Ethan Stone – Film Actor, Athlete – Biography

Ethan Stone Actor
Actor Ethan Stone

Ethan Stone is an American film/tv actor and athlete. He graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in English Literature and studied acting at the USD Old Globe.

Ethan is best known for his work on television shows including CSI: MiamiThe Bold and the Beautiful and The Last Ship. On stage Ethan has performed in the title role of Othello, as Antigonus in The Old Globe’s production of The Winters Tale, and as the Scarecrow in the Wiz among others. He has also appeared in over 50 commercials including spots as a spokesperson for Mercury Insurance.

Ethan is a former two time All American Decathlete (Track and Field) and an avid Outdoorsman. When he is not acting, Ethan works as a fitness model for top athletic brands including Men’s Health MagazineNew BalanceReebok and REI.

On the weekends, Ethan can be found in nightclubs, performing over 100 shows per year as a DJ (under the moniker DJYoda) and with his Band, Sampson and Stone.

Ethan Stone was raised in Santa Cruz, CA, and from a young age excelled in athletics and the arts. He began acting in commercials in elementary school but truly fell in love with acting while playing the scarecrow in his middle school’s production of the Wizard of Oz.

Ethan Stone pushup
Ethan Stone in Men’s Health Magazine

As a high school track athlete he was All American in both Decathlon & Long Jump and is proud to have a place in the Bellarmine College Prep Hall of Fame. Ethan graduated from Princeton University in 2006 where he majored in English Literature and wrote his senior thesis on Postmodern Shakespearian Cinema.

After gaining valuable experience as assistant to Stephen Friedman (President of MTV Networks) and as a trainee in the DGA Training Program, Ethan returned to his first love, the arts. Ethan accepted a fellowship at the USD/Old Globe Acting MFA program where he studied voice, speech, movement, acting, and dramatic literature. Today, Ethan is devoted to his career as a LA based actor driven by a love for his work and a desire to be a role model.