Interview with Shila Ommi

TV Interview!


Shila Ommi, star of the Disney/Pixar film "Elemental"

Interview with Shila Ommi of the movie “Elemental” and “Tehran” on Apple TV+ by Suzanne 6/15/23

It was really fun to speak with Shila. The movie looks really good (and great for kids). I saw the trailer last week when I went to see “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.” Shila plays Cinder, the mom of the main character, Ember (Leah Lewis).


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CINDER LUMEN (Shila Ommiis Firetown’s resident matchmaker, utilizing her natural gift that allows her to smell true love in a Fire person’s smoke, whether they know it or not. She boasts numerous matches throughout her tenure—she’s proud of her track record—but this brusque, no-nonsense and traditional mom has yet to find a match for her daughter.  Elsewhere audiences can see Shila Ommi on the Apple TV+ espionage thriller, “Tehran.” Shila Ommi is one of the returning co-stars of Apple TV+, espionage thriller, “Tehran,” now streaming season two now on Apple TV+.  Ommi portrays the character of Nahid Kamali, the wife of Shaun Toub’s character Faraz Kamali (a skilled investigator with the Revolutionary Guards), and she also shared the screen with the iconic Glenn Close, and in season two. The heart pounding “Tehran,” which has earned the comparison in the media already of “24” meets “The Americans,” is must watch TV at it’s finest.

Shila Ommi is an American/ actress, born in Tehran, and has lived in Los Angeles since onslaught of the 1979 Iranian Revolution.  Her mother was a poet and her father a philanthropist, real estate mogul, and the founder and CEO of Iran’s largest construction company, Vima Co.  At an early age, Ommi witnessed the wrath of the Islamic regime. Ommi’s father was also on their hit list, but her family had the chance to flee the country, leaving behind their wealth and all their belongings to begin a new life in the United States.

Today, Shila Ommi is a prominent actress in the Iranian communities in diaspora.  For over a decade, she toured the globe as the lead actress and co-artistic director of Workshop 79, a theatre company spearheaded by acclaimed Iranian playwright/director/actor Houshang Touzie (“A Simple Wedding,” “Argo”). The founder of the LA based theater group, Turquoise Heart Productions,  Ommi uses theater art as a form of healing and activism, writes, directs, and acts in theatre pieces that share the Iranian experience with American audiences, and the exile experience with Iranians abroad. She is recently directed a play commissioned by the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health.

Ommi portrays the character Nahid, in the acclaimed espionage thriller, “Tehran,” with seasons 1 & 2 streaming now on Apple TV+ . She portrayed the character of Yasmin in the Apple TV+ anthology series “Little America” co-starring with Shaun Toub (who is also her screen husband in “Tehran”).  Ommi is also a voice-over artist and performs regularly in animated films and web series.  She is the voice of all the characters, male and female in a cartoon series called “NOPM: Special Forces” which was commissioned by the Boromand Foundation, a human rights organization focused on Iran’s human rights violations. She is narrating a video about deforestation, and a film about Iran… both coming out by the end of this year.



June 16, 2023


Disney and Pixar’s “Elemental” is an all-new, original feature film set in Element City, where fire-, water-, land- and air residents live together. The story introduces Ember, a tough, quick-witted and fiery young woman, whose friendship with a fun, sappy, go-with-the-flow guy named Wade challenges her beliefs about the world they live in.

  • Directed By

    Peter Sohn
  • Produced By

    Denise Ream


Leah Lewis, Mamoudou Athie

Rated PG

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Cinder - portrayed by Shila Ommi in "Elemental"


Interview with Lolita Milena

TV Interview!

Actress and author Lolita Milena of the movie "1UP."

Interview with Lolita Milena of the movie “1UP” by Thane 4/3/23

It was great to interview Lolita about being an actress, her favorite TV shows, disability representation on screen and whether theatre is accessible to actors with disabilities. She has a fascinating story!



Actress and author Lolita Milena of the movie "1UP."

Lolita Milena is a paraplegic actress and author. Born in Siberia, Milena immigrated to the United States in 2002 as a toddler with her then-foster family. The fall of the same year, through child abuse, Milena was left permanently paralyzed. It was shortly after that she was adopted by her current family. Her introduction to the art form began in musical theatre at the early age of 6 years old. Having performed in an accumulated 20 theatrical productions, Milena had turned to social media platforms to create content ranging from short skits to special effect makeup. During her junior year of high school in 2017, Milena had taken on the challenge of writing a 50,000 word novel in only 30 days. Not only did she surpass the word count goal by 14,000, but she did so in 20 days. Her first published novel, “2459,” won her first place in her state for the NANOWRIMO content. Also in 2017, Milena had discovered TikTok, opening a new world of possibilities and opportunities. She had gained popularity on the platform by uploading short acting and comedic skit clips.

As of January 2023, Milena has been steadily climbing the ranks on the popular app, sitting at around 720,000 followers. In 2019, Milena was discovered by her management through TikTok, who had assisted her into the industry, eventually booking the character Jenna in Lionsgate and Buzzfeed’s “1UP”. While being an actress and self published author, Milena also begun work relationships with cosmetic and clothing brands through social media platforms. These brands including but are not limited to: TTDEYE, Abercrombie & Fitch, and OrangeJuicetheBrand Clothing. In the summer of 2019, Milena was one of the faces for Abercrombie & Fitch’s “Face Your Fierce” campaign.

Milena was adopted by her current family at the age of 2 years old after the incident. She has 8 sisters, 1 brother, and is the third youngest. She hopes to continue growing as a performer, and with her influence, show young men and women in a similar predicament that, “Just because you have a disability, it doesn’t mean you can’t follow your dreams.”

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Interview with Emma McDonald

TV Interview!

Emma McDonald of "Moonhaven" on AMC+


Interview with Emma McDonald of “Moonhaven” on AMC+ by Suzanne 7/8/22

Dominic Monaghan as Paul Sarno and Kadeem Hardison as Arlo - Moonhaven _ Season 1, Episode 2 - Photo Credit: Szymon Lazewski/AMC+This was a fun Zoom interview with the star of this great new sci-fi show! She is the main character, Bella – the newbie who learns what’s going on from the other characters (and thus, the audience learns as well). Almost every show has this type of character, but Bella is far more than that . Emma is an amazing actress and excels in this role. Her co-stars include Dominic Monaghan (Paul), who is always great; Joe Manganiello (Tomm), Kadeem Harison (Arlo) and many others. I really enjoyed this series, and I hope you do as well. It’s totally worth the $7 per month (not to mention their other many fine shows), or you can also get it bundled with other streamers if you look around for deals. You won’t want to miss this series. It’s only airing on AMC+ (at least for now). It’s a completely original and riveting scifi series. You can also watch the first episode for free on YouTube! It’s only 6 episodes, which you can consume quickly as it sucks you right into the story.

Suzanne: I watched your show last night. Well, I had previously watched two episodes, and I watched the other four this morning.

Emma: Oh, the whole thing?

Suzanne: The whole thing. (Laughs)

Emma: Ooh!

Suzanne: I wanted more, but they did pack a lot into those six episodes, I have to say.

Emma: They did. I think [showrunner] Peter [Ocko] said it was almost treating it as, like, a prologue, in some ways, for the world… because it’s sci-fi – when you’re doing world building, it’s a lot to pack in, like you say, to develop this whole new culture and for people to understand that.

Suzanne: Yeah. No, it makes sense. It was really good.

Emma: It could be the next (???).

Emma McDonald as Bella Sway - Moonhaven _ Season 1, Episode 6 - Photo Credit: Szymon Lazewski/AMCSuzanne: Yeah. Now, have you heard yet whether there’s gonna be a second season, or are they waiting to see?

Emma: Oh, I think we’re waiting to see.

Suzanne: Okay.

Emma: So hopefully we have some good fans. It’s an interesting story.

Suzanne: Yeah, definitely. I was surprised that that the showrunner created it. It was so good. I thought maybe it was based on books or something, right?

Emma: Oh, that’s lovely to hear. He’s a very clever, man, is Peter Ocko.

Suzanne: Maybe they’ll come out with some books later.

Emma: I think it started with a sort of (???). So maybe we can get someone to make a comic book. ‘Cuz I think that would be really cool.

Suzanne: That would be cool, yeah. So, tell about your audition process for this.

Emma: Yes. I auditioned first on my birthday, and that was [with] an American accent. I got the script — I got the first episode. It was an earlier draft that’s quite different than what we showed in the pilot… and yeah, I read it from cover to cover. I was just hooked by it and the character. I did my audition, and then, I think it was a few weeks later when I got a message from my manager, and he said, “They’d love to meet with you” — the producers. [I said,] “That’s amazing. Fantastic.” “And they want you to do it in your own accent.” So I was, like, “Oh, okay, cool. I can do that. Sure.” So I stayed up really late – I think it was 11:00 PM where I was in London – and I got to meet everyone, which was just so much fun… and to chat with Peter as well. And he said, in that audition, “I think you’ve got the heart of the character.” And I said, “Oh, I think so, too. Should we just stay and read the rest of the episode?” We didn’t do that, but then the next – I think it was two days later – I read with Dom [co-star Dominic Monaghan], and we were doing a chemistry read again over Zoom, which is really difficult to get…

Joe Manganiello as Tomm and Emma McDonald as Bella Sway - Moonhaven _ Season 1, Episode 1 - Photo Credit: Szymon Lazewski/AMC+Suzanne: I imagine!

Emma: …that virtual environment. But yes, and my internet logged out, like, twice… my thing kept freezing. I was there pulling my hair out, [and I] thought, “Well, that’s it, that’s it… it’s gone.” And then a few days later, when I was working in an estate agency in Campbell (well, where I lived, sort of, cycling around between my viewings.), I got a message from my manager, saying, “You’ve got the job!” and that was it. And then a week after that, they said that they wanted me to go back to an American accent for it, and so, I was, like, “Cool!” but yeah, I was sort of elated for the next few months and then turned up in Ireland, and we started shooting.

Suzanne: Oh, wow. And, where and when did the shooting take place? How long did it take you?

Emma: During COVID time, so we were in a big utopian bubble of our own, in County Wicklow in Ireland, mostly between the Woodlands – the Locks. it was absolutely stunning, and that was all, sort of, August to November/December time. Last year. We shot it all in three months.

Suzanne: That’s fast. I guess a lot of it was done after you guys shot it. They went back and added a lot of special effects and things…?

Emma: Yeah, we did a lot on location, though.

Suzanne: Did you?

Emma: But there were a few blue screen moments, mostly involving the spaceship.

Suzanne: Right.

Emma: My baby, CAT. but yeah, a lot of it was on location… but yeah, some things added in afterwards. Great team.

Suzanne: Did they ever say what CAT stands for? I don’t think they– if they did, I don’t remember.

Emma McDonald as Bella Sway - Moonhaven _ Season 1, Episode 1 - Photo Credit: Szymon Lazewski/AMC+Emma: I don’t know! No, that’s something I need to figure out because I should know. She’s my one sort of, I suppose, almost home within everything. She’s, I think, the place where Bella feels the most comfortable.

Suzanne: That makes sense.

Emma: Yeah. When she’s on her own, she’s in her element… she’s not got anyone, really, nearby, telling her what to do.

Suzanne: Right.

Emma: [She can] Read a book, listen to her music, and quite literally, away from everyone.

Suzanne: Is that’s something that appeals to you, or are you more of a people person?

Emma: I’m quite a people person. So, I did a bit of an experiment when I was filming, which I think came in as part of my prep as well. I lived in a little converted stables, right on the edge of a cliff.

Suzanne: Wow.

Emma: With just the sea, sort of, in front of me, nothing else. Stars. I just had, like, goats and chickens as neighbors. The nearest shop was about a 30-minute walk away, and I didn’t have any means of transport. So I, kind of, completely bubbled myself, for the whole of the filming period. And I would sort of meditate. I mean, most of the time I was on set, anyway, but that was sort of my own escape, and to, sort of, see what it would be like to be Bella.

Suzanne: Yeah.

Emma:…in the elements in Ireland.

Suzanne: So, I went to your IMdB page. It’s kind of small, and it only shows your work starting in 2019. What were you doing before that? Were you going to school, or working on your craft, or doing something else…plays?

Emma: Yes, I did a science degree. I did a math and psychology degree, so I was in that for four years.

Suzanne: oh, cool.

Emma: And then I worked predominantly in theater, in and around the UK. doing a lot of Shakespeare…some classical plays…

Suzanne: Great.

Emma: That’s what I did for a very long time… long tours. We have an incredible theater community in the UK.Emma McDonald as Bella Sway, Dominic Monaghan as Paul Sarno and Kadeem Hardison as Arlo - Moonhaven _ Season 1, Episode 1 - Photo Credit: Szymon Lazewski/AMC+

Suzanne: Right.

Emma: I’m very proud of it, and I love it.

Suzanne: sure.

Emma: But then during lockdown, obviously, all the theaters closed.

Suzanne: Yeah.

Emma: So I did a wonderful production of “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” which was a virtual project. And it made a lot of money for regional theaters around the country, which was great. And we had an incredible team in it, you know… Steven Fry, Joanna Lumley, some legends. And so I got that, and that was my first foray into screens and working with such established, wonderful people. And then I got to audition for this, and I suppose, because I wasn’t doing [anything] and booked in month-long tours, I suddenly had this whole side of the industry opened up to me. And then luckily – very, very fortunately – Peter Ocko and the wonderful folks at AMC decided to take a chance on me, I guess.

Suzanne: I think they knoew it wasn’t that much of a chance, after they saw your work.

Emma: The screen is relatively new for me.

Suzanne: Had they seen you in play before, do you think, any of them?

Emma: No. No, not at all.

Suzanne: Okay.

Emma: So it really was taking a chance.

Emma McDonald as Bella Sway and Dominic Monaghan as Paul Sarno - Moonhaven _ Season 1, Episode 1 - Photo Credit: Szymon Lazewski/AMC+Suzanne: Yeah, great. Well, I hope this is successful, and that you go on to bigger and better projects…but that’s great. No, it must be amazing to be in… you’re pretty much the lead character, and with your experience, it must be, at your age (I’m assuming), must be pretty amazing.

Emma: I’m on top, on top of the world, literally. I’m on the moon. Over the moon.

Suzanne: Was that under the moon? (my lame attempt at a joke based on something in the show)

Emma: Yeah. Between, yes. It was so brilliant to work with all of the creatives and such a phenomenal cast, as well, on this. For everyone to just welcome me in, and let me play, and learn. And gosh, I learned so much! I’d never even hit a mark before. On, you know, on day two, sprinting, hitting a mark. I was, like, “What’s camera left? What’s camera right?” It was like boot camp into school.

Suzanne: Yeah. Wow.

Emma: But it was so much fun, so much.

Suzanne: I’m sure.

Emma: And I got to do all sorts. I got to fly a spaceship. I got to do stunts. I got to have these beautiful human interactions that were deep and thoughtful. I mean, it’s such a wonderful show. It’s got so much within it. You’ve got sci-fi, you’ve got the human drama. You’ve got so, so much raw emotion, huge ideas and concepts…

Suzanne: Right?

Emma: Everything.

Suzanne: Yeah. No, it’s great. I’m sure that one of the things they liked about you is that your face is very expressive, and your character doesn’t really say as much as other people, I noticed. She’s quiet, very quiet, and they’ll ask her something, and she’ll just kind of look at them and not necessarily respond. And you’re very good at that, at that expressiveness.

Emma: Yeah. She’s an interesting one because she chooses when to use words and when to not. Like you say, she, she doesn’t speak if she doesn’t have to.

Suzanne: Yeah.

Emma: She takes everything in…in, I think her military background as well, you know, she buries her emotions deep, but we see those unfold and come out more as the season progresses. But yeah, you’re right. I am quite like a high energy person, so, for me, some of the trouble was to really keep it (faint?}, which in itself was a whole different challenge… but a fun one. And yeah, I love to play with her lightness, as well as her heart, and her humor – and her judgment, when it comes out. It was Emma McDonald as Bella Sway and Adam Isla O'Brien as Strego Nall - Moonhaven _ Season 1, Episode 1 - Photo Credit: Szymon Lazewski/AMC+a lot of fun.

Suzanne: Okay. And yeah, you mentioned the stunts. So, you did your own stunts, or just some of them, or what?

Emma: All of them.

Suzanne: Oh, wow.

Emma: Yeah, no, except for – there was one, but it got cut, so it was all fine. There was this scene where we were meant to get hoisted up in a trap. And I was so excited. I came to set, like, “Yeah, me and Dom, we’re gonna get hoisted up in a trap today! This is so much fun.” And they looked at me, like, “No, you’re not. There’s no way you’re doing that.” But I, yeah, I loved learning all the stunts… and I did have a stunt double, Belle Williams, who was amazing, and she really helped hone all of my movements. A,nd we got to work with Vic Armstrong who directed that unit of fights, and he was Harrison Ford’s stunt double.

Suzanne: Oh, wow.

Emma: A living legend. He said I was like Catwoman.

Emma McDonald as Bella Sway - Moonhaven _ Season 1, Episode 3 - Photo Credit: Szymon Lazewski/AMC+Suzanne: That’s great.

Emma: …And Ray Nichols as well, and Miles, were the stunt team coordinators. And yeah, it was a lot – there’s a lot of stunts throughout the season, so it’s fun to watch those happen. And I loved doing every one of them.

Suzanne: Oh, good. And one more question. So, the show just started yesterday, for the rest of the world. Have you gotten any feedback yet from viewers, on social media or anywhere?

Emma: We’ve got some incredible reviews across the board. You know, Variety, Indiewire, The Hollywood reporter, Time – everything. Everyone has come in and been so positive about it. But, like, the oppositions within the show, I mean, the Earthers and the Mooners, and the dichotomy there… it’ll be interesting to see what people make of it. And hopefully, it will stir some people up and get people talking. Because I think it could be divisive, in some ways, which is something that I find really exciting. So, yeah, we’ll see. We’ll see what happens. Who will be Team Earth? Who will be Team Moon?

Suzanne: Yeah, that should be fun. Sometimes with science fiction fans, though, they can always find something to nitpick about, or complain about. You just gotta ignore those people…

Emma: As long as they’re talking. No, I can’t wait to see what effect is has on the world.Emma McDonald as Bella Sway - Moonhaven _ Season 1, Gallery - Photo Credit: Szymon Lazewski/AMC

Suzanne: That’s good.

Emma: The world… I think the world really needs it right now.

Suzanne: Yeah, no, definitely.

Emma: It’s the whole optimistic look into the future, and a very open one at that.

Suzanne: Yeah. What’s interesting about it is – it’s partly optimistic and partly dystopian.

Emma: Yes.

Suzanne: You have both in one show, which is so unusual.

Emma: Yeah, it is. It really is.

Transcribed by Jamie of SciFiVision



A skeptic in Paradise, Earth pilot Bella Sway is sucked into a conspiracy to gain control of Moonhaven, a utopian colony on the Moon 100 years in the future. She must team up with local detective to stop forces that want to destroy Earth’s last hope before they are destroyed themselves. Watch new episodes weekly.

Starring: Emma McDonald, Dominic Monaghan, Joe Manganiello
Directed by: Bridget Savage Cole, Danielle Krudy, Laura Belsey, David Caffery

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New Series Starring Emma McDonald, Joe Manganiello and Dominic Monaghan to Debut July 7 Exclusively on AMC+

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AMC+ is excited to share the upcoming suspense thriller Moonhaven from creator Peter Ocko (Lodge 49, Black SailsElementary) in the two-episode premiere on Thursday, July 7 exclusively on AMC+. The series is set in a utopian colony on the moon that may hold the keys to preserving life on Earth, which has become increasingly perilous, and features an acclaimed ensemble cast including Emma McDonald (Queens of Mystery), Dominic Monaghan (LostAmara Karan (Doctor Who), Ayelet Zurer (Losing Alice), Joe Manganiello (True Blood), Kadeem Hardison (Black Monday), and Yazzmin Newell (The Last Tree).

Moonhaven centers on Bella Sway (McDonald), a lunar cargo pilot and smuggler 100 years in the future who finds herself accused of a crime and marooned on Moonhaven, a utopian community set on a 500 square mile Garden of Eden built on the Moon to find solutions to the problems that will soon end civilization on Mother Earth. A skeptic in Paradise, Bella is sucked into a conspiracy to gain control of the artificial intelligence responsible for Moonhaven’s miracles and teams with a local detective to stop the forces that want to destroy Earth’s last hope before they are destroyed themselves.

An AMC Studios production, Moonhaven is executive produced by Ocko and Deb Spera, who is a non-writing executive producer.


Episode 101 – The Pilot – Premieres Thursday, July 7

A murder on Moonhaven puts Earth’s last hope in jeopardy. During what should be a routine cargo loop to the Moon, pilot Bella Sway finds herself the subject of detective Paul Sarno’s investigation.

Episode 102 – The Detective – Premieres Thursday, July 7

Bella wants to get back to Earth, but must wait for Paul and Arlo to untangle a knot.

Emma McDonald (Bella) and Dominic Monaghan (Paul) in "Moonhaven" on AMC+Episode 103 – The Envoy – Premieres Thursday, July 14

Indira tries to get The Bridge back on track while Bella helps Paul uncover a conspiracy.

Episode 104 – Mada – Premieres Thursday, July 21

On the brink of The Bridge, Paul prepares for some difficult goodbyes.

Episode 105 – Dreadfeel – Premieres Thursday, July 28

Paul and Bella trek through unknown territory in search of Maite. Meanwhile, Arlo takes a journey of his own.

Episode 106 – The Seeker – Premieres Thursday, August 4

In the season finale, Truelune is tested like never before.

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Interview with Shila Vosough Ommi

TV Interview!

Shila Ommi

Interview with Shila Vosough Ommi of “Tehran” on Apple TV+ by Thane 5/23/22

It was great to speak with this amazing actress!  Her role of Nahid Kamali expands in season 2 of the show.


Here are the questions I asked. We’ll try to get the answers transcribed soon!

1. What made you want to get into acting?

2. You play a sick woman in Tehran. Did you do any research for your role?

3. What do you think about the relationship between your character and her husband?

4. addition to acting, I see you have directed, produced, and performed stand up comedy, too. Which of these do you like doing the most?

5. Was doing stand up comedy a good experience for you?

6. Your IMdB profile says that you speak four or five languages. How did you learn so many?

7. I am interested in the music video that you were the executive producer for. How did that opportunity come about?

8. What do you think of the American media portrayal of Iran? Do you believe that it’s accurate and fair?

9. People say that Hollywood is more diverse, but what about behind the camera? Is it still an old boys club when it comes to traditional TV studios?

10. Has the rise of streaming services helped the diversity in front of the camera?

11. What has been your favorite production that you’ve acted in?



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Season 2 release date: May 6, 2022

“Tehran” season two follows Tamar (Niv Sultan), a Mossad hacker-agent who infiltrates Tehran under a false identity to help destroy Iran’s nuclear reactor. But when her mission fails, Tamar must plan an operation that will place everyone dear to her in jeopardy. Two-time Emmy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Glenn Close joins season two, with Shaun Toub, Shervin Alenabi, Arash Marandi and Shila Ommi also returning.

The series is created by Moshe Zonder, Dana Eden and Maor Kohn, and directed by Daniel Syrkin. Omri Shenhar serves as writer alongside Zonder. Syrkin and Shenhar are also co-creators. The executive producers are Eden and Shula Spiegel for Donna and Shula Productions, Alon Aranya for Paper Plane Productions, Julien Leroux for Paper Entertainment, Peter Emerson for Cineflix Studios, and Zonder, Shenhar, Syrkin and Eldad Koblenz for Kan 11. “Tehran” is distributed internationally by Cineflix Rights.

Shila OmmiShila Ommi is an American actress, director, writer and producer who was born in Tehran, Iran, and grew up in Los Angeles.

She has directed and produced award winning plays in Los Angeles, and for over a decade she toured internationally under the name Shila Vosough in an Iranian-American theater production company performing plays in Persian.

Shila directed the feature film, ‘Wake Up Sleeping Beauty’, a psychological dramatic film about a young Iranian-American woman waking up from cultural trappings and ‘curses,’ and coming into her own power. It was produced by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.

A graduate of UCLA, Ommi received a Departmental Honors for a ‘Bachelor of Science in Biological Anthropology’ minoring in Biology, where she wrote a published thesis on ‘Parental Investment Among Vervet Monkeys.’ She later attended the Ruskin School of Acting where she studied under the tutelage of John Ruskin and Sir Anthony Hopkins.

In addition to emceeing charities, hosting award shows, moderating and occasionally performing stand-up comedy, Ommi is also a prolific voice-over artist narrating documentaries and voicing characters in animated TV and web series.

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Shaun Toub and Shila Ommi in “Tehran,” now streaming on Apple TV+.

Leverage Cast List

Leverage Actors – Who plays whom?

"Leverage: Redemption" cast

Sophie Devereaux – Gina Bellman
Alec Hardison – Aldis Hodge
Eliot Spencer – Christian Kane
Parker – Beth Riesgraf
Breanna Casey – Aleyse Shannon
Harry Wilson – Noah Wyle

Older or recurring characters:

Nathan Ford – Timothy Hutton
Jim Sterling – Mark Sheppard
Tara Cole – Jeri Ryan
FBI Agent McSweeten – Gerald Downey
Bligh – Lucy Taylor
Detective Captain Bonanno – Robert Blanche
The Italian – Elisabetta Canalis
Jack Latimer – Leon Rippy
Maggie Collins – Kari Matchett
Zachary – Matt Barnett
Colin Mason – Wil Wheaton
Taggert – Rick Overton

Eliot, Parker and Hardison

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Interview with Wrenn Schmidt & Krys Marshall

TV Interview!

Wrenn Schmidt in “For All Mankind,” now streaming on Apple TV+.Krys Marshall in “For All Mankind,” now streaming on Apple TV+.

Interview with Wrenn Schmidt & Krys Marshall of “For All Mankind” on Apple+ by Suzanne 3/3/21

It was nice to chat with 4 of the actresses from the show. There are two here and then two others in a separate interview for 10 minutes each and It was so much fun. It’s a huge cast in this good scifi show. They were very gracious.

Suzanne: Could you tell us what’s new for both of your characters this season? Whatever you’re allowed to say?

Wrenn: Well, Margo is the boss. In season one, Margo made a prediction that she would be running NASA in ten years, and the only thing she got wrong was the timeline. She got there sooner than ten years. So, that’s something that’s new. Margo, because of that, she’s got a massive office. So, instead of being stuck in a closet, where she’s got like – I mean, it almost looks like just all camping gear and engineered fixes, you know, she’s got a closet full of clothes and little hiding places for books that she reads when everyone else has left and a massive desk. She’s been been around for a while. So, that’s all different, and now, Margot has people come to her for things instead of her needing to go to them. So, yeah, it’s a very different world from season one.

Suzanne: Krys?

Krys: For Danielle, I think, at the end of season one, we see that she’s really dedicated herself to her work. She’s made this enormous sacrifice to protect Gordo (Michael Dorman) and his reputation. We also see that her marriage to Clayton (Edwin Hodge) is really hanging on by a thread, because he’s in such disarray after returning home from Vietnam. So, we kind of leave Danielle in peril; we don’t know where we’ll find her.

At the top of season two, we see what the end result is of what happens when you just give and give and give of yourself, and eventually you have nothing left to give. Emotionally, she’s in a pretty kind of low place. I think she’s pretty exhausted. We see that Clayton is no longer with us, and so having had all these losses has created a revival in Danielle. She realizes, you know, “I want to go back to Jamestown. I want to not just be an astronaut in name only, but I want to suit up. I want to put my helmet on. I want to see the sunrise over the Earth’s crest, and I want to get back at it again.” So, we start to see the little inklings of a renewed and reborn Danielle.

Suzanne: So, I noticed something. I interviewed Jodi (Balfour) and Sonya (Walger) a little while earlier. Did they try to make a concerted effort to make all of you look a little plain?  Because you’re all much prettier in real life than on the show.

Krys: That’s very sweet. Suzanne, thank you.

Suzanne: It’s true, though.

Wrenn: I think, though, what’s interesting about that observation, is that it takes all of us, I think, one to two hours to get ready to bring us in that direction…

Krys: To look that plain.

Wrenn: …And like one two hours to look like this…It goes both directions.

Krys: Well, I was just gonna say too that, you know, Wrenn mentioned this in an earlier conversation, but especially with Margo and Danielle, these are people who are putting their intellect and that foot first. So, often, and as an actor, you’re judged on the way that you look and the appearance that you present, whereas these women are scientists and engineers. So, I love that, yes, Dani is a bit plain and Margo is a bit plain, but that’s because it’s not a fashion show. These women are looking to be taken seriously, and, ultimately, women are judged by the way that they look even in a bureaucratic environment. If Dani were to show up to the office, and – because we thought about that, like, this is 1983, and I came here with ideas of Whitney Houston, “I Want to Dance with Somebody” hair. I was like, “Let’s do it,” and they’re like, “Hold on, hold on, hold on. This is a woman who has an incredible acumen for science and technology. Let’s just take it a beat and also remind ourselves that this is in Houston. This is not in New York City or in Paris or some enormous fashion capital.” So, our costume designer, Jill Ohanneson, used the Sears Roebuck catalog as the baseline for Dani’s looks, because that’s where Dani can afford to shop, and she wants to look nice. She wants to look presentable. So, yeah, thank you for saying we look nice.

Suzanne: There are some interviews and videos where it seems like they just wear sweat pants and [unintelligible], males, especially.

What was the most fun thing – this is for either or both of you – that you’ve done on the show?

Wrenn: It’s too hard to choose. That’s like a nightmare of a question, because there are so many things…

Suzanne: Sorry.

Wrenn: …No, no, I mean, I’m just gonna start like reeling off things, and Krys, I’m going to leave it to you to stop me and be like, “Cut. Scene.”

I really loved working with Colm Feore in the first season. The whole relationship between Margo and von Braun was so much fun. I mean, it’s a true gift. When you pick up a script – like that was in our sixth episode that season, where it was almost like filming a play in some ways, which is when Margot goes to von Braun’s house.

I also really, really loved trying to figure out how to fake play the piano. So, it was really rewarding after spending so much time doing that to actually do it, and to have Sonya, who I just met, be like, “You’re pretending?” and me just being like, “Oh my God, [it’s] working.”

I also really loved filming scenes with Sonya as well; she was just incredible, especially [in] that one little scene between Molly and Margo, when they’re doing the training stuff.

Then, I just really love working with our writers and our whole crew. I mean, that’s something that’s a big bummer about COVID. It’s not just that we as a cast have to keep our distance, it’s that the crew, we’re actually all separated into different pods. I’m so used to like, jabbering with the crew on the side. I’m so used to being like, “Hey, how are you?” and to just feel like, it’s like, “Hey…” That’s a little sad.

Then, as far as Season Two goes, I just I love getting to play with who Margo is when she’s not at work being watched by other people. I just find that to be the most fun, fascinating, like creative ocean to dive into. Yeah, I maybe get a little carried away with that, but it’s so much fun. I’m gonna cut myself [off].

Krys: Yeah, I mean, all of it is really fun. I will say, learning The Bob Newhart Show by heart was really fun. Michael and Joel [Kinnaman] – I mean, I kind of feel like I should have shot those scenes wearing an astronaut diaper, because I laughed so hard that I had a little bit of pee in my pants. I mean, they’re just so much fun to be around. So, Meera Menon, our director for the “Hi, Bob” episode, really just let us open it up, let us play, let us improvise, let us just have fun together. So, I think what translates on screen is a connection with Gordo, Dani and Ed, and in real life, there was just a true connection between myself, Joel, and Michael, and just being able to horse around. There are so many aspects of this job that I love, but I think getting to reunite with those guys, is always really, really delicious fun stuff to do.

Suzanne: When they do the scenes that are on the moon, and like at the beginning of the second season, they’re bouncing around trying to get back when they have the solar flares, how is that done? Is that done completely CGI? How do they do that?

Krys: Suzanne! I can’t tell you how the magic is made. Are you kidding me? Come on.

Suzanne: A little bit, a little bit.

Krys: …So, here’s the rub about wearing the spacesuit. The spacesuit is about 65 pounds with the helmet and the boots and the full – it’s extraordinarily heavy. The joy of it is that if you were in space, you’d be weightless. So, it’d be [nice] for you, but we’re not; we’re here on Earth. It’s about half my body weight, so it’s it’s pretty taxing. So, some of the work is done on wires. Some of the work is actually just us moving in kind of an undulating way that’s slowed down a little bit to make it seem like we’re moving [in] space. But yeah, the suits are incredibly hot to wear, so they have to constantly lift the visor to blot you, because you’re just pouring sweat as you play those bits. But yeah, our visual effects team is incredible at making – Like there’s a bit in the “Hi, Bob” episode where I drop the ant farm. I mean, that’s all on liars, and it looks like it’s just me dropping an ant farm, and in actuality, I’m hitched to wires as I slowly slow speed fall over to grab this falling ant farm. So, all movie magic.

Suzanne: I can see why you wouldn’t count this. The parts of the spacesuit as being the most fun though.

Krys: No. Fun to watch but not fun to wear.

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“For All Mankind” explores what would have happened if the global space race had

never ended. The series presents an aspirational world where NASA astronauts, engineers and their families find themselves in the center of extraordinary events seen through the prism of an alternate history timeline — a world in which the USSR beats the US to the moon.

Season two of the space drama picks up a decade later in 1983. It’s the height of the Cold War and tensions between the United States and the USSR are at their peak. Ronald Reagan is President and the greater ambitions of science and space exploration are at threat of being squandered as the US and Soviets go head to head to control sites rich in resources on the moon. The Department of Defense has moved into Mission Control, and the militarization of NASA becomes central to several characters’ stories: some fight it, some use it as an opportunity to advance their own interests, and some find themselves at the height of a conflict that may lead to nuclear war. New stars set to join Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Sarah Jones, Shantel VanSanten, Wrenn Schmidt, Jodi Balfour, Krys Marshall and Sonya Walger in the second season include Cynthy Wu, Coral Peña and Casey W. Johnson.

“For All Mankind” is created by Golden Globe-nominee and Emmy Award-winner Ronald D. Moore, and Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominees Ben Nedivi & Matt Wolpert. Moore, Nedivi and Wolpert executive produce alongside Golden Globe Award nominee Maril Davis of Tall Ship Productions and Nichole Beattie, David Weddle and Bradley Thompson. “For All Mankind” is produced by Sony Pictures Television.

The ten episode second season will debut globally on Friday, February 19, 2021, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday, exclusively on Apple TV+.

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Maya Avant Forrester played by Karla Mosley

Maya was first seen in 2013 as a homeless Skid Row mother who had to give up her baby when she went to prison (for a crime she didn’t commit).  Later, she was released and tried to find her baby, but it had died in a car accident with its adopted family.  Maya was an aspiring actress/singer. She met Rick, and they fell in love. She was hired to model at Forrester Creations. She and Rick had many ups and downs over the years as he was with Caroline, and she with Carter, when they weren’t with each other.

In 2015, Rick proposed, and Maya confessed that she was transgender. After some more misunderstandings, they got married. This story was groundbreaking for the soaps. Forrester also had a transgender fashion show, with Maya as the lead model.  Maya’s sister, Nicole, as well as her parents, moved there. She and her father eventually reconciled (he had trouble with her not being a man).  They learned that Nicole’s friend, Sasha, was really their half-sister. Nicole agreed to carry a baby for Rick and Maya, so they had little Lizzy to raise.

Maya started out as a schemer and a bit of a social climber, but she did truly love Rick. Once she and Rick were married and had a child, Maya became more of a saint. She and Rick were given little to do. They divorced off-screen while the characters were in Paris. Maya returned to Forrester without Rick.  Maya’s cousin Xander from London arrived and was working at Forrester as an intern and model.  He was fired and left town after it was revealed that he knew that Hope’s baby Beth was alive but didn’t say anything. He broke up with his girlfriend, Zoe, and left town.  Maya really hasn’t been seen on screen for a long while.

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The Bold and the Beautiful Character Description: Amelia

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Amelia played by Nicola Posener

Amelia is the nanny for babies Kelly and Phoebe. She works for Steffy. She first started working for Steffy and her husband, Liam, when they had Kelly. Liam and Steffy divorced, and then Steffy adopted Phoebe (not knowing that Phoebe is really Hope’s daughter, Beth). When Steffy saw that Hope was getting too attached to Phoebe, she took the opportunity to go to Paris for some Forrester business, and an extended stay. Amelia is there with her.

When Thomas worked to break up Hope and Liam, he used Amelia to help him with that. Amelia sent Thomas a video of the babies, so he could use to make Hope feel guilty. Amelia told Liam how much Steffy and the babies miss him.

So far, not much else is known about Amelia.

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Alison Montgomery played by Theodora Greece

Alison is a recurring, minor (but memorable) character.  She is Bill’s administrative assistant/receptionist as well as confidante.  She often serves as his conscience. Justin is now primarily Bill’s conscience or confidante instead. Alison is referred to but rarely seen. She has done some of Bill’s dirty work in the past. For instance, she helped him keep Hope and Liam apart, and helped him blackmail Maya to dump Rick. She helped him when he and Katie broke up. She assisted him (unsuccessfully) with keeping Ridge from breaking up his wedding to Brooke.  Alison frequently talks truth to Bill when he needs it.  He respects her opinion. She shared a passionate kiss with Deacon because she confessed to liking bad boys.

Not much else is known about Alison. The character was last seen in 2016, but we hope she’ll be back.  The actress (who’s a royal princess) was engaged in 2018.

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Brooke Logan played by Katherine Kelly Lang

Brooke has a degree in chemistry, yet she was working for her mother’s catering company when she met Ridge, the love of her life, in 1987. They both fell in love, but Ridge was engaged to Caroline Spencer. Ridge’s mother, Stephanie, didn’t approve of Brooke, so she did everything she could, for years, to keep them apart or break them up.  Brooke also did some scheming of her own to win and keep Ridge.  Later, Stephanie admitted that she recognized Brooke as a younger version of herself.

Brooke fights hard for the man she loves, but she has fallen in love with many others as well, including Eric, Ridge’s father (with whom she had two children), and his brother Thorne, as well as Nick and Bill.  She’s very loyal to her family (two sisters and one brother) and helped raise her younger sisters. She’s also very devoted to her two daughters and her son, but she has, in the past, slept with her daughters’ boyfriends/husbands, which caused some problems.

Brooke seems to have grown up quite a bit since her younger years. She mostly concentrates on her children and husband, and working at Forrester Creations.  She and Taylor have feuded for many years, but Taylor seems more interested in carrying on the feud than does Brooke.  They have a lot in common. Not only did they both love Ridge for many years and have children with him, they both interfere in their own children’s lives (just as Stephanie did) and are fiercely protective of them.  Taylor seems a little more unhinged than Brooke, though.

Just like anyone else, Brooke can be jealous, or self-righteous, or nosy; but generally, she’s a good person with a big heart.

Brooke loves having family around her all of the time, so many of her children and their spouses either live in her house, or in the guest house.  None of the Logan sisters can cook, but they love the holidays and always gather with the Forresters to celebrate.

Brooke and Ridge had a terrible time in 2019 and 2020. They separated and almost divorced. Thomas worked hard to break them up, so that he could have Hope. Quinn and Shauna also had a hand in their marriage breaking up.  Ridge has been involved with Shauna, and Brooke was briefly involved with Bill.

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Amelia Nicola Posener*
Lt. Bradley Baker Dan Martin*
Justin Barber Aaron D. Spears*
Grace Buckingham Cassandra Creech*
Paris Buckingham Diamond White
Sheila Carter Kimberlin Browne
Danny Keith Carlos*
Emmy Sheryl Underwood*
Hayes Forrester Finnegan Piper Harriot*
John “Finn” Finnegan Tanner Novlan
Jack Finnegan Ted King*
Li Finnegan Naomi Matsuda*
Bridget Forrester Ashley Jones*
Douglas Forrester Henry Joseph Samiri
Eric Forrester, Sr. John McCook
Kelly Forrester/Spencer Sophia Paras McKinlay*
Ridge Forrester Thorsten Kaye
Thomas Forrester Matthew Atkinson
Zende Forrester Delon de Metz
Quinn Fuller Rena Sofer
Florence Fulton Katrina Bowden
Taylor Hayes Krista Allen
Madison Lee Stephanie Wang*
Brooke Logan Katherine Kelly Lang
Donna Logan Jennifer Gareis*
Hope Logan Anikka Noelle
Jake MacLaine Todd McKee*
Deacon Sharpe Sean Kanan
Beth Spencer/Phoebe Forrester Madeline Valdez*
William “Bill” Spencer, Jr. Don Diamont
Katherine Elizabeth “Katie” Logan Spencer Heather Tom
William “Liam” Spencer, III Scott Clifton
Steffy Forrester Spencer Jacqueline MacIness Wood
Will Spencer Finnegan George*
Wyatt Spencer Darin Brooks
Tiffany Maile Brady*
Carter Walton Lawrence Saint-Victor*
Charlie Webber Dick Christie*


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  • Landry Allbright (Bridget)
  • George Alvarez (Enrique)
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  • Paulo Benedetti (Tony)
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  • Peter Brown (Blake)*
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  • Ian Buchanan (James)
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  • Pat Crowley (Natalie)
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  • Michelle Davison (Ruthanne)*
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  • Michael Dietz (Mark)
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  • Jon Hensley (Dr. Meade)
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Aaron D. Spears (Justin) has a lot of movies coming out in the next two years.

Brian Gaskill (ex-Ozzy) joins the cast of Y&R soon in the role of Seth. More

Rena Sofer (ex-Quinn) has returned to “General Hospital“, reprising her role of Lois from the 90’s.

Darin Brooks (Wyatt) does a voice in the Hulu/Peacock show “The Croods: Family Tree”, which may return for season 8 later this year.

Eileen Davidson (ex-Ashley) has a new project.

Tisha Campbell-Martin (ex-Dr. Martin) has a new series coming out, “Be Someone” and has another new show, “Uncoupled”. It premieres July 29 on Netflix. She  appears Tuesday, Aug. 2 on “The Talk” on CBS and appears Tuesday, Aug. 2 on “Watch What Happens Live” on Bravo.

Katrina Bowden (Flo) has some upcoming movies this year.

Crystal Chappell‘s (ex-Danielle) produces, writes, directs and stars in “Venice: The Series.” Season 6 airs now; a new episode drops Fridays at She and Hillary B. Smith (ex-Stacy) have a show called The It Girls on the Stoop! Help fund Season 3 Part 2 

Jim O’Heir has a recurring role on “Bless This Mess” Tuesdays  on ABC. He also appears on one episodes of the YouTube series “Liza on Demand” this year and has many movies coming out. He guest-stars on a re-run of “United States of Al” Monday, July 19 on CBS.

Denise Richards (Shauna) stars in a new series, “Paper Empire” and has a few new movies coming out.  She also still appears on “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” on Bravo and stars in “Killer Cheer Mom” Saturday, August 28, 8:00PM on Lifetime.

Pierson Fodé (ex-Thomas) is in a new movie.

Jacob Young (ex-Rick) has 4 new movies coming out and is joining the 11th and final season of “The Walking Dead” on AMC, which premieres August 22. He hosts “Daytime After Dark” on YouTube. He appears in “My Daughter’s Double Life” Friday, October 1, 8:00PM on the Lifetime Movie Network.

Reign Edwards  (ex-Nicole) stars in “The Wilds” on Amazon.

Sean Kanan (Deacon), Patrika Darbo (ex-Shirley), Tristan Rogers (Hunter), Sarah Brown (ex-Agnes/Sandy), Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge), Scott Turner Schofield (ex-Nick), Justin Torkildsen (ex-Rick) and Anna Maria Horsford (Vivienne) star in the show “Studio City” on Amazon Prime. Kanan also wrote the series. He appears Friday, 9/23 on “The Talk” on CBS.

Kim Matula  (ex-Hope) guest-stars on “The Resident” Tuesday, February 15 on FOX.

Robin Givens (Dr. Phillips)  appears in “Riverdale” Wednesdays on The CW.

Ingo Rademacher (ex-Thorne) is back playing Jax, William deVry (ex-Storm) plays Julian Jerome, Kin Shriner  (ex-Brian) stars a Scotty, and Tristan Rogers (ex-Hunter) has a recurring role as Robert, on “General Hospital.”

Kayla Ewell (ex-Caitlin) has 2 other movies coming out.

Rome Flynn (ex-Zende) appears in the next installment of Tyler Perry’s “Madea” franchise as well as another movie. He has a recurring role on Grey’s Anatomy Thursdays on ABC. He will star in a football comedy about a girl (Marsai Martin) who finds out she can control her football dad through a Madden NFL video game. Kelly Rowland and Omari Hardwick also star.

Hallmark Channel has renewed “When Calls the Heart,” starring Jack Wagner (ex-Nick), which airs on Sundays.

Debbi Morgan (ex-Jennifer) appears in the drama “Power” in the recurring role of Estelle on STARZ.

Tracy Melchior (ex-Kristen) has a new movie coming out and also a recurring role in the new BET drama “Games People Play,” out later this year.

Veteran actor Dan Martin (Lt. Baker) works regularly in movies and primetime TV.

Gina Rodriguez (ex-Beverly) has many new movies coming out this year.

Michael Swan (ex-Brad) appears in the movie “Revenge Best Serve Chilled” Saturday, May 14, 10:00 pm on Lifetime.

Eileen Davidson (ex-Ashley) stars in “The Young & The Restless” on CBS and has 2 movies coming out. Tracey E. Bregman (ex-Lauren) also stars in Y&R. Kelly Kruger (Eva) has a recurring role as Mac. She also has 3 movies coming out.

Mario López (ex-Christian) is co-host of the syndicated TV show Extra and does the voice of Cruz in “Elena of Avalor” on Disney Network. He will make a splash in the new HGTV series Supersize My Pool. He stars in the “Saved by the Bell” reunion TV series on PeacockTV (for free). He is guest host Tuesday, Nov. 22 on “The Kelly Clarkson Show” and stars in the movie “Steppin’ into the Holiday” 11/25 on Lifetime.

Lauren Koslow (ex-Margo) plays Kate on Days of Our Lives.

Kate Orsini (ex-Dr. March) has two movies coming out and stars in the series “Marisa Romanov” on Amazon Prime this Fall.

Linda Gray (ex-Priscilla) stars in the new upcoming movie “Prescience.”

Wayne Brady (ex-Reese) hosts “Let’s Make a Deal” daily in syndication and is working on a new movie “WRZ: White Racist Zombies.”  He hosts the new FOX game show “Game of Talents” Wednesdays and does a voice in this series: Netflix The Cuphead Show!- Friday, 11/18 Season 3 premiere. Follow the misadventures of the impulsive Cuphead and his easily swayed brother Mugman in this animated series based on the hit video game.

Usher Raymond (ex-Raymond) is a successful musician and tours often. He appears in “Global Citizen Festival: Take Action Now Sunday, 9/25 (7:00PM ET) on ABC.

Mace Coronel (ex-RJ) stars in the YouTube series “Zoe Valentine.”

Anna Maria Horsford (Vivienne) appears in the upcoming film, “Adi Shankar’s Gods and Secrets.” Still no release date. She guest-stars on a re-run of “The Conners” Tuesday, June 8 on ABC.

Heather Tom (Katie) has 2 new movies coming out this year.

Michael Lowry (ex-Dr. Hillman) has 2 movies coming out.

Patrika Darbo (ex-Shirley) stars in “Ladies of the Lake: Return to Avalon” on Amazon Prime.

Courtney Hope (Sally) has 2 movies coming out soon.

Carrie Genzel  stars in “Ivy & Mistletoe” next Christmas. She runs the motivational web site

A Martinez (ex-Ramon) stars in “Christmas on the Range” in December, 2019 (probably on Hallmark). He has two other movies coming out as well.

Finnegan George  (Will) appears in the first episode of Marvel’s “New Warriors” TV series. No word yet on where/when it will air.

Adrienne Frantz (ex-Amber) has 3 movies coming out.

Constantine Maroulis stars in the new series “Psychosis,” which is still waiting for more funding on Indiegogo. He has 4 other movies as well.

Sheryl Underwood (Emmy) appears daily on “The Talk” on CBS. She hosts The 89th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parades – Friday, December 17 on The CW.

Harley Graham (ex-Ali) appears in a few new TV series.

Jim O’Heir (ex-Matt) has a lot of new films coming out.

Morgan Fairchild  (ex-Dorothy) has some movies coming out and has done a pilot for an interesting-sounding LGBTQ soap called “Mélange” which features many soap stars. It has not yet been picked up. Stay tuned! She does a guest-voice on a re-run of “The Simpsons” Sunday, Aug. 1 on FOX.

Scott Turner Schofield (ex-Nick) wrote and stars in the film “Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps.” He appears on “Tamron Hall” Monday, 6/29.

Shari Headley (ex-Heather) appears in the new YouTube series “On Becoming a God in Central Florida,” premiering in 2019.

Antonio Sabato Jr. has a few movies coming out.

Landry Allbright (ex-Bridget) has 2 movies coming out.

Lesley-Anne Down (ex-Jackie) has 2 movies coming out.

Pierson Fodé (Thomas) stars in Fritz Mitchell’s sports film “It’s Time” as NCAA football player Brad Gaines and his friendship with Roy Lee “Chucky” Mullins. No word yet on the release date.  He also appears in a new TV movie and in this Facebook series “The Real Bros of Simi Valley.”

Matt Borlenghi (ex-Ziggy) finished a film and is working on a TV movie.

Lorenzo Lamas (ex-Hector) has a few movies coming out this year.

Texas Battle (ex-Marcus) has a few new movies coming out. He guest-stars on “Magnum P.I.” Friday, April 8 on CBS. Robert Pine (ex-Stephen) also guest-stars.

Joe Lando (ex-Craig) has a film and a TV movie out this year.

Chris McKenna  (ex-Dr. Hayden) has a new movie out in 2019, “Dragged into Sunlight.”

Ashlyn Pearce  (ex-Ali) has a few movies coming out.

Tracy Melchior (ex-Kristen) has a new movie coming out, “Bad Impulse.”

Ashley Jones (Bridget) guest-stars on “The Resident” Tuesday, May 10 on FOX.

Dorothy Lyman (ex-Bonnie) has two movies coming out.

Mykel Shannon Jenkins (ex-Det. Charlie Baker) appears in the web soap “The Rich and the Ruthless” on UMC and has quite a few films coming out.

Matt Borlenghi (ex-Ziggy, B&B) has a bunch of new films coming out.

Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke) has 2 new films coming out this year.

Sean Kanan (ex-Deacon) has 3 new movies coming out.

Alley Mills (Pam) has a new film coming out, “The Fiddling Horse.”

Daniel McVicar (ex-Clarke) has a new movie, “Creators: The Past.”

Dylan Neal (ex-Dylan) has 3 new movies coming out.

Ian Buchanan (ex-James) has a few new movies coming out.

Ashley Tesoro  (ex-Kimberly) and husband, Anthony, have created a Christian lifestyle and ministry web series, “Life is for Living TV” formatted for the Internet and for people to view the clips on their phone or computer to be inspired and learn about the Bible. Check it out at or through YouTube.

Ashleigh Brewer (ex-Ivy) has a new movie coming out “On the Edge of Night.”

Obba Babatundé (Julius) has 4 movies coming out. He also appears in “Little Fires Everywhere” on Hulu in 2020 and frequently appears on “S.W.A.T.” Wednesdays on CBS.

Felisha Cooper  (ex-Sasha) has 2 films out this year.

Texas Battle (ex-Marcus) has 3 movies coming out.

Adam Gregory (ex-Thomas) stars in “A Fiancé for Christmas” Thursday, December 9, 8:00PM on Lifetime.

Maeve Quinlan (ex-Maeve) has a few movies coming out this year.

Bobbie Eakes (ex-Macy), Hillary B. Smith (ex-Stacey) and many other soap stars appeared in “ABC Daytime: Back on Broadway” which was streamed Thursday, Feb. 11. You can see it now on  YouTube.

Many soap actors star in the digital series “The Bay“. More casting news, updates, and previous episodes can be found at

You can see Annika Noelle (Hope) and Lesli Kay (ex-Felicia) on “Venice: The Series,” which ran from 2009-2017. Watch many episodes for free on YouTube.

Bobbie Eakes (ex-Macy) appears in a new movie, “The Bellmen,” out in 2019.  You can see her and other soap stars in the web series “Tainted Dreams.” Watch Here!

The legendary Paul Williams (ex-Bailey) still acts and writes songs, even though he turns 80 next year. More Info

Jeff Trachta (ex-Thorne) mostly does live singing and impersonations on stage.

Zack Conroy (ex-Oliver) is now an investment banker.

Sarah Buxton (ex-Morgan) designs and sells active swimear at



Samantha’s Friends Fundraiser: Casino Royale | Bradenton, FL | Lakewood Country Club Ranch
Featuring Patrika Darbo (ex-Shirley), Kyle Lowder (ex-Rick), and Brandon Beemer (ex-Owen) and other soap stars!
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Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge) tours around; you can see the dates for his concerts at his site


See Brandon Beemer (ex-Owen) and Linsey Godfrey (ex-Caroline) appearances on Days of Our Lives Appearances Page.

Diamond White (Paris) will show off her vocal skills this week, performing with her band at El Cid on Thursday, August 25 at 8:50 p.m. The address for the event is 4212 Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA. The actress will perform both new and old songs. To get tickets, which are $10, click here.

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