Elizabeth Gorcey was born in Long Branch, New Jersey. After winning several awards for her art and acting in such films as FOOTLOOSE, TEENWOLF and TV Shows -HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN, BEAUTY & THE BEAST, MAX HEADROOM, Ms. Gorcey dove into work behind the show business scenes, which included directing and producing.
ADOPTING GINNY was Elizabeth‚ documentary directorial debut, winning many honorable mentions at festivals and featured on CNN.
Ms. Gorcey completed THE ACTORS LIFE, in which she is a producer, working along with documentary filmmaker, Chuck Workman (Oscar winning director). She is in the editing phases of a documentary she has directed and produced, HOW OLD IS OLD?, which features Judge Judy, Tony Curtis, Doris Roberts and Tony Bennett.
The award winning, BREAST PUMP & BLENDER(B&B) marks Ms. Gorcey’s narrative directorial debut. B&B won Platinum Best Drama Short Picture at WorldFest Film Festival in Houston. Both stars of this picture, Justina Machado and Bryan Callen confirm that “Ms. Gorcey is a true actor’s director”. B&B was recognized at many festivals and went on to earn distribution. Other credits include JUST ANOTHER MAN’S STORY starring Doris Roberts.
Prior to this Ms. Gorcey worked with Robert Yuhas Productions, producing and directing for A&E and Discovery Channel.
Production is not new to Ms. Gorcey, as she has been organizing,raising funds and bringing about awareness for years with her nonprofit art program for terminally ill children, titled CARING STROKES. Ms. Gorcey raised hundreds of thousand of dollars from folks like Geffen Records, Southern California Edison, Mattel Foundation, etc., for LAC+USC County Medical Center, which was just one of the hospital facilities she ran the CARING STROKES ART PROGRAM from.
LIV ON LIFE (LOL), a children’s book series that Elizabeth is working with her daughter, Olivia, will soon be released.
A woman who believes in trusting her own instincts, as well as, giving something back to the community and the world. Creating is nourishment for my soul‚ affirms Ms. Gorcey.