ALEX BARONE | MODERATOR
Alex Barone is quickly making a name for himself in Hollywood. After being selected for the “ABC Discovers: Talent Showcase,” Alex had a role opposite Oscar-nominee Michael Keaton in the Hulu drama “Dopesick,” an eight-episode limited series based on Beth Macy’s bestselling book and written by Emmy-winner Danny Strong and directed by Barry Levinson. He has also landed a supporting lead role in the upcoming Netflix thriller “Luckiest Girl Alive,” an adaptation of Jessica Knoll’s 2015 New York Times Best-Seller of the same name, starring Mila Kunis and directed by Mike Barker (The Handmaid’s Tale). Another supporting role in John Ridley’s upcoming film “Shirley” opposite Regina King.
Alex is also known as the host and creator of the Crypt TV Docu-series, “A Little Different” which was executive produced by Eli Roth. Additionally, he is the co-creator and star of the comedic web-series “The Tommy & Bobby show,” developed with creative partner, Kurt Yaeger (Sons of Anarchy).
Alex – who was born with the congenital condition Fibular Hemimelia and underwent 43 surgeries early on in his life – is passionate about advocating and empowering performers with disabilities in the entertainment industry. As such, he is actively involved with the organization “No Limits Foundation: Camp No Limits” as a mentor/speaker to children and teens with limb differences. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland.