JOHN DAVID WASHINGTON (Lt. Kelly) most recently stars in
BLACKKKLANSMAN as 'Ron Stallworth', directed by Spike Lee and produced by Jason
and Jordan Peele. JD appears alongside Adam Driver and Laura Harrier. The film
this year's Cannes Film Festival and won the Grand Prix.
He can next be seen in MONSTERS AND MEN directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green,
where he plays the lead role of 'Dennis' alongside up-and-comers Kelvin Harrison
Jr. and Chante
Adams. The script was selected and developed as part of the 2017 Sundance
Directors Lab. He
can also be seen in the Anthony Mandler helmed MONSTER, which premiered at this
Sundance Film Festival, starring Jeffrey Wright, ASAP Rocky, & Jennifer Hudson.
The film was
nominated for the Grand Jury Prize.
John David got his big screen debut in Lionsgate's COCO, directed by RZA,
Common and Jill Scott.
Prior to acting, John David spent six years playing professional football
his attention towards the screen. Shortly after, he booked his fist-ever
audition to play 'Ricky
Jerret' in the HBO series "Ballers" with Dwayne Johnson. His performance as
generated rave reviews with the show going into its 4th season in 2018.