Peter Fonda (Ulee Jackson) is as accomplished a director as he is an actor.He made his directorial debut with "The Hired Hand," the critically-lauded western in which he also starred, and he went on to direct the science fiction feature "Idaho Transfer," which starred Keith Carradine. He also directed and staffed in "Wanda Nevada," playing a gambler who wins Brooke Shields in a poker game.

Fonda began his career as an actor, playing the romantic lead in "Tammy and the Doctor" and joining the ensemble cast of the WWII saga "The Victors." He then began what would become a famous association with Roger Corman, starring in "Wild Angels," as the ultra-cool, iron-fisted leader of a violent biker gang, opposite Nancy Sinatra, Bruce Dern, and Diane Ladd. Next, Fonda appeared in Corman's psychedelic film "... Me Trip," again with Bruce Dern, as well as Susan Strasberg and Dennis Hopper.

Hopper, Fonda and Corman teamed up again in the seminal anti-establishment film "Easy Rider." Fonda produced and also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

Other film credits include "Outlaw Blues," an expose of the country music business; "Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry," a thriller in which Fonda played a race car driver-turned outlaw; the crime drama "Deadfall" and the films "Love and a.45" and "Nadja." Fonda also appeared in the recent "Grace of My Heart," directed by Alison Anders and "Escape from L.A.," starring Kurt Russell and directed by John Carpenter. He also made a cameo appearance in "Bodies, Rest & Motion," which staffed his daughter Bridget.

On television, Fonda starred in the HBO movie "The Gulf," the movie-of-the-week "Reason To Live" and guest-starred on the series "In the Heat of the Night." He appeared on Broadway in "Blood, Sweat and Stanley Poole."


Patricia Richardson (Connie Hope) is well-known for her starring role on the hit television series "Home Improvement," as Tim Allen's loving, clear-headed wife Jill. Her work on the series earned her an Emmy nomination and two Golden Globe nominations. Richardson shot her scenes for ULEE'S GOLD during the series' short summer hiatus.

Also during this hiatus and immediately following ULEE'S GOLD, Richardsonbegan production on the CBS mini-series, "Undue Influence," portraying an ambitious district attorney. Other television credits include Lifetime's "Sophie and Moonhanger," in which she portrayed the morally conflicted wife of a Klu Klux Klan leader, the NBC comedy series "F.M.," as well as the series "Double Trouble" and "Eisenhower and Lutz."

Richardson's film credits include "In Country" with Bruce Willis and "Lost Angels," starring Donald Sutherland.

Born in Bethesda, Maryland, Richardson grew up as a self-described "Navybrat," the daughter of a test pilot. She attended Southern Methodist University where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting. Following college, she moved to New York and earned her first role, understudying the title role in the Angela Lansbury Broadway revival of "Gypsy." She went on to perform in several productions with the Playwright's Horizon, the Manhattan Theatre Club and the WPA Theatre. Off-Broadway, she appeared in "Vanities," "Hooters," "Cruise Control" and Beth Henley's "The Miss Firecracker Contest." Her Broadway credits include "Loose Ends" and another Henley play, "The Wake of Jamey Foster."


Jessica Biel (Casey Jackson) made her feature debut in Scott Lane's "It's a Digital World." The Colorado native has starred in several local theater productions, including "Beauty and the Beast," "The Invisible People," "Annie" and "The Sound of Music." She currently appears as a series regular on the Spelling WB series "Seventh Heaven."


J. Kenneth Campbell (Bill Floyd) credits include a wide range of film and theater work. Some of his film credits include COBB, THE ABYSS, AN INNOCENT MAN, THE LAST AND THE FINEST, and WAXWORKS. He recently appeared in MARS ATTACKS and TURBULENCE. For television, his credits include "War and Remembrance", "Favorite Son" and "Murder 101" as well as numerous primetime and daytime series. On Broadway, Campbell has appeared in BILOXI BLUES, THE CAINE MUTINY COURT MARTIAL, MACBETH and Brian Friel's THE FREEDOM OF THE CITY.


Christine Dunford (Helen Jackson) has appeared in such films as Barbet Schroeder's "Reversal of Fortune," starring Jeremy Irons, and Merchant/lvory's "Slaves of New York." Her extensive television credits include guest-starring roles on such series as "Grace Under Fire, " "Dave's World," "Civil Wars," "Law & Order" and "Seinfeld." She starred in the NBC movies-of-the-week "Presumed Guilty" and "And Then She Was Gone." In addition, she was a series regular on the CBS shows "Good Sports Bob" and "Ask Rita."Dunford grew up in the Bronx and graduated from the prestigious Julliard Center. She began her career in New York, appearing in numerous theater productions including the Off-Broadway plays "N.Y. Armory," "Tamara," "Infidelities" and "Serious Money," which ultimately moved to Broadway. She also participated in several shows with the NY Shakespeare Festival at the Public Center, notably "Love's Labor Lose" and "Two Gentlemen of Verona."


Steven Flynn (Eddie Flowers) has appeared in numerous television movies and series. His telefilm credits include the NBC productions "87th Precinct,"directed by Bruce Paltrow, "Lady Against the Odds" and "High Cost of Passion." He also starred in the CBS television movie, "Trenchcoat in Paradise," directed by Martha Coolidge, ABC's "Choices," and "The Jim Brady Story" for HBO. He guest-starred on such series as "Ellen," "Melrose Place," "Jag," "L.A. Law," "Empty Nest," "Hearts Afire" and Fox Television's "Alien Nation: Millennium." He appeared as a series regular on such shows as "The Precinct", "Crazy Love" and "Bodies of Evidence" and enjoyed a recurring role on the syndicated show "Renegade."

Flynn's feature film credits include Martin Scorsese's "The King of Comedy" and "A Present from Your Old Man."

The Julliard graduate has performed extensively on the stage. He appeared in the off-Broadway productions of "Cloud Nine," directed by Tommy Tune; "Winter's Tale;" "True to Life;" and "Another Antigone" and "Sorrow and Sons," both directed by John Tillinger. Tillinger also directed Flynn on Broadway in "Sweet Sue." Flynn has also starred in several regional productions, including "Twelfth Night" and "Two Gentlemen of Verona," both at the Old Globe; "A Midsummer's Night Dream" with the South Coast Repertory; and "Miss Lulubet" and "Loss of Roses" at the Berkshire Festival. He also appeared in several LA stage productions, including "Urban Folktales" at the Coast Playhouse, directed by David Schweitzer.


Dewey Weber's (Ferris Dooley) film credits range from Paul Verhoeven's infamous "Showgirls" to Gregg Araki's provocative "The Doom Generation" to the more mainstream "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II." He also starred in MUSEUM OF LOVE directed by Christan Slater. On television, he appeared in Fox Television's "The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr." Weber studied at the famed Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, receiving the Saax Bradbury/Amos Abrams Fellowship there. He began his career on the stage, and his considerable theater credits include: "A Midsummer's Night Dream" and "Much Ado About Nothing," both with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and several Neighborhood Playhouse productions such as "Kiss Me Kate The Rainmaker," "West Side Story," "Julius Caesar," "A View from a Bridge" and "Balm in Gilead." He also appeared in "Henry IV" at the Vandenburg Theatre in London and "A Cleaving" with the NADA Rep in New York.


Tom Wood (Jimmy Jackson) has appeared in several successful features and worked with many respected directors, including Barry Levinson in "Avalon," Nora Ephron in "This Is My Life," Ron Howard in "Apollo 13," and Andrew Davis in "Under Siege" and "Steal Big, Steal Little." He was also featured in the comedy "Bushwacked."

On television, he appeared on several series, including "'The Wonder Years," "The Powers That Be," Brooklyn Bridge" and "China Beach." His telefilm credits include "Black Widow Murders" for NBC and "Too Young the Hero" for CBS. A graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University, Wood's theater credits include "No Man's Land" at the Roundabout Theatre, "The Palace of Amateurs" with the Minetta Lane Theatre, and the Manhattan Punchline production of "The Green-House Keeper Died Over the Weekend." He toured with Des McAnuff 's production of "Shout Up a Morning," which played at the La Jolla Playhouse and the Kennedy Center. His stage work has earned him several accolades, including the Tony Award, the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critic's Award, the Clarence Derwent Award and the Theater World Award.


Vanessa Zima (Penny Jackson) is already an acting veteran at the age of nine. Her film credits include Woody Allen's "Alice," the hit thriller "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle," "The Babysitter's Club," "Roses" and "Mr. Nanny." She recently completed a starring role in "Michael" and "The Second Wife." On television, Zima appeared in a recurring role in the provocative drama "Murder One," and has guest-starred on such series as "The Nanny" and "E.R.," as well as on several daytime dramas.