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Listening is not merely hearing. Listening is reacting. Listening is being affected by what you hear. 

Listening is active.  -Michael Shurtleff 

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TOM ZEMBROD

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Born and raised in North Texas, TOM ZEMBROD began his acting career as a stuntman in the internationally popular amusement park shows such as BATMAN FOREVER, BATMAN WATER THRILL SPECTACULAR,  LETHAL WEAPON, and the RANGERS AND OUTLAWS WILD WEST STUNT SHOW. He made the transition into television, starting as an extra and working his way into speaking roles, including INSPECTOR MOM with DANICA MCKELLAR and eventually, SONS OF THUNDER starring RANDAL REEDER, SAM MEDINA and DON SWAYZE. ZEMBROD moved into feature film with the help of director JON KEEYES in the movie, LIVING AND DYING with EDWARD FURLONG and MICHAEL MADSEN. He was the featured bad guy in TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL favorite, TICKED OFF TRANNIES WITH KNIVES with WILLAM BELLI, and its recently released Grindhouse companion piece, DEAD DONT DIE IN DALLAS. There are several other features he stars in that will be released in the near future such as the post apocalyptic Sci-Fi CRONUS, the Horror Thriller SILHOUETTE and the modern day Western CUTTER BILL.

 

While he loves acting, TOM ZEMBROD also loves working behind the camera. His crew nickname is TIP TOP and he has numerous credits in Art Department, Special Effects, Special Makeup Effects, Prop Design, and Gaffer.

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DASH MELROSE

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Dash Melrose was born in Dallas, Texas. From a very early age he was constantly asking his parents if he could pursue a career in acting.  At the age of 10, Dash would have his opportunity to prove his talents in How the Grinch Stole Christmas playing the lead role of Grinch.  Realizing these talents his parents enrolled him in the prestigious "Acting for Film Studio" in Lewisville TX with Cathryn Sullivan.  Dash often travels to Los Angeles for pilot and episodic season as well as constantly learning and pushing himself through workshops and working with his LA acting coach Lori Lively. 

 

Dash has appeared in numerous commercials, shorts and feature films.  His most recent film work stars Ron Pearlman and Michael Pitt in Run with the Hunted.  He is known for his hard work, ability to be directed and professionalism on set.  

 

Outside of acting Dash loves flying airplanes, specifically the Cirrus Sr 20 and is currently earning his pilots license.

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BILLY BLAIR

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Born in El Paso, TX and related to the great Edgar Allan Poe, Billy knew what he wanted to do at the ripe age of 5 after experiencing Sesame Street and KISS. He comes from a musical background. His great grandfather led his big band during the early 1900's in Mexico performing for some of history's greatest figures such as Pancho Villa. He also had uncles and cousins, all which played in big bands and symphonies.
 

For all of Billy's life, he was dedicated to music and still proceeds to endeavor this lifestyle. Being in numerous bands, he would experience touring the nation, playing in clubs, theaters, arenas and amphitheaters; fulfilling the dream and opening for some of the biggest names of rock.

By the mid 90's, Billy decided to pursue acting. He would develop his skills in theater at Richland College in Richardson, TX and would resume with taking private lessons from the greatest acting coaches in Texas. Building his resume with small, local indie films. Landing in a national commercial, then booking roles in bigger films like Jonah Hex starring Josh Brolin. He is known for some of his great work in films like The Last Stand starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Robert Rodriguez's Machete, Machete Kills and Sin City: A Dame To Kill For.

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PAUL T. TAYLOR

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Paul T. Taylor is a classically-trained actor of stage, film and television who is as comfortable working in intense, macabre drama as in broad musical comedy. As the grandson of a trumpet-playing Vaudeville comedian, Paul comes naturally to show business.

 

His most notable film role is that of the iconic screen villain "Pinhead" in Hellraiser: Judgment, the 2017 installment of the classic horror franchise. He has appeared on Broadway in The Last Empress, Off-Broadway in Aunt Chooch 's Birthday, at The Kennedy Center in Shear Madness, and in dozens of Off-Off Broadway and regional theater productions. His numerous film and television projects include Sick for Toys, Road Head, This Is War, The Purge (series), Night Night (with Tony Todd), Sin City (getting his arm broken by Mickey Rourke),  Super (spanking a baby Rainn Wilson), Soul Men (with Bernie Mac and Samuel L. Jackson), Southland (with Bella Thorne), Wonderful World (with Matthew Broderick), Prison Break and Friday Night Lights.

 

Paul has an enviable collection of horror toys and memorabilia, and is currently working on a horror/comedy screenplay about a very confused man in a bunny suit.

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JASON COVIELO

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Born and raised in Putnam Lake New York, Jason Coviello got hooked on acting in the summer of 1995 while dancing beneath the Brooklyn Bridge, on MTV'S "The Grind." This was his first exposure and experience into the wonderful world of acting. Soon after, Jason was propelled by the death of a friend, across the country and back again on a Soul Searching journey. This quest forever changed his life and awakened the inner artist. In 1997 Jason secured his first agent and spent a year in The Big Apple with Gold Stat Talent, auditioning, training, and learning the basics of film acting.

 

In September of 1998 he moved to Denver Colorado to be close to his father and the awe-inspiring Rockies. Here he studied with various acting coaches and booked his first lead role in an independent feature in September of 2000. This was the 2nd of over 200 (as of 9/1/15) features, shorts, pilots, television shows, & commercials that he's had the privilege of acting in.

 

Today Jason is represented in 4 different states and continues to look for exciting new project that help him raise the bar in his acting career. Recent Television projects include: The Red Road, Manhattan, and the New Amazon Pilot "EDGE."

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TED FERGUSON

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Ted Ferguson grew up in Mooretown, one of Shreveport's toughest communities. (1 or 2 room shotgun houses with no indoor plumbing) 40 years of broadcasting experience before becoming a Film, TV and Commercial Actor. Ted, having grown up in an African American community in Shreveport, an Urban station in Motown (Detroit) had to have been his destiny...Within a 6 month period in 1975, China Jones (Ted's Air name) became the number one night DJ (6pm to 10pm) in Detroit Radio...after 6 years in "The Motor City", China headed west, to Hollywood to become Program Director of Century Broadcasting's KWST (KWEST). Which shortly afterward became Power 106. Again an urban giant in Los Angeles.

Ted/China retired from radio and work at the age of 50 in 1999, but decided, in 2005, to go back to LSU at the age of 57, to fulfill a commitment he made to himself when he flunked out in 68 in the middle of the Vietnam war. The purpose was to get off scholastic probation (from 1968 to 2005, 40 years)...Ted Studied, full time, Drama/Film acting and psychology...and accomplished that mission after a year as a full time student...Other schools where Ted studied various courses are: The Sorbonne in Paris, UCLA Westwood...and LSUS.

Ted's acting career started in 2005 with an extra role...that turned into a Principal Role..His Language skills enabled him to get this the first of over 110 role in Film and Television. The Character was 1 of 4 Norwegian Priests. Ted called the Norwegian Embassy in New York...and got them to translate the scene into Norwegian so that when he arrived on set he told the Casting Director that he could do the scene in Norwegian...Good enough for Scott Marshall, the director...and the career was born.

Most recently working with Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, Ted was cast as a Series Regular in Tropical Cop Tales. Filmed in The Dominican Republic and in Atlanta, and Co-Starring Stand Up Comic Dominique, The Series will air on Adult Swim starting sometime this Spring.

JASON DOUGLAS

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Jason Douglas was born on February 14, 1973 in Arkansas, USA as Jason Scott Douglas. He is an actor, known for Dropa (2019), Dragon Ball Super (2015) and Preacher (2016). He is married to Jessica Holly Douglas (Templet). They have three children.

Douglas is noted for his appearances in films, including Sin City,ParklandTwo Step and No Country for Old Men as well as recurring and guest appearances on hit TV shows such as The LeftoversBreaking BadNashville and The Night Shift.

In addition to the role of Beerus in the Dragon Ball franchise, his prolific voice acting career includes roles in My Hero AcademiaRWBYAttack on TitanOne PieceFairy TailPsycho-Pass and Parasyte.