Unbroken: Path To Redemption

CAST & FILMMAKERS

Samuel Hunt

SAMUEL HUNT

Louis Zamperini

Chicago native Samuel Caleb Hunt moved to Los Angeles at age 19 to pursue acting. The youngest of four children, he loves the outdoors and credits his love of acting to his mother taking him to see summer Shakespeare productions at the local community park. After a wide range of independent films, Samuel was cast as Mouse, the ex-Army Ranger computer specialist on NBC's Chicago P.D.

MERRITT PATTERSON

MERRITT PATTERSON

Cynthia Zamperini

Born and raised in Whistler, British Columbia, Merritt Patterson started dancing competitively at age 11. Throughout high school she was also active in theatre and modeling, winning the 2006 Canadian Herbal Essences Teen Model Search. She made her television debut with a recurring role on ABC Family’s Kyle XY and followed that with film roles including PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF and THE HOLE. Recently, Merritt co-starred in the feature film RUFUS. Merritt is well known for her role of Ophelia in the series The Royals.

DAVID SAKURAI

DAVID SAKURAI

Wantanabe (The Bird)

Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, David Sakurai moved to Japan at 18 where he received his theatrical training and honed his skills in the indie film scene in Tokyo. He will be seen in the new movie FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDEWALD. A versatile actor, he has been cast in a variety of drama, comedy, and action roles. His roles include EASTERN ARMY, which earned him a Best Actor Award at the Danish Movie Battle Festival; IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE; LIZA, THE FOX-FAIRY; and ECHOES OF A RONIN.

WILL GRAHAM

WILL GRAHAM

Billy Graham

Will Graham, the grandson of Billy Graham and the oldest son of Franklin Graham, is the third generation of Grahams to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Will serves as vice president of the BGEA and as executive director of the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove in Asheville, N.C. He has held Celebrations—evangelistic outreaches—on six continents since 2006. A graduate of Liberty University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Will and his wife Kendra have two daughters and a son.

BOBBY CAMPO

BOBBY CAMPO

Pete Zamperini

Robert Joseph Camposecco, known professionally as Bobby Campo, launched his professional career in the television movie Vampire Bats in 2005. His growing number of film credits includes LEGALLY BLONDE and his breakout role in THE FINAL DESTINATION.

ROBERT GUNTON

ROBERT GUNTON

Major Zeigler

Robert Gunton is well known for his roles as Warden Samuel Norton in THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION and Dr. Walcott in PATCH ADAMS. Gunton played President Juan Peron in the original Broadway production of Evita, for which he received a Tony Award nomination. He also starred in the 1989 Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd and received a second Tony nomination. He was a series regular on 24 playing the Chief of Staff to the new president in the show's seventh season. He also appears in the series Daredevil.

MATTHEW BAER

MATTHEW BAER

Producer

Matthew Baer is the producer of UNBROKEN, based on Laura Hillenbrand’s best-selling book. Angelina Jolie directed UNBROKEN, which earned $163 million worldwide. Matt has also produced the character thriller MAGGIE; the indie film, THE BACHELORS; CITY BY THE SEA with Robert DeNiro, Frances McDormand and James Franco; VIEW FROM THE TOP with Gwyneth Paltrow and Mike Myers; JACK FROST with Michael Keaton; and THE REPLACEMENT KILLERS, He has produced three films with first-time directors.

HAROLD CRONK

HAROLD CRONK

Director

Harold Cronk has directed numerous films including GOD’S NOT DEAD, which won the GMA Dove Award for Inspirational Film of the Year. He’s the founding partner in 10 West Studios and EMC Productions. He won the Best Director Award at the Beverly Hills International Film Festival in 2006 for his film WAR PRAYER. He wrote and directed the films JERUSALEM COUNTDOWN and MICKEY MATSON AND THE COPPERHEAD CONSPIRACY. He also has extensive theatrical film credits in art direction and set design.

LUKE & LISA ZAMPERINI

LUKE & LISA ZAMPERINI

Executive Producer

Luke Zamperini is the only son of Louis and Cynthia Zamperini. As a child, Luke accompanied his father on Victory Boys Camp retreats, which gives Luke the knowledge and wisdom to keep Victory Boys Camp true to its original mission. Luke continues to make himself available for public speaking events where he tells his father’s story and shares his unique perspective on what made Louis the man he was. Luke currently holds the position of Chief Inspector for the City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety.

CYNTHIA ZAMPERINI GARRIS

CYNTHIA ZAMPERINI GARRIS

Executive Producer

Cynthia Zamperini Garris is the daughter of Louis and Cynthia Zamperini. An actress who was born in Hollywood, she is known for CRITTERS 2 (1988), SLEEPWALKERS (1992), and PSYCHO IV: THE BEGINNING (1990). She has been married to Mick Garris since 1982.