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Eric Ladin will be seen next in a series regular role on Nat Geo’s THE RIGHT STUFF, based on Tom Wolfe’s bestselling nonfiction book which explores the early days of the NASA space program. He plays Chris Kraft, one of the engineers who designed the Space Program. Ladin previously starred as a series regular on History Channel’s military drama SIX. He most recently recurred on Apple+’s series FOR ALL MANKIND from Ronald D. Moore and in the second season of Doug Liman’s IMPULSE on YouTube Red. Other notable recurring roles include Amazon’s BOSCH, Netflix’s LONGMIRE and USA Network’s third season of SHOOTER opposite Ryan Philippe.

Previously, he was a series regular alongside Jack Black and Tim Robbins in HBO’s political comedy THE BRINK, which followed his critically acclaimed recurring role as the iconic J. Edgar Hoover on BOARDWALK EMPIRE, again for HBO. Ladin was also lauded for his series regular turn as campaign manager “Jamie Wright” on the hit AMC original series THE KILLING, a crime drama in which everyone was a suspect. In the end he was revealed as the killer. Eric has received notice for many other roles early in his career, including his arc as January Jones’ brother in MADMEN, his arc portraying Chloe Sevigny’s diabolical doctor/brother in BIG LOVE, and as a series regular in the hard-hitting HBO mini-series GENERATION KILL. His is also known to audiences for his multitude of guest starring roles on shows like STUMPTOWN, GREY’S ANATOMY, and SUITS, to name a few.

In feature films, Ladin played a long time member of Bradley Cooper’s platoon in Clint Eastwood’s Navy SEAL drama AMERICAN SNIPER. Ladin starred as Detective Clark in New Line’s horror hit ANNABELLE, a spin-off of THE CONJURING. He next reprises the role in New Lin’s upcoming horror thriller WOLVES AT THE DOOR.

In addition to his on-screen performances, Eric is blessed with an extraordinary speaking voice, as evidenced by his many roles in hit video games including leads in the hugely popular CALL OF DUTY, INFAMOUS 2, and LEFT $ DEAD 2. He also narrated the History Channel’s MUD CATS and has voiced characters in many cartoons such as FISH HOOKS, PICKLE AND PEANUT and AVENGERS ASSEMBLE.



“There’s no secret sauce other than the fact that I think Hollywood starts to see you as something.”

“Don’t try and go in and do what I’m going to do cause I’m going to do it better than you.”

“At the end of the day when you come home from work, what are you going to be happy with?”



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Alanna Ubach on That One Audition with Alyshia Ochse

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Alanna Ubach has cultivated a career marked by the kind of range that many actors dream of. A bonified character actress,with equal parts grit and grace, she is unequivocally honest about her experience in Hollywood, generously sharing what she’s learned along the way.

Hardly recognizable from one character to the next, Alanna Ubach has starred in nearly 150 theater, film, and TV projects. Born in Downey, California to a Mexican-born mother and Puerto Rican father, Ubach has been a working actress since childhood. Following her television debut on “Romper Room,” she joined the Lee Strasberg Institute’s Children’s Program. At 15, she fearlessly travelled to New York to star in WPA’s Off-Broadway production of “Club Soda.”

She made her mark in the industry playing the family housekeeper-turned wedding caterer and Gaylord’s first lover in “Meet the Fockers,” the sorority sister/best friend to Elle Woods in “Legally Blonde,” and the sex-starved Israeli neighbor on “Hung.” In addition to her role as Jo on Bravo’s first original scripted series, “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” She can also be heard lending her voice to Disney/Pixar’s Oscar winning animated film “Coco,” featuring an all-Latino cast, where she plays great-great-grandmother Mama Imelda.

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“Every time you get some kind of offer or opportunity, just be the lights. I’ve been trying to be the lights forever.”

“When the ego comes into play, that is the beginning of cancer for the artist”

“Rejection is God’s protection.”

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