Actor, “Charm City Kings,” “Lovecraft Country”
Actor, Writer, Director and Producer, Will Catlett was born and raised in Alexandria, VA where he attended the legendary T.C. Williams High School whose football team was the subject of the 2000 film, Remember the Titans. Catlett played four years of NCAA basketball, but his hoop dreams ended after completing his secondary education at the University of La Verne in California.
With his love for the arts, Will quickly set his sights on a career in entertainment, moving to Los Angeles in 2007. Since that time, Will has had much success appearing on several popular TV shows, films and commercials.
In front of the camera, Will was most recently cast to play the role of Griffin in Force of Nature alongside Mel Gibson, Emile Hirsch and Kate Bosworth. Will recently completed filming the Barry Jenkins’ penned feature film, Charm City Kings, where he plays a leading role of Detective Jenkins. Catlett also played the lead role of Yasir on OWN’s Love Is__ , and as a multi-season guest star on Black Lightning for The CW Network.
Catlett is set to play Verton Freeman in Jordan Peele’s Lovecraft Country for HBO, and has also appeared in CBS’s The Mentalist, HBO’s Insecure and Brothers in Atlanta. Will initially made a name for himself in lead roles on the the streaming Youtube series First (Issa Rae Productions), and That Guy (Black & Sexy TV) Behind the camera, Will has lent his considerable talents to such projects as the director of Malcolm, Giants for Issa Rae Presents, the feature film Griffin, the brilliant short film Stages in which he also stars, the TV series Garden Hills, and in the writer’s room for Love Is__.
Will is also a talented spoken word poet, comedian and dancer. Catlett is represented theatrically by Fatmata Kamara with A3 Artists Agency, Carla Hough with Bold Talent, Kathleen Deters with KD Talent Management, and attorney Terrence J. Williams