DeMarcus Bumpers, originally from Houston, Texas, recently embarked on a bold career change by leaving his lucrative job in the oil field industry to pursue a full-time acting career. Despite growing up in an affluent family with successful entrepreneurial parents, Dr. Dedrie Bumpers Francis and Lee Bumpers, DeMarcus decided to follow his passion for acting.
A significant part of DeMarcus Bumpers’ success in the entertainment industry can be attributed to the support and guidance of his family, particularly Lydia Harris and Michael Harry O Harris. Lydia Harris, a seasoned figure in the entertainment world who has worked with top names like 2Pac, Snoop Dogg, and Dr. Dre, recognized Bumpers’ talent and mentored him. She played a pivotal role in helping him navigate the complexities of Hollywood, having gained her knowledge and experience from Michael Harry O Harris, a former Chief Operating Officer at Death Row Records, where Snoop Dogg served as CEO.
Under Lydia’s mentorship, DeMarcus Bumpers secured various acting projects, including a prominent role in the series “The Story,” directed by Kyle Connor Mcduffie, where he portrayed a 911 dispatcher. The series completed filming last year and is scheduled for release later this year.
Bumpers also landed a leading role in the drama film “Struggle,” directed by James Joffrion, alongside actors like Alexis Baca and Joshua Szichos. His upcoming projects include “Get Out Of My Dreams,” a crime drama where he plays a police officer, and “The Devil Comes Dressed For Church Too,” another drama film, both directed by Tiffany Sturdivant. Bumpers has also secured a notable role in the film “Friday The 13th Fan Film,” alongside Jeff May and Chris Todd Durbin, displaying his versatility and excellence in various genres, from crime dramas to horror films and action-packed television shows.
DeMarcus Bumpers has not only made a name for himself in the entertainment industry but has also graced the covers of several magazines, including FameUps, Artenzaa, Hollywood Galaxy, New York Weekly, and Forbes New York. His presence in these publications highlights his growing popularity and influence.
Recently, Bumpers appeared as a plaintiff on Judge Ross Court TV in an upcoming episode set to air soon, and he is currently in negotiations for various other film projects.
Furthermore, DeMarcus Bumpers is set to take on a leading role in the upcoming horror thriller film “Beware of Paul Pry,” directed by Keith Lakean Powell. Bumpers is not only starring but also serves as the Assistant Producer for this movie, which is a sequel to “The Legend of Paul Pry.” The film boasts an impressive cast, including Ju Dabbs, Donna Joseph, Emily Pearse, Andre Boyer, and Kari J. Kramer. “Beware of Paul Pry” is slated for release on multiple streaming platforms, including Apple TV, Amazon Prime, Tubi, and Plex, making it a must-see for horror movie enthusiasts.
DeMarcus Bumpers is also featured in the comedy-drama film “The Devil Comes to Dress for Church,” directed by Tiffany Sturdivant. The movie unfolds in a small-town church that becomes the setting for supernatural occurrences, captivating viewers with its eerie atmosphere and suspenseful storyline. The film also features a haunting soundtrack composed by Ian Le Cheminant, set to be released on popular streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music, perfectly complementing the movie’s ominous tone.
DeMarcus Bumpers’ remarkable success in the entertainment industry stands as a testament to the notion that anyone can follow their dreams and achieve success with hard work and determination. With the guidance of Lydia Harris and the wisdom of Michael Harry O Harris, DeMarcus Bumpers navigated the intricate world of Hollywood and has become an inspiration for those aspiring to pursue their passions and turn their dreams into reality.