TIFFANI THIESSEN (Sharon Bates) has virtually grown up in front of the camera. A familiar face to television audiences, she most recently did a comedic turn as an ambitious reporter on the NBC sitcom ”Just Shoot Me.”
Thiessen came to fame on the comedy series ”Saved by the Bell.” Moving to prime time, she joined the cast of the hit series ”Beverly Hills 90210,” in which she starred as Valerie Malone for five seasons. She also had a recurring role on the ABC series ”Two Guys and a Girl.”
In addition to her television roles, Thiessen’s film work includes ”Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the 13th,” in which she co-starred with Tom Arnold; ”Love Stinks,” with French Stewart; ”Speedway Junkie,” with Jesse Bradford; ”Son in Law,” with Paulie Shore; and ”The Ladies Man,” with Tim Meadows and Will Ferrell.
TREAT WILLIAMS (Hal) first gained the attention of critics and audiences when he starred as Berger in Milos Forman’s 1979 big-screen version of the seminal ‘60s musical ”Hair,” for which he received a Golden Globe nomination. Two years later, Williams earned his second Golden Globe nomination for his starring role in Sidney Lumet’s ”Prince of the City.”
Williams has since had starring roles in more than 40 feature films, including ”The Ritz,” ”The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper,” ”Once Upon a Time in America,” ”Smooth Talk,” for which he garnered an Independent Spirit Award nomination, ”Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead,” ”Mulholland Falls,” ”The Phantom,” ”The Devil’s Own,” ”Deep Rising” and ”The Deep End of the Ocean.”
Also honored for his work on the small screen, Williams earned his third Golden Globe nomination for his performance as Stanley Kowalski in ABC’s presentation of ”A Streetcar Named Desire.” In 1996, he received an Emmy Award nomination for his portrayal of Michael Ovitz in the HBO movie ”The Late Shift,” about the late-night television wars.
In addition, Williams has received praise for his work in a number of longform television projects, including the title roles in ”Max and Helen,” ”J. Edgar Hoover,” which brought him an ACE Award nomination, and ”Dempsey.” He most recently starred opposite Marcia Gay Harden in the CBS miniseries ”Guilty Hearts,” and has also had starring roles in ”36 Hours to Die,” ”In the Shadow of Evil,” ”Bonds of Love,” which he also produced, ”Deadly Matrimony,” ”Final Verdict,” ”Drug Wars: The Camarena Story” and ”Echoes in the Darkness,” among others.
Throughout his career, Williams has worked extensively in the theatre. Last year, he starred on Broadway in the revival of Stephen Sondheim’s ”Follies.” Broadway audiences have also seen him in productions of ”Grease,” ”Over Here,” ”Once in a Lifetime,” ”Pirates of Penzance” and ”Love Letters.” He went on to star with Christine Lahti in the Los Angeles premiere of ”Love Letters,” and has more recently appeared on the Los Angeles stage in ”War Letters” at the Canon Theatre. His theatre repertoire also includes off-Broadway productions of David Mamet’s ”Oleanna” and ”Oh Hell,” the latter at Lincoln Center, ”Some Men Need Help,” ”Captains Courageous” and Randy Newman’s ”Maybe I’m Doing It Wrong.”