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Linda Denise Blair

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Linda Denise Blair (born January 22, 1959) is an American actress. Blair is best known for her role as the possessed child, Regan, in the film The Exorcist (1973), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and two Golden Globes, winning one. She reprised her role in Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977). lindablair4 Blair has since worked in numerous films, including the Exorcist spoof, Repossessed (1990), and a cameo role in Scream (1996). In 1997, she appeared in a Broadway revival of Grease. She was cast as a regular in the BBC television show, L.A. 7 (2000). She hosted Fox Family’s Scariest Places on Earth (2000-6). Blair has become an animal rights activist and humanitarian, working with PETA, Feed The Children, Variety, the Children’s Charity and other organizations. Blair also devotes time to her non-profit organization, the Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation, which works to rescue abused, neglected and mistreated animals. She is a vegan, and has co-authored the book Going Vegan!. Linda_Blair2 In 2008 she appeared at the 18th annual Malaga Fantasy and Horror Film Festival to accept a lifetime achievement award for her work in the horror genre. She appeared in the 2009 documentary Confessions of a Teenage Vigilante, discussing her role as Brenda in Savage Streets (1984). The documentary is included as a bonus feature on the 2009 DVD release of the film.lindablair3-211x300

In 2010 she appeared as herself on the cable series Pit Boss and Jury Duty. She appears in the 2011 Rick Springfield documentary Affair of the Heart, and was a panelist in a 2011 episode of The Joy Behar Show. Called upon with honors, Blair appeared at a pre-taped 84th Academy Awards ceremony honoring make-up artist Dick Smith. Smith created the iconic make-up for Blair in The Exorcist, as well as scores of other films.

Samuel Witwer

 

Samuel Stewart “Sam” Witwer (born October 20, 1977) is an American actor and musician. He has appeared in individual episodes of numerous television shows as well as minor recurring characters in shows such as Battlestar Galactica, Davis Bloome aka Doomsday in Smallville, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Dexter.

 

He also voiced, and gave his likeness to the main protagonist, Galen Marek/Starkiller, in the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed video game and its sequel. He voiced The Son in Season 3 of the Clone Wars & Darth Maul in the final two episodes of the fourth season and will continue to voice him in Season 5 of Cartoon Network’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars. He is also star of the US/Canadian remake of BBC’s supernatural drama series Being Human on Syfy in the US and Space in Canada.

Sam is an avid gamer of both electronic games and also the pen and paper roleplaying games. This is a hobby that he has activly pursued for years. He has been a frequent guest on the Podcast Order 66 (podcast) and has expressed a love for Star Wars Roleplaying games from the Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game (West End Games) to the Star Wars Roleplaying Game.

Witwer states that his first love is music and he is consequently the lead singer of his own band: “The Crashtones.” They released their first CD, entitled “Colorful of the Stereo” in 2006. Witwer has since assembled a live line-up consisting of professional musicians and others, including It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’s Glenn Howerton, with whom he plays gigs whenever time allows it. Witwer gives regular interviews and is a recurring guest on d20 Radio’s Order 66 podcast. He currently resides in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.