Albert M. Chan is a film and TV actor, who has worked on 30 Rock (NBC), Law & Order SVU (NBC), Body of Proof (ABC), Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, The Makeover (ABC), and Brotherhood (Showtime). He has been cast by directors such as Spike Lee, Greg Mottola, Henry Bromell, and Mark Waters to act opposite Helen Hunt, Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Justin Long, Larry David, Cybill Shepherd, and Mariska Hargitay. As a filmmaker, his first film, Fate Scores, was recognized by the National Film Board of Canada. His follow-up film, The Commitment, screened at over 25 film festivals on four continents and won multiple awards, most notably edging out Oscar-nominated Moonrise Kingdom to win a 2013 NASW Media Award. Albert’s third film, Descendants of the Past, Ancestors of the Future, was awarded a Puffin Foundation Grant and stars Golden Globe, Emmy, and Drama Desk nominee Tina Chen.

Amy Greenspan is a recent New York City transplant originally from Los Angeles, California.  Film:  Herpes Boy (with Octavia Spencer), Monday Morning, Miss Dial (Dir. David H. Steinberg), Code Name: ABOB (MockFest Best Actress Nominee). Theater: The Tall Girls (La Jolla Playhouse), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum), Land of Dreams (LA, US Tour), Stuck In Neutral (World Premiere).  BFA: Boston University, LAMDA.  AEA/SAG-AFTRA.

Bradley Fong began his acting career off-Broadway, cast as a young son of the hero in Deadly She-Wolf Assassin at Armageddon at the La Mama Theater in 2013.  Soon after, he was recognized and achieved a dual role in the off-Broadway production of Kung Fu (Young Bruce Lee, Brandon Lee) presented at the Signature Theater in 2014.  In 2015, he was cast as the Party Piece in the New Group's production of Mercury Fur.  TV appearances include Broad City on Comedy Central 2015.  He lives in East Brunswick, New Jersey and attends the Hammarskjold Middle School.

Bruce Yang studied acting and theater in college. After college he pursued other area of interests. After decades of hiatus from the entertainment industry, Bruce Yang returned to acting/modeling along side his child actor/model son, Timothy Yang, who will have his Broadway debut at the age of 7 in the 2015 the King and I in the Lincoln Center Theater.

Collin Heald was born on May 29th 2005 in Glendale, AZ where he was raised until the age of 7, before relocating to his parents’ home town of Seattle, WA in 2012. Collin made the decision to join Seattle Talent to start training for his acting career in June 2014. He trained vigorously in categories such as commercial television, improvisation, monologues and runway.  He modeled numerous times for the website Zulily.  In January 2015 he attended IMTA Los Angeles, where he earned honorable mention in 11 of 12 competitions.  He was awarded the 3rd runner-up overall in the Male pre-teen model group.  Since attending IMTA he has signed with MMG NY, and has been traveling frequently between LA and New York.  He most recently appeared in the season finale of ID channel’s show “I’d Kill for You,” as well as appearing in local ad campaigns. 

Craig Moruzzi is an adventurous young boy from Lindenhurst, New York who loves to perform.  He has been break dancing since the age of 4 and has trained with numerous professional choreographers.   Craig currently holds the title of  "2015 Junior Mister True Talent" and has been awarded many other dancing awards, including a scholarship to the exclusive dance career intensive "The Hollywood Summer Tour."  After taking acting classes in Hollywood, Craig quickly used his skills to book a role on "I'd Kill For You," airing on Discovery ID. This is just the beginning for Craig, who is a multi-talented entertainer.

Daphne Macy is a New York based actress and writer. She studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and also holds a BA in Communications and Film from Tel Aviv University Magna Cum Laude. Daphne has starred in various plays and films, and has also been producing her own work. Paper Dolls, a short film she wrote, co-produced and acted in, was a Top 30 Official Selection of the AAFL's 2014 72 Hour Shootout, and went on to be screened in festivals and on TV. Her one-act play, Homesick, had a successful stage debut, and has since been adapted into a short film. She is currently working on a full length play entitled Private Moments.

Deborah Kuhn grew up in a small town in Ohio and has lived in a wide variety of places including Miami, Baltimore and Boston.  Debbie ultimately settled down in NYC to pursue her passion for acting.  Over the years Debbie has had a wide variety of roles, from a doting neighbor (Film: After Life Shifts) to a prostitute for Charlie Sheen in the Tonight Show (TV).  Debbie works in commercials as well as Film and Television.  Debbie has had the opportunity to travel all over the world as a flight attendant, before acting became her primary focus.  She maintains an active lifestyle, working out regularly, and particularly enjoys Pilates.  She loves both playing and watching sports, as well as reading and baking, and is a real "foodie", although she is known to put hot sauce on almost everything, except perhaps, the rare dessert.  She is very close to her family, and recently got married.

Fay Ann Lee is an actress.  Her New York, International and Regional theatre credits include:  Miss Saigon, Into The Woods, The Comedy of Errors, King Lear, Joy Luck Club, Forbidden City Blues, Letter to a Student Revolutionary, Ching Chong Chinaman and her favorite theatrical role as Sybil in Noel Coward’s Private Lives.  TV credits include various Law & Orders, Third Watch and recurring roles in All My Children and One Life to Live. Lee also wrote, directed and starred along side Gale Harold, Christine Baranski, Margaret Cho, Ken Leung and Lewis Black in a romantic comedy called Falling for Grace which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival and opened around the country in select theatres. The film was subsequently licensed to Starz for television.

Grant Chang is a New York based actor who recently won a Best Actor award at the 2015 72 Hour Shootout filmmaking competition, with screenings at the Asian American International Film Festival in New York and the Asians on Film Festival in Los Angeles.

Jennifer Betit Yen hosts the television series Film Lab Presents and appeared on season 8 of the TV series Royal Pains on FX.  She is known for voicing the lead character of Avery in the popular Random House series, The Beacon Street Girls. Her film credits include the leads in InterrogationI’m Not ColorblindThe MartiniStalemates, and A Reading of Tristan & Isolde. She played Beauty in The Delivery, a short film released as part of The Lewis Carroll Box Set, which also won first place in the premier fantasy film festival, Dragon*Con, in Atlanta and showed at the Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival, the Burbank Film Festival and the REEL Women International Film Festival.   She receievd shout outs by the New York Times and Backstage Magazine for her work as a stage actor in New York City and played lead roles in the series La La Land and My Not So subConscious.  She is the President of the Film Lab.

J. Faye Yuan is a New York based Chinese-American writer, actor, and director. Her interactive documentary project, He Said/She Said, is an official second round selection at Sundance New Frontier 2016. Born in Shanghai and raised in Indiana, her bilingual writing explores themes related to the politics of migration as well as the millennial pursuit of love and happiness. She graduated from Wellesley College and holds a Master’s degree in international relations from Tufts University. Prior to filmmaking, she was an Analyst at an insurance technology advisory firm. 

Jo Yang is an actress, known for Alfie (2004), The Squid and the Whale (2005) and August Rush (2007).  IMDb profile here.

Liam Quill Kong is a passionate devotee of dinosaurs, dancing, and play doh. In his future, he hopes to expand into everything else. He thanks AAFL for this opportunity.  He is the son of actor and well known blogger Erin Quill.

Mariana Cardenas is an actress, professional dancer, and bilingual TV Host originally from Bogota, Colombia. She earned her degree from Fordham University/Alvin Ailey BFA Program with a Minor in Communications. For five seasons, she was a company member of Jennifer Muller/The Works, has performed with The New York City Opera, and was part of the Steps Repertory Ensemble. Also, she has appeared in productions at Queens Theater in the Park, was an ensemble member in Salsa Gorda The Play, and was last seen in Theatre 167’s The Church Of Why Not (Off Broadway). Her television credits include co-host of Tell Like It Is, The Vinny and Mariana Show (MNN), VJ for MY Jam TV, Sabado Gigante Internacional (Univision), The Perfect Murder, and Scorned: Love Kills (Investigation Discovery). Film credits include lead roles in The Look In Her Eyes, B!tch, The X JobSisterhood, and more. She is thrilled to be playing the Dance Instructor in The Opposite of a Fairy Tale.

Marisa Martinez Marquez is an actor, writer and filmmaker.  She has written numerous plays including her solo show A Fallopian Fairy Tale and co-writer of Yellow Brick Wall: Angry White Men Played By Two Happy Asian Girls featured in the New York International Fringe Festival.  Her newest play Ms. Oriental has received grants from the Jerome Foundation and Asian Women Giving Circle.

Nancy Marlowe Gordon is originally from Northern California but has lived on the east coast for the past 15 years. Recently she was a lead in the play OMG, Chopsticks! and played Viola Meskin as a non-singing actor in the Metropolitan Opera’s Death of Klinghoffer. Nancy often acts in historical and true-crime re-enactment shows on the Travel and Investigation Discovery channels. She’s played Queen Victoria, Martha Washington (three times!), a psychic, drama teacher, nurse, rehab counselor and doctor, as well as assorted mothers, crazy ladies, neighbors, victims, etc. She also acts in indie films, commercials, infomercials, music videos, voiceovers and industrials. Her husband and young-adult daughter are also actors.   

Nikole Marone is an actor from Western NY, with a BFA in Musical Theatre from SUNY Fredonia. She can be seen in the 2015 short films: The Match, and Big D. Nikole is a private vocal coach for singers in the New York area, and is currently attending On Camera Audition Technique with Jason Buyer at Shetler Studios. She'd like to thank her family, friends, and especially Jason Buyer, and her Theatrical Agent, Laura Walsh, for their continued support and dedication to her career. She is represented by Central Artists, CA- New York Adult Division.

Terrence Clowe is a graduate of NYU and a New York based actor.

Timothy Yang started acting and modeling at the age of 6.  At the age of 7, he landed a role playing the youngest royal Siamese boy on the 2015 the King and I on Broadway at the Lincoln Center Theater which won 4 Tony Awards including the Best Musical Revival.  Timothy Yang received early education about the importance of having Asian American representation in the American media from his father.

Vincent Leong has acted in numerous films and web productions, on stage and in television and commercial productions.  He is also a lawyer.

Vincent Veloso is an Asian Filipino-American martial artist (judo, jujutsu, Aikido) and NYU Music grad, trained salsa ballroom dancer & actor, model, award winning director/writer & producer, businessman & 17 instrument performing musician.   Since 1995, he has worked with many established Latin Alternative/rock en espanol artists, jazz musicians, swing and funk acts. Performance highlights include headlining the 2002 Montreal Jazz Festival with the Venezuelan group King Chango and many world tours with King Chango and Pacha Massive.  He is the current brass instructor, drill writer/instructor and Assistant Director for the Crimson Kings Drum, Fife & Bugle Corps based in Chinatown, NYC.  Acting TV and film appearances include Marvel's Daredevil, Math Warriors and When the Moon was Twice as Big. He has directed films like Watson (2014) and shows including the SAG new media series Changelings (2013) which he wrote, executive produced and directed: nominated for 2015 Action on Film Best Science Fiction/best pilot:webseries, and Winner of the Blood, sweat and bone best webseries contest for the  2014 Urban Action showcase supported by Cinemax.

Xavier Wolf  is an 11 year old actor who can be seen in a variety of TV shows and movies such as Veep, Captain America the Winter Soldier, and the Discovery Channel’s Evil Kin.  He enjoys playing both serious roles, and the "goofy kid next door" roles.  When not on a set Xavier can be found doing parkour, fencing (has quite the sword collection), attending scouting events or, horsing around with his brother and dogs.  He’s honored to be a part of 'The Opposite of a Fairy Tale'.     IMDB link.  

Complete Cast Credits

Older Josephine

Jo Yang



Albert Chen


Son's wife

Debbie Kuhn



Nikole Marone


Younger Josephine

Jeifei Yuan


Younger Andrew

Grant Chang


Baby Andrew Jr.

Liam Quill


6 yr old Andrew J.

Timothy Yang


10 yr old Andrew Jr.

Bradley Fong


Clover Hinchcliff

Fay Ann Lee


Terrence Clowe

Staff member

Vicent Veloso

Dance Teacher

Mariana Cardenas

Lifen Liu

Jennifer Betit Yen

White boy 1

Craig Moruzzi


White boy 2

Collin Heald



Xavier Wolf


Young Jewish Mother

Daphne Macy

Business Colleague

Jim Fulton


Nancy Gordon

Older woman resident Extra

Barbara Simmons


Monica Ho

Grandpa Extra

Bruce Yang

Visitor #1

Jeff Zern

Granddaughter 1

Jackelin Velasco

Granddaughter 2

Jasmine Penuela

Visitor #2

Amy Greenspan

Resident #1

Vincent Leong


Vaughn Armour

Extra (Bar)

Ray Gunn

Extra (Waiter #1)

Ming Hao Zheng


Annie Stevenson



Mahima Saigal