MEET OUR CAST
Elliot has one goal in mind...taking the entertainment world by storm. She prides herself on being intelligent, hard working and optimistic...but really, she's just relentless. She loves the three men in her life: her boyfriend Teddy, her best bud Liam, and well… John Stamos. She knows tackling the entertainment world won't be easy...but nothing is going to stand in her way.
-Co-Writer and Co-Creator and Executive Producer of Stuck on A
-AMDA NY Musical Theatre graduate
-Can be seen in commercials ranging from Sony to The Discovery Channel
-Career highlight is being featured on a billboard in Times Square
-Currently shooting a pilot...more details to come!
A recent graduate from NYU who recently received his BFA in Theatre. Since graduation, he has worked a handful of commercials for various companies (most of them no one's ever heard of). He recently booked a nationwide commercial spot for Crest Whitening Strips. When he's not pursuing his dream of being an actor, he is trying to make himself useful to his dearest friend, Elliot St. James. Liam is very excited to star in her newest project.
Patrick, Co-Writer, Co-Creator and Executive Producer of Stuck on A, is a Chicago native, living and working in New York City. He received his degree at the College of Dupage. Currently, he studies acting at William Esper Studio. When he is not busy acting, Patrick runs his own business, specializing in personal training and nutrition. He has worked on commercial spots such as Six Flags and C Wonder, as well as appearing in skits on College Humor. Recently, he played a role in the HBO film The Normal Heart that premiered this past summer. Patrick also stars in the films Rabbit's Foot and Spark and Fade, which is currently playing at the East Lansing Film Festival. He is extremely grateful to be a part of such an incredible team, and is excited for the first season of Stuck On A to begin. He looks forward to future seasons of this series, and many more to come.
Well, she's Maurice. In addition to knowing EVERYTHING there is to know about her favorite actor, John Stamos, Maurice lives in a world defined by matching nail-polish and dry-cleaned stuffed animals. There's very little she doesn't think she knows. Her domestic partner, Selma, is a mime - all the time. Maurice feels that if she could just get one more chance to talk to HIM…..
Ashlie Atkinson is an award-winning theatre, film, and television actress. A 2003 graduate of the Neightborhood Playhouse, in 2005 she received the Theatre World Award for Breakthrough Performance for originating the role of Helen in Neil Labute's "Fat Pig"(opposite Jeremy Piven) - which also garnered her Outer Critics' Circle and Lucille Lortel nominations. She has graced screens both big and small in Denis Leary's critically-acclaimed Rescue Me, 3lbs, Spike Lee's Inside Man, Another Gay Movie, Sex and The City Movie, Margot at The Wedding, Law & Order, Law &Order: Criminal Intent, Puccini for Beginners, Louie, Compliance, and Filthy Gorgeous. MTV fans may recognize Ashlie as her hip-hop alter ego, "Chunky Pam", a plus-size rap diva - and YouTube viral phenomenon. After appearing opposite Debra Jo Rupp in SecondStage's "Butcher of Baraboo", she returned to Broadway in 2007 to play Vivian Proclo in Terrence McNally's The Ritz (starring Rosie Perez). Ashlie is a proud member of both the Bridge Theatre Commpany and Gotham Girls Roller Derby (where she skates under the name Margaret Thrasher, Prime Minister of Your Demise). Ashlie toured the world in Sam Mendes' The Bridge Project and continues to work in film opposite actors such as Jessica Alba, Ryan Gosling, Louie C.K., Kirsten Dunst, Ricky Gervais and Julia Roberts, and Patrick Daly.
Stand-up guy who loves Elliot and her crazy ways. Works in finance, but it's not his true passion. He would love to divert from the corporate life and venture into the more creative. He loves to cook and might have a secret obsession with Bobby Flay.
Patrick attended the Atlantic Theater Company. Has been a part of numerous national TV Commercial campaigns (Target, Sears, Mitchum, Bug Light) and played principal roles in a variety of Short Films.
One Career highlight was being a Backup Singer on a skit with Jennifer Lopez on Saturday Night Live.....
In addition to his film roles, Patrick's career as a print model has included working with JCrew, Old Navy, Tommy Hilfiger, Neiman Marcus, and Lacoste.
Lauren is a smart optimistic girl in her early twenties. She splits her time working for a non-profit and being a reader for auditions among other side jobs as she works to find a career path that excites her. She hides the hopeless romantic in her with a laid back quiet demeanor. Lauren is friendly, competitive and game for almost anything when presented with a challenge or simply a fun idea.
Maggie grew up in North Carolina and at the age of 16 began spending her summers in NYC acting and modeling. She moved permanently when she was accepted to NYU's Tisch School of The Arts. Maggie split her time in school and auditioning. She spent the summer of 2011 in LA before traveling to London for a semester at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. She completed her training at Stonestreet Studios for film and TV. Maggie graduated a semester early with honors. She continues in her acting career while working part time as a waitress and babysitter. She returned to LA for pilot season this past spring. You may have seen her in a small role on The Americans or recently in As You Like It on the Highline. Maggie is beyond thrilled to be a part of Stuck On A and considers that cast and crew some of her favorite people of all time.
All other details atwww.maggiehood.com
David Johnson - Series Co-Creator and Director and Executive Producer
David Johnson is an award-winning celebrity portrait photographer, which came in handy when photos were needed to promote Stuck on A. David travels across the country shooting assignments for clients including Time Magazine, Fox Broadcasting, Food Network, Science Channel, Discovery Channel, OWN, Grey, Digitas Health, and Y&R. David jokes that many of his shoot assignments start with the sentence “We only have 5 minutes with the subject... and they hate having their picture taken.” In additional to photography, David has directed several short films, music videos and can be found creating silkscreens prints from his portraits. David recently studied in LA, taking Judith Weston's course Acting for Directors. David met Co-Creator Devin Compton on a job he was shooting for Investigation: Discovery. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, photographer Natalie Brasington and their wiggly little dog Emma, who has her first film background extra credit in Episode 12 of Stuck on A. Together, they make up the production company Genius and The Other Guy.
Russell Brandi, Executive Producer, Assistant Director
Fashion model at times, amazing executive producer, producer and assistant director at other times. Russell joined the Stuck on A team during development and this series couldn't have happened without him. Always one step ahead of director David Johnson, Russell filled about every role on set outside of DP and Sound Recordist. While he's a very successful model, Russell is also focussing on production and executive production. Russell and director David Johnson are currently collaborating with filmmaker Casey Neistat on a film to promote Casey's upcoming feature in Resource Magazine.
Melinda Prisco, Producer
Melinda, for whom all things are possible. From organizing everyone, everyday, to helping secure locations at a better rate than anyone else could, to even cooking on set one day. Call-Sheets, SAG paperwork, Coffee Machines, Organization, Oversight and Nicknames are just the tip of the iceberg. Stuck on A was lucky to have her on board, as will any production that works with her. Because of Melinda, we all looked forward to our daily call-sheets.
Colin Kelly, Director of Photography
It all started with his mothers VHS camcorder. Colin grew up surrounded by a family of artists, while kids were playing sports or getting shipped off to camp he was abusing a sharpie or editing with 2 VCRs and a couple blank JVC tapes. He studied film/video at The School of Visual Arts with a concentration in editing & cinematography. His work stretches all across the board, but his passion lies within short films and music videos.
Evan Devitto, Sound Mixer, Boom Operator, Re-Recordist
Evan grew up surrounded by music, learning to play a handful of instruments before even entering high school. He graduated from the Music Technology program at NYU in 2013, where he developed his passion for sound engineering and mixing. He began studying post-production sound and later production sound while in school, working on a number of student films as part of the Tisch Film program. Since then, he has worked on a number of productions in New York (and a few elsewhere) – everything from short films and a web series to corporate videos and digital ads.
Alex LaMarsh, Key Hair / Makeup / Grooming
At 6’2″ Alex LaMarsh is a force to be reckoned with. Whether wielding a makeup brush or producing photoshoots. Alex has conquered every aspect of her craft.
Rising from her humble beginnings in Nebraska she moved to San Francisco to study fashion/costume design. At the age of 19 worked as a costumer in the theater & opera in San Francisco, then onto NYC to steal some spotlight for herself as a model. After living and working in Los Angeles for over a decade Alex now resides in NYC & works full time as a makeup & hair artist as well as a beauty columnist.