The Evil GeneFBI agent Griff Krenshaw is dispatched to solve a murder at a federal correctional facility for inmates with a rare genetic defect that leads to psychosis and violence. Under the guidance of the prison priest, he becomes convinced that a demon is at work in the compound.
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StarburstOctober 07, 2016
You just can't help thinking that slightly more tempered ambition would have resulted in a more successful result.
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Richard Speight Jr.Birth date: 4 September 1970, Nashville, Tennessee, USADescription: American actor Richard Speight Jr. was born in Nashville, Tennesese. He attended Montgomery Bell Academy and the University of Southern California's School of Theater, where he graduated cum laude. He began his acting career in the late 1980s, appearing in television movies like Love Leads the Way: A True Story, and Goodbye, Miss 4th of July. In 1990, Richard Speight Jr. landed the role of Leon on several episodes of Elvis. He next appeared on China Beach, Matlock and on the series Running the Halls. He also had a role on ER, and later played Miller West on Party of Five. In 1996, Speight was cast on the hit film Independence Day, playing the character of Ed. He was later featured in Built to Last, Sugar: The Fall of the West, L.A. Doctors, The Last Big Attraction, and JAG. Richard Speight Jr. began the year 2000 with a performance in In God We Trust. This was followed by a role on Big Monster on Campus, and then on North Beach. He was soon seen on Dave's Blind Date and Sam's Circus. He gained the most fame portraying Sgt. Warren 'Skip' Muck in the award-winning HBO series Band of Brothers. Later on, he became known for playing Lex on more than 20 episodes of The Agency. In 2005, Speight got a part on Alias, CSI: Miami, Into the West, and two episodes of Yes, Dear. He also received attention for his roles in Love for Rent and the Jason Reitman film Thank You for Smoking. Speight was also responsible for the voice of Pvt. Stephen Kelly on the video games Call of Duty 2 and Call of Duty 2: Big Red One. Subsequently, he was cast on Open Water 2: Adrift, and played a role on four episodes of Supernatural as the Trickster/Archangel Gabriel. He later joined the cast of the CBS series Jericho, portraying the character Bill. In 2008, he got the part of Oliver on the TV production The Consultants. Other than acting, Richard Speight Jr. is also talented in playing the guitar and bass.
Cameron RichardsonBirth date: 11 September 1979, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USADescription: Cameron Richardson is making her move into the industry spotlight. She starred opposite Jason Lee and Jane Lynch in 20th Century-Fox's hit Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007) and played a mentally-challenged character in the HBO series 12 Miles of Bad Road (2007), opposite Lily Tomlin and Mary Kay Place.Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and raised in New Jersey, Cameron moved to New York to pursue a modeling career. It wasn't long before her agents recommended she try acting. She broke into the business with her work on the USA Network original series Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family (2000). She landed the part on her very first audition.
Lindsey GinterBirth date: 13 December 1950, Alameda, California, USADescription: Lindsey Ginter was born on December 13, 1950 in Alameda, California, USA as Lindsay Lee Ginter. He is an actor, known for Gattaca (1997), S.W.A.T. (2003) and Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011).
Anthony L. FernandezBirth date: 13 December 1950, Alameda, California, USADescription: Anthony L. Fernandez broke on to the scene in 2010, becoming one of the most emotional and intense up and coming actors of today. Fernandez gained public attention for his intimidating performances, such as Cesar Figueroa in, 'Thou Shalt Not Kill' and most recently gained notoriety with his cross-over comedy performance as Angel in the hit feature film, 'The Wedding Ringer'. Now, reaching prime time television success with his performances as Carlos Diego on Hawaii Five-0 & as Texas in John Singleton's hit series 'Rebel' on BET.Anthony L. Fernandez was raised by his mother Lisa M. DeCoria. The youngest of two brothers, his family constantly moved around the country. He was raised in small towns and big cities, from the east coast and back to his home on the west coast. His young life was filled with experiences of survival, determination, and emotion at its best and worst. From living a fast life of drugs, guns, sex, and violence in the streets to creating a successful film and television career, Anthony L. has turned his life around, becoming a positive example of hard work, sacrifice, dedication, drive and passion.At a time of tremendous obligation and reflection Fernandez made the biggest decision of his life and after studying Eric Morris Method Acting for a number of years he pursued his professional acting career. Fernandez has played a variety of roles from police officers to criminals, drug addicts to loving fathers. Delivering many colorful performances, Fernandez paints an organic picture with his presence.His career going strong, Fernandez continues working hard to achieve industry success. Using every opportunity on and off set to develop his craft. The look of a dark figure with a mysterious past meshed with his warm appeal, helps him to connect with his audience. His physical fitness and background in security are attributes that have helped him to cross over into action films such as, 'Close Range', utilizing his Stage Combat, Stunt Driving and Firearms experience. Stepping up his game Fernandez showed his comedic chops having one of the most memorable scenes in the feature film, 'The Wedding Ringer', giving an emotional performance in the award winning film 'The Boatman', and initiating himself into horror with his chilling performance as Juan Morales in the psychological thriller, 'The Evil Gene', all proving his ability to work in a variety of film genres, as well as, television credits including Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Kings of Con, Days of Our Lives, & Scorpion, etc.Anthony L. Fernandez continues to solidify himself as a character actor & permanent fixture in the industry with many more intriguing, dark, and mysterious performances to come. Anthony L. Fernandez resides in the Los Angeles area with his wife and 3 children.
Gene GabrielBirth date: 27 August 1970, New York City, New York, USADescription: Gene Gabriel studied at HB Studios in New York City. His first professional job was a small role as a gang member in Joseph B. Vasquez's (Hangin' with the Homeboys) film The Bronx War. While living in Miami he answered an ad for improvisers and auditioned for "Laughing Gas" Improv comedy troupe and was one of their fastest rising apprentices. He became a company member almost immediately. He also began finding work in television and film. He was cast as a killer on Walker, Texas Ranger, an INS agent alongside Eva Mendez and Ice-T in the TV pilot/movie The Disciples. He received critical attention for his performance in Luis Saumell's award winning Spanish language short film "Por Que'" . In 1998 he co-founded "Just the Funny" comedy Improv troupe in Miami. It has become South Florida's number one improv comedy troupe and training facility. He often performs with them when he visits Miami. Also in 1999 he returned to NYC where joined "Freestyle Repertory Theatre" in which he performed both long and short form improv. In 2002 he landed the role of "Rodriguez" one of a pair of Spanish speaking ball players in 'Richard Greenberg (III)''s "Take Me Out" which premiered in London's prestigious "West End". In 2003 the play opened on Broadway and won 3 Tony awards including best play for Greenberg and best director for Joe Mantello. He has continued to work in film and television with appearances on 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent', The Sopranos, One Life To Live and a starring role in Clarke M. Smith's scifi thriller The Ethereal Plane.
Ted HeyckBirth date: 17 April 1941, Houston, Texas, USADescription: Ted Heyck was born on April 17, 1941 in Houston, Texas, USA. He is known for his work on The Evil Gene (2015), L.A. Noire (2011) and Proposition 8 Trial Re-Enactment (2010). He has been married to David Rambo since October 18, 2008.
Lindsay AyliffeBirth date: 17 April 1941, Houston, Texas, USADescription: Lindsay Ayliffe is working actor known primarily for the films Shock and Awe, Christine, Dumb & Dumber To, and Pauline In A Beautiful World, and for the TV shows Mr. Mercedes, Ozark, Quarry, Nashville, Reckless, and Banshee. He has worked with a diverse group of acclaimed directors including Michael Apted, Rob Reiner, Greg Yaitanes, Jack Bender, Laura Innes, Kate Dennis, Antonio Campos, the Farrelly Brothers, Will Thompson, and Jason Bateman. He's also worked as a professional voice actor since 1995 and has appeared in lead roles in the stage productions of God's Man In Texas and The Weir. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina.
Jon-Paul VertuccioBirth date: 17 April 1941, Houston, Texas, USADescription: Jon-Paul Vertuccio is an only child born on April 10th 1986 in West Islip, New York. He was born Jon-Paul Nicholas Vertuccio, in West Islip, New York on April 10, 1986, to MaryAnn Pepe, who worked as a Cosmetologist, and Vincent James Vertuccio, an aviation salesman. He lived most of his life in Jacksonville, Florida spending days with his old Italian grandfather, Alfonso Pepe, watching Film. Little did Jon-Paul know, but that was Gods way of giving him scene study. In pre-school he was Freddy Kruger while all the other children were Power Rangers and Fairies for Halloween... Nothing has really changed since. He attended college at USF for psychology only to drop out in pursuit of his dreams.
James CrosbyBirth date: 17 April 1941, Houston, Texas, USADescription: James Crosby is known for his work on The Patient's Repertoire (2010), The Quarter-Life Crisis (2007) and The Evil Gene (2015).
Ned LieblBirth date: 17 April 1941, Houston, Texas, USADescription: Ned Liebl was born the youngest of eight children to Edmund (a doctor) and Patricia (a nurse), in Madison, WI. His comfort in front of the camera originated at an early age as he was the frequent subject of the family's 8mm home movies. At age nine, he created and starred in his first fictional film, an 8mm film titled "Ned's War". His first stage performance was at age nine in a children's theater production of "Bye Bye Birdie". He played the role of Albert, which was originated on Broadway by his future friend and mentor, Charles Nelson Reilly. Ned also started playing the piano and composing at an early age, creating his first composition at age seven. Soon, however, athletics would dominate his youth, as he excelled in hockey, football, and baseball.In college, Ned reconnected with his love for acting and music. He played drums and sang in the indie-band, "True Vine Holiness", and joined the Ark Repertory Theatre (former members include Joan Cusack and Chris Farley). He also received a degree in physics and a minor in history at the University of Wisconsin. But acting was his paramount passion and he went on to perform with Chris Farley and his brothers Kevin and John, in the improvisational troupe "Mixed Nuts". He was then cast in his first professional play, "Without Pity". After several other theater productions, he moved to New York to further his dramatic studies.On Broadway Ned met Charles Nelson Reilly and Julie Harris, both of whom would later recommend Ned to producer Marvin Worth to play James Dean in "The James Dean Story". Shortly after Ned came out to Los Angeles, however, Marvin Worth passed away, and the project was shelved. The project was later made into the TV movie "James Dean", starring James Franco.Remaining in Los Angeles, Ned dove into two of his other artistic passions, composing and sculpting. While studying figure sculpting with renowned sculptor Robert Cunningham at Santa Monica College, he acquired a key to the piano practice rooms. After sculpting class, he would slip into an open piano room, and over the coarse of a year he composed and recorded his epic piano sonata "Life".In 2004 he starred in the award winning short film "Limb from Limb", and the improv mockumentary "The Sheboygan Improv Festival" along with David Spade. In 2005. Ned made his television debut as the star of the television drama "Guilty or Innocent?". And in 2010, after several acclaimed theater and independent film productions, he made his studio feature film debut as Saint, a vigilante priest, in Sony Pictures' film "Cross", with Michael Clarke Duncan, and Danny Trejo.
Kervens JosephBirth date: 17 April 1941, Houston, Texas, USADescription: Kervens Joseph is an actor, known for The Evil Gene (2015) and You My Ride (2017).
Kruiz MaugaBirth date: 17 April 1941, Houston, Texas, USADescription: Kruiz is a bright blue-eyed girl who loves handstands, cooking and Eddie Redmayne. She is a natural dramatic actress making her debut on a movie set back in 2013 as the role of Payton for the movie "The Evil Gene". Her most recent work will be seen on CMT in the pilot "His Wives and Daughters" as Young April. It was her role as The Healer in the dramatic Music video Xanax : A Love Song with Krysta Youngs that brought attention to her now agent Jennifer Patredis of Innovative Artists; it has been an amazing experience working with her. The acting bug hit Kruiz when attending "Taking the Stage" with Bethany Price Spring of 2013. Her role as Tiny Tim in "A Christmas Carol" at the Long Beach Playhouse lead her to pursue more in entertainment industry. She enjoys the experiences this field has given her, such as visiting NYC to attend an amazing workshop at A Class Act NY mentored by Lilla Crawford. Kruiz gives back to the industry volunteering at the Motion Picture Television Fund (skilled nursing facility) assisting the patients/residents. Her talent and representation has afforded her amazing auditions for leads, principal and supporting roles in major motion pictures and hard hitting series for Showtime, Epix and major networks.
Jeffrey HendersonBirth date: 17 April 1941, Houston, Texas, USADescription: An award winning actor, director, writer, voice over artist, illustrator and musician, Jeffrey Henderson's career has included a wide-ranging assortment of comic book, video game, animation, advertising, feature film and television projects.His latest is the short film, "Star Wars: The Sable Corsair," which won the "Audience Choice" at the 2016 LucasFilm Fan Film Awards in London, England. "The Sable Corsair" helmed this project taking on multiple roles as: co-director, lead actor, screenwriter, producer, storyboard artist, art director, and post-supervisor.As an accomplished storyboard artist, some of Jeffrey Henderson's major film credits include: "Twilight: Eclipse" (2010), "30 Days of Night" (2007) with David Slade, "Inception" (2010) for Christopher Nolan, and "After Earth" (2013) with M. Night Shyamalan...to name just a few.Henderson has also worked with Sam Raimi on a number of film projects, including "Spider-Man 3" (2007) as well as "Spider-Man 4" (2010), "World of Warcraft" (2010) and "OZ, The Great and Powerful" (2013).Television credits include the critically-acclaimed "Fargo" (2014) for creator Noah Hawley and "Crossbones" (2014) for director David Slade.Jeffrey Henderson has also worked on a number of high profile video game titles, including "Destiny," "Dishonored 2" and "Injustice 2," and has also done story and development work for a variety of upcoming VR projects. He was a principal storyboard and conceptual artist on the "TRANSFORMERS 3D" attraction for Universal Studios.He has lectured and taught courses on storyboarding/ visual storytelling/ film direction at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA, The Savannah College of Art & Design/SCAD, as well as The University of the Nations in Kona, Hawaii.As an accomplished actor/ voice over artist (SAG/ AFTRA), and a successful singer/ songwriter (ASCAP), he has contributed vocal performances, songs and music to a number of film, TV, and video game projects."Good Morning California!" the debut record from his band, The Dark Holidays, will be released any day now on !Viva La Biscuit! Records.!Viva La Biscuit!
Suzanne CotsakosBirth date: 17 April 1941, Houston, Texas, USADescription: Suzanne spent most of her childhood playing sports and eating amazing food in Waterloo, Belgium. Upon returning to the USA she re-discovered her love for acting while taking classes at A.C.T'S Young Conservatory in San Francisco. She graduated from Pepperdine University with a BA in Theatre Arts, and received a second degree in Motion Pictures & Television from the Academy of Art University. She's a foodie who loves traveling, photography and her dogs!
Don HartmanBirth date: 17 April 1941, Houston, Texas, USADescription: Don Hartman is known for his work on The Odyssey of Destiny (2014), The Evil Gene (2015) and The World Wars (2014).
Jessica CameronBirth date: 17 April 1941, Houston, Texas, USADescription: Actress Jessica Cameron was born and raised in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada and moved to Toronto to initially study fashion at Ryerson University. After finishing her degree, she moved to Ohio in order to work as a fashion designer, though after taking an acting class, and being bitten hard by that bug, Cameron decided to make acting her full-time career.Relocating to Hollywood, CA, Cameron In the last few years has been cast in more than fifty projects including music videos, TV shows and feature films, and n 2010 won an industry award for being a Rising Movie Star. Some of her favorite recent performances include playing Princess Areola in the film Potpourri directed by Elliot Diviney, and her turn in the feature Mr. Hush, in which she starred alongside horror icon Steven Geoffreys. She also had the chance to work with legendary director Jim Wynorski on the Syfy channel film "Camel Spiders", and with established horror director Jeff Burr on Resurrection. Cameron was also thrilled to play screen legend Marilyn Monroe in The Black Dahlia Haunting, having been a fan of the Hollywood icon for many years.Cameron has additionally starred in four web series including the sci-fi, film noir Aidan 5, which was nominated for too many awards to list, including a win for Best Web Series at Gen Con 2012. She played New Age hair dresser Summer Perkins in the comedy series 2 Doors Down, the tough-as-nails Naria Dixon in the action-packed series Caught!, and a horrible mother in the horror series Funny Man. In 2011 Cameron ventured into the world of comic book modeling, with her appearances in Brian Shirley's Crocaloctopus and Dennis Willman's Ginger-Stein, and in 2012 she was featured in Dennis Willman's comic book series The Vengeance of Sleepy Hollow, as well as many more film and TV projects, including a part in director Steven C. Miller's fan-favorite horror feature Silent Night.2013 was the first year in which Cameron stepped behind the camera to direct and produce Truth Or Dare, a torture film that she co-wrote with Jon Scott Higgins. Truth Or Dare would screen nearly 50 times all over the world and win 33 awards. Cameron would direct several short films in 2013 including a segment for the Soska sisters Blood Drive PSA. She would produce 2 more feature films (Utero and Save Yourself) before embarking on her most ambitious project yet - filming 3 movies while traveling across the USA in an motor home with some of her favorite film makers. The team shot 2 narrative features (Desolation and Mania) and the documentary surrounding the process called Kill The Production Assistant. Mania would mark Cameron's 2nd time directing a feature film.
Aaron Michael BaileyBirth date: 17 April 1941, Houston, Texas, USADescription: Aaron Michael Bailey is an actor and writer, known for The Method (2017), The Evil Gene (2015) and Bound (2017).
Directors of "The Evil Gene"
Kathryn F. Taylor
Creators of "The Evil Gene"
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