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J. Hunter Ackerman

SAG
Height:  5’8”
Eyes/Hair:  Brown
Weight: 169
(310) 871-3144

 

FILM /TELEVISION (Representative)

Arrested Development [Pilot]

Boys Town [Pilot]

Untitled Daniel Myrick Dramatic Improv [Pilot] Clay Aiken Music Video
Kelly Coffee Music Video
The Hunted
Sagas of Reya [Pilot] Life / Money
Les Conneries
Red and Blue
Attraction
Guitar Shop
Counted Out

Pirate Protester / Co-Star
Ryan / Lead
Hunter / Lead
Band Drummer
Band Drummer
Jeff / Lead
Gladiator / Supporting; Stunt
Lead
Lead
Lead
Lead
Lead
Lead
20th Century Fox Television
Ricky Reidling Productions
[Producers of The Blair Witch Project] MTV
Tacklebox Films
www.thehunted.tv
Raye Hollitt Productions
U.S.C. Film
L.A. Film School
U.S.C.
S.O.S. Productions
L.M.U. Film
Chapman Film

STAGE (Representative)

Pirates of the Caribbean Stunt Show
Pirates of the Caribbean Stunt Show
Torn (Two-Hour Dramatic Improv)
The Breakfast Club
The Three Musketeers
Hamlet
Welcome to Shangri-La-La
Beethoven Concert
Hamlet
Sure Thing (Improv Adaptation)
If Our Meat Were Any Fresher, the Cows Would Slap Us
The Complete Works of Wm. Shksp., Abrgd
Jesus, Confucius, and John Lennon
Doctor Faustus
Saved
Romeo and Juliet
Macbeth
friends with Captain Jack Sparrow
friends with Cutthroat Jack – The Red
Scott Blume
John Bender – The Criminal
Comte de Warde/Bicarat
Laertes
Todd
Stunt Swordsman
Laertes
Improv Character
Improv Characters
Improv Characters
John Lennon
Cornelius, Pride and Others
Mike
Paris
Malcolm
Pirates’ Lair -Disneyland
Pirates Dinner Adventure
The Complex
The Next Stage Theatre
Knightsbridge Theatre
Knightsbridge Theatre
The Raven Theatre
L.A. Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl
Kathryn Dunham Theatre
Running with Scissors
The Non-Prophets
The Hamlet Complex
S.I.U.E. Experimental
Echo Theatre Co
Actors’ Renaissance Theatre
Centralia Cultural Society
Centralia Cultural Society

TRAINING

  • Beverly Hills Playhouse – with Rob Brownstein, Gary Grossman, Al Mancini
  • Howard Fine Studios — with Howard Fine and Ted Brunetti
  • Inosanto Academy — with Dan Inosanto and Erik Paulson
  • Secret Rose Theatre — with Steven Anderson
  • Playhouse West — Meisner Technique with Robert Carnegie
  • S.I.U.E.Bachelor of Science in Theatre Performance and Physics – emphasis on film training and Second City-style intensive improv training
  • United Stuntmens’ Association School — Fight Master David Boushey, coordinator
  • Additional weapons training in LA –with Robert Chapin and Anthony DeLongis
  • Society of American Fight Directors Las Vegas Workshop — S.A.F.D. certification with instructors Payson Burt, John McFarland, Dave Wooley, Allen Suddeth, Drew Fracher, Dave Boushey, Chuck Coyl, Dale Girard, and Michael Anderson

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

• Incredible Rock Climber (5.11+) and master of ALL relevant safety rigging (ropes, etc.)
• Excellence in rapier and dagger, broadsword, hand-to-hand, quarterstaff, axes, polearms, mace or war hammer, sword & shield
• Great with dialects (Scottish, Southern US, Northeastern US, French, Italian, Cockney, Hindi, etc.)
• IMPROV! IMPROV! IMPROV! Experience and Talent
Variety of Martial Arts, including Tai Chi, Capoeira, Ju-Jitsu, Bujinkan, Muy Thai Boxing, Kali, Combat Submission Wrestling
• Scuba certification [PADI] • Middleweight Professional Wrestling experience
• Armor smith/Leatherworker

GREAT WITH MUSIC:

• Avid Guitar Player and Singer -Knows more than 100 songs
• Excellent vocalist with nearly 3 octave range
• Adept in many instruments including: Hammered Dulcimer, Guitar, Keyboards, Native American Wooden Flute, Bass, Bowed Bass, Octave Mandolin
• 18 years of multi-awarded percussion experience
• Drum set, Hand Drums, small percussion, Drum Corps – Snare