50 ATLANTA ACTORS TO WATCH IN 2014 " A DIVERSE MIXTURE OF ATLANTA TALENT"

THIS LIST WAS CREATED TO CELEBRATE A DIVERSE MIXTURE OF ATLANTA ACTING TALENT! THIS LIST USES IMDB STAR-METER FOR THIS LIST RANKING ONLY. WE RECOGNIZE THERE ARE TONS OF TALENTED FOLKS IN ATLANTA. THIS LIST IS PUBLISHED THROUGH "BIG JOHN KAP'S" IMDB PAGE AND IS MEANT AS ENTERTAINMENT ONLY!THAT BEING SAID. ENJOY!
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Brad James
In the span of just a few short years, Brad James has gone from US Marine to one of the most exciting faces in television and film today. Although widely praised for his comedic role as 'Todd' on the hit series "Tyler Perry's For Better Or Worse," Brad has shown himself to be much more than just a comedic actor...
 
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Wilbur Fitzgerald
Actor, 11.22.63
Wilbur Fitzgerald is an actor and attorney from Georgia, known for his TV work on series including In the Heat of the Night (1989-1995), Friday Night Lights (2007), Prison Break (2006-2008), and Drop Dead Diva (2009-2014), and for film work including The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), The East (2013), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)...
 
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Ric Reitz
Actor, Flight
Ric is an actor, writer, composer, director and producer who has been active in show business for more than 40 years. Born in Rochester, New York, he attended Bowling Green State Univeristiy in Ohio and graduated with honors in Radio-TV-Film, Theater and Marketing. He began his professional acting career with the N.Y...
 
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Steve Coulter
A graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts, Steve recently appeared in Hangman with Al Pacino. Other credits include Abundant Acreage Available, Coach Pom Pom in Hank Azaria's Brockmire, HBO's The Wizard of Lies, House of Cards, The Birth of a Nation, and Reg Monroe on AMC's The Walking Dead...
 
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Jeff Rose
Actor, Ride Along
During an extended hiatus from the industry in the late 90s due to family illnesses, Jeff decided to relocate from Los Angeles back to his hometown of Marietta, Georgia. At long last, just as his family was recovering from the various maladies and Jeff was making plans to head out west again, his dentist's hygienist set him up on a blind date...
 
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Michael Beasley
Actor, Flight
Michael is known for his role of Lil Jake in Netflix's _Bloodline (TV series 2015) _Jimmy Clay in HBO's _Eastbound and Down (TV series 2009)_and the Bouncer in Last Vegas. Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Michael caught the acting bug several years ago, when his father, John Beasley came to Atlanta to perform in Kenny Leon's production of "Jitney," at The Alliance Theater...
 
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E. Roger Mitchell
E. Roger Mitchell is a Miami Florida native. He received a B.A. in English and Drama from Claflin University, class of 1993. Roger was named in the Who's Who Among Americas Colleges and Universities in 1992. He then continued his education at the Alliance Theatre Professional Actor Internship and later earned Master of Fine Arts in Acting from CUNY Brooklyn (City University of New York)...
 
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Joshua Mikel
Josh Mikel is an actor, playwright, director, and musician from Conyers, GA. A graduate of Florida State University's Theatre and Creative Writing programs, he honed his craft on the stage at FSU's School of Theatre and developed a love for film and TV working on both sides of the camera with the acclaimed Florida State Film School...
 
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Alpha Trivette
Atlanta-based actor starring as Dr. Allen in Tyler Perry's new TV series, Too Close To Home on TLC. Alpha is also known for his recurring role as Israel Proctor in Banshee; Judge Stone in Drop Dead Diva; the Landlord in Tyler Perry's The Haves and Have Nots and Dr. Purks in Roanoke - Search for the...
 
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Eaddy Mays
Eaddy Mays, an American actress and producer, was born in New York and raised by her mother. At eight years old, Mays transformed the basement of their home into the "Magic Theater," where her mother and dozens of stuffed animals were subjected to countless recreations of blockbuster films and Broadway plays with Mays starring in every role...
 
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Blake Cooper
In 2013, after reading James Dashner's international bestselling adventure story, The Maze Runner, a then twelve-year-old Blake Cooper related so well to the character of 'Chuck' that, upon discovering a big screen adaptation in the works, he took to Twitter to voice his case to play the role. The book's rabid fan base took it from there with a passionate grassroots casting campaign...
 
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John Kap
The Towering 6'8 American born actor and former Professional Wrestler/Bodyguard already has found the fast track to a full time acting career. John has appeared in a countless TV shows including The WE Networks Big Easy Brides, Swamp Murders , Snapped Killer Couples , Constantine , Your Pretty Face is going to Hell ...
 
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Jasmine Burke
Actress, Ride Along
Jasmine Burke is an award winning, American Actor/ Filmmaker from Atlanta, Georgia who attended Kennesaw State University on full scholarship. Growing up in musical theatre paid off when on a whim, during college, Jasmine tried out for the hit talent competition MTV's Making the Band 3 and advanced to being a finalist...
 
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Michael H. Cole
Michael is a successful working film,TV & stage actor as well as acting teacher & on set acting coach. In the 2002 edition of Who's Who of American Teachers, Michael was honored for his work. He is the Artistic Dir of The Renaissance Project theatre co w/ dozens of stage credits & directed over 30 productions...
 
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Kenny Alfonso
Sharing a birthday with Bruce Lee and Jimi Hendrix didn't add pressure to the skinny Spanish kid, it only inspired ambition. Raised on baseball fields in Tampa, Florida, Kenny Alfonso spent most of his youth following a funny Dad and older brother around, learning to hit a curveball, and secretly wishing he was Kung Fu - Rock Star...
 
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Walter Hendrix III
Actor, 64/8
Walter Hendrix III was born in Detroit, Michigan but went to school in Birmingham, Alabama. After graduating from college, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia where he began his acting career. Walter Hendrix III has been seen in several movies, television shows, and theater plays with plans to participate and star in many more...
 
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Zach Sale
Zach Sale was born on a hot and sunny June 4 in 1983. Almost from birth, Zach was a showman. He put on plays with his younger brother Kyle. He read passages from books in elementary school aloud with character voices. Everyone knew from the beginning that he was going to be an entertainer. As he got older...
 
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Ricky Muse
Actor, Tammy
 
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Gary Weeks
An American citizen since birth, Gary was born on an Air Force base in Weisbaden Germany, but only spent a year overseas before returning to the U.S. where he was raised in Morris, a small rural town in south Georgia. He was an All-State Football player, a 2-time State Basketball Champion, and a mediocre varsity baseball player...
 
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Diva Tyler
Diva Tyler is a Florida-born actress who began acting in her early teens while residing in Harlem, New York. At 16, Diva Tyler participated as a member of The American Negro Ensemble Theatre, founded by the legendary Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee. Diva's career continued to blossom in theatre and is marked by a series of notable roles and productions...
 
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Richard Tavernaro
Actor, 42
Richard was born in San Antonio, Texas on June 2, 1963. He grew up in a military family and as a child lived all over the world - thus leading to his love of travel and exploring new cultures. He has lived in England, Greece, Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Florida and Georgia and has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Asia, North Africa, the Middle East and South/Central America...
 
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Jwaundace Candece
Actress, Let's Be Cops
Jwaundace Candece moved to Los Angeles in January 2000 from Atlanta to pursue a career in acting. Because of her athletic abilities, she ended up auditioning with thousands of girls for WOW (Women of Wrestling) TV series that aired in 2000. She booked a role as a good guy but refused unless she became a heel (bad guy)...
 
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Mark Ashworth
Actor, Lawless
Born in Manchester England,Mark and his family moved State side to Tennessee in the summer of 1992. After a brief spell there working as a bricklayer, Mark relocated to Atlanta in 1997 where he has garnered a deep appreciation for the craft of acting through the tutelage of Michael H Cole.
 
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Mike Whaley
Actor, Recount
Mike Whaley is a proud native of Edisto Island SC, while spending his youth living in Charleston South Carolina and alumni of Florida State University School of Theater. Mike is know for his role of Malick on CBS Under the Dome season2. Aside from a respectable list of films and other hit TV shows, Mike continues to play on many commercials shown national...
 
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Catherine Dyer
Catherine Dyer was born in New York and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City and quickly found work in commercials, voice-overs, television, theatre and film. In 1991, she moved to Los Angeles and continued to work in all mediums and saw the successful run of her one-woman-show...
 
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Miles Mussenden
Sincerity Wrapped In A Blanket Of Intelligence. Miles Mussenden was born on January 17th in London, England to parents from the Caribbean. Britian born Brooklyn bred Miles grew up on the streets of NY with his mother and siblings. He is 6'2" with an athletic build and commanding presence. His first acting role was at 9yrs old-- he played Fagan in a school play Oliver Twist...
 
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Parisa Johnston
Actress, Allegiant
Parisa Johnston is an Atlanta based Actress known for The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016), Sabotage (2014), The Good Lie (2014) and Everything's for Sale (2011). Born Parisa Eftekhar in Ahvaz, Iran to Iranian Parents, a surgeon father and a homemaker mother. She was raised in Iran, England, The U.A.E and the US and later in life lived in Thailand...
 
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Blue Kimble
Actor, Media
Blue Kimble is a fresh face to the entertainment industry who has become a rising star. From Atlanta GA., Blue is a former professional football player who is now an Actor & Entertainer. Blue has only been acting for a few years but is blessed to have been cast in many major productions including Hunger Games Catching Fire...
 
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Leah Monet Johnson
Actress, Chi Nu Legacy
Leah "Monet" Johnson is an American teen on the rise who is consistently proving herself to be one of the next talented young actresses of this generation. Now 17 years old, Leah "Monet" Johnson began her acting career in 2009 at the age of 11, in a supporting role in the stage play "Through Talented Eyes" in which she portrays a young girl who was abused by her father...
 
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Michael Aaron Milligan
Actor, SiREN
Michael Aaron Milligan is a SAG-AFTRA actor, stunt performer, and producer. He was born July 18, 1980 in Victoria, TX. His family moved to Sunnyvale, CA where he grew up until moving to the south at age 13. Michael excelled at being the class clown at Woodstock High School in Woodstock, GA. Soon after...
 
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Michael E. Sanders
Actor, Rings
Born Michael Edwin Neil Sanders on July 20, 1969 in Smyrna, Georgia he is named after Michael Collins. Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Neil Armstrong, the first three astronauts to land on the moon. Michael, as his mother prefers him to be called, had a passion for three things as a young child: pro wrestling, stand-up comedy, and auctioneering...
 
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Carlos Aviles
Actor, Triple 9
Carlos Aviles is from Hampton Roads Virginia, He resides in Atlanta Georgia and is a United States Army Veteran. Acting was always something that he would have liked to do but never knew how to even begin to attempt to do so. Working at night clubs in Atlanta as a security guard two women approached...
 
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Nadej k Bailey
Nadej Kyla Bailey is an honor student born in Cobb County, GA. She is coached by actor/director M.Neko Parham. Nadej has made numerous guest starring roles on network series. NBC Revolution, BET Being Mary Jane, CW Containment and ABC Resurrection as the sister of Omar Epps. In 2015. She made her Big screen debut as Gabrielle Union's daughter in David E. Talbert's A Meyers Christmas.
 
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Timothy Douglas Perez
Starting out, Tim was cast as an extra (bad guy) in several roles. This is how he came known by the name The Atlanta Toughguy! Since then, he's been cast as a gang member, soldier, pilot, father, military man, killer, business man, and others. Tim's greatest strength as an actor is his ability to pull from his real-life experiences...
 
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Maurice Johnson
The tall, muscular and handsome American actor, Maurice Johnson was born in Augusta, Georgia to Ruby and Eugene Johnson, Jr. He credits his high school debate coach for pushing him to use his talents and powerful voice on the school's debate team and in various oratorical contests that garnered him many accolades...
 
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James Edward Thomas
James Edward Thomas is an American actor born in Sharon, Pennsylvania and raised in Elkhart, Indiana and Atlanta, Georgia. His mother, Regina, was an avid film buff and instilled in him a desire to become an actor at an early age. He is a graduate of University of Georgia with degrees in Journalism and Drama and Theater...
 
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Adam Aalderks
Actor, Ballers
Adam was born on March 2nd,1988 in Waterloo, Iowa, USA. He attended grade school in the Aplington - Parkersburg School District. Then he received his Bachelor's of Science in Industrial Education from the University of Northern Iowa, 2011. Adam taught High School Industrial Education for a year before moving to Atlanta, Georgia to pursue acting.