I hate when directors and producers say they can’t find an actor of a certain background. It’s rather easy.

I can find actors and actresses of most races/ethnicity by using IMDB a public website. There is a part of the website that costs money but that is not the part I use. 

Step 1: Find one well known actor of the race/ethnicity that the character is.

  • For example if I’m looking for an actor/actress that is South Asian in background I’ll go to Sendhil Ramamurthy’s IMDb page.

Step 2: On the side of most IMDb pages is a section called Related List. Click there.

Step 3: Look for a list that contains actors/actresses of a similar background.


These are the list I found from going to Sendhil Ramamurthy’s page.

This One

This One

This One

Look various list of actors and actress that are South Asian!!!

This can be done with almost any background (I haven’t tried it with all)

Let’s try Asian,Black,Latin@,and Native American.

Following the above steps I found these list

Asian (went to Justin Chon’s page)


Black (went to Shareeka Epps’ page)


Latin@ (went to Sara Ramirez’s page)


Native American (went to Irene Bedard’s page) 


There are even list that are organized by body type,hair color,breast size, etc. 

Now keep in mind this is the way I do it. I use this method when I dreamcast. I have NO connections at all. I know no casting directors. I know no agencies. Don’t forget a little thing called a casting call. I have all these actors/actresses at the tip of my fingers. When big names say they looked but couldn’t find an actor or actress of a certain background I don’t buy it. 


Posted on: Nov 30, 2012 at 12:02 AM


  1. todaywetackle reblogged this from peaceloveandafropuffs
  2. seetobe reblogged this from peaceloveandafropuffs
  3. amongsometalkofyouandme reblogged this from peaceloveandafropuffs
  4. alex-alouette reblogged this from teamocorazon
  5. tropicalfruitbabe reblogged this from teamocorazon
  6. specialkchocolateydelight reblogged this from teamocorazon
  7. teamocorazon reblogged this from peaceloveandafropuffs
  8. listen-up-bitchcakes reblogged this from shut-up-teen-wolf-fandom
  9. thespokesman reblogged this from doomburger
  10. doomburger reblogged this from bayaningbituon
  11. shakesqueers reblogged this from bayaningbituon
  12. bayaningbituon reblogged this from dangercupcakemurdericing
  13. thelouringlady reblogged this from peaceloveandafropuffs
  14. theblasphemouscontessa reblogged this from justjaybaby
  15. professorwolfjwolf reblogged this from amimizun0
  16. panaghiotis223 reblogged this from peaceloveandafropuffs
  17. trek-boldly reblogged this from irresistible-revolution
  18. notbrianna reblogged this from amimizun0
  19. googleberryitis reblogged this from irresistible-revolution
  20. helenorvana reblogged this from what-ladybird
  21. freakingdork reblogged this from avferreira
  22. peaceloveandafropuffs reblogged this from cantaby
  23. selfihateyouithink reblogged this from justjasper
  24. yeahcapes reblogged this from justjasper
  25. kaitism reblogged this from justjasper
  26. ichijoukurou reblogged this from justjasper
  27. avferreira reblogged this from justjasper
  28. gay-slowpoke reblogged this from justjasper
  29. emotionalfriend reblogged this from justjasper

Peace Love & Afro Puffs...

Here you will find: thoughtful words. beautiful heads of kinky curly hair. things from the various corners of the geekdom universe. vintage images and clothing. cinema talk. and commentary on a variety of topics ... basically the all around randomness that is me. :)