Skylan Brooks Is Known for His Roles in ‘Get Down’ and ‘Archenemy’ — Facts about the Star’s Career

Skylan Brooks Is Known for His Roles in ‘Get Down’ and ‘Archenemy’ — Facts about the Star’s Career

Skylan Brooks is one of Hollywood’s fast-rising stars best known for his roles in several movies and series such as “Empire,” “Get Down,” “The Darkest Minds,” and more.AdvertisementThe Young Artist Award-nominated actor was born in Torrance, California, on February 12, 1999, and started his acting career before he turned ten.Despite being young, Skylan Brooks, interested in music and basketball, has gradually honed his art and talent and is proving to fans that there is more to him.Skylan Brooks at the 43rd Annual Young Artist Academy Awards on October 2, 2022, in Los Angeles | Source: Getty ImagesAdvertisementSkylan Brooks – Early Serious Works in His Acting CareerBorn and raised in California, Brooks started his acting career with an uncredited role as a water balloon boy in “Roll Bounce.” He starred in several short films and series until 2013 when he gained recognition.That year, he starred as Mister, one of the main characters in “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete.” He acted alongside Season 6 “American Idol” winner Jordin Sparks, Season 3 “American Idol” finalist Jennifer Hudson, and the English actor and director Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje.AdvertisementBrooks, who played Hudson’s son, stole the show alongside his co-star Ethan Dizon’s character Pete. Their act also caught Sparks’ eyes as she praised them for doing a great job.She was impressed by how quickly they would transition from playing games behind the scenes to acting out their scripts when it was their turn.AdvertisementThe movie earned him a nomination for Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film at the 2014 Young Artist Award. Brooks has also starred in a lead role as Ra-Ra Kipling in the hip-hop music drama series “The Get Down” by Baz Luhrmann.The Netflix series, which debuted on August 12, 2016, was canceled after only one season. It also featured Justice Smith, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jaden …
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