Women of Playhouse Westby harmoniousgirl | created - 21 Nov 2013 | updated - 08 Mar 2014 | Public
Playhouse West is a highly acclaimed acting school and repertory theater located in North Hollywood, California, founded by Jeff Goldblum and Robert Carnegie. Grounded in the teachings of Sanford Meisner, it boasts some of the most talented actors and actresses in Hollywood.
Actress | What Planet Are You From?
Harmony is a native Angeleno who did her first commercial- for Johnson's Baby Powder- when she was just six months old. She spent most of her childhood in Hawaii but, back in L.A. during a summer break, was signed by Elite Model Management at the age of 15. She then traveled around the world ...
2. Robyn Cohen
Actress | The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Ms. Cohen starred in the Television series GRAVITY for starz network and has made additional TV appearances on: CRISTELA, N.C.I.S., THE MENTALIST, THE DEFENDERS, INVASION, THE CLOSER, ANGEL,THE STRAND, N.C.I.S. L.A., STARVED (season 1,recurring), LAX (recurring) and others. Select Film credits ...
Actress | Bella
Born and raised in Southern California, Ciera moved to Los Angeles in her teens and studied at Playhouse West in North Hollywood for 6 years. After devoting herself to theater and growing her craft for many years, her film career began with writing and directing her award winning film "Daisy's" in ...
Actress | Scandal
Holly Gagnier has established herself as a versatile actress on both coasts, appearing on stage, screen and television. She is best-known for her long stints on Days of Our Lives (1965), in the ground-breaking role of young teen mom "Ivy Jannings", for which she won the soap opera award for ...
Actress | Planet Terror
Marley Eve Shelton was born in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in Eagle Rock, CA. She is the daughter of Carol (Stromme), a teacher and singer, and Christopher Shelton, who worked as a director and producer. She has three sisters: Koren Shelton, Erin Shelton and Samantha Shelton. Both of her ...
Actress | Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
Heather Joan Graham was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Joan (Bransfield), a schoolteacher and children's book author, and James Graham, an FBI agent. She and her sister, actress Aimee Graham, were raised by their strictly Catholic parents. They relocated often, as a result of their father's ...
Actress | Dexter's Laboratory
Christine Cavanaugh was born on August 16, 1963 in Layton, Utah, USA as Christine Josephine Sandberg. She was an actress, known for Dexter's Laboratory (1996), Babe (1995) and Jerry Maguire (1996). She was married to Kevin James Cavanaugh. She died on December 22, 2014 in Cedar City, Utah.
11. Ashley Judd
Actress | Double Jeopardy
American actress and political activist Ashley Judd was born Ashley Tyler Ciminella on April 19, 1968, in Granada Hills, California. She grew up in a family of successful performing artists as the daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd and the sister of Wynonna Judd. While she is best known ...
Actress | What Lies Beneath
Michelle Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, to Donna Jean (Taverna) and Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor. She has an older brother and two younger sisters - Dedee Pfeiffer and Lori Pfeiffer, who both dabbled in acting and modeling but decided against making it ...
Actress | The Notebook
Jamie Anne Brown was born in Parsons, Kansas and is the oldest of five. At a very early age, Brown dreamed of being an actress. Pursuing her childhood dream, Brown moved to Los Angeles.
One of her very first roles was a recurring part on the hit FOX series "The Shield." Soon after, she made her ...
14. Shawnee Smith
Actress | The Blob
Shawnee Smith has consistently put her versatile talents to use in the film, television, theatrical and musical arenas with much success. Her impressive career includes a co-starring role on an award-winning television show, which is now strong in syndication, and a variety of memorable roles in ...
15. Heather Morris
Actress | Glee
Heather Morris was born on February 1, 1987 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA as Heather Elizabeth Morris. She is an actress, known for Glee (2009), Fired Up! (2009) and Spring Breakers (2012). She has been married to Taylor Hubbell since May 16, 2015. They have two children.
Actress | Angel
Charisma Lee Carpenter was born July 23, 1970, in Las Vegas. She studied classical ballet from age five. Her family moved around often. As a youngster, she entered many local beauty contests, and attended Gorman High School in Las Vegas. At 15 the family moved to Rosarita City, Mexico, and then to ...
17. Nia Peeples
Actress | Pretty Little Liars
FYI: I've written my own BIO. To be honest it felt more sincere than pretending like I hired some journalist to do a ton of research and come up with a non biased presentation. So here it goes.
Nia Peeples- What others have said: is an American actress, singer, dancer. For more than 30 years Nia has...
18. Cassidy Freeman
Actress | The Righteous Gemstones
Cassidy Freeman (born April 22, 1982, in Chicago, IL) is an American actress and musician. She is known for her role as Tess Mercer in The CW's superhero drama "Smallville" (2001) and Cady Longmire in "Longmire" (2012). Her parents are prominent attorneys, who also own a cattle ranch in Montana. ...
21. Jordana Brewster
Actress | Fast & Furious 7
Raven-haired beauty Jordana Brewster was born on April 26, 1980 in Panama City, Panama. Her mother, Maria João Leal de Sousa, is a Brazilian-born model who appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1978 . Her father, Alden Brewster, is an American-born investment banker, who has English, ...
28. Andrea Dantas
Actress | Drug of Love
Andrea Dantas is an actress, director, writer and Flamenco dancer. Her professional journey started when she decided to move to Australia to study the Meisner Technique at The Actor's Pulse in Sydney. After completing her studies Down Under, Andrea relocated to Europe to further her artistic ...
31. Alice L. Walker
Alice L Walker was born in Evanston, IL. Her father, a pianist and painter introduced her to the ballet Swan Lake when she was four year old, and her path in the arts began. After years of study in both ballet and theater, Alice performed with several prominent ballet companies in Chicago and ...
Actress | Disaster Wars: Earthquake vs. Tsunami
Cindy Rucker Trost is an actress and assistant director, known for Disaster Wars: Earthquake vs. Tsunami (2013), You're Killing Me... (2003) and The Anubis Tapes (2016). She has been married to Scott Trost since May 25, 1997. They have two children.
33. Nat Dixon
Actress | Cross
Nat Dixon was born on the island of Jamaica. She later moved to New York City at the age of fifteen, where she entered the world of modeling. After attended the University at Buffalo State where she earned Two degrees, she moved to LA to pursue her dream of acting, where she now resides.
Actress | Why Wait Productions
Christina Maria Davis started acting, singing, dancing, and performing in musicals as a child. She grew up in Spain (allowing her to be fluent in Spanish), the U.S., the U.K., and Australia. After studying Socio-Cultural Anthropology and Dance at Florida State University and the London School of ...
36. Michelle Coyle
Actress | Graceland
Michelle Coyle is a hardworking actress in film, television, and theater. She grew up just outside Atlanta in Stone Mountain, Georgia. For high school, she attended DeKalb Center for Performing Arts (other notable graduates from the program include Dorian Missick, Omar Dorsey, Nikki Renee' Daniels,...
38. Ksenia Lauren
Actress | Wingman Inc.
Ksenia Lauren is an American actress currently working and living in Los Angeles. She recently guest stared on the new CBS drama "Wisdom of the Crowd", "The Young and the Restless" (CBS), the critically acclaimed Amazon series "Bosch", on the popular HBO comedy "Silicon Valley" and on the ABC drama...
41. Cazzy Golomb
Actress | Tales of an Ancient Empire
Cazzy Golomb was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Casuarina Golomb. She is an actress, known for Abelar: Tales of an Ancient Empire (2010), Sometimes, It's the White Guy: Or How I Learned That Fanatics Aren't Always Middle Eastern (2014) and Legacy (2010). She has been married to Dustin Zahursky ...
Actress | Franklin & Bash
Jacqueline Cereceres was born in El Paso, Texas, to Consuelo Cereceres, a business woman, and Miguel Angel Guzman, a Union Pacific Railroad engineer. She has three brothers, one sister, and 12 nieces and nephews. She was raised in the Catholic religion and attended St. Pius X until 7th grade. At ...
45. Karen Weza
Actress | Criminal Minds
Born and raised in Hawai'i on the island of O'ahu, Karen Weza grew up frolicking on Hawaii's breathtakingly beautiful white, sandy beaches. She loves to swim, and truly appreciates the ocean, and all creatures within it. An overall animal and nature lover, Karen is known to grab a garbage bag and ...
Actress | Why Wait Productions
Jahnnalee Randall is an actress and filmmaker. She created her own film company called Why Wait Productions and creates scripted feel-good humor videos with her talented son, Gizmo the Chihuahua, on Wacky Wednesdays. She's a one-person show & crew on her YouTube channel! She has won many film ...
Shanalynne Wesner is an actress and producer, known for Sometimes, It's the White Guy: Or How I Learned That Fanatics Aren't Always Middle Eastern (2014), Jingle All The Way (2012) and Twelve (2015).
49. Sharon Jordan
Actress | The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
Sharon Jordan was born on March 11, 1960 in Fontana, California, USA. She is an actress and director, known for The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005), Askew Circus (2015) and Dying to See You (2013). She has been married to Tracy Luster since August 4, 1984. They have two children.
Actress | The Spy Next Door
Katherine Boecher was born on August 10, 1981 in Beaumont, Texas, USA as Katherine Camille Boecher. She is an actress, known for The Spy Next Door (2010), Crossroads (2002) and Supernatural (2005). She has been married to Lukas Behnken since July 15, 2006. They have two children.
55. Janelle Paradee
Actress | Black Scorpion
Janelle Paradee was born in New London, Minnesota, April, 11, 1963. Her mother was a pilot in the U.S. Air Force and her father was an Aeronautical Engineer with NASA.
At the young age of 11, Janelle was accepted at the Children's Theatre Company of Minneapolis, where she first learned about theatre...
57. Azita Ghanizada
Actress | Complete Unknown
Azita, a political refugee, came to Hollywood with an incredible story of cultural backlash. As a baby, she and her family fled Afghanistan to the United States and gained asylum thanks to her father's work with the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. Being raised in a conservative multicultural home, she was ...
Actress | Betrayal
Amanda Ashley Canty was born on December 24th, 1986. She grew up in Enfield, Connecticut, a sleepy town filled with rustic barns, tobacco fields, and the smell of sweet grass in the air. As a child she loved to wander through the woods and enact stories as they played out in her mind.