25 Texas Leading Men

Not only do they have the acting chops to hold on their own among the best in the industry... they have great talents as producers, directors, and writers! Everything is bigger and better in Texas, and these men make Texas proud!
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Brad Hawkins
Actor, Boyhood
From starring in a #1-rated, syndicated children's television show, to 2 Top Ten country music videos, and a supporting role in the critically acclaimed Richard Linklater film, Boyhood, actor/recording artist Brad Hawkins has covered some ground in his career. A native of Dallas, Texas, he began his acting career in 1994 with the lead role in the children's television series V.R. Troopers...
 
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Bryan Massey
Bryan Massey was born in Pontiac, Michigan but moved to Dallas, Texas when he was just 7 years old. He began his illustrious acting career at the tender age of 9 when he made the local paper by winning the 5th grade talent show lip syncing to Steve Martin's "King Tut." At the age of 13, Bryan showed an interest in cartooning and filmmaking...
 
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Frank Mosley
Frank Mosley is an alumnus of the 2015 Berlinale Talents, a recipient of the 2015 Oak Cliff Film Festival Production Grant, and a selected participant of the 2016 Auteur Workshop, a ten day study with master filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami held in Cuba and hosted through Black Factory Cinema and Escuela Internactional de Cine y TV in San Antonio de los Banos (EICTV)...
 
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Stephen Brodie
Stephen Brodie was born and raised in Dallas, Texas, and is the oldest of three children. Growing up, he was an avid reader, and from an early age, he began to write short stories and poetry. Stephen was always creatively and artistically-inclined, and although he dreamt of acting, singing, and performing his poetry live...
 
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Larry Jack Dotson
Actor, Bernie
Larry was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and has been married to actress/teacher, Tracy Dotson, since 1984. Always a performer at heart, he was often involved in school and church productions as a young man. Larry traveled the country as lead singer and front man for a quartet for almost 20 years...
 
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Kelly O'Neil Jackson
Kelly O'Neil Jackson was born in Iowa City, Iowa in 1966, but actually started his life in the town of Waterloo. His performing abilities first emerged at the age of 6 when he won an audition to appear with "The Young Americans" on a stage- with "Big Bird" from Sesame Street making a guest appearance...
 
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Charles Baker
Born February 27, 1971 in Washington, DC and raised in Hawaii, Charles has lived a life most people write books about. The son of an army colonel, whose father was written up in the Los Angeles Times in 1994 by Robin Wright, Charles traveled the world by the time he was 17. He's lived in England, Israel...
 
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Tim Taylor
Tim Taylor is an character actor born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. and now based in Dallas, TX. He has an ever growing list of roles in film, TV and commercials. Tim was a professional stand-up comic for 10 years performing at comedy clubs across the USA and performed on several network TV shows. Tim studied acting at the School Of Drama at Carnegie Mellon and The Pennsylvania Actor's Outlet.
 
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Andrew Sensenig
Actor, Powers
Andrew Sensenig was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and spent most of his youth in Central Illinois. Thanks to several inspirational teachers and mentors in public schools, Andy was introduced to acting and music at a young age, leading to a multitude of award-winning theatrical and musical achievements...
 
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Shane Land
Shane Land was born and raised in Kerrville, Texas before moving to Dallas, Texas. He was introduced to acting by Rich Christensen, whose persistence, coaching and work ethic molded Shane with positive acting traits early on. Despite a later start, Shane has always been fascinated by acting. Shane started...
 
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Gerardo Davila
Actor, Six
Gerardo Davila was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico and grew up in Garland, Tx. In his late teens he used his music background and formed a rap group called Latin Royalty that was an opening act around the Dallas scene. He gave up his musical aspirations as a young adult and began his acting career at the age of 29 jumping right into theatre at Teatro Dallas...
 
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Nate Rubin
Actor, Super
 
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Frederic Doss
Fred is a born entertainer, but did not discover acting until his senior year in High School. After studying theater in college at Missouri Southern State University, he eventually earned a bachelor's degree in sociology, got married and shortly after 9/11 joined the US Air Force. It wasn't until 2006...
 
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Benjamin Dane
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Benjamin attended the High School For Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) where he studied art, not drama. However, after a stint as a vet's assistant, he promptly switched enrolment to The High School for Health Professions. With an intense love for art and design...
 
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Jim Blumetti
Born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio, Jim stumbled into acting in 1987 while operating a business consulting practice, when a friend suggested he take an acting class to improve his poise and speaking skills. He took that advice and was hooked on the craft from then on. His passion now includes writing, directing and filmmaking. He has written, directed, produced and co-produced several projects...
 
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Edgar Arreola
Actor, Sicario
Biography Edgar Arreola (born September 11) is the oldest of three children from a traditional Mexican Family in. He started his acting career in 2003 and has participated in numerous projects. Winner of best actor award EDOC2007 (Manuel) in Worth the Fall which was played at the Cannes Film Festival, short corner...