Cameron McKendry

Biography

Cameron McKendry was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, where he knew he wanted to be an entertainer since he was just 3 years old. His career began with just dancing, mostly hip-hop- being invited to join the prestigious second class at Shaker Dance Academy in Shaker Heights, Ohio, at 8 years old- being paired up with teenagers and young adults. He then transitioned into acting at the age of 9, and began performing in professional and community theater in the Greater Cleveland area, including the Cleveland Play House in downtown Cleveland (A Christmas Story & Inherit the Wind). Around the age of 14, he transitioned into film- starring in numerous independent feature films, short films, and local and national commercials in Ohio. In 2014, Cameron made the move to Los Angeles, where he currently lives. Upon moving to LA, Cameron was signed with talent manager Ryan Daly at Zero Gravity Management, and later signed with agent Jason Zenowich at AEFH talent agency. He was cast in his first feature film, Since I Don't Have You (2013), at the age of 14- where he tackled one of the lead roles in a biopic about the famous Pittsburgh do-wop group, The Skyliners. From there, Cameron went on to be cast in multiple independent feature and short films in Northeast Ohio- including the slasher film Young Harvest (2013), and award winning short films A Reprise (2013), and Chasing Death (2013). Cameron also guest starred on the Nickelodeon hit show, Supah Ninjas (2011). In 2016, Cameron made his debut on the big screen in the major motion picture, I'm Not Ashamed (2016), which revolves around the life of Rachel Joy Scott, the first victim murdered in the Columbine high school shooting who was targeted for her Christian beliefs- with Cameron portraying Rachel's love interest, Alex. His film Madtown (2016), premiered at the Cleveland International Film Festival as well as the Newport Beach International Film Festival, playing the supporting role of Young Mike- starring alongside Milo Ventimiglia. He will next be playing Ben Faulker in the upcoming indie cult thriller Colony 52 (2017), set to debut sometime in 2017. In addition, Cameron will be playing the role of Moose in My Friend Dahmer (2017), a true story which centers on the high school years of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer- starring Ross Lynch, Anne Heche, and Vincent Kartheiser. His next film, The Pastor (2017), has Cameron starring alongside Kevin Sorbo, Hector Echavarria, and T.C. Stallings- playing the lead role of Jacob Holloway.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
My Friend Dahmer November 3, 2017