Multi-award-winning actress Barbara Hershey has showcased her talent in some of Hollywood's most memorable films, television movies, miniseries and series. The 1980's catapulted Hershey's film career to star status. She starred in THE STUNT MAN with Peter O'Toole; THE RIGHT STUFF with Ed Harris, Sam Shepard and Scott Glenn; THE NATURAL with Robert Redford and Robert Duvall; HANNAH AND HER SISTERS with Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest and Michael Caine; HOOSIERS with Gene Hackman and Dennis Hopper; TIN MEN with Richard Dreyfuss and Danny DeVito; SHY PEOPLE with Jill Clayburgh; THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST with Willem Dafoe and Harvey Keitel; BEACHES with Bette Midler and John Heard and A WORLD APART with Tim Roth.
Hershey triumphantly returned to television in 1990 with her award-winning performance as ‘Candy Morrison' in A KILLING IN A SMALL TOWN with Brian Dennehy and Hal Holbrook. She continued her string of television successes with her portrayal of ‘Clara Allen' in the miniseries RETURN TO LONESOME DOVE with Jon Voight and Louis Gossett, Jr. and also with her role as ‘Dr. Francesca Alberghetti' in David E. Kelly's CHICAGO HOPE on CBS.
She was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for her performance in THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY with Nicole Kidman and John Malkovich and also starred in Merchant-Ivory's A SOLDIER'S DAUGHTER NEVER CRIES and the award-winning LANTANA from acclaimed Australian director Ray Lawrence. Hershey will next be seen starring with Shirley McClaine in ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, a made for TV film to air on PBS in 2009.
RON PERLMAN's (Hellboy) creative collaboration with Guillermo del Toro began with the director's first film, Cronos, in 1993. The actor and director reunited nine years later for Blade 2. In 2004, Del Toro achieved a long-standing goal and cast Perlman as the title character in Hellboy and in 2008, Hellboy II: The Golden Army.
The award-winning actor has built an intriguing body of work in film, television, and theater over nearly three decades. His film career began in 1981 with a lead role in French director Jean-Jacques Annaud's award-winning Quest for Fire. Perlman received a nomination for Canada's Genie Award for his portrayal of the caveman ‘Amoukar'. Five years later, Annaud cast him in the role of the hunchback ‘Salvatore' in the screen adaptation of Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose.
Perlman's work with French directors continued with a starring role in Jean Pierre Juenet and Marc Caro's award winning City of Lost Children, which was nominated for the Palm D'Or at Cannes in 1995 and for Best Foreign Film at the Independent Spirit Award, along with a return collaboration with Annaud in Enemy At The Gates opposite Jude Law and Rachel Weiss. Jeunet also cast him as ‘Johner', opposite Sigourney Weaver and Winona Ryder, in his 1997 Alien Resurrection.
Other film work includes roles in studio ventures such as The Island of Dr. Moreau, Romeo is Bleeding, Fluke, The Adventures of Huck Finn, Sleepwalkers, Happy Texas and Star Trek Nemesis. His independent film credits include The Last Supper, and the Oscar® -winning short, Two Soldiers.
Perlman's three-year run on the critically acclaimed television series Beauty and the Beast brought him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor along with two Emmy nominations. Other television work includes HBO's The Second Civil War, Mr. Stitch, The Adventures of Captain Zoom, the Rob Nilsson adaptation of the Rod Serling classic A Town Has Turned to Dust and The Magnificent Seven.
His most recent film and television credits include the hit F/X original series Sons of Anarchy, Stephen King's mini-series Desperation; Larry Fessenden's critically acclaimed indie, The Last Winter, and the still to be released The Mutant Chronicles, opposite Thomas Jane and John Malkovich; I Sell the Dead, opposite Dominic Monaghan; Outlander, opposite Jim Caviezel and John Hurt, Dark Country, which will mark Thomas Jane's directorial debut, and Bunraku opposite Demi Moore, Josh Harnett and Woody Harelson.
Daniel Gillies is currently in production on "Broken Kingdom," which he wrote, is starring in and will direct. Daniel was the lead in the independent film "The Sensation Of Sight" and starred opposite Elisha Cuthbert in the Roland Joffe film "Captivity." Daniel also played the role of "John Jameson," Kirsten Dunst's love interest in "Spider-Man II."
Daniel Gillies was born in Winnipeg, Canada and grew up in Hamilton, New Zealand. Trained in Auckland at The United School of Performing Arts, his stage credits include: The Godboy, in which he won a Chapman-Tripp Theatre award for Best Actor, The Lower Depths, Anthony and Cleopatra, PlayLunch, Julius Ceaser and The Judas Kiss.
He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Rachel.
KENNY GOLDE - Director/Producer
Kenny Golde began his career developing the television series "Walker: Texas Ranger" for Oscar winning Producer Albert S. Ruddy (The Godfather, Million Dollar Baby). He went on to associate produce several feature films including Keys to Tulsa starring Cameron Diaz, Eric Stoltz and James Spader, Meet Wally Sparks starring Rodney Dangerfield, and he produced The Smokers, starring Dominique Swain and Thora Birch, which he also co-wrote.
His directorial debut, the 25-minute dark comedy Food for Thought, sold to HBO and aired on the cable network for 18 months. In 2004, Kenny directed his first feature film, the action/thriller The Job, starring Daryl Hannah and the late Brad Renfro, which was independently financed and picked up for domestic distribution by LionsGate Films. Uncross the Stars is Kenny's second feature film as a director. The Glass House, a drama about Jewish freedom fighters in Budapest, Hungary during the final months of WWII, goes into production in April, 2009. He has written two novels, the award winning Apollo Main, a sci-fi adventure thriller, and A Full Measure of Happiness, a work of historical fiction featuring President Andrew Jackson.
Kenny also wrote, produced and/or directed more than 50 hours of network documentary television, including A+E's "Biography," and Lifetime's "Intimate Portrait."
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