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You! Every day casting directors log into Hollywood OS® to find a specific person, certain "type," specialized skill, child, car, pet, photo double, stand-in or celebrity/political look-a-like. In a search, will "you" be found?


• Just moved here?

• Curious about the business?

• Union actor trying to make your health insurance?

• Looking to make extra money?

• Bored and retired?

Ever wanted to be in the movies or your favorite TV show? Well, you can, and it's simple. You don't need any experience or pricey headshots. You can be any type, any shape, any size, any ethnicity, and any age.

You've heard of "extra work" (politically correct term "background acting"), but you don't how to get started or where to begin. It that's the case, you've come to the right place! If you are looking for casting information for work as a background actor, stand-in, photo double, and other random acting opportunities, welcome to Hollywood OS®!


Are you a "regular" stand-in for a particular actor?  Do you have experience?

Everyday casting directors log in to find someone specific. If you do not have a updated profile, you will not be found. Don’t miss a casting opportunity!

Photo Doubles

Have you photo doubled an actor? Backside? Frontside? Nose?

Be a name dropper. List your credits on Hollywood OS® and be considered for the gig!


Do people say you look like “someone?”

Did you know that your photographs on Hollywood OS® are searchable to casting directors? Upload your best celebrity or political look-a-like pictures and be found. In a search, will you be found?


Does your child have a specific skill or an interest as an actor? Before spending wads of cash with some "talent scout" that approached you in the mall, consider "background acting" (extra work) as your starting point.

Minors from 1 month to 17 years old, all types and ethnicities are used on set and cast as background actors. If your child has a current work permit and Coogan account, they are ready to work, test the waters and get started! 

Requirements for Minors:

1.) Current Work Permit

2.) Coogan Account


New car? Old car? Upscale? Vintage? Classic? Beater? See the cars while watching your favorite movie or TV show? (Even average, everyday cars are cast on "car calls.")

If you have a mode of transportation that is unique and specific, get it on file!


Does your "best friend" have movie star quality? Can they take direction well? Do they display a good temperament? If your pet has a current license, get your little buddy registered for some background work!

Even your pet can make some "extra" money!

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New faces are needed every day. Whether you are a character actor, a model, a background actor, or have a child you'd like to get into "the biz," casting directors using the Hollywood Operating System® are searching for your “type.”

For more than 16 years, Hollywood Operating System® has been the innovative force revolutionizing the casting industry. Casting directors are now able to cast with ease, utilizing our system to locate actors, background actors, kids, pets, and cars of any specific characteristic, attribute, or capability.
The efficiency of the Hollywood OS® website has single-handedly changed the way casting is done. No more headshots, no more hard copy files, no more messengering over packages at the last minute. The system is electronic and instant. This interactive website is yet another means for casting directors and talent to connect, communicate, and get work.

New to Hollywood OS®?

Sign up in minutes and begin reviewing casting information. Once your online account is completed, your profile will be automatically be placed into our search engine and database. There, qualified casting directors will be able to view your contact information, statistics and photographs when they are casting or searching for your "type."

Talent With Previous Accounts!

Think you've had an account on Hollywood OS® before?

Not a current subscriber, but would like to update your information or photo on your profile? No problem.  

Here's a little intel on how how previous accounts work...


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Office Hours:
For our Summer office hours, give us a holler at (310) 289-9400 for updated dates and times or drop us an e-mail at info(at)

Photos if you need them scanned and uploaded for your profile.

If you are coming in specifically for us to take your picture, please do NOT wear the color white, as your photo will be taken against a white backdrop. Be sure to dress in your most marketable look! Ultimately, casting directors prefer the photos WE take of you. They are what you really look like. (Our reputation is on the line if you don’t really look like your airbrushed photos from 1989.)

What PDF Print E-mail
The type of projects you could work on:

• Film
• Television

• Commercials
• Music Videos
• Print
• Infomercials
• Industrials
• Interstitials
• Webisodes
• Non-Union

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There are two ways to get started and set up your subscription.

1.) Directly online.

2.) In person at our Burbank, California office.

Office Location:
Hollywood OS® is located at 3108 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91505. We are between Hollywood Way and Buena Vista Street in Burbank, California.



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