Jess has been a professional singer/actor for 17 years with a BFA in Musical Theater from State University of New York College at Fredonia. Upon moving to Chicago, she came upon extras casting as a happy accident through some Facebook chatting in her agent's office.
Current Extras Casting Director on Fox's "Empire". FUN FACTS Previously worked as a matchmaker in LA Favorite Football team: Buffalo Bills Hand fed popcorn to Green Bay Packer's WR Jordy Nelson Cupcake connoisseur Has bungee jumped off a tower and ziplined through a rain forest Celebrity crush: The Hulk Mildly obsessed with the zombie apocalypse
Erin E. Stewart - Casting Director
Erin hails from a production background, which began with a college internship on "The Young and the Restless." After more than a decade spent laboring away in daytime television, she returned to her home state of Illinois. This year marks her 22nd anniversary in the business.
Current Extras Casting Director on Showtime's "The Chi". FUN FACTS Huge Harry Potter Fan - Visited Harry Potter World in London Hates wearing makeup but loves dressing up for special events She can bowl left and right handed Favorite vacation spot: Paris Pretty good Texas Hold'm Player Would trade a million dollars to be able to sing on Broadway
Amanda Bolger - Casting Director
As a relative to Ray Bolger, the Scarecrow in Wizard of Oz, Amanda grew up with film in her blood. Always dreaming of working behind the scenes, she has had the chance to work in freelance production and casting in Chicago and is ready to take casting to the next level. A graduate of Saint Xavier University in Mass Communications, she utilizes her degree to really connect with every individual that she encounters. She loves working for 4 Star Casting, because it’s never a dull moment at the office! In her free time she enjoys sushi, traveling, and attending Chicago sporting events.
Current Extras Casting Director on Amazon's "Electric Dreams."
FUN FACTS Has two bulldogs, father and son, Petey and Champ - most of the time they like each other. Has snorkeled in the Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean, and Pacific Ocean Traveled to many exotic destinations, including Bob Marley’s childhood home Played Soccer, Ran Track, and was on the Dance Team in High School
Pamela Cain - Casting Director
HR Manager by day and extra by night is how Pamela got her feet wet in the film industry. After working as an extra in several films and TV shows, she quickly realized that it was the behind the scenes action she enjoyed most. So, after almost a decade in the Human Resources field, she said goodbye and leapt into the world of extras casting with the ladies of 4 Star!
Current Extras Casting Director on Netflix's "Easy."
FUN FACTS She’s left-handed Her siblings range in age from 18 to 65 years old She once traveled through Italy for two weeks with a private chauffeur/interpreter She jumps out of airplanes for fun
Lexi Marman Cowden - Casting Associate - Los Angeles
Lexi was born and raised in the beautiful OC. Her love of performing landed her first commercial for Disney when she was just 7 years old. She graduated at CSUN with a BFA in CTVA (Film & TV) and has been seen in several television shows and films. As a pageant winner, Lexi traveled all over to California schools educating about different disabilities and bullying. She is thrilled to be a part of this amazing group of women. She is excited to help bring this branch to LA-LA Land!
Current projects include, Aspiration Banking and Intel.
FUN FACTS Was a tour guide on the Universal Studio Tour for 8 years Has a fear of Buoys (yes... the things that float in the Ocean) Likes to fall asleep at night watching documentaries or Bob Ross. Is fluent in American Sign Language Has a secret crush on Capt. Jean-Luc Picard & the character Starbuck