THE CAST of ?Swinging with THE RAT PACK!?
Jesse Posa as Frank Sinatra
Jesse Posa is a graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Instititute. He appeared in Phillip Carlo?s Off-Broadway production of ?East of Evil? starring Frank Vincent and Tony Sirico of ?The Sopranos?. Jesse is one of the leading Frank Sinatra impersonators in the country and has appeared at numerous corporate events and private affairs. He has performed as ?Frank Sinatra? on stage at Radio City Music Hall, in the Off-Broadway production of ?Sinatra & Friends? and at BB King?s in Times Square NYC in ?Party with the Rat Pack?. He recently flew to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates to appear at a surprise 80th birthday party?.it was gas!!
Joe Perce as Dean Martin
Joe Perce was the 1987 CLEO Award Winner for Best Male Performer in a commercial for Pontiac?s Trans Am. He has appeared in dozens of commercials including ?Snickers? (Competitive Edge), ?The Olive Garden?, ?Mercedes?, ?Suncom? and ?E-Trade?. Joe?s credits include 25 years of improvisational comedy with such groups as ?The First Amendment?, ?Chicago City Limits?, ?Comedy Mind Spill?, ?Comedy Olympics? and ?Assorted Nuts?. Joe was voted ?BEST Improvisational Comic of 1989? by BACKSTAGE Magazine. Joe?s movie credits include ?Black Rain?, ?The Hidden?, ?Bum Rap? the B-movie classic ?Don?t Mess with My Sister? and the Sundance Award winning short, ?Kings Day Out?. His television credits include the ABC pilot ?The Bodyguards? with rappers Kid & Play, ?Law & Order?, ?The Equalizer? and appearances on Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, The David Suskind Show and NY1.
Lloyd Diamond as Sammy Davis Jr.
Lloyd Diamond was born and raised in New York City. As a child, Lloyd had a gift for doing impressions of Jerry Lewis, Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor and others. His comedy influences were Richard Pryor, Jerry Lewis, Bill Cosby and Eddie Murphy. His friends in high school encouraged him to pursue comedy. After high school, his brother took him to an open mic at the New York Comedy Club. Lloyd performed while in college and graduated with a BA in Sociology. Lloyd has appeared at the Comic Strip, Stand-up New York, Caroline?s, New York Comedy Club and Boston Comedy Club. He has appeared on the ?Comedy TKO? segment on ?Showtime at the Apollo?, ?Good Morning America?s Make Us Laugh All Night Long? competition and ?Chappelle?s Show?. Lloyd also appeared on ?Jane Hanson?s New York? on NBC.
Kristi Coombs as Marilyn Monroe
Kristi Coombs began working in musical theater at the age of seven, playing the role of Molly in the 1st National Touring Company of ?Annie?. She was later elevated to the role of Annie in the 2nd National Touring Company. After touring around the country for four years, Kristi made her Broadway debut at the age of eleven playing young Norma Jean in ?Marilyn: An American Fable?. Upon receiving her BFA from Montclair State University, Kristi began a career as an adult. She is honored to have worked for The Department of Defense performing for troops overseas and continues to perform and choreograph for The USO of Metropolitan New York. Kristi is a familiar New York City entertainer whom you may have seen performing with The Cab Callaway Orchestra at The Rainbow Room or in ?This Joint is Jumpin?? and ?Frank and Friends? playing Marilyn Monroe at The Supper Club. Other credits include ?Kicks?, ?Ready or Not?, ?The Little Prince?, ?Legends in Concert?, ?A Christmas Carol?, ?Flashback?, HBO?s popular ?Sex and the City?, Lois on ?Guiding Light? and the Showtime documentary film, ?Life After Tomorrow?.