Maurice Winsell was born in New Orleans, Louisiana but has lived in South Dakota, Georgia and ultimately ended up in Alabama where he received formal training at Jacksonville State University and graduated in 2014. He has also studied at Second City and The Green Room Studio in Chicago.
Maurice is best known for the role of Buddy in the short film "Tick, Tock." The film, directed by Ien Chi, won the 2011 Campus MovieFest Best Film Award and has over a million views on YouTube.
The olive-skinned toned actor and self-proclaimed "Latalian" is a former Alabama Army National Guard Combat Medic. He comes from a diverse background of Latin, Italian, Native American and Swiss heritage.
He is represented by Lora Huntington of Classic Talent Agency out of the Atlanta Metro Area.
Unique traits: Bilingual in Spanish Sarcastic humorous deliveries Plays likeable everyman types Short and stocky with a muscular frame Plays characters who are short tempered Plays intelligent but eccentric characters
Snakebite Protection Chronicles
Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor 99 percent of all rape crimes are committed by men. This is the premise of "Snakebite Protection Chronicles", a ferocious and informative victims advocacy film that uniquely uses narrative and documentary formats to highlight the severity of rape culture and the inadequacies of protections for rape victims. "Snakebite Protection Chronicles" encapsulates the danger and anxiety that women feel at the hands of male perpetrators, enablers, and lawmakers, It displays the dangerously cavalier behavior toward women that reside in the male lawmaker, the criminal, the powerful and the commoner. At the center of "Snakebite Protection Chronicles" is the prospect of two college students, Stacy and Catherine, and their encounter with a recently released rapist. The film also delves into the accounts of a diverse group of Illinois women through interview/monologues, scenarios and re-enactments. Written by Raymond McMillan
Television (Crime) Actor Moss-covered trees, dead-end trails, creaky docks and mangrove forests are the ominous backdrops for the murkiest of mysteries.
Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda
Television (Documentary and Crime) Actor Joe Kenda was an extremely successful Homicide Detective for the Colorado Springs, CO Police Dept. He explores his old cases through reenactment and gives insights into his thought process along the way. This is a show that shows the logic process that a good detective uses from the beginning of a case through to the end. Written by divamom76643
Incest: A Love Story
Theater by Stephanie Mohr Jason
The Late Henry Moss
Theater by The Artistic Home/Kaiser Ahmed Esteban (Understudy)
Kiss Me Kate
Theater by Jacksonville State University General Harrison Howell
Fool For Love
Theater by Jacksonville State University Old Man
Film (short) by Annie Brunson/Yellowhammer Films Punk
Film (short) by Bo Bailey/JSUFC Productions Hugh
Tamer of Horses
Theater by Ron OJ Parson/Teatro Vista Hector (Understudy)
Film (short) by Bogar Alonso/Rodney Film Ziggy
Theater by Jacksonville State University Jeff Douglas
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theater by Jacksonville State University Demetrius
A Tennessee Walk
Theater by Jacksonville State University Charlie Sparks
Guys and Dolls
Theater by Community Actors Studio Theatre Nathan Detroit
Theater by Jacksonville State University Jonas
Film by Kenton Bartlett/Contraction Entertainment Park Worker Dean
Film (short) by Ien Chi/ Ien Chi Films Buddy
Film (short) by Ben Lambeth/Gray Hall Productions Micheal
Film (Short and Mystery) Actor Evan Burke's vicious murder shocked his peers. The only lead is a series of numbers carved into his neck. Now Evan's brother Jason must cope with the tragedy by reconstructing the events of that fateful night.
GISA Best Actor (Region)
GISA Best Actor (Region)
GISA Best Actor (State)
Jacksonville State University