A NEW FACE WITH OLD TALENT.

AMATEUR: Indie Film (2015)
HOLY SOUL by Salted Cathedral (2014)

FILMOGRAPHY CREDITS (SAMPLE)

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Naz & Maalik (2015) - Indie Film

CHARACTER: Naz

Two closeted Muslim teens hawk goods across Brooklyn and struggle to come clean about their sexuality, as their secretive behavior leads them unknowingly into the cross-hairs of the War on Terror.

Director: Jay Dockendorf
Writers: Jay Dockendorf, Jay Dockendorf

Amateur (2013) - Indie Short

CHARACTER: Anton

A basketball recruiter employs under-the-table methods to convince a high-school star to transfer schools.

Director: Ryan Koo
Writer: Ryan Koo

Gook (2017) - Indie Film

CHARACTER: Keith

A dramedy about 2 Korean-American brothers who have to defend their family's women's shoes store while contemplating the future of their own personal dreams and the meaning of family during the first day of the 1992 Los Angeles Riots.

Director: Justin Chon
Writer: Justin Chon

Beat Box (2015) - Indie Film

CHARACTER: Pete

A talented musician, about to trade his dreams for a safe career in his girlfriend's family business, finds his voice, but loses the girl, when a mysterious record label owner introduced him to a group of Brooklyn beatboxers.

Director: Andrew Dresher
Writer: Andrew Dresher

Bull - TV Series (2016)

CHARACTER: Antwan Mirror
EPISODE: The Necklace(2016)

BULL stars Michael Weatherly as Dr. Jason Bull in a drama inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw, the founder of one of the most prolific trial consulting firms of all time.

Creators: Paul Attanasio, Phil McGraw

Power - TV Series (2016)

CHARACTER: Wookie
EPISODE: Jacked (2016)

James "Ghost" St. Patrick, a wealthy New York night club owner who has it all, catering for the city's elite and dreaming big, lives a double life as a drug kingpin.

Creator: Courtney Kemp Agboh

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Jody Prusan

Connecting Talent Company

MANAGEMENT

Eddie Rabon

Take 3 Talent Agency

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Carole Ingber

Ingber & Associates

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ABOUT CURTISS COOK, JR.

BORN: 1991 || HEIGHT: 5'11" || WEIGHT: 155 LBS. || HAIR: Dark Brown || EYES: Dark Brown

What About Me?

The son of artists, Curtiss Cook Jr. has been acting for as long as he can remember; as an adult, he has grown into a confident and passionate performer. Proud of his New York upbringing, he's had the privilege of studying at The Harlem School of the Arts, Shakespeare Lab Jr., and HB Studios.

His acting career leaped into action when Curtiss starred in short and feature films such as Ryan Koo’s Amateur and Jay Dockendorf’s Naz & Maalik. In addition to his film accomplishments, he’s also been in commercials for Sprite and Dave & Buster’s.

A versatile actor, he gained his regional theater debut in Brownsville Song (b-side for tray) for The Long Wharf Theater and The Philadelphia Theater Company. Following this success, Curtiss made his Off-Broadway debut in the Classic Stage Company’s production of Mother Courage and Her Children, starring as the role of Eilif.

Through his many successes, Curtiss has gained a tremendous amount of experience and is eager for the next opportunity. Knowing that this is just his beginning, Curtiss Cook Jr. is ready to unlock his fullest potential as an artist.

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Personal Info

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  •  Queens, NY

PRESS

“This drama is a day in THE LIFE look at the unique experience of being young, gay, black and Muslim in Brooklyn. Anchored by award-winning, naturalistic lead performances from Kerwin Johnson, Jr. and Curtiss Cook, Jr., Indiewire said the film is 'intimate, authentic, and feels decidedly relevant in today's current context.'”
- BROADWAY WORLD (1/22/2016) Theatrical Run Info, by TV News Desk

“Naz & Maalik” feels authentic, and Mr. Johnson and Mr. Cook bring their characters completely alive.
- NEW YORK TIMES (1/21/16) Review by Stephen Holden

“Anchored by lead performances from newcomers Kerwin Johnson and Curtiss Cook, Jr., writer-director Jay Dockendorf’s film is intimate, authentic, and feels decidedly relevant in today’s current context.”
- The Playlist By Katie Walsh January 19, 2016

'Naz & Maalik'

CHARACTER: Naz
'brownsville song (b-side for tray)' is powerful and timely-We know from the beginning that Tray (Curtiss Cook Jr., in a masterfully natural performance) dies; Lee’s script jumps forward and backward in time to tell his story.
- Philadelphia Citypaper By Mark Cofta May 5, 2015

Curtiss Cook Jr. was nominated For Outstanding Debut during Long Wharf's production of Brownsville Song (b-side for tray) by the Connecticut Critics Circle

'brownsville song (b-side for tray)'

CHARACTER: Tray
Amateur won the Audience Award at NBC Universal's Short Cuts Festival

Amateur

CHARACTER: Anton

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