Steven began his career as a comedic actor/writer at the legendary Second City Theater appearing both in Chicago and Toronto. He wrote on and produced the hit television show WKRP IN CINCINNATI before co-starring on the successful Newhart show two years later in the role of Kirk Devane. He has appeared as an actor in eight movies including a featured role in Club Paradise with Robin Williams, For the Boys with Bette Midler, and Analyze That with Robert DeNiro and Billy Crystal. He co-wrote the hit comedy Back to School with Rodney Dangerfield and co-wrote and co-directed the film Stealing Home starring Jodi Foster and Mark Harmon. Other film credits include The Couch Trip with Dan Aykroyd and the cult classic Clifford starring Martin Short. His Christmas film, Special Delivery, debuted on the Fox Family in December 2000. Until May of 2010, Steven had been teaching senior English, creative writing, screenwriting, and public speaking at Blair Academy in New Jersey for the last twelve years. He also held the title of Writer in Residence. Steven co-wrote, directed, and appeared in Second City’s film Buzzkill (2012) featuring Krysten Ritter and Darrell Hammond. He has just completed writing his first dramatic play entitleed Great Shame. He’s currently writing a collection of comedic short stories tentatively titled, “Crazy Goats on Cliffs.”
Born and raised in Athens, Greece, Christopher Papakaliatis is a highly acclaimed stage, film and television actor as well as a successful screenwriter and director. He was first cast at age 16 for a role in the hit Greek TV drama "Guards of Ahaia". Following numerous roles in a string of successful TV series, at 23, Christopher wrote his first TV script, "Our Life is a Path" which was aired on Mega Channel during 1999-2000 to much critical acclaim. The following season he wrote and starred in the TV series "Take Care of Me". That was followed by the TV movie "Three wishes". In 2003 Christopher wrote and starred in the TV series "Close Your Eyes" and directed most of the second and third seasons. The show was one of the highest rated in Greece. Two years later, he wrote, directed and starred in a new drama-thriller series "Two Days Only", which was artistically acclaimed as one of the best filmed TV series. Christopher’s small screen credits also include directing and starring in the TV Series “4”. In 2010, Christopher was accepted as a member of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (EMMY International). Two years later, he starred opposite Catherine Deneuve and Sebastian Koch in the feature film "God Loves Caviar" directed by Iannis Smaragdis. Christopher’s first feature film, "What If", in which he wrote, directed and starred, is a love story set in Athens during the European economic crisis. It is now one of the biggest box office hits in Greece. The multi-talented artist resides in Athens where he’s currently writing his next feature film.