'Secrets of a Gold Digger Killer' Full Cast List: Meet Lifetime film actors
'Secrets of a Gold Digger Killer' is based on a true story that shows how an unhappy marriage of a waitress leads to infidelity and murder
'Secrets of a Gold Digger Killer', which will soon premiere on Lifetime, follows a story that begins with marrying for money and leads to a murder plot. Celeste (Julie Benz), an attractive waitress, seduces a 70-year-old widow Steven Beard (Eli Gabay), who has made his millions as a broadcast executive, only to seduce another woman Tracey (Justine Warrington) when Celeste is admitted for depression to a mental health facility. Knowing that Celeste will inherit his millions, the two lovers decide to plot his murder to have their chance at a better life together.
'Secrets of a Gold Digger Killer' has been inspired by true events, according to a Lifetime synopsis, and if you enjoy films in this vein, you will probably enjoy other Lifetime films such as 'Gone Mom: The Disappearance of Jennifer Dulos and 'Girl in the Basement'.
Julie Benz as Celeste
Julie Benz plays Celeste, a woman who is looking for a ticket to a better life, and she flirts with all the eligible wealthy men who come into the country club where she works. Her seductive ways finally have the desired effect on a 70-year-old multimillionaire Steven who showers Celeste with all the fine things in life. Celeste however has troubles with depression and she meets Tracey at a mental health facility. Celeste convinces Tracey that the only way they could be together would be by murdering Steven.
Julie Benz is a popular face on the small screen and has acted in several shows such as 'Desperate Housewives' and 'Roswell'. However, she is perhaps best known for her role as Darla on 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer'. Her film career has included roles in projects such as 'Jawbreaker' 'The Brothers', 'Rambo' and 'The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day'.
Eli Gabay as Steven Beard
Eli Gabay plays 70-year-old Steven Beard, the multi-millionaire who falls for Celeste's charms to his detriment. Actor Eli Gabay has been a part of films such as 'The Edge', starring Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin, and more recently 'The Art Of Racing in the Rain' which stars Milo Ventimiglia, in a heartwarming tale of the bond an aspiring Formula One race car driver shares with his golden retriever Enzo.
Justine Warrington as Tracey
Justine Warrington stars as Tracey, who Celeste seduces and also convinces to plot the murder of Steven. Justine Warrington is known for her roles in films such as 'Dragged Across Concrete', Johnny Depp-starrer 'The Professor' and the sci-fi comedy short film 'Earthlickers'.
Who are the other stars?
'Secrets of a Gold Digger Killer' also stars Tanya Jade and Anthony Timpano.
'Secrets of a Gold Digger Killer' is directed by Robin Hays and executive produced by Barbara Lieberman and Howard Braunstein and premieres on Sunday, June, 13 at 8/7c. Catch the trailer here.