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Sam Jaeger - To Dust Return

Sam Jaeger

Sam Jaeger can be seen in the critically acclaimed television series Parenthood portraying Joel Graham, a dedicated father navigating a somewhat non-traditional life in a very traditional family.

Alongside his work on Parenthood, Jaeger can be seen in Paul Thomas Anderson’s upcoming film Inherent Vice, opposite Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon, as well as the Clint Eastwood biopic American Sniper. He also stars alongside Jessica Biel and Alfred Molina in the dramatic thriller The Truth About Emanuel as well as Catch and Release beside Jennifer Garner, Tim Olyphant and Kevin Smith. Additionally, Jaeger starred in the beloved TV show Eli Stone and the indie hit Lucky Number Slevin, opposite Bruce Willis and Josh Hartnett.

Jaeger has also had success behind the camera with his award winning feature film Take Me Home. Jaeger wrote, directed, and starred in his feature film directorial debut along with Amber Jaeger, Victor Garber, and Bree Turner. The film was met with great critical acclaim, garnering four Audience Awards from the Boston and Rhode Island Int’l Film Festivals, among others. Jaeger has also co-written and co-produced three short films. His most recent, Plain Clothes, is a police drama based on a true story. The film tackles the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and is currently in postproduction.

Jaeger began his professional career in New York while attending college, landing a guest-starring role on Law & Order. He also spent several seasons doing theater in New York before making the move to Los Angeles. Once in Los Angeles, he landed parts in two feature films, Traffic and Behind Enemy Lines. After those standout roles, he won a powerful role opposite Bruce Willis and Colin Farrell in Hart's War. In the years following, Jaeger built up an impressive television resume, including roles in such hits as ER, CSI, The West Wing, NYPD Blue, Scrubs, That's Life and Girls Club.

Jaeger is a passionate humanitarian, and works alongside non-profit Five Acres, helping to find lasting, nurturing homes for the 19,000 foster children in Los Angeles. He currently resides in Pasadena.

Jennifer Morrison - To Dust Return

Jennifer Morrison

Actress Jennifer Morrison has her plate full with numerous television and film projects. She currently stars in ABC’s hit drama series Once Upon a Time as Emma Swan, a woman with a troubled past who is drawn into a small town in Maine where the magic of Fairy Tales becomes real.

During her 2014 hiatus from Once Upon a Time, Morrison wrapped the horror film, Locked In, with Jennifer Jason Leigh. The film is directed by Franck Khalfoun and will be released by The Weinstein Company on January 2nd, 2015. Morrison will begin filming the Greg Mclean directed 6 Miranda Drive opposite Kevin Bacon in May. The horror thriller follows a family returning from a vacation with a fear-feeding supernatural presence tailing them.

Morrison will next be seen in the independent film Alpha Alert which will be released on June 17th, 2014. Alpha Alert is a thriller helmed by British director Matthew Thompson. Morrison stars opposite James Frain and Josh Steward as White, one of three soldiers trapped in an elevator after terrorists set off a dirty bomb. After escaping, White discovers that the world she once knew no longer exists.

Later this year, she will co-star in the independent feature film, The List, opposite Patrick Fugit. The List is a comedy directed by Harris Goldberg and follows a young man (Fugit) who works on fulfilling a self-improvement list to land the woman of his dreams (Morrison).

In 2013, Morrison was seen in the independent film adaptation of Neil LeBute’s Some Girl(s). Some Girl(s) followed a man set on making amends with his ex-girlfriends on the eve of his wedding. Morrison co-starred opposite Adam Brody as his first ex-girlfriend, Sam, the former high school sweetheart he was afraid to settle down with. Some Girl(s) is directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer and LaBute adapted the script as well as produced the film. The film premiered at SXSW and also stars Emily Watson, Kristen Bell and Zoe Kazan and was released simultaneously in theaters and on Vimeo’s new On Demand platform on June 28th, 2013.

Morrison also appeared in the independent feature film Knife Fight, directed by Bill Guttentag and produced by Guerrino De Luca. Knife Fight premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was released in January 2013. The film centered on a young political crisis manager who learned a valuable lesson in believing in the most unlikely of people.

In September 2011, Morrison appeared in the Lionsgate feature Warrior opposite Nick Nolte, Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton. The film was directed by Gavin O’Connor and centered on two brothers in the competitive world of mixed martial arts.

Also adept at television, Morrison is best known for her work as Dr. Allison Cameron on Fox’s critically acclaimed drama, House. The show was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2009 as well as a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series in 2009, 2008, 2007 & 2006 and a Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama in 2008. Morrison was nominated for a 2008 WIN Award for Outstanding Actress Drama Series for House. She also had a notable recurring guest appearance on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother as Zooey, a love interest of Ted, played by Josh Radnor.

Other film credits include J.J. Abrams’ film Star Trek wherein she played Winona Kirk, Captain James Kirk’s mother; the 20th Century Fox film Mr. and Mrs. Smith, with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie; Dreamworks’ Surviving Christmas starring Ben Affleck and Christina Applegate; and the independent film Flourish which she starred in and produced.

Now residing in Los Angeles, Morrison hails from Chicago, where she studied with the celebrated Steppenwolf Theatre Company and earned a degree in theater from Loyola University.

Jack Betts - To Dust Return

Jack Betts

Jack Betts, also credited as Hunt Powers, is an actor, writer and director whose career spans over fifty years of film, stage, and television.

A member of the Actors Studio, Betts was first seen on Broadway in Tennessee William’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. He went on to appear in many other productions on and off Broadway, including Dracula.

He started his film career as a leading man in Spaghetti Westerns, before working steadily in supporting roles in many American films. His big screen credits include, Fun with Dick and Jane, Spider-Man, The Next Best Thing, Eight Millimeter, Batman and Robin, Batman Forever, Falling Down and a tour de force performance as Boris Karloff in Gods and Monsters.

In television his credits include: Monk, The Unit, The Mentalist, Cold Case, Everybody Loves Raymond, Friends, Seinfeld, All My Children and an eight year contract on One Life to Live, as Ivan Kipling.

Betts has written and directed several plays including 1-800-SAVE-ME at the Marilyn Monroe Theatre, Friendly Acquaintances at the Met Theatre, Screen Test – Take One at the Skylight Theatre and most recently It Goes Like This at the Marilyn Monroe Theatre.

Christian Ganiere - To Dust Return

Christian Ganiere

Christian Ganiere has had a fun career so far, for being only the age of five. His lively personality and winning smile have been featured in commercials, films and television. He is currently represented by Mavrick Artists as well as Stein Entertainment. When Christian isn't acting for the camera, he enjoys playing the x-box, swimming, and playing legos with his three older sisters.

Trey Teufel - To Dust Return

Trey Teufel

Trey Teufel has been seen on stage and screen since his late teens.  TV credits include Nurse Jackie and Shameless, and on stage with the Utah Shakespearean Festival, National Theatre for the Performing Arts, Gallery Players, and the Erie Playhouse.  A graduate of Indiana University (Bloomington), Trey is a fitness expert, Iron Man, Boston Marathon runner, and author of Felon Fitness: How to get a Hard Body without doing Hard Time.