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Wendie Malick is best known for her roles as Judith Tupper Stone in Dream On, Victoria Chase in Hot in Cleveland, and as Nina Van Horn in Just Shoot Me!, for which she was nominated for two Primetime Emmys and a Golden Globe Award, as well as her recurring role as Ronee Lawrence on the final season of Frasier. Malick has been in a number of films, and has made over 50 guest appearances on television shows, made for television movies, and as a voice actress. Recent theatre productions include Off-B’way: North Shore Fish, Burleigh Grimes; Los Angeles: Questa, Round Trip, Santaland Diaries, Vagina Monologues, The Underpants (Geffen). Regional: The Guys, Don’t Blame Me, I Voted For Helen Gahagan Douglas, Blithe Spirit, Closure, What Is the Cause of Thunder. As of 2020, she stars as the voice of Eda Clawthorne on the Disney animated series The Owl House.
Best known for his starring role as Dr. Richard Webber on the ABC medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy, and for his supporting role as Deputy Director Alvin Kersh on The X-Files, James Pickens Jr started his professional acting career at the Roundabout Theatre in New York City. Pickens moved to the West Coast and began his Hollywood career playing Zack Edwards on the soap opera Another World from 1986 to 1990. He went on to have recurring roles on Curb Your Enthusiasm, The West Wing, Roseanne, The Practice, Beverly Hills, 90210, JAG, Six Feet Under and Roseanne. On film, Pickens has over 25 films under his belt, including the role of Stevens, head of NASA, in Disney’s comedy RocketMan, as Walter Payne in How Stella Got Her Groove Back, and as Mr. Brock in 42.
Hal Linden is an American actor, singer and musician whose career has spanned more than 65 years with memorable roles on stage, television, in film and a cabaret-style variety show that he tours nationally. Linden is perhaps best known for his portrayal of police precinct captain Barney Miller in the hit television series that aired on ABC from 1975-1982, earning multiple Golden Globe and Emmy nominations for his work. Linden made his Broadway debut in 1957 in the musical Bells Are Ringing opposite Judy Holliday and later starred in the 1962 Off Broadway revival of Cole Porter’s 1930s hit Anything Goes. To date, he has performed in more than 20 Broadway and Off Broadway productions. His stage credits include On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, The Pajama Game, The Sisters Rosenswieg, A Christmas Carol, Tuesdays With Morrie, I’m Not Rappaport, Chicago, Cabaret and The Rothschilds, for which he won the 1971 Tony Award for Best Actor In A Musical.
With over 100 films like Searching for Bobby Fischer, The Godfather Part 3, and Liberty Heights to name a few, Joe has proven his versatility as an actor and his passion for the art. After making his Broadway debut in Stephen Schwartz's musical of Studs Terkel's Working, Joe was awarded the Tony and Joseph Jefferson Award for his acclaimed performance as cynical real-estate agent Richard Roma in David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross. Always the baseball fan, Joe also conceived and co-wrote the Off-Broadway play Bleacher Bums, inspired by countless afternoons watching the Chicago Cubs play in Wrigley Field. Joe is no stranger to television either. Whether it’s an award winning TV movie like, a critically acclaimed series, or as the star of the long running hit show Criminal Minds, it seems like it’s hard not to turn on the TV and see Joe. Celebrating over 40 years in show business, Joe shows no signs of slowing down.
In film, Carolyn's breakthrough role was in "Enemy Mine" with Dennis Quaid. Other credits include Woody Allen's "Whatever Works," "You Know My Name" with Sam Elliott, and "A Simple Twist of Fate" with Steve Martin. On TV she played district attorney Rita Fiore in "Spenser: For Hire" and appeared as the holodeck simulation Minuet in "11001001" in "Star Trek: The Next Generation," and later as Minuet Riker in a fantasy-alternate universe "Future Imperfect". A role she would become known for is that of Dr. Elizabeth Olivet on "NBC's Law & Order." She has also been a guest star on "Madam Secretary," "Elementary," "Blue Bloods," "Judging Amy," "The Practice," "Body of Proof," "Cold Case," "Homicide: Life on the Street," and "LA Law." Stage credits include: Eve-olution at the Cherry Lane, Dinner with Friends, Oedipus, Ancestral Voices, The Donahue Sisters, Family Furniture, Vanya, Sonya, Masha and Spike, What I Did Last Summer, and The Open House (Lucille Lortel nomination, Drama Desk Award).
Peter Scolari is best known for his roles as Michael Harris on Newhart, for which he received three Emmy nominations, and Henry Desmond in Bosom Buddies. He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his recurring role as Tad Horvath on Girls. On Brodway, Scolari has appeared in Wicked, Sly Fox, Hairspray, and Lucky Guy, which reunited him with his Bosom Buddies co-star Tom Hanks. Scolari also appeared Off Broadway in Old Man Joseph and His Family, The Exonerated, In the Wings, The Music Man, and White's Lies.
Saul Rubinek was born in a refugee camp in Germany, where his father ran a Yiddish Repertory Theatre company. Saul started his professional career as a child actor in theater and radio in Canada. By the time he was 20, he was a member of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival company in Stratford, Ontario and, later, was a co-founder, actor and director of Theatre Le Hibou, Theatre Passe-Muraille and Toronto Free Theatre. He got his early training in film and television as an actor for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Saul started working in the United States as an actor at the Public Theater in New York. Rubinek's work on U.S. and Canadian television, film and theater spans four decades. Rubinek directed the films Jerry and Tom in 1998. He also was producer on the film in partnership with his wife, Elinor Reid. The film was an official entry in competition at Sundance in 1998. He also directed the features Club Land (2001) (TV) and Bleacher Bums (2001). Rubinek directed, and his wife and partner Elinor Reid produced the award-winning indie film Cruel But Necessary (2005). Penguin Books published (1987) Rubinek's non-fiction book, "So Many Miracles", an account of his parents' survival growing up in Poland during World War II. He wrote and produced an award-winning documentary (1988) of the same title, So Many Miracles (1987), for CBC and PBS which chronicles his parents' reunion with the people who saved their lives during the Holocaust. Rubinek wrote the play "Terrible Advice", which was produced in 2011 in London by The Chocolate Factory, starring Scott Bakula, Andy Nyman, Caroline Quentin, Sharon Horgan, and directed by Frank Oz.
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