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A trained and accomplished actor (AEA/SAG-AFTRA), John Carlin began acting professionally in 2014. Since then, he has had the opportunity to work on some remarkably vital and provocative projects. Two of the plays he was in were voted Top 10 theatre events of the year by the NY Times. 

Height: 5"11  Weight: 160 lbs. |   Eye Color: Blue  |   Hair Color: Dark blonde


FBI:Most Wanted (CBS, guest star)

The Food That Built America (History Channel, lead)

Diabolical (investigation Discovery, supporting)

A Crime To Remember (investigation Discovery, principal)

The System (Kweli, supporting)


Disaster Chasers

Roddy & Doddy 

The Way To Heaven

See You Around



Turn Me Loose (with Joe Morton)   |   Westside Theatre      

America Is Hard To See   |   HERE Arts        

Unce Vanya  |  Pearl Theatre Co.     


Run Bambi Run  I  Milwaukee Rep workshop

Yemandja  I  MASS MoCA, The Broad, Kennedy Ctr, Holland Festival

America Is Hard To See  l  Edinburgh Fringe

Turn Me Loose  |  Arena Stage, Wallis Annenberg      

Oklahoma! (directed by Daniel Fish) |  Bard Summerscape      

Hadestown  l NYTW summer residency

Dead Accounts   |   Hampton Theatre Co.     

Time Stands Still  l  Hampton Theatre Co. 



ACTING: Fred Kareman, Reed Birney, Sam Gold

​             MULTI-DISCIPLINARY: LAByrinth Theatre Ensemble workshop  

COMBAT: David Anzuelo 

Special Skills

Guitar, piano, bass, banjolin, accordion, singing (baritone/tenor), dance, martial arts (aikido), yoga, all sports, horseback riding, rodeo skills, dialects, baby whispering 

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