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Kevin L Walker
BornKevin Lewis Walker
1987 (age 31–32)
Fontana, California, U.S.
ResidenceLos Angeles, California
EducationUniversity of Southern California
OccupationActor, Writer, Producer, Businessman/Entrepreneur
Years active  2004–present
Home townRiverside, California, U.S.
Websitewww.KevinLWalker.com

Kevin Lewis Walker (born 1987) is an American actor, writer, producer, businessman/entrepreneur. Walker is best known for his roles on the televisions shows, Vigilante Diaries (2016), The Young and The Restless (2012), Retail (2014-2015), CSI: Miami (2008), Vigilante Diaries (Tv Series) (2013-2104), and Pope (2017). Walker has founded several businesses but is best known for founding his trademarked company, The Creation Station Studios.[1][2]

Career[edit | edit source]

2004-2007: Early Work[edit | edit source]

Walker made his first television appearance on comedian Paul Mooney's comedy series, Judge Mooney, in 2004. In 2005 Walker took several years off to focus on his education, eventually graduating from the University of Southern California.[3]

2008-2015: Success in Television and Film[edit | edit source]

In 2008 Walker began to further establish himself as a notable television/film star appearing on CSI: Miami, directed by Karen Gaviola. He continued on to appear on Law and Order in 2009, and then he starred in the film, Streets in 2011. He played a young youth from the streets of Los Angeles, who falls victim to a drive by shooting while trying to convince is childhood friend to go further his education and make better life choices.

In 2012 Walker became a recurring cast member on Lifetime's comedy television show, Prank My Mom, which was hosted by Vivica A. Fox. Soon after Walker was cast as a recurring member on CBS's hit daytime soap opera, The Young and The Restless.

In 2013 Walker went on to write, produce, and star in series The Cost of Living, where he played a youth entrepreneur on his quest for success in Los Angeles. The series achieved significant viral success and Walker was soon after cast in the film Love Triangle, as "Justice." He played a young man who witnesses the untimely murder of his father as s child and executes his own street justice on the men responsible when he comes of legal age.

Later in 2013 Walker was offered the main cast member role of, "The Kid," on the television series, Vigilante Diaries (Tv Series). An intelligent lovable rogue, vigilante, and action hero with physical prowess. Walker lead the series opposite Paul Sloan and Jason Mewes. The series received 8 million USD in funding, via Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and William Morris Endeavor,[4] and the series gained media attention for its unique crowdfunding method.[5][6]The television series was exhibited on Machinima Inc. and USA Network.[7]

In 2014 Walker made a special guest appearance on Investigation Discovery's first season of Murder Book, portraying Detroit murder victim Andrew Melvin Weathers.[8][9] Walker ended 2014 and entered 2015 starring in his second self created, written, and produced series, Retail. He led the series opposite actors, Donnabella Mortel, andNoel Gugliemi.[10]

2016-Present: Leading Man Film work[edit | edit source]

In 2016 began to further establish himself as a film star, leading man,and notable actor. Walker's went on to star in the military drama, Devil Dogs, opposite actor Eric Roberts.[11] He played a courageous marine that fought during the Second Battle of Fallujah, which is stated to be the bloodiest war since the Vietnam.

Later in 2016 Walker was offered a starring role in the action/drama film, Vigilante Diaries, where he would reprise his role as the young lovable rogue, vigilante, and action hero "The Kid."[12] Walker lead the film opposite actors Michael Jai White, Rampage Jackson, Jason Mewes,[13] Paul Sloan, Chasty Ballesteros, Michael Madsen,[14][15] Chavo Guerrero Jr., and James Russo. The film was internationally distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment,[3] and exhibited on HBO,[16] iTunes, Vudu, Amazon, YouTube, and Cinemax.[17] The film received a rating of 6.1/10 on IMDB,[18] and a 17% from critics and 77% from users on Rotten Tomatoes.[19]

In 2017 Walker continued his film ascension booking a starring as "Terry" in the gritty Detroit based crime/drama film, Pope. The film co-starred Noel Gugliemi, Glenn Plummer, and Neil Brown Jr..[20] Walker played a pivotal role as an intelligent lovable roque, justified criminal, and loyal leader of a group of Detroit natives, who are ultimately forced to resort to a life of crime to survive and provide for their families, while living in the dangerous ghettos of Detroit. The film received 9.3/10 on IMDB.[21]

In 2017 Walker was also cast as "Reciprocity" in the film VIKES. He played a streetwise lovable rogue that helps a good hearted young kid (played by Aidan Alexander)[22] deal confront and overcome a group of bullies.

Walker can be seen starring in commercials for brands such as Xploderz, Ford[23], Levi's, Disney Vinylmation[24], and most recently in a commercial for Samsung's Bixby (virtual assistant).[25]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Film[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Life is Hot in Cracktown Dante Supporting
2011 Streets Tully Lead
2013 Playing Pretend Gabe Lead
2013 Love Triangle Young Jeremy Strong Supporting
2016 Devil Dogs Walker Lead
Vigilante Diaries The Kid Lead
2017 Vikes Reciprocity Strong Supporting
2017 Pope Terry Lead
2018 Specious (Filming) Julius Lead
Perceptive Matter (Pre-Production) Jaden Lead
Bad Holders (Pre-Production) Lead

Television[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Judge Paul Mooney Josh Main Cast
2008 CSI: Miami Michael Lewis Tunnel Vision"
2009 Law and Order Jerome "Chattel"
2012 Untitled Martin Lawrence Pilot Cam Pilot Episode
Prank My Mom Derrick/Prankster Recurring Cast
The Young and The Restless Jamal Williams Recurring Cast
2013 The Cost of Living Malik Wilds Main Cast
2013 - 2014 Vigilante Diaries (Tv Series) The Kid Main Cast
2014 Murder Book Andrew Melvin Weathers Special Guest Star
2014-2015 Retail Dajuan Main Cast

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS)". tmsearch.uspto.gov. Retrieved 2018-01-26.
  2. Studios, Self Tape/Video Audition - The Creation Station. "Self Tape/Video Auditions - The Creation Station Studios". Self Tape/Video Auditions - The Creation Station Studios. Retrieved 2018-01-26.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Lights, Camera and a Whole Lot of Action: An Interview With Vigilante Diaries Star Kevin L. Walker". Retrieved 2017-09-29.
  4. Team, The Deadline (2012-06-27). "WME Takes Part In $8M Funding Round For Online Video Site Chill". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-09-29.
  5. "Chill Debuts "Vigilante Diaries" And A New Make-Or-Break Funding Model". Fast Company. 2013-06-11. Retrieved 2017-09-29.
  6. Graser, Marc (2013-07-03). "Jason Mewes' 'Vigilante Diaries' Provides New Twist on Crowdfunding: Build a Fanbase While Asking for Money". Variety. Retrieved 2017-09-29.
  7. "Vigilante Diaries - a New Graphic Novel-Inspired Action Comedy Series starring Jason Mewes | Splash Magazines | Los Angeles". www.lasplash.com. Retrieved 2017-09-29.
  8. "Man Charged In 1984 Highland Park Murder". Retrieved 2017-09-29.
  9. "William Lyles Jr. sentenced to life for 1984 Highland Park murder". MLive.com. Retrieved 2017-09-29.
  10. "Rising Star Kevin L. Walker Teams with Donnabella Mortel, Starring in and Producing Comedic Web Series, "Retail" and revealing the "Space Chariot Scooter"". PRWeb. Retrieved 2017-09-30.
  11. "Cast – Colonel's Assistant – Devil Dogs Movie". www.devildogsmovie.com. Retrieved 2017-12-16.
  12. Vigilante Diaries (2016), retrieved 2017-12-16
  13. "Vigilante Diaries Video Channel - NYTimes.com". Retrieved 2017-12-16.
  14. "'Vigilante Diaries': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2017-09-29.
  15. "Kevin L. Walker & Paul Sloan In Vigilante Diaries". Top40-Charts.com. Retrieved 2017-09-29.
  16. Asia, HBO. "Vigilante Diaries - HBO Hits". HBO Hits. Retrieved 2017-12-16.
  17. "Nonsensical 'Vigilante Diaries' goes gonzo". Los Angeles Times. 2016-06-23. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2017-12-16.
  18. Sesma, Christian (2016-06-24), Vigilante Diaries, Paul Sloan, Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson, Jason Mewes, retrieved 2017-12-17
  19. Vigilante Diaries, retrieved 2017-12-17
  20. "Vigilante Diaries Star Kevin L. Walker stars in Gritty Detroit Based Film, "Pope"". PRWeb. Retrieved 2017-09-29.
  21. White, Dwight (2017), Pope, Kevin L. Walker, Noel Gugliemi, Neil Brown Jr, retrieved 2017-12-18
  22. "Kevin Books a role in upcoming feature film, VIKES alongside Aidan Alexander – Kevin L. Walker". www.kevinlwalker.com. Retrieved 2017-12-18.
  23. "2017 Ford Escape TV Commercial, 'Fans'". iSpot.tv. Retrieved 2017-11-15.
  24. Kevin L. Walker (2015-05-06), Kevin L. Walker - Disney Vinylmation Commercial, retrieved 2017-11-15
  25. "Kevin L. Walker TV Commercials". www.ispot.tv. Retrieved 2017-11-15.

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