Russell was recently seen on THE WALKING DEAD as THE HITCHHIKER. Other recent TV appearances include THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, NECESSARY ROUGHNESS, and COMA. Currently based in Atlanta, he's resided in NYC and Los Angeles and traveled throughout the southern states to work on films such as: THE LUCKY ONE, ABOVE ALL THINGS, DEAD BIRDS, THE WRONGED MAN, and SOLACE.
He was raised in Vidalia, Georgia -- home of "The Sweet Onions."
Karen-Eileen Gordon can be seen in two seasons of the hit STARZ Original Drama MAGIC CITY as FLORENCE, a tough-sassy-smart 1959 New York dame, assistant to series lead Jeffrey Dean Morgan. She guest-starred as a shark lawyer on the hit A&E drama THE GLADES and has improv-sparred with Larry David on HBO’s CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM. Sharing time between Miami and L.A., she grew up in the southeast and loves returning for any reason, especially one as fabulous bringing Tammy to life in A FREE BIRD.
George M. Faughnan co-founded Dad's Garage Theatre Company in Atlanta, Georgia circa 1995 and has worked in television and film ever since, both behind and in front of the camera. On TV he's been seen in Tyler Perry's MEET THE BROWNS, Turner Broadcasting's LEVEL UP, and in films such as Disney's SELMA, LORD, SELMA, LIGHTNING BUG and FALSE RIVER. George jokingly calls himself "a self-professed national treasure," but he's truly a local legend on the Atlanta improv scene.
Billy Woods is an Atlanta-based actor known for ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES (2013), WE ARE MARSHALL (2006) and THE BUS BOY (2003).
Billy plays two separate roles in A FREE BIRD: the chief parole board member and the policeman from "up north."
Rob is a very busy actor, producer, casting director and acting teacher. He's best known for his role as Mayor Lockwood in THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, but he has appeared in a wide variety of TV and film productions including DAWSON'S CREEK, ALL MY CHILDREN, ONE TREE HILL, THE BLIND SIDE (2009), THE JONESES (2009), and KILL THE MESSENGER (2014).
Slaton Waldo is an Atlanta-based actor who has appeared in commercials and film productions such as EVIL KEG (2007) and UPSIDE (2010).