Ross Denyer is a Los Angeles actor and storyteller. He received his BFA in Acting from Elon University and has studied with Anne Bogart and SITI Company, the American Shakespeare Center, and Diana Castle’s The Imagined Life Acting Studio. As an actor, Ross has appeared on stage and on camera in short and feature-length films, new media, industrials, and commercial projects. In 2015, is facial likeness was used for Nikola Tesla in the PS4 video game, The Order: 1886.
As a director, Ross has created two short films – Just Desserts (2010) and Quiet Mountain (2012) – through his production company, Little Kraken Films. In 2013, he collaborated with his friend and fellow Elon alum Mark St. Cyr to direct and co-produce an original web series about a young actor on the rise – The Verge. The series was an official selection at 6 film festivals, winning “Best Drama” at Atlanta Web Festival in 2014, and has been featured in Backstage.
Ross received a liberal arts education at Elon University, graduating magna cum laude. Passionate about teaching, he led a 3-week Viewpoints Workshop at Elon University in 2011, inspired by his training with Anne Bogart and SITI Company (you can watch highlights from the final presentation on Ross’s YouTube channel).
Always keeping busy creatively, Ross’s screenplay concept, KeyWord: Cars (A Romance), won the 2014 Write Start Contest, affording Ross a full scholarship to an 8-week screenwriting workshop at NYFA Los Angeles in Burbank. He’s since written a Sci-Fi pilot and a short screenplay, “It’s Not the Selfie, It’s the Smile”.
Ross loves sci-fi and westerns (some favorites include Blade Runner and Once Upon a Time in the West). He enjoys computer games, boxing, cooking, classic rock, and Top Gear (RIP). A British-American dual citizen, Ross lives and works in Los Angeles. Presently, he’s revising his pilot, tutoring, and getting out to as many auditions as possible!