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Drew just finished shooting Jason Smith's 'Asphodel Fields'. Drew plays a young and naive soldier from the near future who not only has to battle his enemy soldiers, but also his inner demons in this thought provoking film.

Drew has wrapped up Dixie Times. Look for it to be released next year.

Towonda Kilpatrick, Creator of the new Television Drama 'Yellow Cry' has come back from New York with the great news that they will be moving forward with the project. Although not much can be said at this time, it seems to be a very promising opportunity for Drew! More to come soon!

www.yellowcry.com

Drew has wrapped up the new short 'Prisoners Of War' directed by Bart Johnson of SCAD. Alongside Shaun Lynch, Hayes Mercure, and other fine actors. Look for this title to be available soon at:

www.prisonersofwarfilm.com

Drew will be filming the feature film 'FINAL STOP' starting in May. Drew has the lead role of David, a man struggling to survive in this psychological thriller! Check for updates at:

 http://www.coldfearproductions.net

Drew has wrapped the filming of the short film "Needed". With Drew playing the lead role of Jim Harris who is a young teenager trying to deal with the hardships of seperated parents, an alcoholic father, and not to mention everyday life. The film is being produced by Southern Adventist University.

Drew just wrapped up filming the Pilot for "The Seekers." This was an interesting project to say the least, and he is preparing for episodes two through six. Update - Episode Two is in the can, and pre-production has started for EP03.

Drew has wrapped up the Pilot episode of the new comedy
"The Film Crew". Shot in the Gainesville, GA area. Scripts for episodes two and three are already in the works!
His character name is MATT and he will be accompanied by actors Shaun Lynch (Goob) and Sarah Gowder (Manny) in a three part lead ensemble.

Drew has finished filming the role of SIMON in "Redemption". A film that will explore what it is like to try to find yourself again after having to do the unthinkable!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Biography


Drew was born in Chattanooga , Tennessee on June 21st. Before entering Kindergarten, his family moved to Georgia to the small town of Chatsworth . It was there that he developed a love of acting. Generally a bit shy and quiet-natured, he seemed to shine when performing. Drew had great stage presence.

During his elementary school years, Drew was in numerous skits and plays at school and at church. Most were small roles, but he loved being on stage. His first lead role was the Judge in "The Trial of Goldilocks." After one of the performances, a man in the audience asked if he was going to be an actor when he grew up. That's when Drew first thought of show biz as a career.

By the time he was in high school, Drew was involved with the Creative Arts Guild, doing community theater for young folks. He had lead roles in a two of the plays including "Yankee Doodle," and "The Imaginary Invalid". Intensive on-camera training became a part of his life during this time as well. Driving to Atlanta to attend classes at Your Act or to Chattanooga to attend acting, film, and modeling classes at Ambiance soon lead to competing at I.M.T.A. (International Modeling and Talent Association) in New York City in 2001, where a Los Angeles talent agency was impressed with what they saw in Drew and invited him to sign with them.

Drew spent much time in LA auditioning for commercials and film. He booked a lead role in "One Way Out" and a supporting role in the feature film, "In Your Face."

In his downtime, Drew loves playing all sports, especially tennis, which he plays competitively. He also enjoys basketball, baseball, football, and relaxing with a fishing pole in his hand.

Drew continues to pursue his acting career.  From films to commercials and television series, his talents are not limited to acting alone. Drew also loves singing and songwriting and has worked with bands in the past as their lead singer. Drew says, "I am still working towards improving my acting skills. I'm striving hard to do well in the business we call entertainment ."


 


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