Hopwood Depree

Hopwood DePree is an American actor, film director, producer and screenwriter. He has been named as one of "20 PEOPLE TO KNOW" by The Hollywood Reporter and is the founder and CEO of TicTock Studios and co-founder of the annual Waterfront Film Festival. He also has been appointed to the Michigan Film Office Advisory Council by Michigan Governor Jennifer M. Granholm. He has produced, written, directed and starred in two award-winning independent feature films and has sold and/or written feature film scripts for TriStar Pictures, MGM, The Weinstein Company, Artisan Entertainment, Neal Moritz and Lionsgate. Hopwood was born and grew up in Holland, Michigan. After graduating from Holland High School, he moved to Los Angeles where he attended the University of Southern California. He won his first paying role (Rhinoskin: The Making of a Movie Star) when a casting director (Mali Finn) saw him in a U.S.C. play. After Hopwood's performance in The Last Big Attraction, director Whit Stillman introduced him to a producer who got Hopwood a deal with Warner Bros. to create, executive produce and star in his own TV show.


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