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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.
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 ...
RJ Mitte Photo by Bobby Quillard

You know actor RJ Mitte as Walt White Jr., a character with cerebral palsy, on AMC Network’s Breaking Bad which ran from 2008 – 2013. Seven years after the finale, ...
Lidya Jewett and Retta in Good Girls

Lidya Jewett is just 13 years old and already has been working her way to help the world become more knowledgeable about diversity in the entertainment field. It appears that ...
The Big Show Show with Paul Wight, Allison Munn, Reylynn Caster, Lily Brooks O'Briant and Juliet Donenfeld

Juliet Donenfeld,10 years old, is currently a leading lady on Netflix’s The Big Show Show with WWE star Paul Wight and That ‘70s Show’s Allison Munn. Juliet is no beginner ...
Neil Jackson Photo By Bernardo Doral

DC Universe Stargirl actor Neil Jackson didn’t realize something was missing in his early acting years – the ability to let loose and explore his characters. By taking the script ...
Raphael Sbarge Photo By Cameron Postforoosh

In this digital growing age, especially now with the downtime from COVID-19, accomplished actor, producer and director Raphael Sbarge suggests that this is an opportune time for us to make ...
Photo by Russll Baer

Jimmy Kimmel, Oprah Winfrey, Faruq Tauheed, Ellen DeGeneres, David Letterman, James Corden. Do you recognize all of the above names as television show hosts? You betcha’! We spun the Wheel ...
Jessica Frances Dukes_Feature

Ozark Actress Jessica Frances Dukes is in love…with theatre! The sparkle in Jessica’s eyes when talking about theatre is off the chart, and by off the chart, I mean, I ...
Phillip Lewitski Photo by Benjo Arwas

Actor Phillip Lewitski of Hulu’s Utopia Falls doesn’t leave any stone unturned. He takes his job seriously, as we all should, but even he has times where he’s just not ...
Good Trouble With Dhruv Uday Singh

Dhruv Uday Singh of Freeform’s Good Trouble is an actor, a serious comedian and an improv extraordinaire. In the acting world, improv, otherwise known as improvisation, “is a form of ...
Talent Agencies for Kids

Your child wants to be a performer. You go to the mall and pay big bucks for glamour shots, perhaps even hair and make-up for the photos. Then you hear ...
Leisha Hailey plays Alice Pieszecki in SHOWTIME's The L Word: Generation Q.

Did you know that actress Leisha Hailey had an influence on what her character, Alice Pieszecki, would be doing for a living in The L Word: Generation Q? Best known ...
Katee Sackhoff in Battlestar Galactica

Actor Katee Sackhoff wasn’t prepared for the fallout she received from fans of the original Battlestar Galactica TV series (1978) in which her character, Starbuck, was male and played by ...
Laura Vandervoort in Age of Dysphoria

Netflix V Wars Actress Laura Vandervoort says, “‘Fake it ’til you make it’ really is a bible in this business.” As an actor for over two decades, Laura Vandervoort has ...
Tricia Helfer in Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica actor Tricia Helfer played the unforgettable incarnations of character Number Six. Currently, Tricia is in two back-to-back shows which premiered at the same time: Shudder Network’s Creepshow and Syfy’s Van ...
Adrian Martinez. Photo By Tommaso Boddi. Getty Images for IMDb. 2019.

ABC actor, Stumptown’s Adrian Martinez, has muddled blurred lines in more ways than one. First, he has tested the boundaries of being an actor by becoming an actor who also ...
Marcus Zane. Photo by Russell Baer.

The CW’s Riverdale Actor Marcus Zane balances life between his hometown of Vancouver, Canada and Los Angeles, CA. It’s not easy just picking up, sometimes at a moment’s notice, to ...
Brett Cullen

Joker Actor Brett Cullen has what we, as actors, strive for: a long, distinguished acting career which consists of actual acting. Brett Cullen, who played Batman’s father Thomas Wayne in ...
Rebecca Metz as Tressa in Better Things. Photo by Jessica Brooks / FX.

Actor Rebecca Metz took a controversial role which, unbeknownst to her at the time, was the key to catapulting her career to the next level. The risk Rebecca accepted in ...