The Guest Book Cast Bios
Carly Jibson (@CarlyJibson)
Carly Jibson is a series regular on Greg Garcia's THE GUEST BOOK, airing on TBS. This fall, she will recur on season two of Tig Notaro's hit Amazon show ONE MISSISSIPPI. She has starred on Broadway in CRY BABY (Pepper Walker), HAIRSPRAY (Tracy Turnblad) Nat'l Tour, which she originated, Regional Theatre’s world premiere of JOHNNY BASEBALL, the world premiere of Andrew Lippa's ASPHALT BEACH, and the world premiere of CRASH NATION. She also co-starred in the UNAUTHORIZED PARODY MUSICAL OF SCREAM at The Rockwell with Sarah Hyland. Carly’s debut EP BEST OF ME can be found on iTunes.
Charlie Robinson has recurred on CBS's MOM and Disney's KC UNDERCOVER. Soon he can be seen starring in TBS’s THE GUEST BOOK. He won the Pasadena Playhouse’s FRED Award for the role of ‘Simon’ in Mark Lopez's THE WHIPPING MAN. He reprised that role for LATW's radio program, as well as South Coast Repertory and the Old Globe, for which he won the 2010 Image Theatre Award for Best Actor. He was the 2006 Ovation Award Winner for Best Actor in a play as ‘Troy’ in August Wilson’s FENCES. Charlie was also part of the winning ensemble for JITNEY and received a 2013 Theatre Image Award for his performance.
He is a veteran actor from Houston, Texas, and has studied at Studio 7 Workshop, the University of Houston and the Alley Repertory Theatre. He was acting VP of the Urban Theatre before he moved to Los Angeles and became a member of the Actors Studio. He has performed for years as a guest artist for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and countless other national theatres.
His films include APOCALYPSE NOW, THE RIVER, SET IT OFF, ANTWONE FISHER, EVEN MONEY, JACKSON, STEAM, NATURAL DISASTERS, SWEET KANDY, HOOVEY, MAYBE SOMEDAY, and RUSSELL MADNESS, as well as Ellen Gerstein's short COME AWAY WITH ME. On television, he has been a series regular on BUFFALO BILL, NIGHT COURT, LOVE & WAR, INK, and BUDDY FARO. He has also recurred on HART of DIXIE, THE GAME, THE QUAD, DISJOINTED, and HOME IMPROVEMENT. He has won two CAMIE Awards for his made-for-TV movie roles in MISS LETTIE AND ME and SECRET SANTA.
Charlie is married to Dolorita Noonan-Robinson and father to Luca, Christian, and Charlie. He has seven grandchildren and is a dog-dad to Nala.
Kellie Martin (@Kellie_Martin)
Officer Kimberly Leahy
While Kellie Martin has garnered many acting credits, she is probably still most fondly remembered for her work as ‘Becca Thacher’ in the popular ABC series LIFE GOES ON for which she received an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actress. From there, Martin played the title role in CBS’s drama CHRISTY. Martin also played medical student ‘Lucy Knight’ on NBC's ER from 1998-2000. She will next be seen on the new TBS series THE GUEST BOOK, premiering on August 3, 2017.
Martin’s television movie credits include Lifetime's upcoming, second installment of HAILEY DEAN MYSTERIES; LIVE ONCE, DIE TWICE; CBS’s ABOUT SARAH, the story of an aspiring medical student with a developmentally disabled mother; ABC’s BREAKING FREE, in which she played a young deaf woman who flees her abusive parents; NBC’s HER LAST CHANCE, a drama about a teenager’s struggle to stay sober after rehab; Lifetime Television’s HIDDEN IN SILENCE, a critically-acclaimed drama about a young woman who saves thirteen Jews from certain death during the Holocaust; and A FRIEND TO DIE FOR, which ranked as the fourth highest television movie for the 1994-1995 season.
Among her feature film credits are OPEN HOUSE, MALIBU’S MOST WANTED, A GOOFY MOVIE, MATINEE, and TROOP BEVERLY HILLS.
In 1999, Martin took on a new role as national spokesperson for the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA). Drawing on her family’s experience (her sister Heather passed away at age 19 from complications of a misdiagnosed case of lupus), Martin works to raise awareness of autoimmune disease as a major women’s health issue. Among her activities: lobbying on Capitol Hill; participating in the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women 2000; and meeting with patients and family members to share her story. In 2001, Reader’s Digest named Martin a national “Health Hero” on its cover; and a year later, Lifetime Television’s INTIMATE PORTRAIT featured Martin and her work with AARDA. In 2003 Martin was honored with the Michael Wayne Public Service Award by Lupus LA.
In 2001, Martin graduated from Yale University with a degree in art history. In 2004, she was accepted to the AFI Directing Workshop for Women where she directed her first short film.
Lou Wilson is a series regular on Greg Garcia’s new half-hour series THE GUEST BOOK on TBS. A Los Angeles native, Lou studied acting and improvisation while attending Boston College; upon his return to LA he continued his training at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, where he was quickly embraced by the city's improv and sketch scene.
Lou can currently be seen in TWEEN FEST, a series for Verizon's Go90 network, and this fall, will be a major character in the Funny Or Die series AMERICAN VANDAL for Netflix. Lou will make his feature debut opposite Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, and Jonah Hill in HE WON'T GET FAR ON FOOT for director Gus Van Sant, and shortly thereafter, appear in the film SHOW DOGS opposite Will Arnett and Natasha Lyonne.