WMDSF Magazine sat down with the Handsome Actor Patrick Byas for an Exclusive In-Depth Interview.
Patrick Byas was born and raised in the South Bronx before moving to New Jersey to attend high school. He attended Rutgers University where he received his B.A. in Theatre Arts. He has recently appeared in the highly anticipated, up and coming Spike Lee produced feature film, Mania Days. In this Paul Dalio directed film, Byas plays the role of Demonix and actually shares a pivotal scene with the lead character. Patrick Byas has also appeared in several popular TV shows like Law and Order SVU and Celebrity Close Calls (Lou Gossett Jr. Story) as well as other feature films. He is the co-owner of a video production company, Thirteen Entertainment, LLC (ThirteenE.) and one of his recent projects as an executive producer and assistant director is a feature film titled Bad to the Jones, an action/comedy zombie film. Byas played a lead role in Sammy Gets Mugged, a play featured in the 2011 New York International Fringe Festival for which he won the “Best Performance” award. He also toured playing the role of Chad Deity in a Pulitzer Prize finalist play titled, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, which was produced by the Curious Theatre Company and Theatreworks. The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity was also nominated in 2012 for “Best Comedy” for the True West Award.
Patrick Byas is a man of many talents. He is an actor, producer, director and a writer. With determination, professionalism and creativity, Patrick Byas has managed to throw his hat in the ring amongst those who have made successful careers out of the entertainment industry. He demands to be taken seriously and people are starting to notice. Byas’ ultimate goal is to be a director/actor like no other with aspirations to make a difference in people’s lives and to help pave the way for those with the same dream coming up behind him.
It was such a pleasure to interview Mr. Byas. Patrick will be premiering on the upcoming Law & Order SVU, October 2nd @ 9pm. Be sure to check him out.
In the meantime, check out our interview: (excuse the background noise as we were at an event)
Behind The Scenes With Patrick Byas: