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|Created by||Michael Caruso|
|Written by||Michael Caruso|
|Directed by||Kelley Portier|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||4|
|No. of episodes||28 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Michael Caruso|
Barbara Caruso (co-exec)|
|Original release||April 28, 2011 – March 20, 2014|
DeVanity is a soap opera web series which ran from April 28, 2011 to March 20, 2014. Created, written and executive produced by Michael Caruso, the series is available for streaming at www.DeVanity.com.
Richard DeVanity, patriarch of the wealthy and dysfunctional DeVanity family of Los Angeles, has been murdered by his psychotic lover. Now Jason DeVanity and his siblings must struggle to keep their father's renowned jewelry empire from crumbling around them.
- Michael Caruso as Jason DeVanity (seasons 1–4)
- Alexis Zibolis as Lara Muller DeVanity (seasons 1–4)
- Katie Caprio as Bianca DeVanity Roth Regis (seasons 1–4)
- Mike Dirksen as Alexander Roth (seasons 1–4)
- Erin Christine Buckley as Jackie DeVanity Crowne (season 1–season 3)
- Katie Apicella as Dr. Portia Muller Roth Regis (seasons 2–4)
- Chris Parke as Byron DeVanity #1 (season 1)
- Kyle Lowder as Andrew Regis (seasons 2–4)
- Jason Christopher as Byron DeVanity #2 (season 2)
- Jaclyn Lyons as Isabelle Roth DeVanity #2 (seasons 3–4)
- John Brody as Dr. Sebastian Crowne (season 2)
- Tiffany Michelle as Scarlett Kane-Devanity (season 4)
- Robin Riker as Angelica Roth (seasons 2–4)
- Gordon Thomson as Preston Regis (seasons 3–4)
- Maxwell Caulfield as Richard DeVanity (seasons 3–4)
- Arianne Zucker as Julia Regis (seasons 3–4)
- Charlene Tilton as Francesca DeVanity (seasons 3–4)
- Steve Kanaly as Charles Kane (season 4)
- Andrea Evans as Vivian Price (season 4)
- Sheree J. Wilson as Claudia Muller (season 4)
Production and broadcast
In 2014, DeVanity was nominated Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding New Approaches - Drama Series. In 2015, Andrea Evans was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Performer in a New Approaches Drama Series for her portrayal of Vivian Price.
DeVanity won Indie Intertube Awards for Best Soap Opera and Best Directing in a Soap Opera (Kelley Portier) in 2011, and an Indie Soap Award for Best Writing in a Drama (Michael Caruso) in 2013. In 2015, the series won Indie Series Awards for Best Guest Actress in a Drama (Andrea Evans) and Best Production Design (Michael Caruso and Barbara Caruso).
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- Official website
- DeVanity on Facebook
- DeVanity at the Internet Movie Database
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