Llewellyn Cornell Radford II was born in Bartow, FL to Llewellyn Cornell Radford Sr and Alexis Celeste Carter. He is the oldest of 7 children and was raised in Newport News, VA.
He attended Hampton University initially as an electrical engineering major then switched to marketing. During his time in college, he started modeling which led to an interest in acting. His first acting job was on the movie The Box (2009) as Special Ops number 9. He fell in love with acting, then moved to Chicago in 2008 and took his first acting classes. In 2009 he moved to Los Angeles to take his career to a higher level.
Since his move to Los Angeles, Llewellyn has starred in several short films such as the
Ritz-Carlton initiated, well-received “Deuce”, social-politically loaded “Nine-Two” and award nominated “Loved Ones”, an Assorted Kinds film, written and directed by Job Lowen. He currently has two short films in the works as a director and has recurring roles in several web series.
Llewellyn loves acting and making his dreams come true, his mantra is “Dream On Dreamers”, which simply means the dream is infinite, never stop dreaming, and make your dreams a reality. It is also the title of his Book of Inspiration, which he wrote to inspire others with this belief. With the book he also became a motivational speaker, speaking at events around the US, inspiring young and old. As he says: “Dream On, Don’t Stop.”
HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY
This short film is directed, written and produced by Llewellyn Radford himself.
The film is about love and a relationship that ventures into the unknown and the love brings the unknown to light.
A girl checks into a beautifully remote five-star hotel – but what is she up to? It’s revealed her earnest preparations in this quirky dramedy are for her father – a nervous tennis pro taking time out before his next Grand Slam. She is his champion and cheerleader. Together they can take on the world.
As Los Angeles burns, a household is divided.
A young mother fighting to protect her family, a young father driven to the breaking point,both weathering the storm of a volatile moment in a city’s history.
Theo, an outcast of his own family is visited by his half-brother one last time, and is forced to realize how his addiction alters the people around him.