Spencer James in “All American”
In The CW’s series “All American,” Daniel Ezra plays Spencer, South Crenshaw High’s All-Star wide receiver who lives life on and off the field with a chip on his shoulder. When he’s given the opportunity to play for Beverly High, Spencer finds himself thrust into a world completely unlike the one he’s always known, and still expected to be the Spencer that each world needs.
Ezra was included as one of Variety’s top Television Stars to Watch in 2018 for role as Spencer James.
In 2017, Ezra received a nomination for the coveted Ian Charleson Award, which recognizes the best classical stage performances in Britain by actors under the age of 30, for his standout performance as Sebastian in The National Theatre’s live production of “Twelfth Night.” Additional theater credits include “Trouble in Mind” at the Theatre Royal Bath and “Romeo and Juliet” for the Bristol Old Vic.
Additionally, on television, Ezra can currently be seen as Nathaniel Wilson in “A Discovery of Witches,” starring opposite Matthew Goode and Theresa Palmer. The drama-fantasy series centers on Diana Bishop, a historian and witch, who must solve a mystery with the help of vampire, Matthew Clairmont. Produced by Bad Wolf in the U.K., the show is currently airing on Sky One and has since received a double renewal for seasons two and three. It has also aired on the BBC in the U.S.
His other television credits include Ghana Jones in “The Village,” Cameron Thorne in ITV’s “Vera,” Ajamu in Paul Abbott’s Chanel 4 series “No Offence,” Alan Gill in ITV’s second season of “Prey,” Dan Johnson in BBC America’s “Undercover,” Daniel Reed in the second season of “The Missing” and DC Ashton in ITV’s “Prime Suspect 2973.”
Ezra was previously be seen as Thom in the drama feature “Blood Cells,” which premiered at Venice International Film Festival in 2014, followed by its UK premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2015.
In 2014, Ezra graduated from the British drama school, East 15.
While in production, Ezra currently remains in Los Angeles, but resides in London.