Cali Rossen’s rising star began in the 90’s when she was discovered by C.J., a casting director for Shirley Abrams Casting in Dallas, TX. She booked her film debut in dual roles in the Italian film, The Doors of the Unknown shot on location in Chiavari, Italy in June 2000.
In 2001 Cali was cast in a Reality TV Pilot, Actors Reel World in Los Angeles. On her days off from filming, she worked background jobs & one day booked as a bailiff on the Ally McBeal television show, she was offered a sweet deal for a guest house she couldn’t refuse, and made the move permanent.
Once Cali was settled in LA she co-founded a film & music production company & learned much from that experience. She’s produced many film projects & acted in more than 20 films, many television shows, and stage productions. Amongst the films she produced was, The Sand Castle, co-starring with multi-Emmy Award winner Ed Asner.
In The Hollywood Quad, she co-starred with Emmy Award winner Bryan Cranston & Jim Troesh with a talented ensemble cast. Sadly, Jim Troesh passed away before the show was aired.
Cali is co-star & co-executive producer in 3 Orbs of Light, a Sci-Fi/Fantasy pilot presentation, currently in development. It is Executive Produced by Phillip Kim Marra, and Written and Directed by Minoti Vaishnav. The series can be described as “Charmed meets Doctor Who”. The series stars Rachel Bailit (Festival in Cannes, Sugar Happens), Corinne LeClaire (My Mother’s Hairdo), and Robert Weiner (The Dinner, Off Leash).
Many film projects in various stages of development.
Cali’s vision is to be an outstanding artist in her works as an actress, filmmaker, painter, singer, writer, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Her commitment is to heal & inspire in all she does.
Photographer: Ken Lee
Jewelry: Carol Lynn Sweets
“Go without or go within and go beyond” – Cali T. Rossen