Colin McCalla is the latest addition to the cast of All American on The CW. He made his debut in the role of Marco Galvez in the episode which aired on November 21. McCalla is probably best known for his role as River in Tyler Perry’s Ruthless. He is also known for playing the role of Connor on 9-1-1. In regards to joining All American, he wrote, “Say hello to the Condor’s newest 5 star recruit thanks to @cwallamerican for finally giving me the D1 football respect I been missing. Big Thanks to @reelsplicegirl for being an amazing director and @mightymic323 for bringing Marco to life“.
McCalla was born in Queens, NY and grew up performing local theatre before going to Pomona College in California to study Applied Mathematics. Before long, he veered from the academic path to pursue acting professionally and after booking a few co-star roles, landed his first break on Tyler Perry’s Ruthless as a series regular. He can next be seen as a lead in the feature film, The Class, written by Nick Celozzi and inspired by the Breakfast Club. Outside of acting, Colin is an avid singer, dancer, and musician.