MARTINE JEAN, ACTOR
Growing up in Haiti, Martine discovered her love of the theater.
Her breakthrough role was that of a jaded prostitute in the play
'Parole de Femmes' at the National Theater in Port Au Prince. She
immigrated to the United States after high school and completed college
and law school. Her passion for acting did not waiver. She was a part
of a theatre troupe in Florida while in college and joined the Columbus
Black Actor's Theater in Ohio, where she performed in 'Wedding Band'
and shined as Lady in Yellow in 'For Colored Girls Who Considered
Suicide /when the Rainbow Is Enuff.'
While practicing law in Ohio, Martine acquired an agent and landed
several commercials, including featured spots for Charmin and Proctor
& Gamble in the nationally syndicated PBS series 'African American
Lives', as well as industrials for Bath and Body Works. Martine also
worked on several independent films and continued performing in
theater. Encouraged by her success, she moved to Los Angeles in
In Los Angeles, Martine took several courses including scene study at
the Beverly Hills Playhouse, improvisation at IO West, commercial
workshops at the Stuart K. Robinson Creative. Martine currently appears
in three indie films ‘Dark Woods’, 'Johnny Appleweed,'
'The White Year’ and ‘The Willing.’
Martine has already forged ties to the Haitian community in Los Angeles
and is the host of a Haitian radio show. Martine enjoys hiking, bike
riding, travelling, sewing and she also collects shot glasses.
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