Clayton D. Moss

Clayton D. Moss

Actor

Los Angeles, California

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About Clayton

Described as "Australia's emerging acting talent" by Filmink Magazine, Clay's accrued an impressive resume of across Theater, Film & Television for over 20yrs that has taken him all around the globe for both domestic & international productions.

Clay's appeared in a wide array of roles for many popular Australian & International tele-dramas & movies, including Gregor Jordan's upcoming Australian Gangster miniseries, Nomad, Rescue: Special Ops, Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities, Second Skin, Deadly Women, All Saints and Dealing With Destiny, starring opposite Luke Arnold (Black Sails, INXS: Never Tear Us Apart). He's also performed in many hit plays across Sydney such as Your Heart is My Piñata (Factotum Theatre, 2011), MATE (Downstairs Belvoir, 2009), The Subtle Art of Flirting (Tunks Productions, 2005) and Pick-ups (Tamarama Rock Surfers, 2003) - just to mention a handful.

In 2021, Clayton received the award for Best Actor at the Sydney S+S Festivals '2020 Hindsight' Gala Finals for his performance in Rentals, which also won the People's Choice award for Best Play on the same night. He garnered unanimous praise among critics for his portrayal of 'Steve' in Devil May Care's production of Songs of Grace and Redemption & then again for his role as 'A' with Montague Basement's production of Sarah Kane's Crave, both for the 2010 & 2016 Sydney Fringe Festivals respectively.

Since early 2000, Clay has been a proud and ongoing sponsor of Childfund Australia. He's listed as a Founding Supporter of The Academy Museum Of Motion Pictures located in Los Angeles, CA, a patron of the Sydney Film Festival and served as a spokesperson in a national TVC campaign with Variety, the Children's Charity, which helped raise $10,000 for the organisation via proceeds from the cinema ticket sales of Dealing with Destiny in August, 2011. In mid 2019, Clayton published his book Anōmalía, a collection of 14 short speculative fiction.

On the job, Clay consistently maintains his reputation for being affable, a team player and of always pulling his own weight - from initial casting through to the final production day. The roles he tends to play are characters possessed of both strength and vulnerability, often with a pale, piercing gaze and a focused yet latent magnetism. As an actor, his strength lies in his ability to exert subtlety of emotion, inner conflict and silent shifts in thought between the fanfare of moments. Outside of work, he is a fellow of many individual skills, experiences and talents, too numerous to list here.

Suffice to say, Clayton thoroughly enjoys the company and collaborative exchange between like-minded creatives and is motivated by nothing more than to serve the character within the greater narrative of the script, to be challenged within his roles and to constantly push himself to be the best.

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  • Pray for Dawn

    Pray for Dawn (2019 - 2022)
    Film (Horror) Actor Pre-production

  • Nomad

    Nomad (2020)
    Film (Sci-Fi) Actor

  • Deadly Women

    Deadly Women (2019)
    TV Series Actor

  • Bully

    Bully (2018)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor

  • Drunk

    Drunk (2016)
    Film (Comedy) Actor

  • The Chicken Men

    The Chicken Men (2016)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Romance and Sci-Fi) Actor Georgie is no longer looking for love online - sometimes all we need is a little bit of re-programming right? This time however, love has a sci-fi element to it.

  • Abandoned

    Abandoned (2015)
    Television (Drama, Action and Sci-Fi) Actor

  • Manos Arriba

    Manos Arriba (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Actor

  • Now What...

    Now What... (2012)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor Dumped, rejected, abandoned, heartbroken, angry, lost and confused... Now what... Sarah's boyfriend Alex has just broken up with her after what should have been an enjoyable date. It is raining and dismal. Can the night get any worse?

  • Dealing with Destiny

    Dealing with Destiny (2011)
    Film (Comedy) Actor

  • Awake

    Awake (2010)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor Awake is about a man and a woman who constantly pass each other by during their waking hours. Ben is a writer struggling to conjure the first sentence of his novel, Mary is a frustrated reader who works in a bookstore. Ben and Mary live in the same suburban neighbourhood, they get their coffee at the same coffee shop, they are both missing something, or someone, from their lives. It seems as though they are doomed to dance around one another, never able to bridge the gap between them. But fate has other things in store for them as their longing and subconscious conspire to draw them together. Without knowing how or why, they seek each other out in the most unlikely way. Written by Anonymous

  • Lady Luck

    Lady Luck (2010)
    Film (Short and Action) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Rescue Special Ops

    Rescue Special Ops (2010)
    Television (Drama) Actor

  • My Two Lives

    My Two Lives (2010)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Writer Angie's life is divided in two. She suffers from an identity crisis and it's all because of 'her hair'. Is Angie's hair the one who's really having all the fun? And if so, why can't she?

  • Silver and Gold

    Silver and Gold (2009)
    Film (Short and Fantasy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Underbelly

    Underbelly (2009)
    Television (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Actor

  • Hegira

    Hegira (2009)
    Film (Animation, Short, Fantasy and Horror) Writer A flight or journey to escape danger.

  • All Saints

    All Saints (2008)
    Television (Drama) Actor

  • Backflip

    Backflip (2006)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor Jeremy is the shy sound guy on the set of the feature film 'Backflip'. There he meets Roxanne, the star of the film, an enchanting young actress who's struggling to deliver under less than perfect circumstances. They form a friendship that quickly develops into something more under the adversity they face from a cast and crew who antagonise both of them at every turn. Written by Adam Montgomery

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