Ernst Ingmar Bergman was a Swedish director, writer, and producer who worked in film, television, theatre and radio. He is recognized as one of the most accomplished and influential filmmakers of all time, and is most famous for films such as The Seventh Seal , Wild Strawberries , Persona , Cries and Whispers , and Fanny and Alexander .
Jacqueline Yvonne Harry , better known by her mononymous stage name Jackée, is an American actress, singer, comedian, director, and television personality. She is best known for her roles as Sandra Clark, the sexy nemesis of Mary Jenkins , on the NBC TV series 227 , and as Lisa Landry on the ABC/The WB sitcom Sister, Sister . She is noted for being the first and currently only African-American to win an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
Del P. Close was an American actor, writer, and teacher who coached many of the best-known comedians and comic actors of the late twentieth century. In addition to a prolific acting career in television and film, he was considered a premier influence on modern improvisational theater. Close co-authored the book Truth in Comedy, which outlines techniques now common in longform improvisation, and describes the overall structure of "Harold", which remains a common frame for longer improvisational scenes.