|Who is it?||Writer, Producer, Director|
|Birth Day||April 13, 1987|
|Birth Place||Baltimore, Maryland, United States|
|Age||33 YEARS OLD|
|Known for||Acting, directing|
|Web hosting service(s)||YouTube|
In September 2007, upon seeing Hardesty's YouTube videos, a Producer of the film Bart Got a Room e-mailed Hardesty expressing interest in casting him for a supporting role. Hardesty auditioned, got the part, and spent three weeks in Florida for the shoot. After the film Hardesty continued to audition for films and TV shows eventually landing a lead role in American Pie Presents: The Book of Love, as well as a supporting role in the film Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star, both filmed in 2009.
In November 2008, Hardesty participated in YouTube's first live show: YouTube Live. He asked his fans to request a scene for him to reenact, promising that the #1 most requested scene would air on YouTube Live. It ended up being a popular scene from The Dark Knight, and received over 150,000 views on YouTube in the first week. Hardesty was also interviewed briefly by fellow YouTuber, william Sledd.
From 2009 to 2012, Hardesty was cast as a lead in a CBS pilot entitled Living On A Prayer, but it was not picked up by the network. He was cast as a lead in a short film "Ham Sandwich," directed by David Green. In 2013 Hardesty has been cast in roles in the film Seven Minutes as well as The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power, the fourth installment in the Mummy film franchise.
In May 2014, Hardesty started a second YouTube channel, No Small Parts, a documentary web series about character actors in the entertainment industry. As of October 2015, the channel has 241,000 video views. Some of the actors covered in the series include: Warwick Davis, Harry Dean Stanton, Richard Kiel, Crispin Glover and Pete Postlethwaite amongst others.