Follow your dreams. Words to live by for countless Hollywood hopefuls. Hunky Florida native Lucius Baston has little else to prove thanks to a drive and determination set to take him right to the top.
Getting discovered is half the battle in show business. Sort of like Marilyn Monroe and a host of other beauties Lucius , fresh out of being impressive on the basketball court in high school,was “noticed” by a photographer, the rest, as they say, is history. What ensued was 4 yeas of intense training at the Performers Studio Workshop. Impressive acting in a series of diverse roles has led to our man in motion well placed to continue his career upward. Feel the beat as this onceupon a time radio Dynamo has portrayed a love of entertainment into a full-fledged career.
Early on things were a bit different for Lucius. Show business has always been in his blood as evidenced by him hosting a local hip-hop shop at 11. Qbut it took a chance shot of some pictures from a female friend to cement that dream into reality. Following a career with the U.S. Air Force and work in the electronics field Mr. Baston made his mark on radio, specifically a few Tampa Bay FM radio stations where the part-time host graduate to disc jockey status. From then on the acting big bit hard after an initial taste of show business/media success.
Clear sailing and a charted course with few bumps in the road ensued. Good luck saw this talent land scores of roles on various TV hits and assorted made for television movies and finally the big screen beckoned, Appearances opposite the likes of Ice Cube and Nicolas Cage In fan classics Rise Along and Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans have only enhanced this formidable actor’s noticeable reach and fan base.
Indeed the skies are bright and future looks good for smart and sexy Lucius Baston, a true bastion of hope.
By Robert WALDMAN