Photos with Hal Whiteside
Hal Whiteside was born and raised in Tuscumbia,AL nestled in the Tennessee Valley region of northwest Alabama. Also the birthplace of Helen Keller, Tuscumbia is the county seat and located next to Muscle Shoals which is known for its recording studios such as Fame Studios and Muscle Shoals Sound. He graduated from tradition rich Deshler High School and played football where the Tigers will celebrate 100yrs of football in 2023. He attended the University of North Alabama in Florence where he served as chapter president of his fraternity Phi Gamma Delta. Read more... worked in corporate America for over 25yrs. After leaving the corporate arena Hal began working as an extra and background talent for film and TV projects in the Atlanta area. Soon getting picked out for featured extra spots and gaining more on set experience he decided to become a full time actor. Soon after sending out headshots and cover letters to area agents he was signed and started getting auditions for speaking roles. Hal is proud of working from the bottom up and continuing to work indie projects and short films while networking and gaining experience. He appreciates every audition and role as an opportunity to learn. Since becoming a full time actor Hal has consistently trained, taken classes, and attended workshops. He enjoys building characters for each role and using different acting techniques and physicality to tell their story. His ability to use emotional range and offer distinctively different looks has allowed him to book different character actor roles. Hal currently resides in the Atlanta area. He is married and has one grown son. An avid Harley rider he takes in the north Georgia mountains whenever possible. As a full time character actor Hal is willing to travel anywhere in the US as well as International.