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Michael Weatherly is well-known to television audiences for his role as Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo on the drama series NCIS, for 13 seasons, on the Network.
In addition to NCIS, Weatherly starred in the sci-fi series “Dark Angel.” His other television credits include the daytime drama “Loving,” “Significant Others” and “Jesse.”
His feature film credits include “Charlie Valentine,” “Trigger Happy,” “The Last Days of Disco,” “The Specials,” “Venus and Mars” and “Gun Shy.”
In 2014, Weatherly created Solar Drive Productions, his entertainment production company. Recently, Solar Drive optioned the rights to “Thrilling Cities,” the travelogue by Ian Fleming, James Bond creator and The Sunday Times journalist.
In his free time, Weatherly is a classic film enthusiast and an avid singer, guitarist and piano player.
Weatherly was born in New York City and raised in Fairfield, Conn. Currently, he splits his time between Los Angeles and New York with his wife and children. His birthday is July 8.
Follow him on Twitter @M_Weatherly and on Instagram @michaelmweatherly.
Freddy Rodriguez is an actor and producer well known for his award-winning role as mortician Federico Diaz on the drama series “Six Feet Under.” The role earned Rodriguez two Imagen Foundation Awards for “Best Supporting Actor – Television” and a Nosotros Golden Eagle Award for “Outstanding Actor in a Television Series.” Additionally, Rodriguez is a 2003 and 2004 Screen Actors Guild Award winner in the “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series” category.
Most recently, Rodriguez appeared in television in the drama series “The Night Shift.” Also, Rodriguez starred in “Chaos,” on the Network, which garnered him a 2011 Imagen Foundation Award in the “Best Actor-Television” category. His additional television credits include recurring roles in the series “Scrubs” and “Ugly Betty” and a starring role in the television movie “For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story,” which earned Rodriguez the 2001 Alma Award for “Outstanding Latino Cast in a Made-for-Television Movie or Mini-Series.”
Rodriguez executive produced the feature film “Nothing Like the Holidays,” in which he starred alongside Debra Messing, Alfred Molina and John Leguizamo. Also, he starred in “Grindhouse,” Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s horror-action film collaboration. The role earned him the 2007 ShoWest “Supporting Actor of the Year” honor. His additional film credits include “Harsh Times,” “Bobby,” “Lady in the Water,” “Poseidon,” “Dreamer,” “Havoc,” “A Walk in the Clouds,” “Dead Presidents” and “Payback.”
Rodriguez has established a prolific secondary career as a voice over artist for animation, having voiced the characters Chavez on the series “Kaijudo” and Caesar on “Generator Rex.” His additional voice over credits include “Ultimate Spider-Man,” “Family Guy,” “American Dad!,” “Teen Titans” and “Young Justice.”
A Chicago, Ill. native, Rodriguez began acting in his teens. At 14, he starred in the pilot production of the Whirlwind Performance Company, a theater company whose performers were comprised of at-risk youth. His work with the company led to him receiving a two-year scholarship to attend the summer arts program at Chicago Center for the Gifted. Rodriguez went on to star in more than 20 theater productions in his hometown.
Rodriguez majored in drama at Chicago’s Lincoln Park High School, which specializes in the performing arts. Also during his youth, he became heavily involved in Chicago’s early hip-hop scene as a dancer and choreographer.
Rodriguez lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons. His birthday is Jan. 17. Follow him on Twitter @FreddyRdriguez and on Instagram @freddyrodriguezofficial.
Geneva Carr is a theater, film and television actress who most recently appeared in the off-Broadway production of “Incognito,” from Nick Payne.
In 2015, she was nominated for a Tony Award for “Best Actress in a Play” for her headlining role as Margery in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of “Hand to God.”
On television, Carr has guest starred in a number of series, including ELEMENTARY, on the Network, “The Mysteries of Laura” and “Younger.” Her recurring roles include appearing as Pamela Kepler on “Rescue Me,” Faith Yancy on “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” and Diane Conner on “The Onion News Network.”
Carr’s film credits include “Ava’s Possessions,” “Creative Control,” “It’s Complicated” and the 2008 Student Academy Award nominated short, “High Maintenance.”
Carr was born in Jackson, Mississippi and lived in Michigan and the Carolinas before moving to Atlanta, where she graduated high school.
Following graduation from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in French, she moved to Paris. There, she earned her Master of Business Administration degree from the prestigious ESCP Europe, the world’s first established business school.
While working for a French bank on Wall Street in New York City, Carr turned in her resignation upon rediscovering the love of acting she experienced in high school. She spent the next few years bartending and playing hostess in Manhattan hot spots, such as Pastis and The Waverly Inn, working full-time while booking voice overs, commercials, short films and lots and lots of innovative off and off-off Broadway theater productions.
Currently, Carr lives in New York City with her Burmese cat, Eartha Kitty Carr. She is fluent in French and American Sign Language. She loves entertaining friends at home, very dry champagne and very dark chocolate.
Her birthday is May 6. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @go_carr_go.
Jaime Lee Kirchner
Jaime Lee Kirchner is a trained actress, singer and dancer whose work spans primetime television and theater.
Most recently, Kirchner starred on television in the primetime drama series “The Mob Doctor,” as Dr. Olivia Wilcox. Additionally, Kirchner held series regular roles on the dramas “Mercy” and “Just Legal” and recurred on “Necessary Roughness.” Her guest roles on television include “Rescue Me”; “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” on the Network; and playing a pop star on “Dollhouse,” a role that allowed her to record her own music and perform it at a live concert.
Kirchner is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she starred in a main stage production of “Carousel.” Shortly after graduating, Kirchner embarked on the national and international tour of the ground-breaking musical “RENT,” starring as Mimi Marquez. The role would lead Kirchner to realize her life-long dream of starring on Broadway, when she reprised the role of Mimi in 2007 at the Nederlander Theater in New York City.
In addition to acting, Kirchner is an avid painter and visual artist whose work across a varied collection of artistic mediums can be viewed on her Web site.
Kirchner was born in Germany and raised in Clarksville, Tenn., where she started pursuing her passion for acting at a young age. Kirchner is a proud veteran performer of The Roxy Regional Theater in Clarksville, where she appeared in over 40 productions. Her birthday is August 23.
Christopher Jackson is an actor and Emmy and Grammy Award-winning songwriter/composer. Currently, Jackson plays George Washington in the award-winning megahit musical, “Hamilton.” For his performance, Jackson received a 2016 Tony Award nomination for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical.”
Jackson’s additional Broadway theater credits include “Holler if Ya Hear Me,” “After Midnight,” “The Bronx Bombers,” “In the Heights,” “Memphis” and “The Lion King.” Off-Broadway, Jackson starred in “Bronx Bombers,” “The Jammer,” “Lonely, I’m Not,” “In the Heights” and “Cotton Club Parade.”
On television, Jackson guest starred in the series “Person of Interest” and “A Gifted Man,” on the Network, “Freestyle Love Supreme,” “Fringe,” “Gossip Girl,” “Tracers” and “Afterlife.”
Jackson served as a composer and songwriter for the iconic children’s program, “Sesame Street.” While working on “Sesame Street,” he won a 2010 Emmy Award for his song for the show with artist Will.I.Am, “What I Am.” Also, Jackson was the co-music supervisor and writer for “The Electric Company.”
In 2010, Jackson released his first solo album, In The Name Of Love, on Yellow Sound Lab Records. Currently, he is working on his second album and has several musical projects in development for the stage.
Following his son C.J.’s autism diagnosis in 2007, Jackson became an advocate for Autism Speaks, the autism awareness organization.
Jackson is a fan of James Baldwin novels and almost all sports. His favorite snack is peanut butter combined with goldfish crackers.
A native of Cairo, Ill., Jackson lives in the Bronx with his wife and two children. His birthday is Sept. 30. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisIsSingin and on Instagram @cjack930.