Equally adept at comedic and dramatic roles, BLAKE BOYD has enjoyed a diverse and rewarding career in film, television and theatre in Los Angeles and New York.
His breakthrough role came starring opposite Sinbad in Walt Disney Pictures’ “First Kid,” showcasing his brilliant timing as by-the-book Secret Service agent Agent Dash. Blake followed with Disney’s “Rocketman” and has also starred in “Honeymoon” and “Space Marines.” He previously worked with “First Kid” director David Mickey Evans on “Beethoven’s Third” and has appeared in “The Cable Guy,” “Dark Planet,” as well as Roger Corman’s features “Raiders of the Sun” and “Dune Warriors." He has also starred in numerous shorts, including "Ner Tamid”, "The Extraordinary Flight of Atticus Walker and the Monster In His Mind” and Leslie Zemeckis’ “Staar: She’d Rather Be A Mistress”.
Blake’s most recently starred in the films “Out of Time” and “Toto” which will be released soon.
Boyd made his directing and producing debut while starring as death-row sociopath Adam Robert Hessig in the short, “Fish,” which was well received on the festival circuit.
In addition to voice performances for several video games, Blake was chosen to voice Safety Kid in "Safety Kid On The Net" for Jewish Family Services, and previously created the role of Trucker Jim Bob in the animated film sequel, "The Brave Little Toaster Goes To School."
For television, Blake has done guest appearances on “Kamen Rider,” “Miracles,” “The Agency,” “ER,” “7th Heaven,” “V.I.P.,” “News Radio,” "The Watcher" and in a recurring role on “Pensacola.” TV movie credits include “Confessions: Two Faces of Evil,” “Saved By the Bell” and “Gunsmoke II.” Raised in McKinney, Texas, Boyd earned his BBA from Southern Methodist University where he was a two-year title holder in boxing. To help put himself through school for his business studies, he began work in modeling and commercials. Encouraged by industry folk and successes, he moved to Los Angeles after graduation and, within a year, had landed his professional debut role as a guest star on the series “Charles In Charge.”
On stage, Boyd created the role of Reynold in writer/director/producer Brad Gottfred's "Women Are Crazy Because Men Are Assholes," which began in Los Angeles, made stops in Chicago at the famous Biograph Theatre and ended up Off-Broadway at the famed Cherry Lane Theatre. He recently completed a run of Joanne Mosconi’s “You Love That I’m Not Your Wife” at The Players Theatre in New York.
He has also starred in "The Death of Reason" in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. In Los Angeles, Boyd has starred at the acclaimed Odyssey Theatre as Burton in “Burn This" and in Dorothy Lyman’s “A Month in the Country.” Other LA productions include director John Frank Levey’s “Marsh Light” and Alice Carter’s “Cabaret” both at the Ventura Court Theatre, as well as “Maids of Honor,” the role of Christian in “Cyrano de Bergerac” at the Knightsbridge, and the Tiffany Theatre productions of “Staccato” and “Class of 1990.”
An avid sportsman, Blake is a skilled horseman and expert snow skier who has continued his diverse athletic activities along with his career in acting and producing. He is continuing to develop projects with colleagues and through his own Lone Star Production company.