Akron Watson, a native of Dallas, TX, is an experienced, trained, and gifted singer, actor, writer, and dancer. Under the guidance of such esteemed film, theater, and voice-over colleagues as Akin Babatunde’, Tre Garrett, Cedric Neal, and Gail Cronauer, he has given stellar lead performances in musicals like The Full Monty, Ain’t Misbehavin, Kismet, The Black Nativity, and Once On This Island, and Alice In Wonderland, also starring in lead straight play roles in Gem Of The Ocean, A Lesson Before Dying, The Shipment, Lobby Hero, Romeo & Juliet, and in the coveted role of Tom Robinson in To Kill A Mockingbird, at the nationally recognized, critically acclaimed Dallas Theatre Center. He has an extensive resume in film, TV, and commercials as well, including feature/principal roles with Heineken,Wingstop, Toyota, and television shows like Friday Night Lights and NBC’s Chase. He’s starring in lead film roles in the upcoming feature films Seasons of Gray and Spilt Milk also starring Jake Johnson and The Bold and The Beautiful’s Kim Matula. He’s even been featured on American Idol, receiving his golden ticket, and making his way to Hollywood before suffering from one of the most bizarre mishaps in reality-television history (Google him). From being a radio personality on one of the most celebrated stations in his region with K104fm, to singing, acting and dancing on countless stages across the country, he’s doing it all, and he’s doing it all well!
Name: Akron Watson
Lives in: Dallas, Texas
Occupation: Actor, Comedian, Dancer, Host/presenter and Voice Artist
Unique traits: great singer, impeccable comedic timing, quick study of: choreography, music, leading man statur