Business Man: Willie Minor Vietnam Veteran, Actor, Director and Voice Coach

Willie Minor is a Dallas, Texas native who is an actor, voice coach, director and business owner.  He is known throughout the world for his recurring role, on Walking Texas Ranger.  However, willie Minor Jr - Access UnlockedWalker Texas Ranger is not how he got his start in the entertainment business, many remember him for the Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee television show.  He has produced and directed his own independent films and plays. Minor can be seen in over forty-five (45) motion pictures which include  JFK, I Come in Peace, Tuskegee Airmen and Problem Child, he has appeared in over two hundred (200) stage productions and directed over one hundred and fifty (150) across the United States.

The twice decorated Vietnam Veteran, who suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) utilized acting as a way to cope with the disorder.  In turn, Minor developed a program called Class Act, which is used to help others with PTSD, overcoming the disorder through acting.  Class Act is held at North Texas VA and will soon be available nationwide.

In 1981, Willie Minor created the Citizens Committee to Save Our Children (CCSOC) in response to the Atlanta child murders.  The organization creates community event surrounding and supporting the youth.  The Educational Scholar Mentoring Program for Teenagers is a part of some of those Willie_Minor_1_bgsuccessful events.

Willie Minor is also the resident director at African American Museum which houses the Sankofa Players Teen Theatre.  Sankofa Teen Theatre trains young actors between the ages of twelve (12) and nineteen (19) in musical theater.

In 2016, Mr. Minor won Best Supporting Actor at the International Pan African Film Festival at Cannes , for his role in the movie Jerico.

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