Jerrika Hinton (Katie) Jerrika is best known for her role as Dr. Stephanie Edwards in the medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy and it was just announced she is now a series regular! Since moving to Los Angeles, Jerrika has guest starred on a variety of popular shows including Scandal, Bones, Terriers and Lie to Me. In 2012, Jerrika wrote, produced and directed the short film, The Strangely Normal, which received its US premiere as an Official Selection of the San Francisco Black Film Festival.
J Blakemore (Father) J. Blakemore, an experienced actor/writer, is ecstatic to be portraying the "Father" after auditioning. A member of Actor's Equity, he’s mostly cast onstage but was featured in the film "Bloomington”. Favorite roles include Vladimir “Waiting for Godot" and the multiple and varied characters he played nightly in “Some Men”.
Rachel L Smith (Mother) Rachel is a SAG/AFTRA actor. Most recent roles as principal are the Coffee Shop Patron in “Mens Depend Commercial”, Mrs. Trish Trogden in “Christmas with the Kranks”. And she also Stood-in on “Community” for Yvette Nicole Brown (Shirley).
Tony Nevada (George) Tony began his career after serving honorably in the United States Marine Corps. Tony has starred in several independent features and some of his television credits include CSI and The Storm. You can also catch Tony this summer on the upcoming FX show “The Bridge” and on the ABC movie “Adopted”. Tony also has several films in production including an upcoming feature from the Billy Jack franchise entitled “Charlie East”.
Vana Bell (Nancy) Vana was introduced to the production of “Just Another Dance With My Father” through a fellow member of VFT (Veterans in Film and Television). Her most recent work includes the webseries “Entangled With You”. Vana is also part of the trio Hashtag Gurlz; their spoof on #myboyfriendnotallowedto!
Stephanie Maura Sanchez (Marsha) Stephanie has been described by those who love her as “a loon.” She grew up in Anaheim, CA, where she watched hours of “I Love Lucy” with her siblings. Stephanie is currently recurring on ABC’s, “Revenge.” Stephanie would like to dedicate her work on this film to her angel mother Diane, who recently passed from breast cancer. “She is always with me in everything that I do. I am because of her.”
Alan Pietruszewski (Dr Waxam/Rehab) Alan is a former US Navy F-14 flight instructor and graduate of TOPGUN. Alan has appeared in Oklahoma and California Suite on stage, Cold Case, CSI: NY, The Mentalist, Luck, The Event, Criminal Minds and NCIS on TV and Transformers, Roadside and Transformers: Dark of the Moon on film.
Katy Pollock (Mary/PT) Katy Pollock is honored to be part of Just Another Dance With My Father; such a touching and important story. Her most recent roles were in Tell Me My Secrets, NY State of Mind, Boughs of Folly and The Lies we Live. She is a co-founder of Big Bite Productions, which produces plays and original works, and has branched out into producing and directing as well."
Angela Landis(Hope/ST) Angela Landis is an actress-writer-producer-director who has three award- winning web series under her belt and is currently working on producing her first feature entitled BONED. Some of her more recognizable credits include ER, Bicentennial Man and Nick Swarsdon’s Pretend Time.
Y'Dhanna Daniels (Grace/OT) Y’Dhanna Daniels a Houston native, is an actress, voice over artist and comedienne. Her comedic skills landed her a featured spot in Big Laughs, a live comedy show that toured in 2005 (on DVD). Her stage credits include Long Time Since Yesterday, The Colored Museum, It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play; and was apart of various stage productions as a member of the Lakewood Players in Houston, TX.
Tim Simek (ER Doc) Tim Simek is a SAG-AFTRA actor working in film, on stage and web series. He is founder/director of the North Hollywood-based comedy improv group, Slow…Children at Play (15th season) and a performer in the Core division. Besides acting & directing, Tim also teaches improv classes through S…CAP and at L.A. Pierce College.
Kay Yamamoto (ER Nurse) Kay is an accomplished actress and producer with credits in film and stage. Kay has co-produced two shorts with Diane. Acting credits include: Film - Dr. Dolittle, Better Luck Tomorrow, Death Becomes Her, TV - General Hospital, Theatre - Mark Taper Forum, East West Players.
Sheryl Hartman (ER Nurse) Sheryl is a producer and actress. As an actress her most recent stage roles were in The Actors’ Nightmare, The Lies we Live, Snapshots and can be seen in "Roxie" which just won best feature at the Bushwick Film Festival. Sheryl is also a co-founder of Big Bite Productions which produces plays and new works.
Ramon Antonio (Paramedic) Ramon Antonio is an actor and military technical advisor who was prompted to audition via his connection with the Veterans in Film and Television (VFT) group. He will be starring in an upcoming webseries "Just One of the Guys" and has been advising on an upcoming feature "Space Command" that will be shooting in the fall. Ramon also finds time to continue to serve the country in the reserves.
Ralph Xavier Frugone (Paramedic)
Blu Lindsey (Nancy Fiance) Blu Lindsey hails from the Windy City of Chicago and after serving in the Navy has pursued acting full time. He recently booked a lead role in a sitcom pilot and a feature role in the up and coming feature “His New Hands” directed, written, and produced by Sudhanshu Saria.