EDDIE JONES (Marty Goldberg) Film, theater and television audiences are familiar with this seasoned actor who has co-starred or been featured in over seventy-five films, movies of the week, mini-series and episodic TV. He was a series regular as Jonathan Kent in ABC's Lois and Clark and played The Official on the Sci Fi Channel's The Invisible Man.
This past year he appeared in Seabiscuit as Sam Riddle (War Admiral), and in the soon to be released The Terminal as Commissioner Salchak. Some of his other notable roles in films include the "bad" FBI guy in Sneakers, the widowed father of the wallflower in A Leaque of Their Own and the white-suited grifter with the $20.00 bill in The Grifters. Other films include Return to me, The Rocketeer, Cadillac Man, Dancer, Texas, Prince of the City, etc., etc.
His theatrical career spans over thirty-five years during which he has appeared in over 250 plays. He is currently a member of Interact Theatre Company in Los Angeles where his portrayal of Willie Loman in Death of a Salesman won him and the production rave reviews and a Best Lead Actor award from the L.A. Drama Critics Circle. Also at Interact, Eddie received an Ovation nomination for his performance in the West Coast premiere of Gary Richard's The Root. Other favorite roles which he has performed on Broadway, Off Broadway and in many, many regional theatres are: George Sikowski in That Championship Season; Jimmy in The Gingerbread Lady; Ed Burke in Burkie: Alan in Rick Dresser's The Downside: Dad in Slacks and Tops, and in particular, Phil Lieberman in Joe Cacacci's Self Defense, and Weston in Sam Shepard's Curse of the Starving Class.
TV mini-series and movies-of-the-week credits include: Texas Cheerleading Mom..., Pro Bono, Ironside, Switch, Victim of Love, Final Appeal, The Kennedv's and the Fitzgeralds, among many others.
Episodic guest star roles on TV include: Judging Amy, Cheers, Grand EZ Streets, The Equalizer, Spenser for Hire, Touched by an Angel, The Gary Shandling Show, WIOU, Michael Hayes, Party of Five Young Riders, Perfect Crimes, Tattingers, Tales from the Darkside, Pros and Cons, Hyperion Bay, etc., etc.
JP Davis (Tommy Riley) While living in Paris JP began acting in French Theatrical productions and television while studying under the tutelage of "The Actor's Studio" in Paris. Upon returning to New York JP had a recurring stint on The Guiding Light and worked in theater. Frustrated with the opportunities available he began writing his own material and performing it at "The Theater Gym". This in turn lead to the writing and performing of his one man show Dreamer Awakens which he performed both off Broadway and in Sag Harbor on Long Island. The story performed in Dreamer Awakens and the audiences' viscerally positive response to the material gave JP the confidence to write his first screenplay, "Fighting Tommy Riley".
Christina grew up in Alexandria, Virginia and was introduced in high school to Shakespeare. After college she joined a touring Shakespeare company and performed in numerous roles including Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Tatiana in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Iris in Anthony and Cleopatra. Following the tour Christina moved to New York where she was hired for numerous commercials and landed a lead role in the Los Angeles based television series Sunset Beach. Christina packed up and moved to Los Angeles where she did guest starring roles on CSI, Wanda at Large, MTV Spyder Games and Glory Days. Christina was most recently seen on the mini-series The unauthorized story of the Charlies'Angels playing the role of Jaclyn Smith.
Diane M. Tayler
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Diane studied with the Pittsburg playhouse and performed in numerous local theater productions. In 1978 Diane moved to Los Angeles and was pre-law in college which of course furthered her career as an actor. Diane has appeared in minor roles in numerous films and television projects but "Fighting Tommy Riley" is her first starring role on the big screen.