Larry Cedar as Mr. Janney
Larry Cedar is an accomplished film, television, stage, and voiceover artist. He just finished working with Alan Ball on his upcoming feature film based on the novel Towelhead. He currently stars as "Leon", the opium-addicted card dealer and thief, in the David Milch/HBO hit series Deadwood opposite Powers Boothe and Ian McShane. He also appears opposite Adrien Brody in the Ben Affleck/George Reeves' biopic Hollywoodland. Recent television guest-star appearances include Alias, Without A Trace, Boston Legal, The Closer, and The Shield.
Admitted to Hastings Law School after earning his BA in Communication Studies, the course of Larry's life was dramatically altered when he decided to audition for, and was accepted into, the MFA Theater program at UCLA. There he won the Hugh O'Brian Acting Award for Best Actor and as a result was signed to a one year artist development contract with Universal Studios. He went on to star in various projects for Walt Disney Studios, numerous tv episodics, and feature films, including a starring role opposite Rebecca De Mornay in the Ivan Reitman produced Feds, as well as an unforgettable appearance opposite John Lithgow as "The Creature on the Wing" in the Steven Spielberg thriller Twilight Zone: The Movie, directed by George Miller. Film credits include Constantine opposite Keanu Reeves, Terry Gilliam's Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, Boris & Natasha, The Astronaut's Wife, The Babe, El Norte, Living Outloud, Kiss the Girls, Paparazzi, Master of Disguise, and Ant Bully. Television credits include Boston Public, Charmed, The District, Caroline in the City, Ellen, Deep Space 9, Stargate SG-1, Strong Medicine, Gilmore Girls, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Star Trek: Voyager.
Larry spent six years in New York starring in the award-winning PBS series Square One TV, and later starred in 40 episodes of the Fox television series A.J.'s Time Travelers, produced by Gianni Russo. An excellent singer with numerous Equity stage credits, he recently completed a rave run in the one man biographical play Billy Bishop Goes to War and has won the Los Angeles Theater Alliance "Ovation" Best Featured Actor in a Musical Award for his performance as "Sipos" in She Loves Me. Other onstage work includes playing "Hoagy Carmichael" in Hoagy, Bix, and Wolfgang Beethoven Bunkhaus at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, starring as "Vernon" opposite Lea Thompson in They're Playing Our Song, and as "Secretary Thompson" in 1776: The Musical opposite Roger Rees. Larry excels in the field of voiceovers, and in addition to lending his numerous vocal characterizations to thousands of commercials, cartoon series, and video games, he specializes in the art of "speed talking." An avid reader and monologist, he is currently developing a one-man show based upon the works of one of his favorite authors, George Orwell.