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Jay Banks

Actor

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Richmond, VA, United States

Physical Attributes:

Age Range:

18-30

Ethnicities:

African Descent, African American

Attributes:

  • Male (gender),
  • 6' (height),
  • 160 lbs (weight),
  • Slim (build),
  • Black Hair (hair),
  • Brown Eyes (eyes)

Skills:

Drivers License Fight Training Shakespeare Training
Singer Society of American Fight Directors - Certified Basic Pass in Unarmed, Knife and Single Sword, 2011  

Roles:

Film

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Dying, a 48 Hour Film Project
Bernie
Pixel Drop
Richmond, VA
To Have and to Hold
Slave Interpreter
Ray Bengston | Enthuse Entertainment

Television

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
Turn
Freed Slave
AMC
Richmond, VA
Killing Kennedy
Orderly
National Geographic
Richmond, VA

Theater

Title Role Position Director/Company Location
Johnny Appleseed, a musical
Rev. Rennie & Wilbur Chapman
Scott Wichmann | Theatre IV ON TOUR
Richmond, VA
I Have a Dream
Daddy King & Rev. Abernathy
Scott Wichmann | Theatre IV ON TOUR
Richmond, VA
Hamlet
Horatio
Grant Mudge | Richmond Shakespeare
Richmond, VA
As You Like It
William & Jacques de Bois
Andrew Hamm | Richmond Shakespeare
Richmond, VA
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo
Cynde Liffick & Shania Taylor | Richmond Shakespeare Education
Richmond, VA
Sweet Charity
Ensemble
George Hillow | Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA
Ajax (The Ajax Project)
Chorus/Paul Erwin
Mary-Kay Gammel | Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA
Disney Cruise Line
Entertainment Host
Disney Fantasy
Holland America Line
Assistant Cruise Director
MS Zaandam

Education & Training

School Teacher Degree/Course Location Year
Firehouse Theatre Project
Charlie Raintree
Acting
Richmond, VA
2013
Firehouse Theatre Project
Shania Taylor
Acting
Richmond, VA
2013
Christopher Newport University
Theatre - Acting
Newport News, VA
2008 - 2012

Career Highlights/Additional Info:

  • Jay Banks is a young, fresh actor with combat certification and experience and training in both modern and classical work.