BA #118: Echo Kellum

February 21, 2016 | 11:22 pm |

Echo Kellum Podcast Interview

On the one-hundred and eighteenth Box Angeles actor Echo Kellum (Arrow, Rick and Morty) stops by Studio 309. He discusses growing up as the youngest of eleven kids, having many people ask him ‘do you act?’, how working at Umami Burger changed everything, and more!


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The BA #118 Breakdown
– Box rants 0 / O in codes.
– Drinking and rituals.
– Growing up in the Southside of Chicago and being the youngest of eleven.
– Living around religion and performing imitations.
– Traveling in a child acting ensemble and playing football at Hyde Park Academy.
– Traveling, becoming a father and working at Blockbuster video.
– ‘Do you act?’, bartending and landing a commercial.
– Auditioning a lot, moving to Los Angeles and getting into improv.
– Landing a job at Umami Burger and booking 18 commercials in seven months.
– Making YouTube videos and getting in picked up pilots.
– Auditioning for SNL and voiceover.
– Echo describes what he does in three words.
– Echo answers why show business, why Hollywood and his favorite part of LA.
– Echo discusses who he enjoys to watch and who he’d like to work with.
– Echo’s favorite thing he has done (& least) and how he defines success.
– Choose your own adventure sign-off.


STUDIO BEER – Golden Road, Point the Way IPA



For more Echo, catch him in ‘The League‘ on Amazon and follow him on Twitter @EchoK.

An aspiring actor, Mike ‘Box’ Elder hates why codes use 0s and Os. Follow him @boxangeles.