Cast & Crew

Morgan Simpson (Ben)

Morgan Simpson is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles. In addition to co-writing, producing and playing Jefferson Bailey in Black, White and Blues(in which The Hollywood Reporter stated his performance was “pitch perfect” and Variety said he was “impressing in a lead role”, Simpson is a co-owner of the production company Liberty Road Entertainment. His recent credits include being the co-writer, producer, and a lead actor in the award-winning feature film thriller Clear Lake, WI. MORE...

Simpson also worked as a producer and appeared in Her Minor Thing, released by First Look and Regent. In addition, he appeared in 29 Reasons to Run and co-wrote, produced and starred in 29 and Holding. Along with his wife Heather, Simpson started the Shine and Share Foundation, which picks a deserving charity each year to support through annual fundraisers. Most recently, Shine and Share helped fulfill three dreams for the Dream Foundation, whose mission is to assist the needs and wishes of terminally ill adults.

Heather Simpson (Claire)

Originally from the Sacramento area, Heather has been a working actress in Los Angeles for 14 years. She has appeared in studio and independent feature films, network TV shows, TV pilots. Heather’s film credits include “Black,White & Blues”, “Her Minor Thing,” “Clear Lake, WI,” “The Flintstones II,” “29 and Holding,” and “The Guy Next Door.” Some of her  TV credits include “Criminal Minds”, “The Jamie Kennedy Experiment,” “Bold & the Beautiful”, “Invisible Man” and “Tremors”. Heather received a B.A. in Theatre Arts, with honors, from UCLA, and has studied with Joanne Baron, DW Brown & The Groundlings.

Erinn Hayes

Erinn Hayes will play “Sarah” in the NBC comedy pilot THIS LITTLE PGGY from Executive Producers/ Writers Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley of MADtv. In the pilot, Hayes plays a happily married woman, mother of two, and free-lance graphic designer whose picture perfect life is thrown off balance when her deadbeat brother in law and his high-maintenance wife moves in with her family, indefinitely.   MORE...

Hayes is recurring as Sam Jaeger’s love interest in PARENTHOOD, also for NBC. She is a series regular opposite Rob Cordry, Megan Mullully, and Lake Bell in the hit web series, CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL for AdultSwim. Last season, Hayes starred opposite Kyle Bornheimer in WORST WEEK (based on the hit BBC series MY OWN WORST WEEK) for CBS. Additional roles include the female lead on the short-lived FBC sitcom THE WINNER opposite Rob Corddry and from comedy giant Seth MacFarlane and Bradley Cooper’s love interest on the Darren Star produced KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL.

Hayes has established herself as a rising leading lady in television.  From her first series regular role on the WB Network’s ON THE SPOT, Hayes demonstrated her comedic chops opposite comedy legend Tim Conway.  Since then, Hayes has Guest Starred on numerous shows including TWO AND A HALF MEN, GREY’S ANATOMY, ROYAL PAINS, HAWTHORNE, UNHITCHED, NOTES FROM THE UNDERBELLY, SHARK, WILL & GRACE, among others.  She starred as “Pam Dawber aka Mindy” in the hugely successful television movie, THE UNAUTHORIZED STORY OF MORK AND MINDY for NBC.

Erinn resides happily in Los Angeles with her high-school sweet heart husband and their adorable baby daughter.

Iqbal Theba

Jason and Randy Skylar

JP Manoux

Brian Palermo

An engaging actor and comedian with an impressive resume of performances in television, film and top comedy venues.

Palermo is a member of The Groundlings Theatre and has been both a performer and teacher there for over 10 years.   MORE...

A familiar face to viewers from his numerous television appearances, Palermo has guest-starred on “90210,”  “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Malcolm In The Middle,” “Heroes,” “Gary Unmarried,” “Friends,” “Will & Grace,” “Crossing Jordan” and “3rd Rock From The Sun” among others.

He may be most recognizable as “James” from Bravo TV’s “Significant Others” a popular improvised sitcom based on couples in therapy.  Or as one of the ensemble players from NBC’s sketch improv comedy show, “Thank God You’re Here.”

Most recently, Palermo appeared “The Social Network” as a computer science professor at Harvard (real acting there!)

He was also the films “My Life In Ruins” with Nia Vardalos and Richard Dreyfus and “Daddy Day Care,” with Eddie Murphy.

Jeff Witzke

A native of Grosse Pointe, Michigan – Jeff attended DePaul University’s Theater School and graduated from Michigan State University with honors.  Recent TV appearances:  THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, THE MENTALIST, GREEK, and THE FAMILY GUY.  Film: VAMPIRES SUCK, UP IN THE AIR, JUNO, THANK YOU FOR SMOKING, as well as several award winning shorts.  On stage he played Brother Brightbee in the eleven month L.A. run of the smash-hit BOOK OF LIZ by Amy and David Sedaris.

Johnny Sneed

Johnny Sneed, born in Japan, grew up in Mississippi in a house of artists. Johnny’s initial experience with acting was watching his father, John, perform in theatre productions directed by Chuck White at Center Stage, where Johnny first performed on stage. Patti, Johnny’s mother, plays piano, sings, and paints. His sister, Lori, is a painter and gifted improvisational impersonator. Music was always being played at home by his parents: Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Fats Domino, Willie Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, and church hymns.   MORE...

In addition to being an avid photographer, Johnny plays drums with several bands in Los Angeles including Bandito Royale, Vaud and the Villains, Rusty De La Croix, Pool House and Sugar Fantastic. He feels fortunate to have had opportunities to play with Medeski Martin and Wood, Cyro Baptiste, Adam Bork, and Nellie McKay. Johnny’s drumming heroes are Brian Blade and Levon Helm, and he credits Billy Martin of Medeski Martin and Wood with rhythmic inspiration.

Johnny Sneed @ IMDB

Guest Cast

Joanna Sanchez

Jed Davis

Chet Warner

John Borkowski

Guest Celeb: TBA

Director: David Deluise

DP: Matthew Irving

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