George Kaiser is a classically trained American actor.
His first sign of extraordinary precociousness came as a toddler with the ability to memorize and recite children's story books.
George also exhibited a potential for performance at the age of 9 where he joined the American Tae Kwon Do Association (ATA) and received his first black belt less than three years later. He was unfazed by the large, noisy crowds and after more than a decade of training and competition, he amassed nearly 300 trophies and medals including winning championships at State, National and World competitions.
His success in the martial arts became secondary when his true calling was revealed through his first acting class in the fall of 2005. George decided to take his aspirations to the Southeast, where he attended North Carolina State University, earning a BA in Theatre and graduating valedictorian in the class of 2010. During six semesters he performed in eleven productions including his first full length play, A Few Good Men (2007) for which he won “Best First Performance Award.” He also received twin accolades for
Amadeus (2010) (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) and Never The Sinner (2009)
(Dickie Loeb) By winning “Best Actor in a Leading Role”.
George’s scholarship is evident through his membership in numerous honorary organizations and fraternities, including Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Theta Kappa, Golden Key International Honor Society, Alpha Psi Omega, Phi Kappa Phi, and Phi Sigma Pi.
After graduation, George was eager to see how far his current acting success would take him. He tested his mettle in local and regional theatre. During the fall of 2011, while performing the role of Tim in "Noises Off" he met his acting coach and mentor Randall Stanton who George refers to as his Sensei. George’s focus now included film, as he began his classical training. As a former student and instructor with Ted Liss, Mr. Stanton now passes down those techniques and philosophies. (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts)
The mutual love between George and the camera developed while he worked with award winning directors and actors such as Jon Turtletaub, Michael Grossman, GregAlan Williams, and Michael Laibson.
George landed his first role in a feature film as a greaser in Last Vegas (2013) Although his scenes were cut, it was a grand experience meeting Kevin Kline and other well known names in the business.
His first role in a television series was in 2013 where he appeared as a guest star on Drop Dead Diva (2009) episode 502: The Real Jane.
George currently resides in the Raleigh, NC area.
Name: George Kaiser
Lives in: Raleigh, North Carolina