Writer, actor, producer, model, Vegan Darrell Franklin born in Chicago, Illinois. He began his entertainment career at the early age of 3 years old. Modeling in fashion shows which lead to stage plays by the age of 6.
After a brief tour in the United States Marine Corps, Franklin returned to Chicago and began modeling in shows such as Chicago Black Expo and For Sistas Only. After being asked to narrate a children’s play, Franklin got the acting bug and starred in several plays including Dracula, Black Broadway, and Sylvia.
Franklin made the transition to film after being a model on the Jenny Jones Show. He made his film debut in The Meard, a Christopher Nolan Film.
Subsequent films include supporting roles in Cellies, The Cut, Finding A Good Man, Black Men Can Swim, Make It Rain, and leading roles in Sweet Potato Pie, 116 Muscles, and most recent, A Bitter Kiss.
Franklin has also been seen on television. From Hooters commercials, to the cable series Atlanta Homicide and Yellow Cry.
Having written comic strips to poetry, Franklin has added screenplays and books to his incredible arsenal. With an intense, ground breaking look at life after prison, Franklin introduces us to Life Sentence. Franklin recently completed the book, What A Real Man Really Wants. He also has several screenplays in the developmental stages such as Love and Money, and Swagger without Struggle.