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DAVID COSTABILE --- ALEX TURNER

David Costabile is an American actor. Born in Washington, DC. He is best known for his recurring television roles on The Wire (as Managing Editor of the Baltimore Sun Thomas Klebanow), Flight of the Conchords (as Doug), Damages (as Detective Rick Messer), and Breaking Bad (as Gale Boetticher). He has an important role in 2009's Solitary Man as Jenna Fischer's character's husband, Gary. David's other feature film roles include The Bounty Hunter with Jennifer Aniston (as Arthur); Henry's Crime with Keanu Reaves (as Arnold); and How the Grinch Stole Christmas with Jim Carrey (as Bike Who). He appeared in Season 6 of The Office (U.S. TV series) as a banker sent from Sabre to evaluate Dunder Mifflin, and also in several television commercials, including ads for Microsoft and FedEx.

Costabile has appeared on Broadway in Manhattan Theatre Club's revival of Translations as Manus in 2007, in the Broadway musical Titanic in 1997, and in The Tempest in 1995. In 2005 he appeared as the clown Launce in Two Gentlemen of Verona in The Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park. For Caroline, or Change, the Drama Desk award winning musical by Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori, (2003-2004), Costabile workshopped and performed in the original production and its Broadway transfer. Costabile attended Tufts University. He graduated from New York University's prestigious MFA program in acting in 1998.

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David Costabile's Demo Reel



JD CULLUM --- ANTHONY TURNER

JD Cullum is the son of two-time Tony Award-winning actor John Cullum ("Northern Exposure" (1990) and noted modern dancer/choreographer, playwright and novelist Emily Frankel. Cullum is a member of The Antaeus Company, a group of experienced and talented actors whose goal is to form a permanent resident classical ensemble for the City of Los Angeles. Two of his own plays have been produced in L.A. His feature film credits include Good Night and Good Luck, Letherheads, Glory and Reversal of Fortune. He has also appeared in numerous television shows including Mad Men and Law and Order.

JD Cullum's Demo Reel



ELIZABETH CASSEDY --- ALICE TURNER

Elizabeth Cassedy has embodied an array of movement styles over the past ten years ranging from modern, gymnastics, and most recently Asian influenced movement. Elizabeth has performed with the movement ensemble show, Paraffin, for the past two years in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. Elizabeth has a taste for the avant garde and when she is not acting she delves into the visual arts. After studying theater for the past four years Elizabeth resides in Baltimore pursuing stage and film opportunities.





ANGELICA PAGE --- JEANETTE TURNER

Angelica Page has made a name for herself by pushing the boundaries on stage and screen. Residing in New York, Los Angeles and London, the actress continues to balance her contribution to theatre, film and television in that order. Her reputation for inexhaustible range and subtle complex character work reflects itself in all her portrayals. Her highly acclaimed award winning solo play Edge, developed at the legendary Actors Studio in New York garnered her an Outer Critics Circle Nomination (Best Solo Performance 2003) and has had critically acclaimed runs in New Zealand, Australia, Texas, Miami (New Times Award Best Actress 2005) and Los Angeles after selling out its triumphant London run. She received The Helen Hayes Award (Best Actress 2000), for assuming the lead role in the Tony Award winning Sideman for the Kennedy Center run after being honored for with the New York People's Choice Award in the Best Supporting Actress category (1999) for the role of Patsy which she originated for the same production. Page most recently was nominated for her second Helen Hayes Award (Best Actress 2010) for her critically praised portrayal of Ivy Weston in the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning August: Osage County (Broadway National Tour). Her performance was hailed as "Revelatory" by the Chicago Tribune when landing in the Steppenwolf production's home turf.

Her feature film credits include The Sixth Sense as the emotionally barren Mrs. Collins, the Polish stuttering prostitute Vitka in Amos Kolleck's Fast Food Fast Women, the fame hungry waitress Dierdre in the Oscar Nominated The Contender, smoldering grifter Patty opposite John Travolta in Domestic Disturbance and soon to be release Mint Julep, also starring David Morse and James Gandolfini.



MICHELLE PAWK --- LISA TURNER

Born in Butler, Pennsylvania, Michelle Pawk made her Broadway debut in a short- lived musical entitled Mail, but it wasn't until 1992 that she made her mark with her performance in the Ira and George Gershwin-inspired production Crazy for You, for which she was nominated for a Drama Desk Award as Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical. From there she went on to three successful revivals—Merrily We Roll Along, Chicago, and Cabaret, as well as an original musical, Seussical based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

In 2002, Pawk earned critical raves for her performance in Hollywood Arms, the Carrie Hamilton—Carol Burnett play adapted from Burnett's memoir, One More Time. Her portrayal of an alcoholic who dreams of success as a movie magazine writer, a character based on Burnett's mother, won her the Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Play. She was featured in Hairspray as Velma Von Tussle, after appearing in Mamma Mia! as "Donna."

Pawk's television credits include L.A. Law, The Golden Girls, and all three editions of the Law & Order franchise. She appeared in small roles in the films Jeffrey and Cradle Will Rock. She also guest starred on an episode of Quantum Leap.

Michele is a full-time faculty member teaching advanced acting at Wagner College in Staten Island.