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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.
Marc Singer

Actor Marc Singer has a strong work ethic. He treats every project with the same dignity and respect, no matter how big or small the role. It’s that intensity that ...
Raechelle Banno Photo by Mollie Rose

Pilot Season can really take a toll on you. Just ask actor Raechelle Banno, who plays the lead character ‘Ruby Landry’ on the upcoming Lifetime event series, V.C. Andrews’ Ruby, ...
Reggie Lee. Photo: Tina Thorpe/2019 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Actor Reggie Lee, who stars in CBS’s All Rise, is part of the Asian community, being Filipino American. Sometimes casting calls for a certain ethnicity and sometimes casting sends out ...
Amy Manson in HBO's The Nevers. Photo Credit HBO / Keith Bernstein

Actor Amy Manson plays one of the most interesting characters in HBO’s original series, The Nevers. Being in all of the episodes certainly makes for a grueling schedule. That, coupled ...
Aadila Dosani. Photo Credit Farrah Aviva.

The CW’s Nancy Drew actress, Aadila Dosani, is a “yes” person. Opportunities are out there and Aadila wants you to take every single one that comes along your way. You ...
Andrene Ward-Hammond. Photo by Wesley Volcy.

Showtime’s Your Honor actor Andrene Ward-Hammond certainly knows how to ham things up on screen. Have you heard that saying “Bigger is better”? Well… let’s just say Andrene takes exploring ...
Han Soto. Photo by Josh Stringer.

Netflix actor, Han Soto, who is in Season 3 of Cobra Kai, has a great philosophy on life which helps him through the grueling audition process. Whether you’re new to ...
Aliyah O'Brien - Photographer: Kristine Cofsky, Stylist: Jaralin Detienne, Hair and Makeup: Swank Makeup Artistry

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow actress Aliyah O’Brien is passionate about spreading love, and it shows in her work. The ability to naturally shine has a magnetic result on people, especially ...
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 ...