Jason Riley Hoss
BiographyGarden City, Michigan, USA
Jason Riley Hoss was born in Garden City, Michigan on March 16, 1977. As an only child raised by hard working parents, his father moved the family to Louisiana for a short time, then to Texas to settle down when Jason was five. Jason was an above average student and found he had a love for film at an early age when watching The Terminator (1984) and Aliens (1986). He was fascinated by the imagery and effects he saw and knew then that he wanted to someday work in that industry. Read more... an accomplished baseball player in the positions of catcher, short stop, and pitcher throughout his schooling. He concentrated on baseball, never taking any acting classes or joining any theatre groups. It was during his junior year of high school that he decided baseball was not his future and set out to find his own path. After graduating Marshall High School in 1995, Jason attended Kilgore Junior College for one and a half semesters, dropped out, and then joined the US Army. He served for three years which included a tour of duty in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Just shortly after being honorably discharged in 1999, he and a close friend started an independent film company in Indiana. After three months, Jason felt that at that time he was not ready for the business and left Indiana for Texas to further his education and better support his film aspirations for the future. Jason maintained a 4.0 average, became a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, and in 2002 received his Associate of Applied Science Degree in Telecommunication Technology from Texas State Technical College in Marshall, Texas. After he graduated, Jason moved to Dallas, Texas, where he began his work in the wireless repair industry. It was at this time Jason began attending the KD Studio Actors Conservatory to study acting for film and television while promoting himself as an actor for hire. Jason finally made his break as an actor and producer when he was asked to become involved with and co-star in the 2007 feature film, "The Lawless".