Adrian Burks

Adrian Burks

Actor, Screenwriter and Producer

Los Angeles, California

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September 2012
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About Adrian

Adrian Burks is an American Film and Television Actor, and writer who was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Earlier in his life he dedicated time to sports and music, when he then soon found love of acting in plays and performing on all stages. He received a full-ride scholarship to Indiana University, which then led him to focus and work more on his acting career. In college is where he developed his passion and technique for acting. Starting off a thespian provided him the groundwork for discovering characters and developing emotions, needed for character work. Soon after graduating He moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in acting. Receiving small praise for appearing in award winning short Defense of A Traditional Marriage (2013), led to his first feature; First Period (2013), which soon led to a small supporting role in the phenomena award winning film (2014) Whiplash, starring Miles Teller, and J.K Simmons. Also appeared as Guest star in CBS CODE BLACK(2016)

Credits

  • AESOP

    AESOP (2017)
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  • Code Black

    Code Black (2016)
    Television (Drama) Actor This show is based on the award-winning documentary of the same name. This medical drama follows the staff in an extremely busy emergency room as they cope with a staggering amount of patients, which oftentimes outweighs the hospital's resources, resulting in a code black.

  • The A&B Show

    The A&B Show (2016)
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  • A Father Figure

    A Father Figure (2015)
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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash (2014)
    Film (Drama and Music) Actor A young and talented drummer attending a prestigious music academy finds himself under the wing of the most respected professor at the school, one who does not hold back on abuse towards his students. The two form an odd relationship as the student wants to achieve greatness, and the professor pushes him. Written by andrewhodkinson

  • The Job

    The Job (2014)
    Film (Short, Action, Drama and Thriller) Writer If someone were ever to endanger, or even worse harm the people that you love, would you seek revenge on those responsible? Could you?

  • All About Lizzie

    All About Lizzie (2012 - 2013)
    Television (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor Jordan a newly grad working as a writer at a very popular magazine has been forced to take huge pay cut. This pay cut forces Jordan to either pack up and move home or take on a roommate. While searching for a roommate, Jordan runs into his old, college, girlfriend Lizzie. Lizzie, the love of Jordan's life, broke Jordan's heart when she left him for her lesbian lover two years ago. Lizzie an unemployed actress, on the verge of being homeless, convinces Jordan to let her become his new roommate. Jordan and Lizzie's friends are highly against this merger. Despite all their friends arguments the two move in together. We now have Jordan living with his ex-girlfriend, who's now a lesbian. Can these two co-exist with each other? This new living arrangement will lead to many crazy adventures. Written by John Hopson

  • In Defense of Traditional Marriage

    In Defense of Traditional Marriage (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Horror and Romance) Actor This satire of the marriage equality movement is presented with a documentary feel, until an act 2 twist brings in classic horror tropes.

  • First Period

    First Period (2013)
    Film (Comedy) Actor New girl Cassie (Brandon Alexander III) and outcast Maggie (Dudley Beene) are easily the most awkward girls in high school. Together, they decide the way to win the hearts of the cute boys and popular girls is to come in first at the school talent show. But rivals Heather, Other Heather, and their popular boyfriends Brett and Dirk will stop at nothing to keep our heroes the laughing stock of the school. It's going to take makeovers, courage, and maybe even a little rapping to beat them in true 80s style. Written by Anonymous

  • Remnants

    Remnants (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Actor Remnants is a short film told in three parts. Each character attempts to explain and understand the repercussions of cheating in their own words.

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