Jeff McDonald is an Actor and Director for thought-provoking & challenging genre films (martial arts, sci-fi, fantasy, and horror). He's known for the features Chinese Speaking Vampires, TwoTwo, Slant Streets, Night Mistress and Tales From Beyond, as well as director for the web series Heart of the Dragon (with Shin Koyamada) and the martial arts/fantasy short Dream of the Lizard. Projects in post include roles in Staycation, Mademoiselle Sin, the horror feature Jo, the main antagonist in the psychological horror feature Head Like a Hole, and a lead role in the new Oxygen series The First Mindhunter! He has an MFA in Theater Directing from UC-Irvine and has directed 30+ theatrical productions including MacBeth, The Master Builder, and adaptations of King Lear and Julius Caesar. He also works as a Producer, Writer, and 1st AD. He's acted in many theater classics including Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Duke Orsino in Twelfth Night, Aufidius in Coriolanus, Glendower in Henry IV Part 1, and the title role in Caligula.