Linda Boston (I)

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Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011) | The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009) | Home Again (2015)
Linda B. Boston-Gilbert
5' 9" (1.75m)
Performs ages 40-70
African American
Black (Short)
180 lbs
Alto | Tenor | Very BROAD range vocalist | Soprano  Less
Southern | Character voices | Midwest
Industrial | Commercial | Film | Theater | Radio | Voice Over | Internet | Television  Less
Producing | Composing | Acting | Directing | Editing | Casting | Writing | Costumes | Production  Less
US (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
Not willing to work unpaid
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Past Film & Video (21 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (4 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Cobra KaiCobra Kai (TV Series) Mrs. Jenkins / Ms. Jenkins (2 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018 2
  • Primary photo for Black LightningBlack Lightning (TV Series) Freeland Resident (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for Secrets in the WallsSecrets in the Walls (TV Movie) Crying Woman  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Prayers for BobbyPrayers for Bobby (TV Movie) Marge  Less 2009

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield * – Principal TV - Wife
  • Bissell Vacuum * – Principal - TV - Vacuum cleaner race referee
  • Oakwood Hospital * – Principal - TV - Mammography Patient
  • Sprite : Obey Your Thirst * – Principal - TV - Nurse
  • American Cancer Society * – Radio VO
  • National City Bank * – Print - Brochures & Website
  • WJR Radio * – Principal Female Commercial Voice Talent
  • Michigan Lottery * – Principal - TV & Radio - MULTIPLE ADS - Actress & Announcer
  • Moms Mabley: The Naked Truth * – Actor Reuben Yabuku
  • Menopause The Musical * – Actor TOCProductions - Florida
  • Permission: The Power Of Being * – Singer / Writer / Producer MA'AT Productions, LLC
  • Sky Bank * – Model
  • Borders Books * – Model
  • National City Bank * – Print - Brochures & Website
  • Triple-A (AAA) * – Card holder
  • Honey Baked Ham * – Mother
  • MGM Grand / Honey Baked Ham * – Wife
  • American Cancer Society * – Regional Announcer
  • American Cancer Society * – National Announcer
  • Michigan Lottery * – Radio & TV VO
  • Kalamazoo Public Library * – Radio VO
  • Joy Road * – Judge Harry A Davis
  • Crossover 2006 * – Shirley Preston Whitmore
  • Prayers For Bobby * – Marge Russel Mulchahy, Dir
  • Butterfly Effect 3: Revelation * – Landlady Seth Grossman
  • High School * – Head "Hero" Nurse John Stalberg
  • Flipped * – Josie Rob Reiner, Dir.
  • Tug * – Nurse Independent Film
  • Alleged * – Sally Tom Hines, Dir
  • Cass (Best Film Award SBFF 2013) * – Delia / Narrator Hugh Schulze, Dir.
  • Red Dawn * – Shopkeeper Dan Bradley, Dir.
  • Domino Effect * – Co-Worker Jack Binder, Dir
  • Secrets In The Walls * – Grieving Woman Christopher Leitch, Dir.
  • Salvation Boulevard * – Orderly George Ratliff, Writer/Dir.
  • Detroit Knights: The Jesus Machine * – Angela / Vocalist on film sound track Xavier Carbajal
  • Street Kings: Motor City * – Captain Walker Chris Fisher, Dir.
  • Sparkle * – Sister Clora Salim Akil, Dir.
  • Conviction: The Betty Ann Waters Story * – Judge Freeum Tony Goldwyn
  • Stone * – Teacher John Curran
  • Beyond The Mask * – Mrs. Burns Chad Burns, Dir.
  • Jimmy Picard * – Head of Admissions Arnaud Desplechin, Dir.
  • Needlestick * – Alice Steven Karageanes, Dir
  • The Bully Chronicles * – Mrs. Whitehead Amy S. Weber
  • Holiday Miracle * – Officer Shirley Joel Reisig / Cort Johns
  • Low Winter Sun S1- Ep 04 & 05 * – Latrice Rosemary Rodriguez
  • It Follows * – Teacher David Robert Mitchell
  • Home Again * – Dorothy Milton (older) Janet Pound
  • Open Court (Weekly Series) * – Panel Atty. Henry Baskin

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Blue Print Acting Studioa * – Eight week course completion 2014 Atlanta, GA
  • Seven Arts Center * – One-on-one vocal music coaching - six week course completion 2013 East Point, GA
  • Detroit Repertory Theatre * – Certification: Various Workshops / Master's Classes Detroit, Michigan
  • Eastern Michigan University * – Bach Science - Speech / Broadcasting / Drama Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • Detroit Repertory Theater * – Master's Acting, Tim Rhodes plus various master's acting instructors from Chicago, Los Angeles and New York 2003 Detroit, Michigan

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Birmingham Uptown Film Festival * – Best Film AND Best Supporting Actress Awards 2013
  • San Diego Black Film Festival * – Best Film Award 2013
  • Top Ladies Of Distinction - Cite' d'etroit Chapter * – Status Of Women In The Arts 2013
  • Michigan Youth Arts Festival * – Touchstone Award 2013
  • Detroit Repertory Theatre * – Best Actress 2004
  • Detroit Free Press Awards * – Best Actress Nomination 2004

References (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Patty Bender; Kathryn Conte * – Choreographer / Director: "Menopause the Musical"
  • Harry A. Davis * – Director: MVP
  • Preston Whitmore * – Director: Crossover
  • Seth Grossman * – Director - Buttefly Effect 3 Revelation 2009

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Actress *
  • Arts Educator / Teaching Artist *
  • Program Coordinator *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Biographical Information
  • * From commercial radio to theater to film, Linda Boston is a name and a voice to remember. With over twenty IMDB movie credits to her acclaim, Linda may be additionally recognized for her portrayal in two of the nation’s most produced plays; Crowns by Regina Taylor and Menopause the Musical by Jeanie Linders. Additionally she has received awards for her legendary portrayals as Jackie Moms Mabley in the one-woman-show, Moms Mabley: The Naked Truth and as Ella Fitzgerald in Sarah, Ella and Pops: How High The Moon.
    Her latest solo project Permission: The Power Of Being was co-produced by the internationally acclaimed Multi-Platinum, Smooth Jazz artist, Randy Scott and international business mogul Jerome Harvey of Harvey Industries. Additionally, she has been requested to work with other music greats including Wendell Harrison, Tom Brown, Loren Harper, Ralphe Armstrong, Marcus Belgrave, George Clinton and the Funkadelics, and Belita Woods, just to name a few. Linda can also be seen supporting film and literary greats such as Harry Lennix, Roger G. Smith, Ray Liotta, Anthony Mackey, Whitney Houston, Tamala Mann, Lance Henriksen, Richard Jewell, Wood Harris, Dean Cain, Benicio Del Toro, Tommy Ford, Pearl Cleage and many more. In 2013 two of her film credits received outstanding awards including Cass via the San Diego Black Film Festival (Best Film) and Holiday Miracle (Best Film and Best Supporting Actress) via the Uptown Film Festival in Birmingham, MI.
    In 2001 Linda established PEER, Inc. (, a non-profit 501c3 service provider that collaborates with other non-profits across the country to help individuals create, develop and share arts education and edutainment via performances, workshops and a host of other presentations.
    You may hear her say:
    You must know thyself to change the things around you. We all are creators because we were created by the Creator Of All Things. To remember that, is to embrace intuit enlightenment from the kingdom of heaven within, where the possibilities are infinite.

    To learn more about Linda Boston, visit, today.

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    Pulte Homes; Northwest Airline; Bissell Vacuum; Sprite; UAW/Ford

    Farmer Jack Enterprise; Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Michigan Lottery; Oakwood
    Hospital; City of Detroit

    Honey Baked Ham; Michigan Lottery; National Heritage Academies; AFL-CIO; Met Life; Great Lakes Crossing; Glaxo Smithkline Tums; Wellness Plan; Detroit Medical Center/Hutzel Hospital; Fairlane Town Center; Omnicare; CO-OP Optical; Ameritech; Mort Crim Productions; American Cancer Society

    Principal performer in nationally and/or internationally released motion pictures - Crossover (Preston Whitmore II); MVP (Harry A. Davis), Butterfly Effect 3 Revelation (Seth Grossman), TUG, Prayers for Bobby (Lifetime), High School (John Stalberg); Betty Ann Waters (Tony Goldwyn; Secrets In The Walls (Christopher Leitch, Dir. - Lifetime); Stone (John Curran); Flipped (Rob Reiner); Red Dawn (Dan Bradley); Alleged (Tom Hines); Domino Effect (Jack Binder)

    5 year veteran principal performer for the internationally acclaimed stage production Menopause The Musical (Professional / Power Woman); The Nacarima Society by Pearl Cleage (Albama Shakespeare Festival New Southern Voices Series); Sophisticated Ladies 2002 Detroit Music Hall production; One-woman performance production of, Moms Mabley: The Naked Truth (2 year run and regional touring production; Crowns (Alabama Shakespeare Festival); Other venues include Plowshares Theatre; Purple Rose Theater; Detroit Repertory Theatre; The Gem Theatre; The Music Hall; Henry Ford Museum Anderson Theatre; Recurring performer at Alabama Shakespeare Festival; Recipient of numerous Best Actress awards and nominations for various productions

    U.S. Customs Board Patrol (officer); Pulte Homes; National City (print); Detroit Public Schools; Daimler-Chrysler; Saturn Automotive; Borders Bookstore (print); Audi Automotive; Meijer; UAW (various automotive company associates)

    Often a requested vocalist at various public and private events:
    The most recent performances include:
    Opening vocalist of the Detroit Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner; Featured vocalist during a segment of the nationally syndicated program presented by Talknet - The Michael Eric Dyson Show hosted by Rev. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson¡ Vocalist during nationally publicized funeral of rap star DeShaun Proof Holton held in Detroit¡ Walk & Squawk Performance Project Ongoing collaborative with artists from South Africa, the UK and the US particularly intended for schools, colleges, universities and community presentation¡ 2006 Detroit Inaugural Ceremony Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick; Opening Soloist; The wedding of Detroit Branch NAACP President Reverend Wendell and Monica Anthony; Get Out the Vote Rally, in Detroit Featured vocalist preceding keynote speaker President William Jefferson Clinton¡ Mistress of Ceremonies at the Detroit Regional NAACP Convention “Gospel
    Extravaganza¡ Year 2000 Vice President hopeful, Joseph Lieberman¡ Reverend Jesse Jackson¡ World-renowned economist and columnist, Dr. Julianne Malveaux¡ Residing SCLC President, Martin Luther King III¡ Detroit Branch NAACP Freedom Weekend; Detroit Institute of the Arts
    and The Music Hall¡ The Links national convention – Detroit 2004¦ And a host of other regionally and nationally acclaimed events and speakers
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