Actor Keith Arthur Bolden lands recurring role in BET's series "American Soul"
Keith will play Mr. Willard, the seemingly well-meaning landlord who is self-serving. He tries to help a family who is staying in an apartment who can't make rent. He's a no-nonsense character with a heart of gold… Or is he?
Keith Arthur Bolden hails originally from Los Angeles, California he obtained his Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Illinois. He is a professional actor, director and professor of Theatre and Performance at Spelman College.
As a film/tv actor he can be seen in the hit Netflix series, The Haunting of Hill House as Sheriff Beckley Her Only Choice (BET)Swamp Thing (DC Universe) Mile 22 (Peter Berg (dir.), Cobra Kai (YouTube Red), The Bobby Brown Story (BET), Behind the Movement (TVOne), Underground (WGN), Black Lightning (The CW), Being Mary Jane (BET), Nashville (CMT), Greenleaf (OWN), The Inspectors (CBS), A Baby for Christmas (TV Movie), Swamp Murders (ID Channel), Containment (CW Network), Your Worst Nightmare (ID Channel), Vengeance (starring Nicholas Cage), Saints and Sinners (BounceTV), The Have and Have Nots (OWN), Goosebumps (starring Jack Black), Bolden! (Feature Film), Vampire Diaries (CW Network), Alvin and The Chimpunks:The Road Chip, Sons 2 The Grave (directed by Mykelti Williamson), Containment (WB network), S#!T My Dad Says! (starring William Shatner) Repo Men (starring Forrest Whittaker and Jude Law), Semi-Dead (www.semi-dead.com), Foreign Body, More Than a Woman, Latter-Day Fake, Federal Underdog, and The Coldest Winter
As a director, he will be directing Two Trains Running at Triad Stage in North Carolina in February, as well as co-directing Pipeline at Horizon Theatre in Atlanta. Other directing credits include Topdog/Underdog, Seven Guitars, Hands Up, Hoodoo Love and Saturday Night/Sunday Morning. As an accomplished actor he has had roles in stage productions with theatres all over the country, including Fetch Clay Make Man (Dallas Theatre Center) Between Riverside and Crazy (Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre) Dreamgirls (DOMA Theatre), Baptism By Fire (dir. Hilda Willis), The Exonerated (dir. Susan G. Reid), Gem of the Ocean (Fountain Theatre and Rubicon Theatre), A Raisin in the Sun, (Center Theatre Group, Hartford Stage and Cape Fear Regional Theatre), CROWNS (dir. Jade Lambert-Smith)
Keith also spends time mentoring children and young artist through his fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi
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