Dawna Lee Heising

BirthDay:

24 Aug 1953

Bio:

Dawna Lee Heising is a member of SAG-AFTRA. She is excited to be playing Marla in Aki Aleong's "The Final Chance"; Reita in Gregory Hatanaka's "Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance"; Joanna in Ted V. Mikels' "Ten Violent Women: Part Two"; The Oracle in Danica Fontaine's "Ethyrea: Code of the Brethren" and The Snakewoman in Mark Savage's "Circus of Dread". Dawna is the Vice President of Publicity for Mustard Seed Media Group and Aki Aleong.

Dawna is studying acting with Emily Heebner at South Coast Repertory, and with Michael Sewell and June Barfield. She belonged to Sal Romeo's Friends and Artists Theatre Group in Los Angeles for many years, and has appeared in numerous film, TV and theatre productions. She has trained with acting teachers Sal Romeo; Mark Majarian; Guy Stockwell; Tim Russ; Richard Hatch; and at Tepper-Gallegos; Cypress College; and U.C. Berkeley. Dawna won a 2013 EOTM Award for Outstanding Television Talk Show Host for "Eye on Entertainment", and won Best Actress for her role as Naomi Perkins in "After School Massacre" at the 2014 Mockfest Film Festival.

Dawna has an A.A. in Theatre Arts from Fullerton College, and has a B.S. in Business Management and MBA from Pepperdine University. She is the CEO of Eye on Excellence [TM] Productions and Eye on Excellence PR. Her uncle is famed Director of Photography Tak Fujimoto.

Dawna won Ms. World 2008; Ms. Universe 2009; Mrs. California United States 2000; Mrs. American Achievement 2001; Miss Celebrities of Social Media 2012; and Miss Galactic Film Festival 2014. In addition, she is a former Miss Los Angeles Chinatown; Miss Orange County Universe: Miss San Francisco Universe; and Miss California Hemisphere, among other titles. She has worked as a swimsuit model for Ujena; Venus Swimwear; and Catalina. She is trained in ballet and jazz dancing, Tae Kwon Do, kick boxing and pole dancing.
Filmography

Actor ( 114 credits )

Beyond the Void (2018) Samantha
i ZOMBIE (2018) Jayne Matthews
Careers: A Martial Arts Love Story (2018)
Circus of Dread (2018) The Snake Woman
Grizzled! (2017) HIker #1 / Female Activist / Mom / Local Woman / Ms Und
Shadow of the Monarch (2017) Agent Flambeau
Lake of Shadows (2017) Chrissie
Fearless Heart 1929 (2017) Pole dancer
Forgiven This Gun4hire (2017) Miss Jewel
Road to Hell (2017) Nadia
Meathook Massacre II (2017) Mother Dawna
White Slaves of K-Town (2017)
The Unhandymen (2017) Sheila
Shish Kabob (2017) Olga, Gago's girlfriend
Past Due (2016) Michelle Willoughby
You Found Me (2016) Faith Dowling
2 Jennifer (2016) Dawna
Paranormal Activity Security Squad (2016) Mrs. Lipschitz
Natural Born Filmmakers (2016) Donna
Ugly Shoes (2016) Honey
The Final Chance (2016) Lon Yet Lee
Swan Song (2016) Ella
The Girl in a Coma (2016) Coma Patient
Grim Weaver (2016) Debbie Cory
Ballet of Blood (2015) CJ
Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance (2015) Reita
Paranormal Extremes: Text Messages from the Dead (2015) Tara Turner
Paranormal Extremes: Text Messages from the Dead (2015) Tara Turner
Camp of the Damned (2015) Beth
Book of Choices (2015) Honora Turner
The Unhandyman (2015) Ariana
Audition Shorts (2015)  La Güera (1 episode, 2015)
Club Lingerie (2014) (rumored)
Deadly Punkettes (2014) Gladys Kang
Our RoboCop Remake (2014) Twins
After School Massacre (2014) Naomi Perkins
City Beat Live: Hollywood Entertainment News (2014)  Guest Host (1 episode, 2015)
Whitey (2014)  Cassandra (1 episode, 2015)
Mobster Kids (2013) Betty Baker
Monster & Me (2013) Donatella Versace
Fork You (2013) Pamela Forker
Slink (2013) Joan
Adults Only (2013) Brigitte
Roberto (2013) Dawna, the Pole Dancer
Awesome Girl Gang Street Fighter (2013) The Dragon
Creep Creepersin's Dracula (2013) Geraldine
Legend of the Red Reaper (2013)
Deadly Revisions (2013) Nurse Voorhees
Supreme Justice with Judge Karen (2013)  Felicia Fitzgerald (1 episode, 2013)
Ladies Like Us (2013)  Mom (1 episode, 2014)
Creeps Show (2013)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
Long Distance (2013)  Dandelion (1 episode, 2013)
Metropolitan Detective (2013)  Light Passions (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
EOTM Awards (2013)  Herself - Award Winner (2013) / ...
Boner (2012) Veronica
Tragedy of a Mother and Son (2012) Bartender
We're Always Like This (2012) Samantha
Bullets & Stilettos (2012) Candy
Unfinished Sonata (2012) Cynthia Horne
Meet the Moguls (2012) Beth
Waiting for Dracula (2012) Michelle
The Famous Joe Project (2012) Joie
All About Lizzie (2012)  Tina (1 episode, 2012)
Hollywood Inc. (2012)  Cinnamon (3 episodes)
Edge (2012)  Juliette Edge (1 episode, 2013)
Vigilante Project (2012)  Samantha (1 episode, 2012)
The Average Joe Matchmaker (2012)  Francesca (1 episode, 2012)
Lesbian Cops (2011) Angelica (uncredited)
Another Superhero Movie (2011) Lady Goldfist
Play by Play (2011) Sasha
Sketchers Comedy Special (2011) Beverly Hills Cougar
Law & Chicoban (2011) Agent D.O.N.N.A.
Meter Maids (2011)  Mrs. De Luca (1 episode, 2013)
MoreHorror in Hollywood (2011)  Herself - Host / ... (38 episodes, 2012-2014)
The Alien's Wife (2011)  Betty Styles-Grey (7 episodes, 2011)
Kam Kim Show (2011)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
The Audition (2011)  Sophia (1 episode, 2011)
A Worthy Gentleman (2010) Rhonda
War of Heaven (2010) Biker Babe
TinaQ's Celebrity Interviews (2010)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
The Later Show (2010)  Veronica Payne (unknown episodes)
Behind the Scenes: Callous (2010) Herself - Host
Actors Entertainment (2009)  Herself (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Outworld (2009)  Student
Chinaman's Chance: America's Other Slaves (2008) Bar Hostess
Mistaken Identity (2008) Pearl
Diversity News TV (2008)  Herself - Presenter / ... (1 episode, 2013)
Tales from Dark Fall (2008)  Bianca / ... (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
Forbidden Warrior (2005) Village Sorceress
Eye on Entertainment (2005)  Herself - Host / ... (218 episodes, 2005-2014)
Big Trouble in Little China (1986) Chinese Guard (uncredited)
The New Gidget (1986)  Governor of Hawaii's Wife (1 episode, 1986)
Jagged Edge (1985) Reporter (uncredited)
My Science Project (1985) Sorceress
Blade Runner (1982) Showgirl (uncredited)
St. Elsewhere (1982)  Nurse (uncredited) (1 episode, 1983)
Matt Houston (1982)  Lon Yet (1 episode, 1983)
Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982)  Tara (1 episode, 1982)
Bring 'Em Back Alive (1982)  Jade (1 episode, 1983)
Magnum, P.I. (1980)  Cleo the Snake Dancer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1988)
Fantasy Island (1977)  Miss Hawaii (1 episode, 1984)
General Hospital (1963)  Smuggler (1 episode, 1996)
Squeal: Blood Harvest (0) Creepy Granny
Pond Scum (0) Abby
Cowgirl Romance (0) Jenny Mae
Happy Ending (0) Alice
Satanicus (0) Donna
Tïtshïnglër (0) D.S. (rumored)
Dead Hamptons (0) Erinda
Carlos Dunn's Alanbane (0) Larissa
Garden Party Massacre (0) Melanie
Blood Tulip (0)
Once in a Lifetime: Just go for it! (0)
Copperhead Creek (0)

Producer ( 30 credits )

Careers: A Martial Arts Love Story (2018) executive producer
Shadow of the Monarch (2017) co-executive producer
The Unhandymen (2017) producer
Past Due (2016) producer
Natural Born Filmmakers (2016) executive producer
Ugly Shoes (2016) associate producer
Swan Song (2016) producer
Dead Maker (2016) producer
The Unhandyman (2015) executive producer
Vitals (2015) crowdfunding producer
The Visible Man (2014) co-producer
City Beat Live: Hollywood Entertainment News (2014) creative producer (6 episodes, 2015)
Fork You (2013) producer
Slink (2013) associate producer
Awesome Girl Gang Street Fighter (2013) producer
Creep Creepersin's Dracula (2013) producer
Gritty (2013) producer
Boner (2012) associate producer
Johnny V's Reality Stars (2012) producer
Bullets & Stilettos (2012) producer
Meet the Moguls (2012) producer
Waiting for Dracula (2012) producer
Edge (2012) executive producer (1 episode, 2013)
Another Superhero Movie (2011) associate producer
MoreHorror in Hollywood (2011) executive producer (39 episodes, 2012-2014)
The Alien's Wife (2011) producer (7 episodes, 2011)
Eye on Entertainment (2005) executive producer (216 episodes, 2005-2014)
Satanicus (0) co-producer
Paranormal Ghost Hunters Case Files: Bam the Ghost (0) producer
Operation A&E (0) executive producer

Writer ( 3 credits )

City Beat Live: Hollywood Entertainment News (2014) (6 episodes, 2015)
MoreHorror in Hollywood (2011) (37 episodes, 2012-2014)
Eye on Entertainment (2005) (creator) (51 episodes, 2011-2014)

Director ( 3 credits )

City Beat Live: Hollywood Entertainment News (2014) (2 episodes, 2015)
MoreHorror in Hollywood (2011) (2 episodes, 2012)
Eye on Entertainment (2005) (5 episodes, 2012-2014)