Photos with Lamar Kukuk
Growing up in the interlocking small Central Pennsylvania towns of Tower City and Williamstown, Lamar was attracted to the arts from a young age and appeared in numerous high school plays. He began writing screenplays while attending Penn State but, despite being optioned a few times in the early '00's, found getting a production before the cameras to be an elusive goal. After losing 90 pounds a few years later, Lamar rediscovered the itch to perform and returned to the stage in a Hershey, PA production of Harvey. Read more... cemented his interest in pursuing an acting career. In 2011, he was cast in his first film: originally selected for a background role in Easy Hustle (2012), Lamar took the part of lovable nerd Chuck when another actor dropped out. He then re-teamed with director Daniel Fordham to play a villainous bureaucrat in Reunion and continues to pursue his passions for both the stage and the page while expanding his film horizons.