Max Rhyser - Z

Max was born and raised in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He started his professional career in radio, commercial and theatre in his teens. Before moving to New York City, he attended drama school in London where he also made appearances on BBC UK and the West End Stage. Max had graced the stages in four continents and in 2011, Max was awarded Best Male Performance for his portrayal of Simon Greene. Max has produced for the stage, the web, and most recently film. His first film "Chaser" premiered in late 2012 and has been screened world-wide.  

Ryan Barker - Bruce McGee

Ryan is thrilled to be working on LI Divas with the wonderful cast and crew. Hailing from Brooklyn, Ryan loves getting the chance to poke fun at New Yorkers through a healthy dose of improv. An Atlantic Acting School graduate, favorite projects of his include the indie film, Allure; the short film, Hearsay; and the web-series, Gentrified. You can find him digitally at www.theryanbarker.com 

 

Effie Fradelos - Assistant Director & Producer

Born and raised in Queens, New York. Some credits include the films The Unexpected, Agent of Death, On The Loose, The Session, Times Like These; music videos with artist (Bright Light Bright Light);and camera operator for an episode of the comedy web series “Brett & The City”, directed a music video for PBS Children’s Music Artist Meredith LeVande. Effie recently produced a global warming PSA featuring world renowned saw artist Natalia Paruz, whose work was featured in Another Earth. Effie’s directorial debut Blooming Road, reached the Queens World Film Festival in March 2013 and was featured in Queens Courier Magazine. She’s currently in post-production with the feature film Gold Star and finishing up her first feature-length screenplay, based on her family’s past.

Frankie Beans Blanchard - Frankie Beans McGee 

Frankie Beans is thrilled to be working on LI Divas. Or be working on anything. Or be anywhere.  With anyone.  Frankie developed his amazing acting skills by being a good dog and listening to his owners. You can find Frankie playing, licking, and catching balls both in California and New York. He is a Canine Good Citizen and is proud to say that this is his Acting Debut!