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Production: 'Smoked' (See all 4 roles)

Jerry Nixon (Lead)

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Production Details

Casting "Smoked" a short film for Quinnipiac University which follows the story of Jerry Nixon, a major sales representative for a big-time tobacco company who is unexpectedly diag...more

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Male, ages 30-37, Caucasian

Role Description

Jerry Nixon: (Lead) a big-time marketing executive at Tekkerman’s Tobacco, the largest tobacco distributor on the East Coast. He’s as smooth as they come, he walks the walk, talks the talk, and knows the numbers. Jerry has a slight bit of arrogance that goes along with his confident nature, knows and acts like he is the best at what he does, he publicly demonstrates little to no remorse regarding the consequences of his industry’s actions, there are a few instances in the story that reveal a sense of moral vulnerability. When Jerry is diagnosed with cancer, his confidence is threatened and he is forced to confront the corrupt nature of his occupation for the first time in his entire career.


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