LISA BOWMAN (Cozy) is a New York-based artist who works in the medium of photomontage. Educated at the San Francisco, Bowman's works have been exhibited in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and Paris. RIVER OF GRASS marks her feature debut.
LARRY FESSENDEN (Lee Ray Harold) grew up in New York city. He performed in numerous plays throughout high school and in summer stock until he started directing and shooting films and videos in 1980. He has acted sporadically in film and video projects, including the feature HABIT. He recently did a stint on the soap "As the World Turns" and annually performs the lead role in a puppet show of Dickens' "Scrooge."
DICK RUSSELL (Ryder) is a native New Yorker now residing in South Florida. Dick fell into acting when he drove a neighbor to an agent's office and was offered a part in a movie. Since then, Russell has appeared in numerous small parts in films, commercials, and on stage. Like the character of Ryder, Russell is also a former jazz drummer who is playing again with a South Florida band called "Jerry Cats and the Jammers.
STAN KAPLAN (J.C.) is a Miami-based actor and comedian who has appeared in over twenty stage plays over the past 15 years, including "Fiddler on the Roof," "The Odd Couple," and "Guys and Dolls"
MICHAEL BUSCEMI (Doug) has written and performed in a number of one-act plays all over the East Village with partner Steve Prestianni. He has also appeared in several short films including HAPPY HOUR, XXX-TASY, WAITING FOR THE GENERAL DECLINE, DAWG, CAFE BABEL and NIGHTSWEATS. He appears in the features HABIT and brother Steve Buscemi's TREES LOUNGE.
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