Archive for the ‘Castmembers’ Category

Rebecca Nicholson – Lisa

Rebecca Nicholson was born and raised in Prince Edward Island. She is a graduate of York University’s Acting Conservatory in Toronto. Since graduating, she has had the privilege to work on both stage and screen. Some of her favourite stage roles include: Steffi (NINJA HEAVEN), Sarah Sweet (PORN LIFE), and Laura (GREEN OR AN ANTHEM FOR YOUNG LOVE). Rebecca has also directed several episodes of STUDIO 14’s sitcom theatre (SIT ON IT). Some of her screen credits include: SHOW ME YOURS (Showcase), NY-LON (CBS) and the pilot BURF (DIABOLIC FILMS). Rebecca has also been a series regular on Global TV’s THE OFFICE TEMPS, and the Slice Network’s PLASTIC MAKES PERFECT. But you may recognize her best from her many U.S. and Canadian national commercials, which include spots for McDonald’s, Coors Light, Burger King, Ford, Lays, Cadbury, Yellow Pages, and Rogers.

Kevin Kincaid – O’Keefe

Kevin Kincaid grew up outside of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, where he learned the importance of regionalism at an early age – everything from knowing where your food comes from, to the importance of sharing with neighbors, knowing how to barter and the importance a good story. Kevin left the confines of his idyllic life to explore the world, and after traveling through Europe, Australia and across Canada he attended the theatre program at Dalhousie University in Halifax and from there attended RADA in London, England where he focused his studies on Shakespeare. After playing King Lear, Kevin returned to Canada to live and work as an actor and producer in Toronto for seven years. Kevin then moved back to Halifax and continues to act and produce. Notable acting roles include: Brutus in JULIUS CAESAR, Sir Toby Belch in 12th NIGHT, Prospero in THE TEMPEST, John in Mamet’s OLEANNA, Geronte in MOLIERE’S SCAPIN and King Lear in KING LEAR when he attended RADA, in London, UK. Kevin’s film and TV roles include Charles Wahl’s WEBDULTERY, Stephen King’s HAVEN, Tom Fitzgerald’s CLOUDBURST and his own recently produced film for the CBC/Film NS Bridge Award, called BERNARD THE MAGICIAN.

Christine Tizzard – Deb

Christine Tizzard, born and raised in St. John’s Newfoundland, now calls Toronto her home.  Traveling abroad at the early age of 15 as an international model, she transitioned into the world of TV and Film 10 years ago.  Recently working alongside actors such as Tom Selleck, appearing in a film crafted by the mind of by M. Night. Shyamalan and recently working on TV series GOOD DOG starring Ken Finkleman, her passion for film is stronger than ever. But there is something else that pulls at her heartstrings and that is her love of food. Who knows where we will see her next.  Food Network beware!!!

Anthony Cortese – Fred

Anthony Cortese is an actor born and raised in Toronto. Trained in theatre, Anthony made the transition to film in 1995, since then he has worked on many independent films and a few notable stage shows such as Jay Legget’s Tony and Tina’s Wedding at Second City and a Toronto production of Clive Barker’s stage play History of the Devil. It was actually playing the Devil that led Anthony to more film and TV as reviews of his performance scored him better representation. Now over 10 years later, Anthony still lives and works as an actor in Toronto. He has had the pleasure of working with esteemed directors such as Gavin Hood and Clement Virgo. His love for storytelling has also led him to screenwriting and producing, but his passion for portraying characters will never die.