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TV connections with University of Cincinnati alumni, p. 2

 

Alumni actors: in contemporary TV shows

(Ray) Cooper Thornton, CCM '92

(known as Ray while a student)
Actor, writer and producer. Received CCM's 2007 Julia Winter Cohen Career Excellence Award. His TV acting credits follow:

  • "Dads" ('13, Fox series, starring Martin Mull)
  • "Parks and Recreation" ('09-14, NBC, recurring role as Dr. Harris)
  • "NCIS" ('13, CBS TV series)
  • "Weeds" ('12, Showtime TV series)
  • "NCIS: Los Angeles" ('12-13, CBS TV series, two episodes)
  • "Justified" ('11, FX TV series)
  • "The Whole Truth" ('10, ABC)
  • "Brothers & Sisters" ('09, ABC)
  • "Three Rivers" ('09, CBS)
  • "Real Time with Bill Maher" ('09, HBO)
  • "My Name Is Earl" ('08 w/Jason Lee)
Cooper Thornton head shot.

  • "House, M.D." ('06-07)
  • "The Office" ('07)
  • "Cold Case" ('07)
  • "Hannah Montana" ('06-07)
  • "Arrested Development" ('06)
  • "The Bernie Mac Show" ('05)
  • "The King of Queens" ('05)
  • "CSI" ('02, five episodes)
  • "The Practice" ('02)
  • "Scrubs" ('01)
  • "Judging Amy" ('01)

LINKS


''Hi-5'' cast

''Hi-5'' cast with Jenn on the right

Jenn Korbee, CCM '02

(aka Jennifer Peterson-Hind)
Actress. She has popularly appeared on 10 "Hi-5" videos, including the "Best of Jenn." She and her husband, Tom Korbee, make up the musical group Korbee.

  • "Franklin & Bash" ('12, TNT drama-comedy series)
  • "Criminal Minds" ('12, CBS police TV series)
  • "Up All Night" ('11, NBC comedy series)
  • "Body of Proof" ('11, ABC medical drama series, playing the role Bethany)
  • "CSI: Miami" ('11)"
  • AAccidentally on Purpose" ('10, as Penelope)
  • "Live with Regis" ('07)
  • "Hi-5" ('03-06 on the Discovery Channel and the Learning Channel, playing the part of Jenn on 70 episodes of this musical kids show, which was nominated for daytime Emmys in '05, '06 and '07)
  • "Today" (w/Katie Couric and Matt Lauer, '05-06, 3 episodes)

LINK: See Jenn in a "Hi-5" video.


Karen Olivo, CCM '97

Actress. Tony Award winner on Broadway.

  • "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" ('07-13, NBC series)
  • "Holiday Spin" (aired repeatedly through '12 holiday season, Lifetime Christmas movie, playing the role of Emily)
  • "The Good Wife" ('10-12, playing recurring role of Giada Cabrini and starring Julianna Margulies and Alan Cumming)
  • "Harry’s Law" ('11-12, NBC TV series set in Cincinnati, starring Kathy Bates; Olivo played Cassie Reynolds in 22 episodes)
  • "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior" ('11, CBS series)
  • "Chase" ('11, NBC series)
  • "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" ('11 and '09)
  • "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" ('10, NBC series)
  • "Dancing with the Stars" ('09, ABC series)
  • "Late Show with David Letterman" ('09)
  • "In the Heights: Chasing Broadway Dreams" ('09 PBS documentary)
  • "Conviction" ('06, NBC series)
  • "All My Children" ('05, ABAC soap opera)

LINKS


Kearran Giovanni, CCM '03

Actress.

  • "Major Crimes" ('12-14, TNT series, recurring role of Detective Amy Sykes in 26 episodes)
  • "Hell's Kitchen" (’13)
  • "Beauty and the Beast" ('13 CW series, playing Miranda Bishop in a "Tough Love" episode)
  • "Royal Pains" ('12, USA Network)
  • "One Life to Live" ('09-12, ABC soap opera, recurring role of Dr. Vivian Wright in 30 episodes)

LINK: See her Broadway credits.


Diana Maria Riva, CCM ’91, MFA (CCM) ’95

(aka Deanna Uhlenbrock when a UC student)
Actress. More than 60 TV shows in all. Received CCM's 2005 Julia Winter Cohen Career Excellence Award.

  • "Saint George" (’14, FX network series, recurring role as assistant principal, starring George Lopez)
  • "The Bridge" (’13, FX network series, recurring role as Kitty Conchas)
  • "Rob!" ('12, CBS comedy series, playing Rosa, opposite Cheech Marin and Rob Schneider)
  • "The Good Guys" ('10, Fox series, playing a lead recurring role of Lt. Ana Ruiz w/Bradley Whitford, 20 episodes)
  • "Operating Instructions" (USA network pilot, '09, as Amani Banks)
  • "Castle" ('09, ABC drama, recurring role of Det. Roselyn Karpowski w/Nathan Fillion)
  • "The Ghost Whisperer" ('08, w/Jennifer Love Hewitt)
  • "Side Order of Life" ('07, w/Riva in a starring role as Vivy Porter)
  • "The Loop" ('07, Fox network, 13 episodes)
  • "West Wing" ('05-06, nine episodes, playing Jimmy Smits' deputy campaign manager during the last season)
  • "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" (fall '06, USA network series)
  • "CSI" ('04, five episodes)
  • "Everybody Loves Raymond" ('99-01)
  • "Drew Carey Show" ('00)
  • "X-Files" ('99)
  • "NYPD Blues" ('97-99)
  • "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” (’02-03)

LINKS


Keith Pillow, CCM '89

Actor.

  • "Melissa & Joey" ('12, ABC TV series)
  • "The Closer" ('11, TNT series, starring Kyra Sedgwick)
  • "Awkward" ('11, MTV series, playing Doctor)
  • "Hot in Cleveland" ('11, TV Land sitcom starring Betty White and Valerie Bertinelli)
  • "Law & Order: L.A." ('11, NBC TV series)
  • "Danni Lowinki" ('11, CW TV movie, playing Dean Hampton)
  • "The Closer" ('11, TNT series)
  • "Awkward" ('11, MTV series)
  • "Pretty Little Liars" ('10, ABC, 2 episodes)
  • "True Jackson, VP" ('10, Nickelodeon)
  • "Rules of Engagement" ('10, CBS)
  • "Eastwick" ('09, ABC)
  • "The Bold and the Beautiful" ('09, CBS)
  • "Hawthorne" ('09, TNT)
  • "Cold Case" ('09, CBS)
  • "Everybody Hates Chris" ('09, w/Chris Rock, Emmy-nominated show on CW)
  • "The Young and the Restless" ('09, CBS)
  • "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" ('08)
  • "Days of Our Lives" ('08)
  • "The Bold and the Beautiful" ('07)
  • "24" ('06)
  • "Desperate Housewives" ('04)
  • "The Shield" ('05)
  • "Judging Amy" ('04-05)
  • "Friends" ('03)
  • "CSI" ('03)
  • "West Wing" ('01)
  • "NYPD Blue" ('01)

Faith Prince

Faith Prince, CCM '79, HonDoc '09

Tony-winning actress.

  • "Drop Dead Diva" (Lifetime TV series, '09-13, playing Elaine Bingum, a recurring role)
  • "Happy Endings" ('12, ABC series)
  • "A Gifted Man" ('11, CBS series)
  • "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" ('10 CBS)
  • "Ugly Betty" ('09)
  • "Medium" ('09)
  • "Grey's Anatomy" ('06)
  • "Huff" ('04-06, 17 episodes, w/Hank Azaria)
  • "Monk" ('05)
  • "House, M.D." ('04)
  • "Spin City" ('96-00, 20 episodes)
  • "Frasier" ('96)
  • "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" ('03)

LINKS


Aaron Lazar

Aaron Lazar, MFA (CCM) '00

Actor.

  • "Person of Interest" (CBS series, season finale for 2012)
  • "A Gifted Man" ('11, CBS TV series)
  • "White Collar" ('09, CBS TV series)
  • "All My Children" ('09, ABC soap opera)
  • "Ugly Betty" ('08)
  • "New Amsterdam" ('08, FOX TV series)
  • "Live from the Lincoln Center" ('06 broadcast of "The Light in the Piazza")

LINKS


Sara Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker, CCM Prep School

Actress. Including her movie work, she won 19 awards, including an Emmy, four Golden Globes and three from the Screen Actors Guild. Was also nominated for 34 awards.

  • "Glee" ('12-13, Fox's award-winning TV series, playing recurring role of Isabelle Wright)
  • "Sex and the City" ('98-04)

LINKS


Stephanie Brait

Stephanie Brait, CCM '10

Actress.

  • "Golden Boy" (’13, CBS drama series)
  • "I Just Want My Pants Back" ('12, MTV series, playing recurring character Ness)
  • "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" ('11, NBC series)
  • "Georgetown" ('11, Warner Brothers Television movie)
  • "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" ('11)

Dorian Harewood

Dorian Harewood, CCM '72

Actor, singer. More than 170 film credits in all.

  • "Handy Manny" ('07-12, the voice of Coach Johnson, a recurring character in Disney's animated series)
  • "Outlaw" ('10, NBC series w/Jimmy Smits)
  • "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" ('08 series, doing the voice of Dr. Boyd Sherman)
  • "The Spectacular Spider-Man" ('08 series, doing the voice of Dr. Bromwell)
  • "Crime Wave: 18 Months of Mayhem" ('08 narrating the History Channel documentary)
  • "The Batman" ('07-08, animated series, doing the voice of the Martian Manhunter)
  • "Las Vegas" ('06 NBC series, playing a CIA agent)
  • "The Young and the Restless" ('06, CBS series)
  • "Little House on the Prairie" ('05, series)
  • "Boomtown" ('02-03, NBC series, seven episodes, playing Capt. Ronald Hicks)
  • "Stargate SG-1" ('02, Sci Fi Channel series, playing Thoran)
  • "7th Heaven" ('96-03, 10 epsiodes of this longest-running family drama in television history, playing Rev. Morgan Hamilton)
  • "Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm" ('96, 13 episodes of the animated series, doing the voice of Jax)
  • "The Marvel Action Hour: Iron Man" ('94-96, 16 episodes of the animated Stan Lee series in which Harewood did the voices of War Machine, James R. Rhodes, Blacklash and Whirlwind)
Dorian Harewod playing a Buffalo soldier on "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"

Dorian Harewod playing a Buffalo soldier on "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"

  • "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" ('94, playing a Buffalo Soldier)
  • "Animaniacs" ('93, doing the voices of Spike Lee and Danny Glover in the animated "Taming of the Screwy" episode)
  • "I'll Fly Away" ('92,  NBC drama series for which he won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor for his recurring role as jazz/blues saxophonist Clarence "Cool Papa" Charleston)
  • "New Kids on the Block" ('90, 14 episodes of the animated series, doing the voice of Maurice Starr)\
  • "China Beach" ('89-09, 3 episodes of the ABC series, playing Maj. Melvin P. Otis)
  • "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" ('89, five episodes of this animated series, doing the voice of Shredder)
  • "Matlock" ('88, 2 episodes of this series starring Andy Griffith with Horewood playing Edward Kramer)
  • "Beauty and the Beast" ('87 CBS series)
  • "Murder, She Wrote" ('86, CBS series)
  • "Hotel" ('85, ABAC series starring James Brolin)
  • "Jesse Owens Story" ('84, with the starring role in the miniseries, which one a Primetime Emmy)
  • "Strike Force" ('81-82, 20 episodes of this ABC series, playing Sgt. Paul Strobber)
  • "Roots: The Next Generation" ('79, all five episodes of the miniseries, playing leading character Simon Haley, father of Alex Haley)
  • "Kojak" ('77)
  • "The Land Before Time" ('07-08, 4 episodes of the animated series, doing the voice of Mr. Thicknose)
  • "California Raisins" ('89 series, doing the voice of Stretch)

LINK: See his movie credits.


Vicki Lewis, att. CCM '80

Actress.

  • “Complete Works” (due out in ’14, serialized, 14-episode comedy Web series about the Finals of the American Shakespeare Competition)
  • "How I Met Your Mother" ('11-12, CBS comedy series, Lewis playing recurring role of Dr. Sonya)
  • "Batman: The Brave and the Bold" ('11, Cartoon Network series, the voice of Wonder Woman and Star Sapphire)
  • "Sonny with a Chance" ('09-10, a Disney TV series, 6 episodes)
  • "Betsy's KinderGarten Adventures" ('07-10, PBS Kids series, 17 episodes as Molly)
  • "The Middle" ('09, ABC comedy series)
  • "Star Trek" ('09)
  • "Curb Your Enthusiasm" ('09, HBO's comedy series)
  • "Ben 10: Alien Force" ('08, Cartoon Network's Emmy-winning animated series)
  • "Phineas and Ferb" ('08, Disney's Emmy-winning animated series)
  • "Bones" ('08)
  • "Dirt" ('08, w/Courteney Cox)
  • "CSI: Miami" ('06)
  • "The Bernie Mac Show" ('02)
  • "Rugrats" ('97-02, Nickelodeon  animated series)
  • "Grey's Anatomy" ('07)
  • "The Bernie Mac Show" ('02)
  • "King of the Hill" ('00, Fox animated comedy series)
  • "News Radio" ('95-99, 96 episodes)
  • "The Wild Thornberrys" ('99, Nickelodeon animated TV series)
  • "Murphy Brown" ('93)
  • "Seinfeld" ('94)
  • "Home Improvement" ('92)

LINKS


Savannah Wise, CCM '06

Actress who was nominated in 2009 for an Astaire Award for Best Female Dancer on Broadway, while starring in the Broadway show "Ragtime."

  • “Smash” (’12-13, playing Jessica with Debra Messing and Angelica Huston; the NBC show won an Emmy and was nominated for a Golden Globe) Wise also performed on soundtracks for three shows.
  • “Blue Bloods” (’12, with Tom Selleck)
  • “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” (’07)

LINKS

 


Lee Roy Reams, CCM ’64, MA (CCM) ’82, HonDoc ’98

Actor.

  • "Broadway at the Hollywood Bowl" ('94 TV special)
  • "Great Performances" ('89)
  • "In Performance at the White House" ('88 TV movie)
  • "Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood" ('87 documentary)
  • "The 40th Annual Tony Awards" ('86)
  • "The 39th Annual Tony Awards" ('85)
  • "Night of 100 Stars II" ('85 TV movie)
  • "The Bob Hope Show" ('68)

LINKS


Dominic Bogart, CCM '00

Actor. Received CCM's 2011 Julia Winter Cohen Career Excellence Award.

  • "FlashForward" ('10, recurring role of black ops soldier, Keith Conner)
  • Scope commercial ('10, played guitar, sang and did improv opposite Ryan Seacrest)
  • "Best of the Chris Rock Show" ('01, HBO)
  • "The Chris Rock Show" ('00, HBO)

LINKS


Tory Ross, CCM '02

Actress.

  • "Downton Abbey" (a British drama that airs in the U.S. as a PBS Masterpiece show; Ross appeared on first episode of season 4 in Jan. '14 in the U.S., following two appearances as Mindy Abeles during season 1 in 2011 -- when the show won the Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Drama Series and the Banff Television Festival Award for Best Mini-Series).

LINKS


Red-headed Ashley Brown headshot

Ashley Brown, CCM '04

Broadway actress.

  • “The Sound of Music Live!" (2013, three-hour telecast by NBC; Brown plays a nun)
  • "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" (’09)
  • "61st Annual Tony Awards" (’07, performing a number from "Mary Poppins," in which she starred on Broadway)
  • "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade" (’08, as herself
  • "52nd Annual Drama Desk Awards" (’07, as herself)
  • "All My Children" (’07)

LINKS

  • See her Broadway credits.
  • In '09, Brown released "Speak Low," her first solo CD, featuring music heard on her PBS special. Visit her website.
  • Read UC Magazine article on alumni in "Mary Poppins" on Broadway.

Julia Carpenter headshot

Julia Carpenter, CCM '95

Actress.

  • "Shameless" ('11, Showtime series, starring William Macy)
  • "Mad Men" ('08 AMC's award-winning series, 2 episodes playing the character Joyce)
  • National commercials for Toyota, White Castle, Petco, HBO Series "Rome"

LINKS


Tyler Maynard

Tyler Maynard, CCM '01

Award-winning actor.

  • "The Big C" ('10, Showtime series)
  • "Ugly Betty" ('08, ABC series)

LINKS


Sara Gettelfinger, CCM ’99

Actress.

  • "The Big C" ('10, Showtime's award-winning TV series, playing Natalie)
  • "Without a Trace" ('04, CBS TV series)
  • "Ed" ('04, NBC TV series)
  • "Guiding Light" (CBS soap opera, playing an evil bellhop)

LINKS


Amanda Perez

Amanda Perez, CCM ’07

Actress.

  • “Gossip Girl” (’12, recurring role as Tina on the CW series)

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Mikhail Roberts, CCM '08

Actor.

  • "Acting Normal" pilot ('11)
  • "CSI: NY" ('09)
  • Sunklst commercial ('09)

LINKS


Justin Giddings headshot

Justin Giddings, CCM '07

Actor.

  • "Pretty Little Liars" ('12, ABC series)
  • "Big Time Rush" ('10 Nickelodeon series)
  • "I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant" ('09, TLC documentary series)
  • "Angels & Demons" ('09, starring Tom Hanks and Ewan McGregor)

Ryann Turner  headshot

Ryann Turner, CCM '06

Actress.

  • "Weeds" ('12, playing Sage in the Showtime series)
  • "Up All Night" ('12, NBC series)

Headshot of Lauren.

Lauren Ashley Carter, CCM '08

Actress.

  • "Law and Order SVU" (NBC, '11, playing a decoy who lures pedophiles)
  • Commercials for N.Y. Lotto, Orbitz travel and Google tablet.

Todd Almond, CCM

Actor, composer, lyricist, playwright and sought-after songwriter in New York City.

  • "Law and Order Special Victims Unit" (NBC, '13, playing Andre in “Wonderland Story” episode)

LINK: See his musician credits.


Erik Altemus, CCM '10

Actor.

  • "The Miraculous Year" ('11 HBO movie ,playing Brandon w/Frank Langella)

Adrien Finkel, CCM '08

Actor.

  • "Disney 365" (playing the entertainment news anchor in this news segment on Disney Channel)
  • "Hard Times of R.J. Berger" (played a freshman girl in the MTV pilot, '10)

LINK: See her movie credit.


Samuel Stricklen, CCM '03

Actor.

  • "Law and Order" ('09, NBC)
  • "Good Wife" (CBS pilot, fall '09, co-starring w/Julianna Margulies)
  • "M.O.N.Y." (played Aide in Spike Lee's TV drama, '08)
  • "As the World Turns" ('06)

LINK: See his Broadway credit.


Stephen Shore, CCM '11

Actor.

  • "Modern Family" ('10, ABC comedy, portraying a dinosaur)

He writes: “I am a knockoff Godzilla for a cheap Japanese-owned mattress store, spoofing the Godzilla movies. I came in as Save-zilla and slashed and knocked down prices (Styrofoam numbers on top of cut-outs of Manhattan-style buildings). It was hysterical, complete with over-the-top Japanese dialects. I could hardly see out of what were supposed to be eyeholes, so I really just waved and flapped my arms and hoped I hit the right stuff.  It may have been more of an interpretive dance more than anything.”

Stephen Shore in a Godzilla costume
Stephen Shore in a Godzilla costume

Aaron Serotsky, CCM '97

Actor. Received CCM's 2008 Julia Winter Cohen Career Excellence Award.

Commercials

  • Chevy Malibu national commercial ('12) Watch commercial.
  • Coldrex international commercial in Europe ('12)
  • A-1 Steak Sauce national commercial. Watch commercial.
  • Trident national commercial ('10, as the understanding father of two gum-launching children)
  • Homegoods national commercial ('10)
  • Subway's "$5 footlong" national commercials that ran during the '10 Olympics (appeared as Shakespeare Man, down on one knee)

TV series

  • "Unforgettable" ('12, CBS series, playing Glen)
  • "The Beautiful Life" (recurring role as a fashion editor. new show on the CW, fall '09)
  • "The Unusuals" ('09, ABC series, playing a Warehouse Security Guard)
  • "Law and Order" ('09, playing Dr. Michael Di Reggio)
  • "Guiding Light"
  • "All My Children"

LINK: See his Broadway credit.


Lisa Howard, CCM '97

Actress.

  • "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" ('11, performing a number from "Priscilla: Queen of the Desert")
  • "Ugly Betty" ('09)
  • "Late Show with David Letterman" ('08)
  • "The 59th Annual Tony Awards" ('05)

LINKS


Rodney Van Johnson

Rodney Van Johnson, Ed '85

Actor.

  • "Without a Trace" ('08)
  • "Passions" ('99-07, as T.C. Russell, NBC soap opera)
  • "The Young and the Restless" (CBS, '98-99, series regular as Trey Stark)
  • "Pensacola: Wings of Gold" (12 episodes, '97-98, w/ James Brolin, series regular as 1st Lt. Wendell McCray)
  • "Jamie Foxx Show" ('97)
  • "Grace Under Fire" ('96)
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken commercial

LINKS

* RodneyVanJohnson.pdf
Download a copy of UC Magazine's 1997 story on Rodney Van Johnson.

Teddi Siddall, CCM '75

Actress and writer. (She met her husband actor Gary Cole while writing for "Midnight Caller.")

  • "Grey's Anatomy" ('06)
  • "Lies He Told" ('97 Lifetime movie, based on a true story, starring Siddall's husband, Gary Cole)
  • "Wings" ('96)
  • "Midnight Caller" ('89-91, NBC series: An '98 episode thanked to her for her help as the executive director of the Foundation for Research and Education in Drug Abuse; she was a writer on a '91 episode; and she was a writer for the TV movie in '93.)
  • "LA Law" ('86)
  • "Hill Street Blues" ('81)
  • "Happy Days" ('74)

LINK: See her movie credit.

* TeddiSiddahl.pdf
Download a copy of UC Magazine's 1997 story on Teddi Siddall.

Alton Fitzgerald White, CCM '86

Actor.

  • "Law & Order" ('04-08)
  • "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" ('01)

LINKS


Mueen Ahmad, CCM '95

Actor.

  • "Numb3rs" ('08, CBS)
  • "The Sopranos" ('06, HBO)
  • "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" ('04)
  • "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" ('02)

Daniel Wisler, CCM '04

Actor.

  • Taco Bell commercial (eating a gordita "the right way," '09)
  • "A Gunfighter's Pledge" ('08, Hallmark Channel)
  • "The Unit" ('06-07, CBS)
  • "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" ('05)

LINK: See his movie credits.


Jason Matthew Smith, CCM '96

Actor.

  • "Bones" ('06)
  • "CSI: Miami" ('06)
  • "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" ('05)
  • "Cold Case" ('05)
  • "24" ('02)
  • "ER" ('01)
  • "Six Feet Under" ('01, HBO)
  • "JAG" ('01)

Nicole Callender

Nicole Callender, CCM '92

Stuntwoman.

  • "Law and Order: Criminal Intent" ('07)
  • "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" ('05)
  • "Law and Order" ('98 & '05)
  • "Third Watch" ('05)
  • "All My Children"
  • commercials for Barclay’s Bank. Wendy’s, Burger King, Jackson Hewitt

LINK: See her movie credits.


Maria Miller, CCM '93

Actress. Graduate of Chicago’s Second City Conservatory Improv program. One of the founders of Top Dog Films in 2005.

  • "LA Forensics" ('07, Court TV)
  • work with MTV (1997-2004)
  • 2 national commercials for U.S. Health Department Center for Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Sara Vaught, CCM '06

Actress.

  • "Numb3rs" ('06)

Lucky Charm leprechaun

Jason Graae, CCM '80

An actor, singer and dancer whose career has spanned Broadway, opera, television and film.

  • “Words and Music by Jerry Herman” (’07, public TV documentary, w/ Jerry Herman, Carol Channing and Angela Lansbury)
  • "Six Feet Under" ('03, HBO series, playing Dennis)
  • "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" ('00, ABC series)
  • "Frasier" ('99, NBC series)
  • "Friends" ('96, NBC)
  • Lucky, the Leprechaun, (Irish-brogued voice for Lucky Charms Cereal for five years)

LINKS


Randy Harrison, CCM '00

Actor.

  • "Queer as Folk" ('00-05, 83 episodes of the Showtime series)

David Zelina, CCM '01

Actor.

  • "Mad Men" ('08, AMC TV series)

Lindsey Marlin

Lindsey Marlin, CCM ’02

Actress, registered yoga teacher, certified Reiki master/teacher, soon-to-be speech-language pathologist.

  • Mational commercials running for both Long John Silver’s, Mazda and Safelite Auto  Glass
  • Recorded more than 100 voiceovers for such companies as McDonald’s, Honda and Subway restaurants

Jonathan Kay, CCM '05

Actor.

  • "Unorthodox" ('08, Hallmark/CBS film)

Scott Bridges, CCM ’96

Actor.

  • "Peter Pan" (’00, w/Cathy Rigby; Bridges plays Slightly Soiled, one of the Lost Boys)

LINKS


Justin Bohon, CCM '00

Award-winning Broadway actor.

  • "The 56th Annual Tony Awards" ('02, performing "The Farmer and the Cowman" from "Oklahoma!")


LINKS


Eric Tepe, Bus ’06

Model and actor in commercials.

  • Toyota Camry commercial for the Super Bowl (’12)

LINK: Read the UC Magazine story about how he made the big switch from a business career.


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