Source: http://www.zap2it.com/tv/news/zap-themolecontestants,0,4201482.story?track=rssMeet 'The Mole' and 11 Other Players
Resurrected ABC reality show premieres June 2
They are scientists, doctors, machinists and models. And one of them is a saboteur.
ABC has revealed the identities of the 12 contestants on its resurrected reality show "The Mole," which returns to the air on June 2 after a four-year absence (it's been six years since the last non-celebrity version).
The series, hosted by Jon Kelley, will kick off in Chile, where contestants will have to jump over the edge of a waterfall, among other challenges. And, as in past incarnations, one of the 12 players is the Mole, secretly working to foil the plans of the other contestants. As with the previous editions, the player who knows the least about the Mole in each episode is eliminated, and the winner stands to pocket $500,000.
The 12 players range in age from 24 to 60 and include a neuroscientist, a restaurant manager, a retiree and a musician. Viewers will have to figure out for themselves just who the Mole is, however; ABC is promising a heavy online presence for the show so viewers can play along.
Your "Mole" contestants are:
Hometown: Haverford, Pa.
Fun fact from ABC bio: Considers himself an expert marksman.
Hometown: St. Louis
Fun fact from ABC bio: Has worked as a UFC "ring girl."
Occupation: Restaurant manager
Fun fact from ABC bio: Used to host "Mole" viewing parties.
Occupation: Criminal litigation attorney
Fun fact from ABC bio: Says he suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Hometown: San Diego
Occupation: Graphic designer
Fun fact from ABC bio: Has done disaster relief work in Thailand and Turkey.
Hometown: Santa Monica, Calif.
Fun fact from ABC bio: Engaged in Parkinson's research at UCLA.
Hometown: Whitefish, Mont.
Fun fact from ABC bio: Adopted two kids and raised them on her own after her husband died.
Hometown: Corona, Calif.
Occupation: Stay-at-home mom
Fun fact from ABC bio: Speaks fluent Spanish.
Hometown: Mukwonago, Wis.
Occupation: High school history teacher/soccer coach
Fun fact from ABC bio: Has seen all previous seasons of "The Mole."
Fun fact from ABC bio: Has no problem being considered a "diva."
Hometown: Yonkers, N.Y.
Fun fact from ABC bio: Father worked for a company that made spy gadgets.
Hometown: Bishop, Texas
Occupation: Retail manager
Fun fact from ABC bio: Former beauty pageant contestant.