Conversations S2-E16 Sope Aluko

April 2, 2018

Sope Aluko is a Nigerian-born actress and was raised in the UK. Sope portrays ‘Shaman’ in Marvel Studios’ ‘The Black Panther’ which opened in theaters in February 2018. Directed by Ryan Coogler, ‘Black Panther’ is one of just seven films to earn well over $600 million in the U.S. and thus far grossing over $1.2 billion worldwide.

Aluko has booked recurring roles on Netflix's Bloodline, NBC's Law & Order SVU and Parks & Recreation with guest appearances on USA Network's Burn Notice, Graceland and Lifetime's Army Wives. Sope will also be seen in Starz’s Counterpart later this season. In 2019, look for Sope to star alongside Sam Rockwell and Taraji P. Henson in The Best of Enemies.
Her film credits include supporting roles in feature films like, Identity Thief, 96 Minutes, Grass Stains, The Good Lie, Pitch Perfect and more. You can catch Aluko in Marvel’s Venom set to release this October and come 2019 will be seen in Starz’s Counterpart.

Sope Aluko has a degree in Engineering and a master’s degree in Marketing. A mother of two, Sope splits her time between Miami and Los Angeles.


Conversations S2-E15 Caitlin Leahy

March 17, 2018

3/14/18, Actress and Model Caitlin Leahy joined Mike Dowler and cohost actress Conner Dwelly for Conversations S2-E15.
Caitlin is a Chicago native who came to Hollywood with a plan and thinkg happened for her quickley.

Leahy currently stars as ‘Delilah’ alongside Taylor James and Billy Zane in Samson –  the Biblical tale of ‘Samson and Delilah’ which was filmed in South Africa and opened nationwide in February, 2016.

Caitlin played ‘Gianna Rossi’ in Aftershock/Afterburn based on books by ‘Sylvia Day’ which streams on PASSIONFLIX and can also be seen in such shows as HBO’s Eastbound & Down, FX’s Legion, Showtime’s Roadies (created by Cameron Crowe) and more. She has also modeled for Bentley Motors, Adidas, Chase Bank, Ritz Carlton, Honda, Schlitz Brewing Company and more.

Thanks again to Conner Dwelly for cohosting! Enjoy the podcast!

Leahy currently stars as ‘Delilah’ alongside Taylor James and Billy Zane in Samson –  the Biblical tale of ‘Samson and Delilah’ which was filmed in South Africa and opened nationwide February 16th.


Conversations S2-E14 Addison Agen

February 23, 2018

On February 8, 2018, singer songwriter Addison Agen - finalist from Season 13 of The Voice joined Mike Dowler and Ken Stacey for Conversations Episode 14. Addison remains grounded and focused on her career. With an upcoming album on the way, her successes will be many as she continues her journey. Fort Wayne, Indiana is blessed to have Addison Agen.

Special thanks to Ambrosia's own, Ken Stacey for cohosting!


Conversations S2-E13 Casey Burke

January 19, 2018

1/16/18, Mike and co-host actress Sixx Orange were joined by actress Casey Burke. Casey has enjoyed tremendous success in Hollywood and books consistently both in film and television. During the last four years, she has enjoyed playing the role of Cindy, Brick’s quirky Girlfriend on ABC's The Middle. The top-rated tv comedy is coming to an end after nine seasons – making it one of ABC’s longest running sitcoms. Her impressive resume’ includes appearances on TV shows like Big Time Rush, The Zeroes, Bad Samaritans. Her film credits include The Maiden and the Princess, After the Wizard, I-Doll and other film shorts. Recently, she was cast as Sarah Brown in her high school production of Guys and Dolls! She is a returning guest on Conversations who has co-hosted too.


Conversations S2-E11 Saxon Sharbino

December 1, 2017

On 11/29/17actress Saxon Sharbino Joined Mike Dowler and Sixx Orange for Conversations S2.E11. Saxon hails from Lewisville, Texas. She can currently be seen as Sarah Pearson on the Netflix series 'American Vandal' and also stars as Anka Keller on the Hulu original horror series 'Freakish. Saxon set her sights on an acting career at 9. Sharbino was cast as Amelia Robbins in the Fox series 'Touch' opposite Kiefer Sutherland. In 2015, Saxon played the role of Kendra Bowen in 'Poltergeist. Saxon will soon be seen opposite her Sister, Brighton and Lou Diamond Phillips in Urban Country. Saxon currently resides in Los Angeles.


Conversations S2-E10 Matty Cardarople

November 19, 2017

On 11/15/17 Mike Dowler and co-host Bonnie Gordon welcomed actor Matty Cardarople to Conversations S2.E10. From Drillbit Taylor to Jurassic World, Matty is everywhere. He scored big with his role as henchperson Orlando in A Series of Unfortunate Events – which has been renewed for two more seasons. Cardarople was also cast in Stranger Things2 and can be seen in a number of national TV spots.

Matty is a poet and writer. His book Space Cadet is now available on Amazon.


Conversations S2-E9 Mark Jackson

November 5, 2017

On 12/12/17, actor Mark Jackson joined Mike and co-host Bonnie Gordon for Conversations S2-E9.
Mark can be seen as Science Officer Isaac on The Orville (Fox) which has just been renewed for season 2!

In addition to his duties on the Orville, Mark has an impressive resume and appeared in the National Theatre’s production of War Horse at the New London Theatre in London’s West end. Additional stage work includes roles in Agatha Christie’s Black Coffee, the award-winning Noises Off and more. We talked about his early years in Borneo, college life, his stage work, as well his role on The Orville and living in Los Angeles.


Conversations S2-E8 Savannah Liles

November 3, 2017

Savannah Liles joined Mike Dowler and Tara-Nicole Azarian for Conversations S2.E8 on 11/1/17. This young actress has an amazing resume and projects in the works. Savannah has appeared in American Horror Story, Henry Danger, a number of commercials and stage productions. Most recently, she played 'Ellie' - the lead character in the feature film Prodigy. You can soon catch Savannah Liles alongside Linda Blair, Christine Elise and Michael Dudikoff in Landfill.


Conversations S2-E7 Gemma Forbes

October 13, 2017

10/11/17, Mike Dowler and Co-Host actress Conner Dwelly welcomed Scottish born actress Gemma Forbes to Conversations S2.E7. A native of the Scottish Highlands, Gemma knew early on that she wanted to be an actress. Before coming to New York, she studied and worked in London. Gemma Forbes has appeared in a number of film shorts and features including 'Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life' and most recent,'The Truth About Lies' which comes out October 27, 2017.


Conversations S2-E6 Tony Cavalero

September 29, 2017

Tony Cavalero stars as ‘Dewey Finn’ in Nickelodeon’s Emmy-nominated “School of Rock”. Credits include recurring roles in the CW’s “Hart of Dixie” and the Warner-Bros produced web series “Aim High” as well as appearances on ABC’s “Modern Family”, CBS’ “Two Broke Girls” and many more. Tony is also a member of ‘The Groundlings Improve Theatre & School’.

He will next star in “An American in Texas”, which he also produced. The film is set to  premiere at the Austin Film Festival.