Besedka Johnson

Actor, Starlet (“Sadie”)
Nominated for: Robert Altman Award

Won the Special Jury Prize for Performance–SXSW Film Festival.

Besedka Johnson makes her acting debut in Starlet. A resident of Hollywood, CA since 1941, she has dreamed of acting ever since she was a child, when her father was a silent movie actor. Discovered at a YMCA gym in West Hollywood by executive producer Shih‐Ching Tsou and asked to audition for Sadie, Besedka quickly gained the confidence of the filmmakers and won the role.