Headshots & Highlights
My Acting Reel
Deke is incredibly nuanced in his acting range, and his reels show it. They reflect a wonderfully diverse cast of characters over many years — dads, executives, doctors, cowboys, psychos, Satan, goofballs and more! Deke can and will meet all of your casting needs.
Deke has had the privilege of acting with Tim Robbins, Karen Black, Kevin Costner, Lance Henricksen, Dee Wallace Stone, Dick Van Dyke, Kelsey Grammer, Dennis Franz, Seann William Scott, BeBe Neuwirth, Michael Nouri, Eddie Albert, Parker Stevens, Pamela Sue Martin, Ed O’Ross, Ted Danson, Charles Napier, Woody Harrelson, Finola Hughes, Charlotte Ross, and Sheryl Lee Ralph, to name a few. Deke has been directed by Spider-Man’s Sam Raimi, Casino Royale’s and Green Lantern’s Martin Campbell, James Burrows, Michael Grossman, Simon West, Dick Wolf, Larry Shaw, Joe Napolitano, Chris Nyby, Peter Hunt, Seith Mann, “Jeremy Podeswa” (Series Director “Game of Thrones / Mission Control) and many more.
Deke directed more than 50 episodes of “Real Stories of the Highway Patrol,” and worked as a director/producer and 1st AD for Atlas Pictures/Commercials in Los Angeles, so he has a keen sense of what it takes to be successful both in front of and behind the camera. Deke is a highly respected actor’s director as well. During his twenty plus years of teaching actors, he has coached thousands of actors, including Bruce Campbell, Masi Oka, Shannon Elizabeth, Christopher Judge, Chandler Canterbury, Sarah Foret, Eliza Coupe, Taylor Sheridan and Amber Stevens.
ACTOR IN SOUTHEAST REGION