Emily Somers (STAT) grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, studying ballet from a young age and performing in local theaters. She has trained at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford and the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. Emily received her BA from the University of California, Davis and graduated with highest honors as a double major in Dramatic Art and American Studies.
On the UC Davis Main Stage she performed as Brooke in "Noises Off" and Ms. Forsythe in "Death of a Salesman" among others. After graduating, Emily moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in film and television and can be seen as Dawn in next year's "Playing the Field," starring Gerard Butler and Catherine Zeta-Jones. She has studied with Aaron Speiser in his Master Class and continues to train at Warner Loughlin Studios.
Janna Bossier (KRYSTAL) was born and raised in Louisiana. She spent her summers as a teenager, taking acting classes in New York. After graduating high school, she moved to New York to pursue her dream of acting.
Shortly after booking several commercials, she made the move to Los Angeles. She studied Michael Chekhov Technique, under Nikolai Guzov, as well as, training at The Brad Henke Studio under Brad Henke. She has been busy acting in plays, shorts and feature films.
Recently, she shot the psychological thriller, "333" with writer/director Aash Aaron. She also produced and starred in the television pilot, "Enchanted Affairs." She is currently developing an untitled feature film documenting the life of a Russian Artist. Early next year, she will be filming the horror film, "The Last Room."
Justin M. Via (Voice of LOCKSMITH HARRY / RESTAURANT PATRON) was born at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore City, Maryland and raised in the suburbs, first in Catonsville and later in Ellicott City, MD.
As a child, Justin had many different ideas about what he might do when he grew up top picks included: writer, race car driver, doctor of forensic medicine, landscape architect and actor. No matter what career path he considered, performing and making people laugh were always important to him.
After earning a degree in Theatre from the University of Maryland at College Park, he spent a few years working in regional theatre in the Baltimore/Washington area. When not acting he worked variously as a Stage Manager, Assistant Director, Set Construction Carpenter and Technical Director. Companies he worked for include: the Wayside Theatre, T.U.T.A., the Olney Theatre, the National Ballet, the Maryland Arts Festival and Bridgework Theatre. In 1998, shortly after completing a children's theatre tour of the Mid-Atlantic States for Bridgework, he decided to head West and pursue work in the moving picture business. He now lives and works in Los Angeles. When not acting, he works as a carpenter and keeps his eyes peeled for any opportunity to share a laugh with friends.
Martin Copping (BREN) is an Australian born actor currently residing in Los Angeles, California.
He is a Graduate of Australia's National Theatre Drama School and is best known for his roles as Andy Sisson in the long running Australian series "Neighbours," Boyd Spurling in "Blue Heelers" and Jimmy Hibberd in "Something in the Air."
Other appearances include Network Ten's "Rush." The comedy series "Mark Loves Sharon" (alongside "Wilfred's" Jason Gann). "Eugenie Sandler PI". The BAFTA award winning series "Ocean Girl" and "Lowdown" (written by "Wilfred" co-creator Adam Zwar and narrated by Geoffrey Rush).
Other works include the 2010 television campaign for Rexon performing alongside former world No.1 tennis champion Steffi Graf. Directed by James McTeigue ("V for Vendetta").
US Marine-turned-thespian Travis Aaron Wade (JESSE) was born in Los Angeles, California. His family moved to Glendora, CA in the late seventies where Travis was raised an eventually attended Charter Oak High School in Covina. There Travis excelled in sports, including HS Football where he was Captain of the Varsity Football team his senior year. After graduating from Charter Oak, Wade immediately served his country in the Corp as an 0311 grunt, spending 4 years training with Golf Co. 2/23 4th Marine Division. It was there he became an Expert at shooting the M16, an M249 Saw Gunner, and took Sniper Courses with STA Special Ops, on Hawaii's South Shore. After receiving an Honorable Discharge in 1998 Wade attended Citrus College in Glendora, CA, majoring in criminal law & theater, and discovered his need to explore human emotions which were stripped away from him in the military.
Travis landed his first lead role in the short film The Fix (2005), playing opposite Robert Patrick, as a speed addicted boxer.
2005 was a breakout / career building year for Travis. He had the opportunity to work with Oscar winning directors Steven Spielberg, and Sam Mendes on War of the Worlds (2005) & Jarhead (2005).
In September 2010 Wade's first starring role in the much anticipated cult thriller Pig Hunt (2008), hit Blockbuster under the Fangoria FrightFest banner and rentals have been flying off the shelves.
Travis is no stranger to TV. He has worked on hit shows such as "The Closer" (2005) season finale, "Cold Case" (2003) and "Criminal Minds" (2005) where audiences will get to see a much darker side of the actor
Travis just wrapped the final shooting phase of the upcoming horror film Wreckage (2010/I) alongside his friend & recent "Breaking Bad" (2008) Emmy winner Aaron Paul, along with a key role in the boxing drama The Bad Penny (2010) directed by Todd Bellanca & the lead role in Kyle Laursen's short film, Tread Darkly.
Sonalii Castillo (EVA) was born in the Dominican Republic, and educated in Paris, France. Growing up, Miss Castillo trained extensively in gymnastics, martial arts, and was an award-winning figure skater. After completing her formal education abroad, Sonalii moved to New York to begin training as a professional actress. Not long after delving in to her studies, she was discovered by several modeling agencies and spent some time as a successful print and commercial model. However, her true love of acting remained, and inevitably brought her to Los Angeles, where she was quickly signed by Los Angeles management firm, Redrock Entertainment Development. She has been working steadily in film and television ever since.
Sonalii has appeared in several films and independent features in the last year, including a supporting role in Allison Anders' , made for telvision movie, "A Crush on You". She has landed high profile roles on top-rated network television shows such as NBC's "Heroes", and the CBS dramas, "Without A Trace" and "CSI: Miami". She most recently completed filming the much anticipated, NBC pilot, "Reconstruction", alongside actor, Martin Henderson.
In her free time, Sonalii enjoys fire-dancing, cooking, horseback riding, and playing the guitar. In addition to English, she is also fluent in French and Spanish.
Troy Vincent (DEAN) was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina and grew up on a horse ranch in Cheyenne, Wyoming. After graduating college in Wyoming he moved to Denver where he made a living as an actor by doing theatre, commercials, and industrial films. Upon moving to Los Angeles, Troy got involved with improv, graduating from Second City's Conservatory and performing with several improv groups.
On television he has landed roles on Mad Men, Lost, Men of a Certain Age, Private Practice, Days of Our Lives, HBO's Funny or Die Presents, Prime Suspect, and the cult favorite Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Some of the roles Troy has played on stage include Austin in True West, David in The Foreigner, John in A Walk in the Woods, and even Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol.
Troy currently resides in Los Angeles and is a nerd for comics, movies, books, and video games.