John Anthony

Actor. Filmmaker. Alien

Wade Wofford, Director, Writer and Producer of the upcoming feature “The Answer”

“Much like the adage that "you make a film three times: writing the script, shooting it, and editing," I find that working with actors is very similar; you work with them in a very different way in all three parts of the filmmaking process.  Most actors, in my experience, do not shine across all three...  John Anthony, on the other hand, proves a pleasure through each stage of the process. His intentness on understanding relationships and willingness to build character history enriches beyond the script in preproduction. During production, his sense of humor, willingness to work his ass off, and "turn it on" on demand were assets to shooting swiftly and efficiently. And during post, his consistency and strong choices shine through; movements made on specific lines from wide to close make the editor's task able to focus on quality rather than tedious technicalities. A true pro, and craftsman at his art.”

 

 

  John Anthony Wylliams

 

 

Currently running on all platforms across the country, John Anthony can be seen on the new national spot for car making giant, Honda. Now showing on the BET Network we can see John Anthony recurring on the award winning series Two Grown, heading into it's second season. After a much anticipated limited theatrical release, Petri Entertainment and Dark Cuts Pictures "e-Demon" will now be available on iTunes, Amazon Prime and Google Play. John Anthony portrays lead role “Dwayne Booker” in this psychological horror surrounding four friends whom unknowingly release an evil entity with the ability to possess people via our technological connections. He also brings his talent into the gaming arena with the recent release of Square Enix and Human Head Studios “The Quiet Man”, for Playstation and PC. With it’s slew of awards, we will also be able to catch him in best selling author JM Benjamin's adapted screenplay "Moves We Make", also available on VOD platforms. Produced by Nonstop Showgroup,  John Anthony portrays title character Christopher "Real" Hill,  a ruthless and cunning gangster with a penchant for chess and an achilles heel as crippling as the stakes he finds himself fighting against.  Now viewing on Amazon Prime, we will find him alongside Happy Wasteland's production of Wade Wofford's, "The Answer", starring as a husband and father navigating loss and searching for a reconnection amongst a group of friends all living very different lives. Other recent work includes commercials for Arm and Hammer Plus OxiClean, Sauza Tequila, Petro, Bud Light "Gold Can" Superbowl, Subway, The New York Times, One World Trade Center, Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime, AT&T and Amazon.  We can currently hear him in the new nationwide radio spots for Ciroc Vodka.

Hailing from Queens, New York and Alum of the New Actors Workshop, under the tutelage of Mike Nichols, Paul Sills and the late great George Morrison, he acquired a deeper insight into this art.  Continuing his training in recent years with master teacher, Deena Levy and her unique approach to the work solidified his purpose, fervor and more importantly the respect to the craft that is required to pursue a career successfully.

When John Anthony isn’t thousands of feet in the sky acquiring more flight time in pursuit of a pilot’s license, practicing arm breaks in his Aikido dojo or watching in awe at a person attempting to sit right beside him on an empty subway car, he is busy not waiting for something to happen.