Johnny Ray Gill is a spoken word poet, screenwriter, director, and actor. Of his multiple talents, he is best known by his fans as an actor. Many do not know that he has written and directed a short film, My Turtle's Name is Dudley, which won the grand prize at the Hayden Film Festival. JRG, as he is sometimes called, received his training in film at USC and Temple University, graduating from the latter in 2007. He went on to graduate school at the University of California at San Diego, where he has earned a M.F.A. He can be seen in the recurring role of Damien Winslow, on the NBC program, Harry's Law.