Emma Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Krista (Yeager), a homemaker, and Jeffrey Stone, a contracting company founder and CEO. She is of Swedish (from her paternal grandfather), English, German, Scottish, and Irish descent. Stone began acting as a child as a member of the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona, where she made her stage debut in a production of Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind in the Willows". She appeared in many more productions through her early teens until, at the age of 15, she decided that she wanted to make acting her career.
The official story is that she made a PowerPoint presentation, backed by Madonna's "Hollywood" and itself entitled "Project Hollywood", in an attempt to persuade her parents to allow her to drop out of school and move to Los Angeles. The pitch was successful and she and her mother moved to LA with her schooling completed at home while she spent her days auditioning.
She had her TV breakthrough when she won the part of Laurie Partridge in the VH1 talent/reality show In Search of the Partridge Family which led to a number of small TV roles in the following years.
Joshua David Duhamel was born in Minot, North Dakota. His mother, Bonny L., is a retired high school teacher and the current Executive Director of Minot's Downtown Business & Profession Association, and his father, Larry Duhamel, is an advertisement salesman. Josh has three younger sisters: Ashlee, McKenzee and Kassidy. His heritage includes French-Canadian (from his great-great-grandfather; his last name is a very common last name among Francophones in the world), Norwegian, German, Irish, and English. Before his acting career, the football player studied biology and earned his Bachelor's degree at Minot State University with the intention of pursuing dentistry.
When Josh was 26 years old, he worked in the construction business and it was by chance that he got into the entertainment business. Modeling eventually gave way to acting as Josh was asked to audition for the title character in The Picture of Dorian Gray, from the novel by Oscar Wilde.
Duhamel will next be seen in the drama "You're Not You," alongside Hilary Swank and Emmy Rossum, which will be released later this year.
Most recently Duhamel starred opposite Julianne Hough in Lasse Hallstrom's "Safe Haven," a drama based on the best-selling novel by Nicholas Sparks and the thriller "Scenic Route," which tells the story of two friends stranded in the desert. Also this year, Duhamel was seen in the star-studded, ensemble comedy "Movie 43" alongside Emma Stone, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Kate Winslet, Richard Gere among many others. Co-directed by Peter Farrelly and Patrik Forsberg, the film features various intertwining, raunchy tales.
Other recent projects include Garry Marshall's "New Year's Eve" alongside Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert DeNiro, Halle Berry, and Hilary Swank and Michael Bay's "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," where he reprised his role of Captain William Lennox for the third installment of the franchise. Additional film credits include the romantic comedy "Life as We Know It" alongside Katherine Heigl, "Ramona and Beezus," "When in Rome" and "The Romantics." On television, Josh is best known for his role as Danny McCoy on the NBC crime drama "Las Vegas." Additionally, he lent his voice to Nickelodeon's Emmy Award-winning animated series "Fanboy & Chum Chum" and starred in several seasons of the long-running ABC soap opera "All My Children," in which he received three consecutive Daytime Emmy nominations. On January 10 2009, Josh married Fergie Duhamel, better known as Fergie from The Black Eyed Peas. They have one child together, Axl Jack Duhamel.
Josh, Fergie and their son reside in Los Angeles.
Wes Chatham was born October 11, 1978 and grew up in North Georgia. Wes's parents divorced when he was two and he spent most of his childhood with his Mom, sister and brother. On a whim, Wes's mother took his sister to a audition for a Tide commercial in Savannah, Georgia and brought Wes along. While waiting for his sister in the lobby, the casting director discovered Wes and at the age of five, he was offered a national campaign for Tide.
At the age of thirteen, Wes moved in with his father and without a lot of supervision and as a restless and rebellious teen, he was kicked out of high school and sent to the Gift Center in Lawrencville, GA to finish school. The Gift Center was a second chance school for troubled youth, offering very small classes and a higher standard of education than public school. While attending classes, a professional theater company out of Atlanta started a mentoring program with the school and Wes was chosen to write a play that was later performed by his classmates. It was from this experience that Wes found his passion for the arts.
After graduating high school, Wes joined the military. He worked as an aviation firefighter on the flight deck of the USS Essex, working in crash and salvage for four years. Wes' break into acting came just three months before his tour was finished when Denzel Washington chose his ship to shoot the movie Antwone Fisher. While searching for some authentic military guys for the movie, Wes was discovered by casting director Robi Reed and given his first movie making experience. That's when he decided he wanted to pursue his life long dream of acting. Following Antwone Fisher, Robi convinced Wes to make the move to Hollywood and shortly thereafter cast him in his first series regular role on Showtime's Barbershop.
Wes really started to get attention when Paul Haggis cast him along side Tommy Lee Jones as Corporal Steve Penning in In the Valley of Elah. Tommy Lee Jones was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role.
In 2009, Wes would go on to work with Oliver Stone in W. as Frank Benedict, George W's Fraternity brother. The following year, Wes landed another series regular role on CBS' hit TV show The Unit as new Unit team member Staff Sergeant Sam McBride aka Whiplash, working with David Mamet and Shawn Ryan. Wes also starred as Brian Danielson in Brett Simmons' Husk.
In 2011, Wes's was a part of the SAG Award Winning Ensemble Cast in DreamWork's The Help starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Jessica Chastain, Allison Janney, Mike Vogel and Sissy Spacek. Cast in the role of Carleton Phelan, Wes played Emma Stone's brother in the film. In February 2012, the film received four Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Actress for Viola Davis, Best Supporting Actress for Jessica Chastain and a win for Best Supporting Actress for Octavia Spencer.
In 2012, Wes landed his first title role in Joel Silver's The Philly Kid. A fan of mixed martial arts, Wes really dived into the character of Dillion McGwire, performing all of his own stunts. The film debuted in theaters May of 2012. Following The Philly Kid, Wes starred in This Thing With Sarah, which was recently accepted to the San Diego Film Festival.
In 2013 Wes wrapped two studio films, Broken Horses and The Town That Dreaded Sundown. Both are due in theaters late 2013 early 2014.
Jaeden Lieberher was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Angela Martell and Wesley Lieberher, a chef. In 2011, at the age of 8, he moved with his mother across the country to Los Angeles. He never expected that this adventure would lead him into a life of acting. Without any acting classes or training and shortly after arriving in Los Angeles, Jaeden began starring in a number of commercials. At the age of nine he made his big screen debut with a small role playing a young Chris Evans in "Playing it Cool" directed by Justin Reardon. In the summer of 2013 Jaeden made his way back to the East coast to film St. Vincent, written and directed by Ted Melfi in New York. He was lucky enough to star in the film with legendary actors Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, and Naomi Watts. While filming in New York he flew back to California to meet Cameron Crowe, and booked his third movie to be shot in Hawaii. In the Hawaiian project, he shoots opposite Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, and Emma Stone. In early 2014 he filmed "Midnight Special", written and directed by Jeff Nichols. He plays a boy with special powers who is on the run with his father (Michael Shannon).
Olga Fonda, born Olga Tchakova is an Russian-born model and actress. The Russian beauty came to America from Ukhta, Russia in 1996 when she was 14 years old.
The 28-year-old beauty has appeared in minor roles on TV series such as Nip/Tuck, Ugly Betty, Entourage, How I Met Your Mother, Melrose Place, and Svetlana. She has also appeared in a movie called Love Hurts (2009).
Olga Fonda will be seen playing uncredited roles in Little Fockers (2010), and Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), with Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Kevin Bacon, Julianne Moore, Marisa Tomei, and Steve Carell.
She will also be appearing in Real Steel (2011), with Hugh Jackman as a Russian Robot owner.
Margot Bingham (aka 'Margot B.') is an actress, going from the pageant stage to center stage with a Grammy-nominated artist, to the HBO Boardwalk Empire sound stage.
The Pittsburgh native began her career in front of the cameras at the age of nine, modeling for local and national talent agencies. It's been a steady accomplished rise ever since. At 13, she wrote a tribute to the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called In My Dreams, which continues to be featured at MLK events nationwide. The summer of 2010 started out hot with her touring alongside Jason Mraz on select tour dates. Margot performed the duet Lucky with Jason in venues such as Nikon at Jones Beach in New York, Minneapolis' Xcel Energy Center (on her 21st birthday), and in her hometown. Bingham's"Complete" video is airing nationally in Club Com's network rotation, while her voice is showcased in a national Hoover Vacuum commercial. Her last release is "Live at the Hazlett", and a European roll-out of her pop inspired music has begun.
Bingham has appeared in the off-Broadway revival of Jonathan Larson's Tony Award winning Rent in New York City. She counts commercials for Geico, Nikon, and Reebok among her resume. Her face has graced the Revlon.Com website alongside the likes of Halle Barry, Olivia Wilde, and Emma Stone, as a star of their Revlon Expression Experiment. She's the voice of the documentary short "Death of a Forest", and has been featured on CBS' The Early Show, Regis Philbin's last "Live w/ Regis & Kelly", and MTV's Made. Work on the web series In Between Men garnered her a Best Breakout Performance nod at the 2011 Indie Soap Awards, and though nominated for a 2012 Independent Music Award for Best Cover Song, performing her original music remains her one true love, as evidenced by her a rave-review earning Soul Factory Presents performance at NYC's drom Nightclub. Margot regularly performs at top NYC music venues like Rockwood Music Hall (catch a live HD recording here), Webster Hall, Sofia's, and BAM/Brooklyn Academy of Music.
As of 2013, she is appearing as 'Daughter Maitland' on the Emmy Award-winning cable TV show Boardwalk Empire. Her portrayal of a sexy Onyx Club chanteuse allows her to utilize both her acting and singing skills. Two songs Bingham performs on the show, "I'm Going South" and "Somebody Loves Me," are included on the just released soundtrack, "Boardwalk Empire, Volume 2," alongside numbers by artists such as Elvis Costello, Liza Minnelli, and Patti Smith. Her image has been used extensively in the period drama's Season Four promotional campaign, which showcases her in nationally run print ads, buses, billboards, and subway signs. She walked the Red Carpet at the NYC premiere, and rubbed elbows with the likes of Sean Combs and Russell Simmons at the LA fete.
Margot has also always been known to lend a helping hand to those in need. She supports philanthropic events such as the Women Who Care's luncheon benefiting Cerebral Palsy NYC; the Georges Malaika Foundation Gala fostering empowerment in the Congo; and the Point Foundation's annual fund-raiser supporting LGBTQ youth.
She is based out of New York City.
Fred began work as a stand-up comedian in the early days of the "comic boom" in Los Angeles, and after more than 100 TV appearances and a two year stint co-hosting the popular Comedy Central show "Comics Only" with Paul Provenza, Fred began submitting jokes to Johnny Carson, Joan Rivers, and many others, propelling him from performing into writing. After a series of TV writing assignments, Fred's big break came when he was asked to be a staff writer for SNL in the 90s. His success there spring boarded into a series of plum movie writing jobs, including his work on the movies Tommy Boy and Black Sheep, starring fellow SNL alums Chris Farley and David Spade. After SNL re-structured their staff in the late 90's, Fred was asked to come back as head-writer and to perform as a Feature Player. Since then, Fred has been the key writer or secondary writer on 4 #1-at-the-box-office movies, and has written and/or directed many more, including The House Bunny, starring Anna Faris and Emma Stone, and Grown Ups, which he co-wrote with Adam Sandler, winning a People's Choice award for Best Comedy. Fred splits his time between Carmel and Santa Fe.
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Danielle Rose Russell was born in Pequannock, New Jersey, USA, to parents Rosemary Rado and Walter Russell. When she was ten, a friend of her mother's had suggested to Rosemary that Danielle should pursue modeling. Her mother was hesitant at the idea, but sent pictures out online anyway. Not thinking anything would come out of it, Danielle received many calls from agents and managers asking for interviews. By age twelve, Danielle had booked several commercials and print jobs, but eventually fell in love with film acting, and knew it was something she wanted to pursue for the rest of her life. At age thirteen, Danielle booked her first feature film, A Walk Among the Tombstones, opposite Liam Neeson and Dan Stevens. A few months later, she flew out to Hawaii to pursue a Cameron Crowe film, with co-stars Rachel McAdams, Emma Stone, and Bradley Cooper.
Teddy's career in the entertainment industry started when he entered into the VH1 2004 TV Contest 'In Search of the Partridge Family' where he caught the eye of influential industry execs and was signed to Columbia Records.
He subsequently catapulted to stardom with the international hit, "For You I Will", featured on Geiger's critically acclaimed debut album, Underage Thinking, which entered the Billboard charts at #8 in 2006. Just 16-years old, Teddy launched a 3-year international tour and grabbed silver screen spotlight by starring opposite Emma Stone in 2008's The Rocker, and playing the muse in the cult hit TV series, Love Monkey.
Teddy moved on from Columbia records and spent several years perfecting new music and formed his own label jabbarock to release his sophomore album The Last Fears on May 14th 2013. A multi-instrumentalist and producer, Geiger's sheer breadth of musicality imprints a bold stamp in the lexicon of American pop with The Last Fears. The self-produced album establishes the re-emergence of Geiger as a singer/songwriter at the forefront of the independent American music landscape, blending traditional pop structure with accents of electronica and ballads tinged with sounds as close to home as mandolins and steel guitars.
Teddy continues to be active within the film, tv and music industries. He wrote the original music for the short film Bench Seat (2011), was featured as an actor, performer as well as creating original music for the season finale of Royal Pains (2012). He is also a featured songwriter and singer on Tiesto's forthcoming album Clublife 3 Stockholm with the single Love & Run.
The Last Fears is available on iTunes everywhere now.
Born Jeffrey-Paul Valenti in Hartford, CT to a blue-collar Italian-American family; J.P. learned at an early age the importance of hard work, dedication and perseverance. He was raised by a strong independent single mother, Paula Buccheri, who constantly reinforced in him the idea that he could become anything he set his mind to. From the time he was a young child he has always gravitated to creative arts. Whether it was writing, doing comedic impressions or creating his own talk show. In addition to this, J.P. has always been very active in athletics; participating in sports like Baseball, Football, Track & Field, Soccer and Swimming. He attended the University of Connecticut where he double majored in Communication Sciences and Sociology. Involved now with acting in Films, Television & Web Series, Commercials and Music Videos; J.P. got his start in the industry doing modeling campaigns for companies like Gilly Hicks, Mohegan Sun and Swiss Army Victorinox. He is most known for his acting roles in Caped Crusader: The Dark Hours, Lungs, Black Mass, and The Love Triangle. In the short time that he has been acting full-time, he has shared the screen with names like Emma Stone, Joaquin Phoenix, Joel Edgerton, Mark Ruffalo, Johnny Depp and John Savage.
Oscar-winning producer Graham King, has worked behind the scenes with the industry's foremost creative talents on both major motion pictures and independent features. Over the last 30 years, King has produced or executive produced more than 45 films, grossing $1.2 billion at the domestic box office, and over $2.5 billion worldwide. Also heralded by critics and film groups, his films have been nominated for 61 Academy Awards, 38 Golden Globe Awards, and 52 British Academy Film Awards.
Most recently, GK Films' Argo, directed by and starring Ben Affleck, was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won three, including Best Picture. Argo also won a Golden Globe Award for Best Picture - Drama, and Best Director. Earlier in 2012, King produced Tim Burton's gothic supernatural thriller Dark Shadows starring Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green, and Helena Bonham Carter.
King concluded a diverse 2011, with Best Picture Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations, on Martin Scorsese's acclaimed fantasy adventure Hugo. Hugo received 11 total Academy Award nominations, the most of any film that year. HUGO also appeared on over 200 Critics' lists of the Top 10 films of 2011. King also produced Gore Verbinski's animated comedy Rango, featuring the voice of Johnny Depp in the title role, which won the 2011 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. That year, King also produced Angelina Jolie's feature directorial debut, In The Land of Blood and Honey, which received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. This marked the first time a Producer had been nominated for Best Picture Golden Globes in three different categories, Drama, Animated film and Foreign Language film, in the same year.
King previously won a Best Picture Oscar as a producer on Scorsese's 2006 crime drama The Departed, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson and Mark Wahlberg. The film won a total of four Academy Awards, including Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay.
He received his first Best Picture Academy Award nomination, and won a Best Film BAFTA Award, for his producing work on Scorsese's widely praised Howard Hughes biopic The Aviator, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Additionally, he was honored by the Producers Guild of America (PGA) with the Golden Laurel Award as Producer of the Year.
King has a number of projects forthcoming, including the sci-fi actioner World War Z starring Brad Pitt, coming this Summer. Also being developed under the GK Films banner is the highly anticipated franchise reboot of Tomb Raider, first made popular starring Angelina Jolie, a big screen adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, Jersey Boys, the untitled Freddie Mercury story starring Sacha Baron Cohen, an original screenplay The Battle Of Britain, being written by Robert Towne, and the outrageous comedy Little White Corvette starring Emma Stone.
King's earlier producing credits include the romantic thriller The Tourist, pairing Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie; Ben Affleck's crime drama The Town, starring Affleck and Jeremy Renner; Martin Campbell's thriller Edge Of Darkness, starring Mel Gibson; the historical drama The Young Victoria, starring Emily Blunt; and the drama Blood Diamond, starring DiCaprio. In addition, he served as a co-executive producer on Scorsese's Oscar-nominated epic drama Gangs of New York, starring DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis and Cameron Diaz.
King was previously the President and CEO of Initial Entertainment Group, which he founded in 1995. During King's tenure at IEG, he served as an executive producer on such films as Steven Soderbergh's Oscar-winning ensemble drama Traffic; Michael Mann's biographical drama Ali, starring Will Smith in the title role; and The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, produced by and starring Jodie Foster. King also went on to executive produce the television miniseries Traffic, for which he received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Miniseries.
A native of the United Kingdom, King moved to the United States in 1982 and was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2009.
Mindy Marin began her career in the field of casting in the television division at Paramount Pictures. Following two years in the department at Paramount, she moved to Warner Bros. Television where she was assigned the casting of her own projects. In 1989, Marin formed her own company, Casting Artists, Inc. Since that time she has cast more than seventy five films. In 1991, Marin formed a production company, Bluewater Ranch Entertainment, as well as Bluewater Ranch Books, headquartered in Santa Monica, California. Marin wrote her first book, The Secret to Tender Pie, published by Ballantine Books that debuted on The Los Angeles Times bestseller list, and received glowing reviews from the national media.
In her over thirty years career as a Casting Director, Marin has cast both feature films and television. Marin has just completed casting on Imagine written and directed by Dan Fogelman starring Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner and Christopher Plummer and The Good Lie for Imagine Entertainment, Reliance Entertainment and Black Label Media, inspired by the stories of the Lost Boys of Sudan. Recent credits include The Hangover III directed by Todd Phillips for Warner Bros., Paramount's Jack Reacher, starring Tom Cruise and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, Drive, starring Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan and Warner Bros' and Crazy, Stupid, Love starring Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore and Emma Stone. Past credits include Fox Searchlight's 2008 Oscar Nominee for Best Picture Juno, Up in the Air starring George Clooney, and Wanted starring Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, and James McAvoy.
Marin began her producing career as an Associate Producer on 2 Days in the Valley for MGM, was an Executive Producer on Night at the Golden Eagle, Associate Producer on The Deep End with Tilda Swinton and Goran Visnjic for Fox Searchlight, Co-Produced The Alibi with Steve Coogan and James Marsden for Sony, The Family Stone with Sarah Jessica Parker, Diane Keaton and Rachel McAdams for Fox 2000, and 2007 Oscar Nominee Thank You For Smoking starring Aaron Eckhart for Fox Searchlight. Marin is currently in development on a TV series Ain't Life Grand partially inspired by her book The Secret to Tender Pie. In 2013 she was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as a Member-At-Large.
She makes her home in both Santa Monica, California and at Bluewater Ranch North in Bolinas, California.
D 'Anthony or "D" landed his first on-screen appearance while on vacation in New Orleans when he snuck on the set of Queen Latifah's " Last Holiday" and pretended to be an extra. New Orleans may have been the setting for his "debut" but it was in the small town of Humble, Texas where D'Anthony grew up and fell in love with film and television. While attending Texas State University and pursuing a degree in Theatre & Mass Communication, he signed with a local talent agency and landed a role in the Independent feature, "Kabluey," with Lisa Kudrow. Not soon after, came his first TV debut opposite Connie Britton, as Anton on NBC's "Friday Night Lights." Anton was a big role for D'Anthony but he is probably most recognized for his unforgettable cameo as the Light Skinned Airport Security Guard in "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay." After filming his first three major roles, he graduated from Texas State University and drove to Los Angeles with $300 in his pocket. Initially couch-surfing and living in his car he eventually saved up enough money to stay in weekly motels. D'Anthony was determined to make it. A few months after moving he signed with a prominent Hollywood talent agency and within no time he scored a role in "Easy A," opposite Emma Stone as a jock who has it out for her. From there he began booking guest starring roles on shows such as "CSI: NY," "NCIS," "House of Payne," MTV's "Awkward," and HBO's "Luck," opposite Dustin Hoffman. Most recently, he was featured in a Funny or Die short with Kylie Minogue, and has multiple projects in the works. In his free time, D enjoys working on his vintage car and shopping for antique furniture for his Silverlake Hills home built in the 1800's.
Tanya's first experience in front of the camera was as a toddler featured in promotional materials for a day care center. She attended high school at the Walkerville Centre for the Creative Arts in Windsor, Ontario and graduated with academic honors and as a 'triple threat' performer. She continued her education earning a diploma in Dance from George Brown College, Toronto Ontario. Her most memorable stage performance was as 'Bombalurina' in the musical CATS. She spent a year dancing with the Toronto Argonauts 'Dance Pack' and lived in Morocco for time dancing professionally. Tanya's first Toronto feature film experience was as Prom Queen Jennifer in The Rocker starring Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate, and Emma Stone. She's earned credits along-side Alexz Johnson and Laura Vandervoort Instant Star, Ephraim Ellis Family Biz, Evan Williams and Holly Deveaux Baxter. Most recently, Tanya appeared as Carla Coyle in the horror film The Scarehouse and as Fara/Stacee in the SiFi Beyond the Deep - both features were filmed in her hometown of Windsor, Ontario.
An award winning director and producer, Artur's experience bridges the worlds of commerce and content. In 1995, he founded 7ate9 Entertainment, a creative think-tank and production company that specialize in television marketing and programming. 7ate9 has been on the forefront of branded entertainment, delivering award-winning results for some of the biggest brands and properties in the world. The company is one of the most trusted resources for companies including Disney, Warner Brothers, Turner and Bandai, among many others. An expert in multi-platform entertainment, he created the tent pole event Disney Channel Games, is currently producing The Looney Tunes Game Show for Warner Brothers, and is working on the global re-branding of Mickey Mouse for Disney.
Artur is also the CEO and Executive Producer of Artfire Films, which has produced major independent films including George A. Romero's last two features Diary of the Dead and Survival of the Dead, Paper Man starring Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone, and The People Speak for History Channel starring Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Bruce Springsteen among many others. He is currently executive producing a new film entitled Revenge of the Green Dragons, which is also executive produced by Martin Scorsese.
Artur has lived in Los Angeles, California for 13 years. He graduated with a degree in film theory from Emory University. Artur is also recognized as one of the greatest professional dodge ball players of all-time.
Jonthan Moxley was born in Wood bridge, VA to Fred and Ines Moxley. He was an active child taking up Tae Kwon Do at the Junior Olympic level as a youth. Also a National pee wee Football Champion as tight end. Then while in high school was on the chess team, won first place at his local skate park skateboarding, also on a side note Jonathan says, he went to the same skate park as Gregg Curtin the Las Vegas dance lead in the star group Fighting Gravity who won the America's Got Talent and whose brother Jack Curtin is a professional Skateboarder. " me and Gregg Curtin both loved the skateboard shoe "the Lynx" by DC" Jonathan Moxley mentions. Jonathan also was a varsity Wrestler as a Freshman all through High school qualifying into states but not winning. with interest in sports as well. Jonathan Moxley was a awarded photographer within his community in up state New York. At this time Jonathan Moxley continued Training in Tae Kwon Do with the West Point Army Cadets and getting a chance to travel with the team before Graduating High school in 07' Jonathan Moxley went to the same Military Community College as Owen Wilson; New Mexico Military Institute and was an academic scholarship awarded cadet,in the medicine club,astronomy club, A physical Fitness instructor to the core of cadets, as well as a baseball students aid to the Bronco baseball team. This is where Jonathan got into acting after sneaking off post, to go to a rock show with some fellow cadets, he came back to find himself on the set of the George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey, and Jeff bridges film The Men Who Stare at Goats, released in 09'. Being one of the extras this sparked interest in an acting career. After leaving school, missing the east coast and its lush greenery. He attended two more colleges one being Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA. The same location where Daniel Day-Lewis's Lincoln was filmed and many more films where made. the other school being State University of New York Maritime College where they filmed The Amazing Spiderman II. Jonathan Moxley expanded into acting taking side gigs and doing odd jobs, even as a janitor. While during this time Jonathan has worked out with Navy Seals and Stew Smith's Heroes of Tomorrow program in Maryland in the early mornings of the week, as well as continued making appearances as a stand-in actor and extra in three more films Touchstone (indie/Drama), Bare Bones (animation/ short) as the lead animated vampire named "mike", Her Tango (indie/drama), and as an extra in Woody Allen's untilted film, featuring Emma Stone and Hakeem Phoenix in the span from 09'- 14'.