Rusty Schwimmer was raised in Chicago where she grew up a fan of the theatre, music and the Chicago Cubs, Bears and Bulls. In her formative years she endeavored to be a singer but quickly found her way to acting and was soon drawn from the world of theatre in Chicago to the land of opportunity in Los Angeles.
Rusty quickly found work in film and television. Some of her favorite films are A LITTLE PRINCESS, TWISTER, ED TV, PERFECT STORM, THE RUNAWAY JURY and NORTH COUNTRY. She also enjoyed roles in the television film THE MAN WHO CAPTURED EICHMANN for HBO and the series THE GUARDIAN, GILMORE GIRLS, PICKET FENCES, NED BLESSING as well as guest starring roles on LOUIE and SIX FEET UNDER.
Ms. Schwimmer’s more recent work includes the features AMERICAN FABLE, BLOOD STRIPE and THE SESSIONS opposite John Hawkes, THE HAWK IS DYING opposite Paul Giamatti & Michelle Williams, the television mini-series BROKEN TRAIL opposite Robert Duvall and THE INFORMANT, directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Matt Damon.
She will be seen this spring in the feature THE BELKO EXPERIMENT (produced by James Gunn).
She recently relocated from Los Angeles to Chicago.
Timothy Omundson recently starred as King Richard in ABC’s Musical Comedy Fairy Tale, “Galavant” and as Detective Carlton Lassiter in the USA series “Psych,” Most recently, Timothy wrapped Universal Studios’ live-action/animated reboot of “Woody Woodpecker,” the independent film’s “Carter and June” and “Wild Honey”.
He began studying theater at a young age in his hometown of Seattle, eventually moving to LA where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre from the University of Southern California. While there, Omundson received the Jack Nicholson and James A. Doolittle awards for outstanding achievements in acting. His professional career began when Larry David, creator of “Seinfeld,” gave him his SAG card on an episode of the hit show.
In television, Omundson co-starred opposite Emmy and Tony winner, Tyne Daly, for six seasons on “Judging Amy.” He plays fan favorite, Cain, on “Supernatural” and had recurring roles on HBO’s “Deadwood” “Jericho,” and “American Housewife” among others. He can soon be seen playing GOD on FOX’s “Lucifer.”
Omundson’s film credits include “Down with Love” for director Peyton Reed, “Swordfish” alongside John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, and Halle Berry, “Starship Troopers” for director Paul Verhoeven.
Theater roles include turns as Iago in “Othello,” Faustus in “Dr. Faustus,” Valmont in “Les Liaisons Dangereuses,” and Newman Noggs in “Nicholas Nickleby.”
Additionally, Omundson is a regular guest performer on the popular Los Angeles stage show and podcast, "The Thrilling Adventure Hour,”. Omundson gives his time to a number of charities including the Alzheimer’s Association and Trout Unlimited, as well as for the USO.
He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughters and there his rescue dog, Lucy.
Todd Stashwick stars as Deacon in the second season continuation of the SYFY Network series 12 MONKEYS.
Born and raised in Chicago, Stashwick got his start as a performer at The Second City in Chicago. He then adapted his improvisational skills and comedy background into the underground critically acclaimed BURN MANHATTAN in New York.Stashwick soon landed in Los Angeles. His numerous television credits include the series “The Riches” and recurring roles on “Gotham,” “The Originals,” “Heroes,” “Weeds,” “Justified,” and “Burn Notice.” Todd has been seen in such films as the Blumhouse Thriller, MOCKINGBIRD, YOU, ME AND DUPREE, SURFER DUDE, THE AIR I BREATHE and LIVE!. In addition, he starred in the independent film TO BE FRIENDS. He will soon be seen in JANE GOT A GUN opposite Natalie Portman and Ewan McGregor.
In addition to acting, Todd also enjoys a career as a writer. Projects include the online web-comic strip DEVIL INSIDE, a pilot recently developed at SYFY Network and a current project co-writing the STAR WARS video game for the Visceral Games and Electronic Arts.
Stashwick lives with his family in the Los Angeles area.
Stephnie Weir is recently known for recurring roles on CRAZY EX GIRLFRIEND, and LIFE IN PIECES as well as her performance as “Kristen” on the FX series THE COMEDIANS opposite Billy Crystal and Josh Gad.
Born and raised in Odessa, Texas, Weir launched her career after moving to Chicago and performing on stage in the city with theater companies that include The Second City Main Stage, The Goodman Theatre and ImprovOlympic.
Often recognized for her wide range of colorful characters on the hit series “MADTV,” Stephnie enjoyed her time performing and writing for the sketch comedy series.
Opportunities that followed her run on “MADTV” include her work on the series “Big Day,” as well other favorites including “Modern Family,” “Weeds,” and the animated series “King of the Hill.”
As a writer, she has developed several half-hour scripts for television including “Y’all in the Family” for CBS and “Wright vs Wrong” & “Counter Culture” for ABC. She has also served as a Consulting Producer on the series “Raising Hope” and “The Millers.”
Weir and her husband, Robert Dassie, continue to perform “WeirDass,” the two-person show they created. They have performed internationally, including Los Angeles, Portland, New York, Chicago and Edinburgh.
In 2002, Ms. Weir was named one of VARIETY’s “Top Ten Comedians to Watch.” She has performed at many comedy festivals, including the Las Vegas Comedy Arts Festival, Montreal Comedy Festival, HBO Aspen Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
She will soon be seen on the series I LOVE DICK for Amazon and the feature film FIST FIGHT.
Ms. Weir lives in the Los Angeles area.
Stephanie Jane Markham
Stephanie was raised in Kentucky and Scotland, and studied at American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. She has appeared in TV, film and numerous commercials. She starred opposite John Hawkes in the comedy "Harold Buttleman, Daredevil Stuntman.” She directed the award-winning short “See Seven States From Rock City.” She is also a singer/songwriter.
Pam starred in the romantic comedy “All About The Ring,” and portrayed a heroin-addicted mother in “Verve.” She has appeared on the TV series “Chicago P.D.” and “APB.” She lives in Chicago.
Paulette has fifty years of experience on stage, in commercial radio and TV voiceover. She co-founded the Free Readers Ensemble theatre company in Oak Park, IL, which has been in business for twenty-five years. She lives in Chicago.
Kassie was born and raised in Hilton Head, SC, and moved to Los Angeles at the age of 16. She has appeared on TV in New Girl, The Mindy Project, and The Following, and studied and performed comedy at Second City and UCB. Kassie does stand up in LA and NY and has appeared at The Comedy Store, Greenwich Village Comedy Club, Stand Up NY, and Flappers Comedy Club.
Greer Bishop, Gabriel Olds, Danny Glenn, Rich Tanis, Jessica A. Caesar, Rachael Drummond and Rizwan Manji