Jah Shams

Jah Shams

B. Sun Productions

Actor, screenwriter and producer in Los Angeles, California

About Jah

Alright! This Award winning LA native performed in the hit stage play One Night in Miami (14’ Ovation, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, LA Weekly, NAACP – Best Ensemble Award), played his idol Paul Robeson in The Magnificent Dunbar Hotel, and The Emperor’s Last Performance (11' NAACP Theatre Awards). Co-starred in the USA series The Colony, NBC’s Studio 60 alongside Matthew Perry. NBC’s Criminal Minds, CW’s Privileged, and Comedy Central’s Key & Peele. Illustrating charm, confidence, and a sense of humor in films like As Evil Does, Chocolate City, Dead Cruelty, Final: The Rapture, Klovn 2, Blood Brothers, My Synthesized Life, Nerd Boy, and April’s Fools.

Jah Shams has also developed a flair for writing and producing. Under his company B. Sun Productions, he starred in, executive produced, and co-wrote the feature film “Anger has a Secret,” which won the 7th Annual Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival’s top award, Best Feature Film in 2009 --- Paul Robeson, Sidney Poitier, Humphrey Bogart... If you don't know who they are, you can't possibly understand his talent.

Name: Jah Shams

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Company: B. Sun Productions

Occupation: Actor, Screenwriter and Producer


  • Sassy Mamas

    Sassy Mamas (2014)
    Theater by Theater/ Theatre/ Iona Morris LeDonte

  • Blood Brothers

    Blood Brothers (2013)
    Internet by Andrew Ecbald Kwasu

  • One Night in Miami

    One Night in Miami (2013)
    Theater by Theater/ Theatre/ Carl Cofield Brother Jaamal

  • The Emperor's Last Performance

    The Emperor's Last Performance (2010)
    Theater by Robey Theatre/ Ben Guillory Paul Robeson

  • Anger Has a Secret (10-20)

    Anger Has a Secret (10-20) (2009)
    Film by Driver Seat-B. Sun Productions/ Terrisha Kearse DJ/ Lead


  • Ovation Award, LA Weekly Award, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award - One Night in Miami

  • 4 NAACP Theatre Awards - The Emperor's Last Performance

  • Best Feature Film at 9th Annual Martha's Vineyard Film Festival - 10-20

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