Frances Welter

Frances Welter

Frances Welter Acting Coach
Acting Teacher, Actor, Casting Director, Choreographer, Dancer, Director, Host/presenter, Makeup Artist, Performance Coach, Singer, Talent Scout, Teleprompter, Theatre Director and Voice Actor

Woodland Hills, Los Angeles County, California

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About Frances

Frances Welter :A performer in the entertainment business for over thirty years, Frances has appeared in contemporary comedies, cult classics and the last, true MGM musical. She has also appeared in soap operas, webisodes, numerous TV spots and hundreds of print ads – all while attending to the needs of a growing family.

Her television credits include co-starring and featured roles on Discovery Channel’s, Blood Relatives and Unusual Suspects, Lifetime’s, Tabloids and The Haunted House. In addition, she has done two shows on Comedy Central, TNT’s Rizzoli and Isles, HBO’s Pandemonium, network hits Frazier, Taxi, Knot’s Landing, and several others

She graced the silver screen in film, beginning with the camp, disco musical, Can’t Stop the Music, then added Pennies from Heaven, Father of the Bride 2, Poseidon, Tweak City, and Valentines Day to her credits. And her first Bollywood Movie “ In Singh”
Her national television commercial credits include starring spots for Samsung, AAMCO, Dell Computer, Coke, Grape Nuts Cereal, and Payless shoes. Major global brands have selected Frances to grace their ads as a model, such as Blue Cross, Sprint, IBM, Sony, Boston Market, Princess and Uniworld cruise lines.
Frances’ hosting credits include numerous infomercials, industrials , and the Documentary Channel’s, Red Carpet movie premiere coverage.
Her theatrical training began in dance at the Oakland Ballet, but then turned to acting where she studied Stanislavsky’s “Method” and Sandy Meisner’s acting techniques. Eventually, she went on to share those learning’s and experiences with her own acting students.

Frances was named the head of the acting department at John Robert Powers, where she wrote three acclaimed acting instructional manuals. At Macker Entertainment, Frances was a sought-after acting instructor who created professional kid and teen acting programs, for commercial, TV/film and modeling. She is a acting coach for private clients as well. Along with performing, she currently teaches classes for youth at the highly respected 3-2-1- Talent Showcase Acting Studios in La Crescenta.

Unique traits: I am an Identical twin

Credits

  • Good Night Butterfly

    Good Night Butterfly (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actress After her father is killed during the Watts riots, a Chinese immigrant girl moves in with the Jewish family who owned the store where he worked.

  • Unusual Suspects

    Unusual Suspects (2015)
    Television (Documentary and Crime) Actress Just when you thought you knew who did it, a tip comes in that changes the direction of the case and shifts suspicion.

  • Ten Ven & Ripley x Zebra Katz: 1 Bad B*tch

    Ten Ven & Ripley x Zebra Katz: 1 Bad B*tch (2014)
    Video (Short and Music) Actress Add a Plot »

  • Axis

    Axis (2010)
    TV Movie (Action, Drama and Sci-Fi) Casting director When the whole world is thrown from it's axis on October 22, 2010, the remaining humans must move underground, in the government built Axis Station's all over the United States, to survive the shift. Among the survivors, Hasan, going as the alias 'Ethan', begins to learn more about the people he had worked for in the past from another survivor, Peter Ansberger, a cop with too much on his plate is in search of answers to life's most meaningful questions, including, 'What are humans?' and 'Where do we go from here?' While his twin brother, Robert, takes the night shift at the Space Exploration And Research Facility, working under Myron Rozario and for Nasa, but he begins to get suspicious when a trace of asteroids leak into their network, causing him to rush towards the target, Los Angeles, CA. The landing place of the asteroid that would deny earth her final turn. Where do we go from here? Written by Bryant Johnson

  • Diary of a Wedding Planner

    Diary of a Wedding Planner (2010)
    Television (Comedy) Actress A scripted comedic web series about a lovable Wedding Planner named Khristy who moves from a small town to Los Angeles in order to "plan in the big leagues" and find love herself. Weddings can bring out both the best in people and the worst in people and Khristy takes it all in stride! This series follows her as she tries to navigate her life, love and livelihood while sharing her secret thoughts on her crazy profession via her video diary. Written by Brandi Ford

  • Pandemonium

    Pandemonium (2002)
    Video (Drama, Action, Romance and Thriller) Casting director Add a Plot »

  • Knots Landing

    Knots Landing (1985)
    Television (Drama and Romance) Actress A popular night time soap opera, it followed the adventures of five families living in a coastal suburb of Los Angeles in California: Gary and Valene Ewing, relatives of the popular Ewing clan of Dallas; Sid and Karen Fairgate, their all-American neighbors; the troubled Richard and Laura Avery; young newlyweds Kenny and Ginger Ward; and divorcee Abby Cunningham, Sid's scheming sister. Written by Phil Fernando

  • Webster

    Webster (1985)
    Television (Comedy and Family) Actress The post-retirement season is suddenly disrupted for football player George Papadapolis and his wife Katherine when Webster, the orphaned son of a former teammate, moves in. Laughter -- and life lessons -- in every episode.

  • Taxi

    Taxi (1982)
    Television (Comedy) Actress Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his "cage," they form a special bond among themselves, becoming friends and supporting each other through the inevitable trials and tribulations of life. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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