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.
Sci-fi Convention Guest Appearances
- Dragon Con 2023 - August 31 - September 4, 2023 in Atlanta, GA 2022
- London Comic Con 2022 - September 17-18, 2022 in London, ON, Canada
Florida Supercon 2022 - July 8-10, 2022 in Miami Beach, FLCancelled Appearance
- Calgary Expo 2022 - April 21-24, 2022 in Calgary, AB, Canada 2020
Calgary Expo 2020 - July 17-19, 2020 in Calgary, AB, CanadaConvention Cancelled MegaCon Orlando 2020 - June 4-7, 2020 in Orlando, FLConvention Cancelled Calgary Expo 2020 - April 23-26, 2020 in Calgary, AB, CanadaConvention Postponed MegaCon Orlando 2020 - April 16-19, 2020 in Orlando, FLConvention Postponed 2019
- Fan Expo Dallas 2019 - May 3-5, 2019 in Dallas, TX
- FanExpo Vancouver 2019 - March 1-3, 2019 in Vancouver, BC, Canada 2018
- MCM Scotland Comic Con 2018 - September 22-23, 2018 in Glasgow, UK
- TerrifiCon 2018 - August 17-19, 2018 in Uncasville, CT
- MCM Manchester Comic Con 2018 - July 28-29, 2018 in Manchester, UK
Calgary Expo 2018 - April 26-29, 2018 in Calgary, AB, CanadaCancelled Appearance 2017
- FanExpo Canada 2017 - August 31 - September 3, 2017 in Toronto, ON, Canada
- Fan Expo Dallas 2017 - March 31 - April 2, 2017 in Dallas, TX 2016
- Wintercon 2016 - December 3-4, 2016 in Jamaica, NY
- MechaCon 2016 - July 29-31, 2016 in New Orleans, LA
- CONvergence 2016 - June 30 - July 3, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN 2014
- MechaCon 2014 - August 1-3, 2014 in New Orleans, LA
14 confirmed guest appearances
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