John Beasley

John Beasley has appeared regionally in August Wilson's Two Trains Running (Goodman Theatre, dir. Lloyd Richards), Jitney (Alliance Theatre, dir. Kenny Leon), and Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (John Beasley Theater). He appeared in Jitney, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, and Fences in The Kennedy Center’s August Wilson’s 20th Century. He earned his Equity card playing the role of Troy in Fences at the New American Theater in Rockford, IL. Mr. Beasley is the founder of the John Beasley Theater and Workshop (JBT) in his hometown of Omaha, NE. Now in its tenth season, JBT is the only minority theatre in Nebraska. He has starred in over 35 films including Rudy, The Apostle, The General’s Daughter, The Sum of All Fears, and Walking Tall. His TV credits include four years as a regular and narrator on the WB’s “Everwood” and a regular on the short lived “Brewster Place” as love interest to Oprah Winfrey’s character. Guest star appearances include “Boston Legal,” “Judging Amy,” “CSI,” “NCIS,” and many others.