Shirley Rumierk (Gertie) recently performed the series regular role of Winsome, a fashion forward fast talking journalist, on the ABC dramatic pilot “Murder in Manhattan” produced by Ryan Reynolds and starring Annie Potts. Shirley also played a series regular no-nonsense cop on the FX comedy pilot “Bronx Warrants” produced by Denis Leary of “Rescue Me” and written by Dean Lorey (Executive Producer of “Arrested Development” and “The Crazy Ones”). She played Sarah Palin’s press secretary in the Golden Globe and Emmy winning HBO TV movie “Game Change” opposite Julianne Moore and Sarah Paulson. In film, Shirley starred as the lead in the indie feature “Ilegales,” a drama about life along the U.S./Mexico border. Later she performed a supporting role in the comedic feature film “Fugly!” written by John Leguizamo. Shirley debuted on Broadway at the Helen Hayes Theatre in the comedy “Latinologues” written by Rick Najera and directed by Cheech Marin. Other TV credits include: White Collar and The Good Wife. She is a graduate of Harvard College and is a proud board member, volunteer and alum of The 52nd Street Project, an inner city children’s theater program.
Harris Doran (John) can be seen starring in the award-winning Sundance film My Best Day (Best Ensemble Award: Ashland Independent Film Festival), as well as Junction (Best Supporting Actor Award: Long Island Int’l Film Festival), Coach Of The Year, Arms and the Man, ‘79 Parts, A Cry From Within, and The Sea Is All I Know with Melissa Leo. TV: “Elementary,” "Person Of Interest," "The Black Donnellys," "Malcolm In The Middle," "Any Day Now," Spike TV Mockumentary "Exposing The Order Of The Serpentine," and the webseries Real Actors Read and Montauk Boys. Harris’s stage performances include starring on Broadway in the Actors Fund concert of Hair with Jennifer Hudson, Oliver (Best Featured Actor Nomination: LA Ovation Awards), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels opposite Joe Piscopo, Love Jerry (NYMF Best Actor Award), and originating the lead in The Simpsons writer/producer Mike Reiss' play I'm Connecticut. Harris recently made his writer/director debut with his short film The Story of Milo & Annie starring Cathy Moriarty and has written the feature screenplays Cog (Academy Nicholl quarter-finalist), In The Wake (Austin Film Festival semi-finalist), Atticus Brown Is Still Here (Sloan/Hamptons Int’l Film Festival Screenwriter’s Lab finalist), An Unofficial Of Mice and Men Remake, as well the stage musicals Bleeding Love and Salvage. Harris was named by Backstage as one of this year’s 30 actors on the verge of breaking out. Training: The Juilliard School. www.harrisdoran.com @harrisdoran