Carson Grant (Actor, Artist, and Director) studied acting during the 1970s with Lee Strasberg and has created character roles in over 300 films, many which have screen in festivals nationally and internationally. A native Rhode Islander, he is proud to participate in the RIIFF.
Fencing, Equestrian, Wrestling, Gymnastics, Swimming, Track & Field
New York (Bronx), New England, Midwest, Scottish, Texan, New York (Brooklyn), Southern, Irish
Ballroom, Club/Freestyle, Swing, Waltz, Disco, Tap, Tango, Modern
University of CT, MA, Storrs, CT, 1984
Hunter College, BA, New York, NY, 1979
Lee Strasberg, New York City, NY, Method, Lee Strasberg, 1970
Early 1970's studied with Lee Strasberg
David LeGrant, New York City, NY, Method Acting, David LeGrant, 1975
Wally Harper, New York City, NY, Vocal training for his Baritone Voice, Wally Harper, 1973
Seth Weinstien, New York City, NY, Vocal coaching, Seth Weinstein, 2013
baritone vocal training
Hoboken Film Festival 2006, Best Picture for 'The House is Burning', 2006
The film "The House is Burning" won for 'Best Film' in the Hoboken Film Festival 2006 where Grant portrayed The Preacher.
Woodstock Film Festival 2006, Best Picture for 'The House is Burning', 2006
The film "The House is Burning" won for 'Best Film' in the Woodstock Film Festival 2006 where Grant portrayed The Preacher.
The Webby Awards 2007, Best Drama for 'The West Side', 2007
Grant for his role as 'Joaquin', the cast, the crew and the directors won 'Best Web Drama' in the 1st Webby awards 2007 for "The West Side", directors Ryan Billborrow-Koo and Zachary Liebman.
GIAA Film Festival 2007, Best Actor: The Italian American Heritage Award for 'God Bless America', 2007
Grant awarded for Best Actor for the role of 'Mr. O'Brien' in the film "God Bless America".
New York Television Competition 2010, Best Ensemble for 'Gelbar and Manning in Pictures', 2010
Grant for his role as 'Abramo Mangene' and cast won 'Best Ensemble', New York Television Competition 2010, for the feature film and web series pilot "Gelber and Manning in Pictures", director James Lester.
Clearwater Film Festival 2010, Nominated for Best Supporting Actor for 'Sneakers and Soul', 2010
Grant nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role as 'Murray' in the film 'Sneakers and Soul'.
NYU New Vision and Voice Festival 2013, Best Picture for 'Sinking' , 2013
Carson Grant portrayed the 'Father' role in 'Sinking' directed and written by Joseph Scott Rodriguez, won 'Best Picture' and the 'Craft Award for Best Editing' and the 'Craft award for Best Sound Design'.
Internet, Voice Over, Television, Film, Commercial, Theater, Radio, Music Video
Carson Grant, (SAG-AFTRA, AEA, GIAA) actor and singer, received NY Times recognition for his role as Agamemnon in Nathan Curriers composition, Tomorrow, Agamemnon, The Day before November 21, 1963 performed at Symphony Space, NYC in honor of President John F. Kennedys 50th anniversary. In 2015 Mr. Grant sang the lead role of Utanapishti in the original musical Gilgamesh by Ian Wehrle at the Connelly Theater. In 2016 Mr. Grant portrayed Chief Detective Wasserman in the original play, Second Seat staged at the Hudson Guild Theater. Mr. Grant is a well established character actor in more than 300 indie films and television productions, including The Chris Rock Show: Comedy Central, Broad City, SVU: Law & Order, with full list on http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0335300/.
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