Amari O'Neil
Amari O'Neil
as Cory Long

Actor Biography

Amari O'Neil started acting at the age of 7 when he was booked for the leading role of Michael in TV One's movie for television "White Water."

Since then, he has guest starred on an amazing number of television shows including ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," "Station 19" and "The Mayor"; Netflix's "Sneakerheads"; Disney Channel's "Raven's Home" and "Sydney to the Max"; CBS' "N.C.I.S.," "SWAT" and "Training Day"; The CW's "All American"; Amazon's "Goliath"; NBC's "Will & Grace"; and Showtime's "I'm Dying Up Here."

O'Neil's noted commercial credits include roles for Walmart, Subaru and CitiBank. He also starred with his twin brother, Amir, in McDonalds' Black and Positively Golden campaign, McDonalds' largest African American-focused campaign in 16 years, "designed to uplift communities and inspire excellence. It highlights all things positive and focuses on stories of truth, power and pride while celebrating Black excellence through education, empowerment and entrepreneurship.".

O'Neil is also a rapper, but he only performs positive rap. He has performed for Stevie Wonder's Hoop-Life event and was specifically invited by Congresswoman Maxine Waters to participate in her Back-to-School celebration event. Some of his songs he has performed include "No Bully Zone" and "One Race…Human" on TBN's "JUCELIVE."

O'Neil and his brother, who have already written their first script, are aspiring to become producers and writers for television and film.