Kristen Bell is an American actress and singer. She attended the Tisch School of Arts in New York. In 2001, she made her Broadway debut as Becky Thatcher in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and starred in the Broadway revival of The Crucible the following year.
Bell gained critical acclaim for her first major role as the title character in the teen noir drama television series Veronica Mars. For her performance she awarded a Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television. During her time on Veronica Mars, Bell appeared as Mary Lane in the 2005 film Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical, a reprise of the role she had played in the New York musical upon which the film was based. In 2007, Bell joined the cast of the sci-fi series Heroes.
In 2008, she had her breakout film role as the title character in Forgetting Sarah Marshall. She has since appeared in a number hit of comedy films, such as Couples Retreat (2009), When in Rome (2010), and You Again(2010). Bell garnered further recognition for voicing Princess Anna in the 2013 Disney film Frozen. She also starred on the series House of Lies
Ted Danson is an American actor, author, and producer well known for his role as lead character Sam Malone on Cheers and for his role as Dr. John Becker Becker. He also starred in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and CSI: Cyber. He also played a recurring role on the hit sitcom Curb Your Enthusiasm, starred alongside Glenn Close in legal drama Damages, and was a regular on the comedy series Bored to Death.
In his 40-year career, Danson has been nominated for 15 Primetime Emmy Awards, winning two; ten Golden Globe Awards nominations, winning three; one Screen Actors Guild Awards; one American Comedy Award; and has been awarded a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. He was ranked second in TV Guide‘s list of the top 25 television stars. Danson has also been a longtime activist in ocean conservation. In March 2011, he published his first book, Oceana: Our Endangered Oceans and What We Can Do to Save Them, written with journalist Michael D’Orso.
Jameela Jamil stars as Tahani on NBC’s comedy “The Good Place.”
Jamil is an English-born actress, writer, journalist and radio host. In 2009, she joined the British breakfast TV program “Freshly Squeezed” and went on to become a favorite weekend and weekday morning personality. In 2010, she got her first solo presenting role on the music show “KoKo Pop,” which quickly became a massive hit with viewers. The following year, she fronted E4’s cult series “Playing It Straight” and subsequently served as a longtime host of some of the country’s biggest programs, including BBC Radio 1’s “The Official Chart,” where she was the first female presenter to host in 2013.
In addition to her broadcast work, Jamil has also fronted a TV ad campaign for Maybelline and has done numerous fashion shoots with several magazines, including American and British Vogue, InStyle and Esquire. After much success in the fashion industry, she launched her own clothing line, JAM by Jameela Jamil. As a journalist who penned a monthly column for Company Magazine, she was nominated for Columnist of the Year at both the PPA Awards and the BSME Awards.
As if acting, hosting and journalism were not enough, Jamil is an advocate for many causes. In 2018, she launched a movement and social media platform called iWeigh, which encourages women to feel valuable and amazing, and to look beyond the flesh on their bones. The movement has been recognized by more than 3 million outlets around the world, including The Washington Post, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, The Cut and Teen Vogue.
William Jackson Harper
William Jackson Harper stars as Chidi on NBC’s comedy “The Good Place.”
Born in Dallas, Harper has an extensive background in theater, with a Broadway role in “All The Way.” Notable off-Broadway appearances include “A Family for All Occasions” at the Labyrinth, “Modern Terrorism” at Second Stage, “The Total Bent,” “Titus Andronicus” and “Measure for Measure” at the Public, “Placebo” and “A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick” at Playwrights Horizons, and “Queens Boulevard” and “Paradise Park” at the Signature. He also has numerous regional theater credits, including “Ruined,” “Hamlet,” “Much Ado About Nothing” and “Romeo and Juliet.”
On the TV side, Harper has made guest appearances on “30 Rock,” “The Blacklist,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” Hulu’s “Deadbeat,” “High Maintenance,” “Unforgettable” and the children’s series “The Electric Company.” His credits also include the telefilms “The Breaks” and “The Share.”
Feature film credits include “Man in the Woods,” “Paterson,” “True Story,” “All Good Things” and “How to Tell You’re a Douchebag.”
Manny Jacinto stars as Jason Mendoza on the critically acclaimed NBC comedy “The Good Place.”
For his portrayal on the hit NBC series, Vanity Fair named him one of the 15 Best New TV Characters of 2017, saying that he “emerged as the brightest comedic spot in a cast jam-packed with hilarious talent.” The New York Times stated: ” Everyone on the show is terrific, but this season’s M.V.P. was definitely Manny Jacinto as the dopey, dutiful Jason.” Buzzfeed listed him as one of the 25 Breakout TV Characters in 2017. Uproxx called Jacinto’s Jason Mendoza “The Best Doofus on Television.” Vulture named Jacinto one of the 17 Breakthrough TV Performances of 2016, and in February 2018 claimed “The Good Place” has the Best Acting Ensemble on TV. IndieWire also listed him as one of the Best Breakthrough TV Performances of 2017.
Growing up in Vancouver, Canada, Jacinto has quickly amassed an impressive body of work since choosing to pursue a career in the performing arts. He wrapped a supporting role in the upcoming Fox feature “Bad Times at the El Royale,” opposite Chris Hemsworth, for Academy Award nominee writer/director and “The Good Place” executive producer Drew Goddard (“The Martian”). The film will be released on October 5, 2018.
Jacinto starred as Wing Lei on the CBC drama series “The Romeo Section,” from creator Chris Haddock (“Boardwalk Empire”). The role earned him a 2016 Leo Award nomination for Best Supporting Performance in a Dramatic Series.
His acting debut was on ABC’s “Once Upon A Time.” Other projects have led him to work with several high-profile directors, including Cameron Crowe on the Showtime series “Roadies” and Gavin O’Connor on the CBS pilot “Only Human.” He has also starred opposite Academy Award-nominee Vera Farmiga on “Bates Motel” and Golden Globe nominee Freddie Highmore on ABC’s “The Good Doctor.”
Jacinto is also a trained dancer and received a bachelor of applied science degree in civil engineering from the University of British Columbia.