Donald Chartruce Calliste is a United States Army veteran who unconventionally transitioned into an impressive film and theater actor . A native New Yorker, Donald's last project was the Off-Broadway production "Every Goodbye Ain't Gone". He also appeared in the box office hit film "Notorious", the biopic of late rapper Biggie Smalls. Donald loves the challenge of captivating an audience and affecting them on a deep, emotional level -- his love for the art has no limit.
Name: Donald Calliste
Lives in: New York City, New York
Occupation: Actor, Narrator, Security Specialist, Voice Actor and Voice Artist
Unique traits: Tai Chi, Wing chun, Positive Hip-Hop Artist, Basic American Sign Language
The 1 Closest 2 U
Film (Drama, Horror and Thriller) Actor LeLe is a young woman embarking on a new life with her husband-to-be. She and Mitch seemed destined for eternal love. To celebrate she and four of her closest friends decide to go on a weekend getaway at a Lake House owned by her friend Tammy. While at the Lake House they get more than they bargained for as each lady, one-by-one comes up missing. Who is to blame? The shocking surprise will leave you gasping for air! Written by Willie Coggins
Television Actor YUP is a lifestyle show providing young urban professionals with all the happenings in NYC.
Film (Short and Drama) Actor A father deals with his emotions in the way he has been taught men handle their grief.
The Colors of Love
Television (Drama) Actor Originally developed by the Black Latina Movement in late 2010 as a stage play, The Colors of Love, confronts and discusses various issues that are prevalent in today's relationships and provides a first hand view into the intimate world of four couples. In summer 2011, The Colors of Love, underwent development for its transition to the television screen with a series that was shot using New York City as its backdrop. The "dramedy" will delve deeper into the private lives of four couples. Written by Black Latina Movement
Film (Short and Drama) Actor Mirror is a social conscious project about sexual violation in the African American community. It touches on incest, shame, lust and survival.
Stalked: Someone's Watching
Television Actor Watch as everyday people become victims of relentless stalkers in Stalked: Someone's Watching. From an emotionally abusive ex-boyfriend, to a "friendly" new neighbor, to a harmless crush gone awry, hear from the victims themselves, if they were lucky enough to survive. Written by Toby Padilla
Deaf by Silence
Film (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor After years of living AWOL, a deaf computer hacker unlocks the secret behind the infamous Mark of the Beast and must struggle to download its contents before a deadly government assassin reaches his location.
Film (Drama) Actor Two brothers, their music and corruption in the music business, which turns their lives upside down.
Film (Short, Drama, Horror and Thriller) Actor Dr. Lina is a relationship specialist whose therapy methods range from the clinical to the bizarre. You won't believe what she does with her worst patients.