Peyton Reed

Peyton Reed
A native of Raleigh and a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Peyton Reed began his career as an editor at Zaloom-Mayfield Productions. On the strength of his award-winning short "Almost Beat," he began writing and directing for the company as well. He directed numerous behind-the-scenes documentaries, including "The Secrets of Back to the Future Trilogy," "Through the Eyes of Forrest...

Yeardley Smith

Yeardley Smith
Though few might recognize her face, actress Yeardley Smith was known the world over as soon as she opened her mouth. As the voice of one of television's most beloved characters, Lisa Simpson, on the groundbreaking comedy, "The Simpsons" (Fox, 1989- ), Smith became part of a pop-culture institution.