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Texas Battle – American actor & AFDA Cape Town Live Performance Lecturer

July 29, 2016 1:03 pm

AFDA Cape Town Live Performance lecturer and Texas born American actor, Texas Battle, famous for his role  in CBS’ “Bold & the Beautiful” is a very busy man; Sharing his craft with AFDA students, school learners at the National Schools Festival in Grahamstown  and acting on American block-buster films. Texas stars alongside Bruce Willis in the latest action movie, “Marauders” (2016) which also stars Adrien Grenier and Chris Meloni.

Texas is now a full time Live Performance Lecturer at AFDA Cape Town. In 2015 Texas lectured part- time at AFDA while nurturing his charity he founded in Cape Town, The Texas Battle Foundation.  Last summer he shot the lead in the true football feature, “Greater.”  In 2013-14 he starred in the the CW show, “Saf3,” from the producers of Baywatch.  He was a series regular on 2 shows in 2012-13, MTV’s  single camera 1/2 hour comedy, “Death Valley” and CBS’s “Bold & the Beautiful” for a 6 year contract role.  Texas has also starred in several studio movies including New Line’s “Final Destination 3,” Paramount’s “Coach Carter,” and “Dragonball: Evolution” for FOX.  He was also a series regular opposite Lily Tomlin on HBO’s “12 Miles of Bad Road,” although 7 episodes were shot, it sadly never aired…

Texas graduated from the University of Texas, receiving a degree in kinesiology. He worked as a substitute teacher before he started a career in show business.

Filmography

2016: Marauders – T.J Jackson

2015: Greater – Anthony Lucas

2013: SAF3 – Texas Daly

2011: Death Valley (TV series) – John-John
2008-2011: The Bold and the Beautiful (TV series) – Marcus Walton/Marcus Forrester
2011: Milf Money (TV movie) – Eric
2010: The Task – Dixon
2010: Boggy Creek – Tommy Davis
2009: Sherri (TV series) – Russell
2009: Dragonball: Evolution – Carey Fuller
2009: Hydra (TV movie) – Ronnie Kaplan
2008: 12 Miles of Bad Road (TV series) – Keeshawn Diamond
2008: Senior Skip Day (video) – Lamar Washington
2007: Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (video) – Jake
2006: Even Money – Darius Jackson
2006: Final Destination 3 – Lewis Romero
2005-2006: One Tree Hill (TV series) – Tony Battle
2005: All of Us (TV series) – Thomas Harper
2005: Committed (TV series) – Tony
2005: Coach Carter – Maddux

 

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