Eyes: Brown NOTE: Derek returned to acting in 2015 with success after years away! He was off through most of 2016-17 for personal and varied reasons. Currently he can be contacted but has no plans currently.
See Bio for additional details. More to come. OFFICIAL RESUME upon request. Below resume, edited.
Misled...Tank...Derrek Peels, dir. (short)
Fvoyer...Det. Samuel Spencer...N. Fleet, dir. (feature)
Sight...Norm...C. Harrison, dir. (feature)
Race For The Whitehouse...James Carville...Kim Flitcroft, dir. Kevin Spacey, prod
Paranormal Investigator...Spirit...N/ A
Motives and Murders...Eddie Mitchell...Various dir’s.
American Lawmen...Count Von Bernstoff...Vanderwal/ Mainguy, dir’s.
City Commando...Joey...2 Episodes...MENTV, Fleet, dir.
History Courtroom: Disrobing The KKK...Lead Member...G. Harvey, dir. Weather Network Ad...Sun...Lee/ Holmes, dir’s.
Comedy At Club 54...Stand-up performance...CHCH TV (O/A)
GO lead as boyfriend (rock video by Spin Dizzy as seen on Much Music, dir, N. Fleet)
Theatre/ Stand-Up Comedy
And Then There Were None...Anthony Marston...Stella Adler Theatre
12 Angry Men...Juror #3...S. Adler Theatre
COMEDY PERFORMANCE (Highlights);
Laugh Factory ’96 Showcase,
Comedy Store Showcase ’95
Stand-Up NY, NYC ’90,
Yuk Yuks, middle-act (Ontario) 1987-98
TRAINING The Stella Adler Academy, Los Angeles, I. Gilbert/ M. Shirley ‘96
SPECIAL SKILLS (past/ present) musician, artist, screenwriter (dev. deal), past dancing experiences, sports including gymnastics, martial arts, track & field, swimming, football, baseball...
*Measurements: 38R jacket, large shirt, 30 waist-34 inseam, 9-9.5 shoe, 15 neck.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org As of August '16 due to agency scaling back to strictly theatre/ voice-over, all actors for film-T.V. will be released from current mgmt. Derek was with his agency for 1 year with 7-8 actual months of audition/ booked work. He passed on an agent in 2016 for the time being.
www.youtube.com/user/DerekD2112/featured Note: Many smaller projects not listed on resume, i.e. McMaster University projects - three productions. www.dailymotion.com/video/x43yl7t
Race For The Whitehouse ep. 6 (produced/ hosted by Kevin Spacey) - aired on CNN & NETFLIX as well as Dancing With The Devil (Motives and Murders). Both can be viewed on YT.
Derek has taught on-screen camera technique/ audition classes and participated local film festival panel Q/A's and as a past guest. Derek was thanked in the credits of the film, Lucky 7, as the original pick to star but he passed, although he did readings with several actors for the director.
Varied clips below--agent/ manager/ casting director comments - quotes to come...
Played true-life, James Carville. Goto the above DailyMotion Link.
Sample of old press.