Photos with Sid O'Connell
Sid O'Connell is a native New Yorker of Jamaican and Irish ancestry with humble beginnings as a weight lifter and construction worker. With an unparalleled interest in personal health, physical fitness, professional bodybuilding, and martial arts, Sid's indomitable drive has modeled himself into the textbook Hollywood action star and public personality. But, Sid's depth and range as an actor transcends his formidable exterior. As a practice, Sid doesn't subscribe to the "dumb beefcake" film role stereotype, but rather exercises a serious commitment to the seventh art. Read more... in the exploration and presence of his acting roles. In 2013, Sid was featured in numerous domestic and international television advertising opportunities as well as appearances on multiple primetime CBS, NBC and ABC series such as Elementary, Blue Bloods, Person of Interest,Mystaries of Laura and more. Sid's deep resonant voice and muscular physique have afforded him roles in which he's seen doing feats of strength and complex stunt work as highlighted in Rahaman Studios' independent film, Pain, and BX Filmz's Patient 23. Sid has typically been cast in everything from antagonistic roles to comedic ones demonstrating his wide array of skills. In only a few short years, Sid has worked on everything from independent short films and web series to advertising ventures and feature films. More recently, Sid has added directorial and production credits to his repertoire.