Thursday, October 22, 2009

Cast Mini Bios

Robert Pattinson – Actor (English) He is portraying Tyler Hawkins. He started acting as an amateur with the Barnes Theater Company in Barnes, England. Best Known Role – Edward Cullen in the Twilight Series. Rob won Best Actor at the Strasbourg International Film Festival for his role as Art in How to Be (2008).

Emilie de Ravin – Actor (Australian). She is portraying Ally Craig. She studied acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Australia. Best known role – Claire on ABC’s Lost. Emilie shared in the win of the SAG award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Lost. (2006).

Pierce Brosnan - Actor (Irish). He is portraying Tyler’s father Charles Hawkins. He studied theater at the Drama Center of London. Best known role - Bond, James Bond. Pierce has been twice nominated for the Golden Globe best actor award, once for his role as Robert Gould Shaw in Nancy Astor (1982) and once for his role as Julian Noble in The Matador (2005).

Lena Olin – Actor (Swedish). She is portraying Tyler’s mother Diane Hirsch. She studied acting at Sweden’s National Academy of Dramatic Arts. Best known role – Irina Derevko on ABC’s Alias. Lena has been nominated for an Academy Award for the role in Enemies – A Love Story (1989), a BAFTA Award for her role in Chocolat (2000), and an Emmy Award for her role in Alias (2001).

Chris Cooper – Actor (American). He is portraying police sergeant and Ally’s father Neil Craig. He began acting in the local Kansas City theater, the Barn Players; he was formally educated at the University of Missouri’s school of drama. Best Known Role – Col. Frank Fitts USMC in American Beauty (1999). Chris won both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for his role as John Larouche in Adaptation (2002).

Tate Ellington – Actor (American). He is portraying Tyler’s best friend Aidan. Best Known Role – Oliver Hunt in the Elephant King (2006).

Ruby Jerins – Actor (American). She is portraying Tyler’s little sister Caroline Hawkins. Best Known Role – Grace Peyton on Showtime’s Nurse Jackie.

Gregory Jbara – Actor (American). He is portraying Tyler’s step-father Les Hirsch. He completed his BFA in acting at the Juilliard School. Best Known Role – Jackie Elliot in the Broadway play Billy Elliot. Gregory won the Tony Award (2009) for his role as Jackie Elliot.

Kate Burton - Actor (American). She is portraying Janine, Charles Hawkins's assistant. She studied acting at the Yale University School of Drama. Best Known Role - Ellis Grey on the ABC TV Series Grey's Anatomy. She has been nominated for three Tony Awards, two for Best Leading Actress and once for Best Featured Actress.

Peyton Roi List - Actor (American) She is portraying Samantha, the mean girl who bullied Caroline. In addition to being an actor, she is a successful model. She played her first role when she was four. She is the StarPower Ambassador for the Children’s Starlight Foundation.

For a more in depth look at each actor, please check out the cast spotlights:

Robert Pattinson Part 1
Emilie de Ravin
Pierce Brosnan Part 1
Lena Olin
Chris Cooper
Tate Ellington Part 1
Tate Ellington Part 2
Ruby Jerins Part 1
Ruby Jerins Part 2
Gregory Jbara
Kate Burton
Peyton List


Anonymous said...

You missed Peyton List
Also recently in "Sorcerer's Apprentice"

kat said...

Do you know where I could find additional bio info on Peyton?

Anonymous said...

You can find some info on Peyton and her brother here:

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