Actors
Carla Gugino
Carla Gugino
Carla Gugino, born in Sarasota, Florida, and raised in California, was a straight-A student throughout high school and graduated as valedictorian. At the age of 15, a major modeling agency discovered Gugino in San Diego and sent her to New York to begin a new career. She returned to California that summer and began taking acting classes at the suggestion of her aunt, Carol Merrill, known from Let's Make a Deal (1963).

Most recently, she starred in a well-received recurring role on the hit HBO comedy Entourage as Amanda.

She also appeared in a role opposite Russell Crowe in Ridley Scott's American Gangster. Additional upcoming projects include the crime drama, Even Money, co-starring Danny DeVito and Kim Basinger and the thriller Rise, starring Lucy Liu. She appeared also in the hit comedy Night at the Museum with Ben Stiller, as well as in the Robert Rodriguez adaptation of the Frank Miller graphic novel series, Sin City, alongside Bruce Willis and Mickey Rourke.
David Boreanaz
David Boreanaz
Although born in Buffalo, David Boreanaz is Philadelphia-bred. After graduating from Ithaca College in New York where he studied cinema and photography, David moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the movies. His first important role was as Kelly's boyfriend in the series Married with Children (1987). After three seasons of playing Angel in the hit series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), he received his own spin-off show titled Angel (1999).

Boreanaz is certainly best-known for his roles in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, but his current stint on Bones could eventually be just as big. People may only equate him with TV stardom, but his credits range widely. His filmography includes Valentine (2001), I'm With Lucy (2002), The Crow: Wicked Prayer (2005), These Girls (2005), The Hard Easy (2005), and Mr. Fix It (2006).
Marley Shelton
Marley Shelton
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Marley Shelton was introduced to the entertainment industry by her father, a commercial director. While studying English at UCLA, she supported herself through small parts in film and television.

Shelton made her feature debut in Grand Canyon (1991) which was soon followed by roles in television. Following her appearance on a series, Angel Falls, she landed work in telefilms such as Hercules in the Underground, A Friend to Die For and When Friendship Kills.

During the latter half of the ‘90s, Shelton decided to focus her time in feature films and was cast in major roles in movies like Nixon (1995), a starring role in Warriors of Virtue (1997), Pleasantville (1998), Never Been Kissed (1999), The Bachelor (1999), Sugar and Spice and Valentine (both 2001). She has been working steadily ever since, in comedies like Bubble Boy (2001), Uptown Girls (2003) and Grand Theft Parsons (2003). She also starred in Robert Rodriguez’s Grindhouse (2007). In 2009, Shelton appeared in A Perfect Getaway, a thriller about a newlywed couple on their honeymoon in Hawaii. In 2010, she reprised her character in the sequel Elektra Luxx. In addition to her work in The Mighty Macs film, she also appeared in another film scheduled for release in 2011, Scream 4.
Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
From her job as a short order cook at a lunch counter to an Oscar-award winning actor, Ellen Burstyn's career took her from Detroit to Broadway, then to TV and, of course, to Hollywood. She first appeared on The Jackie Gleeson Show as a showgirl in 1952 and her Broadway debut was in Fair Game in 1957. She also appeared in the TV series The Doctors in 1963, but gained notice for her TV role in Goodbye Charlie (1964). After these successes, she took time off time to study acting with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio.

In 1971, she received her big break when she was cast as the female lead in The Last Picture Show and was nominated for the Golden Globe and Academy Award. She co-starred with Jack Nicholson in The King of Marvin Gardens (1972) and then the hugely successful movie, The Exorcist (1973), again nominated for the Golden Globe and Academy Award. In 1974, Burstyn received an Oscar for Best Actress in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore playing a waitress, which is a job that she knew well. During that same year, Ellen won a Tony Award for the Broadway play Same Time, Next Year.

Her film credits during that time include: Same Time, Next Year (1978) and Resurrection (1980). She received two Emmy nominations for TV movies and she had her own series called The Ellen Burstyn Show (1986). Additional movies include: The Cemetery Club (1993), How to Make an American Quilt (1995), The Baby-Sitters Club (1995) and The Spitfire Grill (1996). In 2000, she was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Requiem For A Dream.

Currently, Burstyn is appearing on television in the hit series, Big Love, as Nancy Davis Dutton. In addition to her accomplishments as an actor, she was the first woman president of Actor's Equity, the actors' union, from 1982 to 1985.



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