A working professional actress since the age of fourteen, Gayla has appeared across all platforms of the industry. Her Actor’s Equity theater credits range from off-Broadway to regional productions in Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York. A seasoned veteran of the stage, she boast a resume which includes one hundred and forty-eight musicals and plays.
Her independent film credits include @URFrenz, written and directed by Jeff Phillips and produced by Sean McNamara (Soul Surfer), which went on to win awards as Best Film and Best Director at The Method Festival and received five other nominees including Gayla Goehl for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Debbie. LA Weekly said “The acting is fantastic, especially Gayla Goehl as Madison’s incredibly f#+&$ed up mom.”
Goehl can be seen in the upcoming films The Fibonacci Sequence (2017), Terri Rossio/Jocelyn Smanet’s Laboratory Conditions starring Marisa Tomei (2017), We Own The Sea (2017), To Disappear and Not Be Found (2016), and The Bomber’s Wife (2016). Her television credits include: House M.D., Charmed, and as a series regular in the pilots The Untitled Joe Franklin Pilot, Mars Sucks, and Pop Noir.
Goehl has also appeared in over fifty commercials for such corporate brands as: K-Mart, Sears, Olive Garden, and Domino’s Pizza. Twenty industrial films for corporate brands: The FBI, Wal-Mart, and Abbott Pharmaceuticals.
As a voice-over artist, she can currently be heard in seven national Ancestry.com and Ancestry.ca commercials. Other voice-over credits include: Inside Edition, TGIFriday’s, City National Bank, and The New York Times. She appears as Great Aunt Shirley and other voices on the animated show Higgleytown Heroes. As a jingle and pitch singer she worked for ManMade Music, VTI Corporate, and Wade Hubbard Music and was the jingle singer for CBS’s ‘The Early Show‘. Goehl has also sung on several film scores.
As a television host, Gayla was the first face of the TV Guide Channel. Gayla was the entertainment host for the pilot for “Music News” as well serving as both correspondent/associate producer. Goehl interviewed and was correspondent for red carpet coverage for awards shows and up-fronts as well as industry events interviewing hundreds of celebrities. Goehl has also hosted both filmed and live corporate industrials for such corporate brands as Smith-Glaxo, Manoplax, and Nexxus.