Yuki Saito

Yuki Saito

Yuki Saito is a Japanese singer, songwriter, actress, essayist and poet. Saito is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is known for her refusal to work on Sundays. Saito’s father owns a well-respected and known tailoring shop in...
James Perry from Studio C Gave a Ted Talk

James Perry from Studio C Gave a Ted Talk

We just wrote about James Perry’s awesome new vlog, and it seems he’s been up to more than just vlogging—he recently gave a Ted Talk called, “How I Stumbled on a Purpose.” Just as a reminder, James Perry is a member of the Studio C cast, a...
Studio C Announces 3 New Cast Members

Studio C Announces 3 New Cast Members

Studio C—a group of LDS people who make hilarious, family-friendly videos on YouTube—recently announced that they are recruiting three new cast members who will be writing and appearing regularly in their sketches. Their names are Tori Pence, Aaron Fielding, and...
Lisa Valentine Clark: LDS Actress from Chatbooks Ad

Lisa Valentine Clark: LDS Actress from Chatbooks Ad

Lisa Valentine Clark is a Mormon actress who is probably most famous for her main role in the Chatbooks commercial that went viral on YouTube because of how humorously it captured what it’s like to be a stay at home mom. In the video, she plays a very humorous...
7 Mormons with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

7 Mormons with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

This article, “7 Mormons with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame” by Jamie Armstrong, appeared in the online edition of LDS Living.com. 1. Laraine Day LDS actress Laraine Day played roles opposite of Hollywood’s most iconic leading men, including Cary...
Ellen Wheeler

Ellen Wheeler

Ellen Wheeler Ellen Wheeler is a Mormon born in Hollywood but raised in Cedar City, Utah.  She’s been a member of the church all her life.  Currently living with her husband and children in New York. In 1986 she won the Daytime Award Emmy   for...
Paul Walker

Paul Walker

Paul Walker Paul Walker best known for The Fast and the Furious film series of movies  “The guys I respect are the guys who manage it well. You hear about the scandal in the industry. I was raised Mormon, and I went to Christian high school, and I thought it...
Rick Schroder

Rick Schroder

Rick Schroder “Schroder is … a religious man; four years ago, he converted to Mormonism, joining his wife, who was already a member.” Source: East Valley Tribune, 26 Sep 2004 Rick Schroeder joined the Church in Pacific Palisades Ward in the...
Ken Sansom

Ken Sansom

Ken Sansom Very talented in the commercial voice work and acted in some 20 movies. He was also the voice of “Rabbit” in the “Winnie the Pooh” cartoons. “Sansom and Then Some” was the name of a KSL radio program he did in the...
Aaron Ruell

Aaron Ruell

Aaron Ruell Aaron Ruell was born and raised in the San Joaquin Valley of California. He discovered still photography and filmmaking in high school, which led him to Brigham Young University’s film school. Ruell is primarily a writer and director and his work...
Kelly Packard

Kelly Packard

Kelly Packard Kelly Packard is an actress best known for her roles on Baywatch and California Dreams. She has also hosted shows on TV was a contestant on Card Sharks when she was a child. Packard was born in California. She spent time on a ranch growing up and...
Moroni Olsen

Moroni Olsen

Moroni Olsen  June 27, 1889 – November 22, 1954 Moroni Olsen was born in Ogden, Utah to Mormon parents who named him after the prophet Moroni. After having worked on Broadway he made his film debut in a 1935 adaptation of The Three Musketeers. He later played a...
Matthew Modine

Matthew Modine

Matthew Modine He was raised in a tight-knit Mormon family, which was forced to move every couple of years because his father worked as a drive-in movie operator. All of the children worked in the drive-ins. After seeing a documentary about the film Oliver!, Modine...
Gordon Jump

Gordon Jump

Gordon Jump Alexander Gordon Jump April 1, 1932 – September 22, 2003 Gordon is best known as the clueless radio station manager Arthur “Big Guy” Carlson in the TV series WKRP in Cincinnati and the incompetent “Chief of Police Tinkler” in...
Dean Jagger

Dean Jagger

Dean Jagger (1903-1991) Actor In 1940, he played the title character in Brigham Young Frontiersman.  In 1949, he won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for his role in Twelve O’clock High. In 1954, he played the beloved General Waverly in White...
Lincoln Hoppe

Lincoln Hoppe

Lincoln Hoppe Lincoln is an actor and has appeared in movies and television: Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed, Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration, The R.M   Served a full-time mission for the LDS church in Portugal, Lison North...
Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl Katherine Heigl was born to a Mormon family in Washington, D.C. November 24, 1978. Katherine is the youngest of five children. Growing up, her life was much like many American families. Her parents moved the family several times before settling in New...
Anne Sward Hansen

Anne Sward Hansen

Anne Sward Hansen Anne Sward Hansen is an award-winning American actress known primarily for her work on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns.  She was born on December 9, 1950, in Bronxville, New York. She graduated with a BS in Theatre Arts and Speech from Emerson...
John Gilbert

John Gilbert

John Gilbert John Gilbert is ranked as the 28th most influential person in the history of film in the book The Film 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential People in the History of the Movies. Gilbert is the only LDS actor (and only LDS person) on this list. John...
Byron Foulger

Byron Foulger

Byron Foulger He began performing with stock and repertory companies after graduating from the University of Utah.  A man of meek, edgy countenance, his short stature and squinty stare could be used for playing both humble and shady fellows.  Although predominantly...
Aaron Edward Eckhart

Aaron Edward Eckhart

Aaron Edward Eckhart   While at Brigham Young University, Aaron Eckhart performed in the Mormon-themed film, Godly Sorrow. He served a Mormon mission in the Geneva Switzerland Mission.  Aaron is not a practicing Mormon at this time Talking to Entertainment Weekly...
Laraine Day

Laraine Day

Laraine Day Laraine was born in Roosevelt, Utah, the daughter of a prominent businessman. She became interested in acting when the family moved to California. She achieved her greatest popularity playing the part of Nurse Lamont in the Dr. Kildare series. She was...
Keene Curtis

Keene Curtis

Keene Curtis He is best known for his work on Broadway. He played Daddy Warbucks in Annie, and Albin in La Cage Aux Folles. He also appeared in Nightwatch, You Can’t Take It With You and Hamlet. He has also appeared in more than forty television dramas and...
A.J. Cook

A.J. Cook

A.J. Cook Andrea Joy “A.J.” Cook was born on 22 July 1978, in Oshawa, Ontario, and spent most of her life growing up in Whitby. She has three siblings: Nathan, Paul, and Angela. In the second grade, she was declared legally blind because of severe astigmatism and wore...
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