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Ilana Rapp is a media-savvy Generation Xer with instinctive wit, quick humor and a taste for deep human emotions. As a former (child) actress with Broadway, film and television credits, she is adept at, well, lots of things. She currently blogs on The Huffington Post and writes entertainment pieces for NYCastings. She is a huge fan of the television show V. Ask her why her favorite number is 22. Follow Ilana on Twitter @LizardLadyNJ.
Zoë Tapper. Photo by Jon Holloway.

Zoë Tapper plays bisexual character Kate in the very anticipated Netflix series The One. The filming of The One was done a little differently than what actors are used to, ...
Griffin Santopietro of Netflix's Cobra Kai

Cobra Kai actor Griffin Santopietro realizes that patience is important in show business, as well as in life. When an actor books a series or film that gets the attention ...
Bonnie Bartlett and Michael Landon in Little House on the Prairie

Actress Bonnie Bartlett is considered one of the greats. Currently age 91 years, Bonnie has seen the entertainment world change considerably over the past 60 years. Yet some things, like ...
Photo by Sheri Angeles, Hair: DaRico Jackson, Makeup: Shannon Pezzetta,
Stylist: Lisa Marie Cameron, Asst stylist: Anna Lownes

Actress Tamara Bass wants women to know that they should stop asking for permission to create – and to make opportunities when none exist. Tamara Bass stars in the film, ...
Dedee Pfeiffer. Photo courtesy of  ABC / Kharen Hill

ABC’s Big Sky Actress Dedee Pfeiffer has a message for all actors: Don’t apologize for growing older! In this interview, right here, right now, Dedee Pfeiffer settles the age-old dispute ...
Jordan Kristine Seamón. Photo by Yannis Drakoulidis / HBO

How did teen actor Jordan Kristine Seamón take on the most difficult scene for her in HBO’s We Are Who We Are? How do actors make us believe that what ...
Richard Lawson

Richard Lawson went from military war soldier to actor to founder of Richard Lawson Studios where people come to learn the business of acting which includes traditional scene study, exercises, ...
Sarah Douglas as Ursa in Superman II

Sarah Douglas, who played the Kryptonian anti-superhero Ursa in Superman and Superman II, had no idea that 42 years later, she’d still be approached on the street by fans wanting ...
Madison Taylor Baez in Netflix's Selena: The Series

Netflix’s Young Selena, 9 year old Madison Taylor Baez, sure packs a pint-sized punch! Madison Taylor Baez had to learn to sing in Spanish in order to play her role ...
Ellen Hollman. Photo courtesy of Global Digital Releasing. Bjoern Kommerell

Matrix 4 and STARZ’ Spartacus action actress Ellen Hollman is an Army of One this December. We got a special inside look at what it’s like for Ellen Hollman to ...
Actor and Comedian Matty Cardarople

Actor and comedian Matty Cardarople is a recognizable face with words of wisdom for his fellow actors – Take charge of your career. Most recently, you can see Matty on ...
Cassie and Sabrina Glow - Kid Voiceover Artists

Sisters Cassie and Sabrina Glow, aka the Glow Girls, have been doing voiceover work since they were little tots. Now, at ages 14 and 12, the Glow Girls have over ...
Diane Franklin Amityville II The Possession

Dude. Actress Diane Franklin is to acting as Maxwell House is to coffee. Let’s face it – there are certain staples we just have to have in the house such ...
Photo by Mellins Photography

Actor Chase Tang can be seen in the upcoming Netflix series Jupiter’s Legacy. Being an actor is a grueling job and can take a lot out of you. It’s important ...
Ashley Ganger of Netflix's Grand Army

23 year old actor Ashley Ganger of Netflix’s Grand Army booked her starring role with no prior acting experience. How, how, how??? And what was going through her mind during ...
Kids Talent Agencies - DirectSubmit

Kerri Krilla, the Vice President of NY Print and Youth Commercial / Voiceover at CESD Talent Agency, is one of New York’s top Youth Agents. (Readers, if you’re as excited ...
THE BLACKLIST's Laila Robins as Katarina Rostova. Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC

LAILA ROBINS, who portrays the character of often misunderstood, ruthless KGB double agent Katarina Rostova in NBC’s The Blacklist says, “The readiness is ALL”. What does Laila mean, exactly? Well, ...
Zach Avery

Zach Avery shares his work ethic on how he got to L.A. and climbed the ranks of the working actor. When you have a dream, a passion, your focus should ...
Photo Courtesy of Terry Berland

Actors, today you’ll read how to get on a Casting Director’s radar. Four prominent Casting Directors; four different perspectives on casting. We interviewed four CDs who work with different types ...
Gregg Daniel in For Life

Where can I start with Gregg Daniel, an actor and director who has done it all? Currently, Gregg portrays Easley Barton in 50 Cent’s For Life, which is about a ...

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