Carl McDowell

Actor | Miscellaneous Crew | Producer
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Ballers (2015-2017) | Sons of Anarchy (2011) | CSI: Cyber (2016)
Carl D. McDowell | Carl Mcdowell
5' 10" (1.78m)
Performs ages 25-35
African American
Black (Shoulder Length)
230 lbs
Baseball | Basketball | Football
Bass Guitar
Internet | Film | Theater | Commercial | Television  Less
Editing | Acting
United States (without valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
Willing to work unpaid
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Television (28 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
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  • Primary photo for Animal KingdomAnimal Kingdom (TV Series) Trucker Addison ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for TMI HollywoodTMI Hollywood (TV Series) Various / Host ( 2 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 2
  • Primary photo for RoadiesRoadies (TV Series) Messenger ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Rush HourRush Hour (TV Series) Toolbelt ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for CSI: CyberCSI: Cyber (TV Series) Wizard ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for StuntedStunted (TV Series) AndrĂ©  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for Dog with a BlogDog with a Blog (TV Series) Poet ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
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  • Primary photo for ScorpionScorpion (TV Series) Grungy Criminal ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Team UnicornTeam Unicorn (TV Series) Agent Fury ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
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  • Primary photo for The LeagueThe League (TV Series) Homeless Man #2 ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for ShamelessShameless (TV Series) Ricky ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for RingerRinger (TV Series) Homeless Man ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Tosh.0Tosh.0 (TV Series) Human Horse ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
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  • Primary photo for Sons of AnarchySons of Anarchy (TV Series) Vandross ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. SunshineMr. Sunshine (TV Series) Trevon ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for SouthlandSouthland (TV Series) Angry Man ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for The Wanda Sykes ShowThe Wanda Sykes Show (TV Series) Man in boxes ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for America's Most WantedAmerica's Most Wanted (TV Series) Woods ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Life, Love, & HollywoodLife, Love, & Hollywood (TV Series) Director ( 3 episodes, 2008 )  Less 2008 3
  • Primary photo for The Singles TableThe Singles Table (TV Series) Production Assistant ( 3 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 3
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    • Hardball (Nov 10, 2006) Production Assistant  Less
    • Traffic (Oct 20, 2006) Production Assistant  Less
    • The Mole (Oct 13, 2006) Production Assistant  Less
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    • Candy (Oct 1, 2006) Production Assistant (uncredited)  Less
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    • Pilot (Sep 20, 2006) Dead Inmate (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for MediumMedium (TV Series) Additional Production Assistant ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
    • Time Out of Mind (Oct 3, 2005) Additional Production Assistant (uncredited)  Less
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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • BAKER'S MAN * – Willis Maurice Hall Dir.
  • HELL OF A DAY * – The Man In Motion Filmz
  • DEVINE * – Sean Tyler Jason Neudecker
  • OFFICE GAMES * – Jason Taylor Antonio Aguilar
  • CORPERATE THUGZ * – Kyle In Motion Filmz
  • BROKEN GLASS * – Kokaine Richard L. Givens
  • OCEAN 11-YEAR-OLD * – Store Clerk Andy Signore
  • THREE LITTLE WORDS * – Shawn Jason Neudecker
  • BOSSN' UP * – Assistant Pimp Dylan C. Brown
  • A SECRET HANDSHAKE * – Prisoner Harsha Wardhan
  • DEMPTION * – Crackhead Jason Neudecker
  • GOOD NEIGHBOR POLICY * – Thug Edgar P. Davis
  • NOTHING SPECIAL * – Squigy Man Angela Garcia-Combs
  • SCORPION * – Grungy Thug ABC / Dwight Little Dir.
  • DOG WITH A BLOG * – Poet DIS / David Kendall Dir.
  • KROLL SHOW * – Garbage Man CC / Dan Longino Dir.
  • THE LEAGUE * – Homeless Guy FX / Jeff Schaffer Dir.
  • SONS OF ANARCHY * – Vandross FX / Peter Weller Dir.
  • SHAMELESS * – Ricky SHOW / Mimi Leader Dir.
  • TOSH.0 * – Sumthin' Racist CC / Daniel Tosh Dir.
  • THE RINGER * – Homeless Guy CW / Howie Deutch Dir.
  • MR. SUNSHINE * – Travon ABC / Beth MacCarthy-Miller Dir.
  • SOUTHLAND * – Angry Guy NBC / Christopher Chulack Dir.
  • AIM HIGH 2 * – Mechanic WB / Ari Sandel Dir.
  • AMERICA'S MOST WANTED * – Woods FOX / David H. Butler Dir.
  • CHELSEA LATELY * – Virginity Breaker E! / Bob McKinnon Dir.
  • THE WANDA SYKES SHOW * – Trapped Guy FOX / Rusty Cundieff Dir.
  • OF MICE AND MEN * – Crooks Illinois Valley Cultural Centre
  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL * – Vendor Illinois Valley Cultural Centre
  • THE WIZ * – The Lion Illinois Valley Cultural Centre
  • THE MAN OF LA MANCHA * – Knight Joliet Fine Arts Theatre, IL.
  • LIFE, LOVE, AND HOLLYWOOD * – Director Tracey Taylor

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Sons of Anarchy *
  • KFC Commercial *
  • Mr. Sunshine *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • * Carl D. McDowell was born on the gang-ridden streets of Chicago’s south side. As a teenager, he had his share of problems with gangs, as well as his brushes with the law. Sports ultimately lead him in the opposite direction. Carl excelled in football, baseball, and wrestling at Harper High School, and it just so happen that football bought him his ticket out of Chicago.

    Football took Carl away from home and to Illinois Valley College. Like any athlete, he got his perks of easy schedules, and limited classroom visits. His Theatre Practicum Professor, (Giacamo Leone) told him that because of his excessive absence; the only way he would pass the class is by taking the role of “Crooks” in the production “Of Mice and Men”. Carl wanted no part of theatre, and pleaded with his coach to talk to the professor. Being a freshman, “rookie”, the coach thought it would be funny to make him do the production and make the whole football team go and watch the performance.

    Carl took part in the production and was a hit. He fell in love with theatre and decided to do two more productions. He performed in “A Christmas Carol” and portrayed “The Lion” in the production “The Wiz”, all while playing football and helping out with the children in the community. Carl volunteered with the organization People of the World end Racism, (P.O.W.E.R). This is an organization that operated under the premise, if you get to children early enough, that you could stop the racism before it started. It was said that hanging around the children and seeing how he could mold minds, it led him to a new career path.

    In elementary school Carl would get in trouble on the daily basis for being the class clown. His mother (Diane McDowell) would get calls from the teachers; as well as letters that the teachers would send home with Carl expressing the need for a parent/teacher conference. Carl would get in big trouble after these Conferences. It is ironic that what he was punished for in those days, he gets paid to do now (stand-up comedy). Carl said the reason he acted out wasn’t for attention, or because he was a bad kid. Instead, he thinks that the teachers were boring, and that they couldn’t keep his attention. He said that was another reason that he wanted to be a teacher. He thought that by knowing what make students act out, that he would be ahead of the curve as a teacher. That sort of thinking took him away from Illinois altogether.

    Carl joined the elementary education program at Missouri’s Lincoln University, but the acting bug just kept rearing its ugly head. As much as he wanted to change the world by molding one little mind at a time, he just couldn’t walk away from acting. As an actor, he will be able to touch people in a bigger media. So in a sense, he could still teach, but on a much bigger stage. So with very little time left to attain degree, Carl decided that Hollywood was the place for him, and his talents. He moved from his cozy little apartment in Missouri, and headed west.

    Carl came out to Hollywood in 2004 and began to do background work so he could see how things work behind the scenes. Later, to get a more hands on approach, he began his stint as a Production Assistant on shows like “Numbers”, “The Riches”, and “Criminal Minds”. In his short career in Hollywood Carl have Produced, Written, Directed, Acted, and Edited films. To this date his fondest moments have been working along side Adam Sandler, “The Longest Yard”, being directed by Cameron Crowe, “Elizabeth Town”, and getting to be in a movie with Snoop Dog, “Bossn’ up”.

    Carl D. McDowell is a smart, funny person that genuinely cares for people, and in this day and age of “Hollywood”, that is a breath of fresh air. He is going to continue on his path in Hollywood as he has been in a few movies, and he is ripping up stages on the comedy circuit. His mother, family, everyone close to him, and even the city of Chicago is proud of what has become of the little bad boy that used to tear through the neighborhood, and disrupt classrooms.

    Now let us all watch as his star rises.

    He is the “The Future of the Business”!!!

    Hair: Black Weight:
    Eyes: Brown Height:
    MR. SUNSHINE Guest Star ABC / Beth MacCarthy-Miller
    SOUTHLAND Guest Star NBC / Christopher Chulack, Dir.
    SHAMELESS Co-Star SHOWTIME / Mimi Leder, Dir.
    SONS OF ANARCHY Co-Star FX / Peter Weller, Dir.
    AMERICA'S MOST WANTED Guest Star Fox / David H. Butler, Dir.
    THE WANDA SYKES SHOW Guest Star FOX / Rusty Cundieff, Dir.
    CHELSEA LATELY Guest Star E! / Bob McKinnon, Dir.
    NO PERMITS NEEDED Lead DISH/ Tony L. Patterson, Dir.
    LIFE, LOVE AND HOLLYWOOD Recurring WEB/ Tracey Taylor, Dir.

    OFFICE GAMES Lead Antonio Aguilar. Dir.
    THREE LITTLE WORDS Lead Doug Smith, Dir.
    BROKEN GLASS Co-Star Richard Givens, Dir.
    OCEANS ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD Co-Star Andy Signore, Dir.
    DEMPTION Supporting Jason Neudecker, Dir.
    GOOD NEIGHBOR POLICY Supporting Edgar P. Davis, Dir.
    BOSS'N UP Supporting Dylan C. Brown, Dir.
    A SECRET HANDSHAKE Supporting Harsha Wardhan, Dir.
    NOTHING SPECIAL Principle Angela Garcia Combs, Dir.

    OF MICE AND MEN Crooks Illinois Valley Cultural Centre
    A CHRISTMAS CAROL Vendor Illinois Valley Cultural Centre
    THE WIZ The Lion Illinois Valley Cultural Centre
    THE MAN OF LAMANCHA Knight Joliet Fine Arts Theatre, IL.

    Sports: NCAA/ Semi Pro Football, Indiana Mustangs, Illinois Jaguars
    NCAA Baseball / Basketball / Tennis
    Comedy: Stand-up Comedian / Improv / Sketch

    Bobbie Shaw Chance Studio / Margie Haber Studios / Acting Creative
    Patrick Tucker Workshop / Upright Citizens Brigade


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