ZACHARY BOOTH (‘Denim’)
Zach Booth, one of GenArt’s 7 Fresh Faces in Film in 2012, has only begun to make his mark, seamlessly segueing between the big and small screens and the stage. With an incredibly versatile repertoire of characters and critically acclaimed performances under his belt, Booth is fast becoming one of the most sought after young actors of our time.
Zach has had the honor of working on films with such prestigious directors as Ang Lee for Taking Woodstock and Jodie Foster for The Beaver. He has co-starred with such veterans as Bruce Willis in the film Assassination of a High School President and Christopher Walken and Mia Farrow in the Todd Solondz film Dark Horse. He worked with Michael Cera and Kat Dennings on Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist and Ben Stiller and Jason Schwartzman on The Mark Pease Experience. Most recently Zach took on the pivotal staring role of a closeted, crack-addicted lawyer in Sundance Grand Prize winner Ira Sachs’ autobiographical film, the Teddy Award winning Keep the Lights On, which premiered to critical acclaim at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and had its theatrical premiere in September.
Television audiences have come to know Zach as Michael Hewes on the Emmy Award winning Damages. His character is the son of Glenn Close’s Patty Hewes (a role for which she has won both Emmy and Golden Globe Awards). Other television credits include riveting guest lead performances in such shows such as Royal Pains, Law & Order: SVU, New Amsterdam and NYC 2-2, What Goes On.
Zach’s first passion is the theater. He has starred in Edward Albee’s “ferociously comic” Me, Myself & I, Prayer for My Enemy, and Moliere’s classic satirical comedy, The Imaginary Invalid. His credits also include Victoria Martin: Math Team Queen at the Women’s Project and Spine and Pentecost at the Barrow Group Theater.
Zach graduated with a BFA in Acting from the University of Michigan and has studied acting at the Barrow Group School and Carnegie Mellon University. He plays the saxaphone and enjoys fencing and travel. He currently resides in New York City.
ZELDA WILLIAMS (‘Nikki’)
Zelda Williams most recently wrapped production on Brett Allen Smith’s Never opposite Zachary Booth, as well Blake Freeman’s Noobz, where she starred alongside Casper Van Dien. At the age of 14, Zelda made her cinematic debut as Melissa in David Duchovny’s House of D opposite Tea Leoni and her father, Robin Williams. She is a talented singer, athlete, artist, and like her father, is a gifted copycat, having perfected a number of accents.
Zelda is now 23 and has completed Were the World Mine, which won various festival awards across the country including Best Film at LA’s Outfest. She can also be seen in the independent feature Don’t Look Up from notable Hong Kong director Fruit Chan, indie horror Detention, Adam Mason’s Luster starring opposite Mathew Rhys, Billy Burke, and Andrew Howard, and The Frankenstein Brothers.
NICOLE GALE ANDERSON (‘Meghan’)
Nicole Gale Anderson began her career as a competitive gymnast, segued into print modeling and commercial acting, ultimately making the transition into TV and film roles.
Building on a fan base created by her roles as series regular Macy Misa on the popular Disney Channel show JONAS LA and recurring guest star as Kelly Parker on ABC Family’s Make It or Break It, Nicole now recurs in The CW’s new series Beauty and the Beast playing the younger sister to Kristin Kreuk (Beauty). Nicole recently wrapped starring roles in films including Lukewarm and Red Line. She has also starred in Princess – A Modern Day Fairytale, Accused at Seventeen and Mean Girls 2. She has guest starred on popular TV shows such as Ringer, Happy Endings, Unfabulous, Zoey 101, iCarly, and Hannah Montana.
Additionally, Nicole served as the first international spokesperson for Underwriters Laboratories Youth Safety Smart program and has participated in Disney’s Friends for Change.
ANGELA SARAFYAN (‘Rachel’)
Angela Sarafyan is about to be launched into the global spotlight, having wrapped the role of vampire, Tia, in Summit Entertainment’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 – the much-anticipated finale in the billion-dollar franchise. She will next be seen starring opposite Marion Cotillard in the James Gray feature Nightingale, which follows an innocent immigrant woman (Cotillard) who is tricked into a life of burlesque until a dazzling magician (Joaquin Phoenix) tries to reunite her with her sister (Sarafyan), who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island. Also on the horizon, Sarafyan will be seen in Relativity Media’s corporate espionage thriller, Paranoia, opposite Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman and Harrison Ford, and then in Lost & Found in Armenia, a bilingual film, playing a young woman in Armenia who falls for the son of a U.S. senator (Jamie Kennedy) who is on vacation.
Sarafyan has been acting for over a decade. She starred in American Animal, which premiered at the March 2011 SXSW Film Festival, after gracing the small screen in 2010 as socially awkward Samantha Evans on Fox’s television show The Good Guys. Past film credits include Repo Chick (2010), The Informers (2008) opposite Billy Bob Thornton and Mickey Rourke, Kabluey with Lisa Kudrow and Teri Garr (2007) and On The Doll (2007). Past TV credits include Eastwick (2009), In Plain Sight (2008), The Mentalist (2008), Cold Case (2007), 24 (2006), The Shield (2004), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2002), and Judging Amy (2000).
Sarafyan, who is of Armenian descent, currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. Hobbies include ballet, reading (one of her favorite authors is Ayn Rand), classical piano, writing and re-watching her favorite classic films. She credits watching The Terminator as a child as one of her first inspirations to become an actor.