Temperance Jaxson is an American born film/television actress and print model. She was born in Philadelphia PA., but was moved to South Jersey where she grew up since the age of five. She developed a passion for acting when a family friend invited her and a cousin along to sit-in on an acting class at Freedom Theater. After high school, she moved to Atlanta, GA where she attended the historically black college Clark Atlanta University as pre-med and attained her B.S/M.S in Biology.
She landed supporting roles in the film If Loving Two is Wrong and horror film Campfire Killer. Soon after she earned a re-occurring role on pilot television show The Single Life. Temperance was the host on the popular interview series Iconz TV where she covered various red carpet events with celebrities such as Tyrese, Megan Goode, Top Model Eva Marcille, Director Lee Daniels and a host of others. Recently, she made an appearance as a lawyer in the film written and directed by Charles Dutton, Must Be the Music and starred as Shannon Bellamy in the controversial hit dramatic stage play Pimps in the Pulpit. She is enthused about her most recent projects where she landed the lead role as Lisa Johnson and plays opposite an A-List actor in the major motion film King Dog which is set to be released in theaters 2014. She is slated to work on the upcoming film The King with talks of the male lead being Curtis Jackson pka “50 cent”. She has been featured in the NY Daily News, Black Hair Sophisticates, and the scored major beauty campaigns ads and commercials such as Dove, Adidas and L’Oreal.
RONI GRAHAM (TOYA)
Roni is an actor living in Philadelphia. She recently starred in the film Must be the Music, written and directed by Charles Dutton, scheduled for release in 2013. Other recent films include Money, Respect, Power; Miles Away From Heaven and S.A.M. Roni’s stage acting credits include the controversial 2008 hit “Secret Society”, “Emotional Reactions”, “Built on a Lie”, “More Than One Way to Skin a Dog”, “Dance With Me”, “Single Black Female”, and “Do You Trust Your Best Friend?”. In addition, she recently made her Assistant Director debut, in the play “3 Men I Choose To Love”. This prepared her for her first Director position for stage play “Twisted” where she also played the lead character Mya.
Roni has two Master’s Degrees. Her first is in Organizational Management and her second Master’s Degree is in Elementary & Secondary School Counseling.
MATTHEW NADU (CALVIN)
Matthew Nadu began his acting career as a Water Nation Warrior in M. Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender although he lied about knowing any type of karate. He eventually adapted and would go on to do his own stunts as “Sarge” in the comedy Booted starring Alan Ruck (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,Spin City) and Ryan Dunn (Jackass). From there he went on to hold supporting leads in two indie slashers Nobody Gets Put Alive (2013) with Clint Howard (The Water Boy, Apollo 13) and Hallow’s Eve (2012) with horror queens Danielle Harris and Ashley C. Williams. In 2013 Nadu again found himself with Howard and Williams along with horror staples Bill Moseley and Lisa Wilcox as an actor and producer on the thriller The Church.
After co-starring in several shorts including Party Smashers with comedian Bob Levy and This Man’s Life with Brian Anthony Wilson (Limitless, Rounders) Nadu is starring and producing the movie Dreams slated to start filming in 2013 with former Baywatch star Jeremy Jackson and The Prison rumoring to also star David Morse and Craig T. Nelson. He’s also producing and appearing in the indie hockey dramedy The Independents (2013) teaming up with close friend actor and writer Shaun Paul Costello for the fifth time. Perhaps Nadu’s big break came during the summer of 2012 when he appeared as a car salesman with Harrison Ford and Liam Hemsworth in the film Paranoia in 2013.
Nadu has also worked as the lead in several theater productions including Derrell Lawerence’s “Do You Trust Your Best Friend?” and Stockholm Fringe Festival invitee “As Wicked As Dangerous.”