Jesse Tendler
An actor by the age of four, Jesse's credits include: The Ellen Burstyn Show, series regular; The Thorns, series regular; The Secret, Hallmark Television Special, co-starring with Kirk Douglas; guest-starring roles include Law & Order and Are You Afraid of the Dark?; plus numerous television commercials and radio spots. Video game roles include Bully (2006) and the 2008 release of Grand Theft Auto IV (Rockstar Games). Theatrical credits include HOME (Clinic Production/Kamakaji Lab, 2007), Class Clown (Ridge Rep., 2007), Hamlet (Arts4Change, 2007), Migration Can Be Deadly (2007 Samuel French Festival), Steal Away (New Perspectives Theater Co., 2007), The Velveteen Rabbit (Ridge Rep., 2006), the Nitestar Repertory Company (2005-2006), Travis Tanner (2005 NYC Fringe Festival), and Luv Is Luv (2004 Samuel French Festival), among others. Jesse has been a regular performer, writer, and producer with the "Follies" wing of the political satire group Billionaires for Bush since early 2004. Though primarily an actor, Jesse is thrilled to have made the jump into producing as well. Recent producing credits include HOME, which premiered in December at the Independent Theater, and the short film Two Samurai Walk into a Bar... (Raptordog Productions). Jesse is delighted to be working on Under Milk Wood and would like to thank the entire cast and crew (especially his talented and lovely co-producers) for their dedication and talent.