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Actor for Hire (2015)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1 January 2016 (USA)
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A bald, out of work actor finds immediate and overwhelming success when he discovers the power of persona in the form of a cheap wig.


Marcus Mizelle


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesse O'Neill ... Jesse
Joel Hogan ... Joel
Jandres Burgos ... Jandres
Greg Perrow ... Greg
Hollie Bahar ... Hollie (as Hollie Shay)
Najee De-Tiege ... Najee
Iris Karina ... Casting Director
Jesse C. Boyd ... Boyd
Bryant Turner Bryant Turner ... Bryant the AD
Nick Ditri Nick Ditri ... Nick the Director
JT Alexander ... Jt the Agent
Kate Austin ... Katie
Cynthia Bravo ... Cynthia
Theresa Ireland ... Marilyn Monroe
Lance Charnow ... Lance


Being a BALD, out of work actor and desperate to be seen, Jesse discovers the power of persona in the form of a cheap wig. Wearing a part to play the part can be hairy business in this industry satire where status, celebrity, and friendship are all on the line.

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Persona is everything.


Comedy | Drama | Romance




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Release Date:

1 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jesse O'Niell, Actor for Hire See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA


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$100,000 (estimated)
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JT The Agent: You don't want to be an actor. You want to be a Star.
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Modern comedy elements
8 April 2018 | by the_doofySee all my reviews

Another ratings stuffer

Lots of drug use, hetero and homosexuality, acting actually is below average. This thing was just thrown together by some guys with some money who wanted to make a movie.

Not a lot of foul language, which is surprising, given the raunchiness.

low budget, I guess it got the awards for 'alternative lifestyle' hit, sometimes movies get extra kudos for that stuff

movie is way over rated, probably the individuals affiliated in this thing have each given it a ten

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