Nick (RJ Smith) hails from Puyallup, WA, and holds an MFA in Acting from Northern Illinois University and a BFA in Theatre from Southern Oregon University. Nick spent a season at The Oregon Shakespeare Festival and a summer studying with the Moscow Art Theatre in Russia. Testament of Love is Nick's third film with director Jon Garcia.
Ben (Chris Merrill) is an accomplished actor of stage and screen. Having studied at The American Musical & Dramatic Academy in New York City, Ben's many credits include the TNT series Leverage, the feature film Some Days Are Better Than Others, commercials for Nintendo, and Old Spice, and on stage in plays like Spamalot, and Les Miserables.
Hannah (Emily Merrill) was born into a family of performers in Cody, WY. She studied Theatre and Dance at the University of Wyoming, and Theatre Studies at Birkbeck College in London. Her credits are extensive, and include NBC's hit series Grimm, the feature film The Wilderness of James, and commercial and print work for clients such as Nintendo, Kroger, and Humana.
In addition to acting, Bruce (Noah Merrill) also runs Jennings Home Design, combining years of experience in design and construction, he focuses on the design of homes and additions. Bruce's credits include the films Duende: Suit of Lights, and Ambrosia, as well as commercials for NW Natural and Wave Communications.
Mercedes (Debbie Merrill) is a native Oregonian working in front of and behind the camera. She has appeared in feature films (What the Bleep Do We Know?, the Train Master series), on TNT's Leverage, as the voice of Nintendo's Princess Rosalina, and produces at Coat Tale Productions. Their flagship series, The Haunting of Sunshine Girl, stars Mercedes and her daughter.
Harold (Tom Smith) has worked professionally in theatre, film, and television, building a reputation as an actor and activist working to strengthen the creative industries. He's appeared in numerous films, and on TNT's Leverage. He is the winner of the OMPA's “Mighty Fine Actor” Award (2011), and the Anchorage Daily News Critic's Choice Award for Best Actor in a One Act Play (1992).