Allius Barnes is Vince Fuller, Jeannette and Mallory's other loyal best friend, in Freeform's highly anticipated drama "Cruel Summer." Born in Los Angeles to Jamaican parents, Barnes was raised with two brothers in a creative environment. In 2014, he booked his first role on the Nickelodeon show "Sam & Cat." He has also appeared in episodes of hit shows "Melissa & Joey," "Bones," "Rosewood" and "Chicago P.D." In 2019, Barnes recurred on the Emmy® nominated show "PEN15," opposite Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, and FX's "Snowfall." He can also be seen in the feature film "American Skin," directed by Nate Parker.
In his spare time, Barnes likes photography, spending time with his family, and loves traveling whenever he has the opportunity.