Ashton Sanders - Bio and Creative Works

Ashton Sanders

ACTOR
Born
1995-10-24
Age
26
Citizenship
United States of America
Place of Birth
Carson
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Bio

Ashton Durrand Sanders is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of teenage Chiron in the Academy Award-winning film Moonlight (2016). - Wikipedia

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TV SERIES • 2019-2021

Character: Bobby Diggs

In the early 1990s in New York, during the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, a visionary musician named Bobby Diggs aka The RZA begins to form a super group of a dozen young, black men, who will eventually rise to become one of the unlikeliest success stories in American music history.

MOVIE • 2021

Character: Jimmy Palmer

Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends—falling for a fellow revolutionary en route—a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.

MOVIE • 2020

Character: Jah

While serving life in prison, a young man looks back at the people, the circumstances and the system that set him on the path toward his crime.

MOVIE • 2019

Character: Gabriel Drummond

Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the conflict are explored. In a working-class Chicago neighborhood occupied by an alien force for nine years, increased surveillance and the restriction of civil rights have given rise to an authoritarian system -- and dissent among the populace.

MOVIE • 2019

Character: Bigger Thomas

A young black man named Bigger Thomas takes a job working for a highly influential Chicago family, a decision that will change the course of his life forever.

MOVIE • 2018

Character: Miles Whittaker

Robert McCall, who serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, embarks on a relentless, globe-trotting quest for vengeance when a long-time girl friend is murdered.

MOVIE • 2018

Character: Troy

Nine vignettes depict the stages leading to execution for women on death row.

MOVIE • 2016

Character: Chiron

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

MOVIE • 2015

Character: Kid #1

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels—armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent—stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world’s most dangerous group, N.W.A. And as they spoke the truth that no one had before and exposed life in the hood, their voice ignited a social revolution that is still reverberating today.

MOVIE • 2014

Character: Will

On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.

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