Alumni News by decade


Taiana Tully, 2016 — 2016 Los Angeles Alumna Taiana Tully booked a guest star role on the CBS show, Hawaii Five-0 in season nine, episode 17. Taiana has appeared in several independent films, numerous commercials, and actively works as a character performer for Disney. See more
Arianna Wellmoney, 2016 — Arianna has written and will be starring in the play "Extraordinary Aliens", opening on March 15th at 7pm at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò. The play covers the hardships of trying to follow your dreams of being an actor in the USA as an immigrant. See more
Francisca Lozano, 2017 — Francisca stars in the new slasher film 'Romina' recently released on Netflix. 'Romina' tells the story of a shocking assault inspires horrific violence when a group of teens encounters a girl from their school while camping in a remote spot. See more
Blu Hunt, 2015 — Blu will play Danielle Moonstar in the upcoming Marvel film 'The New Mutants' set for release in 2019. 'The New Mutants' is the first X-Men film to step into the horror genre as it draws influence from 'New Mutants No. 18.' See more
Sabrina Kern, 2015 — Sabrina Kern played the titular role in the 2019 feature film 'St. Agatha.' Set in 1950's Georgia, a pregnant con woman on the run seeks refuge in a convent hidden in deafening isolation See more


Arturo Castro, 2007 — Arturo stars as "Miguel" on the CBS series 'No Activity' also starring Will Ferrell and Tim Meadows. See more
Naomi McDougall Jones, 2008 — Writer, actress, and producer Naomi MacDougall Jones' TEDTalk, 'The Women in Film Revolution Begins with You,' has reached over 1.2 million views after being posted on the homepage. Naomi is the Founder & Chief Impact Officer of The 51 Fund, a new venture capital fund dedicated to financing films written, directed, and produced by women. He new film, Bite Me, is due for release in Summer 2019. See more


Kevin Sussman, 1991 — Kevin has been a series regular in the hit show 'Big Band Theory' for the past eleven years in addition to his numerous roles in Film in Television. See more
Jeremy Davies, 1990 — Jeremy provides the voice of Baldur in the game 'God of War.' Jeremy Davies is known for his role as Private Upham in 'Saving Private Ryan' and as Daniel Faraday in the hit TV series 'Lost.' See more
Eion Bailey, 1996 — Once Upon A Time‘s Eion Bailey is set to recur on Amazon’s The Last Tycoon, opposite stars Matt Bomer, Kelsey Grammer, Lily Collins, and Rosemarie DeWitt. See more


Douglas Carter Beane, 1980 — Douglas Carter Beane premiered his new play, 'The Closet at Williamstown Theater Festival' starring Matthew Broderick in 2018. Broderick plays an employee that pretends to be gay, betting that his company’s fear of being accused of homophobia and discrimination would outweigh its desire to fire him. See more
Stewart J. Zully, 1980 — Alumn Stewart J. Zullycan be seen in the Oscar-nominated film "Vice." Stewart' has also landed a role in 'Speed Kills' starring John Travolta along with a number of television appearances. See more
Carrie-Anne Moss, 1988 — Carrie-Anne Moss be best known for her role as Trinity in 'The Matrix,' stars as Jeri Hogarth in Netfilx's 'Jessica Jones.' See more


Donna Pescow, 1975 — Donna landed a reoccurring role as Dr. Sharon Finkel in season four of CW's hit TV show, 'The Flash.' Shortly after graduating from The Academy, Donna was cast as "Annette" in the iconic film "Saturday Night Fever" which launched her career. See more


Armande Assante, 1969 — Armande was honored as the Garden State Film Festival's 2018 MVP Honoree at an awards banquet at The English Manor. Assante appeared on several soap operas before his breakthrough role in "Private Benjamin" starring Goldie Hawn. See more
Danny DeVito, 1966 — Danny DeVito was doubly honored at the closing ceremony of the L.A. Italia Fest where he received of the Jack Valenti Los Angeles, Italia Legend Award and received one of Italy's highest civic honors at the ceremony by becoming a Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. See more
Sandy Martin, 1969 — Sandy Martin played Mama Dixon in the award-winning 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.' Sandy has also directed several plays at The Academy for the Los Angeles Company. See more


Robert Redford, 1959 — Redford was nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy in 2019 for the film 'The Old Man & the Gun (2018).' See more
Anne Bancroft, 1950 — Anne Bancroft's biography has been released and is the first publication to cover the entire scope of her life and career, including never-before-published family photos, and material from film and theater archives to present a portrait of an artist who raised the standards of acting for all those who followed. See more


Kirk Douglas, 1941 — Photos of Kirk's life and career were recently featured an article in Town & Country Magazine including images from his many iconic films and his 64-year love story with wife Anne Buydens See more
Grace Kelly, 1949 — Grace Kelly's life has recently been chronicled in the new 400 extraordinary collection of black-and-white and color photograph in 'Grace Kelly: Hollywood Dream Girl.' See more