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James Roday

James Roday began his career studying theater at New York University's Experimental Theater Wing, then quickly gathered up a string of New York theater credits both in classical ("The Three Sisters," "Twelfth Night," "A Respectable Wedding") and contemporary ("Severity's Mistress," "Sexual Perversity In Chicago") material.

Since then, Roday has gone on to numerous television and feature film roles, and was most recently seen in the Warner Bros. 2005 release "The Dukes of Hazzard," as Billy Prickett. Other feature credits include roles in Wim Wenders' "Don't Come Knocking" and "Rolling Kansas" directed by Thomas Haden Church. Later this year, Roday will reunite with his "Dukes of Hazzard" director Jay Chandresekhar in the independent film "Beerfest."

Roday's television credits include the NBC show "Miss Match" with Alicia Silverstone as well as appearances in "Get Real" and "Providence."

In addition to acting, Roday and his writing partners Todd Harthan and James DeMonaco, wrote the screenplay for the upcoming Lions Gate Film "Skinwalkers."

Roday will also next direct the film "Gravy," which he and Haathan wrote, currently in pre-production with Infinity and Gold Circle Films.

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Dulé Hill

Best known for his work as Charlie Young on "The West Wing," Dulé Hill first came to prominence as The Kid opposite Savion Glover and Jeffrey Wright in "Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk" (Public Theatre, Broadway's Ambassador Theatre), directed by George C. Wolfe. The history of the African-American people told through tap dance and music, "Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk," proved one of the most exciting events of the 1996 season. His stage credits also include "Black and Blue" (Broadway's Minskoff Theatre), "Shenandoah" (Paper Mill Playhouse) and "The Little Rascals" (Goodspeed Opera House).

Born in Orange, New Jersey and raised in nearby Sayerville, Hill began attending dance school when he was three and received his first break years later as the understudy to Savion Glover in "The Tap Dance Kid" on Broadway. He went on to perform the lead role in the musical's national tour alongside Harold Nicholas.

In 1999, Hill joined the cast of NBC's acclaimed "The West Wing," as Charlie Young, Personal Aide to the President (Martin Sheen) and subsequently, Deputy Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff (Allison Janney). During his eight seasons on the acclaimed series, Hill garnered an Emmy Award nomination and four Image Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, as well as receiving two Screen Actors Guild Awards as part of the ensemble in a drama series.

On film, Hill will appear later this year opposite William H. Macy in Stuart Gordon's adaptation of David Mamet's "Edmond" as well as in the Universal Pictures thriller "Hellion," directed by Stewart Hendler and Andrew Davis' "The Guardian," starring Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher. Previous film work includes the 2003 Disney release "Holes," an adaptation of the award-winning children's novel by Louis Sachar in which he appeared as Sam the Onion Man alongside co-stars Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight and Shia LaBeouf, and roles in "Sugar Hill," "She's All That" and the independent "Sexual Life."

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Maggie Lawson

Maggie Lawson stars as Juliet in the new USA Network original series PSYCH.

Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Lawson started appearing in local community and dinner theater when she was eight years old. She went on to study theater at the University of Louisville and became a youth journalist for the local FOX station before moving to Los Angeles.

Lawson's television credits are numerous and include series regular roles on "Crumbs," "Its All Relative," "Inside Schwartz" and "Spellbound," and guest-star and recurring appearances on "E.R.," "Tru Calling," "Party of Five," "Smallville" and "Felicity." Other television credits include a number of TV movies including "Heart of a Stranger" for Lifetime, CBS's "The Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman," and "Rules of Engagement," and "Model Behavior" for ABC Family Channel.

Lawson's film credits include roles in "Cheaters," "Sheer Bliss," "Pleasantville" and "Nice Guys Sleep Alone."

Lawson resides in Los Angeles.

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Timothy Omundson

Timothy Omundson stars as Detective Lassiter in the new USA Network original series PSYCH.

The youngest of four children, Omundson was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, to his father, a former railroad man and mother, a teacher. The family settled in Seattle, where he began studying theater at the age of twelve at The Seattle Children's Theater. With acting as his main focus, Omundson interned at theaters throughout high school and spent the summer of his junior year in New York at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He also held the honor of Washington State Debate Champion in Dramatic Interpretation for two years.

Shortly after earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater from the University of Southern California, Omundson received the Jack Nicholson and the James A. Doolittle Awards for outstanding achievements in acting. His professional career began when Larry David, creator of "Seinfeld," presented him with a SAG Card on an episode of the hit show.

Most recently seen opposite Emmy Award winning actress Tyne Daly on the long-running CBS series "Judging Amy," Omundson's numerous television credits also include appearances on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "CSI:Miami," "24" and "The OC." He has also had lead and recurring roles on "Medicine Ball", "Luck of the Irish," "SeaQuest DSV," "Jack & Jill," "Fired Up," the international cult hit "Xena" and the critically acclaimed "Nip/Tuck" and "Deadwood."

Omundson's film credits include "Down with Love", "Swordfish", "House on Haunted Hill" and "Starship Troopers."

Theater roles include turns as Iago in "Othello", Faustus in "Dr. Faustus", Valmont in "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" and 'Newman Noggs' in "Nicholas Nickleby."

Omundson lives with his wife Allison and their family in Los Angeles.

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Corbin Bernsen

Corbin Bernsen stars as Henry Spencer in the sixth season of the USA Network original series PSYCH, also starring James Roday and Dulé Hill.

Bernsen is also forging ahead as a prolific writer, producer and director, creating films for his Home Theater Films production and distribution banner.

As an actor, Bernsen recently completed a role as actress Rebecca Hall's father in the indie comedy "Lay The Favorite" starring Bruce Willis, Vince Vaughn and Catherine Zeta Jones, directed by Stephen Frears. He also appears in the comedy "The Big Year," directed by David Frankel for Fox 2000, starring Owen Wilson, Jack Black and Steve Martin.

For his Home Theater Films distribution banner, Bernsen recently completed writing, producing, directing and starring in the All-American Soap Box Derby film, "25 Hill" which also stars Nathan Gamble ("Dolphin Tale"), Rolonda Watts ("Days of Our Lives"), Bailee Madison ("Don't Be Afraid of the Dark"), Tim Omundson (PSYCH, "Mission Impossible III"), Maureen Flannigan ("7th Heaven", "A Day Without A Mexican"), Ralph Waite ("The Bodyguard"), Meg Foster ("They Live") and Michael Tucker ("L.A. Law," "D2: The Mighty Ducks") which he shot on location in Akron, Ohio. The film will be released in the Spring of 2012.

Bernsen also just completed starring, writing and directing "Barlowe Mann," an inspirational family drama. The film is a co-production between Home Theater Films and the small town of Provost, Alberta, Canada (Population: 2000) which helped finance the film, which stars Bernsen, Nathan Gamble ("Dolphin Tale", "Batman Returns"), Dendrie Taylor ("The Fighter") and Bruce Davison ("X-Men").

Previously, Bernsen starred in, wrote, produced and directed the drama "Rust," for his production company in which Bernsen plays a minister who returns to his hometown to make sense of the aftermath of a local tragedy. The film, shot in the small town of Kipling, Canada, was released by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment in October 2010.

Bernsen earned his Master's in Playwriting from UCLA's Theater Arts Department, later receiving a Drama-Logue Award for his scenic design of the Pilot Theater production of "American Buffalo." After moving to New York and appearing in the off-Broadway production of "Lone Star" and a touring company of "Plaza Suite," he became a regular for two years on the daytime drama "Ryan's Hope."

Roles in Blake Edwards' "S.O.B.," "King Kong" and "Eat My Dust," in addition to guest starring credits on a number of episodic mainstays, prompted an exclusive deal with NBC, which led to his role as Arnie Becker, the shrewd and handsome divorce attorney on the long-running "L.A. Law" series.

"L.A. Law" catapulted Bernsen to overnight stardom. During the late 80's and early 90's, he appeared on over 50 magazine covers and earned both Emmy and Golden Globe nominations, hosted "Saturday Night Live," and appeared on "Seinfeld" and "The Larry Sanders Show," In the feature film arena, he starred in the motion picture comedy "Hello Again," followed by other critically acclaimed roles in "Disorganized Crime," Wolfgang Peterson's "Shattered," and as Cleveland Indians third baseman-turned-owner Roger Dorn in the extremely popular "Major League" series of films. Other film credits include "Tales From the Hood" and "Great White Hype" and he starred opposite Robert Downey Jr. and Val Kilmer in the Warner Brothers feature "Kiss, Kiss Bang Bang," written and directed by Shane Black ("Lethal Weapon").

Bernsen has also starred in an impressive string of films for television including the romance western "Love Comes Softly" for The Hallmark Channel with Katherine Heigl, "Right To Die", a film in the Showtime series "Masters Of Horror; Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story," in which he portrayed the role of civil rights lawyer Morris Dees; and "Love Can Be Murder," as a gumshoe ghost in the lighthearted NBC mystery romance with Jaclyn Smith. Other telefilm roles include "Full Circle," "Riddler's Moon," "The Dentist," "The Dentist II," "Two of Hearts" and USA Network's "Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss." guest star roles on the primetime series "Law And Order: Criminal Intent," "NYPD Blue," "West Wing," "Boston Legal," "The New Adventures Of Old Christine," "Criminal Minds" and "Castle."

In addition to his acting, producing, writing and directing chores, Corbin has one of the largest snow globe collections in the world, in excess of over 8000, which he keeps displayed at his production company.

The eldest of three children, Bernsen was born in North Hollywood to a producer father and his mother, actress Jeanne Cooper who has starred as Katherine Chancellor on the CBS soap "The Young And The Restless" for over 38 years who he continues to draw inspiration from.

Bernsen makes his home in Los Angeles with his wife, actress Amanda Pays and their four sons.

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Kirsten Nelson

Kirsten Nelson co-stars as Chief Vick in the new USA Network original series PSYCH.

Born in Oklahoma and raised in Chicago, Nelson attended Northwestern University and then went on to become one of the founding members of Chicago's Roadworks Theatre Ensemble before moving to Los Angeles.

Nelson's numerous television credits include recurring roles on "Everwood" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" as well as guest appearances on "The West Wing," "Frasier," and "Malcolm in the Middle." Other television credits include "Without A Trace," "Ally McBeal," "Providence," "Just Shoot Me," "Boy Meets World," "The Practice" and "The O'Keefe's."

Film credits include last summer's blockbuster "War of the Worlds" directed by Steven Spielberg and the HBO film "Mrs. Harris."

Nelson lives in Los Angeles.

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