It is an actor's job to breathe life into the characters they embody. We are thrilled to have such incredibly talented performers attached to this film! Scroll to read more about the cast that bring these characters to life.
Heather Brittain O'Scanlon
Heather is an award-winning actor and filmmaker. She last collaborated with writer/director Nancy Menagh on the award-winning film As It Seems and couldn’t be more thrilled to be teaming up again for Victim No. 6!
Some of Heather’s recent projects include Blue Bloods (CBS), the feature film Tom’s Dilemma, directed by Miguel Gluckstern and produced by the Sundance award-winning Darren Dean (The Florida Project, Tangerine), the Vimeo Staff Pick At The End Of The Cul-De-Sac, a Paul Trillo film which was featured in TIME Magazine and premiered at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, and the award-winning short film House Broken, which Heather co-wrote, co-stars and produced under her production company SOS Productions.
Heather is a member of SAG-AFTRA as well as New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT) and she is Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Garden State Film Festival.
Russ Russo is a Los Angeles based Film & TV actor. Trained in NYC by the same teacher to Edward Norton. Russ has appeared on the NBC show Revolution playing John, a Rebel Hostage, opposite Mark Pellegrino (Academy Award Nominated Picture Capote, TV’s Lost, The Big Lebowski) .
Russ was cast in Ryan Phillippe’s directorial debut Catch Hell playing Eastern European Action Movie Director, Tim Remmit, opposite Phillippe.
In 2015 we will see the release of the film Act of War (Formerly The Projectionist) by Revolution Entertainment (Christian Bale’s Flowers of War) , in which Russ portrays an Iraq War Vet returned home suffering from PTSD alongside Doug E. Doug (Cool Runnings, The Cosby Show) Natasha Alam (True Blood, NCIS: Los Angeles) & Kiowa Gordon (Sundance TV’s The Red Road, Twilight Saga).
Russ is currently working on the pilot for a New TV series for James Franco & Maker Studios based on the book “The Ultimate Evil” about the ‘Son of Sam’ murders. He has just wrapped the lead role in the feature film Chaser due out in 2019.
A native of Kentucky, Rachel is celebrating her tenth year as a professional actor and singer in New York. She can currently be seen in an episode of Hulu’s The Looming Tower, opposite Jeff Daniels and Michael Stuhlbarg. Her other television credits include Showtime’s The Knick, CW’s Gossip Girl, and an upcoming episode of HBO’s Crashing. In film, she has appeared in Shame, directed by Steve McQueen and Salt, directed by Phillip Noyce.
When Rachel isn’t performing on camera, she can be found every Sunday singing in the all-professional choir at Saint Bartholomew’s Church NYC. She is a sought after choral singer with a rich background in classical sacred repertoire.
Rachel is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and is thrilled to be joining the cast of Victim No.6.
Born and raised in Poughkeepsie, NY, Craig is an actor of the stage and screen, a portrait, performance and street photographer, and decade-long resident of Brooklyn, NY.
Craig earned his BFA studying acting, writing and directing at Boston University’s College of Fine Arts School of Theatre. He has studied acting with SITI Company and Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, and photography at International Center for Photography in NYC. Prior to moving to New York City, he served as Assistant Director at Williamstown Theatre Festival and Huntington Theatre Company.
His film credits include Laurence, Where I Want To Be and Sisters. He has appeared on stage in NYC with UglyRhino, TugBoat Collective, AntiMatter Collective, Pearl Theatre Company, Woodshed Collective and New Saloon, as well as with ZACH Theatre in Austin, TX.
Craig is currently working on his full length play Gusto Busto, several short film scripts and photography work. He is a proud member of AEA and is thrilled to be joining the cast of Victim No. 6.
Michael Sean Cirelli
"Tim (aka Tuna Casserole Guy)"
Michael Sean Cirelli is an actor and writer working in New York City. When he’s not posting his wife’s sleeptalking episodes to the internet, he can be seen performing with Crashbox Theater Company, Tiny Rhino, Horse Trade Theater, and the August Strindberg Rep Theater. He was also a founding member of the legendary improv group Herschel and wrote and performed sketches with Literally Everyone.
His solo show This is Like That was most recently a part of All For One Theater Company’s So|Co Festival and starred Jordan Carlos (The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore).
Michael is a graduate of DeSales University with a BA in Theater and has also attended the Atlantic Theater Company’s conservatory training program.
Brian Richard O'Connor
Brian was born in Falls Church, Virginia to Joan and George O’Connor. Though his mother passed away when he was at an early age, Brian and his four siblings had a rather average childhood after his father remarried. He became fascinated with the stage and film in his teens. He studied theater in college and took workshops at the Shakespeare Theater Company in Washington, DC. Brian moved to New York 7 years ago to pursue an acting and writing career, and has acted in various independent films.