Khary started his career starring in the features "DRACULA 2: THE ASCENSION" and "HELLRAISER: HELLWORLD" for Dimension and then moved on to lighter, comedic fare with C. Jay Cox's "LATTER DAYS", the comedy "NATIONAL LAMPOON'S THE LEGEND OF AWESOMEST MAXIMUS" and festival favorite "PING PONG PLAYA", from Academy Award winning Director Jessica Yu. Khary has numerous pilots and guest star roles for NBC, ABC, Fox, CBS and USA under his belt, including "CRIMINAL MINDS", "FAIRLY LEGAL" and "BODY OF PROOF" to comedies such as "HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER" and "I'M IN THE BAND."
Khary can also be heard as numerous characters in the world of cartoons and games. According to fans, Khary has become synonymous with one of DC's hottest heroes Cyborg, having voiced the character in numerous series, films and games including Cartoon Network's "TEEN TITANS" and its current incarnation "TEEN TITAN'S, GO!".
An Augusta, Georgia native, Khary headed West to Southern Methodist University in Dallas to study acting. Upon graduating he began an illustrious theatrical career in Texas. A few years later a LA Casting Director recommended that he make the move all the way West. A car was packed and away to Hollywood he went.
Winner! - Best Actor at the IFS Film Festival and Best Actor at the Boston Science Fiction Film Festival for his performance of Michael Forrest in the independent Sci-Fi feature, "THE LAST PUSH." The film has been soaring through Film Festivals from LA to London, sweeping numerous awards along the way.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- MomoCon 2020 - May 21-24, 2020 in Atlanta, GA 2019
- Fan Expo Dallas 2019 - May 3-5, 2019 in Dallas, TX
- FanExpo Vancouver 2019 - March 1-3, 2019 in Vancouver, BC, Canada 2017
- FanExpo Canada 2017 - August 31 - September 3, 2017 in Toronto, ON, Canada
- BoroughCon 2017 - May 26-29, 2017 in Jamaica, NY
- Fan Expo Dallas 2017 - March 31 - April 2, 2017 in Dallas, TX
- SacAnime 2017 - January 6-8, 2017 in Sacramento, CA 2016
- MechaCon 2016 - July 29-31, 2016 in New Orleans, LA 2014
- MechaCon 2014 - August 1-3, 2014 in New Orleans, LA
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