guthrie Theater, and Children's Theater Company. Favorite recent credits include Clybourne Park at Laguna Playhouse (as Jim/Tom/Jenneth), and Cabaret at the Atwood Concert Hall (as Cliff Bradshaw). He is represented by KMR and Daniel Hoff. AEA & SAG member.