Thomas Akins, Jr. has been a performer since the age of 5. With a background in church choir and plays as a child, he transitioned into a music and theatre performing artist as a teen and young adult. His talents have grown to include music production and writing, adding layers to his creative abilities.
Akins has received acting training from Gregory Burger, Matthew Barry, and studied Milton’s principles and techniques at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. His comedy improvisation training at Upright Citizens Brigade and various other educational experiences have contributed to his burgeoning career in film and television. Akins is dedicated to delivering authentic and believable performances that resonate with audiences.
His work includes feature films like ‘Prodigal Husband’, short films such as ‘Junior’ submitted to Sundance, and ‘American Dreams’, which was recognized and selected by the IndieFEST. Akins’ attention to detail, nuance, and unrelenting work ethic make him an invaluable asset to any creative team.
With a solid foundation in performance and a passion for the arts, Thomas Akins, Jr. is a dedicated artist on the rise. His commitment to authenticity and connection with audiences ensures his continued success in the film and television industry.