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Colorado McBride is an infamous character who has led a sordid life as a prizefighter, gambler and henchman for a ruthless gang. An undefeated heavyweight champion, McBride is highly recognizable by his hideously scarred face that reflects not only his pugilistic profession but his dark and loathsome past.
Richard Losee - Colorado McBride/Cole
Stage and film actor, Richard Losee has played the lead in many well know musicals such as Kiss Me Kate, Sound of Music and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. His film rolls include Cannonball Run and The Good Samaritan, as well as the television series Touched by an Angel. He co-wrote and performed the film's theme song, "Redemption Road."
Lauren Holly - Grace
Perhaps best known for her role in Dumb & Dumber, Pennsylvania native Lauren Holly has enjoyed a long and illustrious career in film and television. One of her earliest roles was in the iconic soap opera, All My Children. Having just come off seven seasons of NCIS, in the role of NCIS Director Jenny Shepard, she is currently in pre-production on an original film for television entitled Do No Harm in the role of Dr. Rachel Thorn.
Wilford Brimley - Mask Maker
Wilford Brimley, who began his working life as a farmer, rodeo rider, blacksmith and stuntman in westerns, is counted among Hollywood’s greatest and best loved character actors. His most well known work includes the films The Firm and Cocoon, and he will always be associated with his role as the spokesperson for Quaker Oats. Mr. Brimley's career in the entertainment industry spans nearly 50 years. Masque is his most recent work.
Michael Flynn – Masters
The quintessential bad guy in Masque, Michael Flynn began his film career in Stripes, starring Bill Murray, and never looked back. He went on to a variety of lead and supporting roles in more films (Halloween IV/A Home of Our Own), videos, television series (Everwood/Touched by an Angel) and original televisions films, including Unabomber: The True Story. In addition to film and television, Flynn has also done stage work that includes leads in the musicals 1776, Camelot and The Music Man.
Robert Hatch – Director, Co-Producer, Editor
Robert Hatch has over 28 years of experience as a director, producer and writer of dramatic films, documentaries and advertising campaigns. Credit highlights include director of episodic series and an original dramatic film for the BBC, producer of two episodic series that aired on VISN Satellite Network and various PBS stations, as well as writing, producing and directing an art documentary for Berlin Television, which aired regionally in Europe. Mr. Hatch’s advertising work includes producing interactive series for IBM, Toyota and Boeing. Hatch has produced and directed various documentaries focusing on international social issues and humanitarian efforts. The sum of his expertise can be seen clearly on the screen in MASQUE with its superb production values.
Richard Losee – Producer, Screenwriter, Lead Actor
Veteran actor and producer, Richard Losee is the founder of Cirquelry Productions established in 2003. Richard Losee has played the lead in many well know musicals such as Kiss Me Kate, The Sound of Music and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. His film credits include Cannonball Run and The Good Samaritan, as well as the television series Touched by an Angel. He has also produced and hosted a highly rated country music radio dedication program that successfully aired for five years. Losee was the producer of Masque; he also wrote the original screenplay and played the lead role.
Matt Hales - Co-Producer, Sound Designer, Mixer
For 15 years Matt Hales has been a music producer and sound engineer involved with a recording studio that produced a number of Emmy winning composers. He is affiliated with Cirquelry Productions as a co-producer and is attached to several projects currently in development with the independent studio. Along with Losee, he also co-produced a successful country music radio show that aired for five years. Hales also cast Masque, and served as its sound designer and mixer.
Brian Sullivan - Director of Photography
Not all grips go on to be camera operators, and certainly not all camera operators make it to cinematographer—but, because of Sullivan’s unerring eye and camera technique, that’s exactly the path his profession took since he first started in Hollywood. As a camera operator, Sullivan made his name in episodic television series and original movies for TV. Scores of TV movies, videos, series (The Defenders/Gilmore Girls), and films such as High School Musical and Bicentennial Man, kept coming his way as he honed his craft over the years. His most recent work as director of photography includes the films Inside and The Mine, both of which are currently in post-production.
Merrill Jenson - Man On Piano, Symphony Conductor, Music
Merrill Jenson may have taken on the unassuming role as the piano player in Masque, but in real life he's an Emmy award-winning composer, conductor, arranger and music producer. He wrote and arranged the original score of Masque. His many other compositions include film scores, symphonic works, song cycles, an oratorio, a string quintet, numerous record albums, works for musical theater, large-scale multi-media production, television and videotape productions, and broadcast commercials. Jenson has recorded with and conducted orchestras in Los Angeles, in London with the National Philharmonic, and with the City of Prague Philharmonic, among others. Along with Richard Losee, he wrote Masque's theme song, "Redemption Road."