This November, rising star actor, Alonzo B. Slater will get the chance to shine in his second lead role on the Lifetime Movie Network. Alonzo plays the role of Calvin Christmas in ‘Welcome to the Christmas Family Reunion’, alongside a stellar list including Michelle Argyris, Asia’h Epperson, Vanessa Williams and Wendy Raquel Robinson.
Alonzo, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
My journey has been a long one; God and prayer played a huge role. I was born in Jersey City, NJ on August 2, 1990, at 4:32 am (crazy that I know the time right lol).
True Hollywood Talk
This holiday season, rising actor Alonzo B. Slater can now say he’s officially made it, starring in his first feature film alongside Vivica A. Fox, Jackee Harry, and Morgan Dixon. Slater will play a leading role as “Michael Payton,” in the upcoming Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) holiday movie, ‘A Christmas For Mary.’
Alonzo B. Slater will play a lead role in the upcoming Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) holiday movie, ‘A Christmas For Mary’. He plays the role of Michael Payton alongside Vivica A. Fox, Jackee Harry and Morgan Dixon.
Black Cinema Connection
Story: A holiday tale of rediscovery and renewal when up-and-coming journalist Lena Jones (Dixon) is tasked with delivering a story by Christmas that will wow her boss, magazine editor Vivian Vaye (Fox), who is dangling a promotion to head writer over Lena’s head.
Morgan Dixon and Alonzo B slater
Two of the stars of A Christmas for Mary discuss their debut film.