Sam is a recovering addict turned substance abuse counselor with a terrible attitude about, well, you name it. He rubs every person in his life the wrong way and doesn’t give a damn about it. Loudermilk’s saving grace is that he’s extremely good at helping people get and stay clean, even if he hurls insults at them every step of the way.
Ron Livingston may be best known as the star of the cult hit Office Space. Directed by Mike Judge and starring opposite Jennifer Aniston, the film has gone on to become one of the industry’s best-selling film/DVD rentals of all time. In the film, he played a disgruntled young office worker caught up in the corporate rat race.
Previous films include The Cooler, starring William H. Macy, Maria Bello, and Alec Baldwin, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. He has also appeared in: Adaptation for director Spike Jonze with Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, and Chris Cooper; Swingers, with Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn; Pretty Persuasion for Samuel Goldwyn with Evan Rachel Wood and James Woods; Winter Solstice with Anthony LaPaglia and Allison Janney; and Little Black Book.
Additional projects include the Paramount Pictures film Dinner for Schmucks with Steve Carell and Paul Rudd, directed by Jay Roach, Time Traveler’s Wife with Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams, and the ABC series Defying Gravity, a one-hour drama about a team of astronauts on a six-year billion-mile mission in outer space. Livingston played Maddux Donner, the flight engineer responsible for the spaceship.Raised in Iowa, Livingston graduated from Marion High School and attended Yale University. He currently resides in Los Angeles.
Ben Burns WILL SASSO
Ben is Loudermilk’s best friend and sobriety sponsor, but not always in that order. Ben has always been the one person that Loudermilk can count on. But Ben’s got demons of his own that he’s finding harder and harder to hide and a secret that will change his relationship with Loudermilk forever…and not, like, in a good way.
Will Sasso is reunited with Director Peter Farrelly in the role of “Ben," opposite Ron Livingston on the new series, Loudermilk, coming to AT&T’s flagship Audience Network this fall. He first worked with the Farrelly Brothers as “Curly” on the 20th Century Fox feature, The Three Stooges, alongside Sean Hayes as “Larry” and Chris Diamantopoulos as “Moe."
He also stars in Amazon's much anticipated pot comedy, Budding Prospects, as well as recurring on Comedy Central’s Another Period, and just wrapped a guest star opposite Larry David in the new season of Curb Your Enthusiasm. Sasso will soon be seen as "Mountie Ray Archambault" in Super Troopers 2, with further recent credits include the films, Hit By Lightning, opposite Jon Cryer and Army of One, starring Nicolas Cage and directed by Larry Charles, as well as Showtimes’s hit series, Shameless and ABC’s Modern Family.
Sasso’s affinity for comedy was inspired from a young age by such iconic television shows as SCTV, Saturday Night Live, and Monty Python’s Flying Circus, along with a heavy dose of the Kids in the Hall through his adolescent years. Growing up in Ladner BC, a suburb of Vancouver, he booked roles in television and film as a teenager, making his small screen debut on the CTV series Neon Rider. While still in his teens, Sasso starred as the quirky "Derek Wakaluk" on the award-winning Canadian dramatic series, Madison, and soon landed big screen roles in Happy Gilmore and Beverly Hills Ninja, starring Chris Farley.
Eventually, Sasso moved to Los Angeles where he would ultimately join FOX’s sketch comedy series, MADtv, where he starred for five seasons.
Sasso enjoys taking part in social media across various apps on the internet. He also has a podcast as well as a YouTube channel because that’s in a bio and you just read it.
Claire Wilkes ANJA SAVCIC
Claire spirals out of control with drugs and alcohol after the loss of her father. Loudermilk reluctantly takes on her "case " as a favor to Father Rogan, the no-nonsense priest who oversees the community center where Loudermilk holds his sobriety meetings. Claire and Loudermilk butt heads and share an older brother/bratty sister dislike of each other, but ultimately learn they're more alike than either of them would ever want to admit.
Born in Sarajevo and raised in Canada, Anja has worked as a professional actor in film and television productions including: The X-Files, iZombie, Supernatural, The Flash and I Love You, Beth Cooper.She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the Leo Awards for her work in CBC's dramatic series Strange Empire. Next up is the feature Crash Pad with Domhnall Gleeson, a recurring role on the Netflix/BBC series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, and in October she can be seen as a series regular in AUDIENCE Network's new comedy, Loudermilk, directed by Peter Farrelly.
Allison Montgomery LAURA MENNELL
Allison is a recent transplant to Seattle who moves in next door to Loudermilk. There are some romantic sparks between the two of them despite the fact that Allison followed her doctor boyfriend across the country. And even though he’s interested in her, Loudermilk can't help pissing her off on a daily basis.
Laura Mennell is a Canadian actress who grew up in Mission, British Columbia. Over the past decade, she's built a successful and busy career and is best known for her work on shows like Syfy's Alphas and Haven, A&E's Emmy-nominated Flight 93, as well as Warner Brothers blockbuster Watchmen. She’s also had recurring and guest starring roles in shows like Van Helsing, Travelers, Fringe, Motive, Supernatural, Girlfriends Guide To Divorce, and DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow, among others. Another highlight in her career included working in The Electric Company and The Arts Club Theatre’s Tear The Curtain!, which garnered her a Jessie Richardson Theatre nomination for best performance by a female lead. Additionally, she was also nominated for a Leo Award for a best series lead performance in Alphas.
Peter Farrelly EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Peter made his directorial debut in 1994 with the film Dumb & Dumber. A commercial success, Dumb & Dumber went on to gross over $246 million worldwide. Building off the overwhelming response to the film, Peter continued to define comedy with the Golden Globe Nominated There’s Something About Mary starring Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon and Cameron Diaz. Peter’s catalogue of additional hits includes Kingpin; Me, Myself & Irene; Shallow Hal; Stuck On You; Fever Pitch; The Heartbreak Kid; and Hall Pass.
The Three Stooges, released in 2012, fulfilled a lifelong dream of the brothers to adapt their childhood icons for the big screen. Peter’s most recent film was Dumb & Dumber To, the sequel to the smash hit, Dumb & Dumber. It was released in November 2014 marking the 20th anniversary of the original film. Written by Peter, Bobby and Bennett Yellin and directed by the Farrellys, the film reunites Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels reprising their beloved Lloyd and Harry roles.
Bobby Mort EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Bobby Mort is an Emmy and WGA award-winning writer for his work on The Colbert Report. His first TV writing gig was for the Bozo the Clown Super Sunday Show, which involved devising a variety of ways to hit people in the face with pies. He’s also the co-author of the holiday hit, Second City’s Twist Your Dickens, which has played around the country annually since 2012, and recently had successful runs at Chicago’s Goodman Theater and The Kennedy Center Theater.
Before moving to Los Angeles, Bobby was involved in Chicago’s comedy scene as part of the improv group People of Earth and the sketch trio, Maximum Party Zone. But Bobby's not all about the laughs, oh no, he's not. He's also the screenwriter behind the action smackstravaganzas Circle of Pain and Beatdown and the upcoming post-apocalyptic thriller, Scorched Earth.