CALVIN ROYALL

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Information

Contact

Mary Collins Talent Agency (TX)
(214) 871-8900

Attributes

Height
5'11"
Weight
340 lbs
Gender
Male
Hair
Black
Hair Length
Short
Eyes
Brown

Sizes

Coat
56
Coat Length
LONG
Sleeve
37
Waist
54
Inseam
33
Shoe
13
Neck
21.5

Photo

Television

BET special tribute on John Lewis Guest Star Narrator Korey Miller
Friday Night Lights Mr. Bob- (owner of plant store recurriing role)
Law and Order sason premiere guest role March 2010
A Texas Tragedy co-star on CBS special starring Richard Crenner
Wishbone Uncle Homer and company player popular PBS series

Commercial

DBD Needham
Dewine Mulvey
GSD&M
Witherspoon Advertising
Grandy's

Theater

Lonesome Blues Lemon Katherine Owens
Inherit the Wind Mr Sara Kevin Moriarty
Dividing The Estate Doug Joel Ferrell
Blind Lemon Blues Lead Role York Theater-off-broadway
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Principal Role Greg Boyd- Alley Theater
Ms Evers Boys Hodman Alley Theater
Lost In The Stars Stephen Kumalo Jac Holder
Fences Troy New Stage Theater
Playboy of the West Indies Principal Role Lincoln Center
The Tempest Caliban Toim O' Horgan
To Kill A Mockingbird Rev. Sykes Wendy Dann
As You Like It Principal Role Florida Stage/ Dallas Theater Center
My Children, My Africa Mr. M-Principal Role Clinton Turner Davis

Film

Myth of A Colorblind France Myself Alan Govenar
Bear Creek Heritage Museum Role Director

Skills

General Sports
  • AEROBICS
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  • GYMNASTICS
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  • WEIGHT LIFTER
Swimming
  • SWIMMING, GENERAL
Stage Combat Training
  • HAND-TO-HAND
Dance
  • CLUB/FREESTYLE
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  • HULA
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  • JAZZ
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  • LINE
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  • MODERN
Improvisation
  • GROUNDLINGS
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  • IMPROV, GENERAL
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  • SHORT FORM
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  • SKETCH
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  • VIOLA SPOLIN
Dialects
  • BRITISH
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  • COCKNEY
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  • JAMAICAN
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  • NEW YORK / BRONX
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  • NEW YORK / BROOKLYN
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  • PUERTO RICAN
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  • SOUTH AFRICAN
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  • SOUTHERN
Miscellaneous Skills
  • SINGER
Cycling
  • CYCLING, GENERAL
Singing
  • JAZZ
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  • MUSICAL THEATER
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  • R&B
Vocal Range
  • BARITONE
Horse Riding Skills
  • HORSEBACK RIDING, GENERAL
Driving Skills
  • 4WD
Facial Hair
  • Clean Shaven
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  • Goatee

Other Experience

Mr. Babatunde’ is an accomplished actor, director, writer whose theatrical career spans the regional-off- broadway- to international stages of the world-film and T.V. He has been a resident company member of several prestigious theatrical institutions-Trinity Repertory Theater, La Mama Theater, Alley Theater and the Dallas Theater Center. Although, Mr. Babatunde’ has a national presence and is a native New Yorker he chooses Dallas as his artistic base/home and continues to mentor aspiring artists throughout the metroplex. Among his theatrical highlights are his one-man show he co-wrote along with his brother celebrated Emmy award winning actor Obba Babatunde entitled “Before the Second Set- a visit with Satchmo, ‘Blind Lemon Blues”, “Texas in Paris” by Alan Govenar starring Tony award winner Lillias White. His metroplex directing highlights include “The Octoroon” and “Bootcandy” at Stage West, “Mountaintop” at the Dallas Theater Center”, “Manchild In The Promised Land” at Theater Three and “The Color Purple” at Jubilee Theater. In the upcoming 2020 season he serves as artistic coordinator of the Playwrights corner at the Black Academy of Arts and Letters and will be directing August Wilson’s “Fences” at Civic Stage and star in “Between Riverside and Crazy” at Stage West. In 2021 he will direct a co-production of “What To Send Up When It Goes Down” at the Dallas Theater Center and Stage West.

His work has been awarded with a D’ magazine citation, Audelco Award, DFW Black Arts Irma Hall Medal of Excellence, Leon Rabin Award, Dallas Observer Best of the Best, Dallas Critics Forum Awards 1991, 2004, 2015, 2016. Mr. Babatunde’ holds a Masters of Arts degree in Humanities from the University of Texas at Dallas and was honored with the 2012 distinguished alumni award. Mr. Babatunde serves as adjunct professor at Mountain View Community College and lecturer at institutions of higher learning across the country. In the spring of 2016 he was inaugural recipient of the Theodore U. Holger distinguished artist in residence for the school of visual and performing arts at Lehigh University. He is represented by the Mary Collins Agency.