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Estes Tarver

Estes Tarver is a native of Lexington, Kentucky and has an MFA from UNC Chapel Hill, where he worked with the acclaimed PlayMakers Repertory. There he studied with Emmy winner Joan Darling and received enthusiastic reviews in her staging of "Tuesdays with Morrie" as Mitch Albom. Other PlayMakers credits include "Cyrano De Bergerac", "Front Page", and "Richard II". He played Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing at the New Harmony Theatre in Indiana.  He also performed with Ms. Darling and David Strathairn in "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" at Memorial Hall (NC). Film/TV: "One Tree Hill", "As The World Turns", "Dawson's Creek", "The Guiding Light", the award winning short "Mr. Moonlight", and several country music videos  (Brad Paisley, Billy Gillman, etc). Estes Will be appearing in Colin Firth's Next Film "Arthur Newman, Golf Pro", and has written and produced national brand commercials with his production company Hushpuppy Media.