BARRY WATSON (Tim Jensen) is perhaps best known to television audiences for his work on the WB Network’s hit drama 7th Heaven, in which he has starred as Matt Camden for the past seven years.
He has also starred in Sorority Boys, and in Teaching Mrs. Tingle, opposite Katie Holmes and Helen Mirren. He has completed production Deluxe Combo Platter, with Marla Sokoloff and Jennifer Tilly. Other film credits include When Strangers Appear, opposite Radha Mitchell, and Ocean’s Eleven.
A native of Traverse, Michigan, Watson’s first job in Hollywood came when he was only 15, for the daytime soap Days of Our Lives.
EMILY DESCHANEL (Kate) most recently appeared in Anthony Minghella’s Cold Mountain, starring Jude Law and Nicole Kidman; and in The Alamo, directed by John Lee Hancock and starring Billy Bob Thornton, Jason Patric and Dennis Quaid. She co-stars with Marguerite Moreau in Easy, an independent film directed by Jane Weinstock, which is currently in theatres in New York and Los Angeles. Her other film credits include Spider Man 2 and Old Tricks. Deschanel recently completed shooting the upcoming Disney film, Glory Road, in which she stars opposite Josh Lucas and Derek Luke for producer Jerry Bruckheimer.
Television roles include Stephen King’s Rose Red mini-series for ABC, Providence, Law & Order: SVU, Heart Department, It’s a Shame About Ray, It Could Happen to You and An Untitled Dan Finnerty Project.
A member of the Interact Theatre Company, Deschanel’s recent theater credits include the roles of 'Emily' in "Our Town" and 'Natasha' in "Three Sisters."
Deschanel was born in Los Angeles and received her BFA in Theater from Boston University.
SKYE MCCOLE BARTUSIAK (Franny) most recently starred opposite Hilary Swank as Helen Keller in the stage play The Miracle Worker.
At the age of 12, Miss Bartusiak already has many notable film credits including the award winning short The Vest, The Cider House Rules, The Patriot, Don’t Say a Word, Firestarter 2: The Rekindled, Against the Ropes, Riding in Cars With Boys and The Affair of the Necklace.
She has appeared on TV often, most recently recurring on ABC’s The George Lopez Show. Other TV appearances include Judging Amy, Providence, Port Charles, Frasier, Law & Order: SVU, JAG, Touched By An Angel, Love comes Softly, Flashpoint, Beyond the Prairie, Part 2: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Blonde, the Darkling, The Prophet’s Game, Witness Protection and a recurring role on 24.
Miss Bartusiak lives in Texas with her parents and her older brother Stephen (who is also an actor), and her dog Pippa.
TORY MUSSETT (Jessica) hails from Australia. Her recent film work includes Matrix II: Reloaded as “Code Woman,” Mission Impossible II and Peter Pan as “Mermaid.” Her television work includes the popular Australian TV movie Secret Men’s Business, the series Murder Call, Flat Chat and Crash Palace, as well as the TV pilots The Fish, Out to Lunch and Open for Inspection.
In addition to acting, Mussett has also hosted The Pepsi Chart for Australia’s Channel 10 and a Buffy special for Fox. She regularly hosts radio Today FM’s The Hot 30 and is lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist in the band Orpheus, who are currently recording their first album.
Mussett currently resides in Sydney, Australia.
LUCY LAWLESS (Mary Jensen) is best known for her 6-year stint in the starring role on the hit television series Xena: Warrior Princess. Recently, she appeared in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man™ in a cameo role, and filmed Eurotrip in Prague for Dreamworks.
A New Zealander, Lawless has worked in local television, including Funny Business, Air New Zealand Holiday, Typhon’s People and US television filmed in New Zealand, including Ray Bradbury Theatre, High Tide and Rainbow Warrior. In the U.S., she starred in the Discovery Channel series Warrior Women, Tarzan, and had guest roles in Just Shoot Me and The X-Files. Her theatre work includes The Vagina Monologues for the Auckland Theatre Company and a New Zealand summer resort tour in which she sang with rock musician Dave Dobbyn. She had a guest season on Broadway as Rizzo in Grease and provided a voice as a special guest on The Simpsons and Hercules and Xena: The Animated Movie.
Lawless lives in Auckland, New Zealand and Los Angeles with her husband, Boogeyman producer Rob Tapert, and their children.