Born on 6th May 1981, Will Blagrove hails from the Queens, New York City. Blagrove is a familiar face seen in many commercials for companies such as KFC, MTV, ESPN, and Showtime. Along with that, he also had the opportunity to work with director
Spike Lee in a United Negro Fund College commercial. He also worked with feature film director Paul Hunter in Bulletproof Monk for NIKE. Not just that, Blagrove has also acted in famous movies and TV series. Blagrove completed his pre-law graduation from St. John’s University. He was active in the School theatre community and had taken up the role of the Vice President. Instead of pursuing a career in law, Blagrove started gaining interest in the film industry. His charming looks brought him many commercial offers and acting opportunities. He played the lead role in ‘A Good Dad’ directed by Hugo Fernandez (Deep Project Arts - 2011), ‘The Good River’ by Shannon Lynch (APU Films – 2011), ‘The Engagement Party’ by Roderick Giles (Clarendon Entertainment), ‘The Ski Trip’ by Maurice Jamal (MTV Films - 2004), and ‘Cost of a Soul’ by Sean Kirkpatrick (Relativity Media - 2010). He also played supporting roles in TV movie by LMN ‘Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer’ directed by Hanelle Culpepper.
He has worked in TV series such as – Comedy Central’s ‘Broad City’ directed by Nick Jasenovec, CBS’s ‘The Young and The Restless’ directed by Dean Lamont, FOX’s ‘Gang Related’ directed by Richard J. Lewis, NBC’s ‘The Mysteries of Laura’ directed by Norman Buckley, NBC’s ‘Law and Order SVU’, CBS’s ‘As The World Turns’ by Michael Elbaum, CW’s ‘Gossip Girl’ directed by J. Miller Tobin, A&E’s ‘Those Who Kill’ directed by Stefan Schwartz and ‘Powers’ (Sony Play station’s new online series). He has also acted in the currently famous series ABC’s ‘
Quantico’ and A&E’s ‘
Unforgettable’. His work on cartoons includes voicing roles in cartoons like Nickelodeon’s ‘
Winx Club’, Sprout’s ‘Super Wings’ and Nickelodeon’s ‘Go Diego Go’. And not to forget, he has been the promo voice of Fuse music Channel as well. Now to talk about the big roles Blagrove has played, he has been in one of the most famous trilogies and franchise among the youngsters, Lionsgate's ‘
Divergent’ directed by Neil Burger. He was given a chance Director James L. Brook to work in the romantic comedy called ‘How do you know’ along with
Owen Wilson. Not just films and TV shows, Blagrove has proved his talent on the stage by performing highly acclaimed plays such as Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer’s Night Dream’, Harper Lee’s ‘
To Kill A Mockingbird’ and Buddy Farmer’s ‘Alabama Baggage’.
Will Blagrove’s acting is convincing and honest. He does justice to every role he plays. He is attracting some opportunities with his great acting in films, TV shows, and theatre plays as well. We’ll be soon seeing him on Netflix TV series ‘Bloodline.’