Elizabeth Ashley (Dotty Buggett, Astoria's Grandmother)
Notable Broadway credits include: You Can't Take it With You, Gore Vidal's The Best Man (2012 revival), August: Osage County, Dividing the Estate (also Off-Broadway; Drama Desk nom.), Enchanted April, The Best Man (2000 revival), Take Her, She's Mine (Tony® and Theatre World Awards), Barefoot in the Park (Tony Nom), The Skin of Our Teeth (opened the American Bi-Centennial at the Kennedy Center), Caesar and Cleopatra, Legend, Suddenly Last Summer, Agnes of God, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Tony Nom.). Notable Off-Broadway credits include Red Devil Battery Sign, The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, When She Danced and the New York premiere of Albee's Me, Myself, and I. Also, Sweet Bird of Youth (Helen Hayes Award Nomination/Millennium Award), The Little Foxes, and Mrs. Warren's Profession all at the Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, D.C. Film: Dragnet, The Carpetbaggers, Ship of Fools (Golden Globe nom.), Happiness (Independent Spirit Award). TV includes the HBO series Treme, Evening Shade (Emmy® nom.), The Buccaneers (PBS), Saturday Night Live (Host), The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (regular), The Rope (Cable ACE nom.), The Two Mrs. Grenvilles, etc. Recording: Lou Reed's The Raven. Founding member/Board of Directors, American Film Institute and served on the first National Council Of The Arts under Presidents Kennedy & Johnson. Author: Actress: Postcards From the Road.
Richard Kind (Martin Eckhart, Vampire Impersonator)
Currently appearing on Gotham (FOX) and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix). He has appeared in films such as Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, The Producers, A Serious Man and Hereafter; he also lent his voice to animated features such as A Bug's Life and Toy Story 3. Kind is best known for his comedy roles on television: he recurred as Dr. Mark Devanow on NBC's Mad About You, and was later part of Spin City's entire run. He also recurred on Scrubs, Burn Notice, Luck and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
David Rasche (Clement Shawl, Dotty's Boyfriend and Chihuahua Breeder)
Rasche began his career at Chicago’s famed cabaret, The Second City. He has performed often at MTC, mostly notably in Last Dance, by Marsha Norman, dir. Lynne Meadow, and Moonlight and Magnolias, by Ron Hutchinson, dir. Lynne Meadow. His Broadway credits include Speed-the-Plow (David Mamet), Lunch Hour, with Gilda Radner, (dir. Mike Nichols), Loose Ends (Michael Weller), and The Shadow Box. Off-Broadway credits include Little Miss Sunshine, adpt. and dir. by James Lapine, music by William Finn (Second Stage), Warrior Class directed by Evan Cabnet (Second Stage), Chekhov’s The Seagull (CSC) for which he earned the Richard Seff Award from Actors’ Equity, Regrets Only by Paul Rudnick (MTC), David Mamet’s Edmond(Atlantic Theater Company), David Mamet’s Faust (Magic Theater, San Francisco), and Mamet’s No One Will Be Immune (Ensemble Studio Theatre). His TV credits include recurring roles on the HBO series “VEEP” opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and “Bored to Death” opposite Ted Danson. He has appeared on episodic TV in shows from “Miami Vice” to “Monk,” and was “Sledge Hammer!” in the series of that name. His films include In the Loop (Armando Iannucci), Burn After Reading (Coen Brothers), Men in Black III (Sonnenfeld), Flags of our Fathers (Clint Eastwood), Flight 93 (Paul Greengrass), The Sentinel(with Michael Douglas and Kim Basinger), An Innocent Man (Peter Yates), The Divine Secrets of the YaYaSisterhood (with Sandra Bullock), That Old Feeling (with Bette Midler, dir. Carl Reiner), Delirious (with John Candy), and Manhattan (Woody Allen). He has just completed a pilot for TVLand called “Impastor.”
Murphy Guyer (Judd Bocker, Texas "Twilight at Tiffany's" Investor)
LCT: South Pacific, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Broadway:Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, The Graduate. Off- Broadway:Stalking the Bogeyman (New World Stages); Double Indemnity (Old Globe); A Dram of Drumchhicit (La Jolla Playhouse); Swimming in the Shallows (Second Stage); The Stickwife, Abundance (MTC). Film: Good Friday, Arthur, Feast of the Goat. TV: “Elementary,” “Person of Interest,” “House of Cards,” “Blue Bloods,” “White Collar,” “24.”
Stephen Rowe (Carl Berkeley, Lead Producer)
Current: The Mystery of Love and Sex, Lincoln Center Theater. BROADWAY: The Cripple of Inishmaan, Frost/Nixon; Red; The Goat; That Championship Season, The Nerd. OFF-BROADWAY: The Normal Heart (Original Production, Public), Tiny Alice, Big Bill. REGIONAL: Yale Rep, Williamstown, South Coast Rep, Hartford Stage. Founding Member ART (5 Seasons). Bay Area Critics Award, Drama League Award (Sight Unseen). FILM: Basic Instinct, The Pink Panther, Awake. TV: American Odyssey, Law and Order, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Wings, Cheers, ER, Beverly Hills 90210.
Rowe would most like to understudy Mark Rylance, to be astonished every day.
Mike Reiss (Himself, "Twilight at Tiffany's" Investor)
Mike Reiss won four Emmys and a Peabody Award during his twenty-five years writing for "The Simpsons". He cocreated the animated series "The Critic" and created "Queer Duck", which the BBC named "one of the hundred greatest cartoons of all time".
If Mike could understudy anyone, it would be "House" star Peter Jacobson, whom he gets mistaken for at least once a month.
Denise Reiss (Herself, "Twilight at Tiffany's" Investor)
Denise Reiss played in lots of theater and student films in college, and now follows her husband Mike around as he makes TV shows, movies and plays. Very exciting!
She was always mistaken for Nicole Kidman in China, so it's natural she should take over for her in case of another incident.
Jordan Baker (Sheila Bocker, Texas "Twilight at Tiffany's" Investor)
Baker has appeared on Broadway in Suddenly, Last Summer at Circle in the Square Theatre (Theatre World Award). Off-Broadway credits include Three Tall Women at the Vineyard and Promenade Theaters; Night Sky at the Baruch Performing Arts Center; Is Life Worth Living? at the Mint Theater; and Milk at HERE Arts Center. Other credits include Appropriate at the 2013 Humana Festival of New American Plays; The Normal Heart at American Conservatory Theater (Broadway tour); Death of a Salesman at The Old Globe; The Philadelphia Story at The Royal Exchange (London); and Othello at Folger Theatre. Film credits include Life Itself and The David Dance; Another Earth (Sundance Film Festival, winner Alfred P. Sloan Award 2011); Paparazzi; Out of Towners; City Hall; Childless;Escape from L.A.; and Love Potion #9. TV credits include Person of Interest, Cold Case, The New Adventures of Old Christineand Blue Bloods (CBS);Ugly Betty, Brothers & Sisters, The Practice and Deception (ABC);Medium (NBC); and Buffy, The Vampire Slayer (WB).