William Catlett – When Was He Born, Father, Career, All

Black Male Actors
William Catlett

William Catlett, popularly recognized as Will Catlett is an actor, director, writer, and producer.  He is best known for Malcolm (2019), Left 4 Dead: Impulse 76 Fan Film (2011), 84 (2018), and Charm King Boys (2020).

William Catlett- Age

William Catlett was born on October 16, 1987, in Alexandria, Virginia USA. He had his high school education at the legendary TC William High school and completed his college education at the University of La Verne in California obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in communication.

He moved into Los Angeles in 2007 and since then has been in pursuit of his passion in the industry. He started his career playing movies but later started producing, directing, and writing movies.

One of his first roles was as an Orderly in the 2007 movie titled “Stem” alongside Lauren K. Montgomery and Andy Simandjuntak among a few others. The movie was written and directed by Iqbal Ahed and it won The Scream Fest festival trophy Award in 2007 as the Best of the Horror.

And ever since, he has been successfully appearing on several popular TV shows, films, and commercials.

He was the producer and writer of the TV series Pistol Party, Love Is __(2018), and the short movies Malcolm (2019) starring Todd Anthony, Jay D. Henderson and Mark Krenik, and a few others, 84  and Stages.

Will played the recurring role of Yasir in the 2018 romantic-comedy “Love Is –“. It’s a story about a young black couple from two different worlds as they go through trials and tribulations of chasing their dreams and following their instincts.

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The inspiration was drawn from the real-life relationship of Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil. The series has a total of ten episodes.

His notable film roles include: That Guy (2012), Left 4 Dead: Impulse 76 Fan Film (2011), Black Gloves (2009), Brothers in Atlanta (2016), Black Boy Joy (2019), and Force of Nature (2020).

In the 2018 ongoing CW superhero-drama series “Black Lightning” developed by Salim Akil, Will portrays the role of a notorious drug dealer named LaLa alongside Cress Williams, Nafessa Williams, and Jordan Calloway. The series won the 2018 Black Reel Awards for Television Series for its outstanding drama series. So far, the series has 58 episodes.

Recently, Will portrayed one of the lead roles in HBO Max’s 2020 drama film “Charm City King” directed by Angel Manuel Soto and produced by Caleb Pinkett, Clarence Hammond, and Marc Bienstock. The film is based on the 2013 documentary by Lofty Nathan. In the film, he played the role of Detective Rivers alongside Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Meek Mill, and Teyonah Paris among others.

Will is a talented spoken word poet, comedian, and dancer. He hosts a podcast with his friend Aaron Hankins named the “Stonecutters Podcast”. In the podcast, topics about the evolving journey of how you can live your best life, also people who can serve as sources of inspiration and motivation are invited and they talk about their lives and career. So far, the podcast has 43 episodes.

Will’s Personal Life – Marriage and Family

Will is a seemingly private person who has succeeded in keeping his private details off the limelight, hence there’s no record or information about his parents or siblings on the internet.

However, the actor got married in 2017 to Rondi Luz, a singer/songwriter, and shortly after the marriage, in March 2019 precisely the couple welcomed their first child; Hamabi.

“Hamabi’s name means twelve in the language Basque, an old Spanish Language. Hama is how they say ten and bi is how they say two – if you say them together it’s Hamabi” said Rondi Luz his wife during an interview with the Mom To Mom Movement in October 2019.

RondiLuz Catlett like her husband is passionate about sharing her ‘truth’ to help others shape theirs, she believes in hard work, faith, and perseverance as the pathways to achieving greatness. She runs The Catlett Academy – an academy founded by her husband where he offers private in-depth teachings about how the film industry and how to navigate it, and the multiple facets of life – alongside her husband. The actor is a strong believer in the saying “Build it and it’ll come”, which inspires him. Previously, the couple attended The Black & Sexy Awards on 19 June 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.

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