HBP: Episode 108: Jordan Mahome (The Punisher)
Jordan is an actor, director and educator residing in Brooklyn, NY. In this chat we talk about acting, the mutual love of theatre, how it was filming the Punisher and much more.
As an actor, Jordan can be seen in Netflix’s The Punisher as Isaac, The Get Down as Slim, HBO’s The Night Of as Hightower and the acclaimed Ray Donovanon Showtime. He originated the role of Dr. Martin Luther King in Katori Hall’s award winning play The Mountaintop, and originated the role of Gideon in Oscar winner (Moonlight) Tarell McCraney’s play Without/Sin. He has roles in the films LIFE with Eddie Murphy, Family Weekend and Disney’s Max Keeble’s Big Move.
Jordan has also played several of Shakespeare’s leading men onstage.
As a director, his show HOOPS by Gus Gauntlett won top honors (Best Play) in New York’s Annual Downtown Urban Theatre Festival. He has also directed music videos and plays he has written.
He currently teaches Drama at Avenues: The World School in Manhattan