|Born||in Atlanta, Georgia, USA|
|Birth Name||Olaonipekun Olamide Sholotan|
Mini Bio (1)
Newcomer, Olly Sholotan is a Nigerian-American actor and musician based in Los Angeles; "RUN HIDE FIGHT" is his feature film debut. Olly is a graduate of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Musical Theater department and an alumnus of Spring Sing Company, UCLA's oldest musical talent competition dating back 75 years that helped launch careers of such artists as Sara Bareilles and Maroon 5. With TV credits including The CW's "All American" along with starring in the title role of the film "Lloyd" and lead in "Shafted" Olly is an emerging talent in Hollywood.
A Texas native, Olly attended a Performing and Visual Arts High School with a specialization in Theatre. During that time he was selected from a National pool of 11,000 applicants as a YoungArts Finalist for Acting by the National YoungArts Foundation in 2015.
In addition to his work on screen, Olly is also a singer-songwriter and music producer; releasing under his own independent label, Lamintin Records.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Endorse Management