At just nine-years-old, Addison Riecke has already showcased her talent through her work on stage and in television and can currently be seen on the Nickelodeon show The Thundermans, about a family of superheroes. Addison has a big heart and enjoys giving back. She recently raised over four thousand dollars for the Red Cross, benefiting the victims of the Oklahoma tornadoes. She has also been involved in local charities including Holidays for kids, Hartley’s Heart Foundation, St. Tammany Humane Society, Food Bank of Covington Louisiana.
The dynamic dancing duo fresh off “Dancing with the Stars.”
Eric Garcetti is the 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles. His “back to basics” agenda is focused on job creation and solving everyday problems for L.A. residents. Garcetti was elected four times by his peers to serve as President of the Los Angeles City Council from 2006 to 2012. He was elected as a Councilmember in 2001. He is a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy reserve and is an avid jazz pianist and photographer.
His first love and passion is and always will be the stage. “The theater was my first training ground. It taught me discipline, dedication, and appreciation of hard work and values that will stay with me a lifetime. The stage sharpens the creative instrument and encourages you to go deeper inside and try new things,” states Ben. On Broadway, Ben has appeared in Pippin, Wicked, and Jesus Christ Superstar, just to name a few productions. His role in Pippin garnered him both the prestigious Tony Award for “Best Actor in a Musical” and the Drama Desk Award for “Outstanding Performance.” While performing worldwide, Ben’s acting credits continue to give us memorable roles that stand the test of time, such as the unforgettable “Chicken” George in “Roots” and Louis Armstrong in “Louis Armstrong – Chicago Style.” Ben’s current TV guest appearances include “How I Met Your Mother,” “NCIS,” and “Grey’s Anatomy.” www.benvereen.net
Bruce Vilanch is no stranger to dressing up like a woman, on stage at least. He starred as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray, playing the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for two years and then Broadway for a year. As a man, and a man with a beard, yet, he could be found to the left of Whoopi Goldberg, if that’s possible, on “Hollywood Squares” for half a dozen years. He’s won a bunch of Emmys, and lost a bunch more, for his television writing, which includes 23 Oscar broadcasts. He is also a songwriter, a comedian with a one-man show that tours all over the place, and a print model for magazines that have extra-large pages . Make that double XL. You can find him on Netflix as the star of a documentary the Weinsteins made about him, entitled “Get Bruce.” And he went on “Celebrity Fit Club” and lost 21 lbs, but he found them. Happy New Year! www.wegotbruce.com
International recording artist, Asha Puthli is critically acclaimed as a pioneer of ‘Acid Jazz’ and global fusion music. Her music is also considered a precursor to Disco Music, and known in Jazz circles for her daredevil vocals on the “Science Fiction” album by jazz iconoclast, Ornette Coleman. She has recorded twelve solo albums for labels including EMI, CBS/Sony and RCA. Along with the late Ravi Shankar, Asha is honored by the Grammy museum in Los Angeles for her genre-jumping musical career, some of which has been sampled on Grammy winning Platinum albums by P. Diddy, Notorious B.I.G. and Jay Z. A recipient of the Bollywood Music Award for ‘Lifetime Achievement, Asha also has been presented with a Proclamation at City Hall by the LA Mumbai Sister City organization, in conjunction with Los Angeles. She is a “world” music pioneer and intrepid cosmopolite.
Angell Conwell is attorney Leslie Michaelson on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. After winning countless pageants in South Carolina, she moved to New York and landed a role in August Wilson’s highly acclaimed, “Fences.” After moving to LA at age 11, she starred on CBS’s “Dave’s World,” and had a number of guest starring roles on series like “NYPD Blue,” “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” “Moesha,” and “3rd Rock from the Sun.” At 17, she got her first feature role in John Singleton’s “Baby Boy,” and has appeared in the feature films “The Wash” and “Soul Plane.”
Three-time ALMA Award nominee and Golden Eagle Award winner for “Most Promising Actress,” Latin beauty Marisol Nichols is quickly becoming Hollywood’s hottest commodity. According to The Washington Post, she “brings spirit and even a [dash] of sizzle and easily manages to be the most magnetic presence around.” Vibe Magazine named her “The Bombshell” as part of their Hot 100. To top it all off, her role co-starring with Ewan McGregor (MOULIN ROUGE) on “ER” earned that episode an Emmy nomination.
Bryton James portrays former foster kid Devon Hamilton on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. James was nominated for a Daytime Emmy as Outstanding Younger Actor 5 times and won in 2007. He was also nominated for NAACP Image Awards as Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series 5 times and won the award in 2009. James began his acting career on the hit series “Family Matters,” and has also played a recurring role on the TV series “The Vampire Diaries.” In addition to acting, James has enjoyed success as a recording artist and voice over actor and is active in a number of charities.
Calum Worthy stars as Dez, in the Disney Channel comedy series “Austin & Ally.” Worthy began his acting career at the age of nine, and made his film debut in “Night Visions,” before landing the starring role in a BBC-Canadian award-winning mini-series. He also appeared on Disney Channel’s “Good Luck Charlie,” as well as numerous TV guest appearances such as “Stormworld,” which earned him the 2010 Leo Award. His features include, “The Last Mimzy,” “Dr. Dolittle 3″ “The Big Year” and “Deck The Halls.”
Candice is an on-air personality on Radio Disney. Candice keeps listeners connected to their favorite songs, opportunities to win once-in-a-lifetime prizes, the daily “Celebrity Take” and exclusive one-on-one interviews with fan’s favorite stars. Candice joined Radio Disney as a weekend jock with Radio Disney in November 2005. Prior to that, Candice had a hosting gig on the late night shift on KISS FM.
Coco is a singer and actress who was discovered rocking the National Anthem before 40,000 Rams fans at age 9. She was a finalist on the Disney Channel’s “Next Big Thing” and last year, she starred in the film, “Let It Shine,” which became the Disney Channel’s #1 original film of the year. MTV news compared Coco’s video performance to a “young Beyonce Coco was recently named one of Essence.com’s “35 Under 35: Young, Black, and Amazing,” which placed her alongside the likes of Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, and Beyoncé.
Jessica Collins joined the cast of “The Young and the Restless” in July, 2011 as no-nonsense attorney at law, Avery Bailey Clark. At eighteen, Collins moved to New York City to study acting and soon got her first break when she landed the role of Dinah Lee Mayberry on the daytime drama “Loving”. Her extensive television credits include such shows as the critically-acclaimed HBO series “Unscripted”, “Big Shots”, “Scoundrels”, “Tru Calling”, “American Dreams”, and “Beverly Hills, 90210″. Her motion picture credits include “The Ranch”, “Beautiful”, and Steven Spielberg’s “Catch Me If You Can”. Collins studied acting with renowned teachers Howard Fine and French instructor Phillipe Gaulier. In addition, she attended Shakespeare & Company in Massachusetts and The Royal National Theatre in London.
Cristina Ferrare is a model, actress, author and television host who had 3 shows on the air at one time. Ferrare co-hosted “AM Los Angeles,” which was the #1 rated morning television show She’s hosted “Cristina and Friends,” “Home and Family,” and was a substitute co-host with Regis Philbin on “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee.” Her primetime magazine format show for CBS, “Shame on You,” was one of the first magazine format shows that featured consumer fraud and awareness.. In feature films, she starred opposite David Niven and Cliff Robertson.
This athletic, 6’1″ runt of 5 boys moved to Los Angeles from Boulder, Colorado over ten years ago to pursue a career in music. Since then Ace has worked with musical stars ranging from Brian McKnight to Desmond Child. He is a GRAMMY-Nominated Songwriter with number one hits in the U.S. and Sweden. Ace has performed for the masses at festivals, concerts, parades, bars and hole-in-the-wall joints around the world. After being a contestant on “Idol”, he pursued a Broadway career, starring first in Grease and then in Hair, where he met his wife, Diana DeGarmo. They recently released a Country EP “Live To Love”, composed of songs co-written by the two of them. Other television credits include “Bones” and “Planet 360”.
From Broadway to the Hollywood Bowl, Diana is no stranger to the stage. At 16, she stole America’s heart on “Idol” before becoming the first alum to star on Broadway. Starring in such shows as Hair, where she met her husband, Ace Young, 9 to 5, Brooklyn: The Musical, Hairspray and The Toxic Avenger, she then moved to Los Angeles to play the role of “Angelina,” a fan favorite on the number one daytime series “The Young and the Restless”. In 2008, she released an acoustic EP “Unplugged in Nashville” and recently released a Country EP, “Live To Love”, composed of songs co-written with Ace.
Daniel Goddard plays mysterious bartender Cane Ashby on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. His first role was on the popular Australian soap opera “Home and Away.” Goddard left Australia in 1996, and spent two years working on archaeological digs in Mongolia, Tunisia, Liberia and Portugal. While passing through Los Angeles, he was cast as “Dar” in the internationally syndicated series “BeastMaster,” which was shot in Australia. In 2002, he returned to the U.S. and guest starred on a number of television shows and feature films. He recently completed roles in three feature films.
Model, producer, actress, and award-winning rodeo barrel racer, Darcy LaPier is bringing all the glitz, grit, and glamour of the rodeo to reality TV in the A&E’s hotly –anticipated “Rodeo Girls”- set to premiere Fall 2013. A true rags-to-riches saga, LaPier’s life has been part fairy tale, part drama, and part inspirational story.Her love of the equine sports gave her comfort and coping skills during some very difficult years. On her ranch in Oregon with her family, La Pier transformed herself into one of the top 20 award-winning professional rodeo barrel racers in the country.
Devan Leos stars as Alan in Disney XD’s live-action comedy series “Mighty Med.” Leos starred in several commercials before landing reoccurring roles as Henry on ABC’s “The Middle,” JJ on Disney Channel’s “Austin & Ally” and Trevor on Disney Channel’s “Jessie.” On the big screen, he made his first feature film appearance in the 2011 motion picture comedy “L!fe Happens,” with Krysten Ritter and Kate Bosworth, among other notable cast. Since then, he’s also appeared in “Madea’s Witness Protection,” alongside Tyler Perry and Doris Roberts.
Don Diamont stars as the dashing and debonair heir to the Spencer Communicatios dynasty, Bill Spencer, Jr. on “The Bold and the Beautiful”. Diamont is best known for his 22-year stint on CBS’ daytime mega-hit, “The Young and the Restless”, as Brad Carlton. Having numerous prime time television credits, Diamont was most recently seen in the film “Anger Management” with Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler. Additionally, he had the lead role opposite Oscar winner Jack Palance, in “Marco Polo”. Diamont made daytime history by being the first actor from a daytime drama series to be named in People Magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful” issue. More recently, he was listed in the 2009 “Sexiest Man Alive” issue.
Doug Davidson has played P.I. Paul Williams on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS since 1978. He won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and was nominated twice before for lead actor and once for Supporting Actor. He was honored with Soap Opera Awards as Best Supporting Actor in 1992 and 1997, and as Outstanding Hero in 1990 and 1991. He has hosted parades, pageants and game shows and co-starred in the Judith Krantz mini-series “I’ll Take Manhattan” and “The Initiation of Sarah.” He has also co-starred and had supporting roles in feature films.
Four-time Emmy® award winning actress Heather Tom plays Katie Logan on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL While only 15 years old, Tom was only 16 when she won her first Emmy® award in the category of “Best Younger Leading Actress,” and again a few years later. In 2013, Tom received her 16th Emmy® nomination after having received her first Emmy® in the category of “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series” in 2012. Tom set a record as the only actor to win a Daytime Emmy® in all three Performer categories.
Hunter King plays rebellious teen Summer on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Previously, King played Adriana in the television series “Hollywood Heights” and has guested on many television shows including “ER,” “Hannah Montana” and “Workaholics.” She has been nominated several times for a Young Artist Award and received her first Daytime Emmy nomination in 2013.
Jack is a teen heartthrob on the rise, and he can be seen starring in Nickelodeon’s brand new series “The Thundermans” about a suburban family with superpowers. Griffo also recently filmed the TV movie “Jinxed,” for Nickelodeon. Griffo worked on some of the top rated shows for kids and tweens including “Bucket & Skinner,” “Kickin‘ It,” “Jessie,” “Marvin Marvin,” and a recurring role on “See Dad Run.” On the music front, Griffo has achieved accidental YouTube success, boasting over 2 million video views on his account, and growing.
Jake Short stars as Oliver in Disney XD’s live-action comedy series “Mighty Med.” Short also stars as Fletcher Quimby in the Disney Channel Original Series “A.N.T. Farm.” Short’s accolades include a 2012 Kid’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Actor for his role in “A.N.T. Farm” and a 2009 Young Artist Award for Ensemble Cast in the feature film “Shorts.” His television credits include a recurring role on “Dexter” and guest roles on Disney XD’s “Zeke and Luther” and CBS’ “$#*! My Dad Says.”
Jen Lilley stars as mischievous bad-girl Theresa Donovan on “Days of our Lives.” She is also a talented singer, dancer and comedian, performing in many improv casts, including the Upright Citizens Brigade. Lilley will next be seen as the lead in the independent film “The Book of Esther.” She previously starred as Maxie Jones on ABC’s “General Hospital,” as well as in Weinstein’s critically-acclaimed feature film “The Artist,” winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture. She has guest starred on many TV shows and independent features.
Born in England, Jennifer began her career with musicals “Gypsy” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” in London’s West End. She has performed for Queen Elizabeth I at the Royal Variety Performance. She joined the opening cast of “Billy Elliot,” which premiered at The Victoria Palace in London’s West End, where she worked alongside Elton John, Stephen Daldry and Tim Healy. Jennifer was last seen guest starring on Disney Channel’s hit show “Jessie,” and on the reality show “Elizabeth Stanton’s Great Big World.”
Starred on the CBS hit series MURDER SHE WROTE for 12 years as Sherriff Mort Metzger, ron created a sitcom called SENIOR CLASS which will be out in 2014 starring himself, Robert Wagner , Tim Conway and Larry Manetti.
“You know, working isn’t as much fun as I thought it would be. I wonder why older people do it so much?” – BEAVER CLEAVER – This is an example of the endearing words said by Jerry “The Beaver” Mathers, who remains an American institution. It was in 1957 with the debut of the series “Leave It To Beaver” that Jerry entered the hearts and homes of America. His television movie “Still the Beaver”, was one of the top ten movies of the week for 1982, which led to the development of a new series entitled “The New Leave It To Beaver”. Jerry recently became the first and only actor to ever star in a professional British Panto performed in the United States (an 800 year old English tradition).
Tony Dow played “Wally” on the hit show, “Leave It To Beaver.” When the show ended in 1963, he went on to do guest appearances on a variety of television shows. In the eighties Tony began directing television shows which kept him busy for the next twenty years. Throughout his life he has pursued many forms of creativity: first as an actor, director, writer and producer, builder, woodworker, painter and sculptor. His talent lies in the area of modern sculpture, and one of his bronze pieces is on display in the courtyard garden of his TV Mom, Barbara Billingsley.
Joey Lawrence can currently be seen on the ABC Family sitcom “Melissa & Joey.”. Joey not only stars in the show, he also executive produces along with his costar Melissa Joan Hart. Lawrence first began working at age six on “Gimme a Break” and followed that show with another hit TV series, “Blossom,” in which he played Joey Russo. He has also appeared on “Dancing with the Stars” and the TLC series “Masters of Dance.” Music is his passion, and he released a self-titled debut album, which included the international hit single “Nothin’ My Love Can’t Fix.”
Ms. Lewis is one of Hollywood’s busiest actresses with more than 300 film and TV appearances to her credit. Her latest movies include Baggage Claim (Fox Searchlight) and two upcoming releases from Sony Pictures: Think Like A Man Too and The Wedding Ringer. Her uniquely recognizable voice is adored by Disney fans worldwide in animated roles such as “Flo” in Cars and as “Mama Odie” in The Princess and the Frog. Lewis delivered legendary performances as Tina Turner’s mother in What’s Love Got to Do With It and in The Preacher’s Wife as the mother of Whitney Houston’s character. For director Tyler Perry, Lewis created unforgettable characters in Madea’s Family Reunion and Meet the Browns. Her TV roles have ranged from regular appearances as “Aunt Helen” on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air to guest star roles on Friends, Boston Legal and Girlfriends. For six seasons, she portrayed “Lana Hawkins” on Lifetime’s hit series Strong Medicine.”
John McCook’s rugged good looks, magnetic charm and undeniable talent as an actor combine to make him the ideal Hollywood leading man. Of all the roles he has created on Broadway, in prime time and daytime television, his role as haute couture fashion designer Eric Forrester on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL has brought him the most acclaim. In 2001, his peers nominated him for an Emmy® for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Judi Evans started her soap career on CBS’s “Guiding Light” where she won a Daytime Emmy Award as Outstanding Supporting Actress. She moved on to NBC’s “Days of Our Lives”, where she portrayed the popular Adrienne Kiriakis . She then starred on “Another World”, winning the Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress and was nominated for two others. She starred in Getting Away with Murder: The JonBenet Ramsey Mystery. And then returned to “Days of Our Lives” in a dual role .
In 2008, Kate received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She has been playing the role of Esther Valentine on “The Young and the Restless” for 29 years. During the same time, she has been working as a United Airlines flight attendant. Since her brother-in-law was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), she has traveled throughout the country participating in ALS fundraisers and serving as the organization’s celebrity spokesperson. She is also active with the Los Angeles Mission and many AIDS charities. Kate has entertained with the USO, and visited troops in the US, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Korea and Guantanamo Bay.
Kristoff St. John joined “The Young and the Restless” in 1991 in the role of executive Neil Winters. He made his television debut at age seven in the sitcom series “That’s My Mama”, and continued to star in series such as “Charlie & Company”, “The Bad News Bears” and “The San Pedro Beach Bums”. His television credits include more than two dozen television guest starring roles. Throughout his career, St. John has worked with such legendary entertainers as Richard Pryor, Tony Orlando, Diahann Carroll, Jack Warden, James Earl Jones, Smokey Robinson, Irene Cara, Farrah Fawcett, Jon Voight, and had the distinction of playing the title role of Young Alex Haley in “Roots 2″, for which he won a Youth in Film award.
Osman joined the Marine Corps in 1967 and was commissioned upon graduation from Old Dominion College in 1969. His USMC service included a stint as commanding general, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (August 2002 to July 2004). During this assignment, he led a small Joint Task Force into Northern Iraq to coordinate political and military activities in that region during the Iraq war. Osman later served as the deputy commandant of the Marine Corps for Manpower and Reserve Affairs from July 2004 to August 2006. He retired on Oct. 1, 2006. He is currently the president and CEO of Toys of Tots.
Lucas garnered international attention as the creator of the wildly popular YouTube series “FRED;” which has more than 900 million views and over two million worldwide subscribers. The character was featured in 3 TV movies for Nickelodeon. He made his TV debut on the mega-hit series iCarly . He has also guest starred on Supah Ninjas and Disney Channel’s Hannah Montana. The Hollywood Reporter listed him as among the “50 Most Powerful Players in Digital Media” he won the Teen Choice Award in 2009 for “Most Popular Internet Star.”
Madison starred as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s long-lost daughter in “The Game Plan.” She played the President’s daughter on “Cory in the House” and guest-starred on the hit show, “Hannah Montana.” She has worked with some of the biggest names in the business, including Will Smith and Whoopi Goldberg. She has starred in several projects for Disney, including “The Search for Santa Paws” and a recurring character in “Lab Rats.” She also does voice work for animated programs. Currently Madison stars in “Life With Boys.” The series airs on Teen Nickelodeon & internationally in 86 countries around the world.
Emmy award-winning journalist Mark Steines hosts Hallmark Channel’s new “Home & Family”, the ultimate ‘how to’ show (premiering October 1, 2012). After more than 17 years on “Entertainment Tonight”, Steines and his co-host Paige Davis (“Trading Spaces”) will entertain and inform their audience daily with an array of entertaining and relevant lifestyle topics, celebrities and experts. From small town Iowa to the red carpets of Hollywood, three-time Emmy winner Steines has established himself as one of the most trusted and charismatic figures in entertainment news. During his tenure at “Entertainment Tonight” he interviewed 100′s of A-list actors, producers, musicians and athletes.
Melissa Joan Hart stars in the ABC Family sitcom “Melissa & Joey,” which she executives produces with costar Joey Lawrence. Hart first made her mark in television playing the title role in Nickelodeon’s “Clarissa Explains It All,” but is best known for her starring role in “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.” She also appeared on “Dancing with the Stars” and the ABC reality show “Tying the Knot,” about her marriage to musician Mark Wilkerson. She recently published her memoir, “Melissa Explains it All: Tales from My Abnormally Normal Life.”
Melissa Ordway plays Abby Newman on The Young and the Restless. She is probably best known for her role as Chloe Carter on the television series “Hollywood Heights” and has been seen on the big screen in movies such as “Ted”, “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone”, and “A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas.” She has had recurring roles on “90210”, “Cold Case”, “Melrose Place”, and “Privileged”, as well as guest starred on many TV shows.
Nia Peeples is a world renowned , actress/ director/ writer/ singer/ songwriter/ dancer/ martial artist/ motivational speaker/ humanitarian/ athlete/ adventurer/ mother/ wife who currently can be seen on the ABC Family smash hit, “Pretty Little Liars.” She’s also appeared on “ Walker Texas Ranger” and “The Young and the Restless,“ “Fame,” MTV, “The Party Machine with Nia Peeples,” and has numerous Billboard and Cashbox awards and nominations for her hit records. She gives much of her time to charitable organizations including the American Heart Association Mending Kids International.
Four-time Olympic champion Greg Louganis is widely considered the greatest diver in history. The only male to sweep both the 3m and 10m diving events in consecutive Olympic Games (’84 and ’88), Greg earned a total of 5 Olympic medals, 5 World Championship titles and 47 national titles (more than anyone in U.S. history).
Often remembered for striking his head on the springboard during the 1988 Olympics, Greg revealed his remarkable courage and tenacity when he returned to the competition shortly after and performed the highest scoring dive of the Games. The next day, he won the gold and secured his legacy.
In 1984, Greg received the AAU’s James E. Sullivan Award for outstanding achievements. The following year, he was inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. In 1987, he won the Jesse Owens Award. In 1993, he was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame. And in 1994, he was presented with the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Robert J. Kane Award. His 1995 autobiography, Breaking the Surface spent five weeks as the New York Times #1 best seller.
Currently, Greg is a mentor for the US Olympic diving team, a judge for the Red Bull Cliff Diving Tour, a dog agility competitor in National AKC and USDAA, and a motivational speaker. He is the subject of a feature-length documentary film,
Back on Board, and stars in both ABC’s Splash and Channel 7’s Celebrity Splash (Australia).
Season 7 winners of America’s Got Talent. Led by Richard Olate and his son Nicholas Olate, the Olate Dogs are a high-energy, fast-paced theatrical act filled with doggie friendly and amazing pet tricks. A third generation circus performer, Richard has been in the spotlight since he was 12. His dream to have his own dog variety show has come true as he currently has four completely different dog acts mostly composed of rescues dogs. The Olate Dogs can be seen at NBA halftimes and touring the country making kids of all ages laugh and smile.
Paris Berelc stars as Skylar Storm, a strong and independent teenage superhero who has lost all of her powers and is grappling with the prospect of being a “Normo,” in Disney XD’s live-action comedy series “Mighty Med.” Berelc began her career as a model when she was discovered at the local mall and has been featured in numerous ads including Sears, Kmart and Kohl’s. When she’s not acting, she enjoys gymnastics, skiing, paddle boarding, reading, singing and dancing.
Raini Rodriguez stars as Trish, Ally’s best friend who is in a perpetual search for the perfect job, in the Disney Channel comedy series “Austin & Ally.” She has guest starred in several television series including “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody,” “I’m in the Band,” “True Jackson,” and “Family of the Year.” Rodriguez made her feature film debut in “Paul Blart: Mall Cop,” where she starred as Kevin James’ daughter. She also starred in Disney’s hit feature film, “PROM” and was recently seen in “Girl In Progress” starring Eva Mendes and Patricia Arquette.
Sean Carrigan plays Dr. Stich Rayburn on “The Young & the Restless” He has appeared in a number of primetime series and films including “the Event,” “The Flip Side”, “Hart of Dixie,” and “Grey’s Anatomy.”
Sean stars as Al Quartmaine on ABC’s “General Hospital.” He is also the host of Kanan’s Rules, a weekly internet radio show broadcast.. Sean is also the author of The Modern Gentleman; Cooking and Entertaining with Sean Kanan. He started his career as the bad boy of Karate, Mike Barnes in Karate Kid III and went on to work with Coppola and Stone. Prior to GH, Sean starred on CBS “Bold and the Beautiful” and “Young and the Restless.”. Sean currently reoccurs on HLN’s Showbiz Tonight with AJ Hammer and FOX’s Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld.
Taylor Spreitler plays Lennox on the ABC Family comedy, “Melissa & Joey.” Spreitler is best known for her on NBC’s “Days of Our Lives” as teenage mother Mia. She’s appeared in numerous print ads and commercials, as well as an episode of “Law & Order: SVU.” Upcoming movies include Bethlehem, Category 5 and The Contractor.
Tristan Rogers appeared on “General Hospital” at the height of its popularity. He returned to the show as the beloved Robert Scorpio in 2006. In between guest appearances and movies came thick and fast . He also became heavily involved with The American Cinema Award Foundation. His new charity is Project Cuddle. This is a group that rescues abandoned babies and puts them with loving parents. It also guides pregnant teens through the difficult time of childbirth by setting them up in advance with parents who want to adopt their child.
Valerie Kathryn Harper is an American actress known for her roles as Rhoda Morgenstern in the 1970s television series The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off, Rhoda, and later as Valerie Hogan in Valerie.
Currently appearing in “Moms”
Daytime viewers know Wally from his run on “Days of our Lives,” where he plays Justin Kiriakis. He was voted Most Valuable Player on “General Hospital” by readers of Soap Opera Update magazine, and nominated as Hottest Male Star by Soap Opera Digest magazine. He is very active in the LA theatrical arena and writes and performs music with Christian Taylor. Their multiple albums have received critical praise from Billboard magazine and the duo won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Song for a song which aired on an episode of “General Hospital. “
William deVry plays Julian Jerome on “General Hospital.” He has been in “Bold and the Beautiful” and “All My Children where he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Daytime Drama Series. He also has won the award for Best Villian in 2003 and 2004 at the AMC Fan Luncheon. William has extensive credits in other TV series such as “Hemlock Grove” and “Stargate SG-1.”
Councilmember Tom LaBonge has served the 4th District since first being elected in 2001. Dubbed “Mr. L.A.” by Los Angeles Magazine, Mr. LaBonge is known for his infectious civic spirit and knowledge of Los Angeles. He has worked for the city for more than 35 years, having served on the staffs of Mayor Richard Riordan and the late City Council President John Ferraro. He currently serves on various committees including as Chair of the City Council’s Arts, Parks, Health and Aging Committee. Mr. LaBonge is also President of the Los Angeles Sister Cities, Inc., a non-profit organization that maintains connections between L.A. and its sister cities around the world
Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell was elected to represent Los Angeles’ 13th Council District in May of 2013. Prior to that, he served as a Field Deputy, District Director, and as Senior Advisor to Council President Eric Garcetti from 2002-2012.
He’s been active in community of Glassell Park since 1992, and had many accomplishments while servinc on staff of Councilmember Eric Garcetti; increasing public safety, helping small businesses, and general quality of life improvements across the district.
Congressman Adam B. Schiff represents California’s 29th Congressional District, including the communities of Alhambra, Altadena, Burbank, Glendale, Griffith Park, Monterey Park, Pasadena, San Gabriel, South Pasadena, and Temple City. During his tenure in Congress, Schiff has focused on bolstering national security, strengthening our communities, helping small businesses, and introducing a “Kids First” agenda of initiatives to improve education, safety, and health care for our kids. Schiff serves on the powerful House Appropriations Committee, which is responsible for setting all funding priorities for the federal government. He currently sits on the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee and the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee.