List of current working actors (male) from the New Orleans, Louisiana area. This list is in no particular order, nor based on jobs worked, number of credits etc.
Born in Texas and raised in Louisiana, Judd Lormand is a true southerner who began acting at a young age. His participation in plays during Elementary and Middle School, and his competition in High School Speech and Drama tournaments would help prepare him for the film industry's eventual invasion of the Southeastern states...
Lance E. Nichols
Distinguished New Orleans actor, Lance Nichols, stars in the Emmy nominated HBO drama series TREME, which follows several New Orleans natives as they try to rebuild their lives after the devastation left behind by Hurricane Katrina. Nichols plays the dentist 'Larry Williams', supportive and devoted husband to 'LaDonna Baptiste-Williams' (Khandi Alexander) and loving father to his two stepchildren...
Kim was born in Houston, Texas. He caught the acting bug early at the tender age of 5. He grew up in the theater in Houston and started acting in films at age 16. He acted in Los Angeles for over 20 years as a professional actor where he Guest Starred on General Hospital, was on such sitcoms as "Perfect Strangers" as well as "Cheers" and "Star Trek Next Generation"...
Tom Bubrig is an American film, television, and stage actor from Louisiana. Tom's most recent movie role was in "When The Game Stands Tall" performing with Michael Chiklis and Jim Caviezel. Tom recently filmed a co-staring role on the CW series, "Star-Crossed". He also recently performed in the upcoming independent feature films "Chosen" (André Leblanc...
Ian Joseph Somerhalder (born December 8, 1978) is an American actor, model and director. He is known for playing Boone Carlyle in the TV drama Lost and Damon Salvatore in The CW's supernatural drama The Vampire Diaries. Somerhalder was born and raised in Covington, Louisiana, the son of Edna, a massage therapist...
Christian Stokes was raised in East Texas and has worked steadily in show business for 20 years. He is an 8-year veteran of the Hollywood film scene, winning roles from such celebrated directors as Richard Linklater, Penelope Spheeris and LeVar Burton. Christian has performed with such actors as Jennifer Garner...
Garrett Kruithof, a native Louisianan, is a former hotel executive who began his career in film and television with a role on Memphis Beat. He has since appeared with roles in Burn Notice, Common Law, and Army Wives. Garrett's first feature film was "The Iceman", Garrett played, Stanley Kuklinski, the Polish father of the notorious serial killer, Richard Kuklinski (Michael Shannon)...
An intelligent, highly-capable actor, Sam Trammell made inroads on the New York stage while building an intriguing career in mostly independent features. He attended Brown University where he gravitated to acting in his senior year. Trammell made his film debut as an intern at a tabloid TV talk show...
Scott Allen Perry
Scott Allen Perry (a.k.a. SAP) first made a name for himself in the independent film world with his debut film, Side Effects
. The film has had successful festival runs, including screenings at the 2002 Taos Talking Pictures Film Festival, Cinequest, and the Nashville Independent Film Festival. Side Effects has received rave reviews and garnered several awards...
Actor Armando Leduc is featured in the Jim Caviezel, Michael Chiklis true-life sports drama, When the Game Stands Tall. Leduc also co-starred opposite Michael Dardant in the fraternity comedy, Last Spring Break, and has made his writing, directing and producing debut on Bourbon Whiz, a web series that will debut on the Dish Network...
Perry was born and raised in New Orleans, to Willie Maxine (Campbell) and Emmitt Perry, Sr. His mother was a church-goer and took Perry along with her once a week. His father was a carpenter and they had a very strained and abusive relationship, which led Perry to suffer from depression as a teenager...
Harry Connick Jr.
Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the son of Anita Frances (Levy), a lawyer and judge, and Harry Connick, Sr. (Joseph Harry Fowler Connick), who served as District Attorney of New Orleans from 1973 to 2003. His father is of Irish, English, and German ancestry...
David A Cole
David was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma to a nurse and a Navy man. He was adopted by his aunt when he was nine years old. New Orleans has been his home for the past twenty years. Before that, David lived in Colorado, California, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Alabama. Along the way, he learned medicine, piloting a plane, Information Technology, baseball and surfing.
Josh left his home in Louisiana and moved to California to pursue his passion for acting. One of the hurdles Josh has had to jump... over and over again... is the fact that he has Down Syndrome. Regardless of any disability, Josh will never let anything stop him from following his dreams. Josh has starred in various Television roles. His turn as 3-Eyed-Dog-Boy on American Misfits is a must see...
Skipper was born on Veterans Day on Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska to Paul & Margarita Landry. Soon after his father's enlistment was up and they all moved back to Baton Rouge, Louisiana and settled down. Medical issues kept him from attending most of elementary and middle school, but he was eventually was able to attended...
Stephen James Voice
Stephen James (full name Stephen James Smith) is a voice-over actor, coach, director, producer, and consultant originally from Birmingham, England, and now based in the heart of New Orleans, LA., where his studio and offices are located, and Biloxi, MS. Having been involved with occasional voice-over since the 70s...
Randy Roberts grew up in rural Louisiana before moving to New Orleans. His work as an actor has taken him on location in Brazil, Israel, Belgium, China and Morocco. Training with David, DuBos, Lance Nichols, Mona Lee Fultz, Terry Kiser, and Jesse Vint prepared Randy for his acting career. In 2016, he will be traveling to the Philippines for a role in a feature film being shot in Manila.
Seaun Carlo Boseda was born as 'Carlo Smith'. Raised in the town of Vidalia, Louisiana. Involved in film since 1998. Writer, producer, director and actor. Owner of indie film company, Black Sheep Cinema. Now residing in the city of New Orleans. Seaun developed a niche for writing horror/action and grindhouse stories.
Edward A. Chambers
Edward A Chambers was born in New Orleans, La. and moved to Napa, Ca. at the age of eleven. After a stint in the Navy, he moved back to Louisiana and was a police officer for twenty plus years. It was during that time he got the acting bug while working a bodyguard detail for Jackie Gleason during the filming of "The Toy" in Baton Rouge...
John Stephen Goodman is a U.S. film, television, and stage actor. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Virginia Roos (Loosmore), a waitress and saleswoman, and Leslie Francis Goodman, a postal worker who died when John was a small child. He is of English, Welsh, and German ancestry. John is best known for his role as Dan Conner on the television series Roseanne (1988-1997)...
Carl Weathers was born on January 14, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana. A famous and successful football star at San Diego State, he played with the Oakland Raiders and retired from the sport in 1974, in order to give full attention to his goal: to be a real actor. Weathers first played small parts in two blaxploitation flicks...
Beau Aaron Donald Brasseaux (born November 2, 1989) is an American actor and stunt performer. He began his career as a background actor quickly landing a re-occurring feature role on Memphis Beat and appearing in television commercials for Popeye's and Bing before turning to film roles. He worked as...
Johnny Rock was born in Jacksonville Florida. He grew up in New Orleans La where he became a stand up comedian at the age of 18 years old. In 1984 he was a finalist in Showtimes "Funniest Person in America" competition. In 1988 he began working in radio (KONO AM-FM) while living in San Antonio, TX where he also owned and operated an Elvis museum...
Born and raised in the suburbs of New Orleans, Tyler Forrest graduated from Fontainebleau High School, where he developed his passion for performance through music and singing. He later discontinued from Southeastern Louisiana University to pursue a promising career in music. Being the front man of the popular rock band...
John McConnell has done lots of films and stuff. "Spud" was born in Gonzales, Louisiana.The typical middle child, he spent his youth trying to get somebody/anybody to notice him. When, after graduating high school, his dad wouldn't sign permission for his minor son to join the Air Force - instead insisting that he go to college - Spud chose Theatre as his major just to piss off the old man...
Escalante Lundy is an American film and television actor and producer, from New Orleans, LA. His most notable role is as "Big Fred" in Quentin Tarantino's Oscar-Nominated film, Django Unchained. Lundy also appears as a prison guard in HBO's Emmy-Nominated television series Treme and in a Pampers commercial with Super Bowl Championship Quarterback, New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees...
Dane is an actor and director in New Orleans La. He has appeared on stages and in films around the world. Some of his favorite experiences have included working on a world premier play called MAcbeth at the Gates with Roy Marsden and his friend David Lumsden and getting to work with John Travolta, Scarlette Johannson...
J.D. was born in the delta town of Greenville, Mississippi (also the birthplace of Muppets creator Jim Henson) on the same day Richard Nixon was elected president. He is of Irish-French-German-Cherokee-Choctaw decent, the oldest of 7 siblings, and attended 17 different schools (public and private) while moving back and forth between his mother and father...
Italian-American actor Tony Paone was born in Bova Marina, Italy and moved to New Orleans at 18 months. The son of a tailor, Paone grew up in the French Quarter in the midst of an eclectic melting pot of New Orleans characters that surely influenced his ability to create surprising critically acclaimed specific characters on stage and on screen...
Thomas Francis Murphy
Thomas Francis Murphy was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1953. Early on in his adult life he made his living in dairy barns and on factory floors. He has trained as a hard hat diver, an ambulance driver, worked as a social worker, and freelance theatre critic. In his thirties, while living in Little Rock, AR...