Dayo Ade

Audition Technique, Preparing for the Profession

Dayo Ade is a Los Angeles based Actor, Producer and Writer.  Born in Nigeria, West Africa, as a young child Dayo spent brief periods in London, England and Calgary, Alberta before the his family settled in Toronto, Ontario.  Dayo began his acting career at an early age playing BLT on the long running hit Canadian teen series “Degrassi High & Jr. High” which has also become an international franchise. After five seasons on “Degrassi”, Dayo moved to Los Angeles to further his acting career.  Since then, he has guest starred and recurred on shows such as  “Lost”, “Bones”, “Animal Kingdom”, “N.C.I.S.”, “N.C.I.S. Los Angeles”, “C.S.I New York”,  “Scrubs”, “Alias”, “Star Trek”, “Beauty and the Beast” and “Castle” just to name a few.   He also played the role of MP Winston in the Feature film “Unthinkable”, starring Samuel Jackson and Godwin in the Feature film “Phat Girlz” starring Mo’nique.  Dayo splits time in Toronto where he played Leo Beckett on CBC’s hit cop dramatic series, “Cracked” as well as recurred on the critically acclaimed series “The L.A. Complex” for the CW Network.  In addition to acting, Dayo is now Producing and has several Television and Film projects in development.  When not pursuing his love of the craft, Dayo spends his free time with his wife Kelly and his dog Tazz.


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