Ricco Ross is a 6’3″ award winning actor/producer, best known for roles in Aliens, Mission Impossible and A Husband for Christmas, to name a few. He has a master’s degree from UCLA and is a classically trained Shakespearian actor who graduated from The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). He has over 100 credits on IMDB and has made over 70 commercials. Mr. Ross has the feature called Night Walk just released, the series The Phoenix coming out later this year and he is currently shooting the second season of the new Starz hit series P-Valley. Also, later this year you will see him in the short film Entanglement and the feature A Man’s Promise, which is the 2nd of a 3-picture deal Ricco has with PassionFlix.
Elias Gallegos is an actor born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Although he never intended to be an actor, he could not tear himself away from that impossible pull and attraction to tell stories. Elias studied that classics and cut his teeth at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts West. The pursuit of bright lights led him to a series of plays as a company member at Costa Mesa’s South Coast Repertory. Before long, Mr. Gallegos found himself having a brief and sudden budding career in TV and magazine. This momentum took him back home to New Mexico, where he lives today. You can see Elias in series like In Plain Site, USA Network or in Epic’s series Graves and most recently starring as De Spain in Howard Waldrop’s science fiction western Night of the Cooters, Executive Producer George RR Martin.
Julie Shannon is an actress and writer, known for Sherman Oaks (1995), Beverly Hills 90210 (1990) and Somebody to Love (1994). She has been married to Ricco Ross since August 2008. They have four children.
Jessica Rookeward is originally from Sidney, Australia and has now been living in the USA for nearly six years. She has two degrees in Musical Theater but has now transitioned into the Film/TV/Voice Over and Stunt world! She has dubbed over 15 shows across platforms such as Netflix, Disney, Hulu and Amazon Prime. She is also the singing voice in Dashi in Octonauts: Above and Beyond on Netflix. Jessica starred, wrote and produced The Out-fit short film, which has now won over 25 awards from across the world for Best Actress, Best Film and Best Script and continues to do well on the festival circuit. Her love for archery brought her into the stunt world where she is currently training, focusing on horsebow/horse stunts. Jessica is very proud and excited to be a part of Potluck!
Travis Richey is an actor/writer living in Hollywood, CA. He had recurring roles on ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars as Harold Crane and on NBC’s Community as Inspector Spacetime, a role that launched him into the spotlight of Doctor Who fans. He also appeared on TV in FOX’s Sons of Tucson, NBC’s The Event, and Lifetime’s Seriously Funny Kids. Travis has achieved international acclaim as the creator of several web series, including Robot, Ninja & Gay Guy, 2 Hot Guys In The Shower, Smiley Town, and the award-winning series The Inspector Chronicles: Untitled Web Series About A Space Traveler Who Can Also Travel Through Time. His videos have been seen on CNN, Comedy Central, the Huffington Post, the UK Telegraph, PerezHilton.com, and dozens of other notable blogs and websites across the internet, and have garnered over 4 million views.
After working as a successful dancer, Ricky migrated to acting where he found his true passion and studied with notable director David Beard. He has been featured in such diverse films as Pirates of the Caribbean, at World’s End, Memoirs of a Geisha and Hancock. Ricky has also been contracted in dozens of television and film commercials.
Jonella Landry, also known as Gongju Lee, is an actress working in Los Angeles, California, who is originally from Brown Deer, Wisconsin. She attended Brown Deer High School and studied linguistics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a concentration in Korean and Japanese languages. She’s a talented, multi-lingual actress who enjoys expressing the stories of the characters that she portrays. As an actor, she embraces the storytelling element that threads the story world and characters together and brings hem to life with creativity and truthfulness. Jonella Landry has had the esteemed pleasure to receive top-level training from the industry’s most experienced instructors in order to hone and strengthen her craft at Los Angeles’ finest drama schools and conservatories. She is delighted to have the wonderful opportunity to be part of Potluck.
Canadian actor Kelly Fennig’s first film role was playing Apollo in Hit ‘n Strum (2010). Prior to his acting career, he studied electronic engineering, designed digital cameras and worked as a project manager and producer in engineering firms and video game studios. When not in front of the camera, he is an accomplished film colorist and co-owner of RAW Camera, a camera rental and post-production house in Vancouver, BC. He enjoys teaching scuba diving and martial arts, and singing in his rock band.