Short films. Mockumentary. Film Noir. John has been acting in all kinds of film projects.
as a film actor
Represented by Across the Board Talent, John Raymond Barker is based in NYC where he recently became SAG-AFTRA Eligible because of his network television debut guest starring on Law & Order: SVU. A Master of Fine Arts graduate from the University of Houston School of Theatre and a proud member of Actors’ Equity, John’s film work has been in short films playing a range of characters and working with young directors in various stages of their post-graduate careers.
Comedic Reel (1:33)
The Dramatic Reel above includes footage from my Guest Star appearance on Law & Order: SVU. You may also visit the following page:
Dramatic Reel (1:58)
For my work on animated short films, please visit the following page:
(Comedic Mockumentary 1:05)
It was fun being given free reign to come up with awful things this character might say. -->
I took great pride in making the crew bust out laughing, particularly as I was parodying their world.
(Dramatic Mockumentary 0:27)
I love improvisation, and -->
this film let me work on it in a dramatic way, which asks of an actor to be completely open and genuine.
Bigger Than Fiction
(Film Noir 0:47)
This was fun to do and -->
resulted in some really fun footage for my reel.
(interpreting an email for a documentary 0:45)
The director had interviewed anonymously by email men who used Craigslist to date/sleep with men. -->
He tried using actors to recreate these as discreet interviews on/off camera. The idea didn't end up in the final cut, but he was very kind to let me use the footage.
For ProfessionaL Inquiries
I am represented by Across The Board Talent for all work in Film, Television, Theatre, and Commercials. Please contact my agents if you are interested in auditioning or booking me for any of these types of work.