Gerard William Catus, who hails from Brooklyn, NY began his acting career at the renowned Negro Ensemble Company in the late 60’s. He also studied under legendary directors, Lloyd Richards Master Class at the Actors Studio NYC, and Marion Isaac McClinton, George Faison, Trazana Beverly and Count Stovall. His career was interrupted as he was off to serve during the Vietnam conflict.
After years of work and raising a family, Gerard was blessed with the chance to return to theatre. As a member of Actors Equity and the Screen Actors Guild he has performed professionally in “Fences” as Troy Maxson, “Two Trains Running” as Hambone both by August Wilson. Two productions of “Death of a Salesman”, by Arthur Miller, as Uncle Charlie and Ben. As Hoke Colburn in “Driving Ms. Daisy” by Alfred Uhry. And many others.
Gerard’s TV credits include The Wire, Law and Order SVU, All My Children and Homicide: Life on the Streets.
He now lives in Atlanta and sends a special hello to Donald, Tselani, Brielle, Chrissette, Skylar and Wisdom all my grandchildren and to Anita, my wife, Jeri, Aaron, Dana, Amanda and Stephen, my children that make my life whole and complete. God Bless!
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