Sleeping Dogs Lie : Cast Biographys

Melinda Page Hamilton

Born and raised in New York City, Melinda Page Hamilton now calls Los Angeles her home; and for good reason. Her star has been on the rise with a recent recurring role on ABC’s mega-hit series, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES where she plays the sexy nun, Sister Mary Bernard. Adding to her list of credits, she recently appeared as a pair of rivaling twins on CBS’s CSI: NY and had a racy guest star spot as Colleen Eubanks (a “Kimber wannabe”) on F/X’s controversial series NIP/TUCK. In addition to those appearances she has guest-starred on NUMBERS, COLD CASE, CSI: MIAMI, EVERWOOD, MEDICAL INVESTIGATION, MIRACLES and ENTERPRISE.

She can also be seen as the star of Bobcat Goldthwait’s feature film, SLEEPING DOGS, which he both wrote and directed and has just been selected in the main drama competition at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. She plays the role of “Amy,” an elementary school teacher whose happy life is turned upside down when she reveals a dark secret from her past.
She will also be featured in the upcoming Breckin Meyer film TED’S MBA currently shooting in Lancaster, PA.
A veteran of the theatre, Melinda has played starring roles at many of the countries best regional theaters including a turn at the Los Angeles Ahmanson Theater in Kauffman and Ferber’s THE ROYAL FAMILY. Her theatre repertoire also includes performances at The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, The Arena Stage in Washington DC, The Cleveland Playhouse, San Diego’s Old Globe Theater and numerous off Broadway plays in New York.
Melinda received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and her MFA from NYU.

Bryce Johnson

Bryce made his Sundance Festival debut in 2004 with two starring roles in Sami Boy/HIS Entertainment's HOME OF PHOBIA and Antarctic Pictures' HARRY AND MAX. The attractive and charismatic young actor soon landed the role of “Josh Ford” on POPULAR, which led to numerous guest appearances on hit television series such as NIP/TUCK, HOUSE, WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU, GILMORE GIRLS, DAWSON'S CREEK and MTV's UNDRESSED.
Bryce's other film credits include the independent film PUZZLED, FOX 2000's CHASING PAPI, THE SKULLS 3 and Universal's BRING IT ON AGAIN.

Colby French

Born and raised in Southern California, Colby planned a career in professional baseball. But injury and an acting scholarship led to the University of California, Irvine drama program and a degree in Theatre. Graduating in 1995, Colby moved to Los Angeles, where he continues to pursue a career as a professional actor. He appeared in GROSSE POINTE BLANK as well as making frequent television appearances including CSI: Las Vegas, Medium, 24, Charmed, X Files, amongst others.