I was delighted to be joined by actress Celeste Sully on The Mighty Dragon podcast. Celeste discusses what drew her to the role of Lisa in Netflix favourite, 1BR, her inspirations, aspirations and much much more. From all my interviews this is one of my favourites, not only is Celeste a hard-working, determined actress, she has managed to keep her feet on the ground with a solid support network of friends and family. Thank you, Celeste.
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Celeste Sully, recently starred in the breakout Thriller, 1BR, which trended in the Top 10 on Netflix for almost a week. Starring Nicole Bryton Bloom (The Affair), Naomi Grossman (AHS), Taylor Nichols (Perry Mason) and Giles Matthey (Once Upon A Time). Other credits include, Second Generation Wayans (Tiffany), acting across the likes of Tatyana Ali, George O. Gore II, Craig and Damien Dante Wayans and Deray Davis. As well as portraying Pebbles in Toni Braxton’s Biopic: Unbreak My Heart, directed by Vondie Curtis-Hall, and starring Debbie Morgan, Lex Scott Davis, Tiffany Hines and Skye P. Marshall.
Born and raised in Chicago, Celeste is a Method trained Actor (Tony Greco) and former Division I Basketball Player (Lindsey Wilson College) who trained in Modern Jazz in her youth. After graduating with a degree in Biology, Celeste relocated to Los Angeles and has since worked in Television, Film, Commercials and Print. Including Subway, National Car Rental, Nike, Dasani, CB2 and was recently featured in Kenra Professional’s Forward Momentum campaign.
Born from an Afro/Indo Guyanese Mother (HIV/AIDS Nurse for over 30 years) and an Irish/German Father, Celeste understands the importance of utilizing her career as a platform for change. And was recently appointed as the Head of Membership and Outreach for Caribeña Creatives, an Organization that is focused on highlighting stories that share the richness and history of the Caribbean diaspora. As well as an active member of Women of Color Filmmakers (WOCF), an organization that is focused on supporting and highlighting minority Female Filmmakers.
“Bring all of you to the canvas, without fear nor shame, and paint a picture that only you can create. Because that very painting could be what reignites belief in someone else’s life. Your voice, your journey, your pain, your happiness…it is Beautiful. Set it Free!!”Celeste Sully