JELANI QUINN

JELANI QUINN

ABOUT

Jelani Quinn is an Actor.

 

Originally from Seattle, WA, his career began as a child, appearing in local network television, industrial projects, and regional commercials.

 

Jelani recently appeared on the USA Network’s series, “Benched” and NBC’s “Parks and Recreations” as well as in the feature film, “10 Things I Hate About You,” and is currently participating in various projects.

 

This talented actor got his break into network Television working with well-known director/producer Thomas Carter.

 

Having studied with Emmy-Award Winning director Mary Lou Beli, Brian Reise, and commercial director/author Tom Logan, he continues to innovate his artistic abilities to find new ways of expression. He brings that same level of professionalism to every set.

 

Graduate of the University of Washington, with a double-degree in Psychology and Business Administration, his acting career has been his main focus. However, as a trained mediator and negotiator, his knowledge of mediation and conflict resolution strategies are used to instruct young people all over the country how to better mediate disputes with their peers.

 

Jelani is an avid barbecue enthusiast and a budding pit master, loves kicking back and making his signature smoked ribs and other barbecue delicacies for his friends and family to enjoy.

 

PHOTOS

RESUME

Featured/Crying Loser

Touchstone Pictures

20th Century Fox/Ryan Murphy

ABC Signature Studios Inc.

NBC/Universal Media Studios

CBS/Thomas Carter Production

Post Scripts Productions

Aids Impact, Inc.

Aids Impact, Inc.

Intervision Productions

Ann Coppel Productions

Langston Hughes Center, Seattle

Northwest Actor's Studio, Seattle

Renton Creative and Performing Arts

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Seattle

Seattle/Los Angeles

Skills

Dialects: Southern, Spanish

Musical: Baritone, Contemporary Dancing: Hip Hop/R&B

Sports: Football, Volleyball

Other: Trained Mediator (Negotiation, Conflict Resolution), Licensed Driver: (Manuel/Automatic), Barbeque/Grilling Master

Film

10 Things I Hate About You

 

Television

American Crime Story

Benched

Parks and Recreation

Under One Roof

 

Industrials

Everybody's Talking

The Game

Winning Moves

Educational Video on STDs

Rumors, Conflicts, and Resolutions

 

Theatre

Death of a Salesman

Fame

One Fame over the Cuckoo's Nest

 

Training

On Camera Workshop

Adult Cold Reading

Sitcom/Comedy Workshop

Adult Cold Reading Program

Holly Powell Audition Workshop

On Camera Commercial Film

Mechanics of Believability: Truth

Film Auditioning

Professional Actor's Curriculum

Principal

Principal

Principal

Principal

Principal

Co-Star/Technician

Co-Star/Man 2

Co-Star/Dong Swanson

Recurring/Yussef

Deborah Dion

Brian Reise

Mary Lou Belli

Candy Kaniecki Herman

Holly Powell

Tom Logan

Richard Liedle

Jodi Rothfield

Young Performers

Howard/Stanley

Goodie

Aide Williams

VIDEO

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