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. He is currently studying improv in the core track program at The  Groundlings.

Ethan has acted 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. 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.) When he is not acting, Ethan enjoys spending time outdoors and working as a fitness model for top athletic brands including Men’s Health MagazineNew BalanceReebok and REI.

On the weekends, Ethan can be found performing either as a DJ or with his Band, Sampson and Stone. Ethan is currently the resident DJ at Fin on Friday nights and The Alley on Saturdays.

Ethan 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.