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 25th anniversary in the business.
Recent projects include The Red Line (CBS), Beats (Netflix) and Lovecraft Country (HBO). 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
Jess Gisin Needham - Owner/Casting Director
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 Projects include Empire (FOX), Shameless (Showtime), and Proven Innocent (FOX) 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
Amanda Bolger - Casting Director Chicago
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.
Recent projects include The Chi (Showtime), Lovecraft Country (HBO), and Beats (Netflix). 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
Lexi Marman Cowden - Casting 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 talent. She is excited to help bring 4 Star Casting to LA-LA Land!
Recent projects include promos for 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
Stefan Rorick - Casting Atlanta / IT
Stefan has been making movies since commandeering the family video camera in elementary school. A film graduate of Flashpoint Columbia College, Stefan is the one man IT department at 4 Star managing the website, providing software training, fixing broken staff phones and computers, and setting up those troublesome printers. A former contributor for Consequence of Sound he can often be found with a camera in hand documenting musicians on the stage, in the studio, and on the street.
Recent projects include Easy (Netflix), Widows (20th Century Fox), and promos for Bank of America and the NFL.
Fun Facts: Attends an average of 3 live music events every week Favorite Film: Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy World's biggest fan of: Conan O’Brien Has a physical music collection close to 1500 CDs/Records/Cassettes. Celebrity Crush: Kat Dennings Favorite travel destination: Glacier National Park Proud life moment: Shook the hand of a sitting president Used to give tours of underground tunnels and abandoned houses in the woods