Mira Sorvino won an Academy Award®, Golden Globe Award, Critics' Choice Award, National Board of Review, and New York Film Critics Circle citations for her performance in Woody Allen's MIGHTY APHRODITE. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for HUMAN TRAFFICKING as well as ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION. She also earned an Emmy and Golden Globe nomination for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in the HBO film Norma Jean and Marilyn. The acclaimed actress continues to impress on screen with her eclectic film roles, as well as devote her time as a UN Goodwill Ambassador to combat Human Trafficking. Mira currently stars in BBC America's thriller Intruders and Steven Spielberg's hit TNT sci-fi series Falling Skies. Her films include UNION SQUARE, LIKE DANDELION DUST, PERFECT SISTERS, SPACE WARRIORS, TRADE OF INNOCENTS, ANGELS' CREST, MULTIPLE SARCASMS, RESERVATION ROAD, QUIZ SHOW, SUMMER OF SAM, THE TRIUMPH OF LOVE, BARCELONA, REPLACEMENT KILLERS, MIMIC, SWEET NOTHING, AT FIRST SIGHT, BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, THE GREY ZONE, LULU ON THE BRIDGE, and AMONGST FRIENDS, for which she was also an associate producer. She produced LISA PICARD IS FAMOUS and was an associate producer of the documentary FREEDOM TO HATE, which tackled anti-Semitism in the former Soviet Union. Born in Manhattan, Mira is the daughter of veteran actor Paul Sorvino and is married to actor/writer Chris Backus—they have four lovely children.
Sean Astin is well known for playing the title role in the critically acclaimed RUDY, for his film debut as Mikey in Steven Spielberg's THE GOONIES, and for playing the beloved Sam Gamgee in the Academy Award® winning LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy. Sean is the son of award-winning actress Patty Duke and acclaimed actor John Astin. At age 9, Sean starred with his mother in the after-school TV special Please Don't Hit Me, Mom. He followed that with his film debut in THE GOONIES, and he's enjoyed a steady stream of roles since then, including TOY SOLDIERS, WHERE THE DAY TAKES YOU, and the Showtime movie Harrison Bergeron. Sean directed and co-produced (with his wife Christine) the short film KANGAROO COURT, which was nominated for an Academy Award® in the best short film category in 1995. Sean is very active politically and has served in two non-partisan Presidential appointments. Sean also hosts a live weekly two-hour bipartisan political radio talk show, "Vox Populi Radio," which was made possible by a successful crowd-funding campaign. He wrote a bestselling memoir called There and Back Again.
Alexa PenaVega has been acting since the age of four when she landed the role of Burt Reynolds's daughter in Evening Shade. She became known worldwide in 2001 with her role as Carmen Cortez in the first SPY KIDS movie; she appeared in all four installments. She has also appeared in other Robert Rodriquez films as well as numerous other theatrical releases. She narrated the documentary series, Mary Kay Inspiring Stories, which raises awareness and works to eliminate domestic violence. She most recently starred in the Lifetime movie, The Pregnancy Project. Alexa's other recent credits include the movies WICKED BLOOD, THE REMAINING, and 23 BLAST. Currently, Alexa is seen guest starring on CW's hit The Tomorrow People, and she wrapped production on the ABC hit series Nashville. She earned numerous awards for her role in FROM PRADA TO NADA. Her Broadway credits include the Tony Award-winning Hairspray.
His portrayal of West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's MALCOLM X first attracted attention to Delroy Lindo's considerable talents. Since then, his star has been on the rise. The son of Jamaican parents, Delroy was born and raised in England before moving to Canada and then the U.S. in his teens. He landed his first film role in MORE AMERICAN GRAFFITI. Over the next ten years, Delroy worked on stage, including his 1982 debut on Broadway in Master Harold and the Boys. In 1988, he earned a Tony Award nomination for Come and Gone. His film roles include: CROOKLYN, GET SHORTY, CLOCKERS, A LIFE LESS ORDINARY, and FEELING MINNESOTA. He also played baseball player Leroy "Satchel" Paige in SOUL OF THE GAME, for which he won a NAACP Image Award nomination. His television includes a guest role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Andrea Logan White grew up in a small town in Illinois and moved to California after high school. She caught the acting bug while taking a theatre class in college, and jumped into modeling and acting soon afterward. She fell completely into the Hollywood lifestyle until, in the midst of emptiness and desperation, she hit rock bottom and cried out to God. She became a Christian in 2001 and stopped auditioning and acting while praying for God's will. She met her future husband, David A.R. White during this time and in 2003, she returned to acting in the Christian film SIX: THE MARK UNLEASHED. Her early roles also include MY DATE WITH DREW and THE MOMENT AFTER 2. Pregnant with her first child, she co-produced HIDDEN SECRETS in 2006. Acting roles since then have included HOLYMAN UNDERCOVER, SARAH'S CHOICE, IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE, MARRIAGE RETREAT, ME AGAIN, and MOMS' NIGHT OUT. Her heart is to glorify God in the gifts and talents that He has blessed her with.
Few women in the past three decades have lit up the American imagination like actress, musician, author, producer, model, and beauty queen Cybill Shepherd who has tackled these roles with an indomitable spirit making her a female icon to an entire generation. Born and raised in Memphis, Cybill won Model of the Year in 1968. She made her film debut in 1971 in the highly acclaimed THE LAST PICTURE SHOW, which led to starring roles in THE HEARTBREAK KID, DAISY MILLER, TAXI DRIVER, CHANCES ARE, and TEXASVILLE, to name a few. Cybill has starred in number of independent features, including SHE'S FUNNY THAT WAY, which reunited her with director Peter Bogdanovich. Cybill has starred in three television series: The Yellow Rose, Moonlighting, and Cybill, winning three Golden Globe awards and an Emmy nomination along the way. Other television credits include the Hallmark Channel's Mrs. Washington Goes to Smith, and guest appearances on Law & Order: SVU, Psyche, and Hot In Cleveland, among many others. Cybill made her Broadway debut in 2012 in the revival of Gore Vidal's political masterpiece The Best Man. In 2008, she starred in the one woman show Curvy Widow. Cybill started singing with her church choir at age eight, and began studying voice at sixteen. She has recorded eleven albums. In 2000, Cybill released her memoir, Cybill Disobedience.
Lee Majors is an actor of international importance, a Television/Motion picture icon, and an all-around good guy. Majors started his television career in “The Big Valley,” going on to “The Men From Shiloh,” to “Owen Marshall Counselor At Law,” to “The Six Million Dollar Man,” to “The Fall Guy,” to “Tour of Duty,” to “Raven,” and countless Television appearances on many series, specials, award shows and movies. He began his film career with “Will Penny” starring opposite Charlton Heston.
Majors recently completed filming the feature “Almosting It” and starts filming on two feature films this summer, in addition to a lineup of several other films and television shows to be filmed in 2015/2016.
In March 2015, Lee can be seen in the theatrical film “Do You Believe?” by Pure Flix, where he stars opposite Mira Sorvino, Cybill Shepherd, and Ted McGinley.
Lee was an avid athlete while in college, along with performing all of his own stunts on his television shows. He is married to Faith Majors the love of his life.
Theodore Martin (Ted) McGinley was born in Newport Beach, California. He is perhaps best known for his long-running roles in the television series Happy Days, The Love Boat, Dynasty, Married With Children, and The West Wing. Formerly a male model, McGinley was spotted by a casting director after appearing in GQ magazine, and was subsequently offered the role of Roger Phillips in Happy Days. The veteran television star is no stranger to film either, having appeared in a string of features including YOUNG DOCTORS IN LOVE, REVENGE OF THE NERDS, WAYNE'S WORLD 2, MAJOR LEAGUE: BACK TO THE MINORS, and PEARL HARBOR.
From playing the daughter of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in Disney's hit film THE GAME PLAN, to playing a cheerleader in Teen Nick's series, Life With Boys, Madison Pettis has grown up in front of America's eyes. At age six, after a string of commercials in her home state of Texas, she made her first TV appearance on the PBS television series, Barney & Friends. At age 7, Madison arrived in Los Angeles, appearing as a guest star on Jericho. Madison then became the youngest Disney Channel star, playing the role of Sophie, the President's daughter, on Cory in the House for two seasons. Other Disney projects include The Search for Santa Paws, Lab Rats, and a guest role on Hannah Montana. She also appeared in the TV movie, Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa. Madison has expanded her talents to include animation voiceover work, including roles in Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Phineas & Ferb, and Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 and 3.
Former linebacker Brian "Boz" Bosworth only played three seasons in NFL, but during that period he made plenty of headlines for a mixture of reasons. When he was forced to retire due to a chronic shoulder injury, he began a new career as action star in cinema. Brian's first film was the fiery action film STONE COLD. Brian's performance alongside a cast of high-quality actors and the film received positive reviews. Interestingly, it was several years before he made another movie. Once he began again, he has appeared in a string of tough-guy roles in independent films, including MIDNIGHT HEAT and BACK IN BUSINESS. Perhaps his best-known film is THE LONGEST YARD.
Tracy Lindsey Melchior began acting in high school and continued at Colorado State University. Her passion for acting led her to Los Angeles where she immediately landed several commercials. She has also guest-starred on various television shows. Tracy has had a successful soap opera career with roles on Sunset Beach, One Life to Live, and currently The Bold and the Beautiful. She has recently done several independent films such as HIDDEN SECRETS, HARLEY'S HILL, and REVELATION ROAD. Tracy has appeared on Good Morning America and Larry King Live advocating for causes she believes in. She also authored the testimonial book Breaking the Perfect 10 and is a hockey correspondent for FoxSports West. She lives near Los Angeles with her husband and two sons.
With distinguished roles in a variety of projects, Joseph Julian (JJ) Soria brings memorable characters to life. He was on Lifetime's top-rated series Army Wives. His latest film, CAMP X-RAY, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. His previous Sundance Film, FILLY BROWN, premiered in 2012 to rave reviews. His other Sundance films include ALL SHE CAN, HIGH SCHOOL, and HAMLET 2. JJ's work in MISSION PARK was called a "fine performance" by Variety. He will soon be seen in SUPERFAST, a spoof of car-chase films. Other upcoming releases include TEN CENT PISTOL and EVERY HERO'S DREAM. Past film roles have included FAST AND FURIOUS; CRANK: HIGH VOLTAGE; HIGH SCHOOL,;and ALL SHE CAN. JJ has had numerous featured guest spots on popular television shows including Dexter, The Shield, CSI: Miami, Sons of Anarchy, The Closer, Bones and Southland. In his spare time, JJ contributes to causes that are close to his heart, including the Wounded Warriors Program and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Following her reign as Miss Colombia, Valerie Dominguez moved into acting as the star of the Colombian network series Hasta Que La Plata Nos Separe. Wanting to grow in her profession, Valerie moved to the United States to formally study acting. She moved back to Colombia and starred in the internationally successful GENTLEMEN PREFER US DUMB for Sony Latin America. Not satisfied with the roles she was being offered after that film, she moved to Los Angeles to continue her studies and to pursue deeper and more meaningful roles. Valerie speaks fluent Spanish and Italian after living in Italy for six years. DO YOU BELIEVE? is her first feature film for the U.S.
Senyo Amoaku is a dynamic artist skilled in acting, composing, screen writing, and production. His credits range from several national commercials to network drama and comedy, to big-budget action films and independent films. He has been directed by icons such as Sly Stallone, Kerry Prior, Claudio Faeh, The Wayans Bros, Jim Burrows, Allan Arkush, Steven Depaul, Michael Soloman and many more. Born in Dayton, Ohio, raised in San Diego, Senyo is first generation American as both of his parents are natives of Africa. A trained stage performer and composer, Senyo has been nominated for numerous stage and theatre awards and has performed alongside the likes of The Black Eyed Peas, Pharcyde, The Nappy Roots, Tha Liks, Method Man, Ludacris, Krs-One, and many more.
Mavrick Von Haug is a name UFC fans have celebrated for nearly a decade, when he was known as the infamous "Soul Collector." This 5-year championship title-holder in the light-heavyweight division leveraged his wrestling fame into a film career. Mavrick chose to hone his acting career in faith-based films, including REVELATION ROAD: THE SEA OF GLASS AND FIRE and REVELATION ROAD: THE BEGINNING OF THE END. DO YOU BELIEVE? is Mr. Von Haug's third film collaboration with Brian Bosworth, who also starred in both of the REVELATION ROAD movies.
Delpaneaux (pronounced Del-puhn-o) is a U.S. citizen of African descent, who was raised in Sierra Leone. Delpaneaux's father is Afro-Cuban and his mother is from Sierra Leone. When he returned to the United States as a teenager he fell in love with football, medicine, and acting. He was a wide receiver at San Diego State and Whittier College and had plans to follow in his father's footsteps as a doctor, but he gave it up for his love of acting. Since moving to Los Angeles, Delpaneaux has become an active presence in theater, television, and film. In 2009, Delpaneaux was in the Lifetime film, Chasing a Dream. Delpaneaux has also appeared on TV in The E-Ring, Las Vegas, and General Hospital. His film work includes a lead role in DARKTOWN, along with AMERICAN BLEND and LIMBO LOUNGE.
Liam Matthews has been performing on stage and in film for more than twenty years. His standout theater productions include To Kill a Mocking Bird, Scapino, Return to the Forbidden Planet, Chaps, Much Ado About Nothing, Dancing at Lughnasa, and Lost in Yonkers. His most recent film credits include BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE; ISRA 88; MICKEY MATSON AND THE COPPERHEAD CONSPIRACY; THE BOOK OF DANIEL; JERUSALEM COUNTDOWN; WAR PRAYER; and DO YOU BELIEVE? in which he plays Bobby. He graduated from Hope College where he played on the ice hockey team and received his MFA from the University of Michigan. He is an avid cyclist, visual artist, and a founding member of 10 West Studios and EMC Productions.
A native of San Fernando Valley, California, Makenzie showed her desire to entertain others at a very young age. She earned her first professional job at age five—a commercial. She went on to many more commercial and print jobs. Makenzie has worked on TV shows CSI and About A Boy. She has also appeared in indie films, including BREAKING WIND. In her spare time, Makenzie works on perfecting her gymnastics and playing with her friends and older sister. She loves her dog Pickles and hopes to someday be a veterinarian.
With his Billboard Top-20 hits, people have fallen in love with Shwayze's breezy melodies and smooth rhymes. His latest release, Shwayze Summer, captures his essence; the first single, “Love Is Overrated,” has more than two million streams and is a fan favorite. With an MTV reality show, four full-length albums, and countless tours under his belt, Shwayze is on a mission to make the whole world feel good! In working toward his goal, Shwayze has put Feel Good Entertainment, the independent label he launched in 2010, into full force. This allows him the freedom to make the music that he wants and offers up-and-coming artists a chance to realize their dreams as well.