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Gary Sturgis is well known for his bad-boy image in 3 Lions Gate Films: Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Daddy's little girls & Pride. He has been the keynote speaker at ralleys to get troubled youth on the straight and narrow. And because of his bad-boy perso

Born Gary Anthony Sturgis, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the man was destined for success. At an early age, he decided to pursue music through the encouragement of his parents. After playing piccolo and leading the woodwind section of the school band for a couple of years, he decided to try out for Drum Major. He began leading the band, and has been a leader ever since.

In high school Sturgis began working in theater as an actor and it was on stage, he found his true calling. Gary Sturgis found work on film projects as they came to town. He appeared in Blaze, The Big Easy and a few made for DVD releases before uprooting and moving to Los Angeles. Pursuing acting full tilt, he was cast on hit shows like The District, NYPD Blue, Malcolm & Eddie and the now defunct ABC soap, Port Charles. He did various television commercials including the "Get The Dew" campaign with Busta Rhymes for Mountain Dew. Not stopping there, his good looks garnered him an on-camera and print campaign for Dodge.

As talented as he was on screen, his biggest success came from his raspy baritone voice when he began doing voice promotion for the now defunct UPN. He has been heard across the nation promoting shows like Moesha, Half & Half, Girlfriends, The Parkers and All of Us to name a few. The voice of gold was used to promote hit feature films like The Others, Torque, Bones, The Brothers, The Wood, Blue Streak and the Brittany Spears movie, Crossroads. Gary also promoted for Spike TV, ESPN and the 2007 NBA Basketball Season for TNT Networks.

He is the voice of many TV and radio commercials as well. Taking his talent to a broader audience, he even began voicing animated features and shows including the Phantom Virus in the feature film, Scooby Doo and the Cyberchase,  the Bronze Tiger in Batman: The Brave and the Bold, the shadow villain, EBON on the Kids WB cartoon Static Shock and the Lead Eliminator in The Fairly OddParents Trilogy, Wishology. As if that's not enough, Gary also voices video game characters in such hits as True Crime New York City, Spider Man II and the trivia game, Shout About Music.

Though his career as a VO Talent was impressive, Gary longed to be back on the big screen and was cast as the pivotal villain, Jamison, in the box office smash, Tyler Perry's Diary of A Mad Black Woman. His performance landed him yet another bad guy role in Lion's Gate's Pride, in which Gary co-stars opposite Terrence Howard. When filming wrapped on that project, he was immediately cast by Perry in his directorial debut, Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls, opposite Idris Elba and Gabrielle Union, as local drug dealer, Joe Woods. Soon you will see him in, Cederic The Entertainer's directorial debut, the comedy - Chicago Pulaski Jones (Dance Fu).

Gary, also a producer, director & WGA writer, has also completed several feature-length scripts ranging from comedy to drama, and is currently shopping his properties for major distribution.


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