Khary started his career starring in the features "DRACULA 2: THE ASCENSION" and "HELLRAISER: HELLWORLD" for Dimension and then moved on to lighter, comedic fare with C. Jay Cox's "LATTER DAYS", the comedy "NATIONAL LAMPOON'S THE LEGEND OF AWESOMEST MAXIMUS" and festival favorite "PING PONG PLAYA", from Academy Award winning Director Jessica Yu. Khary has numerous pilots and guest star roles for NBC, ABC, Fox, CBS and USA under his belt, including "CRIMINAL MINDS", "FAIRLY LEGAL" and "BODY OF PROOF" to comedies such as "HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER" and "I'M IN THE BAND."
Khary can also be heard as numerous characters in the world of cartoons and games. According to fans, Khary has become synonymous with one of DC's hottest heroes Cyborg, having voiced the character in numerous series, films and games including Cartoon Network's "TEEN TITANS" and its current incarnation "TEEN TITAN'S, GO!".
An Augusta, Georgia native, Khary headed West to Southern Methodist University in Dallas to study acting. Upon graduating he began an illustrious theatrical career in Texas. A few years later a LA Casting Director recommended that he make the move all the way West. A car was packed and away to Hollywood he went.
Winner! - Best Actor at the IFS Film Festival and Best Actor at the Boston Science Fiction Film Festival for his performance of Michael Forrest in the independent Sci-Fi feature, "THE LAST PUSH." The film has been soaring through Film Festivals from LA to London, sweeping numerous awards along the way.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- Kami-Con 2024 - February 9-11, 2024 in Birmingham, AL, USA 2023
- Dragon Con 2023 - August 31 - September 4, 2023 in Atlanta, GA, USA 2022
- London Comic Con 2022 - September 17-18, 2022 in London, ON
- SacAnime Summer 2022 - September 2-4, 2022 in Sacramento, CA, USA
Florida Supercon 2022 - July 8-10, 2022 in Miami Beach, FL, USACancelled Appearance
- MomoCon 2022 - May 26-29, 2022 in Atlanta, GA, USA
- Calgary Expo 2022 - April 21-24, 2022 in Calgary, AB 2020
MegaCon Orlando 2020 - June 4-7, 2020 in Orlando, FL, USAConvention Cancelled MomoCon 2020 - May 21-24, 2020 in Atlanta, GA, USAConvention Postponed MegaCon Orlando 2020 - April 16-19, 2020 in Orlando, FL, USAConvention Postponed 2019
- Fan Expo Dallas 2019 - May 3-5, 2019 in Dallas, TX, USA
- FanExpo Vancouver 2019 - March 1-3, 2019 in Vancouver, BC 2017
- FanExpo Canada 2017 - August 31 - September 3, 2017 in Toronto, ON
- BoroughCon 2017 - May 26-29, 2017 in Jamaica, NY, USA
- Fan Expo Dallas 2017 - March 31 - April 2, 2017 in Dallas, TX, USA
- SacAnime 2017 - January 6-8, 2017 in Sacramento, CA, USA 2016
- MechaCon 2016 - July 29-31, 2016 in New Orleans, LA, USA 2014
- MechaCon 2014 - August 1-3, 2014 in New Orleans, LA, USA
14 confirmed guest appearances
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