Dwayne Adway

    Biography

    Dwayne Adway is an accomplished seasoned actor, known for captivating audiences on the big and small screen.. His conviction and commitment in perfecting his artistic craft for long term success has kept him in the game. In 2009, Adway appeared in May's science fiction thriller "Hydra" on Syfy (formerly the Sci Fi channel) and recently completed filming "Friendship" produced by Sony Pictures Entertainment slated for release in fall 2010. His major motion pictures credits include "Into the Blue," "First Daughter," and "Soul Plane." His television credits include a recurring guest appearance in the CBS series "Close to Home" as Keith Macklin, the love interest of Kimberly Elise's character, as well as numerous guest appearances on various television series including "CSI," "NYPD Blue," "Girlfriends," "The Steve Harvey Show," "ER," "Arli$$" and others. It is the diversity of Adway's characters in his film roles that showcase his charm and charisma as a true talent . Adway made a splash in Hollywood from his highly acclaimed and critically well-received role as the flamboyant and misunderstood Dennis Rodman in ABC's telepic "Bad As I Wanna Be; The Dennis Rodman Story." Adway also has a presence in the independent film world and is known for his notable performance in "Cloverbend," and his starring role in the movie "100 Kilos," which documents the rise and fall of the Freeway Boyz. Despite his abilities, The Michigan native did not have childhood dreams of becoming an actor but instead fell into it by accident. He attended Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University on a basketball scholarship and received his B.S. Degree in Business Administration. Then went on to pursue his MBA at Georgia State. It was at Georgia State that Adway took an acting class for sheer enjoyment ; only to discover his love for the craft . He eventually switched his interest to pursue a Master Degree in Fine Arts. But it was after seeing Denzel Washington in "Mo Better Blues" that Adway decided to take the chance on pursuing a career as an actor. He performed in several theatrical productions during his residence at the Alliance Theater in Atlanta,GA; including roles in "MacBeth," "Othello," and "Dutchman and The Slave." At this time, he was also cast in the independent feature film "Midnight Edition," and in the CBS movie of the week, "Complex of Fear. To further his own zeal for his craft. He started a production company in 2007, Amethyst Entertainment after his birth stone, with the vision of developing films and scripted and unscripted TV projects he is truly passionate about. In addition to on-screen acting, Adway has done voice-over campaigns for the likes of CK 1, Chevy, Cingular Wireless, UPS, Dominoes, and Match.com, as well as the scratch recordings on the Dreamworks feature "Shark's Tale" for Will Smith. One of his favorite projects to date was the voice of 50 Cent's nemesis in the Fall 2005 release of the Interactive Game "50 Cent: Bulletproof." Adway's interests outside of acting include golfing, fishing, cooking, writing poetry, and wine tasting. He also makes a point to give back to the community and regularly participates in events and activities for Elizabeth Glazer's Pediatric Aids Foundation and for Los Angeles Homeless Mission, and has been a member of the Prince Hall Free and Accepted Masonry Society for 20 years. Adway has an extensive collection of music that ranges from Jazz, Classical, Country, and Hip Hop.

    Filmography

    Movie NameRelease Date
    Into the Blue September 30, 2005