Allison Janney

Allison Janney

Allison Janney

“Thank you Bill, for starting me out on the right foot.”

Nestor Carbonell

Nestor Carbonell

Nestor Carbonell

“Bill, your love of acting is an genuine as the way in which you teach it. It’s been an honor being one of your students.”

  • Bates Motel
  • The Dark Knight
  • Lost
  • Scrubs
  • Cane
  • Ringer
Nicholas D'Agosto

Nicholas D'Agosto

Nicholas D'Agosto

“I came to Bill Alderson with a problem - I could not access truthful emotion in my performance. After two years of intensive training with him I have not only found that emotion, but my work is spontaneous, attentive and specific. Thanks bill, I love you so much.”

  • Gotham
  • Trial & Error
  • Masters of Sex
  • Heroes
  • Election
 
Luis Guzmán

Luis Guzmán

 

Luis Guzmán

“By studying two years with Bill Alderson, I became a solid and versatile actor.”

  • Keanu
  • Traffic
  • Narcos
  • Boogie Nights
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Magnolia
  • Carlito's Way
  • OZ
 
Jeff Goldblum

Jeff Goldblum

 

Jeff Goldblum

“Bill. Love.”

  • Jurassic Park
  • The Fly
  • Independence Day 1 & 2
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  • Deep Cover
  • Academy Award Nomination: Little Surprises
  • Nominated: Emmy, Gennie, Independent Spirit, Critics Choice
 
Michael N

Michael N

Michael Nouri

“Bill - Thanks, my friend, and to your students, how lucky they are.”

  • The Slap
  • NCIS
  • Damages
  • The OC
  • Brothers & Sisters
  • Flashdance
  • Love & War
  • Victor/Victoria
 
Ian Gomez

Ian Gomez

 

Ian Gomez

  •  Cougar Town
  • Felicity
  • Lost
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding
  • Rita Rocks
  • The Drew Carey Show
  • Jake In Progress
  • Norm
  • Melrose Place
 
Matt McCoy

Matt McCoy

Matt McCoy

  • LA Confidential
  • The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
  • Seinfeld
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • We Got It Made
  • Big Love
  • CSI
Kim Basinger

Kim Basinger

Kim Basinger

“I studied and received my basic technique from Bill Alderson of the Neighborhood Playhouse.”

  • 8 Mile
  • Batman
  • My Stepmother Is An Alien
  • The Natural
  • Awards: Academy Award-Best Supporting Actress: LA Confidential
  • Nominations: BAFTA, Golden Globes, SAG
 
Jennifer Grey

Jennifer Grey

 

Jennifer Grey

“Bill Alderson was my teacher for two years. He instilled in me the tools that allow me to live truthfully under imaginary circumstances.”

  • Dirty Dancing
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Red Dawn
  • It’s Like, You Know...
  • Bounce
  • John From Cincinnati
  • It's Like, You Know