David Dino Wells Jr. (David R. Wells Jr.)
BiographyChicago, Illinois, USA
Dino, known as "The Lethal Warrior", is star subject of the jury award winning documentary 'When the Bell Rings' at the 2014 New Orleans Film Festival; he's a former amateur boxing sensation from the early 90's, having an outstanding record of 67 and 13 losses. He was a runner up in the CYO boxing tournament Chicago, quarter finalist in the National Pals, runner up in the Golden Gloves, silver medalist in the Georgia State Games in 1995, and lost in the 1996 Olympic preliminaries for the trials. 'When the Bell Rings' started filming April 1st, 2011 with Dino weighing 250 pounds. Read more... road wasn't easy, he went through a few coaches who didn't take him seriously because of his size and lengthy layoff. Phillip Bobo introduced Dino Wells to Bob Edwards of Sweet Science Boxing Gym. This is where The Lethal Warrior's rebirth begins on a three year journey, from LA to New Orleans, it's more than just a boxing documentary, it's a human story with an award winning epilogue. Since filming When the Bell Rings, Dino has worked on his acting and writing skills. He's been in the entertainment business for a little over 15 years as featured background, production assistant and other production positions honing his skills to be a director one day.