A Nashville native, Willa Fitzgerald relocated to New York upon graduating from Yale University. She recently wrapped the female lead of the Amazon series Reacher. She stars opposite Robert DeNiro and Jack Huston in the upcoming feature Wash Me in the River. Fitzgerald shared the screen with Nicole Kidman and Ansel Elgort in Warner Bros.’ The Goldfinch, directed by John Crowley. She led the cast of the USA series Dare Me, and starred in the "JJ Sneed" episode of the Netflix anthology series Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings. In the BBC America / PBS adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, Fitzgerald portrayed Meg March. She was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for her work in MTV's Scream. She recurred on Amazon's Alpha House and USA's Royal Pains, and starred in the UCP pilot #Fashionvictim, directed by Mark Waters. Additional television credits include Law & Order: SVU, Bull, Gotham, The Following, and Blue Bloods, as well as the pilots The Novice and Untitled Wall Street Project. Fitzgerald has appeared in several indie films, including Lucky McKee's Blood Money, opposite John Cusack, Freak Show, directed by Trudie Styler, and Jason Saltiel's Beach House. On stage, Willa starred in Michael Mitnick’s Spacebar: A Broadway Play By Kyle Sugarman, the Berkshire Theater Festival's production of The Cat and The Canary and was featured in Cow Play at the New York International Fringe Festival.
VONDIE CURTIS HALL
Vondie Curtis Hall is an Emmy Nominated actor and filmmaker, appearing on screen this fall in Focus Features’ Blue Bayou and Searchlight’s The Night House. Vondie is known for his roles on episodic shows like Chicago Hope, Netflix/Marvel’s Daredevil, Steven Bochco’s Cop Rock, and he earned an Emmy nomination for his guest performance in ER. In feature films, he’s performed in Harriet, One Good Cop, Passion Fish, Sugar Hill, Falling Down, Coming To America, Crooklyn, Drop Squad, Clear and Present Danger, The Mambo Kings, Eve’s Bayou, Die Hard 2, Turn It Up and William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet. Vondie's also an accomplished film and TV director (Gridlock’d, Glitter and Waist Deep), a board member of Film Independent, and he teaches filmmaking at NYU. He’s married to fellow award-winning filmmaker Kasi Lemmons. [please note: Vondie prefers not to have a hyphen between "Curtis" and "Hall" despite what IMDb says.]
A veteran of stage, TV and film, Richard Kind has performed in such films as Oscar®-winner Argo, Oscar®-winner Bombshell (as Rudy Giuliani), George Clooney’s Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, the Coen Brothers’ A Serious Man and Dan Mirvish’s Bernard and Huey. Richard is known to many for his roles in TV, including such hits as Spin City, Mad About You, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Red Oaks, The Goldbergs, Young Sheldon and Transparent. He is also a fan favorite on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and At Home with Amy Sedaris where he has appeared several times. As a voice actor, Kind has been a regular in the award-winning Pixar films, including A Bug’s Life, Cars, Cars 2, Toy Story 3 and perhaps most memorably as Bing Bong in Inside Out. Richard is a graduate of Northwestern University and Chicago’s Second City Theater. He was Tony nominated for his performance in The Big Knife and has also appeared on Broadway in such productions as The Producers, Bounce and The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife.
THE VOICE OF PRES. RICHARD NIXON
Bruce Campbell has starred in Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead series as well as the Spider-Man trilogy for Sony, The Coen Brothers’ The Hudsucker Proxy, John Carpenter’s Escape from L.A., Sky High, Congo, McHale’s Navy, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Cars 2 and Bubba Ho-Tep. Bruce directed himself in the indie film satire, My Name is Bruce. On TV, Bruce was critically acclaimed for his portrayal of President Ronald Reagan on FX’s Fargo. He has starred in Ash vs. Evil Dead, Burn Notice, The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., Jack of all Trades, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess. As an author, Campbell has written three best selling books, culminating with Hail to the Chin: The Further Confessions of a B-Movie Actor.
THE VOICE OF H.R. "BOB" HALDEMAN
Jon Cryer starred in such features as Big Time Adolescence, Pretty In Pink, Hot Shots, The Pompatus Of Love and Went To Coney Island On A Mission From God…Be Back By Five. Jon won two Emmy awards for his lead role on CBS' hit sitcom, Two And A Half Men, and was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his body of work. He's had recurring roles on such shows as NCIS, and recently appeared as Lex Luthor on Supergirl.
Alanna Saunders performed in Peter Pan LIVE! on NBC, and has appeared in the Broadway version of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the Roundabout Theatre Company's Scotland, PA, and Fiasco Theatre National Tour of Into the Woods. Alanna got her BFA in Musical Theatre at the University of Miami, and also trained in London at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Legendary filmmaker Lloyd Kaufman is best known as the cofounder of Troma Studios with his business partner Michael Herz. A graduate of Yale and classmate of Oliver Stone, Lloyd's experience as an actor and filmmaker go back to his partnership with John G. Avildsen making such films as Joe, Cry Uncle! and the Oscar-winning Rocky. Lloyd worked on such films as Saturday Night Fever, The Final Countdown and My Dinner with Andre. At Troma Studios, Lloyd has shepherded such acclaimed cult classics as The Toxic Avenger, Class of Nuke 'Em High, Tromeo and Juliet, Terror Firmer and Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D. Kaufman has appeared in cameos for his protégé James Gunn's films, including the upcoming third installment of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. Kaufman has written several indispensable filmmaking books and has been honored by film festivals around the world as well as institutions such as The Museum of Modern Art.
John Magaro has spent his career nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film, television, and theatre. This fall, he will be seen in the Warner Bros./New Line feature film, The Many Saints of New York, the prequel to The Sopranos that reunites him with David Chase, and in Lansky, where he plays Young Meyer Lansky opposite Harvey Keitel and Sam Worthington. Magaro is currently in production on A24's Past Lives, directed by Celine Song, and recently wrapped reteaming with Kelly Reichardt on her next feature Showing Up, where he shares the screen with Michelle Williams. John was nominated for a 2020 Gotham Award for Best Actor for his work in First Cow and was awarded Best Ensemble by the National Board of Review along with the cast of Paramount's The Big Short. Additional film credits include Sylvie's Lvoe, Overlord, Marshall, War Machine, The Finest Hours, Carol, Unbroken and Not Fade Away, for which he received a “Hollywood Spotlight Award” from the Hollywood Film Awards. On the small screen, John has made memorable appearances on Netflix's The Umbrella Academy and Orange is the New Black, and Amazon's Crisis in Six Scenes and Jack Ryan. Magaro was last seen on stage portraying Joe Papp in The Public Theater’s Illyria, and in the Broadway production of The Front Page.
Catherine Curtin, is widely known for her long- running role as Wanda Bell on Orange is the New Black, and her co-starring roles Claudia Henderson on Stranger Things, Joanne on Insecure and Sandy Langmore on Homeland. Cathy’s appeared in close to 70 films, including Bad Education, Red Pill, Worth, What Breaks the Ice, Kendra & Beth, Inside the Rain, The Half of It, First One In, The Artist’s Wife, Beauty Mark, Goldstar, The Light of the Moon, Crazy Famous, Breaking Brooklyn, Blush, Catfight, The Wolf of Wall Street, The Bourne Legacy, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and has received critical acclaim for her lead work in the recent sleeper hit Werewolves Within. On stage, she starred as Janis Joplin in the Off-Broadway hit, Love, Janis for which she received a Joseph Jefferson nomination. Additional TV roles were on Tommy, The Loudest Voice, Blacklist, Mindhunter, Bull and Surveillance. She won a SAG Award for Best Ensemble 2015 and 2016, OITNB, and was nominated SAG Award Best Ensemble 2018 Stranger Things. She has had numerous films at the Woodstock Film Festival.
Having studied theater at Brown and UCLA, Sullivan Jones starred in the record-setting 12 Tony Award-nominated Broadway hit Slave Play. Currently, Jones is filming a lead role in George Tillman’s feature Heart of a Lion, based on the life and boxing career of two-time heavyweight world boxing champion George Foreman, for Sony. He is also a series regular in Julian Fellowes’ upcoming new series for HBO, The Gilded Age, set in the robber barron era of New York society. Sullivan has acted in the miniseries, Halston, and shows The Politician, Parks and Recreation, Wu-Tang: An American Saga, The Blacklist, House of Cards, Blue Bloods, NCIS: New Orleans, The Good Fight and was a regular on The Looming Tower miniseries. On stage, he was nominated for a Bay Area Theater Critics Circle Award for his performance in TheaterWorks’ world- premiere production of Clementine in the Lower 9. Other stage productions he’s been in include Intimate Apparel, Romeo and Juliet, Woyzeck, Twelfth Night, 70 Scenes of Halloween, One Night in Miami... and Frankenstein. Sullivan also appears in the video game, NBA 2k17.
THE VOICE OF GEN. AL HAIG
Ted Raimi has performed in Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead series as well as the Spider-Man trilogy for Sony. Other film roles include appearances in Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, Drag Me to Hell, Oz the Great and Powerful, Darkman, Candyman, Intruder and The Grudge. On television, Ted had regular roles on Ash vs. Evil Dead, seaQuest DSV, Xena: Warrior Princess and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, as well as appeared on such series as Twin Peaks, ALF, Baywatch and Supernatural.
Claire Saunders has performed in Law & Order: SVU on NBC, Tell Me a Story for CBS All Access, The Good Cop for Netflix, as well as Nancy Meyers' The Intern for Warner Brothers. On stage, she has appeared in Cyrano at Goodspeed, School Girls; or the African Mean Girls Play at Round House Theatre, and The Skin of our Teeth at Berkshire Theatre Group. Claire got her BFA in Acting/Musical Theatre at Carnegie Mellon University.
Marija Abney has had a recurring role in the Disney/Marvel Cinematic Universe, appearing in Ryan Coogler's Black Panther, as well as Anthony and Joe Russo's Avengers: Infinity Wars and Avengers: Endgame as one of Wakanda's Dora Milaje. She has also appeared in such films as Kasi Lemmons' Black Nativity, Todd Strauss-Schulson's Isn't It Romantic, Curt Faudon's The Good Shepherds and on Netflix's Luke Cage as well as numerous stage roles. Marija got her BFA in Dance at The Ailey School/Fordham University, and MA in Performance Studies at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
CHRIS QUINTOS CATHCART
Chris Quintos Cathcart is a writer/actor/producer making her debut as a voiceover artist portraying Rose Mary Woods in the 18½-minute tapes. Chris studied theatre at Colgate University and performed in such theaters as New Conservatory Theatre Center of San Francisco, Impact Theatre in Berkeley, and Playwrights Center of San Francisco.