No one expected Barley to have an encounter with the Messiah.
Ron Marasco is a professor in the College of Communication and
Fine Arts at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
His first book, "Notes to an Actor," was named by the American
Library Association an Outstanding Book of 2008.
His second book, "About Grief," has been translated into
multiple languages, and he is currently completing a book on
Shakespeare's sonnets. He has acted extensively on TV-from
"Lost" to "West Wing" to "Entourage" to originating the role of
Mr. Casper on "Freaks and Geeks"-
and appeared opposite screen legend Kirk Douglas in the
movie "Illusion," for which he also wrote the screenplay.
Most recently, he has played the recurring role of Judge Grove
on "Major Crimes." He has a BA from Fordham at Lincoln Center
and an MA and Ph. D. from UCLA.