About the Cast


Kristen Stewart

KRISTEN STEWART (Bella Swan) was introduced to worldwide audiences with her outstanding performance alongside Jodie Foster in Panic Room. Stewart was most recently seen in supporting roles in the dramas Into the Wild for director Sean Penn and as Robert de Niro’s daughter in What Just Happened? for director Barry Levinson. She will next be seen in Adventureland, starring opposite Ryan Reynolds and Jesse Eisenberg for director Greg Mottola. Stewart plays starring roles in the forthcoming independent films The Cake Eaters, for director Mary Stuart Masterson, and Yellow Handkerchief, with William Hurt and Maria Bello. Other film credits include: In the Land of Women, The Messengers, Zathura, Speak, Fierce People, Catch That Kid, Undertow, Cold Creek Manor and The Safety of Objects.

Stewart lives in Los Angeles.

Robert Pattinson

ROBERT PATTINSON (Edward Cullen) gained industry notice at 19 years of age when he joined the Harry Potter franchise in Mike Newell’s Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, playing Cedric Diggory, Hogwarts’ official representative in the Triwizard Tournament. Pattinson went on to appear in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, reprising his role in a flashback.

Pattinson began his professional career with a role in Uli Edel’s Sword of Xanten, opposite Sam West and Benno Furmann. He also appeared in director Oliver Irving’s How to Be, winner of the Slamdance Film Festival’s Special Honorable Mention for Narrative Feature. Pattinson played the lead role of Salvador Dali in Little Ashes, directed by Paul Morrison. His television credits include “The Haunted Airman” for the BBC.

As a member of the Barnes Theatre Group, Pattinson played the lead role in Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town.” Other stage credits include Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes,” “Tess of the D’Urbevilles” and “Macbeth” at the OSO Arts Centre.

Pattinson currently resides in London.

Billy Burke

BILLY BURKE (Charlie Swan) was recently seen in director Gregory Hoblit’s film Untraceable, opposite Diane Lane, and Robert Benton’s Feast of Love, alongside Morgan Freeman and Greg Kinnear. Burke’s first pairing with Hoblit was the thriller Fracture, which earned the actor significant praise for going toe-to-toe with Sir Anthony Hopkins.

Other recent film credits include the independent films The Grift, with John Savage, and Forfeit, for which Burke won the Best Actor Award at the Montana Film Festival. He also appeared in Ladder 49, with Joaquin Phoenix and John Travolta; Along Came a Spider, with Morgan Freeman; and Without Limits, for writer and director Robert Towne. Burke turned in exceptional comic performances in Mafia! with the legendary Lloyd Bridges and the cult classic Dill Scallion, playing the title role. The latter film premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival and won the Nashville Film Festival’s highest honor, the Audience Award.

Burke’s television credits include a chilling six-episode arc on the second season of “24” and appearances on Tom Fontana’s “The Jury” and Peter Berg’s critically acclaimed series, “Wonderland.”

Ashley Greene

ASHLEY GREENE (Alice Cullen) has accumulated film and television credits that include the feature King of California and small-screen appearances on “Shark,” “Desire” and “Crossing Jordan.” The 21-year-old recently appeared in the DVD release Otis and will appear in Radio Free Albemuth later this year.

Greene began her career as a model for Vision NYC, Stop Staring! and Sutra as Carlos Armando photographed her for several print campaigns. Upon graduation from high school in Jacksonville, the Florida native moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting in film and television.

Nikki Reed

NIKKI REED (Rosalie Cullen) won critical acclaim in Catherine Hardwick’s Thirteen, a film she not only starred in, opposite Holly Hunter, but also co-wrote at the tender age of 13. For her fearless portrayal of an orphaned teen, she won an Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance. Reed recently completed shooting the horror film Chain Letter, directed by Deon Taylor, from the producers of Saw. Reed’s notable television credits include the recurring role of Sadie Campbell on “The O.C.,” the love interest of Ben McKenzie’s character, Ryan.

In 2006, Reed starred opposite Alec Baldwin, Luke Wilson, Jeff Goldblum and Carrie Anne Moss in the dark comedy Mini’s First Time. Reed plays the title role, a rebellious teenager whose life spirals out of control when she joins the escort agency used by her stepfather. Reed reteamed with Hardwick for Lords of Dogtown, starring opposite Emile Hirsch and Heath Ledger in a film that followed the surf and skate trends of Venice, California in the early 1970s.

Reed currently resides in Los Angeles, where she enjoys writing and horseback riding.

Jackson Rathbone

JACKSON RATHBONE (Jasper Cullen) was born in Singapore and then lived in Indonesia, London, Connecticut, California and Norway before he finally settled in Texas. Rathbone immediately joined the local community theater and young actors program The Pickwick Players. Deciding to stick with what made him the happiest-acting and music-he moved to Northwest Michigan to attend the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy as a high school theater major. During this period, he performed in the Southwest Shakespeare Festival as Ferdinand in “The Tempest.”

Upon graduation from Interlochen, Rathbone decided to give the L.A. film industry a try. He landed a recurring role on “Disney 411” relatively quickly, interviewing Disney Channel stars such as Hillary Duff and Raven-Symoné. In addition to several commercials, Rathbone booked roles in the Hallmark telefilm “Close to Home” and “The O.C.” He played Sherry Stringer’s son in the “The War at Home” pilot.

After several indie film roles, Rathbone played a small part in the feature Molding Clay. He graduated to a bigger role in Pray for Morning, an indie thriller. From there, the actor went immediately into a series regular role on “Beautiful People” for ABC Family.

Though usually cast as a leading man, Rathbone enjoys the challenge of character parts, such as his roles in the features Big Stan and Senior Skip Day. He recently started his own production company in hopes of ultimately directing as well as acting.

A music lover, Rathbone is fascinated with many different styles and writes his own songs. He recently performed at The Gardenia in Hollywood.

Rathbone is a resident of Los Angeles.

Kellan Lutz

KELLAN LUTZ (Emmett Cullen) has been on a roll of late. After wrapping a season as a series regular on “The Comeback,” opposite Lisa Kudrow, Lutz went straight into production on Disney’s feature drama Stick It, playing a BMX biker who befriends the lead, Missy Peregrym. He followed this with a role in Accepted, playing one of “The Molson Twins” who join Justin Long’s fake college. Lutz next starred in the hit thriller Prom Night alongside Brittany Snow. He recently appeared on HBO’s seven-hour miniseries, “Generation Kill,” which focused on the U.S. Marines’ assault on Baghdad in 2003.

Other credits include indie films Deep Winter, opposite Michael Madsen, and The Tribe. Lutz is no stranger to the small screen, appearing last season on “Heroes” and playing recurring characters on the PAX TV series “Model Citizens” and “Summerland” for the WB network. He guest-starred on “CSI: New York.”

Lutz was born and raised in North Dakota. He lives by the credo, “try new things; you only live once.” From skydiving to parasailing, motocross to whitewater rafting, Lutz insists on living life as an adventure.

Lutz has been featured in several high-profile modeling campaigns, landing the coveted job as cover boy for Abercrombie & Fitch’s 2004 summer catalog. He can also be seen in ads for Levi’s jeans.

Though his dreams are coming true, Lutz hasn’t quenched his desire to learn and create. He has patented two inventions in the last year and is waiting for prototypes to be built.

Lutz currently resides in Los Angeles.

Peter Facinelli

PETER FACINELLI (Dr. Carlisle Cullen) has turned in a number of eclectic and impressive performances, establishing him as one of Hollywood’s most sought-after actors. He recently starred with Matthew Broderick and Brittany Snow in the dramedy Finding Amanda. On the small screen, Facinelli played a recurring role on FX’s “Damages,” the legal thriller starring Glenn Close.

Other credits include starring roles opposite Eric Stoltz and Tate Donovan in the independent film The Lather Effect, which debuted at the 2006 L.A. Film Festival, and alongside Christian Slater in Hollow Man 2. He played the leading role in A&E’s action-packed and inspiring true story, “Touch the Top of the World,” a telefilm about the first blind man to climb Mt. Everest.

On the small screen, Facinelli’s undeniable versatility was displayed in his starring role in McG’s sexy Fox drama “Fastlane,” and his recurring part on the award-winning HBO series “Six Feet Under,” as a popular and promising art student who becomes involved with Lauren Ambrose’s character, Claire.

Facinelli has lent his talents to a number of feature films. Major credits include Stealing Time, with Ethan Embry and Scott Foley; The Scorpion King, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson; Riding in Cars with Boys, starring Drew Barrymore and directed by Penny Marshall; and The Big Kahuna, in a performance that received rave reviews opposite Kevin Spacey and Danny De Vito. Additional credits include Bill Bennet’s Tempted, opposite Burt Reynolds; Walter Hill’s sci-fi thriller Supernova, with James Spader and Angela Bassett; Can’t Hardly Wait, alongside Jennifer Love Hewitt; Foxfire, opposite Angelina Jolie; and Dancer, Texas, Pop. 81, with Breckin Meyer. Other roles include Blue Ridge Fall, Telling You, Touch Me, Honest and Angela, winner of the 1995 Filmmaker’s Trophy at the Sundance Film Festival.

Born and raised in New York, Facinelli attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He worked as an actor there until his role in the television film “After Jimmy” brought him to Los Angeles, where he still resides.

Cam Gigandet

CAM GIGANDET (James/Nomad Vampire), a talented up and comer, is earning recognition and accolades for his strong performances. He recently received the “One to Watch” award from Movieline’s Young Hollywood Awards and MTV Movie Award’s “Best Fight Scene” for his performance in Summit Entertainment action film “Never Back Down.”

Cam recently wrapped filming Rogue Pictures’ horror story “The Unborn” about the possession of a young woman by an evil spirit, opening January 2009. Cam stars alongside Gary Oldman and Odette Yustman. He will next be seen as a villainous vampire in Summit Entertainment’s highly anticipated “Twilight,” directed by Catherine Hardwick and based on the best-selling series of books by Stephenie Meyer, opening November 21, 2008.

Cam just completed filming the sci-fi thriller “Pandorum,” opening 2009. He will star alongside Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster in a story about crew members on a spaceship who wake up with no idea about who they are or their mission.

His other film credits include Dimension Film’s golf comedy “Who’s Your Caddy” and the independent thriller “Mistaken.”

Cam is most famous for his role as bad boy ‘Volchok’ on Fox’s huge teen drama “The O.C.” He was also a recurring character on the WB’s “Jack and Bobby”.

Originally from Auburn, Washington, Cam enjoys sports in his spare time and holds a brown belt in karate. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

Taylor Lautner

TAYLOR LAUTNER (Jacob) got his big break in 2005 when, at the age of 13, he won the role of Shark Boy in Robert Rodriguez’s The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D. Within months, he had successfully auditioned to play Eliot, the son of Steve Martin’s rival Jimmy Murtaugh, in the family hit Cheaper by the Dozen 2.

Lautner was born in 1992 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He began studying karate at the age of 6 and was winning tournaments by age 7. He was soon invited to train with seven-time world karate champion Mike Chat and by age 8, Lautner was asked to represent his country at the World Karate Association championships. He proved himself by becoming the Junior World Forms and Weapons champion, winning three gold medals.

Lautner continued to flourish on the martial arts circuit. In 2003, at age 11, he was ranked No. 1 in the world in several categories and over the next year tucked three Junior World Championships under his black belt.

Lautner was first bitten by the acting bug at age 7, when his martial arts instructor persuaded him to audition for a Burger King commercial in Los Angeles. When he was 10, his family made the difficult decision to relocate to L.A., where Lautner could audition on a full-time basis. Since the move, Lautner has landed roles on “My Wife and Kids,” “Summerland,” “The Bernie Mac Show” and “The Nick and Jessica Variety Hour.”

Lautner has been very successful in the world of voiceover work. He has a recurring role as Youngblood on the cartoon “Danny Phantom” and voiced characters for two episodes of “What’s New, Scooby-Doo?” and “Charlie Brown.”

In his spare time, Lautner enjoys playing football and baseball. He also participates in the hip-hop dance group L.A. Hip Kids. Lautner also enjoys making home movies with his friends, including Lava Girl from Lava Girl and Sharkboy, actress Taylor Dooley, who coincidentally lives near his Los Angeles home.

Anna Kendrick

ANNA KENDRICK (Jessica) is a multiple award-winner who was most recently seen in the teen drama Rocket Science, directed by Jeffrey Blitz. Her performance as an ultra-competitive high-school debater garnered critical acclaim and the film won the Director’s Award at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. Kendrick recently completed production on The Marc Pease Experience, starring opposite Ben Stiller and Jason Schwartzman, and Nathan Hope’s thriller Elsewhere. On the small screen, she can be seen this fall on the Hugh Jackman produced “Viva Laughlin.”

Kendrick made her feature film debut in Todd Graff’s Camp, a darling of the 2003 Sundance Film Festival. Her performance in the cult hit earned her an Independent Spirit Award nomination and Best Supporting Actress nomination at the Annual Chlotrudis Awards. That same year, she co-starred with Christine Ebersole in the comedy pilot “The Mayor.”

An accomplished theater veteran, Kendrick began her career playing Dinah Lord in the 1997 Broadway musical production of “High Society,” for which she received a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. At just 12 years old, she was the second youngest Tony nominee in history. Kendrick also garnered Drama League and Theatre World awards along with Drama Desk and FANY award nominations. Kendrick’s other stage work includes a featured role in the New York City Opera’s production of “A Little Night Music,” starring Jeremy Irons; “My Favorite Broadway/The Leading Ladies: Live at Carnegie Hall”; and Broadway workshops of “Jane Eyre” and “The Little Princess.”

Kendrick lives in Los Angeles.

Rachelle Lefevre

RACHELLE LEFEVRE (Victoria /Nomad Vampire) was most recently seen on the big screen starring opposite Stephen Dillane and Rosamund Pike in Fugitive Pieces, adapted from the international bestseller by Anne Michaels, directed by Jeremy Podeswa and produced by Robert Lantos. The film, set in the aftermath of WWII, opened the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival. Lefevre recently played a lead role as Detective Annie Cartwright in David E. Kelley’s adaptation of the BBC hit “Life on Mars.” The drama revolves around a detective who finds himself transported back to 1972. Lefevre will soon be seen on the small screen again in the miniseries “The Summit.” This political thriller revolves around a terrorist threat at a G8 Summit in Toronto, with Lefevre playing the Canadian Prime Minister’s activist daughter.

Recent television credits include the role of Matt Davis’ recurring love interest Heather on “What About Brian” and appearances on “CSI: NY,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “Bones,” “The Closer” and “Boston Legal.” Lefevre also starred in the comedies “Life on a Stick” and “Pool Guys,” a pilot.

Born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Lefevre got her big break in show business when she secured her first audition with the help of a loyal customer at the sushi restaurant where she worked. The job was a part on the Fox Family Channel series “Big Wolf on Campus.” Though she had no film or television credits to her name and used a Polaroid picture as her headshot, the producers called her back for a second audition. Lefevre landed a lead role.

Other television credits include the telefilms “Picking Up and Dropping Off,” with Scott Wolf, “See Jane Date” and “The Legend of Butch and Sundance,” with Lefevre playing the character originated by Katherine Ross in the classic film.

On the big screen, Lefevre starred opposite Ed Burns in The River King, based on the book by Alice Hoffman. She also starred in the independent film Hatley High, which was honored with directing and writing awards at the HBO Comedy Arts Festival. Other big screen credits include Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, in which she played Tuvia, Chuck Barris’ grown-up childhood crush; Stardom; the Canadian indie Pure; and the short The Big Thing, which received awards at multiple film festivals. The actress made her professional stage debut as Mary in the Off-Broadway favorite, “Vanities.”

When not working, Lefevre is passionately involved with two literacy organizations, Koreh L.A. and School on Wheels. She enjoys travel, rock climbing, horseback riding and scuba diving.

Lefevre currently resides in Los Angeles.

MICHAEL WELCH (Mike Newton) is one of the most prolific actors of his generation, having completed more than 15 feature films and made nearly 100 television appearances by the age of 20. He was the recipient of two Young Artist Awards, one for his performance at age 10 in Star Trek: Insurrection, his first feature film, and another for his work as Luke Girardi on the drama “Joan of Arcadia,” which ran for two seasons. Welch has completed nine films in the past three years, including All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, Sundance favorite An American Crime, Lost Dream and The Thacker Case.

Welch’s film credits include Delivering Milo and United States of Leland, in which his performance as an autistic boy brought the actor much acclaim. He is familiar to television audiences for his many starring roles on Emmy-winning shows, including appearances on “The Riches,” “CSI: Miami,” “Numb3rs,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Crossing Jordan,” “Navy NCIS,” “Cold Case,” “Without a Trace,” “Stargate SG-1,” “Judging Amy,” “The District,” “Touched by an Angel,” “Malcolm in the Middle,” “The X Files,” “The Pretender,” “7th Heaven,” “Chicago Hope” and “Frasier.”

In spite of his busy schedule on screen, Welch has also found time for theater and voiceover work. He received the 2005 Star Innovative Award for environmental causes and has been active with the charity Kids with a Cause since 1999.

JUSTIN CHON (Eric) will soon be seen in a costarring role in Wayne Kramer’s feature Crossing Over, alongside Harrison Ford, Sean Penn, Ray Liotta and Ashley Judd. The busy actor also completed a starring role in the comedy Balls Out: The Gary Houseman Story, opposite Seann William Scott and Randy Quaid. He recently starred in the comedy-horror film Hack, opposite Danica McKeller and William Forsythe. Chon was a series regular on the hit Nickelodeon series “Just Jordan,” playing the title character’s best friend. Chon also played Peter Wu in the Disney telefilm “Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior.”

Chon’s parents emigrated from Korea, where his father was a well-known television and film actor and his mother an accomplished pianist. Born and raised in Southern California, Chon grew up on the beach while surfing, skateboarding, playing tennis and hitting the golf course. This multi-talented actor also plays the guitar, piano, violin and saxophone. A student of his craft, Chon is always enrolled in an acting class and has studied with some of the top acting coaches in the business.

Chon resides in Los Angeles.

CHRISTIAN SERRATOS (Angela) began her professional career as a Ford model. Her feature film debut came in Mrs. Marshall. Her television credits include “Ned’s Declassified School of Survival Guide,” “Hanna Montana,” “7th Heaven,” “Cow Belles” and “Zoe 101.”

Born and raised in Southern California, Serratos knew from an early age that she wanted to be an actress. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, entertaining her family nightly by reenacting television shows. At 19 Serratos put her energies into dance and ice-skating, competing frequently in skating competitions, before becoming a model.

GIL BIRMINGHAM (Billy Black) is making a name for himself in the acting profession with his expressive manner and artistic sensibility. Birmingham gained wide notice for his roles in the miniseries “DreamKeeper” and the PAX TV series “Body & Soul.” He also appears in Taylor Hackford’s forthcoming feature Love Ranch.

A recent profile in the magazine Indian Country Today chronicles the actor’s achievements in the entertainment world and his unique background. Birmingham’s father was Native American, a Comanche, and his mother Caucasian. He was born on a military base in San Antonio, Texas. Growing up, Birmingham was always moving around the country with his family. Despite his nomadic existence, Birmingham managed to receive a degree in Business Administration from USC and launch his acting career.

Feature credits include California Indian, Tukor: Son of Stone, Cosmic Radio, Ten Canoes, End of the Spear, Skins, The Doe Boy, Jaguar, Le and House II: The Second Story. Television credits include “Veronica Mars,” “Charmed,” “Love’s Long Journey,” “Into the West,” “Medical Investigation” and “The Lone Ranger.”

ELIZABETH REASER (Esme Cullen) has quickly emerged as one of the most promising actresses in Hollywood through her natural talent, striking presence and undeniable energy. She plays the leading role in the new romantic drama series, “The Ex List.” Reaser earned a 2007 Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Actress for her role in the drama Sweet Land. She received an Emmy nomination for her guest spot as Ava on “Grey’s Anatomy” and shared a SAG Award nomination for Best Ensemble. She recently completed Paul Callahan’s Against the Current, opposite Joseph Fiennes and Justin Kirk.

Sweet Land, directed by Ali Selim, tells the story of a woman named Inge (Reaser) who travels from Norway to rural Minnesota in the 1920s to meet the man who is destined to be her husband. Variety called her performance “…a marvel of strength, humor and sensuality” and The Los Angeles Times raved, “Few actresses own the camera with as much authority as Reaser does here.”

Additional film credits include Maria Maggenti’s Puccini for Beginners, which was selected in competition at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and opened the 2006 Outfest Film Festival as well; Ed Burns’ Purple Violets, opposite Debra Messing, Selma Blair, Burns and Donal Logue; The Family Stone; Marc Forster’s Stay; The Believer, opposite Ryan Gosling; Mind the Gap; Shut up and Sing; and 13 Conversations about One Thing.

Television credits include the drama series “Saved,” alongside Tom Everett Scott, and appearances on “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” and “The Sopranos.”

Reaser attended The Julliard School. She currently splits her time between New York and Los Angeles.

EDI GATHEGI (Laurent/Nomad Vampire) is an up-and-coming young actor whose credits range from primetime television to the silver screen. In a recurring role on the hit drama “House,” he plays Dr. Cole, also known as “Big Love,” one of many new interns hazed by Hugh Laurie’s Dr. House. He also plays a recurring character on the ABC Family series “Lincoln Heights.” Gathegi was seen on movie screens last year in the crime drama Gone Baby Gone, directed by Ben Affleck and starring Ed Harris and Morgan Freeman.

Other feature credits include Death Sentence, co-starring Kevin Bacon, The Fifth Patient and Crank. Gathegi’s theater credits include “Two Trains Running” at the prestigious Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and regional stage work such as “King Hedley II,” “Blues for an Alabama Sky,” “Golden Boy,” “As You Like It,” “Twelfth Night,” “The Crucible,” “Fade,” “A Maiden’s Prayer” (Santa Barbara Independent Award), “A Raisin in the Sun,” “Othello,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “Cyrano” and “Dutchman.”

Gathegi is a graduate of New York University’s famed MFA program for acting at the Tisch School of the Arts.

SARAH CLARKE (Rene) appeared with her husband, actor Xander Berkeley, on “24” during its first two seasons, although they rarely shared a scene. They were married two months before the premiere of the second season. Clarke was the actress in the award-winning VW Jetta commercial, “Synchronicity.” Other television credits include “Life,” “Commander in Chief,” “A House Divided,” “Las Vegas,” “E-Ring” and “House.” She has been cast in the sci-fi thriller Level Seven, a feature currently in preproduction. Her feature credits include Thirteen for director Catherine Hardwicke, and Happy Endings for director Don Roos.

A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Clarke began acting in the theater while working as an architectural photographer. In her first short film Pas de Deux, she won an Outstanding Performance award at the Brooklyn Film Festival. Other film credits include the features The Lather Effect and Happy Ending as well as the short The Colony.

Clarke attended Indiana University and is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

GREGORY TYREE BOYCE (TYLER) is 19 years of age and was born in Los Angeles. As a child, Boyce moved from San Francisco to Oklahoma and back to Southern California in just a few short years. His mother Lisa, whom Boyce refers to as a “queen soldier,” kept her sons grounded by encouraging extra-curricular activities such as gymnastics, basketball and football. She also made certain that their education was a top priority in their lives.

Though his father is one of the top assistant directors working in Los Angeles, the younger Boyce has no experience in features films and relied on his instincts and advice from many trusted sources to land the role of Tyler in Twilight.

NED BELLAMY (Waylon Forge) has appeared in numerous film and television productions. Some of his numerous film credits are War, Inc., Wind Chill, Skills Like This, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, One Way, The Contract, Two Tickets to Paradise, The Ice Harvest, Lords of Dogtown, Anchorman, Saw, Runaway Jury, Charlie’s Angels, Cradle Will Rock, Con Air, Ed Wood, The Shawshank Redemption and Universal Soldier.

Bellamy was born in Dayton, Ohio, the youngest of three children. After spending his childhood in Joplin, Missouri, the family moved to La Jolla, California. Mark, his brother, is the U.S. ambassador to Kenya. Anne, his sister, is vice-president of African Travel, Inc.

After graduating from UCLA, Ned and his classmate Tim Robbins founded Los Angeles-based theater company The Actors Gang. In 2002, Bellamy played Henrik in “Mephisto,” a play written by Thomas Mann and directed by Robbins.

Bellamy’s television credits include “Brothers and Sisters,” “The Unit,” “Jericho,” “Scrubs,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Boston Legal,” “ER,” “The Closer,” “CSI: Miami” and “Seinfeld,” to name but a handful.

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