The Best Years Cast
Born in Colorado, Charity moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting, and was discovered by a talent manager at an actors' showcase. Her first break came when she was cast as Vincent Chase's love interest in the first season of Entourage. Charity has also appeared on CSI: Miami and in the films Alpha Dog, Good Time Max, and Scarred. When she's not filming, Charity likes playing Frisbee with her friends on Venice Beach.
The youngest of three kids growing up in Calgary, Alberta, Randal moved to Victoria, British Columbia, and then to New York City to study theater at the HB Studio. Randal returned to the West Coast to pursue his acting career and has appeared on Smallville, Supernatural, The 4400 and Eureka. When he's not on set, Randal loves to travel.
She's happy to be able to pursue her acting career in her hometown, Toronto. You might remember Jennifer from Instant Star and Radio Free Roscoe; she has also appeared on Sophie, Dark Oracle, Beautiful People, and Naturally, Sadie. Jennifer's film credits include 5ive Girls and American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile. In addition to acting, Jennifer likes spending time with her two Mastiffs, Miller and Lucy.
A Toronto native, Tommy was a regular on the TV series Whistler, where he played Griff. Other TV credits include Degrassi: The Next Generation (He played Brad, the famous actor who tells Manny to go to Smithdale), Lovebites, and Darcy's Wild Life. Tommy has also appeared in Lifetime's Will You Marry Me, Once Upon a Dream, Wisegal, A Life Interrupted and ABC's The Circuit. He spends his spare time cooking, hanging out with his girlfriend, and taking care of his dog, Annabelle.
Originally from Ottawa, Michael trained in Toronto at the Humber College Diploma Acting Program. His film credits include Make It Happen and The Morning Party, and he has appeared on the TV shows The Latest Buzz and Da Kink in My Hair. In his spare time, Michael plays guitar, reads, and watches movies.
Mishael is a native of Trinidad and Tobago whose family moved to Canada when she was five years old. After finishing her degree in political science, Mishael was accepted into every law program for which she applied, but she decided to pursue her acting career instead. Mishael's credits include Dad's in the Attic, MVP: The Secret Lives of Hockey Wives, and The Love Guru.
Lauren is best known as Paige Michalchuk on Degrassi: The Next Generation. She played leading roles on I Was a Sixth Grade Alien and In a Heartbeat, and has made guest appearances on Life with Derek, The Eleventh Hour, Blue Murder, Mutant X and renegadepress.com, for which she received a Gemini nomination. Lauren's film roles include Take the Lead, Picture This, and Charlie Bartlett.
Corey started modeling when he was six months old and began acting at age seven. He received a Gemini nomination for playing Timmy in Lassie the Series, and has since appeared in over fifty film and television productions including Smallville, Heartland, CSI: Miami, Murdoch Mysteries, Instant Star, North Shore, Black Sash, and Little Men.
Nadiya was raised in Grand Falls, New Brunswick, and graduated from Dalhousie University's acting program. As offbeat as her character, Nadiya's a theatre vet whose credits include The Veil and a string of Off-Broadway productions with The Irondale Ensemble Project. She was a series regular on North/South and has appeared on Little Mosque on the Prairie.
Sherry started her career as the "Spumante Bambino Girl," a successful commercial campaign that ran for eight years. She honed her acting skills at HB Studios in New York, anchored Global Television News for two years, and was cast as Jane Oliver on E.N.G., a role that earned her two Gemini nominations. Other acting credits include Queer as Folk, Due South, F/X: The Series, Tom Stone, The Virgin Suicides, and Lucky Girl, for which she won a Gemini Award. Sherry lives in Toronto with her three children.