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Cast Of The New Hollywood Film

"His Neighbor Phil"

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Daniel Roebuck plays Harvey, the loving husband of Mary who is diagnosed with dementia.  He delivers a powerful and protective yet loving and exhausted character trying to hold is family together. You will feel his pain and how he grabs onto joyful moments no matter how small. Daniel has appeared in many well-known classic films and televisions including:  The Fugitive, Lost, Glee, Agent Cody Banks, CSI, Matlock and many more.


Stephanie Zimbalist plays the lead character Mary who is diagnosed with dementia and is married to Harvey. Her ability to deliver this role is no less than amazing.  She will touch your heart and have you looking differently at dementia from the moment you walk out door. Stephanie is a veteran of both stage and screen and has played a variety of roles in films and a variety of television shows.  She is well known for the hit NBC drama Remington Steele where she played opposite Pierce Brosnan.


Sally Kellerman plays Mary's mother in this film and shows up full force and then melts our hearts with a song that changes everything for both her and Mary.  Sally is an Oscar nominee for her iconic portrayal of "Hot Lips" in the movie M*A*S*H.  She has appeared in dozen of films and is considered a legend in Hollywood.

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Ellen Dolan plays Charlie, one of Mary's sisters who tries to leverage research and holistic alternatives to help her failing sister as the disease progresses. You will feel her pain and love as she pushes for answers to help connect with her sister. Ellen is an awarding winning actress and made "Margo" on the CBS daytime drama "As The World Turns" a household name. The accolades for her role lasted well over twenty years.

Ashlee Hewitt

Ashlee Hewitt is a young Nashville singer who you may recognize from NBC-TV show Nashville Star which she finished in the top five performers.   She was also cast as the lead in the film: A Modern Cinderella Story. Ashlee now tours with country legend Lorrie Morgan.

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Kristi Knudson is a new comer to film and a local of the community of Zumbrota where the film was made.  Kristi delivers a powerful performance, one which will most likely trigger some strong emotions in yourself as you watch the film. In her role as Isabel, the dutiful daughter caring her mother, you will feel her pain, anger and disappointment as she struggles not only with her own grief and loss, but the frustration of others in denial of her mother's disease.

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Bob Bird plays the mystery role of Phil, a dear friend of the families or is he?  Bob is local farmer in Zumbrota who thought it would be fun to help out with the film when it came to town.  He had no idea he would be playing such a key role in the film.  His conversation with Mary will change how you view those with dementia forever.

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