Bill Hoversten

Bill Hoversten

Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, Comedian and Host/presenter

Los Angeles, California

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May 2017
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About Bill


    ACTOR: Leading character actor "everyman" - Bryan Cranston meets William H. Macy.
    Roles: executive or helping professional (doctor, teacher, etc.) Blue- and white-collar roles, with an "edge." : angry attorney, gullible executive, zany school principal, insulted wealthy art buyer, misguided father, sleazy priest, etc.
    Experience: theater, radio, TV, film, web series, VR, features, shorts, commercials, industrial/educational.

    WRITER--VOICE ACTOR--PRODUCER: Short-short TV series "The Call" aims to help cure "writer's block." Life can unfold unexpectedly in a short phone call!

    STANDUP: The Comedy Store (open for Jamie Kennedy), The Ice House, Flappers Comedy Club.

    HOST - "But You're Not Funny" podcast; "Movie Peek with Bill Hoversten." Live events: red-carpet host/announcer at Shrine Auditorium and Pasadena Civic

    RADIO: 8 years traffic news AM 530; lead role in scripted drama produced by WGBH and directed by Vanessa Whitburn of the BBC.

    WRITER - SCREENPLAYS: Award-winning short film about a woman with Alzheimer's, "Mother's Day Memories;"
    Feature action-revenge script set during the Armenian Genocide, "The Secret War" honored in screenplay competitions (Artemis Women in Action Film Festival; Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance contest co-judged by Steven Zaillian)

    WRITER - NEWS & FEATURES: "Police beat" reporter out of LAPD HQ for a wire service; feature stories for L.A. Times, L.A. Business Journal, Huffington Post, etc.

    Storyteller: mine, others', and a world of scripted characters - waiting to be brought to life!

Unique traits: Leading character actor: Bryan Cranston's intensity + William H. Macy's quirkiness.




  • Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema - short film Indie Spirit Award (Mother's Day Memories)

  • Calif. Women's Film Festival - 3rd Place Audience Award (Mother's Day Memories)

  • Best Shorts Competition - Award of Excellence, Best Short (Mother's Day Memories)

  • Best Shorts Competition - Award of Excellence, Disability Issues (Mother's Day Memories)

  • IndieFEST Film Awards - Award of Merit, Disability Issues (Mother's Day Memories)

  • WRPN Short, Tight & Loose Film Festival - Award for Exceptional Merit, Acting (Pendulum)

  • Women in Action Film Festival - screenplay competition, 2nd place (The Secret War)


  • TVI

  • The Second City

  • Actors for Actors

  • Kimberly Jentzen

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