CHARACTER: Gloria Sheppard

Divorced mother Gloria Sheppard juggles her demanding personal and professional life as an intuitive LAPD homicide detective while raising two boys, Leo and Nick, with the live-in help of her troubled younger brother Davey.


Ally Walker made her mark in both television and film, first starring in daytime's Emmy-winning "Santa Barbara," and "True Blue," followed by Cameron Crowe's cult classic film "Singles" and the action flick "Universal Soldier." She is popularly remembered as Ashley Bartlett Bacon, Peter Gallagher's girlfriend in "While You Were Sleeping." Her most notable role to date was that of Samantha Waters in "Profiler," a forensic psychologist with a dark past.

In 2007, Walker returned to the small screen in HBO's "Tell Me You Love Me," receiving critical acclaim for her portrayal of Katie.

Walker was most recently seen as the brilliantly executed sociopath ATF Agent June Stahl on "Sons of Anarchy," FX's critically acclaimed dramatic hit series.

She resides in Santa Monica with her husband, three boys and her three dogs.

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CHARACTER: Michelle Dulcett

Michelle Dulcett is a detective with the LAPD. She brings much-needed balance to her partnership with Detective Gloria Sheppard.


Tisha Campbell-Martin's career spans acting, directing, producing and writing.

She is best known for her role opposite Damon Wayans on the ABC hit series "My Wife and Kids," which continues to run in syndication and earned her a NAACP Image Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. Her other television credits include "Martin," Lifetime's "Rita Rocks," "Everybody Hates Chris," "Getting Personal," "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," "A Different World," "Blossom," "Roc," "Links," "The Sweetest Gift" and "All of Us." She is also starring in the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie "Lemonade Mouth."

Campbell-Martin resides in Los Angeles with her husband and their two sons.

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Learn more about Tisha's docu-feature film, "Colored My Mind" and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)


CHARACTER: Lieutenant Felix Valdez

Lieutenant Felix Valdez supervises the cases of Detectives Sheppard and Dulcett, and often brings brilliant solutions to the table in order to get Sheppard out of sticky situations with colleagues when it comes to her unorthodox methods of solving crimes.


From his role as a drug dealer-turned-informant in the Oscar-winning film "Traffic" to his six years as an actor and sometimes-director on the hit TV drama "Crossing Jordan" to his drumming on Keith Moon's solo album "Two Sides of the Moon," Miguel Ferrer has consistently demonstrated his versatility.

Ferrer's much-lauded career has spanned the entertainment platforms since his breakout On television he is best known for his portrayal of Dr. Garret Macy on "Crossing Jordan." His TV credits also include "The Bionic Woman," "Drug Wars: The Camarena Story," "Lateline" and "Will & Grace."

Ferrer resides in Los Angeles with his wife and their sons.


CHARACTER: Davey Sheppard

Younger brother to Gloria and uncle to Leo and Nick, the Sheppards share residence at Davey's home.


Chris Payne Gilbert has appeared in numerous television series, including "Dexter," "Burn Notice," "Moonlight," "Shark," "Bones," "The Shield," "Friends," "CSI: Miami," and "Sex and the City." He co-starred in the television movie "Hollywood Vice" and spent three seasons as a series regular on the half-hour TBS comedy "10 Items Or Less," playing the role of Todd Sykes.

His feature film credits include "The Broken Hearts Club," "Story of a Bad Boy," "Saving Manhattan," "The Irish Vampire Goes West," "Life Blood" and the recently completed "Refuge," opposite Linda Hamilton and Chris MacDonald.

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CHARACTER: Ramon "Romeo" Rush

Police Officer Ramon “Romeo” Rush frequently works alongside Detectives Sheppard and Dulcett on their cases. He has a flirty relationship with Dulcett, who often wonders why he never became a detective himself.


Terrell Tilford has developed a reputation for challenging roles. The leading man with character-actor tastes received critical acclaim in the West Coast premiere of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award–winning stage play "Take Me Out" at the Geffen Playhouse, as well as recognition for his controversial turn in the film anthology "The DL Chronicles."

Television audiences may recognize Tilford from his recurring roles on such shows as the Showtime series "Soul Food," "24," "Lincoln Heights," "Star Trek: Enterprise," "Shark," "MDs," "Just Legal" and "All of Us." Other television appearances include "NCIS," "Bones," "CSI:NY," "The District," "Girlfriends," "My Wife & Kids," "CSI," "Cosby," "Coach," "Guiding Light," and Lifetime's "Army Wives" and original movie "Maneater." He also received an NAACP Image Award nomination for his work on "One Life to Live."

Tilford is married to actress Victoria Platt, whom he met while working on "Guiding Light." Their wedding was featured on The Learning Channel series "A Wedding Story."

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CHARACTER: Nick Sheppard

Nick is Gloria's eldest son and big brother to Leo.


At 11 years old, Sage Ryan is an accomplished actor and passionate activist, supporting environmental awareness. Ryan has appeared in the feature films "Piranha 3D," in which he played the son of Elisabeth Shue, and "A Christmas Carol" with Jim Carrey. He recently returned from Canada, where he was appearing in "Spooky Buddies," the upcoming Disney feature film. Ryan has had numerous guest-starring roles on television series such as "Grey's Anatomy," "The Closer" and "Lie to Me." He has also appeared in "Les Miserables" at the Hollywood Bowl with Lea Michele, as well as "Gianni Schicchi" with the Los Angeles Opera, directed by Woody Allen.

Ryan is a vegan, as well as an activist currently working with Ocean Revolution, a nonprofit that promotes more sustainable human engagement with oceans. Ryan lives in Los Angeles with his family.


CHARACTER: Leo Sheppard

Leo Sheppard is the sensitive, youngest brother in the Sheppard family.


Thomas Robinson captured the attention of audiences and critics alike as Sebastian in the feature film "The Switch," starring with Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston. Robinson's performance as Sebastian, the bright son of Aniston's character, was called "strikingly naturalistic and evocative" by the Los Angeles Times. Robinson has also appeared in the television series "Heroes" and "The Haunting Hour: The Series." He lives in Los Angeles with his family and is the younger brother of actor Bryce Robinson.