Jon Gentry (he/him)

Actor, Writer, Storyteller

Jon Gentry is, in the words of one Hollywood agent, an “overeducated” actor. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, he received his BA in English from Harvard where he served as President of BlackCAST (Community and Student Theater).

He holds his MFA in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater. As a teaching artist, he co-directed an original production of “Child Life” in collaboration with the UCSF Children’s Hospital and led a series of acting workshops with community centers throughout the Bay Area. He is currently on the acting faculty at the Los Angeles Performing Arts Conservatory where he specializes in teaching the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique.

Regional theater credits include Clybourne Park, Marcus; or, the Secret of Sweet, A Christmas Carol (A.C.T.), Romeo and Juliet, All’s Well That Ends Well (Shakespeare Santa Cruz) and Trouble in Mind (Aurora Theater Company). TV/Film: Meeting Matt Damon, Outlaw Empires (Discovery), Griot’s Lament, Fishers of Men, Zero Sight: Bad Call. Most infamously, he voiced Fallout 4’s ‘Preston Garvey,’ going viral for iconic lines and winning the hearts of fans worldwide.