18 Top L.A. Casting Directors

18 Top L.A. Casting Directors – Part 1

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There are quite a few talented casting directors in L.A., so we have split our list into two parts.

  • Risa Bramon-Garcia

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    For the past 35 years Risa has worked as a director, producer, casting director, writer and teacher, with some of the most talented, passionate and groundbreaking artists in the world.

  • Deb Aquila

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    Deb Aquila is known for her work on The Shawshank Redemption, My Week With Marilyn, Dexter, and more.

  • Richard Hicks

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    Richard Hicks is known for his work on Gravity, Zero Dark Thirty and Yes Man.

  • Rachel Tenner

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    Rachel Tenner is known for her work on The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, No Country for Old Men and A Serious Man.

  • Sharon Lieblein

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    Sharon Lieblein, CSA, is currently a freelance Casting Director working on various television and feature projects. 

  • Jeff Hardwick

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    Jeff Hardwick is a casting director and producer, known for Untold Stories of the ER, Deadliest Warrior and The Jersey.

  • Ronnie Yeskel

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    Ronnie Yeskel is known for her work on Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs and Dude, Where's My Car? and more.

  • Jeanie Bacharach

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    Jeanie Bacharach is known for her work on Nashville, Brothers and Sisters, Manhattan and more.

  • Barbara Fiorentino

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    Barbara Fiorentino is known for her work on The 100, The Shield, CSI:NY and more.

  • April Webster

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    April Webster is known for her work on Criminal Minds, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Lost. 

  • Alyssa Weisberg

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    Alyssa Weisberg is known for her work on Star Trek, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol and Super 8. 

  • Jami Rudofsky

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    Jami Rudofsky is known for her work on Gilmore Girls, Grownups 2, The Practice, and more.

  • Heidi Levitt

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    As a graduate of Barnard College and the AFI Producers Program, Heidi has cast such successful films as JFK, Nixon, Natural Born Killers, Nurse Betty, The Rock, The Joy Luck Club and Benny & Joon.

  • Arlie Day

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    Arlie Day is known for her work on Brothers & Sisters, Bunheads, The Mob Doctor, and more.

  • Carmen Kotyk

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    Carmen Kotyk is known for her work on The Exorcism of Molly Hartley, The Tall Man, Grace, and more.

  • Steve Maisel

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    Arlie Day is known for her work on iCarly, Hannah Montana, Zoey 101, Malcolm in the Middle, and more.

  • Marci Liroff

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    Marci Liroff is known for her work on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Mean Girls.

  • Liz Shoai

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    Liz Shoai is known for her work on Shooter, The Number 23, The Assasination of Jesse James, and more.

It is always best to be highly prepared for auditions, including researching your casting director. This list includes the first collection of notable L.A. casting directors and their highlight projects.  These casting directors have cast some of our favourite films, and are responsible for matching actors with some incredibly memorable roles.

They could be casting you, next!




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