Acting, Modeling, Reality TV, Promo / Events
*********CREDENTIALS OF DANA L. HARRIS, ACTRESS*********
SUPPORTING ACTRESS EXPERIENCE:
On June 3, 2013 - awarded a SUPPORTING ACTRESS ROLE (Mrs. Greene), a regular store customer. It's a comedic role in an upcoming feature film entitled, "I DO, MAYBE?" See the cast video at this link: www.youtube.com/watc... . The filming of my segment commenced in April, 2014 with an anticipated release date of the movie will be by the end of the year.
LIVE TV/REALITY TV/COURTROOM EXPERIENCE:
March, 2014 - Acting Role in the hit Christian TV show, "Sid Roth's, "It's Supernatural." Filming commenced in Peachtree City, GA. where we did some reinactments for this popular t.v. show. I also had a featured/speaking role as a Malaysian woman.
November, 2013 - Worked as a Guest Juror twice on the hit National Television Show, " HLN After Dark," a CNN Affiliate Network, where we heard cases from around the country presented by legal experts along with their evidence. Then we rendered our decision as to whether the alleged perpetrator was guilty or not. We each also get a chance to comment on the subject matter in question that day. This is "LIVE" television that is aired Internationally. My role was a deemed a reoccurring one until the show hired a new Producer who decided to end this show and go into another direction.
Additionally, I am a freelance writer in the process of writing a story which the Producers of the Nationally Syndicated hit Reality Show, "Divorce Court TV" with Judge Lynn Toler said, "It sounds like a book." Little did they know that was exactly what I was planning to do....write a book about my troubled marriage/relationships as a healing tool for women across America :-) I was filmed April, 2012 on the Divorce Court TV Show along with my husband. The Producers stated that I was a natural who did an excellent job and portrayed myself like a professional actor!
Therefore, I didn't have to follow their suggestions on what to say or do. In fact our tapings were deemed by them to be one of the BEST of the season. As a result, the Producers decided to make our segment into a two day series which initially aired on February 3 & 4, 2013 & reruns began July 11 & 12, 2013. Here are the clips of the show where I appeared (keep in mind that I've lost 100+ lbs. since it was taped and i now wear my hair short & naturally curly):Full Episode copies are available upon request. Part I is located at www.youtube.com/watc... Part II is located at www.youtube.com/watc...
EXTRA EXPERIENCE IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER:
May 13, 2014 - AUDIENCE MEMBER - SUNDAY BEST RETURNS FOR ITS 7TH SEASON! Attended Live Taping Hosted by gospel legend Kirk Franklin Featuring Grammy Award winning judges Pastor Donnie McClurkin and Yolanda Adams, and the newest judge, Stellar Award winner, Kierra Sheard. Witnessed the Top 20 hopefuls from across the country compete for the title of BET's SUNDAY BEST @ Turner Broadcast Studios.
March, 2014 - BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS - In the upcoming episode of Sundance Channel's, "Rectify." My classic car was used in this episode and I played the role of a Parent of a teen roller skater at a Roller Skating Rink. The show stars Aden Young, Abigail Spencer, J. Smith-Cameron, Adelaide Clemens, Clayne Crawford, and Luke Kirby. It tells the story of Daniel Holden who was previously convicted for murder and given the death sentence.
After almost 2 decades, DNA evidence clears him and he is released. Daniel must now put his life back together and move on after spending 19 years on Death Row.
March, 2014 - BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS - In the upcoming feature film, "Constantine." I played the role of an "Onlooker" in a murder crime scene.
March, 2014 - BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS - In the feature film, "Hear No Evil." My role was a Teacher. This movie is written/directed by Russ Parr.
February, 2014 - BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS - In upcoming feature film, "Term Life," Director/Actor Vince Vaughn. I was DRIVER in this film and drove my Classic Blue 1989 Volvo 760 Turbo (Fully Loaded/Mint Condition) in the scenes.
January 2014 - FEATURED BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS in hit t.v. series, "Devious Maids." My role was a HOMELESS person on skid row. Filmed in St. Mountain, Georgia.
January, 2014 - FEATURED BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS in the upcoming Faith Based Film, "Virtuous," starring Erik Estrada (formerly of t.v. hit show "Chips") I played a Military/Government Official in a small Washington D.C. War Scene Meeting w/Jessica Lynch.
December, 2013 - BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS in a Church Scene in an upcoming feature film, "Far From The Altar" a Faith Based Film by Director Lamont Thompson.
November, 2013 - BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS in an upcoming feature film, "When Pigs Fly." I was attending as a Guest in a party scene held at an Upscale Bar with mixed ages, ethnicities and styles of people (Country Music to Hip Hop & Rap Music was played) Filming took place in the Buckhead Community of Atlanta, Georgia.
October, 2013 - BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS in a Corporate Group Commercial sponsored by the NCR Corporation of Duluth, Georgia. Filmed in Suwanee, Georgia.
October, 2013 & November, 2013 - BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS on multiple occasions in both of Tyler Perry's T.V. Series hit show, "The Have & The Have Nots" (A Funeral Scene, A Medical Clinic Patient & A Reporter) AND in his other hit television show, "Love Thy Neighbor (In 2 Diner Patron Scenes). Filming commenced at Tyler Perry Studios, Atlanta, Georgia.
September, 2013 - FEATURED BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS in the movie, " Breeze," a Charles F. Copeland film. My role was mimicking a conversation with the mother of the Principal Actress in an outdoor park scene. Filming was in the South Bend Park, Atlanta, Georgia.
September, 2013 - BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS in an Untitled HBO Comedy TV Pilot. It was written and produced by Bashir & Diallo who are writers for the Jimmy Fallon Show. I play the role of a Concerned Citizen at a County Zoning Hearing.
August, 2013 - BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS in multiple scenes and A FEATURED BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS in the 1st season of the upcoming ABC T.V. series, "Resurrection." In the FEATURED BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS role I played, A Board Member. If the series picks up, that role could turn into an ongoing role. I also played the role of an Adult Onlooker, Church Member & Medical Receptionist. Filming was in McDonough, Georgia. This program features several Hollywood stars including Omar Epps , Frances Fisher, Kurtwood Smith, Mark Hildreth, etal as Principal Actors.
July, 2013 - FEATURED BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS in the movie, "The Last Punch" filmed in Douglasville, Georgia. The Last Punch tells the true story of James Cornelius, an Atlanta hustler turned boxing promoter who used his street smarts to navigate the shark-infested waters of the fight game to make Muhammad Ali's last fight a reality. I played the role of a Bahamian Business Woman.
June, 2013 - BACKGROUND EXTRA ACTRESS multiple times in the upcoming new movie, "Switching Lanes" Directed By: Tommy Ford, Starring LisaRaye McCoy, Michael Lerner, Terri J. Vaughn. I played the role of a Parent Spectator at a track meet and church member in two church scenes filmed in Atlanta & McDonough, Georgia.
ADDITIONAL TRAINING/PERSONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Currently, I am a student in the Masters Program at GregAlan Williams' Actor's Breakthrough Film Actors Training Studio where I am being coached, taught and mentored by Veteran Actor/Emmy Award Recipient Greg Alan Williams. Additionally, I have successfully completed all of the Acting Classes offered by the Casting 360 Company & Acting Classes conducted by Veteran Actor/Producer Tommy Ford (formerly of the hit sitcom "Martin." I have acquired excellent written and verbal skills.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND & CORPORATE EXPERIENCE:
My B.S. Degree in Business Administration Management was acquired from Indiana University. I also had post graduate studies at Cornell University's School of Labor Relations/Contract Negotiations, Manhattan, New York Campus. I am easily trainable and have excellent interpersonal skills, as well as I get along well with all people regardless of their ethnicity, religious preferences or sexual orientation. I've been told for many years that I possess the type of aura that draws people to me.
Additionally ,I have excellent interpersonal, written and oral skills and abilities through the years while working in Corporate America for several Fortune 500 companies in various professional capacities at Delta Airlines, Bell South, Hewlett Packard and Grady Memorial Hospital. I have been a licensed Realtor for the past 18+ years specializing as a Preforeclosure/Bankruptcy/Fraud Specialist fighting lenders and their Lawyers on behalf of distressed property owners and victims of Real Estate and Mortgage Fraud. Therefore, as an Independent Contractor in this field my time and schedule is very flexible and my own. Given the right opportunity I am very confident that I will excel in the acting industry.
Lastly, I am a very hard worker, believe in honesty, integrity and a work ethic of excellence always!!! I implore you to PLEASE give me a chance working in your project. I guarantee that you will NOT regret it :-) Thank you and have a wonderful and prosperous day!
Dana L. Harris, Actress
Covington , Georgia
Ethnicity: African American
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