SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2022 | DENVER, CO

2022 Celebrities

Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones

A Golden Touch—A Golden Heart. Reading the biographies of icon Quincy Jones— musician, composer, producer, arranger, conductor— it would seem that everything Quincy Jones touches turns into gold (or at least platinum). Named by Time Magazine as one of the most influential jazz musicians of the 20th century, Quincy has received 28 Grammys and an entertainment industry record of 80 nominations. For three famously productive years, he was Frank Sinatra’s conductor and arranger producing, amongst others, the arrangement “Fly Me to The Moon” — the first music played on the moon in 1969 by astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Quincy went on to produce Michael Jackson’s multi-platinum solo albums Off the Wall, Bad, and Thriller (the best-selling album of all time).

Eric Dane
Eric Dane

Award-winning television and film actor Eric Dane has been a fan-favorite since his television roles in the 2000s. Dane is best known for his role as the hunky “Dr. Mark Sloan” in ABC’s critically-acclaimed, Golden Globe-award-winning, and Emmy-nominated tv series Grey’s Anatomy. Dane appeared in 138 episodes of the show. Along with his costars, Dane won the Satellite Award for Best Cast and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. Currently, Dane can be seen in the HBO drama series Euphoria starring as “Cal Jacobs” alongside award-winning actress Zendaya.”

David Egan

Born with Down syndrome, David is an eager advocate for people with intellectual disabilities and a leader at the local, national, and international level. David has always dreamed big. When he was eight years-old, he started out as a Special Olympics swimmer and dreamed about winning competitive races. In his adolescent years, his dreams grew beyond sports. He aspired to have a job and find ways to change attitudes towards people with intellectual disabilities. David achieved his dreams and along the way inspired others to live theirs.

Christina Ricci

Golden Globe®, SAG®, and Emmy® nominee Christina Ricci is one of Hollywood’s most respected actors. As a child actor, Ricci won over audiences and critics alike with her portrayal of Wednesday Addams’ in The Addams Family and the sequel Addams Family Values. Ricci has received great acclaim in various other roles including Ang Lee’s ensemble film, The Ice Storm, co-starring Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Joan Allen, and Elijah Wood. She then went on to star as Dedee Truit, in the scathing comedy The Opposite of Sex, with a performance which won her the Best Actress Award at the Seattle Film Festival. Ricci was also nominated for a Golden Globe® Award, an American Comedy Award, and an Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress for her work in the film. In addition to her extensive TV and film career, Ricci made her Broadway debut in Time Stands Still and starred off-Broadway in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Upcoming, Ricci will be seen in Tim Burton’s Wednesday, a coming-of-age comedy which will release with Netflix later this year.

Josh Peck

Josh Peck is best known for his roles on the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh, on Disney Plus’s Turner and Hooch, and most recently How I met Your Father on Hulu. The New York Times called his new book, Happy People Are Annoying, “an amusing and smart self help book.” He has over 25 million followers across Instagram, YouTube and Tiktok, and will appear next in Christopher Nolan’s movie, Oppenheimer.

Caterina Scorsone
Caterina Scorsone

Caterina Scorsone is a Canadian American Actress who has garnered the attention of audiences around the world portraying powerfully complex characters that bring real-world emotion to the screen. Scorsone began acting when she was eight years old on the long running Canadian children’s program, Mr. Dressup.

Best known for playing the reckless, yet compelling “Dr. Amelia Shepherd” on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy (2010-present) and its hit spin-off Private Practice (2010-2013), Scorsone has cemented herself as a beloved staple of immensely successful medical dramas. In 2020, Scorsone guest starred as Dr. Shepherd on multiple episodes of Station 19, a new Grey’s spinoff set in a firehouse.

John C. McGinley
John C. McGinley

While an understudy in New York in the Circle-In-The-Square production of John Patrick Shanley’s “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea,” John C. McGinley was spotted by director Oliver Stone and soon after was cast in “Platoon,” the first of a long list of collaborations between Stone and McGinley which includes “Wall Street,” “Talk Radio,” “Born on the Fourth of July,” “Nixon” and “Any Given Sunday.”

Zack Gottsagen
Zack Gottsagen

Zachary Robin Gottsagen, “Zack,” made his first debut as the star of a natural childbirth instructional film on April 22, 1985. He has been a very enthusiastic performer since his first role as a frog at age three. Zack was the first child with Down syndrome to be fully included in the Palm Beach County school district and graduated from Dreyfoos School of the Arts, as a theatre major in 2004.

Sheree J. Wilson
Sheree J. Wilson

Sheree J. Wilson has gained worldwide recognition starring in two enormously popular long running television series. Appearing in the hit series DALLAS for five seasons playing opposite Patrick Duffy, and then for the entire eight year run of Walker, Texas Ranger opposite Chuck Norris. Currently, Ms. Wilson is the president of Sandalphon Entertainment, a production company that has a slate of films ranging from award season dramas, action thrillers, comedies and a faith-based division.

Amanda Booth

Amanda Booth is an American supermodel and actress. She has worked on fashion editorials for Italian Vogue, Australian Harper’s Bazaar, and Elle and appeared in advertising campaigns for Lancome, Fiat, Hershey’s, Target, Old Navy, and more. She has been featured on network television shows including “Hot in Cleveland,” “Maron,” and “Community.”

Brooklyn Decker
Brooklyn Decker

Brooklyn Decker has a layered career; she started out as a model, making a name for herself in publications like Sports Illustrated, Vogue, and Glamour. She transitioned into acting over a decade ago and just wrapped up Netflix’s longest-running series, Grace and Frankie. Brooklyn co-founded Finery, a tech startup in the fashion space, that sold to Stitchfix in 2019. She’s a proud investor and advisor to several companies, most founded and run by women. Brooklyn’s aunt, Tara Moore, with whom she is very close, was born without her corpus callosum (which connects the left and right hemispheres of the brain). Brooklyn is dedicated to improving the lives of those who are differently-abled and is a Global Ambassador for Special Olympics. Last but not least, she’s a mom to two children, two cats, and one dog.

E.G Fightmaster
E.R Fightmaster

E.R. Fightmaster (they/them) is an actor, writer and musician living in Los Angeles. They started their career doing live comedy in Chicago at The Second City and abroad at the Dutch comedy club Boom Chicago. Now you can watch them on Hulu’s Shrill, ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy or on stage performing with their band TWIN. E.R. is so excited to be here!

Anthony Hill
Anthony Hill

Anthony Hill was born in Springfield Missouri, and raised in Kansas City, Kansas. He played college football and minored in Theatre at Oklahoma State University before graduating as an Academic All-American. He pivoted from aspirations of football to acting and moved to Los Angeles shortly after college. He found early success with commercials and modeling, which eventually led to roles in film and television. He has appeared in shows like NCIS, How To Get Away With Murder, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and This Is Us among others. He is currently a main cast member on ABC’s primetime drama Grey’s Anatomy, where he plays “Dr. Winston Ndugu”.

Alexis Floyd
Alexis Floyd

Alexis Floyd is a proud daughter of Erie Nation territory in Cleveland, Ohio, and now resides on the unseated land of the Chumash People in Los Angeles, California. Film/TV: Grey’s Anatomy (ABC / Hulu), Inventing Anna (Shondaland / Netflix), The Bold Type (Freeform), Life’s Poison (dir. Malcolm D. Lee). Off-Broadway: If Sand Were Stone (Theatre Row, dir. Tyler Thomas); Mitad Del Mundo (LaMama Theatre, dir. Danya Taymor); Romeo and Juliet (Brick Theatre, dir. Skylar Fox); Wanderlust (Ice Factory Theatre, dir. Matthew Earnest,). BFA in Musical Theatre from Carnegie Mellon University; Cleveland Institute of Music; Cleveland School of Ballet.

Midori Francis
Midori Francis

Midori Francis recently earned an Emmy Nomination for her work as Lily in Netflix/21Laps Dash and Lily. She is a Drama Desk and Obie Award recipient for the play,The Wolves. She received another Drama Desk nomination for her critically acclaimed performance in Usual Girls. She received a New York Innovative Theater Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Connected off-Broadway. After breaking out in a hilarious turn in summer blockbuster feature Good Boys, she soared on the small screen as Lily in Netflix’s Dash and Lily garnering her an Emmy nomination. She can be seen in HBO MAX’s The Sex Lives of College Girls and in Netflix’s Afterlife of The Party.

Niko Terho
Niko Terho

Niko Terho can be seen playing “Lucas Adams” on Season 19 of ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy”. His character is a likable charmer who doesn’t have the grades to match his aspirations as a surgeon. Prior to this, Niko appeared in his first feature, Freeform’s “The Thing About Harry,” playing the title role which he booked mere weeks after participating in the ABC Discovers Showcase in late 2019. Niko was raised in Barbados by a Bajan mother and Finnish father until the age of 15 when he was recruited to play professional soccer in England. At the age of 18 he moved to New York to pursue his true passion of acting.

Ryan Spilborghs

Ryan Spilborghs joined the Rockies television broadcast team in 2014. As a former National League Champion with the Rockies in 2007, Spilborghs provides a unique perspective on the broadcasts in his roles as game analyst alongside play-by-play man Drew Goodman, as well as sideline reporter.

Gyasi Zardes
Gyasi Zardes

A two-time MLS Cup winner, Zardes joined the Rapids in April 2022 from the Columbus Crew where he left as the club’s third all-time leading goal scorer. Since arriving in Colorado, Zardes has recorded nine goals and two assists and was named the Week 24 Continental Player of the Week. Zardes began his professional career in 2013 with his hometown club, the LA Galaxy, and went on to lead the side to the 2014 MLS Cup, becoming the first Homegrown Player to score in an MLS Cup Final.

DBC McKenna
Denver Broncos Cheerleader McKenna

McKenna is a Colorado native. She attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where she obtained a Bachelors in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. She went on to work as a Behavioral Therapist with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and now works in Early Intervention. McKenna is in her 7th season with the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders and her 2nd as a Captain.

DBC Mikayla
Denver Broncos Cheerleader Mikayla

Mikayla was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, but currently lives with her family in Castle Rock, Colorado. She received two degrees from Colorado State University; one in Accounting and one in Computer Information Systems. She now works as an accountant for a growing company called Kodiak Building Partners. In addition to entering the corporate world, Mikayla is in her rookie season as a Denver Broncos Cheerleader.

Kim Christiansen

Kim Christiansen grew up in Colorado and graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her first job was as a writer and associate producer for the 6AM news at 9News. She went on to work as a writer for the late newscasts and eventually made the transition to general assignment reporter. Her first anchor position was on the weekend morning news.

Tom Green

Tom Green has been a part of Colorado’s broadcast scene for more than 40 years. He anchors afternoons at 9News every day at 4:00 and 5:00 PM. Tom worked at KUSA from 1982-95 as an award-winning sportscaster. An exceptional journalist and broadcaster, and passionate sports fan, Tom was named Colorado’s “Sportscaster of the Year” four times, and has won more than a dozen Emmy awards.




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