He also is a celebrity master barber and owns his production company “W.I.D.E. Open Entertainment LLC”.
The kind of success and the level of momentum certain industries today have acquired proves the resilience and passion of the many minds behind them. It is amazing to know and learn more about such great minds who have been putting their all into their respective industries with the genuine aim to take it to the next level through their talents and skills as well as with their pristine visions. The entertainment world is one which has welcomed innumerable such talented beings, among which we came across a highly driven and high-performing talent named LaMar D. Mackey, who in ways more than one has been spellbinding people with his versatility in the entertainment industry as an actor, film producer and director.
Wondering who is LaMar D. Mackey? Let us tell you that this passionate man was born and raised in Buffalo, NY, where he grew up with his mother while his father served in the US Navy. Since he moved from one city to the other according to where his father was stationed, the cities and his siblings with whom he spent most of his time had a major influence on his life. Then, at 11 years, he acquired the gift of cutting hair. This newfound skill set changed his life by opening up many new doors of incredible opportunities.
However, LaMar D. Mackey confesses how while doing his majors in Business Management in Buffalo State, the acting bug bit him at 19 years by performing at an Acting, Modelling, and Singing conference in Orlando. Since then, he feels he has become unstoppable in his quest to make it huge in the vast and ever-evolving entertainment industry. During his college days for his gift of cutting hair, he opened his barbershop, “RazorSharp”, on eclectic Hertel Ave in North Buffalo. As his clientele grew, he got more opportunities to network and get into the entertainment industry.
LaMar D. Mackey to hone his skills in acting and performing, learned from Willie Judson (Alemaedae Theatre) and Peter Johnson (Xavier Films). Today, he is a refined talent and an actor, film producer and director, who also owns his production company “W.I.D.E. Open Entertainment LLC”. He has so far worked in numerous films, some of them like Daddy’s Girls Club and Hunger Pangs, and films like Pure and Pure II are from major networks like Amazon Prime.
As a celebrity master barber, he even did the big-budget film “The First Purge.” He has been involved on and off the set, which has also sparked his interest in different filmmaking aspects like film production, writing, producing, and directing.
This passionate man has truly enthralled audiences with all that he has done so far and still thinks he has just begun. To know more, follow him on Instagram @w.i.d.e.open_ent.