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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.
Nicholas Alexander Chavez. Photo Courtesy of ABC

General Hospital actor Nicholas Alexander Chavez has been cast as the troubled teenager Spencer Cassadine. 22 years old and new to daytime, a fun fact is that Nicholas has been ...
Rosie Day - Photo by Faye Thomas

Rosie Day is a name you can put to the face. You’ll recognize her as series regular Mary Hawkins from the hit show Outlander. With two more projects in the ...
Ewan Horrocks

Teenage actor Ewan Horrocks is making a name for himself, having just finished filming the British television series The Last Kingdom. You can catch up on the previous seasons on Netflix. ...
Gabrielle, Joxer & Xena of Xena: Warrior Princess

Some actors tend to believe that if they are charismatic, they will win the audition room over and get the part. While that may be somewhat eensy teensy true, the ...
Pyper Braun. Photos by Brandin Shaeffer.

Being a kid in show business is not an easy task. Just ask seven year old Pyper Braun, who stars on the Netflix series Country Comfort, which came to a ...
Connie Giordano. Photo by Ken Volpe.

Actress Connie Giordano, who can be currently seen in Mare of Easttown with Kate Winslet and Jean Smart, was super enthused to learn she’d be working side-by-side with actors she’s ...
Jesse Kove. Photo Credit Jake Isham

Jesse Kove plays the varsity Captain bully, David, in Netflix’s Cobra Kai, who bullies the younger version of John Kreese (the adult character John Kreese was introduced in the 1984 ...
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 ...