Tim R. McAdams is an extremely talented Actor & Stuntman with over 30 years experience in the performing arts industry. Tim was exposed to the performing arts industry in elementary school when he joined the drama department. At this early age, teachers and audiences recognized that Tim was a gifted performer and entertainer. As a youth, Tim starred in plays that won city-wide competitions. He was eventually given the opportunity to spread his wings into the local theater arena. Before the age of 13, Tim had performed on stage at The Kennedy Center, Olney Theater, Howard University, and the Arts of Washington. It was during his performance at The Olney Theater's production of "The Miracle Worker" that he was discovered by BET Studios. This launched Tim's on camera career.
In the pioneering days of BET, Tim was cast as the lead clubhouse kid, in their first Saturday morning show for kids, "Kimboo & Kids". This experience opened his eyes to the world of film and television. During these early days in his career, Tim worked on national industrial projects such as, AOL, Eye Bank and many more. He also appeared in a national commercial as a spokesperson for Roy Rogers. With an increasing desire to hone his talents, Tim auditioned to attend Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts. He was accepted into this prestigious school in Washington, DC and spent four years studying the Art of Theater. His talents were further developed in countless performances on the Ellington Stage.
Upon graduation, Tim continued his pursuit of the television and film industry. His first major role on network television was on NBC's, hit series, "Homicide - Life on the Street". His next big opportunity came when he had the opportunity to participate in the pilot for HBO's groundbreaking show, "Oz". Capturing the attention of the directors with his performance, he was cast in the series 1st season as "Johnny 'The Fool' Post". This role garnered national recognition for Tim.
After a sabbatical from the industry, Tim reemerged to the world of film & television in 2004. It was at this time that Tim was introduced to Stunt Performing. Tim's first opportunity to work as a stuntman was on HBO's hit series, "The Wire". Tim welcomed the opportunity and developed a passion for stunt performing. He was a natural. Tim worked as a stunt performer for "The Wire" for four seasons. His success on "The Wire" exposed him to some of the legends in the NY Stunt Community. This opened doors for him to enter into the major motion picture world.
His first film as a stuntman was on "Freedomland", starring Samuel L. Jackson. Since this time, Tim has continued his career as a "Hollywood Stuntman", working on blockbuster projects such as, Across the Universe (Tribute to the Beetles), American Gangster (Denzel Washington & Russell Crowe), Body of Lies (Leonardo DiCaprio), Salt (Angelia Jolie), Lottery Ticket (Ice Cube, Bow Wow, Brandon T. Jackson), Big Momma's House 3 (Martin Lawrence, and doubling Brandon T. Jackson), Bessie (Queen Latifah), Fast and Furious 7 (doubling the very talented "Ludacris"), Selma, Birth of a Nation, and many others. Tim has also had the opportunity to work as a stunt performer on many major television series such as Boardwalk Empire, The Walking Dead, Complications, Graceland, MacGyver, Atlanta, Outcast, Black Lightning, NCIS New Orleans, and many more. Recently, Tim had the wonderful opportunity to work with Marvel Studios on recording breaking films: Black Panther, Avengers "Infinity War", and Avengers "End Game". He also recently had the incredible opportunity to perform in a scene with Bill Murray on the film Zombieland 2.
Tim continues to study and train in the art of acting and stunt performance. He is truly a student of his crafts and is constantly working to improve his skills so that he can bring value to any production. There is no question Tim brings great motivation, focus, talent, skill, and desire to his work. The Sky is the Limit for what he can and will accomplish in the very near future.