Heels returns for season two on Friday, July 28 on the Starz. Starring Stephen Amell and Alexander Ludwig, the second season brings fans back to the family-owned wrestling organization, Duffy Wrestling League (DWL), where brothers and rivals, Jack (Stephen Amell) and Ace Spade (Alexander Ludwig), continue to fight over their late father’s legacy and their individual versions of success, while also working to find their own identity as a “face” or a “heel.”
This season also stars Alison Luff as Staci Spade, Mary McCormack as Willie Day, Kelli Berglund as Crystal Tyler, Allen Maldonado as Rooster Robbins, Chris Bauer as Wild Bill Hancock, Trey Tucker as Bobby Pin, Robby Ramos as Diego Cottonmouth, Alice Barrett Mitchell as Carol Spade, and Roxton Garcia as Thomas Spade, David James Elliot as Tom Spade, Joel Murray as Eddie Earl. CM Punk as Ricky Rabies, AJ Mendez as Elle Dorado, Josh Segarra as Brooks Rizzo, and Emmy Raver-Lampman as Jen Lussier.
Read on to find out who’s who, and check out this guide to learn all you need to know about the main cast.
Stephen Amell as Jack Spade
Jack Spade is a hard-working proprietor, husband, and father haunted by dreams of fulfilling his own father’s legacy and bringing his family-owned independent wrestling promotion, the Duffy Wrestling League, to the next level. He has the imagination of an artist, the athletic skills of a fighter, and the ambition of a maverick. His relentless pursuit of excellence brings him and his family rewards and conflicts – and with them, waves of both elation and despair.
Stephen Amell is most well known for playing the character in the CW’s hit series “Arrow,” based on the famous DC Comics superhero, The Green Arrow. Known by day as “Oliver Queen”, the spoiled heir to his tycoon father’s empire, he moonlights as a crime-fighting vigilante, utilizing skills he gained while shipwrecked on a remote island for five years.
In addition to Arrow, Stephen appeared as the criminal mastermind “Garrett”, in the film “Code 8.” Appearing alongside his cousin, Robbie Amell, the duo successfully crowdfunded just under 2.5 million USD through Indiegogo to create the film. The highly anticipated sequel is set to premiere later this year.
Previously, Stephen appeared as a series regular on the 3rd season of HBO’s “Hung.” He played “Jason,” an attractive young busboy who gets recruited into the world of Detroit gigolos. At the same time, Stephen had recurring roles on Fox’s comedy “New Girl,” opposite Zooey Deschanel, as well as a romantic arc with Amy Brenneman as EMT “Scottie” on ABC’s “Private Practice.” Other notable appearances include guest-starring roles on “Hung,” “CSI: Miami,” “NCIS:LA,” “Vampire Diaries,” and “90210.”
Currently, you can catch Stephen as the co-lead on the Starz hit series, “Heels.” He plays the infamous professional wrestler, “Jack Spade.” The second season of the series is also scheduled to premiere in July 2023.
Alexander Ludwig as Ace Spade
Ace Spade was once the beloved hero and star of the DWL turned heel. Inside the ring, he’s fixated on his deceased father’s vision of what he could be. Outside, he struggles to reconcile his small-town idol status with his habit of self-destructive choices and emotional outbursts. He’s charming, confident, and capable but also impulsive, reactionary, and sensitive. His prowess in the squared circle could still yield his happiness – if he can just do as his father advised him: “Hold it together, Ace!”
Alexander Ludwig is a multi-talented performer who continues to make his mark in Hollywood and beyond. Following his passions outside of acting and filmmaking; he is a gifted musician who recently released his debut full-length Country album Highway 99 via Broken Bow Records. A mixture of amplified guitars, climactic choruses, and heartfelt hooks, the 16-track collection offers universal stories about small towns, wild nights, broken hearts, and big dreams. A follow up to his 2021 self-titled EP and career-launching 2020 single “Let Me Be Your Whiskey,” Highway 99 was produced by Nashville heavy-hitters Kurt Allison and Tully Kennedy and proves Ludwig is making a permanent mark on Country music.Most recently, Ludwig can be seen starring in the Peter Segal-directed TV series Heels as ‘Ace Spade.’ Set in the world of independent professional wrestling, the Starz’ drama series follows a family-owned wrestling promotion as two brothers and rivals, Jack (Stephen Amell) and Ace Spade (Ludwig), war over their late father’s legacy. The series recently wrapped production on Season 2. In 2020, Ludwig completed his sixth and final season of the History Channel’s popular show Vikings as the lead character Bjorn. On the big screen, Ludwig will next star in Guy Ritchie’s ”The Covenant” for MGM and Amazon alongside Antony Starr, Dar Salim, Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Wong. The film is set to release on April 21, 2023. The action-thriller takes place in a war-torn Afghanistan and follows Sgt. John Kinley (Gyllenhaal) and his unit on their last tour of duty as they’re teamed up with local interpreter Ahmed (Salim). Last year, Ludwig starred in STX’s National Champions, a college sports drama by director Ric Roman Waugh which also stars Uzo Aduba, Stephan James, and J.K. Simmons. He was also seen in ”Bad Boys for Life” (2020) opposite Will Smith and Martin Lawrence where he played a member of the new AMMO team alongside Charles Melton and Vanessa Hudgens. The film was released by SONY and became the most successful film in the franchise, breaking box office records. Ludwig grew up in Vancouver, Canada, and after beginning his acting career at age nine with a string of successful roles, he landed the starring role of Will Stanton in the action-adventure ”The Seeker: The Dark is Rising” in 2007. Additional previous credits include Roland Emmerich’s film “ Midway” opposite Woody Harrelson and Dennis Quaid, ”Lone Survivor” directed by Peter Berg, ”Grown Ups 2” and ”When The Game Stands Tall.” In 2012 Ludwig played “Cato,” the antagonist, in the box-office smash-hit, “The Hunger Games.” Ludwig also starred in the hugely successful ”Race to Witch Mountain” opposite Dwayne Johnson and Carla Gugino.
Mary McCormack as Willie Day
Willie Day is the managing producer behind the DWL and the glue keeping this group together. A long-time employee who’s been with the promotion since Jack and Ace’s father ran it, she knows the history of the DWL like no other and is Jack’s most trusted counsel. Her wits and fortitude keep the place running, though she worries if things don’t start changing for the better soon, she may have to forge a new path for herself.
Mary McCormack is one of today’s boldest and most versatile actresses, continually challenging herself with roles that often defy Hollywood standards and bring to light the complex lives of ordinary women. The LA Times says, “McCormack has a kind of 20th century sass, a lively impertinence you find in classic Hollywood comedians like Barbara Stanwyck, Irene Dunne and Rosalind Russell.” She has shown her immense talent working in film, television and on stage, and has tackled roles ranging from slapstick comedy to intense drama. Tony-nominated for her role in Broadway’s “Boeing Boeing” opposite Mark Rylance, she is also widely known for her four seasons as a regular cast member of “The West Wing” (two SAG Award nominations), as the lead of USA’s critically acclaimed “In Plain Sight,” and for her role opposite Howard Stern in “Private Parts.”
Mary’s recent television work includes starring roles in the ABC’s series, “The Kids are Alright,” the AMC series “Loaded,” the NBC comedy series “Welcome to the Family,” as well as arcs on such shows as HBO’s “The Newsroom,” “Scandal” (ABC), Gus van Sant’s award-winning miniseries “When We Rise” (ABC), “House of Lies” (Showtime), and the “Will & Grace” reboot (NBC). Mary will also appear in the new Hulu/Blumhouse anthology series, “Treehouse” and “The L Word: Generation Q” for Showtime. Mary can also be seen in the HBO Max feature “Unpregnant.” In non-scripted, Mary produces the Hit game show “25 Words or Less,” alongside Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky which was just renewed for a third season. Currently, Mary is starring in the hit Starz series “Heels” in which she garnered a Critics Choice award nomination for Best Lead Actress in an Action Series. Mary returned to the Broadway stage in 2008 to star in “Boeing Boeing” alongside Christine Baranski, Mark Rylance and Bradley Whitford. Marc Camoletti’s classic sixties comedy won the Tony for Best Revival and earned Mary a 2008 Tony nomination for “Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play.” Additional stage credits include a highly successful run opposite Alan Cumming as Sally Bowles in the Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall-directed Broadway production of “Cabaret” for the Roundabout Theatre Company, as well as the acclaimed London stage production of Neil LaBute’s play “Bash’” the David Warren-directed productions of “My Marriage to Ernest Borgnine,” and Jon Robin Baitz’s “A Fair Country.”
Mary’s breakout performance, opposite Howard Stern in “Private Parts” won her universal critical acclaim. Some of McCormack’s additional television and feature credits include: Aaron Sorkin’s NBC smash hit “The West Wing,” a recurring role on “ER,” “Right at Your Door,” the Stephen King thriller, 1408; Christopher Guests’ “For Your Consideration,” the Steven Soderbergh and George Clooney HBO political series, “K Street,” as Justine Appleton in Steve Bochco’s “Murder One,” as well as the USA Network miniseries “Traffic,” directed by Stephen Hopkins (24). In addition, McCormack has appeared in varied roles in such films as DICKIE ROBERTS: FORMER CHILD STAR opposite David Spade, “K-PAX” opposite Jeff Bridges and Kevin Spacey, “Full Frontal” directed by Steven Soderbergh and opposite David Duchovny and Catherine Keener, “High Heels & Low Lifes” with Minnie Driver, “Mystery, Alaska” written by David E. Kelley and starring Russell Crowe, “Other Voices” with Stockard Channing and Campbell Scott, “The Broken Hearts Club” opposite John Mahoney and Timothy Olyphant, “The Big Tease” opposite Craig Ferguson, “Gun Shy” with Sandra Bullock and Liam Neeson; the Clint Eastwood film, “True Crime,” Mimi Leder’s “Deep Impact,” “The Alarmist” opposite Stanley Tucci, “Father’s Day” and “MIracle on 34th Street” She also appeared in Michael G. Cooney’s “The Men” and the feature film “Drone” with Sean Bean as well as Amazon’s period drama “American Girl: Mary Ellen.” Born in Plainfield, New Jersey, McCormack is a graduate of Trinity College and resides with her family in Los Angeles.
Chris Bauer as Wild Bill Hancock
Wild Bill Hancock is a larger-than-life former wrestling star fallen on hard times. He’s retreated back to where he first came from, the DWL, where he finds a chance to share his expertise, build a new family, and reconnect with the old if his secrets don’t catch up with him first.
Chris Bauer currently stars as “Wild Bill Hancock” on the acclaimed Starz series “Heels” set in the world of professional wrestling. Also on Starz, he was recently seen in the limited series “Gaslit,” a modern take on the Watergate scandal.
On HBO, Bauer notably played “Bobby Dwyer” on “The Deuce,” “Andy Belllefleur” on “True Blood” and “Frank Sobotka” on “The Wire.” This fall he’ll appear as “Joe McCarthy” in the anticipated limited series “Fellow Travelers” for Showtime. Other memorable series include “Survivor’s Remorse” (Starz), “For All Mankind” (Apple TV+), “The People Vs. O.J. Simpson” (FX), “Law & Order: The Menendez Brothers” (NBC). Recent films include “The Little Things,” opposite Denzel Washington, “Sully,” his second film with Clint Eastwood, and “Money Monster,” directed by Jodie Foster.
On stage in New York, he has originated roles for playwrights such as David Mamet, Jez Butterworth, and John Patrick Shanley and appeared on Broadway in “A Streetcar Named Desire.”
Chris Bauer is a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
Kelli Berglund as Crystal Tyler
Is the newest star at the DWL and their first female champion. A rural-town girl of limited financial means, she’s an incredible athlete desperate to make the most of her opportunity to prove she belongs in the ring. And she’ll do whatever it takes to stay there.
Kelli Berglund stars as “Crystal Tyler” in the Lionsgate/STARZ hour-long drama “Heels.” Kelli has quickly become ‘one to watch’ in the entertainment industry, captivating audiences with the characters she has brought to life on both the big and small screens. In Spring 2019, Berglund made waves starring as a young Gwen Verdon in the Emmy®-winning limited biopic series “Fosse/Verdon” for FX, alongside Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams. Executive produced by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the series provides an intimate look at the romantic and creative partnership between the famous choreographer/director Bob Fosse (Rockwell) and Gwen Verdon (Williams), one of the greatest dancers of all time. Berglund shines as a very talented young Gwen, earning public praise from Miranda himself for her “incredible” performance.
Additionally, Berglund most recently starred alongside Beau Mirchoff and Avan Jogia in STARZ’s edgy, coming-of-age comedy “Now Apocalypse,” which made rounds at the 2019 festival circuits, including the Sundance Film Festival, SXSW and the CanneSeries Television Festival in France. Created and executive produced by Gregg Araki and Steven Soderberg, the 10-episode comedy follows a group of four friends on various pursuits for love, sex and fame while navigating the strange and perplexing city of Los Angeles. Berglund shines as the leading lady Carly, a wannabe actress and Ulysses’ (Jogia) raunchy, tell-it-like-it-is best friend.
Additional credits for Berglund include recurring roles on ABC’s THE GOLDBERGS and TNT’s longstanding, hit drama series “Animal Kingdom.” She had a starring role as Willadeene Parton in NBC’s Emmy-nominated “Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love.” She can also be seen opposite Tom Holland in “Cherry” for the Russo brothers, and “Mark, Mary & Some Other People” written/directed by Hannah Marks. Berglund is also well-known for her lead role as Bree Davenport from 2012-16 on Disney XD’s hit series “Lab Rats” and “Lab Rats: Elite Force.” While on “Lab Rats,” Berglund also starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie How to Build a Better Boy, opposite China Anne McLain and Noah Centineo, which became a smash hit for the channel. On the theater front, in 2017 Berglund brought her dancing, singing and acting skills to the stage starring as Belle in Pasadena Playhouse’s featured winter production “Beauty and the Beast: A Christmas Rose.” Produced by Lythgoe Family Panto, the play offered an updated version of the classic tale, featuring family-friendly magic with a comedic twist, dancing, contemporary music, and more.
A California native, Berglund has also worked closely with the Audrey Hepburn CARES Center, in association with the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, which provides services for suspected victims of child abuse and their families. She is also an accomplished dancer and has been honored with a number of awards for her talents in lyrical, contemporary, ballet, pointe, hip-hop, tap and jazz.
Alison Luff as Staci Spade
Staci Spade is the young matriarch to the family-owned DWL. Having married into the world of independent wrestling, she battles with her husband Jack Spade’s dream and how to keep her family together in the midst of their financial and emotional obstacles.
Alison Luff most recently shot a series regular role on the second season of the hit Starz original series “Heels” opposite Stephen Amell and Alexander Ludwig. She previously recurred in a major guest arc on Season 2 of NBC’s “New Amsterdam.” On Broadway, she starred in the hit Sara Bareilles musical “Waitress.” Her additional theater credits include starring roles in Jimmy Buffet’s “Escape to Margaritaville,” “Les Miserables,” “Matilda,” and “Wicked.”
Alison is a singer/songwriter and a member of the band Big Sur Bound, which frequently performs throughout NYC and Los Angeles.
Allen Maldonado as Rooster Robbins
Rooster Robbins is one of the best wrestlers in the circuit, who always has something to prove – and always backs it up. He’s charismatic, charming, and the consummate showman. He started with the DWL but recently left for promised greener pastures at the DWL’s biggest rival, Florida Wrestling Dystopia.
Of African American and Puerto Rican descent, Allen Maldonado is a native of Rialto, CA, a city just outside of Los Angeles. He was raised by his single mother, having lost his father to cancer at a very young age. Growing up in a tough neighborhood, he was inspired by his mother’s passion and determination. This platform of support has proven invaluable for him to achieve his goals.
At the age of 21, Maldonado landed a year-long role in the daytime series “The Young and the Restless” until his career was interrupted when he was involved in a near-fatal car accident with a drunk driver. After a brief, yet arduous recovery, Maldonado began building his resume by landing roles in the Emmy® nominated CBS drama “Judging Amy” and FX’s “The Shield,” “Detroit 187,” “Chase,” and “Rizzoli & Isles” to name a few. Since then, his career has grown at an exponential rate.
Maldonado’s film credits include “Straight Outta Compton,” “Cake” alongside Jennifer Aniston, Sam Worthington, Anna Kendrick and William H. Macy, and action thriller “The Equalizer” opposite Denzel Washington. Other recent film credits include “Project Power,” “First Match,” “Where’s the Money?,” “Smartass,” and Sony’s feature film remake of “Superfly.”. It has recently been announced that he will join New Line’s reimagining of the 1990 hit comedy “House Party,” produced by the SpringHill Company for HBO Max; as well as joined the cast of the “Psych 3: This is Gus” threequel movie for Peacock.
On television, Maldonado recurred for three seasons on FXX’s “You’re the Worst” and starred opposite Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish on the TBS comedy series “The Last O.G.” Allen was also a writer for the show. Additionally, he can be seen starring in the Netflix series “Sneakerheads,” as well as in ABC’s award-winning sitcom “Black-ish” with Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross. Up next, he will star opposite Stephen Amell in “Heels,” the wrestling drama series on STARZ; and additionally he will be seen in ABC’s reboot of “The Wonder Years.”
Outside of his acting career, Allen is a successful entrepreneur. He runs a record company (Get It Done Records), a production company (Only Son Productions) and a t-shirt line (Vineyards Phinest), where a portion of the proceeds go to his foundation. As a staunch advocate for higher education, community service, and encouraging youth to pursue the arts, Maldonado is the founder of Demo Nerds, a foundation that provides free acting classes, tools, and services for at-risk youth and foster children in the inner cities of Los Angeles.
During his rare free time, Maldonado enjoys working out, boxing, playing basketball, and spending time with his family.
Trey Tucker as Bobby Pin
Is an innocent, pure-hearted Texan who’s a rookie at pro wrestling but a veteran at being a nice guy. After suffering a gross injury last season, he worries about his wrestling future while falling more and more in love with newcomer Crystal Tyler
Trey can currently be seen starring alongside Stephen Amell and Alexander Ludwig in the acclaimed Starz drama series “Heels.” Since making his big screen debut playing a pivotal role opposite Gary Oldman and Asa Butterfield in “The Space Between Us” for STX, Trey has continued to hone his craft, delivering several noteworthy performances. He recently starred as the male lead opposite Mena Suvari in “What Lies Below” which became a viral hit on Netflix. He also played a key role alongside Scott Eastwood and Orlando Bloom in the acclaimed action thriller, “The Outpost” for Millennium.
Robby Ramos as Diego Cottonmouth
Wrestles as a heel in the ring, but in the locker room, he’s an intelligent, funny, encouraging colleague and friend. He’s warm, loving, and happy to have found the home he never had in the DWL.
Robby Ramos is an actor born in Miami, FL. A baseball player in high school, Robby didn’t discover acting until college, when he was cast as the lead in a Neil Simon play. He then moved to New York City where he continued his studies at Terry Schreiber Studios and spent a decade as a working actor in the off-broadway theater world. On TV and Film, Robby can be seen in NBC’s “Chicago PD,” “NCIS: Hawaii,” the final season of “Orange is the New Black,” and as series regular ‘Diego Cottonmouth’ on the Starz hit series “Heels.”
Mike O’Malley as Charlie Gully
Is the owner and impresario of the Florida Wrestling Dystopia (FWD), a rival wrestling promotion, more interested in violent spectacle than in telling a compelling story. Having made his fortunes up north, he moved south to make his way in the world of guns, ammo, fishing and outdoor sporting equipment. His fortunes amassed, he’s now dead-set on a territory war with Jack Spade and the DWL.
Mike O’Malley is the creator of the award-winning television series “Survivor’s Remorse,” which ran for four seasons on STARZ and which now streams on Peacock. O’Malley wrote for Showtime’s “Shameless” in its first four seasons and is currently the showrunner of the STARZ hour-long drama “Heels,” which completed production on its second season in late 2022. He also recently created and sold a half-hour family comedy pilot starring Jon Cryer, which NBC has ordered to series for Fall 2023.
As an actor, O’Malley is Emmy ® -nominated for his groundbreaking portrayal of Burt Hummel on “Glee,” and he recently completed his fourth season as Sam Roche on “Snowpiercer” opposite Jennifer Connelly. He also plays the wrestling promoter/impresario Charlie Gully on “Heels.” Some of his other television acting credits include “Abbot Elementary,” “Wayne,” “The Morning Show,” “The Good Place,” “Yes, Dear,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Justified,” “My Own Worst Enemy,” “My Name is Earl,” “Welcome to the Family” and “The Mike O’Malley Show.”
He’s shared the big screen with Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Eddie Murphy, George Clooney, Viola Davis, Sandra Bullock, John Cusack, Will Smith, and many more as an actor in films such as Sully, Concussion, RIPD, 28 Days, Deep Impact, Cedar Rapids, Eat Pray Love and Meet Dave. O’Malley hosted the Nickelodeon shows “Get the Picture” and “Guts,” and the Jimmy Buffett Broadway musical “Escape to Margaritaville” which he co-authored with Greg Garcia.
O’Malley has written two plays published by Samuel French, “Three Years from Thirty” and “Diverting Devotion.” His play “Searching for Certainty” was adapted into the film Certainty, which won the award for Best Screenplay at the Boston Film Festival.
Born in Boston and raised in New Hampshire, O’Malley currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Lisa, and their three children.
Alice Barrett Mitchell as Carol Spade
Is the devout Methodist mother of Jack and Ace Spade who is eager for her sons to give up the family business – a reminder to her of her late husband and his suicide – and get on with more responsible pursuits.
Roxton Garcia as Thomas Spade
Is the precocious son of Jack and Staci who idolizes his Uncle Ace and is perhaps inheriting the legacy and dreams of his father.
Duke Davis Roberts as Big Jim Kitchen
Is a seasoned wrestler and Ace’s high school best friend – he’s the kind of guy who’s always in your corner.
Duke Davis Roberts recurs for two seasons on Starz network’s hour-long drama “Heels.” The series, created by Michael Waldron & Mike O’Malley, is set in the outrageous world of independent professional wrestling.
Duke also recurred in Amazon’s sci-fi thriller “The Peripheral” from executive producer Jonah Nolan, starring Chloë Grace Moretz and based on the bestselling novel by William Gibson.
Duke previously appeared opposite Ethan Hawke in Showtime’s critically acclaimed historical drama mini-series “The Good Lord Bird.” Other notable roles include a memorable arc opposite Timothy Olyphant in the final season of hit FX series “Justified,” as well as recurring roles in both AMC’s Western “The Son,” and also NBC’s medical drama “The Night Shift.”
In film, Duke has a lead role in “Undrafted,” a comedy set in the world of amateur baseball, directed by Joe Mazzello (he stars opposite Jim Belushi, Aaron Tveit, Billy Gardell and Matt Barr). Duke was born and raised in Los Angeles. In addition to his work as an actor, he is an accomplished MMA fighter trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do, Boxing and Wrestling. Standing 6’5” tall, Duke first entered the cage at the age of 18 and just one year later won his first amateur MMA Championship in the Light Heavyweight division.
Phil Brooks as Ricky Rabies
Is a wrestler’s wrestler and indie-circuit veteran, now a part of the standing DWL roster. Ricky’s a wisecracking, hysterical, hardened road warrior who is beloved by his fans.
David James Elliott as Tom Spade
Is a former wrestler and proprietor of the DWL. He’s the father of Jack and Ace, husband to Carol, and a devoted entrepreneur who built a business that provided opportunities for countless aspiring wrestlers from all over the country. All until one sunny summer day when he decided to blow his brains out on the back porch, leaving his family to pick up the pieces.
Emmy Raver-Lampman as Jen Lussier
Is a young and hungry executive at the new Los Angeles-based streaming company Continuum. She’s determined to make Continuum a huge programming success, and she won’t rest until she’s made it one.
Josh Segarra as Brooks Rizzo
Is a hotshot programming and development executive working with Jen Lussier at Continuum. He’s the first to spot the potential in the DWL and the many talents working therein – and now he’s doing his best to get them on the platform and in front of a worldwide audience.
Marcia DeBonis as Debbie
Is the heart and soul of the DWL. She’s Willie’s right-hand woman and all-star utility player, pulling up her sleeves to elbow grease any and everything falling apart at The Dome. Debbie may love the DWL and the people who call it home more than anyone else.
Marcia DeBonis is a Film/TV/Theatre actress based in NY. Marcia recently appeared in the feature film, Sometimes I Think About Dying which premiered at Sundance 2023. Upcoming indies include; Booger, Gazer and Merry Good Enough. Marcia has appeared in many other films, among them, Sully, Seneca, That’s What She Said, Bride Wars, Letters to Juliet, Woody Allen’s Whatever Works, 12 & Holding, L.I.E., The Truman Show,The Devil’s Advocate and Judy Berlin. Marcia is perhaps best known for the role of “Arlene” in the 2004 romantic comedy film 13 Going on 30 in which she played Jennifer Garner’s assistant. She made her film debut in Nora Ephron’s feature directorial debut, This Is My Life. Additionally, Marcia has appeared in many TV shows in recurring roles including; Heels, The Time Traveler’s Wife, The Other Two, Almost Family,Orange Is the New Black, Homeland and Lipstick Jungle. Appearances in guest star roles include; High Maintenance, Social Distance, The Blacklist, The Deuce, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Sneaky Pete, Divorce, The Big C, Mercy, Law & Order and Spin City. NY theater: The Trees at Playwright’s Horizons, Tracy Letts, Mary Paige Marlowe at Second Stage, Small Mouth Sounds Are Nova (Drama League Award nomination) among many as well as numerous productions with the Drama Desk Award winning company, The Barrow Group, of which she is a founding member.
Eliza Coyle & Joel Murray as Eddie & Annie Earl
Are a husband and wife duo and the DWL’s largest local sponsors. One of the most successful men in Duffy, Eddie is the proprietor of a pawn shop and used car dealership, but his heart belongs to the squared circle. In the wake of the DWL’s South Georgia State Fair success, Eddie hopes to become more involved with the DWL and all of The Dome’s proceedings.