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The Cast of

Thug 4 Life

Alex Alpharoah

An L.A. native, Alex started acting in

junior high and continued to hone his skills as an emcee and

spoken word artist at UC Irvine while studying behavioral

psychology. He has studied acting with Mark Majarian and Judd Johnson (Cypress College), Tom Ormeny (Victory Theatre) and Lisa Wolpe (L.A. Women's Shakespeare Company). He originated the role of Hooch in Doug Cooney's Long Story Short, earning an opportunity to perform at the Irene Ryan Competition. Other stage credits include D'Artagnan Sr. in The Three Musketeers and Capulet in Romeo and Juliet. Alex is a proud member

Ken Dalena

Ken has appeared on many stages in Orange and LA counties. Notable recent roles include Dodge in Buried Child, Polonius in Hamlet, Robert in Proof, Gaston In Picasso at the Lapin Agile and Joshua in Joshua.  He studies acting and voice on a continuing basis and completed the Professional Acting Program at South Coast Rep.  He lives in Laguna Beach with his wonderfully sassy wife Valerie.

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