Thomas George Hooper is an English film and television director of English and Australian background. Hooper began making short films as a teenager, and had his first professional short, Painted Faces, broadcast on Channel 4 in 1992. At Oxford University Hooper directed plays and television commercials. After graduating, he directed episodes of Quayside, Byker Grove, EastEnders and Cold Feet on British television.
Rene Marie Russo is an American actress, producer, and former model. Russo began her career in the 1970s as a fashion model appearing on several magazine covers including Vogue and Cosmopolitan. She made her film debut in the 1989 comedy film Major League. Later, Russo starred in a number of thrillers and action movies throughout the 1990s, including Mr. Destiny and One Good Cop . In the 1990s, she played Lorna Cole in Lethal Weapon 3 , In the Line of Fire , Outbreak , Get Shorty , Tin Cup , Ransom , Lethal Weapon 4 , The Thomas Crown Affair , and The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle . After she starred in the family comedy Yours, Mine and Ours in 2005, she took a six-year break from acting.
Nicholas Offerman is an American actor, voice actor, producer, writer, comedian and Woodworker widely known for his breakout role as Ron Swanson in the acclaimed NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, for which he received the Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy. His first major television role since the end of Parks and Recreation was his role as Karl Weathers in the FX series Fargo, for which he received a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries.
Simon Phillip Cowell is an English reality television judge and producer. He was a judge on the British TV talent competition series Pop Idol, The X Factor, and Britain's Got Talent, and the American TV talent competition shows American Idol, The X Factor, and America's Got Talent. Cowell is the principal founder and chief executive of the British entertainment company Syco.
Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge was an American actress of radio, stage, film, and television. Orson Welles called her "the world's greatest living radio actress." She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for All the King's Men and was nominated in the same category for Giant . She also provided the voice of Pazuzu in The Exorcist .