Ellsworth, Kiko 1973–

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Ellsworth, Kiko 1973–


Full name, Kiko Jamen Ellsworth; born January 2, 1973, in Los Angeles, CA. Education: Studied acting with Barry Papick, Brian Reese, Greg Bach, Playhouse West, Amy Lyndon, and Bobbie Shaw Chance. Avocational Interests: Playing basketball, traveling, and charity work, including the Hollywood Knights.

Addresses: Manager—Axiom Management, 10701 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1202, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Contact—PO Box 55305, Sherman Oaks, CA 91413.

Career: Actor and producer. Appeared in television commercials for Visa, Coca Cola products, Eggo Waffles, Toyota automobiles, and MCI communications services. Previously worked as a carpenter, UPS delivery person, special education teacher, and bartender.

Member: Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors: Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding male newcomer, 2001, for Port Charles; Boston International Film Festival Award (with Brian Presley), best acting performance, 2004, for Guarding Eddy.


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Get Your Stuff, Ariztical Entertainment, 2000.

Zane, All or Nothing, Key East Entertainment, 2001.

Alex, The Diplomat (short), 2002.

Steve, Betrayal (also known as Lady Jayne: Killer), American World Pictures, 2003.

Blond Dread, Bad Boys II (also known as Good Cops: Bad Boys II), Columbia, 2003.

Mike, Guarding Eddy, 2004.

Assailant, Receiver (short), 2005.

Simon, Near Mrs. (short), Collective Brilliance Implemented, 2006.

Malik Thomas, Will to Power, 2006.

Nipper, Lords of the Underworld, 2007.

Also appeared in Easy Access and Redemption.

Film Work:

Co-executive producer, Near Mrs. (short), Collective Brilliance Implemented, 2006.

Producer, The 1 Second Film, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Jamal Woods, General Hospital, ABC, 2000.

Jamal Woods, Port Charles, ABC, 2000–2003.

Amad, My Boys, TBS, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Alphabet, Hollywood Vice, Fox, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Presenter, The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Remington, "Defining Moments," Wasteland, ABC, 1999.

Dean, "My Brilliant Career," Once and Again, ABC, 2000.

Clay, "The Big Foot in My Mouth Episode," Half & Half, UPN, 2003.

Clay, "The Big Fetish What You Started Episode," Half & Half, UPN, 2004.

Willie Taylor, "Pop Life," Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (also known as NCIS and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS, 2005.

Guy, "Don't Mess with My Man," Noah's Arc, MTV, 2005.

Carl, "First Response," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2005.

Will Manning, "We Wish You a Merry Cryst-Meth," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2005.

Loxley, "The Turkey Triangle," Cuts, UPN, 2005.

Loxley, "Black Don't Crack," Cuts, UPN, 2006.

Spyder, "Recipe for Disaster," Freddie, ABC, 2006.

Jack Hilson, "Dead Air," CSI: Miami, 2006.

Detective Parnell, "Mr. Little and Mr. Big," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2006.



Essence, August, 2003, p. 110.


Official site, http://www.kikoellsworth.com, October 26, 2006.