Welcome to BTA® USA!
The British Talent Agency was born in the USA!
Explore our fabulous US clients
We are delighted to here present the cream of our US clients (with many more to be added soon).
These are either US-born or US-based clients – please see each client’s profile for details.
(alphabetised by first name)
As soon as we signed Aaron we quickly got him several bookings, including filming a sizable role on the now infamous unreleased DC movie ‘BATGIRL’, starring Leslie Grace, Brendan Fraser and Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons.
A TV a film veteran, previous credits include: Saturday Night Live; Jerry Maguire with Tom Cruise; The Mona Lisa Myth narrated by Morgan Freeman; Catch-22 starring George Clooney, Kyle Chandler and Hugh Laurie; and American Night with John Rhys Meyers and Emile Hirsch. Along with They Talk with Rocio Morales, and 3 seasons of the Disney TV show Penny on MARS.
"Ryan and the team at BTA® offer a very high number of auditions. And the quality and spectrum of the projects is vast. Never have I encountered so many interesting - and BIG - opportunities in so little time. And Ryan handles everything fast, friendly and efficient. It's been a very exciting ride! Grazie!"
Aaron was born in the USA and has Italian residency.
Alex Josef Bentley is a Middle Eastern-American actor and producer who was born in San Diego, California and grew up in the Middle East. Before his film and television career, he played college and semi-professional baseball in Mexico, the U.S and Europe.
While playing college baseball in San Diego and pursuing a career in the MLB, Bentley landed his first role, ironically as a San Diego Padres player on FOX’s Pitch. The featured extra role became his cathartic transition from baseball to acting. Since hanging up his cleats, Bentley has booked roles in Beckman (Universal), opposite Brighton Sharbino and Billy Baldwin, Pam and Tommy (Hulu), opposite Sebastian Stan, Tell It Like A Woman, opposite Jennifer Hudson and 80 for Brady (Paramount), opposite Jane Fonda and Sally Field.
Brenna is originally from Portland, Oregon. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre & Drama at Grand Canyon University 2016. There she studied with UCB and Second City trained improvisers and worked on several different commercial campaigns with Manley Films.
Brenna traded in her life in the sun to move to cloudy London in 2017. She received an MFA in Acting from East 15 Acting School in 2019. During her time there, she was able to train with the Globe Higher Education Program, where she portrayed Lady Macbeth. Recent projects include Asking For It and the Stories from Home short-play series with Little Lion Theatre Company.
She has bases on both the West and East coasts of the states, and she has the right to work in the UK.
Brenna was born in the USA and has a UK residency permit – she lives in London.
CAROL ANNE WATTS
Carol Anne is managed worldwide by BTA®. An award-winning Hollywood-based actress, her performance in the feature film Redneck Roots won her two international film festival awards for Best Supporting Actress along with a further nomination for Best Actress.
Notable television credits include: A Way Back Home, Killer Women, Red Band Society, and Vice Principals. She has appeared in numerous feature films including Traded and Ant-Man, and plays the leading roles in the forthcoming action features Aim and Final Imprint.
Carol Anne has trained in hand-to-hand combat for over 9 years.
Born in Heidelberg, Germany, Clifton studied acting at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, where he earned the faculty's Theatrical Promise Award, as well as the Bobby Chandler Award for Excellence in Theatre. After limited success working as a non-union actor in Washington, D.C., Duncan decided to further his training at the New York University's prestigious Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts.
After completing his training at NYU, Duncan spent a decade building an extraordinarily diverse body of theatrical work Off-Broadway and at many of the top theaters in the United States, until making his Broadway debut as Robert Grove in the replacement cast of the beloved British farce, The Play that Goes Wrong.
During the run of The Play that Goes Wrong, Duncan appeared in City Center Encores' revue Hey, Look Me Over!, where his rendition of the Frank Loesser ballad Never Will I Marry (first made famous by Anthony Perkins) firmly established him among the first rank of New York City's singing actors.
BTA® is delighted to be Clifton's sole agency, representing him worldwide.
Clifton Duncan as Robert Grove in Broadway's 'The Play that Goes Wrong' (Lyceum Theatre, New York)
Bouncing between LA and London, Doug is known for his riveting performances in films and TV shows such as Code Black, The Babysitter and The Spectacular Now, among many others.
Known for her portrayal of series regular Jennifer Rappaport on ABC's One Life to Live, Jessica has cultivated her career as the leading lady in various television shows and independent films. Also making a memorable appearance in Universal's theatrical success Role Models.
Jessica has recently been the star of Lifetime TV's hit movie The Wrong Student and has also had strong guest starring roles on popular primetime shows, including Fox's Rosewood and TNT's Perception.
Jessica stands out as an actress who conveys honesty and depth through all of the characters she plays and has also discovered her passion for screenwriting.
Dr Lori Beth Bisbey
Dr. Bisbey is an Accredited Advanced GSRD (gender, sex, relationship diversity) Therapist (Pink Therapy), sex & intimacy coach, and registered psychologist. UK viewers may have recently seen Dr. Lori in the Channel 4 show 'Open House', in which Dr. Lori featured prominently in every episode as the resident Specialist Relationship Therapist.
Actor, Comedian, Puppeteer, Ventriloquist, Director, Writer... Michael has toured with Lewis Black, Joan Rivers, Lisa Lampanelli, Margaret Cho, Jeff Foxworthy, Rita Rudner, Phyllis Diller, Drew Carey, Wynonna Judd, James Brown, The Pointer Sisters, and more. His credits include: The Tonight Show, The Grammy Awards, Sex and the City, America’s Got Talent, Sesame Street, The Ten co-starring with Paul Rudd & Winona Ryder, 27 Dresses opposite Katherine Heigl and with Kevin Spacey in The Ventriloquist. Voicing and puppeteering for Jim Henson Productions, Saturday Night Live, Dick Clark, MTV, Walt Disney Productions, and numerous national commercial campaigns.
After an audience with Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II he garnered Atlantic City Magazine’s “Act of the Year” and in recent years has written or directed for Robert DeNiro, Sheri Polo, John Travolta, “Real Time with Bill Maher,” “The Friar’s Roasts,” coverage writing for numerous stage and television productions along with editorials for The Huffington Post, USA Today, LaughSpin and his critically acclaimed book, Breaking Out of Show Business (Post Hill Publishing).
Another Brit doing well bouncing between London and L.A. - Nichola's past t.v. credits include guest stars on, America’s Got Talent, Transparent (playing opposite Actresses Gaby Hoffman and Amy Landecker) and Hot in Cleveland (playing opposite Betty White).
In England, Nichola's credits include the BBC shows The Hour and What Remains as well as a featured role in the Bond film, Skyfall, along with various West End theatre productions. Feature films also include a leading role in Altered Perception. Nichola trained at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London.
Nicholle Tom has been a profile name in Hollywood since the 90's when she was propelled to fame with her role as Ryce Newton in Beethoven (1992, Universal Pictures) and Beethoven's 2nd (1993, Universal Pictures). Nicholle then became known for her role as Maggie Sheffield on the hit CBS TV series, The Nanny (1993-1999), for which she was nominated for 5 acting awards.
Further credits include notable roles in feature films such as Panic (2000, Artisan Entertainment) starring William H. Macy and Donald Sutherland, The Princess Diaries (2001, Walt Disney Pictures), starring Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews, along with numerous roles in high profile TV shows such as Masters of Sex, About A Boy, Gotham, Survivor's Remorse and Hollywood Darlings. Nicholle is also known for voicing Supergirl in the DC Animated Universe.
A seasoned expert in both comedy and drama, Nicholle is revered for her gritty realism and selfless commitment to her roles.
Starting his entertainment career as a model in Europe, Rib worked for designers and publications such as Versace, Armani, Hugo Boss, Ferré, Vogue, GQ, Esquire and Men's Health, and featured in many national and international commercials and campaigns.
Rib has since found success as an actor in Hollywood with credits including the ABC soap opera, Port Charles and prime-time appearances in dozens of television shows, including, Ugly Betty, Two and a Half Men, CSI, Melissa and Joey, Bull, Eve, Angel and Modern Family.
Rib has also found success on the silver screen, playing roles in films such as, Grooms Cake, Birthday Cake, Taos, Propiedad Ajena, Life's a Beach, etc. His latest credits in films released on Netflix & Amazon include Cowboys vs. Dinosaurs, Doggone Christmas, Timber The Treasure Dog & Shockwave.
German-born Sarah Navratil has had great success since moving to Los Angeles, and can currently be seen as a series regular on MGM’s new series, Stargate Origins. You can also catch her in Starz new show, Counterpart and CW’s Pretty Little Liars. Sarah has also found success on the silver screen with indie darlings like Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine, Nothing Like the Sun and Barbie’s Kenny.
Favourite theater credits include the premier of The Death and Life of Mary Jo Kopechne, Frankenstein, Some Girl(s), the West Coast premiere of Key Change and award winning fringe show Disrupted.
Sarah was born in Germany and is a permanent US citizen - she lives in the USA.
SEAN MICHAEL GUESS
Launching his acting career on the silver screen with a supporting role in Paramount Pictures iconic Wayne’s World 2 (playing opposite Mike Myers, Dana Carvey and Chris Farley), Sean continued his stellar comedy improv rise in Hollywood being cast in Universal Pictures Land Of The Lost (playing opposite Will Ferrell and Danny McBride) for which he endured five hours of prosthetic attachments in the make up chair every day to transform into the Elder Pakuni.
Strong dramatic versatility landed him parts as the baddie on TV in the critically acclaimed shows True Blood (HBO), J.J. Abraham’s Felicity (WB), and The Young & The Restless (CBS). More high profile credits include Grounded For Life (Fox), Awake (NBC), Savannah (WB) and Power Rangers Lost Galaxy (Fox).
Working prolifically, Sean also stars in the cult-classic Almost Sharkproof (playing opposite John Lovitz), appears in music videos for The Smashing Pumpkins, Rob Zombie, Britney Spheres, and plays the lead in numerous national U.S. adverts, most notably in Sprints Super Bowl commercial as Sketchy Jeff which led to #sketchyjeff trending on Twitter.
His multi-instrumental/singing talent transcends into the music industry under the stage name Y, where he’s been the solo acoustic opening act on U.S./European tours for Joseph Arthur (Real World Records) and The Magic Numbers (Heavenly Records).
Born in the USA, Sean is primarily based in Los Angeles and occasionally in London.
Steve was born in Long Beach, California. Early in his career, Steve guest-starred in multiple episodes of SeaQuest 2032, Pointman and Unsolved Mysteries as well as Tom Hanks' HBO award-winning mini-series From the Earth to the Moon and the USA original movie Perfect Crime with Mitzi Kapture.
More recently, Steve portrayed Pope Pius V in Queens, a historical mini-series filmed in Spain & Scotland that tells the story of the fight for power between Elizabeth l and Mary of Scotland. He was also Dermot Mulroney's hitman in Hanna. Other credits include En el corredor de la muerte; Inside; Leonor Watling and The Vineyard.
Having moved to Spain in 2008, Steven speaks fluent Spanish.
Steve was born in USA and is a permanent Spanish resident - he lives in Barcelona, Spain.