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Overview (3)

Born in Lancaster, California, USA
Birth NameForrest Wayne Pruett
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Forrest Pruett was born in Lancaster California, to Ella (Sissy) Pruett and Forrest (Buddy) Pruett His mother a homemaker, and his father, a field engineer was working on the interstate in California

He attended various private schools. During this time finally focusing on acting at the actors studio with legendary All American actor then later studied at Studio South. Within nine months, Forrest was hired by Ira Sachs in the film, Forty Shades of Blue which won the grand jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Acting with his long time acting teacher Red West and his son John Boyd West

Forrest was written into Glorious Mail to play the character Fred, A film by J.D. Evermore Also worked in Fish Story: The Curse of Mocatawbi Pond with actor Lance E. Nichols. After signing with Agent Angie Moncrief at ATA Forrest was hired to act in Marc Abrahams 'I Saw The Light . A Hank Williams Bio pic Starring, Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen and Cherry Jones.

In his spare time, Pruett spends his time split between working in films and writing for the series Dark Corners.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Red

Trivia (13)

Always uses Frayser as the name of the city in the stories he writes.
Always orders two of whatever he's drinking.
Is good friends with John Boyd West, Red West and Gary Grubbs.
Studied opera for 2 years with Ginger Hopkins.
First cousin of the Mayor of Frayser, James Richard Clayton Pierce.
Co-wrote Almost Made (2004) with fellow actor Stan Prachniak A film that stars his acting teacher Red West and was directed by his son John Boyd West
Designed the website for the rock band "Every Mothers Nightmare"
Growing up, his family moved every single year into a new house.
Is credited for designing the book cover for "The Divine Principal" written by Yana O.
Lost 35 lbs to play the role of Gary in Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
Shares a birthday with Jim Carrey, Kid Rock and James Earl Jones.
Was in the final running for the role of Elroy in Hustle & Flow. but the Role went to his friend Josey Scott.
A Class & Studio member of the Red West Actors Studio

Personal Quotes (1)

Your success depends upon you. You have to steer your own course. . .You have to build your own monument--or dig your own pit

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