Aaron Toronto began his career as an actor performing with Jeff Daniels' Purple Rose Theatre and acting for a variety of film companies. He appeared in Jeff Daniels’ indie comedy Super Sucker in which he played one of his oddest roles, an agent of the Americans Against the Sexual Abuse of Home Appliances.
Most recently he produced The Pact a film he co-wrote. He played the lead role and composed much of the music for the movie. The Pact has appeared in 20 festivals internationally and won several Best Feature and Audience Favorite Awards.
Aaron is a prolific writer. Prior to the The Pact, he and his brother Matthew, independently produced his short film script Even Felons Fall. This film appeared in numerous film festivals around the country and won a prestigious Gold Remi Award at the 2009 Houston International World-Fest Film Festival. His stage play The Miracle of Being had its world-premiere at One Bench Players. His musical Group, which premiered at South Dakota State University, played to sold-out crowds and rave reviews. Aaron is developing several other screenplays including Reality Building, Home Shoppers Anonymous, The Perfect Kiss, and Face 2 Face.
Aaron’s music is featured on the pop album DSM, released by his band Damn Sexy Man. His song "One By One" was used in the feature film Kalamazoo. Damn Sexy Man has performed around the country and appeared on the nationally syndicated Mitch Albom radio program.
Name: Aaron Kaylor Toronto
Lives in: Brookings, South Dakota