A PATIENT MAN
About The Cast
(Tom) is a frequent collaborator of Drew Carey and Wayne Brady, Jonathan has toured the world performing in improv shows.
Currently, Jonathan can be seen as the co-host of Let's Make A Deal on CBS. Mangum was a series regular on Comedy Central's Stripmall, The Wayne Brady Show (ABC), The Drew Carey Show (ABC), Trust Us With Your Life (ABC), Drew Carey's Greenscreen Show (WB), and Drew Carey's Improv-a-ganza (GSN). He has made notable appearances on Reno 911, Pushing Daisies, The Sarah Silverman Program, and NCIS.
Working with Rob Reiner, Jonathan appeared with Jack Nicholson in The Bucket List and soon after, appeared with Eddie Murphy in Imagine That.
Mangum was born in Charleston, S.C., but spent most of his youth in Mobile, Alabama. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife Leah, a casting director, and their two sons.
(Aaron) has most recently been seen as a series regular in the NBC action/drama The Brave. Previously, Tate was a series regular on Quantico (ABC). He appeared in the acclaimed feature film Straight Outta Compton, as well as the sequel to the blockbuster horror film Sinister, and The Endless which premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival in 2017.
In 2015 alone, Tate appeared in two major recurring roles playing a friend and colleague to Mindy Kaling on the series The Mindy Project, as well as one of the leaders of Terminus in The Walking Dead.
Ellington's first major film role was as Robert Pattinson's best friend, Aiden, in the Remember Me opposite Pierce Brosnan and Chris Cooper. He won a Best Actor award at the Brooklyn International Film Festival for his portrayal as Oliver Hunt in The Elephant King also starring Ellen Burstyn.
Additional film and TV credits include Big Bang Theory, Parenthood, Castle, The Good Wife, Don't Trust the B in Apartment 23, NCIS: Los Angeles, RED,
independent features such as Northeast and Descent, and Ricky Gervais's The Invention of Lying.
(Therapist) is best known for her role as Anne Northup in Steve McQueen's Academy Award winning 12 Years A Slave and her harrowing arc as Wes Gibbins’ mother, Rose, on How to Get Away With Murder. In 2017, Kelsey earned an Emmy Nomination for her portrayal of Sierra in Fear of the Walking Dead: Passage.
Her television appearances include NCIS, Grey's Anatomy, True Detective, Army Wives and Lifetime TV's Courage to Soar: The Simone Biles Story. You can see her next in HBO's upcoming season of Insecure.
Kelsey began her career as a child actor in Atlanta's theatre scene. Proud to be a self-professed "Theatre Baby", she often returns to those roots - sometimes showcasing her work as a vocalist, with productions like Little Shop of Horrors, The Wiz, and a touring company of Dreamgirls.
Kelsey chooses to give back through organizations like Kids in the Spotlight and WriteGirl - which encourages artistic expression in young people, as an avenue to personal and educational growth.
(Rami) is a household face if not a household name. Depending on your age and lifestyle, you’ve definitely seen him before. If you are a woman who likes uncomplicated comedies, you saw him as one of the dads opposite J Lo and Chris Rock in What To Expect When You’re Expecting. If you like to get high, you saw him host the bottomless party in Harold and Kumar 2. If you are a girl younger than 25, you saw him on Hannah Montana and Wizards of Waverly Place. If you watch sports you’ve seen him in one of his many TV commercials. Amir has most recently appeared in FOX's LA to Vegas opposite Dylan McDermott. His theatre credits include Guys and Dolls at the Hollywood Bowl and CanCan at Pasadena Playhouse (Ovation nom). He is proud to be actively involved in various charitable and philanthropic ventures, and serves on the board of The Story of Stuff. He is ubiquitous on social media. Find him and say hi.
(Maya) is an award-winning actor, producer, and writer who enjoys being on both sides of the camera. Her recent short film just won the Grand Prize and Audience Award at New Filmmakers LA. Other short films have screened and won awards at the Academy-qualifying LA Shorts, NoHo Cinefest, HollyShorts, and the NBCUni/YOMYOM Interpretations contest. Her scripts have placed in the Top Ten of the Final Draft Big Break Competition (over 9000 entries), and various rounds of the PAGE Awards, Austin Film Festival, and Scriptapalooza. Her television acting credits include: Jane the Virgin, NCIS: LA, Superstore, S.W.A.T., Last Man Standing, Californication, It’s Always Sunny…, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Chuck, The New Adventures of Old Christine, and All My Children (Recurring). Elaine serves on the SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Local Board of Directors and the Diversity, Women’s, and Low Budget Committees. Her goal in filmmaking is to tell more inclusive stories with greater representation both in front of and behind the camera.
KATIE F. WARD
(Beth) grew up mostly in Orlando, FL and began her acting career as a child. She attended the University of Mississippi where she double majored in Theatre Arts and Broadcast Journalism. During her 15 years in Los Angeles, she's appeared in more than 50 commercials, on stage (Sacred Fools, Comedysportz), and on television (CSI: Miami, Monk, Attack Of The Show). She was a founding member and head writer for the acclaimed sketch comedy troupe, One Hott Mess. You'll see Katie next on TruTv's first scripted comedy series, Those Who Can't. Her best gig is being a wife and mom.
About The Filmmakers
(Director / Screenwriter) is a filmmaker and editor originally from Jacksonville, Florida. He is currently an editor on FOX's 9-1-1.
After earning a Bachelor's degree in Theatre from the University of Central Florida, he moved to Los Angeles where has worked as an editor and assistant editor on such TV shows as Gotham (FOX), CSI: Miami (CBS), Extant (CBS), Almost Human (FOX), and Vegas (CBS).
Kevin has directed a variety of short films and web pieces such as award winning short film Taco! and Firsts: The Series.
A PATIENT MAN is Kevin's first feature film.
(Cinematographer / Producer) is a producer and cinematographer based out of Los Angeles, California. Born in Texas, later attending The University of Texas – Austin and then finally moving to California, he has risen through the ranks of the camera department on features and TV shows such as Todd Phillips’ War Dogs, Zach Braff’s Wish I Was Here, and the HBO series True Blood.
His cinematography work includes PSAs for The LA River Revitalization Project, music videos, various shorts, and commercials.
His producing credits include short films Granite and Coyote and the upcoming feature The Deceivers.
A PATIENT MAN is the first feature collaboration between Harrison and Kevin.
(Producer) is a producer and performer who has worked in theatre, new media, and film. He was a producer and also the Associate Artistic Director for Celebration Theatre, Development Associate for Mythgarden Films, an award winning-playwright and he produces independent theater and events in Los Angeles. His adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s Ballad of the Reading Gaol won Best of Festival at the Orlando International Fringe Festival. His adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol ran seasonally for five years in Los Angeles and received accolades from The Los Angeles Times and LA Weekly.
KATIE VON TILL
(Producer / Rachel) holds the distinction of being the 4th official voice of Disney's Snow White since the inception of the character in 1937. She voices the princess for toys, video games, theme parks, and animated programs. No stranger to on-camera work, Katie has appeared on TV shows such as Young Sheldon, The Middle, Anger Management (recurring), How I Met Your Mother, and Community (recurring). You've also likely seen her on CONAN as a recurring comedy sketch player. Her most recent film work was as the ghost in The Hunted starring Josh Stewart. She was seen in film festival darling Zombie Prom, the feature film TiMER, and worked with director Jon M. Chu in When the Kids Are Away.
A Patient Man is Katie's third foray into producing, having cut her teeth on the web series Claire and Greg and the comedy pilot Not Moms. Katie serves on the SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Local Board of Directors.